Terry may appeal ban
John Terry is considering an appeal against his four-match ban after being found guilty by the FA of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.
The Chelsea skipper has also been fined £220,000 by the Football Association and is said to be 'disappointed' with the decision, after he was found not guilty in a court of law earlier in the year.
A statement on the FA's website read: "An Independent Regulatory Commission has today [Thursday 27 September 2012] found a charge of misconduct against John Terry proven and has issued a suspension for a period of four matches and a fine of £220,000, pending appeal.
"The Football Association charged Mr Terry on Friday 27 July 2012 with using abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards Queens Park Rangers' Anton Ferdinand and which included a reference to colour and/or race contrary to FA Rule E3 in relation to the Queens Park Rangers FC versus Chelsea FC fixture at Loftus Road on 23 October 2011."
Terry has asked for the detailed written reasons of the decision and will decide whether or not to lodge an appeal against the decision once they have been digested.