Roger Freestone

Date of birth19 August 1968
Place of birthNewport
NationalityWelsh
Weight92 kg
Height1.91 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Roger was once again first-choice 'keeper for Swansea City in 2000-01 and his only absences came as a result of injury or suspension.

Despite playing in a side struggling towards the foot of the Second Division, he was regularly included in the Welsh international squad although he failed to add to his single cap.

A reliable shot stopper with a safe pair of hands, he has now made more than 500 senior appearances for the Swans.

Roger agreed a new one-year deal with Swansea City in June 2003.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1986-87 Chelsea League Division One 6 2 4
1987-88 Chelsea FA Cup 2 2
1987-88 Chelsea League Division One 15 4 7
1988-89 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1988-89 Chelsea League Division Two 21 19 1
1988-89 Chelsea Littlewoods Cup 2 2
1996-97 Swansea City Coca-Cola League Cup 2 1 2
1997-98 Swansea City Coca-Cola League Cup 2 3
1998-99 Swansea City FA Cup 3 1 2
1
1998-99 Swansea City Worthington Cup 2 2
1999-00 Swansea City Worthington Cup 4 1 4
2000-01 Swansea City FA Cup 1 2
2000-01 Swansea City LDV Vans Trophy 3 2 3
1
2000-01 Swansea City League Division 2 43 4 66
1
2000-01 Swansea City Worthington Cup 2 2
2001-02 Swansea City FA Cup 2 1 4
2001-02 Swansea City LDV Vans Trophy 1 2
2001-02 Swansea City League Division 3 43 7 63
2
2001-02 Swansea City Worthington Cup 1 2
2002-03 Swansea City FA Cup 1 2
2002-03 Swansea City LDV Vans Trophy 1 2
2002-03 Swansea City League Division 3 33 9 49
4
2002-03 Swansea City Worthington Cup 1 3
2003-04 Swansea City FA Cup 5 1 5
2003-04 Swansea City League Division 3 35
2
4 45
1


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
18 Apr 1987 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1987 Chelsea v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1987 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
02 May 1987 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-1 League Division One
05 May 1987 Wimbledon v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
09 May 1987 Chelsea v Liverpool D 3-3 League Division One
03 Nov 1987 Arsenal v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1987 Derby County v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
28 Nov 1987 Chelsea v Wimbledon D 1-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1987 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1987 Chelsea v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1987 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1987 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1987 Norwich City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1988 Luton Town v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1988 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
09 Jan 1988 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1988 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
23 Jan 1988 Chelsea v Portsmouth D 0-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1988 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1988 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
13 Feb 1988 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
27 Feb 1988 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1988 Crystal Palace v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
10 Sep 1988 Chelsea v Oxford United D 1-1 League Division Two
17 Sep 1988 Barnsley v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Sep 1988 Leeds United v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
27 Sep 1988 Scunthorpe United v Chelsea L 4-1 Littlewoods Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Leicester City W 2-1 League Division Two
04 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Walsall W 2-0 League Division Two
09 Oct 1988 Swindon Town v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Scunthorpe United D 2-2 Littlewoods Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Oct 1988 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
22 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle W 5-0 League Division Two
25 Oct 1988 Hull City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
29 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division Two
05 Nov 1988 Watford v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
12 Nov 1988 Chelsea v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
19 Nov 1988 Bradford City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Nov 1988 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Dec 1988 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division Two
10 Dec 1988 Chelsea v Portsmouth D 3-3 League Division Two
16 Dec 1988 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
26 Dec 1988 Chelsea v Ipswich Town W 3-0 League Division Two
31 Dec 1988 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Jan 1989 Oxford United v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
07 Jan 1989 Barnsley v Chelsea L 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round


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
Newport County 02 Apr 1986 10 Mar 1987
Chelsea 10 Mar 1987 05 Sep 1991
Swansea City 29 Sep 1989 29 Dec 1989 L
Hereford United 09 Mar 1990 21 Apr 1989 L
Swansea City 05 Sep 1991 30 Jun 2004
Newport County 01 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2005

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1989-90 Wales Under-21 1 1
1999-00 Wales International 1 3


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
19 May 1990 Wales v Poland W 2-0 U21
23 May 2000 Wales v Brazil L 0-3 International


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