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Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned as coach of the Brazil men's national team following the team's fourth-place finish at the World Cup, has been appointed the new head coach of Brazilian club Gremio. It will be a return to the position for the 65-year-old Scolari, who coached the club twice before. 

By SI Wire
July 29, 2014

Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned as coach of the Brazil men's national team following the team's fourth-place finish at the World Cup, has been appointed the new head coach of Brazilian club Gremio, the Porto Alegre club announced Tuesday. 

It will be a return to the position for the 65-year-old Scolari, who coached Gremio in 1987 and from 1993-1996. In 1996, he lead the team to the Brazilian championship. 

Scolari's 2014 World Cup team reached the semifinal before losing its final two games by a combined 10-1 margin. 

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Carlos Dunga was named Scolari's replacement as coach of the Brazil national team. 

- Molly Geary

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