Manchester City formally lodge appeal with CAS

26 February 2020

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Photo: PA Images Manchester City's chief executive said last week that "the allegations are not true" and claimed that the club did co-operate with UEFA in the process, despite the body saying otherwise.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered Manchester City's appeal, meaning the case can now go ahead.

It is not possible to indicate when the final award will be issued.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered Manchester City's appeal against UEFA in the case that sanctioned the club with a two-year ban from UEFA competitions and a €30 million fine.

UEFA's independent Adjudicatory Chamber of the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) earlier this month said the club had committed "serious breaches" of UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations by overstating the value of their sponsorship revenue in their financial accounts submitted between 2012 and 2016. 

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