New FIFA presidential candidate emerges

2015-08-27 19:00

A rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the long-standing Platini/Blatter association.

Platini warned me of prison - Blatter

2015-08-15 18:54

Sepp Blatter has alleged Michel Platini warned him he faced prison if he did not withdraw from the FIFA presidential race.

Skeleton in Michel Platini's closet?

2015-07-31 15:07

Michel Platini, the strong frontrunner to replace Sepp Blatter as the head of FIFA, has little influence or connection with SA soccer, writes Sy Lerman.

Platini's FIFA bid fails to excite Africa

2015-07-30 18:04

Michel Platini's bid for the FIFA presidency has garnered no immediate enthusiasm from Africa.

Prince Ali: Platini is not good for FIFA

2015-07-29 17:30

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein thinks that FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini is "not good for football".

Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

2015-07-28 19:30

UEFA boss Michel Platini is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA.

Platini, Prince Ali meet for talks

2015-07-23 10:36

Potential FIFA presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein have met for the first time since Sepp Blatter announced his exit.

Platini asked to stand for FIFA top job

2015-07-20 11:53

UEFA president Michel Platini has been asked to stand for president of world football governing body FIFA by several football federations.

Croatia asks UEFA for leniency over swastika

2015-07-08 22:30

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has urged European soccer body UEFA not to impose heavy sanctions after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch in Split.

Platini silent on FIFA row

2015-06-10 12:54

UEFA chief Michel Platini has declined any further comment on the scandal engulfing world governing body FIFA.


UEFA: Investigate Platini smear campaign

2015-08-17 13:10

UEFA has complained to FIFA about an alleged attempt to discredit its president Michel Platini.

Platini gets major FIFA boost

2015-08-14 19:13

FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini has won the key backing of the head of the Asian Football Confederation.

AFC supporting Platini's FIFA bid

2015-07-31 10:41

The Asian Football Confederation has backed Michel Platini to take over as president of FIFA.

FA chief Dyke backs Platini's bid

2015-07-29 20:26

English Football Association chairperson Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA's tarnished reputation.

Michel Platini to run for FIFA president

2015-07-29 13:25

UEFA head Michel Platini has announced his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

FIFA hopeful Chung meets Platini

2015-07-27 11:57

South Korea's Chung Mong-joon, who is expected to announce his candidacy for the FIFA, met potential rival Michel Platini in the US.

Platini ponders on FIFA run

2015-07-20 12:35

Michel Platini will decide in the next two weeks whether to run in an election to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

Platini 'best choice' to succeed Blatter

2015-07-10 11:45

The CEO of Adidas believes UEFA president Michel Platini would be the best choice as successor to Sepp Blatter.

Platini set for FIFA destiny?

2015-06-20 10:15

After years of waiting, Michel Platini's destiny with FIFA is coming faster than he thought.

Germany's Euro, Olympic double in doubt

2015-06-09 11:06

Michel Platini doubts that Germany could hold Euro 2024 and the Olympics in Hamburg in the same year.

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