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  • REACTION: JUST KEEP WINNING REACTION: JUST KEEP WINNING - 14.04.2014
    The numerical advantage Chelsea enjoyed for much of yesterday's win at Swansea meant it was a quieter afternoon than usual for Petr Cech and John Terry...
  • REACTION: MASSIVE AND MUCH-NEEDED WIN REACTION: MASSIVE AND MUCH-NEEDED WIN - 24.03.2014
    Two players at the heart of a defence enjoying such a solid season, John Terry and Gary Cahill, spoke after this weekend's big victory...
  • PARIS RE-MATCH PARIS RE-MATCH - 21.03.2014
    Two of our longest-serving players have good reason to remember Chelsea's previous visit to the venue where the first leg of our Champions League quarter-final takes place...
  • TERRY: TAKING ADVANTAGE TERRY: TAKING ADVANTAGE - 08.03.2014
    John Terry believes the key to finishing the season strongly simply lies in winning football matches...
  • CHELSEA ANNOUNCES NEW SIMPSONS LINK CHELSEA ANNOUNCES NEW SIMPSONS LINK - 26.02.2014
    Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce a new collaboration with the iconic animated TV series The Simpsons...
  • TERRY: HARD WORK PAYS OFF TERRY: HARD WORK PAYS OFF - 04.02.2014
    Time spent on the training ground in the run-up to last night's win reaped its rewards, according to John Terry...
  • TERRY: COLLECTIVE UNITY TERRY: COLLECTIVE UNITY - 20.01.2014
    John Terry felt our victory over Manchester United was all the more significant given the fact Arsenal and Manchester City had both won on Saturday.
  • TERRY AND HAZARD ON IMPORTANT WIN TERRY AND HAZARD ON IMPORTANT WIN - 01.01.2014
    John Terry and Eden Hazard, stars at opposite ends of the pitch during our 3-0 win at Southampton, reflected on a job well done after we brought the festive fixtures to a conclusion in the best possible way...
  • TERRY: BEST YET TERRY: BEST YET - 30.12.2013
    John Terry considers our first-half showing yesterday to have been our finest of the season so far, and our skipper hopes we can maintain that level of performance when we travel to Southampton in two days' time...
  • TERRY: JOB DONE TERRY: JOB DONE - 12.12.2013
    John Terry believes the best is yet to come from the Blues after we brought the group stages of the Champions League to a climax with a 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest...
  • HOLLINS PRAISES TERRY ACHIEVEMENT HOLLINS PRAISES TERRY ACHIEVEMENT - 03.12.2013
    After surpassing John Hollins's appearance total in Sunday's win over Southampton, John Terry earned plaudits from the man he has overtaken...
  • ONE OF THE BEST ONE OF THE BEST - 23.11.2013
    Two of Joe Cole's former team-mates, John Terry and Eden Hazard, have been speaking about the midfielder's qualities ahead of our game with his current side West Ham United...
  • TERRY: IN THE DRIVING SEAT TERRY: IN THE DRIVING SEAT - 07.11.2013
    John Terry was delighted with both last night's result against Schalke and the reaction shown by the side to Saturday's defeat in Newcastle...
  • TERRY: HITTING TARGETS TERRY: HITTING TARGETS - 21.10.2013
    John Terry has praised the impact of Jose Mourinho ahead of our game against Schalke...
  • CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: TERRY PRAISES ETO'O ADDITION CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: TERRY PRAISES ETO'O ADDITION - 12.09.2013
    John Terry believes the arrival of Samuel Eto'o can only serve to strengthen Jose Mourinho's squad as we chase glory on four fronts...
  • TERRY TAKES PART IN PETROV CHARITY MATCH TERRY TAKES PART IN PETROV CHARITY MATCH - 08.09.2013
    John Terry was one of the players who turned out to play in Stiliyan Petrov's # 19 Legends Charity Match earlier today (Sunday) at Parkhead...
  • TERRY TO APPEAR IN PETROV MATCH TERRY TO APPEAR IN PETROV MATCH - 07.09.2013
