Terry makes return in Chelsea Under-21 game
Published on Jan 11, 2013 8:08 AM
LONDON (REUTERS) - Chelsea's former England captain John Terry, out for two months with a knee injury, took his first major step towards a first team comeback by playing 45 minutes for the club's Under-21 team on Thursday.
The 32-year-old central defender was watched by Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez when he featured as an over-age player in a 2-0 victory over neighbours Fulham.
"John inspires all of the players," Chelsea's Under-21 manager Dermot Drummy told the club website (www.chelseafc.com).
"He leads by example but the most important thing from the club's point of view is that he looked in good shape."
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