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Brazil's Esportivo punished for racial abuse

Associated Press | March, 14 2014

SAO PAULO -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from their stadium because their fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some supporters ...

Sports minister defends Neymar deal

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | March, 4 2014

Spain’s sports minister Miguel Cardenal has written an open letter in El Pais in support of Barcelona’s conduct in the controversial deal to sign Neymar. • ‘Neymar cheapest Barca ever signed’ A Madrid court is continu...

Neymar 'cheapest ever Barca player'

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 26 2014

Brazilian agent Wagner Ribeiro has claimed Neymar is “the cheapest player that Barcelona have ever signed” as a result of his low salary -- despite suggesting the player had personally received the controversial 40 million euro “pen...

Barca: Neymar tax fee will be returned

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 25 2014

Josep Maria Bartomeu says he is confident the 13.6 million euros in extra tax Barcelona have paid in the wake of a fraud investigation into the purchase of Neymar will eventually be returned to the club. • Tomas: Barca must bounce back from ...

Brazilian Santos fan killed in Sao Paulo attack

Associated Press | February, 24 2014

SAO PAULO -- A 34-year-old Brazilian football fan was been beaten to death by supporters from a rival team following a high-profile match in the Sao Paulo state championship, police said on Monday. Authorities said the Santos supporter was at a b...

Barcelona face Neymar 'tax fraud' investigation

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 19 2014

Barcelona are to be investigated for a "tax fraud" of 9.1 million euros related to the transfer of Neymar from Santos last summer. •  Tomas: Blaugrana blast City •  Hunter: Patient Catalans Reports surfaced in ...

Court rejects Santos injunction over Neymar deal

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 13 2014

A Brazilian court has rejected an injunction brought by Neymar’s former club Santos requesting access to all the documents relating to the player’s controversial transfer to Barcelona last summer. Santos announced this week that the clu...

Santos take action over Neymar deal

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 12 2014

Neymar’s former club Santos have sought a Brazilian court injunction to get access to all the documents relating to the player’s controversial transfer to Barcelona last summer. • Martino cautious on Neymar return • Barca in ...

Neymar defends his father

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 3 2014

Neymar has defended his father's role in the controversial 86.2 million euro deal which brought the attacker to Barcelona last summer, and appears to have earned his family a total of 51.2 million euros in commission and transfer-related arrange...

Neymar investors want cut of transfer

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | January, 31 2014

The head of a third party investment fund which previously owned a share of Neymar's playing rights says he is not happy with 'just' the six million euros his company has received as part of the 86.2 million euros deal which brought the player from...

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