FIFA rejects appeals lodged by blatter, platini against 90-day bans

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIFA rejects appeals lodged by blatter, platini against 90-day bans 

MOSCOW, Nov. 18 — "The FIFA Appeal Committee, chaired by Larry Mussenden, on Wednesday rejected in full the appeals lodged by Joseph S. Blatter and Michel Platini and confirmed in their entirety the respective decisions," the statement reads.

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FIFA corruption scandal will not affect 2018 World Cup in Russia

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIFA corruption scandal will not affect 2018 World Cup in Russia 

TBILISI, Aug. 11 — The recent FIFA corruption scandal will not affect the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Michel Platini, the president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), has told a TASS correspondent.

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