Ashley Cole fined £90,000 for Twitter comment

Ashley Cole apologised for a tweet which insulted the FA. Credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

England left-back Ashley Cole has been fined £90,000 over his foul-mouthed Twitter attack on the Football Association.

The FA today confirmed the fine after Cole had admitted a charge of making a Twitter comment that was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute.

The Chelsea defender had labelled the FA a "bunch of t***s" on the social networking site after an independent regulatory commission of the governing body investigating the John Terry racial abuse case had cast doubt on Cole's evidence.

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