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Luis Felipe Scolari

Luiz Felipe Scolari , ComIH (born 9 November 1948), also known as Felipão in Brazil and as Phil Scolari or Big Phil in the English-speaking world, is a World Cup-winning Brazilian football manager and former defender.

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Its actually Luis Felipe Scolari v André Villas-Boas... Few of the most exciting managers who have achieved great things before.
this might interest you. Luis Felipe Scolari said he talked with Peter Lim to manage Valencia, but preferr…
Former Brazil national team's manager, Luis Felipe Scolari, confirms Peter Lim offered him the job in the VCF bench…
just like those other well know Italians, Rivellino, Luis Felipe Scolari & Ayrton Senna.
Not a bad achievement for Luis Felipe Scolari; 4th place at the World Cup & at the Consistent!
Amazing how people have forgotten Luis Felipe Scolari was Chelsea manager once upon a time.
probably ties in with Luis Felipe Scolari as the manager for Guanzhou
If you’re confused, that is former Seleçao coach Luis Felipe Scolari talking to Philipp Lahm.
Ten Reasons Why Keshi Should Go Now. (1) Hassan Sheatta of Egypt won this same AFCON 3 consecutive times and resigned honorably when glory days are vanishing (2) Luis Felipe Scolari won the World Cup in 2002 with brazil and was not their coach for life, he came back in 2012 and despite winning the confederation cup and World Cup semi- finalist, he was sacked. (3) Roberto Di Matteo won the first ever champions league for chelsea in 2012 and was sacked the following season. (4) The great Jose Mourinho won 2 consecutive premier league and was sacked in his third season. (5) Carlo Ancelotti won FA cup and the EPL with chelsea and was sacked the following season. (6) Rafa Benitez won everything but the EPL with liverpool was also fired. (7) Dunga was a captain like Keshi, he won the World Cup while playing, he won as a coach the confederation cup, CONCACAF(south american afcon) and a World Cup quater finalist and was still fired. ( Marcelo Lippi won the World Cup with Italy in 2006 and was fired. (9) Aime Jacq ...
NEWS: Shamed delay naming successor to Luis Felipe Scolari as they ring changes in...
Brazil football chief rules out foreign replacement for Scolari via
rule out appointing a foreign manager after Scolari...citing England's failure
After signing Fabregas and Diego Costa, signs Felipe Luis the Brazilian Defender who was left back at home by Scolari.
Manuel Pellegrini has rejected the vacant Brazil job after Luis Felipe Scolari was sacked.
Brazil soccer coach resigns after World Cup loss. Luis Felipe Scolari ends second stint at leading team; took team to victory in 2002.
Luis Felipe Scolari: "I will be remembered as the coach to lose 7-1, but I knew that risk when I took the job".
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Breaking news: Scolari Resigns as Coach of Brazil. Reporters are awaiting details about tar and/or feathers.
Probably a good time to show this photo again...
Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari on their 7-1 humiliation at the hands of Germany
Luis Felipe Scolari reportedly sacked as Brazil manager after failure (Pic: AFP)
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Unsurprising to see Luis Felipe Scolari resign from his post w/ How he allowed Fred anywhere near the squad is mind boggling!
Luis Felipe Scolari resigned last night as Brazil coach
BREAKING: Former Chelsea manager Luis Felipe Scolari has resigned as manager for Brazil.
Breaking news. Luis Felipe Scolari to be the new Education Secretary.
Sport Gist . The unveiling of Luis suarez as barcelona player has been blocked by fifa due to his ban. .Fred retires from International football . Angel di maria is set to join PsG . Luis Felipe Scolari has been sacked as the Coach of Brazil .Messi takes home is award despite losing the world. Powered by Ernesterioo
Neymar's agent Wagner Ribeiro launches scathing attack on Brazil's Luis Felipe Scolari, according to the...
