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UEFA Investigators Want City Banned From CL If Found Guilty Of Breaking FFP

Discussion in 'Uefa Champions League & Europa League' started by Pagnell, May 14, 2019.

  1. njmcfc1894

    njmcfc1894 Registered User

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    Just want everything out there and done, theyve already let it overlap this season so no ban for this season, so goes into next season.
     
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    Chelsea are going to follow with the case with interest and who can blame them?

    Unbelievable.
     
  3. njmcfc1894

    njmcfc1894 Registered User

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    In What way ?
     
  4. mattledud

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    Not entirely true.

    Club Statement



    “Manchester City FC is fully cooperating in good faith with the CFCB IC’s ongoing investigation. In doing so the Club is reliant on both the CFCB IC’s independence and commitment to due process; and on UEFA’s commitment of the 7th of March that it “….will make no further comment on the matter while the investigation is ongoing”.

    The New York Times report citing “people familiar with the case” is therefore extremely concerning.The implications are that either Manchester City’s good faith in the CFCB IC is misplaced or the CFCB IC process is being misrepresented by individuals intent on damaging the Club’s reputation and its commercial interests. Or both.

    Manchester City’s published accounts are full and complete and a matter of legal and regulatory record.The accusations of financial irregularities are entirely false, and comprehensive proof of this fact has been provided to the CFCB IC.

    I personally don’t doubt there was a bit of ‘creative accounting’. I generally keep quiet when these discussions are had because there’s no defending it - if proven - apart from to say that the FFP rules were unfair to our owners who had obviously invested without the knowledge that this was going to happen, so they were always going to try and find loopholes. I do think FFP was designed to protect the existing elite from outside competition like ourselves and PSG, rather than the more “noble” aim of stopping clubs going bust and plummeting through the leagues like Portsmouth, which is what we are expected to believe.
     
  5. Pagnell

    Pagnell MISERABLE C**T

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    I laughed.
     
  6. mattledud

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    First time for everything, you miserable git :laugh:
     
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    I find it a bit sad that City and PSG fans find FFP something that was created just to stop them rather than help clubs getting into debt, reeks of arrogance and the evidence is against it. UEFA have hardly tried to stop you. It's more romantic to play victim, that way it seems you've had to fight against something.

    On a personal level, even ignoring the sportswashing aspect, the idea of anyone being allowed tyo pump as much money into a side as they want goes against everything sporting about the game. It's also dangerous.
     
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    Leivapool Arrogantly inferior.

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    Banned from the CL for two years & a 30 mil Euro fine (subject to appeal).
     
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    TLC There Can Be Only One
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    Not a leg to stand on really
     
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    The Doc #freegabrielheinze

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    Wow. Did not expect that. In doubt they will get it reduced on appeal.
     
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    Surely this is Guardiola's final season now. He's not realistically going to be here until 2023, and what does he have to achieve at Man. City outside of Europe.
     
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    Thought that as soon as I saw they had been banned. It's the one trophy he wants to win, and now he won't get that at City for the next two seasons.
     
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    Taffy C'mon you reds.

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    City will have a smart arse lawyer that will get this over turned.
     
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    Pep's as good as gone now. They won't win this PL and after the UEFA punishment it's obvious they won't win this UCL (VAR will be used against them if necessary).

    I think the "oil club" era of City is over. It peaked in 2011-2014 and 2017-2019. It will be interesting to see how (if?) they'll rebuild from this: 2 years banned from european football is a huge blow and most players wil want to leave or won't sign for City. And most of their best players are mostly +29 years old...perhaps we'll witness City finishing midtable for several years after 2020.
     
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    Been there done that , bring on the championship
     
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    Not a chance City will serve out this ban imho. Believe it when I see it.

    Blue moon forum has a 2000 page plus dossier on the recent decision, and it is impossible to find a single poster feeling regret for their plight. No sense of wrongdoing at all. Very tribal on there. Honestly scares me.

    City fans bringing "being the victim" to new heights. I should know.
     
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  18. SALTIRE

    SALTIRE Slàinte mhath!

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    They are utterly indoctrinated by their sportswashing overlords, and most of them won't even question if their owners did anything wrong despite rumours of this being the case for years. They are in for a big shock when the ban comes into effect.
     
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    8th June it all begins
     
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    Man City are scum.
     
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