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Biding His Time

Yesterday, John Terry, once again, had to be content with a place on the bench.

Our club captain looed far from impressed with the situation but is experienced enough to know that some things, in this wonderful game of ours, don`t last forever.

Rumours of a spat with Rafa Benitez continue to circulate, although these have been vigorously denied, but Rafa does seem to be a bit on edge when asked why JT wasn`t in the line-up yesterday, commenting in the media,

"We have seven players on the bench - that`s the rule - and John Terry was one."

"He was not injured, he was training yesterday."

"He was not playing before as he was injured for 16 weeks. Now he is playing more."

But, returning to the noting lasts forever, there are strong indications, in one newspaper, this morning that Chelsea are keen to fast track JT into management, urging the experienced player to take his coaching badges as JT is seen, considering his leadership and motivational skills, to be a future Chelsea manager.

How would that grab you?

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Sunday March 3 2013
Time: 11:10AM


JT is a born leader,and its been confirmed by top managers he's played for. Ranieri,Mourinho,Scolari,Guus,Carlo,AVB,RDM have all testified to his leadership qualities on and off the pitch. With that said,being a manager takes a lot than just leadership,he has to be a good communicator,a great listener,adhere to rules,lead by example,show commitment,must be tactically aware of the game,keep himself up to date with new tactics and strategy all this and more are things we know JT can acquire so...YES,I believe he can become a top manager in the future. Playing under top managers as mentioned above must have improved his knowledge of management as well.
03/03/2013 12:22:00
Surely the way to go....i'l very much love to see him in our coaching ranks,graduating someday into the senior team. If only we had had that as our tradition,giving the experienced Chelsea legends managerial positions,we'd have been a much better and well organized side. Coaches like Clarke (who i thought should have inherited the hotseat post-Mou),Zola,Poyet, mention but a few,are choices that would easily have given us quality services. We should also look to engage most of them Cfc heroes into the club hierarchy.
03/03/2013 12:35:00
He still has 4-5 great years to offer to us.He's 32.
03/03/2013 12:38:00
Terry still has a lot to offer if he takes care of himself, he is a born leader and I am happy with his kind of person, he is the only chelsea player that have seen watching the youth and academy players just to inspire and urge them on, very down to earth and might make one helluva manager, but right now, I think he should take things easy when he is fit, there is no better top defender we have in our team
03/03/2013 12:58:00
This rotation policy what Tubby has sucks big time.
03/03/2013 15:28:00
J.T could be successful as a manager think he is one of those who could be a good man manager you only have to see how all the academy kids look up to him. The guy has a lot of passion and heart but sometimes players of his ilk don't always make the best managers like Roy Keane and Souness. Will he have the patience to manage those brilliant but maverick types. We will have to see.
03/03/2013 19:18:00
Terry is slow. He doesn't have 4-5 years with players with like Bale, Walcott etc around. He should do his coaching badges.
03/03/2013 20:22:00
terry profile is so bad.he cant be an example to others.u say 4 to 5 yrs with chelsea ,thats a joke bcoz he cant even complete training session .let him and other high earners go and our young players get chance.
03/03/2013 21:30:00
It once again shows the board lack of foresight hahahahaha. During his contract negotiation TJ asked for a clause for him to be CFC manager included in his contract after his playing days. Only time will tell.
jollyheart Torres
03/03/2013 21:41:00
As long as Roman owns Chelsea TERRY WILL NEVER BE CHELSEA MANAGER :) whoever thinks that's a possibility, I'm afraid, is wishful thinking
04/03/2013 06:31:00
And he has 1 year left in his contract (in the summer) I'd bet he'll be released Lamps-style....Any for takers??
04/03/2013 06:32:00
Mzee69 and MQ..You are not good enough to tie his shoe laces.Just feck off with your trolling.Yeah,dear troll.Bet that Terry will be offered a contract.You'll lose again.And stop betting with everyone.You have been losing since AVB was sacked.With you losing so much,you will get bankrupted along with your bank.What a bloody moron.
04/03/2013 06:51:00
A few days ago Ronaldinho described as his toughest opponent along with Maldini.
04/03/2013 06:53:00
If I recollect correctly, Mq doesn't pay out on lost bets. Avoid any bets with him.
04/03/2013 07:04:00
£100 bet with Desmond, who will confirm whether Mq paid out or not.
04/03/2013 07:06:00
....Mzee69 and MQ..You are not good enough to tie his shoe laces.Just feck off with your trolling.Yeah,dear troll.Bet that Terry will be offered a contract.You'll lose again.And stop betting with everyone.You have been losing since AVB was sacked.With you losing so much,you will get bankrupted along with your bank.What a bloody moron....well "technically" I got my money back after RDM was sacked before "November" just as I had predicted LoL
04/03/2013 07:29:00
As for me tying Terry's laces, why should I?? He doesn't have enough money to pay me to do that LoL
04/03/2013 07:30:00
Technically Mq, you welched on your bet which was months before Robbie leaving. So don't come on here asking for any takers of your bets.
04/03/2013 07:40:00
Since when did VC turn into a casino?
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