Tag Archives: Michael Platini
- Sepp Blatter, Michael Platini gearing up to appeal 8-year football suspension
February 16, 2016
Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter is girding his loins to appeal his football ban. The 79-year-old is expected to make his case on Tuesday. On Monday, Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) boss Michael Platini also made his appeal at a FIFA appeal hearing in Zurich, Skysports reported. Platini told...
- Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini face 8-year football ban
December 21, 2015
An independent Ethics Committee has suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) boss Michel Platini for eight years from all football-related activities. The bans are effective immediately, the committee said. In a statement, the international football governing body confirmed that “the proceedings against Mr. Blatter...
- UK ad watchdog clears Paddy Power’s F**K Off Sepp Blatter ad
September 10, 2015
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a sweary Paddy Power ad mocking FIFA president Sepp Blatter was not in breach of its rules regarding ability to cause widespread offence. The ad, which was posted in The Guardian’s sports section, featured betting odds on the likely candidates for...
- South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-joon wants to fix FIFA
August 20, 2015
Former FIFA honorary Vice President Dr. Chung Mong-joon has announced that he will run for the FIFA presidency with an aim to reform the troubled organization in the wake of Sepp Blatter's resignation in June. "The real reason FIFA has become such a corrupt organization is because the same person...
Roberto Carlos on the future of Brazil football
April 12, 2017
FIFA adds more to banned list; French football in the clear
February 28, 2013