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

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 and wants to pair the two players in the Atleti’s […]

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

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, Chelsea, Manchester United and Bayern Munich. But the product of […]

Antoine Griezmann Shines During Volatile Match At The New San Mames

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 that it was one of the more compelling, hard-fought games […]

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

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 Santiago Bernabeu as group winners and are in the midst […]

Carlo Ancelotti Believes Spain Should Emulate England And Stamp Out Hooliganism

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 conveyed his sympathy and anger at the violent acts which led to […]

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

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 following news of the violent incidents outside of the stadium, […]

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

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 of 8.5 million. It was expected that Jimenez would challenge […]

Ranking the 5 Best Defensive Partnerships In Europe

The following defensive partnerships are based on current club form and collaborative performances over the past three seasons. Also taken into account is the overall strength of the leagues these defensive unions compete in, as well as any domestic and European achievements of their clubs have accumulated. Statistics played a […]

Southampton Hoping To Secure Toby Alderweireld Beyond Initial Loan From Atletico Madrid

One of the many positive stories coming from Southampton’s strong start to this season’s Premier League campaign has been the play of defender Toby Alderweireld. The Belgian international was secured on-loan from defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid on the final day of the summer transfer window. Seeing that Alderweireld’s […]

Atletico Madrid and a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Diego Simeone predicted this season that rather than retain the title, Atletico Madrid would spend the year competing with Valencia and Sevilla for a UEFA Champions League place. And after the champions lost to then managerless Real Sociedad, it seems Cholo’s forecast is coming true. Atletico are fourth in La […]

Top 5 Clubs Most Likely to Win UEFA Champions League, According to Latest Odds

The 2014/2015 UEFA Champions League is halfway through the group stage and it is time to review the tournament to date. Are there any major surprises? What team is most likely to win the entire tournament? To find out the answers, simodds.com has simulated the tournament a few hundred thousand times. […]

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

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 Goal’ and ‘Best Player’ in La Liga last season. The […]

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Arrigo Sacchi Believes Atletico Madrid Should Be Wary Of AC Milan

Sacchi, 67, enjoyed spells with both the Rossoneri and Atletico Madrid during his managerial career, and helped Milan achieve successive European titles while at the club in the late 1980s. Although Atletico are currently sitting third in La Liga, level on points with Barcelona and Real Madrid, Sacchi believes the […]

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