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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Franco Di Santo

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Franco Matías Di Santo

Born: Friday, 7th April 1989 (age: 32)
Place of Birth: Mendoza, Argentina
Height: 6' 4"

Playing Career:

Audax Italiano
Chelsea (Jan 2008 to Aug 2010) - cost: £3,000,000
--->Blackburn Rovers (L)
Wigan Athletic
Werder Bremen
Shalke 04
Rayo Vallecano
San Lorenzo de Almagro

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Sunday, 31st August 2008, Chelsea 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur (Sub)

Age on debut: 19 years 4 months 24 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 2nd May 2009, Chelsea 3 - 1 Fulham (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2008 / 09 8 (8)3 (3)2 (2)3 (3)016 (16)
Total8 (8)3 (3)2 (2)3 (3)016 (16)


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. Franco Di Santo made 16 appearances for Chelsea, of which 16 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League31st Aug 2008Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur41,790 match drawn Sub on 88 mins
League Cup24th Sep 2008Portsmouth04Chelsea15,339 match won Sub on 79 mins
Europe1st Oct 2008CFR Cluj00Chelsea22,000 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
League5th Oct 2008Chelsea20Aston Villa41,593 match won Sub on 46 mins
Europe22nd Oct 2008Chelsea10Roma41,002 match won Sub on 77 mins
League26th Oct 2008Chelsea01Liverpool41,705 match lost Sub on 58 mins
League Cup12th Nov 2008Chelsea11Burnley41,369 match drawn Sub on 68 mins
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 2009Chelsea11Southend United41,090 match drawn Sub on 84 mins
League11th Jan 2009Manchester United30Chelsea75,455 match lost Sub on 85 mins
F.A. Cup14th Jan 2009Southend United14Chelsea11,314 match won Sub on 76 mins
League17th Jan 2009Chelsea21Stoke City41,788 match won Sub on 60 mins
F.A. Cup7th Mar 2009Coventry City02Chelsea31,407 match won Sub on 80 mins
League4th Apr 2009Newcastle United02Chelsea52,112 match won Sub on 67 mins
Europe14th Apr 2009Chelsea44Liverpool38,286 match drawn Sub on 90 mins
League22nd Apr 2009Chelsea00Everton41,556 match drawn Sub on 77 mins
League2nd May 2009Chelsea31Fulham41,801 match won Sub on 84 mins
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Chelsea FC Player Franco Di Santo

Games Won: 8
Win Percentage: 50%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 16 appearances, Franco Di Santo played alongside the following 25 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Alex (10)
Nicolas Anelka (12)
Michael Ballack (11)
Juliano Belletti (11)
José Bosingwa (10)
Wayne Bridge (4)
Ricardo Carvalho (7)
Petr Cech (14)
Ashley Cole (12)
Joe Cole (5)
Carlo Cudicini (2)
Deco (5)
Didier Drogba (9)
Michael Essien (6)
Paulo Ferreira (4)
Branislav Ivanović (8)
Salomon Kalou (14)
Frank Lampard (16)
Florent Malouda (13)
John Obi Mikel (13)
Mineiro (1)
Ricardo Quaresma (1)
Scott Sinclair (3)
Miroslav Stoch (1)
John Terry (12)