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Chelsea FC Profile: Michael Ballack

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Full Name: Michael Ballack

Born: Sunday, 26th September 1976 (age: 47)
Place of birth: Gorlitz, Germany
Height: 6' 2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 2006 to 2010

Playing Career:

Bayer Leverkusen
Bayern Munich
Chelsea (May 2006 to Jun 2010) - Free Transfer
Bayer Leverkusen

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Sunday, 13th August 2006, Liverpool 2 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 29 years 10 months 18 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 7th February 2009, Chelsea 0 - 0 Hull City

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 15th May 2010, Portsmouth 0 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2006 / 07 26 (3)36 (1)10146 (4)
2007 / 08 18 (2)2 (1)3 (2)7030 (5)
2008 / 09 29 (7)6 (1)110 (1)046 (9)
2009 / 10 32 (6)4 (1)26 (1)1 (1)45 (9)
Total105 (18)15 (3)12 (3)33 (2)2 (1)167 (27)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2006 / 07 510208
2007 / 08 700209
2008 / 09 130004
2009 / 10 410005

* 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. Michael Ballack made 167 appearances for Chelsea, of which 27 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Community Shield13th Aug 2006Liverpool21Chelsea56,275 match lost Sub on 26 mins booked
League27th Aug 2006Blackburn Rovers02Chelsea19,398 match won
League9th Sep 2006Chelsea21Charlton Athletic41,194 match won booked
Europe12th Sep 2006Chelsea20Werder Bremen32,135 match won Sub on 90 minsscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League17th Sep 2006Chelsea10Liverpool41,882 match won sent off
Europe27th Sep 2006Levski Sofia13Chelsea27,950 match won
Europe18th Oct 2006Chelsea10Barcelona40,599 match won
League21st Oct 2006Chelsea21Portsmouth41,838 match won Sub on 90 minsscored 1 goal booked
League Cup25th Oct 2006Blackburn Rovers02Chelsea14,732 match won Sub on 61 mins
League28th Oct 2006Sheffield United02Chelsea32,321 match won scored 1 goal
Europe31st Oct 2006Barcelona22Chelsea98,000 match drawn Sub on 90 mins
League5th Nov 2006Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea36,070 match lost booked
League Cup8th Nov 2006Chelsea40Aston Villa41,516 match won Sub on 75 mins
League11th Nov 2006Chelsea40Watford41,936 match won Sub on 73 mins booked
Europe22nd Nov 2006Werder Bremen10Chelsea36,900 match lost Sub on 77 mins
League26th Nov 2006Manchester United11Chelsea75,948 match drawn Sub on 90 mins
League29th Nov 2006Bolton Wanderers01Chelsea23,559 match won scored 1 goal
Europe5th Dec 2006Chelsea20Levski Sofia33,358 match won
League10th Dec 2006Chelsea11Arsenal41,917 match drawn
League13th Dec 2006Chelsea10Newcastle United41,945 match won
League17th Dec 2006Everton23Chelsea33,970 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup20th Dec 2006Newcastle United01Chelsea37,406 match won Sub on 66 mins
League23rd Dec 2006Wigan Athletic23Chelsea22,077 match won
League26th Dec 2006Chelsea22Reading41,885 match drawn booked
League30th Dec 2006Chelsea22Fulham41,926 match drawn
League Cup10th Jan 2007Wycombe Wanderers11Chelsea9,771 match drawn
League13th Jan 2007Chelsea40Wigan Athletic40,846 match won
League20th Jan 2007Liverpool20Chelsea44,245 match lost
League Cup23rd Jan 2007Chelsea40Wycombe Wanderers41,591 match won Sub on 84 mins
League31st Jan 2007Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers38,000 match won
League3rd Feb 2007Charlton Athletic01Chelsea27,111 match won
Europe21st Feb 2007Porto11Chelsea49,000 match drawn booked
League Cup25th Feb 2007Arsenal12Chelsea70,073 match won
League3rd Mar 2007Portsmouth02Chelsea20,219 match won booked
Europe6th Mar 2007Chelsea21Porto39,041 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup11th Mar 2007Chelsea33Tottenham Hotspur41,517 match drawn
League14th Mar 2007Manchester City01Chelsea39,429 match won booked
League17th Mar 2007Chelsea30Sheffield United41,897 match won Sub on 46 minsscored 1 goal
F.A. Cup19th Mar 2007Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea35,519 match won
League31st Mar 2007Watford01Chelsea19,793 match won
Europe4th Apr 2007Chelsea11Valencia38,065 match drawn
League7th Apr 2007Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur41,864 match won Sub on 71 mins
Europe10th Apr 2007Valencia12Chelsea53,000 match won booked
F.A. Cup15th Apr 2007Blackburn Rovers12Chelsea50,559 match won scored 1 goal booked
