Cole apologises for FA tweet

Chelsea and England full-back Ashley Cole has "apologised unreservedly" after posting an insulting and critical tweet about the Football Association. The FA highlighted discrepancies in his initial statement to them in the John Terry racism case.

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FA releases reasons for banning John Terry

The Football Association has released on its website the written reasons behind the independent panel's decision to ban Chelsea captain John Terry for four games and fine him £220,000. It came after he used racist language towards QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

The panel said it was quite satisfied that the offending words used by Terry "were said by way of insult".

The statement on the FA website contains strong language you may find offensive.

John Terry Credit: Press Association

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