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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bob Iles

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Full Name: Robert John Iles

Born: Friday, 2nd September 1955 (age: 64)
Place of Birth: Leicester, England
Height: 6' 1"

Playing Career:

Poole Town
Chelsea (Jun 1978 to Jun 1983) - cost: £10,000
Yeovil Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th October 1978, Derby County 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 23 years 1 months 5 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 16th April 1983, Chelsea 0 - 2 Newcastle United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1978 / 79 700007
1979 / 80 100001
1981 / 82 100001
1982 / 83 500005


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Bob Iles made 14 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League7th Oct 1978Derby County10Chelsea20,251 match lost
League14th Oct 1978Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers19,879 match won
League22nd Nov 1978Leeds United21Chelsea24,088 match lost
League25th Nov 1978Chelsea01Manchester United27,156 match lost
League9th Dec 1978Chelsea01Aston Villa19,080 match lost
League16th Dec 1978Middlesbrough72Chelsea15,107 match lost
League23rd Dec 1978Chelsea00Bristol City19,093 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1980Bristol Rovers30Chelsea14,176 match lost
League23rd Sep 1981Chelsea22Charlton Athletic15,329 match drawn
League12th Mar 1983Chelsea42Carlisle United6,677 match won
League2nd Apr 1983Fulham11Chelsea15,249 match drawn
League4th Apr 1983Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers20,821 match lost
League9th Apr 1983Oldham Athletic22Chelsea4,973 match drawn
League16th Apr 1983Chelsea02Newcastle United13,446 match lost
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Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 14.29%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 14 appearances, Bob Iles played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Trevor Aylott (2)
Ian Britton (6)
John Bumstead (9)
Paul Canoville (5)
Gary Chivers (3)
Phil Driver (1)
Micky Droy (3)
Mike Fillery (7)
Lee Frost (1)
Bill Garner (1)
Ron Harris (8)
David Hay (2)
Chris Hutchings (5)
Joey Jones (5)
Keith Jones (1)
Tommy Langley (7)
Colin Lee (5)
Ray Lewington (4)
Gary Locke (2)
Alan Mayes (5)
Duncan McKenzie (4)
Micky Nutton (1)
Peter Osgood (2)
Colin Pates (7)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (5)
Dennis Rofe (2)
David Speedie (4)
Garry Stanley (6)
David Stride (7)
Kenny Swain (2)
Colin Viljoen (1)
Clive Walker (7)
Steve Wicks (7)
Graham Wilkins (4)
Ray Wilkins (5)
Paul Williams (1)