close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
Michel Platini could receive UEFA compensation

Michel Platini could receive UEFA compensation

Platini was elected to a third five-year-term in March 2015, but was suspended last October over the payment and never returned to his office.

UEFA elects surprise candidate Slovenian lawyer Aleksander Ceferin as new leader

UEFA elects surprise candidate Slovenian lawyer Aleksander Ceferin as new leader

Ceferin highlighted the credibility challenges facing scandal-tainted football, along with regular accusations of match-fixing and doping.

UEFA presidential race: Aleksander Ceferin favourite to replace banned Michel Platini

UEFA presidential race: Aleksander Ceferin favourite to replace banned Michel Platini

UEFA on Wednesday elects a new president after the banning of Michel Platini with Slovenian football leader Aleksander Ceferin the favourite to take on the task of easing tensions with Europe`s leading clubs.

European football split as UEFA elects new president

European football split as UEFA elects new president

The election, which will be held in Athens, has been called after former president Michel Platini was banned last October as FIFA`s ethics committee investigated allegations of unethical conduct.

Ban-hit former FIFA President Sepp Blatter under fresh investigation over corruption

Ban-hit former FIFA President Sepp Blatter under fresh investigation over corruption

Blatter, 80, who is fighting to overturn his ban from football, declined to make comment about the latest case against him.

Disgraced ex-CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb banned for life; Sepp Blatter hit with FIFA bribery probe

Disgraced ex-CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb banned for life; Sepp Blatter hit with FIFA bribery probe

Webb was found guilty of charges including conflicts of interest and bribery and corruption.

Disgraced Michel Platini to attend UEFA Congress in Athens

Disgraced Michel Platini to attend UEFA Congress in Athens

The former French international, a three-time European footballer of the year, is the key figure in the scandal that brought down FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Michel Platini at sports court for Sepp Blatter appeal

Michel Platini at sports court for Sepp Blatter appeal

On Thursday, the Frenchman suggested Blatter`s fate may already be sealed.

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo hopes for tears of joy in final after 2-0 win agaiast Wales in semis

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo hopes for tears of joy in final after 2-0 win agaiast Wales in semis

Ronaldo`s goal, his third at the tournament, saw him tie France great Michel Platini`s record of nine goals at European Championship finals.

Euro 2016, SF 2: Remembering Seville 1982 —  the `scar` on France-German football relations

Euro 2016, SF 2: Remembering Seville 1982 — the `scar` on France-German football relations

For many, West Germany`s 1982 World Cup semi-final against France in Seville remains the ultimate, an engrossing duel providing new plot twists at every turn.

Euro 2016, Match 12: Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more history against debutants Iceland

Euro 2016, Match 12: Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more history against debutants Iceland

Cristiano Ronaldo headlines Tuesday`s action at Euro 2016 with another goalscoring record

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Sepp Blatter payments

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Sepp Blatter payments

The revelations have raised new questions about the scope of corruption in world football. 

French prosecutor considering Qatar 2022 World Cup investigation

French prosecutor considering Qatar 2022 World Cup investigation

Former UEFA president Michel Platini, banished from the sport for ethics violations, could be a person of interest.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino `very sad` for Michel Platini

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino `very sad` for Michel Platini

Platini, once the frontrunner to succeed Blatter as the most powerful man in the sport, said after the ruling he had no choice but to resign and would keep fighting in Swiss courts to prove his "probity."

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal saying it was not convinced about the "legitimacy" of the payment ordered by ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

He has been sanctioned over an infamous two million $2 million payment he received in 2011 from then-FIFA president Blatter.

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Blatter spoke to more than 400 people at the University of Basel, where a student group has been preparing proposals on how FIFA should address the scandal.

Panama Papers leak: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to sue Spanish newspaper for tax evasion claims

Panama Papers leak: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to sue Spanish newspaper for tax evasion claims

The captain of the Argentina national team was accused by El Confidencial of 'setting up a tax fraud network'.

Panama Papers: FIFA officials, Michel Platini, Lionel Messi named in secret offshore files

Panama Papers: FIFA officials, Michel Platini, Lionel Messi named in secret offshore files

Documents also bring to light how some players use offshore companies to bank money from image rights deals.