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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.

Contents

List of playersEdit

The list of Chelsea F.C. players

(As of 29 May 2019 )

  • Bold represents current players.
Name Nationality Position Chelsea career Appearances Goals
George Hilsdon   England ST 1906–1912 164 108
Jock Cameron   Scotland HB 1907–1913 194 0
Ben Warren   England HB 1908–1914 101 4
Vivian Woodward   England FW 1909–1915 116 34
Bob Whittingham   England ST 1910–1919 129 81
Walter Bettridge   England HB 1909–1922 254 0
Jim Molyneux   England GK 1910–1923 239 0
Jack Harrow   England DF 1911–1926 334 5
Harold Halse   England CB 1913–1921 111 24
Nils Middelboe[a]   Denmark HB 1913–1922 46 1
Bob McNeil   Scotland FW 1914–1929 306 32
Jack Cock   England ST 1919–1923 111 53
Harry Wilding   England CB 1914–1928 265 26
Tommy Meehan   England HB 1920–1924 133 4
George W. Smith   Scotland FB 1921–1932 370 0
Andy Wilson   Scotland FW 1923–1931 253 61
Jackie Crawford   England W 1923–1934 308 28
Harold Miller   England FW 1923–1939 365 45
Tommy Law   Scotland FB 1925–1939 318 19
Sam Millington   England GK 1926–1932 245 0
Sid Bishop   England HB 1928–1933 109 6
George Mills   England ST 1929–1943 239 125
Hughie Gallacher   Scotland ST 1930–1934 144 81
George Barber   England DF 1930–1941 294 1
Leonard Allum   England DF 1932–1939 102 2
Jimmy Argue   Scotland FW 1933–1947 125 35
Dick Spence   England W 1934–1950 246 66
Harry Burgess   England FW 1935–1945 155 37
Sam Weaver   England HB 1936–1945 125 4
Len Goulden   England FW 1945–1950 111 19
John Harris   Scotland CB 1945–1956 364 14
Tommy Walker   Scotland FW 1946–1948 105 24
Sydney Bathgate   Scotland DF 1946–1953 147 0
Ken Armstrong   England
  New Zealand
HB 1946–1957 402 30
Bill Robertson   Scotland GK 1946–1960 215 0
Bobby Campbell   Scotland W 1947–1954 213 40
Roy Bentley   England ST 1948–1956 367 150
Stan Willemse   England LB 1949–1956 221 2
Eric Parsons   England W 1950–1956 177 42
Les Stubbs   England FW 1952–1958 123 35
John McNichol   Scotland FW 1952–1958 202 66
Derek Saunders   England HB 1953–1959 223 9
Ron Tindall   England ST 1953–1961 174 69
Peter Sillett   England RB 1953–1962 288 34
Frank Blunstone   England W 1953–1964 347 54
John Sillett   England FB 1954–1962 102 1
Peter Brabrook   England FW 1955–1962 271 57
John Mortimore   England MF 1956–1965 279 10
Jimmy Greaves   England ST 1957–1961 169 132
Ken Shellito   England RB 1957–1969 123 2
Barry Bridges   England FW 1958–1966 205 93
Bobby Tambling   England FW 1959–1970 370 202
Peter Bonetti   England GK 1959–1979 729 0
Allan Harris   England LB 1960–1964
1966–1967
102 1
Terry Venables   England MF 1960–1966 237 31
Bert Murray   England FW 1961–1966 183 44
Ron Harris   England DF 1961–1980 795 14
Eddie McCreadie   Scotland LB 1962–1974 410 5
Peter Houseman   England MF 1962–1975 343 39
Marvin Hinton   England CB 1963–1976 344 4
George Graham   Scotland FW 1964–1966 102 46
John Boyle   Scotland MF 1964–1973 266 12
Peter Osgood   England ST 1964–1974
1978–1979
380 150
John Hollins   England MF 1963–1975
1983–1984
592 64
Charlie Cooke   Scotland W 1966–1972
1974–1978
373 30
Tommy Baldwin   England MF 1966–1974 239 91
Alan Hudson   England MF 1968–1974
1983–1984
189 14
David Webb   England CB/RB 1968–1974 299 34
Ian Hutchinson   England ST 1968–1976 144 58
John Dempsey   England CB 1969–1978 207 7
John Phillips   Wales GK 1970–1980 149 0
Micky Droy   England CB 1970–1985 313 19
Ian Britton   Scotland MF 1971–1982 289 34
Chris Garland   England MF 1971–1975 114 31
Steve Kember   England MF 1971–1975 150 15
Gary Stanley   England MF 1971–1979 120 15
Bill Garner   England ST 1972–1978 119 36
Gary Locke   England RB 1971–1983 317 4
Kenny Swain   England MF/ST 1973–1978 132 29
Steve Wicks   England CB 1974–1979
1986–1988
164 9
Ray Wilkins   England MF 1972–1979 198 33
David Hay   Scotland MF 1974–1980 120 3
Tommy Langley   England ST 1974–1980 152 43
Clive Walker   England W 1975–1984 224 65
John Bumstead   England MF 1976–1991 409 44
Mike Fillery   England W 1978–1983 181 41
Petar Borota   Yugoslavia GK 1979–1982 114 0
