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Chelsea FC Profile: Damien Duff

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Full Name: Damien Anthony Duff

Nickname(s): Duffer

Born: Friday, 2nd March 1979 (age: 44)
Place of birth: Ballyboden, Republic Of Ireland
Height: 5' 10"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 2003 to 2006

Playing Career:

Blackburn Rovers
Chelsea (Jul 2003 to Jul 2006) - cost: £17,000,000
Newcastle United
Melbourne City
Shamrock Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Wednesday, 13th August 2003, MSK Zilina 0 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 24 years 5 months 11 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 23rd November 2005, Anderlecht 0 - 2 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Sunday, 7th May 2006, Newcastle United 1 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2003 / 04 23 (6)1 (1)211 (4)037 (11)
2004 / 05 30 (2)2 (1)6 (1)10 (2)048 (6)
2005 / 06 28 (10)5 (2)06 (1)140 (13)
Total81 (18)8 (4)8 (1)27 (7)1125 (30)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2003 / 04 500106
2004 / 05 6022010
2005 / 06 300003

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Damien Duff made 125 appearances for Chelsea, of which 30 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Europe13th Aug 2003MSK Zilina02Chelsea6,160 match won Sub on 69 mins
League17th Aug 2003Liverpool12Chelsea44,082 match won Sub on 75 mins
League23rd Aug 2003Chelsea21Leicester City41,073 match won Sub on 82 mins
League30th Aug 2003Chelsea22Blackburn Rovers41,066 match drawn Sub on 45 mins
League13th Sep 2003Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur41,165 match won Sub on 73 mins
Europe16th Sep 2003Sparta Prague01Chelsea18,997 match won Sub on 46 mins
League20th Sep 2003Wolverhampton Wanderers05Chelsea29,208 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Sep 2003Chelsea10Aston Villa41,182 match won
Europe1st Oct 2003Chelsea02Besiktas32,957 match lost Sub on 45 mins
League5th Oct 2003Middlesbrough12Chelsea29,170 match won
League14th Oct 2003Birmingham City00Chelsea29,460 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League18th Oct 2003Arsenal21Chelsea38,172 match lost Sub on 71 mins
Europe22nd Oct 2003Chelsea21Lazio40,405 match won Sub on 79 mins
League25th Oct 2003Chelsea10Manchester City41,040 match won Sub on 73 mins
League Cup29th Oct 2003Chelsea42Notts County35,997 match won
League1st Nov 2003Everton01Chelsea40,189 match won Sub on 78 mins
Europe4th Nov 2003Lazio04Chelsea50,000 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Nov 2003Chelsea50Newcastle United41,332 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 2003Southampton01Chelsea32,149 match won Sub on 74 mins
Europe26th Nov 2003Chelsea00Sparta Prague40,152 match drawn
League30th Nov 2003Chelsea10Manchester United41,932 match won Sub on 58 mins
League6th Dec 2003Leeds United11Chelsea36,305 match drawn scored 1 goal
Europe9th Dec 2003Besiktas02Chelsea55,350 match won Sub on 72 mins
League13th Dec 2003Chelsea12Bolton Wanderers40,491 match lost
League Cup17th Dec 2003Aston Villa21Chelsea30,414 match lost Sub on 55 mins
League20th Dec 2003Fulham01Chelsea18,244 match won Sub on 8 mins
F.A. Cup14th Jan 2004Chelsea40Watford38,763 match won Sub on 80 mins
League18th Jan 2004Chelsea00Birmingham City41,073 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
Europe25th Feb 2004VFB Stuttgart01Chelsea50,000 match won Sub on 66 mins
Europe9th Mar 2004Chelsea00VFB Stuttgart36,657 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League13th Mar 2004Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea26,717 match won Sub on 90 minsscored 1 goal
League20th Mar 2004Chelsea21Fulham41,169 match won Sub on 70 minsscored 1 goal
Europe24th Mar 2004Chelsea11Arsenal40,778 match drawn
League27th Mar 2004Chelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers41,215 match won Sub on 46 mins
League3rd Apr 2004Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea36,101 match won
Europe6th Apr 2004Arsenal12Chelsea35,456 match won Sub on 82 mins
League12th Apr 2004Aston Villa32Chelsea41,112 match lost Sub on 71 mins
League28th Aug 2004Chelsea21Southampton40,864 match won Sub on 57 mins
Europe14th Sep 2004Paris Saint Germain03Chelsea40,000 match won Sub on 81 mins
League19th Sep 2004Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur42,246 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League25th Sep 2004Middlesbrough01Chelsea32,341 match won Sub on 88 mins
Europe29th Sep 2004Chelsea31Porto39,237 match won Sub on 66 mins
League3rd Oct 2004Chelsea10Liverpool42,028 match won Sub on 81 mins
League16th Oct 2004Manchester City10Chelsea45,047 match lost
Europe20th Oct 2004Chelsea20CSKA Moscow33,945 match won Sub on 76 mins
League23rd Oct 2004Chelsea40Blackburn Rovers41,546 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup27th Oct 2004Chelsea10West Ham United41,774 match won Sub on 64 mins
League30th Oct 2004West Bromwich Albion14Chelsea27,399 match won scored 1 goal
Europe2nd Nov 2004CSKA Moscow01Chelsea28,000 match won
League6th Nov 2004Chelsea10Everton41,965 match won Sub on 82 mins
League Cup10th Nov 2004Newcastle United02Chelsea38,055 match won Sub on 63 mins
League13th Nov 2004Fulham14Chelsea21,877 match won Sub on 76 mins
League20th Nov 2004Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers42,203 match drawn Sub on 80 minsscored 1 goal
