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Emiliano Sala

Sala posing with a Cardiff City shirt on 20 January

Manslaughter Arrest Over Emiliano Sala’s Death

Emiliano Sala had been flying to join his new team, Cardiff City, when the plane carrying him crashed A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in relation to the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala who died in a plane crash. The…

19th June 2019
Floral tributes to Emiliano Sala outside Cardiff City Stadium

Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City Submit Evidence To Fifa Over Nantes Dispute

Floral tributes to Emiliano Sala were laid outside Cardiff City Stadium following news of his death Cardiff City have submitted their evidence to Fifa in their dispute with Nantes over the £15m transfer fee for Emiliano Sala. Cardiff have so far refused to make…

15th April 2019
Piper Malibu aircraft, N264DB, at Nantes before the fatal flight

Emiliano Sala Plane Crash: The Story Behind The Transfer Flights

Piper Malibu aircraft, N264DB, at Nantes before the fatal flight   The body representing air charter companies has called on aviation regulators to investigate the series of flights leading up to the plane crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala. The Air Charter Association (Baca)…

20th March 2019
Leaked WhatsApp messages show Cardiff offered Emiliano Sala a commercial flight but he rejected the offer (Screenshots)

Leaked WhatsApp Messages Show Cardiff Offered Emiliano Sala A Commercial Flight [Screenshots]

Leaked WhatsApp messages between the late Argentine striker, Emiliano Sala and premiership club Cardiff have revealed that he was offered a commercial flight from France to Wales but he rejected the offer. This comes after the late’s footballer agent Willie McKay claimed the Premier League club abandoned Sala, leaving him to make travel arrangements…

1st March 2019
Nantes retire No 9 shirt in honour of Emiliano Sala after he

Nantes Retire No.9 Shirt in Honour of Emiliano Sala

French footballer club, Nantes have retired their No 9 jersey in honour of former striker Emiliano Sala, whose body was recovered from the plane wreckage at the bottom of the English Channel Dorset Police confirmed last night that the body was that of the Argentine striker whose plane…

9th February 2019

Emiliano Sala – Nantes Demand Transfer Fee From Cardiff City

French club Nantes have demanded payment from Cardiff City over the £15m transfer of Emiliano Sala, BBC Wales has learned. Argentine striker Sala, along with pilot David Ibbotson, was on board the Piper Malibu N264DB which lost radar contact near Guernsey on 21 January.…

7th February 2019

Emiliano Sala Search Team Recover Body From Plane Wreckage

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane which crashed with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on board. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said specialist contractors joined the operation in “challenging conditions”. It was carried out in…

7th February 2019
Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson

Emiliano Sala Search: Body Found in Plane Wreckage

One body has been seen in the underwater wreckage of the plane that was carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. A search on Sunday found the Piper Malibu plane on the seabed off Guernsey, almost two weeks after it went missing. The…

4th February 2019

Emiliano Sala Plane Wreckage Found in Channel

Wreckage from a plane carrying Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala has been discovered in the English Channel. The Piper Malibu N264DB was lost on 21 January on its way from Nantes, France, to Cardiff, with the Argentine striker and pilot David Ibbotson on board.…

4th February 2019

Emiliano Sala – Cushions ‘From Missing Plane’ Found

An underwater search for footballer Emiliano Sala’s plane will take place after cushions were found on a beach. They were discovered near Surtainville on France’s Cotentin Peninsula, on Monday, by French authorities. Following this, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has identified an area…

30th January 2019
The under-19s at FC Nantes pose for pictures - wearing t-shirts with the words "We Love You Emi"

Emiliano Sala: £220,000 Raised For Private Search

More than £220,000 has been raised to fund a private search for missing Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala. The official search for the Argentine striker, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, was called off on Thursday. But the cash, raised via a GoFundMe page, has…

27th January 2019
Map showing location of Alderney and lighthouse

Search For Emiliano Sala And Pilot Called Off

The search for missing footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson has been called off after rescuers failed to find their plane. Cardiff City’s Argentine striker, 28, and Mr Ibbotson, from Crowle, Lincolnshire, were on the aircraft that disappeared from radar on Monday. After three days…

24th January 2019