Terry-Ferdinand handshake row

Chelsea say John Terry and Ashley Cole will go-ahead with the pre-match handshake at QPR tomorrow. It is the first time the Chelsea captain has lined up against Anton Ferdinand since being cleared of using a racial slur against him.

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Wilkins: Terry never violently reacted to criticism

Ray Wilkins, a former coach at Chelsea, has been called as a witness. He has confirmed that he is a friend of John Terry.

Ray Wilkins gave evidence at the John Terry trial. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Wilkins said he saw Terry on a daily basis when he was coaching at Chelsea. He said that every day you will get little fall outs during training, more he thinks than on a match day.

He said that Terry behaved with "great aplomb". Being a captain is far more than just a figurehead. He would not get involved, instead he would go in and pull them apart. Never seen him react violently to any of the criticism he got on or off pitch.

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