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2014 World Cup stadium unfinished for April 15 opening

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:16

Sao Paulo`s Itaquerao World Cup stadium will be incomplete when it officially opens April 15, according to media reports.

UEFA chief calls for sin bins to replace yellow cards

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 22:20

UEFA chief Michel Platini has called for football to scrap yellow cards, saying players who flout the rules should instead be sent to a sin bin.

Transfer system is robbery, says Platini

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 16:06

UEFA president Michel Platini described the current soccer transfer system as robbery on Friday and said he would like to see it revamped.

UEFA contemplating appeal to increase penalty on Serbian FA for ‘racist offences’

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 17:04

UEFA is set to review its rule book in an attempt to take tougher action against incidents of racism following extensive criticism of the penalties handed to Serbia this week.

Goal line technology a waste of millions of euros: Platini

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 17:23

Even as world body FIFA seems to slowly embrace goal line technology, UEFA chief Michel Platini rejected it insisting it is unnecessary waste of millions of euros.

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.

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.

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.