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2018 11 22 Retrieve

[Man City lining up new long-term deal for Bernardo Silva] The final stages are concluding for a lot of new contracts with positive news expected soon. We are convinced he is the heir to his midfield namesake David Silva. He’s probably been our best player this season. He has stepped comfortably into the huge void left by Kevin De Bruyne, who has struggled with injury. Bernardo absolutely loves being at City and all the people connected with it, this is one big happy family for him. He has seen some of the other guys pledging their futures and is ready to do the same. Playing for Pep is a dream for him.

: 2019 07 25 Aston Villa’s summer of big spending shows no sign of slowing down, with Douglas Luiz the latest arrival in a £15 million move from Manchester City.

: 2019 07 26 Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards has retired from football at the age of 31

: 2019 07 28 Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac says he remains confident a deal can be done to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane.

: 2019 08 01 Manchester City have reopened negotiations with Juventus over a transfer for right-back Joao Cancelo.

: 2019 08 03 Manchester City striker Lukas Nmecha has joined Bundesliga side Wolfsburg on a season-long loan

: 2019 08 04 Leroy Sane was forced off in the opening stages of their Community Shield match against Liverpool. The Germany international appeared to injure his ankle following a challenge by Reds defender Trent Alexander-Arnold at Wembley.

: 2019 08 05 The completion of a swap deal involving Manchester City’s Danilo and Juventus’s Joao Cancelo has edged ever closer as the Brazilian has now agreed personal terms with the Italian champions. The former Real Madrid full-back will earn a basic salary of €4 million (£3.7m/$4.5m) per year, plus additional bonuses if certain sporting criteria are met

: 2019 08 06 Manchester City full-back Danilo has arrived in Turin to undergo a medical ahead of his move to Juventus. Danilo will have his medical on Wednesday before he signs a five-year contract with the Italian champions worth €4 million per year.

: 2019 08 06b Manchester City have reached a deal to sign Felix Correia from Sporting CP. City reportedly agreed personal terms with the Portugal Under-19s international last month before striking a deal with Sporting worth an initial €3.5 million, with a further €3.5m available in bonuses

: 2019 08 07 Man City will send €28 million and the Brazilian defender Danilo to Juve for Joao Cancelo, who moves to Man City after just one year in Turin

: 2019 08 08 Manchester City swooped minutes before the summer transfer window closed to seal their latest signing, recruiting Derby County goalkeeper Scott Carson on loan

2019 08 08b Retrieve

[Manchester City have confirmed Leroy Sane is to have surgery on a damaged anterior cruciate ligament] He has undergone testing throughout the week, with a specialist doctor travelling to Manchester for further examinations to understand the extent of the injury. Leroy will have surgery in the coming week. Manchester City will provide Leroy with all the support and guidance he needs, and everyone connected with the club wishes him a quick and full recovery

2019 08 13 Retrieve

[Man City avoid transfer ban for breaching FIFA regulations around signing minors - fined £315,000 instead] The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned English club Manchester City FC for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. Manchester City FC was found to have breached, amongst others, article 19 of the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players. The Disciplinary Committee took into account the fact that Manchester City FC accepted its responsibility and sanctioned the club with a fine of CHF 370,000. The protection of minors is a key element in FIFA’s overall regulatory framework relating to the transfer of players, and the effective enforcement of these rules is paramount, as has also been confirmed on various occasions by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The decision issued by the Disciplinary Committee was notified today

2019 09 04 Retrieve

[Manchester City have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte has successfully completed surgery on his injured knee] Aymeric Laporte has undergone surgery on his knee after damaging his cartilage and lateral meniscus during Saturday’s win over Brighton. The surgery, carried out by Dr. Ramon Cugat in Barcelona, was successful and a more detailed prognosis will be provided in due course. Everyone at City wishes Aymeric a full and speedy recovery

2019 09 22 Retrieve

[Liverpool refuse to comment on reports of £1 million payment to Man City after scouting hacking allegations] Liverpool Football Club does not provide any comment on any allegations relating to legal agreements it may or may not have entered into with any other club, organisation or individual

