Gelson Fernandes

Date of birth02 September 1986
Place of birthPraia, Cape Verde
NationalitySwiss
Weight70 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Gélson da Conceição Tavares Fernandes.


Gelson Fernandes joined Manchester City in July 2007 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
FC Sion 01 Jul 2006 14 Jul 2007
Manchester City 14 Jul 2007 10 Jul 2009
Saint-Étienne 10 Jul 2009
Leicester City 04 Aug 2011 05 Jan 2012 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Manchester City FA Cup 1
2
1
2007-08 Manchester City League Cup 2
1
2007-08 Manchester City Premier League 21
5
2
5
2008-09 Manchester City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Manchester City League Cup 1
1
2008-09 Manchester City Premier League 3
14
1
2
1
2008-09 Manchester City UEFA Cup 4
4
1
2011-12 Leicester City League Championship 10
5
1
3
2011-12 Leicester City League Cup
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
29 Aug 2007 Bristol City v Manchester City W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
25 Sep 2007 Manchester City v Norwich City W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
20 Oct 2007 Manchester City v Birmingham City W 1-0 Premier League
31 Oct 2007 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
11 Nov 2007 Portsmouth v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
24 Nov 2007 Manchester City v Reading W 2-1 Premier League
01 Dec 2007 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
09 Dec 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
15 Dec 2007 Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers W 4-2 Premier League
22 Dec 2007 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
27 Dec 2007 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers D 2-2 Premier League
30 Dec 2007 Manchester City v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
02 Jan 2008 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 0-2 Premier League
05 Jan 2008 West Ham United v Manchester City D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2008 Everton v Manchester City L 1-0 Premier League
16 Jan 2008 Manchester City v West Ham United W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 2008 Manchester City v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
27 Jan 2008 Sheffield United v Manchester City L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2008 Derby County v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
02 Feb 2008 Manchester City v Arsenal L 1-3 Premier League
10 Feb 2008 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League
25 Feb 2008 Manchester City v Everton L 0-2 Premier League
01 Mar 2008 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
08 Mar 2008 Reading v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
16 Mar 2008 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
22 Mar 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
29 Mar 2008 Birmingham City v Manchester City L 3-1 Premier League
05 Apr 2008 Manchester City v Chelsea L 0-2 Premier League
12 Apr 2008 Sunderland v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League
20 Apr 2008 Manchester City v Portsmouth W 3-1 Premier League
26 Apr 2008 Manchester City v Fulham L 2-3 Premier League
11 May 2008 Middlesbrough v Manchester City L 8-1 Premier League
17 Jul 2008 EB/Streymur v Manchester City W 0-2 UEFA Cup 1st qualifying round 1st leg
31 Jul 2008 Manchester City v EB/Streymur W 2-0
Agg: 4-0
UEFA Cup 1st qualifying round 2nd leg
14 Aug 2008 Manchester City v FC Midtjylland L 0-1 UEFA Cup 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
17 Aug 2008 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 4-2 Premier League
31 Aug 2008 Sunderland v Manchester City W 0-3 Premier League
13 Sep 2008 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-3 Premier League
18 Sep 2008 Omonia Nicosia v Manchester City W 1-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 2008 Manchester City v Portsmouth W 6-0 Premier League
24 Sep 2008 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City L 2-2 (3-5) League Cup 2nd round
28 Sep 2008 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
05 Oct 2008 Manchester City v Liverpool L 2-3 Premier League
26 Oct 2008 Manchester City v Stoke City W 3-0 Premier League
29 Oct 2008 Middlesbrough v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
06 Nov 2008 Manchester City v Twente Enschede W 3-2 UEFA Cup Group A
09 Nov 2008 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
18 Dec 2008 Racing Santander v Manchester City L 3-1 UEFA Cup Group A
21 Dec 2008 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2008 Manchester City v Hull City W 5-1 Premier League
03 Jan 2009 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
28 Jan 2009 Manchester City v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
04 Mar 2009 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 2-0 Premier League
22 Mar 2009 Manchester City v Sunderland W 1-0 Premier League
04 Apr 2009 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
09 Apr 2009 Hamburger SV v Manchester City L 3-1 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
16 Apr 2009 Manchester City v Hamburger SV W 2-1
Agg: 3-4
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
19 Apr 2009 Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion W 4-2 Premier League
25 Apr 2009 Everton v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Switzerland International Friendly 7
1
2007-08 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 3
1
2008-09 Switzerland FIFA World Cup
3
1
1
2008-09 Switzerland International Friendly 2
1
2009-10 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 6
1
2
2009-10 Switzerland International Friendly 2
2
2
2010-11 Switzerland International Friendly 1
2
2010-11 Switzerland UEFA European Championship
2
2011-12 Switzerland International Friendly 2
1
2011-12 Switzerland UEFA European Championship
2
2012-13 Switzerland FIFA World Cup
1
2012-13 Switzerland International Friendly
2
2013-14 Switzerland FIFA World Cup
4
1
2013-14 Switzerland International Friendly
2
2014-15 Switzerland International Friendly 2
1
2014-15 Switzerland UEFA European Championship
1
2015-16 Switzerland International Friendly 2
2
2015-16 Switzerland UEFA European Championship
3
2016-17 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2
2
2016-17 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2
2
2016-17 Switzerland International Friendly
1
2017-18 Switzerland International Friendly 1
2


