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John Terry and his advisers will spend the international break deciding whether to appeal against his four-match ban for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, reports ITV Sport.
The head of the Professional Footballers Association Gordon Taylor has welcomed Ashley Cole's apology after his outburst on Twitter.
The executive director of the Football Against Racism in Europe, Piara Powar, has described the FA's handling of the John Terry affair "inconsistent":
England manager Roy Hodgson has spoken to Ashley Cole this afternoon, according to Bryan Swanson of Sky Sports.
Football anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out have commented on the findings by an independent FA commission on the John Terry racism case:
Ashley Cole today apologised unreservedly for his outburst at the Football Association over his role in the John Terry racism case.
The independent Football Association regulatory commission said there were discrepancies in Cole's initial statement to FA interviewers of what he heard Anton Ferdinand say to Terry compared to a later statement.
In a statement released this afternoon, Cole said:
Chelsea manager Robert di Matteo said the club would 'look at' a profane tweet by left-back Ashley Cole criticising the FA.
"We'll look at the tweet and then we'll see. Apart from this, I don't think the players are out of control," said the Blues boss, responding to reporters.
Cole has since deleted the post from his Twitter account.
Ashley Cole's foul-mouthed tweet criticising the Football Association in the wake of its John Terry ruling has been deleted from the Chelsea left-back's Twitter page.
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Ashley Cole has "apologised unreservedly" after posting an insulting and critical tweet about the Football Association.