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  • Madrid derby: Atletico hold Real to a goalless draw in Champions League April 15, 2015

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday. Slovenian Oblak made a string of memorable saves against the team that beat Atletico in last season's final...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Getafe 2-0, stay in touch with top 3 in La Liga March 21, 2015

    Barcelona: Midfielder Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion set up two goals to help Atletico Madrid ease to a 2-0 win over crosstown rival Getafe and keep in touch with the top three teams in the Spanish league on Saturday. Atletico overwhelmed the visitors from the start at their Vicente Calderon Stadium with the...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 on penalties to reach Champions League quarters March 18, 2015

    Fernando Torres scored the decisive spot-kick as Atletico Madrid beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The match finished 1-1 on aggregate after extra time, with the home side avenging its 1-0 defeat in Germany in the first leg...
  • 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...
  • Copa Del Rey: Neymar double sends Barca into semi-finals January 29, 2015

    Neymar struck twice as Barcelona came from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over nine-man Atletico Madrid and reach the King's Cup semi-finals 4-2 on aggregate on Wednesday. Fernando Torres put Atletico ahead inside the first minute with a precise strike from the edge of the area but Barca have clicked...
  • Torres' return to Atletico Madrid good for him and Spain: Del Bosque January 24, 2015

    Madrid: Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has expressed his delight at the return of striker Fernando Torres to La Liga holders Atletico Madrid and has predicted that it will be good "for him" and also for the national football team as it will be easier to keep track of the...
  • Fernando Torres finds different Atletico Madrid beast on return January 19, 2015

    Madrid: When Fernando Torres left Atletico Madrid for Liverpool in 2007, the idea of the Spanish capital's second club being favourites to beat record winners Barcelona in a two-legged King's Cup tie would have been unthinkable. Now that the 30-year-old Spain forward is back in his boyhood team on loan, he...
  • Fernando Torres back with a double bang against Real Madrid January 16, 2015

    Fernando Torres stole the show with a dramatic double as Atletico Madrid secured a battling 2-2 draw at Real Madrid on Thursday that dumped the holders out of the King's Cup 4-2 on aggregate. Back at his boyhood club after seven years of mixed fortunes in England and Italy, Torres stunned...
  • Torres returns as Atletico beat Real Madrid 2-0 in Copa del Rey January 8, 2015

    Fernando Torres made a winning return to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as the Spanish league champions secured an impressive 2-0 victory over city rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey. Midfielder Raul Garcia converted a 57th minute penalty in the first leg match of the Copa's last 16, before Jose...
  • Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid meet in Copa del Rey January 6, 2015

    Spain: Fernando Torres could make his Atletico Madrid return seven years after last wearing the red and white-striped shirt when the defending league champions host Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. The first leg of the last 16 brings together the winners of the last two cups. Madrid...
  • Fernando Torres in line for Atletico return in Madrid derby January 5, 2015

    Atletico Madrid's prodigal son Fernando Torres could make his return in a heated derby with Real Madrid on Wednesday in the last 16 of the King's Cup if he looks sharp in training, coach Diego Simeone has said. The former Atletico captain, who played 244 games for his home-town club where...
  • Fernando Torres unveiled in return to Atletico Madrid January 4, 2015

    Madrid: Fernando Torres said on Sunday that he had returned to Atletico Madrid to rekindle his competitive spirit with his boyhood club. Torres was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the packed Vicente Calderon Stadium while waiting for his loan from AC Milan to become official when the Italian...
  • Diego Simeone says Raul Jimenez not leaving Atletico Madrid January 3, 2015

    Madrid: Mexican striker Raul Jimenez will not be loaned out by Atletico Madrid this winter even after the arrival of Fernando Torres from AC Milan, manager Diego Simeone has said. Asked about the possibility that Jimenez could be sent on loan to another team in the winter window, Simeone said on...
  • Fernando Torres is not a saviour for Atletico Madrid: Diego Simeone January 3, 2015

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has warned that the return of Fernando Torres to the Spanish football club is not a quick fix to any problem they may be facing. It was confirmed at the start of the week that Torres would be returning on loan until the end of...
  • Fernando Torres to return to Atletico Madrid on loan December 29, 2014

