Yuri Zhirkov

Date of birth20 August 1983
Place of birthTambov
NationalityRussian
Weight70 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

Zhirkov joined Chelsea in July 2009 with a four-year contract.

He was included in Fabio Capello's 2014 World Cup squad.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Spartak Tambov 01 Jan 2003 01 Jan 2004
CSKA Moscow 01 Jan 2004 06 Jul 2009
Chelsea 06 Jul 2009 06 Aug 2011
Anzhi Makhachkala 06 Aug 2011

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 CSKA Moscow UEFA Champions League 4
1
2005-06 CSKA Moscow UEFA Super Cup 1
2006-07 CSKA Moscow UEFA Champions League 2
2008-09 CSKA Moscow UEFA Cup 2
1
2009-10 Chelsea FA Cup 4
2009-10 Chelsea League Cup 2
2009-10 Chelsea Premier League 10
7
4
2009-10 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 3
1
1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Community Shield
1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Cup
1
2010-11 Chelsea League Cup 1
2010-11 Chelsea Premier League 6
6
1
2010-11 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 6
1
1
2
2012-13 Anzhi Makhachkala UEFA Europa League 9
3
4
2015-16 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Champions League 1
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
10 Aug 2004 CSKA Moskva v Rangers W 2-1 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
25 Aug 2004 Rangers v CSKA Moskva D 1-1
Agg: 2-3
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
20 Oct 2004 Chelsea v CSKA Moskva W 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group H
02 Nov 2004 CSKA Moskva v Chelsea L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
26 Aug 2005 CSKA Moskva v Liverpool L 1-3 UEFA Super Cup Final
17 Oct 2006 CSKA Moskva v Arsenal W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
01 Nov 2006 Arsenal v CSKA Moskva D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
18 Feb 2009 Aston Villa v CSKA Moskva D 1-1 UEFA Cup Round of 32 1st leg
26 Feb 2009 CSKA Moskva v Aston Villa W 2-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup Round of 32 2nd leg


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
2004-05 Russia FIFA World Cup 2
2004-05 Russia International Friendly 2
2004-05 Russia UEFA Under-21 4
1
1
2005-06 Russia International Friendly 1
2006-07 Russia International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Russia UEFA European Championship 5
2007-08 Russia International Friendly 4
1
2007-08 Russia UEFA European Championship 9
2
2008-09 Russia FIFA World Cup 6
2008-09 Russia International Friendly 1
2009-10 Russia FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
2010-11 Russia International Friendly 3
1
2010-11 Russia UEFA European Championship 5
1
2011-12 Russia International Friendly 5
1
2011-12 Russia UEFA European Championship 6
1
2013-14 Russia FIFA World Cup 1
1
2013-14 Russia International Friendly 2
1
2014-15 Russia International Friendly 1
2014-15 Russia UEFA European Championship 2
2015-16 Russia International Friendly 2
1
2015-16 Russia UEFA European Championship 1
2016-17 Russia FIFA Confederations Cup 3
1
2016-17 Russia International Friendly 3
2
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 Sep 2004 Russia v Slovakia W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
08 Oct 2004 Luxembourg v Russia W 0-4 UEFA U21 Group 3
12 Oct 2004 Portugal v Russia L 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
16 Nov 2004 Russia v Estonia W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
09 Feb 2005 Italy v Russia L 2-0 International Friendly
30 Mar 2005 Estonia v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
04 Jun 2005 Russia v Latvia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Jun 2005 Germany v Russia D 2-2 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Russia v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Oct 2006 Russia v Israel D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
15 Nov 2006 FYR Macedonia v Russia W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Feb 2007 Netherlands v Russia L 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Estonia v Russia W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
02 Jun 2007 Russia v Andorra W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Jun 2007 Croatia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Aug 2007 Russia v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Sep 2007 England v Russia L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Oct 2007 Russia v England W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Nov 2007 Israel v Russia L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
21 Nov 2007 Andorra v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
26 Mar 2008 Romania v Russia L 3-0 International Friendly
23 May 2008 Russia v Kazakhstan W 6-0 International Friendly
28 May 2008 Russia v Serbia W 2-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2008 Russia v Spain L 1-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
14 Jun 2008 Greece v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
18 Jun 2008 Russia v Sweden W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 2008 Russia v Spain L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 Russia v Wales W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Oct 2008 Germany v Russia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
15 Oct 2008 Russia v Finland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
28 Mar 2009 Russia v Azerbaijan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
01 Apr 2009 Liechtenstein v Russia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Jun 2009 Finland v Russia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Oct 2009 Russia v Germany L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Nov 2009 Russia v Slovenia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Slovenia v Russia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
11 Aug 2010 Russia v Bulgaria W 1-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2010 Russia v Slovakia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
08 Oct 2010 Republic of Ireland v Russia W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group B
12 Oct 2010 FYR Macedonia v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
17 Nov 2010 Russia v Belgium L 0-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Armenia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
29 Mar 2011 Qatar v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2011 Russia v Armenia W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Jun 2011 Russia v Cameroon D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Aug 2011 Russia v Serbia W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Russia v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Sep 2011 Russia v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Oct 2011 Slovakia v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Nov 2011 Greece v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Denmark v Russia W 0-2 International Friendly
25 May 2012 Russia v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 2012 Lithuania v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2012 Italy v Russia W 0-3 International Friendly
08 Jun 2012 Russia v Czech Republic W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
12 Jun 2012 Poland v Russia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
16 Jun 2012 Greece v Russia L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
11 Oct 2013 Luxembourg v Russia W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
05 Mar 2014 Russia v Armenia W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Russia v Morocco W 2-0 International Friendly
17 Jun 2014 Russia v Korea Republic D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
27 Mar 2015 Montenegro v Russia W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
07 Jun 2015 Russia v Belarus W 4-2 International Friendly
14 Jun 2015 Russia v Austria L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
05 Sep 2015 Russia v Sweden W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
14 Nov 2015 Russia v Portugal W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 France v Russia L 4-2 International Friendly
31 Aug 2016 Turkey v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2016 Russia v Ghana W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Oct 2016 Russia v Costa Rica L 3-4 International Friendly
15 Nov 2016 Russia v Romania W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2017 Russia v Chile D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Jun 2017 Russia v New Zealand W 2-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
21 Jun 2017 Russia v Portugal L 0-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
24 Jun 2017 Mexico v Russia L 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A


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