Gary Cahill

Football, Football player

1985 –

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Who is Gary Cahill?

Gary James Cahill is an English footballer, who plays as a central defender for Chelsea and the England national team. 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.

Cahill is an English international.

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Born
Dec 19, 1985
Dronfield
Also known as
  • Gary James Cahill
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Sheffield
  • Dronfield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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