Man City referred to adjudicatory chamber by UEFA over alleged FFP breach

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Manchester City have been referred to Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) adjudicatory chamber by UEFA over a potential breach of financial fair play (FFP) rules.

The investigatory chamber of UEFA's financial control board opened an investigation in March into allegations made in German publication Der Spiegel, purportedly obtained by whistleblowers Football Leaks, that City circumvented rules by inflating sponsorship deals.

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UEFA's investigatory panel leader, the former Belgium prime minister Yves Leterme has now given the go-ahead for the matter to be passed onto to the adjudicatory chamber, UEFA confirmed on Thursday.