I have been made a scapegoat over Sala crash, says Willie McKay | Football

Former football agent Willie McKay believes he and his son have been made scapegoats for the plane crash that killed Emiliano Sala. The 28-year-old Argentinian striker died, along with pilot David Ibbotson, when the Piper Malibu aircraft they were travelling in came down in the Channel on 21 January, two days after Cardiff had made […]

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Emiliano Sala’s heartbroken cousin demands full investigation into ‘avoidable’ plane crash

EMILIANO Sala’s grieving cousin has demanded a full investigation into the footballer’s death claiming “he was killed”. Martin Gatti made the allegation after paying his last respects to his relative yesterday in the small Argentinian town of Progreso where the Cardiff City striker grew up. Reuters Family, friends, supporters and former teammates paid tribute to […]

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Emiliano Sala’s ‘secret lover’ dedicates memorial tattoo to Cardiff City striker

A volleyball player who claims to have been in a secret relationship with Emiliano Sala has had a permanent memory of him inked on her arm. Stunning Brazilian Luiza Ungerer, 31, reacted to news the Cardiff City striker’s body had been found by going online to write: “I’m going to love you forever.” Now Luiza, […]

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Kylian Mbappé pledges £27,000 to help search for Emiliano Sala’s pilot | Football

More than £120,000 has been raised by a campaign to restart the search for the pilot of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala, with Gary Lineker and Kylian Mbappé among those to have donated. A page raising funds to continue the search for David Ibbotson, who was flying the plane carrying the Argentine footballer when it […]

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Emiliano Sala: Nantes players wear black shirts in tribute to teammate – video | Football

Emiliano Sala was given an emotional tribute during Nantes’ first home game since the footballer was confirmed to have died in a plane crash. The 28-year-old’s former teammates wore black shirts with the name ‘Sala’ on the back and Nantes fans also held up the number 9 in memory of the Argentinian.  Sala, who had spent […]

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Gary Lineker makes heartwarming gesture to Emiliano Sala plane pilot’s family

Gary Lineker has pledged £1,000 to the family of Emiliano Sala ‘s missing plane pilot David Ibbotson. A fundraising page has been set up asking for donations to restart a search after the plane carrying Cardiff City striker Sala crashed into the English Channel. Sala’s body was recovered and formally identified earlier this week but […]

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“Emiliano Sala was looking down on us” Cardiff City pay tribute to striker at Southampton

Cardiff City paid an emotional tribute to Emiliano Sala before their match with Southampton – before pulling off a stunning late victory at St Mary’s. Defender Sol Bamba admitted it felt like Sala was “looking down” on Cardiff as they scored in the 93rd minute to secure all three points on the south coast. The […]

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Emiliano Sala: body recovered from plane identified as missing footballer | Football

The body recovered from a plane that crashed in the Channel has been formally identified as that of the professional footballer Emiliano Sala, police have said. The aircraft, which was also carrying the pilot David Ibbotson, crashed on 21 January, en route from Nantes to Cardiff. The families of both men have been notified. Dorset […]

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Emiliano Sala: Body recovered from wreckage of plane identified as missing Cardiff striker

A body pulled from the wreckage of a plane carrying Emiliano Sala has been identified as that of the missing Cardiff striker, police have said. Sala, 28, was the only passenger on the aircraft being flown by British pilot David Ibbotson when it went missing on 21 January. The wreckage of the plane was discovered on […]

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