A verdict is expected today in John Terry's trial for allegedly using a racist obscenity about Anton Ferdinand.
Terry, 31, is accused of calling the QPR centre-half a "f****** black c***" during a Premier League match on October 23 last year.
He claims he was sarcastically repeating a slur that Ferdinand mistakenly thought he had used, and denies a racially aggravated public order offence. This afternoon Chief Magistrate Howard Riddle is expected to give his verdict in the case at Westminster Magistrates' Court and, if convicted, Terry faces a maximum fine of £2,500.
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