List of Chelsea F.C. records and statistics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Below are statistics and records related to Chelsea Football Club.

Frank Lampard is Chelsea's all-time highest goalscorer

Appearances[edit]

Individual records[edit]

All-time appearances[edit]

Competitive, professional matches only. Players in bold are currently playing for Chelsea. Updated 2 August 2015

Name Years Signed from League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
1 England Ron Harris 1961–1980 Youth Academy 655 64 48 27 1 795
2 England Peter Bonetti 1959–1979 Youth Academy 600 57 45 26 1 729
3 England John Terry 1998- Youth Academy 459 53 33 120 6 671
4 England Frank Lampard 2001-2014 West Ham United 429 58 34 117 10 648
5 England John Hollins 1963–1975 & 1983–1984 Youth Academy 465 51 48 27 1 592
6 Czech Republic Petr Čech 2004–2015 Stade Rennais F.C. 333 33 17 103 8 486
7 England Dennis Wise 1990–2001 Wimbledon 332 38 30 38 7 445
8 Scotland Steve Clarke 1987–1998 St. Mirren 330 36 26 12 17 421
9 England Kerry Dixon 1983–1992 Reading 335 20 41 0 24 420
10 Scotland Eddie McCreadie 1962–1974 East Stirlingshire 331 41 22 16 0 410

1 Other appearances include: Charity/Community Shield, Football League play-offs, Full Members Cup, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup.

Goalscorers[edit]

Individual records[edit]

All-time top goalscorers[edit]

Competitive, professional matches only. Players in bold are currently playing for Chelsea.

* spent entire career at Chelsea.

Name Years Signed from League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
1 England Frank Lampard 2001–2014 West Ham United 147 26 12 25 1 211
2 England Bobby Tambling 1959–1970 Youth Academy 164 25 10 3 0 202
3 England Kerry Dixon 1983–1992 Reading 147 8 25 0 13 193
4 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba 2004–2012 & 2014–2015 Marseille, Galatasaray 104 12 10 36 2 164
5 England Roy Bentley 1948–1956 Newcastle United 128 21 0 0 1 150
5 England Peter Osgood 1964–1974 & 1978–1979 Youth Academy 105 19 10 16 0 150
7 England Jimmy Greaves 1957–1961 Youth Academy 124 3 2 3 0 132
8 England George Mills* 1929–1943 Youth Academy 118 7 0 0 0 125
9 England George Hilsdon 1906–1912 West Ham United 99 9 0 0 0 108
10 England Barry Bridges 1958–1966 Youth Academy 80 9 3 1 0 93

1 Includes the Charity/Community Shield, the Football League play-offs and the Full Members Cup.

Top league goalscorers by season[edit]

