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Chelsea 'regrets' ref abuse probe

November 27, 2012
By Associated Press
LONDON -- Chelsea expressed "regret" but stopped short of apologizing to Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg after accusing him of racism in a case that was later dropped by the authorities.

The European champion said it would have no problem with Clattenburg refereeing its matches again.

Clattenburg was accused by Chelsea midfielder Ramires of saying "shut up you monkey" to teammate John Obi Mikel during an Oct. 28 Premier League match against Manchester United, but the ...

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