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La Roja set up historic Women?s World Cup clash

Jorge Vilda?s women won just one group game, but dominated possession and confirmed their progression. The Spanish women?s national team managed to overcome the World Cup group stage hurdle and secure a last 16 berth for the first time after...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-23 08:48:22

Colchonero Chat 164: The ?120 million episode

With Euan McTear and Kiyan Sobhani. On this special edition of Colchonero Chat, Jeremy is joined by Spanish football journalists Euan McTear and Kiyan Sobhani to break down what is already a hectic summer in the capital. Jeremy and Euan...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-21 08:48:32

Official: Atlético Madrid to sign Marcos Llorente

The 24-year-old will undergo a medical and sign for five years with Atlético Madrid. Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid have reached an agreement over the transfer of Marcos Llorente with the Spanish midfielder set to undergo a medical...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-20 16:49:09

Simeone?s Atlético rebuild progresses as team seeks fresh start

El Cholo is overseeing the most dramatic reshaping since he took over Atlético?s bench. Diego Simeone is building something new. ?More team, less stars,? is how Diario AS put it recently after Atlético Madrid shattered their wage...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-17 19:50:19

Joao Felix in Madrid, ready to sign for Atlético - reports

The 19-year-old is reportedly set to sign for ?120 million. Joao Felix is in Madrid and ready to sign for Atlético Madrid
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-17 16:48:38

Atlético Madrid Seasonal Player Ratings 2018/19: Forwards

Our season review concludes with a look/glare at Simeone?s forward corps. Sergio Camello/Borja Garcés/Joaquín Muńoz: N/A Each canterano made one appearance in LaLiga, and two scored dramatic goals. Garcés scored a 94th minute equalizer...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-17 08:49:11

Reports: Atlético all in on Joăo Félix

The Portuguese phenom appears keen on the move, too. Joăo Félix is a wanted man. That much we know. A terrific debut season at Benfica resulted in the 19-year-old?s inclusion in Portugal?s Nations League squad, and Europe?s elite are on...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-13 08:48:30

Atlético Madrid Seasonal Player Ratings 2018/19: Midfielders

Part 2 of ItC?s end-of-season review. Gelson Martins: N/A Another very weird case for an Atlético Madrid wide midfielder. Gelson started just one match and played half of the minutes that Francisco Montero did. The Portugal international...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-13 08:48:30

Antoine Griezmann moving to Barcelona according to Atlético Madrid director

The Griezmann saga is over, as Miguel Ángel Gil Marín says the Frenchman will play at Barcelona. Antoine Griezmann is set to join to Barcelona according to Atlético Madrid?s chief director Miguel Ángel Gil Marín. ?He is going to...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-13 08:48:30

ESPNFC: Jan Oblak wants out

Oblak wants a move to Manchester United, with broken promises by Atlético at the heart of his discontent. Jan Oblak wants out of Atlético Madrid according to ESPNFC. The goalkeeper favours a move to boyhood club Manchester United...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-10 19:48:37

Colchonero Chat 163: The departed defense

With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins the program to speak with site manager Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren) on matters such as Atlético Madrid?s...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-08 08:48:39

Atlético Femenino move on from failed double bid

Despite the Copa de la Reina final defeat, the women?s team has already taken steps to improve for next season. Atlético Femenino?s attempt to win the domestic double failed for a second straight season after a 2-1 loss to Real Sociedad,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-07 19:49:00

Rodri case displays Atlético Madrid?s competitive disadvantage

The midfielder wants space, and Atlético can?t do anything other than wait for him to make up his mind. Rodri was once seen as the future of Atlético Madrid?s midfield. But now he can?t tell what?s going to happen tomorrow morning, let...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-06 08:49:13

Atlético Madrid Seasonal Player Ratings 2018/19: Goalkeepers and defenders

Atlético?s back five remained solid despite some slippage. The annual ItC tradition is back! It is time to unveil the seasonal player ratings for Atlético Madrid?s defenders and goalkeepers as we review the season that was and get set...
atletico de madrid - 2019-06-05 08:49:00

SER: Griezmann signed Barcelona contract in March

The radio station also says there is documented evidence that will come to light. Spanish radio claimed on Thursday night that Antoine Griezmann signed for Barcelona in March ? which would mean he had a permanent deal with and was under...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-31 19:48:54

