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Which club will take Manchester City’s place in the Champions League? | Football

The Premier League table.

With Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City well clear at the top of the Premier League table, the battle for fourth was going to be a hotly contested affair. Now that City have been banned from Uefa competitions for the next two seasons – pending an appeal – the race …

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What now for Pep Guardiola after Manchester City’s European ban?

Guardiola's current contract with Man City ends in 2021.

UEFA’s decision to punish the reigning English Premier League champion after it found the club had committed “serious breaches” of the European governing body’s club licensing and financial fair play regulations has led to shock, denial and plenty of questions. The punishment is subject to appeal to the Court of …

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How ‘leaked’ emails and invoices led to Manchester City’s ban from Europe | Football

Questions were raised over Etihad’s sponsorship of Manchester City.

Throughout the startling “leaks” of Manchester City’s internal emails in the German magazine Der Spiegel, and the resulting investigation by Uefa which led ultimately to Friday’s guilty finding and two-season Champions League ban and €30m (£25m) fine, City’s response has been uniform: scorn, outrage, denial. The emails, splashed by Spiegel …

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‘Better late than never’: European reaction to Manchester City’s ban | Football

Marca and AS give their verdicts

Spain “Better late than never,” declared Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga. “At last Uefa is taking decisive measures. Imposing financial fair play rules and punishing financial doping is essential for the future of football.” For Tebas, this was vindication and also just the start: he has long denounced …

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What Manchester City’s UEFA competition ban means and what might happen next

What Manchester City's UEFA competition ban means and what might happen next

The independent Adjudicatory Chamber of UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) has decided to ban Manchester City from UEFA competition for two seasons while hitting them with a €30 million ($32.5m) fine. The club were found to have committed “serious breaches” of Financial Fair Play (FFP) while submitting inaccurate information …

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Manchester City’s fury at FFP case ‘leaks’ laid bare in court documents | Football

Manchester City’s fierce hostility to Uefa’s investigation into the club’s alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations has been laid bare in court documents, which show City sought financial damages from Uefa for alleged leaks of the process to the media. The furious case mounted by City is detailed in …

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