List of Chelsea F.C. players

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This is a list of notable players for Chelsea Football Club, whether or not they have a Wikipedia article. It generally includes only those players who made more than 100 appearances for the club, but also those who fell just short of 100 and made a notable contribution, members of the club's first ever side or were voted Player of the Year

Dates and figures are for the individual's career with Chelsea only.

Figures are for all competitive matches and include substitute appearances.

For a list of all Chelsea players with a wikipedia article, see Category:Chelsea F.C. players.

List of players[edit]

The list of Chelsea F.C. players

(As of 12 March 2015)

  • Bold represents current players.
Name Nationality Position Chelsea career Appearances Goals
Hilsdon, GeorgeGeorge Hilsdon  England ST 1906–1912 164 107
Cameron, JockJock Cameron  Scotland HB 1907–1913 194 0
Warren, BenBen Warren  England HB 1908–1914 101 5
Bettridge, WalterWalter Bettridge  England HB 1909–1922 254 0
Whittingham, BobBob Whittingham  England ST 1909–1919 129 80
Woodward, VivianVivian Woodward  England FW 1909–1915 116 34
Molyneux, JimJim Molyneux  England GK 1910–1923 239 0
Harrow, JackJack Harrow  England DF 1911–1926 333 5
Halse, HaroldHarold Halse  England CB 1913–1921 111 25
Middelboe, NilsNils Middelboe  Denmark HB 1913–1921 175 0
McNeil, BobBob McNeil  Scotland FW 1914–1927 307 32
Cock, JackJack Cock  England ST 1919–1923 111 53
Wilding, HarryHarry Wilding  England CB 1919–1928 241 22
Meehan, TommyTommy Meehan  England HB 1920–1924 133 4
Smith, George W.George W. Smith  Scotland FB 1921–1932 370 0
Crawford, JackieJackie Crawford  England W 1923–1934 308 27
Miller, HaroldHarold Miller  England FW 1923–1939 363 44
Wilson, AndyAndy Wilson  Scotland FW 1923–1931 253 62
Law, TommyTommy Law  Scotland FB 1925–1939 319 19
Millington, SamSam Millington  England GK 1926–1932 245 0
Bishop, SydSyd Bishop  England HB 1928–1933 109 6
Mills, GeorgeGeorge Mills  England ST 1929–1943 239 123
Barber, GeorgeGeorge Barber  England DF 1930–1939 294 1
Gallacher, HughieHughie Gallacher  Scotland ST 1930–1934 144 81
Allum, LeonardLeonard Allum  England DF 1932–1939 102 2
Argue, JimmyJimmy Argue  Scotland FW 1933–1947 125 35
Spence, DickDick Spence  England W 1934–1950 246 65
Burgess, HarryHarry Burgess  England FW 1935–1945 155 37
Weaver, SamSam Weaver  England HB 1936–1945 125 4
Goulden, LenLen Goulden  England FW 1945–1950 111 19
Harris, JohnJohn Harris  Scotland CB 1945–1956 364 14
Armstrong, KenKen Armstrong  England
 New Zealand
HB 1946–1957 402 30
Bathgate, SydneySydney Bathgate  Scotland DF 1946–1953 147 0
Robertson, BillBill Robertson  Scotland GK 1946–1960 215 0
Walker, TommyTommy Walker  Scotland FW 1946–1948 104 24
Campbell, BobbyBobby Campbell  Scotland W 1947–1954 213 40
Bentley, RoyRoy Bentley  England ST 1948–1956 367 150
Willemse, StanStan Willemse  England LB 1949–1956 221 2
Parsons, EricEric Parsons  England W 1950–1956 177 42
McNichol, JohnJohn McNichol  Scotland FW 1952–1958 202 66
Stubbs, LesLes Stubbs  England FW 1952–1958 123 35
Blunstone, FrankFrank Blunstone  England W 1953–1964 347 54
Saunders, DerekDerek Saunders  England HB 1953–1959 223 9
Sillett, PeterPeter Sillett  England RB 1953–1962 288 34
Tindall, RonRon Tindall  England ST 1953–1961 174 69
Sillett, JohnJohn Sillett  England FB 1954–1962 102 1
Brabrook, PeterPeter Brabrook  England FW 1955–1962 271 57
