All 20 former Blues who have returned to score against Chelsea


Last night Mohamed Salah became the 20th former Chelsea player to come back haunting their former club in the Premier League. Yes, it is a big number, so here are all the players listed from each year…


1. Graeme Le Saux scored for Blackburn against Chelsea in 1993
2. Neil Shipperley scored for Southampton against Chelsea in 1995
3. Andy Townsend scored for Aston Villa against Chelsea in 1996


2000 – 2010

4. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink scored for Charlton against Chelsea in 2006
5. Mikael Forssell scored for Birmingham against Chelsea in 2007
6. William Gallas scored for Arsenal AND Tottenham against Chelsea in 2007 and 2012 respctively
7. Boudewijn Zenden scored for Sunderland against Chelsea in 2010
8. Scott Parker scored for West Ham against Chelsea in 2010, twice


2011 – 2013

9. Glen Johnson scored for Liverpool against Chelsea in 2011
10. Scott Sinclair  scored for Swansea against Chelsea in 2012
11. Carlton Cole scored for West Ham against Chelsea in 2012
12. Shaun Wright-Phillips scored for QPR against Chelsea in 2013
13. Daniel Sturridge scored for Liverpool against Chelsea in 2013


2014 – 2016

14. Fabio Borini has scored for Sunderland against Chelsea in three different years, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
15. Samuel Eto’o scored for Everton against Chelsea in 2014
16. Frank Lampard scored for Manchester City against Chelsea in 2014

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17. Oriol Romeu scored for Southampton against Chelsea in 2017
18. Ryan Bertrand scored for Southampton against Chelsea in 2017
19. Kevin de Bruyne scored for Manchester City against Chelsea in 2017
20. Mohamed Salah scored for Liverpool against Chelsea in 2017


The list only includes goals in the Premier League, which is why the likes of Romelu Lukaku (an FA Cup goal for Everton against Chelsea in 2016) aren’t included.