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Chelsea's Terry to make appeal decision tomorrow but PFA chief wants him to accept

John Terry has until 6pm on Thursday to make his decision on whether or not he will appeal his four-match ban handed down by the Football Association.

The Chelsea captain was recently found guilty of racially abusing QPR's Anton Ferdinand during a match last October with the FA imposing a suspension of four games and a fine of £220,000.

Tomorrow, Terry will announce if he will contest the sanction but Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor hopes he accepts the ban.

"I would like the situation to be ended and people learn from it and move on," he said.

"It is a decision for John and his advisers but my preference would be now to accept what has gone on, and that things were said which shouldn't have been said.

"Sorry is the hardest word to say but we have got to learn from it and move on.

"To get reconciliation, people have to accept what they have done is wrong, and there has to be some reconciliation because it is causing the game to implode from within. It has caused division among black players and among white players."

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