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CAS General Secretary offers update on Man City appeal against UEFA ban

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola in action during training at Manchester City Football Academy on May 25, 2020 in Manchester, England.

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Court of Arbitration for Sport general secretary Matthieu Reeb has confirmed that Manchester City’s appeal against their UEFA ban began over video conference earlier today.

City are appealing UEFA’s decision to issue a two-year ban from European competitions and a fine them around £25m, for ‘serious breaches’ of Financial Fair Play regulations.

The hearing, conducted remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, is closed to the public and media and will take place from today (Monday June 8) until Wednesday (June 10). According to AFP, Reeb confirmed that the hearing has begun.

“The hearing has started well and the video conference is working well,” Reeb is quoted as saying.

AFP also claim Reeb added that a verdict could be announced in July.

Source: MEN