    John Terry is to play in Stiliyan Petrov's #19 Legends Charity Match in Glasgow on Sunday afternoon...
  • REACTION: CANCELLED OUT REACTION: CANCELLED OUT - 27.08.2013
    There was satisfaction around the team following Monday night's goalless draw against Manchester United...
  • TERRY: MAKING THE MOST OF IT TERRY: MAKING THE MOST OF IT - 22.07.2013
    John Terry talks about the opportunities pre-season provides for the squad...
  • BLUES VISIT THE THAI KING BLUES VISIT THE THAI KING - 12.07.2013
    John Terry, Frank Lampard and Jose Mourinho took centre stage in Bangkok on Friday afternoon when they visited the King of Thailand.
  • A QUESTION OF SPORT: IVANOVIC AND TERRY A QUESTION OF SPORT: IVANOVIC AND TERRY - 18.06.2013
    Professional footballers have spent the majority of their lives focused on mastering their art but, away from the beautiful game, which other sports do they take an interest in?
  • TERRY: NO QUALMS TERRY: NO QUALMS - 27.04.2013
    John Terry has reiterated his willingness to be patient for a first-team spot as we approach the season's run-in...
  • TWO MILLION TWITTER FOLLOWERS TWO MILLION TWITTER FOLLOWERS - 19.04.2013
    Chelsea's official Twitter account reached two million followers this week, and to celebrate we are giving away a special canvas, designed by you!
  • TERRY: WE'VE GOT THE SQUAD TERRY: WE'VE GOT THE SQUAD - 19.04.2013
    As the Blues prepare to take on Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday, John Terry has spoken about the importance of finishing the league campaign strongly and securing Champions League football...
  • TERRY: STICKING TOGETHER TERRY: STICKING TOGETHER - 18.04.2013
    Returning skipper John Terry helped us on our way to a much-needed 3-0 win at Fulham with a goal in each half, but the Blues defender stressed the importance of the victory for the team far outweighed any personal glory...
  • TERRY: THE EUROPEAN JOURNEY PART TWO TERRY: THE EUROPEAN JOURNEY PART TWO - 13.04.2013
    Following on from Friday's discussions about his exploits in Europe with the Blues, captain John Terry today looks back to more recent history, from 2008 until 2012…
  • TERRY: THE EUROPEAN JOURNEY PART ONE TERRY: THE EUROPEAN JOURNEY PART ONE - 12.04.2013
    John Terry made his 100th Chelsea appearance in European competition on Thursday night. In the first part of a major interview, he discusses the early days...
  • TERRY: WE CAN PUSH ON TERRY: WE CAN PUSH ON - 06.04.2013
    With the campaign continuing on in three competitions, John Terry has spoken about the way the players are being managed through the demands of a constantly crowded fixture list...
  • TERRY: SHOW THE SPIRIT TERRY: SHOW THE SPIRIT - 17.03.2013
    John Terry believes a good run of form now will see us return to the Champions League next season.
  • TERRY: TAKING CHANCES TERRY: TAKING CHANCES - 22.02.2013
    John Terry admitted emotions were mixed in the dressing room following Thursday night's draw against Sparta Prague, which sets us up for a last 16 tie with Steaua Bucharest.
  • TERRY: IN IT TO WIN IT TERRY: IN IT TO WIN IT - 19.02.2013
    John Terry insists there is still all to play for as we enter the final straight of the campaign.
  • NUMBERS GROW FOR WIGAN NUMBERS GROW FOR WIGAN - 08.02.2013
    Demba Ba, David Luiz and Petr Cech will all be available to face Wigan on Saturday afternoon, but captain John Terry misses out with injury.
  • BA LOOKING FOR READING REPEAT BA LOOKING FOR READING REPEAT - 29.01.2013
    Demba Ba has already scored twice at the Madejski Stadium this season, and will be hoping to add to that tally when he revisits Reading on Wednesday night.
  • CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: TERRY'S DISAPPOINTMENT CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: TERRY'S DISAPPOINTMENT - 29.01.2013
