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Chelsea games with the most yellow cards

Chelsea games with the most Yellow Cards

Chelsea games with the most yellow cards in Premier League history

Chelsea games with the most yellow cards in English Premier League? Which Chelsea games have the most yellow cards? Here we look at the most fierce Premier League Chelsea games ever to see the Chelsea games with the most yellow cards.

Here we look at the most fierce Premier League games ever for Chelsea. Chelsea have had some great players over the years but also aggressive ones too. Chelsea players like John Terry, Michael Essien, Branislav Ivanovic and Diego Costa all come to mind. But which Chelsea games saw the most yellow cards? Well read more to find out.

Chelsea games with the most yellow cards in one game

Premier League Chelsea Most yellow cards in a game (Overall)

Yellow Chelsea VS Club Date
7 Queens Park Rangers 23/10/11
7 Leeds United 25/10/98
6 Everton 07/12/02
6 Manchester City 05/12/09
6 West Ham United 24/10/15
6 Manchester United 26/10/14
5 Everton 21/11/92
5 Manchester United 16/12/98
5 West Ham United 01/12/07
5 West Ham United 15/08/16
5 Liverpool 19/08/07
5 Leeds United 28/04/01
5 Middlesbrough 26/08/95
5 Tottenham Hotspur 05/11/06
5 Manchester United 24/09/97
5 Liverpool 08/11/14
5 Arsenal 16/12/07
5 Manchester United 11/01/09
5 Arsenal 01/09/02
5 Reading 15/08/07
5 Leicester City 14/08/99
5 Barnsley 31/01/98
4 Fulham 19/03/06
4 Manchester United 20/04/02
4 Manchester United 06/11/05

1. Queens Park Rangers Vs Chelsea: 7 Yellow Cards, 23 October, 2011

Queens Park Rangers Vs Chelsea Most Yellow Cards in a game

There were seven yellow cards in a match between QPR and Chelsea at Loftus Road. This is s a Chelsea record for most yellow cards in a match.

QPR won 1:0 and had only two of their players booked. This has to go down as one of the most fiercest Premier League games ever! Two Chelsea players sent off and nine players booked. It’s remarkable the players left the match still in one piece! This game is also on our Chelsea games with the most red cards list too!

Former right-back Jose Bosingwa incurred a straight red card in the 33rd minute. Then shortly after, Didier Drogba also got a straight red card in the 41st minute. Following this, seven Chelsea players would be booked as the nine-men Chelsea team struggled to survive the match.

Team line ups: 

Queens Park Rangers Chelsea
Paddy Kenny, Goalkeeper Petr Cech, Goalkeeper
Anton Ferdinand, Defender John Terry, Defender
Fitz Hall, Defender David Luiz, Defender
Clinton Hill, Defender Ashley Cole, Defender
Luke Young, Defender Jose Bosingwa, Defender
Alejandro Faurlin, Midfielder Juan Mata, Midfielder
Shaun Wright-Phillips, Midfielder Frank Lampard, Midfielder
Joey Barton, Midfielder Raul Meireles, Midfielder
Adel Taarabt, Midfielder John Mikel Obi, Midfielder
Shaun Derry, Midfielder Daniel Sturridge, Forward
Heidar Helguson, Forward Didier Drogba, Forward
Players booked:
QPR Chelsea Sent Off
Shaun Derry John Mikel Obi Jose Bosingwa
Joey Barton Frank Lampard Didier Drogba
Branislav Ivanovic
David Luiz
Raul Meireles
Ashley Cole
John Terry

2. Leeds United Vs Chelsea: 7 Yellow cards, 25 October, 1998

Leeds Vs Chelsea Most Yellow Cards in a game

Chelsea incurred seven yellow cards in their match at Leeds United in 1998. The two teams battled out a 0-0 draw but the game was not short of action.

Seven Chelsea players were warned while Frank Leboeuf was sent off with a second yellow.

Players booked: Ed de Goey, Celestine Babayaro, Michael Duberry, Dennis Wise, Roberto Di Matteo, Gianfranco Zola, Frank Lebeouf.

3. Everton Vs Chelsea: 6 Yellow cards, 7th December, 2002

Everton Vs Chelsea: 6 Yellow cards, 7th December, 2002

There were six Chelsea players yellow carded in a fierce battle against Everton at Goodison Park. The match ended 1-3, with Chelsea’s Frank Lampard, Zola and Graeme Le Saux all scoring. However, the match turned nasty with six Chelsea players warned and one Everton player sent off.

Chelsea players booked: Mario Stanic, Enrique De Lucas, William Gallas, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Frank Lampard and Jesper Gronkjaer.

4. Manchester City Vs Chelsea: 6 Yellow Cards, 5th December, 2009

Chelsea games with the most yellow cards Manchester City Vs Chelsea Another away game. This time at Manchester as City hosted Chelsea. The match ended 2-1 to City with a total of six Chelsea players cautioned. Howard Webb was officiating the match and he was rather busy that day.

Chelsea players booked: John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho, Juliano Belleti, Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole, Deco.

5. West Ham United Vs Chelsea: 6 Yellow Cards, 24th October, 2015.

Chelsea games with the most yellow cards West Ham United Vs Chelsea 2015 There seems to be a pattern emerging here. Yet another away game and another game in October. Chelsea tend to get a lot of yellow cards away from home and at the start of the season!

West Ham United beat Chelsea 2-1 at Upton Park. Jonathan Moss refereed that game and he saw to it that Chelsea players were warned after a fiery game.

Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic was sent off in the 44th minute after a second yellow. Chelsea battled away but ended up losing.

Chelsea players booked: Cesar Azpilicueta, Nemanja Matic, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Willian, John Mikel Obi.

6. Manchester United Vs Chelsea: 6 Yellow Cards, 26th October, 2014

Manchester United Vs Chelsea 2014 Chelsea games with the most yellow cards

Manchester United and Chelsea battled it out at Old Trafford for a 1-1 draw back in 2014. This saw the one of the most fierce Chelsea games with the most yellow cards. Six Chelsea stars are booked after losing their heads.

Meanwhile, three Manchester United players were cautioned so there was no love lost in that match. Branislav Ivanovic was sent off after a second yellow card in the 90th minute.

Chelsea players booked: Didier Drogba, Nemanja Matic, Cesc Fabregas, Oscar, Branislav Ivanovic, Eden Hazard.

There have been some other crazy games recently too in past seasons. Notably, Chelsea and Manchester City had a fiery encounter last year which saw two Man City players sent off. A  nasty tackle from Sergio Aguero on David Luiz and Fernandinho attacking Fabregas saw them both sent off.

Chelsea 2020

The Blues have conceded 7 yellow cards in 6 league games, averaging at almost 1.1 yellow cards per game. In the Champions League, Chelsea has received 4 yellow cards in 2 games!

There are no red cards!

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