|Full name||Petr Čech|
|Date of birth||20 May 1982|
|Place of birth||Plzeň, Czech Republic|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|1997–1998||Czech Republic U15||3||(0)|
|1998–1999||Czech Republic U16||15||(0)|
|1999||Czech Republic U17||3||(0)|
|1999–2000||Czech Republic U18||13||(0)|
|2000–2001||Czech Republic U20||7||(0)|
|2001–2002||Czech Republic U21||15||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 December 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2015
Petr Čech (born 20 May 1982) is a Czech football player. He currently plays for Arsenal in English Football Premiership. Before playing for Chelsea, he played in Ligue 1. He became a player for Chelsea in June 2004.
Čech is thought to be one of the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. He had the record of the least losses in his first season playing for Chelsea. That season he helped Chelsea to win the title of Premier League. He also helped Chelsea to win the same title the next year.
In June of 2015, Čech agreed to sign for Arsenal, ending his 11 year career at Chelsea Football Club.
Club career statistics[change | change source]
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Czech Republic||League||Czech Republic Football Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|1999/00||Chmel Blšany||Gambrinus liga||1||0||1||0|
|2001/02||Sparta Prague||Gambrinus liga||27||0||27||0|
|France||League||Coupe de France||Coupe de la Ligue||Europe||Total|
|2002/03||Stade Rennais||Ligue 1||37||0||37||0|
|England||League||FA Cup||Football League Cup||Europe||Total|
International career statistics[change | change source]
|Czech Republic national team|
Records held[change | change source]
Čech holds three records:
- A national record for not having a goal scored against him in 855 minutes of game play.
- English Premiership record of not having a goal scored against him in 1,025 minutes.
- 25 games without letting a goal be scored in Chelsea's 2004/05 title-winning season.