Diego Simeone

Born: April 28, 1970 (age 48)

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
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Career History
Managerial2011-Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole has 1,568 articles about Diego Simeone. Articles 1 to 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
Fernando Roig unhappy with Atletico Madrid conduct in Rodri Hernandez pursuit
Villarreal president Fernando Roig criticises Atletico Madrid for their conduct in their pursuit of midfielder Rodri Hernandez.
May 22, 11:47
Fernando Torres in action for Atletico Madrid in April 2017
Result: Fernando Torres earns Atletico Madrid draw with brace in final game
Fernando Torres scores a brace in his final game for boyhood club Atletico Madrid to earn the 10-man hosts a 2-2 draw against Eibar on the last day of the season.
May 20, 19:23
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone lavishes praise on Fernando Torres
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says that Fernando Torres "represents everything" that the Spanish club are about.
May 17, 17:54
Antoine Griezmann in training ahead of the Europa League final on May 15, 2018
Juanfran hopeful over Antoine Griezmann future
Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran is confident that Antoine Griezmann will decide to stay with the club this summer.
May 17, 17:15
Jan Oblak in action for Slovenia during a World Cup qualifier with England
Jan Oblak coy on Atletico Madrid future
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak says that he 'does not know what will happen in the future' amid suggestions that he could leave Spain this summer.
May 17, 16:38
Antoine Griezmann in training ahead of the Europa League final on May 15, 2018
Antoine Griezmann: "I owe a lot to Diego Simeone"
Antoine Griezmann thanks boss Diego Simeone on the back of the 3-0 win over Marseille in the Europa League final, which could be one of his final Atletico Madrid games.
May 17, 10:06
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Result: Ruthless Atletico Madrid brush aside Marseille to win Europa League
Antoine Griezmann scores twice and skipper Gabi adds a late third as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille 3-0 to win the Europa League.
May 16, 21:38
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Live Commentary: Marseille 0-3 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Atletico Madrid's 3-0 win against Marseille, as Los Rojiblancos won the Europa League for a third time.
May 16, 18:45
Jan Oblak in action for Slovenia during a World Cup qualifier with England
Diego Simeone hoping Jan Oblak will stay at Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone hopes that 'one of the best goalkeepers in the world' Jan Oblak decides to stay with the club this summer.
May 14, 20:17
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Preview: Marseille vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Europa League final as French side Marseille take on two-time winners Atletico Madrid at the Groupama Stadium in Lyon.
May 14, 18:49
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid tighten grip on second place in La Liga
Atletico Madrid edge past city rivals Getafe 1-0 to as good as secure a runners-up spot in La Liga, courtesy of an early Koke goal.
May 12, 20:27
Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Atletico Madrid 'want Edinson Cavani to replace Antoine Griezmann'
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani emerges as a transfer target for La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
May 8, 12:00
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'My squad is not big enough'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says that Sunday's surprise 2-0 home defeat to Espanyol was down to the fact that he does not have a big enough squad.
May 7, 12:15
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid lose at home to Espanyol
Atletico Madrid's hopes of finishing second in La Liga this season take a hit, with Espanyol recording a 2-0 victory at the Wanda Metropolitano.
May 6, 17:08
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the La Liga action as Barcelona welcome rivals Real Madrid as the sides meet in El Clasico at the Camp Nou.
May 4, 18:51
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone handed four-match touchline ban
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is handed a four-match touchline ban for his conduct during the first leg of the club's Europa League semi-final with Arsenal.
May 4, 17:50
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 Godin: 'My job is to defend'
Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin says that his "job is to defend" when questioned on his impressive display against Arsenal.
May 4, 10:50
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone hails Diego Costa performance
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone lavishes praise on Diego Costa following Thursday's 1-0 win over Arsenal in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final.
May 4, 10:13
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid make Europa League final at Arsenal's expense
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the 2018 Europa League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the second leg of their semi-final.
May 3, 21:58
Neymar in action for Paris Saint-Germain on November 22, 2017
Unai Emery: 'Neymar is the leader at Paris Saint-Germain'
Departing Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery believes that Brazil forward Neymar is "the leader" at the Parc des Princes.
