Michel Platini

Little-known Slovenian elected UEFA president

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...

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

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.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

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.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

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...

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Fifa calls crisis meeting

Fifa is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told Reuters, a move that could give Michel Platini more time to appeal against his ban.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Fifa suspends Blatter, Platini and 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

Blatter provisionally suspended by Fifa

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.