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Gary Cahill

Bolton Wanderers FC, Chelsea FC

61 appearances, 5 goals

P 61 W 38 D 13 L 10 F 111: A 49
*(actual F 104: A 43)
73% successful

2009-2018

disciplined: 6
captain:
five
minutes played:
5042

Timeline

  Gary James Cahill

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored while the player was on the field.)

Birth 19 December 1985 in Dronfield Woodhouse, Derbyshire [registered in Sheffield, January 1986]
Marriage to Gemma Acton, on 15 June 2013. Two children, Freya and Leo.

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2009] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Started his career playing Sunday League football with AFC Dronfield. He was part of the Derby County AFC Academy, whereupon he was signed by Aston Villa FC Academy in 2000. He signed professionally in 2004 and then sent out on loan to Burnley FC on 9 November 2004. He returned to Villa before being sent out on loan again to Sheffield United FC on 20 September  2007. Cahill then joined Bolton Wanderers FC on 30 January 2008 for £5 million, he then signed for Chelsea FC on 16 January 2012 for £7 million. His successful Stamford Bridge career ended when he was released at the end of the 2018-19 season. He joined Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace FC on 5 August 2019.

League History
400+18 appearances, thirty goals
Burnley FC 2004-05 loan 27 appearances, one goal
debut (championship): 13 November 2004 Burnley FC 1 Nottingham Forest FC 0.
Aston Villa FC 2006-08 25+3 appearances, one goal
debut: (sub) 1 April 2006 Arsenal FC 5 Aston Villa FC 0.
Sheffield United FC 2007 loan sixteen appearances, two goals
debut (championship): 22 September 2007 Crystal Palace FC 3 Sheffield United FC 2.
Bolton Wanderers FC 2008-12 130 appearances, thirteen goals
debut: 2 February 2008 Reading FC 0 Bolton Wanderers FC 2.
Chelsea FC 2012-19 176+15 appearances, thirteen goals
debut: 5 February 2012 Chelsea FC 3 Manchester United FC 3.
Crystal Palace FC 2019-20 26 appearances
debut: 24 August 2019 Manchester United FC 1 Crystal Palace FC 2.

Club honours
FA Cup winners 2011-12 (4 apps), 2017-18 (6), runners-up 2016-17 (3);
UEFA Champions League
winners 2011-12;
FA Community Shield
runners-up 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018;
UEFA Super Cup
runners-up 2012, 2013;
UEFA Europa Cup winners
2012-13, 2018-19;
Football League Cup winners
2014-15;
FA Premier League Champions
2014-15 (36), 2016-17 (37), third place 2012-13 (26), 2013-14 (30), 2018-19 (2 sub);
Individual honours Burnley FC Player & Young Player of the Year 2004-05;
Aston Villa FC Goal of the Season
2005-06 (an overhead kick against Birmingham City, April 2006); Bolton Wanderers FC Players' Player of the Year 2008-09;
PFA Premier League Team of the Year
2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17;
Distinctions Became the quickest player in the Premier League era to win all the major domestic trophies, taking just three years.
Height/Weight 6' 2", 11st. 2lb. [2009]

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2008] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number 1168th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Central-defender
First match No. 890, 3 September 2010, England 4 Bulgaria 0, a European Championship qualification match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 24 years 258 days;
Last match No. 981, 28 June 2018, England 0 Belgium 1, a World Cup Finals group match at Stadion Kaliningrad, Oktyabrsky Island, Kaliningrad, Russia, aged 32 years 191 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2014, 2018;
European Championship Finals
2012 (withdrew injured), 2016;
Team honours World Cup Finals 2018 fourth place;
Individual honours England U21 (one appearance), England U20 (four appearances).
Distinctions Appointed vice-captain to Wayne Rooney in August 2014.
Notes Considered as a possible candidate for a Republic of Ireland call-up through an Irish grandparent, but Cahill awaited his England call-up.


