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Chelsea FC Profile: David Speedie

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Full Name: David Robert Speedie

Born: Saturday, 20th February 1960 (age: 64)
Place of birth: Glenrothes, Scotland
Height: 5' 7"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1982 to 1987

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1982 to Jul 1987) - cost: £80,000
Coventry City
--->Birmingham City (L)
--->West Bromwich Albion (L)
--->West Ham United (L)
Leicester City
Crawley Town
Atherstone United
Stamford Town
Harrow Borough
Crook Town
Darlington Railway Athletic
Rainworth Miners Welfare

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 18th September 1982, Chelsea 2 - 0 Oldham Athletic

Age on debut: 22 years 6 months 29 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 17th November 1984, Chelsea 3 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

200th Appearance: Sunday, 1st February 1987, Watford 1 - 0 Chelsea

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 9th May 1987, Chelsea 3 - 3 Liverpool


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1982 / 83 34330040
1983 / 84 37 (5)13 (1)0041 (6)
1984 / 85 35 (2)390047 (2)
1985 / 86 34280549
1986 / 87 22310228
Total162 (7)1224 (1)07205 (8)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1982 / 83 702009
1983 / 84 13000013
1984 / 85 10240016
1985 / 86 14210522
1986 / 87 310004

* 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. David Speedie made 205 appearances for Chelsea, of which 8 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League18th Sep 1982Chelsea20Oldham Athletic10,263 match won scored 2 goals
League25th Sep 1982Sheffield Wednesday32Chelsea18,833 match lost
League2nd Oct 1982Chelsea52Grimsby Town10,019 match won scored 2 goals
League Cup6th Oct 1982Chelsea31Tranmere Rovers7,982 match won scored 2 goals
League9th Oct 1982Chelsea00Leeds United25,358 match drawn
League16th Oct 1982Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea6,062 match lost
League23rd Oct 1982Chelsea31Charlton Athletic14,492 match won
League Cup27th Oct 1982Tranmere Rovers12Chelsea4,579 match won
League30th Oct 1982Carlisle United21Chelsea7,141 match lost
League6th Nov 1982Chelsea00Crystal Palace15,169 match drawn
League Cup9th Nov 1982Notts County20Chelsea8,852 match lost Sub off
League13th Nov 1982Barnsley11Chelsea13,286 match drawn
League20th Nov 1982Chelsea12Shrewsbury Town8,690 match lost
League27th Nov 1982Rotherham United10Chelsea8,793 match lost Sub off
League4th Dec 1982Chelsea21Burnley8,184 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Dec 1982Middlesbrough31Chelsea8,836 match lost
League18th Dec 1982Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers6,903 match won
League27th Dec 1982Queens Park Rangers12Chelsea23,744 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Dec 1982Chelsea00Fulham29,797 match drawn
League1st Jan 1983Shrewsbury Town20Chelsea7,545 match lost
League3rd Jan 1983Leicester City30Chelsea13,745 match lost
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1983Huddersfield Town11Chelsea17,004 match drawn Sub off
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1983Chelsea20Huddersfield Town14,417 match won
League15th Jan 1983Chelsea60Cambridge United7,808 match won
League22nd Jan 1983Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea19,533 match lost Sub on 73 mins
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1983Derby County21Chelsea23,383 match lost
League5th Feb 1983Chelsea13Derby County8,661 match lost booked
League12th Feb 1983Grimsby Town21Chelsea6,711 match lost
League19th Feb 1983Leeds United33Chelsea19,365 match drawn booked
League26th Feb 1983Chelsea20Blackburn Rovers6,982 match won
League5th Mar 1983Charlton Athletic52Chelsea11,211 match lost
League12th Mar 1983Chelsea42Carlisle United6,677 match won
League19th Mar 1983Crystal Palace00Chelsea13,437 match drawn
League26th Mar 1983Chelsea03Barnsley7,223 match lost
League2nd Apr 1983Fulham11Chelsea15,249 match drawn
League4th Apr 1983Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers20,821 match lost
League9th Apr 1983Oldham Athletic22Chelsea4,973 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1983Burnley30Chelsea7,393 match lost
League30th Apr 1983Chelsea11Rotherham United8,674 match drawn
League2nd May 1983Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday10,462 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th Sep 1983Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea5,873 match drawn Sub on
League17th Sep 1983Sheffield Wednesday21Chelsea20,596 match lost Sub on
League24th Sep 1983Chelsea00Middlesbrough15,822 match drawn Sub on
League Cup5th Oct 1983Leicester City02Chelsea7,825 match won Sub on 82 mins
League8th Oct 1983Fulham35Chelsea24,787 match won Sub on 79 mins
League22nd Oct 1983Carlisle United00Chelsea6,774 match drawn Sub on
League Cup25th Oct 1983Chelsea02Leicester City15,646 match lost
League29th Oct 1983Chelsea32Charlton Athletic17,789 match won scored 2 goals
League5th Nov 1983Oldham Athletic11Chelsea5,807 match drawn
League Cup9th Nov 1983Chelsea01West Bromwich Albion22,932 match lost
League12th Nov 1983Chelsea40Newcastle United30,628 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Nov 1983Charlton Athletic11Chelsea14,393 match drawn
League19th Nov 1983Chelsea22Crystal Palace19,060 match drawn scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 1983Swansea City13Chelsea7,848 match won
