FA STATEMENT ON TORRES

Posted on: Tue 01 Oct 2013

The Football Association has today (Tuesday) released the following statement:

'The FA will take no action against Chelsea's Fernando Torres in relation to an incident involving Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen which occurred in the 50th minute of their match on Saturday 28 September 2013.

'One of the match officials saw the coming together of the two players, albeit not in its entirety.

'In these particular circumstances, in line with The FA's policy on when retrospective action may be taken, reviewed this summer by the game's stakeholders (the Premier League, the Football League, the Professional Footballers' Association, the League Managers' Association, Professional Game Match Officials Limited and the National Game), no action may be taken.'