ANTOINE GRIEZMANN

  • Atletico Madrid hard on Sociedad's heels, Sevilla down Levante April 8, 2015

    Atletico Madrid made a typically aggressive start to lay the foundations for a 2-0 victory at home to mid-table Real Sociedad on Tuesday that lifted the champions to within two points of second-placed Real Madrid. Diego Simeone's men came roaring out of the blocks at the Calderon and, after Arda Turan...
  • La Liga: Atletico Madrid leapfrog Valencia in battle for third April 5, 2015

    Atletico Madrid turned up the heat on Valencia in the battle for La Liga's third automatic Champions League berth when club top scorer Antoine Griezmann set them on the way to a 2-0 stroll at bottom side Cordoba on Saturday. The victory for the champions at Cordoba's El Arcangel stadium in...
  • Atletico Madrid even stronger than last season: Juanfran February 14, 2015

    After they sold top scorer Diego Costa and fullback Felipe Luis to Chelsea, some predicted Atletico Madrid would struggle to repeat their achievements in 2013-14 when they won La Liga and reached the Champions League final. The high-profile departures also included goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who returned to parent club Chelsea after...
  • Griezmann scores twice in Atletico Madrid's win over Levante January 3, 2015

    Barcelona: Antoine Griezmann headed two goals for Atletico Madrid in a 3-1 victory over Levante to keep them on the shoulders of the La Liga leaders on Saturday.6 The in-form Frenchman headed in a deflected Guilherme Siqueira cross after 17 minutes against a Levante side that was struggling to cope with...
  • Atletico Madrid sign France winger Antoine Griezmann July 28, 2014

    Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have moved to bolster their attack by agreeing to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad. "Atletico de Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann," Atletico said on their website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com) on Monday. "The young French football player...
  • World Cup 2014: Hyped France attack fails to deliver July 5, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Despite the hype about its attacking flair, France failed to deliver the goals in the World Cup quarterfinals. The 1998 champions lacked conviction going forward after missing two early opportunities and eventually lost to Germany 10 on Friday. Karim Benzema, who scored three goals in France's opening two matches,...
  • France held to 11 draw after Paraguay's late goal in warmup June 2, 2014

    Nice, France: Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann staked his claim for a World Cup starting spot with his first international goal for France, only for midfielder Victor Caceres to do likewise and earn Paraguay a 11 draw with an 89thminute header Sunday in Les Bleus' penultimate warmup game before heading...
  • Real Sociedad defeat Elche 40 in Spanish league January 28, 2014

    Madrid: Antoine Griezmann scored a hattrick on Monday to help Real Sociedad beat Elche 40 in the Spanish league. The 22yearold French midfielder put the hosts ahead in the fourth minute with a lob over goalkeeper Antonio Rodriguez that defender Damian Suarez then pushed into his own net while trying to...
  • Real Sociedad's Champions League hopes dented by Getafe May 7, 2013

    Madrid: Real Sociedad's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in a decade suffered a setback when they surrendered the lead and lost 21 at fellow European hopefuls Getafe in La Liga on Monday. The Basque club's reverse at Getafe's Coliseum stadium in Madrid means they still...
  • Sociedad rout Valladolid 4-1 to move into 4th in Spanish League March 16, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad thrashed Valladolid 4-1 with a dizzying attacking display Saturday to provisionally move into fourth place in the Spanish league. Forward Antoine Griezmann led Sociedad with a double and Imanol Agirretxe and Xabi Prieto added two more goals as the Basque side put on one of the most commanding...
  • M'Vila banned from playing for France until 2014 November 9, 2012

    Paris: The French Football Federation sent players a stern warning over their future conduct on Thursday by banning midfielder Yann M'Vila from the national team until the end of June 2014 for going to a nightclub during the playoffs for the 2013 Under21 European Championship. He will miss the 2014 World...