    John Terry started his first game in over two months at Griffin Park on Sunday, but was left frustrated after Chelsea needed a late Fernando Torres equaliser to earn us a replay at Stamford Bridge...
  • BENITEZ: GREAT LEADER BENITEZ: GREAT LEADER - 27.01.2013
    Rafael Benitez hasn't ruled out the possibility of John Terry making his first start since November during today's FA Cup clash at Brentford...
  • LAMPARD AND HAZARD NAMED ON FIFA SHORTLIST LAMPARD AND HAZARD NAMED ON FIFA SHORTLIST - 26.11.2012
    The 15 midfielders shortlisted for the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2012 have been announced, with two Chelsea players represented...
  • JOHN TERRY'S 50 CHELSEA GOALS JOHN TERRY'S 50 CHELSEA GOALS - 13.11.2012
    To mark John Terry's half century for Chelsea, the official website has a full breakdown of his goals…
  • TERRY INJURY UPDATE TERRY INJURY UPDATE - 12.11.2012
    Today's MRI scans on John Terry's right knee thankfully show no significant damage to the cruciate ligaments...
  • TERRY ENDS ENGLAND CAREER TERRY ENDS ENGLAND CAREER - 23.09.2012
    John Terry has this evening (Sunday) announced his retirement from international football...
  • LAMPARD: QUALITY CAHILL HAS NOTHING TO PROVE LAMPARD: QUALITY CAHILL HAS NOTHING TO PROVE - 10.09.2012
    Gary Cahill looks set to fill in for his injured Chelsea team-mate John Terry when England continue their World Cup qualifying campaign against Ukraine...
  • TERRY OUT OF WEMBLEY MATCH TERRY OUT OF WEMBLEY MATCH - 09.09.2012
    The Football Association has announced that John Terry will join Ashley Cole on the injured list for England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine at Wembley...
  • COLE TO MISS SECOND INTERNATIONAL COLE TO MISS SECOND INTERNATIONAL - 08.09.2012
    Ashley Cole, absent from England's 5-0 win against Moldova on Friday night due to an ankle injury, will also miss Tuesday's match versus Ukraine at Wembley the FA has announced...
  • TERRY: COMING HOME TERRY: COMING HOME - 22.08.2012
    The Blues will be hoping to make it two successive victories when Reading visit Stamford Bridge later tonight...
  • NO LET UP NO LET UP - 15.08.2012
    With squad numbers low due to international duty, assistant first team coach Steve Holland believes the focus in this week's training is more on individual advancement than collective cohesion.
  • TERRY UEFA SUSPENSION REDUCED TERRY UEFA SUSPENSION REDUCED - 13.08.2012
    John Terry will be able to play in our first Champions League group game after his Uefa ban was reduced on appeal.
  • LOCAL BOY WEAH MEETS THE BLUES IN MIAMI LOCAL BOY WEAH MEETS THE BLUES IN MIAMI - 01.08.2012
    Former Blue George Weah was at the Sun Life Stadium to see the Blues on Saturday, and was delighted to see some old friends in both the Chelsea and Milan ranks.
  • LOOKING BACK: NO 26 LOOKING BACK: NO 26 - 07.07.2012
    The most successful captain in the club's history ended the season by holding the Champions League trophy aloft alongside Frank Lampard...
  • MY FIRST DAY: PART FIVE MY FIRST DAY: PART FIVE - 06.07.2012
    The first day in any new workplace can often be a daunting one, but how does it feel when you join a top, Premier League football club?
  • PENALTY ANGUISH FOR HODGSON'S ENGLAND PENALTY ANGUISH FOR HODGSON'S ENGLAND - 24.06.2012
    England suffered penalty shoot-out heartbreak once again as Italy progressed to a Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany...
  • EURO 2012: ENGLAND AND FRANCE INTO LAST EIGHT EURO 2012: ENGLAND AND FRANCE INTO LAST EIGHT - 19.06.2012
    A full complement of Chelsea players who travelled to Euro 2012 will be involved in the knockout stages after England beat Ukraine and France, despite defeat, finished second in Group D...
  • ALL SQUARE FOR ENGLISH AND FRENCH ALL SQUARE FOR ENGLISH AND FRENCH - 11.06.2012
