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Terry reveals how he helped stranded Chelsea fans

Chelsea captain John Terry has revealed how he helped some fans during their away trip to Olympiacos.

Olympiacos will be no pushovers as they demonstrated in Athens, but their lack of attacking ambition should see Chelsea overcome the Greeks to progress into the quarter-finals.

Terry is hoping the Stamford Bridge faithful will help them to make it another special European night.

In the first leg, although he did not play, Terry turned good Samaritan to help out some ticketless fans.

Terry explained: "What really stands out for me is the trip to Olympiacos.

"You realise how many went over, in their thousands and, as we were circling in the air because of the snow, we had to wait an hour and a half before we landed. There was talk of landing in Corfu and travelling to Athens from there.

"Sitting on the plane, it was disappointing for us, but my instant thought was that the fans have to go through the same thing. I saw them at the game, and managed to get a few tickets for some fans that had gone over without them on the off chance. They were at the hotel, tried their luck and fortunately I could help.

"There were about 50 fans, I only had three, but at least I could give them away. I just hope they enjoyed the game.

"Never do we take for granted what Chelsea fans do for us, whether it be at home or travelling away and around Europe. It's amazing the passion they show for the club, and we owe it to them."

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