The conclusion that everyone expected from the Mark Clattenburg racism case was revealed yesterday, with the FA deeming that the referee didn’t have a case to answer. Ramires claimed that Clattenburg said “shut up you monkey” when having a discussion with John Obi Mikel about decisions in the game. Despite Ramires being further away than […]
Clattenburg cleared: What does this mean for him and Chelsea?
The FA have today confirmed that they will not be taking any action against Mark Clattenburg after Chelsea FC made allegations about inappropriate language they claimed he used. Initially, two complaints were put in, with it being reported that one of the players had heard Clattenburg call Juan Mata a “Spanish tw*t”, whilst Ramires claimed […]
Why Manchester United and Arsenal bosses are wrong to doubt and criticise Chelsea racism claim
Following Sunday’s match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, it emerged that the home team had made an allegation against referee Mark Clattenburg. As time went by, reports revealed that Chelsea were claiming Clattenburg called John Obi Mikel a “monkey” and Juan Mata a “Spanish twat”. However, these players didn’t hear this on […]
PICTURE: Chelsea fan racially abuses Manchester United striker
Following the FA finding John Terry guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand and Chelsea lodging a formal complaint against alleged racist remarks made by referee Mark Clattenburg on Sunday, the last thing Chelsea would have wanted to see in this morning’s paper is another racist incident linked to their club. The pictures above were taken […]
If Mata and Mikel didn’t hear Clattenburg insult, which Chelsea player did?
You would have been forgiven for thinking the biggest controversies from Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge involved the timing of Fernando Torres’ red card and Javier Hernandez’s offside goal, but hours after the final whistle, Chelsea confirmed they had lodged a formal complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg for “inappropriate language” directed at two of their […]
How lies, the Nou Camp and changes to statements cost Chelsea men in commision’s verdict
Commission conclusion – It’s not just “highly unlikely” that Ferdinand accused Terry of calling him a “black cunt”, but that he did not, because in the brief time that it took Ferdinand to advance up the pitch towards Terry, why would the focus of Ferdinand’s abuse and insults of Terry have changed so quickly from […]
Too little too late from the FA on racism?
Following penalty misses from Ashley Young and Ashley Cole in England’s defeat to Italy at Euro 2012, Twitter was littered with some moronic England fans racially abusing them. All the tweets have been deleted and some users have blocked their accounts but the police are investigating complaints made. The FA have then released a statement […]