The Numbers
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts sub unused minutes Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
48 61 33 57 4
▼5
23 5042 5 1008 min 2 five 6
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
61 38 13 10 111 49 +62 9 31 1.82 0.804 72.95 +28

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 32 27 3 2 71 17 +54 1 21 2.219 0.531 89.1 +25
Away 19 9 6 4 32 22 +10 5 8 1.684 1.158 63.2 +5
Neutral 10 2 4 4 8 10 -2 3 2 0.80 1.00 40.0 -2

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 46 31 6 9 88 37 +50 4 23 1.913 0.804 73.9 +22
Blue 4 2 1 1 9 3 +6 1 2 2.25 0.75 62.5 +1
Red 11 5 6 0 14 9 +5 4 6 1.273 0.818 72.7 +5

Competition Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

13 10 3 0 30 4 +26 2 10 2.308 0.308 88.5 +10
WCF 4 0 1 3 2 5 -3 2 1 0.50 1.25 12.5 -3
World Cup 17 10 4 3 32 9 +23 4 11 1.882 0.529 70.6 +7

ECP

12 11 1 0 32 5 +27 0 9 2.667 0.417 95.8 +11
ECF 4 1 2 1 4 4 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championship 16 12 3 1 36 9 +27 1 10 2.25 0.563 84.4 +11
Friendly 25 14 5 6 37 28 +9 4 8 1.48 1.12 66.0 +8

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2008-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCP 2012-14 5 4 1 0 15 1 +14 1 4 3.00 0.20 90.0 +4
WCP 2016-18 8 6 2 0 15 3 +12 1 6 1.875 0.375 87.5 +6
WCP All 13 10 3 0 30 4 +26 2 10 2.308 0.308 88.5 +10
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2014 3 0 1 2 2 4 -2 1 1 0.667 1.333 16.7 -2
WCF 2018 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.0 -1
WCF All 4 0 1 3 2 5 -3 2 1 0.50 1.25 12.5 -3
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2012-14 8 4 2 2 17 5 +12 2 5 2.125 0.625 62.5 +2
WC 2016-18 9 6 2 1 15 4 +11 2 6 1.667 0.444 77.8 +5
WC All 17 10 4 3 32 9 +23 4 11 1.882 0.529 70.6 +7

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2010-12 4 3 1 0 10 2 +8 0 3 2.50 0.50 87.5 +3
ECP 2014-16 8 8 0 0 22 3 +19 0 6 2.75 0.375 100.0 +8
ECP All 12 11 1 0 32 5 +27 0 9 2.667 0.417 95.8 +11
European Championship Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2012 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECF 2016 4 1 2 1 4 4 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
ECF All 4 1 2 1 4 4 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2010-12 4 3 1 0 10 2 +8 0 3 2.50 0.50 87.5 +3
EC 2014-16 12 9 2 1 26 7 +19 1 7 2.167 0.583 83.3 +8
EC All 16 12 3 1 36 9 +27 1 10 2.25 0.563 84.4 +11

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 17 10 4 3 32 9 +23 4 11 1.882 0.529 70.6 +7
EC 16 12 3 1 36 9 +27 1 10 2.25 0.563 84.4 +11
33 22 7 4 68 18 +50 5 21 2.061 0.545 77.3 +18

Match History

 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - seven full appearances (514 min), one goal

manager: Fabio Capello - seven full appearances (514 min), one goalx


Age 23
874 6 June 2009 - Kazakhstan 0 England 4, Ortalyk Tsentralnyi Stadium, Almaty WCP AW replacement
squad member
875 10 June 2009 - England 6 Andorra 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
  
877 5 September 2009 - England 2 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 14
878 9 September 2009 - England 5 Croatia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW squad member
879 10 October 2009 - Ukraine 1 England 0, Stadion Dnepr-Arena, Dnepropetrovsk WCP AL replacement squad member
880 14 October 2009 - England 3 Belarus 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
881 14 November 2009 - Brazil 1 England 0, Khalifa International Stadium, ad-Dawḥa Fr NL unused sub 13
  

Age 24
889 11 August 2010 - England 2 Hungary 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 14
1 890 3 September 2010 - England 4 Bulgaria 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
(⮀1-0)
ECP HW ▲sub 56 14
891 7 September 2010 - Switzerland 1 England 3, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel AW unused sub 14
892 12 October 2010 - England 0 Montenegro 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HD unused sub 14
893 17 November 2010 - England 1 France 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL 16

