Libertadores Cup offers the intriguing prospect of a north vs south showdown.
Brazilian clubs continental ambitions are not helped by competing demands at home.
Tim Vickery on a reborn Flamengo. Plus, Libertadores Cup contenders show their contempt for domestic ruling by fielding only 7 players.
Brazil's clubs are revolting against the State Championships.
Tim Vickery reflects on Brazil's high friendly foul count and Argentina's dilemma over Carlos Tevez
Success at youth level is no guarantee of a stellar football career. Take the case of Pablo Barrientos, who was given Argentina's number 10 shirt…
The loss of players to China's Super League and to the MLS, has prompted some commentators to call for Brazil's calendar to be overhauled.
Tim Vickery on the recall for Marcelo and the the debut of a potential superstar.
New coach faces an uphill battle to make Peru competitive again. Plus, fears of burnout for the latest South America's teenage prodigy.
Goals, red cards, shock results...Tim Vickery reflects on the opening week of the Libertadores Cup.