John Terry arrives at court for race trial
9 July 2012 Last updated at 10:44 BST
Chelsea and England defender John Terry has arrived at court to stand trial for allegedly racially abusing QPR's Anton Ferdinand.
The case relates to a comment allegedly made to the Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand when the teams played last October.
The 31-year-old is charged with a racially aggravated public order offence, for which the maximum sentence is a £2,500 fine.
Richard Conway reports