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Diego Costa was ‘very happy’ at Chelsea but says Atletico Madrid is ‘home’

Diego Costa insists he was "very happy" at Chelsea but is thrilled to be coming "home" to play for Atletico Madrid. The 28-year-old has arrived in Spain to undergo a medical after it was announced...

West Ham’s Michail Antonio confident his goalscoring touch will return

Tottenham Hotspur will have to watch Michail Antonio closely on Saturday after the West Ham attacker claimed he is about to embark on a goal rush. This time last season, Antonio already had five goals...

Isle Of Wight Local Football

In weekend local football, in the FA Vase, Newport welcome Alresford Town to St George's Park on Saturday. In the Wessex Premier League, Cowes Sports hosts Andover Town. East Cowes Vics will travel to Folland Sports...

Gennady Golovkin promoter says Floyd Mayweather ‘would never entertain’ high-stakes meeting

Gennady Golovkin could box until he is 40, his promoter has claimed, but Floyd Mayweather has been warned to remain in retirement. Golovkin, aged 35, was left disappointed with the scoring of last weekend's draw...

Diego Costa says he holds no anger towards Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

Diego Costa says he holds no animosity towards Chelsea manager Antonio Conte as he prepares to complete his return to Atletico Madrid. Chelsea announced on Thursday that they had agreed to sell the Spain international...

Diego Costa superior to Alvaro Morata up front for Chelsea, says Phil Neville

Diego Costa is a superior striker to the man who replaced him up front at Chelsea, Alvaro Morata, according to Phil Neville. Chelsea announced on Thursday they had agreed a deal to sell Costa back...

Liverpool’s Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp’s style of play

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has backed Jurgen Klopp’s brand of high-pressing football, despite an indifferent start to the season. Klopp's side are eighth in the Premier League going into the weekend's fixtures but have not...

England Women’s head coach Mark Sampson sacked by FA

England Women's head coach Mark Sampson has been sacked after information came to light about his conduct during his time at Bristol Academy. A statement released by the Football Association said Sampson's contract has been...

Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid

Chelsea have announced they have agreed to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid. Sky sources indicate Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international, who will now have a medical in Madrid...

Bristol City frustrated at FA silence over Mark Sampson before his sacking

Bristol City are angry and confused with the FA after being "dragged" into the fall-out of Mark Sampson's sacking, according to Sky sources. Sampson was dismissed on Wednesday as manager of England Women after details...