Brazil vs Germany: Rampant Germany crush Brazil 7-1 to reach World Cup final. If it was a carnage, a massacre, an annihilation and all the death-inducing adjectives that the composed and prepared Europeans inflicted on them, it must be pointed out that it was Brazil who had ordered the firing squad themselves and provided for the ammunition. Germany scored seven goals in a single game here. In South Africa, Spain won the World Cup with the just one more -- eight goals. A late Oscar goal brought some late cheer but angry and shocked tears flowed freely at the Estadio Minerao. In Belo Horizonte on Tuesday, Ronaldo just lost his goal-scoring record to Miroslav Klose, but Brazil lost more than a football match. It lost face, which recovering would take a good half-century or more. Until the next Maracanazo would come along, the Minerazo would stand, for unfortunately this Brazil side under the sweet-talking, ever-sure Luis Felipe Scolari - who had claimed that he had not even a drop of doubt for this defence ...
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: We interrupt this match to bring you the following: Gor Mahia FC aka K'Ogalo has contacted Luis Felipe Scolari to offer the services of their certified, battle hardened, GSU tested, teargas immune, waterspray tanker resistant stonethrowers to avenge the disgrace that they have suffered. It is rumoured that Brazil have agreed to sponsor the Luo lifestyle of the K'Ogalo if that is carried out to satisfaction.
Fifa World Cup 2014: Neymar's heart will be there on the bench for Brazil, says Luis Felipe Scolari
Brazil vs Germany FIFAWorldCup 2014 match preview: Luis Felipe Scolari has one eye on the final despite neymar
Inter Milan are showing interest in Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva. The 27-year-old has been at Anfield since 2008 but made just 29 appearances last season due to a combination of injuries and being left out by manager Brendan Rodgers. He has 24 Brazil caps but was left out of Luis Felipe Scolari's squad for the World Cup on home soil. Plus also talk of Napoli wanting to take Lucas on loan for the season. (James )
Note to Joachim Loew and Luis Felipe Scolari: THIS is a brutal tackle...
Panic on the streets of Rio? Brazil getting nervous After another disappointing performance, the Brazil camp are desperately trying not to panic at their World Cup. DON'T PANIC After Brazil failed to beat Mexico on Tuesday night, delivering their second lacklustre performance of the competition so far, the prevailing message from the Selecao camp seems to be ‘don’t panic.’ “We wanted the victory, obviously, but you have to respect your opponents and Mexico are a very good side,” said Luis Felipe Scolari after the match, in which Brazil struggled to break down the Mexican defence, featuring a Gordon Banksian performance from goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, which striker Fred said contained "at least four miracles." "What we made clear in the locker room is that the important thing is to win and the second is not to lose," winger Bernard told Brazilian newspaper O Globo. "We went into the game knowing that a draw would not be a bad result." But Bernard felt that at times Brazil were not as confident o ...
Vicente Del Bosque and Luis Felipe Scolari look like they could be brothers
BARCELONA and Brazil superstar Neymar said he was looking forward to the realization of a childhood dream Wednesday after being confirmed in his country's World Cup squad. The 22-year-old, who helped propel the Selecao to last year's Confederations Cup, will be playing in his first World Cup and said he could already taste the excitement. “This is the realization of a dream I have had since I was a child,” Neymar said on social media after Luis Felipe Scolari named him in his 23-man squad. “I don't doubt this is one of the happiest days of my life. I've always been chasing my dreams and this was always one of my main ones -- not just to represent my family but ALL BRAZIL. “I thank God for this opportunity, this gift,” said the youngster, who joined Barca from Pele's old side Santos last year but who has had a mixed time of it to date at the Nou Camp. “I am emotional, anxious, nervous, just waiting for the day to arrive,” he said. Centre forward Fred, who dovetailed to great effect with Neyma ...
