Mbappe donates to Sala pilot David Ibbotson search fund

Mbappe donates to Sala pilot David Ibbotson search fund 1

French football star Kylian Mbappe has donated £27,000 to a fundraising appeal set up by the family of missing pilot David Ibbotson. Mr Ibbotson, from Crowle, Lincolnshire, was flying Cardiff City’s Emiliano Sala from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed near Guernsey on 21 January. Mr Ibbotson, from Crowle, Lincolnshire, was flying Cardiff City’s Emiliano Sala from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed near Guernsey on 21 January. The footballer’s body was recovered from the wreck on the seabed, but Mr Ibbotson’s body has not been…

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Dino Maamria: Born in a tent to managing in League Two

Dino Maamria: Born in a tent to managing in League Two 2

By Isaac Fanin As football upbringings go, it would be fair to say that Nourredine ‘Dino’ Maamria’s is unique to the English game. Nourredine ‘Dino’ Maamria “I was born in a tent, in the desert in the south of Tunisia, a place called Gafsa,” the Stevenage FC manager tells BBC Sport Africa. Maamria’s father was a miner who also herded camels while Dino even had a pet goat named after Gary Lineker, since it hung around the goal whenever he played football. Related Articles His remarkable journey from the Saharan…

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