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Archives: atletico madrid

Diego Godin Calls For Transparency In LFP Awards After Atletico Madrid Players Are Shut Out

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has called for more transparency in the LFP awards voting after he and his teammates were shut out of the La Liga honors on Monday night in the Spanish capital. Diego Simeone was named Best … Continue reading

Ronaldo Wins Three LFP Awards While Diego Simeone Named La Liga’s Best Manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was handed three LFP awards in the Spanish capital on Monday night. His club were also the big winners at the La Liga ceremony; taking home a total of six trophies. Ronaldo was named winner of the ‘Best Forward’, ‘Best … Continue reading

Spanish Clubs Continue To Show That La Liga Is More Than A ‘Two Team’ League

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Heading into this weekend, the eyes of the football world will focus on the Santiago Bernabeu and this season’s version of ‘El Clasico’. La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have dominated the Spanish landscape – winning 32 and 22 league … Continue reading

Copa Del Rey Fixtures Released; Possible Madrid Derby And El Clasico Loom

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The draw for the fourth round of the Copa del Rey has been made with the first legs set to be played on Wednesday December 3rd and the return fixture to be contested two weeks later on December 17th; except … Continue reading

Spain’s ‘Big Three’ Are Separating Themselves From The Rest of La Liga

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It should surprise no one that this season’s title challengers in La Liga would come from the Spanish cities of Barcelona and Madrid. Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti and Barcelona boss Luis Enrique spent the summer green-lighting moves for some … Continue reading

La Liga Could Turn Into One-Horse Race, As Messi and Neymar Partnership Heats Up

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It is still very early in the Spanish season, but Barcelona are giving every indication that there is going to be no repeat of last year’s up-and-down performances. For all the questions regarding the La Liga giants’ defence, Luis Enrique’s … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Striker Mario Mandzukic Facing Two Week Layoff

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Tuesday night in Greece, Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic was elbowed in the face by Olympiacos midfielder Pajtim Kasami. The incident took place in the third minute of Atletico’s Champions League group stage match and required the forward to leave the … Continue reading

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season’s victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe’s premier club competition … Continue reading

A Tale Of Two Teams In The Capital City: Atletico Madrid And Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. For Atletico Madrid, manager Diego Simeone and their supporters the early part of the season has been “the best of times”. … Continue reading

El Classico Predictions; Both Teams Hungry For Three Points

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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For the third time in less than a month, cross-town rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are set to meet at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening. On the outset, it may seem like a derby of little value – … Continue reading

Real Madrid Versus Atletico Madrid Will Be ‘Must See Television’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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[Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid will be shown LIVE on BeinSPORT at 2:00pm EST on Saturday] There aren’t many things more exciting in soccer than a “derby” match. Every league in every country boasts a matchup of local or regional teams … Continue reading

Here Are This Weekend’s Must See Games

Posted on by Robert Hay
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It’s over; the international break is finally over. We get teased by the start of league play only to have to put our excitement on hold for the week while the national teams potentially injure our favorite players. Starting this … Continue reading

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