Age 25
2 894 9 February 2011 - Denmark 1 England 2, Parken Stadion, København (⮀1-1) Fr AW ▲sub 60 14
895 26 March 2011 - Wales 0 England 2, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff ECP AW squad member
3 896 29 March 2011 - England 1 Ghana 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 5
897 4 June 2011 - England 2 Switzerland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HD squad member
898 10 August 2011 - England vs. Netherlands, The National Stadium, Wembley - match postponed Fr Hpp squad member
4 898 2 September 2011 - Bulgaria 0 England 3, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija ECP AW Start 13 5
5 899 6 September 2011 - England 1 Wales 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5
6 900 7 October 2011 - Montenegro 2 England 2, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica ECP AD Start 5
901 12 November 2011 - England 1 Spain 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 15
7 902 15 November 2011 - England 1 Sweden 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5

 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 54 full appearances (4528 min), four goals

caretaker-manager: Stuart Pearce - one full appearance (90 min), one goalx


Age 26
8 903 29 February 2012 - England 2 Netherlands 3, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 85 6

 

manager: Roy Hodgson - 39 full appearances (3288 min), one goal, four captainciesx


904 26 May 2012 - Norway 0 England 1, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr AW unavailable
 squad member
9 905 2 June 2012 - England 1 Belgium 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (⮀0-0) HW Start 19 5
Roy Hodgson named a provisional list of 23 players on May 16, prior to England's two warm-up fixtures. Five additional players were placed on standby. Cahill was one of the 23, until a foul against Belgium resulted in a broken jaw, and his withdrawal a day later. He was replaced with Martin Kelly.
906 11 June 2012 - France 1 England 1, Donbass Arena, Donetsk
ECF
ND injured
and withdrawn
squad member
907 15 June 2012 - Sweden 2 England 3, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Kyiv NW
908 19 June 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 0, Donbass Arena, Donetsk AW
   
10 910 15 August 2012 - Italy 1 England 2, Stade de Suisse, Bern Fr NW Start 5
911 7 September 2012 - Moldova 0 England 5, Zimbru Stadium, Chişinău WCP AW unused sub 15
912 11 September 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HD 15
11 913 12 October 2012 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 5
914 17 October 2012 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD unused sub 15
12 915 14 November 2012 - Sweden 4 England 2, Nationalarenan Friends Arena, Solna Fr AL Start 5

Age 27
13 916 6 February 2013 - England 2 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
917 22 March 2013 - San Marino 0 England 8, Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle WCP AW injured
squad member
918 26 March 2013 - Montenegro 1 England 1, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica AD
14 919 29 May 2013 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley tour HD Start 5
15 920 2 June 2013 - Brazil 2 England 2, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro AD Start 5
16 921 15 August 2013 - England 3 Scotland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
17 922 6 September 2013 - England 4 Moldova 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 5
18 923 10 September 2013 - Ukraine 0 England 0, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyĭ Kompleks, Kyiv AD Start 5
19 924 11 October 2013 - England 4 Montenegro 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 5
20 925 15 October 2013 - England 2 Poland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5
21 926 15 November 2013 - England 0 Chile 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 55 5
927 19 November 2013 - England 0 Germany 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HL unused sub 16

Age 28
22 928 5 March 2014 - England 1 Denmark 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
23 929 30 May 2014 - England 3 Peru 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
tour
HW Start 65 5
930 4 June 2014 - Ecuador 2 England 2, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens ND squad member 5
24 931 7 June 2014 - Honduras 0 England 0, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens ND Start 69
25 932 14 June 2014 - England 1 Italy 2, Arena da Amazônia, Manaus
WCF
NL Start
5
26 933 19 June 2014 - Uruguay 2 England 1, Arena de São Paulo, São Paulo NL Start
27 934 24 June 2014 - Costa Rica 0 England 0, Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto, Belo Horizonte ND Start
28 935 3 September 2014 - England 1 Norway 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (⮀1-0) Fr HW Start £67 ▼84 5
29 936 8 September 2014 - Switzerland 0 England 2, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel ECP AW Start ©90 5
30 937 9 October 2014 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 5
31 938 12 October 2014 - Estonia 0 England 1, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn AW Start 5
32 939 15 November 2014 - England 3 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 5
33 940 18 November 2014 - Scotland 1 England 3, Celtic Park, Glasgow (⮀0-1) Fr AW Start ▼ht 5