Three theories behind Atlético?s unconventional Griezmann announcement

Why did Atlético announce Griezmann?s departure before the end of the season" The logic behind Atlético Madrid?s announcement that Antoine Griezmann didn?t want to continue at the club is a head-scratcher. In a world where secrecy is...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-29 12:48:51

CONFIRMADO: Atlético sign Felipe Monteiro for ?20 million

The first summer signing is Porto?s central defender. Atlético Madrid announced defender Felipe Monteiro?s move from FC Porto on Tuesday, a transfer which is expected to kick off a very busy summer window for the capital club. Acuerdo...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-29 08:49:48

Juanfran confirms Atlético exit in press conference

The Spaniard is off after eight-plus years and 355 appearances for the club. Yet another longtime Atlético Madrid player said goodbye on Thursday, as Juanfran held a press conference to announce his departure from the capital and his hope...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-24 08:49:01

Colchonero Chat 162: School?s out

With Rob Walker. Rob Walker is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and a recent graduate of Kenyon College in Ohio. He is also the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where he joins Jeremy Beren to reflect one last time on an...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-23 08:48:47

Atlético reveal 2019/20 home shirt

In a somewhat unexpected announcement, Atlético Madrid have showcased their new home kits for next season.  On Wednesday afternoon, Atlético Madrid officially released their new home kit for the 2019/2020 season, with promotions that...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-22 19:48:49

Let?s get excited about Sergio Camello

The B-team striker became the first player born in the 21st century to score for the senior side.  With all the already-announced exits and the further departure rumours promulgated in the Spanish media, it appears Atlético Madrid?s squad...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-21 19:48:46

Three things we learned from Atlético?s season-ending draw at Levante

Atleti?s 2018/19 Liga Santander campaign ended with one of the themes of the season ? dropped points away from home. Ángel Correa is running out of chances to prove himself ? if he hasn?t already. It?s fitting that the 24-year-old?s...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-20 08:49:43

Levante UD-Atlético Madrid: Kickoff time, possible XI and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

The end of an era. Atlético Madrid will end their 2018/19 season where it began ? in Valencia, against a Levante side that secured safety last week. Levante have been one of LaLiga?s most entertaining sides this season and confirmed...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-18 08:49:35

Koke set to lead Atlético into new era

He?s played with the club?s previous three captains, and now the academy kid will stake his own place in Atlético?s annals. Just one year after Gabi handed the captaincy onto Diego Godín, the torch would be passed once more. The Uruguayan...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-17 08:50:22

OFFICIAL: Antoine Griezmann to leave Atlético Madrid

Barcelona is expected to be the Frenchman?s next stop. Atlético Madrid announced Tuesday night that star striker Antoine Griezmann will leave the club this summer, and Saturday?s fixture at Levante will be his final game as a...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-15 08:48:45

The reinvention of Atlético Madrid: a rebellion disguised as the end of an era

Atlético Madrid are losing many stalwart players, and that could have unintended consequences ? for better or worse. Atlético Madrid are set to experience their most drastic turnover since they won LaLiga in 2013/14 and made it to the...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-15 08:48:45

Antoine Griezmann is gone ? and that?s a good thing

The World Cup winner leaves Atlético Madrid not with a roar, but with a whimper.  Atlético Madrid spent roughly ?30 million on a diminutive Frenchman from Real Sociedad in 2014. He was a highly-touted prospect, and the ideal replacement...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-15 16:50:12

Antoine Griezmann?s Barcelona move appears to be back on

The French forward finally might move on this summer. Last year around this time, Antoine Griezmann was deep into producing a 30-minute documentary announcing that he would commit to signing another long-term deal with current club...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-14 08:49:46

Colchonero Chat 161: A goodbye for Godín

With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins the season?s penultimate episode to talk about Diego Godín?s final home match for Atlético Madrid ? a...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-14 19:49:58

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Sevilla: Godín waves goodbye to the Wanda Metropolitano

The game played second fiddle to Godín?s farewell afterwards on the Wanda Metropolitano turf. The football was secondary to the real main event on Sunday night at the Wanda Metropolitano, as Diego Godín played his final home game in red...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-13 08:48:44

Atlético Madrid-Sevilla FC: Kickoff time, possible XI and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

El faraón?s final home game. Atlético Madrid will honor captain and longtime defensive anchor Diego Godín following Saturday evening?s match against Sevilla. Earlier this week, Godín confirmed he will leave Atlético at season?s end, and...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-12 08:51:42

Rumor: Otamendi + ?45 million for Rodrigo"

Manchester City are keen to bring in Rodri and reports suggest a deal is starting to take shape. Atlético Madrid need help in defence. They will officially lose Diego Godín at the end of the season and have been linked to Nicolás Otamendi,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-11 12:48:47

Report: Otamendi + ?45 million for Rodrigo"

Manchester City are keen to bring in Rodri and reports suggest a deal is starting to take shape. Atlético Madrid need help in defence. They will officially lose Diego Godín at the end of the season and have been linked to Nicolas Otamendi,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-11 08:48:39

Atlético Femenino update: Champions again!

