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…
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.
Griezmann and Costa combine as Atletico undo Monaco
Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Monaco 2-1 in their Champions League Group A opener on Tuesday with star strikers Diego Costa and Antoine Griezmann detonating the fightback.
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…
Diego Costa fit to terrorise Arsenal once more - Simeone
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone confirmed Diego Costa will be fit to resume his rivalry with Arsenal in a Europa League semi-final, first leg on Thursday of huge significance for the English side.
The best for Griezmann would be to stay at Atletico - Costa
Diego Costa has told team-mate Antoine Griezmann he is best off staying at Atletico Madrid.
Atletico breeze into Copa del Rey quarters
Atletico Madrid booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday after seeing off third-tier Lleida 3-0 in the second leg of their last 16 clash and cruising to a 7-0 aggregate win.