Gary Chivers   England CB 1978–1983 148 4
Peter Rhoades-Brown   England W 1979–1984 109 5
Colin Pates   England CB 1979–1988 346 10
Chris Hutchings   England LB 1980–1983 101 3
Colin Lee   England ST 1980–1987 223 41
Paul Canoville   England W 1981–1986 103 15
David Speedie   Scotland ST 1982–1987 205 64
Nigel Spackman   England MF 1983–1987
1992–1996
267 14
Eddie Niedzwiecki   Wales GK 1983–1988 175 0
Pat Nevin   Scotland W 1983–1988 242 45
Joe McLaughlin   Scotland CB 1983–1989 268 7
Kerry Dixon   England ST 1983–1992 420 193
Micky Hazard   England MF 1985–1990 103 12
Gordon Durie   Scotland ST 1986–1991 153 63
Tony Dorigo   England LB 1987–1991 180 12
Kevin Wilson   Northern Ireland FW 1987–1992 191 55
Graeme Le Saux   England LB 1987–1993
1997–2003
312 16
Steve Clarke   Scotland RB 1987–1998 421 10
David Lee   England CB 1988–1998 194 13
Kevin Hitchcock   England GK 1988–2001 135 0
Ken Monkou   Suriname CB 1989–1992 119 2
Dave Beasant   England GK 1989–1993 157 0
Craig Burley   Scotland MF 1989–1997 137 11
Erland Johnsen   Norway CB 1989–1997 183 1
Andy Townsend   Ireland MF 1990–1993 138 19
Frank Sinclair   Jamaica CB 1990–1998 218 13
Eddie Newton   England MF 1990–1999 214 10
Dennis Wise   England MF 1990–2001 445 76
Andy Myers   England LB 1991–1999 106 2
John Spencer   Scotland ST 1992–1996 137 43
Dmitri Kharine   Russia GK 1992–1999 146 0
Gavin Peacock   England MF 1993–1996 134 27
Michael Duberry   England CB 1993–1999 115 3
Mark Hughes   Wales ST 1995–1998 123 39
Dan Petrescu   Romania RB 1995–2000 208 24
Jody Morris   England MF 1995–2003 173 9
Gianluca Vialli   Italy ST 1996–1999 88 40
Frank Leboeuf   France CB 1996–2001 204 24
Roberto Di Matteo   Italy MF 1996–2002 175 26
Gianfranco Zola   Italy FW 1996–2003 311 80
Tore André Flo   Norway ST 1997–2000 163 50
Gustavo Poyet   Uruguay MF 1997–2001 145 49
Ed de Goey   Netherlands GK 1997–2003 179 0
Celestine Babayaro   Nigeria LB 1997–2005 197 8
John Terry   England CB 1998–2017 717 67
Albert Ferrer   Spain RB 1998–2003 113 1
Marcel Desailly   France CB 1998–2004 222 7
Mario Melchiot   Netherlands RB 1999–2004 165 5
Carlo Cudicini   Italy GK 1999–2009 216 0
Jesper Grønkjær   Denmark W 2000–2004 119 11
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink   Netherlands ST 2000–2004 177 87
Eiður Guðjohnsen   Iceland ST 2000–2006 263 78
William Gallas   France CB 2001–2006 225 14
Frank Lampard   England MF 2001–2014 648 211
Damien Duff   Ireland W 2003–2006 125 19
Geremi   Cameroon MF 2003–2007 109 4
Claude Makélélé   France MF 2003–2008 217 2
Wayne Bridge   England LB 2003–2009 142 4
Joe Cole   England MF 2003–2010 282 39
Arjen Robben   Netherlands W 2004–2007 106 19
Ricardo Carvalho   Portugal CB 2004–2010 210 11
Didier Drogba   Ivory Coast ST 2004–2012
2014–2015
381 164
Paulo Ferreira   Portugal RB 2004–2013 214 2
Petr Čech   Czech Republic GK 2004–2015 494 0
Shaun Wright-Phillips   England W 2005–2008 125 10
Michael Essien   Ghana MF 2005–2014 256 25
Michael Ballack   Germany MF 2006–2010 166 25
Salomon Kalou   Ivory Coast ST 2006–2012 254 61
Ashley Cole   England LB 2006–2014 338 7
John Obi Mikel   Nigeria MF 2006–2017 374 6
Alex   Brazil DF 2007–2012 134 11
Florent Malouda   France MF 2007–2013 228 45
José Bosingwa   Portugal DF 2008–2012 125 3
Nicolas Anelka   France ST 2008–2012 184 59
Branislav Ivanović   Serbia RB 2008–2017 377 34
Nemanja Matić   Serbia MF 2009–2011
2014–2017
154 7
Fernando Torres   Spain ST 2010–2014 172 45
Ramires   Brazil MF 2010–2016 246 33
Juan Mata   Spain MF 2011–2014 135 33
Thibaut Courtois   Belgium GK 2011–2018 154 0
David Luiz   Brazil CB 2011–2014
2016–2019
248 18
Oscar   Brazil MF 2012–2016 203 38
Gary Cahill   England CB 2012–2019 290 25
Eden Hazard   Belgium W 2012–2019 352 110
César Azpilicueta   Spain LB 2012– 337 9
Victor Moses   Nigeria RWB 2012– 128 18
Willian   Brazil MF 2013– 292 52
Diego Costa   Spain FW 2014–2017 120 59
Cesc Fàbregas   Spain MF 2014–2019 198 22
Pedro   Spain MF 2015– 183 41
N'Golo Kanté   France MF 2016– 142 8
Marcos Alonso   Spain DF 2016– 120 18
  1. ^ The first foreign player to ever represent the club

