Manchester City banned from European competitions by UEFA

The Mancunian club was sentenced to two years for "serious violations" of the rules of financial fair play. A sanction which he may however appeal.

Thunderbolt over Manchester City! This Friday, UEFA announced that the investigative chamber of the Club Financial Control Commission had decided to exclude the English club from all European competitions for the next two seasons. A penalty also accompanied by a fine of 30 million euros. The club immediately announced that it would appeal to the Sports Arbitral Tribunal (CAS). The judgment chamber of the Club Financial Control Commission (ICFC) found that the club coached by Pep Guardiola had been guilty of "serious violations" of the rules of financial fair play (FPF), which prohibits a club engaged in European competition to spend more than it earns and closely supervises capital injections from owners.

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