Everyone at the PFA is deeply saddened to hear the news that the body recovered from the light aircraft wreckage in the English Channel was confirmed to be Emiliano Sala.
A statement by Dorset Police, issued on February 7th said:
"The body brought to Portland Port today, Thursday 7 February 2019, has been formally identified by HM Coroner for Dorset as that of professional footballer Emiliano Sala.
"The families of Mr Sala and the pilot David Ibbotson have been updated with this news and will continue to be supported by specially-trained family liaison officers."
We know that this may be a deeply upsetting time for some of our members. If you have been affected by this tragedy please contact one of our specially trained counsellors for help and advice. Round-the-clock support is available to all members past and present.
24/7 Counselling Helpline
Members can call the 24hr Counselling Helpline: 07500 000 777.
We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the families of Emiliano and David.