Terry Cleared of Racially Abusing Player in Match

by Blog Burger on July 13, 2012

The Times’s soccer blog has the world’s game covered from all angles. Go to the Goal Blog LONDON (AP) — A magistrate has cleared Chelsea captain John Terry of racially abusing an opponent during a Premier League match after one of the most high-profile trials involving a soccer player. The case led to Terry being stripped of the England captaincy by the Football Association ahead of the European Championship and the departure of coach Fabio Capello who disagreed with the decision. After hearing four days of evidence at a London court, chief magistrate Howard Riddle decided Friday that Terry was not guilty of a racially aggravated public order offense in a confrontation with Queens Park…

WN.com – Sport News

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