Chelsea captain John Terry has admitted he was at fault for both ofEverton's goals in their 2-1 win at Goodison Park on Wednesday andapologised for failing to salute the travelling fans.
Terry was allowed to miss today's FA Cup fifth-round home tieagainst Cardiff, and has met up with his wife in Dubai following theallegations he had an affair with the former girlfriend of Englandcolleague Wayne Bridge.
But Terry, who was stripped of the England captaincy by FabioCapello last week, still managed to say sorry to Chelsea's fans for hismidweek mistakes.
He wrote in Chelsea's matchdayprogramme: 'We went to Everton and suffered a bad defeat. On a personalnote, both Everton goals were my fault. I'm big enough to takeresponsibility for that.
'Also I know no-one went over toour fans on the far side of the ground so, on behalf of everyone there,I apologise for that.
'From now on we'll make sure players come over to you, whatever the score. Once again we are really sorry.'
Terryallowed Everton striker Louis Saha to take advantage of his errors toscore twice and give the home side all three points.
The29-year-old defender also admits that Chelsea's away form needs toimprove if they are to win the title for the first time since 2006.
'At home we've been great but if we want to go on and win the league, our form away from Stamford Bridge needs to improve,' Terry said.
'Three or four times this year, when Manchester United have had tough games, we've failed to extend our lead at the top.
'There's another tough period coming up for both teams and Arsenal still haven't quite gone away. We are in the lead and we need to, and can, keep it that way.'
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