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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Di Matteo: We will go ahead with pre-match handshake

Roberto Di Matteo said Chelsea would "respect the rules" and go-ahead with the pre-match handshake at QPR tomorrow. The Chelsea manager added that both John Terry and Ashley Cole will be available for the match.

They've recovered, had a couple of days training and we expect them to be available for tomorrow.

We're going to respect the rules and the protocol that is in place from the Premier League and set a positive standard to the millions of people watching across the world.

– Roberto Di Matteo, Chelsea manager

He added of the handshake: "We'll go ahead with it, yes."

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