The ladies held off a stiff challenge from Women?s Champions League finalists Barcelona and are in position to secure a domestic double. Atlético Femenino are Spanish champions again. The Colchoneros have defended their league title...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-10 08:49:49

Colchonero Chat 160: Now an Atlético Femenino podcast

With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is an Into the Calderón staff writer and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins Into the Calderón site manager Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren) to analyze just what happened to Atlético Madrid...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-07 08:48:42

Atlético Madrid?s Catalan curse

Atleti have taken less than a point per game against Catalan opposition over the past two seasons, and that run continued in matchday 36. There is nothing scarier for Atlético Madrid than a trip to Catalonia. Not because they?re afraid of...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-07 08:48:42

Diego Godín announces Atlético Madrid departure at emotional press conference

After almost a decade in red and white, Diego Godín will leave Atlético Madrid. After almost a decade in red and white and nearly 400 games, Diego Godín will leave Atlético Madrid at the end of the season, he announced while teary-eyed in...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-07 16:48:56

RCD Espanyol 3-0 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

Another entry into this season?s scrapbook of horrors for Atléti.  Jan Oblak (6): Not especially at fault for any of the goals, the chaotic defense in front of him once again imploded. Juanfran (6): Compared to some other...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-04 19:48:56

RCD Espanyol-Atlético Madrid: Kickoff time, possible XI and how to watch LaLiga Santander 2019

A fifth straight win could be on the cards. Atlético Madrid are on the brink of clinching second place in LaLiga, and they will do just that with one point at Espanyol on Saturday. This classic Liga Santander fixture comes in a good...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-04 08:48:59

Colchonero Chat Rumor Roundup: It?s aliveee!

The podders are back to run down a dozen hot Atlético rumors. Atlético Madrid?s season is almost over, and you know what that means ? rumors on top of rumors! Atlético ? freshly confirmed as MLS All-Star?s opponents this summer ? could...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-03 08:48:58

Atlético?s ageing defence set for overhaul

Diego Simeone is set to reboot his entire defence in an effort to prevent another Turin debacle. Think Diego Simeone and you think defensive football. Go one step further and there are specific defenders that come to mind ? Diego Godín,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-05-03 19:49:36

Atlético Madrid and handballs ? don?t throw your hands up in the air

Four of the seven penalties Atleti have conceded this season have been for handballs.  It?s quite clear which songs are on the Atlético Madrid pre-match playlist this season. They?ve obviously been listening to a lot of Fedde Le Grand,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-04-30 08:48:42

Report: Manchester United still want Jan Oblak

The Premier League side don?t think the release clause is excessive given Oblak?s immense talent. Manchester United are very serious about triggering Jan Oblak?s new ?120 million release clause, according to ESPNFC. The Slovenian just...
atletico de madrid - 2019-04-29 19:48:47

Manchester United want Jan Oblak - report

The Premier League side don?t think the release clause is excessive given Oblak?s immense talent. Manchester United are very serious about triggering Jan Oblak?s new ?120 million release clause according to ESPNFC. The Slovenian just...
atletico de madrid - 2019-04-29 16:48:59

Player ratings: Atlético Madrid 1-0 Real Valladolid

Atlético held on against the pucela to notch their third win in a week. Jan Oblak, GK: 8 Rang up his 20th clean sheet in LaLiga and had to earn it late with saves on Óscar Plano and Miguel de la Fuente. He also survived a Fernando Calero...
atletico de madrid - 2019-04-28 08:48:56

Atlético Madrid-Real Valladolid: Kickoff time, possible XI and how to watch LaLiga Santander 2019

Simeone?s men can celebrate the club?s 116th anniversary in style. Atlético Madrid are on a bit of a late season roll and will look for a fourth straight win on Saturday against Real Valladolid. Relegation-threatened Valladolid have...
atletico de madrid - 2019-04-27 08:49:01
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