2011–12 Chelsea F.C. season

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Chelsea
2011–12 season
Chairman Bruce Buck
Manager André Villas-Boas
(until 4 March 2012)
Roberto Di Matteo
(caretaker manager)
Owner Roman Abramovich
Stadium Stamford Bridge
Premier League 6th
FA Cup Winners
League Cup Quarter-finals
UEFA Champions League Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Frank Lampard
Daniel Sturridge (11)
All:
Frank Lampard (16)
Highest home attendance 41,830 vs Tottenham Hotspur (24 March 2012)
Lowest home attendance 33,820 vs Bayer Leverkusen (13 September 2011)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 season was Chelsea Football Club's 98th competitive season, 22nd consecutive season in the top flight of English football (20th in the Premier League), and 106th year in existence as a football club. While their sixth place in the league was their lowest domestic finish since 2001–02, they completed a cup double by winning their seventh FA Cup and their first UEFA Champions League.

Key dates[edit]

  • 22 June 2011: André Villas-Boas is appointed as the new manager on a three-year contract, with immediate effect.[1][2]
  • 7 July 2011: Villas-Boas and the rest of the first team squad have their first training of the season together.[3]
  • 13 July 2011: Chelsea win their first friendly match against Wycombe Wanderers.
  • 26 July 2011: Chelsea confirm Thibaut Courtois, a Belgian goalkeeper, as Villas-Boas' first signing. He is immediately loaned out to Atlético Madrid of La Liga.[4]
  • 14 August 2011: Chelsea draw first match of the Premier League season away to Stoke City. It finishes 0–0 on Villas-Boas's debut as Chelsea manager.
  • 20 August 2011: Villas-Boas wins his first competitive match as a Chelsea manager after Chelsea defeat West Bromwich Albion 2–1 at Stamford Bridge.
  • 22 August 2011: Chelsea and Valencia agree a deal for Juan Mata, who signs for Chelsea for a fee rumoured to be £23.5 million.[5]
  • 27 August 2011: Juan Mata scores on his debut match in a 3–1 home victory against Norwich City.
  • 27 August 2011: Chelsea and Guadalajara agree a deal for Ulises Dávila. He joins Chelsea on a five-year contract.[6]
  • 31 August 2011: The transfer deadline day sees Raul Meireles join from Liverpool, whilst Yossi Benayoun and Patrick van Aanholt depart on seasonal loan deals. France Under-20 international Gaël Kakuta joins Bolton Wanderers on loan until 1 January 2012.
  • 18 September 2011: Chelsea suffer their first defeat of the season, losing 1–3 to Manchester United at Old Trafford. Fernando Torres scored Chelsea's goal.
  • 29 November 2011: Liverpool knock Chelsea out of the League Cup at the Quarter Final stage, winning 2–0 at Stamford Bridge. The loss is Chelsea's third in four games, and sixth of the season overall.
  • 3 December 2011: Manager André Villas-Boas confirms that Nicolas Anelka and Alex have been transfer listed, and banned from training with the first team, after handing in transfer requests to the club. Both will be allowed to resume full training if the transfer does not happen in the January transfer window. The announcement is made after the away match against Newcastle United, which Chelsea win 3–0.
  • 6 December 2011: Chelsea win their final Champions League group game against Valencia 3–0 to secure progress to the knockout stages. Racing Genk's 1–1 draw against Bayer Leverkusen means that Chelsea top Group E.
  • 12 December 2011: Chelsea become the first team in the 2011–12 edition of the Premier League to defeat leaders Manchester City. Chelsea come from behind in a fiery encounter by goals from Raul Meireles and a late penalty by Frank Lampard to turn the deficit into a victory.
  • 4 March 2012: Villas-Boas is sacked and removed of his duties by the director's board following a 0–1 defeat against West Bromwich Albion.[7] Italian first team assistant manager Roberto Di Matteo Is officially appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the season.
  • 14 March 2012: Chelsea win their second match in the round of 16 of the UEFA champions league against Napoli with a 5–4 aggregate victory. Branislav Ivanović scores the winner in extra time to secure a spot in the quarter-finals. Following defeat of Arsenal by Milan and defeats of the Manchester clubs in their respective Europa League ties, Chelsea becomes the only remaining English representative in all European competitions.
  • 18 March 2012: Chelsea progress to the FA Cup semi-finals for a fifth time in seven years after beating Leicester City 5–2 at Stamford Bridge. Fernando Torres was the man of the match with two goals and two assists.
  • 4 April 2012: Chelsea progress to the Champions League semi-finals for the sixth time in the past nine seasons after beating Benfica 3–1 on aggregate.
  • 15 April 2012: Chelsea progress to the FA Cup final for the third time in four seasons, courtesy of a 5–1 win against Tottenham Hotspur. Controversy over Chelsea's second goal by Juan Mata adds to calls for goal-line technology.
  • 24 April 2012: Chelsea progress to the Champions League final in spectacular fashion, drawing 2–2 with Barcelona at Camp Nou despite playing with ten men for more than two thirds of the game. Chelsea win 3–2 on aggregate.
  • 28 April 2012: Chelsea agree personal terms with Werder Bremen's Marko Marin. He is set to join in the summer.[8]
  • 5 May 2012: Chelsea win the FA Cup for the 7th time after beating Liverpool 2–1 in the Final. Didier Drogba scores in his 4th FA Cup Final – a new record.
  • 19 May 2012: Chelsea win their first Champions League title, defeating Bayern Munich on penalties after a 1–1 draw in the Final. In doing so, Chelsea becomes the 22nd club to win the European Cup, the 5th English team and the 1st team from London to win the trophy.

