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John Terry | Defensemen | #26

Team: Chelsea
Age / DOB:  (36) / 12/7/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 198

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John Terry lifted his fifth Premier League trophy on his final day in Chelsea blue following a 5-1 win against Sunderland.
It was a precarious start for the newly-crowned champions after conceding a goal in the third minute to temporarily put a damper on the title celebrations. But Willian got Chelsea on the board in the eighth minute and it was off the the races from there with four goals after the 60th minute. Eden Hazard scored his 16th in the 61st, Pedro stole a goal in the 77th, and Michy Batshuayi scored two as a second-half substitute in stoppage time to conclude the scoring. But it was Terry's day as the long-time captain was taken off in the 26th minute to a roaring ovation and a farewell that ended in more Premier League silverware. May 21 - 12:17 PM
Source: NBC Sports

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Chelsea defender John Terry did not rule out retirement as a potential option this summer after Monday's win.

The Chelsea captain scored in a 4-3 win against Watford and will play his final home match at Stamford Bridge on Sunday against Sunderland. With Bournemouth and Swansea City managers already confirming their interest, Terry said he has not decided on his future yet: "I know I said I wanted to play regular football, but I have not ruled out Sunday being my last game and retiring. It depends if the right offer comes along then I will sit and consider it with my family, whether it's here or abroad, but I haven't made any decisions yet and I am just evaluating my options."
Source: Sky Sports
May 18 - 5:32 PM

Chelsea captain John Terry has become the 4th player to score in 17 consecutive Premier League seasons after netting the opener in Monday's 4-3 win over Watford.

Set to leave Chelsea this summer after 22 years at Stamford Bridge, Terry made his first league start since September on Monday night and needed less than a half-and-hour to make his presence felt. The 36-year-old was first to react following a corner in the 22nd minute as the ball fell to him to bundle home inside the six-yard box. Terry, who's misplayed header back to Asmir Begovic allowed Etienne Capoue to bring Watford level just two minutes later, now joins Frank Lampard, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes who have also scored in 17 successive seasons.
Source: The Metro
May 15 - 6:00 PM

The Telegraph are reporting today that Bournemouth are "confident" of signing Premier League legends John Terry and Jermain Defoe on free transfers.

Manager Eddie Howe is looking to add experience to his side which have proven themselves well capable of thriving at the highest level. Both men are approaching the end of their careers and coming to the end of their contracts at their respective clubs. Upon signing, they will probably be among the club's highest earners on over £100,000 a week. Defoe, 34, played for the Cherries alongside manager Eddie Howe back in 2000/01 in a loan deal to what was then a third-tier club. He is likely to seek a contract which will keep him on the south coast for more than one season. West Ham are also rumoured to be tracking the English international.
May 4 - 12:54 PM

It's the end of an era at Stamford Bridge with long-time captain John Terry set to leave the club at the end of the season.

Terry has signed a number of one-year contracts since he entered his 30s, despite continuing to produce at an impressive rate. But after 22 years, four Premier League titles and 713 appearances for the club, Terry announced on Tuesday that he will leave once his contract expires at the end of the season. The 36-year-old has previously stated that he wants to play for another two years, but said he is unsure over his next destination: "After 22 years there is so much to say and so many people to thank at this great football club. From coaches, team-mates and staff to the fans who have given me so much support down the years, I can’t thank you enough...I will decide on my future in due course, but for now I am committed to helping the team achieve success this season."
Apr 17 - 1:38 PM

West Brom manager Tony Pulis reiterated the club's interest in bringing in Chelsea legend John Terry this summer.

Pulis said the Chelsea captain turned down a move to The Hawthorns in the January transfer window as Terry wanted to see out his contract with the club. But Pulis hinted that West Brom would try again for the central defender in the summer with Terry expected to become a free agent: "There was no approach made, it was just finding out what the situation was, and the situation was that John wanted to stay at Chelsea...If he becomes available in the summer we'll sit down then and have a little think about what we've got and what we haven't got and then we'll take it from there."
Source: Daily Mail
Mar 14 - 8:41 AM

John Terry is expected to miss the trip to Turf Moor on Sunday after sustaining an ankle injury in training.

The 36-year-old has made just four Premier League starts this term due to a combination of injury and a settled back three which boasts the top flights best defensive record having only conceded 17 times during 2016/17. Terry posted a video of a nasty-looking ankle laceration being stitched which could also keep him out of next weekend’s FA Cup fifth round tie against Wolverhampton Wanderers. His absence from the bench means that Kurt Zouma will become Antonio Conte’s go to should Gary Cahill, Cesar Azpilicueta or David Luiz pick up an injury. Indeed, the Italian manager confirmed only on Friday that the Brazilian was playing with a "little pain" in his knee which the club are monitoring closely. Nathan Ake, recently recalled from his loan spell at Bournemouth, is expected to be included in the match day squad at Burnley as cover.
Source: The Mirror
Feb 11 - 4:22 PM

It wasn't the return to action John Terry had planned, but Chelsea still came away with a dominant 4-1 FA Cup win on Sunday.

