John Terry and his advisers will spend the international break deciding whether to appeal against his four-match ban for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.

The Chelsea captain has 14 days to make a decision and the publication of the full judgement by the FA regulatory commission appears to have diminished the likelihood of that happening.

The commission described the Chelsea captain's defence as "improbable, implausible and contrived".

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