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OFFICIAL: Simeone signs contract extension with Atletico until 2020

Tuesday March 24 2015,

Tags: La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone

The Argenitinian manager took control of the team in 2011. There was speculation he would accept a job offer with Manchester City.
Rumor had it that Diego Simeone would stay in Madrid for a long period of time. That rumor is now a fact as the Argentinian manager has signed a contract extension with Atletico Madrid until 2020. 

Simeone arrived to Los Colchoneros in 2011 to take the spot that Gregorio Manzano had left. The years after he took control, in 2014, he led Atletico to win La Liga. It was the first time since...

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REACTIONS: What teams had to say about the outcome of the UCL Draw

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid rematch highlights the match-ups for the upcoming UCL quarterfinals. Monaco returns to this stage for the first time in 11 years.
The UEFA Champions League draw has produced some interesting matchups. It is time to hear it from the players and staff about their reactions to the UCL Draw.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid is a rematch from last year’s final. When they met at Lisbon, Real Madrid made a late comeback winning La Decima 4-1. After that, the next six draws between both teams have favored Atletico. This secures...

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UCL Last 8 draw ft Atletico vs Real Madrid and PSG vs Barcelona

The result of the Champions League quarter-final draw will see a repeat of last season's final, with Barcelona paired against the Ligue 1 Champions.
The draw for the UEFA Champions League quarter-final stage has been complete, and just as the round of 16, it has produced some juicy encounters, and some rather mismatched ties.

Defending champions Real Madrid will face city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of last season's final. Carlo Ancelotti's men have the advantage over Los Rojiblancos on the European stage, but Simeone's crew have...

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Live stream info: Champions League Last 8 draw – Watch on March 20, 2015

After 112 matches and 325 goals, the Champions League has reached its quarter-final stage. Here’s when and where to watch the Last 8 draw in live streaming on Friday, March 20, 2015.
Hard luck to English participants; there are none left! Liverpool exited the competition early as they failed to overcome Real Madrid and FC Basel in their group. Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City all reached the Last 16 only to suffer heartbreaks.

The Blues lost 3-3 on aggregate as a resilient PSG – inspired by defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz – stunned the home crowd at...

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Atletico makes it to the UCL's final eight teams thanks to Torres' penalty

Stefan Kiesling missed the decisive penalty after El Niño made it 3-2 for the hosts.
Atletico Madrid can keep dreaming about playing back-to-back Champions League finals, after shocking Bayer Leverkusen at Estadio Vicente Calderon. Los Colchoneros needed a penalty shootout to earn their place among the final eight teams in the tournament, and did it with some drama throughout the game.

Things started to complicate for the home side after Miguel Angel Moya left the pitch with...

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Live streaming info: Atletico Madrid vs Bayer Leverkusen - March 17, 2015

Bayer Leverkusen will travel to Atletico Madrid on March 17th for their Round of 16 second leg fixture of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Atletico Madrid vs Bayer Leverkusen below.
Bayer Leverkusen are coming into the second leg of their clash against Atletico with a slender 1-0 lead, although, they are worthy of such a lead. Very few teams dare to look Atletico's players in the eye and approach the game as physically as the Spanish side. Yet, Atletico suffered more fouls in Germany. They might be slight aggrieved because of the fact that a goal from Fernando Torres...

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'Don't make them feel too comfortable'--Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone

The Argentinian coach required his fans to boost the team's confidence when they face Bayer Leverkusen tomorrow, during the second leg of their UCL matchup against the Germans.
Diego Simeone wants his fans to make Vicente Calderon Stadium "a living hell" for his German visitors Bayer Leverkusen. Earlier today, in his pre-match press conference, El Cholo requested his fans not to cease their support at any time during the game tomorrow, since he believes the stadium's surroundings will end up shifting the game's outcome one way or the other.

"I want a...

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OUCH! Joao Miranda sent off after throwing elbows against Espanyol

Saturday March 14 2015,

Tags: La Liga, Espanyol, Atletico Madrid, Joao Miranda, Abraham

The Brazilian defender left the pitch following his awful blow to Abraham, who was rushed to the hospital as a precaution. Los Colchoneros & Los Periquitos tied 0-0.
During the Spanish League match between Espanyol and Atletico, Joao Miranda took center stage in the worst way possible. Before the first half ended, the Brazilian defender looked for a lobbed ball, but when he went up, he threw his elbow at Espanyol's midfielder Abraham. The player was immediately sent off by referee Vicandi Garrido, but his actions were criticized by fans and media.

Before...

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GOING NOWHERE: Diego Simeone will extend his contract with Atletico

The Argentinian coach was rumored to be negotiating a contract with Premier League champions Manchester City in order to substitute Manuel Pellegrini.
After weeks of negotiations, it seems that finally Diego Simeone will sign his contract extension with Atletico Madrid, dismissing every rumor that placed him coaching in the Premier League next season. According to sources, Simeone will end up making up to six million euros per season, with his commitment with Atletico ending in 2019.

Simeone's requests to Atletico's chairman Enrique Cerezo...

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TRANSFER RUMORS: Cavani to join Diego Godin next season?

According to sources, the Uruguayan striker has initiated negotiations with Los Colchoneros following a less than satisfactory stint with PSG.
It seems Edinson Cavani's tenure with Paris Saint-Germain could be ending soon. After a heavily publicized transfer in 2013, the Uruguayan striker has stated earlier this season that he is not enjoying his role with the team, and that he would analyze any offers for his services. Those words were not taken lightly by his compatriot Diego Godin, who apparently talked Diego Simeone into the idea of taking...

