Advertisement
BE PART OF THE TEAM

Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 6°C Sunday 16 May 2021

#Diego Costa

# diego-costa - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Diego Costa's contract at Atletico Madrid terminated for personal reasons
# Adios
# Adios

Diego Costa's contract at Atletico Madrid terminated for personal reasons

Dec 29th 2020, 1:46 PM 14,974 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old striker’s deal with the Spanish club was due to run until the end of June.

# diego-costa - Friday 4 September, 2020

Diego Costa tests positive for Covid-19 during summer holidays
# Asymptomatic
# Asymptomatic

Diego Costa tests positive for Covid-19 during summer holidays

Sep 4th 2020, 11:39 AM 4,592 Views 0 Comments

The Atletico Madrid striker and team-mate Santiago Arias are now self-isolating.

# diego-costa - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Diego Costa pays touching tribute to female star as Atletico held
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Diego Costa pays touching tribute to female star as Atletico held

Jun 14th 2020, 4:45 PM 8,234 Views 3 Comments

The former Chelsea striker celebrated by holding up the shirt of Virgina Torrecilla.

# diego-costa - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa lands €543,000 fine after admitting tax fraud
# A Heavy Costa
# A Heavy Costa

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa lands €543,000 fine after admitting tax fraud

Jun 4th 2020, 3:40 PM 4,284 Views 6 Comments

Costa was accused of failing to declare payments totalling over €5.15m from his move to Chelsea in 2014.

# diego-costa - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Neck injury rules Costa out for three months
# THE NECK OF HIM
# THE NECK OF HIM

Neck injury rules Costa out for three months

Nov 21st 2019, 1:39 PM 3,283 Views 1 Comment

Blow for Atletico’s La Liga hopes as striker set to miss crucial Barcelona clash.

# diego-costa - Monday 21 October, 2019

Trippier: Diego Costa calls me 'Rooney' 10 times a day
# Joke
# Joke

Trippier: Diego Costa calls me 'Rooney' 10 times a day

Oct 21st 2019, 7:30 PM 13,934 Views 6 Comments

The England international has opened up on his summer move to Atletico and how he has adapted to life in the Spanish capital.

# diego-costa - Thursday 1 August, 2019

€126m teenager Felix shines as Atleti see off Rooney, Ibrahimovic and Co
# The Next Generation
# The Next Generation

€126m teenager Felix shines as Atleti see off Rooney, Ibrahimovic and Co

Aug 1st 2019, 11:05 AM 9,065 Views 3 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side faced the MLS All-Stars in Orlando in the early hours of this morning.

# diego-costa - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Four goals and a red card for Diego Costa in Atletico's rout of Real Madrid
# El Derbi Madrileño
# El Derbi Madrileño

Four goals and a red card for Diego Costa in Atletico's rout of Real Madrid

Jul 27th 2019, 9:55 AM 11,214 Views 17 Comments

Atletico showed no mercy in New Jersey, where Diego Simeone’s men crushed their Madrid rivals.

# diego-costa - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Diego Costa handed eight-match ban and will miss rest of the season
# Seeing Red
# Seeing Red

Diego Costa handed eight-match ban and will miss rest of the season

Apr 11th 2019, 12:48 PM 7,220 Views 6 Comments

Costa was sent-off in the first half of Atletico’s 2-0 defeat to Barcelona on Saturday.

# diego-costa - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Messi and Suarez deliver late hammer blows to see off 10-man Atletico Madrid
# Mes Que Une Club
# Mes Que Une Club

Messi and Suarez deliver late hammer blows to see off 10-man Atletico Madrid

Apr 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 8,797 Views 15 Comments

Diego Costa was sent off after half an hour at Camp Nou as Atletico suffered a 2-0 defeat.

Diego Costa sent off after half an hour against Barcelona following furious referee rant
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Diego Costa sent off after half an hour against Barcelona following furious referee rant

Apr 6th 2019, 8:54 PM 13,322 Views 14 Comments

The striker is not adversed to arguing with officials, but this time he has been given his marching orders early.

# diego-costa - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Barca stay top as Dembele's late strike denies Atletico Madrid
# Top Of The Table Clash
# Top Of The Table Clash

Barca stay top as Dembele's late strike denies Atletico Madrid

Nov 24th 2018, 10:27 PM 6,126 Views 0 Comments

Diego Costa’s header looked to have earned the hosts a priceless win.

# diego-costa - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time
# Winning Start
# Winning Start

Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time

Aug 15th 2018, 10:47 PM 10,945 Views 10 Comments

Goals from Diego Costa (2), Saul Niguez and Koke helped Diego Simeone’s side to victory.

