Chelsea football club: Premier League oldest players

Oldest Chelsea players

Below are Chelsea's oldest Premier League players and their age in years and days on the occasion of their most recent actual Premier League appearance, starting or coming on as a substitute.

For each player age is measured in years and days from their date of birth to the day of their most recent Premier League game.

Player Age (Y:d) Age (days) Match
Mark Schwarzer 41:216 15192 11 May 2014
	
A v Cardiff City
Graham Rix 37:202 13717 14 May 1995
	
H v Arsenal
Glenn Hoddle 37:198 13713 14 May 1995
	
H v Arsenal
Gianfranco Zola 36:310 13459 11 May 2003
	
H v Liverpool
Didier Drogba 36:256 13405 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Gerry Peyton 36:255 13404 30 Jan 1993
	
H v Sheffield Wednesday
Mal Donaghy 36:233 13382 04 May 1994
	
H v Coventry City
Kevin Hitchcock 36:217 13366 10 May 1999
	
A v Tottenham Hotspur
Ed De Goey 36:8 13157 28 Dec 2002
	
A v Leeds United
Frank Lampard 35:318 13102 04 May 2014
	
H v Norwich City
Henrique Hilario 35:310 13094 27 Aug 2011
	
H v Norwich City
Marcel Desailly 35:230 13014 25 Apr 2004
	
A v Newcastle United
Nigel Spackman 35:154 12938 05 May 1996
	
H v Blackburn Rovers
Ruud Gullit 35:139 12923 18 Jan 1998
	
A v Everton
Claude Makelele 35:82 12866 11 May 2008
	
H v Bolton Wanderers
Carlo Cudicini 35:70 12854 15 Nov 2008
	
A v West Bromwich Albion
Gianluca Vialli 34:310 12729 16 May 1999
	
H v Derby County
Steve Clarke 34:254 12673 10 May 1998
	
H v Bolton Wanderers
Graeme Le Saux 34:205 12624 11 May 2003
	
H v Liverpool
Mark Hughes 34:190 12609 10 May 1998
	
H v Bolton Wanderers
Dennis Wise 34:155 12574 19 May 2001
	
A v Manchester City
Paulo Ferreira 34:121 12540 19 May 2013
	
H v Everton
Dave Beasant 34:28 12447 17 Apr 1993
	
A v Manchester United
Mick Harford 34:26 12445 10 Mar 1993
	
H v Everton
Neil Sullivan 33:361 12415 21 Feb 2004
	
H v Arsenal
John Terry 33:349 12403 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Juliano Belletti 33:322 12376 09 May 2010
	
H v Wigan Athletic
Jes Hogh 33:259 12313 22 Jan 2000
	
A v Aston Villa
Slavisa Jokanovic 33:253 12307 27 Apr 2002
	
A v Middlesbrough
Michael Ballack 33:224 12278 09 May 2010
	
H v Wigan Athletic
George Weah 33:217 12271 06 May 2000
	
A v Arsenal
Gus Poyet 33:185 12239 19 May 2001
	
A v Manchester City
Ashley Cole 33:141 12195 11 May 2014
	
A v Cardiff City
Emmanuel Petit 33:131 12185 01 Feb 2004
	
A v Blackburn Rovers
Frank Leboeuf 33:117 12171 19 May 2001
	
A v Manchester City
Carlos Mineiro 33:91 12145 01 Nov 2008
	
H v Sunderland
Samuel Eto'o 33:39 12093 19 Apr 2014
	
H v Sunderland
Paul Parker 33:0 12054 05 Apr 1997
	
H v Arsenal
Yossi Benayoun 32:336 12024 08 May 2013
	
H v Tottenham Hotspur
Andriy Shevchenko 32:323 12011 18 Aug 2009
	
A v Sunderland
Deco 32:233 11921 17 Apr 2010
	
A v Tottenham Hotspur
Nicolas Anelka 32:223 11911 23 Oct 2011
	
A v Queens Park Rangers
Albert Ferrer 32:205 11893 28 Dec 2002
	
A v Leeds United
Frode Grodas 32:199 11887 11 May 1997
	
A v Everton
Petr Cech 32:138 11826 05 Oct 2014
	
H v Arsenal
Dan Petrescu 32:124 11812 24 Apr 2000
	
A v Manchester United
Mario Stanic 32:35 11723 15 May 2004
	
H v Leeds United
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 32:35 11723 01 May 2004
	
