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#Michel Platini

# michel-platini - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Giroud sets sights on Platini after becoming France's current top scorer with 35th international goal

The Chelsea striker moved past David Trezeguet last night, and only two players now sit ahead of him in the all-time charts.

# michel-platini - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'

There was so much more to Liam Brady’s time in Italy than a two-year spell with Juventus.

# michel-platini - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

# michel-platini - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Two titles, Michel Platini and a 'devastating' goodbye: Liam Brady and The Old Lady

It’s 35 years since the Dubliner left Juventus in dramatic fashion after a thrilling two-year spell in Turin.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Fury after Fifa agrees to replace Blatter ethics judge

The decision prompted a response that his removal was “politically motivated”

# michel-platini - Friday 23 December, 2016

Luis Enrique hits out at 'ridiculous' Messi 'golden melons' comparison

“Professional footballers are far more prepared these days, much stronger physically,” he added.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

FAI-backed candidate elected new Uefa president

Aleksander Ceferin defeated Dutch FA president Michael van Praag by 42 votes to 13 in today’s election.

# michel-platini - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Tearful Cristiano Ronaldo stretchered off during Euro 2016 final Setback This post contains videos

Tearful Cristiano Ronaldo stretchered off during Euro 2016 final

The Real Madrid star has impressed at the tournament with three goals and three assists.

# michel-platini - Friday 8 July, 2016

Griezmann channels Michel Platini in 1984 and more Germany v France talking points

Also, there was a rare error from Manuel Neuer as Jogi Low’s team lost their legendary composure.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

The 9 goals that saw Ronaldo match Platini's Euros record

The Real Madrid star scored yet another landmark goal in Lyon this evening.

# michel-platini - Friday 10 June, 2016

Greater depth of feeling will be the fruit of Platini's expanded tournament

The former Uefa president is begging for an invite to the party he organised.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

The retro Euro teams we loved: France, 1984

Michel Platini was outstanding while Giresse, Tigana and Fernandez weren’t half-bad either.

# michel-platini - Monday 9 May, 2016

Platini resigns as Uefa president as ban is reduced to 4 years

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected the former French star’s appeal.

# michel-platini - Friday 29 April, 2016

'Today the match begins, a new match, the final': Platini in court to appeal ethics ban CAS

'Today the match begins, a new match, the final': Platini in court to appeal ethics ban

The Frenchman is currently serving a six-year ban.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

You can't make it up! Fifa reduces Blatter and Platini bans because of their 'services to football'

The disgraced duo had initially been handed eight-year suspensions.

# michel-platini - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race

The Frenchman has confirmed he is to pull out from the election to become the new head of world football.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I will fight to clear my name' - banned Platini disgusted with decision

Frenchman is also still planning to run for FIFA presidency in February.

# michel-platini - Monday 21 December, 2015

Blatter says 'sorry' to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans Scandal This post contains videos

Blatter says 'sorry' to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans

Both men will appeal the ruling while Blatter says he hopes to be back in charge of FIFA by February.

# michel-platini - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Sepp Blatter says corruption charge dropped

Fifa investigators have sought life bans against the suspended president.

# michel-platini - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Memo appears to back Platini's claim money received from Fifa was 'a salary'

The Uefa president is currently suspended by Fifa.

# michel-platini - Monday 23 November, 2015

# michel-platini - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Bad news for Blatter and Platini as FIFA ethics probe 'requests sanctions' against pair

The fallout from the report could prove massive for the future of world football’s governing body.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Iconic Lomu dies at 40, another blow for Tipp & all today's sport

Elsewhere, the IRFU have blocked Munster’s attempts to sign the Wallabies skipper while Dick Redmond has lost his Superman cape.

Fifa rejects Blatter and Platini's appeals against suspension

The pair must now go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# michel-platini - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why are Ireland and other third-place teams now allowed to qualify for the Euros?

For the first time ever, 24 teams will compete at the European Championships next summer.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place

The Fifa president has given a remarkable interview to Russian media.

Here are the 7 candidates who will run for the Fifa presidency

Former Trinidad and Tobago footballer David Nakhid saw his application rejected.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

A wild boar hunter & a host of 'The Apprentice': meet the Fifa presidential candidates

The group of individuals hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter is a pretty motley crew.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

One of the greatest ever footballers looks set to be banned by Fifa amid internal chaos

Franz Beckenbauer is at the centre of controversy this time.

# michel-platini - Thursday 8 October, 2015

We'll leave it there so: Klopp's coming in, Blatter going out and the rest of Thursday's sport

Plus the latest news ahead of a bumper weekend at the Rugby World Cup.

Blatter and Platini suspended by Fifa due to corruption investigation

Chung Mong-Joon has been banned for six years by the ethics committee.

# michel-platini - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Recently seen as the man to save Fifa, Michel Platini is now on very thin ice

The Frenchman has so far only succeeded in arousing more suspicion with a far-fetched explanation for his involvement in latest controversy.

# michel-platini - Friday 25 September, 2015

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Do the Champions League play-offs matter?

Tommy Martin looks ahead to the midweek European action.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Is this the man to save Fifa? Michel Platini set to run for presidency

Frenchman expected to announce his plans later this week.

# michel-platini - Monday 1 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter's daughter has come out to defend her father

Corinne Blatter insists the re-elected official is “hard-working” and hit out at Michel Platini for failing to run for the position himself.

# michel-platini - Monday 18 May, 2015

Embarrassment for Michel Platini as Financial Fair Play rules set to be relaxed

Because of a litany of pending legal proceedings across various European courts, Uefa president admits FFP regulations’ will be eased’.

# michel-platini - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Some Cristiano Ronaldo superfans have attacked Michel Platini's house

We’re struggling to see how it will help Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or chances.

# michel-platini - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Jordanian Prince to challenge Blatter for FIFA presidency, wants to make football 'beautiful' again

“The headlines should be about football,” he says.

# michel-platini - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Michel Platini has a scheme to improve football and it involves taking a rule from rugby

Platini is in favour of a sin-bin in football.

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