• Diego Costa has scored in 42 goals in 78 Premier League appearance (54%); a higher proportion than any other player to play 20+ Games

    Source: @OptaJoe : Data correct as at 2017-02-25

Chelsea’s Next Manager: a Statistical Analysis

Article published on 2013-04-23 by ChelseaStats in Stats of the Day.

Just who will become Chelsea’s new manager? The newspapers seem to splash a new rumour each day but does anyone really know at this stage? Does Roman even have an idea? Probably not. So this article is intended as a handy tool to help Roman make his mind up. Perhaps it may allow the rest […]

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Chelsea Advent 2012

Article published on 2012-12-25 by ChelseaStats in Players, Stats of the Day.

Below are some stats for an alternative Advent Calendar. 1 – Ben Howard Baker is the only goalkeeper to score for Chelsea. 2 – The number of goals Branislav Ivanovic scored vs Liverpool in the 2009 UCL quarter final. 3 – The number of times Frank Lampard has been named the Chelsea Player of the […]

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Gianfranco Zola and the Art of the Free Kick

Article published on 2012-09-01 by ChelseaStats in Stats of the Day.

In 20 years of the Premier League, Chelsea have scored 36 direct free kicks. It’ll come as no surprise that Gianfranco Zola scored a third of those in his 7 years at the club: Nearly 1 in every 5 of Zola’s goals for Chelsea was a free kick. He scored 14 free kicks in all […]

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Didier Drogba: Goals Vs Managers

Article published on 2012-07-22 by ChelseaStats in Opposition, Players, Stats of the Day.

Didier Drogba will always be remembered by Chelsea fans forever. Sir Alex Ferguson also showed his respect for the Ivorian striker by saying he was pleased that he was leaving as he always gave Man Utd a tough time. However, which managers are most pleased to see him go? The table below shows how many […]

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John Terry – Team Mates

Article published on 2012-07-01 by ChelseaStats in Players, Stats of the Day.

John Terry has achieved so much at Chelsea since his debut on 28th October 1998 when he came on as a substitute for Dan Petrescu in a Worthington Cup game vs Aston Villa. Players like Marcel Desailly, Gianfranco Zola and Ruud Gullit helped mould him into the player and character he is today. However, JT […]

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Chelsea Player Goal Droughts

Article published on 2012-03-24 by ChelseaStats in Players, Stats of the Day.

A lot has been made about Fernando Torres and his recent goal drought. The World Cup winner went 24 games without scoring. But how does that compare with other Chelsea strikers of the past? Below is a list of the top 10 goal droughts (since WW2) for strikers as well as some other blues Legends. […]

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On This Day: 1999 (25th September)

Article published on 2010-09-25 by ChelseaStats in On This Day, Players.

Gianluca Vialli’s Chelsea went to the riverside and beat Middlesbrough 1-0, with Bernard Lambourde scoring the only goal of the game. Paul Gascoigne a 71st minute substitute was sent off in the dying minutes in front of a crowd of 34,183. The Chelsea team included Marcel Desailly, Didier Deschamps, Gianfranco Zola and Gabrielle Ambrosetti.

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