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Chelsea FC Profile: William Gallas

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Full Name: William Eric Gallas

Born: Wednesday, 17th August 1977 (age: 46)
Place of birth: Asnieres, France
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 2001 to 2006

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 2001 to Sep 2006) - cost: £6,200,000
Tottenham Hotspur
Perth Glory

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Sunday, 19th August 2001, Chelsea 1 - 1 Newcastle United (Sub)

Age on debut: 24 years 0 months 2 days

100th Appearance: Sunday, 9th November 2003, Chelsea 5 - 0 Newcastle United

200th Appearance: Saturday, 26th November 2005, Portsmouth 0 - 2 Chelsea

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


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2001 / 02 30 (3)443041 (3)
2002 / 03 38 (2)532048 (2)
2003 / 04 29 (6)4111045 (6)
2004 / 05 281512046
2005 / 06 34 (1)307145 (1)
Total159 (12)1713351225 (12)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2001 / 02 110002
2002 / 03 400004
2003 / 04 000101
2004 / 05 200002
2005 / 06 500005

* 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. William Gallas made 225 appearances for Chelsea, of which 12 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League19th Aug 2001Chelsea11Newcastle United40,124 match drawn Sub on 26 mins booked
League8th Sep 2001Chelsea11Arsenal40,885 match drawn
League16th Sep 2001Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea36,037 match won Sub on 44 mins
Europe20th Sep 2001Chelsea30Levski Sofia20,812 match won
League23rd Sep 2001Chelsea22Middlesbrough36,767 match drawn
Europe27th Sep 2001Levski Sofia02Chelsea10,000 match won
League30th Sep 2001Fulham11Chelsea20,197 match drawn booked
League Cup9th Oct 2001Coventry City02Chelsea12,582 match won
League13th Oct 2001Chelsea20Leicester City40,370 match won
League21st Oct 2001Leeds United00Chelsea40,171 match drawn
League24th Oct 2001West Ham United21Chelsea26,520 match lost
League28th Oct 2001Derby County11Chelsea28,910 match drawn booked
Europe1st Nov 2001Chelsea11Hapoel Tel Aviv28,433 match drawn
League4th Nov 2001Chelsea21Ipswich Town40,497 match won Sub on 46 mins
League18th Nov 2001Everton00Chelsea30,555 match drawn
League24th Nov 2001Chelsea00Blackburn Rovers37,978 match drawn
League Cup28th Nov 2001Leeds United02Chelsea33,841 match won
League1st Dec 2001Manchester United03Chelsea67,544 match won
League5th Dec 2001Chelsea01Charlton Athletic33,504 match lost
League9th Dec 2001Sunderland00Chelsea48,017 match drawn
League Cup12th Dec 2001Chelsea10Newcastle United27,613 match won
League16th Dec 2001Chelsea40Liverpool41,174 match won
League23rd Dec 2001Chelsea51Bolton Wanderers34,063 match won
League26th Dec 2001Arsenal21Chelsea38,079 match lost
League29th Dec 2001Newcastle United12Chelsea52,123 match won
League1st Jan 2002Chelsea24Southampton35,156 match lost
F.A. Cup5th Jan 2002Norwich City00Chelsea21,017 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 2002Chelsea40Norwich City24,231 match won Sub on 69 mins
League20th Jan 2002Chelsea51West Ham United40,035 match won
League Cup23rd Jan 2002Tottenham Hotspur51Chelsea36,100 match lost
League2nd Mar 2002Charlton Athletic21Chelsea26,354 match lost
League6th Mar 2002Chelsea32Fulham39,744 match won
F.A. Cup10th Mar 2002Tottenham Hotspur04Chelsea32,896 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Mar 2002Chelsea40Tottenham Hotspur39,652 match won
League16th Mar 2002Chelsea40Sunderland40,218 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Mar 2002Liverpool10Chelsea44,203 match lost
League30th Mar 2002Chelsea21Derby County37,849 match won Sub on 46 mins
League20th Apr 2002Chelsea03Manchester United41,725 match lost booked
League27th Apr 2002Middlesbrough02Chelsea28,686 match won
F.A. Cup4th May 2002Arsenal20Chelsea73,963 match lost
League11th May 2002Chelsea13Aston Villa40,709 match lost
League17th Aug 2002Charlton Athletic23Chelsea25,640 match won
