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Costa and Ellis departures prompt Mercedes reshuffle

Mercedes are re-organising their technical team as they prepare for two key figures to leave their front-line roles. Engineering director Aldo Costa and performance director Mark Ellis will leave full-time positions at the end of the year. Costa, who has ...

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Costa strikes as Spain survive Iran scare to top Group B

Media playback is not supported on this device Spain edged out a gallant Iran in an absorbing contest to ensure they will reach the World Cup knockout stage with a draw in their final group game. The 2010 champions needed ...

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Impressive Belgium hit four against Costa Rica

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium eased to victory against Costa Rica in their final World Cup warm-up match. Belgium, England’s Group G opponents, were again without injured defender Vincent Kompany in Brussels, while Eden Hazard limped off in the ...

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World Cup warm-up match: England 2-0 Costa Rica

England concluded their World Cup preparations in impressive fashion by comfortably beating Costa Rica at Elland Road. Manager Gareth Southgate made 10 changes from Saturday’s win against Nigeria at Wembley – and was rewarded with some fine individual displays and ...

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Froome fever in the Costa del Sol – a high profile return in a low-key race

Media playback is not supported on this device Winning four Tour de France titles, the Vuelta a Espana and two Olympic bronze medals does not necessarily make you famous on the Costa del Sol. After Chris Froome led out the ...

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N Ireland to play Panama and Costa Rica in friendly games

Northern Ireland are to play Panama and Costa Rica in friendly games next year. It will be the first time that NI has faced either country, who have both qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer. Northern ...

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Costa behaviour disgraceful – Wright

Chelsea forward Diego Costa’s refusal to return to training is “disgraceful”, says former Arsenal striker Ian Wright. The 28-year-old, who is currently in his native Brazil, said he has been treated like a “criminal” and wants to join former club ...

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I've been treated like a criminal – Costa

Diego Costa has described his treatment by Chelsea like that of a “criminal” and confirmed he wants to join Atletico Madrid. The striker, 28, last played for Chelsea in the FA Cup final in May, and was sent a text ...

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea manager texts Diego Costa to say 'you are not in my plan'

Details of the message sent by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte that caused striker Diego Costa to announce he was not wanted by the club have been revealed. Costa, 28, said on Wednesday that he had learned he was no longer ...

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Chelsea: Diego Costa says he has been told club want to sell him

Chelsea striker Diego Costa says he has been told by manager Antonio Conte that he is no longer in the club’s plans. The 28-year-old scored 20 goals in 35 Premier League games to help the Blues win the title but ...

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