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Jorge Jesus leaves Flamengo for Benfica job

Coach Jorge Jesus is leaving Brazilian champions Flamengo to return to his native Portugal for a second spell in charge of Benfica.

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Rio suspends matches three days after restart

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella has suspended all professional football matches in the city only three days after play restarted.

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War of words erupts in Brazilian football

The debate over Brazil's return to competitive football has turned ugly with the directors of Flamengo and Botafogo trading barbs in the media.