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Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he would have done exactly the same thing as Federico Valverde after the Real Madrid midfielder’s match-saving professional foul in the Spanish Super Cup.
Lionel Messi has predictably been the star attraction but there will be no Clasico in Saudi Arabia this weekend, as Atletico Madrid’s defeat of Barcelona set up a clash with rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday.
Lionel Messi said Barcelona were guilty of playing like children on Thursday after Atletico Madrid staged a thrilling comeback to beat them 3-2 and set up a Spanish Super Cup final against Real Madrid.
Lionel Messi accused his Barcelona team-mates of making ‘childish mistakes’ in the club’s Spanish Super Cup semi-final defeat against Atletico Madrid.
The victory took the capital side up to third in the standings following an action-packed game in which three goals were scored in the space of five minutes.
Atletico Madrid will turn to Beijing Guoan forward Cedric Bakambu if a deal cannot be found to sign Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani.
Antoine Griezmann insists he did not leave Atletico for success at Barcelona, revealing it was for stylistic reasons as his former club is capable of winning silverware also.
Diego Simeone has dismissed reports suggesting he has lost the dressing room at Atletico Madrid, amid rumours he could be in line to succeed Unai Emery in the hot seat at Arsenal.
Jose Mourinho becomes the second-highest-paid manager in the world following his new £15million deal with Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday evening.
Diego Costa has been diagnosed with a cervical disc herniation in a fresh blow to goal-shy Atletico Madrid.
The incident happened when the Brazilian was playing for Real Madrid against Diego Simeone's men, both his wife and son were after the operation but possessions were taken from Casemiro's house.
Former Chelsea star Alvaro Morata regretted his time at the Stamford Bridge and admits he is highly delighted having quit the Premier League team.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak affirmed he is delighted to see Joao Felix make an instant impression at the club, and tipped the youngster to become a "magnificent" player in years to come.
Portuguese teen sensation Joao Felix came off the bench to score a superb goal Wednesday as Atletico Madrid blanked the Major League Soccer All-Stars 3-0 at rain-soaked Exploria Stadium.
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, his spokesman said.
Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister
Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his decision to build a new Government House as well as an airport is final, no matter the criticism from his political opponents.
The Benue State Government on Friday said negotiations on the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state had not been concluded.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.
Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.
The President of the Nigeria wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali, has showered praises on the minister of sports Sunday Dare for his role in the feat achieved by Nigerian wrestlers at the just concluded Ranking Series Tournament in Rome, Italy.
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe State has vowed to deal with teachers treating the teaching profession with levity, introducing a whistleblower policy to discourage the act of absenteeism and ensure patriotism within the basic education sector for effective teaching and learning.