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Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Crystal Palace FC, Chelsea FC

10 appearances, 0 goals

P 10 W 6 D 2 L 2 F 16: A 6
*(actual F 11: A 5)
70% successful
2017-19

disciplined:
1
captain:
none
minutes played:
582

Timeline

  Ruben Ira Loftus-Cheek

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

Birth 23 January 1996 in Lewisham, London [registered in Lewisham, in 1998]. To Trevor Loftus and Juliette Cheek.
Birth notes Ruben appears to have been registered along with his brothers Isaac Marley and Josiah Levi in 1998.

Source

SkySports Yearbook &

Playing Career


Club(s):
Loftus-Cheek joined Chelsea FC at the young age of eight years old and played his way through the Youth ranks, picking up many medals along the way. He broke into the Chelsea FC first team when he made his debut on 10 December 2014 in a Champions League match. His Premier League debut followed the next month. On 12 July 2017, Loftus-Cheek joined fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace FC on a season-long loan. He returned to the Stamford Bridge club from 2017. On Transfer Deadline Day, 6 October 2020, Loftus-Cheek joined rivals Fulham FC on a season-long loan deal.

League honours
164+15 appearances, 11 goals
Chelsea FC 2015-20 fifteen+39 appearances, seven goals
debut: (sub) 31 January 2015 Chelsea FC 1 Manchester City FC 1.
Crystal Palace FC 2017-18 loan 21+three appearances, two goals
debut: 12 August 2017 Crystal Palace FC 0 Huddersfield Town AFC 3.
Fulham FC 2020 loan two+two appearances, one goal
debut: 18 October 2020 Sheffield United FC 1 Fulham FC 1.

Club honours
Next-Gen Series runners-up 2012-13;
FA Premier League Champions
2014-15 (3 apps), 2016-17 (6), third place 2018-19 (24);
FA Community Shield
runners-up 2018;
Football League Cup
runners-up 2018-19;
UEFA Europe League winners
2018-19;
FA Cup runners-up 2016-17 (3), 2019-20 (2);
Individual honours None
Distinctions Half-brother of Carl and Leon Cort
Height/Weight 6' 2", 13st 9lbs [2017]

Source

Media [2017] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 1225th players (1226) to appear for England.
BME number The 82nd BME player at Senior level.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 973, 10 November 2017, England 0 Germany 0, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 21 years 291 days.
Last match No. 990, 15 November 2018, England 3 USA 0, a Wayne Rooney Foundation friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (69:06), aged 22 years 296 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2018;
Other tournaments UEFA European U21 Championship Finas 2015; Toulon Tournament 2016;
Team honours World Cup Finals 2018 fourth place; Toulon Tournament winners 2016;
Individual honours England U21 (17 appearances, seven goals, 2015-17), England U19 (13 appearances, six goals, 2013-15), England U17 (eight appearances, two goals, 2012-13), England U16 (two appearances, one goal, 2011).
Tournoi Espoirs de Toulon (U21) Player of the Tournament 2016;
Distinctions None


The Numbers

Squads Apps comp. apps Starts substitute unused minutes Goals captain Disc.
5 10 4 7 ▲3
▼4
5 582 0 none 1
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
10 6 2 2 16 6 +10 4 5 1.60 0.60 70.0 +4

Venue Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6 4 2 0 8 1 +7 2 5 1.333 0.167 83.3 +4
Neutral 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0

Shirt Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 6 4 1 1 12 3 +9 2 3 1.80 0.60 70.0 +2
Blue 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Red 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 1 1 1.333 1.00 66.7 +1

Competition Record

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

WCP

- - - - - - - - - - - - -
WCF 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
World Cup 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
Friendly 6 4 2 0 8 1 +7 2 5 1.333 0.167 83.3 +4

Tournament Record

World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2018 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
WCF All 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0

Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2018-19 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
Match History
 
 Club: Crystal Palace F.C., on loan from Chelsea F.C. - two full appearances (125 min)

manager: Gareth Southgate - ten full appearances (582 min)x

 
Age 21
1 973 10 November 2017 - England 0 Germany 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 10
2 974 14 November 2017 - England 0 Brazil 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (⮀0-0) HD Start 35 10
  

 Club: Chelsea F.C. - eight full appearances (457 min)  

Age 22
3 977 2 June 2018 - England 2 Nigeria 1, The National Stadium, Wembley (⮀2-1) Fr HW ▲sub 67 17
4 978 7 June 2018 - England 2 Costa Rica 0, Elland Road, Leeds (⮀2-0) HW Start 79 21
5 979 18 June 2018 - Tunisia 1 England 2, Volgograd Arena, Volgograd (⮀1-1)
WCF
NW ▲sub 80
21
6 980 24 June 2018 - England 6 Panama 1, Stadion Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod NW Start 24
7 981 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
8 985 14 July 2018 - Belgium 2 England 0, Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg (⮀2-0) NL Start 84
986 8 September 2018 - England 1 Spain 2, The National Stadium, Wembley NLP HL unused sub 18
9 987 11 September 2018 - England 1 Switzerland 0, King Power Stadium, Leicester (⮀1-0) Fr HW Start 61 7
  
10 990 15 November 2018 - England 3 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (⮀2-0) Fr HW ▲sub 70 23
991 18 November 2018 - England 2 Croatia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley NLP HW unused sub 22

Age 23
992 22 March 2019 - England 5 Czech Republic 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW withdrawn
squad member
993 25 March 2019 - Montenegro 1 England 5, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica AW
  

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