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Diego Simeone credits Fernando Torres for improving Atletico Madrid’s attack

20 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Fernando Torres by saying the striker’s presence has improved the performances of forwards Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. Torres arrived in January and quickly settled back into his boyhood club, scoring a brace at … Continue reading ?

Diego Simeone admits starting Griezmann, Mandzukic and Torres was a mistake

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

Diego Simeone has admitted that his decision to start the forward combination of Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Fernando Torres against Celta Vigo was a mistake. The Atletico Madrid manager was short on attacking threats for the La Liga contest due to an … Continue reading ?

Torres, Griezmann and Mandzukic set to start for Atletico Madrid against Celta Vigo

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Due to injuries and suspension, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is set to start Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic together for the first time this season. Atletico will be lacking creativity tomorrow against Celta Vigo due to the … Continue reading ?

Diego Simeone opts for Mario Mandzukic over Fernando Torres in the Madrid derby

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will to opt start striker Mario Mandzukic over Fernando Torres for Saturday’s showdown with cross-city rivals, Real Madrid. The decision may come as a surprise to some since Torres scored twice against Real Madrid at … Continue reading ?

Ex-Chelsea & Liverpool man Fernando Torres voted the best signing in January on Uefa’s website

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has this week won a reader’s vote award. UEFA.com ran an open quiz of their readers to find out which transfer during the winter window was consider the “best”. After swapping AC Milan for Atletico Madrid, El Nino scooped the top prize following goals against Barcelona and Real […]

Fernando Torres loan move to Atletico Madrid is the top January transfer deal, says UEFA poll

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

UEFA.com asked more than 50 million fans on social media to name who they thought had been the best signing of the January transfer window. Fans of Facebook and Twitter were invited to make their suggestions using #WinterTransferTop5. The winner, … Continue reading ?

January Transfer Deadline Day 2015: Atletico Madrid Transfer News and Rumours

Fernando Torres is back at the Vicente Calderon, but Diego Simeone's side still has a lot to play for this season, and the manager may just feel another signing or two before the winter window slams shut could help Los Colchoneros achieve...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Fernando Torres for Rest of Season at Atletico Madrid

A left-footed, first-time finish thunders into the top corner. It's the first goal of his return. A neat move to evade Pepe sets up a strong shot that creeps under Iker Casillas. It's his second. A precise touch and delicate dance around...Show More Summary

Arda Turan Tantrum Underlines Lack of Discipline That Could Cost Atletico Madrid

Barcelona's 3-2 win over Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon was one of the most entertaining matches of the season. The encounter saw the continued resurrection of Fernando Torres, a brace from Neymar, a Raul Garcia penalty, anShow More Summary

Atlético-Barcelona Game Goes Insane When Player Throws Shoe At Ref

last monthSports : Deadspin

Non-stop action from kickoff, an opening-minute goal from the all-of-the-sudden rejuvenated Fernando Torres, a dubious penalty call, two more incidents that could've easily led to pens, and five total goals made for a bonkers first half in today's Atlético Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey match. Show More Summary

Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona: Goals, Highlights from Copa Del Rey Match

Need a goal in the first minute in a Copa del Rey match? Fernando Torres has it covered. After he scored against Real Madrid in the first minutes of the first and second half of the last stage, Torres struck just 46 seconds into the second leg of Atletico Madrid's quarter-final match against Barcelona to get the hosts back into the tie. Show More Summary

Fernando Torres, Missing For Four Years, Found Scoring Goals In Madrid

last monthSports : Deadspin

Hey, who's this new "Fernando Torres" guy, and what did you do with the one we've come to know and loathe ? Also: hey, there you are Fernando! Where have you been hiding all these years? Read more...

Antoine Griezmann's Getting to Level of Fernando Torres' 1st Time at Atletico

Antoine Griezmann scored another two goals for Atletico Madrid, as his side beat Rayo Vallecano 3-1 at the weekend. The Frenchman is now the team's top scorer and his double against Rayo took his tally to 10 goals this season in La Liga,...Show More Summary

5 Questions Atletico Madrid Fans Would Love to Ask Fernando Torres

To appreciate just how adored Fernando Torres is at Atletico Madrid, one only needed to see the 45,000 fans that packed into the Vicente Calderon to witness his official unveiling upon his return to his boyhood club on January 4. Nicknamed...Show More Summary

Fernando Torres Set To Start For Atleti vs Barcelona With Mario Mandzukic On The Bench

last monthSports / Football : EPL Talk

Prior to today’s Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona (4pm ET on beIN SPORTS in the USA), manager Diego Simeone had been reportedly been training his squad with an attacking trident formed by Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. … Continue reading ?

ESPN Pundit Craig Burley Gets Fernando Torres Tattoo After Losing Bet

Fair play Craig Burley — you are a man of your word if nothing else! The former Chelsea and Scotland midfielder, now a pundit for ESPN, said he would get a Fernando Torres tattoo if "El Nino" scored against Real Madrid in the Copa del...Show More Summary

Ex Celtic & Chelsea player Craig Burley gets a Fernando Torres tattoo after losing a bet [Video]

ESPN pundit Craig Burley, who played for Celtic and Chelsea during his professional career, has been forced into getting a new tattoo after he lost a public bet. Burley got the needle in his arm after betting that Fernando Torres would fail  to score for Atletico Madrid against Real Madrid last week in the Copa Del […]

Epic Fail: Only £5,506 pledged to David Ginola’s fundraising target of £2,050,000

David Ginola’s campaign to become FIFA President looks set to be the biggest fail since Fernando Torres rounded David De Gea and somehow managed to slott wide. The former Premier League footballer, backed by a bookmaker known for silly stunts, is attempting to raise £2,300,000 in his bid to become FIFA President. David Ginola is […]

Why Mandzukic and Torres' Partnership Is Biggest Issue Facing Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid's 2-0 win over Granada saw Mario Mandzukic and Fernando Torres paired together for the first time. Torres had previously started both legs of the Madrid derby Copa del Rey encounters, but had yet to feature in the league. Meanwhile,...Show More Summary

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