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  • Gary James Cahill is an English professional footballer who plays for Chelsea and the England national team as a central defender. He usually plays centre back for both club and country. Despite being a defender, Cahill is noted for his technical ability, and occasional finishing prowess, with a strength in headers. Cahill began his career playing for the AFC Dronfield youth set-system in Derbyshire. In 2000, he joined the Aston Villa Academy and continued his development. In 2004 he joined Burnley on a season-long loan, where he performed well before returning to make his Aston Villa debut. Later, he signed for hometown club Sheffield United on a three-month loan deal. On 30 January 2008, he signed for Bolton Wanderers for approximately £5 million. Cahill performed well for Bolton through the years, cementing a place in the first-team and becoming vice-captain. He made 130 league appearances and scored 13 league goals for Bolton. In January 2012, Cahill signed for Chelsea for approximately £7 million. Cahill won the UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup in his debut season at Chelsea.

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Team Total number of appearances Number of goals scored From To
  • 130
  • 13
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 13
  • 2
  • 2010
  • -
  • 58
  • 8
  • 2012
  • -
  • 27
  • 1
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 16
  • 2
  • 2007
  • 2007
  • 28
  • 1
  • 2004
  • 2008

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