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Boca won 5—1 on aggregate, with Tevez scoring in the 3—1 away win in the second leg. Tevez was also voted as the tournament's best player. Tevez scored 12 goals in 23 appearances during the —04 season. Boca were crowned champions of the Torneo Apertura, where Tevez finished as the Apertura's seventh top goalscorer with eight goals. Boca then finished in second spot of the Torneo Clausura, four points behind River Plate.
During the Intercontinental CupTevez, who had just returned to the side from injury, entered the field in the 73rd minute for Guillermo Barros Schelottoas Boca Juniors defeated Milan 3—1 on penalties to claim the Intercontinental Cup. Tevez scored in Boca's 2—0 second-leg win. Boca finished as runners-up of the Copa Libertadores. Tevez also scored for Boca Juniors in their 2—1 second-leg loss to arch rivals River Plate, having drawn them level 2—2 on aggregate, which Boca went on to win 5—4 on penalties.
Tevez was sent off for imitating a chicken when celebrating a goal against River Plate, clearly mocking the opposition crowd, with River called 'Gallinas' 'chickens' by other fans for their habit choking late on.
Tevez scored two goals in nine league appearances in the Torneo Apertura of the —05 season. Tevez scored after 33 minutes to give Boca Juniors a 1—0 lead, but Cienciano equalised and the match was decided by a penalty shoot-out. Boca lost 4—2 on penalties, where Tevez had failed to convert his side's second spot-kick. The deal was the biggest transfer ever in South American football. Tevez made his West Ham debut after coming on as a second-half substitute in the 1—1 home draw with Aston Villa on 10 September In November of the same season, Tevez left the ground early after being substituted and throwing a tantrum during a league match against Sheffield Unitedand as punishment, his teammates decided Tevez had to donate half of a week's wages to charity and train in a Brazil jersey.
Tevez refused to wear the shirt, saying, "I played in Brazil and have a great respect for Brazil and Brazilians but I'm Argentine and won't wear that shirt. He scored his first West Ham goal and assisted two others on 4 March in a 4—3 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. Nonetheless, Tevez was cleared to play for West Ham by the Premier League after changes were planned to be made to a third-party agreement related to him.
In November, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed the club wanted to sign Tevez permanently, saying, "He'll get me 15 goals this season, and what's more, they'll be important goals.
He also scored the first penalty in the shoot-out against Chelsea in the finalwhich Manchester United won 6—5 after the match had ended 1—1 after extra time.
On 10 MayTevez was reported as saying that he believed his time at Manchester United would come to an end that summer and he expressed his dissatisfaction at not having been offered a permanent contract with the club and having been dropped from the team despite, in his opinion, not having played badly. Despite this outburst, Tevez was named in Manchester United's starting 11 for the derby match against Manchester City later that day, before scoring the second of United's two goals on the stroke of half-time, which prompted chants of "Fergie, sign him up" from some of the club's fans.
After the match, Ferguson refused to be drawn on the subject of Tevez's future with the club, saying, "I didn't read any of the papers.
He's a Manchester United player. Tevez did not start the match, but came off the bench on 58 minutes and scored the equaliser three minutes later with a flamboyant back-heeled finish. His introduction immediately improved the team's play and Michael Carrick scored the winner on 86 minutes. After the game, to the relief of most United fans, Ferguson announced the club had commenced talks to sign Tevez on a permanent deal.
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This news came on the same day as claims in The Sun that United lawyers were looking into the possibility of a Bosman -type case, which would allow Tevez to be signed for free. As he left the field, the Manchester United supporters applauded him in what would be his last match at Old Trafford for United. United chief executive David Gill suggested that Tevez's future would be resolved by early June Nevertheless, reports also emerged that Tevez had ruled out signing for Liverpool, given the implications of a Manchester United player moving to join their north-west rivals.
Tevez was given the number 32 shirt, just as he was at Manchester United and West Ham. In signing for Manchester City, Tevez became the first player to move between the two Manchester clubs since Terry Cooke moved from United to City in The billboard was located at the top of Deansgate in Manchester city centre, which leads to Salford and Traffordwhere Old Trafford is outside the boundaries of Manchester.
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He scored his first goal for the club on 27 August against Crystal Palace in the second round of the League Cupheading-in City's second goal in a 2—0 victory. It also sharpened the perception that the rules were designed to punish the arrivistes and protect the established order. That obviously gives them more cash to spendeven if they are aiming to break even, and fuels inflation.
The second is that Uefa earlier this year relaxed the FFP restrictions.
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Uefa argues the first phase of FFP had done its job in reining in spending and stopping clubs going heavily into debt, forcing them to think long-term rather than expecting an overnight transformation. It argued it was time to move from an iteration of the rules that choked off spending to one that encouraged responsible investment. Others saw that as bunkum, interpreting the new rules as a U-turn that provided belated recognition that the rules were unfair and unworkable in their existing form.
The truth is probably somewhere in between. Certainly, the rules in their original form were set out to be applied on a sliding scale to and beyond. So there was without doubt a shift in direction. How do the rules now work? After prospective club owners, particularly in Italy, complained to Platini that the FFP rules made it impossible to buy a club and then invest responsibly to grow it, Uefa introduced caveats allowing new owners to put in cash as long as they can offer a business plan that shows how they will reach breakeven.
Under the new rules, clubs are encouraged to proactively approach Uefa to explain that they plan to invest and show how they will eventually reach break even.
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As many critics pointed out from the start, it appeared to be belated acceptance that anomalies across Europe for example the bumper new Premier League TV deal in England made it impossible to impose a one-size-fits-all FFP rule across the continent. Guardian writers Read more In short, there are more shades of grey and more room for interpretation.
Do clubs still have to factor in FFP at all?