Antoine Griezmann’s Difficult Decision With Atletico Madrid

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From Last Word On Football, Roy Emanuel Life and football can often follow similar paths, with major decisions laying the foundation for success and failure. In the case of French forward Antoine Griezmann, his choice to remain with Atletico Madrid this summer may have a massive impact across Europe. Griezmann recently announced that he will […] READ MORE


Atlético Madrid Will be a Force to be Reckoned With in the Champions League

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Following their 1-0 win against Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon, Atlético Madrid are three points clear at the top of Champions League Group D. The genius that is Diego Simeone has his team performing at a high level which is due in no small part to the style which he has implemented after taking over as manager. […] READ MORE


Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid Lose Transfer Ban Appeals

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by Max Kelly, Last Word on Football Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have lost their appeals against bans on signing players. The ban that will commence immediately means both Madrid clubs cannot sign any players in the next two transfer windows. However, the clubs can agree deals to sign players but not register them to […] READ MORE


Borja Baston Signs With Swansea

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Borja Baston signs with Swansea from Atletico Madrid for a club-record £15.5 million. The Swans secure the striker's services for 4 years. READ MORE



Atlético Madrid's Tactical Brilliance

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‘The other’ Madrid-based team have reached yet another Champions League final in four years. Whilst the usual financial giants continue to lurk around the top of every single league and international competition, Diego Simeone has busted down the door at the top of this elite club and intend to stay there. With an iconic style […] READ MORE


How Bayern Munich can beat Atlético

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Last week, Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid came up with another fantastic performance against yet another European Giant. Though the plan wasn’t the exact same, ‘Cholo’s’ tactics worked to the same devastating effect against Pep Guardiola and his possession-based system. The result wasn’t an awful one for the Bavarian club, but they failed to grab the […] READ MORE


A European Football Review – April 18

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Last week’s European action was the subject of some of the most highly rated and exciting action in the world of football. Between Champions league and Europa League games, fans were subjected to some of the best games of the year. Whether it be a tactical masterclass or simply a thrilling game encompassing rich narrative, there […] READ MORE


Champions League Quarter-Final Draw

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Manchester City will play Paris Saint-German in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League. City, who are the only British side left in this season’s competition, will have a tough challenge to overcome the French side who have already knocked out Chelsea in the last 16. Between the two sides’ progressions to the last eight, […] READ MORE


Chelsea Should Look to Diego Simeone

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Moments earlier, Thibaut Courtois had made a stunning save to keep the score level at 1-1. At the other end, after dusting himself down in front of the Matthew Harding Stand, Diego Costa began his run up and placed a masterful spot kick high into the roof of the net; this was the moment Chelsea […] READ MORE