4 hrs ago
Villaflor: Atletico: the club to keep an eye on
Atletico, though, is quickly emerging as a force to be reckoned with in the tournament, after it disposed of AC Milan 4-1 last Wednesday to advance 5-1 on aggregate.
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9 hrs ago
World Cup 2014 - 91 days to go: Teams - Spain
Spain are the reigning World and European champions and have enjoyed this recent success through their mastery of a short passing and movement game that maintains possession above all else, enabling them to always control the ball and thus opponents.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Champions League: The 6 Greatest Winners
Since the European Cup became the Champions League in 1992, there have been some incredible teams that have lifted the most prestigious trophy in club football.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
'Fired Atletico Madrid into second place' - Goal's World Player of the Week David Villa
They say everything happens for a reason and the suspension of Diego Costa inadvertenly worked in Atletico Madrid's favour as David Villa offered a timely reminder of his enduring class.
5 things to know when Atletico plays AC Milan
Atletico, already holding a 1-0 lead from the first leg, will host Milan on Tuesday in the last 16 of the Champions League.
PHOTO: Liverpool and Man Utd linked stars made to wait during floodlight failure
Valencia's Mestalla stadium experienced a floodlight failure minutes before the host's crucial La Liga clash with Athletic Bilbao.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
International Business Times
La Liga Results: Real Madrid Take Full Advantage of Barcelona's...
Atletico Madrid had gone level with Real momentarily after their 2-0 win Celta Vigo late on Saturday, courtesy a brace from David Villa, but their crosstown rivals pulled three points clear following a worry-free 3-0 result against 10-man Levante.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Barcelona, Bayern still have plenty of work to do to seal place in Champions League quarters
Protecting 2-0 leads from their last-16 first legs, Barcelona and Bayern Munich are huge favourites to advance in the Champions League this week when they play return matches at home.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
La Liga Table 2014 Week 28: Updated Standings Following Matchday 27
It was all happening in La Liga on Sunday. The title race was dramatically affected.
Celta 0-2 Atletico: Hitman Villa sends Madrid top of La Liga with quick-fire double
'Chelsea pensioner' Eto'o proves the old ones are still the best by setting title-favourites on way to punishing victory over Spurs Everyone at the club talks about finishing in the top four.
Nanaimo Daily News
Barcelona falls 1-0 at Valladolid ahead of Man City game, Villa's brace lifts Atletico top
Valladolid's Italian midfielder Fausto Rossi celebrates scoring during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain on Saturday March 8, 2014.
Atletico wins and Barcelona loses in La Liga
Atletico Madrid pulled out an away 2-0 win against a Celta Vigo that outplayed the Madrid side for most of the game but couldn't translate the advantage into a win .
Celta Vigo 0-2 Atletico Madrid
Following Barcelona's shock defeat at Real Valladolid and with Real Madrid not in action until Sunday, Atletico knew a victory would take them top courtesy of their head-to-head record with Real.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Diego Costa Could Force Team-Mate David Villa from Spain's 2014 World Cup Squad
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil will arguably be their hardest test to date, taking place in South America, with a few of their biggest stars from previous tournaments either into or approaching their 30s and with most of the rest of the world seeing them as the team to beat.
The Winnipeg Free Press
5 things to know about the Spanish league as Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico play for title
Real Madrid's advantage at the top of the Spanish league has been squeezed down to a single point over Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid is only three points behind.
6 Reasons Why Atletico Madrid Are Not on Barcelona and Real Madrid's Level Yet
A Copa Del Rey win at the end of last season has been followed by a storming La Liga campaign, but the Rojiblancos still remain the outside bet to take the title in May. A slender first leg lead in their Champions League encounter against AC Milan , with the home leg to come, has given the mattress makers hopes of qualifying for their first ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
look Spain edges fellow European power Italy
It finished Spain 1-0 Italy , but Thiago Alcantara was the real winner in Wednesday's international friendly in Madrid.
Shaw, Koke, Verratti and Europe's other young guns getting their shot ...
Mourinho reveals Real Madrid stars queued up to use the mirror before they went out on the pitch... and why can't more rich kids try to emulate my warrior Chelsea players like Terry and Lampard? He's still world class! Vidic signs bumper deal to quit United for Inter Milan on free transfer as Italians hail capture EXCLUSIVE: Ramsey to sign new ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Balague: End of an era
The 35-year-old centre-back announced on Tuesday that he will leave the Catalan club at the end of the season, 15 years after making his first-team debut in 1999.
Talismanic Carles Puyol Was the Heart and Soul of Barcelona's Golden Era
's decision to leave Barcelona after 19 years with the club probably means the curtain will now come down on the La Liga career of one the greatest defenders in the history of the game.