PARIS: Michel Platini said Monday he will resign as UEFA president after his appeal against a six-year ban from football activities failed.
PARIS: Disgraced FIFA officials, suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi were amongst the names found Sunday in leaked documents which reveal offshore financial dealings.
ZURICH: FIFA ethics investigators said on Tuesday they planned an appeal that could extend eight-year bans on world soccer body president Joseph "Sepp" Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini, raising the possibility of lifelong exclusion.
GENEVA: FIFA's ethics tribunal said Saturday it had provided Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini with the reasons for its decision to ban them from football for eight years, clearing the way for them to appeal against the decision.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini were both banned from soccer for eight years on Monday for ethics violations, leaving the global game leaderless as it fights a swirl of corruption cases.
BERNE: FIFA ethics investigators called on Saturday for sanctions against president Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini, dealing a fresh blow to Platini's bid to succeed Blatter as head of world soccer's governing body.