ibnlive » Sports

Ashley Cole hits back at FA over criticism in racism case

Associated Press
Oct 05, 2012 at 06:20pm IST

London: England defender Ashley Cole hits back at the Football Association after being criticized for his role in defending John Terry against a racism charge.

Terry, Cole's teammate for England and Chelsea, was banned for four matches by the FA for racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.

The FA judgment released Friday said Terry was found guilty of misconduct in part due to "inconsistencies" in Cole's evidence.

Cole hits back at FA over criticism in racism case

England defender Ashley Cole hits back at the Football Association after being criticized for his role in defending John Terry.

A response posted on Cole's Twitter account said: "Hahahahaa, well done (hash)fa I lied did I." He then added another hashtag followed by a vulgar expression.

Cole, who is in line to make his 100th England appearance later this month, could face an FA sanction.

Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo says "we'll look at the tweet and then we'll see."

Latest

More from this section

PREVIOUS  David Beckham caught in underpants by tourists

NEXT  Attack on Lt Gen Brar: 11 more arrested in London