Most Euro 2016 squad announcements over the past couple of weeks have passed by without much drama or even the hint of a surprise. However, Vicente del Bosque caught many people cold when he named his provisional Spain squad this week, particularly with the omission of Diego Costa. On the face of it naming just 

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Diego Costa’s season has very much mirrored that of his team in that it can be clearly split into two halves. The Spanish international scored just 4 goals in the opening 4 months of the campaign as Chelsea endured a miserable time but has been a resurgent force since netting twice against Watford on Boxing 

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The incident isn’t particularly memorable, it certainly doesn’t linger in the memory as long as Michael Essien’s piledriver that drew Chelsea level in the same game, but last week’s meeting of Chelsea vs Arsenal may have cast minds back to December 2006 when the two sides met at Stamford Bridge and Didier Drogba and Jens 

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Diego Costa has been handed a three match ban for slapping Laurent Koscielny in the face when Arsenal and Chelsea faced each other in last week’s Premier League clash. The time has come to really assess Diego Costa and ask whether he is worth the hassle that he causes. There is a common misconception about 

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This summer at Liverpool has been largely overshadowed by the transfer saga involving Luis Suarez, the striker who seems intent on leaving Anfield despite the club’s resilient desire to keep him. In a parallel plot-line to the war of attrition with Suarez however, is the work done by Brendan Rodgers in quietly assembling a promising 

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