Date: 15th April 2008 at 10:35am
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Last week, Chelsea captain John Terry claimed Arsenal would come up short in the title race due to that lack of ‘an English spine’.

The blue’s centre back was ridiculed (on this site anyway) for his sweeping generalisation that English players seemed to offer more mental strength and ‘backbone’ to the sport based solely on the fact that they were born in England.

Well, last night, Chelsea and their English spine fell out of the title race a mere 24 hours after our own Premier League ambitions stuttered to a halt.

So not only were John Terry’s claims disproved by the England national team, Arsenal and Birmingham, but now the club he captains have proved just how wrong he is.

So …… how do you explain that one away Mr. Terry?