John Terry will not appeal ban and fine

Chelsea's John Terry remonstrates with QPR's Anton Ferdinand during the match at Loftus Road in October 2011. Credit: PA

Chelsea defender John Terry has decided not to appeal against a four-match ban and fine of £220,000 for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand, his management company have confirmed.

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Terry to keep Chelsea captaincy

It is understood that John Terry will remain as Chelsea captain despite receiving a four-match ban for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand. His boss Roberto Di Matteo had refused to confirm if he was still club captain.