News Ted Terry, father of Chelsea captain John

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.

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

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications of taking the England captaincy away from John Terry

Joey Barton 'no threat' to John Terry trial says Attorney General

Attorney General Dominic Grieve has defended his decision not to prosecute footballer Joey Barton for a series of online comments about John Terry ahead of his trial, insisting they would not jeopardise the case.

Barton was happy with the result on Saturday

Barton spared but warned over Terry tweets

Joey Barton will not face any legal action over his observations about the John Terry racism case.

Patrice Evra’s complaint of racial abuse by Liverpool’s Luis Suarez earlier this season was upheld

Taylor: have no fear of standing up to racism

Players' union chief Gordon Taylor fears the recent crowd abuse suffered by Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand could deter footballers from complaining about racial discrimination.

Fabio Capello to meet FA over Terry decision

Fabio Capello will meet FA chairman David Bernstein later this week for talks over the decision to strip John Terry of the England captaincy.

Joey Barton to face no action over John Terry Twitter comments

Footballer Joey Barton will not be prosecuted for posting a series of comments online about John Terry ahead of his trial for allegedly racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.

Evra crowd abuse could deter racism complaints, says PFA chief

Players' union chief Gordon Taylor fears the recent crowd abuse suffered by Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand could deter footballers from complaining about racial discrimination.

Graham Taylor: Fabio Capello has damaged England team spirit

Fabio Capello's public criticism of the decision to strip John Terry of the England captaincy has further damaged the national team's harmony ahead of Euro 2012, one of his predecessors claimed today.

Fabio Capello may have breached FA contract, says former chief executive Davies

Former Football Association chief executive David Davies has suggested that England manager Fabio Capello may be in breach of contract after he openly challenged the decision to strip John Terry of the national team captaincy.

England manager Fabio Capello was not consulted by the FA over Terry’s demotion

Terry loses England captaincy again as racism trial looms

The end came at 10am yesterday morning when David Bernstein, chairman of the Football Association, rang John Terry to inform him he was being stripped of the England captaincy.

Fabio Capello made a mistake when he gave John Terry a second chance

James Lawton: FA has started the job, now Fabio must finish it by excluding Terry

Capello plainly made a shocking miscalculation when he decided to give Terry a second chance

England captain: The candidates

England are looking for a new captain after John Terry was today stripped of the honour until his racism trial is resolved.

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications of taking the England captaincy away from John Terry

Decision day looms for Terry as FA casts votes

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications if they decide to take the England captaincy away from John Terry ahead of his trial over allegations of racial abuse in July. The governing body has faced growing calls for Terry to be relieved of his leadership duties for this summer's European Championship and could reach a decision as early as today.

The Football Association was last night considering the legal ramifications of taking the England captaincy away from John Terry

FA cast votes over John Terry captaincy

Legal implications of removing captaincy assessed before likely announcement today

Fabio Capello must not allow the distractions surrounding John Terry to jeopardise England’s preparations

Sam Wallace: FA must brave storm and do right thing: leave him out of England side

If the Football Association hierarchy is honest with itself the best news it could hope for this morning is that John Terry releases a statement saying that, given the severity of the allegations against him, and the profile of this summer's Euro 2012 tournament, he is withdrawing from international football until the case is resolved in July.

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