John Terry found guilty by FA

John Terry has been banned for four matches and given a £220,000 fine for using insulting words which included a reference to Anton Ferdinand's colour or race following an FA independent regulatory commission hearing, the FA have confirmed.

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John Terry set to play for Chelsea at weekend despite ban

John Terry was banned for four games and fined £220,000 Credit: PA

Chelsea defender John Terry is set to be available for his side's match against Arsenal on Saturday despite being banned for racially abusing another player, reports ITV Sport.

The former England captain is expected to be available for the game at the Emirates Stadium because his ban will not start until an appeals process has been concluded.

Terry has 14 days to appeal an FA misconduct charge for comments made to QPR's Anton Ferdinand at a Premier League match last year.

If the 31-year-old does appeal, any hearing may not take place until the end of next month, meaning Terry could be available to play throughout October.

The Blues face Manchester United, Tottenham and Norwich City in the Premier League next month.

An FA independent regulatory commission banned Terry for four matches and fined him £220,000 on Thursday.

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