November 30 – Argentine prosecutors are investigating Diego Maradona’s personal physician for possible negligence following the footballing legend’s death last week from a heart attack at the age of 60 which sparked a global outpouring of grief.
November 30 – Botafogo are teetering on the edge after dismissing their fourth coach since June. The club, languishing in the relegation zone of the Brazilian top flight, dismissed Ramon Diaz on Friday after he had been in charge for only three weeks.
November 30 – Duílio Monteiro Alves has been elected the new president of Brazilian giants Corinthians. With the victory, former strongman Andrés Sanchez’s political group will lead the club for another three years.
November 27 – In contrast to his global popularity, Diego Maradona was buried in a small private ceremony on Thursday amid emotional scenes especially on the streets of his native Argentina and in Naples where he resurrected the fortunes of the Serie A club.
By Andrew Warshaw
November 26 – From the Pope to FIFA to current and ex-managers and players, and three days of national mourning in his native Argentina.
By Andrew Warshaw
November 25 – The football world is in shock after it was announced that Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60 after a cardiac arrest.
November 25 – Conmebol is suing Brazilian broadcaster Globo for $120 million over a Copa Libertadores TV rights dispute.
November 25 – South American champions Flamengo secured a valuable 1-1 draw on the road against Argentina’s Racing Club in the last 16 of the Copa Libertadores on a good first night for Brazilian clubs in the competition’s knockout phase.
November 24 – On January 30, South America will crown a new club champion with the final of the Copa Libertadores now confirmed for Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium.
November 19 – Mastercard have extended their sponsorship of the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) and the country’s national team until 2024.
November 18 – Brazil defeated Uruguay 2-0 in Montevideo courtesy of goals from Arthur and Richarlison to maintain a perfect record and top spot in South American World Cup qualifying. In Quito, Ecuador steamrollered Colombia 6-1.
November 13 – South America’s World Cup qualifiers are never short of drama. On Thursday, the boss of the Bolivian FA (FBF) Marco Rodriguez was arrested during the Bolivia vs Ecuador over allegations of corruption.
November 4 – After it was initially reported that he had been hospitalised purely for tests, Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of three finest footballers ever along with Pele and Lionel Messi, has undergone successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic, his doctor confirmed.
November 3 – Argentine great Diego Maradona has been hospitalised at La Plata, about an hour outside Buenos Aires, to undergo tests not reported to be related to coronavirus.
October 19 – Santos and former Brazil star Robinho have parted ways after growing public pressure over the player’s rape conviction in Italy in 2017 and his current defense.