Gianluca Vialli

Date of birth09 July 1964
Place of birthCremona
NationalityItalian
Weight85 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionForward

Vialli was an immensely skilful striker with a great goal scoring record. With Sampdoria, Vialli won the Serie A Championship (1991) and European Cup Winners' Cup (1990) and with Juventus the Serie A Championship (1995), UEFA Cup (1993) and Champions League (1996). With Chelsea, he added the FA Cup (1997), European Cup Winners' Cup (1998) and League Cup (1998). He took over as Chelsea player/manager in February 1998 and was sacked in September 2000.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cremonese
Sampdoria
Juventus 10 Jul 1996
Chelsea 10 Jul 1996 12 Sep 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Chelsea FA Cup 1
4
2
1996-97 Chelsea League Cup 1
1996-97 Chelsea Premier League 23
5
9
3
1996-97 Europe Representative 1
1997-98 Chelsea FA Charity Shield
1
1997-98 Chelsea FA Cup
1
2
1997-98 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
1
1997-98 Chelsea Premier League 14
7
11
4
1997-98 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 8
6
1998-99 Chelsea FA Cup 3
2
1998-99 Chelsea League Cup 3
6
1
1998-99 Chelsea Premier League 9
1
3
1
1998-99 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 5
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 Aug 1996 Southampton v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1996 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
24 Aug 1996 Chelsea v Coventry City W 2-0 Premier League
04 Sep 1996 Arsenal v Chelsea D 3-3 Premier League
07 Sep 1996 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 0-2 Premier League
15 Sep 1996 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
21 Sep 1996 Liverpool v Chelsea L 5-1 Premier League
25 Sep 1996 Chelsea v Blackpool L 1-3
Agg: 5-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
28 Sep 1996 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
12 Oct 1996 Leicester City v Chelsea W 1-3 Premier League
19 Oct 1996 Chelsea v Wimbledon L 2-4 Premier League
26 Oct 1996 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 Premier League
02 Nov 1996 Manchester United v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
16 Nov 1996 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
23 Nov 1996 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
01 Dec 1996 Leeds United v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
07 Dec 1996 Chelsea v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
04 Jan 1997 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1997 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
26 Jan 1997 Chelsea v Liverpool W 4-2 FA Cup 4th round
16 Feb 1997 Leicester City v Chelsea D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
26 Feb 1997 Chelsea v Leicester City W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
01 Mar 1997 Derby County v Chelsea L 3-2 Premier League
05 Mar 1997 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
12 Mar 1997 West Ham United v Chelsea L 3-2 Premier League
16 Mar 1997 Chelsea v Sunderland W 6-2 Premier League
22 Mar 1997 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 1-0 Premier League
05 Apr 1997 Chelsea v Arsenal L 0-3 Premier League
09 Apr 1997 Coventry City v Chelsea L 3-1 Premier League
19 Apr 1997 Chelsea v Leicester City W 2-1 Premier League
22 Apr 1997 Wimbledon v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
03 May 1997 Chelsea v Leeds United D 0-0 Premier League
11 May 1997 Everton v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
17 May 1997 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 2-0 FA Cup Final
03 Aug 1997 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-1 (2-4) FA Charity Shield
24 Aug 1997 Barnsley v Chelsea W 0-6 Premier League
27 Aug 1997 Wimbledon v Chelsea W 0-2 Premier League
30 Aug 1997 Chelsea v Southampton W 4-2 Premier League
18 Sep 1997 Chelsea v Slovan Bratislava W 2-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 1997 Chelsea v Arsenal L 2-3 Premier League
02 Oct 1997 Slovan Bratislava v Chelsea W 0-2 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
15 Oct 1997 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 1-1 (4-1) League Cup 3rd round
18 Oct 1997 Chelsea v Leicester City W 1-0 Premier League
23 Oct 1997 Tromso v Chelsea L 3-2 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 1st leg
06 Nov 1997 Chelsea v Tromso W 7-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
26 Nov 1997 Chelsea v Everton W 2-0 Premier League
13 Dec 1997 Chelsea v Leeds United D 0-0 Premier League
20 Dec 1997 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 1-4 Premier League
26 Dec 1997 Chelsea v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
29 Dec 1997 Southampton v Chelsea L 1-0 Premier League
