FIFA’s ethics committee seeking a life ban against Michel Platini.

first_imgA formal hearing against Platini and outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter is expected to take place next month.Platini’s lawyer claims a lifetime ban is being sought against his client, a claim backed by FIFA investigatory chamber member, Vanessa Allard.last_img

Sam Clucas completes deadline day move to Stoke

first_imgStoke have secured the signing of Swansea midfielder Sam Clucas for an undisclosed fee.Clucas has signed a four-year contract with the Potters, who made 36 appearances in all competitions for the south Wales club last season. Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer LATEST Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Latest Transfer News targets IN DEMAND LIVING THE DREAM “Most importantly for me though, he has a great character, he is incredibly mobile and he is exceptionally good technically – he gives us a lot of different options and we are delighted to welcome him to the Club.”Chief Executive Tony Scholes added: “Sam is undoubtedly a Premier League calibre player and has been one of Gary Rowett’s prime targets during the transfer window, so we are delighted to have managed to get the deal over the line.” REVEALED The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star center_img The Potters have completed the signing of @SwansOfficial midfielder @samclucas for an undisclosed fee.The 27-year-old has signed a four-year contract at the bet365 Stadium👉 https://t.co/KvPDGZjJCj#SCFC 🔴⚪️ pic.twitter.com/rCgeEbODA7— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) August 9, 2018Clucas was unable to prevent Swansea from suffering relegation from the Premier League last season and was linked with a move to Burnley but that deal fell through.Instead he opted to join Stoke, who were also relegated from the top flight last season.He becomes their seventh signing of the summer, following Peter Etebo, Benik Afobe, Adam Federici, James McClean, Tom Ince and Ashley Williams in making moves to the bet365 Stadium.Potters boss Gary Rowett was delighted with the late acquisition of Clucas, saying he boasts “real Premier League quality.”Speaking to stokecityfc.com, Rowett said: “I think this is a great deal for us as a football club, especially when you take into account the sum of money he moved for just a year ago.“Sam boasts real Premier League quality, and the versatility that he offers will be hugely important to us, as he can play in any of the midfield areas, he is very comfortable out wide and he can play at left-back too.” Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti RANKED targets Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father moving on last_img read more