Michel Platini to remain Uefa president until 2015

Frenchman re-elected unopposed to European role
Former France international Michel Platini is set to remain Uefa president until 2015, a statement on the organisation's website has confirmed.

Platini will be re-elected unopposed for another four years at the election at the XXXV Ordinary Uefa Congress in Paris on March 22, 2011.

"The regulations governing the implementation of the Uefa Statutes (Article 4.1) stipulate that candidates for the position of president of Uefa must be proposed in writing to the Uefa Administration at least three months before the date set for the opening of the Congress," the statement read.

"The cut-off deadline of December 22, 2010 has passed for submissions of candidacy for the position of Uefa President. As of December 23, 2010, only one candidate has been announced: current Uefa president Michel Platini will be seeking a second four-year term of office from 2011 to 2015.

"Meanwhile, the cut-off deadline for the remaining positions up for election at the Uefa Congress in Paris will be January 22, 2011. These remaining positions concern seven members of the Uefa Executive Committee.

"Also, the Paris Congress will see the election of a Fifa vice-president and a Fifa Executive Committee member."

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