Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Colombian aviation authorities said Monday that an airliner that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel before it could land. The plane, operated by Bolivia-based charter company LaMia, crashed on a wooded hillside near Medellin because the pilot failed to refuel en route and did not report engine failures caused […]

Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’

Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’

The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian soccer team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power, and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot’s final words. The disaster on Monday night killed 71 people and sent shock waves round the global soccer world. Only six […]

Lincoln Red Imps 1-0 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers’ debut ends in embarrassment after Lee Casciaro gives part-timers the edge in Champions League qualifier

Lincoln Red Imps 1-0 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers’ debut ends in embarrassment after Lee Casciaro gives part-timers the edge in Champions League qualifier

And Brendan Rodgers was brought in to avoid the recent trend of early-season European embarrassments? Right. Upon closer inspection, the problems clearly run too deep for one man, given one pre-season, to put right. All of this team’s old failings – the softness, the inability to respond to pressure, the glaring lack of leadership in […]