Champions League: Manchester City facing a one-year ban

Champions League: Manchester City may be facing one-year ban

 

Champions League: Manchester City facing one-year ban

Manchester City could face a one-season ban from the Champions League, if found guilty of financial irregularities, the New York Times reports.

City have been under investigation by a regulatory committee, over a series of leaks into their financial conduct, published in German outlet Der Spiegel.

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Officials from UEFA’s financial control board met two weeks ago in Switzerland to finalise their findings, with a submission to be filed possibly as soon as this week.

Champions League: Manchester City may be facing one-year ban
And it is understood that the body, led by the former Prime Minister of Belgium Yves Leterme, will push for at least a one-season ban from the Champions League.

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It would come as a huge blow to City and their mega-rich owners, after Pep Guardiola’s men celebrated a fourth Premier League title in eight seasons on Sunday.

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