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Chelsea FC Profile: Raul Meireles

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Full Name: Raul Jose Trinidade Meireles

Born: Thursday, 17th March 1983 (age: 41)
Place of birth: Porto, Portugal
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 2011 to 2012

Playing Career:

--->Aves (L)
Chelsea (Aug 2011 to Sep 2012) - cost: unknown

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 10th September 2011, Sunderland 1 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 28 years 5 months 24 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 25th August 2012, Chelsea 2 - 0 Newcastle United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2011 / 12 28 (5)6 (1)011 (2)045 (8)
2012 / 13 3 (2)00003 (2)
Total31 (7)6 (1)011 (2)048 (10)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2011 / 12 220206

* 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. Raul Meireles made 48 appearances for Chelsea, of which 10 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League10th Sep 2011Sunderland12Chelsea36,699 match won
Europe13th Sep 2011Chelsea20Bayer Leverkusen33,820 match won Sub on 65 mins
League18th Sep 2011Manchester United31Chelsea75,455 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League24th Sep 2011Chelsea41Swansea City41,800 match won Sub on 83 mins
Europe28th Sep 2011Valencia11Chelsea33,791 match drawn Sub on 67 mins
League2nd Oct 2011Bolton Wanderers15Chelsea24,657 match won
Europe19th Oct 2011Chelsea50Genk38,518 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Oct 2011Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea18,050 match lost Sub on 72 mins booked
League29th Oct 2011Chelsea35Arsenal41,801 match lost Sub on 76 mins booked
Europe1st Nov 2011Genk11Chelsea22,584 match drawn booked
League5th Nov 2011Blackburn Rovers01Chelsea21,985 match won Sub on 83 mins booked
League20th Nov 2011Chelsea12Liverpool41,820 match lost Sub on 84 mins
Europe23rd Nov 2011Bayer Leverkusen21Chelsea29,285 match lost Sub on 80 mins booked
League26th Nov 2011Chelsea30Wolverhampton Wanderers41,648 match won Sub on 70 mins
League3rd Dec 2011Newcastle United03Chelsea52,305 match won Sub on 60 mins
Europe6th Dec 2011Chelsea30Valencia41,109 match won
League12th Dec 2011Chelsea21Manchester City41,730 match won Sub on 73 minsscored 1 goal booked
League17th Dec 2011Wigan Athletic11Chelsea18,320 match drawn
League22nd Dec 2011Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea36,141 match drawn
League26th Dec 2011Chelsea11Fulham41,548 match drawn
League31st Dec 2011Chelsea13Aston Villa41,332 match lost
League2nd Jan 2012Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea27,289 match won
F.A. Cup8th Jan 2012Chelsea40Portsmouth41,529 match won booked
League14th Jan 2012Chelsea10Sunderland41,696 match won booked
League21st Jan 2012Norwich City00Chelsea26,792 match drawn Sub on 79 mins
F.A. Cup28th Jan 2012Queens Park Rangers01Chelsea15,728 match won
League31st Jan 2012Swansea City11Chelsea20,526 match drawn booked
League5th Feb 2012Chelsea33Manchester United41,668 match drawn
League11th Feb 2012Everton20Chelsea33,924 match lost booked
F.A. Cup18th Feb 2012Chelsea11Birmingham City36,870 match drawn
Europe21st Feb 2012Napoli31Chelsea60,000 match lost Sub on 70 mins booked
League3rd Mar 2012West Bromwich Albion10Chelsea24,838 match lost Sub on 84 mins
F.A. Cup6th Mar 2012Birmingham City02Chelsea21,822 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Mar 2012Chelsea10Stoke City40,945 match won Sub on 37 mins
F.A. Cup18th Mar 2012Chelsea52Leicester City38,276 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Mar 2012Manchester City21Chelsea46,324 match lost Sub on 59 mins
Europe27th Mar 2012Benfica01Chelsea65,000 match won Sub on 68 mins booked
Europe4th Apr 2012Chelsea21Benfica37,264 match won Sub on 79 minsscored 1 goal
League7th Apr 2012Chelsea21Wigan Athletic40,651 match won
League9th Apr 2012Fulham11Chelsea25,697 match drawn Sub on 70 mins booked
Europe18th Apr 2012Chelsea10Barcelona38,039 match won
Europe24th Apr 2012Barcelona22Chelsea95,845 match drawn booked
League2nd May 2012Chelsea02Newcastle United41,559 match lost Sub on 78 mins
F.A. Cup5th May 2012Liverpool12Chelsea89,102 match won Sub on 76 mins
League13th May 2012Chelsea21Blackburn Rovers40,742 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Aug 2012Wigan Athletic02Chelsea19,738 match won Sub on 83 mins
League22nd Aug 2012Chelsea42Reading41,733 match won Sub on 85 mins
League25th Aug 2012Chelsea20Newcastle United41,718 match won Sub on 88 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. Raul Meireles 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. Raul Meireles 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 Raul Meireles

Games Won: 26
Win Percentage: 54.17%
Total Bookings: 14
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 48 appearances, Raul Meireles played alongside the following 28 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Alex (4)
Nicolas Anelka (9)
Ryan Bertrand (11)
José Bosingwa (32)
Gary Cahill (15)
Petr Cech (47)
Ashley Cole (39)
Didier Drogba (26)
Michael Essien (13)
Paulo Ferreira (6)
Eden Hazard (3)
Sam Hutchinson (1)
Branislav Ivanović (40)
Salomon Kalou (15)
Frank Lampard (39)
David Luiz (33)
Romelu Lukaku (7)
Florent Malouda (29)
Juan Mata (46)
Josh McEachran (2)
John Obi Mikel (30)
Oscar (2)
Ramires (37)
Oriol Romeu (18)
Daniel Sturridge (34)
John Terry (34)
Fernando Torres (39)
Ross Turnbull (1)