Thailand's supreme court has approved a prosecution request to issue arrest warrants for the Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife on corruption charges. The former Thai prime minister, who has been living in self-imposed exile in England, took over City in the summer and installed Sven-Goran Eriksson as manager.Whether this move is politically motivated or not it can't be good to have so much uncertainty surrounding Man City after such an outstanding start to league play.
It is understood that, if convicted, Thaksin could face up to 10 years in jail and a nominal fine.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Arrest warrant issued for Man City owner
Man City fan surely cannot sleep easy on this news - especially after all the cash that was spent over the summer: