Highly Skilled Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco Now Thriving at Atletico After Initial Period of Adjustment to Simeone’s Methods

“It was a little difficult to adapt. But now I’m good physically and in all other departments as well,” explained an overjoyed Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco, after his starring role in Atletico Madrid’s impressive 2-1 win over Valencia. His wonderful performance was the perfect way to cap off a brilliant week for the Belgian wizard. It all[…]

Atletico Madrid Add Individual Flair to Solid Foundations

Atletico Madrid’s La Liga title triumph in 2013/14 was one of the greatest achievements in modern football history. Diego Simeone’s outfit, the third team in Spain, came out on top in what was widely considered to be a two-horse race between Barcelona and Real Madrid. While there are plenty of examples of upsets of a[…]

Ferreira Carrasco Announces A New Era For Atlético

Dispossessing the ever dependent Enzo Perez in the right-back position before skipping past Andre Gomes with an impressive change of pace and firing a stinging shot into the bottom left hand corner, Yannick Ferreira Carrasco announced himself to Atlético de Madrid fans. More importantly he announced the new look Atlético to the world. Since their[…]

Is the Time Nearing for Diego Simeone to Ease his Stringency on Atlético Madrid?

Over the course of July and August, Atlético Madrid assembled the most eclectic squad of the Simeone era to date, in what was a clear changing of approach from the shot callers at the Calderón. After a hangover season for los Colchoneros, who, as expected, failed to defend their title of 2013-14, it was evident[…]