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Valcke wants FIFA chief Blatter to stand again

Updated: June 18, 2013, 2:53 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The chances that Sepp Blatter reverses a previous pledge and stands again for the FIFA presidency are getting better.

Before being re-elected unopposed in 2011, Blatter promised to stand aside after serving a final term but he has spent months dropping hints he wants to remain in the job.

And Blatter's closest aide, once considered a possible successor himself, has now publicly urged the 77-year-old Swiss to seek a fifth four-year term in the 2015 presidential poll.

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