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29 November 2008
Ladies and gentleman, this Sunday we're all set to have a new champion in Brazil. Well, not exactly a new one since São Paulo FC, who are bound to clinch the title over the weekend, also won the tournament last year... and the year before that.The club from Morumbi will make history by becoming the first club with six crowns to their name in the 'modern era' of the Brazilian championship, which started in 1971. And in addition, they’ll be the first side to record three consecutive triumphs.Such a supremacy might indicate that, this season, São Paulo have been soaring above everyone else, cruising to their third consecutive Brazilian title. But in truth it's been far from the sort.
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28 November 2008
"There’s a fine line between freedom and chaos. To some extent I am an anarchist..."
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28 November 2008
VIDEO ROUND-UP! FFT.com's digest of the week's best – and funniest – action... 
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28 November 2008
If the year 2008 is remembered for anything, it won’t be for that US Election caper, Gordon Brown knocking over the economy and then fixing it with gaffer tape or even Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand insulting that little Spanish waiter chap.
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28 November 2008
SaturdayGetafe (14th) vs Real Madrid (2nd)When Gabriel Heinze knacked his leg standing on a rake carelessly left lying around the club’s training pitches, the clumsy Argentine sustained Madrid’s 21st major injury in just four measly months. The defender now joins Van Nistelrooy (badly wired dressing room hairdryer), Robben (accidental dropping of piano) and a host of other poorly players on the sickly sidelines. “It’s true that there are too many muscular injuries being suffered,” confessed Yolanda Erburu, the spokesperson for Sanitas, Madrid’s healthcare providers, as Guti attempted to remove a jammed crumpet from a toaster with a carving knife.
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28 November 2008
Handy Read! FFT digests the best of the morning's newspaper articles for your pleasure...
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27 November 2008
Jose Mourinho cannot bring himself to say a bad word about Ricardo Quaresma... well not in public anyway.While he continually lambasts the likes of Adriano, Julio Cruz and the moody teen Mario Balotelli, he goes all misty-eyed when it comes to his fellow countryman.Another dismal 45 minutes from the winger, this time against Panathinaikos during Wednesday’s Champions League kick-about, brought a defence from the coach that had 'teacher’s pet' written all over it.“He did well enough but he knows he can better,” claimed ‘Mr Softy’ before making general sweeping statements that everyone had let themselves down in the 1-0 defeat to mediocre Greeks. One attack, one goal – that’s the allure of European Cup competition.

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