Manchester City’s successful appeal draws ire from Mourinho, Klopp

A day after Manchester City successfully appealed their UEFA Champions League ban, opposing managers voiced their displeasure with the news.

Mourinho and Klopp didn’t hold back after the outcome of Man City’s appeal over alleged Financial Fair Play violations 👀 pic.twitter.com/YeuWuSrvpF

— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 14, 2020

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho labeled the decision “disgraceful.” Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, whose team celebrated capturing their first Premier League title in late June said, “I don’t think it was a good day for football.”

Why the discord? At the heart of the issue is Financial Fair Play (FFP), a set of regulations implemented by Europe’s governing soccer body (UEFA) in an effort to protect teams from
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