sport news Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is forced to FLEE Egypt over ... trends now

sport news Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is forced to FLEE Egypt over ... trends now
sport news Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is forced to FLEE Egypt over ... trends now

sport news Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is forced to FLEE Egypt over ... trends now

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is forced to FLEE Egypt - and his £32,000-per-month job - after a team's president accused him of being in a gay relationship and threats from fans left him fearing for his safety Mark Clattenburg has resigned from his role in Egypt over concerns for his safety The former Premier League official had faced threats from Zamalek supporters Egypt's FA confirmed his resignation but say safety fears were an 'exaggeration'

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Mark Clattenburg has left his job as head of Egypt's refereeing committee over safety concerns, after reportedly receiving threats from Zamalek supporters and personal attacks from the club's president.

The former Premier League referee took up the role in Egypt last August, where he was tasked with boosting the performance of the officials in the nation.

Clattenburg has been heavily criticised by Mortada Mansour, the president of Zamalek Sporting Club, the 14-time record winners of the Egyptian Premier League.

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has fled Egypt over safety concerns

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has fled Egypt over safety concerns

The Egyptian FA confirmed Clattenburg's resignation but played down safety concerns

The Egyptian FA confirmed Clattenburg's resignation but played

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