Profile of former Chelsea shot stopper Peter Cech

Peter Cech born on 20th May, 1982 is a former professional Czech footballer and currently the technical and performance advisor for Chelsea Football Club. Playing as a goalkeeper and was widely known during his heroics with Chelsea.

Born in Plzen, Cech began his senior career at Chmel Blsany in 1999, playing about two seasons before moving to Sparta Prague at age 19.

He become a regular first team member, registering a league record of not conceding a goal in 903 competitive minutes.

From the Cech moved Rennes in the French Ligue-1 the following year.

Peter Cech records at the Stamford Bridge

And in 2004, Cech moved to Premier League side Chelsea for a fee around £7m, becoming a club-record transfer for a goalkeeper.

During his eleven-year spell with the club, Cech registered 494 senior appearances, becoming the club’s highest overseas appearance maker and sixth in all time. He also hold Chelsea’s all-time record for clean sheets with 228.

Cech trophies at Arsenal

The 37 year old later joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 2015 for a fee in the region of £10m, winning the FA Cup and losing an Europa League final to his former club Chelsea.

In 2019, Cech retired from active football and returned to Chelsea, where he was appointed to the club’s coaching and backroom staffs as a technical and performance advisor.

International wise, Cech made his debut for the Czech Republic in 2002, representing the national team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, as well as 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 European Championships. Cech is also the most capped player in the history of the Czech national team, with 124 caps.

Peter Cech total trophies and records

Among some of the trophies Peter Cech holds includes: Premier League -4, League Cup -3, FA Community Shield -4, UEFA Champions League -1, UEFA Europa League -1, FIFA Club World Cup -1, FA Cup -4

Cech holds a number of goalkeeping records, including the Premier League record for fewest appearances required to reach 100 clean sheets, doing so in 180 appearances, the most number of clean sheets in a single Premier League season (24) and the record for the most clean sheet in the Premier League history (202).

Chelsea Peter Cech


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