Michel Platini won't be good for FIFA: Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein
Michel Platini won't be good for FIFA: Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein

 Michel Platini has been criticised by Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein of Jordan hours after the Frenchman confirmed that he would be a candidate for FIFA's top post next year.

Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks
Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks

Potential FIFA presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein met for the first time on Wednesday since Sepp Blatter announced his exit.

UEFA chief Michel Platini hopes 'new leadership' will solve FIFA's woes
UEFA chief Michel Platini hopes 'new leadership' will solve FIFA's woes

 European football's governing body UEFA president Michel Platini has underlined the urgent need for reform within FIFA, hoping the "new leadership" will solve the world football body's troubles.

Sepp Blatter to host Michel Platini, other continental presidents on FIFA crisis
Sepp Blatter to host Michel Platini, other continental presidents on FIFA crisis

Sepp Blatter will host Michel Platini and football's other continental presidents later on Sunday, in their first formal meeting since the FIFA president announced he would leave office amid a corruption crisis.

No change in distribution of FIFA World Cup places
No change in distribution of FIFA World Cup places

FIFA will not make any changes to the allocation of World Cup slots among the six continents for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments in Russia and Qatar, president Sepp Blater said on Saturday.

Michel Platini hints at easing of FFP rules
Michel Platini hints at easing of FFP rules

UEFA president Michel Platini has suggested European football’s break-even rule known as Financial Fair Play (FFP) could be "eased" with the executive committee to discuss the idea in June.

Palestinians to ask FIFA to suspend Israel
Palestinians to ask FIFA to suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association will ask the FIFA Congress in May to suspend Israel, accusing it of continuing to hamper its soccer activities.

FIFA election: Lennart Johansson predicts easy win for old foe Sepp Blatter
FIFA election: Lennart Johansson predicts easy win for old foe Sepp Blatter

It is 17 years since Lennart Johansson lost an acrimonious FIFA presidential election to Sepp Blatter and he has a stark message to the three men standing against his old foe -- you have no chance.

Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro 2016 qualifier abandoned
Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro 2016 qualifier abandoned

Montenegrin soccer fans who forced Friday`s Euro 2016 qualifier against Russia to be abandoned are hypocrites and barbarians, the general secretary of the Adriatic republic`s football association said.

PSG set to win Champions League: Michel Platini
PSG set to win Champions League: Michel Platini

UEFA President Michel Platini predicted on Thursday that Paris Saint-Germain were destined to go all the way and win the Champions League after advancing to the quarter-finals past Chelsea.

Government lifts Greek championship suspension
Government lifts Greek championship suspension

The Greek government on Wednesday decided to allow the country`s Super League matches to go ahead this weekend after last week`s postponement due to crowd violence.

FIFA presidency bid was not my plan, says Prince Ali
FIFA presidency bid was not my plan, says Prince Ali

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein had no intention of running for soccer`s top job but felt compelled to stand by fellow officials keen for change at the world governing body.

FIFA presidency campaign trail starts for Prince Ali in Melbourne
FIFA presidency campaign trail starts for Prince Ali in Melbourne

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein heads to Melbourne for Friday`s AFC Extraordinary Congress, aiming to convince Asian members he is the man to clean up world soccer`s governing body.

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'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.

Franz Beckenbauer `not offered World Cup bribes`
Franz Beckenbauer `not offered World Cup bribes`

 Former FIFA member Franz Beckenbauer declared on Tuesday that his vote on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids would remain "secret", but said he was not offered any bribes.

Michel Platini criticises FIFA over discrimination tolerance
Michel Platini criticises FIFA over discrimination tolerance

UEFA president Michel Platini had a dig at soccer`s world governing body FIFA on Wednesday, saying it had failed to show zero tolerance towards discrimination at the World Cup.

Michel Platini rules out standing against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency
Michel Platini rules out standing against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

UEFA president Michel Platini ruled himself out of the running for the FIFA presidency on Friday, the Frenchman opting not to oppose incumbent president Sepp Blatter as head of soccer`s global governing body.

Sepp Blatter wants his critics to stand for FIFA president

Sepp Blatter wants his detractors to stand up and take him on in a FIFA presidential election rather than just criticise him, the FIFA president said on Saturday.

Platini says Qatar claims `tarnishing` his image

UEFA president Michel Platini on Tuesday attacked a British newspaper for seeking to "tarnish" his reputation by drawing him into corruption claims against the Qatar World Cup bid.