League26th Nov 1983Leeds United11Chelsea20,680 match drawn
League3rd Dec 1983Chelsea01Manchester City29,142 match lost
League6th Dec 1983Chelsea61Swansea City12,389 match won
League10th Dec 1983Barnsley00Chelsea10,300 match drawn
League17th Dec 1983Chelsea23Grimsby Town13,151 match lost Sub off
League26th Dec 1983Shrewsbury Town24Chelsea7,582 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Dec 1983Chelsea22Portsmouth25,440 match drawn
League31st Dec 1983Chelsea10Brighton And Hove Albion18,542 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Jan 1984Middlesbrough21Chelsea11,579 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1984Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea10,940 match lost
League14th Jan 1984Derby County12Chelsea16,727 match won booked
League21st Jan 1984Chelsea32Sheffield Wednesday35,147 match won
League4th Feb 1984Chelsea31Huddersfield Town17,922 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1984Cambridge United01Chelsea10,602 match won
League25th Feb 1984Chelsea00Carlisle United16,543 match drawn
League3rd Mar 1984Chelsea30Oldham Athletic12,736 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Mar 1984Newcastle United11Chelsea36,506 match drawn scored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1984Chelsea21Blackburn Rovers18,905 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Mar 1984Cardiff City33Chelsea11,060 match drawn
League7th Apr 1984Chelsea40Fulham31,947 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1984Crystal Palace01Chelsea20,540 match won
League21st Apr 1984Chelsea30Shrewsbury Town18,295 match won
League24th Apr 1984Portsmouth22Chelsea19,267 match drawn
League28th Apr 1984Chelsea50Leeds United33,447 match won
League4th May 1984Manchester City02Chelsea21,713 match won
League7th May 1984Chelsea31Barnsley29,541 match won scored 1 goal
League12th May 1984Grimsby Town01Chelsea13,000 match won
League25th Aug 1984Arsenal11Chelsea45,329 match drawn
League27th Aug 1984Chelsea10Sunderland25,552 match won
League31st Aug 1984Chelsea01Everton17,734 match lost
League5th Sep 1984Manchester United11Chelsea48,398 match drawn
League8th Sep 1984Aston Villa42Chelsea21,494 match lost
League15th Sep 1984Chelsea30West Ham United32,411 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Sep 1984Luton Town00Chelsea16,066 match drawn
League Cup26th Sep 1984Chelsea31Millwall19,912 match won
League29th Sep 1984Chelsea30Leicester City18,521 match won
League6th Oct 1984Norwich City00Chelsea18,272 match drawn
League Cup9th Oct 1984Millwall11Chelsea11,157 match drawn booked
League13th Oct 1984Chelsea23Watford25,340 match lost
League20th Oct 1984Southampton10Chelsea20,212 match lost
League27th Oct 1984Chelsea20Ipswich Town19,213 match won
League Cup30th Oct 1984Walsall22Chelsea11,102 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1984Chelsea62Coventry City17,306 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup6th Nov 1984Chelsea30Walsall19,502 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Nov 1984Newcastle United21Chelsea23,723 match lost
League17th Nov 1984Chelsea31West Bromwich Albion17,573 match won scored 2 goals
League Cup21st Nov 1984Chelsea41Manchester City26,364 match won booked
League24th Nov 1984Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea31,197 match drawn booked
League1st Dec 1984Chelsea31Liverpool40,972 match won scored 1 goal booked
League26th Dec 1984Queens Park Rangers22Chelsea26,610 match drawn Sub on 67 mins
League29th Dec 1984Chelsea13Manchester United42,197 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League1st Jan 1985Chelsea10Nottingham Forest21,552 match won
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1985Chelsea22Wigan Athletic16,220 match drawn scored 1 goal
League19th Jan 1985Chelsea11Arsenal34,752 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1985Wigan Athletic05Chelsea9,708 match won Sub offscored 1 goal booked
League Cup28th Jan 1985Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday36,028 match drawn scored 1 goal
League Cup30th Jan 1985Sheffield Wednesday44Chelsea36,505 match drawn
League2nd Feb 1985Leicester City11Chelsea15,657 match drawn scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1985Chelsea23Millwall25,148 match lost
League Cup6th Feb 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday36,395 match won scored 1 goal booked
League23rd Feb 1985Coventry City10Chelsea11,430 match lost
League2nd Mar 1985Ipswich Town20Chelsea17,735 match lost
League Cup4th Mar 1985Chelsea23Sunderland38,440 match lost scored 1 goal booked sent off
League9th Mar 1985Chelsea02Southampton15,202 match lost
League16th Mar 1985Watford13Chelsea16,136 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1985Chelsea10Queens Park Rangers20,340 match won
League10th Apr 1985Nottingham Forest20Chelsea14,666 match lost
League13th Apr 1985West Ham United11Chelsea19,003 match drawn scored 1 goal
League16th Apr 1985Chelsea31Aston Villa13,267 match won
League20th Apr 1985West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea11,196 match won
League6th May 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday17,085 match won
League8th May 1985Chelsea20Luton Town13,789 match won
League11th May 1985Stoke City01Chelsea8,905 match won Sub offscored 1 goal
League14th May 1985Chelsea12Norwich City22,882 match lost
League17th Aug 1985Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea26,164 match drawn scored 1 goal