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Portugal André Villas-Boas
(until 4 March 2012)
Caretaker manager Italy Roberto Di Matteo
(from 4 March 2012)
Assistant manager England Steve Holland
Italy Roberto Di Matteo
(until 4 March 2012)
England Eddie Newton
(from 5 March 2012)
Technical Director Nigeria Michael Emenalo
Goalkeeper Coach France Christophe Lollichon
First Team Fitness Coach Portugal Jose Mario Rocha
(until 4 March 2012)
Assistant First Team Fitness Coach England Chris Jones
Head Opposition Scout Portugal Daniel Sousa
(until 4 March 2012)
Senior Opposition Scout England Mick McGiven
Medical Director Spain Paco Biosca
First team doctor Gibraltar Eva Carneiro
Reserve Team Manager England Dermot Drummy
Youth Team Manager England Adrian Viveash
Academy Manager England Neil Bath
Match Analyst England James Melbourne

Other information[edit]

Owner Russia Roman Abramovich
Chairman United States Bruce Buck
Chief Executive England Ron Gourlay
Director Ukraine Eugene Tenenbaum
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Stamford Bridge (41,837 / 103x67 metres)
Training ground Cobham Training Centre

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Adidas / Sponsor: Samsung

Home
Home alt.
Away
Third
Goalkeeper 1
Goalkeeper alt
Goalkeeper 2
Goalkeeper 3

Kit information[edit]

The new home kit was launched in April 2011 and featured a very broad horizontal shadow design, inspired by the kits in 1980s. The other unique feature was that the trimmings had a white block on them, so they were blue for the first time in the history of the club on the home kit. The away kit was unsurprisingly black and featured a 'fresh splash' turquoise squares on the upper chest, giving it a very unique design. The new third shirt was white with an indigo and yellow block on the upper chest. The new goalkeeper kit turned out to be white with maroon trimmings and socks, while the macaw/black and navy/fluo green goalkeeper outfits from the previous seasons were retained, should they be needed.

Squads[edit]

