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Chelsea Makes Complaint Against Referee Clattenburg, Sky Reports

October 28, 2012

Premier League leader Chelsea made a formal complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg for allegedly using “inappropriate language” to two of its players in the home defeat to Manchester United today, Sky reported.

Two Chelsea players were red-carded as the Blues lost 3-2. The team didn't identify the players concerned in the complaint.

“We have lodged a complaint to the Premier League match delegate with regards to inappropriate language used by the referee and directed at two of our players in two separate incidents in today’s match,” Sky cited a club spokesman as saying. “The match delegate will pass the complaint to the Football Association. We will make no further comment at this time.”

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