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Peace declared between Platini, Hayatou after row over AFCON postponement

UEFA President Michel PlatiniPeace has been declared between UEFA president Michel Platini and his African counterpart Issa Hayatou after the Frenchman reacted angrily to suggestions that he had interfered in the affairs of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).CAF claimed in a statement on Tuesday that Platini had suggested calling off the African Nations Cup, due to be played...
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Platini demands apology from CAF after attacks on UEFA chief over AFCON postponement

Platini was condemned by CAFMichel Platini has demanded an apology from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over claims he interfered in its affairs.UEFA president Platini questioned whether the Africa Cup of Nations, which is set to take place between January and February next year, should be deferred during a televised debate on Sunday due to the outbreak of Ebola in West...
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Platini demands CAF apology

Michel Platini has demanded an apology from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over claims he interfered in its affairs. […]
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UEFA cheif Platini demands apology over CAF statement

Michel Platini UEFA president Michel Platini has hit back at the Confederation of African Football after it was alleged that he called for the postponement of the 2015 African Nations Cup due to the Ebola outbreak. Platini denies he called for the tournament, scheduled to take place in Morocco in January to be delayed due to the epidemic. He has described the suggestion he interfered...
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UEFA president Platini, African confederation in spat over Ebola

  UEFA President Michel Platini became involved in a spat with the Confederation of African Football over Ebola on Wednesday, with the Frenchman demanding an apology from CAF for getting comments he made in a television interview wrong and ''insulting'' him. The row revolves around a weekend interview where Platini was asked about next year's troubled African...
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UEFA Considers Men-Only Ban As Punishment For Racist Behavior

UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behavior by fans after deciding to take no action against CSKA Moscow for apparently having fans inside the closed stadium against Manchester City. Some 200 to 300 people supporting CSKA were inside the stadium on Tuesday night but UEFA is satisfied the rules were followed. UEFA president...
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CAF tells UEFA boss Michel Platini to mind his own business

Confederation of African Football The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has slammed Uefa president Michel Platini for giving his opinion on whether the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) should be called off over Ebola fears. During a televised debate on Sunday, the UEFA boss questioned whether the tournament – scheduled to be held between January 17 and February 8 next year –...
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CAF fires angry volley at UEFA boss Platini for seeking 2015 AFCON postponement

Michel Platini has been accused of being anti-AfricaAn all-out war has broken out between CAF and UEFA as Africa’s football governing body has launched a scathing attack at the European body’s president Michel Platini describing his quest for the postponement of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as ‘treachery’.CAF angrily lashed out at Platini over his comments calling for the...
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Platini says he won't support Blatter in FIFA vote

ROME (AP) UEFA president Michel Platini says he will not support Sepp Blatter in his bid for a fifth term as FIFA president. Platini tells Italian state TV ''I wish him well but four years ago he asked for our support by telling us that it would be his last candidacy. Now he's again asked for our support and I told him we won't anymore, we need some fresh air.'...
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Platini proposes white-card punishment for excessive protesting

UEFA president Michel Platini has proposed a new white-card punishment which would see the introduction of sin bins for players who protest excessively. The Frenchman claims there is a case for match referees being handed the power to banish players from the field for 10 minutes, on top of the current yellow and red card system. Platini makes his comments in his new book Parlons...
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