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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Deco

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Anderson Luís de Souza

Born: Saturday, 27th August 1977 (age: 43)
Place of Birth: São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5' 8"

Playing Career:

Corrinthians (Brazil)
Chelsea (Jun 2008 to Aug 2010) - cost: £8,000,000

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Sunday, 17th August 2008, Chelsea 4 - 0 Portsmouth

Age on debut: 30 years 11 months 21 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 17th April 2010, Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2008 / 09 24 (7)1 (1)14030 (8)
2009 / 10 19 (5)224 (2)1 (1)28 (8)
Total43 (12)3 (1)38 (2)1 (1)58 (16)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2008 / 09 300003
2009 / 10 201003

* 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. Deco made 58 appearances for Chelsea, of which 16 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League17th Aug 2008Chelsea40Portsmouth41,468 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Aug 2008Wigan Athletic01Chelsea18,139 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 2008Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur41,790 match drawn booked
League13th Sep 2008Manchester City13Chelsea47,331 match won
Europe16th Sep 2008Chelsea40Bordeaux39,365 match won Sub on 60 mins booked
League18th Oct 2008Middlesbrough05Chelsea29,221 match won Sub on 73 mins
Europe22nd Oct 2008Chelsea10Roma41,002 match won
League26th Oct 2008Chelsea01Liverpool41,705 match lost booked
League29th Oct 2008Hull City03Chelsea24,906 match won Sub on 78 mins booked
League1st Nov 2008Chelsea50Sunderland41,693 match won
Europe4th Nov 2008Roma31Chelsea38,425 match lost booked sent off
League9th Nov 2008Blackburn Rovers02Chelsea20,670 match won Sub on 90 mins
League Cup12th Nov 2008Chelsea11Burnley41,369 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League15th Nov 2008West Bromwich Albion03Chelsea26,322 match won
League22nd Nov 2008Chelsea00Newcastle United41,660 match drawn
League30th Nov 2008Chelsea12Arsenal41,760 match lost Sub on 81 mins
League6th Dec 2008Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea22,023 match won scored 1 goal
Europe9th Dec 2008Chelsea21CFR Cluj41,060 match won
League14th Dec 2008Chelsea11West Ham United41,675 match drawn
League22nd Dec 2008Everton00Chelsea35,655 match drawn Sub on 87 mins
League26th Dec 2008Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion41,437 match won Sub on 79 mins
League28th Dec 2008Fulham22Chelsea25,462 match drawn
League11th Jan 2009Manchester United30Chelsea75,455 match lost Sub on 46 mins
F.A. Cup24th Jan 2009Chelsea31Ipswich Town41,137 match won Sub on 79 mins
League28th Jan 2009Chelsea20Middlesbrough40,280 match won Sub on 82 mins
League1st Feb 2009Liverpool20Chelsea44,174 match lost Sub on 69 mins
League7th Feb 2009Chelsea00Hull City41,802 match drawn Sub on 73 mins
League21st Feb 2009Aston Villa01Chelsea42,585 match won Sub on 55 mins
League15th Mar 2009Chelsea10Manchester City41,810 match won Sub on 41 mins
League11th Apr 2009Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers41,096 match won Sub on 66 mins
F.A. Community Shield9th Aug 2009Manchester United22Chelsea85,896 match drawn Sub on 78 mins
League15th Aug 2009Chelsea21Hull City41,597 match won Sub on 69 mins
League18th Aug 2009Sunderland13Chelsea41,179 match won Sub on 86 minsscored 1 goal
League23rd Aug 2009Fulham02Chelsea25,404 match won Sub on 81 mins
League29th Aug 2009Chelsea30Burnley40,906 match won
Europe30th Sep 2009Apoel Nicosia01Chelsea20,000 match won Sub on 68 mins
League4th Oct 2009Chelsea20Liverpool41,732 match won Sub on 76 mins
League17th Oct 2009Aston Villa21Chelsea39,047 match lost
Europe21st Oct 2009Chelsea40Atlético Madrid39,997 match won
League Cup28th Oct 2009Chelsea40Bolton Wanderers41,538 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Oct 2009Bolton Wanderers04Chelsea22,680 match won scored 1 goal
Europe3rd Nov 2009Atlético Madrid22Chelsea45,000 match drawn Sub on 70 mins
League8th Nov 2009Chelsea10Manchester United41,836 match won Sub on 63 mins
Europe25th Nov 2009Porto01Chelsea35,000 match won Sub on 76 mins
League29th Nov 2009Arsenal03Chelsea60,067 match won Sub on 68 mins
League Cup2nd Dec 2009Blackburn Rovers33Chelsea18,136 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League5th Dec 2009Manchester City21Chelsea47,348 match lost booked
League16th Dec 2009Chelsea21Portsmouth40,137 match won Sub on 58 mins
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 2010Preston North End02Chelsea23,119 match won
League27th Jan 2010Chelsea30Birmingham City41,293 match won
League30th Jan 2010Burnley12Chelsea21,131 match won Sub on 76 mins
League2nd Feb 2010Hull City11Chelsea24,957 match drawn
League21st Mar 2010Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea25,554 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
League24th Mar 2010Portsmouth05Chelsea18,753 match won
League27th Mar 2010Chelsea71Aston Villa41,825 match won Sub on 72 mins booked
League3rd Apr 2010Manchester United12Chelsea75,217 match won Sub on 82 mins booked
F.A. Cup10th Apr 2010Aston Villa03Chelsea85,472 match won Sub on 76 mins booked
League17th Apr 2010Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,814 match lost booked
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Games Won: 38
Win Percentage: 65.52%
Total Bookings: 10
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea career of 58 appearances, Deco played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Alex (29)
Nicolas Anelka (53)
Michael Ballack (42)
Juliano Belletti (26)
Fabio Borini (1)
José Bosingwa (34)
Wayne Bridge (10)
Jeffrey Bruma (1)
Ricardo Carvalho (28)
Petr Cech (49)
Ashley Cole (40)
Joe Cole (33)
Carlo Cudicini (3)
Franco Di Santo (5)
Didier Drogba (39)
Michael Essien (18)
Paulo Ferreira (19)
Henrique Hilário (5)
Sam Hutchinson (1)
Branislav Ivanović (30)
Gaël Kakuta (1)
Salomon Kalou (38)
Frank Lampard (54)
Florent Malouda (48)
John Obi Mikel (41)
Mineiro (2)
Ricardo Quaresma (1)
Andriy Shevchenko (1)
Scott Sinclair (2)
Miroslav Stoch (3)
Daniel Sturridge (9)
John Terry (52)
Ross Turnbull (2)
Patrick van Aanholt (2)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (1)
Yuri Zhirkov (13)