May 3, 21:14
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Diego Costa leads Atletico Madrid attack against Arsenal
Diego Costa leads the Atletico Madrid attack against an unchanged Arsenal side.
May 3, 19:02
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'We must play with our hearts'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone calls on his side to 'play with their heart' in Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg against Arsenal.
May 3, 13:13
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
Thomas Partey "so happy" at Atletico Madrid
Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey plays down suggestions that he could leave Atletico Madrid by revealing that he is "so happy in Madrid".
May 2, 13:38
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
Tottenham Hotspur, Juventus 'interested in Simeone'
Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus are among the clubs reportedly monitoring Fiorentina striker Giovanni Simeone.
May 2, 09:59
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Champions League action as holders Real Madrid take on Bayern Munich in the second leg of their semi-final clash in Spain.
May 1, 09:20
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone calls for togetherness against Arsenal
Diego Simeone issues a rallying cry ahead of Atletico Madrid's home match against Arsenal after resting key players for the win over Alaves.
Apr 29, 21:50
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Report: Manchester United keen to swap Paul Pogba for Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann
Manchester United are reportedly looking to offer Paul Pogba to Atletico Madrid as part of a deal which would see Antoine Griezmann head to Old Trafford.
Apr 29, 17:58
Kevin Gameiro in action for Atletico Madrid in September 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid keep La Liga title race alive with victory at Alaves
Atletico Madrid keep the La Liga title race alive for a few hours at least by claiming a 1-0 win over Alaves in Sunday afternoon's clash at the Mendizorrotza Stadium.
Apr 29, 17:21
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone facing four-game ban for Arsenal dismissal
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is charged by UEFA with improper conduct and insulting a match official, which could carry a four-match touchline ban.
Apr 27, 20:16
Arsene Wenger and Joe Mourinho shake hands during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as old rivals Manchester United and Arsenal meet for Arsene Wenger's last Gunners visit to Old Trafford.
Apr 27, 18:03
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
German Burgos: 'Atletico Madrid staff always ready to lead'
Atletico Madrid assistant manager German Burgos insists that "the entire coaching staff" at the Spanish club are always 'ready to lead'.
Apr 27, 15:08
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone hails defiant Atletico Madrid display
Diego Simeone talks up the performance of his Atletico Madrid side to claim a 1-1 draw against Arsenal, but admits that it is still all to play for in the second leg.
Apr 27, 10:21
Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United on April 22, 2018
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal draw with Atletico Madrid feels like an opportunity missed'
Arsene Wenger acknowledges that Arsenal's 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in Thursday night's Europa League semi-final first leg "feels like an opportunity missed".
Apr 26, 22:44
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal during the Europa League match against Ostersunds FK on February 22, 2018
Danny Welbeck: 'Arsenal must be positive going into Atletico Madrid second leg'
Danny Welbeck insists that Arsenal must remain "positive" going into the second leg of their Europa League tie against Atletico Madrid following their first-leg 1-1 draw.
Apr 26, 22:27
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on December 2, 2017
Result: Arsenal held by 10-man Atletico Madrid in Europa League semi-finals
A late goal from Antoine Griezmann earns 10-man Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw with Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 26, 22:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as 10-man Atletico Madrid claim a 1-1 draw at Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final tie.
Apr 26, 19:05
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Diego Costa misses out against Arsenal in Europa League semi-final
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa can only make the bench for the first leg of his side's Europa League semi-final against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 26, 18:50
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone distances himself from Arsenal vacancy
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insists that he has had no contact from Arsenal about their upcoming managerial vacancy.
Apr 25, 19:17
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Preview: Arsenal vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Europa League action as Arsenal welcome the visit of Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their semi-final clash at the Emirates.
Apr 25, 11:46
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Gary Neville: 'Diego Simeone right fit for Arsenal'
Arsenal should attempt to prise Diego Simeone away from Atletico Madrid in the view of Manchester United legend Gary Neville.
Apr 22, 22:49

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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