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JOHN TERRY'S CAPTAINCY OF CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB

EDM (Early Day Motion) 653: tabled on 29 October 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House regrets that footballer John Terry has retained his captaincy of Chelsea Football Club despite being sanctioned by the Football Association for racially abusing another player in November 2011; notes Chelsea Football Club's double standards by handing a lifetime ban to a fan for racially abusing a player earlier this year; expresses concern that John Terry's continued captaincy makes the commendable work of Bradford organisations such as Sports Campaign Against Racism more difficult; and calls for Chelsea Football Club to match its professed zero-tolerance approach to racism with action by stripping John Terry of his captaincy.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.