It did not take long for the media to pick up on the comment and before the day was out we had a myriad of articles that took 1 and 1 and made it 99. The thought process went something like this – “debt” = “Manchester United” = “UEFA targeting Manchester United”.
I received a tweet this morning that included a challenge. Not sure where it came from although the Guardian’s Spanish football correspondent was quoted in the e mail. This what I came up with in a 4-3-3 formation. Schmeichel $2; Lahm $1, Baresi $4, Beckenbauer $5, Fachetti $3; Garrincha $3, Neeskkens $4, Maradona $5; Van […]
The first sanctions were agreed to be each of the nine clubs with the “Investigatory Chamber” or in other words they went for a plea bargain. The other option was to allow their case to go to the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body and that might have brought a heavier punishment.
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