Chelsea report Bates and Leeds to F.A.

Chelsea have issued a statement following recent comments made by Ken Bates in relation to the ongoing dispute over former Leeds academy players Michael Woods, Tom Taiwo and Danny Rose.

The full statement, which can be seen here suggests that Bates has breached FA rules E3 and E4 which prohibit “rude, insulting and inappropriate comments being made about other club owners, chairmen and personnel.”