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Archives: atletico madrid

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Passes Medical And Trains With Atletico Madrid Teammates

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fernando Torres has passed his medical with Atletico Madrid and completed his first full training session with his new teammates. The on-loan striker from AC Milan took part in a solo training session late Tuesday afternoon, but today commenced work … Continue reading

Why Diego Simeone Will Get The Best Out Of Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has led his club to numerous honors since he assumed control in December 2011. Over the course of three years, the 44-year-old Argentine has led Los Colchoneros to a Europa League title, UEFA Super Cup, … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Confirm The Return Of Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid have confirmed the return of striker Fernando Torres on-loan from AC Milan for the next 18 months. The club released a statement on its official website announcing details of the deal. The transfer will be completed in early … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Sign Permanent Deal With AC Milan Before Joining Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In what has been a whirlwind 48 hours, Chelsea have announced that on-loan striker Fernando Torres will sign a permanent deal with AC Milan on January 5th. Upon the completion of that transfer, the 30-year-old will then be sent to … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Return To Atletico Madrid Being Held Up By Alessio Cerci, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fernando Torres’ return to Atletico Madrid is being held up by midfielder Alessio Cerci’s determination to join Inter Milan. Torres was understood to have been preparing for a trip home to Spain, but has now rejoined his AC Milan teammates … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Complete The Signing Of Fernando Torres From AC Milan, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid and AC Milan have reached an agreement which will see striker Fernando Torres return to Spain on-loan for the remainder of the season, according to the Spanish newspaper AS. In exchange for Torres, the Rossoneri will receive the … Continue reading

AC Milan And Atletico Madrid Discussing Fernando Torres Switch, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports in Spain and Italy state that AC Milan and Atletico Madrid have opened talks regarding the potential transfer of striker Fernando Torres. It is understood that manager Diego Simeone sees Torres as the ideal complement to forward Mario Mandzukic … Continue reading

Guillem Balague Interviews Koke About Atletico Madrid’s Memorable Year [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Sky Sports Spanish football expert Guillem Balague sat down with Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke to hear his thoughts on Los Colchoneros memorable year. The Spain international was heavily linked with a host of European clubs last season, including: Spanish rivals Barcelona, … Continue reading

Antoine Griezmann Shines During Volatile Match At The New San Mames

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick and propelled Diego Simeone’s side to a 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao during a volatile match at the new San Mames on Sunday. Those who witnessed the La Liga contest will testify … Continue reading

Iker Casillas Sees Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich As Real Madrid’s Main Champions League Threats

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During an interview with the Spanish publication AS, Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas said he feels his side’s main rivals in the Champions League are Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid. Los Blancos head into Tuesday night’s encounter with Ludogorets at the … Continue reading

LFP President Threatens Points Deductions And Relegation For Clubs Refusing To Ban Ultras

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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LFP president Javier Tebas has taken a firm stance against violent fan groups in Spain by threatening to impose fines, points deductions and/or relegation to clubs who fail to ban ‘ultras’ from their stadiums. The head of the Spanish professional … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Expel ‘Frente Atletico’ From Vicente Calderon Following Fan’s Death

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Late Tuesday, Atletico Madrid announced that the ‘Frente Atletico’ have been expelled from the Vicente Calderon following the events on Sunday which led to the death of a 43-year-old Deportivo de la Coruna fan. The club released a statement on … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Believes Spain Should Emulate England And Stamp Out Hooliganism

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his side’s Copa del Rey tie with Cornella tomorrow, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has condemned the events which took place prior to the match between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo de La Coruna on Sunday. The Italian … Continue reading

Deportivo La Coruna Fan Dies Following Pre-Match Violence In Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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A 43-year-old Deportivo La Coruna supporter has died after being injured during violence between rival fans outside of Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. The Spanish Professional Football League (LFP) had attempted to suspend Sunday’s match between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo … Continue reading

Alessio Cerci Finding Out About Life At Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Midfielder Alessio Cerci has been finding life at Atletico Madrid difficult since he arrived in the Spanish capital from Torino in late August. The Italian came to La Liga with expectations of being a major component in Diego Simeone’s championship side. … Continue reading

Arsenal And Liverpool Among “Eligible” Teams For Rising Belgian Star Praet

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Anderlecht’s Dennis Praet is seen as one of the most promising young players in all of Europe. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder jumped onto the scene three years ago during the 2011 AEGON Future Cup in Amsterdam. The 2011 version of … Continue reading

Mexico’s Raul Jimenez Will Continue To Fight Until He Breaks Into Atletico Madrid’s Lineup

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Mexico international Raul Jimenez has been struggling to earn a place in Diego Simeone’s starting eleven at Atletico Madrid. The striker made a summertime switch from the Liga MX side, Club America, to the reigning Spanish champions for a reported fee … Continue reading