John Terry

English association football player (born 1980)

John George Terry (born 7 December 1980) is a former English professional football player. Terry played as a defender and captained Chelsea in the English Premier League and the England national team.

John Terry
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Terry in 2009
Personal information
Full name John George Terry[1]
Date of birth (1980-12-07) 7 December 1980 (age 40)[2]
Place of birth Barking, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.87 m)[3]
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa (assistant head coach)
Youth career
Senrab
1991–1995 West Ham United
1995–1998 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2017 Chelsea 492 (41)
2000Nottingham Forest (loan) 6 (0)
2017–2018 Aston Villa 32 (1)
Total 530 (42)
National team
2000–2002 England U21 9 (1)
2003–2012 England 78 (6)
Teams managed
2018– Aston Villa (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Terry is known as one of the best defenders in the world. He was voted best defender in the UEFA Champions League in 2005. He was also the only English player to be named in the group of best players for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He wears the number 26 shirt for Chelsea and the number 6 shirt for England. Terry missed the penalty which could have won the Champions League 2008. He slipped when he was taking the penalty, giving Manchester United the title.

CareerEdit

Terry was a Chelsea Youth player. Before he became a defender he was a midfielder in 1992. To help Terry get some first team experience he was loaned out to Nottingham Forest in 2000 until 2002, when he came back to Chelsea.

Personal lifeEdit

Terry is married to his childhood sweetheart Toni Poole, who supported him financially when he was a Chelsea F.C trainee. They married on 15 June 2007, in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. They have twins, Georgie and Summer, born in 2006.[4]

Club career statisticsEdit

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1998/99 Chelsea Premier League 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
1999/00 4 0 4 1 1 0 - 9 1
1999/00 Nottingham Forest First Division 6 0 - - - 6 0
2000/01 Chelsea Premier League 22 1 3 0 1 0 - 26 1
2001/02 33 1 5 2 5 0 4 1 47 4
2002/03 20 3 5 2 3 0 1 1 29 6
2003/04 33 2 3 1 2 0 13 0 51 3
2004/05 36 3 1 1 5 0 11 4 53 8
2005/06 36 4 4 2 1 1 8 0 49 7
2006/07 28 1 4 0 2 0 10 0 46 1
2007/08 23 1 2 0 2 0 10 0 37 1
2008/09 34 1 2 0 1 0 11 2 48 3
2009/10
Country England 277 17 36 9 24 1 69 8 406 35
Total 277 17 36 9 24 1 69 8 406 35

International career statisticsEdit

[5]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
2003 6 0
2004 9 0
2005 6 0
2006 14 2
2007 7 1
2008 6 2
2009 10 1
2010
Total 58 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 328. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0.
  2. "John Terry". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  3. "J. Terry: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  4. John Terry and Toni Poole become man and wife tomorrow
  5. National football teams