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10 top strikers who played for Atletico Madrid in the last two decades
10 top strikers who played for Atletico Madrid in the last two decades

Atletico Madrid is a team which has always had the luxury of having the best-attacking talents of the football world in their team. For many teams, replacing a star striker involves a lot of drama. For Atletico Madrid it is just a minor inconvenience. Countless times over the last two decades, Atletico have seen their star forwards move on to pastures new. However, on each occasion without fail, the Colchoneros have dusted themsel

Feb 10 2016
Gerard Pique trolls Real Madrid while trolling Spanish radio station on Twitter
Gerard Pique trolls Real Madrid while trolling Spanish radio station on Twitter

Gerard Pique is at it again; makes fun of Real Madrid on TwitterBarcelona defender Gerard Pique is known for being very active on social media and regularly interacts with his followers. After seeing the official Twitter account of Spanish radio station Cadena Cope tweet something about Fernando Torres’ 100th goal for Atletico Madrid, Pique couldn’t hold back and indulged in some hilarious banter, making fun of the Cadena Co

Feb 10 2016
5 football clubs which have the best scouting networks
5 football clubs which have the best scouting networks

We have all been there. Having requested a scout report, received it, trawled through player statistics and triple-checked the money’s available, you’ve launched a bid for your favourite world class individual. Now that you’ve attracted him to your mediocre, second-tier club, you realise that this is Football Manager, the game, and not reality by any means. Comparatively, the real world of football scouting requires a great dea

Feb 9 2016
Atletico Madrid storm back to defeat Eibar 3-1 in La Liga
Atletico Madrid storm back to defeat Eibar 3-1 in La Liga

Torres scored his 100th goal for Atletico Madid against EibarMadrid, Feb 7 (IANS) Atletico Madrid played a lacklustre first half but stormed back in the second to cruise past Eibar 3-1 in La Liga.The turning point at Vicente Calderon Stadium here on Saturday came in the 46th minute when Eibar midfielder Sergi Enrich scored. But Atletico then took charge of the match and completely dominated the contest from that point onwards, reports Efe.At

Feb 7 2016
Who received Fernando Torres' shirt after he scored his 100th goal for Atletico Madrid?
Who received Fernando Torres' shirt after he scored his 100th goal for Atletico Madrid?

Fernando Torres celebrates his 100th goal for Atletico Madrid with Angel Manuel Brinas – the man who discovered him 21 years agoOn Saturday, Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Eibar 3-1 to stay in the La Liga title race for the time being. Torres has been aching to reach the landmark ever since he scored his 99th goal back in September 2015. That goal was also against Eibar. El Nino, as he is fondly called, did not star

Fernando Torres grabs 100th Atletico Madrid goal in win over Eibar
Fernando Torres grabs 100th Atletico Madrid goal in win over Eibar

Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres celebrates his goal against Eibar (REUTERS/Javier Barbancho) MADRID Substitute Fernando Torres scored his 100th Atletico Madrid goal as they rallied from 1-0 down to beat visiting Eibar 3-1 and go level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Saturday. Two headed goals from corner kicks seven minutes apart by central defenders Jose Maria Gimenez and Saul put Atletico on track after Keko had given Eibar t

Feb 7 2016
European round up: Liverpool, Bayern Munich held, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid win
European round up: Liverpool, Bayern Munich held, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid win

Jermain Defoe (R) celebrates scoring the equaliser against LiverpoolLiverpool 2 – 2 SunderlandGoals from Adam Lallana and Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 2-0 lead over Premier League strugglers, Sunderland but an inspired second half thanks to goals from Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe had the Kop biting their nails as Liverpool's defense failed to withstand yet another mediocre attack. Firmino continued his fine form in front

Feb 6 2016
Transfer news and rumours : 27 January 2016
Transfer news and rumours : 27 January 2016

Dybala is one of the most sought after players in Europe The January transfer window is in its final week and a number of players are linked with clubs across Europe. Although, the mid-season transfer window may not be the best time to buy players due to the inflated prices, it can also work if a club manages to sign a player that can propel the team to the top of the table. Most deals usually take palce on deadline day but the fo

Jan 27 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 25th January 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 25th January 2016

With just 1 week left for the January transfer window, teams across Europe are scampering to complete deals that would help them in the second half of the season. Although, the mid-season transfer window may not be the best time to buy players due to the inflated prices, it can also work if a club manages to sign a player that can propel the team to the top of the table. Plenty of rumours across the European league were floating about today

Jan 25 2016
Transfer news and rumours: 24 January 2016
Transfer news and rumours: 24 January 2016

The January transfer window is approaching its final week and a number of players are linked with clubs across Europe. While Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid look to bolster their squads before the FIFA enforced transfer ban, other clubs are not far behind when it comes to signing replacements or add more bench strength.  Most deals usually take place on deadline day but the foundation for these deals are usually laid in the days prior. 

Jan 24 2016
Transfer news and rumours: 22 January 2016
Transfer news and rumours: 22 January 2016

Will Fernando Torres leave Atletico Madrid? The January transfer window is in its third week and a number of players are linked with clubs across Europe. While Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid look to bolster their squads before the FIFA enforced transfer ban, other clubs are not far behind when it comes to signing replacements or add more bench strength.  Most deals usually take palce on deadline day but the foundation for these deals

Jan 22 2016
6 footballers who are in their team based on reputation more than form
6 footballers who are in their team based on reputation more than form

Building a formidable reputation in football takes time. In a field where superstars are the life and soul of the modern day game, standing out from the crowd is a notorious challenge to achieve, but getting to the top is generally the goal for most driven football stars. Maintaining and adding to that hard-fought status is an equally testing endeavour and it is not one to be ignored lightly. When footballers take their foot off the ga

Dec 13 2015
5 stories fans must read about in Didier Drogba's new autobiography 'Commitment'
5 stories fans must read about in Didier Drogba's new autobiography 'Commitment'

Didier Drogba was a cult hero at Stamford Bridge Didier Drogba. A formidable striker who was the flag bearer for Chelsea Football Club for as long as he played for them. The zeal with which the Ivory Coast international donned the blue shirt was quite palpable when one watched him play for the club. He helped the Londoners to four Premier League titles and the club's first ever Champions League title, where he scored a blistering header

Nov 26 2015
Top 10 nicknames of footballers
Top 10 nicknames of footballers

Over the years, having seen countless Brazilians have names that in no way relate to their original birth-names, I would think that it is safe to establish that nicknames have their unique place in football. Be it Pele, arguably one of the greatest footballers ever or more recently, Kaka, these players have adopted the supposed one word as their name in the footballing world. However, there are players who have nicknames from their teammates, or

Nov 24 2015
7 worst receptions fans given to returning players by fans
7 worst receptions fans given to returning players by fans

Jerry Seinfeld once mused about the highly temporal nature of professional sport, focusing specifically on the relationship the fans have with individual players. These athletes are, most of the time, not built to last at a particular sporting institution. They know it, and the fans know it. These fans, however, develop attachments with them despite this knowledge, and waste no time in booing their former heroes once the inevitable happens. At

Nov 12 2015
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