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Atletico Madrid rally to edge past Eibar

Saul Niguez gave away a goal just after the start of the second half, then redeemed himself by helping set up an equalizer for Jose Maria Gimenez before heading the match-winner as Atletico Madrid ended a run of poor results with a vital 3-1 victory over Eibar Saturday afternoon.When Saul's misplay of a simple ball allowed Keko Gontan, to give Eibar a 1-0 lead the Vicente Calderon...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres reaches Atlético century

"This day will go down in history and I'll never forget it," gushed Fernando Torres after the 31-year-old scored his… The post Fernando Torres reaches Atlético century appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Premier League January spending hits five-year high

English Premier League clubs’ gross spending on transfers in the January transfer window reached a five-year high of £175 million ($250.1 million, 230.1 million euros), financial consultants Deloitte said on Tuesday. The figure represented the biggest collective mid-season outlay by English top-flight teams since 2011 (£225 million), when Liverpool sold Fernando Torres to Chelsea...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atletico striker Torres will return to AC Milan at end of season

Atletico Madrid will not sign Fernando Torres on a permanent deal when his 18-month loan deal expires at the end of the season, Goal understands.Torres is currently on loan from AC Milan, where his contract expires at the end of June. However, Fifa have banned Atletico, as well as Real Madrid, from signing players for two transfer windows, with that suspension beginning at the end...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid target huge deal for Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski

Every day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Louis van Gaal is set for showdown talks with his Manchester United bosses early in the week after the club's latest setback, a 1-0 defeat at home to Southampton on Saturday.Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

January 2011: Remembering the Premier League’s most extravagant winter transfer window

Five years ago, Premier League clubs set a spending record for a winter transfer window, but of the $335 million spent during that prolific January, over 80% was accounted for by just four teams buying six players. Scratch the surface and you will see that although a lot of money exchanged hands, many of the deals failed to pay off. Darren Bent (Sunderland to Aston Villa, $35 million...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Starting XI of players Jose Mourinho sold from Chelsea

When Jose Mourinho arrives at a club he likes the build the team in his own image. That means bringing in new players and shedding the players Mourinho puts in his doghouse, whether they deserve it or not. In his time at Chelsea, Jose Mourniho cut a lot of players loose. It didn’t matter whether the player was an anchor for the club, a former player of the year, or a player...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atletico's Torres hunts elusive 100th goal in Central Asia

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Fernando Torres is making an almost 7,000-kilometer trek to the heart of Central Asia in search of an elusive 100th goal for Atletico Madrid. Atletico chartered a plane for long-distance flights- an Airbus A330- to make what it says is a record-breaking eight-hour journey for the club in European competition as it travels 6,840 kilometers to face Kazakh side...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres’s five-a-side dream team

Atlético forward Fernando Torres selects friends Sergio Ramos, Andrés Iniesta and David Villa in his dream five-a-side lineup, which also… The post Fernando Torres’s five-a-side dream team appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Torres on his feelings for Atlético

Ten months on from his return to Atlético Madrid, striker Fernando Torres explains what it means to represent his boyhood… The post Torres on his feelings for Atlético appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ferguson hammers Chelsea’s £50m transfer deal

Ferguson hammers Chelsea’s £50m transfer deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Sir Alex Ferguson has criticised Chelsea for signing Fernando Torres for then-British-record transfer fee of 50m from Liverpool in 2011.  The legendary former Manchester United manager will soon publish his new book ‘Leading’ where he says Chelsea have impulsively paid that money for Torres...
Via Soccerlens
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres caps Atletico Madrid's win vs. Eibar

Diego Simeone's second-half changes proved inspired as substitutes Fernando Torres and Angel Correa both scored in a hard-fought 2-0 win for Atletico Madrid at Eibar. Argentinian youngster Correa opened the scoring two minutes after coming off the bench by taking advantage of a pass from Torres, and he later returned the favour for the Spaniard, who sealed the points for Atletico...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Football Transfers Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Di Marias and Torres?

