By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:37 BST, 31 July 2017 | Updated: 00:15 BST, 1 August 2017
John Terry has escaped punishment after the Football Association completed their investigation into his farcical substitution against Sunderland last season.
Disciplinary chiefs probed Terry's now infamous 26th minute substitution in his final appearance at Stamford Bridge in May - but the case has been closed without charge.
Terry and Chelsea concocted the plan to be replaced in the 26th minute to coincide with the defender's squad number.
John Terry has avoided FA punishment over his final Chelsea substitution for the club
The Chelsea legend was replaced on the final day of last season in the 26th minute
In the days after the match, bookmaker Paddy Power confirmed three punters had been paid a