# diego-costa - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona
# El Diego
# El Diego

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Jun 30th 2018, 3:10 PM 12,631 Views 4 Comments

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

# diego-costa - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Diego Costa shins Spain to nervy win - but dogged Iran are not out of Group B yet
# Lucky Bounce
# Lucky Bounce

Diego Costa shins Spain to nervy win - but dogged Iran are not out of Group B yet

Jun 20th 2018, 9:06 PM 8,156 Views 12 Comments

Spain join Portugal in pole position to progress from Group B.

# diego-costa - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Diego Costa deemed fit to terrorise Arsenal once again
# Danger Man
# Danger Man

Diego Costa deemed fit to terrorise Arsenal once again

Apr 25th 2018, 10:21 PM 4,168 Views 2 Comments

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has confirmed the Spain international is available for Thursday’s Europa League semi-final.

# diego-costa - Friday 13 April, 2018

Simeone defends wasteful Griezmann as Atleti sneak through to another European semi
# Last Four
# Last Four

Simeone defends wasteful Griezmann as Atleti sneak through to another European semi

Apr 13th 2018, 12:23 AM 5,542 Views 0 Comments

The striker wasn’t at his best last night.

# diego-costa - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'The Argentines criticise Messi a lot... You should thank God that he’s there'
# Main Man
# Main Man

'The Argentines criticise Messi a lot... You should thank God that he’s there'

Mar 28th 2018, 9:00 PM 7,507 Views 3 Comments

Diego Costa believes Tuesday’s international shows the Barcelona ace deserves to be cut more slack by critics back home.

# diego-costa - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Isco nets hat-trick as Spain hit woeful Argentina for six
# Messi-less
# Messi-less

Isco nets hat-trick as Spain hit woeful Argentina for six

Mar 27th 2018, 10:33 PM 9,437 Views 13 Comments

Without star man Lionel Messi due to injury, Argentina slipped to a 6-1 thrashing against Spain at the Wanda Metropolitano.

# diego-costa - Thursday 8 March, 2018

This bullet from Saul Niguez helped Atletico Madrid earn a comfortable win in the Europa League tonight
# Class
# Class

This bullet from Saul Niguez helped Atletico Madrid earn a comfortable win in the Europa League tonight

Mar 8th 2018, 8:43 PM 4,515 Views 1 Comment

The La Liga outfit looked far too good for Lokomotiv Moscow.

# diego-costa - Monday 19 February, 2018

'The officials hate me and there’s nothing I can do to change that'
# Unloved
# Unloved

'The officials hate me and there’s nothing I can do to change that'

Feb 19th 2018, 12:13 PM 6,437 Views 4 Comments

The Atletico Madrid star was booked again in his latest outing, but claims to have done nothing wrong as he continues to be singled out by officials.

# diego-costa - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Diego Costa sent off for Atlético seconds after scoring on La Liga return
# Never A Dull Moment
# Never A Dull Moment

Diego Costa sent off for Atlético seconds after scoring on La Liga return

Jan 6th 2018, 2:06 PM 10,703 Views 8 Comments

The 29-year-old received just the second red card of his league career barely an hour into his return to the Spanish capital.

# diego-costa - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Diego Costa feels 'like a footballer again' after waking from Chelsea nightmare at Atletico
# Second Debut
# Second Debut

Diego Costa feels 'like a footballer again' after waking from Chelsea nightmare at Atletico

Jan 4th 2018, 12:35 PM 4,538 Views 6 Comments

The Spain international made a scoring return in his first match since the FA Cup Final.

# diego-costa - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Costa marks Atletico return with debut goal four months after joining from Chelsea
# Perfect Start
# Perfect Start

Costa marks Atletico return with debut goal four months after joining from Chelsea

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:24 PM 9,765 Views 21 Comments

The striker only became eligible to play after the club’s transfer ban was lifted on Monday.

# diego-costa - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

'Sports can’t sink much lower than Mayweather-McGregor' and 25 more of the best articles from 2017

Dec 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 7,502 Views 3 Comments

Featuring Wright Thompson, Marina Hyde, Paul Kimmage, Rory Smith and many more of the finest journalists out there.

# diego-costa - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Coming home: Diego Costa completes £58 million transfer from Chelsea to Atletico
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Coming home: Diego Costa completes £58 million transfer from Chelsea to Atletico

Sep 26th 2017, 9:12 PM 7,148 Views 5 Comments

The Spain striker has officially finalised his move but can’t play for Atleti until January because of their transfer ban.

# diego-costa - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'He gave everything for our club' - Terry pays tribute to 'born winner' Diego Costa
# No Hard Feelings
# No Hard Feelings

'He gave everything for our club' - Terry pays tribute to 'born winner' Diego Costa

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:06 PM 5,898 Views 7 Comments

Former Blues skipper John Terry is disappointed to see the Spain international force through a return to Atletico Madrid.

