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Investigators Probe Pilot Of Missing Sala Flight

Emiliano Sala

British investigators said Friday they were probing the licence held by the pilot of the small plane carrying Premier League player Emiliano Sala that went missing over the Channel this week. The light aircraft transporting the 28-year-old striker, who signed for Cardiff City last weekend, disappeared from radar around 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Guernsey on Monday night. The …

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Pochettino Doesn’t Rule Out Late Signings Amid Injury Crisis

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s injury woes could force his club to return to the transfer market for the first time in a year. Pochettino had expected Tottenham would sit out the current transfer period as they budget for the cost of their long-delayed new stadium. That would make it consecutive windows without a single new player arriving at the north …

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Zola Expects Higuain To Be An Instint Hit At Chelsea

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has backed Gonzalo Higuain to make an instant impact at Stamford Bridge as the Argentina striker prepares for his debut this weekend. Higuain joined Chelsea on loan from Juventus on Thursday and could make his first appearance for the Blues in the FA Cup fourth-round tie against Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday. “There are players who …

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Four Reasons Why It All Went Wrong For Henry At Monaco

Thierry Henry Monaco feature

Thierry Henry was suspended as coach of Monaco on Thursday after just three months with his team languishing in the Ligue 1 relegation zone. There is next to no chance of him being seen on the bench in the principality again, with his sacking expected to be confirmed in the coming days. We take a look at where and why …

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Solskjaer: Pogba Is Man United Captaincy Material

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Paul Pogba Manchester United

Paul Pogba has the qualities to be captain of Manchester United, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen a dramatic return to form for the World Cup winner. The France midfielder was told in September by then-manager Jose Mourinho that he would never captain the club again, days after an apparent disagreement over tactics. Mourinho denied at …

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Chelsea Win Carabao Cup Penalty Shootout After Dire Dier Miss

Chelsea will meet Manchester City next month in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley after seeing off Tottenham Hotspur in the semi final. Spurs led 1-0 heading into the second leg, but with Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Heung-min Son missing for the visitors, they still faced a difficult task to advance at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, who have faced striker …

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Thierry Henry’s Golden Touch Turns To Dust In Monaco

After a stellar playing career that saw him win countless club and international honours, Thierry Henry’s hopes of enjoying a managerial golden touch suffered an ignominious start after his suspension on Thursday as Monaco coach. Henry was removed from his coaching duties after he failed to spark a change in fortunes at the struggling club, who are second-from bottom in …

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Thierry Henry Suspended From Monaco Head Coach Duties

Thierry Henry Monaco

Monaco have confirmed that they have suspended first-team coach Thierry Henry.  A very brief official statement read: AS Monaco announces that it has decided to suspend first-team coach Thierry Henry. Franck Passi will train the professional group this Friday. Henry took over as manager of Monaco just three months ago and it looks like his first foray into head coaching …

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Guernsey Police Call Off Search For Missing Emiliano Sala

Police on Thursday ended their search for Premier League player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, saying the chances of finding them alive three days after their plane went missing over the Channel were “extremely remote”. The light aircraft transporting the 28-year-old striker, who signed for Cardiff City at the weekend, disappeared from radar around 20 kilometres (12 miles) north …

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