1. Atletico Madrid Are in Real Danger of Seeing This La Liga Season Pass Them by

    Failing to take your chances is always a recipe for disappointment in football, but when presented with a golden opportunity to haul themselves back into relevance in La Liga this season, Atletico Madrid responded by struggling to get a sight of goal...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 7 hours ago 1,239 reads 8 comments

  2. Picking a Best Atletico Madrid XI Using Only 1 Player of Each Nationality

    Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence over this century has been built on some excellent players, and those names have been drawn from all four corners of the globe...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 days ago 1,715 reads 4 comments

  3. Remembering Chapecoense's Former Atletico Madrid Player Cleber Santana

    “In every life I’ll get to live, I’ll love you all the same.” And with that he was gone...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 3,826 reads 3 comments

  4. Grading Atletico Madrid's Major Summer Signings on Their Seasons so Far

    It has been an up-and-down season for Atletico Madrid , who have been excellent at times but have struggled at others...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 2,474 reads 10 comments

  5. Atletico Madrid Found Themselves Again During Vital Osasuna Victory

    Well that was a lot better, wasn’t it? If Atletico Madrid were glum after the defeat to city rival Real last week, then they managed to lift that gloom on Sunday afternoon, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 7 days ago 493 reads 2 comments

  6. Atletico Madrid Can Rely on Firefighter Tiago to Help Them Get Back on Track

    Such is the way of the world, the news of Bayern Munich's shock Champions League defeat at Rostov would have filtered through to the Vicente Calderon before Atletico Madrid took on PSV Eindhoven there on Wednesday evening...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 594 reads 2 comments

  7. Can Diego Simeone Find the Solutions to Atletico Madrid's Alarming Drop in Form?

    Diego Simeone has led Atletico Madrid into so many wonderful football arenas during his five years as the club’s manager, but right now Leganes’ tiny Estadio Municipal de Butarque is looking like one of the more significant...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 12 days ago 836 reads 3 comments

  8. After Real Madrid Defeat, Are Atletico Madrid's La Liga Hopes Already Over?

    Madrid is a vibrant, bustling city. There really isn 't much that stays still for long. Climb up from the Metro and onto the Puerta Del Sol, and you'll see a largely youthful ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 13 days ago 1,251 reads 4 comments

  9. Atletico Madrid Handed a Humbling Lesson That Hints at Even Tougher Times Ahead

    The opposition were obviously better, their players more revered and more expensive to both purchase and then keep at the club thanks to their huge wages, but there can be no doubt about this...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 14 days ago 2,763 reads 20 comments

  10. Atletico Madrid Need to Embrace the Sense of Occasion in Huge Madrid Derby

    At the risk of sounding like one of those Christmas-themed commercials that are increasingly infiltrating our television screens, this isn’t just any old Madrid derby. It’s a big Madrid derby...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 878 reads 1 comments

  11. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Players of the 21st Century: Nos. 5-1

    Atletico Madrid have had some wonderful players in the 21st century, but who are the best? We’ ve taken a look at the top 10, and after starting with Nos. 10-6 on Monday , we conclude here with the final five...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 18 days ago 3,645 reads 11 comments

  12. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Players of the 21st Century: Nos. 10-6

    Atletico Madrid have had some wonderful players in the 21st century, but who have been the best? We'll take a look at the top 10 this week, starting here and concluding with the top five on Wednesday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 20 days ago 2,514 reads 6 comments

  13. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of the 21st Century: No. 1

    With club football taking yet another international break, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back at Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence during the 21st century through some of the matches that made them what they are today...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 1,384 reads 2 comments

  14. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of the 21st Century: Nos. 3-2

    With club football taking yet another international break, we’ ve taken the opportunity to look back at Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence during the 21st century through some of the matches which made them what they are today...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 581 reads 3 comments

  15. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of the 21st Century: Nos. 6-4

    With club football taking yet another international break, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back at Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence during the 21st century through some of the matches that made them what they are today...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 25 days ago 1,027 reads 4 comments

  16. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of the 21st Century: Nos. 10-7

    With club football taking yet another international break, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back at Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence during the 21st century through some of the matches that made them what they are today...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 26 days ago 920 reads 1 comments

  17. Sociedad Loss Was the Worst Kind of Defeat but Atletico Madrid Can't Dwell on It

    Defeats happen. They happen both in football and in life. They happen when you might be thinking you’re safe from them, only for an ugly head to rear up from the bushes and shock you...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 28 days ago 2,133 reads 7 comments

  18. Remembering Antoine Griezmann's Breakthrough to the Big Time at Real Sociedad

    As he proved so spectacularly at the 2016 European Championship in the summer, Antoine Griezmann is a fiercely proud Frenchman...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 4,025 reads 7 comments

  19. Why Rostov Brace Can Help Antoine Griezmann Kickstart a Strong End to 2016

    They’re even winning when they aren’t playing well now. That last, often strived-for quality of elite sides is often the most difficult to achieve...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 725 reads 11 comments

  20. Why the Sky Is the Limit for Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco

    La Liga is the division of ridiculous goalscoring form. We all know that. At various points of any season, there will be moments when Lionel Messi , Cristiano Ronaldo, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 3,223 reads 2 comments

  21. Why Atletico Madrid Shouldn't Sweat the Goals They Conceded Against Malaga

    So much for boring old Atletico Madrid . In the club’s final season at the Vicente Calderon, they appear to be determined to let the old ground bow out with a bang...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,956 reads 5 comments

  22. Why Atletico Madrid Need Antoine Griezmann to Impress Against Malaga

    Defeats happen. They are part of football, and no matter how good you think your team are, a defeat will lurk around the corner eventually...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 749 reads 3 comments

  23. Origins of El Cholo: Remembering Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid Playing Career

    These days, Diego Simeone is known for his passionate, sometimes threatening, demeanour in the dugout as he stalks whichever La Liga or Champions League touchline he happens to be on...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,384 reads 2 comments

  24. Diego Simeone Has to Stick to Attacking Atletico Madrid Outlook Despite Defeat

    All of a sudden, the league table doesn’t look so nice for Atletico Madrid supporters. Having gone into the ninth gameweek of the season proudly sitting on top of La Liga, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,942 reads 6 comments

  25. Why Sevilla vs. Atletico Madrid Could Be the Best Game in Europe This Weekend

    Everyone will have a different opinion depending on what country they’re from or what team they support, but it is very hard to find a more attractive game in Europe this weekend than the one at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,204 reads 6 comments