Diego Costa fined but avoids jail in tax fraud case
Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa has been ordered to pay a fine of 543,000 euros ($608,000) after admitting to defrauding Spanish tax authorities of more than a million euros, judicial sources said Thursday.
Atletico Madrid to announce wage cuts
Atletico Madrid is close to announcing a package of wage cuts and temporary redundancies that will affect as many as 500 employees including players.
Costa to pay 1.7 million euros to settle Spain tax fraud case
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has agreed to pay 1.7 million euros ($1.9 million) to Spain's tax agency which was investigating him for non-payment of taxes on image rights, a Spanish newspaper reported Tuesday.
Rooney says his future is in MLS ahead of All-Star clash
Wayne Rooney stressed Tuesday that his future remains in Major League Soccer amid new suggestions his family is unsettled in Washington and wants him to return to England before his current contract expires.
Troubled Costa hit by ankle ligament injury, reveal Atletico
Atletico Madrid said on Wednesday that Diego Costa has suffered ankle ligament damage after the controversial Spain striker was stretchered off during their friendly with Beitar Jerusalem. Costa, 30, was carried off the field 24 minutes into Tuesday's 2-1 loss in Jerusalem, his first match since being slapped with an eight-match ban for insulting referee…
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.
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…