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Last Updated: Monday, 19 March 2007, 17:45 GMT
Emre cleared of FA racism charge
Emre
Emre was at the centre of controversy at Goodison
Newcastle's Emre has been cleared of a Football Association charge of using racially aggravated, abusive and/or insulting words against Everton.

The incident took place on 30 December during the Premiership game between the two teams, which Everton won 3-0.

"Having heard the evidence, and having regard to the standard of proof we were not satisfied the charge was proved," said the disciplinary commission.

Emre faces a similar charge relating to alleged comments against Watford.

The Hornets' Al Bangura issued a statement on 1 March that Emre allegedly abused him during their game on 16 December.

But Emre's agent, Ahmet Bulut, told BBC Radio Five Live: "Emre is not a racist - he never used the words the newspapers (have said he did)."

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