'No further action' over Scudamore emails

The Premier League has ruled that "no further disciplinary action is required or justified" for Richard Scudamore after a series of leaked emails revealed sexist slurs.

In a statement to the media, the Chairman of the Premier League said that the Clubs had accepted the Chief Executive's "sincere" apology and "accepted his undertaking to take active steps to prevent a recurrence."

"In these circumstances and in the light of a previously unblemished record over 15 years of service to the Premier League, the Clubs resolved unanimously that no further disciplinary action is required or justified." The statement said.

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