Mark Clattenburg

  • Premier League referee cleared of insulting a player 06-01-2014 09:37 PM

    London: An English referee who is in contention to officiate at the World Cup in Brazil was cleared on Monday of accusations that he insulted Southampton captain Adam Lallana during a Premier League match. Southampton filed a letter of complaint to the English Football Association, objecting to the language Mark...
  • Clattenburg cleared after Southampton complaint 03-01-2014 09:09 PM

    London: English referee Mark Clattenburg has been cleared of insulting Southampton captain Adam Lallana during a Premier League match against Everton. Southampton made a formal complaint after Clattenburg apparently said that Lallana's attitude had changed since he started playing for England's national team. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited says...
  • Clattenburg cleared of Chelsea racism allegations 22-11-2012 11:16 PM

    London: Referee Mark Clattenburg was cleared on Thursday by the English Football Association of using racist language toward a Chelsea player during a Premier League match. Chelsea midfielder Ramires said he heard Clattenburg tell teammate John Obi Mikel "shut up you monkey" during the Oct. 28 match against Manchester United...
  • Police drop probe into complaint against Clattenburg 14-11-2012 10:07 AM

    London: London's Metropolitan Police have dropped an investigation into a complaint made against referee Mark Clattenburg for alleged inappropriate language towards a Chelsea player last month. The European champions lodged a complaint with the FA over language allegedly directed at their Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel by Clattenburg during the...
  • Football fan arrested for making monkey gesture 05-11-2012 11:42 PM

    London: Police say a man has been arrested for making an alleged racist gesture during a League Cup match between Chelsea and Manchester United. A spectator sat in the Chelsea supporters' end was pictured making a monkey gesture during the home side's 5-4 extra-time victory over United last Wednesday in...
  • Clattenburg omitted again from EPL matches 05-11-2012 10:33 PM

    London: The Premier League referee embroiled in English football's latest racism feud has been omitted from officiating duties for the second straight weekend. Mark Clattenburg has been accused by Chelsea of using "inappropriate language" toward midfielder John Obi Mikel in a league match against Manchester United on Oct. 28. The...
  • Ferguson dismisses Chelsea claims against referee 02-11-2012 08:14 PM

    London: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson stirred the pot in the latest racism storm to hit English soccer on Friday when he dismissed Chelsea's allegations that referee Mark Clattenburg racially abused two of their players last week. Former Chelsea player Paul Elliott, the club's first black captain, also cast doubt...
  • London police probes Chelsea's claims against referee 30-10-2012 09:07 AM

    London: Just as English football was slowly recovering from a divisive, year-long racism saga, the Premier League has been plunged into renewed controversy. And, yet again, the accusation being leveled is linked to racism " a problem thought to have been largely eradicated from English football in the 1990s. The...
  • Chelsea accuse referee of inappropriate language 29-10-2012 08:59 AM

    London: Chelsea accused referee Mark Clattenburg of using "inappropriate language" at two players during Sunday's Premier League match against Manchester United, and lodged an official complaint with the Football Association. Clattenburg sent off two Chelsea players in the 3-2 loss to United at Stamford Bridge and allowed a contentious late...