A doctor who has previously worked for Manchester City and Bury football clubs in England has been suspended for four years following a breach of anti-doping rules.
Manchester City's chief executive Ferran Soriano has denounced allegations against the club of "serious breaches" of UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations as "simply not true" and politically motivated.
Is it a mere coincidence that the two biggest and most successful clubs in England's football Premier League and rugby union Premiership have both been found guilty of major financial malpractice? I think not.
Manchester City have been banned from playing in the UEFA Champions League for two seasons and fined €30 million (£24.9 million/$32.5 million) for breaking financial fair play rules.
A doctor who once worked for Manchester City and Bury football clubs has been charged by the Football Association with an anti-doping rule violation.
The magic of the Cup. Does it still exist? I think so. I hope so.