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Roberts: I'd shake hands with Terry

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Jason Roberts admits he would shake John Terry's hand, but the Reading striker raised eyebrows on Thursday by refusing to say whether he thought the Chelsea skipper was a racist.

Luis Suarez was banned for eight matches last season and Terry has recently received a four-match suspension for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, although the former England defender was cleared of a similar charge in a criminal court this summer.

Ferdinand refused to shake Terry's hand when the two met in the latest west London derby, but Roberts said he would never do such a thing. "I would, yeah," Roberts said when asked whether he would shake Terry's hand.

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Reading
Football
John Terry
Championship
Chelsea
Anton Ferdinand
Jason Roberts
Luis Suarez

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