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Dante, the supreme poet of Brazil and Borussia Mönchengladbach, is the latest convert to The South American Football in association with The Independent. We embarked on a pilgrimage with Dante through football’s heaven and hell as we talked about his journey so far, his Jackson 5 perm and his ambitions for Brazil 2014.

Venezuela's brightest star Yohandry Orozco ready to shine

The city of Maracaibo in the north-west tip of Venezuela is affectionately known to locals as the beloved land of the sun. From the backstreets of Maracaibo a new star of Venezuelan football has risen. Although Yohandry Orozco is still a teenager his performances for Venezuela in the South American under-20 Championship and his subsequent move to Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg have got fans of la Vinotinto buzzing. The South American Football Show in association with The Independent caught up with the youngster for an exclusive interview.

Liverpool target Diego happy at Wolfsburg

Two-time Copa America winner Diego of Brazil and Wolfsburg recently appeared on The South American Football Show in association with The Independent. Diego lifted the lid on his relationship with ex-Wolfsburg gaffer Steve McClaren, reacted to interest from Liverpool and gave his views on the upcoming Copa America...

Dzeko delighted to face hero Shevchenko but frozen pitch to test City

The real heroes of Kiev's Valeri Lobanovskiy Stadium are sculpted in the basalt rock statue outside it: four of Dynamo's wartime players who gave their lives for opposing Nazi occupation. But that does not mean Manchester City's Edin Dzeko will not seek out a hero of his own as he tries to reinforce the value of the £27m his club laid out for him in January.

Dzeko's early double stuns Greeks

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Mixed fortunes for Dzeko and Balotelli as City finally wake up

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Roberto Mancini challenges Edin Dzeko to start scoring

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has challenged Edin Dzeko to raise his game and start scoring.

Online exclusive: Grafite speaks to The Independent

The performances of Wolfsburg’s greedy goal getter Grafite could not prevent the axe falling on Steve McClaren. In this exclusive interview, the Brazilian international tells Tim Sturtridge how to get the best out of Edin Dzeko, what next for Neymar and how he keeps the lead in his pencil...

Steve McClaren turns attention to management return

Former England manager Steve McClaren is looking forward to returning to football management after being sacked by Wolfsburg on Monday.

McClaren is sacked as Wolfsburg battle to save their season

The former England manager Steve McClaren parted company with Wolfsburg yesterday following a string of poor results. The German club's 1-0 defeat by Hannover on Saturday was their second in a row and continued a miserable sequence of one win in 11 in the Bundesliga. In 21 games at the helm, McClaren managed just five wins.

Steve McClaren sacked by Wolfsburg

Steve McClaren has today parted company with German side Wolfsburg following a string of poor results.

Tuncay completes Wolfsburg move

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McLeish wants Martins as reward for reaching final

Alex McLeish, buoyed by his Birmingham City side's progress to their first cup final in 55 years is seeking to use it as a springboard to bring in the striker club owner Carson Yeung has been unwilling to sanction, with a loan move for Obafemi Martins a possibility.

Bent gives Villa 'extra buzz' but Dzeko fails to hit right notes

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