Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/5/12
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Ashley Cole has apologised unreservedly for his offensive Twitter post about the Football Association and his role in the John Terry racism case, saying in a statement via his solicitor that the tweet had been posted "in the heat of the moment". The independent Football Association regulatory commission said there were discrepancies in Cole's initial statement to FA interviewers of what he heard Anton Ferdinand say to Terry compared to a later statement. Cole responded on his official Twitter account on Friday afternoon: "Hahahahaa, well done #fa I lied did I, #BUNCHOFTW*TS". The Chelsea and England full-back's evidence proved crucial to Terry in his acquittal at Westminster Magistrates Court in July, but the FA commission last week banned Terry for four matches for racially abusing Ferdinand. Asked about Cole's tweet, Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo said they would look into it. Di Matteo said: "We'll look at the tweet and then we'll see. Apart from this, I don't think the p...
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