We can now mourn’: footballer Sala’s family after body

The family of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala said Friday they could now begin mourning after his body was formally identified following its recovery from a crashed plane in the Channel.

"We can now begin to mourn our son and our brother," the Argentinian player's family said in a statement, also thanking everyone involved in the effort to locate the plane off Guernsey.

We can now mourn’: footballer Sala’s family after body
We can now mourn’: footballer Sala’s family after body

We can now mourn’: footballer Sala’s family after body

The family of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala said Friday they could now begin mourning after his body was formally identified following its recovery from a crashed plane in the Channel.

Liverpool post £106 million world record net profit

Liverpool post £106 million world record net profit

Liverpool posted a world record-breaking £106 million ($137 million) net profit last year even after spending £190 million on new players, according to financial results announced on Friday.
Lingard reveals Rashford rivalry driving Man United’s power surge

Lingard reveals Rashford rivalry driving Man United’s power surge

Jesse Lingard says his friendly rivalry with Marcus Rashford will be the driving force behind Manchester United’s bid to climb into the Premier League’s top four as they prepare to face Fulham on Saturday.
Courtois ready for Atletico anger as Real eye derby victory

Courtois ready for Atletico anger as Real eye derby victory

Thibaut Courtois left Chelsea on bad terms last summer and he expects to feel the anger from Atletico Madrid too when he faces them in the white of Real Madrid on Saturday.
Struggling Schalke turn to Welsh teenager Matondo

Struggling Schalke turn to Welsh teenager Matondo

Struggling Schalke are hoping Welsh teenager Rabbi Matondo can help turn their season around against Bayern Munich and his former club Manchester City in the coming weeks.
Liverpool seek swift relief from mounting title pressure

Liverpool seek swift relief from mounting title pressure

Ten days after blowing the chance to move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League, Liverpool return to Anfield trailing Manchester City in the table when Bournemouth visit Merseyside on Saturday.
Palace’s Zaha banned for referee sarcastic clap

Palace’s Zaha banned for referee sarcastic clap

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has been given a one-match ban by the Football Association for improper conduct after sarcastically applauding referee Andre Marriner.
First of three Clasicos leaves all options open for Barca and Madrid

First of three Clasicos leaves all options open for Barca and Madrid

Neither claimed a clear advantage but Barcelona and Real Madrid each had cause for optimism following a frantic 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final.
Guardiola vows City have desire to retain title

Guardiola vows City have desire to retain title

Pep Guardiola insisted Manchester City’s 2-0 victory at Everton proved they are determined to win their title fight with Liverpool as the champions returned to the top of the table on Wednesday.
Messi unable to inspire Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

Messi unable to inspire Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

Real Madrid gained a measure of redemption at the Camp Nou by holding Barcelona to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday and taking the upper-hand in the semi-final of Copa del Rey.
Body recovered from wreck of Sala plane: UK investigators

Body recovered from wreck of Sala plane: UK investigators

British investigators on Wednesday said they had recovered a body from the wreckage of the plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel.
Unopposed Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president

Unopposed Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was on Thursday re-elected for a four-year term as head of European football’s governing body by acclamation.
Celtic keep six-point lead as Rangers win thriller

Celtic keep six-point lead as Rangers win thriller

Celtic maintained their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 win over Hibernian, while Rangers kept in touch despite having two-goal star Alfredo Morelos sent off in their fractious 4-2 victory at Aberdeen on Wednesday.
Blow by blow: Barcelona vs Real Madrid

Blow by blow: Barcelona vs Real Madrid

El Classico returns this Wednesday when Barcelona host Real Madrid in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey.
Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote

Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term after world football’s governing body said on Wednesday he would be the only candidate for June’s vote.
Flu-hit Dortmund crash out of German Cup on penalties to Bremen

Flu-hit Dortmund crash out of German Cup on penalties to Bremen

Flu-hit Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund crashed out of the German Cup on Tuesday, losing a penalty shoot-out at home to Werder Bremen following a 3-3 draw after extra time.
League Two Newport land FA Cup meeting with Man City

League Two Newport land FA Cup meeting with Man City

Fourth-tier Newport County will take on Premier League champions Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup after shocking Championship high-flyers Middlesbrough 2-0 on Tuesday.
Nantes coach targets French Cup final as Sala tribute

Nantes coach targets French Cup final as Sala tribute

Nantes coach Vahid Halilhodzic hopes his side can reach the final of the French Cup as a tribute to former teammate Emiliano Sala, whose plane disappeared in the English Channel last month.
Crash investigators planning ‘operation’ on Sala’s plane

Crash investigators planning ‘operation’ on Sala’s plane

British crash investigators told AFP on Tuesday they were planning “an underwater operation” in the next couple of days on the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel.
Liverpool not feeling Premier League title heat, says Robertson

Liverpool not feeling Premier League title heat, says Robertson

Andy Robertson has dismissed suggestions Liverpool are starting to feel the pressure of being Premier League leaders, saying they are experiencing no more than a “blip” in their pursuit of their first title for 29 years.
Klopp in no doubt over Liverpool’s nerve after Hammers draw

Klopp in no doubt over Liverpool’s nerve after Hammers draw

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp tried to preempt questions about the Premier League leaders’ ability to cope with pressure after they again dropped points in the title race in a 1-1 draw away to West Ham on Monday.
Neymar celebrates birthday in style and on crutches

Neymar celebrates birthday in style and on crutches

Neymar celebrated his 27th birthday with a glittering party in Paris on Monday evening joined by family, Paris Saint-Germain teammates and a smattering of celebrities.
Injured Kompany confident he’ll feature in Man City trophy hunt

Injured Kompany confident he’ll feature in Man City trophy hunt

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany expects to play a part in the club’s quest for four trophies this season despite a frustrating injury setback.
African players in Europe: Gervinho brace stuns Juventus

African players in Europe: Gervinho brace stuns Juventus

Ivorian veteran Gervinho was the star African in Europe at the weekend, scoring two late goals as mid-table Parma snatched a 3-3 Serie A draw at runaway leaders Juventus.
Lacklustre Liverpool slip up again at West Ham

Lacklustre Liverpool slip up again at West Ham

Liverpool wasted another chance to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League as a sub-par performance from Jurgen Klopp’s men was punished in a 1-1 draw at West Ham on Monday.
WATCH: Mourinho humiliated by fall at Russian hockey league face-off

WATCH: Mourinho humiliated by fall at Russian hockey league face-off

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho embarrassingly slipped after presenting a symbolic face-off to a match in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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