October 15, 2015 / 3:36 PM / 3 years ago

UEFA 'fully supports' Michel Platini - Austrian FA head

UEFA President Michel Platini attends a news conference after the draw for the 2015/2016 UEFA Europa League soccer competition at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, Monaco August 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - European soccer body UEFA’s national associations “fully support” Michel Platini, Austrian FA President Leo Windtner told reporters after a meeting of all 54 member associations on Thursday.

Platini, who hopes to be a candidate for FIFA president in February, was suspended for 90 days by FIFA’s Ethics Committee last week but is appealing the decision and denies any wrongdoing.

Reporting by Simon Evans, Editing by Michael Shields

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