Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Terry denies racist abuse

One of England's biggest soccer stars went on trial Monday, accused of hurling racist abuse at another player during a match last year.

The normally staid chambers of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London got an earful of shockingly foul language as lawyers and witnesses detailed what Chelsea captain John Terry said to Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand in the match.

A lip reader watching a video of the incident told the court what Terry said, including two extremely obscene words.
Terry did not deny directing a barrage of foul language at Ferdinand and referring to him as "black," but he denied engaging in racist abuse.

Read more: CNN


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