Diego Simeone

Born: April 28, 1970 (age 47)

Height: 5'9.5" (177cm)

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
Career History
Managerial2011-Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole has 1,430 articles about Diego Simeone. Articles 1 to 40:
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Clinical Atletico Madrid claim narrow win over Real Betis
Atletico Madrid leapfrog Real Madrid back into third place in La Liga following a 1-0 away at Real Betis achieved against the run of play.
17:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Fernando Torres given opportunity to leave Atletico Madrid in New Year
Atletico Madrid will reportedly let Fernando Torres decide whether to remain at the club in the New Year amid Diego Costa's arrival at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Dec 9, 16:05
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'Champions League exit can be a positive'
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone embraces the challenge of winning the Europa League after crashing out of the Champions League at the group stage.
Dec 6, 13:01
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea deserved to win against Atletico Madrid'
Antonio Conte insists that Chelsea were worthy of a win in their 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in Group C of the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Dec 5, 22:54
Antonio Conte cuts a frustrated figure during the Champions League group game between Roma and Chelsea on October 31, 2017
Result: Chelsea finish as Group C runners-up with Atletico Madrid draw
Chelsea finish as runners-up to Roma in Group C after being held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid in Tuesday night's Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 5, 21:40
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Team News: Fernando Torres starts against Chelsea
Alvaro Morata leads the Chelsea line as they welcome Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Dec 5, 19:00
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Chelsea are denied top spot in Group C after a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's game at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 5, 18:45
Diego Costa eats his medal during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Diego Simeone leaves Diego Costa at home for Chelsea trip
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says that stopping Diego Costa from returning to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening "was best for the team".
Dec 5, 13:02
Diego Costa is rested during Chelsea's Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Atletico Madrid's Filipe Luis: 'Diego Costa is like an animal in training'
Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis says that Diego Costa has been training like an "animal" behind the scenes.
Dec 4, 22:38
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid see off Elche to reach last 16 of Copa del Rey
Atletico Madrid reach the last 16 of the Copa del Rey thanks to a 3-0 win over Elche at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday night for a 4-1 aggregate victory.
Nov 29, 22:35
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Defender Sime Vrsaljko keen to leave Atletico Madrid?
Defender Sime Vrsaljko reportedly tells Atletico Madrid that he would like to leave the Spanish giants in order to take on a new challenge.
Nov 29, 14:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United 'given green light to move for £60m Jose Gimenez'
Manchester United are reportedly handed a boost in their pursuit of £60m-rated Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez.
Nov 27, 09:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid put five past Levante
Kevin Gameiro and Antoine Griezmann both score braces as Atletico Madrid beat Levante 5-0 in Saturday night's La Liga clash in Valencia.
Nov 25, 21:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan lead race for Javier Pastore?
Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan reportedly hold discussions with Paris Saint-Germain over wantaway attacker Javier Pastore.
Nov 25, 15:35
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Antoine Griezmann 'happy to have scored against Roma'
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann reveals that he is "happy to have scored" in his side's win over Roma on Wednesday night.
Nov 23, 17:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Diego Simeone representatives contact Everton
A report claims that Diego Simeone is still in contention to succeed Ronald Koeman as Everton manager, as his representatives have been in touch with Toffees chiefs.
Nov 22, 18:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Louis van Gaal: 'No approach from Everton'
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says that he has 'not been asked' for interview about the managerial vacancy at Everton.
Nov 22, 09:24
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone offers support to misfiring Antoine Griezmann
Diego Simeone urges Atletico Madrid supporters to rally behind Antoine Griezmann after the striker's scoreless run extended in the stalemate with Real Madrid.
Nov 19, 19:32
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid play out a goalless draw in Saturday night's Madrid derby at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Nov 18, 21:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Diego Simeone rules himself out of Everton running
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone reiterates that he has no intention of quitting the club before his recently-signed contract expires, amid links to the Everton job.