League23rd Aug 2002Chelsea22Manchester United41,541 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Aug 2002Southampton11Chelsea31,208 match drawn
League1st Sep 2002Chelsea11Arsenal40,037 match drawn
League11th Sep 2002Blackburn Rovers23Chelsea22,999 match won
League14th Sep 2002Chelsea30Newcastle United39,746 match won booked
Europe19th Sep 2002Chelsea21Viking Stavanger15,772 match won
League23rd Sep 2002Fulham00Chelsea16,503 match drawn
League28th Sep 2002Chelsea23West Ham United38,929 match lost
Europe3rd Oct 2002Viking Stavanger42Chelsea5,555 match lost
League6th Oct 2002Liverpool10Chelsea43,856 match lost
League19th Oct 2002Manchester City03Chelsea34,953 match won
League26th Oct 2002Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion40,893 match won
League3rd Nov 2002Tottenham Hotspur00Chelsea36,049 match drawn
League Cup6th Nov 2002Chelsea21Gillingham28,033 match won
League9th Nov 2002Chelsea30Birmingham City35,237 match won
League16th Nov 2002Chelsea10Middlesbrough39,064 match won
League23rd Nov 2002Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea25,476 match drawn booked
League30th Nov 2002Chelsea30Sunderland38,946 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup4th Dec 2002Chelsea41Everton32,322 match won
League7th Dec 2002Everton13Chelsea39,396 match won booked
League14th Dec 2002Middlesbrough11Chelsea29,160 match drawn
League Cup17th Dec 2002Manchester United10Chelsea57,985 match lost
League21st Dec 2002Chelsea20Aston Villa38,284 match won
League26th Dec 2002Chelsea00Southampton39,428 match drawn Sub on 86 mins
League28th Dec 2002Leeds United20Chelsea40,143 match lost
League1st Jan 2003Arsenal32Chelsea38,096 match lost
F.A. Cup4th Jan 2003Chelsea10Middlesbrough29,796 match won
League11th Jan 2003Chelsea41Charlton Athletic37,284 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Jan 2003Manchester United21Chelsea67,606 match lost
F.A. Cup26th Jan 2003Shrewsbury Town04Chelsea7,950 match won
League28th Jan 2003Chelsea32Leeds United39,738 match won
League1st Feb 2003Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur41,384 match drawn
League8th Feb 2003Birmingham City13Chelsea29,475 match won
F.A. Cup16th Feb 2003Stoke City02Chelsea26,615 match won
League22nd Feb 2003Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers40,850 match lost booked
League1st Mar 2003Newcastle United21Chelsea52,157 match lost
F.A. Cup8th Mar 2003Arsenal22Chelsea38,104 match drawn
League16th Mar 2003West Bromwich Albion02Chelsea27,024 match won
League22nd Mar 2003Chelsea50Manchester City41,105 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup25th Mar 2003Chelsea13Arsenal41,456 match lost
League5th Apr 2003Sunderland12Chelsea40,011 match won
League12th Apr 2003Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers39,852 match won Sub on 79 mins
League19th Apr 2003Aston Villa21Chelsea39,358 match lost
League21st Apr 2003Chelsea41Everton40,875 match won
League26th Apr 2003Chelsea11Fulham40,792 match drawn Sub on 72 mins
League3rd May 2003West Ham United10Chelsea35,042 match lost
League11th May 2003Chelsea21Liverpool41,911 match won booked
League17th Aug 2003Liverpool12Chelsea44,082 match won Sub on 73 mins
League13th Sep 2003Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur41,165 match won Sub on 70 mins
Europe16th Sep 2003Sparta Prague01Chelsea18,997 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Sep 2003Wolverhampton Wanderers05Chelsea29,208 match won
League27th Sep 2003Chelsea10Aston Villa41,182 match won
Europe1st Oct 2003Chelsea02Besiktas32,957 match lost
Europe22nd Oct 2003Chelsea21Lazio40,405 match won
League25th Oct 2003Chelsea10Manchester City41,040 match won
League1st Nov 2003Everton01Chelsea40,189 match won
Europe4th Nov 2003Lazio04Chelsea50,000 match won
League9th Nov 2003Chelsea50Newcastle United41,332 match won
League22nd Nov 2003Southampton01Chelsea32,149 match won
Europe26th Nov 2003Chelsea00Sparta Prague40,152 match drawn
