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Full Name: Ian Britton

Nickname(s): Razor

Born: Wednesday, 19th May 1954
Place of birth: Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Height: 5' 5"
Died: Thursday, 31st March 2016 (aged 61)
Place of death: Colne, Lancashire, England
Burial: Cremated - Burnley Crematorium.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1971 to 1982

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jul 1971 to Aug 1982) - From Chelsea Juniors
Dundee United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 30th December 1972, Chelsea 1 - 1 Derby County (Sub)

Age on debut: 18 years 7 months 11 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 4th September 1976, Millwall 3 - 0 Chelsea

200th Appearance: Tuesday, 4th September 1979, Chelsea 1 - 2 Plymouth Argyle

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Wednesday, 5th May 1982, Chelsea 2 - 2 Orient


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1972 / 73 14 (3)000014 (3)
1973 / 74 17200019
1974 / 75 15 (1)020017 (1)
1975 / 76 40410045
1976 / 77 37210040
1977 / 78 40410045
1978 / 79 13 (4)100014 (4)
1979 / 80 41120044
1980 / 81 28 (1)120031 (1)
1981 / 82 18 (1)020020 (1)
Total263 (10)151100289 (10)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1973 / 74 200002
1974 / 75 101002
1975 / 76 800008
1976 / 77 10000010
1977 / 78 100001
1979 / 80 10000010
1980 / 81 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. Ian Britton made 289 appearances for Chelsea, of which 10 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League30th Dec 1972Chelsea11Derby County29,794 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League3rd Mar 1973Chelsea00Birmingham City26,259 match drawn
League6th Mar 1973Chelsea02Wolverhampton Wanderers18,868 match lost
League10th Mar 1973West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea21,820 match drawn booked
League24th Mar 1973Newcastle United11Chelsea21,729 match drawn
League27th Mar 1973Manchester City01Chelsea23,973 match won
League31st Mar 1973Crystal Palace20Chelsea39,325 match lost
League3rd Apr 1973Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur25,536 match lost
League7th Apr 1973Chelsea13Stoke City19,706 match lost
League14th Apr 1973Norwich City10Chelsea24,753 match lost
League17th Apr 1973Everton10Chelsea24,999 match lost Sub on
League21st Apr 1973Chelsea21Southampton19,699 match won Sub on
League23rd Apr 1973Chelsea20Coventry City18,279 match won
League28th Apr 1973Chelsea10Manchester United44,184 match won
League13th Oct 1973Chelsea23Ipswich Town25,111 match lost
League10th Nov 1973Chelsea31Everton26,398 match won
League17th Nov 1973Arsenal00Chelsea38,677 match drawn
League24th Nov 1973Chelsea40Southampton22,596 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Dec 1973Chelsea32Leicester City20,686 match won
League22nd Dec 1973Wolverhampton Wanderers20Chelsea20,837 match lost
League26th Dec 1973Chelsea24West Ham United26,982 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Dec 1973Chelsea01Liverpool32,901 match lost
League1st Jan 1974Sheffield United12Chelsea32,575 match won
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1974Chelsea00Queens Park Rangers31,540 match drawn
League12th Jan 1974Coventry City22Chelsea20,813 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1974Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea28,573 match lost
League19th Jan 1974Chelsea11Derby County27,185 match drawn
League27th Jan 1974Stoke City10Chelsea31,985 match lost
League2nd Feb 1974Leeds United11Chelsea41,510 match drawn
League9th Feb 1974Chelsea10Manchester City20,206 match won
League23rd Feb 1974Chelsea33Queens Park Rangers34,264 match drawn
League26th Feb 1974Ipswich Town11Chelsea22,415 match drawn
League2nd Mar 1974West Ham United30Chelsea34,043 match lost
League Cup16th Oct 1974Stoke City11Chelsea24,337 match drawn scored 1 goal
League19th Oct 1974Everton11Chelsea35,806 match drawn
League Cup22nd Oct 1974Stoke City62Chelsea26,712 match lost
League26th Oct 1974Chelsea33Stoke City24,718 match drawn
League2nd Nov 1974Birmingham City20Chelsea30,364 match lost Sub off
League13th Nov 1974Chelsea33Coventry City11,048 match drawn Sub on 18 mins
League30th Nov 1974Leeds United20Chelsea30,444 match lost Sub on 80 mins
League22nd Feb 1975Chelsea32Newcastle United26,770 match won
League1st Mar 1975Liverpool22Chelsea42,762 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Mar 1975Chelsea12Derby County22,644 match lost
League15th Mar 1975Wolverhampton Wanderers71Chelsea21,649 match lost
League18th Mar 1975Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea25,324 match lost
