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#RIPSala: Read Cardiff City’s Heartfelt Statement On Emiliano Sala’s Death

Cardiff City have issued a statement following confirmation of the death of their striker Emiliano Sala. The Premier League club are in mourning after the news that the Argentine's body has been recovered from the wreckage of the doomed flight to south Wales. The Bluebirds, who signed Sala for £15 million from Nantes in January, say their "heartfelt sympathies" are with the players' family. "It is with great sadness that we report the following statement, issued on February 7th 2019 by the Dorset Police," it read.…

Sala Aboard Missing Aircraft – Cardiff City

Striker, Emiliano Sala has been confirmed by his Premier League club, Cardiff City, to be aboard a plane that went missing from the English Channel on Monday Night. The 28-year-old striker was on the light aircraft that disappeared from its radar on Monday night, while apparently flying from Nantes to Cardiff. The Striker was announced as a new signee for Cardiff City on Saturday, signing a three-and-a-half year deal, for a club record fee believed to be around £10million. Cardiff City Chairman, Mehmet Dalman said…

BREAKING: Manchester United Sack Manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho as manager after two and a half years in charge. The Portuguese, 55, won the League Cup and the Europa League at Old Trafford. But United are sixth in the Premier League, 19 points behind leaders Liverpool, who beat them 3-1 on Sunday. "A caretaker-manager will be appointed until the end of the season while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager," United said in a statement. "The club would like to thank Jose for…

I Now Get A Trophy Every Week, Jokes Wenger After Receiving LMA Award

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger joked he now "gets a trophy every week" after being honoured by the League Managers Association (LMA). Wenger left the Gunners in May after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups in a 22-year spell. He was awarded the LMA Service to Football Award at Wembley on Thursday. "The LMA is proud to recognise Arsene's remarkable career in football management," said LMA chief executive Richard Bevan. "The role of the football manager has changed beyond recognition since…

Southampton Sack Manager Mark Hughes After 1 Win In 14 Premier League Matches

Mark Hughes has been sacked as manager of Southampton FC, despite earning a 2-2 draw at Manchester United on Saturday, the Saints are third from bottom in the Premier League table with nine points from 14 matches. Southampton confirmed the move in a statement on Monday, “We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St Mary’s. “The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already underway.” Before the draw against Man United, Southampton were…

Premier League: Tottenham Stun Chelsea, Manchester United Held

Tottenham defeated Chelsea to inflict the Blues' first Premier League defeat of the season and move to the 3rd spot in the table. Mauricio Pochettino's side displayed a terrific performance to go up a place to third, five points behind unbeaten leaders Manchester City, while Chelsea drop down to fourth. Spurs deservedly scored two goals in the first 16 minutes through midfielder Dele Alli's flicked header from Christian Eriksen's cross, and Harry Kane firing in a drive from long range. Son Heung-min had struck…

Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Retires From Football

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba has officially announced his retirement from football. The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances over two spells with Chelsea, helping them win the Premier League four times and the Champions League in 2012, as well as four FA Cup triumphs and three League Cup victories. Drogba started his top-flight football at the age of 23, when French side Guingamp signed him from Ligue 2 Le Mans in January 2002. He moved to Marseille 18 months later - and the…

Fulham Name Claudio Ranieri As Manager

Claudio Ranieri has been appointed as manager of Fulham FC replacing Slavisa Jokanovic who was sacked. Chairman of Fulham Football Club, Shahid Khan, made the announcement with a post on the club's website on Wednesday. Jokanovic's dismissal comes after Fulham could only manage one win from their opening 12 Premier League matches since their promotion from the Championship, leaving them rooted to the bottom of the table. Jokanovic had been in charge since 2015 and led the Cottagers to the Premier League via the…

Premier League: Susanna Dinnage Named New Chief Executive

Susanna Dinnage has been named as the new chief executive of the Premier League, replacing Richard Scudamore. Dinnage joins from media organisation Discovery, where she was the global president of the Animal Planet channel. Scudamore, 59, is stepping down next month after 19 years at the helm. "I am excited at the prospect of taking on this fantastic role. The Premier League means so much to so many people," said Dinnage, who will begin her new job early in 2019. "It represents the pinnacle of professional sport…

Sarri Makes Chelsea History In Premier League With Burnley Win

Maurizio Sarri has become the first Chelsea manager to go unbeaten in his first 10 Premier League games after the Blues thumped Burnley 4-0 on Sunday. Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ross Barkley, Willian and Ruben Loftus-Cheek moved the Blues to within two points of leaders Liverpool, and earned Sarri a slice of history. No Blues manager had ever avoided defeat for their first 10 Premier League games, with the former Napoli boss the first to do so. Chelsea have won seven of their opening 10 games, beating Huddersfield,…
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