Luis Felipe Scolari has left Miranda, Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Moura and Robinho out of his Brazil squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. There had been speculation Miranda, who has been in outstanding form for Atletico Madrid, would receive his first international call-up in over a year, but Scolari opted to name Napoli's Henrique as his fourth center back. "He's a player I have a lot of trust in," Scolari said of Henrique. Fellow defenders Dede, Filipe Luis, Marquinhos, Rafinha and Rever were left disappointed, as was Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva. The latter's Anfield teammate Coutinho has been in superb for this season, but Scolari elected to include just two attacking midfielders in Chelsea pair Oscar and Willian. The 65-year-old called Rafinha and Fernandinho up for the first time for Brazil's most recent friendly – the 5-0 win in South Africa in March – but while the Manchester City midfielder retained his place, Inter veteran Maicon was preferred to the Bayern Munich man. Scolari, who included ...
BREAKING: Brazil manager Luis Felipe Scolari has confirmed 8 players who are going to the World Cup: Julio César, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Paulinho, Ramires, Oscar, Willian and Fred. -LN10
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2014 Brazil World Cup Draw Wednesday, 12th February 2014 at 03:42am The draw for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil through up some interesting first round fixtures especially in groups B, D and G where some of football's heavyweights will collide. Group A Five-time winners and hosts Brazil have been drawn in group A alongside Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon. Luis Felipe Scolari's side opens their campaign with a tough fixture against the Croats who reached the 2014 finals after a playoff victory over Iceland. Group B Defending champions Spain have been drawn in a tricky group with slick attacking side Chile, Australia and fellow European heavyweights the Netherlands. Vicente Del Bosque's side would have hoped for an easier first round after the Dutch cruised to victory in their qualifying group and the Chileans were impressive in South American qualifying. Whoever finishes as runner up is likely to face Brazil in the second round. Group C Colombia are the seeded team in group C and have a favourable group co ...
elipao was voted among the top three coaches in international football in 2013 by the iffhs after leading Brazil to Confederations Cup glory Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has been rated among the top three national team coaches in world football for 2013 by the Internartional Federation of History and Statistics (IFFHS). Felipao, the highest ranked coach from South America, finished in third place behind Spain’s Vicente Del Bosque and Germany’s Joachim Low, respectively. Colombia coach Jose Pekerman came fifth, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella was named in sixth place while Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez came in seventh. Voting was comprised of selected experts from 70 countries around the world. Scolari led Brazil to Confederations Cup glory last June and lost just two of Brazil’s 19 matches during 2013. IFFHS World’s Best National Coach 2013 1.Vicente Del Bosque (Spain) 2.Joachim Low (Germany) 3.Luis Felipe Scolari (Brazil) 4.Marc Wilmonts Belgium) 5.Jose Pekerman (Colombia) 6.Alejandro Sabel ...
"If we can, we will play the beautiful game and win,” he said. “If not, we will just win.” - Luis Felipe Scolari, coach
Jonas hat trick, He is sending Luis Felipe Scolari a huge message, Great performance by him, 2 cracking strikes
Lucas - Fighting for a World Cup Place. Having missed the majority of the 2011-12 season - and three months of the 2012-13 campaign - through injury, Lucas Leiva is quickly making up for lost time in a bid to go to the World Cup. The defensive midfielder has been a consistent presence for Premier League surprise package Liverpool this season, featuring in all but two of the Anfield club's games so far. And his form has been recognised by Luis Felipe Scolari, who brought the 26-year-old off the bench in a win over South Korea, before handing him a start and a full 90 minutes in the 2-0 victory against Zambia. Lucas is back in the Brazil squad for upcoming games against Honduras and Chile, as the World Cup hosts continue their world tour prior to staging the competition next summer. Lucas faces competition for a place from Luiz Gustavo and Fernando of Shakhtar Donetsk, but his upbringing at Gremio - a club very familiar to Scolari - could help him secure a place in the final squad for the tournament on *** ...
