Friday Feb 28
The New Zealand Herald
Brazilian fan group banned from sports events
A Brazilian football club's fan group has been indefinitely banned from attending sports events because of its involvement in a brutal fight last year.
Former Brazil, Lyon MF Juninho retires, may coach
The 39-year-old Juninho had been practicing with Brazilian club Vasco da Gama in an attempt to keep playing, but the midfielder said he was struggling too much to recover from a muscle injury sustained late last year.
Juninho announces retirement
Juninho Pernambucano has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 39. Roberto Dinamite, president of Juninho's current club Vasco de Gama , broke the news to reporters after his side's 4-0 win over Audax.