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Archives: atletico madrid

Atletico Madrid Sign Alessio Cerci From Torino For £16 Million, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Diego Simeone and Atletico Madrid continue to conduct good transfer business as it is being widely reported that the La Liga champions have signed Torino winger Alessio Cerci for £16 million. The Italian was left out of the squad for today’s … Continue reading

Eibar Coach Gaizka Garitano Slams Atletico Madrid As ‘Cheats’ [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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A video of Eibar coach Gaizka Garitano firing up his squad before their Week Two encounter with Atletico Madrid has gone viral over the past 24 hours. In the footage, Garitano is seen addressing his squad in training and urging them … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s Eight-Match Ban Upheld By Spanish FA Appeals Committee

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Spanish Football Association Appeals Committee has rejected Atletico Madrid’s appeal against Diego Simeone’s eight-match touchline ban. The court’s decision means the Argentinian boss will miss Los Colchoneros’ next four league fixtures against Eibar, Real Madrid, Celta and Almeria; with the remainder … Continue reading

Analyzing The Success of Clubs Spending Their Financial War Chest From Big Player Sales

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Every off-season a big name is sold in European football – often even two or three. From Tottenham selling Gareth Bale to Porto moving James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho to Monaco, players are sold for huge sums of money. While … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Face Possible Sanctions For Exceeding First-Team Expenditures

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid have one week to adhere to the spending limits set forth by the Spanish Professional Football League (LFP), or the reigning champions of La Liga could face a range of sanctions from the governing body. Currently, the club’s … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid To Appeal Diego Simeone’s 8-Match Touchline Ban

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has informed the news outlet Canal Plus that his club will file an appeal against Diego Simeone’s eight-match touchline ban. This news comes on the heels of yesterday’s announcement from the Spanish FA that the Argentine … Continue reading

Spanish FA Slaps Diego Simeone With An 8 Match Touchline Ban For Super Cup Antics

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has been handed an eight-match by the Spanish Football Association. The Argentinian boss was facing three separate charges and had been anticipating a lengthy spell away from the touchline. He was already banned from the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone Facing Lengthy Ban Following Spanish Super Cup Antics [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is an imposing figure while he’s stalking the touchline during a match. The former Argentina international midfielder has carried over his bustling playing style into management and has fashioned a “take no prisoners” attitude amongst … Continue reading

Diego Simeone And Atletico Madrid Play Their Own Version Of “Total Football”

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Johan Cruyff, the legendary Dutch player and former manager of Barcelona, was once asked his thoughts on the footballing philosophy known as “total football”. The man, who is arguably the biggest proponent of the football tactic, replied: “Attackers could play … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid, Spanish Super Cup 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a 1-1 draw earlier this week at Santiago Bernabeu, Atletico Madrid holds a slight advantage against their neighbors in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. The derby, which features the winners of the La Liga title against … Continue reading

Angel Di Maria Left Out Of Real Madrid Squad; Man United Makes £56m Bid, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Carlo Ancelotti has not included Angel Di Maria in the squad for tonight’s second leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Atletico Madrid, according to Spain’s oldest and largest radio network, Cadena SER. Spanish broadcaster ‘Cuatro’ reports that Di Maria was excluded … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Spanish Super Cup 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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One week after winning the UEFA Super Cup, Real Madrid has the opportunity to take a big first step to gain a satisfactory result in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup today against Atletico Madrid. The derby, which … Continue reading

Mexico International Raul Jimenez Signs Six-Year Deal With Atletico Madrid, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid has signed Club America striker Raul Jimenez to a six-year deal according to the Spanish press. An official announcement from both clubs will be made on Wednesday and the player is rumored to be on his way to … Continue reading

Club America Striker Raul Jimenez Close To Atletico Madrid Switch

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports have surfaced in Spain linking Club America striker Raul Jimenez with a move to Atletico Madrid. Atletico’s manager Diego Simeone is intent on improving his side’s scoring options before the summer transfer window closes and the club have reportedly … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Attempting To Bring Roberto Soldado Back To Spain

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado was signed last summer for £26 million from Valencia. Prior to his arrival at White Hart Lane, the Spain international had made 101 appearances and scored 59 goals for his La Liga club – and had also … Continue reading

How Jurgen Klopp And Diego Simeone Made Pragmatic Soccer Cool

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Most teams in the world do not have the luxury of unlimited funds to buy any player they want like Barcelona, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City or Real Madrid do. Because of the gargantuan gaps between the haves and have-nots, … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s Javier Manquillo Completes Loan Move To Liverpool

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Liverpool have announced the signing of Atletico Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo on a two-season loan. The 20-year-old defender will be Brendan Rodgers’ seventh signing of the summer after Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can, Lazar Markovic, Dejan Lovren and Divock … Continue reading

Koke Admits: “It Was Difficult To Say ‘No’ To Barcelona”

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this summer, Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke was targeted by La Liga giants Barcelona as a possible replacement for some of the club’s aging stars. Xavi Hernandez had turned 34 in January and Andres Iniesta just reached his 30th birthday … Continue reading