Brazil 3-0 Spain: Spain unable to cope with Brazil’s pace and power on the break July 1, 2013 The starting line-ups Brazil won the Confederations Cup at the Maracana after a convincing demolition of the world champions. Luis Felipe Scolari stuck with his usual side – in five games he only deviated from this XI once, when Paulinho wasn’t 100% fit for the final group game. Vicente Del Bosque brought in Juan Mata on the left of his 4-3-3 system, but otherwise the side was unchanged. Brazil yet again started superbly – but Spain failed to mount a significant fightback. Brazil press The key feature at the start of the game was Brazil’s pressing – they started the match at a very high tempo, and refused to let Spain settle on the ball inside their own half. This early burst has been a common feature of their matches at this tournament, and has been crucial in them taking early leads – they scored in the third minute against Japan, in the ninth minute against Mexico, and went ahead after two minute ...
Luis Felipe Scolari believes Brazil's chances of winning the WC have improved after reaching the Confeds final:
Neymar believes that Spain are favourites to win this year's Confederations Cup as hosts Brazil remain a side in transition. - Cruyff: Jury still out on Neymar June's tournament is seen as the only competitive test for Luis Felipe Scolari's squad to gel ahead of the 2014 World Cup, which is also being held on home soil. The new Barcelona signing told Spanish TV station Cuatro that La Roja - who feature his new club team-mates, including Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas and Gerard Pique - are ahead of his own country in terms of development at present. "Spain plays the best football in the world at the moment," Neymar said. "Their players have spent years playing together, while in Brazil we are going through a process of change. We are getting used to each other and I hope we can play a great tournament." The 21-year-old said he had agonised long and hard over the decision to leave Santos and join Barca. "I have had days and months going crazy, but now it is over," Neymar said. "I am much mor ...
World Football News Update 1. Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol has signed a contract extension that will see him stay at the club until 2016. 2. Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has branded Marco Materazzi a liar after the defender described the Spaniard’s tenure at Inter like "being back at school". 3. Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao has denied meeting with Florentino Perez to discuss a move to the Santiago Bernabeu 4. Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari has named Ronaldinho in his 20-man squad for his side's friendly against England in February. 5. Bayern Munich captain Phillipp Lahm says the Bundesliga leaders were "far from perfect" in their 2-0 win over Greuther Furth and lamed the hype surrounding Pep Guardiola's arrival on the performance. 6. Wesley Sneijder has revealed he chose to sign for Galatasaray on the advice of Jose Mourinho. 7. Cesc Fabregas has called on his team-mates and supporters to respect Victor Valdes' decision not to renew his contract at Barcelona. 8. Gary Cahill belie ...
Gerard Houllier, Luis Felipe Scolari, Mauricio Pochettino and Claudio Ranieri. Seems to be four, not three.
Scolari returns to Chelsea . (Photo: guardian.co.uk) Former Chelsea manager Luis Felipe Scolari will return to Stamford Bridge in March when he leads 2014 World Cup hosts Brazil in a friendly against Russia. Scolari, who steered Brazil to their fifth and last world title in 2002, was appointed for a second stint in charge in November. Spell The 64-year-old had a short-lived spell as Chelsea manager. Appointed in June 2008 to succeed Avram Grant, Scolari was sacked in February 2009 by owner Roman Abramovich. -The game against Russia will be very important in order to prepare Brazil’s national team for the Confederations Cup in 2013 and the World Cup in 2014. Russia is a strong opponent and it is traditionally hard to play against them, Scolari said in a Chelsea statement. -Going to London is a great joy. It will be an opportunity to thank the Chelsea’s fans for the affection and the great interaction I had with them, said Scolari. Return The friendly, on March 25, also marks a return to England for for ...
Luis Felipe Scolari will work with Carlos Alberto Parreira after he was named Brazil's Technical Director. -Ash
Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti laughs off Frank Lampard's suggestion the climate at the club is akin to the last days of Luis Felipe Scolari's reign.
So Chelsea Football Club wins their first Eufa champions league trophy..that too under the reign of Roberto Di Matteo.. The man actually defied the odds, and achieved what the likes of Jose Mourinho, Luis Felipe Scolari, andre vilas boas, Carlo Ancelotti and so many other big names, couldn't.. Congrats to them! :)
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