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Chelsea files formal complaint against ref

October 31, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Chelsea lodged a formal complaint with the Football Association on Wednesday over "inappropriate language" that the club claims referee Mark Clattenburg used against John Obi Mikel during a Premier League match between the Blues and Manchester United.

The Blues decided not to pursue an allegation that Clattenburg also used words understood to have been interpreted as racist toward Juan Mata during Sunday's game following an internal investigation carried out by external legal counsel.
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