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PSG chairman Al-Khelaifi joining UEFA executive committee despite FFP probe

Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi is set to join the UEFA executive committee, despite the French club being under financial investigation and the Qatari himself being embroiled in criminal proceedings.

Al-Khelaifi was elected Wednesday by the European Club Association board to be one of its two delegates on UEFA's main policy-making panel. His position on the executive committee still has to be ratified next week by the UEFA Congress in Rome, a decision that could test the organisation's...

UEFA, ECA presidents squash Super League rumours; discuss VAR, Football Leaks

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin and European Clubs Association (ECA) President Andrea Agnelli appeared in a joint news conference on Tuesday to say they had signed a letter of intent to extend the memorandum of understanding -- the agreement that governs the relationship between clubs and governing bodies -- through 2024. In a freewheeling, hour-long conversation with journalists, they touched upon a range of issues from Financial Fair Play to the international match calendar...

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter urges Michel Platini to join him in bans fight

Sepp Blatter wants Michel Platini to join forces with him in a fight against their bans.

Sepp Blatter has urged Michel Platini to join forces with him in a battle against the suspensions imposed on the pair by FIFA.

Platini had appeared set to succeed Blatter as the head of FIFA when revelations of a "disloyal payment" from Blatter emerged in 2015.

Gianni Infantino, Platini's former general secretary at UEFA, instead replaced Blatter who, with Platini, was given an eight-year ban from football activities that was later reduced on appeal.

Blatter's call comes following revelations about...

Aleksander Ceferin set for re-election as UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin is set to be re-elected unopposed as UEFA president.

The Slovenian was elected in September 2016 to complete the four-term year of Michel Platini, who was banned by FIFA for financial misconduct.

UEFA says the deadline for candidates ahead of the election in February passed on Wednesday and no challengers entered the contest.

There will be a challenge for the FIFA vice presidency reserved for the four British associations, with former Manchester United chief executive David Gill...

La Liga urges UEFA to act against Manchester City, PSG amid Football Leaks accusations

ESPN FC's Julien Laurens talks Financial Fair Play and the reported negotiations to keep PSG and Man City in the UEFA Champions League.

La Liga has urged UEFA to take action against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain after leaked documents showed the clubs had allegedly breached financial fair play (FFP) regulations.

On Friday, German magazine Der Spiegel released a number of stories, based on so-called Football Leaks data, alleging that City and PSG had bent rules to avoid FFP sanctions and the threat of being excluded from European competition.

FFP regulations limit the losses a club can have over a certain period...

European Super League a 'serious' problem for professional football - leagues group

As plans for a European super league start to emerge, the FC crew discuss how it would work and how it would impact European and global football

A breakaway European Super League would have "serious and lasting implications" for professional football across the continent, the European Leagues group (EL), which represents domestic leagues, said on Tuesday.

German magazine Der Spiegel and European Investigative Collaborations, a network of international media, reported on Friday that plans for a Super League involving clubs such as Real Madrid and Manchester United were back on the table.

Citing leaked documents, Der Spiegel said...