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Platini Unopposed for UEFA Presidency

UEFA President Michel Platini is set to serve a third term after the deadline for a rival candidate passed with no takers. The former France captain was first elected to run Europe’s governing body for soccer in 2007 and stood unopposed for a second term in 2011. Platini will be confirmed for a third term as president until 2019 at the UEFA Congress in Vienna in March after UEFA announced "the cut-off deadline of 24 December 2014 has passed for submissions of candidacy" with no rival candidates.

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