    The Chelsea trio of John Terry, Ashley Cole and Florent Malouda were all starters in England's 1-1 draw with France in the European Championships group stages on Monday evening.
  • EURO 2012 PREVIEW: ENGLAND EURO 2012 PREVIEW: ENGLAND - 07.06.2012
    For the first time in many years, England head into a major tournament with very little expectation weighing on their shoulders...
  • TERRY: TO THE FOUR TERRY: TO THE FOUR - 07.05.2012
    John Terry played in his 50th FA Cup game on Saturday. Five of those matches have been finals and four ended with him lifting the iconic trophy...
  • TERRY: EXTRA INCENTIVE TERRY: EXTRA INCENTIVE - 04.05.2012
    John Terry will lead the Blues out at Wembley for the FA Cup Final tomorrow making his 50th appearance in the competition...
  • TERRY: DELIGHTED AND DESERVED TERRY: DELIGHTED AND DESERVED - 16.04.2012
    There was no doubt in the captain's mind after Sunday's game - Chelsea thoroughly warrant our place in the FA Cup Final next month...
  • TERRY: TURNING IT AROUND TERRY: TURNING IT AROUND - 06.04.2012
    John Terry has praised his teammates after we secured our place in the Champions League semi-finals...
  • STRONG SPIRIT STRONG SPIRIT - 18.03.2012
    Didier Drogba and John Terry believe the recent upturn in results comes from the players making up for previous poor form.
  • DROGBA: HOME HELP DROGBA: HOME HELP - 15.03.2012
    Didier Drogba hailed Blues supporters for the atmosphere inside Stamford Bridge which inspired the team to a 4-1 victory against Napoli...
  • JT & LAMPS: TOP NIGHT JT & LAMPS: TOP NIGHT - 15.03.2012
    Goalscorers on the night and as influential as ever, John Terry and Frank Lampard have had their say on one of Stamford Bridge's most memorable evenings.
  • TERRY: OUT OF THE BLOCKS TERRY: OUT OF THE BLOCKS - 13.03.2012
    John Terry is adamant there is more than enough quality in the Chelsea side to overcome Napoli and secure our place in the Champions League quarter-finals...
  • CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: CAPTAIN'S BOOST CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: CAPTAIN'S BOOST - 07.03.2012
    It's rare to be surprised when the name John Terry appears on a Chelsea teamsheet, but that was certainly the reaction at St Andrew's on Tuesday night...
  • TERRY TO UNDERGO ARTHROSCOPY TERRY TO UNDERGO ARTHROSCOPY - 21.02.2012
    The club has tonight released a statement on the fitness of John Terry...
  • TERRY TRAINS TERRY TRAINS - 13.02.2012
    The club has an injury update on captain John Terry and Ashley Cole, who was injured at the weekend.
  • FA STATEMENT ON JOHN TERRY FA STATEMENT ON JOHN TERRY - 03.02.2012
    The Football Association has today (Friday) issued a statement regarding the England captaincy...
  • VILLAS-BOAS: NO TERRY CONCERNS VILLAS-BOAS: NO TERRY CONCERNS - 28.01.2012
    Andre Villas-Boas will start John Terry against Queens Park Rangers this afternoon, and could yet partner him with new signing Gary Cahill in the centre of defence.
  • CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: BODY ON THE LINE CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: BODY ON THE LINE - 11.01.2012
    It is not often Ashley Cole is upstaged when it comes to keeping goal-bound shots away from the Chelsea net, but John Terry has managed it in recent weeks...
  • VILLAS-BOAS: TWO FIT FOR VILLA VILLAS-BOAS: TWO FIT FOR VILLA - 30.12.2011
    Andre Villas-Boas has John Terry and Jose Bosingwa available to face Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, and is hoping to add to his defensive options in January.
  • DROGBA: DEFENSIVE DISPLAY DESERVES GREAT CREDIT DROGBA: DEFENSIVE DISPLAY DESERVES GREAT CREDIT - 07.12.2011
    Didier Drogba insisted that the pressure Chelsea had been under going into the make-or-break Champions League clash with Valencia had, ultimately, worked in our favour...
  • TERRY: TOP DROG TERRY: TOP DROG - 07.12.2011
