Platini is the head of European football and was the favorite to become the new FIFA president. But the Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Michel Platini's ban from world football. His fate is now in the hands of FIFA's Ethics committee.
The head of football's European governing body has called for an overhaul of the transfer system following a record-breaking summer. However, Aleksander Ceferin said UEFA needed the help of European politicians to do so.
South Africa and Senegal must replay a match that first took place last November, after FIFA banned the referee for life for match fixing. The decision could have huge implications, particularly for Senegal.
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a former president of Chile's football federation, has had his ban from FIFA reduced, allowing him to return to football duty. He had been charged with unethically accepting benefits.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reigned supreme at the awards ceremony held during the Champions League group stage draw in Monaco. He beat off competition from Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon.
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