Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory
Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory

A bullet header from Fernando Torres set up depleted Atletico Madrid for a 2-0 victory over Getafe on Saturday as the champions boosted their hopes of finishing third in La Liga.

Koke return could be key for Atletico: Diego Simeone
Koke return could be key for Atletico: Diego Simeone

 The return of midfielder Koke could be crucial to Atletico Madrid`s hopes of overturning a 1-0 deficit to Bayer Leverkusen in Tuesday`s Champions League last 16, second leg, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday.

La Liga: Atletico Madrid boosted by return of Koke for Sevilla clash
La Liga: Atletico Madrid boosted by return of Koke for Sevilla clash

Champions Atletico Madrid will be boosted by the return from injury of midfielder Koke for Sunday`s La Liga game at fifth-placed Sevilla, coach Diego Simeone said on Saturday.

Koke injured in Atletico Madrid's derby destruction
Koke injured in Atletico Madrid's derby destruction

Atletico Madrid may be without key midfielder Koke for over a month after he suffered a torn hamstring in his side`s 4-0 thrashing of Real Madrid on Saturday.

Koke commits future to Atletico Madrid
Koke commits future to Atletico Madrid

 Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke says he is reluctant to leave the Spanish football club despite lucrative offers from abroad.

Atletico launch football talent spotting programme
Atletico launch football talent spotting programme

Indian Super League (ISL) club Atletico de Kolkata and La Liga champions Atletico de Madrid of Spain on Saturday announced a joint grassroots development programme in India for unearthing new football talents.

Indians just behind Brazilians in top ISL goal-scorers' list
Indians just behind Brazilians in top ISL goal-scorers' list

Indian players have scored 23 goals, only three less than Brazilian imports from all teams, in the Indian Super League Football tournament that has entered the knock out phase now.

ISL: NorthEast play out 1-1 draw with Mumbai
ISL: NorthEast play out 1-1 draw with Mumbai

NorthEast United FC played out a 1-1 draw against Mumbay City FC in an inconsequential Hero Indian Super League match to end at the bottom position in the football tournament here on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid win over Deportivo marred by fan violence
Atletico Madrid win over Deportivo marred by fan violence

 Champions Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Barcelona into second place in La Liga with 2-0 win over Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday, which was overshadowed by clashes between rival fans before kick-off.

Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga
Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga

Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid when midfielder Tiago scored one goal and created another for Diego Godin in a 3-1 win for the champions at home to Malaga on Saturday.

Fledgling Spain face stern test against world champions Germany
Fledgling Spain face stern test against world champions Germany

An all-conquering Spain side were on the crest of a wave last time they faced Germany on the way to winning the 2010 World Cup but they now meet on Tuesday in what will be a stern test for a new fledgling team.

ISL: NorthEast, Pune play goalless draw
ISL: NorthEast, Pune play goalless draw

North East United FC (NEUFC) and FC Pune City (FPC) missed a lot of scoring opportunities as their Indian Super League match ended in goalless draw, here on Saturday.

ISL: NorthEast United vs Pune City – Preview
ISL: NorthEast United vs Pune City – Preview

NorthEast United FC take on FC Pune City at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati in Match 32 of the Indian Super League.

ISL: Chennaiyin, NorthEast eke out an exciting 2-2 draw
ISL: Chennaiyin, NorthEast eke out an exciting 2-2 draw

Brazilian striker Elano Blumer and Spaniard Koke scored two superb goals for their respective sides as Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United played out a high-octane 2-2 draw in the Indian Super League match here today.

Atletico Madrid sink Malmo thanks to Koke and Raul Garcia
Atletico Madrid sink Malmo thanks to Koke and Raul Garcia

Atletico Madrid`s Koke and Raul Garcia secured a 2-0 victory at Malmo in their Champions League Group A clash on Tuesday after the Swedes spurned several chances.

ISL: Pune City vs NorthEast United - Preview
ISL: Pune City vs NorthEast United - Preview

Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune will host Match 20 of the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League as FC Pune City welcome NorthEast United FC.

ISL: Visiting NorthEast United beat 9-man Mumbai City FC 2-0
ISL: Visiting NorthEast United beat 9-man Mumbai City FC 2-0

NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in a Hero Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end here on Friday.

ISL: Koke on target as NorthEast United defeat Kerala Blasters 1-0
ISL: Koke on target as NorthEast United defeat Kerala Blasters 1-0

Spanish striker Koke's opportunistic first-half strike ensured a 1-0 win for the NorthEast FC against Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC in the second match of the Hero Indian Super League, here on Monday.

Koke aims to follow in Xavi's footsteps for new-look Spain
Koke aims to follow in Xavi's footsteps for new-look Spain

 Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke is part of a fresh generation of Spain players aiming to make an impact in Euro 2016 qualifying and says he would be happy if he achieves half the success of retired great Xavi. 

Spain leading contender for Euro 2016: Luis Garcia
Spain leading contender for Euro 2016: Luis Garcia

Spanish soccer star Luis Garcia believes the days of struggle for Spain's national football team are over and, riding on young and exciting talent, the 2010 World Cup winners will be one of the leading contenders for the Euro 2016.