Trinidadian / Tobagonian flag Chris Birchall

Born05 May 1984, Stafford
NationalityTrinidadian / Tobagonian
Weight82 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

After starring for Trinidad & Tobago at the World Cup finals in Germany, Chris joined Coventry City in August 2006 with a three-year contract.

He joined Brighton & Hove Albion in January 2009 with a contract to the end of the season.

Chris re-joined Port Vale in January 2013 with a contract to June 2013 that was extended to June 2014 in May 2013.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Port Vale League Division 2
1
2001-02 Port Vale Worthington Cup
1
2002-03 Port Vale League Division 2
2
2003-04 Port Vale FA Cup 1
2
2003-04 Port Vale League Division 2 1
9
1
2004-05 Port Vale Carling Cup
1
2004-05 Port Vale FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Port Vale LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
1
2004-05 Port Vale League One 29
5
6
3
2005-06 Port Vale Carling Cup
1
1
2005-06 Port Vale FA Cup 2
1
1
1
2005-06 Port Vale League One 23
8
1
1
2006-07 Coventry City Carling Cup 1
2006-07 Coventry City FA Cup
1
2006-07 Coventry City League Championship 17
11
2
2007-08 Coventry City Carling Cup
1
2007-08 Coventry City FA Cup
1
2007-08 Coventry City League Championship 1
2008-09 Brighton and Hove Albion Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 Brighton and Hove Albion League One 8
1
2008-09 Carlisle United League One
2
2012-13 Port Vale League Two 5
6
1
1
2013-14 Port Vale FA Cup 2
1
1
2013-14 Port Vale Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2013-14 Port Vale League One 14
12
1
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Sep 2001 Charlton Athletic v Port Vale L 2-0 Worthington Cup 2nd round
20 Apr 2002 Port Vale v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 League Division 2
28 Dec 2002 Barnsley v Port Vale L 2-1 League Division 2
15 Feb 2003 Queens Park Rangers v Port Vale L 4-0 League Division 2
27 Sep 2003 Port Vale v Wycombe Wanderers D 1-1 League Division 2
18 Oct 2003 Port Vale v Plymouth Argyle L 1-5 League Division 2
08 Nov 2003 Port Vale v Ford United D 2-2 FA Cup 1st round
19 Nov 2003 Ford United v Port Vale W 1-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
22 Nov 2003 Tranmere Rovers v Port Vale L 1-0 League Division 2
07 Dec 2003 Port Vale v Scarborough L 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round
06 Mar 2004 Blackpool v Port Vale L 2-1 League Division 2
13 Mar 2004 Port Vale v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
27 Mar 2004 Port Vale v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division 2
30 Mar 2004 Port Vale v Swindon Town D 3-3 League Division 2
03 Apr 2004 Wycombe Wanderers v Port Vale L 2-1 League Division 2
17 Apr 2004 Port Vale v Chesterfield D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Apr 2004 Notts County v Port Vale W 1-2 League Division 2
24 Aug 2004 Doncaster Rovers v Port Vale L 3-1 Carling Cup 1st round
28 Sep 2004 Port Vale v Barnsley W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
02 Oct 2004 Colchester United v Port Vale L 2-1 League One
08 Oct 2004 Port Vale v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 League One
16 Oct 2004 AFC Bournemouth v Port Vale L 4-0 League One
19 Oct 2004 Port Vale v Swindon Town W 1-0 League One
23 Oct 2004 Port Vale v Stockport County D 0-0 League One
30 Oct 2004 Hartlepool United v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
02 Nov 2004 Tranmere Rovers v Port Vale L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
06 Nov 2004 Barnsley v Port Vale W 1-2 League One
12 Nov 2004 Port Vale v Kidderminster Harriers W 3-1 FA Cup 1st round
20 Nov 2004 Port Vale v Torquay United L 1-2 League One
27 Nov 2004 Peterborough United v Port Vale L 4-0 League One
04 Dec 2004 Blackpool v Port Vale L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round
07 Dec 2004 Port Vale v Tranmere Rovers W 3-1 League One
11 Dec 2004 Luton Town v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
18 Dec 2004 Port Vale v Oldham Athletic W 3-1 League One
26 Dec 2004 Huddersfield Town v Port Vale L 2-1 League One
28 Dec 2004 Port Vale v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-2 League One
08 Jan 2005 Doncaster Rovers v Port Vale L 2-0 League One
15 Jan 2005 Port Vale v Brentford L 0-1 League One
21 Jan 2005 Sheffield Wednesday v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
05 Feb 2005 Port Vale v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League One
12 Feb 2005 Stockport County v Port Vale W 1-2 League One
19 Feb 2005 Port Vale v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League One
23 Feb 2005 Swindon Town v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
26 Feb 2005 Port Vale v Luton Town W 3-1 League One
05 Mar 2005 Oldham Athletic v Port Vale L 3-0 League One
08 Mar 2005 Port Vale v Colchester United D 0-0 League One
12 Mar 2005 Milton Keynes Dons v Port Vale D 1-1 League One
19 Mar 2005 Port Vale v Walsall W 2-0 League One
26 Mar 2005 Hull City v Port Vale D 2-2 League One
02 Apr 2005 Bristol City v Port Vale L 2-0 League One
09 Apr 2005 Port Vale v Chesterfield W 1-0 League One
16 Apr 2005 Torquay United v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
23 Apr 2005 Port Vale v Barnsley W 5-0 League One