Season Name Division Goals
1905–06 England Frank Pearson Second Division 18
1906–07 England George Hilsdon Second Division 27
1907–08 England George Hilsdon First Division 24
1908–09 England George Hilsdon First Division 25
1909–10 England Jimmy Windridge First Division 6
1910–11 England Bob Whittingham Second Division 30
1911–12 England Bob Whittingham Second Division 26
1912–13 England Vivian Woodward First Division 10
1913–14 England George Biswell & England Harold Halse First Division 10
1914–15 EnglandBob Thomson First Division 12
1919–20 England Jack Cock First Division 21
1920–21 England Jack Cock First Division 12
1921–22 England Jack Cock First Division 13
1922–23 England Harry Ford & Scotland Buchanan Sharp First Division 10
1923–24 Scotland Andrew Wilson First Division 5
1924–25 England William Whitton Second Division 16
1925–26 Scotland Bob Turnbull Second Division 29
1926–27 Scotland Bob Turnbull Second Division 17
1927–28 England Jimmy Thompson Second Division 25
1928–29 England George Biswell & ScotlandAndrew Wilson Second Division 9
1929–30 England George Mills Second Division 14
1930–31 Scotland Hughie Gallacher First Division 14
1931–32 Scotland Hughie Gallacher First Division 24
1932–33 Scotland Hughie Gallacher First Division 19
1933–34 England George Mills First Division 14
1934–35 England Dick Spence First Division 19
1935–36 Northern Ireland Joe Bambrick First Division 15
1936–37 England George Mills First Division 22
1937–38 England George Mills First Division 13
1938–39 England Joe Payne First Division 17
1946–47 England Tommy Lawton First Division 26
1947–48 England Ken Armstrong & Scotland Bobby Campbell First Division 11
1948–49 England Roy Bentley First Division 20
1949–50 England Roy Bentley & Hugh Billington First Division 17
1950–51 England Roy Bentley First Division 8
1951–52 England Roy Bentley & Northern IrelandJimmy D'Arcy First Division 12
1952–53 England Roy Bentley First Division 12
1953–54 England Roy Bentley First Division 21
1954–55 England Roy Bentley First Division 21
1955–56 England Roy Bentley First Division 14
1956–57 Scotland John McNichol & England Ron Tindall First Division 10
1957–58 England Jimmy Greaves First Division 22
1958–59 England Jimmy Greaves First Division 32
1959–60 England Jimmy Greaves First Division 29
1960–61 England Jimmy Greaves First Division 41
1961–62 England Bobby Tambling First Division 20
1962–63 England Bobby Tambling Second Division 35
1963–64 England Bobby Tambling First Division 17
1964–65 England Barry Bridges First Division 20
1965–66 Scotland George Graham First Division 17
1966–67 England Bobby Tambling First Division 21
1967–68 England Peter Osgood First Division 16
1968–69 England Bobby Tambling First Division 17
1969–70 England Peter Osgood First Division 23
1970–71 England Keith Weller First Division 13
1971–72 England Peter Osgood First Division 18
1972–73 England Chris Garland & England Peter Osgood First Division 11
1973–74 England Tommy Baldwin First Division 9
1974–75 England Ian Hutchinson First Division 7
1975–76 England Ray Wilkins Second Division 11
1976–77 Scotland Steve Finnieston Second Division 24
1977–78 England Tommy Langley First Division 11
1978–79 England Tommy Langley First Division 15
1979–80 England Clive Walker Second Division 13
1980–81 England Colin Lee Second Division 15
1981–82 England Clive Walker Second Division 16
1982–83 England Mike Fillery Second Division 9
1983–84 England Kerry Dixon Second Division 28
1984–85 England Kerry Dixon First Division 24
1985–86 England Kerry Dixon & Scotland David Speedie First Division 14
1986–87 England Kerry Dixon First Division 10
1987–88 Scotland Gordon Durie First Division 12
1988–89 England Kerry Dixon Second Division 25
1989–90 England Kerry Dixon First Division 20
1990–91 Scotland Gordon Durie First Division 12
1991–92 England Dennis Wise First Division 10
1992–93 England Mick Harford & England Graham Stuart Premier League 9
1993–94 South Africa Mark Stein Premier League 13
1994–95 Scotland John Spencer Premier League 11
1995–96 Scotland John Spencer Premier League 13
1996–97 Italy Gianluca Vialli Premier League 9
1997–98 Norway Tore André Flo & Italy Gianluca Vialli Premier League 11
1998–99 Italy Gianfranco Zola Premier League 13
1999–2000 Uruguay Gustavo Poyet & Norway Tore André Flo Premier League 10
2000–01 Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Premier League 23
2001–02 Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Premier League 23
2002–03 Italy Gianfranco Zola Premier League 14
2003–04 Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Premier League 13
2004–05 England Frank Lampard Premier League 13
2005–06 England Frank Lampard Premier League 16
2006–07 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Premier League 20
2007–08 England Frank Lampard Premier League 10
2008–09 France Nicolas Anelka Premier League 19
2009–10 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Premier League 29
2010–11 France Florent Malouda Premier League 13
2011–12 England Frank Lampard & EnglandDaniel Sturridge Premier League 11
2012–13 England Frank Lampard Premier League 15
2013–14 Belgium Eden Hazard Premier League 14
2014–15 Spain Diego Costa Premier League 20
2015–16 Premier League

Italic text - Season in Progress

Club records[edit]

Attendances[edit]

Home[edit]

Attendance Opposition Competition Date
100,000* RussiaDynamo Moscow Friendly 13 November 1945
82,905** EnglandArsenal First Division 12 October 1935
77,952 EnglandSwindon Town FA Cup Round 4 13 April 1911
77,696 EnglandBlackpool First Division 16 October 1948
76,000 EnglandTottenham Hotspur First Division 16 October 1920
75,952 EnglandArsenal First Division 9 October 1937
75,043 EnglandWolverhampton Wanderers First Division 9 April 1955
74,667 EnglandArsenal First Division 29 November 1955
74,365 EnglandBirmingham City FA Cup Quarter-Final 4 March 1931
72,614 EnglandArsenal First Division 3 April 1953


All matches played at Stamford Bridge
* estimated
** Second highest recorded attendance for an English Football League match. Although it is the record for a home club playing on its own ground, as Man Utds record attendance of 83260 was attained at Maine Road, home of Manchester City.

