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UEFA president Platini re-elected unopposed

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 10:17

Michel Platini was re-elected unopposed as president of European soccer`s governing body at the UEFA Congress on Tuesday while FIFA counterpart Sepp Blatter announced he would not stand again after 2015.

Platini to be re-elected, Lato could join him

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 12:47

Michel Platini will be re-elected for another four-year term as UEFA president on Tuesday while former Poland striker Grzegorz Lato could join him on the executive committee.

Serbia could be expelled from Euro qualifiers

Last Updated: Friday, February 25, 2011, 08:43

Michel Platini warned Serbia on Thursday they would be thrown out of the Euro 2012 qualifiers and the country`s clubs banned from European competition if their fans caused any more crowd trouble.

2022 World Cup could be co-hosted, says Platini

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 14:30

UEFA president Michel Platini has said that he believes the 2022 World Cup could be shared by Qatar with other countries in the region.

UEFA to create new player prize, says Platini

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 00:16

UEFA will create the equivalent of the Ballon d’Or award for European players which it will start giving out next season.

Platini poised to be re-elected as UEFA president

Last Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010, 08:37

UEFA president Michel Platini will be re-elected to the post after no other candidates were named.

"Something beautiful" in World Cup choice: Platini

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 18:22

Michel Platini, UEFA president and a FIFA Executive committee member, said there was "something beautiful" about the philosophy behind the decision to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar.

Platini warns that match-fixers risk their careers

Last Updated: Sunday, November 14, 2010, 20:56

UEFA president Michel Platini has warned that players who get involved in match-fixing are putting their careers on the line.

UEFA President hospitalised

Last Updated: Saturday, July 10, 2010, 13:26

UEFA President Michel Platini was taken to hospital in Johannesburg on Friday night after fainting in a restaurant.

Maradona apologises to Platini though not Pele

Last Updated: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 23:38

Diego Maradona made a public apology to Michel Platini but not Pele at the World Cup on Thursday after hitting back at his fellow greats after media reports that they had criticised his coaching ability.

UEFA puts the brakes on reckless club spending

Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010, 10:03

European soccer’s governing body UEFA applied the brakes to reckless club spending on Thursday by approving rules aimed at forcing clubs to live within their means.

Platini backs Henry handball referee for World Cup

Last Updated: Sunday, February 07, 2010, 12:05

Swedish referee Martin Hansson, who was at the centre of the Thierry Henry handball controversy in France`s World Cup qualification, deserved to be picked for the finals, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Saturday.