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5 reasons Atletico Madrid is in a state
16:45 Thursday 6th February 2020

Reverence is earned, but then, it can just as easily be lost. Talk about Atletico Madrid. In July last year, they left tongues wagging when they sounded the gong for the new campaign with a thorough drubbing of cross-city rivals Real in New…

Thomas Partey: Atletico Madrid's key cog
12:01 Sunday 8th December 2019

Atletico Madrid began this season poorly. Only six Liga clubs register fewer than their 16 goals after as many matches. They're sixth in the table following last week's 0-1 defeat to Barcelona and the subsequent goalless draw with Villarreal…

Premier League
3 right-backs Spurs should target in January
08:01 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Tottenham Hotspur's journey from near European kings to mere peasants hasn’t been soothing. If ten goals conceded in just one week doesn’t equivale a crisis, nothing else will. They’re all over the place…

Champions League
Equal Time: Premier League threatens La Liga with Europa League success
09:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

A new dawn rises in Europe. Spain's iron grip on European club football is rusting. A Premier League armada sails into La Liga waters. What started with Gareth Southgate’s side defying the odds at the 2018 World Cup spilled over to…

Atletico Madrid and AS Roma are having a stellar transfer window
12:00 Monday 2nd July 2018

The transfer window opened a month ago, but it's often more difficult to sign players during a major tournament. That doesn't lower the importance of buying and selling players to keep a squad fresh. A good window can define your…

Europa League
Arsenal 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Antoine Griezmann scores but Jan Oblak rescues Rojiblancos
08:00 Friday 27th April 2018

Arsenal and Atletico Madrid are two clubs with diametrically opposing styles but similar pedigree. With a place in the UEFA Europa League Final on the line, neither team wanted to back down.   Heading into the game, the Gunners were the…

European Football
7 exciting Sunday games in Europe
08:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The midweek European football was action-packed. Now its time to shift the focus to domestic affairs. Here are seven must-watch Sunday games from across the continent. Feyenoord vs PSV This afternoon, Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven travel…

Atletico Madrid bear weight of Lisbon and Milan against Real Madrid
12:00 Thursday 4th May 2017

The crowds poured out of the resplendent Santiago Bernabeu after what was another memorable European night for Los Blancos. Half of Madrid was jubilant while the other departed with their heads down after being dismantled by their city rivals.…

A busy summer in store for Chelsea?
12:00 Friday 24th March 2017

Chelsea are on course to lift the Premier League trophy and also stand in good stead to do the domestic double, which really would be some achievement for the blues when you think how they faired this time last season. The transformation carried…

Costa and Batshuayi out, Morata and Sanchez in at Chelsea?
10:30 Thursday 2nd March 2017

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the future of Spanish International Diego Costa and the last few days have seen these rumours amped up, with various news outlets reporting that the Chelsea Striker is still very much considering his…

Champions League
Atletico Madrid's second final in three years confirms their place amongst Europe's elite.
17:30 Wednesday 4th May 2016

Atletico Madrid reached the final of the UEFA Champions League for the second time in three seasons, as Antoine Griezmann's away goal at the Allianz Arena was enough to see them progress following a 2-2 aggregate score over two legs. Griezmann's…

Spanish Primera BBVA: A half-term report
12:05 Wednesday 5th February 2014

Tom Reade takes a look at La Liga and delivers his half-report card on the Spanish Primera. Back in August, the majority of world football expected business as usual from La Liga: the annual two-horse race for the title contested by Real Madrid…