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Chelsea contest John Terry red

Chelsea have opted to appeal the red card received by John Terry on Sunday.

The Blues captain was sent off in the second half of his side's eventual 4-1 win over Peterborough United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Terry appeared to slip in going to ground when Posh striker Lee Angol attempted to go past him, only to go down because of contact with the centre-back.

Referee Kevin Friend brandished a straight red despite Terry's protests and now the veteran has revealed, via Instagram, that he will be going up against the subsequent suspension.

"What a great feeling being back on the pitch today, albeit only for 67 mins after my red card which I will be appealing and hope the FA and the ref will look at it and realise I didn't touch Lee Angol," he wrote.

Andrew Slevison
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