UEFA FFP investigation - CAS hearing set for 8/9/10th June

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  1. M18CTID

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    No, I don’t see it that way. UEFA accepted the figure that Etihad were contracted to pay us, so it’s not inflated regardless of where the money to fund it came from. If the bulk of it was funded by our owner, then we have a big problem for sure but that doesn’t make it over-inflated if UEFA have already accepted the value of that deal. In any case, it was well documented that Etihad were experiencing financial difficulties around that time so it stands to reason that they probably got a bail out to meet their obligations, one of which is their sponsorship of City. Like I say, if ADUG funded the shortfall then it’s a major issue for us but good luck UEFA trying to prove that it definitely came from ADUG and they’d need far more than a hacked e-mail as proof. More than likely state-owned Etihad were bailed out by the state which isn’t an issue.​
     
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  2. Robinho's Subbuteo

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    I have a feeling they already have some.
     
  3. Manc in London

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    My understanding is that CAS will consider the proportionality of the punishment too. We could potentially lose c£200m over an alleged c£10m payment from Sheikh Mansour.
     
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  4. nmc

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    Its almost impossible to make sense of this scenario. An element within UEFA were desperate to stop us in our tracks and if you read the ramblings of someone like Tabas -his hatred and loathing for our club and our owners is clearly clouding his judgement. However, everyone at UEFA can't be that stupid.... Can they? There's clearly factions within UEFA …. The likes of Gill who just want us banned full stop but clearly this hard line wasn't universal hence the olive branch of a deal. It hard to be objective sometimes when you are under attack, but City rejecting another "pinch" suggests we have some confidence in our case and suggests we know how determined the likes of Gill are to destroy us. I'm thinking for all the allegations of softness and weakness the full weight of the UAE is going to be unleashed to destroy those that are behind this. We need to stick together, we need to be patient and this will create issues for the club, but our strategy thus far of being nice and trying to fit in has got us nowhere. We need to get the gloves off, fight our enemies, let our financial advantage benefit us and be resolute. We are going to need to destroy UEFA and expose and take down some of the elite clubs.... yesterday was a unique day in football and hopefully for many it will be marked as the beginning of the end. I'm sure as reported City have been gathering data on our rivals and with Liverpool, United, Juve, Barca and Real Madrid you wouldn't have to dig far to find all manner of corruption. Hang in there blues... Stick with the team, lets bond around this and see it through.
     
  5. mancity1

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    Although its City and been given some airplay because we are the most successful Premier League Club over the past decade and many like to diminish this fact at any opportunity I think the many previous scandals that have plagued UEFA where if it were the corporate world at play all officials would have had to serve lengthy jail sentences make this decision fairly small by comparison.

    As for reputation they care nought for their reputation and the punters expect nothing they do would improve one that was shot long ago.
     
  6. 1.618034

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    They have to, because this situation will start to rip us apart if it festers on.
     
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    Totally unnecessary. You do the forum no credit with your unique brand of shite.
     
  8. ancoats

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    the BBC are a disgrace and every story about city and pep and players leaving and its the end of manchester city its just cannon fodder
    its so funny reading that without champions league football no players will come to city hahahaha what have utd been doing then ???

    i will say this PEP is not a quitter and somebody that will walk away and i see city coming out in the next couple of days and saying pep signed a new 3 year deal
    funny thing is the clowns don't see it and this is bad new for the premier league other teams and city will wipe the floor and clean up in england if the uefa ban stands, its like a free run in the transfer market and we could sign anybody and spend as much money as we like without any FFP so good luck to the rest in england
     
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    Yes the world's biggest club is so transparent that it doesn't even publish details of its ownership structure and its shareholdings because it is based in the Cayman Islands. FFS we are all living in some sort of parallel universe. Is this what people mean when they talk about the "post truth" era.
     
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    Simon Stone - wanking off the vile piece of shit.
     

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