The Football Association will take no action against Mark Clattenburg following Chelsea's allegations that he racially abused John Obi Mikel.
• Mark Clattenburg cleared of wrongdoing by FA
• Jon Obi Mikel charged with misconduct over post-match incident
• Clattenburg said to be consulting lawyers over possible legal action
• Ramires, Chelsea's only witness, 'acted in good faith'
Clattenburg was accused of using inappropriate language by Chelsea after the fractious 3-2 defeat against Manchester United. Specifically, he was accused of calling Mikel a "monkey". Last week, the Metropolitan Police, who were also investigating the incident, said they would take no action against the Durham official. And now the FA have cleared the official of any wrongdoing.
An FA statement read: "Having considered all of the available evidence it was the opinion of David Waters QC, independent counsel, that the evidence of Ramires was not supported by any other evidence. Moreover it was contradicted by other witnesses and does not cross the evidential threshold required to bring a charge against Mark Clattenburg.
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Full Statement from The FA