Annual AwardsEdit

Player of the YearEdit

Year Winner
1967   Peter Bonetti
1968   Charlie Cooke
1969   David Webb
1970   John Hollins
1971   John Hollins
1972   David Webb
1973   Peter Osgood
1974   Gary Locke
1975   Charlie Cooke
1976   Ray Wilkins
1977   Ray Wilkins
1978   Micky Droy
1979   Tommy Langley
1980   Clive Walker
1981   Petar Borota
1982   Mike Fillery
1983   Joey Jones
1984   Pat Nevin
1985   David Speedie
1986   Eddie Niedzwiecki
1987   Pat Nevin
1988   Tony Dorigo
1989   Graham Roberts
 
Year Winner
1990   Ken Monkou
1991   Andy Townsend
1992   Paul Elliott
1993   Frank Sinclair
1994   Steve Clarke
1995   Erland Johnsen
1996   Ruud Gullit
1997   Mark Hughes
1998   Dennis Wise
1999   Gianfranco Zola
2000   Dennis Wise
2001   John Terry
2002   Carlo Cudicini
2003   Gianfranco Zola
2004   Frank Lampard
2005   Frank Lampard
2006   John Terry
2007   Michael Essien
2008   Joe Cole
2009   Frank Lampard
2010   Didier Drogba
2011   Petr Čech
2012   Juan Mata
 
Year Winner
2013   Juan Mata
2014   Eden Hazard
2015   Eden Hazard
2016   Willian
2017   Eden Hazard
2018   N'Golo Kanté
2019   Eden Hazard

Players' Player of the YearEdit

Year Winner
2006   Claude Makelele
2007   Didier Drogba
2008   Ricardo Carvalho
2009   Ashley Cole
2010   Florent Malouda
2011   Ashley Cole
2012   Ramires
2013   Juan Mata
2014   César Azpilicueta
2015   Eden Hazard
2016   Willian
2017   N'Golo Kanté
2018   Willian
2019   Eden Hazard

Young Player of the YearEdit

Year Winner
1983   Keith Dublin
1984   Robert Isaac
1985   Gareth Hall
1986   Mick Bodley
1987   Jason Cundy
1988   Eddie Cunnington
1989 ----- No award -----
1990 ----- No award -----
1991   Andy Myers
1992   Zeke Rowe
1993   Neil Shipperley
1994   Mark Nicholls
1995   Chris McCann
1996   Jody Morris
1997   Nick Crittenden
1998   John Terry
1999   Samuele Dalla Bona
2000   Rhys Evans
 