League22nd Mar 1975Chelsea12Middlesbrough22,240 match lost
League31st Mar 1975Chelsea00Ipswich Town35,005 match drawn
League19th Apr 1975Tottenham Hotspur20Chelsea51,064 match lost
League23rd Apr 1975Chelsea11Sheffield United23,380 match drawn
League26th Apr 1975Chelsea11Everton28,432 match drawn
League16th Aug 1975Sunderland21Chelsea28,689 match lost
League20th Aug 1975West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea18,014 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1975Chelsea31Carlisle United19,165 match won Sub off
League30th Aug 1975Luton Town30Chelsea19,024 match lost booked
League Cup10th Sep 1975Crewe Alexandra10Chelsea6,723 match lost
League13th Sep 1975Oldham Athletic21Chelsea10,406 match lost
League20th Sep 1975Chelsea11Bristol City17,661 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1975Portsmouth11Chelsea16,144 match drawn
League27th Sep 1975Fulham20Chelsea22,921 match lost
League4th Oct 1975Chelsea00York City15,323 match drawn
League11th Oct 1975Southampton41Chelsea21,227 match lost
League18th Oct 1975Chelsea20Blackpool16,924 match won
League25th Oct 1975Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea12,128 match drawn
League1st Nov 1975Chelsea22Plymouth Argyle20,096 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Nov 1975Hull City12Chelsea9,097 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Nov 1975Chelsea20Notts County18,229 match won
League22nd Nov 1975Blackpool02Chelsea8,595 match won booked
League29th Nov 1975Bristol Rovers12Chelsea16,277 match won
League6th Dec 1975Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers20,896 match lost
League13th Dec 1975Carlisle United21Chelsea8,065 match lost
League20th Dec 1975Chelsea10Sunderland22,802 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1975Orient31Chelsea15,509 match lost
League27th Dec 1975Chelsea23Charlton Athletic25,367 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup1st Jan 1976Chelsea11Bristol Rovers35,226 match drawn
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 1976Bristol Rovers01Chelsea13,939 match won
League10th Jan 1976Chelsea03Oldham Athletic16,464 match lost
League17th Jan 1976Nottingham Forest13Chelsea14,172 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1976York City02Chelsea9,591 match won
League31st Jan 1976Chelsea12West Bromwich Albion15,896 match lost scored 1 goal
League7th Feb 1976Oxford United11Chelsea11,162 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1976Chelsea23Crystal Palace54,407 match lost
League18th Feb 1976Chelsea00Hull City10,254 match drawn
League21st Feb 1976Notts County32Chelsea14,528 match lost
League25th Feb 1976Chelsea20Portsmouth12,709 match won
League28th Feb 1976Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers14,555 match won
League6th Mar 1976Plymouth Argyle03Chelsea20,638 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Mar 1976Chelsea11Southampton29,011 match drawn
League20th Mar 1976Chelsea00Bristol Rovers16,132 match drawn
League27th Mar 1976Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea20,817 match lost scored 1 goal
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
League19th Apr 1976Charlton Athletic11Chelsea23,263 match drawn
League24th Apr 1976York City22Chelsea4,914 match drawn scored 1 goal (1 Pen) booked
League21st Aug 1976Orient01Chelsea11,456 match won
League25th Aug 1976Chelsea11Notts County17,426 match drawn scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League18th Sep 1976Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers24,835 match won Sub on 40 mins
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 scored 1 goal
League27th Nov 1976Chelsea21Burnley28,595 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Dec 1976Sheffield United10Chelsea23,393 match lost
League7th Dec 1976Southampton11Chelsea19,909 match drawn
League11th Dec 1976Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers36,137 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Dec 1976Hull City11Chelsea11,774 match drawn scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League26th Feb 1977Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea31,600 match drawn
League5th Mar 1977Chelsea22Blackpool27,412 match drawn
League12th Mar 1977Cardiff City13Chelsea20,194 match won scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal
League19th Apr 1977Oldham Athletic00Chelsea10,077 match drawn booked
League23rd Apr 1977Burnley10Chelsea14,927 match lost
League30th Apr 1977Chelsea40Sheffield United28,158 match won
League7th May 1977Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea33,465 match drawn
