Brazil may change calendar to follow European season

January 3, 2006
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil --- Brazil are considering moving their domestic season next year to match the major European leagues.

"It could be that in 2007 the Brazilian calendar will be adapted to fall in line with the European one," Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) technical director Virgilio Elisio told reporters on Monday.

"We've done a preliminary study and we're ready to start working."

Brazil's marathon season now starts in mid-January and runs until early ...

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