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Chelsea FC Profile: Ray Lewington

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Full Name: Raymond K Lewington

Born: Friday, 7th September 1956 (age: 67)
Place of birth: Lambeth, London, England
Height: 5' 7"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1974 to 1979

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Feb 1974 to Feb 1979) - From Chelsea Juniors
Vancouver Whitecaps
--->Wimbledon (L)
Sheffield United

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 21st February 1976, Notts County 3 - 2 Chelsea (Sub)

Age on debut: 19 years 5 months 14 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 30th December 1978, Ipswich Town 5 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1975 / 76 9 (1)00009 (1)
1976 / 77 42230047
1977 / 78 24 (4)200026 (4)
1978 / 79 10000010
Total85 (5)430092 (5)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1976 / 77 200002
1977 / 78 200002

* 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. Ray Lewington made 92 appearances for Chelsea, of which 5 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League21st Feb 1976Notts County32Chelsea14,528 match lost Sub on
League6th Mar 1976Plymouth Argyle03Chelsea20,638 match won
League13th Mar 1976Chelsea11Southampton29,011 match drawn
League20th Mar 1976Chelsea00Bristol Rovers16,132 match drawn
League27th Mar 1976Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea20,817 match lost
League6th Apr 1976Chelsea00Fulham23,605 match drawn
League10th Apr 1976Bristol City22Chelsea24,710 match drawn
League16th Apr 1976Chelsea22Luton Town19,878 match drawn
League17th Apr 1976Chelsea02Orient17,679 match lost Sub off
League21st Aug 1976Orient01Chelsea11,456 match won booked
League25th Aug 1976Chelsea11Notts County17,426 match drawn
League28th Aug 1976Chelsea21Carlisle United18,681 match won
League Cup1st Sep 1976Chelsea31Sheffield United16,883 match won
League4th Sep 1976Millwall30Chelsea21,002 match lost
League11th Sep 1976Plymouth Argyle23Chelsea18,356 match won
League18th Sep 1976Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers24,835 match won
League Cup20th Sep 1976Chelsea20Huddersfield Town19,860 match won
League25th Sep 1976Blackpool01Chelsea19,041 match won
League2nd Oct 1976Chelsea21Cardiff City28,409 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Oct 1976Bristol Rovers21Chelsea13,199 match lost
League16th Oct 1976Chelsea43Oldham Athletic25,825 match won
League23rd Oct 1976Blackburn Rovers02Chelsea15,039 match won
League Cup26th Oct 1976Arsenal21Chelsea52,305 match lost
League30th Oct 1976Chelsea31Southampton42,654 match won
League6th Nov 1976Hereford United22Chelsea12,858 match drawn
League10th Nov 1976Chelsea21Charlton Athletic38,879 match won
League20th Nov 1976Nottingham Forest11Chelsea27,089 match drawn booked
League27th Nov 1976Chelsea21Burnley28,595 match won
League3rd Dec 1976Sheffield United10Chelsea23,393 match lost
League7th Dec 1976Southampton11Chelsea19,909 match drawn booked
League11th Dec 1976Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers36,137 match drawn
League18th Dec 1976Hull City11Chelsea11,774 match drawn
League27th Dec 1976Chelsea20Fulham55,003 match won
League29th Dec 1976Luton Town40Chelsea17,102 match lost
League1st Jan 1977Chelsea51Hereford United27,720 match won
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1977Southampton11Chelsea26,041 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1977Chelsea03Southampton42,868 match lost
League22nd Jan 1977Chelsea11Orient25,744 match drawn
League5th Feb 1977Carlisle United01Chelsea11,356 match won
League12th Feb 1977Chelsea11Millwall34,857 match drawn
League15th Feb 1977Notts County21Chelsea11,902 match lost
League19th Feb 1977Chelsea22Plymouth Argyle22,154 match drawn
League26th Feb 1977Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea31,600 match drawn
League5th Mar 1977Chelsea22Blackpool27,412 match drawn
League12th Mar 1977Cardiff City13Chelsea20,194 match won
League19th Mar 1977Chelsea20Bristol Rovers26,196 match won
League2nd Apr 1977Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers20,769 match won
League8th Apr 1977Fulham31Chelsea29,690 match lost
League9th Apr 1977Chelsea20Luton Town31,911 match won
League11th Apr 1977Charlton Athletic40Chelsea25,757 match lost
League16th Apr 1977Chelsea21Nottingham Forest36,499 match won
League19th Apr 1977Oldham Athletic00Chelsea10,077 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1977Burnley10Chelsea14,927 match lost
League30th Apr 1977Chelsea40Sheffield United28,158 match won scored 1 goal
League7th May 1977Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea33,465 match drawn
League14th May 1977Chelsea40Hull City43,718 match won
League20th Aug 1977West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea20,145 match lost
League24th Aug 1977Chelsea20Birmingham City18,008 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Aug 1977Chelsea12Coventry City25,432 match lost
League5th Oct 1977Chelsea00Leicester City19,575 match drawn
League26th Nov 1977Manchester City62Chelsea34,354 match lost Sub on 70 mins
League3rd Dec 1977Chelsea01Everton33,899 match lost Sub on 84 mins
League26th Dec 1977Arsenal30Chelsea46,074 match lost Sub on
League27th Dec 1977Chelsea21West Ham United44,093 match won Sub on 90 mins
League31st Dec 1977Birmingham City45Chelsea19,876 match won
League2nd Jan 1978Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,540 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1978Chelsea42Liverpool45,449 match won
League14th Jan 1978Coventry City51Chelsea21,155 match lost
League25th Feb 1978Leeds United20Chelsea25,263 match lost Sub on 85 mins
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1978Chelsea12Orient36,379 match lost
League4th Mar 1978Chelsea31Liverpool35,550 match won
League11th Mar 1978Derby County11Chelsea21,504 match drawn
League18th Mar 1978Chelsea22Newcastle United22,779 match drawn
League21st Mar 1978Bristol City30Chelsea19,961 match lost booked
League25th Mar 1978West Ham United31Chelsea24,987 match lost
League27th Mar 1978Chelsea00Arsenal40,764 match drawn
League1st Apr 1978Nottingham Forest31Chelsea31,262 match lost
League4th Apr 1978Middlesbrough20Chelsea15,288 match lost
League15th Apr 1978Aston Villa20Chelsea27,375 match lost
League29th Apr 1978Everton60Chelsea39,504 match lost
League2nd May 1978Chelsea31Queens Park Rangers21,201 match won scored 1 goal
League5th May 1978Chelsea00Manchester City18,782 match drawn
League9th Sep 1978Coventry City32Chelsea24,920 match lost
League16th Sep 1978Chelsea14Manchester City28,980 match lost
League23rd Sep 1978Birmingham City11Chelsea18,458 match drawn
League30th Sep 1978Chelsea13West Bromwich Albion20,186 match lost
League7th Oct 1978Derby County10Chelsea20,251 match lost booked
League14th Oct 1978Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers19,879 match won
League22nd Nov 1978Leeds United21Chelsea24,088 match lost
League25th Nov 1978Chelsea01Manchester United27,156 match lost
League26th Dec 1978Southampton00Chelsea20,770 match drawn
League30th Dec 1978Ipswich Town51Chelsea21,439 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1976 / 77 3
1977 / 78 3

