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Blatter, Platini and Valcke suspended

RESTRICTIONS:SNTV clients only. Scheduled news programmes only. Use within 14 days. If interested in archive use after 14 days please contact www.aparchive.com . Internet use only for SNTV clients with digital rights licensed in their contract. For any questions regarding rights restrictions please contact planning@sntv.comSuggestedLeadIn: Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, the man who had been favoured to take over as FIFA leader, were both suspended for 90 days, plunging soccer's governing body deeper into crisis - another presidential hopeful, Chung Mong-joon, was suspended for six years in a separate case and FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke was banned for 90 days.Script: The crisis at football's World governing body FIFA plunges ever deeper.Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, the man who had been favoured to take over as FIFA leader, have both been suspended for 90 days.Blatter and Platini were suspended by the FIFA ethics committee in the wake of a Swiss criminal investigation. The decision seemingly ends Platini's bid to succeed Blatter as FIFA president in the emergency election in February.Another presidential hopeful, Chung Mong-joon, was suspended for six years in a separate case.And FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke was banned for 90 days with any suspensions able to be extended by up to 45 days.Blatter's suspension brings a sudden halt to a 40-year career that had survived waves of scandals - until he was placed under criminal investigation.Last month, Swiss authorities turned up at his office at FIFA headquarters to interrogate him. The criminal case is centred on Blatter allegedly misusing FIFA money by making a 2 million dollar payment to Platini.Blatter was also questioned by Swiss investigators about supposedly undervalued broadcasting contracts sold to former FIFA vice president Jack Warner in 2005.Platini's suspension could have the most far-reaching implications. He said he submitted his formal candidacy to stand in the FIFA election to replace Blatter on Thursday morning.Chung, was found guilty of breaches relating to South Korea's failed bid for the 2022 World Cup. And Valcke was already on leave after being the subject of allegations over a deal for black market sales of tickets to 2014 World Cup matches.So Issa Hayatou, the long-time head of the African soccer confederation will take over as acting president - He himself reprimanded in 2011 by the International Olympic Committee in a FIFA kickbacks scandal,It remains to be seen which way the saga will twist nextSHOTLIST: SHOTLIST: File. Recent. 1. 00:00 Various scenics of FIFA headquarters in Zurich. 2. 00:15 Blatter and suspended UEFA president Michel Platini.3. 00:28 Suspended FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon.4. 00:34 Various of suspended FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. 5. 00:45 Suspended FIFA president Se

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