    Madrid: Spain forward Fernando Torres has agreed to return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season, seven and a half years after leaving his boyhood club, the La Liga champions said on Monday. Torres, 30, has been struggling for goals since joining Chelsea...
  • Atletico Madrid close to sealing Fernando Torres deal December 28, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid are close to sealing a deal for Spain forward Fernando Torres to return to his boyhood club, assistant coach German Burgos said on Saturday. Later in the day, Torres' parent club Chelsea announced that the player's loan switch to AC Milan would become permanent next month but Spanish...
  • Fernando Torres poised to re-join Atletico Madrid December 25, 2014

    London: Fernando Torres is poised to re-join boyhood club Atletico Madrid after they outlined a deal with AC Milan that should see Alessio Cerci go in the opposite direction. Torres is on a two-year loan from Chelsea but has failed to impress and Atletico are convinced they can rekindle the player...
  • Liverpool shouldn't re-sign Fernando Torres: Jamie Carragher December 22, 2014

    London: Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has urged his old club not to re-sign Fernando Torres. The Spanish forward, who is currently on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, has been linked with a move back to Anfield, reports dailymail.co.uk. But Carragher believes his former teammate Torres, 30, is past his best and...
  • Fernando Torres sparks comeback as AC Milan draw with Empoli September 24, 2014

    Fernando Torres scored in his first start for AC Milan as his side came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at promoted Empoli in Serie A on Tuesday. After early goals from Lorenzo Tonelli and Manuel Pucciarelli, Torres found the target with a header in the 43rd and Japan...
  • Fernando Torres completes loan move to AC Milan from Chelsea August 31, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan have completed the signing of Fernando Torres on a loan deal from Chelsea. In a brief statement on Sunday, Milan confirmed they have signed Torres on a twoyear loan deal. The 30yearold Torres was welcomed by more than 200 fans when he arrived at Milan's Linate airport early Saturday...
  • Loic Remy set to become Torres' replacement at Chelsea August 31, 2014

    London: Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy is heading for Chelsea after the 2012 European champions activated a 10.5 million pounds buyout clause in the French international's contract on Saturday. Manager Harry Redknapp said QPR's west London neighbours had secured a bargain in their efforts to sign a replacement for AC...
  • I must get best out of Torres, says AC Milan coach Inzaghi August 31, 2014

    Filippo Inzaghi is hoping he can bring back the glory days for Fernando Torres when the Spaniard completes his twoyear loan move to AC Milan, the club's new coach said on Saturday. The 30yearold Chelsea striker has yet to pass a medical and agree personal terms at the San Siro but...
  • AC Milan hopeful that Fernando Torres can reignite career August 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form. AC Milan signed Torres from Chelsea on a twoyear loan deal on, subject to a medical which the Spanish striker was undergoing on Saturday. "I've talked to Torres, even though he still has to complete medical tests,"...
  • Fernando Torres heads to AC Milan on loan from Chelsea August 30, 2014

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a twoyear loan deal. The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan...
  • Chelsea striker Costa doubtful for Everton trip August 29, 2014

    London: Diego Costa is doubtful for Chelsea's trip to Everton on Saturday while manager Jose Mourinho has said the club will be in trouble if media reports of a Fernando Torres move to AC Milan prove accurate. Spain striker Costa, who joined in the close season for 32 million pounds ($53.1...
  • Torres may be ready for new start, says Mourinho August 29, 2014

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has raised the prospect of Fernando Torres leaving the club before the transfer window closes, saying the Spain striker may be ready to "try a new life, a new club, probably a new league." Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool in January 2011 for what was then...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres August 28, 2014

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a seasonlong loan following Mario Balotelli's 16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Torres still in Mourinho's plans despite Chelsea absence August 24, 2014

    While Jose Mourinho salutes the striking start to Diego Costa's Chelsea career, the manager insists he has not forgotten what another expensive but more misfiring La Liga import can contribute to his side's Premier League title drive. Fernando Torres, Chelsea's record 50 million pound ($82.84 million) signing, could not even command...
  • World Cup 2014: Spain sign off in style with a 30 win over Australia June 23, 2014

    Curitiba: Defending champion Spain salvaged some World Cup pride on Monday with a convincing 30 victory over Australia in their last match at the tournament. After losing their previous matches in Group B to the Netherlands and Chile, both teams took to Arena da Baixada in the southern Brazilian city of...
  • Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony finalise divorce June 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's divorce has been finalized nearly three years after the singers separated. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John Sandoz finalized the couple's breakup Monday, awarding the former couple joint legal custody of their 6yearold twin children, court records show. The pair agreed that Lopez will have...