League20th Aug 1985Chelsea10Coventry City15,679 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Aug 1985Chelsea20Birmingham City16,534 match won
League28th Aug 1985Leicester City00Chelsea11,248 match drawn booked sent off
League31st Aug 1985Chelsea30West Bromwich Albion15,376 match won scored 2 goals
League4th Sep 1985Tottenham Hotspur41Chelsea23,692 match lost
League7th Sep 1985Luton Town11Chelsea10,720 match drawn
League Cup25th Sep 1985Mansfield Town22Chelsea6,018 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Sep 1985Watford31Chelsea16,035 match lost
Full Members Cup2nd Oct 1985Chelsea30Portsmouth6,833 match won
League5th Oct 1985Manchester City01Chelsea20,104 match won
League Cup9th Oct 1985Chelsea20Mansfield Town11,664 match won booked
League12th Oct 1985Chelsea21Everton27,634 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Oct 1985Oxford United21Chelsea12,072 match lost
Full Members Cup23rd Oct 1985Charlton Athletic13Chelsea3,714 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Oct 1985Chelsea12Manchester United42,485 match lost
League Cup29th Oct 1985Chelsea11Fulham19,669 match drawn
League2nd Nov 1985Ipswich Town02Chelsea15,324 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup6th Nov 1985Fulham01Chelsea20,190 match won
League9th Nov 1985Chelsea42Nottingham Forest17,743 match won scored 1 goal
Full Members Cup13th Nov 1985West Bromwich Albion22Chelsea4,070 match drawn scored 1 goal
League16th Nov 1985Newcastle United13Chelsea22,355 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Nov 1985Chelsea21Aston Villa17,509 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup26th Nov 1985Chelsea22Everton27,544 match drawn booked
League7th Dec 1985Coventry City11Chelsea8,721 match drawn
League Cup10th Dec 1985Everton12Chelsea26,376 match won
League14th Dec 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday19,658 match won scored 1 goal
Full Members Cup17th Dec 1985Chelsea01Oxford United8,528 match lost Sub on 48 mins
League28th Dec 1985Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur37,115 match won
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1986Shrewsbury Town01Chelsea8,100 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Jan 1986Chelsea10Luton Town21,102 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Jan 1986West Bromwich Albion03Chelsea10,300 match won Sub offscored 1 goal booked
League Cup22nd Jan 1986Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1986Chelsea12Liverpool33,625 match lost scored 1 goal
League Cup29th Jan 1986Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers27,937 match lost
League8th Mar 1986Chelsea10Manchester City17,573 match won
League16th Mar 1986Everton11Chelsea30,145 match drawn booked
League19th Mar 1986Chelsea11Queens Park Rangers17,871 match drawn
League22nd Mar 1986Southampton01Chelsea15,509 match won
Full Members Cup23rd Mar 1986Manchester City45Chelsea67,236 match won scored 3 goals
League29th Mar 1986Chelsea04West Ham United29,955 match lost
League31st Mar 1986Queens Park Rangers60Chelsea18,584 match lost sent off
League5th Apr 1986Chelsea11Ipswich Town13,072 match drawn scored 1 goal
League9th Apr 1986Manchester United12Chelsea45,355 match won
League12th Apr 1986Nottingham Forest00Chelsea18,055 match drawn booked
League26th Apr 1986Aston Villa31Chelsea17,770 match lost
League29th Apr 1986Arsenal20Chelsea24,025 match lost
League3rd May 1986Chelsea01Liverpool43,900 match lost
League5th May 1986Chelsea15Watford12,017 match lost scored 1 goal
League23rd Aug 1986Chelsea00Norwich City19,887 match drawn
League25th Aug 1986Oxford United11Chelsea11,238 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
League30th Aug 1986Sheffield Wednesday20Chelsea25,853 match lost
League2nd Sep 1986Chelsea00Coventry City11,839 match drawn
League6th Sep 1986Chelsea13Luton Town13,040 match lost
League13th Sep 1986Tottenham Hotspur13Chelsea28,202 match won booked
League20th Sep 1986Chelsea26Nottingham Forest20,171 match lost
League Cup23rd Sep 1986York City10Chelsea7,448 match lost
League28th Sep 1986Manchester United01Chelsea33,340 match won Sub on 75 mins
League4th Oct 1986Chelsea01Charlton Athletic15,243 match lost
Full Members Cup25th Nov 1986West Ham United12Chelsea12,149 match won
League29th Nov 1986Leicester City22Chelsea10,047 match drawn Sub on 63 minsscored 1 goal
League6th Dec 1986Chelsea04Wimbledon15,446 match lost
League14th Dec 1986Liverpool30Chelsea25,856 match lost
League20th Dec 1986Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur21,576 match lost
League26th Dec 1986Southampton12Chelsea12,709 match won
League27th Dec 1986Chelsea41Aston Villa14,637 match won
League1st Jan 1987Chelsea31Queens Park Rangers20,982 match won
League3rd Jan 1987Luton Town10Chelsea10,556 match lost
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1987Aston Villa22Chelsea21,997 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup21st Jan 1987Chelsea21Aston Villa13,473 match won
League24th Jan 1987Norwich City22Chelsea16,562 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1987Watford10Chelsea18,832 match lost
League7th Feb 1987Chelsea20Sheffield Wednesday12,493 match won
League28th Feb 1987Nottingham Forest01Chelsea18,317 match won
Full Members Cup3rd Mar 1987Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea7,298 match lost Sub on 30 mins
League5th May 1987Wimbledon21Chelsea9,572 match lost
League9th May 1987Chelsea33Liverpool29,245 match drawn scored 1 goal

