The verdict from John Terry's disciplinary hearing into a charge the Chelsea skipper used racist language on the pitch could come as soon as Thursday.

Terry will return to Wembley Stadium for a fourth day before a Football Association independent regulatory panel and it is likely to be the final one of the hearing.

The 31-year-old spent eight hours on Wednesday at the hearing at Wembley Stadium, where he denies a charge that he used a racist slur towards QPR's Anton Ferdinand in October last year.

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