Former England captain John Terry is returning to Cobham to take up a position as a coaching consultant at Chelsea’s Academy. As part of our youth development program, the Blues icon will work with our young players and coaching staff, passing on the tremendous expertise he has garnered over his 20-year playing career and recent stint as assistant coach at Aston Villa.
How old is John Terry?
John George Terry (born 7 December 1980) is an English professional football coach and former player who played as a centre-back for the Manchester United football club in the United Kingdom. Previously, he served as captain of Chelsea, the England national team, and Aston Villa, among other teams.
Why did John Terry get sent off?
- Terry was sent off for the first time in his Chelsea career on November 5, 2006, while playing against Tottenham Hotspur.
- The Blues were losing at White Hart Lane for the first time since 1987, and Terry was sent off for the first time in his Chelsea career.
- Terry was charged with misconduct by the Football Association after the match for raising concerns about the integrity of match referee Graham Poll.
Why was John Terry so good at Chelsea?
Chelsea manager José Mourinho appointed Terry as his club captain following Desailly’s retirement. This decision was vindicated throughout the 2004–05 season, as Chelsea won the Premier League title in record-breaking fashion, boasting the best defensive record in Football League history, with the most clean sheets and the most points amassed in a single season.
What happened to John Terry Aston Villa?
The club has announced that John Terry has resigned from his position as assistant manager of Aston Villa. The former England and Chelsea captain, who is 40 years old, joined Villa in the summer of 2017 from Chelsea.