Mortimore, JohnJohn Mortimore  England MF 1956–1965 279 10
Greaves, JimmyJimmy Greaves  England ST 1957–1961 169 132
Shellito, KenKen Shellito  England RB 1957–1969 123 2
Bridges, BarryBarry Bridges  England FW 1958–1966 205 93
Bonetti, PeterPeter Bonetti  England GK 1959–1979 729 0
Tambling, BobbyBobby Tambling  England FW 1959–1970 370 202
Harris, AllanAllan Harris  England LB 1960–1964
1966–1967
102 1
Venables, TerryTerry Venables  England MF 1960–1966 237 31
Harris, RonRon Harris  England DF 1961–1980 795 14
Murray, BertBert Murray  England FW 1961–1966 183 44
Houseman, PeterPeter Houseman  England MF 1962–1975 343 39
McCreadie, EddieEddie McCreadie  Scotland LB 1962–1974 410 5
Hinton, MarvinMarvin Hinton  England CB 1963–1976 344 4
Boyle, JohnJohn Boyle  Scotland MF 1964–1973 266 12
Graham, GeorgeGeorge Graham  Scotland FW 1964–1966 102 46
Hollins, JohnJohn Hollins  England MF 1964–1975
1983–1984
592 64
Osgood, PeterPeter Osgood  England ST 1964–1974
1978–1979
380 150
Baldwin, TommyTommy Baldwin  England MF 1966–1974 239 91
Cooke, CharlieCharlie Cooke  Scotland W 1966–1972
1974–1978
373 30
Hudson, AlanAlan Hudson  England MF 1968–1974 189 14
Hutchinson, IanIan Hutchinson  England ST 1968–1976 144 58
Webb, DavidDavid Webb  England CB/RB 1968–1974 299 33
Dempsey, JohnJohn Dempsey  England CB 1969–1978 207 7
Droy, MickyMicky Droy  England CB 1970–1985 313 19
Phillips, JohnJohn Phillips  Wales GK 1970–1980 149 0
Britton, IanIan Britton  Scotland MF 1971–1982 289 34
Garland, ChrisChris Garland  England MF 1971–1975 114 31
Kember, SteveSteve Kember  England MF 1971–1975 150 15
Stanley, GaryGary Stanley  England MF 1971–1979 120 15
Garner, BillBill Garner  England ST 1972–1978 119 36
Locke, GaryGary Locke  England RB 1972–1982 317 4
Swain, KennyKenny Swain  England MF/ST 1973–1978 132 29
Wilkins, RayRay Wilkins  England MF 1973–1979 198 34
Hay, DavidDavid Hay  Scotland MF 1974–1980 120 3
Langley, TommyTommy Langley  England ST 1974–1980 152 43
Wicks, SteveSteve Wicks  England CB 1974–1979
1986–1988
164 8
Walker, CliveClive Walker  England W 1975–1984 224 65
Bumstead, JohnJohn Bumstead  England MF 1976–1991 409 44
Fillery, MikeMike Fillery  England W 1978–1983 181 41
Borota, PetarPetar Borota  Yugoslavia GK 1979–1982 114 0
Chivers, GaryGary Chivers  England CB 1979–1983 148 4
Pates, ColinColin Pates  England CB 1979–1988 346 10
Rhoades-Brown, PeterPeter Rhoades-Brown  England W 1979–1984 109 5
Hutchings, ChrisChris Hutchings  England LB 1980–1983 101 3
Lee, ColinColin Lee  England ST 1980–1987 223 41
Canoville, PaulPaul Canoville  England W 1981–1986 103 15
Speedie, DavidDavid Speedie  Scotland ST 1982–1987 205 64
Dixon, KerryKerry Dixon  England ST 1983–1992 420 193
McLaughlin, JoeJoe McLaughlin  Scotland CB 1983–1989 268 7
Nevin, PatPat Nevin  Scotland W 1983–1988 242 45
Niedzwiecki, EddieEddie Niedzwiecki  Wales GK 1983–1988 175 0
Spackman, NigelNigel Spackman  England MF 1983–1987
1992–1996
267 14
Hazard, MickyMicky Hazard  England MF 1985–1990 103 7
Durie, GordonGordon Durie  Scotland ST 1986–1991 153 63
Clarke, SteveSteve Clarke  Scotland RB 1987–1998 421 10
Dorigo, TonyTony Dorigo  England LB 1987–1991 180 12
Le Saux, GraemeGraeme Le Saux  England LB 1987–1993
1997–2003
312 16
Wilson, KevinKevin Wilson  Northern Ireland FW 1987–1992 191 55
Hitchcock, KevinKevin Hitchcock  England GK 1988–2001 135 0
Lee, DavidDavid Lee  England CB 1988–1998 194 13
Beasant, DaveDave Beasant  England GK 1989–1993 157 0
Burley, CraigCraig Burley  Scotland MF 1989–1997 137 11
