Off Topic CITY, BENT AS HELL!

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  1. Garlic Klopp

    Garlic Klopp Well-Known Member

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    Sucky peoples champ & forum saviour

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    Saw it break last night on twatter.


    Meh.

    Nothing will happen again
     
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  3. InBiscanWeTrust

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    Yeah saw that all earlier.

    It’s obvious city have done something dodgy. There’s too many cases of this kind of thing for some of it not to be true. It’s just how much.

    The funny thing was reading how city’s shirt sponsorship back in 12/13 was £35m a year which was the biggest shirt sponsorship deal in the world… def seems legit given the previous year was the first time they qualified for the CL and had any kind of European exposure.

    Been said for a while that their sponsorship deals are massively inflated and all come from UAE which is where the owners are from. Can’t imagine be hard to find any links between their owners and the companies that sponsor them.
     
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  4. moreinjuredthanowen

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    There's huge questions over city wages and agents fees. Yet no player ever was interested in a move that would apparently double their wages elsewhere.

    Kompany, aguero, silva. Never even looked like moving.

    Somehow despite all the transfers involving large fees they seemingly hardly paid an agent fee.

    Yet guardiola got really really upset to be asked by a journalist if he was being paid in Qatar as well as England.

    The magical revenue streams turning up with Emirates sponsorships and the like and they could also still afford to build massive complex around eastwards with a.stadium that would put most championship sides to shame.
     
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    Its always stuck out that City were lower than othe clubs in wage bill, yet have more players of a certain standard that would command a high wage. Wouldn't surprise me if the players wages being reported were only part of the actual figure and City were getting around it by paying the rest clandestinely.

    I mean you're telling me that City with virtually two 11s are paying just a fraction more than Arsenal who have barely a good 1st XI

    City have never been innocent, they got away with the last one because of time restriction after playing 'What Documents?'
     
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    Back in November, German magazine Der Spiegel alleged that City had previously sought to circumvent UEFA Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules by secretly setting up a shell company to pay players for their image rights. They claimed that it took millions of pounds off the City wage bill and enabled the club to announce a £26million boost in income for selling the marketing rights.

    City dismissed the allegations as an “organised and clear” attempt to damage their reputation.
     
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    It's also understood that a number of significant salaries at City are paid by the City Football Group, the holding company that administers all the global clubs under the ownership of Abu Dhabi United Group.
     
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    Where's Gary Neville, and the rest of the media clowns who were so vocal when the Super League was announced? Yet hardly anyone wants to call out City of their blatant cheating.

    I hope it something happens but UEFA and CAS lost an ironclad case so I wouldn't be surprised if the same happens with the PL if they start legal proceedings.
     
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  9. InBiscanWeTrust

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    to be fair the only reason uefa lost the last one wa s because they were looking at documents that were outside the ffp year stupidly. Were a year too late on it, so mainly due to uefa incompetence than anything else.
     
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  10. moreinjuredthanowen

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    Yeah the uefa case was a joke.

    Jimmy you are right though, zero sign of any of the anti-super league types.

    I just wonder how many season where city hoover up every trophy backed up by cheslea will it take to realise its a bit different to arsenal and utd.

    Granted to a Brighton or everton fan they don't see any difference, same sides in top 4, same winners all the time but it is different simply because a safe midtable club ought to be able to win the cup, not a reserve city or cheslea team year in year out.
     
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    Subtle lol
     
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  12. moreinjuredthanowen

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    was it :bandit:
     
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    We shall see lol
     
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