Fluminense

  • 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...
  • Brazil striker Fred's ban halved by appeals panel 24-08-2013 03:25 PM

    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....
  • 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...