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Chelsea FC Profile: Gus Poyet

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Full Name: Gustavo Augusto Poyet Domínguez

Born: Wednesday, 15th November 1967 (age: 56)
Place of birth: Montivideo, Uruguay
Height: 6' 2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1997 to 2001

Playing Career:

River Plate
Real Zaragoza
Chelsea (Jun 1997 to Jun 2001) - Free Transfer
Tottenham Hotspur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Sunday, 3rd August 1997, Manchester United 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 29 years 8 months 19 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 22nd March 2000, Chelsea 1 - 2 Lazio

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 19th May 2001, Manchester City 1 - 2 Chelsea (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1997 / 98 14 (3)004119 (3)
1998 / 99 28 (7)037 (4)038 (11)
1999 / 00 33 (8)6014 (3)053 (11)
2000 / 01 30 (8)3 (1)1 (1)0135 (10)
Total105 (26)9 (1)4 (1)25 (7)2145 (35)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1997 / 98 400105
1998 / 99 11021014
1999 / 00 10602018
2000 / 01 11100012

* 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. Gus Poyet made 145 appearances for Chelsea, of which 35 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Charity Shield3rd Aug 1997Manchester United11Chelsea73,636 match drawn
League9th Aug 1997Coventry City32Chelsea22,691 match lost
League24th Aug 1997Barnsley06Chelsea18,177 match won Sub on 70 minsscored 1 goal
League27th Aug 1997Wimbledon02Chelsea22,237 match won
League30th Aug 1997Chelsea42Southampton28,832 match won
League13th Sep 1997Crystal Palace03Chelsea26,186 match won booked
Europe18th Sep 1997Chelsea20Slovan Bratislava23,067 match won
League21st Sep 1997Chelsea23Arsenal31,290 match lost scored 1 goal
League24th Sep 1997Manchester United22Chelsea55,163 match drawn
League27th Sep 1997Chelsea10Newcastle United31,050 match won scored 1 goal
Europe2nd Oct 1997Slovan Bratislava02Chelsea13,850 match won Sub on 46 mins booked
League5th Oct 1997Liverpool42Chelsea36,647 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League11th Apr 1998Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur34,149 match won Sub on 59 mins
Europe16th Apr 1998Chelsea31Vicenza33,810 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Apr 1998Chelsea41Liverpool34,639 match won
League29th Apr 1998Chelsea01Blackburn Rovers33,311 match lost
League2nd May 1998Newcastle United31Chelsea36,710 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League10th May 1998Chelsea20Bolton Wanderers34,845 match won Sub on 46 mins
Europe13th May 1998VFB Stuttgart01Chelsea30,216 match won Sub on 81 mins
League15th Aug 1998Coventry City21Chelsea23,042 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Aug 1998Chelsea11Newcastle United34,715 match drawn Sub on 73 mins
Europe28th Aug 1998Real Madrid01Chelsea9,762 match won Sub on 64 minsscored 1 goal
League9th Sep 1998Chelsea00Arsenal34,644 match drawn Sub on 58 mins
League12th Sep 1998Chelsea21Nottingham Forest34,809 match won Sub on 83 minsscored 1 goal
Europe17th Sep 1998Chelsea10Helsingborgs IF17,714 match won Sub on 62 mins
League21st Sep 1998Blackburn Rovers34Chelsea23,113 match won
League26th Sep 1998Chelsea20Middlesbrough34,811 match won
Europe1st Oct 1998Helsingborgs IF00Chelsea12,348 match drawn
League4th Oct 1998Liverpool11Chelsea44,404 match drawn Sub on 60 mins
League17th Oct 1998Chelsea21Charlton Athletic34,639 match won scored 1 goal
Europe22nd Oct 1998Chelsea11F.C. Copenhagen21,207 match drawn
League25th Oct 1998Leeds United00Chelsea36,292 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League Cup28th Oct 1998Chelsea41Aston Villa26,790 match won
Europe5th Nov 1998F.C. Copenhagen01Chelsea25,188 match won Sub on 89 mins
League8th Nov 1998West Ham United11Chelsea26,023 match drawn booked
League Cup11th Nov 1998Arsenal05Chelsea37,562 match won scored 2 goals
League14th Nov 1998Chelsea30Wimbledon34,757 match won Sub on 80 minsscored 1 goal
League21st Nov 1998Leicester City24Chelsea21,401 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Nov 1998Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday34,451 match drawn
League Cup1st Dec 1998Wimbledon21Chelsea17,268 match lost
League5th Dec 1998Everton00Chelsea36,430 match drawn booked
League9th Dec 1998Chelsea21Aston Villa34,765 match won Sub on 79 mins
League12th Dec 1998Derby County22Chelsea29,056 match drawn scored 1 goal
League16th Dec 1998Manchester United11Chelsea55,159 match drawn Sub on 44 mins
League19th Dec 1998Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur34,881 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1998Southampton02Chelsea15,253 match won Sub on 73 minsscored 1 goal
League3rd Apr 1999Charlton Athletic01Chelsea20,046 match won Sub on 70 mins booked
Europe8th Apr 1999Chelsea11Mallorca35,524 match drawn Sub on 60 mins
League11th Apr 1999Wimbledon12Chelsea21,577 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1999Middlesbrough00Chelsea34,406 match drawn Sub on 59 mins
League18th Apr 1999Chelsea22Leicester City34,535 match drawn Sub on 70 mins
Europe22nd Apr 1999Mallorca10Chelsea18,800 match lost
League25th Apr 1999Sheffield Wednesday00Chelsea21,652 match drawn Sub on 59 mins
League1st May 1999Chelsea31Everton34,909 match won
League5th May 1999Chelsea10Leeds United34,762 match won scored 1 goal
League10th May 1999Tottenham Hotspur22Chelsea35,878 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
League16th May 1999Chelsea21Derby County35,016 match won
League7th Aug 1999Chelsea40Sunderland34,831 match won Sub on 79 minsscored 2 goals
Europe11th Aug 1999Chelsea30Skonto Riga22,043 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Aug 1999Leicester City22Chelsea21,068 match drawn booked
League21st Aug 1999Chelsea10Aston Villa35,071 match won booked
Europe25th Aug 1999Skonto Riga00Chelsea5,023 match drawn Sub on 64 mins
League28th Aug 1999Wimbledon01Chelsea22,167 match won
League11th Sep 1999Chelsea10Newcastle United35,092 match won Sub on 57 mins
Europe15th Sep 1999Chelsea00A.C. Milan33,873 match drawn Sub on 79 mins
Europe28th Sep 1999Chelsea10Galatasaray33,462 match won Sub on 52 mins
