Anton & Rio Ferdinand Set to Refuse to Shake Hands With Chelsea Full-Back Ashley Cole

Brothers united in decision to snub England defender.

Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand is ready to refuse to shake hands with Ashley Cole before Saturday’s game against Chelsea at Loftus Road.

And in another twist, Ferdinand’s older brother Rio is considering a similar snub to his former England team-mate when Manchester United face Chelsea on October 28.

SOURCE: Daily Mail

The pair are apparently willing to conduct this snub in reaction to Ashley Cole’s decision to speak as a witness for the defence during John Terry’s successful court battle in July, during which the Chelsea and England man was acquitted at Westminster Magistrates Court on July 13 but is now facing an FA investigation into the comments he aimed at Anton on the pitch.

The FA have confirmed that the pre-match handshake between the QPR and Chelsea sides will go ahead this weekend though a similar ritual was cancelled in January when the two sides went head to head in FA Cup action.

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