Chelsea have taken disciplinary action against John Terry after he decided not to appeal his ban for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.
Terry has apologised for the language he used after announcing he will not challenge the four-match ban and fine of ?220,000 issued by an independent Football Association regulatory commission two weeks ago.
Terry has not however apologised directly to Ferdinand.
Chelsea said in a statement they have taken further steps against their captain, but the club are keeping their sanction secret.
The statement said: "Chelsea Football Club believes John Terry has made the correct decision by not appealing against the FA judgment relating to language he used at the QPR match last October.
"Chelsea also appreciates, and supports, John's full apology for the language he used. The club firmly believes such language is not acceptable and fell below the standards expected of John as a Chelsea player.
"The board has conducted its own investigation into the ma...