2019 09 22b Retrieve

[Man City’s belief that their scouting database had been hacked was widely reported in the press at the time. If such wrongdoing had been proven, it would have represented a serious breach of the Premier League’s rules which state] Each club shall behave towards each other club and the League with the utmost good faith

2019 10 01 Retrieve

[Kevin De Bruyne out of Dinamo Zagreb game as Manchester City set no timescale on recovery from injury] The extent of his layoff depends on how well he responds to the rehabilitation programme overseen by the club’s medical staff

2019 11 15 Retrieve

[CAS explained Man City’s appeal was not admissible because UEFA has not reached a final decision in the case] The CAS Panel determined that MCFC’s appeal was inadmissible, considering that ‘An appeal against the decision of a federation, association or sports-related body may be filed with CAS … if the Appellant has exhausted the legal remedies available to it prior to the appeal, in accordance with the statutes or regulations of that body.’(Article R47 of the CAS Rules)

In the present case, the decision rendered by the CFCB IC to refer a case to the CFCB AC is not final and can therefore not be appealed to CAS directly, because the AC is competent to take any of the decisions listed in Article 27 CFCB Procedural Rules, that are described as being final

2019 11 15b Retrieve

[Man City could face Champions League ban as CAS deems FFP investigation appeal ‘inadmissible’] The accusation of financial irregularities remains entirely false and the CFCB IC referral ignores a comprehensive body of irrefutable evidence provided by Manchester City FC

2019 11 27 Retrieve

[Manchester City owners land $500m CFG investment] [the investment will] fund international business growth opportunities and develop further CFG technology and infrastructure assets

2019 12 07 Retrieve

[Man City to work with police after fan allegedly aims racist monkey taunt in direction of Lingard & Fred] Manchester City FC are aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a supporter making racial gestures during the second half of the match against Manchester United this evening. Officials from the club are working with Greater Manchester Police in order to help them identify any individuals concerned and assist with their enquiries. The club are also working with GMP regarding an instance of objects being thrown onto the field of play. The club operates a zero-tolerance policy regarding discrimination of any kind, and anyone found guilty of racial abuse will be banned from the club for life

2019 12 07b Retrieve

[City say they are working with Greater Manchester Police to identify the perpetrators of the racist incident] The club operates a zero tolerance policy regarding discrimination of any kind, and anyone found guilty of racial abuse will be banned from the club for life

2019 12 08 Retrieve

[A man has since been arrested on suspicion of a ‘racially aggravated public order’ with Manchester City making it clear immediately after the match they wouldn’t take the incident lightly] Manchester City FC are aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a supporter making racial gestures during the second half of the match against Manchester United this evening. Officials from the club are working with Greater Manchester Police in order to help them identify any individuals concerned and assist with their enquiries. The club are also working with GMP regarding an instance of objects being thrown onto the field of play. The club operates a zero-tolerance policy regarding discrimination of any kind, and anyone found guilty of racial abuse will be banned from the club for life

2019 12 17 Retrieve

[Bojinov boldly took the ball off usual taker Matias Fernandez and fail to convert from the spot as both fans and the club itself quickly turned against the seemingly selfish striker] In light of the events which took place in the match between Sporting and Moreirense, the board has decided to open disciplinary proceedings against Valeri Bojinov. Until the conclusion of these proceedings, the player is provisionally suspended from all activities and is forbidden from accessing the club’s facilities, whether it be the academy in Alcochete or the Estadio de Alvalade

2019 12 19 Retrieve

[Man City FFP decision delayed until 2020] Manchester City is entirely confident of a positive outcome when the matter is considered by an independent judicial body. The accusation of financial irregularities remains entirely false and the CFCB IC referral ignores a comprehensive body of irrefutable evidence provided by Manchester City FC to the Chamber

