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UEFA president Platini sees final challenge ahead in 2019

UEFA President Michel Platini laughs during a news conference at the end of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Platini was re-elected as UEFA president for a third four-year term. He was unopposed to extend his presidential reign, which started in 2007, and was acclaimed by the leaders of UEFA's 54 member federations.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Michel Platini has his eye on one last challenge in 2019, the year FIFA will elect its president.

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Michel Platini re-elected as UEFA president for 3rd term

UEFA President Michel Platini waits for the start of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Michel Platini was re-elected as UEFA president on Tuesday, and two critics of Sepp Blatter were chosen to join the FIFA executive committee.

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UEFA chief Platini warns of rising extremism, hooliganism

UEFA President Michel Platini waits for the start of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini has warned that nationalism and hooliganism is threatening European soccer.

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UEFA sets 2018 World Cup qualifying format, eyes 14th entry

Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs for the ball during a Champions League round of 16 second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

VIENNA (AP) — Europe’s World Cup qualifying process is being based on 13 available places for the 2018 tournament, even though UEFA thinks it deserves a 14th.

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Sepp Blatter faces tough crowd at UEFA meeting

FIFA President Joseph Blatter s attends a news conference  following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, March 20, 2015.  Among many topics, the Committee discussed the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Ennio Leanza)

VIENNA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces his toughest audience this week in his campaign to be re-elected.

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