Johnsen, ErlandErland Johnsen  Norway CB 1989–1997 183 1
Monkou, KenKen Monkou  Netherlands CB 1989–1992 119 2
Newton, EddieEddie Newton  England MF 1990–1999 214 10
Sinclair, FrankFrank Sinclair  Jamaica CB 1990–1998 218 13
Townsend, AndyAndy Townsend  Ireland MF 1990–1993 138 19
Wise, DennisDennis Wise  England MF 1990–2001 445 76
Myers, AndyAndy Myers  England LB 1991–1999 106 2
Kharine, DmitriDmitri Kharine  Russia GK 1992–1999 146 0
Spencer, JohnJohn Spencer  Scotland ST 1992–1996 137 43
Duberry, MichaelMichael Duberry  England CB 1993–1999 115 3
Peacock, GavinGavin Peacock  England MF 1993–1996 134 27
Hughes, MarkMark Hughes  Wales ST 1995–1998 123 39
Morris, JodyJody Morris  England MF 1995–2003 173 9
Petrescu, DanDan Petrescu  Romania RB 1995–2000 208 23
Di Matteo, RobertoRoberto Di Matteo  Italy MF 1996–2002 175 26
Leboeuf, FrankFrank Leboeuf  France CB 1996–2001 204 24
Zola, GianfrancoGianfranco Zola  Italy FW 1996–2003 312 80
Vialli, GianlucaGianluca Vialli  Italy ST 1996–1999 68 40
Babayaro, CelestineCelestine Babayaro  Nigeria LB 1997–2005 197 8
de Goey, EdEd de Goey  Netherlands GK 1997–2003 179 0
Flo, Tore AndréTore André Flo  Norway ST 1997–2000 163 50
Poyet, GustavoGustavo Poyet  Uruguay MF 1997–2001 145 49
Desailly, MarcelMarcel Desailly  France CB 1998–2004 222 7
Ferrer, AlbertAlbert Ferrer  Spain RB 1998–2003 113 1
Cudicini, CarloCarlo Cudicini  Italy GK 1999–2009 214 0
Melchiot, MarioMario Melchiot  Netherlands RB 1999–2004 165 5
Grønkjær, JesperJesper Grønkjær  Denmark W 2000–2004 116 11
Guðjohnsen, EiðurEiður Guðjohnsen  Iceland ST 2000–2006 263 78
Hasselbaink, Jimmy FloydJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink  Netherlands ST 2000–2004 177 87
Gallas, WilliamWilliam Gallas  France CB 2001–2006 225 14
Petit, EmmanuelEmmanuel Petit  France CB 2001–2004 225 17
Lampard, FrankFrank Lampard[1]  England MF 2001–2014 648 211
Bridge, WayneWayne Bridge  England LB 2003–2009 142 4
Cole, JoeJoe Cole  England MF 2003–2010 278 39
Duff, DamienDamien Duff  Ireland W 2003–2006 125 19
Makélélé, ClaudeClaude Makélélé  France MF 2003–2008 217 2
Geremi  Cameroon MF 2003–2007 108 4
Carvalho, RicardoRicardo Carvalho  Portugal CB 2004–2010 210 11
Ferreira, PauloPaulo Ferreira[1]  Portugal RB 2004–2013 214 2
Robben, ArjenArjen Robben  Netherlands W 2004–2007 106 19
Essien, MichaelMichael Essien[1]  Ghana MF 2005–2014 256 25
Wright-Phillips, ShaunShaun Wright-Phillips  England W 2005–2008 127 10
Kalou, SalomonSalomon Kalou[1]  Ivory Coast ST 2006–2012 254 60
Cole, AshleyAshley Cole[1]  England LB 2006–2014 338 7
Ballack, MichaelMichael Ballack  Germany MF 2006–2010 167 26
Alex[1]  Brazil DF 2007–2012 133 10
Malouda, FlorentFlorent Malouda[1]  France MF 2007–2013 229 45
Anelka, NicolasNicolas Anelka  France ST 2008–2012 181 59
Bosingwa, JoseJose Bosingwa  Portugal DF 2008-2012 126 3
Torres, FernandoFernando Torres  Spain ST 2010–2014 172 45
Luiz, DavidDavid Luiz  Brazil CB 2011–2014 143 12
Mata, JuanJuan Mata  Spain MF 2011–2014 135 33
Petr Čech  Czech Republic GK 2004–2015 486 0
Branislav Ivanović  Serbia RB 2008– 315 31
Ramires  Brazil MF 2010– 224 34
Oscar  Brazil MF 2012– 151 30
Eden Hazard  Belgium W 2012– 163 49
Didier Drogba  Ivory Coast ST 2004–2012
2014–2015
381 164
Obi Mikel, JohnJohn Obi Mikel[1]  Nigeria MF 2006– 339 5
Gary Cahill  England CB 2012– 157 13
Terry, JohnJohn Terry[1]  England CB 1997– 670 62
Cesar Azpilicueta  Spain LB 2012– 132 1
Diego Costa  Spain FW 2014– 37 21

