John Terry 'will consider' appealing four-match ban

Terry 'disappointed' by ban
© PA Photos
John Terry "will consider" appealing the four-match ban issued by the Football Association after being found guilty of racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.

John Terry's representatives have claimed that the Chelsea captain "will consider" fighting a four-match ban issued by the Football Association.

The 31-year-old was found guilty of using racist language towards Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand in a West London derby almost a year ago following a four-day hearing by an independent panel at Wembley Stadium.

The former England captain was acquitted of a racially-aggravated public order offence by Westminster Magistrates' Court in July.

A statement was released, which said: "Mr. Terry is disappointed that the FA Regulatory Commission has reached a different conclusion to the clear not guilty verdict of a court of law.

"He has asked for the detailed written reasons of the decision and will consider them carefully before deciding whether to lodge an appeal."

Meanwhile, Chelsea have also released a statement, saying: "Chelsea Football Club notes and respects today's decision by the Football Association regarding John Terry.

"We also recognise that John has the right to appeal that decision. It is therefore inappropriate for us to comment further on the matter at this time."

Terry, who retired from international football last weekend, was also fined £220,000.

John Terry and Anton Ferdinand
Read Next:
Terry verdict imminent?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account