Terry, who vociferously denied the charge and was cleared in a court of law, was found guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.
The FA laid out their reasons, and in doing so attacked Ashley Cole’s supporting evidence, saying: “The commission is quite satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that there is no credible basis for Terry’s defence [in using the phrase].
“In common with the Crown’s proceedings, the FA’s case is that Mr Terry said the words by way of an insult to Mr Ferdinand. It is not the FA’s case that Mr Terry is a racist.”
They added that Terry’s defence was “improbable, implausible and contrived”.
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As always it is the so called “big clubs” that have splashed the most cash in the transfer window so far this summer. Manchester United or City? Arsenal or Tottenham? Who are the winners and losers of the transfer window so far?
Being an amiable guy is good for you and Jurgen Klopp is living proof.