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Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Crystal Palace FC, Chelsea FC

9 appearances, 0 goals

P 9 W 5 D 2 L 2 F 13: A 6
*(actual F 10: A 5)
67% successful
2017-18

disciplined:
1
Captain:
none
minutes played:
562

Profile

Full name Ruben Ira Loftus-Cheek

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 23 January 1996 in Lewisham, London [registered in Lewisham, in 1998]. To Trevor Loftus and Juliette Cheek.
Birth notes Ruben appears to have been registered along with his brothers Isaac Marley and Josiah Levi in 1998.
Height/Weight 6' 2", xst xlbs [2017]

Source

SkySports Yearbook &

Club Career

Club(s): Loftus-Cheek joined Chelsea FC at the young age of eight years old and played his way through the Youth ranks, picking up many medals along the way. He broke into the Chelsea FC first team when he made his debut on 10 December 2014 in a Champions League match. His Premier League debut followed the next month. He made 22 Premier League appearances, scoring once, up until 2016-17. Then, on 12 July 2017, Loftus-Cheek joined fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace FC on a season-long loan. He made 24 Premier League appearances and scored twice, during 2017-18;
Club honours FA Premier League Champions 2014-15, 2016-17; FA Community Shield runners-up 2018;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Half-brother of Carl and Leon Cort

Source

Media [2017].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 1225th players (1226) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 973, 10 November 2017, England 0 Germany 0, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 21 years 291 days.
Last match No. 987, 11 September 2018, England 1 Switzerland 0, a friendly match at The King Power Stadium, Freeman's Wharf, Leicestera, substituted (60:16), aged 22 years 231 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2018;
Other tournaments UEFA European U21 Championship Finas 2015; Toulon Tournament 2016;
Team honours World Cup Finals 2018 fourth place; Toulon Tournament winners 2016;
Individual honours England U21 (17 appearances, seven goals, 2015-17), England U19 (13 appearances, six goals, 2013-15), England U17 (eight appearances, two goals, 2012-13), England U16 (two appearances, one goal, 2011).
Tournoi Espoirs de Toulon (U21) Player of the Tournament 2016;
Distinctions None

The Numbers

Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts sub bench mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 9 4 7 ▲2
▼4
4 562 0 none none none 1
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
9 5 2 2 13 6 +7 4 4 1.444 0.667 66.7 +3

Venue Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 5 3 2 0 5 1 +4 2 4 1.00 0.20 80.0 +3
Neutral 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0

Shirt Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 5 3 1 1 9 3 +6 2 2 1.80 0.60 70.0 +2
Blue 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Red 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 1 2 1.00 0.75 62.5 +1

Competition Record

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

- - - - - - - - - - - - -
WCF 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
World Cup 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
Friendly 5 3 2 0 5 1 +4 2 4 1.00 0.20 80.0 +3

Tournament Record

World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2018 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
WCF All 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0

Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2018-19 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
4 2 0 2 8 5 +3 2 0 2.00 1.20 50.0 =0
Ruben Loftus-Cheek - Match History
 
 Club: Crystal Palace F.C., on loan from Chelsea F.C. - two full appearances (125 min)

Coach: Gareth Southgate - nine full appearances (562 min)x

 
Age 21
1 973 10 November 2017 - England 0 Germany 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 10
2 974 14 November 2017 - England 0 Brazil 0, The National Stadium, Wembley (substituted @0-0) HD Start ▼35 10

 Club: Chelsea F.C. - seven full appearances (437 min)  

Age 22
3 977 2 June 2018 - England 2 Nigeria 1, The National Stadium, Wembley (substituting @2-1) Fr HW ▲sub 67 17
4 978 7 June 2018 - England 2 Costa Rica 0, Elland Road, Leeds (substituted @2-0) HW Start 79 21
5 979 18 June 2018 - Tunisia 1 England 2, Volgograd Arena, Volgograd (substituting @1-1)
WCF
NW ▲sub 80
21
6 980 24 June 2018 - England 6 Panama 1, Stadion Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod NW Start 24
7 981 28 June 2018 - England 0 Belgium 1, Stadion Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad NL Start
982 3 July 2018 - England 1 Colombia 1, Otkritie Arena, Moskva ND
unused sub
983 7 July 2018 - Sweden 0 England 2, Cosmos Arena, Samara NW
984 11 July 2018 - Croatia 2 England 1, Luzhniki Stadium, Moskva NL
8 985 14 July 2018 - Belgium 2 England 0, Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg (substituted @2-0) NL Start 84
986 8 September 2018 - England 1 Spain 2, The National Stadium, Wembley NLP HL unused sub 18
9 987 11 September 2018 - England 1 Switzerland 0, King Power Stadium, Leicester (substituted @1-0) Fr HW Start 61 7

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