Fifa is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told Reuters, a move that could give Michel Platini more time to appeal against his ban from the game and then stand to replace departing leader Sepp Blatter.
Fifa President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said on Thursday.
One of Michel Platini's main backers in his bid to head world soccer's governing body, Bahraini Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, might stand himself if a Swiss investigation hampers the Frenchman's candidacy, two sources have to
UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of Fifa in place of Sepp Blatter.
"This was a very personal, carefully considered decision, one in which I weighed up the future of footbal
UEFA president Michel Platini has reiterated his support for Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein in the Jordanian's bid to usurp incumbent Sepp Blatter in this week's Fifa presidency vote.
Prince Ali is the only remaining candidate
UEFA president Michel Platini has urged Qatar to solve its "problems" ahead of the 2022 World Cup which will be played in the Gulf state.
"It's a gift that was made to the Qataris," the Frenchman told Canal
Bahrain got a major vote of confidence when His Majesty King Hamad opened the 21st Gulf Cup in the presence of top officials from the world of soccer.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter, Uefa president Michel Platini and other top offici