chelsea 2009 roster
Nicolas Anelka bags a brace while Frank Lampard, Salomon Kalou and Ashley Cole grab the other goals. Chelsea Football Club 2009-2010. Despite losing, Chelsea become the first English team to qualify for the, 24.04.10: Chelsea defeat Stoke City 7–0 at Stamford Bridge to record their biggest home win of the season thus far. They also finish with an English record goal difference of +71, beating Liverpool's +69 set in 1979. They end the league campaign having scored 103 goals, the most in the club's history, the first Premier League side to score 100 goals in a season and the first team since Tottenham in 1961 to score 100 goals in the top flight. Chelsea F.C. © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. 15.05.10: In their final game of the season, Chelsea face relegated Portsmouth in an entertaining, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 18:36. The victory ensures that Chelsea maintain their 100% record in "Big Four" matches this season. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal. This section displays the club's financial expenditure's in the transfer market. The match determined the winners of the 2008–09 season of the UEFA Champions League, a tournament for the top football clubs in Europe. Didier Drogba equalises for Chelsea late in the first-half with a free-kick after Hull's, 04.02.10: FIFA's suspended transfer ban on Chelsea regarding the Gaël Kakuta tapping-up case is lifted by the, 27.02.10: Chelsea lose at home for the first time in the Premier League under Carlo Ancelotti as Manchester City win 4–2. I giocatori dei blues festeggiano la conquista del double ... Questa pagina contiene rosa e risultati del Chelsea Football Club nelle competizioni ufficiali della stagione 2009-2010 Stagione. Chelsea spent nearly £200m to bolster its attack, but as shown in a 0-0 draw with Spurs, those players haven't delivered on their price tags. The match was won by Barcelona of Spain, who beat England's Manchester United 2–0. Includes all competitive matches. Chelsea and Tottenham are both 'on the right path'. The season is also notable for the attacking football that was displayed, which resulted in the team breaking several Premier League records and statistics including most goals scored in a season (103), most goals scored at home in a season (68) and best goal difference in a season (+71). Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. 8.11.09: Chelsea beat Manchester United 1–0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League in a typically tight contest, decided by John Terry's header from an inswinging Frank Lampard free-kick after. The 2009–10 season was Chelsea Football Club's 96th competitive season, 18th consecutive season in the Premier League, 104th year in existence as a football club and their first season coached by Carlo Ancelotti. 09.05.10: Chelsea trounce Wigan 8–0 in their final game of the season, setting a new club record for their biggest ever League win in the process as well as breaking numerous scoring records. After referee, 17.04.10: A 2–1 loss to Tottenham sees Chelsea's lead in the Premier League cut to one point, with Manchester United securing a late winner against Manchester City. The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final was played on 27 May 2009 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. Despite disappointment in the Champions League going out to eventual winners Inter Millan in the round of 16, the club had the most successful season in its history, winning the Premier League for a third time and retaining the FA Cup for the first time, thus becoming the seventh English club to complete Ashley Cole's goal against Sunderland earns him the Goal of the Season Award. 29.11.09: Chelsea continue their 100% record in ", 16.12.09: Chelsea end their run of four straight games without a win in all competitions, which began with their, 04.01.10: Having ended December with two away draws against, 28.01.10: Chelsea end January on a high after winning all five matches in the month, demolishing, 02.02.10: Despite an excellent January, February does not start well with Chelsea succumbing to a 1–1 draw at Hull City. 02.05.10: Chelsea defeat Liverpool 2–0 at Anfield in the penultimate week of the season. Samuel Eto'o opened the scoring in the 10th minute, and Lionel … Neither English heavyweight could break the deadlock as Tottenham return to the top of the Premier League table. Includes all competitive matches. Chelsea-Tottenham stalemate sends Spurs back on top. Chelsea won their fourth national league title on 86 points, one point ahead of Manchester United. 06.05.10: Chelsea's Player of the Year Award goes to Didier Drogba, who claims the gong for the first time in his Chelsea career. While Nemanja Matić makes his Chelsea debut from the bench, Gaël Kakuta also makes a flair-filled first appearance for the club. After Joe Cole caps off a comfortable Chelsea first half with a clever near-post back-heel from Florent Malouda's cross to open the scoring, United begin to gain a foothold in the game in the second half. A 2–1 defeat at the, 21.03.10: Chelsea complete a disappointing week with a draw to Blackburn at, 27.03.10: After bouncing straight back with a 5–0 victory against Portsmouth at, 03.04.10: Chelsea gain a crucial victory in the Premier League title race by defeating top-of-the-table Manchester United 2–1 at Old Trafford, returning to first place by two points with five games to play. The win ensures that Chelsea end their season with a 100% record against "Big Four" opponents, and means that victory over Wigan on the final day of the season will guarantee Premier League success. Florent Malouda picks up the Samsung Players' Player Award, while the Young Player of the Year is awarded to the entire Chelsea U18 team after their triumph in the FA Cup Youth Final. 22.11.09: Despite having key players like Frank Lampard, Michael Ballack and Didier Drogba missing through injury, Chelsea romp to a comfortable 4–0 victory at home to Wolves in the Premier League with goals from Florent Malouda, Joe Cole and two from a rampant Michael Essien. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Chelsea at a glance: The compact squad overview with all players and data in the season Overall statistics of current season. No transfers were completed in the winter transfer window. Despite disappointment in the Champions League going out to eventual winners Inter Millan in the round of 16, the club had the most successful season in its history, winning the Premier League for a third time and retaining the FA Cup for the first time, thus becoming the seventh English club to complete the "Double". Janusz Michallik recaps Chelsea and Spurs' cagey 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge. 24.10.09: Chelsea thrash Blackburn Rovers 5–0 at Stamford Bridge in their most emphatic Premier League victory so far this season, only a few days after humbling Atlético Madrid in the Champions League by one goal less. Didier Drogba comes off the bench to score the winning goal late on from an offside position, but, 10.04.10: Chelsea defeat Aston Villa at Wembley in the FA Cup semi-final to book a place in their third FA Cup Final in four years. 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Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Chelsea won the FA Cup and the English Premier League to complete the Double for the first time in their history, while breaking numerous Premier League records in the number of goals they managed. Salomon Kalou scores his first. They also become the first team in English football history to score seven goals or more in a game on four occasions in a league season. Because all transfer fees are not disclosed to the public, the numbers displayed in this section are only based on figures released by media outlets. Didier Drogba's second half hat-trick ensures he finishes the season with the Premier League Golden Boot, having scored 29 goals, three more than the 26 scored by second-placed Wayne Rooney. Players with 1 card or more included only. Didier Drogba opens the scoring following a sloppy backpass from Steven Gerrard in the first half, and Frank Lampard doubles the lead after the interval. Read up on all the profiles of the Chelsea FC first team players and coaching staff with news, stats and video content. Most significantly, the win means that Chelsea finish the season as Premier League champions with a total of 86 points, one point more than Manchester United, who finish runners-up. Chelsea need more from summer signings Werner, Havertz and Ziyech to be genuine contenders. The game is given extra spice as it is the first time that John Terry and, 16.03.10: Chelsea are eliminated from the Champions League before the semi-finals for the first time in four years as a 3–1 aggregate loss to Internazionale in the first knockout round sees them crash out of the tournament. The 2009–10 season was Chelsea Football Club's 96th competitive season, 18th consecutive season in the Premier League, 104th year in existence as a football club and their first season coached by Carlo Ancelotti. Chelsea's 18th consecutive season in the Premier League began on 15 August 2009 and ended on 9 May 2010.