Austrian soccer president says all UEFA nations back Platini

BY foxsports • October 15, 2015

NYON, Switzerland (AP) Austrian soccer federation president Leo Windtner says all 54 UEFA nations are backing suspended President Michel Platini.

Windtner spoke Thursday after attending an emergency meeting at UEFA headquarters.

Platini and FIFA President Sepp Blatter were suspended for 90 days last week by the FIFA ethics committee following an investigation into a 2011 payment to the former France captain. Both Blatter and Platini deny wrongdoing.

Pending the outcome of the FIFA investigation, the two soccer officials could be handed longer bans.

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