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Archives: atletico madrid

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 16: Barca and Atleti Are Neck and Neck as Madrid Slip Up

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both won again to remain level at the top of La Liga as Atleti’s three-goal margin brought them exactly level with the Catalans on points, wins and goal difference. Ten-man Real Madrid salvaged a draw at lowly … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Have Broken Barcelona and Real Madrid’s Stranglehold On Spanish Football

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Over the past ten seasons, Barcelona and Real Madrid have finished first and second in La Liga eight times. During that time, only two clubs have been able to break through the Spanish giants’ dominance of the Primera Division: Valencia (who … Continue reading

Diego Simeone And Atletico Madrid Continue To Succeed And Are Hungering For More

Posted on by Peter Quinn

With their 4-0 home win over Austria Wien today and Zenit St. Petersburg’s 1-1 draw with Porto, Atletico Madrid is guaranteed to win Group G and has secured qualification to the Champions League Round of 16. Atleti have won all four … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 12: Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Costa Lead Messi in Pichichi Stakes [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
ronaldo costa messi

The top three all won again at the weekend as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid continue to dominate La Liga. Neither Barca nor Los Blancos are in vintage form, while Diego Costa and Cristiano Ronaldo continue to eclipse Lionel … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Continue To Succeed Despite Losing Star Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn

The summer transfer of Radamel Falcao from Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco has been well documented. The world class striker was sold to the French club for £52.8 million ($85.4 million). Over the course of two seasons with the Spanish … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup. Gameweek 7: Atletico Derby Win Widens The Gap

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Atletico Madrid and Barcelona both maintained unblemished La Liga records after seven rounds of matches. Atleti took the spoils in the Madrid derby and, together with Barca, who defeated Almeria, extended their lead over Real Madrid to five points. Diego … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 6: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid Are In Charge of La Liga

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both made it six wins out of six and, with Real Madrid also winning, there was no change at the top of La Liga after the midweek matches in Spain. Barcelona answered recent criticism of coach … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Attempt to Break Up Spanish Duopoly of Real Madrid and Barcelona

Posted on by Jason Gomez

Six games into the 2013 La Liga season, and the top of the table seems about right. Barcelona have won all six of their matches with a goal difference of +17, while right behind them are Atletico Madrid with six … Continue reading

Liverpool Target Diego Costa Will Triple His Wages If He Moves to Anfield: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa would triple his wages if he decides to join Liverpool, says Spanish newspaper Marca. The paper reports that Portugese agent Jorge Mendes is shopping Diego Costa around English Premier League clubs, touting that Diego Costa’s … Continue reading

No Bids Received From Liverpool For Diego Costa Says Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A club official from La Liga club Atletico Madrid has denied that the club has received any offers for Diego Costa despite speculation in the British press that Liverpool have made a £21.8million bid for the Brazilian striker. According to … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Agree Deal For David Villa, Dashing Tottenham’s Dreams

Posted on by Christopher Harris
David Villa

Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal with Barcelona to sign David Villa pending the Spanish striker passing a medal and agreeing personal terms, Atletico said today. The news will come as a blow to Tottenham Hotspur who were strongly linked … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Copa Del Rey Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s Copa Del Rey Final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid could have a lot of implications for the Premier League. The match will be Jose Mourinho’s final legacy at Real Madrid, where he has a chance to help the … Continue reading

Vicente del Bosque Announces Spain’s Provisional 30-Man Squad For FIFA World Cup 2010 Part One

Posted on by Andy Pineda

On Monday evening, Spanish national team manager Vicente del Bosque detailed the initial squad he will invite to Spain’s World Cup training camp.  The thirty-man team will be whittled down to twenty-three by May 19, and for the most part, … Continue reading