League14th May 1977Chelsea40Hull City43,718 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Aug 1977West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea20,145 match lost
League24th Aug 1977Chelsea20Birmingham City18,008 match won
League27th Aug 1977Chelsea12Coventry City25,432 match lost
League Cup30th Aug 1977Liverpool20Chelsea33,170 match lost
League3rd Sep 1977Ipswich Town10Chelsea20,835 match lost
League10th Sep 1977Chelsea11Derby County25,759 match drawn
League17th Sep 1977Manchester United01Chelsea54,764 match won
League24th Sep 1977Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea26,267 match drawn
League1st Oct 1977Chelsea12Leeds United35,427 match lost
League5th Oct 1977Chelsea00Leicester City19,575 match drawn
League8th Oct 1977Liverpool20Chelsea40,499 match lost
League15th Oct 1977Chelsea00Middlesbrough21,091 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1977Newcastle United10Chelsea24,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1977Chelsea10Bristol City22,313 match won
League5th Nov 1977Chelsea10Nottingham Forest36,116 match won
League12th Nov 1977Norwich City00Chelsea19,566 match drawn
League19th Nov 1977Chelsea00Aston Villa31,764 match drawn
League26th Nov 1977Manchester City62Chelsea34,354 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League3rd Dec 1977Chelsea01Everton33,899 match lost
League10th Dec 1977Wolverhampton Wanderers13Chelsea16,400 match won
League17th Dec 1977Chelsea11Norwich City22,751 match drawn
League26th Dec 1977Arsenal30Chelsea46,074 match lost
League27th Dec 1977Chelsea21West Ham United44,093 match won
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
League21st Jan 1978Chelsea53Ipswich Town26,044 match won
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1978Chelsea62Burnley32,168 match won
League11th Feb 1978Chelsea22Manchester United32,238 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Feb 1978Orient00Chelsea25,123 match drawn
League25th Feb 1978Leeds United20Chelsea25,263 match lost
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
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 booked
League22nd Apr 1978Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers31,637 match drawn
League2nd May 1978Chelsea31Queens Park Rangers21,201 match won
League5th May 1978Chelsea00Manchester City18,782 match drawn
League19th Aug 1978Chelsea01Everton31,755 match lost Sub on 78 mins
League9th Sep 1978Coventry City32Chelsea24,920 match lost Sub on 34 mins
League16th Sep 1978Chelsea14Manchester City28,980 match lost Sub on 63 mins
League7th Oct 1978Derby County10Chelsea20,251 match lost
League14th Oct 1978Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers19,879 match won
League21st Oct 1978Liverpool20Chelsea45,775 match lost Sub on 69 mins
League9th Dec 1978Chelsea01Aston Villa19,080 match lost
League16th Dec 1978Middlesbrough72Chelsea15,107 match lost
League23rd Dec 1978Chelsea00Bristol City19,093 match drawn
League26th Dec 1978Southampton00Chelsea20,770 match drawn
League30th Dec 1978Ipswich Town51Chelsea21,439 match lost
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1979Manchester United30Chelsea38,500 match lost
League28th Mar 1979Nottingham Forest60Chelsea24,514 match lost
League4th Apr 1979Chelsea11Derby County10,682 match drawn Sub on 72 mins
League18th Aug 1979Chelsea00Sunderland23,500 match drawn
League20th Aug 1979West Ham United01Chelsea31,627 match won
League25th Aug 1979Chelsea31Wrexham18,732 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup28th Aug 1979Plymouth Argyle22Chelsea10,802 match drawn
League1st Sep 1979Newcastle United21Chelsea25,230 match lost
League Cup4th Sep 1979Chelsea12Plymouth Argyle14,112 match lost Sub on 70 mins
League15th Sep 1979Shrewsbury Town30Chelsea9,271 match lost
League22nd Sep 1979Chelsea20Watford21,480 match won
League29th Sep 1979Cambridge United01Chelsea8,792 match won
League6th Oct 1979Burnley01Chelsea8,341 match won
League13th Oct 1979Chelsea10Bristol Rovers18,236 match won
League20th Oct 1979Cardiff City12Chelsea16,328 match won
League27th Oct 1979Chelsea02Fulham30,567 match lost
League3rd Nov 1979Sunderland21Chelsea24,988 match lost
League10th Nov 1979Orient37Chelsea13,005 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Nov 1979Chelsea21West Ham United30,859 match won
League17th Nov 1979Chelsea31Charlton Athletic23,035 match won scored 2 goals (2 Pen)
League24th Nov 1979Notts County23Chelsea12,646 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Dec 1979Chelsea20Preston North End21,192 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Dec 1979Oldham Athletic10Chelsea10,201 match lost
