UEFA also fined Manchester City nearly Rs 232 crore
Manchester City hold second place with 51 points in English Premier League
Dainik BhaskarFeb 15, 2020, 10:42 AM IST Sports Desk. English club Manchester City have been found guilty of violating the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rule. Hence, he has been given a 2-year ban and a fine of Rs 232 crore for playing in the European Champions League. The action was taken by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) on Friday. The purpose of the FFP rule is to prevent all club owners from earning unlimited money through sponsorship deals.
Manchester will continue their journey at UEFA this year. The first leg is to be contested in the Super-16 with Spain's football club Rial Madrid. The match will take place on 26 February at the Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, the capital of Spain.
UEFA takes note of the decision of the independent Adjudicatory Chamber of the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB), issued today, relating to Manchester City Football Club …
– UEFA (@UEFA) February 14, 2020
Manchester also failed to cooperate in investigation
The club financial control body (CFCB) of UEFA said Manchester submitted the report between 2012 and 2016. Accordingly, Manchester broke the rules and earned unlimited money from sponsorship. He also failed to cooperate in the investigation.
Manchester City are second in the English Premier League (EPL) points table with 51 points. The team has won 16 of the 25 matches played so far. He lost in 6, while 3 matches are draws.