How leaked emails and invoices led to Manchester City's ban from Europe

14 February 2020 06:47
Uefa investigation culminating in Champions League ban was sparked by publication of documents in a German magazineThroughout 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 with evident relish across a series of exposés, punched into City’s expertly and expensively created modern image in three broad areas relating to Uefa’s financial fair play rules, which were introduced in 2011 to deter clubs from overspending. Related: Manchester City banned from Champions League for two seasons over FFP Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian