FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon slams FIFA dirty tricks
FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon slams FIFA dirty tricks

FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday warned the election to succeed Sepp Blatter was in danger of "being manipulated to a degree unseen even in previous notorious FIFA presidential elections".

Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`
Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`

Chung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering" in the race to take control of football`s scandal-hit governing body, claiming his campaign is being sabotaged.

Best of enemies: Blatter-Platini rift to shape FIFA election
Best of enemies: Blatter-Platini rift to shape FIFA election

An increasingly bitter rift between FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini looks set to define the campaign to elect the next leader of soccer`s corruption-plagued world governing body.

Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Kozo Tashima
Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Kozo Tashima

South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on the support of neighbouring Japan, FIFA executive committee member Kozo Tashima told Reuters on Tuesday.

Chung Mong-joon launches formal bid for FIFA presidency
Chung Mong-joon launches formal bid for FIFA presidency

Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-Joon of South Korea formally launched his candidacy for its presidency, blasting his French rival Michel Platini as being too close to outgoing chief Sepp Blatter.

FIFA to investigate alleged Michel Platini smear
FIFA to investigate alleged Michel Platini smear

FIFA confirmed on Monday that they will investigate the alleged distribution from their headquarters of an anonymous heavily critical `dossier` on UEFA president Michel Platini following a complaint from European soccer`s governing body.

Michel Platini, Sepp Blatter are like father and son: Chung Mong-joon
Michel Platini, Sepp Blatter are like father and son: Chung Mong-joon

South Korea`s Chung Mong-joon tore into Michel Platini on Monday, saying his French rival for the presidency of FIFA was like a son to Sepp Blatter, the outgoing chief of soccer`s scandal-hit governing body.

Michel Platini too close to FIFA's Sepp Blatter for top job: Chung Mong-joon
Michel Platini too close to FIFA's Sepp Blatter for top job: Chung Mong-joon

South Korea`s Chung Mong-joon said on Monday that his French rival for the presidency of FIFA, Michel Platini, was too close to outgoing chief Sepp Blatter to be right for the job as head of soccer`s scandal-hit governing body.

Chung Mong-Joon launches FIFA presidency bid, attacks Sepp Blatter
Chung Mong-Joon launches FIFA presidency bid, attacks Sepp Blatter

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon on Monday launched his formal campaign for the FIFA presidency with a blistering attack on outgoing leader Sepp Blatter and a vow to fix the scandal-tainted world football body in four years.

Sepp Blatter alleged to be behind Michel Platini smear article
Sepp Blatter alleged to be behind Michel Platini smear article

Out-going FIFA president Sepp Blatter is alleged to be behind the distribution of a negative article criticising his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini, according to German daily Die Welt on Sunday.

Michel Platini warned me of prison: FIFA president Sepp Blatter
Michel Platini warned me of prison: FIFA president Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has alleged UEFA counterpart Michel Platini warned him he faced prison if he did not withdraw from the world football governing body`s presidential race.

Prince Ali says fans want Sepp Blatter out
Prince Ali says fans want Sepp Blatter out

 Football fans around the globe want FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to quit now and let an independent commission reform world football`s scandal-tainted governing body, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, who could run for president, told AFP.

CONMEBOL chief backing Michel Platini's FIFA presidency bid
CONMEBOL chief backing Michel Platini's FIFA presidency bid

The president of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said Thursday the organisation will support Michel Platini`s bid to replace Sepp Blatter as head of global governing body FIFA.

Sheikh Ahmad coy about who should succeed Sepp Blatter
Sheikh Ahmad coy about who should succeed Sepp Blatter

As the candidates hoping to succeed FIFA`s outgoing president Sepp Blatter continue to lobby for support, the political kingmaker who could have a big influence on who gets the job says world soccer has more to worry about than picking its next boss.

Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president
Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president

Paraguay has offered to be one of the official backers of Michel Platini`s bid for the FIFA presidency, the country`s football association said in a letter sent to FIFA.

No deal done to back Michel Platini, says CONCACAF powerbroker
No deal done to back Michel Platini, says CONCACAF powerbroker

FIFA presidential hopeful Michel Platini has not secured the formal backing of the CONCACAF region, the head of the influential Caribbean Football Union (CFU) said on Thursday suggesting the claim was “just politics”.

Michel Platini's FIFA candidacy fails to excite Africa
Michel Platini's FIFA candidacy fails to excite Africa

Michel Platini’s bid for the FIFA presidency has garnered no immediate enthusiasm from Africa despite France’s strong footballing ties with the continent.

FIFA problems will not end with new president: IOC president Thomas Bach
FIFA problems will not end with new president: IOC president Thomas Bach

FIFA`s problems will not end with the election of a new president as football`s scandal-tainted world body needs drastic reform, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told AFP on Thursday.

South Korea FIFA hopeful slams `cannibal` Sepp Blatter and stooge Michel Platini
South Korea FIFA hopeful slams `cannibal` Sepp Blatter and stooge Michel Platini

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon pushed his candidacy for the FIFA presidency in uncompromising terms Thursday, calling Sepp Blatter a corrupt "cannibal" and painting his main election rival Michel Platini as an untrustworthy stooge.

Asia chief calls for unity on FIFA, hails ''unique'' Michel Platini
Asia chief calls for unity on FIFA, hails ''unique'' Michel Platini

Asia`s football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa called for the region to unify behind one candidate in next year`s FIFA presidential election and stopped short of endorsing UEFA president Michel Platini for the job on Thursday.