2019 12 28 Retrieve

[Martin Odegaard loaned to Man City? Real Sociedad ‘confirm deal’ on Holy Innocents Day] Real Sociedad have reached an agreement with Manchester City over the loan of Martin Odegaard. The player is set to stay at Manchester City until the end of the season. The txuri urdin club wants to thank and offer recognition for the job done by Martin. He has shown great professionalism, dedication and loyalty to this club and we wish him well for the future. We are forced to take this difficult decision in order to avoid possible media comments for the next six months

2019 12 29 Retrieve

[Man Utd midfielder Fred was seen pelted with objects such as lighters and coins by the Man City fans as he was about to take a corner. Another home supporter was also seen making racist monkey gestures in the direction of Fred and Jesse Lingard] Manchester City FC are aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a supporter making racial gestures during the second half of the match against Manchester United this evening. The club operates a zero-tolerance policy regarding discrimination of any kind, and anyone found guilty of racial abuse will be banned from the club for life

2020 01 31 Retrieve

[Man City defender Angelino makes RB Leipzig loan] Angelino will spend the rest of the season on loan at Red Bull Leipzig. The Spanish wing-back has played 12 times for City this season after re-joining the Club from PSV Eindhoven in the summer. With City’s injury problems clearing up over the past few weeks, Angelino will have more opportunity for senior football with the Bundesliga side during his loan move. Everyone as the Club wishes Angelino good luck for the remainder of the campaign

2020 02 14 Retrieve

[Man City banned from Champions League for two years and fined €30m] The Adjudicatory Chamber, having considered all the evidence, has found that Manchester City Football Club committed serious breaches of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations by overstating its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even information submitted to UEFA between 2012 and 2016.

The Adjudicatory Chamber has also found that in breach of the regulations the Club failed to cooperate in the investigation of this case by the CFCB.

The Adjudicatory Chamber has imposed disciplinary measures on Manchester City Football Club directing that it shall be excluded from participation in UEFA club competitions in the next two seasons (ie. the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons) and pay a fine of €30 million

2020 02 14b Retrieve

[Man City banned from Champions League for two years and fined €30m] Manchester City is disappointed but not surprised by today’s announcement by the UEFA Adjudicatory Chamber. The Club has always anticipated the ultimate need to seek out an independent body and process to impartially consider the comprehensive body of irrefutable evidence in support of its position.

In December 2018, the UEFA Chief Investigator publicly previewed the outcome and sanction he intended to be delivered to Manchester City, before any investigation had even begun. The subsequent flawed and consistently leaked UEFA process he oversaw has meant that there was little doubt in the result that he would deliver. The Club has formally complained to the UEFA Disciplinary body, a complaint which was validated by a CAS ruling.

Simply put, this is a case initiated by UEFA, prosecuted by UEFA and judged by UEFA. With this prejudicial process now over, the Club will pursue an impartial judgment as quickly as possible and will therefore, in the first instance, commence proceedings with the Court of Arbitration for Sport at the earliest opportunity

2020 02 15 Retrieve

[How will Man City’s ban affect Champions League qualification in the Premier League?] A club which is not admitted to the competition is replaced by the next best-placed club in the top domestic championship of the same association, provided the new club fulfils the admission criteria

2020 02 26 Retrieve

[CAS confirms Man City appeal against UEFA’s Champions League bans] The appeal is directed against the decision of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) dated 14 February 2020 in which Manchester City was deemed to have contravened UEFA’s Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations and sanctioned with exclusion from the next two seasons of UEFA club competitions for which the club would qualify and ordered to pay a fine of EUR 30 million.

Generally speaking, CAS appeal arbitration procedures involve an exchange of written submissions between the parties while a Panel of CAS arbitrators is being convened. Once the Panel has been formally constituted it issues procedural directions, including, inter alia, with respect to the holding of a hearing. Following the hearing, the Panel deliberates and then issues its decision in the form of an Arbitral Award.

