Clattenburg sidelined once again amid 'racism' row

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Nov 13 2012 10:52 AM | Updated as of Nov 13 2012 06:52 PM

LONDON - Mark Clattenburg will miss another weekend of Premier League matches but the outcome of the investigation into Chelsea's complaint against the referee could be known by the end of this week.

The Premier League announced Monday its list of match officials for the latest round of fixtures and for the third successive weekend Clattenburg has been omitted.

The Football Association are investigating allegations from Chelsea the 37-year-old official used a term understood to have been interpreted as racist towards John Obi Mikel during the Premier League match against Manchester United on October 28.

Both the Football Association and the police, as a result of a complaint by the Society of Black Lawyers, are making inquiries.

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