Football

Chelsea John Terry tries coaching at Premier League season launch

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Jose Mourniho was joined by John Terry at the official launch of the Premier League at a school in London yesterday, as the Chelsea captain tried his arm at coaching. 

Representatives from Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Swansea were also in attendance at Southfields Academy just days before the new season begins. 

Terry took time out of his preparations for friendly fixture against Fiorentina (in which Chelsea were defeated 1-0) to take part in some coaching with youngsters from a Chelsea led Premier League Kicks project.

BECOME A WRITER

Do you have what it takes? Sign up today and send over your 250 word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay3

Article continues below

The 34-year-old told Chelsea TV: "A lot is invested into the grass roots, as we’ve seen here today,  giving kids a great opportunity and a facility to practice and play on. This wasn’t around when I was growing up so they’ve got a great head start.

"There is great work being done behind the scenes by the foundation guys, not just at Chelsea but the other clubs as well. The kids are getting some great coaching, the coaches are well qualified and well educated, passing on their experience. It’s great to see the kids enjoying themselves."

Article continues below

Yesterday's defeat means that Chelsea have failed to win any of their five pre-season matches, however the side did record two penalty shoot-out wins, coming against Barcelona and PSG respectfully. After the match Mourninho was not concerned by this statistic and thanked their opposition for 'the good training session'.

Terry will lead his Chelsea side on Saturday against Swansea City, captained by Ashley Williams who was also in attendance at Wednesday's Premier League launch.

The Swans have confirmed on their official website that they are close to selling-out their away allocation for the fixture which is to be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Swansea City
Premier League
Chelsea
John Terry
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again