John Terry, shown playing for the English national team last year, is questionable to return for Chelsea this weekend. ((Jon Super/Associated Press))

A day after being kicked in the head, Chelsea captain John Terry can't remember the incident that knocked him unconscious during his team's 2-1 win over Arsenal in English soccer's League Cup final.

Terry was accidentally kicked in the head when Arsenal defender Abou Diaby tried to clear the ball from the 18-yard box during a goalmouth scramble in the 58th minute.

Diaby hit Terry in the head when the Chelsea defender dove head-first for the ball.

Terry was taken off the field on a stretcher and transported to the hospital, but recovered in time to rejoin his teammates at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff for the trophy presentation.

"I was just saying to the lads I don't remember," Terry told Chelsea TV on Monday.

"I remember walking out for the second half and nothing else until waking up in the ambulance on the way to the hospital."

It's still not known whether Terry will be ready to play in Saturday's Premiership clash with Portsmouth.

Terry has been hit by injury problems all season.

The English national team member recently recovered from back and calf muscle injuries that sidelined him for 13 games, and then suffered ankle ligament damage in Wednesday's 1-1 Champions League draw against FC Porto.

"I had the scan and they said it's OK," Terry said. "I'm still feeling a bit groggy, though."