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City respond to reports of possible Champions League ban

  • Manchester City have come out in response to a media report claiming UEFA investigators are expected to seek a one-season Champions League ban if the Premier League champions are found to have breached financial rules.
  • The New York Times , and later Britain’s BBC, reported that investigators favour the ban should City be proved to have violated football’s financial fair play rules.
  • European soccer’s governing body, as well as the Premier League, are both investigating the club over the allegations.
  • City called the allegations ” entirely false” earlier this year and reiterated that assertion in a statement after the Times report – later followed up by British media – said that Yves Leterme, chairman of the investigatory panel of UEFA’s independent financial control board, is expected to make a recommendation this week.

Read full article: smh.com.au

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