26 Apr 2005 Port Vale v Wrexham L 0-2 League One
29 Apr 2005 Tranmere Rovers v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
07 May 2005 Port Vale v Peterborough United W 1-0 League One
06 Aug 2005 Southend United v Port Vale W 1-2 League One
09 Aug 2005 Port Vale v Gillingham D 0-0 League One
20 Aug 2005 Bristol City v Port Vale L 4-2 League One
23 Aug 2005 Rotherham United v Port Vale L 3-1 Carling Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2005 Port Vale v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 League One
29 Aug 2005 Milton Keynes Dons v Port Vale D 0-0 League One
10 Sep 2005 Scunthorpe United v Port Vale L 2-0 League One
17 Sep 2005 Port Vale v Colchester United L 0-1 League One
24 Sep 2005 Yeovil Town v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
28 Sep 2005 Port Vale v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
01 Oct 2005 Port Vale v Walsall W 3-2 League One
15 Oct 2005 Port Vale v Bradford City L 0-1 League One
22 Oct 2005 AFC Bournemouth v Port Vale W 1-2 League One
29 Oct 2005 Port Vale v Hartlepool United L 1-2 League One
04 Nov 2005 Port Vale v Wrexham W 2-1 FA Cup 1st round
13 Dec 2005 Bristol Rovers v Port Vale W 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
17 Dec 2005 Port Vale v Bristol City L 0-1 League One
26 Dec 2005 Port Vale v Blackpool L 1-2 League One
28 Dec 2005 Huddersfield Town v Port Vale W 0-3 League One
31 Dec 2005 Port Vale v Tranmere Rovers L 0-2 League One
21 Jan 2006 Colchester United v Port Vale L 2-1 League One
28 Jan 2006 Aston Villa v Port Vale L 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 2006 Oldham Athletic v Port Vale W 0-1 League One
18 Feb 2006 Port Vale v Nottingham Forest L 0-2 League One
25 Feb 2006 Brentford v Port Vale W 0-1 League One
11 Mar 2006 Doncaster Rovers v Port Vale D 1-1 League One
18 Mar 2006 Blackpool v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
25 Mar 2006 Port Vale v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
31 Mar 2006 Tranmere Rovers v Port Vale L 3-0 League One
04 Apr 2006 Port Vale v Milton Keynes Dons W 3-1 League One
08 Apr 2006 Port Vale v Swansea City W 3-2 League One
15 Apr 2006 Walsall v Port Vale D 1-1 League One
17 Apr 2006 Port Vale v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League One
22 Apr 2006 Bradford City v Port Vale L 1-0 League One
29 Apr 2006 Port Vale v Chesterfield W 3-1 League One
05 Jan 2013 Port Vale v Plymouth Argyle W 4-0 League Two
05 Feb 2013 Port Vale v AFC Wimbledon W 3-0 League Two
09 Mar 2013 Port Vale v Southend United L 1-2 League Two
12 Mar 2013 Bristol Rovers v Port Vale L 2-0 League Two
16 Mar 2013 York City v Port Vale W 0-2 League Two
01 Apr 2013 Chesterfield v Port Vale D 2-2 League Two
04 Apr 2013 Port Vale v Burton Albion W 7-1 League Two
09 Apr 2013 Port Vale v Aldershot Town D 1-1 League Two
13 Apr 2013 Rochdale v Port Vale D 2-2 League Two
20 Apr 2013 Port Vale v Northampton Town D 2-2 League Two
27 Apr 2013 Wycombe Wanderers v Port Vale D 1-1 League Two
03 Sep 2013 Port Vale v Bury W 2-1 Johnstones Paint Trophy 1st round - northern section
07 Sep 2013 Carlisle United v Port Vale W 0-1 League One
21 Sep 2013 Port Vale v Coventry City W 3-2 League One
28 Sep 2013 Tranmere Rovers v Port Vale W 0-1 League One
05 Oct 2013 Port Vale v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
08 Oct 2013 Port Vale v Rochdale L 0-1 Johnstones Paint Trophy 2nd round - northern section
12 Oct 2013 Port Vale v Peterborough United L 0-1 League One
19 Oct 2013 Sheffield United v Port Vale L 2-1 League One
22 Oct 2013 Crawley Town v Port Vale W 0-3 League One
11 Nov 2013 Shortwood United v Port Vale W 0-4 FA Cup 1st round
16 Nov 2013 Port Vale v Shrewsbury Town W 3-1 League One
23 Nov 2013 Crewe Alexandra v Port Vale W 1-2 League One
30 Nov 2013 Walsall v Port Vale W 0-2 League One
06 Dec 2013 Port Vale v Salisbury City W 4-1 FA Cup 2nd round
14 Dec 2013 Port Vale v Stevenage D 2-2 League One
21 Dec 2013 Milton Keynes Dons v Port Vale L 3-0 League One
29 Dec 2013 Port Vale v Rotherham United W 2-0 League One
01 Jan 2014 Preston North End v Port Vale L 3-2 League One
11 Jan 2014 Brentford v Port Vale L 2-0 League One
14 Jan 2014 Plymouth Argyle v Port Vale W 2-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
18 Jan 2014 Port Vale v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League One
01 Mar 2014 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Port Vale L 3-0 League One
08 Mar 2014 Port Vale v Carlisle United W 2-1 League One
11 Mar 2014 Port Vale v Leyton Orient L 0-2 League One
22 Mar 2014 Port Vale v Tranmere Rovers W 3-2 League One
29 Mar 2014 Stevenage v Port Vale D 1-1 League One
01 Apr 2014 Port Vale v Crawley Town W 2-1 League One
05 Apr 2014 Port Vale v Walsall W 1-0 League One
12 Apr 2014 Notts County v Port Vale L 4-2 League One
18 Apr 2014 Port Vale v Milton Keynes Dons W 1-0 League One
21 Apr 2014 Rotherham United v Port Vale L 1-0 League One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Port Vale 01 May 2004 04 Aug 2006
Coventry City 04 Aug 2006 02 Jan 2009
St Mirren 31 Aug 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Carlisle United 27 Nov 2008 31 Dec 2008 L
Brighton and Hove Albion 16 Jan 2009 30 Jun 2009
Los Angeles Galaxy 01 Jul 2009 31 Dec 2011
Columbus Crew 08 May 2012 31 Dec 2012
Port Vale 03 Jan 2013