    John Terry praised the work of Didier Drogba after the forward's heroic display against Valencia on Tuesday night helped us through to the knockout stages of the Champions League.
  • FIVE BLUES NOMINATED FOR FIFPRO TEAM FIVE BLUES NOMINATED FOR FIFPRO TEAM - 01.12.2011
    Five Chelsea men are among 13 Premier League players shortlisted for the FIFPro World XI team today (Thursday).
  • TERRY: DESERVING DANIEL TERRY: DESERVING DANIEL - 14.11.2011
    John Terry believes Daniel Sturridge's international debut, should it come in England's match against Sweden at Wembley tomorrow (Tuesday) night, will come at a good time for his Chelsea team-mate...
  • TERRY: SUPPORT CAN HELP TERRY: SUPPORT CAN HELP - 19.10.2011
    John Terry is convinced home advantage can help make the difference against Genk at Stamford Bridge tonight.
  • TERRY: NATIONAL PRIDE TERRY: NATIONAL PRIDE - 13.10.2011
    With Euro 2012 qualification safely secured, John Terry can put his England captaincy to one side for the time being and concentrate on Chelsea's push for success this season...
  • WORDS WITH: JOHN TERRY ON PROPOSAL TO CHELSEA PITCH OWNERS WORDS WITH: JOHN TERRY ON PROPOSAL TO CHELSEA PITCH OWNERS - 12.10.2011
    John Terry is the first current Chelsea player to discuss the club's proposal to purchase the freehold of the Stamford Bridge stadium site from Chelsea Pitch Owners - and it wouldn't be right for it to be anyone else...
  • WORDS WITH: JOHN TERRY ON PROPOSAL TO CHELSEA PITCH OWNERS WORDS WITH: JOHN TERRY ON PROPOSAL TO CHELSEA PITCH OWNERS - 12.10.2011
    John Terry is the first current Chelsea player to discuss the club's proposal to purchase the freehold of the Stamford Bridge stadium site from Chelsea Pitch Owners - and it wouldn't be right for it to be anyone else...
  • TERRY: PLENTY OF LAMPARD LEFT TERRY: PLENTY OF LAMPARD LEFT - 05.09.2011
    John Terry has warned critics to 'write Frank Lampard off at your peril' following discussion that the midfielder's England career may be coming to an end.
  • TERRY EXCITED AT SQUAD STRENGTH TERRY EXCITED AT SQUAD STRENGTH - 01.09.2011
    John Terry has had his say on the club's transfer deadline day dealings.
  • CHELSEA 2012: JOHN TERRY CHELSEA 2012: JOHN TERRY - 17.08.2011
    There is now less than a year to go until the Olympics come to London, and to celebrate we will be asking our players and staff about their Olympic views and experiences - first up is the captain.
  • OLYMPIC OLYMPIC - 15.08.2011
    There is now less than a year to go until the Olympics come to London, and to celebrate we will be asking our players and staff about their Olympic views and experiences - first up is the captain.
  • TERRY: ALREADY A MUST-WIN TERRY: ALREADY A MUST-WIN - 11.08.2011
    John Terry believes that this season's race for the title could be the most competitive for many years...
  • CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: READY, STEADY CHELSEA TV EXCLUSIVE: READY, STEADY - 09.08.2011
    John Terry has given a positive report on the condition of the side after a month of preparations for the new season...
  • ON TOUR: TERRY'S BURNING DESIRE ON TOUR: TERRY'S BURNING DESIRE - 26.07.2011
    John Terry is using last season's disappointments to spur him on through pre-season as he aims to lead the side back to success in the 2011/12 season.
  • ON TOUR: TERRY - FINE MALAYSIAN MEMORIES ON TOUR: TERRY - FINE MALAYSIAN MEMORIES - 20.07.2011
    It is eight years since John Terry played at the Bukit Jalil Stadium, and the Chelsea captain is looking forward to appearing once more at Malaysia's premier football venue...
  • SKYSPORTS.COM APOLOGY TO JOHN TERRY SKYSPORTS.COM APOLOGY TO JOHN TERRY - 19.07.2011
    Skysports.com earlier today (Tuesday) ran an incorrect story about John Terry. That website has issued an apology...
  • ON TOUR: BLUES VISIT THE AFC ON TOUR: BLUES VISIT THE AFC - 19.07.2011
