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Graeme Le Saux

Blackburn Rovers FC, Chelsea FC

36 appearances, 1 goal

P 36 W 16 D 12 L 8 F 43: A 23
*(actual F x: A x)
61% successful

1994-2000

disciplined: 3
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2829

Profile

Full name Graeme Pierre Le Saux (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 17 October 1968 in Saint Sauveux, St. Helier, Jersey [not registered in England].
Attended St Saviours Primary School, St Helier's Boys Secondary School, the Hautlieu High School in Jersey.
Married to Mariana Crawley [registered in Watford, Hertfordshire, June 1997].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 2lbs [1996], 12st 2lbs [1998/2006].

Source

BarryHugman's various PFA Yearbooks [1999-2006] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies Left Field: A Footballer Apart - Graeme Le Saux.
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) John Hollins signed Le Saux for Chelsea FC from St. Paul's FC, Jeresy, in December 1987 after being awarded the Jersey Player of the Year. Kenny Dalglish spent 650,000 pounds to take him to Blackburn Rovers in March 1993. Cost five million pounds in August 1997 to return to Stamford Bridge. To Southampton, 21 July 2003, Announced his retirement on 24 May 2005
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Premier League Team of the Year 1994-95, 1997-98;
Distinctions x

Source

BarryHugman's various PFA Yearbooks [1999-2006]

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1051st players (1051) to appear for England. The first new players to be capped by Terry Venables.
Position(s) Left-back, central defender, midfielder
First match No. 703, 9 March 1994, England 1 Denmark 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 143 days.
Last match No. 773, 7 October 2000, England 0 Germany 0, a World Cup qualification match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substituted (77), aged 31 years 356 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1998;
Team honours Tournoi Espoirs de Toulon (U21) Champions 1990;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Greame Le Saux - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
45+ 36 13 33 3 6 2829 1 2829 min 0 none 3
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Greame Le Saux - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 23 10 8 5 29 16 +13 9 13 1.261 0.696 60.9 +5
Away 6 3 2 1 5 2 +3 2 5 0.833 0.333 66.7 +2
Neutral 7 3 2 2 9 5 +4 2 4 1.286 0.714 57.1 +1
All 36 16 12 8 43 23 +20 13 23 1.194 0.639 61.1 +8

 

Greame Le Saux - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 48 15 9 4 36 16 +20 8 19 0.75 0.333 40.6 +11
Red 8 1 3 4 7 7 =0 5 4 0.875 0.875 31.3 -3
All 36 16 12 8 43 23 +20 13 23 1.194 0.639 61.1 +8

 

Greame Le Saux - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

5 2 1 2 4 2 +2 3 3 0.80 0.40 50.0 =0
WCF 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
World Cup 9 4 2 3 11 6 +5 3 5 1.222 0.667 55.6 +1

ECP

4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 2 2 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 2 2 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
Minor Competition 7 3 2 2 8 7 +1 2 4 1.143 1.00 57.1 +1
Friendly 16 8 6 2 20 7 +13 6 12 1.25 0.438 68.8 +6
All 36 16 12 8 43 23 +20 13 23 1.194 0.639 61.1 +8

 

Greame Le Saux - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1996-98 4 2 1 1 4 1 +3 2 3 1.00 0.25 62.5 +1
WCP 2000-02 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
WCP All 5 2 1 2 4 2 +2 3 3 0.80 0.40 50.0 =0
World Cup Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1998 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
WCF All 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1996-98 8 4 2 2 11 5 +6 2 5 1.375 0.625 62.5 +2
WC 2000-02 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
WC All 9 4 2 3 11 6 +5 3 5 1.222 0.667 55.6 +1
European Championship PreliminaryCompetition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1998-2000 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 2 2 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
ECP All 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 2 2 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
Minor Competition/Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Umbro Cup 95 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2 0 0 2.00 3.00 25.0 -1
Le Tournoi 97 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 1 2 1.00 0.333 66.7 +1
King Hassan 98 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 1 2 0.50 0.00 75.0 +1
TC All 7 3 2 2 8 7 +1 2 4 1.143 1.00 57.1 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 9 4 2 3 11 6 +5 3 5 1.222 0.667 55.6 +1
EC 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 2 2 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
TC 7 3 2 2 8 7 +1 2 4 1.143 1.00 57.1 +1
All 20 8 6 6 23 15 +8 7 11 1.15 0.75 55.0 +2

