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Cardiff to appeal over Emiliano Sala transfer payment

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Cardiff is set to appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport regarding the transfer fee dispute of the late Emiliano Sala

DISPUTE. Argentine striker Emiliano Sala signs with Cardiff City, but dies in a plane crash. Photo from Emiliano Sala's Instagram

FIFA orders Cardiff to pay Nantes 6 million euros for Sala transfer

Oct 01, 2019 - 11:41 AM

FIFA says it had 'never lost sight of the specific and unique circumstances of this tragic situation during its deliberations on the dispute at stake'

TRAGIC. Emiliano Sala dies in a plane crash on his way to Cardiff City FC. File photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Two jailed over online image of footballer Sala's body

Sep 24, 2019 - 3:39 PM

Romina Sala finds the post-mortem photos of her late brother on Instagram

MISUSE. Two people illegally access the  CCTV footage of the post-mortem of the late Emiliano Sala. Photo from Instagram (@emilianosala9)

Tragic footballer Sala and pilot 'exposed to carbon monoxide'

Aug 15, 2019 - 9:59 AM

Investigation results show that Argentine striker Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to carbon monoxide in the fatal plane crash

TRAGEDY. Emiliano Sala's family says the new findings 'raises many questions.' Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Image believed to be of tragic Sala's body appears online

Apr 28, 2019 - 8:09 PM

The Argentine footballer died after the plane that carried him crashed

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

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