The best goalkeepers ever to lace up their cleats for Chelsea have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the Chelsea F.C. stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.
While recent Chelsea keepers like Petr Cech and Carlo Cudicini have helped keep Chelsea among the class of the Premier League and the A-list of world soccer, early standouts from the club's roster like Peter Bonetti and Sam Millington put Chelsea FC on the map as a group worth following.
So which of these players from Chelsea’s long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Chelsea keepers of all-time?
Chelsea career: 2004–2015
825A great keeper?
- Birthplace: Pilsen, Czech Republic
- Nationality: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia
Chelsea career: 1959–1979
687A great keeper?
- Birthplace: Putney, London, United Kingdom
- Nationality: England
Chelsea career: 1999–2009
517A great keeper?
- Birthplace: Milan, Italy
- Nationality: Italy
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Chelsea career: 1997–2003
3112A great keeper?
- Birthplace: Gouda, Netherlands
- Nationality: Netherlands