    John Terry and Josh McEachran were special guests at the Asian Football Confederation's headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.
  • JT'S ASIA TROPHY TRIUMPH JT'S ASIA TROPHY TRIUMPH - 19.06.2011
    He has lifted many trophies as Chelsea captain now, but John Terry still remembers his first time...
  • TERRY: ENGLAND READY TERRY: ENGLAND READY - 03.06.2011
    John Terry believes England's players are in prime condition for Saturday's qualifier against Switzerland at Wembley.
  • TERRY SIGNING SESSION THIS THURSDAY TERRY SIGNING SESSION THIS THURSDAY - 18.05.2011
    John Terry will take part in a Megastore signing session at Stamford Bridge between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Thursday.
  • JOHN TERRY - PART TWO JOHN TERRY - PART TWO - 06.05.2011
    Yesterday the captain began his reflection on the seasons that took him to the 500-appearances mark for Chelsea. Here the questioning concludes…
  • JOHN TERRY - PART TWO JOHN TERRY - PART TWO - 06.05.2011
    Yesterday the captain began his reflection on the seasons that took him to the 500-appearances mark for Chelsea. Here the questioning concludes…
  • THE THURSDAY INTERVIEW: JOHN TERRY THE THURSDAY INTERVIEW: JOHN TERRY - 05.05.2011
    A month ago it was Frank Lampard who answered questions looking back at his Chelsea career to mark 500 games for the club. Now having reached the same milestone it is time to find out the answers John Terry gives to those questions…
  • THE THURSDAY INTERVIEW: JOHN TERRY THE THURSDAY INTERVIEW: JOHN TERRY - 05.05.2011
    A month ago it was Frank Lampard who answered questions looking back at his Chelsea career to mark 500 games for the club. Now having reached the same milestone it is time to find out the answers John Terry gives to those questions…
  • REACTION: SOME DESERVED LUCK REACTION: SOME DESERVED LUCK - 02.05.2011
    Frank Lampard and John Terry both felt we deserved the three points against Tottenham on Saturday, and are primed for this weekend's showdown at Old Trafford.
  • IN DETAIL: THE TERRY 500 IN DETAIL: THE TERRY 500 - 02.05.2011
    To mark John Terry's 500 games, we present a breakdown of facts and figures on the player's career with the club.
  • JOHN TERRY: 500 GAMES GALLERY JOHN TERRY: 500 GAMES GALLERY - 01.05.2011
    John Terry played his 500th game in a Chelsea shirt on Saturday and to celebrate the landmark, the Official Chelsea Website has selected images from across our captain's time at the club.
  • TERRY: WE'VE SHOWN WE WANT TROPHIES TERRY: WE'VE SHOWN WE WANT TROPHIES - 17.03.2008
    John Terry, scorer of the only goal at Sunderland, felt Chelsea had worked hard to earn the win after a tough game against Roy Keane's side.
  • JOSE: NO DRAMA OVER TERRY DEAL JOSE: NO DRAMA OVER TERRY DEAL - 12.03.2007
    José Mourinho has reacted to newspaper stories over John Terry's contract negotiations with a simple sentiment - what's the hurry?
  • TERRY TRAINS TERRY TRAINS - 09.03.2007
    The Chelsea players returned to training on Thursday after one day's rest following the Champions League win and on the field with them was John Terry.
  • TERRY HAS SCAN TERRY HAS SCAN - 01.03.2007
    Chelsea Football Club can confirm that John Terry had a routine scan yesterday. We stress that the scan was entirely routine and normal procedure for an injury of this type and raised no cause for concern.
  • TERRY: GOOD TO BE BACK AT THE BACK TERRY: GOOD TO BE BACK AT THE BACK - 12.02.2007
    Overjoyed to be on the pitch and thankful to return to a side still in the championship race as it enters the home straight. Those were John Terry's emotions after the Middlesbrough game.
  • Name: John Terry
  • Nationality: English
  • Date of Birth: 07/12/1980
  • Height: 187 cm
  • Weight: 90.2 kg
  • Previous Clubs: Nottm Forest
  • Position: Defender

