Michel Platini

Former UEFA chief Platini lashes out at Blatter

Ex-UEFA president Michel Platini has criticised former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, saying the Swiss who led soccer's world body for 17 years was determined to make him "his last scalp".

UEFA elects surprise candidate Ceferin as new leader

UEFA on Wednesday overwhelmingly elected Slovenian lawyer Aleksander Ceferin, almost unknown three months ago, as its new president to lead the world's most powerful football confederation into a new era after Michel Platini was forced to resign.

3 candidates to succeed Platini

Three candidates to succeed the disgraced Michel Platini as president of UEFA make the shortlist on Friday for the vote to take place in Athens.

Made of gold! Magical Messi is the most dominant player of all time

Lionel Messi is rewriting football history. Before the emergence of the Argentine attacker just over a decade ago, the game's records were spread out among a select band of legends. But now there are hardly any left for anyone else.

Michel Platini withdraws from Fifa presidential race

Michel Platini has withdrawn his candidacy for the Fifa presidency in order to clear his name following his eight-year ban from football.

Fifa bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years

Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.

FIFA approves 5 presidential candidates, Platini pending

FIFA approves five candidates to stand in February's vote to replace Sepp Blatter as president of world football's governing body, but Michel Platini has not yet made the list.

Sepp Blatter claims backroom deal on Russia World Cup

Sepp Blatter has claimed there was a deal to give Russia the 2018 World Cup before voting took place, and blamed England and the US for the corruption scandal engulfing Fifa.

Platini admits 'no written contract' for FIFA payment

Michel Platini, president of European football body UEFA and suspended amid a huge corruption scandal rocking the game, admits there is no written contract for remuneration he received from world body FIFA.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Fifa suspends Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini and Jerome Valcke

Fifa provisionally suspends its president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and vice-president Michel Platini for 90 days.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Sepp Blatter: Fifa president provisionally suspended for 90 days

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been provisionally suspended for 90 days.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Blatter must go, says Platini ahead of FIFA election

UEFA president Michel Platini has thrown his weight behind Jordan's Prince Ali bin al Hussein in his bid to unseat Sepp Blatter as the head of football's world governing body FIFA.

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