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ray Lewington made 6 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Anglo Scottish Cup7th Aug 1976Chelsea00Fulham12,001 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup11th Aug 1976Chelsea11Norwich City7,130 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup14th Aug 1976Orient21Chelsea6,591 match lost
Anglo Scottish Cup6th Aug 1977Fulham10Chelsea9,821 match lost
Anglo Scottish Cup9th Aug 1977Chelsea20Orient5,702 match won
Anglo Scottish Cup13th Aug 1977Chelsea22Norwich City6,858 match drawn

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1974 / 75 1

Non-First-Team Goals

1974 / 75 1

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ray Lewington made 1 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League24th Aug 1974Chelsea60AFC Bournemouthunknown match won scored 1 goal

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Chelsea FC Player Ray Lewington

Games Won: 31
Win Percentage: 33.7%
Total Bookings: 5
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 92 appearances, Ray Lewington played alongside the following 28 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Trevor Aylott (7)
Brian Bason (8)
Peter Bonetti (66)
Ian Britton (80)
John Bumstead (2)
Charlie Cooke (12)
Micky Droy (29)
Steve Finnieston (68)
Lee Frost (1)
Bill Garner (16)
Ron Harris (66)
David Hay (55)
Bob Iles (4)
Tommy Langley (41)
Gary Locke (69)
Teddy Maybank (3)
Duncan McKenzie (7)
Micky Nutton (2)
Peter Osgood (1)
John Phillips (22)
John Sparrow (24)
Garry Stanley (60)
David Stride (8)
Kenny Swain (74)
Clive Walker (23)
Steve Wicks (79)
Graham Wilkins (46)
Ray Wilkins (80)