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Chelsea FC Profile: Ben Sahar

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Full Name: Ben Sahar

Born: Thursday, 10th August 1989 (age: 33)
Place of birth: Holon, Israel
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 2006 to 2009

Sahar signed for Chelsea in May 2006 from Hapoel Tel Aviv for £320,000, having previously spent a two-month period on trial at Stamford Bridge. Sahar was called up to the Chelsea first team to play Macclesfield Town in the FA Cup on 6 January 2007, and made his debut coming on as a substitute for Salomon Kalou in the 76th minute. Four days later, Sahar came on as a substitute in the 60th minute of Chelsea's 1–1 draw with Wycombe Wanderers in the League Cup. He made his Premiership debut on 13 January 2007, coming off the bench to replace Arjen Robben in the 82nd minute of the match against Wigan Athletic.[6] He later made two additional Premier League substitute appearances for the Blues that season, against Manchester United and Everton.

Playing Career:

Hapoel Tel Aviv
Chelsea (May 2006 to Jul 2009) - cost: £320,000
--->Queens Park Rangers (L)
--->Sheffield Wednesday (L)
--->Portsmouth (L)
--->De Graafschap (L)
--->Hapoel Tel Aviv (L)
--->Auxerre (L)
Hertha Berlin
--->Arminia Bielefeld (L)
Willem II
Hapoel Be'er Sheva
--->Apoel Nicosia (L)
Maccabi Haifa

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 6th January 2007, Chelsea 6 - 1 Macclesfield Town (Sub)

Age on debut: 17 years 4 months 27 days

Last Appearance: Sunday, 13th May 2007, Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2006 / 07 3 (3)1 (1)1 (1)005 (5)
Total3 (3)1 (1)1 (1)005 (5)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* 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. Ben Sahar made 5 appearances for Chelsea, of which 5 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup6th Jan 2007Chelsea61Macclesfield Town41,434 match won Sub on 76 mins
League Cup10th Jan 2007Wycombe Wanderers11Chelsea9,771 match drawn Sub on 61 mins
League13th Jan 2007Chelsea40Wigan Athletic40,846 match won Sub on 82 mins
League9th May 2007Chelsea00Manchester United41,794 match drawn Sub on 54 mins
League13th May 2007Chelsea11Everton41,746 match drawn Sub on 70 mins

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Chelsea FC Player Ben Sahar

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 40%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 5 appearances, Ben Sahar played alongside the following 26 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Michael Ballack (2)
Khalid Boulahrouz (1)
Wayne Bridge (5)
Ricardo Carvalho (2)
Petr Cech (1)
Ashley Cole (2)
Joe Cole (2)
Carlo Cudicini (1)
Lassana Diarra (1)
Didier Drogba (2)
Michael Essien (3)
Paulo Ferreira (5)
Geremi (3)
Henrique Hilário (3)
Sam Hutchinson (1)
Salomon Kalou (5)
Frank Lampard (4)
Claude Makélélé (3)
John Obi Mikel (5)
Nuno Morais (3)
Arjen Robben (1)
Andriy Shevchenko (1)
Scott Sinclair (2)
John Terry (2)
Michael Woods (1)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (4)