04 Jan 1998 Chelsea v Manchester United L 3-5 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Jan 1998 Everton v Chelsea L 3-1 Premier League
28 Jan 1998 Arsenal v Chelsea L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
31 Jan 1998 Chelsea v Barnsley W 2-0 Premier League
08 Feb 1998 Arsenal v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
18 Feb 1998 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1
Agg: 4-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
21 Feb 1998 Leicester City v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
28 Feb 1998 Chelsea v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
08 Mar 1998 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
11 Mar 1998 Chelsea v Crystal Palace W 6-2 Premier League
19 Mar 1998 Chelsea v Real Betis W 3-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
02 Apr 1998 Vicenza v Chelsea L 1-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 1st leg
11 Apr 1998 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 Premier League
16 Apr 1998 Chelsea v Vicenza W 3-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
29 Apr 1998 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Premier League
02 May 1998 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-1 Premier League
10 May 1998 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
13 May 1998 Chelsea v VfB Stuttgart W 1-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Final
15 Aug 1998 Coventry City v Chelsea L 2-1 Premier League
17 Sep 1998 Chelsea v Helsingborgs W 1-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 1st leg
01 Oct 1998 Helsingborgs v Chelsea D 0-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
28 Oct 1998 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
11 Nov 1998 Arsenal v Chelsea W 0-5 League Cup 4th round
01 Dec 1998 Wimbledon v Chelsea L 2-1 League Cup Quarter-final
09 Dec 1998 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 Premier League
19 Dec 1998 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 Premier League
02 Jan 1999 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1999 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
16 Jan 1999 Chelsea v Coventry City W 2-1 Premier League
25 Jan 1999 Oxford United v Chelsea D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1999 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-0 Premier League
13 Feb 1999 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1999 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
04 Mar 1999 Chelsea v Valerenga W 3-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
18 Mar 1999 Valerenga v Chelsea W 2-3 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
08 Apr 1999 Chelsea v Real Mallorca D 1-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 1st leg
25 Apr 1999 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
16 May 1999 Chelsea v Derby County W 2-1 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
1981-82 Italy UEFA Under-18 1
1982-83 Italy Under-21
1
1983-84 Italy LG v Under-22
1
1983-84 Italy UEFA Under-21
2
1983-84 Italy Under-21
1
1984-85 Italy A v Under-21 1
1
1984-85 Italy UEFA Under-21 2
1
1984-85 Italy Under-21 1
1
1984-85 Italy Under-21 v A 1
1984-85 Italy Under-23 v Under-21 1
1985-86 Italy FIFA World Cup
4
1985-86 Italy International Friendly 1
3
1985-86 Italy UEFA Under-21 6
6
1985-86 Italy Under-21 1
1
1985-86 Italy Unofficial
1
1986-87 Italy FIFA 90 World Cup 1
1
1986-87 Italy International Friendly 3
1986-87 Italy UEFA European Championship 5
1
1986-87 Italy UEFA Under-21 2
1
1987-88 Italy International Friendly 5
3
1987-88 Italy UEFA European Championship 7
4
1988-89 Italy International Friendly 8
2
1989-90 Italy FIFA World Cup 3
1989-90 Italy International Friendly 5
1989-90 Italy Unofficial 1
1990-91 Italy Scania 100 Tournament 1
1
1
1990-91 Italy UEFA European Championship 2
1
1991-92 Italy International Friendly 1
1
1991-92 Italy UEFA European Championship 3
1
1991-92 Italy US Cup
1
1992-93 Italy FIFA World Cup 2
1
1992-93 Italy International Friendly 1
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
11 Nov 1981 Austria v Italy W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group 9
20 Apr 1983 Italy v Spain W 2-0 U21
05 Oct 1983 Spain v Italy D 2-2 U21
12 Oct 1983 Romania v Italy W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
30 Nov 1983 League of Ireland v Italy W 0-1 LG v U22
21 Dec 1983 Italy v Cyprus W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
31 Oct 1984 Switzerland v Italy D 1-1 U23 v U21
05 Dec 1984 Malta v Italy W 1-2 A v U21
20 Feb 1985 Italy v USSR L 0-2 U21 v A
12 Mar 1985 Italy v Austria W 1-0 U21
27 Mar 1985 Belgium v Italy D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 8
17 Apr 1985 Italy v Luxembourg W 5-1 UEFA U21 Group 8
25 Sep 1985 Italy v Norway W 3-0 U21
16 Oct 1985 Luxembourg v Italy W 0-6 UEFA U21 Group 8
16 Nov 1985 Poland v Italy L 1-0 International Friendly
