Chelsea news

John Terry opts against appeal

October 18, 2012
By Press Association
Chelsea defender John Terry has decided not to appeal a four-match ban and fine of 220,000 pounds ($354,000) for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

Terry had until noon ET Thursday to contest the sanction issued by an independent Football Association regulatory commission.

"After careful consideration, I have decided not to appeal against the FA judgment," Terry said in a statement released via his representatives Elite Management. "I want to take this opportunity ...

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