UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie
UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

UEFA have thrown out a protest by Fenerbahce, who complained that Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk fielded Fred in last week`s tie despite allegations of a doping offence against the Brazilian midfielder.

Legia Warsaw awarded win after Europa League trouble
Legia Warsaw awarded win after Europa League trouble

UEFA have awarded Polish side Legia Warsaw a 3-0 win in their Europa League third qualifying round, first-leg tie against Kukes after trouble marred last week`s match in Albania.

Barcelona won't appeal UEFA sanctions over Catalan independence flags
Barcelona won't appeal UEFA sanctions over Catalan independence flags

FC Barcelona have decided against appeal the fine of 30,000 euros ($33,000) that UEFA imposed after the club failed to keep its fans from flying a Catalan independence flag at the European Champions League final in Berlin on June 6, officials from the Catalan club said.

Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar
Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar

Fenerbahce have protested to UEFA over the inclusion in a Champions League tie by Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk of Brazilian midfielder Fred despite reports he had tested positive for a banned substance, the Turkish club said Friday.

Soccer club Fenerbahce lodge protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie
Soccer club Fenerbahce lodge protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

Fenerbahce have lodged a protest with UEFA over the inclusion of midfielder Fred in the Shakhtar Donetsk lineup for Tuesday`s Champions League qualifier despite allegations of a doping offence hanging over the Brazilian international.

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.

Having conquered Europe, Michel Platini now targets FIFA
Having conquered Europe, Michel Platini now targets FIFA

Formerly one of the world`s greatest players and currently the most important man in European football, Michel Platini is now targeting the top job in the game after confirming he would stand to become FIFA president.

Michel Platini is not good for FIFA, fans deserve better: Prince Ali
Michel Platini is not good for FIFA, fans deserve better: Prince Ali

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Wednesday that he thought Michel Platini, who confirmed he will run for FIFA president next year, is "not good for football and football`s fans and players deserve better".

Michel Platini - romantic or pragmatist?
Michel Platini - romantic or pragmatist?

One of the most exquisitely gifted soccer players of his generation, FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini likes to portray himself as an old-fashioned romantic with a mission to maintain the game’s purity.

Michel Platini confirms he will stand for FIFA presidency
Michel Platini confirms he will stand for FIFA presidency

UEFA boss Michel Platini is to stand as a candidate for the presidency of world football`s governing body, FIFA, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Shakhtar field midfielder despite threat of doping ban
Shakhtar field midfielder despite threat of doping ban

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu admitted he went against UEFA`s wishes in fielding midfielder Fred in Tuesday`s Champions League qualifier despite being aware of a possible doping violation hanging over the Brazilian international.

UEFA head Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid
UEFA head Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

Michel Platini, the head of European soccer`s governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters on Tuesday.

FIFA welcome Brussels court decision on third-party owners
FIFA welcome Brussels court decision on third-party owners

FIFA has welcomed a ruling by a Belgian court to reject a challenge to the worldwide ban on third-party ownership (TPO), world football`s governing body said on Monday.

FC Barcelona to appeal UEFA fine
FC Barcelona to appeal UEFA fine

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed that the club will appeal against the 30,000 euros fine imposed on the club last week by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-joon meets potential rival Michel Platini in US
FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-joon meets potential rival Michel Platini in US

South Korea`s Chung Mong-joon, who is expected to announce his candidacy for the FIFA presidency next month, met potential rival Michel Platini in the United States on Sunday and called for a `fair competition` should he enter the race.

Hot-shot Icardi says Europe is Inter`s goal
Hot-shot Icardi says Europe is Inter`s goal

Red-hot striker Mauro Icardi said on Sunday he hopes his goals will propel fallen giants Inter Milan back into the UEFA Champions League reckoning this season.

UEFA penalises Croatian Football Federation
UEFA penalises Croatian Football Federation

Croatia will play two matches behind closed doors and have one point deducted from their 2016 EURO qualifying tournament, European football's governing body UEFA has ruled.

Brazil's Hulk pulls out of World Cup draw
Brazil's Hulk pulls out of World Cup draw

Zenit St Petersburg`s Brazilian striker Hulk has pulled out of Saturday`s World Cup qualifying draw, only days after complaining of "gross and ugly" racism in Russian football.

Barca fined over pro-Catalan flags at Champions League final
Barca fined over pro-Catalan flags at Champions League final

European soccer`s governing body UEFA has fined Barcelona 30,000 euros ($33,006) after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at last month`s Champions League final in Berlin.

Croatia deducted a point over swastika, escape ban
Croatia deducted a point over swastika, escape ban

Croatia on Thursday were deducted one point from their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after a swastika was scrawled on the pitch ahead of the 1-1 draw against Italy in June, UEFA confirmed.