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Michel Platini

19 Jun 2019
The banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was released from custody on Wednesday after hours of questioning in connection with a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
18 Jun 2019
Ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was arrested Tuesday in connection with a probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a source close to the investigation said.
3 Jun 2019
The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy" and that he previously mocked women's football. "He has no legitimacy, he is not credible as FIFA president," Platini said in an interview with French sports daily L'Equipe and several other European…
11 Mar 2019
Former UEFA chief Michel Platini has slammed video assistant referee (VAR) as ‘against the spirit of football’ in reaction to Paris Saint-Germain’s contentious Champions League last-16 exit to Manchester United.
6 Feb 2019
Two and a half years after becoming UEFA president in the wake of the scandal that brought down Michel Platini, Aleksander Ceferin will win a new four-year term at the head of European football's governing body on Thursday.
1 Jun 2018
Michel Platini wishes the FIFA Ethics Committee which banned him from the sport would disappear, he told two Swiss newspapers in an interview to be published on Saturday.
29 Mar 2018
Disgraced former UEFA president Michel Platini has labelled the judges who banned him from office as "rubbish" and claims he will be "proved right".
5 Nov 2017
It was the raid that changed the face of the world's most popular sport. Swiss police swooped in on a five-star Zurich hotel at dawn, arresting seven soccer officials at US request.
3 Jun 2017
The 49-year-old Slovenian, who replaced disgraced Frenchman Michel Platini at the top of European football last September, added he didn't want to single out China with regard to the money factor.
30 Mar 2017
Michel Platini laid bare his anger at his spectacular downfall on Thursday, breaking his silence to accuse FIFA bosses of wanting to destroy him and claiming Sepp Blatter "always said I'd be his last scalp".
5 Dec 2016
Sport's highest court on Monday rejected the appeal of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter against a six year ban signalling the end of his efforts to clear his name.
10 Sep 2016
After the withdrawal of Spaniard Angel Maria Villar, Ceferin, a 48-year-old lawyer and head of the Slovenian football federation since 2011, will go up against Dutchman Michael van Praag, in the UEFA election on September 14 in Athens.

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