Emiliano Sala’s body identified by HM Coroner following plane crash

The body recovered from the plane wreckage on the sea bed of the English Channel has been identified as Emiliano Sala. Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson have been missing since the plane they were flying in lost contact with Air Traffic Control on Monday, January 21. The Piper Malibu aircraft was found on the seabed of the English Channel on Sunday morning – and a body was recovered from the wreckage on Wednesday. A Dorset Police statement on Thursday night read: “The body brought to Portland Port today, Thursday 7 February 2019,…

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Phil Jones signs new Manchester United deal until 2023

Phil Jones has signed a new four-and-a-half-year deal at Manchester United that will keep him at the club until 2023. United, who signed Jones from Blackburn in 2011, have the option to extend the centre-back’s contract by a further 12 months. After signing the deal, Jones said: “I am delighted to have signed a new contract. Manchester United has been a big part of my life for eight years and I love everything about this club. “I am excited about the challenges that lie ahead of us as we prepare…

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Unopposed Uefa boss Aleksander Ceferin re-elected on four-year term

Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected as Uefa president for the next four years, while England’s Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has been voted on to the Fifa Council. Ceferin, 51, was elected unopposed to continue his role in charge of European football’s governing body. Clarke won the vote of Uefa delegates to be admitted to the Fifa Council for a four-year term. He defeated Northern Ireland’s David Martin 37 votes to 18. The decisions were taken by delegates from the 55 member associations at the Uefa Congress in Rome. Aleksander…

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