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Chelsea FC Profile: Yuri Zhirkov

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Full Name: Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov

Born: Saturday, 20th August 1983 (age: 40)
Place of birth: Tambov, Russia
Height: 5' 8"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 2009 to 2011

Playing Career:

Spartak Tambov
CSKA Moscow
Chelsea (Jul 2009 to Aug 2011) - cost: £18,000,000
Anzhi Makhachkala
Dynamo Moscow
Zenit St Petersburg

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Wednesday, 23rd September 2009, Chelsea 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers

Age on debut: 26 years 1 months 3 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Wednesday, 6th April 2011, Chelsea 0 - 1 Manchester United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2009 / 10 17 (7)424 (1)027 (8)
2010 / 11 12 (6)1 (1)17 (1)1 (1)22 (9)
Total29 (13)5 (1)311 (2)1 (1)49 (17)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2010 / 11 000101

* 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. Yuri Zhirkov made 49 appearances for Chelsea, of which 17 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League Cup23rd Sep 2009Chelsea10Queens Park Rangers37,781 match won Sub on 69 mins
Europe21st Oct 2009Chelsea40Atlético Madrid39,997 match won Sub on 73 mins
Europe25th Nov 2009Porto01Chelsea35,000 match won
League Cup2nd Dec 2009Blackburn Rovers33Chelsea18,136 match drawn
Europe8th Dec 2009Chelsea22Apoel Nicosia40,917 match drawn booked
League20th Dec 2009West Ham United11Chelsea33,388 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League28th Dec 2009Chelsea21Fulham41,805 match won Sub on 84 mins
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 2010Chelsea50Watford40,912 match won
League16th Jan 2010Chelsea72Sunderland41,776 match won Sub on 46 mins
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 2010Preston North End02Chelsea23,119 match won
League27th Jan 2010Chelsea30Birmingham City41,293 match won Sub on 81 mins
League30th Jan 2010Burnley12Chelsea21,131 match won
League2nd Feb 2010Hull City11Chelsea24,957 match drawn Sub on 81 mins
League7th Feb 2010Chelsea20Arsenal41,794 match won Sub on 82 mins booked
League10th Feb 2010Everton21Chelsea36,411 match lost
F.A. Cup13th Feb 2010Chelsea41Cardiff City40,827 match won
League20th Feb 2010Wolverhampton Wanderers02Chelsea28,978 match won Sub on 56 mins
League13th Mar 2010Chelsea41West Ham United41,755 match won Sub on 80 mins
Europe16th Mar 2010Chelsea01Inter Milan38,107 match lost Sub on 72 mins
League21st Mar 2010Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea25,554 match drawn Sub on 46 mins booked
League24th Mar 2010Portsmouth05Chelsea18,753 match won Sub on 71 mins
League27th Mar 2010Chelsea71Aston Villa41,825 match won Sub on 76 mins booked
League3rd Apr 2010Manchester United12Chelsea75,217 match won
F.A. Cup10th Apr 2010Aston Villa03Chelsea85,472 match won
League13th Apr 2010Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers40,539 match won
League17th Apr 2010Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,814 match lost booked
League2nd May 2010Liverpool02Chelsea44,375 match won Sub on 88 mins
F.A. Community Shield8th Aug 2010Manchester United31Chelsea84,623 match lost Sub on 79 mins
Europe15th Sep 2010MSK Zilina14Chelsea11,181 match won
League19th Sep 2010Chelsea40Blackpool41,761 match won Sub on 75 mins
League Cup22nd Sep 2010Chelsea34Newcastle United41,511 match lost
League25th Sep 2010Manchester City10Chelsea47,203 match lost Sub on 68 mins
Europe28th Sep 2010Chelsea20Marseille40,675 match won Sub on 73 mins
League3rd Oct 2010Chelsea20Arsenal41,828 match won Sub on 83 mins
League16th Oct 2010Aston Villa00Chelsea40,122 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
Europe19th Oct 2010Spartak Moscow02Chelsea70,012 match won scored 1 goal booked
League23rd Oct 2010Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers41,752 match won Sub on 82 mins
League30th Oct 2010Blackburn Rovers12Chelsea25,836 match won
Europe3rd Nov 2010Chelsea41Spartak Moscow40,477 match won
League7th Nov 2010Liverpool20Chelsea44,238 match lost Sub on 76 mins booked
League10th Nov 2010Chelsea10Fulham41,593 match won
League14th Nov 2010Chelsea03Sunderland41,072 match lost Sub on 75 mins
F.A. Cup19th Feb 2011Chelsea11Everton41,113 match drawn Sub on 111 mins
Europe22nd Feb 2011FC Copenhagen02Chelsea36,713 match won Sub on 84 mins
League1st Mar 2011Chelsea21Manchester United41,825 match won Sub on 71 mins
League7th Mar 2011Blackpool13Chelsea15,584 match won Sub on 72 mins
Europe16th Mar 2011Chelsea00FC Copenhagen36,454 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League20th Mar 2011Chelsea20Manchester City41,741 match won Sub on 77 mins
Europe6th Apr 2011Chelsea01Manchester United37,915 match lost Sub on 71 mins booked

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. Yuri Zhirkov 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. Yuri Zhirkov 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 Yuri Zhirkov

Games Won: 32
Win Percentage: 65.31%
Total Bookings: 8
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 49 appearances, Yuri Zhirkov played alongside the following 33 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Alex (24)
Nicolas Anelka (38)
Michael Ballack (22)
Juliano Belletti (7)
Yossi Benayoun (4)
Fabio Borini (4)
José Bosingwa (10)
Jeffrey Bruma (5)
Ricardo Carvalho (11)
Petr Cech (38)
Ashley Cole (32)
Joe Cole (24)
Deco (13)
Didier Drogba (36)
Michael Essien (21)
Paulo Ferreira (26)
Henrique Hilário (6)
Sam Hutchinson (1)
Branislav Ivanović (39)
Gaël Kakuta (10)
Salomon Kalou (29)
Frank Lampard (32)
David Luiz (3)
Florent Malouda (46)
Nemanja Matić (1)
Josh McEachran (10)
John Obi Mikel (36)
Ramires (17)
Daniel Sturridge (22)
John Terry (44)
Fernando Torres (6)
Ross Turnbull (5)
Patrick van Aanholt (5)