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Platini set to be re-elected as Uefa president

Platini set to be re-elected as Uefa president

Uefa president Michel Platini is set to be re-elected for another four-year term after being confirmed as the only candidate in next year’s election. Any rivals had to declare their candidacy to European football’s governing body by Wednesday. The former French captain, 55, beat longtime incumbent Lennart Johansson in a tight vote to gain the presidency in January 2007. He will be …

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Football, sun and fun:  Spain-Portugal 2018 World Cup

Football, sun and fun: Spain-Portugal 2018 World Cup

It would be the final flourish in a triumphant year for Spanish sport. After their victory in this year’s World Cup, Spaniards are slowly starting to believe they could win the vote to host the competition in 2018. The joint candidacy of Spain-Portugal has not been the bookies’ favourite so far, but the man heading the Iberian bid is buoyant. …

by admin on Декабрь 2nd, 2010 Комментарии к записи Football, sun and fun: Spain-Portugal 2018 World Cup отключены