League18th Apr 2007West Ham United14Chelsea34,966 match won Sub on 78 mins
League22nd Apr 2007Newcastle United00Chelsea52,056 match drawn Sub on 18 mins
League Cup19th Dec 2007Chelsea20Liverpool41,366 match won Sub on 68 mins
League26th Dec 2007Chelsea44Aston Villa41,686 match drawn Sub on 26 minsscored 1 goal booked
League29th Dec 2007Chelsea21Newcastle United41,751 match won Captain Sub on 76 mins
League1st Jan 2008Fulham12Chelsea25,357 match won Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
F.A. Cup5th Jan 2008Chelsea10Queens Park Rangers41,289 match won Sub on 71 mins
League Cup8th Jan 2008Chelsea21Everton41,178 match won Captain
League12th Jan 2008Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur41,777 match won Captain booked
League19th Jan 2008Birmingham City01Chelsea26,567 match won Captain
League30th Jan 2008Chelsea10Reading41,171 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League2nd Feb 2008Portsmouth11Chelsea20,488 match drawn Captain
League10th Feb 2008Chelsea00Liverpool41,788 match drawn
Europe19th Feb 2008Olympiacos00Chelsea29,500 match drawn Sub on 86 mins
League Cup24th Feb 2008Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea87,660 match lost Sub on 88 mins
League1st Mar 2008West Ham United04Chelsea34,969 match won scored 1 goal booked
Europe5th Mar 2008Chelsea30Olympiacos37,721 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup8th Mar 2008Barnsley10Chelsea22,410 match lost
League12th Mar 2008Chelsea61Derby County39,447 match won Sub on 67 mins
League15th Mar 2008Sunderland01Chelsea44,679 match won Sub on 73 mins
League19th Mar 2008Tottenham Hotspur44Chelsea36,178 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League23rd Mar 2008Chelsea21Arsenal41,824 match won Sub on 70 mins booked
League30th Mar 2008Chelsea10Middlesbrough39,993 match won Sub on 65 mins
Europe2nd Apr 2008Fenerbahce21Chelsea49,000 match lost
Europe8th Apr 2008Chelsea20Fenerbahce38,369 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 2008Chelsea11Wigan Athletic40,487 match drawn
Europe22nd Apr 2008Liverpool11Chelsea42,180 match drawn Sub on 86 mins
League26th Apr 2008Chelsea21Manchester United41,828 match won scored 2 goals (1 Pen) booked
Europe30th Apr 2008Chelsea32Liverpool38,900 match won
League5th May 2008Newcastle United02Chelsea52,305 match won scored 1 goal
League11th May 2008Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers41,755 match drawn
Europe21st May 2008Manchester United11Chelsea69,552 match drawn booked
League17th Aug 2008Chelsea40Portsmouth41,468 match won Sub on 38 mins
League24th Aug 2008Wigan Athletic01Chelsea18,139 match won
Europe16th Sep 2008Chelsea40Bordeaux39,365 match won Sub on 60 mins
League21st Sep 2008Chelsea11Manchester United41,760 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
League Cup24th Sep 2008Portsmouth04Chelsea15,339 match won Sub on 69 mins booked
League27th Sep 2008Stoke City02Chelsea27,500 match won Sub on 89 mins
Europe1st Oct 2008CFR Cluj00Chelsea22,000 match drawn
League5th Oct 2008Chelsea20Aston Villa41,593 match won
League15th Nov 2008West Bromwich Albion03Chelsea26,322 match won Sub on 68 mins
League22nd Nov 2008Chelsea00Newcastle United41,660 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
Europe26th Nov 2008Bordeaux11Chelsea34,307 match drawn
League30th Nov 2008Chelsea12Arsenal41,760 match lost
League6th Dec 2008Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea22,023 match won booked
Europe9th Dec 2008Chelsea21CFR Cluj41,060 match won
League14th Dec 2008Chelsea11West Ham United41,675 match drawn Sub on 46 mins booked
League22nd Dec 2008Everton00Chelsea35,655 match drawn booked
League26th Dec 2008Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion41,437 match won booked
League11th Jan 2009Manchester United30Chelsea75,455 match lost
F.A. Cup14th Jan 2009Southend United14Chelsea11,314 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Jan 2009Chelsea21Stoke City41,788 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 2009Chelsea31Ipswich Town41,137 match won Sub on 79 minsscored 2 goals
League28th Jan 2009Chelsea20Middlesbrough40,280 match won
League1st Feb 2009Liverpool20Chelsea44,174 match lost
League7th Feb 2009Chelsea00Hull City41,802 match drawn Sub on 73 mins
F.A. Cup14th Feb 2009Watford13Chelsea16,851 match won Sub on 83 mins
League21st Feb 2009Aston Villa01Chelsea42,585 match won booked
Europe25th Feb 2009Chelsea10Juventus38,079 match won Sub on 81 mins booked
