Deco

  • Fluminense's Deco retires, ending 17-year football career 26-08-2013 09:07 PM

    Sao Paulo: Former Portugal and Chelsea playmaker Deco retired Monday after 17 years because of his failure to overcome a series of recent muscle injuries. The 35-year-old said that he wished he could play until his contract with Brazilian club Fluminense expired at the end of the year but realized...
  • Deco's 'B' sample confirms failed doping test 04-05-2013 12:21 PM

    Rio de Janerio: Former Chelsea and Portugal playmaker Deco is facing a 30-day automatic suspension after his "B'' sample confirmed a positive test for a diuretic. Deco tested positive for furosemide, a diuretic which can help hide performance-enhancing substances. The test came after Fluminense's 2-0 win over Boavista on March...
  • Deco fails doping test in Brazil; will appeal 01-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Midfielder Deco has tested positive for a banned diuretic in Brazil and says he will appeal the result, saying it likely stemmed from contaminated vitamins. Football officials in Rio de Janeiro say the former Chelsea and Portugal playmaker tested positive for furosemide, a diuretic which can help...
  • Deco backs Jose Mourinho for Chelsea return 26-04-2013 02:54 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Portugal international midfielder Deco has backed Real Madrid coach and compatriot Jose Mourinho to return to Chelsea next season. Speculation has grown that Mourinho will rejoin the London club, where he coached from 2004 to 2007, as part of owner Roman Abramovich's mooted summer overhaul, reports...
  • Chelsea's Deco keen to face Barcelona 16-12-2008 12:27 AM

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  • Deco backs Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or 15-11-2008 11:13 AM

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  • Deco injury threatens Barca title hopes 04-05-2007 04:41 PM

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