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# Emiliano Sala

This year
4 years on from his death, Cardiff pay first part of Sala transfer fee
The 28-year-old when the light aircraft carrying the striker came down in the English Channel.
Last year
Amateur pilot said plane was ‘dodgy’ prior to footballer Emiliano Sala’s fatal flight
Sala was joining then Premier League club Cardiff City in a £15 million transfer.
Footballer Emiliano Sala died as result of plane crash, inquest jury finds
The Argentina-born striker died from head and chest injuries but was deeply unconscious, having been poisoned by carbon monoxide.
Football agent denies knowingly organising ‘grey’ flight for Emiliano Sala
The aircraft that crashed into the Channel killing both the player and the pilot had no licence to carry paying passengers.
Emiliano Sala felt pressured into making record transfer, mother tells inquest
The footballer was killed in a plane crash as he flew to Wales from Nantes to complete a transfer to Cardiff City in January 2019.
All time
Man who organised flight which killed Emiliano Sala jailed for 18 months
The 28-year-old striker died in the crash in 2019.
Man who organised fatal Sala flight convicted of endangering safety of plane
David Henderson was convicted by a majority verdict in Cardiff today.
Emiliano Sala flight organiser hired unqualified pilot, court hears
Plane operator David Henderson told people to ‘keep quiet’ after learning the footballer had died in a crash.
Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.
Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘full truth’ as they mark the anniversary of his death
The Argentinian footballer was killed when the plane he was travelling in crashed north of Guernsey in 2019.
Cardiff begin process of bringing criminal charges against Nantes over Sala transfer
The Championship club have asked for an investigation into Nantes’ role in the events which led to the striker’s tragic death.
Cardiff City threatened with three-window transfer ban over Sala payment
Fifa say the Championship club must hand over €6 million to Nantes for the deceased Argentine striker.
Cardiff City refuse to believe they should pay €6m for plane crash victim Sala
The Championship club say they will appeal this week’s Fifa decision to the Court of Arbitration in Sport.
Cardiff City ordered to pay €6m transfer fee to Nantes for plane crash victim Sala
Fifa stepped in after the two clubs failed to agree a settling payment for the Argentine striker, who died tragically in January.
Two people jailed for illegally accessing CCTV footage of Emiliano Sala post-mortem
Sala’s plane went down in the English Channel as he flew to Cardiff on 21 January.
Emiliano Sala exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide before plane crash, investigators say
A report shows he had a saturation level of 58% – a level that could cause seizure and unconsciousness.
Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala's death
Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the English Channel on 21 January.
Two people face charges over posting image online of Emiliano Sala's body
The photo in question was taken at a mortuary following the plane crash that killed the 28-year-old.
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Sala tragedy puts Cardiff relegation in perspective – Warnock
The death of the player signed to provide a goal threat outweighs the sting of relegation for the Bluebirds boss
Police investigating after photo believed to be of late footballer Sala's body appears online
The 28-year-old Argentine footballer died in January following a plane crash off Alderney.
Father of footballer Emiliano Sala dies three months after son's fatal plane crash
The light aircraft carrying Emiliano Sala disappeared near the British island of Guernsey on 21 January.
Cardiff to claim €23 million Emiliano Sala transfer 'null and void' - report
The 28-year-old Argentine forward was killed when the small plane carrying him came down in the Channel.
'They need to pay' – Emiliano Sala's mother criticises Cardiff 'disrespect'
The Bluebirds have still not paid the fee for the fallen striker and his family are calling for answers as investigations continue.
Nantes make formal complaint to Fifa as Cardiff miss first Sala payment
The clubs are wrangling over payment of the transfer fee following the tragic death of the striker last month.
Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say
An interim report into the fatal crash has been released.
Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle
The late footballer was buried at the age of 28 in the Argentine village of Progreso on Saturday.
Cardiff City F.C.considering legal action against Nantes over Sala 'negligence'
Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on 21 January before playing a game for the Welsh side.
Nantes have threatened legal action over Sala fee but Cardiff will be 'honourable', says chairman
Cardiff City are looking into all details of the deal to sign Emiliano Sala, which is why they have yet to pay any money to Nantes.
Footballer Sala died due to head and trunk injuries
The late star was formally identified by fingerprints.
'We can’t leave him out there on his own': Family of missing Sala pilot tries to revive search efforts
Ibbotson was flying Emiliano Sala from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed in the English Channel last month.
Southampton promise to ban fans over Sala 'aeroplane' mockery
Southampton ‘will be taking an extremely firm stance against anyone involved’.
'Most painful time of our life': Emiliano Sala's family mourn after body formally identified
The light aircraft carrying Sala from Nantes to his new club disappeared near Guernsey on 21 January.
Body recovered from plane wreckage is Emiliano Sala, police confirm
The body was last night recovered from the wreckage.
Body recovered from wreckage of Emiliano Sala plane
Attempts to recover the aircraft were unsuccessful due to poor weather conditions.
Nantes considering legal action over €17 million Sala payment
The French club completed the transfer of the Argentine striker before his plane crashed in the English channel.
'One occupant visible' in wreckage of Emiliano Sala plane
The plane was located yesterday morning.
Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.
Reid grabs brace against Bournemouth as Cardiff salutes Sala
Cardiff City claimed their first win of 2019 on an emotional night.
Cardiff players reluctant to fly after Sala disappearance
The club returned to action for the first time since the player’s disappearance on Tuesday in a 2-1 defeat at Arsenal.