First team squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Petr Čech Czech Republic GK (1982-05-20)20 May 1982 (aged 30) France Rennes
22 Ross Turnbull England GK (1985-01-04)4 January 1985 (aged 27) England Middlesbrough
40 Henrique Hilário Portugal GK (1975-10-21)21 October 1975 (aged 36) Portugal Nacional
Defenders
2 Branislav Ivanović Serbia RB / CB (1984-02-22)22 February 1984 (aged 28) Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
3 Ashley Cole England LB (1980-12-20)20 December 1980 (aged 31) England Arsenal
4 David Luiz Brazil CB (1987-04-22)22 April 1987 (aged 25) Portugal Benfica
17 José Bosingwa Portugal RB / LB (1982-08-24)24 August 1982 (aged 29) Portugal Porto
19 Paulo Ferreira Portugal RB / LB (1979-01-18)18 January 1979 (aged 33) Portugal Porto
24 Gary Cahill England CB (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 26) England Bolton Wanderers
26 John Terry (C) England CB (1980-12-07)7 December 1980 (aged 31) England Chelsea Academy
27 Sam Hutchinson England RB / CB (1989-08-03)3 August 1989 (aged 22) England Chelsea Academy
34 Ryan Bertrand England LB (1989-08-05)5 August 1989 (aged 22) England Chelsea Academy
Midfielders
5 Michael Essien Ghana CM / DM (1982-12-03)3 December 1982 (aged 29) France Lyon
6 Oriol Romeu Spain DM / CM (1991-09-24)24 September 1991 (aged 20) Spain Barcelona
7 Ramires Brazil CM / RM (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 25) Portugal Benfica
8 Frank Lampard (VC) England CM (1978-06-20)20 June 1978 (aged 33) England West Ham United
10 Juan Mata Spain LW / RW / AM (1988-04-23)23 April 1988 (aged 24) Spain Valencia
12 John Obi Mikel Nigeria DM / CM (1987-04-22)22 April 1987 (aged 25) Norway Lyn Oslo
15 Florent Malouda France LW / CM (1980-06-13)13 June 1980 (aged 31) France Lyon
16 Raul Meireles Portugal CM / DM (1983-03-17)17 March 1983 (aged 29) England Liverpool
20 Josh McEachran England CM (1993-03-01)1 March 1993 (aged 19) England Chelsea Academy
Forwards
9 Fernando Torres Spain ST (1984-03-20)20 March 1984 (aged 28) England Liverpool
11 Didier Drogba Ivory Coast ST (1978-03-11)11 March 1978 (aged 34) France Marseille
18 Romelu Lukaku Belgium ST (1993-05-13)13 May 1993 (aged 19) Belgium Anderlecht
21 Salomon Kalou Ivory Coast RW / LW / ST (1985-08-05)5 August 1985 (aged 26) Netherlands Feyenoord
23 Daniel Sturridge England RW / LW / ST (1989-09-01)1 September 1989 (aged 22) England Manchester City

Premier League squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech
2 Serbia DF Branislav Ivanović
3 England DF Ashley Cole HG
4 Brazil DF David Luiz
5 Ghana MF Michael Essien
6 Spain MF Oriol Romeu U21
7 Brazil MF Ramires
8 England MF Frank Lampard HG
9 Spain FW Fernando Torres
10 Spain MF Juan Mata
11 Ivory Coast FW Didier Drogba
12 Nigeria MF John Obi Mikel
15 France MF Florent Malouda
16 Portugal MF Raul Meireles
17 Portugal DF José Bosingwa
No. Position Player
18 Belgium FW Romelu Lukaku U21
19 Portugal DF Paulo Ferreira
20 England MF Josh McEachran U21
21 Ivory Coast FW Salomon Kalou
22 England GK Ross Turnbull HG
23 England FW Daniel Sturridge HG
24 England DF Gary Cahill HG
26 England DF John Terry HG (Captain)
27 England DF Sam Hutchinson HG
34 England DF Ryan Bertrand HG
35 Brazil MF Lucas Piazón U21
40 Portugal GK Henrique Hilário
45 England DF Nathaniel Chalobah U21
46 England GK Jamal Blackman U21
  • HG = Home Grown Player
  • U21 = Under 21 Player

Source: 2011–12 Premier League squad

Reserve team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
27 England DF Sam Hutchinson
35 Brazil MF Lucas Piazón
45 England DF Nathaniel Chalobah
47 England DF Billy Clifford
48 Republic of Ireland MF Conor Clifford
49 England DF Aziz Deen-Conteh
No. Position Player
51 England DF Rohan Ince
53 Sweden FW Marko Mitrović
54 England DF Todd Kane
56 England MF George Saville
58 Ghana DF Daniel Pappoe
England FW Adam Phillip

