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Blatter, Platini finally going to court in FIFA fraud trial

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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini on trial on charges of defrauding FIFA. Platini asked for extra money for being an adviser without having a contract for it. Both have long denied wrongdoing and claim they had a verbal deal in 1998. Blatter said in a statement everything was accounted for properly and he is optimistic about his chances.
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Times of IndiaTimes of India

Trial opens for fallen football chiefs Blatter and Platini

Football News: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once the chiefs of world and European football, went on trial in Switzerland on Wednesday over a suspected fraudulent

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC NewsBBC News

Blatter & Platini fraud trial delayed by illness

The start of the fraud trial of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini is delayed by a day after Blatter said he was too ill to testify.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

Sepp Blatter Enters Court With a Smile at Start of FIFA Fraud Trial

Once the most powerful man in the world of football, Blatter is facing charges of defrauding FIFA in a Swiss criminal court. He is on trial along with former France great Michel Platini, his former protégé who had been considered Blatter’s successor as president of the governing body of football

4 months ago·India
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Ex-soccer chief Blatter too ill to testify at his fraud trial

By John Revill BELLINZONA, Switzerland -The trial of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and French footballing legend Michel Platini over alleged corrupt payments ground to a halt on Wednesday when Blatter said he was too ill to testify. Swiss prosecutors accuse the pair, once among football's most powerful figures, of unlawfully arranging a payment of two million Swiss francs ($2.08

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Blatter and Platini trial: former Fifa president too unwell to testify on day one – video

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini began their trial over alleged corrupt payments before grounding to a halt after Blatter said he was too ill to testify

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC NewsCBC News

Former FIFA executives Blatter, Platini finally set for court date in fraud trial | CBC Sports

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini's 11-day trial on charges of defrauding FIFA starts Wednesday — finally bringing the epic downfall of soccer's former world leaders into criminal court.

4 months ago·Canada
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