Nov 17, 17:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's La Liga showdown between local rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.
Nov 17, 11:25
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Antoine Griezmann admits Atletico Madrid "problems"
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann admits that his side are having "problems" due to their lack of goals in recent matches.
Nov 15, 20:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United 'eye £134m summer move for Saul Niguez'
Manchester United are reportedly lining up a summer move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, who has a minimum release clause of £134m in his contract.
Nov 14, 09:57
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Atletico Madrid 'contact Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil'
Atletico Madrid reportedly signal their intent to try to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil on a pre-contract agreement in January.
Nov 13, 17:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Atletico Madrid's Sime Vrsaljko plays down exit reports
Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko denies that he wants to leave the La Liga club at the start of 2018 amid talk of interest from Napoli.
Nov 13, 15:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Club president: 'Diego Simeone is untouchable at Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo suggests that Diego Simeone should be immune to any criticism following a run of two wins in nine matches.
Nov 11, 20:00
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Still no Everton talks'
Sam Allardyce insists that he has not held contract talks with Everton over their managerial vacancy.
Nov 9, 09:30
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Everton board 'split over Sam Allardyce appointment'
A report claims that Everton officials are split as to whether Sam Allardyce is the right man for the vacant managerial position, with Diego Simeone still a target.
Nov 8, 17:31
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on January 31, 2017
Leon Osman urges Everton against Sam Allardyce appointment
Former Everton midfielder Leon Osman warns the club against panicking and appointing Sam Allardyce as their new manager.
Nov 7, 18:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Diego Simeone tops Everton managerial shortlist
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is reportedly Everton owner Farhad Moshiri's number-one choice to take over at Goodison Park on a permanent basis.
Nov 7, 14:35
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone plays down Antoine Griezmann concerns
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insists that he is not concerned by Antoine Griezmann's goal troubles in recent weeks.
Nov 6, 14:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid snatch late winner at Deportivo La Coruna
Atletico Madrid leave it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Nov 4, 17:05
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Filipe Luis injury adds to Diego Simeone's woes
Atletico Madrid confirm that key defender Filipe Luis picked up a hamstring injury during Tuesday's Champions League group match with Qarabag FK.
Nov 2, 14:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Qarabag FK - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Atletico Madrid's 1-1 draw with Qarabag FK, as the Azerbaijani minnows held on for a famous result.
Oct 31, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United to offer Ander Herrera, Juan Mata for Saul Niguez?
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is reportedly wanted by Manchester United, who are willing to include Ander Herrera and Juan Mata as part of a swap deal.
Oct 26, 19:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Diego Simeone takes positive from draw at Elche
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone refuses to criticise his team following Wednesday's 1-1 draw at Elche in the first leg of their last-32 Copa del Rey contest.
Oct 26, 11:04
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid held at Elche in Copa del Rey
Atletico Madrid are held to a 1-1 draw at Elche in the first leg of their last-32 Copa del Rey clash on Wednesday night.
Oct 25, 22:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea to offer Atletico Madrid £71m for Saul Niguez?
Chelsea are believed to be lining up a club-record £71m bid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Oct 25, 15:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Kevin Gameiro: 'I will fight for Atletico Madrid place'
Atletico Madrid forward Kevin Gameiro insists that he will fight for his place in the squad after being linked with a move away from the club in January.
Oct 25, 14:39
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Antoine Griezmann starts as Atletico Madrid face Qarabag FK
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann starts as his side face Qarabag FK in the Champions League group stages.
Oct 18, 16:07



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1512303873139
2Valencia15104135142134
3Atletico MadridAtletico159602471733
4Real Madrid1594230111931
5Sevilla159151919028
6Villarreal156362220221
7Getafe155552015520
8Leganes156271214-220
9Real Sociedad155462828019
10Celta Vigo155372723418
11EibarEibar155371627-1118
12Real Betis155372329-618
13Athletic Bilbao154561619-317
14GironaGirona144551822-417
15Levante153751522-716
16Espanyol144461118-716
17Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo154381827-915
18AlavesAlaves1540111224-1212
19Malaga1532101328-1511
20Las PalmasLas Palmas1531111134-2310
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