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Southampton fined for referee protest

By Football News

Southampton have been fined 20,000 pounds for failing to control their players during Saturday's goalless draw with Norwich.

Saints players surrounded referee Mark Clattenburg after he awarded a penalty for a foul by Luke Shaw on Grant Holt in injury time.

Artur Boruc saved Holt's subsequent penalty, and the game ended level.

The Football Association on Friday confirmed Southampton admitted a charge of failing to control their players, and had issued the fine as a result.

Southampton have won just one of the seven matches they have played under new boss Mauricio Pochettino, and sit 16th in the Premier League table.