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With Platini suspended, FIFA election field more uncertain

From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini's career in soccer politics could be over. The UEFA president is likely to be barred from standing in February's emergency FIFA presidential election, with his minimum 90-day ban starting only a few weeks before he would have had to pass integrity checks. Thursday's decision by the FIFA ethics committee throws into doubt who will succeed Sepp Blatter as head of the world's most popular sport on Feb. 26. Here's a look at some of the questions concerning the election: ___ WHY HAS PLATINI BEEN SUSPENDED? Officially, the FIFA ethics committee is not saying why because of secrecy rules the all-powerful executive committee...