By Joe Strange for MailOnline
Published: 11:42 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 11:49 GMT, 1 March 2019
Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck has taken a swipe at UEFA, claiming they 'wasted their time' by charging the club following allegations of anti-Semitic chanting.
The Premier League club were facing a partial stadium closure after European football's governing body opened investigations into accusations of racist behaviour by travelling fans during their Europa League draw with Vidi in December.
However, on Thursday evening Chelsea were cleared of any wrongdoing, prompting Buck to take aim at UEFA's actions.
Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck poses with the community project of the year award at the London Football Awards on Thursday night
UEFA investigated after alleged anti-Semitic chanting from Chelsea fans against Vidi
'The charge in the first place was a waste of time,' he told The Evening