 

Greame Le Saux - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: Graham Taylor - 0 full capsx

Age x
- b 20 May 1991 - England 2 Switzerland 1, Bescot Stadium, Walsall Fr HW Start 11
- b 28 April 1992 - CIS 1 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva Fr AD sub 84 ?
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 20 full caps

Coach: Terry Venables - 12 full capsx

Age 25
1 703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
2 704 17 May 1994 - England 5 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
3 705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
4 706 7 September 1994 - England 2 USA 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
5 707 12 October 1994 - England 1 Romania 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
Age 26
6 708 16 November 1994 - England 1 Nigeria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
7 709 15 February 1995 - Republic of Ireland vs. England, Lansdowne Road, Dublin - abandoned after 27 minutes. Fr AabD Start 27 3
8 710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start off ht 3
- 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW squad member 3
9 712 8 June 1995 - England 3 Sweden 3, Elland Road, Leeds HD Start
10 713 11 June 1995 - England 1 Brazil 3, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start
11 714 6 September 1995 - England 0 Colombia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
Age 27
- 716 15 November 1995 - England 3 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW squad member
12 717 12 December 1995 - England 1 Portugal 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD sub 79 12
 

Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 20 full capsx

Age 28
13 730 12 February 1997 - England 0 Italy 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HL Start 6
14 731 29 March 1997 - England 2 Mexico 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
15 732 30 April 1997 - England 2 Georgia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 6
16 733 24 May 1997 - England 2 South Africa 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start off 67 6
17 734 31 May 1997 - Poland 0 England 2, Stadion Slaski, Chorzów WCP AW Start 6
18 735 4 June 1997 - Italy 0 England 2, Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes TC NW Start off ht 6
19 736 7 June 1997 - France 0 England 1, Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier AW Start
20 737 10 June 1997 - England 0 Brazil 1, Parc des Princes, Paris NL Start
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 16 full caps  
- 738 10 September 1997 - England 4 Moldova 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 15
21 739 11 October 1997 - Italy 0 England 0, Stadio Olimpico, Roma WCP AD Start 3
Age 29
22 741 11 February 1998 - England 0 Chile 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL sub ht 14
23 743 22 April 1998 - England 3 Portugal 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
24 745 27 May 1998 - Morocco 0 England 1, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca TC AW Start 3
25 746 29 May 1998 - Belgium 0 England 0, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca ND Start 11
26 747 15 June 1998 - England 2 Tunisia 0, Le Stade Vélodrome, Marseille WCF NW Start 3
27 748 22 June 1998 - Romania 2 England 1, Stade Municipal, Toulouse NL Start
28 749 26 June 1998 - Colombia 0 England 2, Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens NW Start
29 750 30 June 1998 - Argentina 2 England 2, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-√Čtienne ND Start off 71
30 751 5 September 1998 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna ECP AL Start 3
31 752 10 October 1998 - England 0 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD sub 34 14
- 753 14 October 1998 - Luxembourg 0 England 3, Stade Josy Barthel, Lëtzebuerg AW squad member
Age 30
32 754 18 November 1998 - England 2 Czech Republic 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
 

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 1 full capx

33 755 10 February 1999 - England 0 France 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 3
 

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 3 full capsx

34 756 27 March 1999 - England 3 Poland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 3
- 757 28 April 1999 - Hungary 1 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AD withdrawn squad member
35 758 5 June 1999 - England 0 Sweden 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start off ht 3
- 759 9 June 1999 - Bulgaria 1 England 1, Stadion Balgarska Armia, Sofiya AD withdrawn squad member
- 762 10 October 1999 - England 2 Belgium 1, Stadium of Light, Sunderland Fr HW unused sub 14
Age 31
- 772 2 September 2000 - France 1 England 1, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AD squad member
36 773 7 October 2000 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HL Start off 77 3
0-1 when substituted
 

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 0 full capsx

- 774 11 October 2000 - Finland 0 England 0, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AD injured squad member

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