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.

UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy
UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy

French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules.

Michel Platini calls Serbia-Albania clash `inexcusable`
Michel Platini calls Serbia-Albania clash `inexcusable`

European football chief Michel Platini on Wednesday condemned as "inexcusable" the violent scenes that forced a Serbia-Albania football international to be abandoned, his spokesman said.

Michel Platini, EU to fight football racism, match-rigging
Michel Platini, EU to fight football racism, match-rigging

UEFA boss Michel Platini joined forces with the European Union on Tuesday as they signed a three-year accord to fight racism, match-fixing and a host of other woes blighting football.

Michel Platini's Euro revolution inspires shocks, complacency
Michel Platini's Euro revolution inspires shocks, complacency

When Michel Platini revamped the European Championship, turning the finals from a tough, lean 16-team tournament in 2012 into a flabby, `roll up, anybody`s welcome` 24-side affair in 2016, it was not surprising he ran into a blizzard of rebukes.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

FIFA to ban third party ownership of players
FIFA to ban third party ownership of players

World football`s governing body FIFA is to ban the practice of investment companies owning stakes in footballers` economic rights, president Sepp Blatter announced Friday.

Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini
Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA`s demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

London to host Euro 2020 final
London to host Euro 2020 final

London will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.

Franck Ribery rules out France return
Franck Ribery rules out France return

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery on Thursday reiterated his decision not to play again for France despite threats issued by UEFA chief Michel Platini.

Michel Platini criticises FIFA over discrimination tolerance
Michel Platini criticises FIFA over discrimination tolerance

UEFA president Michel Platini had a dig at soccer`s world governing body FIFA on Wednesday, saying it had failed to show zero tolerance towards discrimination at the World Cup.

Bayern CEO says Franck Ribery won't be banned
Bayern CEO says Franck Ribery won't be banned

 German football club Bayern Munich's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was surprised to hear UEFA president Michel Platini's statement that Franck Ribery could be banned for three matches if he refuses to play for France despite his retirement last month.

Sepp Blatter to seek fifth term as FIFA president
Sepp Blatter to seek fifth term as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter will stand for re-election as FIFA president next year, he confirmed on Monday.

Michel Platini threatens retired Ribery with suspension
Michel Platini threatens retired Ribery with suspension

UEFA president Michel Platini has threatened compatriot and now-retired former France playmaker Franck Ribery with a suspension, according to Sunday`s version of Bild newspaper.

Germany confident of hosting Euro 2024
Germany confident of hosting Euro 2024

German football chiefs on Thursday expressed their confidence of winning the bid to host Euro 2024 following an agreement reached with their Engish counterparts.

Five facts on Michel Platini
Five facts on Michel Platini

Five facts on Michel Platini who announced on Thursday that he will stand again as UEFA leader instead of challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency:

Michel Platini rules out standing against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency
Michel Platini rules out standing against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

UEFA president Michel Platini ruled himself out of the running for the FIFA presidency on Friday, the Frenchman opting not to oppose incumbent president Sepp Blatter as head of soccer`s global governing body.

Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidential intentions
Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidential intentions

European football chief Michel Platini on Thursday will announce if he is to stand against Sepp Blatter in next year`s FIFA presidential election.