Europe24th Nov 2004Chelsea00Paris Saint Germain39,626 match drawn Sub on 45 mins
League27th Nov 2004Charlton Athletic04Chelsea26,355 match won Sub on 71 minsscored 1 goal
League Cup30th Nov 2004Fulham12Chelsea14,531 match won Sub on 76 minsscored 1 goal
League4th Dec 2004Chelsea40Newcastle United42,328 match won
Europe7th Dec 2004Porto21Chelsea42,409 match lost Sub on 54 minsscored 1 goal
League12th Dec 2004Arsenal22Chelsea38,153 match drawn
League18th Dec 2004Chelsea40Norwich City42,071 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 2004Chelsea10Aston Villa41,950 match won Sub on 80 minsscored 1 goal
League28th Dec 2004Portsmouth02Chelsea20,210 match won
League1st Jan 2005Liverpool01Chelsea43,886 match won Sub on 76 mins
League4th Jan 2005Chelsea20Middlesbrough40,982 match won
League Cup12th Jan 2005Chelsea00Manchester United41,492 match drawn
League15th Jan 2005Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea36,105 match won Sub on 80 mins booked
League22nd Jan 2005Chelsea30Portsmouth42,267 match won Sub on 67 mins
League Cup26th Jan 2005Manchester United12Chelsea67,000 match won Sub on 87 minsscored 1 goal
F.A. Cup30th Jan 2005Chelsea20Birmingham City40,379 match won Sub on 46 mins
League2nd Feb 2005Blackburn Rovers01Chelsea23,414 match won
League6th Feb 2005Chelsea00Manchester City42,093 match drawn
League12th Feb 2005Everton01Chelsea40,270 match won Sub on 90 mins
F.A. Cup20th Feb 2005Newcastle United10Chelsea45,740 match lost Sub on 46 mins
Europe23rd Feb 2005Barcelona21Chelsea89,000 match lost Sub on 76 mins
League Cup27th Feb 2005Liverpool23Chelsea78,000 match won booked
League5th Mar 2005Norwich City13Chelsea24,506 match won Sub on 73 mins
Europe8th Mar 2005Chelsea42Barcelona41,515 match won Sub on 85 minsscored 1 goal
League15th Mar 2005Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion41,713 match won Sub on 90 mins
League19th Mar 2005Chelsea41Crystal Palace41,667 match won Sub on 74 mins
League2nd Apr 2005Southampton13Chelsea31,949 match won Sub on 80 mins
Europe6th Apr 2005Chelsea42Bayern Munich40,253 match won
League9th Apr 2005Chelsea11Birmingham City42,031 match drawn
Europe12th Apr 2005Bayern Munich32Chelsea59,000 match lost Sub on 71 mins
League20th Apr 2005Chelsea00Arsenal41,621 match drawn Sub on 85 mins
League23rd Apr 2005Chelsea31Fulham42,081 match won
F.A. Community Shield7th Aug 2005Arsenal12Chelsea58,014 match won Sub on 74 mins
League14th Aug 2005Wigan Athletic01Chelsea23,575 match won Sub on 59 mins
League21st Aug 2005Chelsea10Arsenal42,136 match won
League24th Aug 2005Chelsea40West Bromwich Albion41,201 match won Sub on 79 mins
League27th Aug 2005Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea36,077 match won Sub on 89 minsscored 1 goal
League10th Sep 2005Chelsea20Sunderland41,969 match won Sub on 45 mins
Europe13th Sep 2005Chelsea10Anderlecht29,575 match won Sub on 76 mins
League17th Sep 2005Charlton Athletic02Chelsea27,111 match won Sub on 63 mins
League24th Sep 2005Chelsea21Aston Villa42,146 match won
Europe28th Sep 2005Liverpool00Chelsea42,743 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League2nd Oct 2005Liverpool14Chelsea44,235 match won Sub on 76 minsscored 1 goal
Europe1st Nov 2005Real Betis10Chelsea55,000 match lost Sub on 65 mins booked
League6th Nov 2005Manchester United10Chelsea67,864 match lost
League19th Nov 2005Chelsea30Newcastle United42,268 match won scored 1 goal
Europe23rd Nov 2005Anderlecht02Chelsea21,070 match won
League26th Nov 2005Portsmouth02Chelsea20,182 match won Sub on 79 mins
League3rd Dec 2005Chelsea10Middlesbrough41,666 match won
Europe6th Dec 2005Chelsea00Liverpool41,598 match drawn Sub on 73 mins
League10th Dec 2005Chelsea10Wigan Athletic42,060 match won Sub on 46 mins
League28th Dec 2005Manchester City01Chelsea46,587 match won Sub on 58 mins
League2nd Jan 2006West Ham United13Chelsea34,758 match won Sub on 60 mins booked
F.A. Cup7th Jan 2006Chelsea21Huddersfield Town41,650 match won Sub on 72 mins
League15th Jan 2006Sunderland12Chelsea32,420 match won Sub on 63 mins
League22nd Jan 2006Chelsea11Charlton Athletic41,355 match drawn Sub on 63 mins
F.A. Cup28th Jan 2006Everton11Chelsea29,742 match drawn Sub on 59 mins
League1st Feb 2006Aston Villa11Chelsea38,562 match drawn Sub on 69 mins
League5th Feb 2006Chelsea20Liverpool42,316 match won Sub on 74 mins Sub on 79 mins
F.A. Cup19th Feb 2006Chelsea31Colchester United41,810 match won Sub on 63 mins
League25th Feb 2006Chelsea20Portsmouth42,254 match won Sub on 31 mins
League4th Mar 2006West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea26,581 match won Sub on 63 mins
Europe7th Mar 2006Barcelona11Chelsea98,436 match drawn Sub on 58 mins
League11th Mar 2006Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur42,243 match won Sub on 68 mins booked
League19th Mar 2006Fulham10Chelsea22,486 match lost Sub on 26 mins
F.A. Cup22nd Mar 2006Chelsea10Newcastle United42,279 match won Sub on 68 mins
League25th Mar 2006Chelsea20Manchester City42,321 match won Sub on 53 mins
League1st Apr 2006Birmingham City00Chelsea26,364 match drawn Sub on 64 mins
F.A. Cup22nd Apr 2006Liverpool21Chelsea64,575 match lost Sub on 62 mins
League29th Apr 2006Chelsea30Manchester United42,219 match won Sub on 66 mins
League2nd May 2006Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea20,243 match lost Sub on 45 mins booked
League7th May 2006Newcastle United10Chelsea52,309 match lost Sub on 46 mins

