Basel praise ''courageous'' refereeing, Porto baffled
Basel praise ''courageous'' refereeing, Porto baffled

FC Basel praised the referee`s courage while Porto said they were emotionally affected after match officials took so long to disallow a goal by the Portuguese side that the players were ready to kick off again in their Champions League match.

UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal
UEFA Champions League: Porto hold Basel amid controversy over disallowed goal

Porto hit back with a late Danilo penalty to hold FC Basel 1-1 in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie on Wednesday which featured a goal controversially disallowed after a long delay and consultation.

English referee axed for concert dash – Report
English referee axed for concert dash – Report

Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has been temporarily sidelined for breaking protocol in order to attend an Ed Sheeran pop concert, according to a British newspaper report on Wednesday.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini slams referee after Arsenal draw
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini slams referee after Arsenal draw

Manuel Pellegrini accused referee Mark Clattenburg of costing his Manchester City side victory following a 2-2 draw away to Arsenal on Saturday.

Wednesday-Charlton FA Cup tie postponed

The FA Cup fifth-round encounter between second-tier sides Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic was called off on Saturday because of a waterlogged pitch at Wednesday`s Hillsborough home.

Saints complain about ref Clattenburg`s insult

Southampton have accused controversial referee Mark Clattenburg of "abusing and insulting" their captain Adam Lallana during the recent 2-1 defeat at Everton.

Chelsea midfielder Mikel given three-game ban for part in Clattenburg row

The Football Association have announced that Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been given a three-match ban and fined 60,000 pounds.

FA takes no further action against Clattenburg while Mikel is charged

The FA will take no further action against referee Mark Clattenburg after concluding its investigation into the official`s alleged misconduct.

Chelsea accuses referee Clattenburg of making racial remarks during Man U defeat

Chelsea has filed an official complaint against match referee Mark Clattenburg for making racial remarks towards two of their players.