UEFA Champions League squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech
2 Serbia DF Branislav Ivanović
3 England DF Ashley Cole HG1
4 Brazil DF David Luiz
5 Ghana MF Michael Essien
6 Spain MF Oriol Romeu
7 Brazil MF Ramires
8 England MF Frank Lampard HG1 (Vice-Captain)
9 Spain FW Fernando Torres
10 Spain MF Juan Mata
11 Ivory Coast FW Didier Drogba
12 Nigeria MF John Obi Mikel
15 France MF Florent Malouda
16 Portugal MF Raul Meireles
17 Portugal DF José Bosingwa
19 Portugal DF Paulo Ferreira
20 England MF Josh McEachran B
21 Ivory Coast FW Salomon Kalou
22 England GK Ross Turnbull HG1
No. Position Player
23 England FW Daniel Sturridge HG1
24 England DF Gary Cahill HG1
26 England DF John Terry HG2 (Captain)
34 England DF Ryan Bertrand HG2
40 Portugal GK Henrique Hilário
45 England DF Nathaniel Chalobah B
46 England GK Jamal Blackman B
47 England DF Billy Clifford B
48 Republic of Ireland MF Conor Clifford B
49 England DF Aziz Deen-Conteh B
51 England DF Rohan Ince B
53 Sweden MF Marko Mitrović B
54 England DF Todd Kane B
55 England MF James Ashton B
56 England MF George Saville B
57 England DF Archange Nkumu B
58 Ghana DF Daniel Pappoe B
60 Wales GK Rhys Taylor B
  • B = List B Player
  • HG1 = Association-trained player
  • HG2 = Club-trained player

Source: 2011–12 UEFA Champions League squad

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Summer[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred From Fee Date Source
GK Belgium Thibaut Courtois Belgium Racing Genk 9 million 26 July 2011 [9][10]
6 MF Spain Oriol Romeu Spain Barcelona €5 million 4 August 2011 [11][12]
18 FW Belgium Romelu Lukaku Belgium Anderlecht €12 million 18 August 2011 [13][14]
10 MF Spain Juan Mata Spain Valencia £23.5 million 22 August 2011 [15][16]
MF Mexico Ulises Dávila Mexico Guadalajara £1.75 million 27 August 2011 [6][17]
16 MF Portugal Raul Meireles England Liverpool £12 million 31 August 2011 [18][19]

Winter[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred From Fee Date Source
27 DF England Sam Hutchinson Comeback Free transfer 1 December 2011 [20][21]
DF Nigeria Kenneth Omeruo Belgium Standard Liège Undisclosed 6 January 2012 [22]
24 DF England Gary Cahill England Bolton Wanderers £7 million 16 January 2012 [23][24]
35 MF Brazil Lucas Piazón Brazil São Paulo 7.5 million 20 January 2012 [25][26]
FW England Patrick Bamford England Nottingham Forest £1 million 31 January 2012 [27][28]
MF Belgium Kevin De Bruyne Belgium Racing Genk £6.7 million 31 January 2012 [29][30]

Out[edit]

Summer[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
FW England Bobby Devyne Free agent Released 30 June 2011 [31][32]
45 FW Italy Fabio Borini Italy Parma 360,000 1 July 2011 [33]
42 DF England Michael Mancienne Germany Hamburger SV £3 million 1 July 2011 [34][35]
24 MF Serbia Nemanja Matić Portugal Benfica Free transfer* 1 July 2011 [36]
60 MF England Danny Philliskirk England Sheffield United Free transfer 1 July 2011 [37]
MF Republic of Ireland Anton Rodgers England Brighton & Hove Albion Free transfer 1 July 2011 [31][32]
55 MF Italy Jacopo Sala Germany Hamburger SV €100,000 1 July 2011 [38]
DF England Ben Sampayo England Brighton & Hove Albion Free transfer 1 July 2011 [31][32]
61 GK Czech Republic Jan Šebek Czech Republic Baumit Jablonec Free transfer 1 July 2011 [39][40]
63 MF Turkey Gökhan Töre Germany Hamburger SV €1.3 million 1 July 2011 [41][42]
59 MF England Michael Woods England Yeovil Town Free transfer 1 July 2011 [39]
MF England Jack Cork England Southampton £750,000 7 July 2011 [43][44]
18 MF Russia Yuri Zhirkov Russia Anzhi Makhachkala €15 million 6 August 2011 [45][46]
DF Serbia Slobodan Rajković Germany Hamburger SV £1.75 million 24 August 2011 [47][48]

