Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone expresses dismay at Spanish Federation’s disrespect for fans

Diego Simeone criticizes unfair scheduling for Atletico Madrid

Simeone’s Displeasure

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has expressed his frustration with what he perceives as unfair scheduling for his team as they prepare for the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Simeone believes that the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has shown a lack of respect for his team and their fans by denying their request for a schedule change to allow for additional rest ahead of their upcoming matches.

Player Frustration

This sentiment was shared by Atletico player Mario Hermoso, who also voiced his concerns about the challenging schedule and its impact on the players and supporters. Hermoso highlighted the physical and mental toll of the intense February schedule, calling for greater consideration and support for the athletes.

TV Slot vs. Player Welfare

While the RFEF has not issued a statement, the article points to the likely influence of television scheduling as a driving force behind the contentious fixture lineup. The clash between the financial interests of broadcasting companies and the well-being of players and the integrity of the sport is highlighted, underscoring the complex dynamics at play.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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