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Platini quizzed by Swiss court

sports Updated: Oct 19, 2011 23:19 IST

Michel Platini was quizzed by Swiss court officials on Wednesday over why UEFA has not yet implemented a ruling ordering Sion's reinstatement to the Europa League.

Platini, the president of European football's governing body, spent around two hours at the prosecutor's office in the canton of Vaud. He was followed by general secretary Gianni Infantino. "The president is really happy to have answered questions from the prosecutor as a witness," UEFA spokesman Alexandre Fourtoy said.

Sion were kicked out of the Europa League by UEFA for fielding ineligible players in their playoff tie against Scottish side Celtic in August.

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