League3rd Oct 1999Chelsea50Manchester United34,909 match won scored 2 goals
League16th Oct 1999Liverpool10Chelsea44,826 match lost
Europe20th Oct 1999Galatasaray05Chelsea25,500 match won Sub on 67 mins
League23rd Oct 1999Chelsea23Arsenal34,958 match lost Sub on 53 mins
Europe26th Oct 1999A.C. Milan11Chelsea74,855 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League30th Oct 1999Derby County31Chelsea28,614 match lost
Europe3rd Nov 1999Chelsea20Hertha Berlin33,600 match won Sub on 63 mins
League7th Nov 1999Chelsea00West Ham United34,935 match drawn booked
Europe24th Nov 1999Chelsea31Feyenoord29,704 match won Sub on 87 mins
League28th Nov 1999Chelsea10Bradford City31,591 match won
League4th Dec 1999Sunderland41Chelsea41,377 match lost scored 1 goal
Europe7th Dec 1999Lazio00Chelsea64,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Dec 1999Hull City16Chelsea10,279 match won scored 3 goals
League19th Dec 1999Chelsea02Leeds United35,106 match lost
League26th Dec 1999Southampton12Chelsea15,232 match won
League29th Dec 1999Chelsea30Sheffield Wednesday32,938 match won
League4th Jan 2000Coventry City22Chelsea20,164 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
League8th Jan 2000Bradford City11Chelsea18,276 match drawn Sub on 84 mins
League12th Jan 2000Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur34,969 match won Sub on 56 mins
League15th Jan 2000Chelsea11Leicester City35,063 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
F.A. Cup19th Jan 2000Chelsea20Nottingham Forest30,125 match won
League22nd Jan 2000Aston Villa00Chelsea33,704 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
F.A. Cup30th Jan 2000Chelsea21Leicester City30,141 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Feb 2000Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea36,041 match won booked
League12th Feb 2000Chelsea31Wimbledon34,800 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup20th Feb 2000Chelsea50Gillingham34,205 match won
League26th Feb 2000Chelsea21Watford34,928 match won
Europe29th Feb 2000Marseille10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League4th Mar 2000Newcastle United01Chelsea36,448 match won scored 1 goal
Europe8th Mar 2000Chelsea10Marseille33,206 match won
League11th Mar 2000Chelsea11Everton35,115 match drawn Sub on 72 mins
Europe14th Mar 2000Feyenoord13Chelsea45,000 match won Sub on 77 mins
League18th Mar 2000West Ham United00Chelsea26,041 match drawn Sub on 65 mins
Europe22nd Mar 2000Chelsea12Lazio34,260 match lost Captainscored 1 goal
League25th Mar 2000Chelsea11Southampton34,956 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
F.A. Cup9th Apr 2000Newcastle United12Chelsea73,876 match won scored 2 goals
League12th Apr 2000Chelsea21Coventry City32,316 match won Sub on 49 mins
League15th Apr 2000Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea21,743 match lost
Europe18th Apr 2000Barcelona51Chelsea97,000 match lost Sub on 106 mins
League22nd Apr 2000Chelsea11Middlesbrough34,800 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Apr 2000Chelsea20Liverpool34,957 match won Sub on 46 mins
League6th May 2000Arsenal21Chelsea38,119 match lost Sub on 60 minsscored 1 goal booked
League14th May 2000Chelsea40Derby County35,084 match won Sub on 64 minsscored 1 goal
F.A. Cup20th May 2000Aston Villa01Chelsea78,217 match won booked
F.A. Charity Shield13th Aug 2000Manchester United02Chelsea65,148 match won Sub on 76 mins
League19th Aug 2000Chelsea42West Ham United34,900 match won Sub on 82 mins
League22nd Aug 2000Bradford City20Chelsea17,872 match lost
League27th Aug 2000Aston Villa11Chelsea27,057 match drawn
League6th Sep 2000Chelsea22Arsenal34,923 match drawn Sub on 71 mins
League21st Oct 2000Chelsea61Coventry City34,646 match won
League28th Oct 2000Chelsea30Tottenham Hotspur34,966 match won Sub on 64 mins
League Cup1st Nov 2000Liverpool21Chelsea29,370 match lost Sub on 81 mins
League4th Nov 2000Southampton32Chelsea15,236 match lost scored 1 goal
League12th Nov 2000Chelsea11Leeds United35,121 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Nov 2000Charlton Athletic20Chelsea20,043 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League25th Nov 2000Everton21Chelsea33,515 match lost Sub on 81 mins booked
League3rd Dec 2000Chelsea21Manchester City34,900 match won Sub on 59 mins booked
League9th Dec 2000Chelsea41Derby County34,317 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Dec 2000Middlesbrough10Chelsea29,422 match lost
League23rd Dec 2000Chelsea30Bradford City33,377 match won Sub on 78 minsscored 1 goal
League1st Jan 2001Chelsea10Aston Villa33,159 match won Captain
F.A. Cup6th Jan 2001Chelsea50Peterborough United31,192 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Jan 2001Arsenal11Chelsea38,071 match drawn
League20th Jan 2001Chelsea41Ipswich Town34,948 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup28th Jan 2001Gillingham24Chelsea10,419 match won Sub on 46 mins
League31st Jan 2001Chelsea31Newcastle United35,108 match won Sub on 87 minsscored 1 goal
League3rd Feb 2001Leicester City21Chelsea21,502 match lost Sub on 41 mins
F.A. Cup18th Feb 2001Arsenal31Chelsea38,096 match lost
League3rd Mar 2001Coventry City00Chelsea21,609 match drawn Sub on 81 mins
League7th Mar 2001West Ham United02Chelsea26,016 match won Sub on 23 mins
League17th Mar 2001Chelsea24Sunderland34,981 match lost Sub on 57 mins
League7th Apr 2001Derby County04Chelsea29,320 match won Sub on 46 minsscored 2 goals
League14th Apr 2001Chelsea10Southampton35,136 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Apr 2001Tottenham Hotspur03Chelsea36,074 match won Sub on 76 minsscored 1 goal
League21st Apr 2001Chelsea01Charlton Athletic34,983 match lost booked
League28th Apr 2001Leeds United20Chelsea39,253 match lost Sub on 63 mins
League5th May 2001Chelsea21Everton35,196 match won Sub on 75 mins
League8th May 2001Liverpool22Chelsea43,588 match drawn Sub on 89 mins
League19th May 2001Manchester City12Chelsea35,400 match won Sub on 65 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. Gus Poyet 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. Gus Poyet 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 Gus Poyet