League28th Feb 2009Chelsea21Wigan Athletic40,714 match won
League3rd Mar 2009Portsmouth01Chelsea20,326 match won Sub on 90 mins
F.A. Cup7th Mar 2009Coventry City02Chelsea31,407 match won
Europe10th Mar 2009Juventus22Chelsea28,500 match drawn
League15th Mar 2009Chelsea10Manchester City41,810 match won
League21st Mar 2009Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea36,034 match lost booked
League4th Apr 2009Newcastle United02Chelsea52,112 match won Sub on 57 mins
Europe8th Apr 2009Liverpool13Chelsea42,543 match won
League11th Apr 2009Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers41,096 match won scored 1 goal
Europe14th Apr 2009Chelsea44Liverpool38,286 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Apr 2009Arsenal12Chelsea88,103 match won booked
League22nd Apr 2009Chelsea00Everton41,556 match drawn
League25th Apr 2009West Ham United01Chelsea34,749 match won Sub on 83 mins
Europe28th Apr 2009Barcelona00Chelsea95,000 match drawn Sub on 90 mins booked
League2nd May 2009Chelsea31Fulham41,801 match won Sub on 46 mins
Europe6th May 2009Chelsea11Barcelona37,857 match drawn booked
League10th May 2009Arsenal14Chelsea60,075 match won Sub on 88 mins
League24th May 2009Sunderland23Chelsea42,468 match won Sub on 27 mins
F.A. Cup30th May 2009Everton12Chelsea89,391 match won Sub on 61 mins
F.A. Community Shield9th Aug 2009Manchester United22Chelsea85,896 match drawn Sub on 65 mins
League15th Aug 2009Chelsea21Hull City41,597 match won Sub on 45 mins
League18th Aug 2009Sunderland13Chelsea41,179 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Aug 2009Fulham02Chelsea25,404 match won
League29th Aug 2009Chelsea30Burnley40,906 match won Sub on 83 minsscored 1 goal
League12th Sep 2009Stoke City12Chelsea27,440 match won Sub on 66 mins
Europe15th Sep 2009Chelsea10Porto39,436 match won
League20th Sep 2009Chelsea30Tottenham Hotspur41,623 match won Sub on 63 minsscored 1 goal
League4th Oct 2009Chelsea20Liverpool41,732 match won
Europe21st Oct 2009Chelsea40Atlético Madrid39,997 match won
League24th Oct 2009Chelsea50Blackburn Rovers40,836 match won
League Cup28th Oct 2009Chelsea40Bolton Wanderers41,538 match won Captain
League31st Oct 2009Bolton Wanderers04Chelsea22,680 match won
Europe3rd Nov 2009Atlético Madrid22Chelsea45,000 match drawn Sub on 60 mins
League8th Nov 2009Chelsea10Manchester United41,836 match won
Europe25th Nov 2009Porto01Chelsea35,000 match won Sub on 68 mins booked
League Cup2nd Dec 2009Blackburn Rovers33Chelsea18,136 match drawn Captain
League5th Dec 2009Manchester City21Chelsea47,348 match lost Sub on 64 mins
League12th Dec 2009Chelsea33Everton41,579 match drawn
League16th Dec 2009Chelsea21Portsmouth40,137 match won
League20th Dec 2009West Ham United11Chelsea33,388 match drawn
League26th Dec 2009Birmingham City00Chelsea28,958 match drawn Sub on 85 mins
League28th Dec 2009Chelsea21Fulham41,805 match won
League16th Jan 2010Chelsea72Sunderland41,776 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 2010Preston North End02Chelsea23,119 match won
League27th Jan 2010Chelsea30Birmingham City41,293 match won
League30th Jan 2010Burnley12Chelsea21,131 match won
League2nd Feb 2010Hull City11Chelsea24,957 match drawn Sub on 71 mins
League7th Feb 2010Chelsea20Arsenal41,794 match won Sub on 82 mins
League10th Feb 2010Everton21Chelsea36,411 match lost Sub on 56 mins
F.A. Cup13th Feb 2010Chelsea41Cardiff City40,827 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Feb 2010Wolverhampton Wanderers02Chelsea28,978 match won booked
Europe24th Feb 2010Inter Milan21Chelsea84,638 match lost
League27th Feb 2010Chelsea24Manchester City41,814 match lost booked sent off
League13th Mar 2010Chelsea41West Ham United41,755 match won
Europe16th Mar 2010Chelsea01Inter Milan38,107 match lost Sub on 62 mins
League27th Mar 2010Chelsea71Aston Villa41,825 match won Sub on 72 mins
League3rd Apr 2010Manchester United12Chelsea75,217 match won Sub on 82 mins
F.A. Cup10th Apr 2010Aston Villa03Chelsea85,472 match won Sub on 76 mins
League13th Apr 2010Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers40,539 match won
League17th Apr 2010Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,814 match lost Sub on 33 mins
League25th Apr 2010Chelsea70Stoke City41,013 match won
League2nd May 2010Liverpool02Chelsea44,375 match won booked
League9th May 2010Chelsea80Wigan Athletic41,383 match won Sub on 70 mins
F.A. Cup15th May 2010Portsmouth01Chelsea88,335 match won Sub on 44 mins

