UEFA`s Platini to help Greece reform soccer

UEFA President Michel Platini promised to send teams of experts this summer to help Greece reform its soccer leagues.

Platini praises clubs for signing Fair play system

UEFA President Michel Platini has praised the 72 Football League clubs for signing up to follow the Financial Fair Play system.

Platini rules out contesting FIFA presidency post

FIFA vice-president Michel Platini not in fray for the presidency of the world football`s governing body.

English FA must back up vote buying claims: Platini

UEFA`s Michel Platini has backed FIFA in calling for the English FA to give evidence to back up ex-chairman David Triesman`s allegations that four executive committee members sought favours in return for votes.

UEFA president Platini re-elected unopposed

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Something beautiful" in World Cup choice: Platini

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

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

UEFA President hospitalised

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

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

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

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.

Platini says match-fixing is his sport`s biggest scourge

UEFA president Michel Platini says match-fixing is the greatest scourge that soccer faces.

Messi set to sweep player awards, predicts Platini

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is set to sweep this year`s awards for individual players, UEFA president Michel Platini predicted on Wednesday.

CSKA Sofia make U-turn on foreigners, sign Michel Platini

CSKA Sofia have shelved plans to build a squad made up entirely of home-based players after signing three overseas players, including Brazilian striker Michel Platini.

I like Inter coach Jose Mourinho: Platini

Michel Platini, former Juventus midfielder and current president of UEFA, has lauded the Bianconeri for their dealings in the transfer market, particularly in signing ex-Werder Bremen star Diego.