Games Won: 78
Win Percentage: 53.79%
Starts as Captain: 2
Total Bookings: 15
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 145 appearances, Gus Poyet played alongside the following 53 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Rati Aleksidze (2)
Gabriele Ambrosetti (17)
Celestine Babayaro (91)
Winston Bogarde (6)
Pierluigi Casiraghi (15)
Laurent Charvet (5)
Steve Clarke (13)
Neil Clement (3)
Carlo Cudicini (24)
Sam Dalla Bona (26)
Ed de Goey (113)
Marcel Desailly (97)
Didier Deschamps (41)
Roberto Di Matteo (77)
Michael Duberry (35)
Albert Ferrer (81)
Tore André Flo (110)
Mikael Forssell (5)
Bjarne Goldbæk (23)
Danny Granville (7)
Jesper Grønkjær (14)
Ruud Gullit (1)
Eiður Guðjohnsen (29)
Jon Harley (35)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (31)
Kevin Hitchcock (3)
Mark Hughes (13)
Paul Hughes (6)
Jes Høgh (14)
Slaviša Jokanović (20)
Dmitri Kharine (8)
Bernard Lambourde (37)
Brian Laudrup (11)
Graeme Le Saux (69)
Frank Leboeuf (112)
Mario Melchiot (32)
Jody Morris (80)
Andy Myers (6)
Eddie Newton (10)
Mark Nicholls (16)
Christian Panucci (5)
Gianluca Percassi (2)
Dan Petrescu (86)
Frank Sinclair (8)
Mario Stanić (14)
Chris Sutton (32)
John Terry (34)
Emerson Thome (19)
Gianluca Vialli (24)
George Weah (14)
Dennis Wise (119)
Robert Wolleaston (1)
Gianfranco Zola (124)