UEFA FFP investigation into 2014 filings - CAS confirm that City have appealed

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  1. Len Rum

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    Looks like CAS might be waiting for UEFA to announce their decision, then they can wrap up this appeal in City's combined appeal ( process and sentence).
    UEFA are probably waiting for CAS as they realise they haven't done due process and a CAS decision against them could be used as an excuse to drop the case.
     
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  2. Exeter Blue I am here

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    I don’t think that would help them particularly, as I assume that one of the reasons we launched our pre-emptive strike of asking CAS to look at UEFA’s lack of process, would be to force the crooked bastards to submit their evidence in respect of what they had and hadn’t done, there and then, and prevent them from embellishing it in the interim
     
  3. bobmcfc

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    Surprised there’s been no resolution to this yet. Fed up of waiting for them To bring down the hammer.
     
  4. Len Rum

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    IMO UEFA's case is weak both in respect of process and evidence and they know it.
    Hence I don't expect any hammer to fall.
     
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    It seems to me that the FFP rules are so nebulous and the evidence if any wrong doing or "misleading" by City is so tenuous that it is difficult to prove that any crimes were committed. Especially crimes worthy of a ban from the champs league.

    And considering how the evidence was obtained, sensationalized and the punishments leaked it sounds like a right pile of crap - about something that happened five years ago for which agreement with EUFA was reached and punishment served? In the real world these crimes would have been dismissed long ago.
     
  6. bobbyowenquiff

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    I agree. I think UEFA are in a fix. It is too legally risky for them to act before they know the outcome of the Pinto case. All the evidence is based on what was hacked and it looks like that investigaton is escalating not dying down. UEFA's lawayers must have told them to hang fire. It would be crazy to do anything else. For example what happens if it emerges that Pinto has a huge amount of dirt on UEFA itself or scores of other clubs are dragged into the court case. UEFA can't take on the entire football world. If they get it wrong the financial bill could destroy UEFA itself.
     
  7. bobmcfc

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    I hope so
     
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    Discussing this with some fellow Blues over the weekend and the consensus appeared to be that UEFA would be quite happy for their case to fail at CAS. That gets them off the hook while still being able to claim they tried, leaving plenty of mud still sticking to us.
     
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    UEFA have painted themselves into a corner and now have to balance their totally bent investigation being exposed for the malicious sham it is and the threat of the old G14 starting their own club competition if they don't hammer City.
     
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    Infantino has been quoted in Italy as saying he wants the FFP rules changed to promote investment by clubs rather than restrict spending.
    Timing a little suspicious (not) with AC Milan falling short of FFP, other clubs including United, Barca, Bayern, Real all going through huge reinvestments.
    Of course, all it does is show even they (FIFA) know that FFP was introduced to stop clubs like City and PSG and it failed. Now its caught the established clubs instead, it needs to be changed. Shock
     

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