Annual Awards[edit]

Player of the Year[edit]

Frank Lampard has been named Chelsea's Player of the Year a record three times
Year Winner
1967 England Peter Bonetti
1968 Scotland Charlie Cooke
1969 England David Webb
1970 England John Hollins
1971 England John Hollins
1972 England David Webb
1973 England Peter Osgood
1974 England Gary Locke
1975 Scotland Charlie Cooke
1976 England Ray Wilkins
1977 England Ray Wilkins
1978 England Micky Droy
1979 England Tommy Langley
1980 England Clive Walker
1981 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petar Borota
1982 England Mike Fillery
1983 Wales Joey Jones
1984 Scotland Pat Nevin
1985 Scotland David Speedie
1986 Wales Eddie Niedzwiecki
1987 Scotland Pat Nevin
1988 England Tony Dorigo
1989 England Graham Roberts
 
Year Winner
1990 Netherlands Ken Monkou
1991 Republic of Ireland Andy Townsend
1992 England Paul Elliott
1993 Jamaica Frank Sinclair
1994 Scotland Steve Clarke
1995 Norway Erland Johnsen
1996 Netherlands Ruud Gullit
1997 Wales Mark Hughes
1998 England Dennis Wise
1999 Italy Gianfranco Zola
2000 England Dennis Wise
2001 England John Terry
2002 Italy Carlo Cudicini
2003 Italy Gianfranco Zola
2004 England Frank Lampard
2005 England Frank Lampard
2006 England John Terry
2007 Ghana Michael Essien
2008 England Joe Cole
2009 England Frank Lampard
2010 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba
2011 Czech Republic Petr Čech
2012 Spain Juan Mata
 
Year Winner
2013 Spain Juan Mata
2014 Belgium Eden Hazard
2015 Belgium Eden Hazard

