RACISM!!! Mark Clattenburg cleared by FA as Mikel GETS INTO TROUBLE

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at 22 Nov 12, 07:21 PM (4 years ago)
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The Football Association has cleared referee Mark Clattenburg of using "inappropriate language" towards Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi.
But Mikel, 25, has been charged by the FA with misconduct following his involvement in the incident.
The Blues had claimed Clattenburg directed racial language at Mikel in their home defeat by Manchester United.
Clattenburg said it was "truly frightening" to have faced the prospect that his career might be over.

Following the match at Stamford Bridge on 28 October, the FA interviewed Clattenburg, Mikel and several other Blues players before reaching its decision to clear the official and charge the Nigerian.
"It is alleged that in or around the match officials' changing room at the end of the fixture, Mikel used threatening and/or abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour," an FA statement read.
Mikel has until Friday, 30 November to respond. Chelsea have indicated he will not deny the charge but will request a hearing to "explain the mitigating circumstances".


The evidence for Chelsea's allegation towards Clattenburg came from their midfielder Ramires who, when interviewed, explained that his instinctive reaction was to seek confirmation from Mikel as to what the referee said.
Mikel, who was being spoken to by Clattenburg, was much closer than Ramires and did not hear what it is suggested was said to him.

An FA statement also said the complaint by Mikel's team-mate Ramires was "made in good faith".
Clattenburg, 37, has always maintained his innocence and the Metropolitan Police dropped its own inquiry earlier this month.

He missed four weekends of Premier League matches while the FA investigated Chelsea's complaint.
"I am looking forward to putting this behind me and concentrating on refereeing in the Premier League and other competitions," said Clattenburg.
"The messages of encouragement from those inside and outside of the game have helped me through the most stressful time of my professional life.
"To know you were innocent but there was the opportunity for it to wreck your career was truly frightening.
"Racism has no place in football and this experience should not discourage those to speak out if they genuinely believe they are a victim of abuse.
"However, there are processes that should be adhered to in order that any investigation can be carried out in a manner that is fair for all parties involved.


"Chelsea FC has a duty of care, as do all employers, to act responsibly when such allegations are reported by employees.
"We did not take the decision to lodge a formal complaint with the FA lightly and followed the correct processes and protocols throughout."

Referees' union Prospect, on behalf of Clattenburg, are asking Chelsea for a full apology and compensation.
Police dropped an investigation into the alleged comments towards Chelsea's Mikel and Juan Mata in the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge last month.
Chelsea initially suggested Spanish midfielder Mata had also been verbally abused by Clattenburg, before deciding there was insufficient evidence to support these claims.
SHOULD WE SAY, CHELSEA FC SOLD OUT MIKEL FOR CRITICISM BY NOT PROVIDING EVIDENCE?  HAVE YOUR SAY.

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winace at 22 Nov 12, 08:15 PM (4 years ago)
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Hmmmmm RACIRM indeed.
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chicco77 at 22 Nov 12, 08:53 PM (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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beatrice22 at 22 Nov 12, 08:58 PM (4 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
Quote from: winace on 22 Nov 12, 08:15 PM
Hmmmmm RACIRM indeed.
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ela214 at 22 Nov 12, 09:05 PM (4 years ago)
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excatly my tots n it happened when the did notin to john terry,it´s everwhere.GOD HELP US
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bigdad95 at 22 Nov 12, 09:08 PM (4 years ago)
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blacks are the worse racis in the would Angry Angry
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Yakuzia at 22 Nov 12, 09:12 PM (4 years ago)
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Hmmmmm.
Sorry o, Africa
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DJSNIPPER at 22 Nov 12, 09:37 PM (4 years ago)
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mikel will get over soon.
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realsammie at 22 Nov 12, 09:39 PM (4 years ago)
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mikel is just a joke
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vantheo at 22 Nov 12, 09:49 PM (4 years ago)
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Good for mikel.

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zeigbo at 22 Nov 12, 10:41 PM (4 years ago)
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Hmmmmm

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denmal at 22 Nov 12, 10:44 PM (4 years ago)
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hnmmm
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moni4real at 22 Nov 12, 11:05 PM (4 years ago)
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WE HAVE SOME ENEMIES OF PROGRESS HERE, THEY HATE MIKEL COS HE IS NOT FROM THEIR TRIBE AND MADE SOMER NASTY COMMETS, MIKEL IS BIGGER THAN ALL OF U PEOPLE LIKE VANTHEO11044 ETC
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Senegal at 22 Nov 12, 11:19 PM (4 years ago)
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I still dey laugh
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Neglito at 22 Nov 12, 11:27 PM (4 years ago)
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RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL ALL OVER EUROPE, MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT THAT.
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dickman2 at 23 Nov 12, 01:12 AM (4 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
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lee22 at 23 Nov 12, 01:22 AM (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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mcwilliams75 at 23 Nov 12, 01:44 AM (4 years ago)
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whiteman judgement....
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aso4life1 at 23 Nov 12, 03:33 AM (4 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed

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duma007 at 23 Nov 12, 04:43 AM (4 years ago)
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That's was injustice,what about the  voice record...?
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