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FIFA presidential candidate Infantino suggests 40-team World Cup, co-hosting

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino suggested expanding the World…

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FIFA ethics panel chamber to appeal bans for Platini, Blatter

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA ethics investigators said on Tuesday they planned an appeal that could…

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Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

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Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Brazil boss accused in FIFA scandal returns to work

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) head Marco Polo Del Nero returned…

Ethics watchdog recommends nine-year ban for FIFA’s Valcke

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has recommended a nine-year ban for secretary-general Jerome Valcke…

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Banned Platini could face further trouble over Dubai event

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – Banned UEFA president Michel Platini could face further investigation…

Red Star accept Liverpool offer for Grujic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Cash-strapped former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade say they have accepted…

Barcelona go to CAS after UEFA turn down appeal

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after…

FIFA presents reform package for February congress

ZURICH (Reuters) – Shaken by corruption scandals, global soccer body FIFA on Wednesday presented the…

French minister questions ban on would-be FIFA chief Platini

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s sports minister questioned the legitimacy of FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Tuesday…

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FIFA ethics committee unlikely to stop at Blatter, Platini

ZURICH (Reuters) – Largely anonymous, lacking police powers and with its independence sometimes questioned, FIFA’s…

Blatter and Platini banned by FIFA for eight years

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini,…

Platini will not attend FIFA ethics committee hearing

PARIS (Reuters) – Suspended European soccer chief Michel Platini will not attend Friday’s FIFA ethics…

Decision to bar Nakhid from FIFA election is upheld

BERNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Former Trinidad and Tobago player David Nakhid cannot run for the…

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Platini subjected to sham procedure – legal team

PARIS (Reuters) – FIFA’s Ethics Committee have subjected European football chief Michel Platini to a…

Can English Football succumb to losing a Champions League spot?

Let’s be honest, English football has deteriorated. All though the competitiveness still makes one’s heart…

Europe’s football chief Platini fails in bid to have FIFA ban lifted

ZURICH (Reuters) – European football chief Michel Platini failed on Friday in his bid to…

UEFA to decide on goal line technology in January

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – European governing body UEFA will decide in January whether…

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Europe’s soccer chief Platini fails in bid to have FIFA ban lifted

ZURICH (Reuters) – European soccer chief Michel Platini failed on Friday in his bid to…

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Suspended Platini hopes to be at Euro draw on Saturday

By Cecile Mantovani LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini hopes his…

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Platini misses start of expanded Euro 2016 party

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – UEFA chief Michel Platini opened the door to an…

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Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism

By Igor Nitsak KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home…

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FIFA seeking life ban for Platini, say his lawyers

PARIS (Reuters) – Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man…

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UEFA ‘accept’ doping says Arsenal’s Wenger

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has accused European football’s governing body UEFA of…

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FIFA ethics committee requests sanctions against Blatter, Platini

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – The FIFA ethics committee said on Saturday it had…

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CAS confirms Platini appeal against 90-day ban

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sport’s highest tribunal confirmed on Friday that European soccer chief Michel Platini…

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UEFA take no action against Man City over booing fans

LONDON (Reuters) – European soccer’s governing body UEFA saved themselves from even greater worldwide ridicule…

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2016 European Championship to go ahead in France – UEFA

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – UEFA has confirmed that the 2016 European Championship soccer…

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Euro 2016 in France must not be cancelled – organisers

PARIS (Reuters) – The Euro 2016 finals in France should not be cancelled even though…