John Terry

Born Dec 7, 1980

John George Terry is an English professional footballer. Terry plays in a centre back position and is the captain of Chelsea in the Premier League. He was also captain of the England national football team, holding the post from August 2006 to February 2010, and from March 2011 to February 2012. His Chelsea F.C. profile describes him as "a superb reader of the game, sound technique and distribution make him more than just a defenders' defender.… Read More

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  • Chelsea's Conte Laughs Off Sacking Rumors, Says Terry Fit
    Yahoo News - 13 days ago
  • John Terry Tells England Fans To 'respect' Wayne Rooney In Instagram Rant
    Yahoo News - Oct 11, 2016
  • Fabio Capello (2008 2012)
    Yahoo News - Sep 28, 2016
  • Allardyce Open To Talks With Terry Over England Return
    Yahoo News - Aug 24, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John Terry.


1980 Birth Born on December 7, 1980.
1991 10 Years Old As a boy, he initially was part of West Ham United's youth system, joining them as a midfielder in 1991. … Read More


1998 17 Years Old Terry made his Chelsea debut on 28 October 1998 as a late substitute in a League Cup tie with Aston Villa; his first start came later that season in an FA Cup third round match, a 2–0 win over Oldham Athletic.
2000 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent a brief period on loan with Nottingham Forest in 2000 to build up his first team experience and was the subject of interest from both Forest manager David Platt and Huddersfield Town manager Steve Bruce. … Read More


2001 20 Years Old 1 More Event
He continued his progress during 2001–02, becoming a regular in the defence alongside club captain and French international Marcel Desailly.
2003 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2003–04 season, his performances led to him being handed the captain's armband by manager Claudio Ranieri when Desailly was out of the team. … Read More
2004 - 2005 2 More Events
In a match on 14 October 2006 against Reading, Terry had to take over in goal for Chelsea in the final minutes of the match after goalkeepers Petr Čech and Carlo Cudicini were injured and Chelsea had no substitutes remaining. … Read More
He made his return against Charlton Athletic on 3 February 2007. … Read More
He was expected to be out for at least three months but made a speedy recovery and managed to captain Chelsea to the 2008 League Cup final against Tottenham, which Chelsea lost 2–1.
In July 2009, Manchester City made a third bid for Terry, but Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted Terry would remain at Chelsea. … Read More
In January 2010, a super-injunction was imposed by a High Court judge preventing the media from reporting allegations that Terry had had a four-month affair in late 2009 with Vanessa Perroncel, the former girlfriend of Wayne Bridge, his former Chelsea and England teammate. … Read More


Terry was the world's third best passer in 2011 for players with over 1000 passes, with a 91.6% pass accuracy rate. … Read More
On 3 February 2012, with Terry due to stand trial due to allegations that Terry had racially abused QPR's Anton Ferdinand, the FA stripped Terry of the England captaincy for the second time. … Read More
2013 - 2015 6 More Events
On 15 January 2016, Terry scored an own goal in the 50th minute as well as his first goal of the season in the 98th minute, earning a 3–3 draw against Everton.
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