Neutral[edit]

Attendance Opposition Competition Venue Date
100,000 EnglandLeeds United FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 11 April 1970
100,000 EnglandStoke City League Cup Final Wembley Stadium 4 March 1972
100,000 EnglandTottenham Hotspur FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 20 May 1967
90,000 EnglandMillwall War Cup South Final Wembley Stadium 7 April 1945
89,826 EnglandManchester United FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 19 May 2007
89,391 EnglandEverton FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 30 May 2009
89,294 EnglandTottenham Hotspur League Cup Final Wembley Stadium 1 March 2015
89,102 EnglandLiverpool FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 5 May 2012
88,335 EnglandPortsmouth FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 15 May 2010
88,103 EnglandArsenal FA Cup Semi-Final Wembley Stadium 18 April 2009

Firsts[edit]

  • First match – v. England Stockport County, Second Division, 1 September 1905 (lost 1–0).
  • First win – v. England Liverpool, Friendly, 4 September 1905 (won 4–0).
  • First competitive goalscorerJohn Robertson, v. England Blackpool, Second Division, 9 September 1905 (won 1–0).
  • First FA Cup match – v. England First Grenadier Guards, First Qualifying Round, 7 October 1905 (won 6–1).
  • First FA Cup match (proper) – v. England Lincoln City, First Round, 12 January 1907 (drew 2–2).
  • First League Cup match – v. England Millwall, First Round, 10 October 1960 (won 7–1).
  • First European match – v. Denmark BK Frem, Fairs Cup, 30 September 1958 (won 3–1).
  • First Cup Winners' Cup match – v. Greece Aris Salonika, First Round, 16 September 1970 (drew 1–1).
  • First UEFA Champions League match – v. Latvia Skonto Riga, Third Qualifying Round, 11 August 1999 (won 3–0).
  • First UEFA Champions League match (proper) – v. Italy Milan, First Group Stage, 15 September 1999 (drew 0–0).
  • First FA Cup winners at the new Wembley Stadium – v. England Manchester United, FA Cup Final, 19 May 2007 (won 1–0 aet) – also the last winners at the old stadium in 2000.
  • First domestic double – v. England Portsmouth, FA Cup Final, 15 May 2010 (won 1–0) and winning the Premier League with 86 points
  • 100 League goals in a season2009–10 Premier League season
  • The first English team to qualify for the UEFA European Cup, winning the 1954-55 1st Division (though Chelsea were not allowed to participate by the FA)
  • The first London based team to win the UEFA Champions League2011–12 season
  • The first UEFA Champions League holders to get knocked out in the group stage the following year2012–13 season
  • The first English team to win all 3 major UEFA competitions and only the fourth European club to do so
  • The first UEFA Champions League holders to win the UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League the following year2012–13 season
  • The first team in history of the European competitions to be holders of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League at the same moment (winning the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final on 15 May 2013, and still being holders of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League until 25 May 2013)

Results[edit]

Wins[edit]

Draws[edit]

Losses[edit]

Goals[edit]

Points[edit]

Clean sheets[edit]

  • Most clean sheets in one season – 34 in 59 matches, (2004–05)
  • Fewest clean sheets in one season – 2 in 47 matches, (1960–61)
  • Most League clean sheets in one season – 25 in 38 matches, Premier League, 2004–05
  • Fewest League clean sheets in one season – 1 in 42 matches, First Division, 1960–61
  • Most consecutive clean sheets during a season – 10, 18 December 2004 – 12 February 2005
  • Most clean sheets by an individual goalkeeper – 220, Czech Republic Petr Čech (2004–2015)
  • Most clean sheets by an individual goalkeeper in one season – 28, Czech Republic Petr Čech, (2004–05)
  • Most Premier League clean sheets by an individual goalkeeper in one season – 24, Czech Republic Petr Čech, (2004–05)
  • Most consecutive clean sheets by an individual goalkeeper – 9, England William Foulke, (1905–06)
  • Most clean sheets overall in the Premier League – 162, Czech Republic Petr Čech (2004–2015)

Penalties[edit]

  • Most penalties saved by a single player – 12, Czech Republic Petr Čech
  • Most penalties scored by a single player – 49, England Frank Lampard

National/European records[edit]

  • Fewest goals conceded in a League season – 15 in 38 matches, Premier League, 2004–05 (English top flight record)
  • Fewest goals conceded away in a League season – 9 in 19 matches, Premier League, 2004–05 (English top flight record)
  • Most consecutive clean sheets at the start of a season – 6, 14 August 2005 – 17 September 2005 (English top flight record)
  • Most goals in a Premier League season – 103, Premier League, 2009–10 (Premier League record)
  • Most points in a Premier League season – 95, Premier League, 2004–05 (Premier League record)
  • Most wins in a season (38 games): - 29, Premier League, 2004–05 (Premier League record)
  • Most away wins in a season (19 games): - 15, Premier League, 2004–05 (Premier League record)
  • Most clean sheets in a season: - 25, Premier League, 2004–05 (Premier League record)
  • Longest sequence of unbeaten home league matches – 86, 20 March 2004 – 26 October 2008 (English record)
  • Highest aggregate scoreline in European competition: – 21–0, v Luxembourg Jeunesse Hautcharage, Cup Winners' Cup, 1st Round, 29 September 1971 (European record)
  • Most consecutive League away wins – 11, 5 April 2008 – 22 December 2008 (English top flight record)
  • Most Premier League Winners Medals as Captain – 4, England John Terry (Tied with Roy Keane)

Transfers[edit]

Note that transfers fees amounts are very sensitive to inflation which is not considered there and exchange rates between British pound and Euro or other rates.

