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|
|6||West Ham United||24/10/15|
|5||West Ham United||01/12/07|
|5||West Ham United||15/08/16|
1. Queens Park Rangers Vs Chelsea: 7 Yellow Cards, 23 October, 2011
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|
|Shaun Derry||John Mikel Obi||Jose Bosingwa|
|Joey Barton||Frank Lampard||Didier Drogba|
2. Leeds United Vs Chelsea: 7 Yellow cards, 25 October, 1998
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
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
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.
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 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.
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!