Found January 26, 2012 on A Different League:
PLAYERS: John Terry
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Chelsea and QPR officials have united to enforce a zero tolerance policy for the weekend's FA Cup fourth round tie between the two sides at Loftus Road, The Mirror reports. In the league meeting between the two sides in October, John Terry clashed with Anton Ferdinand and resulted in receiving a racially aggravated public order offence. The Blues captain will face QPR on Saturday and faces the prospect of Ferdinand refusing to shake his hand, just like Wayne Bridge did at Stamford Bridge after allegations about Terry's private life involving Bridge's ex-girlfriend. Terry has de
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