All posts by Robbie Dunne

Miranda shown the red card by the referee

Simeone’s men: reckless thugs or tactical genius?

There is a common conception that Diego Simeone’s hard-working Atletico Madrid side are just one tackle away from losing their heads completely and entering a world of unmitigated aggression.

It seems somewhat simplistic for a team of men who are coached by Simeone, who famously covers all angles of approach, from the mental side of things to the physical and technical.

Simeone with the directors in the VIP room (pic: clubatleticodemadrid.com)

Simeone pens contract extension until 2020

Atlético Madrid have announced the renewal of Diego Simeone’s contract until 2020, which will see the Argentinian remain at the club for a further five seasons.