Posted December 21, 2011 on AP on Fox
England captain John Terry faces a criminal charge over allegations that he racially abused an opponent in the Premier League. Britain's Crown Prosecution Service has decided there is sufficient evidence to prosecute the Chelsea defender for his on-field exchange with Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand on Oct. 23. The 31-year-old Terry has publicly refuted the allegations that he racially abused Ferdinand, who is black. The Metropolitan Police assessed the incident after a complaint was made by a member of the public last week and passed its evidence to the CPS for consideration on Dec. 1. Ferdinand submitted his account of the incident to the Football Association and said he has ''very strong feelings on the matter.''
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