H v Southampton
Florent Malouda 31:334 11657 13 May 2012
	
H v Blackburn Rovers
Ricardo Carvalho 31:310 11633 24 Mar 2010
	
A v Portsmouth
Tony Cascarino 31:245 11568 04 May 1994
	
H v Coventry City
Didier Deschamps 31:211 11534 14 May 2000
	
H v Derby County
Bjarne Goldbaek 31:58 11381 04 Dec 1999
	
A v Sunderland
Michael Essien 31:39 11362 11 Jan 2014
	
A v Hull City
Marco Ambrosio 30:330 11288 25 Apr 2004
	
A v Newcastle United
Hernan Crespo 30:301 11259 02 May 2006
	
A v Blackburn Rovers
Branislav Ivanovic 30:273 11231 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Dimitri Kharine 30:272 11230 16 May 1999
	
H v Derby County
Roberto Di Matteo 30:117 11075 23 Sep 2000
	
A v Manchester United
Winston Bogarde 30:65 11023 26 Dec 2000
	
A v Ipswich Town
Fernando Torres 30:51 11009 11 May 2014
	
A v Cardiff City
Erland Johnsen 30:28 10986 03 May 1997
	
H v Leeds United
Alexei Smertin 29:364 10957 30 Apr 2005
	
A v Bolton Wanderers
Mark Bosnich 29:309 10902 18 Nov 2001
	
A v Everton
Mark Stein 29:296 10889 22 Nov 1995
	
H v Bolton Wanderers
Andy Townsend 29:289 10882 08 May 1993
	
A v Sheffield United
Terry Phelan 29:287 10880 28 Dec 1996
	
H v Sheffield Wednesday
Bernard Lambourde 29:275 10868 10 Feb 2001
	
H v Manchester United
Jose Bosingwa 29:251 10844 02 May 2012
	
H v Newcastle United
Pierluigi Casiraghi 29:248 10841 08 Nov 1998
	
A v West Ham United
Brian Laudrup 29:244 10837 25 Oct 1998
	
A v Leeds United
Craig Forrest 29:214 10807 22 Apr 1997
	
A v Wimbledon
Raul Meireles 29:161 10754 25 Aug 2012
	
H v Newcastle United
Alex 29:140 10733 05 Nov 2011
	
A v Blackburn Rovers
Claudio Pizarro 29:129 10722 10 Feb 2008
	
H v Liverpool
Filipe Luis 29:90 10683 08 Nov 2014
	
A v Liverpool
Juan Sebastian Veron 29:53 10646 01 May 2004
	
H v Southampton
Demba Ba 28:344 10571 04 May 2014
	
H v Norwich City
Gary Cahill 28:338 10565 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Robert Fleck 28:266 10493 04 May 1994
	
H v Coventry City
William Gallas 28:263 10490 07 May 2006
	
A v Newcastle United
Joe Cole 28:182 10409 09 May 2010
	
H v Wigan Athletic
David Rocastle 28:179 10406 28 Oct 1995
	
A v Blackburn Rovers
Nuno Maniche 28:177 10404 07 May 2006
	
A v Newcastle United
Paul Elliott 28:171 10398 05 Sep 1992
	
A v Liverpool
Gavin Peacock 28:169 10396 05 May 1996
	
H v Blackburn Rovers
Emerson Thome 28:145 10372 22 Aug 2000
	
A v Bradford City
Wayne Bridge 28:139 10366 22 Dec 2008
	
A v Everton
David Lee 28:133 10360 08 Apr 1998
	
A v Leeds United
Geremi 28:129 10356 28 Apr 2007
	
H v Bolton Wanderers
Ross Turnbull 28:26 10253 30 Jan 2013
	
A v Reading
Loic Remy 27:324 10186 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Vinny Jones 27:243 10105 05 Sep 1992
	
A v Liverpool
Ramires 27:243 10105 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Eidur Gudjohnsen 27:229 10091 02 May 2006
	
A v Blackburn Rovers
Paul Furlong 27:216 10078 05 May 1996
	
H v Blackburn Rovers
Yuri Zhirkov 27:212 10074 20 Mar 2011
	
H v Manchester City
Christian Panucci 27:206 10068 04 Nov 2000
	
A v Southampton
Cesc Fabregas 27:202 10064 22 Nov 2014
	
H v West Bromwich Albion
Jiri Jarosik 27:200 10062 15 May 2005
	
A v Newcastle United