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A Different League:
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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Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has insisted QPR's Anton Ferdinand should shake hands with John Terry before Saturday's FA Cup clash at Loftus Road.
Villas-Boas said he hoped and expected Ferdinand not to snub Terry, despite allegations the Rangers defender was the victim of a racist slur from the England captain during October's Barclays Premier League game between...
The match will be the first time Blues captain John Terry and Hoops defender Anton Ferdinand have faced each other since the Blues' 1-0 defeat in October.
Terry has been charged with racially abusing Ferdinand during the game and will appear in court on February 1. He has denied the charge.
Bruce Buck, chairman of Chelsea, and Tony Fernandes, his QPR counterpart, released a...
Premier League soccer player Anton Ferdinand was sent a bullet in the mail Friday as the race spat involving England captain John Terry took a sinister new twist.
It was sent to Ferdinand's team, Queen's Park Rangers (QPR), and was personally addressed to him, Sky News reported.
QPR and Chelsea meet in the FA Cup Saturday, with Ferdinand likely to come face to face with...
Chelsea and QPR have warned their supporters that "abuse and discrimination has no place in football or society" ahead of their FA Cup clash on Saturday.
The game will be the first time Chelsea captain John Terry and QPR defender Anton Ferdinand have faced each other since the Blues' 1-0 defeat in October.
Terry has been charged with racially abusing Ferdinand during...
This weekend sees the fourth round of the FA Cup being contested, and as it so often does the competition has provided us with a game that has background and controversy in good measure as Chelsea take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon.
The last time the two teams met in November Blues captain John Terry was accused by Anton Ferdinand of racially abusing...
Police have opened an investigation after Queens Park Rangers reportedly received a package in the mail addressed to defender Anton Ferdinand that contained a bullet.
QPR contacted police on Friday, a day before the team plays Chelsea for the first time since Blues captain John Terry was charged with racially abusing Ferdinand in a Premier League match in October.
Although extra officers have been laid on for the potentially explosive west London derby on Saturday, they have not been issued with any specific guidance on whether action should be taken over the abusive chant.
QPR could instruct their stewards to eject fans caught singing the song from Loftus Road, but they declined to comment on Tuesday on whether they planned to do so.
John Terry begins trial next week for the on-field incident, the first such case in the history of English soccer.
British captain Terry is charged with racism and Tottenham Hotspur manager Redknapp is in a tax-evasion trial.
The specter of two recent racist incidents will hang over the FA Cup this weekend, with tensions high as the clubs involved prepare to play each other again.
Manchester United will travel to Anfield on Saturday for the first time since defender Patrice Evra was repeatedly racially abused by Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in a league match in October. Chelsea captain John Terry is...
London rivals Queen's Park
Rangers and Chelsea have warned fans to behave at this weekend's
FA Cup tie when England captain John Terry will come face to
face with Anton Ferdinand, the player he is accused of racially
abusing in a league match this season.
Police have opened an investigation after Queens Park Rangers reportedly received a package in the mail addressed to defender Anton Ferdinand that contained a bullet. QPR contacted police on Friday, a day before the team plays Chelsea for the first time since Blues captain John Terry was charged with racially abusing Ferdinand in a Premier League match in October.