Year Winner
2001   Leon Knight
2002   Carlton Cole
2003   Robert Huth
2004   Robert Huth
2005   Robert Huth
2006   Lassana Diarra
2007   John Obi Mikel
2008   The U18s youth team
2009   Michael Mancienne
2010   The U18s youth team
2011   Josh McEachran
2012   Lucas Piazon
2013   Nathan Aké
2014   Lewis Baker
2015   Kurt Zouma
2016   Ruben Loftus-Cheek
2017   Mason Mount
2018   Andreas Christensen
 
Year Winner
2019   Callum Hudson-Odoi

Academy Player of the YearEdit

Year Winner
2015   Dominic Solanke
2016   Fikayo Tomori
2017   Mason Mount
2018   Reece James
2019   Conor Gallagher

Goal of the YearEdit

Year Winner Team Score Result Stadium Competition
2007   Michael Essien   Arsenal 1–1 1–1[1] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2008   Juliano Belletti   Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 2–0[2] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2009   Michael Essien   Barcelona 1–0 1–1[3] Stamford Bridge UEFA Champions League
2010   Ashley Cole   Sunderland 3–0 7–2[4] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2011   Ramires   Manchester City 2–0 2–0[5] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2012   Ramires   Barcelona 2–1 2–2[6] Camp Nou UEFA Champions League
2013   Oscar   Juventus 2–0 2–2[7] Stamford Bridge UEFA Champions League
2014   Lewis Baker   Arsenal Under 21 1–1 1–2[8] Emirates Stadium Barclays Under 21 League
2015   Oscar   Queens Park Rangers 1–0 2–1[9] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2016   Eden Hazard   Tottenham Hotspur 2–2 2–2[10] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2017   Eden Hazard   Arsenal 2–0 3–1[11] Stamford Bridge Premier League
2018   Willian   Brighton & Hove Albion 0–2 0–4[12] Falmer Stadium Premier League
2019   Eden Hazard   Liverpool 1–2 1–2[13] Anfield EFL Cup

List of captainsEdit

Period Captain
1953–1956   Roy Bentley
1956–1957   Ken Armstrong
1957–1959   Derek Saunders
1959–1964   Frank Blunstone
1964–1966   Terry Venables
1966–1980   Ron Harris
1980–1984   Micky Droy
1984–1988   Colin Pates
1988–1990   Graham Roberts
1990–1991   Peter Nicholas
1991–1993   Andy Townsend
1993–2001   Dennis Wise
2001–2004   Marcel Desailly
2004–2017   John Terry
2017–2019   Gary Cahill
2019–   César Azpilicueta

Notable captainsEdit

Indicates Captain won the League in the Second Division.

Captain League FAC. LC. CS. UCL. UEL. USC. CWC. FMC. Total
  Roy Bentley 1954–55 1955 2
  Terry Venables 1965 1
  Ron Harris 1970 1971 2
  Colin Pates 1983–84 1986 1
  Graham Roberts 1988–89 1
  Peter Nicholas 1990 1
  Dennis Wise 1997
2000
1998 2000 1998 1998 6
  John Terry 2004–05
2005–06
2009–10
2014–15
2016–17
2007
2009
2010
2012
2005
2007
2015
2005
2009
2012 2013 16
  Gary Cahill 2018 2019 2

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Chelsea 1–1 Arsenal". BBC Sport. 10 December 2006. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Chelsea 2–0 Tottenham". BBC Sport. 12 January 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Chelsea 1–1 Barcelona (agg 1–1)". BBC Sport. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Chelsea 7 – 2 Sunderland". BBC Sport. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Chelsea 2 – 0 Man City". BBC Sport. 20 March 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Barcelona 2 – 2 Chelsea". BBC Sport. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Chelsea 2 – 2 Juventus". BBC Sport. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Baker's wonder goal". YouTube. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Chelsea 2 – 1 Queens Park Rangers". BBC Sport. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Chelsea 2 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur". BBC Sport. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  11. ^ "Hazard named Chelsea Player of the Year". Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Annual Awards – Kante is NO. 1". Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Chelsea Goal of the Season 2019: Eden Hazard v Liverpool". Retrieved 11 May 2019.

ReferencesEdit