Diego Costa completes move to Chelsea

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid. Chelsea had wanted the 25-year-old striker to complete the £32 million move prior to the World Cup, but that proved impossible.

Atlético Madrid 4-1 Chelsea

The UEFA Super Cup ended 4-1 in favour of Atletico Madrid with Falcao grabbing a superb hat-trick and Miranda getting the fourth. Cahill pulled one back for Chelsea who, although they passed the ball around quite well, were toothless in attack and look desperately in need of a top class striker.

No surprise as Chelsea sack manager Villas-Boas

Chelsea Football Club have parted company with yet another manager, Andre Villas-Boas being sacked after just nine months in charge. With the players under-performing and under-achieving, someone had to go and, as is usually the case, it is the manager.

Barcelona into the final

Barcelona are through to the final of the Champions League after a last gasp equaliser gave them an all important away goal.

Victories for Barcelona and Chelsea

Barcelona look to be on their way to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a clinical dissection of Bayern Munich, the final scoreline 4-0. Two goals from Lionel Messi and one apiece from Thierry Henry and Samuel Eto’o have put Barcelona firmly in the driving seat for the second leg in Germany.

Who’d be a football manager?

Who would be a football manager at the moment? Two surprise sackings in one day. First, Tony Adams makes a sudden departure from Portsmouth and then Luiz Felipe Scolari is given his marching orders by Chelsea. Scolari, a World Cup winning manager with Brazil, was only appointed in June 2008, but Chelsea find themselves in the unenviable situation of being …