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A FIFA appeals committee has reduced the bans against Sepp Blatter (L) and Michel Platini from eight to six years

FIFA Reduces Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Bans

Sepp Blatter, former FIFA president, and Michel Platini, the president of the Union of European Football Associations from 2007 until 2015, who were originally banned from soccer for eight years after being found guilty of a conflict of interest in a two million Swiss franc deal, had their sentences reduced to six years by the FIFA Appeal Committee.

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Sepp Blatter: ‘I’ve Finished My Work in Football’

On the day after the organization that he has led for all of the 21st century banned him for eight years, FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 79, made the ban academic, announcing his retirement from soccer. He declared, “I’ve finished my work in football.”

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Blatter and Platini Banned by FIFA for Eight Years

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s ethics committee banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years from all soccer-related activities in verdicts announced Monday. Platini’s bid to succeed Blatter as FIFA president in a Feb. 26 election is now likely ended.

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Report: FIFA’s Blatter In FBI Spotlight Over $100 Million Bribery Case

US authorities are investigating evidence indicating FIFA’s suspended president Sepp Blatter knew about $100 million (92 million euros) in bribes paid to former members of the football body, a BBC report said Sunday. The BBC investigation alleges that sports marketing

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Blatter, Platini Suspended From Football By FIFA’s Ethics Body

ZURICH, Oct 8 (Reuters) – FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, UEFA chief Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days by the global soccer body’s ethics committee. The committee also handed out a 90-day suspension to