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Saúl and Giménez celebrate against Eibar

Saúl and Giménez taking lead roles for youthful Atleti

When Atlético Madrid beat Eibar 3-1 this past Saturday, they did so with the average age in the starting XI being roughly 23 years-old.

Although Fernando Torres’ 100th career goal stole the headlines on the day, the game solidified the fact that José Giménez and Saúl Ñíguez are showing fans of los Rojiblancos that the future’s looking bright.

Mandžukić wants out of German champions

Rumour round-up part 2: Strikers wanted

In our second part of our transfer round-up, we look at the candidates to strengthen our forward line and midfield areas for the coming season ahead of the wholesale changes anticipated.

filipe miranda atletico madrid

Rumour round-up: Samba stars heading for England?

The World Cup may be starting today, but that does not mean that the transfer market takes a rest and club sides are working hard to get deals done early and build for next season – none more so than Atlético Madrid. Read the first part in our rumour round-up right here!

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The red and white aftermath: Match Day 24

So much for a crisis. It took all of four minutes on Saturday for Atlético to puncture a pair of mortal wounds into Valladolid at the Vicente Calderón. Los Rojiblancos then sat back and watched as their opponents bled out for most of the evening before delivering the final death blow–thereby snapping an ugly streak of three goalless losses.


Filipe looks back on second season at Atlético

In the middle of Atlético’s tri-city friendly tour in Colombia, Rojiblanco left-back Filipe Luís took a break from all the action to sit down and have a chat with AS reporter Dani Hidalgo. In the article, published in the Madrid-based Spanish paper on Monday, The Brazilian evaluated the past season from both a personal standpoint

simeone furious at his team's atrocious start in levante

The red and white aftermath: Week 31

Atlético never recovered from their atrocious start against Levante. Faster than it takes Godín and Miranda to run five yards, Atleti were already at a disadvantage. We immediately knew what was in store for us after one minute of action on Sunday and, though it really came as no surprise, Koné’s goal in the 10th


The red and white aftermath: Week 30

Atlético followed-up on their midweek Europa League success with another treat for those fortunate souls in attendance at the Vicente Calderón. Sunday’s visitors met the same fate as the previous opponents that showed up to our stadium in bright yellow kits: a 3-0 thrashing. Though Getafe came out of the gates swinging, a fluky Eduardo

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Atlético on the rise

Atlético continued their steady climb up the Primera División ladder on Sunday with an all-around dominant showing over freefalling visitors Real Sociedad. The lively 3-0 victory was los Colchoneros’ second win in a row, and they now trail 5th place by a single point ahead of next weekend’s clash against Espanyol.

Atlético captain Antonio Lopéz (MARCA)

Antonio López out for 2 to 4 weeks

Atlético captain Antonio Lopez will miss at least two weeks of action after suffering a right knee sprain during Sunday’s clash in Pamplona. The veteran left-back underwent an MRI Tuesday afternoon that confirmed he sustained a grade I-II MCL sprain. Reports in the Spanish media suggest ‘El Capi’ could even be out for up to four weeks.

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Rubén Pérez: “It’s nice to be remembered by Atlético”

Atlético are seriously considering the possibility of bringing midfielder Rubén Pérez back a year early from his two-year loan spell at Deportivo. The former Atlético B star, speaking to AS, gave the impression that he was flattered by the news, though he remained mindful of his obligation to his current team.