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Mikel banned, fined over ref incident

By Reuters

London - Chelsea's John Obi Mikel has been banned for three games and fined 60,000 pounds ($96,600) for using abusive language towards referee Mark Clattenburg after a home defeat by Manchester United in October.

The Football Association said in a statement on Thursday its independent regulatory commission had found midfielder Mikel guilty of charges relating to an incident in the referee's changing room. – Reuters

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