MAICON

  • Brazil's Dunga says doors still open for Maicon September 11, 2014

    Brazil coach Dunga is not ruling out calling up Maicon despite dropping him from the squad because of indiscipline. The veteran defender was released on Sunday after failing to report back to the team's hotel by a time set by the coach. Players were coming off a rest day after a...
  • Veteran defender Maicon dropped from Brazil squad September 8, 2014

    The Brazilian football confederation says veteran right back Maicon has been dropped from the national squad ahead of Tuesday's friendly against Ecuador in the United States. The confederation did not explain why Maicon was dropped, calling it "an internal matter." Local media quoted Gilmar Rinaldi, the confederation official overseeing the national team,...
  • Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident February 8, 2014

    Donetsk: Shakhtar Donetsk Brazilian striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira died in a traffic accident early Saturday, the club said. "He was a talented footballer, open and friendly guy. Maicon loved life and knew how to make it positive and bright. Tragic, untimely and absurd death took away a wonderful person from...
  • Maicon aims to seal Brazil spot September 5, 2013

    Brasilia: Right-back Maicon has declared his intention to remain Brazil's first-choice defender until next year's football World Cup. The 32-year-old has been recalled to the national squad after a two-year absence for the Selecao's friendlies against Australia Sunday and Portugal three days later, reports Xinhua. And he is set to be...
  • Ramires, Maicon recalled to Brazil squad for freindlies August 22, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro Chelsea midfielder Ramires and Roma rightback Maicon have been recalled for Brazil's international friendlies against Australia and Portugal next month. Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar was also named in coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's 22man squad on Wednesday despite not having played a match since the Confederations...
  • Maicon, Ramires back in Brazil team for friendlies August 21, 2013

    Sao Paulo: World Cup veteran right back Maicon and Chelsea midfielder Ramires are back in Brazil's squad for the friendlies against Australia and Portugal in September. Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari also picked goalkeeper Julio Cesar even though the player hasn't participated in an official match since the Confederations Cup. Maicon, newly signed...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday July 18, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester United launch 60 million bid for Gareth Bale According to a report in The Daily Mirror, Manchester United are making a massive 60 million pound bid...
  • Maicon joins AS Roma after one season at Man City July 18, 2013

    London: Former Brazil international rightback Maicon has left Manchester City for a permanent move to Serie A side AS Roma, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday. Maicon, 31, who played 66 times for Brazil between 2003 and 2011, joined City from Inter Milan for 3.0 million pounds a year ago,...
  • AS Roma sign Maicon from Manchester City July 16, 2013

    Boosting their defensive lineup, Seria A club AS Roma on Tuesday announced the signing of Manchester City fullback Douglas Maicon via their twitter page. Maicon returns to the Italian fold after a oneyear gap following his exit from Inter Milan to join City last summer. Sky Italia reported on Tuesday...
  • Inter to meet Lazio in Serie A December 15, 2012

    Milan: After beating Napoli to move into second place in the Serie A last weekend, Inter Milan faces another direct rival in fourthplaced Lazio on Saturday. Inter has impressed against the top teams this season, also beating defending champion and leader Juventus. It's the teams down the table it has...
  • Man City snap up Maicon from Inter Milan August 31, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazil defender Maicon for an undisclosed fee from Italian side Inter Milan. City say on their website Friday that Maicon "will meet Blues manager (Roberto) Mancini and his new teammates when he returns from international duty next week." The 31yearold Maicon, a right back,...
  • Inter will struggle without Ibrahimovic, Maicon: Chiellini October 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Juventus defender and fan favourite Giorgio Chiellini thinks Inter would struggle badly without two key players: Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Maicon. One of the reasons why defender Giorgio Chiellini is one of the most popular Juventus players among the fans is the fact he often seems to express the thoughts...