All posts tagged "Cantera"

Gastón Cedrez on the ball (Al Kass U17 media team)

Atleti kids lose late on against São Paulo

Sao Paulo snatched a dramatic injury time win over Atletico Madrid to ensure the Spaniards will finish bottom of Group D. Atletico had come into the game hoping for a victory to prevent an early exit from the tournament. Sao Paulo, meanwhile, were making their first appearance at Al Kass, and quickly slipped into gear.

With thanks to the Al Kass U17 media team.

Colombian Jean Carlo Yañez battles in midfield (Al Kass U17 media team)

Young rojiblancos beaten in first game of Al Kass International Cup

In a new cantera-based series, AtléticoFans are delighted to welcome BLJ Worldwide for exclusive images and reports on our Juvenil C side in the Under-17 Al Kass International Cup in Qatar.

Atleti are in Group D alongside São Paulo and PSG, who ran out 3-1 winners in the opening match against David García’s young side on Friday. The tournament runs from February 5-15.

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Atleti B: Is Alfredo’s team prepared?

With the first team all ready for the big kick-off this Sunday, Atleti B are just putting the final touches on their pre-season preparation, and get underway next week in a derby against Real Madrid C. The club have been working hard over the summer to prepare the reserve side for the new campaign, and

One-on-one between Óliver and Ruano

Soapbox Suzy: Chill out with Óliver!

When Atlético played in Getafe on Sunday, the wish of many Atlético fans in and outside of Spain came true: Cholo Simeone finally gave Óliver Torres minutes with the first team.  Many supporters have been waiting for this day for months, telling the world on Twitter every week that Simeone has to play the young

Atletico Madrid player Abian Serrano

Interview: Atlético B player Abián Serrano

This is an English translation exclusively available at Atlé of the interview with Atlético B-player Abián Serrano by Serrano, a 20-year-old midfielder, joined Los Rojiblancos last summer after a two-year spell with Wigan Athletic. He transferred to the Latics in 2009 from Espanyol, but was unable to break into the first team under Spanish

Copa Libertadores trophy

Atlético to compete in U-20 Copa Libertadores

No, you haven’t been mistaken, Atlético Madrid have been confirmed as one of the 16 participants in the Under-20 version of the Copa Libertadores in Peru later this month. The Rojiblancos were invited as a special guest of the tournament following the unprecedented success of our cantera this year, and can add another trophy to the

Atleti players celebrate title win

Atleti starlets clinch league title

Atlético’s Juvenil A team were celebrating on Wednesday evening as they secured the league title with a 6-1 away win at Pozuelo de Alarcón. Óscar Mena’s side have been in fabulous form in Group V of the Juvenil División de Honor, and wrapped up top spot with a game to spare courtesy of a rampant

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Atlético youngsters inspire Spain to another trophy

Five of Atlético’s most talented prospects were playing in the annual Copa Atlántico tournament this week, as Spain’s Under-18 side added yet another trophy to their stunning recent haul. Held in Gran Canaria, Saúl Ñíguez and Javier Manquillo from Atlético B and Óliver Torres, Dani Márquez and David Gil from Juvenil A, all featured as

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Atlético B lose to Celta B and referee

Atlético Madrid B’s run of 5 draws has ended with a 2-1 defeat against Celta B. The B-team had every right to be upset with the result, because they had seen two goals disallowed and were denied a clear penalty. The young Rojiblancos weren’t focussed in the first half and were two goals down at

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Atlético B can’t lose, can’t win

For the fourth time in five matches, Atlético Madrid B played out a goalless draw. At the Cerro del Espino the young Rojiblancos were unable to score against CD Toledo. It was the B-team’s fifth consecutive match that ended undecided, and we have now collected a total of 11 draws. Milinko Pantic has created a