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Watch: Atletico Madrid’s New Stadium Looks Incredible

Atletico Madrid have released footage of their new stadium, the Wanda Metropolitano as they prepare to face Malaga in the first game at their new ground on September 16.  Diego Simeone’s side have so far played their domestic games away from home this campaign – drawing 2-2 with Girona and defeating Las Palmas 5-1 in the early stages of La Liga. Atleti said goodbye to …

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Eamon Dunphy Compares Being Real Madrid President To Being On Cocaine

Eamon Dunphy has never been shy to speak his mind. It’s what people love about him, and sometimes hate about him.  The controversial RTÉ soccer pundit continues to out-do himself with outlandish remarks week in, week out. Having only a few weeks ago disregarded the Juventus side who are outright favourites for this season’s Champions League and have only conceded …

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Manchester United Fans Delighted As Antoine Griezmann Shares Growing Interest In Red Devils

Ever since recording a series of impressive performances for France at the 2016 European Championships, striker Antoine Griezmann has seen significant and growing interest in attaining his future services. Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United – as well as a host of European clubs – are all said to be interesting in trying the pry the 25-year-old away from Atlético Madrid and manager Diego Simeone, …

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La Liga Giants Slapped With Double Transfer Window Bans

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have lost their appeal against a ban on signing new players for the next two transfer windows. Both Madrid sides have been slapped with the ban as a result of an ongoing investigation into breaches of FIFA rules that govern the transfer of foreign players under the age of 18. Following an initial ruling back …

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Manchester United Sign Top Chief Scout In Coup For The Club

Manchester United

Manchester United may have not made any big money moves on deadline day, but they still managed to recruit a very important signing. Jose Mourinho has continued his overall strengthening of the club with the acquisition of Atletico Madrid’s chief scout, Gerardo Guzman. Guzman had been responsible for finding the world’s best talent under the age of 23 for Atleti …

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Spanish Source Contradicts Daily Mail’s Claim That Arsenal Are In For Atletico Star

Arsenal

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo has rubbished claims made by the Daily Mail that Arsenal are in talks with Atletico Madrid to sign their star centre-back Jose Giminez. The Mail’s Adam Crafton had tweeted on Wednesday that the London outfit were in talks with Diego Simeone’s side over a possible deal to bring the Uruguayan to the Emirates. Am told Arsenal trying …

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Champions League: A Real Madrid/Atlético Combined XI

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 04: Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Real Madrid CF competes for the ball with Tiago Mendes (L) of Atletico de Madrid during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. The two sides will contest the Champions League final at the San Siro on May 28th (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Real Madrid will do battle with city rivals Atlético at the San Siro in this weekend’s Champions League final – a repeat of the 2014 showpiece. On that occasion, Real needed a last minute equaliser from Sergio Ramos to take the tie into extra time, where they duly demolished jaded Atlético to win 4-1. Although Diego Simeone swears he is not looking …

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La LIga: Major Twist In The Title Race As One Contender Bows Out

VALENCIA, SPAIN - MAY 08: Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid reacts during La Liga match between Levante UD and Atletico de Madrid at Ciutat de Valencia on May 8, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

And then there were two… Champions League finalists they may be, but this past weekend saw Atlético Madrid eliminated from the race to win La Liga, leaving only Clásico rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid to contest the trophy heading into the final round of fixtures next Sunday. With every La Liga game kicking off at the same time on Sunday, there …

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Statistically Comparing The 2014 And 2016 Champions League Finalists

This years Champions League season has, to a large extent, mirrored that of 2013/2014. Despite another poor showing, an English team progressed as far as the semi-finals. Arsenal lost their nerve in the first leg, yet produced a brave, albeit fruitless, second leg against a European giant. Atletico Madrid under Diego Simeone knocked out a fancied Barcelona side. Two teams from Spain faced …

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Stunning Statistic Shows The Dominance Of Spanish Clubs In Europe

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 04: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final, second leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 4, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images )

The final whistle in the Santiago Bernebeu stadium on Wednesday confirmed another all-Madrid final of Europe’s top competition.  Real Madrid stuttered past a lacklustre Manchester City, thanks to a fortunate Gareth Bale strike, or unfortunate Fernando deflection, depending on which team you support. The Madrid defence lived up to its austere reputation as they kept yet another clean sheet. The …

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