London - The English Football Association on Friday
suspended its support for Michel Platini's FIFA presidential bid until he has
cleared all legal doubts.
The FA said it had taken its decision after hearing of more
information "relating to the issues at the centre of this case from Mr
Platini's lawyers" at a UEFA meeting on Thursday.
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"As a result of learning this information, the FA Board
has on Friday morning concluded that it must suspend its support for Mr
Platini's candidature for the FIFA presidency until the legal process has been
concluded and the position is clear," said a statement.
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