Age 29
34 941 27 March 2015 - England 4 Lithuania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start ©72 5
942 31 March 2015 - Italy 1 England 1, Juventus Stadium, Torino Fr AD unused sub 14
35 943 7 June 2015 - Republic of Ireland 0 England 0, The Aviva Stadium, Dublin (⮀0-0) Fr AD Start ▼74 5
36 944 14 June 2015 - Slovenia 2 England 3, Stadion Stožice, Ljubljana ECP AW Start 5
945 5 September 2015 - San Marino 0 England 6, San Marino Stadium, Serravalle ECP AW unused sub 15
37 946 8 September 2015 - England 2 Switzerland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5
38 947 9 October 2015 - England 2 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW captain 5
948 12 October 2015 - Lithuania 0 England 3, LFF stadionas, Vilnius AW withdrawn
39 949 13 November 2015 - Spain 2 England 0, Estadio José Rico Pérez, Alicante (⮀2-0) Fr AL ▲sub 84 16
40 950 17 November 2015 - England 2 France 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5

Age 30
41 951 26 March 2016 - Germany 2 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin Fr AW captain 5
952 29 March 2016 - England 1 Netherlands 2, The National Stadium, Wembley HL unused sub 15
42 953 22 May 2016 - England 2 Turkey 1, Etihad Stadium, Manchester Fr HW captain 5
954 29 May 2016 - England 2 Australia 1, Stadium of Light, Sunderland HW injured
squad member
43 955 2 June 2016 - England 1 Portugal 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 43 5
44 956 11 June 2016 - Russia 1 England 1, Le stade Vélodrome, Marseille
ECF
ND Start 62
5
45 957 16 June 2016 - England 2 Wales 1, Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens NW Start
46 958 20 June 2016 - England 0 Slovakia 0, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne ND captain®56
47 959 27 June 2016 - England 1 Iceland 2, Allianz Riviera, Nice NL Start

 

manager: Sam Allardyce - one full appearance (90 min)x


48 960 4 September 2016 - Slovakia 0 England 1, Štadión Antona Malatinskeho, Trnava WCP AW Start 5

 

manager: Gareth Southgate - 13 full appearances (1060 min), two goals, one captaincyx


49 961 8 October 2016 - England 2 Malta 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 5
50 962 11 October 2016 - Slovenia 0 England 0, Stadion Stožice, Ljubljana AD Start 88 5
51 963 11 November 2016 - England 3 Scotland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 57 61 5
52 964 15 November 2016 - England 2 Spain 2, The National Stadium, Wembley
(⮀1-0)
Fr HD Start ▼ht 5

Age 31
53 965 22 March 2017 - Germany 1 England 0, Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund Fr AL captain 5
966 26 March 2017 - England 2 Lithuania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW suspended
54 967 10 June 2017 - Scotland 2 England 2, The National Stadium, Glasgow WCP AD Start 5
55 968 13 June 2017 - France 3 England 2, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL Start 5
56 969 1 September 2017 - Malta 0 England 4, Stadium Nazzjonali, Ħ'Attard WCP AW Start 5
57 970 4 September 2017 - England 2 Slovakia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5
58 971 5 October 2017 - England 1 Slovenia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 5
972 8 October 2017 - Lithuania 0 England 1, LFF stadionas, Vilnius AW unused sub 15
973 10 November 2017 - England 0 Germany 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD unused sub 21
974 14 November 2017 - England 0 Brazil 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HD 17
  

Age 32
59 977 2 June 2018 - England 2 Nigeria 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 7 5
60 978 7 June 2018 - England 2 Costa Rica 0, Elland Road, Leeds (⮀1-0) HW ▲sub ©65 14
979 18 June 2018 - Tunisia 1 England 2, Volgograd Arena, Volgograd
WCF
NW
unused sub

14
980 24 June 2018 - England 6 Panama 1, Stadion Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod NW
61 981 28 June 2018 - England 0 Belgium 1, Stadion Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad NL  Start 
982 3 July 2018 - England 1 Colombia 1ᴭᵀ, Otkritie Arena, Moskva ND
unused sub
983 7 July 2018 - Sweden 0 England 2, Cosmos Arena, Samara NW
984 11 July 2018 - Croatia 2 England 1ᴭᵀ, Luzhniki Stadium, Moskva NL
985 14 July 2018 - Belgium 2 England 0, Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg NL
  
retired from International Duty... 28 August 2018x

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