Found May 15, 2013 on
John Terry went and did it again. The Chelsea captain missed his team’s UEFA Europa League final against Benfica with an ankle injury, but you’d never know it based on the trophy presentation and victory lap. Terry participated in the post-game celebrations wearing his full Chelsea uniform. The sight wouldn’t be so strange had Terry not spent the entire game wearing a slick suit complete with a matching tie and vest. But Branislav Ivanovic scored the winning goal late in stoppage time, and Terry ran off to change. He emerged minutes later wearing Chelsea’s jersey, shorts and socks. Frank Lampard captained Chelsea in Terry’s absence, but he shared the honor of lifting the Europa League trophy with the injured Terry. Terry became the butt of many internet jokes last year when he traded suit for uniform at the UEFA Champions League final. The Chelsea hero wore a suit during the game, but changed into his full uniform to hold the European Cup aloft with Lampard. The only difference was ...

Roberts criticizes new racism rules

Reading striker Jason Roberts has claimed players were not consulted properly over the Football Association's decision to bring in a five-match minimum ban for racist or other discriminatory abuse rather than follow UEFA's 10-game sanction. Roberts, who was critical of the FA and football's anti-racism group Kick It Out following the John Terry racism case, said there...

English Fa Under Fire Over Minimum Five-match Ban For Racial Abuse

Emmanuel Frimpong is one of the Black players in the English Premier League The English Football Association has voted to introduce a minimum ban of five matches for any player found to have racially abused an opponent but the new tariff immediately came under fire from campaigners for being too lenient. The review of the minimum sanction for all forms of discrimination was prompted...
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