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THE FA RELEASES WRITTEN REASONS FOR JOHN TERRY VERDICT/ ASHLEY COLE CALLS FA A “BUNCH OF TWATS”

Via The Guardian The Football Association disciplinary panel that banned Chelsea’s captain John Terry for racially abusing the Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand found the defence he maintained for a year “improbable, implausible and contrived”, it emerged on Friday. Even as hopes were expressed that the verdict would draw a line under a damaging year-long saga that led to Terry’s international retirement and the resignation of Fabio Capello as the England manager, Ashley Cole sparked new controversy by branding the FA []

FOOL OF THE DAY: FORMER FOOTBALLER SAYS JOHN TERRY ‘SHOULD MAKE A STRONG STATEMENT AGAINST RACISM’

Yesterday it was announced that Chelsea skipper John Terry had been found guilty by the FA (Football Association) of racially abusing fellow player Anton Ferdinand during a match last year. Click HERE to read all about it. Terry was caught on camera calling Ferdinand a “f**king black c**t” but may still decide to appeal the FA’s decision. Now Terry’s former youth team-mate Ugo Ehiogu has come forward to say this: “He still could come out of this with a degree of his reputation intact, []

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY FOUND GUILTY IN FA RACE ROW

The FA should have dealt with this MONTHS AGO! Chelsea skipper John Terry has been banned for four games by the  FA (Football Association) and fined £220,000 for his actions in the Anton Ferdinand race row case.  The footballer has 14 days to appeal. The FA released the following statement: ‘An Independent Regulatory Commission has  today [Thursday 27 September  2012] found a charge of misconduct against John  Terry proven and has  issued a suspension for a period of four matches and a  fine of []

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL

Via BBC News Former England captain John Terry has announced his retirement from international football after playing 78 times in nine years for his country. Terry, 31, says the decision is in response to the Football Association’s disciplinary charge over his alleged comments to Anton Ferdinand. The Chelsea defender was cleared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in July of racially abusing Ferdinand. He said his FA personal hearing on Monday makes his position “untenable”. “I feel the FA, in pursuing charges against me []

CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO OF THE DAY: ASHLEY COLE VS RIO FERDINAND – “THE HOUSE NEGRO AND THE FIELD NEGRO”

Since giving evidence in defence of his team mate and “good friend” John Terry at his racism trial last week (click here if you missed it) where Terry admitted to calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f*cking black c*nt” during a match on October 2011, footballer Ashley Cole has been called every name under the sun including a “sell out” and a “choc ice”. But Shoe Shine Cole has received a lot of support from the mainstream media who up until his appearance at Westminster []

UK NEWS: POLICE INVESTIGATE TWITTER “CHOC ICE” COMMENT AIMED AT ASHLEY COLE

Several days ago a Twitter user tweeted footballer Rio Ferdinand (brother of Anton) and called fellow player Ashley Cole a “choc ice” and a “sell out”. Why? Cole appeared in court last week and defended his “good friend” and Chelsea team-mate John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. He admitted to shouting the words but was cleared of racially abusing Ferdinand. (Click HERE to read all about it). Since []

UK NEWS: RIO FERDINAND ACCUSED OF ENDORSING ASHLEY COLE ‘CHOC ICE’ TWEET

Footballer Ashley Cole now has the mainstream media and Chelsea FC supporters running to his defence after being called a “sell out” and a “choc ice” on various social networking websites. Why? Shoe Shine Cole appeared in court last week and defended his “good friend” and Chelsea team-mate John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. He admitted to shouting the words but was []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALL STAR JOEY BARTON INVESTIGATED OVER JOHN TERRY TWEETS

On Friday controversial QPR star Joey Barton tweeted his views on the ongoing John Terry and Anton Ferdinand racism saga. (John Terry was stripped of his England captaincy on Friday while he is still being investigated for allegedly calling Joey’s QPR team-mate Anton Ferdinand a ‘f**king black c**t’ during a match in October. Click HERE to read). Former footballer turned pundit Stan Collymore joined in the Twitter conversation with Joey along with journalists from the Daily Mirror and TalkSport (John Terry supporters). Barton []

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY STRIPPED OF ENGLAND CAPTAINCY

The Telegraph reports that footballer John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy. John Terry, as predicted, has been stripped of the England captaincy for the second   time this morning after losing the support of the FA board amid concerns   over his ongoing racism court case. The news comes two days after the criminal trial into Terry’s alleged racist  abuse of Queens Park Rangers’s Anton Ferdinand was postponed until after the  European Championships in July. It has been reported that David Bernstein, the FA chairman, []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER JOHN TERRY’S RACISM TRIAL TO TAKE PLACE AFTER EURO 2012

England captain and Chelsea skipper John Terry will stand trial for “alleged” racist abuse conveniently after the European Championships on July 9th. Terry is accused of calling QPR star Anton Ferdinand a “f*cking black c**t” during a match back on October. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said he is accused of a racially aggravated public order offence. Terry has pleaded “not guilty” to the charge. Today his legal team issued the following statement saying, “Mr Terry denies making any racist statement and will establish in court that he is []