Football Transfers Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Di Marias and Torres? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com So it’s farewell to Angel Di Maria. Manchester United’s record signing has joined French champions PSG for £44.3m, and all things considered, the Red Devils will be very happy with that piece of business. Yes, the Argentine has serious pedigree, but to recoup such...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Radamel Falcao be another Fernando Torres at Chelsea?

Will Radamel Falcao be another Fernando Torres at Chelsea? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Radamel Falcao’s move to Chelsea is expected to be announced any time now. The Colombian is set to join the Blues on a one-year £4 million loan deal, with the club having the option to buy the Monaco striker for £35 million next summer. The question to be asked though, is whether...
Via Soccerlens
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres salvages draw for Atletico Madrid at Levante

BARCELONA, Spain -- Fernando Torres scored with 10 minutes left to salvage Atletico Madrid a 2-2 draw at Levante in La Liga on Sunday. The result kept the soon-to-be-dethroned champions in third place, four points above Valencia with two rounds remaining. David Barral opened the scoring for Levante in the 32nd, only for Siqueira to level three minutes later before Kalu Uche put the...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Torres gives Atletico 2-2 draw at Levante in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Fernando Torres scored with 10 minutes left to salvage Atletico Madrid a 2-2 draw at Levante in the Spanish league on Sunday. The result kept the soon-to-be-dethroned champions in third place, four points above Valencia with two rounds remaining. David Barral opened the scoring for Levante in the 32nd, only for Siqueira to level three minutes later before Kalu...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Suarez, Torres make Liverpool return in charity match

Luis Suarez graced the Anfield turf again on Sunday and vowed that if he ever returned to England, it would only be to play for Liverpool. The Uruguayan forward was back on his old ground for the first time since his summer move to Barcelona to play a part in the Liverpool FC Foundation All-Star charity match between teams picked by Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher. He came on...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Thanks LFC Fans For Warm Reception at Anfield (Photo)

Fernando Torres’ latest Anfield return showed him the difference between business and personal. Liverpool fans gave Torres a warm welcome Sunday when he played in an All-Star game for charity at Anfield. Liverpool fans serenaded Torres, who was a Kop hero for three-and-a-half years before he controversially joined Chelsea in January 2011, moving the Spanish striker to thank them...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea’s £50m flop talks about Stamford Bridge frustration

Chelsea’s £50m flop talks about Stamford Bridge frustration - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Fernando Torres has opened up about his torrid time at Chelsea in an interview with Spanish daily El Pais. The Spanish striker, who spent three-and-a-half seasons at Stamford Bridge from 2011 to 2014, never got into his stride with the club and was eventually sold to AC Milan. He...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres not distracted by next week’s Champions League decider

Heading into this weekend’s La Liga fixtures, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has reiterated he and his teammates are being constantly reminded of the importance of Saturday’s encounter with Espanyol, even though fans may have one eye on the club’s important Champions League return leg against Bayer Leverkusen next week. Atletico are facing elimination from European...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 the Santiago Bernabeu which helped knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey. While Simeone’s attempt at starting all three...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres excited about Champions League debut for his boyhood club

While Fernando Torres has previous UEFA Champions League experience with Liverpool and Chelsea – making 53 appearances between both Premier League sides - Wednesday night will be the first time the Spanish forward will step on the European stage as a member of his boyhood club, Atletico Madrid. Torres began his career with Los Colchoneros making his first team debut in 2001 at...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 injury to midfielder Koke, and because of the suspensions of Arda Turan and Raul Garcia. In an effort to combat his...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 suspensions of Arda Turan and Raul Garcia, and due to the loss of midfielder Koke to a hamstring injury. To replace the talented...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will 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 the Santiago Bernabeu to secure Atletico advancement in the Copa del Rey in January. But few will question the decision-making...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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