John Terry expresses pride after 500th Chelsea appearance

03 May 2011 12:57
Chelsea captain John Terry has revealed his pride at making his 500th appearance for the Blues against Tottenham at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The 2-1 win moved Carlo Ancelotti's men firmly back into contention for the title ahead of this Sunday's crunch meeting at Old Trafford with Barcalys Premier League leaders Manchester United, who Chelsea trail by three points.

True blue: John Terry expressed is pride after reaching a landmark 500th appearance

And terry, who will be hoping to lead his team-mates to back-to-back titles for the second time in his career, said: 'Looking back, when I was 18, on 30-odd games, I could never have predicted where I am today.

'I'm delighted to hit 500. I'm very proud. I've got a great rapport with the fans and I want many, many more games. I've got three years left on my contract and that's what I intend to do.'

The England skipper also looked back at the best and worst moments of his career at the club.

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'My top moment would have to be the Barcelona game when we beat them here and I scored the winner. The low-point is obviously the Champions League final, missing the penalty.

'But throughout my career I've been the most successful captain in Chelsea's history and that means a lot to me and it's something I'll always take with me.'

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