Terry to stand trial on racist attack charge
THE father of Chelsea captain John Terry is to stand trial at the Old Bailey for an alleged racist attack in the City of London.
Edward Terry, 59, allegedly headbutted Amarjit Talafair near Fenchurch Street station in March.
He is also said to have shouted racist abuse, including the words ‘f***ing Paki’ and ‘black c***’.
Terry, who was not in court, was previously ordered to stand trial at City of London Magistrates Court after admitting common assault but denying it was racially aggravated.
But his lawyer John Oliver said that the plea should have been entered as not guilty and asked that his case be relisted.
Mr Oliver said Terry could then be sent to the Old Bailey to join co-defendants Tudor Musteata, a 47-year-old Russian, and Stephen Niland, 36. NAME: Chester AGE: He’ll be three next July LIVES WITH: Marjory in Wycombe LIKES: Exploring WORST HABIT: He brings me dead things.