Highest transfer fees paid[edit]

Updated 2 August 2015. Bold still at club.

Name From Fee Date Games Goals Trophies
1 Spain Fernando Torres England Liverpool £50,000,000 2011 172 45 3
2 Spain Diego Costa Spain Atlético Madrid £32,000,000 2014 37 21 2
2 Belgium Eden Hazard France Lille £32,000,000 2012 164 49 3
4 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko Italy Milan £30,800,000 2006 77 22 3
5 Spain Cesc Fàbregas Spain Barcelona £27,000,000 2014 48 5 2
6 Brazil Willian Russia Anzhi Makhachkala £25,500,000 2013 92 8 2
7 Brazil Oscar Brazil Internacional £25,000,000 2012 152 30 3
8 Ghana Michael Essien France Lyon £24,400,000 2005 252 25 9
9 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba France Marseille £24,000,000 2004 368 163 15
10 Spain Juan Mata Spain Valencia £23,500,000 2011 135 33 3

Highest transfer fees received[edit]

Name To Fee Date Games Goals Trophies
1 Brazil David Luiz France Paris Saint-Germain £50,000,000 2014 143 12 3
2 Spain Juan Mata England Manchester United £37,100,000 2014 135 33 3
3 Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Everton £28,000,000 2014 15 0 1
4 Netherlands Arjen Robben Spain Real Madrid £24,000,000 2007 105 19 6
5 Germany André Schürrle Germany Wolfsburg £22,000,000 2015 65 14 1
6 Belgium Kevin De Bruyne Germany Wolfsburg £16,700,000 2014 9 0 0
7 Russia Yuri Zhirkov Russia Anzhi Makhachkala £13,200,000 2011 48 1 3
8 England Daniel Sturridge England Liverpool £12,000,000 2013 96 24 5
8 Norway Tore André Flo Scotland Rangers £12,000,000 2000 163 50 5
10 Brazil Filipe Luís Spain Atlético Madrid £11,100,000 2015 26 1 2

Progression of the transfer fees paid[edit]

Date Player Bought from Fee
August 1905 Scotland Bob McRoberts England Small Heath £100
October 1907 England Fred Rouse England Everton £900
October 1919 England Jack Cock England Huddersfield Town £2,500
December 1920 England Tommy Meehan England Manchester United £3,300
November 1923 Scotland Andrew Wilson England Middlesbrough £6,500
May 1930 Scotland Hughie Gallacher England Newcastle United £10,000
November 1945 England Tommy Lawton England Everton £14,000
November 1950 England Eric Parsons England West Ham United £23,000
December 1961 Wales Graham Moore England Cardiff City £35,000
April 1962 England Derek Kevan England West Bromwich Albion £45,000
April 1966 Scotland Charlie Cooke Scotland Dundee £72,000
October 1966 England Tony Hateley England Aston Villa £100,000
September 1971 England Steve Kember England Crystal Palace £170,000
July 1974 Scotland David Hay Scotland Celtic £225,000
September 1985 England Mickey Hazard England Tottenham Hotspur £300,000
May 1986 Scotland Gordon Durie Scotland Hibernian £380,000
July 1987 England Tony Dorigo England Aston Villa £475,000
January 1989 England Dave Beasant England Newcastle United £725,000
July 1990 England Dennis Wise England Wimbledon £1,600,000
July 1992 Scotland Robert Fleck England Norwich City £2,100,000
May 1993 England Paul Furlong England Watford £2,300,000
June 1996 France Frank Leboeuf France Strasbourg £2,500,000
July 1996 Italy Roberto Di Matteo Italy Lazio £4,900,000
August 1997 England Graeme Le Saux England Blackburn Rovers £5,000,000
May 1998 Italy Pierluigi Casiraghi Italy Lazio £5,400,000
July 1999 England Chris Sutton England Blackburn Rovers £10,000,000
June 2000 Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Spain Atlético Madrid £15,000,000
July 2003 Republic of Ireland Damien Duff England Blackburn Rovers £17,000,000
July 2004 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba France Marseille £24,000,000
August 2005 Ghana Michael Essien France Lyon £24,400,000
May 2006 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko Italy Milan £30,800,000
January 2011 Spain Fernando Torres England Liverpool £50,000,000

References[edit]