1. Diego Simeone's Natural Caution Is in the Spotlight as Atletico Madrid Struggle

    It wasn’t quite as cliched as “keep calm and carry on,” but Diego Simeone wasn’t too far away from rolling out that well-worn phrase in Leganes on Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 days ago 7,221 reads 29 comments

  2. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts, Disappointments at Atletico Madrid in 2016/17

    The 2016/17 campaign got off to a slow start for Atletico Madrid on Sunday, when a last-gasp equaliser from Alaves’ Manu Garcia turned what looked certain to be three points into one point in a 1-1 draw...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 3,467 reads 11 comments

  3. Antoine Griezmann Comments on UEFA's 2015-16 Best Player in Europe Award

    Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann thinks he deserves to be crowned as European football’s star player following an excellent campaign for club and country...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 days ago 5,299 reads 38 comments

  4. Why Arsenal Target Jose Gimenez Is Priceless to Atletico Madrid

    Talk about Uruguay’s 2014 World Cup campaign and it isn’t long before you’re discussing what Luis Suarez did to Giorgio Chiellini, but that summer in Brazil was also a coming of age for one of the country’s young talents...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 days ago 2,889 reads 9 comments

  5. Atletico Madrid Left in a Midfield Muddle After Opening-Night Disappointment

    At Atletico Madrid , they pride themselves on doing things differently to their two main Liga rivals, but they aren ’t supposed to be quite this different...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 1,575 reads 9 comments

  6. Ultimate Guide to Atletico Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Third in La Liga. First with a Champions League final. Third. Then third with a Champions League final. Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid have become an increasing force ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 1,675 reads 11 comments

  7. Diego Simeone Has to Show New Atletico Madrid Attacking Focus Is Fit for Purpose

    There aren’t much gentler starts to a new domestic league season than playing a newly promoted team at home, but in many ways, Sunday’s fixture against Alaves places Atletico Madrid in a fairly difficult position...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 days ago 1,312 reads 2 comments

  8. Analysing Atletico Madrid's Reported Interest in Pedro Rodriguez

    You all know Pedro Rodriguez , right? He’s the quicksilver wide man who served as an able deputy to Barcelona’s various attacking talents over seven years in the Catalans’ first team...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 13 days ago 2,929 reads 4 comments

  9. Why Atletico Madrid's Rafael Santos Borre Can Star During Villarreal Loan Spell

    There are two distinctly different types of loan spells. In many cases, loan moves become the only viable option for clubs looking to trim both their squads and their wage bills, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 14 days ago 1,058 reads 3 comments

  10. Pre-Season Results Haven't Been Great, but Atletico Madrid Are Ready for 2016/17

    There are no dress rehearsals from here on out, with Atletico Madrid a week away from opening what promises to be a fascinating La Liga season with a home match against newly promoted Alaves next Sunday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 1,885 reads 6 comments

  11. Goalscoring Is Atletico Madrid's Biggest Area to Focus on in the New Liga Season

    There have been two successive third-place finishes for Atletico Madrid in the past two La Liga seasons, but the second was a clear improvement on the first in all ways but one...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 1,717 reads 4 comments

  12. How Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Can Secure Top-3 Finish in Ballon d'Or

    He’s back, and this time it’s personal. Well, it’s personal from the point of view that, as Antoine Griezmann starts his preparations for the 2016/17 season ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 4,473 reads 15 comments

  13. Atletico to Swansea: Borja Baston Highlights Premier League's Threat to La Liga

    You rarely have to listen to Javier Tebas for too long before it starts: the warnings, the calls for action, the urgency in the need for change. His eternal subject? The Premier League...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 21 days ago 4,075 reads 17 comments

  14. Javier Manquillo Needs a Loan Move, but Atletico Madrid Must Find the Right Club

    Because of the nature of the job at the highest level, footballers can often be seen to have achieved a lot in a short space of time without actually achieving anything at all...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 22 days ago 1,207 reads 4 comments

  15. Why Atletico Madrid's Nicolas Gaitan Has the Tools Required to Be a La Liga Star

    If pre -season is all about putting into practice what will later become second nature during the regular campaign, then Atletico Madrid have got their own pre -season pretty much on point...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 2,158 reads 1 comments

  16. 3 Areas for Antoine Griezmann to Improve on to Become an Atletico Madrid Great

    As he prepares to come back to his club following a hectic summer, there is huge excitement among  Atletico Madrid fans over the return of Antoine Griezmann...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 25 days ago 3,290 reads 7 comments

  17. Atletico Madrid Striker Borja Baston an Ideal Fit for Swansea or West Brom

    Ask most Atletico Madrid fans about May 2010, and they’ll respond with a smile and a knowing nod. It was, after all, when everything started to change...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 26 days ago 2,407 reads 4 comments

  18. Why Atletico Madrid Made the Right Move Picking Kevin Gameiro over Diego Costa

    Kevin Gameiro sat in front of the Spanish press, but the first questions put to him were about someone else...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 28 days ago 4,449 reads 10 comments

  19. Melbourne Defeat Is Part of the Learning Curve for Atletico Madrid Youngsters

    As Atletico Madrid have found out so far this summer, pre -season results are quite often taken in one of two ways, and that is entirely dependent and just how positive they have been...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 30 days ago 2,061 reads 4 comments

  20. Kevin Gameiro to Atletico Madrid: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    Atletico Madrid confirmed the signing of France international and Sevilla striker Kevin Gameiro on a four-year contract on Saturday: La Liga rivals Barcelona were linked with Gameiro by Sport (via the Sun 's James Leyfield )...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 month ago 6,629 reads 40 comments