Antoine Griezmann singled out for praise after debut home goal
Antoine Griezmann singled out for praise after debut home goal

Atletico Madrid`s 5-0 Champions League win at home to Malmo on Wednesday may have been engineered by playmaker Koke but coach Diego Simeone reserved the most effusive praise for forward Antoine Griezmann.

Five-star Atletico Madrid too good for Malmo
Five-star Atletico Madrid too good for Malmo

Atletico Madrid moved a step closer to qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 5-0 win over Malmo at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday.

Atletico Madri without Tiago Cardoso for key European clash
Atletico Madri without Tiago Cardoso for key European clash

Atletico Madrid will be without the services of midfielder Tiago Cardoso and defender Cristian Ansaldi when they take on Swedish side Malmo in the Champions League Wednesday night.

Arda Turan shrugs off criticism of Atletico style
Arda Turan shrugs off criticism of Atletico style

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan does not care what people think about their football so long as they are successful, he said ahead of Wednesday`s Champions League clash at home to Malmo.

Atletico Madrid too strong for Espanyol
Atletico Madrid too strong for Espanyol

Atletico Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 2-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday thanks to goals from Tiago and Mario Suarez.

Atletico Madrid too strong for Espanyol
Atletico Madrid too strong for Espanyol

Atletico Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 2-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday thanks to goals from Tiago and Mario Suarez.

Lionel Messi nears scoring record with 250th La Liga goal
Lionel Messi nears scoring record with 250th La Liga goal

Lionel Messi notched his 250th La Liga goal to move one off the all-time league scoring record as leaders Barcelona won 3-0 against Eibar on Saturday ahead of next weekend`s Clasico with Real Madrid.

Chelsea jet-setters return to local business
Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea`s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.

FIFA hails Indian Super League
FIFA hails Indian Super League

The inaugural Indian Super League will help the cricket-mad nation develop a football culture with the ultimate aim of qualifying for the World Cup, a top FIFA official said Wednesday.

Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night
Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night

Atletico de Kolkata gave the football-crazy city fans a night to remember in their 3-0 drubbing of Mumbai City FC as the inaugural Hero Indian Super League football tournament kicked off in spectacular fashion after a star-studded opening ceremony here.

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. 

Unhappy goalkeeper Petr Cech eyes Chelsea exit
Unhappy goalkeeper Petr Cech eyes Chelsea exit

Chelsea`s Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech has said he would look for a solution to his plight if he continues to be left on the bench at the Premier League club. 

Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash
Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.

Real Madrid win late, Liverpool lose in UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid win late, Liverpool lose in UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid and Liverpool found their combined 15 European titles were no protection on the road in the Champions League.

Arda Turan strike hands Atletico Madrid's vital win over Juventus

Atletico Madrid got their Champions League campaign back on track as Arda Turan`s goal 15 minutes form time was enough for a 1-0 win over Juventus on Wednesday.

Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters
Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters

 Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon believes his side have to target at least the Champions League quarter-finals after the disappointment of crashing out at the group stages last season.

Juventus game like a final for Atletico Madrid: Diego Godin
Juventus game like a final for Atletico Madrid: Diego Godin

 Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin believes his side have to take a do-or-die approach into their crucial Champions League clash with Juventus on Wednesday.

Champions League: Atletico desperate for win in Juventus clash
Champions League: Atletico desperate for win in Juventus clash

Last season`s Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid are in desperate need of three points to kick-start their European campaign when Italian champions Juventus visit the Spanish capital on Wednesday.

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.

Jose Mourinho remains concerned over Diego Costa fitness
Jose Mourinho remains concerned over Diego Costa fitness

Jose Mourinho admits Diego Costa runs the risk of breaking down if the injury-plagued Chelsea striker is pushed too hard.