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Torres in his penultimate derby match of first Atleti spell (DigiSport)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

Having closed the gap domestically over the weekend, Atlético are preparing for the first of a Copa del Rey double header against rivals Real Madrid on Wednesday.

With Fernando Torres now available and set to start, the colchoneros will look to avenge last year’s semi-final defeat and reclaim the trophy they won so memorably in 2013.

Vicente Del Bosque

Del Bosque: “I have a lot of hope placed in Koke”

The Spanish national team currently find themselves in Miami, where they will face off against Haiti’s senior side in a Confederations Cup preparation friendly on Saturday. Friday’s training session was moved indoors due to very severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Andrea, which didn’t exactly result in the type of conditions the reigning World Champions


Match preview: Chelsea vs. Atlético Madrid

Two years after dethroning Inter Milan as the kings of Europe in Monaco, Atlético earned themselves a second chance to knock the current Champions League title-holders off their high horse. The annual UEFA Super Cup match-up between the winners of the Champions League and the tournament’s inferior sibling – the Europa League – pits Chelsea

atletico goalkeeper thibaut courtois speaks of chelsea and the super cup

Courtois: “I want to win the Super Cup with Atlético”

Atlético goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whose loan extension from Chelsea was recently confirmed by both clubs, told Spanish paper AS on Saturday that he is looking forward to taking on his parent club in the upcoming UEFA Super Cup, “a special match,” he said. “Right now, I’m closer to Atleti than to Chelsea and I want

Torres at Wednesday's press conference  (

Torres: “Atlético will always be my home”

You can take the boy out of Atlético, but you can’t take the Atlético out of the boy. Former Atlético Madrid striker and eternal Colchonero idol Fernando Torres gave a press conference on Wednesday to present his autobiography entitled “Number Nine”. Never failing to remind the world of his deep-seeded Rojiblanco roots, the Chelsea forward

Torres visits the stadium named after him (EFE)

Atlético to play friendly against Fuenlabrada

Spanish third division side CF Fuenlabrada have invited Atlético for a friendly to inaugurate their 1,200 seat Fernando Torres Stadium, named after their hometown superstar and Atleti idol. The match will take place on Thursday, the 1st of September.

atletico madrid president enrique cerezo and general director miguel angel gil marin give interview on Cadena Ser together

Gil and Cerezo’s exclusive joint radio interview

Atlético president Enrique Cerezo and General Director Miguel Ángel Gil went on the Cadena SER radio programme “El Larguero” yesterday, in a bid to clarify the state of their relationship. Rumours in the Spanish media earlier this week suggested that there was a “complete rupture” between the pair and that they were not on speaking terms.