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1984 / 85 1
1985 / 86 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. David Speedie made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly16th May 1985Chelsea32Rangers7,239 match won
Friendly14th Feb 1986Rangers32Chelsea17,512 match lost

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. David Speedie 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 David Speedie

Games Won: 85
Win Percentage: 41.46%
Total Bookings: 18
Times Sent Off: 3


During his Chelsea first-team career of 205 appearances, David Speedie played alongside the following 53 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

John Bumstead (148)
Paul Canoville (81)
Gary Chivers (27)
Steve Clarke (5)
John Coady (3)
Gordon Davies (7)
Kerry Dixon (154)
Billy Dodds (1)
Phil Driver (13)
Micky Droy (30)
Keith Dublin (46)
Gordon Durie (18)
Mark Falco (3)
Mike Fillery (35)
Steve Francis (43)
Roger Freestone (2)
Les Fridge (1)
Tony Godden (20)
Kevin Hales (4)
Gareth Hall (1)
Micky Hazard (31)
John Hollins (28)
Terry Howard (4)
Chris Hutchings (33)
Bob Iles (4)
Robert Isaac (9)
Dale Jasper (13)
Derek Johnstone (2)
Joey Jones (79)
Keith Jones (43)
Colin Lee (110)
Gary Locke (8)
Alan Mayes (16)
Kevin McAllister (23)
Tony McAndrew (20)
Joe McLaughlin (149)
John McNaught (7)
John Millar (8)
Jerry Murphy (31)
Pat Nevin (154)
Eddie Niedzwiecki (135)
Micky Nutton (3)
Colin Pates (183)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (33)
Bryan Robson (12)
Doug Rougvie (79)
Nigel Spackman (153)
Mickey Thomas (49)
Clive Walker (32)
Roy Wegerle (8)
Steve Wicks (10)
Paul Williams (1)
Darren Wood (75)