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Archives: Diego Costa

Diego Costa removed from Spain squad due to hamstring injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have issued a statement confirming striker Diego Costa has left the national team squad due to injury. The Chelsea player was assessed by the RFEF’s medical staff and it was determined the striker has suffered a … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone have plenty in common, says Diego Costa

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea striker Diego Costa believes Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone “have plenty of things in common” when it comes to management. The former Atletico Madrid forward gave an interview to Sport Magazine where he discussed the similarities and differences between the … Continue reading

Chelsea striker Diego Costa pleads innocence over stamping incident

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association. The 26-year-old was suspended for three games for violent conduct by the FA after … Continue reading

FA ban Diego Costa for 3 matches; Will miss Chelsea-Manchester City game

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct. The Football Association has announced that an independent regulatory commission ruled that Costa deliberately stamped on the ankle of Liverpool's Emre Can … Continue reading

FA’s threat of punishing Diego Costa reeks of inconsistency and bias

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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In response to The FA retrospectively charging Diego Costa for violent conduct from the Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi-final on Tuesday, Costa has decided to contest the decision with the full backing of Chelsea Football Club. The charge is a result of the perceived … Continue reading

Diego Costa to contest FA charge of violent conduct

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association’s charge for violent conduct – a move which has the full support of the club. The Spain international is facing an immediate three-match ban for his apparent stamp on the Liverpool’s … Continue reading

Chelsea striker Diego Costa charged with violent conduct after clash with Liverpool

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his clash with Emre Can in Chelsea's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg win over Liverpool. The striker's apparent stamp on the Liverpool defender was missed by … Continue reading

FA awaits referee report on Diego Costa stamping incidents

Posted on by PA Sport
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Referee Michael Oliver will make the decision on whether Diego Costa should be charged with violent conduct over either of this two apparent stamps during Chelsea's 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Capital One Cup. The Football Association is aware … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho: No Way Diego Costa is a Problem

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho leapt to the defense of striker Diego Costa after a hard-fought encounter with Sunderland. The in-form hitman failed to add to his 11 goals for the season at the Stadium of Light but escaped punishment after … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Is Managing Diego Costa’s Fitness Game by Game

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has at last shaken off his nagging injury problems ahead of a fixture marathon Jose Mourinho knows could take its toll on Chelsea’s star turn. Life at Stamford Bridge has got off to quite the start for the … Continue reading

Diego Costa Battling Stomach Illness Since Returning From International Duty

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to reports out of England, Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been battling an illness that forced him to spend time in the hospital after returning from international duty with Spain. Costa had already been struggling with a recurring groin … Continue reading

Diego Costa And Angel Di Maria Are Having Immediate Impacts In England

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Today, amid the celebrations of Diego Costa’s goal which spotted Chelsea a 2-0 lead over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, Sky Sports announcer Martin Tyler asked the question: “Have you seen a foreign player adapt so quickly to the Premier League?” … Continue reading

Diego Costa Might Be Fit To Play Swansea Saturday Following International Break

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Diego Costa is being looked at by staff doctors heading into Chelsea’s game against Swansea City this Saturday. Costa has suffered from various leg injuries over the last year, a large cause for concern for many Chelsea fans after hearing … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Comments Attempt To Mask Everton’s Failure To ‘Psych Out’ Diego Costa

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following his team’s 6-3 defeat to Chelsea at Goodison Park, Everton manager Roberto Martinez responded to comments made by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho which claimed certain Toffees’ players had deliberately set out to “chase cards” to get Diego Costa in … Continue reading

Chelsea Confirm Diego Costa Transfer After Meeting Buyout Clause

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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It’s official. Chelsea announced today that the club has reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to sign striker Diego Costa after meeting the buyout clause, which is believed to be £32million. Costa and Atletico Madrid had been in talks to … Continue reading

Chelsea Agree £32million Fee For Diego Costa, Says Report

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Chelsea has agreed a £32million fee with Atletico Madrid for striker Diego Costa, according to Sky Sports sources. Costa is reportedly in talks to secure a transfer to Chelsea sometime this summer. The English club is trying to tie up … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s 4 World-Class Strikers Of The Last Decade

Posted on by Larisa Ljevaja
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While so much attention has been placed on Barcelona’s academy system, one of the most overlooked stories of the past decade has been the incredible line of world-class strikers that have come through the Atletico Madrid system. Not all of … Continue reading