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Jason Roberts claims union has been repeatedly urged to act on players' concerns in the past 12 months

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Was Chelsea captain John Terry on his best behaviour?

Martin Hardy judges Terry's return from a domestic suspension for racial abuse, in Europe

John Terry and Anton Ferdinand during their infamous clash at Loftus Road on 23 October 2011

FA to review sanctions for racial abuse in wake of John Terry case

The Football Association today said it will review its sanctions for racial abuse in the wake of the John Terry case as chairman David Bernstein called on disenchanted players not to form a breakaway union.

John Terry with Oriol Romeu (right) and Ashley Cole in training last month

Lenient John Terry punishment sparked Kick It Out boycott claims former England striker Cyrille Regis

The player boycott of Kick It Out T-shirts was sparked by a belief John Terry had been let off lightly, according to Cyrille Regis.

Roberto Di Matteo’s Chelsea side visit Tottenham today

Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo not considering Manchester United clash in team selection for Shakhtar Donetsk

Roberto Di Matteo has insisted Manchester United will be the furthest thing from his mind when he comes to pick his team for tonight's crunch Champions League clash at Shakhtar Donetsk.

The Sports Matrix: Monday 22 October 2012

Own-goal gives Sunderland share of derby day spoils

Arsene Wenger: Claimed that Theo Walcott’s attitude was 'fantastic'

Racism fight 'never won' says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels the fight against all forms of racism is “never won”.

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Other than one dangerous mis-step just before the break, he stood up well to the threat of Lewandowski. 6/10

Joleon Lescott believes tough qualification campain could be blessing in disguise for England

Joleon Lescott believes England's tough battle to qualify for the 2014 World Cup could stand them in good stead as he looks to form a first-choice centre-back partnership with Phil Jagielka.

The Sports Matrix: Friday 19 October 2012

Serbia players and staff asked to make formal statements

Jason Roberts said it would be hard to wear a Kick It Out T-shirt

Jason Roberts 'let down' by Kick It Out campaign's inaction

Lord Herman Ouseley, the Kick It Out chairman, has tried to placate Jason Roberts after the Reading striker revealed he felt "let down" by the organisation's fight against racism.

Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts will refuse to wear 'Kick It Out' T-shirt

Reading striker Jason Roberts insists he will not wear a 'Kick It Out' T-shirt for the equality group's annual week of action after the racial abuse incidents of the last year.

Rio Ferdinand had a commanding game in defence for United

Rio Ferdinand tells England to get its 'own house in order' before condemning Serbia over racial abuse

Rio Ferdinand has expressed concern over the reaction to the events of last night's England under-21 match in Serbia in light of recent problems in the Premier League.

Action plan: David Bernstein, the FA chairman, wants government help

FA chairman David Bernstein fails in bid to remain in role beyond 70

FA chairman David Bernstein has failed in his bid to stay in the role beyond his 70th birthday.

Ashley Cole takes instructions from Roy Hodgson

Ashley Cole admits FA charge in relation to 'bunch of t**ts' tweet

Ashley Cole has admitted a Football Association charge in relation to a tweet in which he labelled the organisation 'a bunch of twats'.

Ashley Cole takes instructions from Roy Hodgson

Roy Hodgson has no doubt over Ashley Cole's commitment to England

Roy Hodgson does not believe anyone can question Ashley Cole's commitment to England.

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