Chelsea rule out Terry T-shirts

Some of the Blues squad and staff had raised the prospect of
donning T-shirts showing their backing for Terry, who has been
charged with racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
Liverpool were heavily criticised in some quarters for allowing
their players to wear T-shirts in support of Luis Suarez during the
warm-up before Wednesday night’s Premier League game at Wigan,
following the striker’s eight-match ban for racially abusing
Patrice Evra. Chelsea, who fully back Terry in his fight to clear
his name, did not want to risk emulating something that could be
viewed as provocative or construed as a potential contempt of court
ahead of Terry’s hearing at West London magistrates court on
February 1. A club spokesman said: “We were aware of the idea being
discussed among some of the players and staff. “The club fully
supports John but did not think the wearing of T-shirts was an
appropriate or helpful show of that support.”