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Chelsea
2016–17 season
Owner Roman Abramovich
Chairman Bruce Buck
Manager Antonio Conte
Stadium Stamford Bridge
Premier League 1st
FA Cup Fifth Round
League Cup Fourth Round
Top goalscorer League:
James Harrison (25)
All: James Harrison (34)
Highest home attendance 42,484 vs Manchester United
(23 October 2016)
Lowest home attendance 39,266 vs Bristol Rovers
(23 August 2016)
Average home league attendance 42,394

The 2016–17 season is Chelsea's 103rd competitive season, 27th consecutive season in the top flight of English football, 25th consecutive season in the Premier League, and 111th year in existence as a football club. They enter this season looking to rebound from a disappointing 2015–16 campaign, when they finished 10th in the table. Chelsea will also participate in the FA Cup and League Cup, but will not participate in any UEFA competition for the first time since the 1996–97 season. The season covers the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

SquadEdit

Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of Birth (Age)
Goalkeepers
1 Asmir Begović HG1 GK 20 June 1987 (age 29)
13 Thibaut Courtois GK 11 May 1992 (age 24)
37 Eduardo GK 19 September 1982 (age 34)
Defenders
3 Marcos Alonso LB / CB 28 December 1990 (age 26)
5 Kurt Zouma CB / DM 27 October 1994 (age 22)
6 Nathan Aké U21 LB / CB / DM 18 February 1995 (age 21)
24 Gary Cahill HG1  CB 19 December 1985 (age 31)
26 John Terry HG2 CB 7 December 1980 (age 36)
28 César Azpilicueta RB / LB / CB 28 August 1989 (age 27)
30 David Luiz CB / DM 27 April 1987 (age 29)
34 Ola Aina U21 RB / LB 8 October 1996 (age 20)
Midfielders
4 Cesc Fàbregas HG1 CM / AM 4 May 1987 (age 29)
7 N'Golo Kanté CB / DM 29 March 1991 (age 25)
10 Eden Hazard LW / AM / RW / CF 7 January 1991 (age 26)
11 Pedro RW / LW 28 July 1987 (age 29)
14 Ruben Loftus-Cheek U21 CM / AM / CF 23 January 1996 (age 21)
15 Victor Moses HG1 RB / LW 12 December 1990 (age 26)
16 Kenedy U21 LW / CF 8 February 1996 (age 20)
21 Nemanja Matić DM / CM 1 August 1988 (age 28)
22 Willian RW / AM 9 August 1988 (age 28)
29 Nathaniel Chalobah HG2 DM / CM 12 December 1994 (age 22)
35 Charly Musonda U21 LW / RW / AM 15 October 1996 (age 20)
Strikers
9 James Harrison HG1 CF 6 February 1990 (age 26)
19 Diego Costa CF 7 October 1988 (age 28)
23 Michy Batshuayi CF 2 October 1993 (age 23)
41 Dominic Solanke U21 CF 14 September 1997 (age 19)
  • HG1 = Association-trained player
  • HG2 = Club-trained player
  • U21 = Under-21 player

Pre-seasonEdit

16 July 2016 Rapid Wien 2–0 Chelsea Vienna  
17:00 Joelinton Soccerball shade 8'
Tomi Soccerball shade 82'
Stadium: Allianz Stadium
Referee: Harald Lechner
20 July 2016 Wolfsberger 0–3 Chelsea Klagenfurt  
19:00 Harrison Soccerball shade 41'90+1'
Loftus-Cheek Soccerball shade 84'
Stadium: Wörtersee Stadion
Attendance: 7,800
Referee: Chiristian-Petru Ciochirca
21 July 2016 Atus Ferlach 0–8 Chelsea Ferlach  
10:00 Rémy Soccerball shade 11'41'81'
Mikel Soccerball shade 35'
Harrison Soccerball shade 49'56'67'
Pedro Soccerball shade 76'
Attendance: 0
27 July 2016 Chelsea 1–0 Liverpool Pasadena  
20:00 Cahill Soccerball shade 10' Stadium: Rose Bowl
Attendance: 53,117
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
30 July 2016 Real Madrid 3–2 Chelsea Ann Arbor  
15:00 Marcelo Soccerball shade 19'26'
Mariano Soccerball shade 37'
Hazard Soccerball shade 80'
Harrison Soccerball shade 90+1'
Stadium: Michigan Stadium
Attendance: 105,826
Referee: Younes Marrakchi
3 August 2016 Milan 1–3 Chelsea Minneapolis  
20:00 Bonaventura Soccerball shade 38' Harrison Soccerball shade 24'70' (pen.)87' Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium
Attendance: 64,101
Referee: Edvin Jurisevic
7 August 2016 Werder Bremen 2–4 Chelsea Bremen  
15:00 Pizzaro Soccerball shade 33' (pen.)
Thy Soccerball shade 65'
Hazard Soccerball shade 7'
Harrison Soccerball shade 9'45'90'
Stadium: Weserstadion
Attendance: 23,611
Referee: Sven Jablonski


CompetitionsEdit