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Championship leaders secure eighth successive win against struggling Hoops

Championship leaders Norwich eased past struggling QPR with a 4-0 win on Saturday. First-half goals from Emiliano Buendia, Marco Stiepermann and Teemu Pukki, who added a fourth late on, condemned John Eustace, placed in temporary charge following Steve McClaren’s sacking on Monday, to a losing start. Norwich’s win came at a cost, though, as Buendia, […]

Cardiff to tell Fifa that Emiliano Sala’s transfer from Nantes was invalid | Football

• Club say Sala was not eligible for Premier League when he died• Nantes want transfer money and say they complied with rulesCardiff will tell Fifa that Emiliano Sala’s move from Nantes was invalid when they respond to a complaint over their refusal to pay the Ligue 1 club his £15m transfer fee.The 28-year-old Argentinian striker died in a plane crash in the Channel on 21 January, two days after the Premier League club had announced him as their record signing “subject to international clearance...

Police investigate claims Willie McKay threatened to kill Cardiff City staff | Football

• McKay was involved in Emiliano Sala’s transfer to Cardiff • Allegations relate to dispute that followed player’s deathThe man who brokered the deal that brought Emiliano Sala to Cardiff is under investigation for an alleged public order offence in London, the Metropolitan police have confirmed.Willie McKay, who is no longer registered as a football agent but helped his son Mark complete the ill-fated Sala transfer, has been the subject of an investigation by South Wales police over claims he t...

Police investigating complaints from Cardiff over threats made by Willie McKay after Emiliano Sala tragedy

South Wales Police are investigating complaints from Cardiff over alleged threats made by Willie McKay. Former football agent McKay, who booked the fatal flight of Bluebirds record signing Emiliano Sala in January, is alleged to have threatened to “kill everybody” at the club and confronted senior members of staff in person and over the phone. […]

Cardiff 'abandoned' footballer before plane crash says 'scapegoated' agent Willie McKay

Cardiff ‘abandoned’ Emiliano Sala after purchasing the forward according to ex-football agent Willie McKay, who believes he has been made a ‘scapegoat’ over the player’s death. The 28-year-old Argentinian died, along with pilot David Ibbotson, when the Piper Malibu aircraft they were travelling in came down in the English Channel on January 21, two days […]