Sepp Blatter says CONCACAF should get extra World Cup slot
Sepp Blatter says CONCACAF should get extra World Cup slot

FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s suggestion on Thursday that the CONCACAF region should be given an extra automatic qualification spot at the World Cup was met with a swift reply from UEFA president Michel Platini.

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.

Sepp Blatter rivals slam FIFA leadership
Sepp Blatter rivals slam FIFA leadership

Sepp Blatter on Tuesday listened as his rivals for the FIFA presidency accused his leadership of being authoritarian, not spending enough of its wealth and tarnishing the world body`s image.

Michel Platini triumphs at UEFA, launches attack on Sepp Blatter
Michel Platini triumphs at UEFA, launches attack on Sepp Blatter

Football legend Michel Platini on Tuesday scored a hat-trick of victories for the presidency of UEFA and made an immediate attack on Sepp Blatter`s leadership of world body FIFA.

Muted UEFA response as Sepp Blatter calls for unity
Muted UEFA response as Sepp Blatter calls for unity

FIFA president Sepp Blatter received muted applause from UEFA delegates after he gave a low-key speech at the opening of their congress on Tuesday which included a less-than-subtle call for unity ahead of May`s FIFA presidential elections.

UEFA needs more help to fight violence, racism: Michel Platini
UEFA needs more help to fight violence, racism: Michel Platini

UEFA has been left to fend for itself in the battle against racism, violence and match-fixing and needs more help from government authorities, its president Michel Platini said on Tuesday.

Michel Platini unchallenged as UEFA leader
Michel Platini unchallenged as UEFA leader

Michel Platini will on Tuesday be elected to a third term as head of European governing body UEFA, putting him on course to add master sports powerbroker to his status as a football legend.

Michel Platini happy with 2018 World Cup final date
Michel Platini happy with 2018 World Cup final date

UEFA president Michel Platini said Friday that the decision to play the 2022 Qatar World Cup final on December 18 suits Europeans as it comes before Christmas.

Michel Platini delighted soccer's 'modern-day slavery' is ending
Michel Platini delighted soccer's 'modern-day slavery' is ending

The practice of third parties owning a share of footballers was a modern-day form of slavery and had to stop, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Monday.

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.

Easier to beat Sepp Blatter with one candidate, says Michael van Praag
Easier to beat Sepp Blatter with one candidate, says Michael van Praag

Dutch Football Association President Michael van Praag believes he and former Portugal international Luis Figo have no chance of unseating Sepp Blatter in the FIFA leadership elections if they both stand against the Swiss. 

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.

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.