Blatter, Platini And Valcke Are Suspended By FIFA

fifaFIFA president Sepp Blatter and the previous favourite to succeed him, UEFA boss Michel Platini, have been provisionally banned for 90-days. The ethics committee of world football’s governing body has also given the same suspension to secretary general Jerome Valcke (pron: VALKER). Chung Mong-joon – another candidate for February’s election – has been banned for six years. Blatter is under a criminal investigation by Swiss authorities – and he’s alleged to have made an illegal payment to Platini.