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Manchester City Appeal Rejected at CAS
City, the Premier League champion, had tried to block an investigation into its finances by appealing to sports’ highest court even before a punishment was handed down.
Support Is a Two-Way Street
Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka is the latest player to find out that if there is a taboo in soccer, it is that one must not criticize — or even worse, cross — the fans.
The Pep Effect
Pep Guardiola has turned Manchester City into one of the best teams in the world. Jürgen Klopp has done the same at Liverpool. But are their methods really changing English soccer?
At Bayern Munich, the Bill Comes Due
For a decade, the German champion operated as the most stable of the superclubs. But its mystique and financial might no longer overpower rivals the way they once did.