Fluminense

  • Italy beat Fluminense 53 in World Cup warmup match June 9, 2014

    Volta Redonda: Ciro Immobile scored a hattrick and also set up two other goals as Italy ended their recent slump by beating Brazilian club Fluminense 53 in a World Cup warmup match Sunday. The Azzurri had entered on a sevenmatch winless streak and this match was deadlocked at 22 at halftime...
  • Fluminense's Deco retires, ending 17-year football career August 26, 2013

    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...
  • Brazil striker Fred's ban halved by appeals panel August 24, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: A Rio sports tribunal has halved a four-game ban handed to Fluminense and Brazil striker Fred earlier this month. An appeals panel Friday accepted Fred's claim he had not intended to make contact when striking Vasco da Gama defender Jomar with an elbow July 21, reports Xinhua. The 29-year-old...
  • Deco's 'B' sample confirms failed doping test May 4, 2013

    Rio de Janerio: Former Chelsea and Portugal playmaker Deco is facing a 30day automatic suspension after his "B'' sample confirmed a positive test for a diuretic. Deco tested positive for furosemide, a diuretic which can help hide performanceenhancing substances. The test came after Fluminense's 20 win over Boavista on March 30. If...
  • Chelsea sign young Brazilian defender Wallace December 5, 2012

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with Brazil's Fluminense for the transfer of 18yearold defender Wallace, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Wallace, a Brazil under20 international, was part of the under17 team that won the South American championship last year and were fourth at the World Cup at the same...