Terry given time off for bad behaviour: Chelsea defender will miss FA Cup tie

11 February 2010 01:06
Chelsea captain John Terry will miss his side's FA Cup tie against Cardiff this weekend after being granted leave by manger Carlo Ancelotti.   [LNB]Terry is taking time off to address personal issues in light of the continuing media storm over his private life.[LNB] Feeling the pain: Chelsea's John Terry is brought down by Everton's Louis Saha during the 2-1 defeat at Goodison Park[LNB]The 29-year-old was sacked as England skipper last week after he was alleged to have had an affair with the former partner of international team-mate Wayne Bridge.   [LNB]Chelsea assistant manager Ray Wilkins said: "He will not play this weekend. Carlo is giving him a bit of time off.   [LNB]"He will come back and prepare for our game against Wolves on the 20th.   [LNB]"They just had a little chat, John and Carlo, and decided that would be the best for all concerned." [LNB] Nowhere to hide: Branislav Ivanovic and John Terry (right) during Wednesday's defeat at Everton[LNB]Terry played as leaders Chelsea were beaten 2-1 in the Barclays Premier League at Everton tonight, his fourth match since the stories broke.   [LNB]The Everton supporters actually showed little interest in barracking Terry but the trip to Goodison Park was still one to forget.   [LNB]Terry was at fault for the Toffees' winning goal as he missed the chance to cut out a long ball from Sylvain Distin and Louis Saha capitalised to fire his second of the night.[LNB]According to reports, Terry is now set to fly to Dubai to meet up with his wife Toni, who left the UK soon after the revelations became public.[LNB] Terry set to miss FA Cup tie with Cardiff to fly to Dubai and save his marriageEverton 2 Chelsea 1: Terry pays the price as Saha pounces to net Goodison winnerConquerer Carlo vows to lead Roman's empire to victory on three fronts[LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People:Carlo Ancelotti, Louis Saha, Sylvain Distin, Wayne Bridge, John TerryPlaces:Cardiff, Dubai, United Kingdom

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