Chelsea career
Chelsea to the core and a true hero to the fans, John is the most successful captain in Chelsea history and in many eyes, he's the best central defender currently in action.

As brave as they come and a superb reader of the game, sound technique and distribution make him more than just a defenders' defender.

Born in east London, John has been with Chelsea since the age of 14 when he was initially a medium-build midfielder.

Filling in as youth team centre-back one day due to a lack of alternatives, he has never looked back, aided by a rapid growth in physical stature.

A short and successful loan spell at Nottingham Forest helped the maturing process and having taken on board lessons first hand from the likes of Marcel Desailly and Frank Leboeuf, he was voted Chelsea Player of the Year just two seasons after his debut.

He took the captaincy, having understudied Desailly, in 2004 and led the club to the elusive title in his very first year with the armband.

With the Carling Cup also lifted, John became one of only four Chelsea captains to skipper the club to major honours and he more than played his part on the pitch in 2004/05 with a succession of world-class displays and eight crucial goals.

He was voted PFA Player of the Year by his fellow professionals, the first Chelsea winner of the accolade.

John's incredible consistency continued in 2005/06 when injury in the final week robbed him of a full house of Premiership games as he lifted the trophy for a second time.

He scored seven times in all competitions and was voted Chelsea Player of the Year for a second time.

Although he already had well over 300 club appearances to his name, the 2006/07 season was interrupted by prolonged injury as a back problem and related difficulties took time to repair.

However he was back and fighting in plenty of time to become the first to lift the FA Cup at the new Wembley.

Injuries limited him to 37 appearances from a possible 62 in 2007/08. Knee, cheek, foot and elbow injuries all took their toll on the man then manager Avram Grant described as 'bionic', but he was still there barking orders in Moscow in our first Champions League final.

Charged with converting our fifth spot kick in the Luzhniki Stadium to bring the trophy back to London, he slipped on a sodden pitch and saw his effort hit the post.

Held in the highest regard by all at the club, JT bounced back quickly in 2008/09 to lead in new eras under Luiz Felipe Scolari and then Guus Hiddink, his form rarely deviating from outstanding.

A number of defensive performances stood out as the captain maintained his best run of games for some time, despite red cards against Manchester City (rescinded) and Everton.

His greatest hour of the campaign was the near faultless display in the Camp Nou, earning a 0-0 draw against a Barcelona team that had scored freely all season.

Though we were never in the league race after the beginning of February, John still got his hands on silverware as he captained an FA Cup-winning side for the second time.

In 2009/10 JT turned in another season of remarkable consistency in which he was rewarded by becoming the first Chelsea captain to lift the Double.

On the field, Terry did not miss a game through injury, and while others around him suffered with fitness - every other Chelsea defender had a prolonged absence at some point in the season - it was he who played out the entire campaign alongside either Ricardo Carvalho, Branislav Ivanovic or Alex.

Against Manchester United at home, the captain rose highest to head the game's only goal and when headlines about his personal life began to appear, his response was predictable, heading home a winner at Burnley to seize three points.

He was again on the scoresheet to see us into the FA Cup semi-finals. Having lifted his third Premier League trophy a week early, he did the same with the FA Cup after overcoming a metatarsal scare, and almost netted after heading against the crossbar.

His second season under Carlo Ancelotti saw Terry maintain his form when many around him lost theirs during a bad midwinter. Results especially suffered when the skipper was injured for a two-week spell in the November.

Although 2010/11 was a rare one without trophies for John, in the April at home to Spurs he reached a major personal landmark of 500 Chelsea games - only the fifth player to reach that total.