Players' Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner
2006 France Lassana Diarra
2007 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba
2008 Portugal Ricardo Carvalho
2009 England Ashley Cole
2010 France Florent Malouda
2011 England Ashley Cole
2012 Brazil Ramires
2013 Spain Juan Mata
2014 Spain César Azpilicueta
2015 Belgium Eden Hazard

Young Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner
1983 England Keith Dublin
1984 England Robert Isaac
1985 England Gareth Hall
1986 England Mick Bodley
1987 England Jason Cundy
1988 Scotland Eddie Cunnington
1989 ----- No award -----
1990 ----- No award -----
1991 England Andy Myers
1992 England Zeke Rowe
1993 England Neil Shipperley
1994 England Mark Nicholls
1995 Republic of Ireland Chris McCann
1996 England Jody Morris
1997 England Nick Crittenden
1998 England John Terry
1999 Italy Samuele Dalla Bona
 
Year Winner
2000 England Rhys Evans
2001 England Leon Knight
2002 England Carlton Cole
2003 Germany Robert Huth
2004 Germany Robert Huth
2005 Germany Robert Huth
2006 France Lassana Diarra
2007 Nigeria John Obi Mikel
2008 England The U18s youth team
2009 England Michael Mancienne
2010 England The U18s youth team
2011 England Josh McEachran
2012 Brazil Lucas Piazon
2013 Netherlands Nathan Aké
2014 England Lewis Baker
2015 France Kurt Zouma

Academy Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner
2015 England Dominic Solanke

Goal of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Team Score Result Stadium Competition
2007 Ghana Michael Essien England Arsenal 1 - 1 1 - 1 [2] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2008 Brazil Juliano Belletti England Tottenham 1 - 0 2 - 0 [3] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2009 Ghana Michael Essien Spain F.C. Barcelona 1 - 0 1 - 1 [4] Stamford Bridge UEFA Champions League
2010 England Ashley Cole England Sunderland 3 - 0 7 - 2 [5] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2011 Brazil Ramires England Manchester City 2 - 0 2 - 0 [6] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2012 Brazil Ramires Spain F.C. Barcelona 2 - 1 2 - 2 [7] Camp Nou UEFA Champions League
2013 Brazil Oscar Italy Juventus 2 - 0 2 - 2 [8] Stamford Bridge UEFA Champions League
2014 England Lewis Baker England Arsenal Under 21 1 - 1 1 - 2 [9] Emirates Stadium Barclays Under 21 League
2015 Brazil Oscar England Queens Park Rangers 1 - 0 2 - 1 [10] Stamford Bridge Premier League

Notable captains[edit]

Captain Nationality Honours as Captain
Roy Bentley  England 1955 First Division
1955 FA Charity Shield
Terry Venables  England 1965 Football League Cup
Ron Harris  England 1970 FA Cup
1971 European Cup Winners' Cup
Colin Pates  England 1984 Second Division
1986 Full Members Cup
Graham Roberts  England 1989 Second Division
Peter Nicholas  Wales 1990 Full Members Cup
Dennis Wise  England 1997 FA Cup
1998 Football League Cup
1998 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
1998 UEFA Super Cup
2000 FA Cup
2000 FA Charity Shield
John Terry  England 2005 Football League Cup
2005 FA Premier League
2005 FA Community Shield
2006 FA Premier League
2007 Football League Cup
2007 FA Cup
2009 FA Cup
2009 FA Community Shield
2010 Premier League
2010 FA Cup
2012 FA Cup
2012 UEFA Champions League
2013 UEFA Europa League
2015 Football League Cup
2015 Premier League

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Source: Soccerbase Correct as of 28 May 2011
  2. ^ "Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal". BBC Sport. 10 December 2006. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham". BBC Sport. 12 January 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona (agg 1-1)". BBC Sport. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Chelsea 7 - 2 Sunderland". BBC Sport. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Chelsea 2 - 0 Man City". BBC Sport. 20 March 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Barcelona 2 - 2 Chelsea". BBC Sport. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "Chelsea 2 - 2 Juventus". BBC Sport. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "Baker's wonder goal". YouTube. 24 Apr 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Chelsea 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers". BBC Sport. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 

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