Man City poised to put the boot into financial rules

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Man City poised to put the boot into financial rules

The system is at risk of being ‘scuppered’ if the club’s European ban is overturned, an analyst warns

AFP

European football’s financial fair play rules risk being “scuppered” if Manchester City overturn their two-season ban from continental competition, according to a soccer analyst.

Uefa announced the punishment on Friday and also imposed a fine of €30m (R484m) on the English champions for what it said were City’s serious breaches of its FFP regime.

City, however, wasted little time in responding by saying they would appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the hope of securing an “impartial judgment”...

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