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. Michael Ballack 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. Michael Ballack 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 Michael Ballack

Games Won: 112
Win Percentage: 67.07%
Starts as Captain: 9
Total Bookings: 32
Times Sent Off: 2


During his Chelsea first-team career of 167 appearances, Michael Ballack played alongside the following 47 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Alex (71)
Nicolas Anelka (100)
Juliano Belletti (57)
Tal Ben Haim (6)
Fabio Borini (4)
José Bosingwa (44)
Khalid Boulahrouz (17)
Wayne Bridge (39)
Jeffrey Bruma (3)
Ricardo Carvalho (98)
Petr Cech (122)
Ashley Cole (121)
Joe Cole (88)
Carlo Cudicini (16)
Deco (42)
Franco Di Santo (11)
Lassana Diarra (16)
Didier Drogba (134)
Michael Essien (95)
Paulo Ferreira (59)
Geremi (18)
Henrique Hilário (29)
Sam Hutchinson (2)
Branislav Ivanović (56)
Gaël Kakuta (1)
Salomon Kalou (126)
Frank Lampard (148)
Claude Makélélé (54)
Florent Malouda (93)
Michael Mancienne (6)
Nemanja Matić (1)
John Obi Mikel (107)
Nuno Morais (1)
Claudio Pizarro (11)
Ricardo Quaresma (5)
Arjen Robben (28)
Ben Sahar (2)
Andriy Shevchenko (48)
Steve Sidwell (8)
Scott Sinclair (5)
Miroslav Stoch (5)
Daniel Sturridge (17)
John Terry (131)
Ross Turnbull (3)
Patrick van Aanholt (1)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (45)
Yuri Zhirkov (22)