Platini: I Won’t Seek Uefa Re-election

It seems he is done, Uefa president Michel Platini has revealed he won’t run again, when his tenure ends in 2019, even though he doesn’t win the uefa election. Platini is hoping to replace Blatter at the helm of Fifa, after the Swiss stepped down as president.

Europa League Draw In Full

Liverpool will travel to Russia, as they’ve been drawn with Rubin Kazan, while Tottenham visit Azerbaijan to play Qarabag following the Europa league draw. Liverpool also face Bordeaux from France and FC Sion of Switzerland, with Tottenham also facing Anderlecht and Monaco.

UEFA Best Player Between Messi, Ronaldo And Suarez

No surprise here as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez make the top three for the 2014-15 UEFA best player in Europe award. Ronaldo who picked up the UEFA best player last year was nominated again this season after scoring 61 goals in 54 matches and winning the UEFA

FIFA Presidency: Platini To Announce Bid

UEFA President, Michel Platini, is expected to make a big announcement about his intention to run for the presidency of  world football governing body, FIFA. Platini, who, according to reports, has gotten the support of at least four continental confederations in his quest to succeed Sepp Blatter, who announced plans

UEFA Fines Barcelona Over Pro-Catalan Sentiments

European football’s governing body, UEFA, has fined Barcelona 30,000 Euros after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at June’s Champions League final in Berlin. UEFA says the European champions, Barca, had breached Article 16 of its regulations which prohibits religious, political or racial sentiments.

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Barcelona Beat Juventus To Win 5th Champions League Title

Spanish giants, Barcelona have emerged Champions of Europe after beating Italian greats, Juventus 3-1 in the 2015 UEFA Champions League final on Saturday night. Goals by Rakitic and Suarez in both halves of the fierce battle seemed to have ensured that Morata’s equalizer would amount to nothing for Juventus before

Champions League Final: Juventus, Barcelona Arrive In Berlin

Italian side, Juventus and Spanish giants, Barcelona have arrived in Berlin, the site of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final. Hordes of journalists and cheering fans gathered outside the Hotel Regent in the city centre to greet the Juventus players as they stepped off their coach before entering the hotel.

Messi Set For 4th Champion League Trophy


Barcelona’s talismanic Lionel Messi remains the driving force of a talented side on the brink of repeating 2009’s historic treble despite a change in their coach and style of football, not to mention a host of players. The Argentine provided the magic and invention six years ago when Barca became

Sepp Blatter Gets Fifth Term As President Of FIFA

FIFA President Sepp Blatter came out fighting on Saturday as he began his fifth term in charge of soccer’s governing body, implying that the United States timed the announcement of a major corruption probe to try to scupper his re-election bid. The 79-year-old Swiss comfortably won Friday’s vote at a

Blatter Denounces UEFA’s Campaign Of Hatred


The reelected president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter has thrown accusations in the direction of UEFA, accusing Europe’s football body of a hatred campaign against FIFA. This week has been eventful for FIFA, with officials arrested on counts of money laundering, bribery and racketeering.

BREAKING: Blatter secures fifth term as FIFA President

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A Tearful Platini Has Revealed He Asked Blatter To Step Down As President


Michel Platini, president of UEFA, with tears has revealed that he appealed to FIFA president, Sepp Blatter to stand down as president of FIFA. Football’s governing body took a hit after several of its officers were arrested in an FBI-led investigation into corruption and money laundering dating as far back

Uefa Calls For Fifa Election To Be Postponed


In the wake of the latest corruption scandal that rocked FIFA, UEFA has called for FIFA to postpone Friday’s election. On Wednesday, 14 officials were indicted for racketeering, fraud and money laundering following dawn raids in Switzerland which resulted in the arrest of seven Fifa officials.

UEFA saddened by FIFA officials arrest

Prince Ali bin al Hussein says its a sad day for FIFA European football body UEFA on Wednesday expressed astonishment and sadness over the arrests of leading FIFA and other football officials in Zurich.

UEFA Would Ease FFP Rules: Platini


UEFA came up with a system called the financial fair play rule which would see clubs only spend what they earned making it hard for some clubs to characteristically buy players. A few clubs have suffered fines, lost player and been thrown onto financial and on pitch crisis as a