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English toparbiter Clattenburg leaves for Saudi Arabia

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English toparbiter Clattenburg leaves for Saudi Arabia

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The English toparbiter Mark Clattenburg to leave the English Premier League and is in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia head of the scheidsrechterscommissie. That makes the English scheidsrechtersbond Thursday known.

Clattenburg whistled last year, the finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, the Champions League and the FA Cup. Allegedly, he leaves all for the next matchday of the Premier League from England. This coming weekend is only there in the FA Cup played.

The 41-year-old Clattenburg has for twelve years at the highest level in England called. He debuted already at the age of 25 on a lower minor leagues.

A month and a half ago, told Clattenburg in an interview with news agency AP already that he was open to a departure from England. “I still have no offer received, but if an offer comes from China then I will certainly consider it.”

Howard Webb was until recently head of the scheidsrechterscommissie in Saudi Arabia. The Englishman was an arbitrator during the world cup final in 2010 between Spain and the Netherlands.

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