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    TheFA.Com

    After seeking advice from an external Independent QC, and having considered the evidence and Magistrates' Court decision in the John Terry case, The FA has today charged the Chelsea player following an alleged incident that occurred during the Queens Park Rangers versus Chelsea fixture at Loftus Road on 23 October 2011.

    It is alleged that Terry used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards Queens Park Rangers’ Anton Ferdinand, contrary to FA rules.

    It is further alleged that this included a reference to the ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race of Anton Ferdinand.

    This charge is the result of The FA’s long-standing enquiries into this matter, which were placed on hold pending the outcome of the criminal trial, and relates to rules governing football only.

    During this period John Terry remains available to play for England.

    Terry has until 3 August 2012 to respond.

    The FA will make no further comment during this time.

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    http://www.chelseafc.com/page/Latest...863078,00.html

    John Terry has denied an FA charge announced today (Friday) and will be requesting the opportunity for a personal hearing.
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    This seems more like a precautionary measure by the FA not to alienate black football players more than anything else.
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    Where's Anton's charge?
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    so whats the punishment?lol
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    (Original post by DickDastardly)
    so whats the punishment?lol
    He will perish in hell for all of eternity.
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    http://www.chelseafc.com/page/Latest...863078,00.html

    Denies the charge
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    (Original post by chelseafan)
    Where's Anton's charge?
    For what?
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    (Original post by DaveSmith99)
    For what?
    The offensive language he used against Terry.
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    (Original post by chelseafan)
    The offensive language he used against Terry.
    Which was what?
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    slowly but surely, this is getting ridiculous.
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    The FA obviously have no idea what not guilty means.
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    Lol at the anti-chelsea brigade negging chelsea fans....
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    (Original post by chelseafan)
    Lol at the anti-chelsea brigade negging chelsea fans....
    Not our fault the Chelsea fans who have responded dont have a clue what they are talking about, perfect example being cannotbelieveit
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    (Original post by DaveSmith99)
    Which was what?
    I assume, going by the FA website, that having an interest in someone's sex life would be deemed offensive. He called Terry a derogatory word that's used to describe a female bodily part so I don't see why that cannot be considered offensive. A bit amusing Anton taking a moral highground. His parents have different surnames so I assume he's born out of wedlock? If that's the case may be Terry should just have called him a dopey bastard instead.

    I'm looking forward in seeing Rio Ferdinand being charged for his 'choc ice' tweet. If not, then perhaps racism is a one way street after all.
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    (Original post by NDGAARONDI)
    I'm looking forward in seeing Rio Ferdinand being charged for his 'choc ice' tweet. If not, then perhaps racism is a one way street after all.
    Racism is a one way street? ... What...? At least try and pretend you are making sense.

    Laughing at a comment does not make your action racially insulting, abusive or anything of that sort. It makes you stupid and insensitive etc, which can be punishable in itself, but it is nothing to do with racism.
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    (Original post by Tommyjw)
    Racism is a one way street? ... What...?
    It's a feeling among several Britons. One such case in Leicester, a group of Somali women seemed to have got off the hook over anti-white racist slurs in a court case

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    At least try and pretend you are making sense.
    Your stupid rhetoric as usual.

    (Original post by Tommyjw)
    Laughing at a comment does not make your action racially insulting, abusive or anything of that sort. It makes you stupid and insensitive etc, which can be punishable in itself, but it is nothing to do with racism.
    So if I watched the play, The Minstrels, and laughed my ass off you would not consider that as potentially abusive? Okay then.
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    (Original post by NDGAARONDI)
    So if I watched the play, The Minstrels, and laughed my ass off you would not consider that as potentially abusive? Okay then.
    Yep.

    Yet again, you prove you do not have a clue what you are talking about.

    Tell me, every comedian that makes a racist but funny joke, is every person that ever laughs at that to be considered as being racially abusive? No.
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    (Original post by Tommyjw)
    Yet again, you prove you do not have a clue what you are talking about.

    Tell me, every comedian that makes a racist but funny joke, is every person that ever laughs at that to be considered as being racially abusive? No.
    Then we have a different stance on racism. There's no such thing as a funny racist joke.

    What do you study at Plymouth? :confused:
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    What was the point of going court then...waste of tax payers money
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    (Original post by NDGAARONDI)
    Then we have a different stance on racism. There's no such thing as a funny racist joke.:
    :laugh:
    You have to be a special kind of person to think finding a joke about racism funny means you are being racially abusive :laugh:

    Not by the law or by actual logic is that true at all, bless.

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