The Blues suffered that fate last term, coming up short in the Premier League title race and the UEFA Champions League.
The current campaign has offered little to suggest a reversal in fortune has been ushered in, with the top-flight crown once again fading into the distance.
European glory and the FA Cup remain potential avenues to success, with club captain Terry desperate to get his hands on some silverware.
“The challenge is massive,” said the England skipper.
“We can’t take our focus off it for one minute. We have to win something this season.