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Chelsea FC Profile: Alexey Smertin

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Full Name: Alexey Gennadyevich Smertin

Born: Thursday, 1st May 1975 (age: 47)
Place of birth: Barnaul, Russia
Height: 5' 8"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 2003 to 2006

Playing Career:

Dynamo Barnaul
Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky
Uralan Elista
Lokomotiv Moscow
Chelsea (Aug 2003 to Mar 2006) - cost: £3,450,000
--->Portsmouth (L)
--->Charlton Athletic (L)
Dynamo Moscow

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Sunday, 15th August 2004, Chelsea 1 - 0 Manchester United

Age on debut: 29 years 3 months 14 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 30th April 2005, Bolton Wanderers 0 - 2 Chelsea (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2004 / 05 16 (5)315 (1)025 (6)
Total16 (5)315 (1)025 (6)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2004 / 05 000101

* 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. Alexey Smertin made 25 appearances for Chelsea, of which 6 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League15th Aug 2004Chelsea10Manchester United41,813 match won
League21st Aug 2004Birmingham City01Chelsea28,559 match won Sub on 46 mins
League11th Sep 2004Aston Villa00Chelsea36,691 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League19th Sep 2004Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur42,246 match drawn Sub on 85 mins booked
League25th Sep 2004Middlesbrough01Chelsea32,341 match won Sub on 65 mins booked
Europe29th Sep 2004Chelsea31Porto39,237 match won scored 1 goal booked
League3rd Oct 2004Chelsea10Liverpool42,028 match won Sub on 85 mins
Europe20th Oct 2004Chelsea20CSKA Moscow33,945 match won Sub on 84 mins
League23rd Oct 2004Chelsea40Blackburn Rovers41,546 match won Sub on 65 mins
League30th Oct 2004West Bromwich Albion14Chelsea27,399 match won
League13th Nov 2004Fulham14Chelsea21,877 match won Sub on 63 mins
Europe24th Nov 2004Chelsea00Paris Saint Germain39,626 match drawn
League Cup30th Nov 2004Fulham12Chelsea14,531 match won
Europe7th Dec 2004Porto21Chelsea42,409 match lost Sub on 65 mins booked
League26th Dec 2004Chelsea10Aston Villa41,950 match won Sub on 80 mins
League28th Dec 2004Portsmouth02Chelsea20,210 match won Sub on 73 mins
League4th Jan 2005Chelsea20Middlesbrough40,982 match won Sub on 50 mins
F.A. Cup8th Jan 2005Chelsea31Scunthorpe United40,019 match won
League15th Jan 2005Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea36,105 match won Sub on 70 mins
F.A. Cup30th Jan 2005Chelsea20Birmingham City40,379 match won
F.A. Cup20th Feb 2005Newcastle United10Chelsea45,740 match lost
Europe23rd Feb 2005Barcelona21Chelsea89,000 match lost Sub on 90 mins
League15th Mar 2005Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion41,713 match won Sub on 90 mins
League9th Apr 2005Chelsea11Birmingham City42,031 match drawn Sub on 45 mins
League30th Apr 2005Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea27,653 match won Sub on 89 mins

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Chelsea FC Player Alexey Smertin

Games Won: 18
Win Percentage: 72%
Total Bookings: 4
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 25 appearances, Alexey Smertin played alongside the following 25 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Celestine Babayaro (1)
Wayne Bridge (12)
Ricardo Carvalho (16)
Petr Cech (20)
Joe Cole (19)
Carlo Cudicini (5)
Didier Drogba (20)
Damien Duff (20)
Paulo Ferreira (18)
William Gallas (18)
Geremi (8)
Eiður Guðjohnsen (23)
Robert Huth (6)
Jiří Jarošík (7)
Glen Johnson (12)
Mateja Kežman (17)
Frank Lampard (24)
Claude Makélélé (18)
Tiago Mendes (18)
Nuno Morais (1)
Adrian Mutu (1)
Scott Parker (6)
Arjen Robben (12)
John Terry (22)
Steven Watt (1)