Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident

Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident 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 our ranks," the club said in a statement published on the official website. The 25-year-old, was on a loan...
05:24 PM, Feb 08, 2014

Maicon aims to seal Brazil spot

Maicon aims to seal Brazil spot 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 given a starting berth after the withdrawal of Dani Alves with an ankle injury. "Whenever I've worn the Brazil...
03:04 PM, Sep 05, 2013

Ramires, Maicon recalled to Brazil squad for freindlies

Ramires, Maicon recalled to Brazil squad for freindlies Rio de Janeiro Chelsea midfielder Ramires and Roma right-back 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 22-man squad on Wednesday despite not having played a match since the Confederations Cup in June, reports Xinhua. Maicon, 32, rejoins the Selecao after a two-year absence while Ramires had been out of...
02:35 PM, Aug 22, 2013

Maicon, Ramires back in Brazil team for friendlies

Maicon, Ramires back in Brazil team for friendlies 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 by AS Roma, was Brazil's starter in the 2010 World Cup but had lost his spot in the...
10:08 PM, Aug 21, 2013

Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday

Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's round-up 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 for Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale. The Premier League champions want the winger to be the first major signing...
07:11 PM, Jul 18, 2013

Maicon joins AS Roma after one season at Man City

Maicon joins AS Roma after one season at Man City London: Former Brazil international right-back 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, but made only 13 appearances in all competitions during his solitary season at the Etihad Stadium. The club said...
02:42 PM, Jul 18, 2013

AS Roma sign Maicon from Manchester City

AS Roma sign Maicon from Manchester City Boosting their defensive line-up, Seria A club AS Roma on Tuesday announced the signing of Manchester City full-back Douglas Maicon via their twitter page. Maicon returns to the Italian fold after a one-year gap following his exit from Inter Milan to join City last summer. Sky Italia reported on Tuesday that Maicon didn't cost Roma a penny as the EPL club, in fact, paid in excess of 2 million euros...
11:22 PM, Jul 16, 2013

Inter to meet Lazio in Serie A

Inter to meet Lazio in Serie A Inter has impressed against the top teams this season, also beating defending champion and leader Juventus. ...
09:22 AM, Dec 15, 2012

Man City snap up Maicon from Inter Milan

Man City snap up Maicon from Inter Milan 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 31-year-old Maicon, a right back, has played for his country 66 times and made 235 appearances for Inter, scoring 20 goals. He has...
10:02 PM, Aug 31, 2012

Pressure on Ranieri as Inter visit Marseille

Pressure on Ranieri as Inter visit Marseille Marseille: Inter Milan have lost five of their past six games and pressure is mounting on coach Claudio Ranieri to get a win in Wednesday's Champions League match at Marseille. Inter, the 2010 champions, are looking to the Champions League to rescue their season following a dramatic drop in form. Inter had started talk of resurrecting their title chances after a streak of eight successive victories, but have now gone...
12:10 AM, Feb 22, 2012

Inter start year with thumping win, Lazio lose

Inter start year with thumping win, Lazio lose Milan: Inter Milan started the new year in much the same fashion as they ended 2011, with a 5-0 victory over Parma in Serie A on Saturday. Diego Milito scored both of his goals in the first half, either side of Thiago Motta's strike. Giampaolo Pazzini added a fourth in the 56th minute before Marco Faraoni grabbed his first Serie A goal. It was Inter's fifth win on the trot,...
09:38 AM, Jan 08, 2012

Inter fullback Maicon out for up to a month

Inter fullback Maicon out for up to a month Milan: Inter Milan fullback Maicon could be out for up to a month after being diagnosed with a muscle strain in his left thigh. Maicon was injured during Saturday's 2-1 loss to Juventus and the news is a big blow for Inter since the Brazilian has been one of the squad's best performers lately. Maicon scored a temporary equalizer against Juve and played a full 90 minutes. A statement released...
11:09 AM, Oct 31, 2011

Udinese top Serie A even as Inter beat Chievo

Udinese top Serie A even as Inter beat Chievo Milan: Inter Milan got their Serie A season back on track on Sunday, grinding out a 1-0 victory at home to Chievo. Thiago Motta headed home Wesley Sneijder's corner mid-way through the first half to hand Inter only their second win in seven league games. Claudio Ranieri's men were eager to win after successive losses against Napoli and Catania, but the result on the night was never really in doubt...
03:09 AM, Oct 24, 2011

Serie A: Catania comeback stuns Inter, Milan win

Serie A: Catania comeback stuns Inter, Milan win Milan: Inter Milan's run of poor form continued as Catania came from behind to beat Claudio Ranieri's side 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday. The result leaves Inter, who have one win from six games, languishing just outside the relegation zone, while Catania moved into sixth ahead of the weekend's remaining games. There was better news for AC Milan, who stormed to a 3-0 victory at home to Palermo. Parma...
02:55 AM, Oct 16, 2011

Inter, City talks over Maicon, Tevez and Eto'o

Inter, City talks over Maicon, Tevez and Eto'o Milan: Inter and Manchester City have opened talks on two sensational deals involving Carlos Tevez, Samuel Eto'o and Maicon. The Italian giants have told the big spending Premier League outfit that they are prepared to offer the Brazil right-back in a player-plus-cash exchange for Tevez worth 39.1 million pounds. Inter would then be willing to sell Eto'o to the Eastlands side as president Massimo Moratti seeks to free up some...
06:18 PM, Aug 04, 2011