League30th Nov 2003Chelsea10Manchester United41,932 match won
League6th Dec 2003Leeds United11Chelsea36,305 match drawn
Europe9th Dec 2003Besiktas02Chelsea55,350 match won
League Cup17th Dec 2003Aston Villa21Chelsea30,414 match lost booked
League20th Dec 2003Fulham01Chelsea18,244 match won Sub on 89 mins
League26th Dec 2003Charlton Athletic42Chelsea26,768 match lost Sub on 82 mins
League28th Dec 2003Chelsea30Portsmouth41,552 match won
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 2004Watford22Chelsea21,121 match drawn
League7th Jan 2004Chelsea01Liverpool41,420 match lost
League11th Jan 2004Leicester City04Chelsea31,547 match won Sub on 79 mins
F.A. Cup14th Jan 2004Chelsea40Watford38,763 match won Sub on 82 mins
League18th Jan 2004Chelsea00Birmingham City41,073 match drawn
F.A. Cup24th Jan 2004Scarborough01Chelsea5,379 match won
League1st Feb 2004Blackburn Rovers23Chelsea24,867 match won
League8th Feb 2004Chelsea10Charlton Athletic41,255 match won
League11th Feb 2004Portsmouth02Chelsea20,140 match won
F.A. Cup15th Feb 2004Arsenal21Chelsea38,136 match lost
League21st Feb 2004Chelsea12Arsenal41,847 match lost
Europe25th Feb 2004VFB Stuttgart01Chelsea50,000 match won
League28th Feb 2004Manchester City01Chelsea47,304 match won booked
Europe9th Mar 2004Chelsea00VFB Stuttgart36,657 match drawn
League13th Mar 2004Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea26,717 match won
League20th Mar 2004Chelsea21Fulham41,169 match won
Europe24th Mar 2004Chelsea11Arsenal40,778 match drawn
League27th Mar 2004Chelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers41,215 match won
League3rd Apr 2004Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea36,101 match won
Europe6th Apr 2004Arsenal12Chelsea35,456 match won booked
League10th Apr 2004Chelsea00Middlesbrough40,873 match drawn
League12th Apr 2004Aston Villa32Chelsea41,112 match lost Sub on 61 mins
League17th Apr 2004Chelsea00Everton41,169 match drawn Sub on 25 mins
Europe5th May 2004Chelsea22Monaco37,132 match drawn
League15th May 2004Chelsea10Leeds United41,276 match won
League15th Aug 2004Chelsea10Manchester United41,813 match won
League24th Aug 2004Crystal Palace02Chelsea24,953 match won
Europe14th Sep 2004Paris Saint Germain03Chelsea40,000 match won
League25th Sep 2004Middlesbrough01Chelsea32,341 match won
Europe29th Sep 2004Chelsea31Porto39,237 match won booked
League3rd Oct 2004Chelsea10Liverpool42,028 match won
League16th Oct 2004Manchester City10Chelsea45,047 match lost Sub on 46 mins
Europe20th Oct 2004Chelsea20CSKA Moscow33,945 match won
League Cup27th Oct 2004Chelsea10West Ham United41,774 match won
League30th Oct 2004West Bromwich Albion14Chelsea27,399 match won scored 1 goal
Europe2nd Nov 2004CSKA Moscow01Chelsea28,000 match won Sub on 54 mins
League Cup10th Nov 2004Newcastle United02Chelsea38,055 match won
League13th Nov 2004Fulham14Chelsea21,877 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Nov 2004Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers42,203 match drawn
Europe24th Nov 2004Chelsea00Paris Saint Germain39,626 match drawn
League27th Nov 2004Charlton Athletic04Chelsea26,355 match won
League4th Dec 2004Chelsea40Newcastle United42,328 match won Sub on 61 mins
Europe7th Dec 2004Porto21Chelsea42,409 match lost
League12th Dec 2004Arsenal22Chelsea38,153 match drawn
League18th Dec 2004Chelsea40Norwich City42,071 match won
League26th Dec 2004Chelsea10Aston Villa41,950 match won
League28th Dec 2004Portsmouth02Chelsea20,210 match won
League1st Jan 2005Liverpool01Chelsea43,886 match won
League4th Jan 2005Chelsea20Middlesbrough40,982 match won
League Cup12th Jan 2005Chelsea00Manchester United41,492 match drawn
League15th Jan 2005Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea36,105 match won
League22nd Jan 2005Chelsea30Portsmouth42,267 match won
League Cup26th Jan 2005Manchester United12Chelsea67,000 match won
League2nd Feb 2005Blackburn Rovers01Chelsea23,414 match won
League6th Feb 2005Chelsea00Manchester City42,093 match drawn