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ATLETICO CRISIS: Simeone blasts Mandzukic for his poor attitude

The Argentinian coach relegated the Croatian striker to the bench during Atletico's last match against Sevilla, which infuriated Atletico's Number 9.
It seems that one of Diego Simeone's signings is not enjoying his role with the team lately. Striker Mario Mandzukic was left out of the team's Starting XI against Sevilla this weekend, which infuriated the Croatian player. His performance after coming in for Antoine Griezmann was rather disappointing, clearly not comfortable with his role. When the game ended, coach Diego Simeone blasted the player...

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Atletico Madrid against the ropes after 1-0 loss vs Bayer Leverkusen

Los Colchoneros won't have Diego Godin and Tiago available for the second leg, which will force Simeone to improvise in defense.
With a lonely goal by Hakan Calhanoglu, Bayer Leverkusen will travel to Madrid with a narrow lead to face Atletico at Vicente Calderon stadium. Despite not having to overcome a huge deficit, things may not be as easy for Simeone's men, since they won't be able to start neither Diego Godin nor Tiago. Godín saw his third yellow card of the tournament after a hard tackle on Lars Bender, while Tiago...

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Live stream info: Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico - Watch on Feb 25, 2015

Atletico will travel to Leverkusen on February 25th for their seventh fixture of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid below.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen's erratic form in the Bundesliga continued as they surrendered a lead against Augsburg in the final seconds of stoppage time to draw 2-2. The result was more disheartening considering their previous game against second placed Wolfsburg at the Bay Arena. In an incredible match, Wolfsburg had taken a 0-3 lead; Leverkusen had fought back to 2-3 only to be pegged back by a...

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GAME CHANGER: Simeone claims Turan's presence is vital for Atletico's strategy

The Turkish midfielder has missed two practice sessions. His availability can determine Simeone's game plan.
Even in a team where everyone is praised for their quality, there are players who shine brighter than others. Arda Turan is one of those men in Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid.

The Argentinian coach acknowledged that with him on the pitch, things are mostly positive for his team. The Turkish midfielder is expected to play in Wednesday’s Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen.

“Arda’s...

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NOT MOVING? Diego Simeone started negotiations with Atletico Madrid

Monday February 23 2015,

Tags: La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone

The Argentinian manager revealed on Saturday his agent is already working on a deal to keep him with Los Colchoneros for five years.
Trying to silence those rumors that placed him away from his beloved Atletico, coach Diego Simeone's agent already begun talks with the team's execs to keep him as manager for the next five years. The Argentinian boss revealed his intention is to sign a contract that brings big money to his pocket, but his priority will always be the liberty to choose his team and how to manage it.

"We...

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Fabio Capello defends Atletico Madrid's players: "Football is not for puss***"

The Italian coach blasted Real Madrid and Barcelona's players for complaining about Atletico's methods, while applauding Fernando Torres' current form.
Italian coach Fabio Capello shared his thoughts about La Liga's top contenders, saving no words when talking about his former team Real Madrid. The current Russian team's boss criticized Barcelona and Real Madrid players for complaining about Atletico's playing style, which he considers quite appropriate.

"Atletico is not a violent team. Football is not for puss***. They are a team that...

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BLAME IT ON ME: Simeone takes responsability for Atletico's disaster against Celta

Monday February 16 2015,

Tags: Atletico Madrid, La Liga, Celta Vigo

Simeone recognized a bad game plan in the first 45 minutes. Chances to catch up with La Liga leaders start to vanish.
There were many doubts in Atletico Madrid’s locker room after their 0-2 loss against Celta Vigo on Sunday. For Diego Simeone there was something obvious, it was his fault. 

Simeone is known for making the right decisions and making Atletico a fearless competitor anywhere they play. Their chances for a second consecutive La Liga title now start to vanish as Real Madrid and Barcelona...

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"Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone have a lot in common"-- Chelsea's Diego Costa

The Brazilian-born striker also stated he would like to win the Champions League this year, after losing the 2014 edition against Real Madrid.
Fresh off his three-game ban for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can and Martin Skrtel, Spanish striker Diego Costa talked about his current coach, Portuguese Jose Mourinho, and how easy it has been for him to adapt to the Premier League after being coached by Diego Simeone while playing for Atletico Madrid.

"Jose is one of the best managers in the world. He's got a lot of things in common...

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Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone to be lured by wealthy EPL side?

The Argentinian manager could be joining Manchester City next summer, since Manuel Pellegrini's future with the team is no longer secure.
With their season apparently ending with no trophies, Manchester City could be set to make a managerial change. If that ends up being the case, current Atletico Madrid Diego Simeone would be the man for the job, according to several English sources.

The club's first contact with Simeone came back in November, when the Citizens were facing elimination from the UEFA Champions League group stage....

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“We were worse than Atleti at everything” – Carlo attacks Real after Madrid derby thrashing

The Blancos manager was upset with his side's horrendous performance, and made no attempt to conceal this, lashing out at his team after the 4-0 loss to their city rivals.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti was left in rage after his side succumbed to a 4-0 thrashing away to city rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday, and did little to conceal it, ripping into Les Merengues and the entire squad after the historic defeat.

Goals from Tiago, Saul Niguez, Antoine Griezmann, and Mario Mandzukic sealed all three points for the home side in the latest edition of the Madrid...

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