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Mark Clattenburg Is Now On Twitter, And His First Tweet Provokes A Huge Reaction

Nasir Jabbar

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Mark Clattenburg Is Now On Twitter, And His First Tweet Provokes A Huge Reaction

We haven't seen Mark Clattenburg officiate in the Premier League since April but everyone can now follow his every move as he's now on Twitter.

The 42-year-old has swapped England for Saudi Arabia as he takes up a shock, yet lucrative, role in the middle east which sees him become the 'Head of Refereeing for the Saudi Arabia Football Federation.'

(Who could forget Clattenburg's weird tongue action in last years Champions League final?!:)

Credit: BT Sports

Following an impressive year which saw him referee the Champions League, FA Cup and Euro 2016 finals, Clattenburg was approached by Saudi Arabian, and the enticing offer proved too hard to turn down.

But while everyone's 'favourite English referee' is no longer around on these shores, you can catch his updates on social media as he joins Twitter.

And his first Tweet was subject to a barrage of replies. Here his post:

Needless to say, football fans across the country were eager to send the former Premier League referee a message. Here are a few of the responses from Clattenburg's Tweet:

Get following, guys.

Topics: Mark Clattenburg, Premier League, Twitter

Nasir Jabbar
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