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Archives: atletico madrid

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

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