John Terry given guard of honor, makes speech in Chelsea farewell tribute
LONDON (AP) – Chelsea players gathered to form a guard of honor as John Terry's final appearance at Stamford Bridge came to an unusual end on Sunday.
The club's captain and longest-serving player was substituted in the 26th minute–matching the shirt number he has worn throughout his 19-year professional career with Chelsea.
Terry was making his 717th appearance for Chelsea, playing Sunderland in the league.
It's not yet known whether Terry will retire at the end of this season or seek the first permanent transfer of his career.
While Terry's Premier League career with Chelsea is now over, he could still feature when Antonio Conte's title-winning side attempts to complete a domestic double in Saturday's FA Cup Final against Arsenal at Wembley.