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Petr Cech Biography

Petr Čech is a Czech footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Czech Republic as a goalkeeper. Čech previously played for Chmel Blšany, Sparta Prague, and Rennes. He was voted into the all-star team of Euro 2004 after helping his country reach the semi-finals. Čech also received the individual award of Best Goalkeeper in the 2004–05, 2006–07 and 2007–08 seasons of the UEFA Champions League. In addition, he was named in the FIFPro and UEFA Champions League teams of the season in 2006. He currently holds the Premier League record for fewest appearances required to reach 100 clean sheets, having done so in 180 league appearances. He also holds a Czech professional league record of not conceding a goal in 903 competitive minutes. He also has a club record at his former team Sparta Prague, having gone 928 minutes unbeaten in all competitions in 2001–02, when his unbeaten run in Czech league competition was combined with his performances in the UEFA Champions League. During the 2004–05 season, Čech went 1,025 minutes without conceding a goal – a Premier League record, until it was surpassed by Edwin van der Sar of Manchester United on 27 January 2009. Čech also won the Golden Glove in both the 2004–05 and 2009–10 seasons.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Petr Čech
Nationality Czech Republic
Position Goalkeeper
Last Club FK Chmel Blšany
Shirt Number 33
Career
Clubs
FK Chmel Blšany Aug 1999 - Jun 2001
Arsenal Jul 2015 - Present
Chelsea Jul 2004 - Jul 2015
Stade Rennais Jul 2002 - Jul 2004
AC Sparta Praha Jul 2001 - Jul 2002
FC Viktoria Plzeň Jul 1999 - Jul 1999
National
Czech Republic Jan 2001 - Jul 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 9 0 0 0 0 810
UEFA Europa League 1 0 0 0 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 90
2016/2017 Premier League 35 0 0 2 0 3098
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 210
2015/2016 Premier League 34 0 0 0 0 3060
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 0 0 450
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 90 0 0 2 0 8078
Chelsea
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National
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Czech Republic
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016 France EC Qualification 9 0 0 0 0 810
European Championship 3 0 0 0 0 270
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 10 0 0 0 0 900
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 9 0 0 0 0 810
European Championship 4 0 0 0 0 360
2011 Kirin Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 8 0 0 0 0 720
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 10 0 0 0 0 900
European Championship 3 0 0 0 0 270
2006 Germany WC Qualification Europe 13 0 0 0 0 1170
World Cup 3 0 0 0 0 270
2004 Portugal EC Qualification 8 0 0 0 0 720
European Championship 4 0 0 0 0 390
Total 86 0 0 0 0 7770

Petr Cech Latest News & Articles

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EPL 2016/17, Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Player Ratings
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EPL 2016/17: Arsenal vs Manchester United, Combined XI
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5 stars Arsenal need to sell to become competitive again
5 stars Arsenal need to sell to become competitive again
Apart from the deadwood that needs to be cleared, Arsenal need to sell these stars to be competitive again.
Rumour: Arsenal to bid for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel to replace David Ospina
Rumour: Arsenal to bid for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel to replace David Ospina
David Ospina is expected to leave Arsenal at the end of the season and Schmeichel has been lined up as a replacement
EPL 2016/17: West Brom 3-1 Arsenal, Player Ratings
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Craig Dawson scored a rare brace as West Brom downed Arsenal 3-1 at the Hawthorns.
EPL 2016/17: West Brom 3-1 Arsenal, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: West Brom 3-1 Arsenal, 5 talking points
West Brom successfully dispatched of Arsenal 3-1 in the Premier League's early kick-off. Here's what we extracted from the encounter.
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