Winter[edit]

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date Source
MF Portugal Mesca England Fulham Free transfer 20 September 2011 [49][50]
39 FW France Nicolas Anelka China Shanghai Shenhua Undisclosed 1 January 2012 [51][52]
DF Northern Ireland Carl Magnay England Gateshead Free transfer 1 January 2012 [53]
33 DF Brazil Alex France Paris Saint-Germain £4.2 million 27 January 2012 [54][55]
50 MF Portugal Kaby Cyprus AEL Limassol Free transfer 27 January 2012 [56]
59 FW Austria Philipp Prosenik Italy Milan Undisclosed 31 January 2012 [57]
52 MF England Jacob Mellis England Barnsley Free transfer 20 March 2012 [58]

Loan out[edit]

No. Pos Player Loaned To Start End Loan Fee Source
43 DF Netherlands Jeffrey Bruma Germany Hamburger SV 1 July 2011 30 June 2012 500,000 [59]
54 GK England Sam Walker England Northampton Town 11 July 2011 23 December 2011 Free [60][61]
GK Belgium Thibaut Courtois Spain Atlético Madrid 26 July 2011 30 June 2012 Free [4]
DF England Ben Gordon England Peterborough United 17 August 2011 24 September 2011 Free [62][63]
64 FW Slovakia Milan Lalkovič England Doncaster Rovers 18 August 2011 15 October 2011 Free [64][65]
DF Czech Republic Tomáš Kalas Netherlands Vitesse 22 August 2011 30 June 2012 Free [66]
FW Mexico Ulises Dávila Netherlands Vitesse 30 August 2011 30 June 2012 Free [67]
30 MF Israel Yossi Benayoun England Arsenal 31 August 2011 31 May 2012 Free [68]
44 FW France Gaël Kakuta England Bolton Wanderers 31 August 2011 1 January 2012 Free [69]
38 DF Netherlands Patrick van Aanholt England Wigan Athletic 31 August 2011 6 January 2012 Free [70][71]
GK Croatia Matej Delač Czech Republic České Budějovice 13 September 2011 30 June 2012 Free [72]
48 MF Republic of Ireland Conor Clifford England Yeovil Town 4 November 2011 3 January 2012 Free [73][74]
60 GK Wales Rhys Taylor England Rotherham United 2 January 2012 5 May 2012 Free [56][75]
DF Nigeria Kenneth Omeruo Netherlands ADO Den Haag 7 January 2012 30 June 2013 Free [22]
DF England Ben Gordon Scotland Kilmarnock 11 January 2012 31 May 2012 Free [76]
44 FW France Gaël Kakuta France Dijon 11 January 2012 30 June 2012 Free [77]
20 MF England Josh McEachran Wales Swansea City 15 January 2012 31 May 2012 Free [78]
38 DF Netherlands Patrick van Aanholt Netherlands Vitesse 16 January 2012 30 June 2012 Free [79]
GK England Sam Walker England Yeovil Town 19 January 2012 31 May 2012 Free [80]
MF Belgium Kevin De Bruyne Belgium Racing Genk 31 January 2012 30 June 2012 Free [29]
64 FW Slovakia Milan Lalkovič Netherlands ADO Den Haag 31 January 2012 11 April 2012 Free [81][82]

Overall transfer activity[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 6 14 August 2011 13 May 2012
UEFA Champions League Group stage Winners 13 September 2011 19 May 2012
Football League Cup 3rd round Quarterfinal 21 September 2011 29 November 2011
FA Cup 3rd round Winners 8 January 2012 5 May 2012

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

Barclays Asia Trophy[edit]

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 20 9 9 66 41 +25 69 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Group stage
5 Newcastle United 38 19 8 11 56 51 +5 65 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
6 Chelsea 38 18 10 10 65 46 +19 64 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Group stage 2
7 Everton 38 15 11 12 50 40 +10 56
8 Liverpool 38 14 10 14 47 40 +7 52 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 1

1Liverpool won the 2011–12 Football League Cup and qualified for the third qualifying round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League.
2Chelsea won the 2011–12 Champions League and qualified for the group stage of the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League; assigning Tottenham to the Europa League.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 18 10 10 65 46 +19 64 12 3 4 41 24 +17 6 7 6 24 22 +2

