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Emiliano Sala: Former coach pays tribute to footballer

A former football coach and childhood friend have paid tribute to Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala, whose funeral was held on Saturday. The 28-year-old died when the plane he was travelling in crashed on 21 January. The pilot of the aircraft, David Ibbotson, is still missing. Mourners gathered in Sala’s hometown of Progreso in Argentina, as a wake was held at his childhood football club, San Martin de Progreso. Reporter: Natalio Cosoy Camera: Agustin Actis Source link

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Emiliano Sala’s funeral to take place in hometown in Argentina

Image copyright Getty Images The funeral of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala will take place in his native Argentina on Saturday. The 28-year-old died when the plane he was in with pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel en route from Nantes to Cardiff on 21 January. His funeral will take place in his hometown of Progreso and a wake will also be held at the club Sala played for as a youth. Among those due to attend is Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock. Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson…

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David Ibbotson: Emiliano Sala pilot’s family in underwater search plea

Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson Image caption Emiliano Sala (left) was on board a plane being flown by pilot David Ibbotson The family of missing pilot David Ibbotson have said they don’t want him left “out there on his own”. Mr Ibbotson, from Crowle, Lincolnshire, was flying Cardiff City’s Emiliano Sala from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed near Guernsey on 21 January. The footballer’s body was recovered from the wreck on the seabed, but Mr Ibbotson’s body has not been found. An inquest into the death of…

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Southampton fans caught making Emiliano Sala Cardiff City taunts

Emiliano Sala: Cardiff and Southampton observe minute’s silence for Argentine forward Southampton plan to ban two supporters who taunted Cardiff City fans about the death of striker Emiliano Sala. The 28-year-old Argentine died in a plane crash almost three weeks ago, with his body found on Thursday. Two Saints fans were pictured making aeroplane gestures during their side’s 2-1 home defeat by the Bluebirds and were spoken to by Hampshire Police. “Such behaviour has no place in our game and will not be tolerated at St Mary’s,” a club statement…

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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff striker’s tributes after body found in plane crash

There was a minute’s applause in memory of Emiliano Sala in the Premier League’s early game at Craven Cottage Premier League clubs paid tribute to Emiliano Sala on Saturday after police confirmed the Cardiff striker was killed in a plane crash. There were emotional scenes at Southampton, where Cardiff played for the first time since Sala’s body was found and identified on Thursday. A minute’s silence was held before the game and Bluebirds fans wore daffodils in memory of the Argentine. Players in games across the Premier League and EFL…

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Emiliano Sala pilot family launch funding bid to find body

Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson Image caption Emiliano Sala (left) was on board a plane being flown by pilot David Ibbotson The family of the pilot of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala which crashed into the sea have launched a fundraising appeal to find his body. David Ibbotson of North Lincolnshire was flying the Cardiff City player from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed near Guernsey on 21 January. The footballer’s body was recovered from the plane wreck on the seabed, but Mr Ibbotson’s body has not…

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Emiliano Sala: Who owned the plane the Cardiff player died in?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Emiliano Sala was flying from Nantes to Cardiff when his plane crashed The obscure world of plane ownership is under the spotlight following the death of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala. While the wreckage of the aircraft rests at the bottom of the English Channel – holding, investigators hope, at least some of the answers as to how this tragedy unfolded – parallels could be drawn with the impenetrable trail of ownership and registration enveloping this plane. This story has dominated the headlines for…

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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff boss Warnock hopes family find ‘peace & comfort’

Neil Warnock was visibly distraught following Cardiff’s win over Bournemouth Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock hopes the recovery and identification of Emiliano Sala will bring “peace” and “comfort” to his grieving family. Argentine-born Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a light aircraft piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on 21 January. Cardiff will wear black armbands at Southampton on Saturday and St Mary’s Stadium will observe a minutes silence. Warnock confirmed Cardiff will to offer fund the repatriation of Sala’s body. Speaking for the…

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Emiliano Sala: Family’s tribute to Cardiff City footballer

Image copyright Getty Images The family of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala has paid tribute to him after police confirmed it was his body which was removed from a crashed plane. Argentine-born Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on 21 January. The club has offered to pay for Sala’s body to be repatriated to Argentina. Mr Ibbotson’s body has not been found and Sala’s family hopes authorities “will do their best” to find him. In a…

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News Daily: Body on plane identified as Emiliano Sala’s, and Brexit talks

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright Getty Images Emiliano Sala: Body on plane identified as footballer’s The body found in a plane wreck in the English Channel has been confirmed as that of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala. The 28-year-old Argentine striker went missing on 21 January and the Piper Malibu N264DB he was on board was discovered 67m (220ft) below the surface, around 24 nautical miles north of Guernsey. The plane’s pilot, 59-year-old David Ibbotson, has not yet been found. Cardiff City…

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