Terry's displays were characteristically solid despite a string of injuries in 2011/12, the most serious of which was a knee injury sustained in early January that kept him out for eight games, having played for most of the month while in pain. It was a remarkably speedy return after surgery in February though, that saw him back for the dramatic second-leg win over Napoli, in which he netted a crucial second.

It was his most prolific season in front of goal since the title-winning 2005-06 season and, whether alongside David Luiz, Gary Cahill or Ivanovic, the captain continued to stand out.

Terry suffered a major blow when he was ruled out of the Champions League Final against Bayern Munich after being dismissed in the semi-final second leg clash with Barcelona. However, he was allowed to lift the trophy alongside Frank Lampard and, after picking up the FA Cup only a matter of weeks earlier, it will go down as another memorable season for the skipper.

In October 2012, Terry was handed a four-match domestic suspension for an incident during a game against Queens Park Rangers almost exactly a year earlier. He was forced to sit out the league games against Tottenham, Manchester United and Swansea, as well as a Capital One Cup clash against United.

His first game back was the home match against Liverpool, and Terry was in involved in the thick of the action, almost from the kick-off. After 20 minutes he rose highest to meet a Juan Mata corner and head us into the lead, but shortly before the break he suffered a nasty injury to his knee following an accidental collision with Luis Suarez.

The injury kept Terry sidelined for two months, but after playing 45 minutes for our Under-21s in a 2-0 win against Fulham at Cobham, he made his first-team return as a late substitute in the 4-0 win at Stoke on 12 January.

Terry then played the full 90 minutes in the 2-2 FA Cup draw with Brentford a few weeks later, before another minor setback kept him sidelined once again. However, he returned to the side for the replay against Brentford and scored the final goal in a 4-0 win.

His goalscoring touch certainly hadn't eluded him, with goals in the games against Southampton and Steaua Bucharest shortly after, as well as a brace in the 3-0 win at Fulham in April.

Sadly for Terry, what had been a mixed campaign came to a premature end when he sustained an ankle injury in the away win at Aston Villa, ruling him out of the Europa League final.

However, after the Blues had beaten Benfica to win the competition, Terry joined Frank Lampard to hold the trophy aloft in Amsterdam.

During the current campaign Terry has produced a string of accomplished, impressive displays at the heart of the Chelsea defence, forming a formidable partnership alongside Gary Cahill.

He scored an important equaliser during our 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane early in the season and also netted a crucial goal in the 3-1 win against Southampton.

The skipper was an ever-present in the league campaign up until injury ruled him out of the games against Newcastle and West Brom in February.

International
John was handed his England debut in June 2003 against Serbia and Montenegro, and was first choice for his country at Euro 2004 and the 2006 World Cup, taking on the captaincy under Steve McClaren following that tournament.

Chelsea's first homegrown to be capped by England since Ray Wilkins in the mid 70s, Terry became our first England skipper of the professional age, although the armband was taken away by Fabio Capello in February 2010 following media stories about John's private life.

Having already lifted the FA Cup there for his club, John became the scorer of the first international goal at the new Wembley, heading home the opener in England's 1-1 draw with Brazil.

With injury having robbed him of the chance to repair England's faltering Euro 2008 qualifying campaign, he led his country to qualification for the South Africa World Cup in 2010, and played in all four of his country's games, supplying a rare memorable moment in that tournament when he attempted a diving horizontal block, with his head, a mere foot off the ground against Slovenia.

In March 2011 he was reappointed England captain on a full-time basis by Capello, but saw the armband removed once more a year later. He played every game in England's Euro 2012 campaign, impressing as one of the standout performers, but it proved to be his final tournament for the national team. 

Terry announced his retirement from international football on 23 September 2012.

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Defensive Stats

  • Goals Conceded/Game0.81
  • Shots on Target/Goals Conceded5.36
  • Clean Sheets/Game0.15

Attacking Stats

  • Goals34
  • Shots/Goals Ratio0.15
  • Shots on Target Ratio0.47

How Goals Scored

  • Left Foot3
  • Right Foot8
  • Headers21
  • Other0

Discipline

  • Red Cards4
  • Yellow Cards65
  • Fouls326
  • Fouls/Cards Ration0.21

Goals Times

How Goals Scored