Against Peterborough United in his 50th FA Cup start, the Chelsea captain made his first appearance for the club in two months following a leg injury. But his night ended early after being sent off in the 67th minute for impeding a goalscoring opportunity, a decision manager Antonio Conte strongly disagreed with in the post-match press conference. But the straight red means that Terry will not be available to face Leicester City this weekend with both Kurt Zouma and the newly-recalled Nathan Ake all fighting for a spot in the team.
Source: BBC Sport
Jan 8 - 2:08 PM

John Terry is back in full training with Chelsea but won't feature on Boxing Day against Bournemouth, says manager Antonio Conte.

Conte has ruled Terry out for Monday's match against Bournemouth, despite the skippering making his return to full training last Friday. Terry has been sidelined with a gluteal strain since November but is likely to come back into Conte's squad with the Blues facing a busy festive period. Following their Boxing Day fixture, Chelsea will face Stoke City on Saturday before traveling to White Hart Lane for a clash with Tottenham on January 4th.
Source: Daily Star
Sun, Dec 25, 2016 07:39:00 PM

Antonio Conte has confirmed that John Terry is still recovering from a muscular problem and as a result will be unavailable for Sunday's fixture with West Brom.

The Chelsea skipper was ruled out for up to three weeks with a gluteus problem at the end of last month and subsequently missed the club's victories over Tottenham and Manchester City. With Terry set to miss his third-straight match through injury, Ola Aina will likely retain his place in Conte's 18-man squad.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:25:00 AM

John Terry has been ruled out of the London derby against Tottenham on Saturday because of injury.

Antonio Conte confirms the Chelsea skipper has a problem with his glutes, but whether Terry injured himself playing for the Under-23s or in training remains a mystery to the Italian. Terry could miss up-to three weeks although the return of Kurt Zouma will help to soften the blow. The French defender suffered a serious knee injury back in February, but returned to the development side last month where he will remain in the short term to help build fitness: "It's fundamental to find good form and get the idea of our football," said the Chelsea manager. John Obi Mikel will also miss out this weekend but he should be back with the main group next week after suffering from a minor muscular strain in training.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 10:31:00 AM

Chelsea is confident that captain John Terry will make his return from injury against Leicester City on Saturday, according to a report in The London Evening Standard.

The report said that Terry seems on course to be available for selection this weekend, which would mark his return from an ankle ligament injury suffered against Swansea on September 15. The report also stated that Antonio Conte had targeted the match at home to Leicester as a possible return for Terry prior to the international break. Terry's return would allow Conte to use a back four or line of three, which would likely see him playing alongside Gary Cahill and David Luiz.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 07:01:00 PM

John Terry has returned to training and could be ready to play on Saturday when Chelsea play Hull City.

Terry had missed the Blues' last three matches with an ankle ligament injury, but is set to make his return in GW7. The 34-year-old would be welcomed back to the starting XI after Chelsea conceded five goals over the course of their last two league matches, which saw them suffer a pair of defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal. The skippers' return will allow Antonio Conte to use either a back three or, pair Terry with Gary Cahill, in a back four.
Source: The Mirror
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 06:33:00 PM

John Terry confirms he suffered a setback in his recovery from an ankle injury ruling him out of the game against Arsenal.

Terry posted an update via Instagram stating that his recovery will take longer than the proposed two-week initial timeline: ‘I can't even put into words how much being injured and missing today's game hurts. I had a small setback during the week but I'm hoping to be back soon ⚽️.’ The Chelsea skipper also added: ‘The bike is horrible,’ beneath a picture of Terry who is sitting on a stationary indoor cycle in what appears to be the club gym. With no European fixtures this season, Chelsea won’t play again until they travel to Hull in game week seven giving the captain another seven days to try and get himself fully fit.
Source: The Mirror
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 11:40:00 AM

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte announced Saturday's match with Arsenal will come too soon for captain John Terry.

The veteran central defender was hoping to return from an ankle injury sustained two weekends ago after just 10 days, with the Arsenal match in mind, but Conte is hoping to have him back for next week: "John Terry is working hard but he didn’t recover for the game against Arsenal. I don’t know when he will play because it is important what the player feels, and the pain he feels." Without Terry, who missed the Liverpool match and Leicester City cup tie, David Luiz will surely keep his spot in the starting lineup alongside Gary Cahill in defense.
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 05:52:00 PM