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Sepp Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees
Sepp Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees

Beating the entry deadline by hours on Thursday, Sepp Blatter formally joined a FIFA presidential contest he is widely expected to win.

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.

Sheikh says FIFA job `too early` for Prince Ali
Sheikh says FIFA job `too early` for Prince Ali

Asia`s powerful Olympic chief Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah Wednesday underlined his support for Sepp Blatter to remain as FIFA president despite a challenge by Jordan`s Prince Ali bin Al Hussein.

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.

European football leaders back Jordan prince to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency
European football leaders back Jordan prince to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

European football leaders on Tuesday backed the move by FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin Al Hussein to challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency of football`s scandal-tainted world body.

Michel Platini calls prince legitimate rival to Sepp Blatter
Michel Platini calls prince legitimate rival to Sepp Blatter

UEFA president Michel Platini told AFP Tuesday that Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan has "complete legitimacy" to become FIFA`s president.

Jordan Prince Ali bin Al Hussein to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency
Jordan Prince Ali bin Al Hussein to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

FIFA Vice President Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan declared Tuesday he would challenge Sepp Blatter to lead football`s world governing body, vowing to end years of controversy surrounding the game.

Michel Platini pushes `white card` idea again
Michel Platini pushes `white card` idea again

UEFA president Michel Platini on Sunday reiterated his desire to introduce a `white card` that would lead to a player being sin-binned.

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.