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newsfootballa month ago

One day we will get to Champions League final again and we will win it, proclaims Ferran Soriano

Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano believes that the Cityzens will win the Champions League in the near future because of how consistent they have been over the last few years. The Manchester giants have struggled to lift the elusive Champions League crown so far despite making the final in 2021.
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newsfootball3 months ago

City Football Group acquire majority stake of Palermo FC for reported €13 million fee

In a statement, Palermo FC have confirmed that City Football Group has acquired a majority stake in the club for a reported €13 million fee after weeks of rumours. The Sicilian side have had financial issues in the past and were reformed as a phoenix club that recently climbed up into the Serie B.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Champions League is trophy that we want but we’re not obsessed by it, admits Ferran Soriano

Manchester City’s chief executive Ferran Soriano has revealed that the Cityzens are not obsessed with the Champions League even if it is a trophy that they want to win. The Manchester giants have never won the elusive European honor but have reached the final and semi-final in recent seasons.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Coronavirus crisis gives English football chance to bring B-teams into play, claims Ferran Soriano

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has opined that the coronavirus crisis has given English football a chance to bring B teams into play as the current model isn’t sustainable. The financial effect of the pandemic has forced lower leagues into a crisis which many struggling to survive.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Manchester City owners CFG add Ligue 2’s Troyes to their stable of clubs

Manchester City’s owners City Football Group have become the new majority shareholders in Troyes which makes the Ligue 2 club the tenth side in CFG’s stable. The Esperance Sportive Troyes Aube Champagne were owned by Daniel Masoni but had Evangelos Marinakis reportedly interested over a move.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Manchester City lodge appeal against two-year UEFA European ban

Premier League giants Manchester City have officially filed their appeal against their two year European ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Cityzens have been banned for two years from competing in any European competitions by UEFA after they were found to have breached FFP rules.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Manchester City FFP allegations are not true, claims Ferran Soriano

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has denied that Cityzens that the reigning Premier League champions broke Financial Fair Play rules. The Premier League giants have been banned from competing in European competitions for two seasons after UEFA found them guilty of breaching FFP laws.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Reports : City Football Group to invest in Mumbai City FC

Manchester City owners City Football Group (CFG) is reportedly in advanced talks to brings ISL club Mumbai City FC as the eight football club under their umbrella. CFG's CEO Ferran Soriano also admitted that they’ve been looking into India for two years and would be investing this year.
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newsfootball5 years ago

Manchester City CEO: India have talent but need quality coaches

Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano was present at the ISL game between Jamshedpur and Mumbai and stated that the country’s sufficient footballing talent is missing good coaches. The City Football Group have now jumped on the bandwagon to expand their reach in India in terms of global investments.
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