Chelsea Football Club have said in a statement that they accept the decision of the Football Association not to take any action against Mark Clattenburg over a complaint by the club that he used a racist remark towards one of their players.
In a statement from the club they also acknowledged the charges brought against Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel.
The Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has been cleared by the FA of using abusive language during Chelsea's Premier League match against Manchester United last month.
The 37-year-old from Seaham, in a statement, spoke of how stressful it had been for him.
The Football Association has announced that no disciplinary action will be taken against County Durham football referee Mark Clattenburg.
The 37-year-old had been accused of using abusive language during Chelsea's Premier League match against Manchester United last month. But, having concluded it's investigation, the FA says Mr Clatteburg has "no case to answer."
The body has confirmed, however, that the player at the centre of the allegations - Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel - has been charged with misconduct over his behaviour after the game.
The Met Police has dropped its inquiry into claims referee Mark Clattenburg used "inappropriate language" towards Chelsea player John Obi Mikel because of a lack of evidence. However, the FA's investigation is ongoing.
A Metropolitan Police statement said: An investigation was launched into alleged comments made during a football match between Chelsea FC and Manchester United FC at Stamford Bridge on 28 October 2012. This follows on from a complaint received by the Metropolitan Police Service on 29 October.
Enquiries were made and no victims have come forward. The matter will remain as a recorded incident. Without a victim and/or any evidence that any offence has been committed, the matter cannot currently be investigated.
If the situation changes and a victim and/or evidence to support an allegation of a crime comes to police attention then further enquiries will if appropriate be made.