League12th Feb 2005Everton01Chelsea40,270 match won
F.A. Cup20th Feb 2005Newcastle United10Chelsea45,740 match lost
Europe23rd Feb 2005Barcelona21Chelsea89,000 match lost
League Cup27th Feb 2005Liverpool23Chelsea78,000 match won Sub on 74 mins
Europe8th Mar 2005Chelsea42Barcelona41,515 match won
League15th Mar 2005Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion41,713 match won
League2nd Apr 2005Southampton13Chelsea31,949 match won
Europe6th Apr 2005Chelsea42Bayern Munich40,253 match won booked
League9th Apr 2005Chelsea11Birmingham City42,031 match drawn
Europe12th Apr 2005Bayern Munich32Chelsea59,000 match lost
League20th Apr 2005Chelsea00Arsenal41,621 match drawn
Europe27th Apr 2005Chelsea00Liverpool40,497 match drawn
League30th Apr 2005Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea27,653 match won
Europe3rd May 2005Liverpool10Chelsea42,529 match lost
League7th May 2005Chelsea10Charlton Athletic42,065 match won
League10th May 2005Manchester United13Chelsea67,832 match won booked
F.A. Community Shield7th Aug 2005Arsenal12Chelsea58,014 match won
League14th Aug 2005Wigan Athletic01Chelsea23,575 match won
League21st Aug 2005Chelsea10Arsenal42,136 match won booked
League24th Aug 2005Chelsea40West Bromwich Albion41,201 match won
League27th Aug 2005Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea36,077 match won
League10th Sep 2005Chelsea20Sunderland41,969 match won
Europe13th Sep 2005Chelsea10Anderlecht29,575 match won
League17th Sep 2005Charlton Athletic02Chelsea27,111 match won
League24th Sep 2005Chelsea21Aston Villa42,146 match won
Europe28th Sep 2005Liverpool00Chelsea42,743 match drawn
League2nd Oct 2005Liverpool14Chelsea44,235 match won
League15th Oct 2005Chelsea51Bolton Wanderers41,775 match won
Europe19th Oct 2005Chelsea40Real Betis36,457 match won booked
League23rd Oct 2005Everton11Chelsea36,042 match drawn
League29th Oct 2005Chelsea42Blackburn Rovers41,553 match won
Europe1st Nov 2005Real Betis10Chelsea55,000 match lost
League6th Nov 2005Manchester United10Chelsea67,864 match lost booked
League19th Nov 2005Chelsea30Newcastle United42,268 match won Sub on 60 mins
Europe23rd Nov 2005Anderlecht02Chelsea21,070 match won
League26th Nov 2005Portsmouth02Chelsea20,182 match won
League3rd Dec 2005Chelsea10Middlesbrough41,666 match won
Europe6th Dec 2005Chelsea00Liverpool41,598 match drawn
League10th Dec 2005Chelsea10Wigan Athletic42,060 match won
League18th Dec 2005Arsenal02Chelsea38,347 match won
League26th Dec 2005Chelsea32Fulham42,313 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Dec 2005Manchester City01Chelsea46,587 match won
League31st Dec 2005Chelsea20Birmingham City40,652 match won
League15th Jan 2006Sunderland12Chelsea32,420 match won
League22nd Jan 2006Chelsea11Charlton Athletic41,355 match drawn
F.A. Cup28th Jan 2006Everton11Chelsea29,742 match drawn booked
League1st Feb 2006Aston Villa11Chelsea38,562 match drawn booked
League5th Feb 2006Chelsea20Liverpool42,316 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup8th Feb 2006Chelsea41Everton39,301 match won booked
League11th Feb 2006Middlesbrough30Chelsea31,037 match lost Sub on 17 mins
League4th Mar 2006West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea26,581 match won
Europe7th Mar 2006Barcelona11Chelsea98,436 match drawn
League11th Mar 2006Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur42,243 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Mar 2006Fulham10Chelsea22,486 match lost sent off
League9th Apr 2006Chelsea41West Ham United41,919 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 2006Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea27,266 match won
League17th Apr 2006Chelsea30Everton41,765 match won
F.A. Cup22nd Apr 2006Liverpool21Chelsea64,575 match lost
League29th Apr 2006Chelsea30Manchester United42,219 match won scored 1 goal booked
League2nd May 2006Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea20,243 match lost
League7th May 2006Newcastle United10Chelsea52,309 match lost Captain booked

