Diego Costa suspected of tax fraud in Spain: report
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is the latest star to fall foul of the Spanish authorities for possible non-payment of taxes on image rights, a Spanish newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Costa suspension harsh, still has a future at Atletico - Simeone
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Diego Costa's eight-match ban is harsh and has dismissed suggestions the striker could be sold in the summer.
Laliga suspends Diego Costa for rest of season
Atletico Madrid star, striker Diego Costa has been suspended for eight league games — which means he’s done for the La Liga season — for verbally assaulting and grabbing referee Jesus Gil Manzano in last weekend’s 2-0 loss to Barcelona, reports cbssports.com. In the match, which all but assured the league crown will go to…
Diego Costa handed eight-match ban, misses rest of season
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa will miss the rest of the season after being handed an eight-match suspension by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Thursday.
Chelsea break £400m turnover barrier, post £62m profit
A return to Champions League football and prominent player sales allowed Premier League giants Chelsea to record a record £443.4 million ($562 million) turnover and £62 million profit for the 2017/18 season, the club announced on Monday. Revenue rose 22.7 percent on the previous season thanks in large part to a profit on player sales…
Diego Costa to undergo foot surgery in Brazil
The Spain international striker Diego Costa will undergo an operation in Brazil on Saturday. According to a statement by his Club, Atletico Madrid, the surgery was an effort to speed Costa's recovery from the pain in his left foot ever since suffering a broken metatarsal back in 2006. “Diego Costa will have surgery this week…
Injured Costa misses out on Spain squad
Diego Costa was left out of the Spain squad announced by coach Luis Enrique on Thursday, ahead of games against Wales and England.
Courtois the key as Madrid derby ends goalless
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois came back to haunt Atletico Madrid as two crunch saves denied Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa on Saturday in a goalless draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Who's saying what at the World Cup
AFP Sport looks at the best quotes from the second day of the World Cup which produced a thrilling 3-3 draw between Spain and Portugal: "For me the most important thing is to emphasise what the team did against one of the favourites to win this World Cup." -- Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't want to take…
Costa finally making himself at home in Spain set-up
Diego Costa looked like a misfit at the World Cup in Brazil in 2014, where Spain's inability to accommodate the burly centre-forward contributed to their disastrous campaign. But on Friday in Sochi, his physical presence and penalty-box prowess worked a treat for the Spanish as they ended a chaotic week with a thrilling 3-3 draw…