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Terry, trophy and so much more

We collect together some of the images from a joyous and emotional afternoon at Stamford Bridge, and the words to the fans from John Terry...
 


After the players had lifted the trophy, it was time for Antonio Conte to get his hands on the Premier League silverware for the first time. 

A giant banner above the Shed End roof carried a message to the boss.

The players find their own way to thank Conte!

When it came to minutes played, Terry's final game for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge ended on the number that means so much - 26

John Terry was invited to take the microphone and address the crowd... 

'Firstly, just before I start, can I call someone up: Steve Holland,' he said.

'It's also Steve's last game today [at Stamford Bridge], and he's been different class, starting with the youth team, the youngsters, and into the first team. Last year he stepped up to the plate and pulled us through a difficult season.

'Today is without doubt one of the most difficult days of my life,' the skipper continued.

'I’ve been very fortunate to work with some unbelievable players and managers throughout my career, not only the ones that are here today. I’ve had some great occasions and won some great trophies, so thank you to every single one of you.

'We all have to thank this man as well, Mr Roman Abramovich. He is the best owner in world football, without a doubt. Yes, he’s put an awful lot of money into this football club but he cares. Right from the Under-8s, Under-9s and Under-10s this man cares and looks to improve year in and year out, to give us the best opportunity. Roman, on behalf of myself, the players and supporters, thank you very much.

'I’d like to thank my wife and our kids for supporting me on this amazing journey, thank you.

'Lastly you guys, the fans, the best supporters in the world without a shadow of a doubt. You’ve given me everything from the age of 17 when I first started out. You’ve picked me up when I was down and sung my name when I’ve had bad games and disappointed you as well.

'Thank you will never ever be enough, but I'll tell you what: I'll be back here one day. I'm going to be supporting the players and the club from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much, I love you all.

'Lastly, I'd like to thank this man [Antonio Conte]. Honestly, thank you so much.'

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