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground A H H A A H A H A H A H H A H A A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A A H H A H
Result D W W W L W W W L L W L W W W D D D L W W D D D L W L W L D W W D D W L L W
Position 11 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6

Matches[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group E
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
England Chelsea 6 3 2 1 13 4 +9 11
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 10
Spain Valencia 6 2 2 2 12 7 +5 8
Belgium Genk 6 0 3 3 2 16 −14 3

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 16[edit]
Quarter-finals[edit]
Semi-finals[edit]
Final[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 FA Cup

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of end of season[90]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech 56 0 34 0 7 0 1+1 0 13 0
2 Serbia DF Branislav Ivanović 45 5 26+3 3 5 0 1 0 10 2
3 England DF Ashley Cole 48 0 31+1 0 4 0 0 0 11+1 0
4 Brazil DF David Luiz 40 3 18+2 2 5+1 0 3 0 11 1
5 Ghana MF Michael Essien 19 0 10+4 0 0+3 0 0 0 1+1 0
6 Spain MF Oriol Romeu 24 0 11+5 0 0+2 0 3 0 3 0
7 Brazil MF Ramires 47 12 28+2 5 6 4 0+1 0 10 3
8 England MF Frank Lampard 49 16 26+4 11 3+2 2 1+1 0 8+4 3
9 Spain FW Fernando Torres 49 11 20+12 6 5+1 2 1 0 6+4 3
10 Spain MF Juan Mata 54 12 29+5 6 7 4 0+1 0 11+1 2
11 Ivory Coast FW Didier Drogba 35 13 16+8 5 2+1 2 0 0 7+1 6
12 Nigeria MF Mikel John Obi 37 0 15+7 0 5 0 0+1 0 7+2 0
15 France MF Florent Malouda 43 3 11+15 2 2+3 1 3 0 5+4 0
16 Portugal MF Raul Meireles 45 6 23+5 2 5+1 2 0 0 9+2 2
17 Portugal DF José Bosingwa 43 1 24+3 1 4 0 1 0 7+4 0
18 Belgium FW Romelu Lukaku 12 0 1+7 0 0+1 0 3 0 0 0
19 Portugal DF Paulo Ferreira 9 0 3+3 0 0 0 1 0 1+1 0
21 Ivory Coast FW Salomon Kalou 26 5 7+5 1 4+1 1 2 1 3+4 2
22 England GK Ross Turnbull 5 0 2 0 0 0 2+1 0 0 0
23 England FW Daniel Sturridge 43 13 28+2 11 3+1 1 1+1 1 5+2 0
24 England DF Gary Cahill 19 2 9+1 1 3+1 1 0 0 4+1 0
26 England DF John Terry 44 7 31 6 4 0 0+1 0 8 1
27 England DF Sam Hutchinson 2 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 England DF Ryan Bertrand 15 0 6+1 0 3+1 0 3 0 1 0
35 Brazil MF Lucas Piazón 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Portugal GK Henrique Hilário 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 England DF Nathaniel Chalobah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who spent the season/part of the season out on loan, or left the club in January transfer window
20 England MF Josh McEachran 5 0 0+2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
30 Israel MF Yossi Benayoun 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Brazil DF Alex 9 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0+3 0
39 France FW Nicolas Anelka 15 1 3+6 1 0 0 1+1 0 2+2 0

Goalscorers[edit]

As of end of season.[90]

Ran No. Pos Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League Total
1 8 MF England Frank Lampard 11 2 0 3 16
2 11 FW Ivory Coast Didier Drogba 5 2 0 6 13
23 FW England Daniel Sturridge 11 1 1 0 13
4 7 MF Brazil Ramires 5 4 0 3 12
10 MF Spain Juan Mata 6 4 0 2 12
6 9 FW Spain Fernando Torres 6 2 0 3 11
7 26 DF England John Terry 6 0 0 1 7
8 16 MF Portugal Raul Meireles 2 2 2 6
9 2 DF Serbia Branislav Ivanović 3 0 0 2 5
21 FW Ivory Coast Salomon Kalou 1 1 1 2 5
11 4 DF Brazil David Luiz 2 0 0 1 3
15 MF France Florent Malouda 2 1 0 0 3
13 24 DF England Gary Cahill 1 1 0 2
14 17 DF Portugal José Bosingwa 1 0 0 0 1
39 FW France Nicolas Anelka 1 0 0 1
Own Goals 2 0 0 0 2
TOTALS 65 20 2 25 112

