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Thurs pm Sport: Manchester City’s Alleged Rule Breaking is Referred to UEFA Financial Committee; Keopka Leads The USPGA

: 05/16/2019 - 17:25

Manchester City have been referred to UEFA's club financial control body to decide if they'll be punished for allegedly breaking its rules.

It follows an investigation into whether City have gone against the Financial Fair Play regulations of European football's governing body.

The Premier League champions say the accusations are "entirely false" - and the process has been "wholly unsatisfactory, curtailed and hostile".

UEFA is understood to be willing to provide financial support to the FAI of between 8 and 10 million euro to see the FAI through its current governance issues.

Yesterday, the Association said it was shocked at remarks by Siptu that the FAI is in a precarious position

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has named his team for tomorrow's Guinness Pro-14 semi-final against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun.
There are two changes to the team which beat Connacht in the quarter-final, with Jacob Stockdale and Louis Ludik coming in for Michael Lowry and Robert Lyttle.
Glasgow were comfortable winners when the sides last played each other.

Leinster second row James Ryan received the Players' Player of the Year and Young Player awards at the Zurich Irish Rugby Players Awards ceremony in Dublin last night.

Connacht's Jack Carty won the Supporters' Player of the Year award.


Dublin senior hurling selector Greg Kennedy has been given a proposed 4 week ban for catching the ball during the Leinster championship match against Kilkenny last weekend.

Dublin GAA is expected to appeal the suspension on the basis that the referee had not signalled play to restart when Kennedy intercepted a Kilkenny free.

Last night’s club results:
EMS Copiers Senior Football League Div 4 Kill 2-12 Cappagh 2-8

Reserve Football Leagues
Div 1 Clane 1-13 Celbridge 1-13

Div 2 Carbury 2-10 Johnstownbridge 0-6  

Div 3 Allenwood 1-15 Monasterevan 2-9   

Tonight’s fixtures: all games at 7.30
Haven Hire Senior Hurling Leagues
Div 2
Kilcock V Moorefield
Maynooth V Celbridge
St. Columba V St. Laurence's
Naas V Ardclough

Div 3
Kill V Sarsfields
Ros Glas V Naas
Éire Óg Corra Choill V Broadford

Brooks Koepka has made an ideal start to his defence of the PGA Championship - he leads on 5-under par on day 1 at Bethpage Black.

Graeme McDowell level after 15.

While Shane Lowry is 4 over after 16.

Padraig Harrington and Rory McIlroy will both go out after 6.

Masters champion Tiger Woods is currently 1under

Padraigh Harrington tees off at 6.05 and Rory McIlroy at 6.38pm

Today’s racing is in Clonmel from 5.20.


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