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. William Gallas made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. William Gallas made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player William Gallas

Games Won: 137
Win Percentage: 60.89%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 23
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 225 appearances, William Gallas played alongside the following 59 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Marco Ambrosio (9)
Celestine Babayaro (62)
Winston Bogarde (1)
Mark Bosnich (6)
Wayne Bridge (56)
Ricardo Carvalho (56)
Petr Cech (76)
Carlton Cole (30)
Joe Cole (111)
Hernan Crespo (58)
Carlo Cudicini (120)
Sam Dalla Bona (28)
Ed de Goey (10)
Enrique de Lucas (31)
Asier Del Horno (27)
Marcel Desailly (74)
Lassana Diarra (5)
Didier Drogba (64)
Damien Duff (101)
Michael Essien (35)
Paulo Ferreira (59)
Albert Ferrer (8)
Mikael Forssell (27)
Geremi (60)
Anthony Grant (1)
Jesper Grønkjær (90)
Eiður Guðjohnsen (183)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (111)
Robert Huth (45)
Jiří Jarošík (15)
Glen Johnson (48)
Slaviša Jokanović (23)
Joe Keenan (1)
Mateja Kežman (31)
Leon Knight (1)
Frank Lampard (220)
Graeme Le Saux (63)
Claude Makélélé (112)
Maniche (10)
Mario Melchiot (106)
Tiago Mendes (41)
Nuno Morais (2)
Jody Morris (39)
Adrian Mutu (31)
Alexis Nicolas (3)
Filipe Oliveira (7)
Scott Parker (24)
Emmanuel Petit (64)
Lenny Pidgeley (2)
Arjen Robben (56)
Alexey Smertin (18)
Jimmy Smith (1)
Mario Stanić (50)
Neil Sullivan (7)
John Terry (187)
Juan Sebastian Veron (8)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (31)
Boudewijn Zenden (53)
Gianfranco Zola (84)