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 10
1
1
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago Gold Cup 3
1
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago International 5
1
1
2006-07 Trinidad and Tobago International 1
2008-09 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 4
2008-09 Trinidad and Tobago International 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Jun 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Panama W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Jun 2005 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
06 Jul 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Honduras D 1-1 GOLD CUP Group A
10 Jul 2005 Panama v Trinidad and Tobago D 2-2 GOLD CUP Group A
12 Jul 2005 Colombia v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 GOLD CUP Group A
17 Aug 2005 USA v Trinidad and Tobago L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
03 Sep 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Guatemala W 3-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
07 Sep 2005 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Oct 2005 Panama v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
12 Oct 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
12 Nov 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Bahrain D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Play-off 1st leg
16 Nov 2005 Bahrain v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off 2nd leg
28 Feb 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Iceland W 2-0 International
10 May 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Peru D 1-1 International
27 May 2006 Wales v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 International
31 May 2006 Slovenia v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-1 International
03 Jun 2006 Czech Republic v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 International
10 Jun 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
15 Jun 2006 England v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
20 Jun 2006 Paraguay v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
17 Nov 2006 Austria v Trinidad and Tobago L 4-1 International
30 Jul 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 2-0 International
20 Aug 2008 Cuba v Trinidad and Tobago W 1-3 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group A
15 Oct 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v USA W 2-1 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group A
01 Apr 2009 USA v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
10 Jun 2009 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.