The view from Spain

Ambitious Atletico

October 22, 2012
By Phil Ball
I'm writing these lines having just got back from the Atletico Madrid late-show in Anoeta. Despite the 21.30 kick-off (normally my bedtime) and the appalling weather, I trundled along to have a look at what this season's new aspirants to third place are like in the flesh. Such a late kick-off means that I am forced to begin these lines of wisdom rather too late for my liking, a circumstance that sees me always leave the ground when the second-half clock strikes 43 minutes, because that guarantees ...

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