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
22 Aug 2007 Switzerland v Netherlands W 2-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 2007 Switzerland v Austria W 3-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 2007 Switzerland v USA L 0-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2007 Switzerland v Nigeria L 0-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2008 England v Switzerland L 2-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Switzerland v Germany L 0-4 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Switzerland v Slovakia W 2-0 International Friendly
30 May 2008 Switzerland v Liechtenstein W 3-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2008 Switzerland v Czech Republic L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
11 Jun 2008 Switzerland v Turkey L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
15 Jun 2008 Switzerland v Portugal W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
20 Aug 2008 Switzerland v Cyprus W 4-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2008 Switzerland v Latvia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Oct 2008 Greece v Switzerland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
19 Nov 2008 Switzerland v Finland W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Switzerland v Bulgaria D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Moldova v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
12 Aug 2009 Switzerland v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Switzerland v Greece W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
09 Sep 2009 Latvia v Switzerland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
14 Oct 2009 Switzerland v Israel D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
03 Mar 2010 Switzerland v Uruguay L 1-3 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Switzerland v Costa Rica L 0-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2010 Switzerland v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2010 Spain v Switzerland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
21 Jun 2010 Chile v Switzerland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
25 Jun 2010 Switzerland v Honduras D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
11 Aug 2010 Austria v Switzerland W 0-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Switzerland v Australia D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 2010 Switzerland v Wales W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
17 Nov 2010 Switzerland v Ukraine D 2-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Bulgaria v Switzerland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Sep 2011 Switzerland v Bulgaria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Oct 2011 Switzerland v Montenegro W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Nov 2011 Netherlands v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Luxembourg v Switzerland W 0-1 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Switzerland v Germany W 5-3 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Croatia v Switzerland W 2-4 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Slovenia v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
06 Feb 2013 Greece v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Sep 2013 Norway v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
11 Oct 2013 Albania v Switzerland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
15 Oct 2013 Switzerland v Slovenia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
15 Nov 2013 Korea Republic v Switzerland L 2-1 International Friendly
30 May 2014 Switzerland v Jamaica W 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jul 2014 Argentina v Switzerland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
15 Nov 2014 Switzerland v Lithuania W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
18 Nov 2014 Poland v Switzerland D 2-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 2015 Switzerland v USA D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2015 Switzerland v Liechtenstein W 3-0 International Friendly
13 Nov 2015 Slovakia v Switzerland L 3-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2016 Republic of Ireland v Switzerland L 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Switzerland v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 0-2 International Friendly
28 May 2016 Switzerland v Belgium L 1-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2016 Albania v Switzerland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
19 Jun 2016 Switzerland v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
25 Jun 2016 Switzerland v Poland L 1-1 (4-5) UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
06 Sep 2016 Switzerland v Portugal W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Oct 2016 Hungary v Switzerland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
10 Oct 2016 Andorra v Switzerland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
25 Mar 2017 Switzerland v Latvia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
01 Jun 2017 Switzerland v Belarus W 1-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Greece v Switzerland W 0-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2018 Switzerland v Panama W 6-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2018 Spain v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly


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