Guus Hiddink: Suspended Diego Costa isn’t an idiot

Chelsea will be without Spain striker Diego Costa and Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard for the home derby with West Ham United on 19 March, because of suspension and injury respectively. Costa is banned after being sent off in last weekends FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Everton. Hiddink said Costa was unhappy at not being able to play, but it was wrong to call him an idiot for being suspended. Mar 18, 2016

Jurgen Klopp doesn’t fancy his chances against Dortmund

Liverpool have been drawn against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League quarter-finals. Gunners boss Jurgen Klopp’s former club brushed aside Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 over two legs, after a 2-1 win in London. However, Klopp said he didnt want to fancy the German giants in the next round, as they are the best team left in the competition. Mar 18, 2016

Sepp Blatter: No World Cup can be bought by money

No World Cup can be bought by money, said former Fifa president Sepp Blatter on 15 February. Blatter made the remarks in an interview, as footballs world governing body acknowledged for the first time that votes were bought in past World Cup hosting bids. Mar 18, 2016