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The father of Chelsea captain and former England defender John Terry today denied headbutting a man and shouting racist abuse during an alleged street attack.

John Terry leaves court yesterday after the first day of his trial

Football in the dock as trial of England defender John Terry kicks off

Slanging matches and industrial language dominate day one of Ferdinand race case

<b>Rio Ferdinand</b><br/> The 33-year-old Manchester United defender defender was left out of Roy Hodgson’s first England squad. Ferdinand's omission has ended the possibility of Hodgson playing him alongside John Terry. Hodgson dismissed speculation that his selection was affected by potential squad disharmony: “I selected John Terry for footballing reasons and I left out Rio Ferdinand for footballing reasons.”

Anton Ferdinand speaks out over brother Rio's England omission

QPR defender Anton Ferdinand has refused to join the condemnation of brother Rio's omission from England's Euro 2012 squad.

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Mark Hughes wants QPR to 'set the tone' at home to Liverpool tonight

QPR manager Mark Hughes calls for derby discipline ahead of Chelsea clash

Mark Hughes, the Queen's Park Rangers manager, has called for discipline from his players ahead of their derby with Chelsea on Sunday.

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England are once again in turmoil after Capello's decision to resign last night. The Italian felt his position had become untenable after the FA stripped John Terry of the captaincy without consulting him. Terry has been accused of racially abusing QPR's Anton Ferdinand, a charge which he denies, and will stand trial on July 9. The FA elected to act as the Chelsea defender's trial does not start until after the Euro 2012 finals.

Capello: I was right to resign

Fabio Capello has maintained that his decision to resign as England manager was correct because of the Football Association's decision to overrule him on the issue of removing the captaincy from John Terry.

Stuart Pearce is to take temporary charge of the team

Stuart Pearce regrets racial abuse of Paul Ince

Stuart Pearce today admitted racially abusing Paul Ince almost two decades ago but hit out at the matter being resurrected upon his appointment as England caretaker manager.

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Football must 'crush' racism says Prime Minister

Swift action is required to "crush" any return of racism to football before it impacts on wider society, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

John Terry has been ruled out for two months

Andre Villas-Boas hopeful John Terry can make swift return

Andre Villas-Boas is hoping John Terry could return to action within a month but admitted the Chelsea captain could be out for up to six weeks.

John Terry has been ruled out for two months

Chelsea captain John Terry ruled out for two months

Chelsea captain John Terry has been ruled out for up to two months after aggravating his knee injury, Press Association Sport understands.

Yakubu returns as Blackburn edge past QPR

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Pearce's apology after the Ince abuse was quick and complete

James Lawton: Passage of time means to pillory Pearce for old failings is unfair

If we want to pillory Stuart Pearce over the racist abuse he allegedly once threw at Paul Ince we might as well take a thousand other old crimes out of the embalming fluid and expose them to the mores of today.

Redknapp says he owes it to Tottenham to remain focused

Harry Redknapp 'flattered' by England link, but says he must focus on Tottenham

Harry Redknapp admits he would consider taking the England manager's job but insists he will not be able to combine the role with his current position as Tottenham boss.

Stuart Pearce will take control for the game against Holland

Fabio Capello resignation 'concluded with a handshake' say FA

David Bernstein today denied forcing Fabio Capello out of the England job but admitted the Football Association did not fight to keep the Italian.

Fabio Capello, the England manager, was wrong to have railed against the FA

James Lawton: Sadness and anger over the ultimate betrayal

The whole adventure of his appointment is a sorry story of colliding professional values

David Bernstein (left) disapproved of Fabio Capello's comments but did not see it as a defining issue

Robin Scott-Elliot: Decision to move trial date is at root of the problem – not Bernstein's judgement

Bernstein had asked FA board members for their opinions and knew he had its support

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