Clean sheets[edit]

As of end of season.[90]

R No. Pos Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Champions League Total
1 1 GK Czech Republic Petr Čech 10 3 1 5 19
2 22 GK England Ross Turnbull 0 0 0+1 0 1
TOTALS 10 3 1 5 19

Disciplinary record[edit]

As of end of season.[90]

Rnk Pos. No. Player PL FA Cup League Cup CL Total (FA Total)
Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card
1 DF 3 England Ashley Cole 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 11 (8) 1 (1) 0
2 MF 16 Portugal Raul Meireles 8 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 14 (9) 0 0
3 DF 26 England John Terry 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 (9) 0 1 (0)
4 DF 4 Brazil David Luiz 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 10 (7) 0 0
5 DF 2 Serbia Branislav Ivanović 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 (6) 0 0
MF 12 Nigeria John Obi Mikel 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 9 (7) 0 0
7 FW 9 Spain Fernando Torres 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 (5) 0 1 (1)
8 MF 7 Brazil Ramires 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 8 (5) 0 0
MF 8 England Frank Lampard 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 (6) 0 0
10 DF 17 Portugal José Bosingwa 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 (5) 0 1 (1)
11 MF 15 France Florent Malouda 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 (5) 0 0
12 FW 11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 (2) 0 1 (1)
13 MF 6 Spain Oriol Romeu 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 (3) 0 0
DF 24 England Gary Cahill 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 (3) 0 0
15 DF 33 Brazil Alex 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 (2) 0 1 (1)
16 MF 5 Ghana Michael Essien 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (3) 0 0
MF 10 Spain Juan Mata 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 (2) 0 0
FW 23 England Daniel Sturridge 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (3) 0 0
19 GK 22 England Ross Turnbull 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1)
20 GK 1 Czech Republic Petr Čech 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 (0) 0 0
FW 18 Belgium Romelu Lukaku 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0
DF 19 Portugal Paulo Ferreira 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0
FW 21 Ivory Coast Salomon Kalou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 (0) 0 0
DF 34 England Ryan Bertrand 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0
TOTALS 74 1 3 11 0 0 8 0 2 31 0 1 124 1 6

Overall[edit]

As of end of season.[90]

Games played 61 (38 Premier League, 13 UEFA Champions League, 3 Football League Cup, 7 FA Cup)
Games won 32 (18 Premier League, 7 UEFA Champions League, 1 Football League Cup, 6 FA Cup)
Games drawn 16 (10 Premier League, 4 UEFA Champions League, 1 Football League Cup, 1 FA Cup)
Games lost 13 (10 Premier League, 2 UEFA Champions League, 1 Football League Cup)
Goals scored 112 (65 Premier League, 25 UEFA Champions League, 2 Football League Cup, 20 FA Cup)
Goals conceded 66 (46 Premier League 12 UEFA Champions League, 3 Football League Cup, 5 FA Cup)
Goal difference +46 (+19 Premier League, +13 UEFA Champions League, −1 Football League Cup, +15 FA Cup)
Clean sheets 19 (10 Premier League, 1 Football League Cup, 5 UEFA Champions League, 3 FA Cup)
Yellow cards 124 (74 Premier League, 31 UEFA Champions League, 8 Football League Cup, 11 FA Cup)
Red cards 7 (4 Premier League, 1 UEFA Champions League, 2 Football League Cup)
Worst discipline England Ashley Cole (11 Booked, 1 Yellow cardYellow cardRed card)
Best result(s) W 6 – 1 (H) v Queens Park RangersPremier League – 29 April 2012
Worst result(s) L 4 – 1 (A) v LiverpoolPremier League – 8 May 2012
Most appearances Czech Republic Petr Čech with 56 appearances
Top scorer(s) England Frank Lampard (16 goals)
Top assister(s) Spain Juan Mata (20 assists)

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