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As football clubs become more businesslike, in-house lawyers have become more important. Man City’s legal head reveals how his turbulent year has culminated in victory

The 2011-12 Premier League legal chiefs

Aston Villa – Jo Price

Arsenal – Svenja Geissmar

Liverpool – Natalie Wignall

Manchester City – Simon Cliff

Manchester United – Patrick Stewart

Norwich City – Jamie Arnall

Sunderland – Margaret Byrne

Tottenham Hotspur – Darren Eales

West Bromwich Albion – Richard Garlick