John Terry has decided not to appeal against his four-game ban for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand and issued an apology for his actions.The Chelsea captain, who will miss the club's next four domestic matches, said: "I want to apologise to everyone for the language I used in the game."
An independent Football Association panel found Terry guilty of racially abusing the QPR defender during a game at Loftus Road on 23 October, 2011.
Terry has been disciplined by Chelsea.
However the club is keeping the details of its action confidential.
In a statement, the club added: "John Terry has made the correct decision by not appealing against the FA judgment.