Michel Platini

Sexwale to stand for FIFA presidency

By Simon Evans and Brian Homewood REUTERS – South African businessman and former political prisoner…

Champagne

Candidate Champagne says FIFA must iron out inequalities

ZURICH (Reuters) – Alarmed at the financial gulf between soccer’s haves and have-nots, FIFA presidential…

Korean Chung concedes his FIFA candidacy hangs by a thread

By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon says he has been left…

FIFA reform chief calls for ‘rotating presidency’

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – One of FIFA’s top officials, charged with reforming the…

FIFA leaves door open for Platini presidential bid

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended European soccer chief Michel Platini may be able…

FIFA confirms congress, presidential election for February

By Brian Homewood Zurich (Reuters) – Soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Tuesday its presidential…

Platini defends $2 million FIFA fee, says he undercharged – Le Monde

PARIS (Reuters) – Michel Platini said the two million Swiss francs ($2.1 million) he received…

FIFA reform committee keeps plans under wraps

BERNE (Reuters) – FIFA’s reform committee kept its plans for overhauling the scandal-plagued organisation’s structure…

Switzerland suggests the FIFA probe could take almost five years

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Attorney General has suggested that an investigation into alleged corruption at…

Sepp Blatter

Blatter fighting to return for FIFA handover in February

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter, suspended president of soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, said he…

Slush fund allegedly used to buy votes for Germany’s 2006 World Cup

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – German football association (DFB) President Wolfgang Niersbach was considered…

Blatter fighting to return for FIFA handover in February

By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter, suspended president of soccer’s world governing body,…

English FA suspends support for Platini’s FIFA candidacy

LONDON (Reuters) – The English Football Association has suspended support for Michel Platini’s bid to…

Hayatou

Hayatou takes charge as FIFA working well

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA, engulfed by a wave of scandals, is still working well in…

UEFA ‘fully supports’ Michel Platini – Austrian FA head

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – European soccer body UEFA’s national associations “fully support” Michel Platini, Austrian…

Platini remains a candidate for FIFA president: UEFA

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – European soccer governing body UEFA’s suspended President Michel Platini remains a…

Prince Ali of Jordan submits candidature for FIFA presidency

REUTERS – Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan formally submitted his candidature to be…

Spanish official wants Villar statement on FIFA corruption

MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government’s most senior sports official has urged football federation (RFEF)…

Prince Ali urges FIFA to not delay February elections

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s presidential election should go ahead as planned on…

FIFA ethics committee says Platini complaints “not valid”

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics committee has rejected criticism from UEFA president…

Blatter won’t back down without a fight

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter will battle on despite his suspension as head of world…

Sepp Blatter’s ex defends suspended FIFA president

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter’s ex-wife has defended the powerful soccer boss who was suspended…

Platini lodged an appeal with FIFA against his 90-day ban from the game on Saturday, French soccer's governing body said it would back him if he went to CAS

Platini confirms appeal, French ready for court move

PARIS (Reuters) – Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini lodged an appeal with FIFA against his…

The FIFA logo is seen outside their headquarters in Zurich

FIFA mulls delaying presidential election, calls crisis meeting

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA is discussing delaying the election for its next…

Blatter, Platini face uphill struggle under scrutiny of appeal panel

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s Appeal Committee will never face a bigger task…

FIFA

FIFA to decide on crisis meeting by next week

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s executive committee is likely to decide next week whether to hold…

Twitter reacts to the suspension of Blatter and Platini

FIFA President Joseph S Blatter & European Football Chief Michel Platini are facing a 90-day…

UEFA President Platini attends a news conference after the draw for the 2015/2016 UEFA Europa League soccer competition at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

UEFA defy FIFA and back Michel Platini

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – UEFA defied FIFA’s suspension of Michel Platini on Thursday…

German soccer head calls for emergency FIFA meeting

(Reuters) – The head of the German Football Federation (DFB) called on Thursday for an…

A cameraman stands in front of FIFA's headquarters in Zurich

Platini suspension throws open race for soccer’s top job

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – The race to find a new FIFA president to…