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Chelsea FC Player Damien Duff

Games Won: 87
Win Percentage: 69.6%
Total Bookings: 6
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 125 appearances, Damien Duff played alongside the following 43 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Marco Ambrosio (8)
Celestine Babayaro (11)
Wayne Bridge (55)
Ricardo Carvalho (57)
Petr Cech (72)
Carlton Cole (11)
Joe Cole (103)
Hernan Crespo (54)
Carlo Cudicini (43)
Asier Del Horno (26)
Marcel Desailly (16)
Lassana Diarra (6)
Didier Drogba (62)
Michael Essien (30)
Paulo Ferreira (62)
Mikael Forssell (2)
William Gallas (101)
Geremi (48)
Jesper Grønkjær (28)
Eiður Guðjohnsen (94)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (27)
Robert Huth (36)
Jiří Jarošík (15)
Glen Johnson (51)
Mateja Kežman (34)
Frank Lampard (120)
Claude Makélélé (99)
Maniche (8)
Mario Melchiot (18)
Tiago Mendes (42)
Nuno Morais (1)
Adrian Mutu (24)
Scott Parker (18)
Emmanuel Petit (4)
Lenny Pidgeley (1)
Arjen Robben (54)
Alexey Smertin (20)
Jimmy Smith (1)
Mario Stanić (2)
Neil Sullivan (1)
John Terry (113)
Juan Sebastian Veron (11)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (28)