It is not possible to indicate at this time when a final award in this matter will be issued

2020 03 12 Retrieve

[Man City vs Real Madrid and Juventus vs Lyon postponed as coronavirus hits Champions League] The decision to postpone Tuesday’s game was made in conjunction with UEFA and follows confirmation that players from Real Madrid will self-isolate for 15 days, after it emerged that a player from the club’s basketball team tested positive for Covid-19. The club sends it best wishes to the players and staff at Real Madrid’s football and basketball teams. Further information regarding the rescheduled date and related ticketing information will follow in due course

2020 03 12b Retrieve

[Man City game off] The decision to postpone Tuesday’s game was made in conjunction with UEFA and follows confirmation that players from Real Madrid will self-isolate for 15 days, after it emerged that a player from the club’s basketball team tested positive for Covid-19. The club sends it best wishes to the players and staff at Real Madrid’s football and basketball teams. Further information regarding the rescheduled date and related ticketing information will follow in due course

2020 03 14 Retrieve

[Man City star Mendy confirms family member tested negative for coronavirus after period of self-isolation] The club is aware that a family member of a senior men’s team player is in hospital with symptoms of a respiratory illness. He has undergone tests at hospital one of which is for Covid-19. Until the results are known, the player in question is self-isolating as a precaution

2020 03 21 Retrieve

[Man Utd & Man City combine to donate £100,000 to support local food banks during coronavirus crisis] We are proud of the role our supporters play in helping local food banks and recognise the increased strain likely to be placed on these charities by the impact of coronavirus. At a time of challenge for our community, we are pleased to come together with our fans to help vulnerable members of society in a City United. We’re delighted that City and United have donated such a huge amount to Fans Supporting Foodbanks. This will be an enormous help for the Greater Manchester community at a time when people need it most. We’d like to thank everyone on both sides for demonstrating that hunger doesn’t wear club colours, and for the show of community solidarity

2020 04 05 Retrieve

[Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker has issued an apology for breaching the UK government’s coronavirus protocols] Manchester City FC are aware of a story in a tabloid newspaper regarding the private life of Kyle Walker in relation to a breach of the UK lockdown and social distancing rules. Footballers are global role models, and our staff and players have been working to support the incredible efforts of the NHS and other key workers in fighting the effects of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, in any way we can. Kyle’s actions in this matter have directly contravened these efforts. We are disappointed to hear the allegations, note Kyle’s swift statement and apology, and will be conducting an internal disciplinary procedure in the coming days

2020 04 05b Retrieve

[Manchester City released a short statement on Sunday to reassure their staff that they will not be taking the same drastic steps as Liverpool] We remain determined to protect our people, their jobs and our business, whilst at the same time doing what we can to support our wider community at this most challenging time for everybody

2020 04 06 Retrieve

[Manchester City confirm Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus] The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting coronavirus. She was 82 years old. Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends

2020 05 13 Retrieve

[Manchester City to refund fans for remaining matches of the 2019-20 season] Please note that dates for the 2020/21 Seasoncard renewal period remain under review. We will share more information as soon as we are able to do so

2020 06 10 Retrieve

[Manchester City have persistently denied wrongdoing which stemmed from a series of articles published by Der Spiegel in November 2018, drawing on information purportedly obtained by the whistleblower Football Leaks] The club has always anticipated the ultimate need to seek out an independent body and process to impartially consider the comprehensive body of irrefutable evidence in support of its position

2020 06 18 Retrieve

[Man City defender Eric Garcia out of hospital after nasty collision with Ederson] Eric Garcia has been released from hospital after suffering an injury during last night’s Premier League win over Arsenal. Eric will be monitored in the coming days, ahead of a return to training and competitive action. Everyone at City wishes Eric a speedy recovery.

2020 07 13 Retrieve

[Manchester City to play in Champions League next season after European ban overturned] UEFA takes note of the decision taken by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to reduce the sanction imposed on Manchester City by UEFA’s independent club financial control body for alleged breaches of the UEFA club licensing and Financial Fair Play regulations

UEFA notes that the CAS panel found that there was insufficient conclusive evidence to uphold all of the CFCB’s conclusions in this specific case and that many of the alleged breaches were time-barred due to the five-year time period foreseen in the UEFA regulations

Over the last few years, Financial Fair Play has played a significant role in protecting clubs and helping them become financially sustainable and UEFA and ECA remain committed to its principles