# diego-costa - Friday 22 September, 2017

'One of the three best strikers in the world': Atletico player hails Diego Costa's return
# Top Notch
# Top Notch

'One of the three best strikers in the world': Atletico player hails Diego Costa's return

Sep 22nd 2017, 2:13 PM 4,241 Views 1 Comment

Felipe Luis also returned to Atletico after a spell with Chelsea.

# diego-costa - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Diego Costa to re-join Atletico Madrid from Chelsea for reported €60 million fee
# Comeback
# Comeback

Diego Costa to re-join Atletico Madrid from Chelsea for reported €60 million fee

Sep 21st 2017, 3:01 PM 6,729 Views 10 Comments

The Spain international has been fronzen out by the London club’s manager Antonio Conte.

# diego-costa - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Diego Costa to stay at Chelsea as Fenerbahce loan move fails
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Diego Costa to stay at Chelsea as Fenerbahce loan move fails

Sep 7th 2017, 4:58 PM 5,358 Views 6 Comments

The Spain international remains a long way from playing football as his standing continues to fall in west London.

# diego-costa - Monday 4 September, 2017

More Diego Costa confusion as he's left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad
# Omitted
# Omitted

More Diego Costa confusion as he's left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad

Sep 4th 2017, 7:36 PM 8,784 Views 10 Comments

The striker had previously been named in the club’s Premier League squad.

# diego-costa - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Could a dramatic U-turn be on the cards? Diego Costa named in Chelsea's Premier League squad
# Olive Branch
# Olive Branch

Could a dramatic U-turn be on the cards? Diego Costa named in Chelsea's Premier League squad

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:15 AM 12,845 Views 9 Comments

Antonio Conte previously dismissed the want-away striker’s chances of playing for him again.

# diego-costa - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Coutinho to Barcelona and 4 other potential Deadline Day transfers
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

Coutinho to Barcelona and 4 other potential Deadline Day transfers

Aug 31st 2017, 9:20 AM 13,301 Views 4 Comments

With less than 24 hours before the window closes, here are some of the big moves that could happen.

# diego-costa - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gareth Bale's return to Spurs, Diego Costa and other tasty Champions League subplots
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Gareth Bale's return to Spurs, Diego Costa and other tasty Champions League subplots

Aug 24th 2017, 8:43 PM 12,578 Views 6 Comments

The Welshman goes ‘home’ while the want-away Chelsea striker’s situation is a little more complicated.

# diego-costa - Friday 18 August, 2017

Antonio Conte was quizzed about Diego Costa and his response was pretty unexpected
# LOL
# LOL

Antonio Conte was quizzed about Diego Costa and his response was pretty unexpected

Aug 18th 2017, 4:01 PM 8,169 Views 3 Comments

The striker remains in self-imposed isolation in his native Brazil.

# diego-costa - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'I must return to Atletico Madrid' - AWOL Costa says he's not going back to Chelsea
# Insistent
# Insistent

'I must return to Atletico Madrid' - AWOL Costa says he's not going back to Chelsea

Aug 17th 2017, 11:43 AM 6,149 Views 8 Comments

The striker, who is at home in Brazil, has released a statement reiterating his desire to sign for the La Liga club.

# diego-costa - Monday 14 August, 2017

'You don't do it by text message. You should be honest and direct to someone's face'
# BREAK-UP
# BREAK-UP

'You don't do it by text message. You should be honest and direct to someone's face'

Aug 14th 2017, 12:53 PM 6,821 Views 10 Comments

Diego Costa is exiled in Brazil, and is still annoyed by Antonio Conte’s treatment of him.

# diego-costa - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Costa: I got a text from Conte to say he doesn't want me next season
# No Future
# No Future

Costa: I got a text from Conte to say he doesn't want me next season

Jun 8th 2017, 10:54 AM 9,241 Views 26 Comments

The Spanish international claims he’s looking for a club after receiving the news from Chelsea’s boss.

# diego-costa - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Diego Costa says he'll only leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid
# On The Move?
# On The Move?

Diego Costa says he'll only leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid

May 28th 2017, 1:26 PM 7,781 Views 10 Comments

The striker claims he has no interest in a switch to the Chinese Super League.

# diego-costa - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Chinese FA cracks down on soaring transfer fees to place Diego Costa's big money move in doubt
# Special Fee
# Special Fee

Chinese FA cracks down on soaring transfer fees to place Diego Costa's big money move in doubt

May 25th 2017, 10:01 AM 3,897 Views 4 Comments

Diego Costa’s potential move to the CSL has hit a snag following new rules introduced by the CFA.

1 2 3 4