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Booked yet again, Diego Costa calls out 'obsessed' referees

Booked yet again, Diego Costa calls out 'obsessed' referees

Atletico Madrid's returning star Diego Costa is no stranger to a booking or two, having accrued many a yellow card in his club and international playing career. His latest yellow against Athletic
Conte sees a flaw in Barcelona, but what could it be?

Conte sees a flaw in Barcelona, but what could it be?

Ahead of a Champions League tilt between Chelsea and Barcelona, Blues boss Antonio Conte revealed he analysed his foe and deduced the Blaugrana "have a weakness without the ball," adding: "We must try
Spanish police detain at least 10 in match-fixing raids

Spanish police detain at least 10 in match-fixing raids

An investigation into match-fixing in Spain has led to at least 10 people being detained following raids across the country, reports Reuters' Andres Gonzalez."There's ten who have been detained and
Conte identifies weakness in Barcelona but warns of Messi threat

Conte identifies weakness in Barcelona but warns of Messi threat

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes he's got Barcelona all figured out in time for a Champions League round of 16 first-leg tilt with the Catalan outfit, identifying an area of weakness he can
Ter Stegen: Losing Neymar made Barcelona stronger

Ter Stegen: Losing Neymar made Barcelona stronger

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen believes his side is better off in the wake of Neymar's sensational summer departure, explaining that the Brazil icon's €222-million switch to Paris
Neymar, Coutinho among 15 players named to Brazil's World Cup squad

Neymar, Coutinho among 15 players named to Brazil's World Cup squad

Brazil head coach Tite has boldly guaranteed World Cup places for 15 internationals, with Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, and Dani Alves among the chosen few.In an unconventional move Friday - months
Europa League roundup: Busy matchday sees Leipzig stun Napoli

Europa League roundup: Busy matchday sees Leipzig stun Napoli

The Europa League knockout stage kicked off this week, and after Red Star Belgrade and CSKA Moscow got their first-leg clash out of the way in the Serbian capital on Tuesday, the competition's other
Fortune favours the bold: Zidane's risk proved the difference against PSG

Fortune favours the bold: Zidane's risk proved the difference against PSG

There was a point during Real Madrid's Champions League first-leg tilt with Paris Saint-Germain where manager Zinedine Zidane had a choice to make.To boldly attack and risk defeat, or settle for a
By the numbers: Goals galore as Liverpool, Real Madrid thrive

By the numbers: Goals galore as Liverpool, Real Madrid thrive

Liverpool and Real Madrid both have one boot in the quarter-finals thanks to victories Wednesday in the Champions League last-16, and with nine goals between the two fixtures, there were plenty of
PSG's Di Maria: 'My relationship with Real is over'

PSG's Di Maria: 'My relationship with Real is over'

Angel Di Maria will return to the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to face Real Madrid in the Champions League, and the former Los Blancos standout admits he isn't terribly fond of his time in the
AFA president asks Messi to play less for Barcelona ahead of World Cup

AFA president asks Messi to play less for Barcelona ahead of World Cup

Argentina Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia hopes that Lionel Messi will take it easy over the next few months in anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, revealing that he has asked
Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City reclaims throne, Monaco returns

Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City reclaims throne, Monaco returns

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we try to figure out which clubs are among Europe's elite.1. Manchester City (1st in Premier
Dembele called into Barcelona squad for Getafe visit

Dembele called into Barcelona squad for Getafe visit

Ousmane Dembele's gradual reintroduction to the Barcelona fold took another step forward after he was selected in the squad for Sunday's visit from Getafe.Ernesto Valverde has exercised caution with
Barcelona bounces Valencia to make record 40th Copa del Rey final

Barcelona bounces Valencia to make record 40th Copa del Rey final

Barcelona's stellar domestic campaign shows no signs of slowing.La Liga's runaway leader has booked a spot in the Copa del Rey final after seeing off Valencia 2-0 Thursday at the Mestalla Stadium for
Herrera denies match-fixing while at former club Zaragoza

Herrera denies match-fixing while at former club Zaragoza

Ander Herrera proclaimed his innocence while Spanish judges investigate a match between his former employer Real Zaragoza and Levante from May 2011.The Manchester United midfielder was substituted 72
Why Valencia lost its way after stellar start to season

Why Valencia lost its way after stellar start to season

Utter disaster. Unmitigated catastrophe. Or perhaps nothing more than a poor run. However you want to characterise Valencia's recent spell of form, it's not good. One must wonder what's gone wrong for
Courtois reiterates desire for Spanish move: 'My heart is in Madrid'

Courtois reiterates desire for Spanish move: 'My heart is in Madrid'

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has admitted once again that he dreams of returning to the city of Madrid to be closer to his family, but offered that he's also willing to sign a contract
Clarence Seedorf appointed manager of Deportivo

Clarence Seedorf appointed manager of Deportivo

Deportivo La Coruna has picked Clarence Seedorf as the man to steer the Galician outfit clear of La Liga's relegation zone.Monday's appointment came a day after confirmation that Cristobal Parralo was
Barcelona VP: Neymar's PSG move inflated the whole market

Barcelona VP: Neymar's PSG move inflated the whole market

Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre believes Neymar's controversial move to Paris Saint-Germain - borne of a world record €222-million release clause being triggered - caused needless inflation of
Zidane 'disgusted' by Real Madrid's collapse at Levante

Zidane 'disgusted' by Real Madrid's collapse at Levante

Zinedine Zidane voiced his distaste over Real Madrid's 2-2 draw at Levante on Saturday.If table-topping Barcelona wins at Espanyol on Sunday, Los Blancos will fall 21 points behind their bitter rival.