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Man City UEFA Champions league ban lifted

Toby Melville/Reuters

Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld City’s appeal against the UEFA ban, but imposed a 10 million euro ($11.3 million US) fine on the club for failing to co-operate with independent investigators.

Some UEFA allegations accusing City of finance rules violations dating back several years were not proven and others were “time-barred,” the court said.

Read the full CAS statement here

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