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Neil Etheridge named Cardiff City Player of the Year

May 06, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Philippine Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge impresses in the Premier League after finishing 2nd in saves

IMPRESSIVE. Neil Etheridge is voted for the coveted award in just his second year with the Welsh Club. Photo from Neil Etheridge's Twitter account (@Neil38Etheridge)


WATCH: Nantes takes Sala transfer dispute to FIFA

Feb 28, 2019 - 9:27 AM

Football clubs Nantes and Cardiff City continue to wrangle over payment of transfer fees following the tragic death of Argentinian Emiliano Sala

AFTERMATH. The death of Emiliano Sala has resulted to a bitter feud between two football clubs. Photo by Loic Venance /AFP

Investigators say Sala's plane did not have commercial license

Feb 26, 2019 - 9:07 AM

Since the pilot's logbook and license were not recovered, it was unclear whether Ibbotson was authorized to fly at night

UNDERGOING INVESTIGATION. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is trying to find out more details on Emiliano Sala's plane. Photo from FC Nantes

Sala tragedy sparks unsavory legal wrangle

Feb 21, 2019 - 4:23 PM

Premier League club Cardiff City and French side Nantes threaten to go to court over transfer fees following the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala

CONTROVERSY. Cardiff has so far refused to pay Nantes the transfer fee of the late Emiliano Sala. File photo

Moving Sala homage as emotional Nantes crumble

Feb 11, 2019 - 3:39 PM

The Canaries pay tribute to the deceased footballer with players wearing one-off full black outfit with his name on the back of each shirt

REMEMBERED. Nantes fans show their love and adoration to former player Emiliano Sala, who was found dead after his plane crashed. File photo by Loic Venance/AFP)


WATCH: Football world pays tribute to Emiliano Sala

Feb 09, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Sports icons honor 28-year-old football star Emiliano Sala, who was found dead in the wreckage of a plane transporting him to his new Premier League team

GONE TOO SOON. Emiliano Sala’s formerFrench club Nantes is set to retire his number 9 jersey. Photo from FC Nantes

Body in Channel wreckage identified as footballer Sala

Feb 08, 2019 - 12:49 PM

The Argentine striker was heading to his new Premier League team Cardiff City before the light aircraft he was in disappeared

GONE TOO SOON. Emiliano Sala was 28. File Photo by Loic Venance/AFP


Body from wreck of Sala plane taken to Britain

Feb 07, 2019 - 6:26 PM

The body recovered from the plane wreckage has been transported to Britain for identification

IN MEMORIAM. Flowers have been put in front of the entrance of training center La Joneliere in La Chapelle-sur-Erdre days after the plane of Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala vanished. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP)

Body recovered from wreck of Sala plane

Feb 07, 2019 - 8:44 AM

(UPDATED) British investigators confirm that a body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane carrying Argentine football star Emiliano Sala

Body found underwater in wreckage of footballer Sala's plane

Feb 04, 2019 - 9:18 PM

The light aircraft carrying the Argentine footballer and his pilot disappeared in January

MISSING. Emiliano Sala, having disappeared for two weeks, is already suspected to be dead. Photo from Instagram (@emilianosala9)


'It's a bad dream,' Sala's father says after plane recovered

Feb 04, 2019 - 2:36 PM

The Argentine footballer was traveling from France to join up with his new club, Premier League side Cardiff City, before the light aircraft he rode went missing

GONE TOO SOON. Emiliano Sala was 28 years old. Photo from Instagram (@emilianosala9)


Underwater search for footballer Sala to start

Jan 29, 2019 - 1:34 PM

Lionel Messi and the country's President Mauricio Macri call for the search to continue

CONTINUED SEARCH. Shipwreck hunters are off to find the plane where Emiliano Sala was boarded. Photo from Emiliano Sala's Instagram

Cardiff striker Sala presumed dead as rescuers suspend sea search

Jan 24, 2019 - 9:37 AM

'I'm on a plane that looks like it's going to fall apart,' Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala says in a message shortly before the light aircraft disappeared

Nantes' Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala gestures during the French L1 football match Nantes vs Montpellier at the La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on January 8, 2019. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

Cardiff striker Sala missing after suspected plane crash

Jan 22, 2019 - 10:19 PM

French civil aviation authorities confirm that Emiliano Sala 'was on board the plane'

MISSING. Argentine striker Emiliano Sala signs with Cardiff City 3 days before he went missing. Photo from Emiliano Sala's Instagram

WATCH: Solskjaer makes instant impact as Man United thrash Cardiff

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Manchester United scores 5 goals in a single Premier League game for the first time since 2013

MAN OF THE MATCH. Jesse Lingard caps off the game with two goals that punctuated the win. Photo from Manchester United Twitter

Cardiff scores 1st win over Neil Etheridge's former team

Oct 21, 2018 - 12:02 PM

Neil Etheridge proves his worth over Fulham where he spent his early professional footballing days as a reserve

PROVING HIMSELF. From being a young keeper finding his way though professional football, Neil Etheridge finally got to show his former club Fulham how much he has grown. Photo from Neil Etheridge's Twitter.

Neil Etheridge emerges as Cardiff game hero

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:42 PM

The Filipino-British goalkeeper saves a last-gasp penalty as Cardiff salvages a scoreless draw against Newcastle

MAN OF THE MATCH. Neil Etheridge and the Bluebirds earn their first Premier League point. Photo from @premierleague

Neil Etheridge: A Premier League dream comes true

Aug 13, 2018 - 2:36 PM

There is plenty to note about the Azkal's EPL debut, but mostly the self-belief that got him here

HISTORIC. Neil Etheridge is the first Southeast Asian to play in the English Premier League. Photo from Twitter (@Neil38Etheridge)


Neil Etheridge: Gearing up for Premier League history

Aug 08, 2018 - 1:45 PM

The Azkals goalkeeper will debut in one of the world's biggest football leagues on Saturday, August 11

WORLD STAGE. Azkals Goalkeeper Neil Etheridge is the first Southeast Asian to play in the English Premier League. Photo from Instagram (@neil38etheridge)

Azkals keeper Etheridge makes history as Premier League’s first Southeast Asian player

May 06, 2018 - 10:52 PM

The Filipino-British earns the distinction after his club Cardiff City gained promotion in the world's most popular football league

BANNER YEAR. Neil Etheridge marks a big year with the Philippine Azkals and his club Cardiff City. Photo from Etheridge's Twitter account

Football: Ceres and Etheridge look to slay giants

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:48 PM

Both the Azkal goalkeeper and our top club are confident Filipino underdogs against Man City and Brisbane Roar

UNDERDOGS. Ceres-Negros FC (Stephan Schröck in the photo) and Neil Etherdige will be ready to battle it out with their fierce opponents. Photos by Bob Guerrero

Why Asian tycoons invest in sports

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Investing in football clubs and sports itself is pretty new for Asian entrepreneurs but I think it can be pretty profitable contrary to what many people think says billionaire Vincent Tan

TAKING CHARGE. Berjaya founder Vincent Tan (seen here at the Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015), is among the high profile Asia-based tycoons who have taken over global sports teams. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler