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Chelsea FC Profile: Peter Nicholas

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Full Name: Peter Nicholas

Born: Tuesday, 10th November 1959 (age: 64)
Place of birth: Newport, Wales

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1988 to 1991

Playing Career:

Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace
Luton Town
Chelsea (Jul 1988 to Jun 1991) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 27th August 1988, Chelsea 1 - 2 Blackburn Rovers

Age on debut: 28 years 9 months 17 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 15th December 1990, Derby County 4 - 6 Chelsea (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1988 / 89 39120143
1989 / 90 29120335
1990 / 91 12 (1)030015 (1)
Total80 (1)270493 (1)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1988 / 89 100001
1990 / 91 100001

* 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. Peter Nicholas made 93 appearances for Chelsea, of which 1 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Aug 1988Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers8,722 match lost
League30th Aug 1988Crystal Palace11Chelsea17,490 match drawn
League3rd Sep 1988AFC Bournemouth10Chelsea8,763 match lost
League10th Sep 1988Chelsea11Oxford United7,587 match drawn
League17th Sep 1988Barnsley11Chelsea6,942 match drawn
League20th Sep 1988Chelsea13Manchester City8,858 match lost
League24th Sep 1988Leeds United02Chelsea26,080 match won
League Cup27th Sep 1988Scunthorpe United41Chelsea5,061 match lost
League1st Oct 1988Chelsea21Leicester City7,050 match won Sub on 84 mins
League4th Oct 1988Chelsea20Walsall6,747 match won
League9th Oct 1988Swindon Town11Chelsea11,347 match drawn
League Cup12th Oct 1988Chelsea22Scunthorpe United5,814 match drawn booked
League15th Oct 1988Oldham Athletic14Chelsea7,817 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Oct 1988Chelsea50Plymouth Argyle12,658 match won
League25th Oct 1988Hull City30Chelsea6,953 match lost
League29th Oct 1988Chelsea20Brighton And Hove Albion15,406 match won
League5th Nov 1988Watford12Chelsea17,631 match won
League12th Nov 1988Chelsea11Sunderland19,210 match drawn
League19th Nov 1988Bradford City22Chelsea11,442 match drawn
League26th Nov 1988Chelsea20Shrewsbury Town11,595 match won
Full Members Cup30th Nov 1988Bradford City23Chelsea5,341 match won
League3rd Dec 1988Stoke City03Chelsea12,288 match won sent off
League10th Dec 1988Chelsea33Portsmouth20,221 match drawn
League16th Dec 1988Birmingham City14Chelsea7,897 match won
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1989Barnsley40Chelsea13,241 match lost
League4th Feb 1989Walsall07Chelsea6,860 match won
League11th Feb 1989Chelsea32Swindon Town17,829 match won
League18th Feb 1989Plymouth Argyle01Chelsea13,180 match won
League25th Feb 1989Chelsea22Oldham Athletic13,261 match drawn
League28th Feb 1989Chelsea21Hull City11,407 match won
League11th Mar 1989Chelsea22Watford22,188 match drawn
League15th Mar 1989Brighton And Hove Albion01Chelsea12,600 match won
League18th Mar 1989Manchester City23Chelsea40,070 match won
League21st Mar 1989Sunderland12Chelsea14,714 match won
League25th Mar 1989Chelsea20AFC Bournemouth22,467 match won
League28th Mar 1989Ipswich Town01Chelsea22,950 match won
League1st Apr 1989Chelsea53Barnsley16,023 match won
League4th Apr 1989Chelsea31Birmingham City14,796 match won
League8th Apr 1989West Bromwich Albion23Chelsea22,858 match won Sub on 61 mins
League15th Apr 1989Leicester City20Chelsea19,468 match lost sent off
League22nd Apr 1989Chelsea10Leeds United30,332 match won
League6th May 1989Chelsea31Bradford City18,003 match won
League13th May 1989Portsmouth23Chelsea12,051 match won
League19th Aug 1989Wimbledon01Chelsea14,625 match won
League22nd Aug 1989Chelsea11Queens Park Rangers24,354 match drawn
League26th Aug 1989Chelsea40Sheffield Wednesday16,265 match won
League29th Aug 1989Charlton Athletic30Chelsea17,221 match lost booked
League9th Sep 1989Chelsea22Nottingham Forest21,523 match drawn
League16th Sep 1989Tottenham Hotspur14Chelsea16,260 match won
League Cup19th Sep 1989Chelsea11Scarborough10,349 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1989Chelsea10Coventry City18,247 match won
League30th Sep 1989Chelsea00Arsenal31,833 match drawn Captain
League Cup4th Oct 1989Scarborough32Chelsea5,086 match lost Captain
League14th Oct 1989Norwich City20Chelsea19,042 match lost Captain
League21st Oct 1989Derby County01Chelsea17,279 match won
League28th Oct 1989Chelsea11Manchester City21,917 match drawn
League4th Nov 1989Chelsea40Millwall24,969 match won
League11th Nov 1989Everton01Chelsea33,737 match won
League18th Nov 1989Chelsea22Southampton23,093 match drawn
League25th Nov 1989Manchester United00Chelsea47,106 match drawn
League2nd Dec 1989Chelsea25Wimbledon19,976 match lost Sub on 70 mins
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1990Crewe Alexandra02Chelsea7,200 match won
League10th Feb 1990Chelsea12Tottenham Hotspur28,130 match lost
League17th Feb 1990Nottingham Forest11Chelsea22,500 match drawn
Full Members Cup21st Feb 1990Crystal Palace02Chelsea14,839 match won
League24th Feb 1990Chelsea10Manchester United29,979 match won Captain
League3rd Mar 1990Southampton23Chelsea16,526 match won Captain
League10th Mar 1990Chelsea00Norwich City18,796 match drawn Captain
Full Members Cup12th Mar 1990Chelsea20Crystal Palace15,061 match won Captain
League17th Mar 1990Arsenal01Chelsea33,805 match won Captain
League21st Mar 1990Manchester City11Chelsea24,670 match drawn Captain
Full Members Cup25th Mar 1990Middlesbrough01Chelsea76,369 match won Captain
League31st Mar 1990Chelsea11Derby County14,265 match drawn Captain
League7th Apr 1990Chelsea10Luton Town15,221 match won Captain
League14th Apr 1990Aston Villa10Chelsea28,361 match lost Captain
League16th Apr 1990Chelsea30Crystal Palace16,132 match won Captain
League21st Apr 1990Liverpool41Chelsea38,431 match lost Captain
League5th May 1990Millwall13Chelsea12,230 match won Captain Sub on 82 mins
League25th Aug 1990Chelsea21Derby County24,652 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League28th Aug 1990Crystal Palace21Chelsea27,101 match lost Captain
League1st Sep 1990Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea19,813 match lost Captain
League8th Sep 1990Chelsea32Sunderland19,424 match won Captain Sub on 82 mins
League15th Sep 1990Arsenal41Chelsea41,516 match lost Captain Sub on 64 mins
League22nd Sep 1990Chelsea11Manchester City20,924 match drawn Captain
League Cup26th Sep 1990Walsall05Chelsea5,666 match won Captain
League29th Sep 1990Chelsea22Sheffield United19,873 match drawn Captain
League6th Oct 1990Southampton33Chelsea16,911 match drawn Captain
League Cup10th Oct 1990Chelsea41Walsall10,037 match won Captain Sub on 74 mins
League20th Oct 1990Chelsea00Nottingham Forest22,403 match drawn Captain Sub on 68 mins
League27th Oct 1990Liverpool20Chelsea38,463 match lost Captain Sub on 82 mins
League Cup31st Oct 1990Chelsea00Portsmouth16,699 match drawn Captain Sub on 63 mins
League17th Nov 1990Wimbledon21Chelsea10,773 match lost Sub on 58 mins
League15th Dec 1990Derby County46Chelsea15,057 match won Sub on 57 mins

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Peter Nicholas

Games Won: 48
Win Percentage: 51.61%
Starts as Captain: 29
Total Bookings: 2
Times Sent Off: 2


During his Chelsea first-team career of 93 appearances, Peter Nicholas played alongside the following 29 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Dave Beasant (67)
John Bumstead (57)
Steve Clarke (59)
Jason Cundy (5)
Alan Dickens (20)
Kerry Dixon (84)
Billy Dodds (2)
Tony Dorigo (84)
Gordon Durie (54)
Roger Freestone (22)
Gareth Hall (41)
Micky Hazard (18)
Kevin Hitchcock (4)
Erland Johnsen (20)
Graeme Le Saux (18)
David Lee (59)
Damian Matthew (2)
Kevin McAllister (64)
Joe McLaughlin (25)
Dave Mitchell (4)
Ken Monkou (43)
Colin Pates (12)
Graham Roberts (63)
Graham Stuart (3)
Andy Townsend (14)
Clive Wilson (42)
Kevin Wilson (93)
Dennis Wise (12)
Darren Wood (20)