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Three players called up to Spanish national team

For years, Atlético Madrid fans witnessed how the Spanish national team experienced its glory years, winning cup after cup, and becoming the first country ever to win three major tournaments consecutively, without a Rojiblanco player present. Some fans might have even started to wonder whether former Real Madrid coach Vicente del Bosque was ignoring the

Sergio Asenjo and Saul at atletico madrid training session

Asenjo and Saúl exit on loan

Atlético continued efforts to trim their squad this week, with more loan deals having been confirmed on Monday and Tuesday. Newly-promoted Villarreal will make their return to Primera action with Sergio Asenjo between the sticks, while Atleti cantera jewel Saúl Ñíguez has already suited up for our neighbours Rayo Vallecano just a day after a one-year

Thibaut Courtois at Atletico Madrid

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 34

Atlético were held to a scoreless draw against Deportivo in a useless game that nonetheless offered the capital club a very useful point. It’s interesting how expectations can change so quickly. Had fourth place been secured by Atleti in previous campaigns, as was the case to virtually no fanfare Saturday night, celebrations alongside Neptuno would

Thibaut Courtois and Radamel Falcao

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 32

Atlético rained on Sevilla’s parade on Sunday, defeating their opponents on the final day of the Andalusian capital’s April Fair and snapping their six-game win streak at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. With both sides fittingly looking hungover as the merry-making and festivities came to a close in Seville, Atleti made the most of their only

Mata beats Iago and scores in the 1st minute(

Atlético B snatch a late point

Atlético Madrid B were in great form, but after a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat against Real Madrid Castilla, the team seems to have hit a bit of a slump. The team played a goalless draw at Tenerife last week, and escaped with a point in this week’s derby with Rayo B that ended all knotted up

Atletico Madrid B lost to Celta de Vigo B

Atlético B lose to leaders Celta B

After three consecutive draws Atlético Madrid B experienced the bitter taste of defeat once again. Segunda División Group I leaders Celta B comfortably beat our second team 3-1, as coach Antonio Rivas had to do without the injured quintet of Koke, Cantero, Roberto, Vítor and Collado. Team captain Paco Regalón was also unavailable to the manager because of suspension.