John Obi Mikel charged by the FA

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been charged by the Football Association for an alleged use of threatening behaviour in or around the match officials' changing room. It follows his side's game with Manchester United on October 28.

Chelsea's John Obi Mikel
Chelsea's John Obi Mikel Credit: Press Association

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Chelsea 'regret' over ref claims

Chelsea have expressed "regret" over the initial statement that alleged referee Mark Clattenburg had racially abused midfielder John Obi Mikel, and the subsequent impact on him and his family. Clattenburg was cleared by The FA of any wrongdoing.