Man City escapes FIFA’s ban over ‘international transfer of minors’

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FIFA said on Tuesday it had found Manchester City guilty of breaking the rules on international transfer and registration of players aged under 18.

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Manchester City’s Spanish midfielder David Silva poses with the Premier League trophy after their 4-1 victory in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on May 12, 2019. – Manchester City held off a titanic challenge from Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League on Sunday by coming from behind to beat Brighton 4-1 on Sunday. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

The Premier League club Man City could have faced a transfer ban, but the Disciplinary Committee of world football’s governing body instead imposed a fine of 370,000 Swiss Francs (339,000 euros or $379,000).

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A FIFA statement said that the punishment “took into account the fact that Manchester City FC accepted its responsibility.”

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