Written reasons for the John Terry Disciplinary decision releasedTuesday, 09 October 2012 By Andrew Nixon
The independent regulatory commission appointed to hear the John Terry disciplinary case has today released its written reasons for its decision to fine John Terry £220,000 and ban him for four matches for use of racist language in a Premier League game between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers last October. The player had admitted using the racist language during the match but his position was that he was merely repeating words he thought Ferdinand had accused him of saying.
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Andrew Nixon is a Partner in the Sport Group at Sheridans. Referred to in this year's Legal 500 as a “very bright and talented sports lawyer” Andrew's practice focuses principally on regulatory, governance, disciplinary, arbitration and dispute resolution within the sport sector. Andrew's clients include governing bodies, sports clubs, sports agencies and individual athletes.