18 Dec 1985 Italy v Belgium W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 8
05 Feb 1986 Italy v West Germany L 1-2 International Friendly
12 Mar 1986 Sweden v Italy D 1-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
26 Mar 1986 Italy v Austria W 2-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 1986 Italy v Sweden W 2-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
09 Apr 1986 Italy v England W 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
23 Apr 1986 England v Italy D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
11 May 1986 Italy v China PR W 2-0 International Friendly
24 May 1986 Guatemala v Italy W 0-4 Unofficial
31 May 1986 Italy v Bulgaria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
05 Jun 1986 Italy v Argentina D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
10 Jun 1986 Italy v Korea Republic W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
17 Jun 1986 Italy v France L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
08 Oct 1986 Italy v Greece W 2-0 International Friendly
15 Oct 1986 Italy v Spain W 2-1 UEFA U21 Final
29 Oct 1986 Spain v Italy L 2-1 (0-3) UEFA U21 Final
15 Nov 1986 Italy v Switzerland W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
06 Dec 1986 Malta v Italy W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
24 Jan 1987 Italy v Malta W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
14 Feb 1987 Portugal v Italy W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
18 Apr 1987 West Germany v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
28 May 1987 Norway v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 1987 Sweden v Italy L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
10 Jun 1987 Italy v Argentina W 3-1 FIFA 90 World Cup
23 Sep 1987 Italy v Yugoslavia W 1-0 International Friendly
17 Oct 1987 Switzerland v Italy D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
14 Nov 1987 Italy v Sweden W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
05 Dec 1987 Italy v Portugal W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
20 Feb 1988 Italy v USSR W 4-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 1988 Yugoslavia v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Apr 1988 Luxembourg v Italy W 0-3 International Friendly
04 Jun 1988 Italy v Wales L 0-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 1988 Germany v Italy D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
14 Jun 1988 Italy v Spain W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
17 Jun 1988 Denmark v Italy W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
22 Jun 1988 Italy v USSR L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
19 Oct 1988 Italy v Norway W 2-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 1988 Italy v Netherlands W 1-0 International Friendly
22 Dec 1988 Italy v Scotland W 2-0 International Friendly
22 Feb 1989 Italy v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 1989 Austria v Italy W 0-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 1989 Romania v Italy L 1-0 International Friendly
22 Apr 1989 Italy v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Apr 1989 Italy v Hungary W 4-0 International Friendly
20 Sep 1989 Italy v Bulgaria W 4-0 International Friendly
14 Oct 1989 Italy v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Nov 1989 Italy v Algeria W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 1989 England v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
21 Dec 1989 Italy v Argentina D 0-0 International Friendly
30 May 1990 Italy v Greece D 0-0 Unofficial
09 Jun 1990 Italy v Austria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
14 Jun 1990 Italy v USA W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
03 Jul 1990 Italy v Argentina L 1-1 (3-4) FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
01 May 1991 Italy v Hungary W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
05 Jun 1991 Norway v Italy L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
12 Jun 1991 Denmark v Italy W 0-2 SCANIA 100 Semi-final
16 Jun 1991 USSR v Italy W 1-1 (4-3) SCANIA 100 Final
25 Sep 1991 Bulgaria v Italy L 2-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 1991 USSR v Italy D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
13 Nov 1991 Italy v Norway D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
21 Dec 1991 Italy v Cyprus W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
31 May 1992 Italy v Portugal D 0-0 US CUP
04 Jun 1992 Republic of Ireland v Italy W 0-2 US Cup
06 Jun 1992 USA v Italy D 1-1 US CUP
09 Sep 1992 Netherlands v Italy W 2-3 International Friendly
14 Oct 1992 Italy v Switzerland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group 1
19 Dec 1992 Malta v Italy W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 1


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