FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest
FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigns in protest

FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned on Wednesday in protest at the way his report into allegations of corruption in awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar was handled by the soccer governing body`s ethics judge.

Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`
Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`

UEFA president Michel Platini said Wednesday that the resignation of FIFA`s top corruption investigator Michael Garcia was a "new failure" by football`s governing body.

Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge
Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge

Michel Platini is refusing to back incumbent Sepp Blatter or challenger Jerome Champagne in next year`s FIFA presidential election with the UEFA boss saying he hopes a third candidate will emerge.

We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino
We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino

European soccer`s governing body UEFA are fed up with hearing about the continuing crisis at FIFA, secretary general Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach
2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach says he's convinced FIFA will keep its pledge to prevent the 2022 World Cup from clashing with that year's Winter Olympics, as soccer's governing body considers whether to move the tournament to January-February to avoid Qatar's summer heat.

Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho
Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho

UEFA`s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are "a contradiction" and only serve to protect big clubs with a long history of success, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments
Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments

Real Madrid on Friday released a statement expressing their "surprise" at UEFA president Michel Platini after he suggested that a member of Germany`s World Cup-winning team should win this year`s Ballon d`Or.

Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published
Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published

UEFA president Michel Platini has called on American investigator Michael Garcia`s report into the bidding which led to the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar to be made public.

Peace declared between Michel Platini, Issa Hayatou
Peace declared between Michel Platini, Issa Hayatou

Peace has been declared between UEFA president Michel Platini and his African counterpart Issa Hayatou after the Frenchman reacted angrily to suggestions that he had interfered in the affairs of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Michel Platini tells EU to outlaw third party ownership of players
Michel Platini tells EU to outlaw third party ownership of players

 UEFA boss Michel Platini on Tuesday urged the European Union to outlaw third-party ownership of footballers, casting doubt on whether FIFA would act effectively to stamp out the practice.

Michel Platini wants to see sin-bin introduced
Michel Platini wants to see sin-bin introduced

UEFA president Michel Platini says he wants to see the sin bin introduced in football, but only to combat back-chat from players.

Michel Platini backs new Qatar 2022 vote if corruption proved
Michel Platini backs new Qatar 2022 vote if corruption proved

Michel Platini on Wednesday backed a fresh vote on the 2022 World Cup if proof ever emerged of corruption in the awarding of Qatar as the venue.

UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy
UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy

French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules.

Michel Platini calls Serbia-Albania clash `inexcusable`
Michel Platini calls Serbia-Albania clash `inexcusable`

European football chief Michel Platini on Wednesday condemned as "inexcusable" the violent scenes that forced a Serbia-Albania football international to be abandoned, his spokesman said.

Michel Platini, EU to fight football racism, match-rigging
Michel Platini, EU to fight football racism, match-rigging

UEFA boss Michel Platini joined forces with the European Union on Tuesday as they signed a three-year accord to fight racism, match-fixing and a host of other woes blighting football.

Michel Platini's Euro revolution inspires shocks, complacency
Michel Platini's Euro revolution inspires shocks, complacency

When Michel Platini revamped the European Championship, turning the finals from a tough, lean 16-team tournament in 2012 into a flabby, `roll up, anybody`s welcome` 24-side affair in 2016, it was not surprising he ran into a blizzard of rebukes.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

FIFA to ban third party ownership of players
FIFA to ban third party ownership of players

World football`s governing body FIFA is to ban the practice of investment companies owning stakes in footballers` economic rights, president Sepp Blatter announced Friday.

Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini
Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA`s demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

London to host Euro 2020 final
London to host Euro 2020 final

London will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.