League15th Dec 1979Chelsea30Swansea City18,065 match won
League18th Dec 1979Queens Park Rangers22Chelsea26,598 match drawn
League26th Dec 1979Chelsea10Leicester City25,320 match won
League29th Dec 1979Wrexham20Chelsea15,641 match lost
League1st Jan 1980Luton Town33Chelsea19,717 match drawn scored 1 goal
League12th Jan 1980Chelsea40Newcastle United32,281 match won
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1980Chelsea01Wigan Athletic22,300 match lost
League2nd Feb 1980Chelsea24Shrewsbury Town18,120 match lost
League9th Feb 1980Watford23Chelsea24,716 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Feb 1980Chelsea11Cambridge United17,112 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1980Bristol Rovers30Chelsea14,176 match lost
League1st Mar 1980Chelsea10Cardiff City18,449 match won
League8th Mar 1980Fulham12Chelsea22,348 match won
League11th Mar 1980Birmingham City51Chelsea27,297 match lost
League15th Mar 1980Chelsea21Burnley16,189 match won
League22nd Mar 1980Chelsea10Orient19,706 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Mar 1980Charlton Athletic12Chelsea16,425 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Apr 1980Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers31,035 match lost
League5th Apr 1980Leicester City10Chelsea25,826 match lost
League7th Apr 1980Chelsea11Luton Town28,078 match drawn
League12th Apr 1980Preston North End11Chelsea13,069 match drawn
League19th Apr 1980Chelsea10Notts County24,002 match won
League26th Apr 1980Swansea City11Chelsea16,000 match drawn
League3rd May 1980Chelsea30Oldham Athletic28,253 match won
League16th Aug 1980Chelsea22Wrexham20,001 match drawn
League20th Aug 1980Derby County32Chelsea20,353 match lost
League23rd Aug 1980Shrewsbury Town22Chelsea6,672 match drawn
League Cup27th Aug 1980Cardiff City10Chelsea6,549 match lost
League30th Aug 1980Chelsea11Queens Park Rangers23,381 match drawn
League Cup3rd Sep 1980Chelsea11Cardiff City12,959 match drawn
League6th Sep 1980Chelsea01West Ham United32,669 match lost
League13th Sep 1980Cambridge United01Chelsea9,474 match won
League20th Sep 1980Chelsea11Preston North End13,755 match drawn
League27th Sep 1980Watford23Chelsea19,802 match won
League4th Oct 1980Bolton Wanderers23Chelsea11,888 match won
League8th Oct 1980Chelsea20Bristol Rovers13,108 match won Sub off
League11th Oct 1980Chelsea30Grimsby Town16,206 match won
League18th Oct 1980Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea15,503 match drawn Sub off
League25th Oct 1980Chelsea60Newcastle United22,912 match won Sub on 78 mins
League12th Nov 1980Chelsea13Derby County19,449 match lost
League15th Nov 1980Wrexham04Chelsea7,953 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 1980Chelsea20Sheffield Wednesday24,947 match won
League29th Nov 1980Notts County11Chelsea14,459 match drawn
League6th Dec 1980Chelsea00Swansea City20,067 match drawn
League13th Dec 1980Grimsby Town20Chelsea14,708 match lost
League20th Dec 1980Chelsea01Orient15,943 match lost
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 1981Southampton31Chelsea23,694 match lost
League10th Jan 1981Sheffield Wednesday00Chelsea25,113 match drawn
League17th Jan 1981Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea22,873 match lost
League28th Feb 1981Preston North End10Chelsea8,129 match lost
League7th Mar 1981Chelsea20Bolton Wanderers12,948 match won Sub off
League14th Mar 1981Bristol Rovers10Chelsea7,565 match lost
League21st Mar 1981Chelsea00Blackburn Rovers14,314 match drawn
League25th Apr 1981Swansea City30Chelsea16,063 match lost
League2nd May 1981Chelsea02Notts County13,324 match lost
League Cup6th Oct 1981Southampton11Chelsea16,901 match drawn
League10th Oct 1981Chelsea20Wrexham14,170 match won
League16th Oct 1981Leicester City11Chelsea18,358 match drawn
League24th Oct 1981Chelsea12Barnsley15,268 match lost Sub on 75 mins
League7th Nov 1981Chelsea21Newcastle United16,059 match won
League Cup11th Nov 1981Wigan Athletic42Chelsea12,068 match lost
League14th Nov 1981Oldham Athletic10Chelsea9,773 match lost Sub on 73 mins
League21st Nov 1981Chelsea11Grimsby Town11,931 match drawn Sub off
League30th Jan 1982Chelsea31Shrewsbury Town11,446 match won
League27th Feb 1982Wrexham10Chelsea3,935 match lost Sub off
League17th Mar 1982Chelsea12Crystal Palace13,894 match lost
League20th Mar 1982Chelsea14Rotherham United11,900 match lost Sub off
League7th Apr 1982Chelsea41Cambridge United6,196 match won Sub on
League10th Apr 1982Chelsea21Queens Park Rangers18,365 match won
League12th Apr 1982Crystal Palace01Chelsea17,189 match won
League17th Apr 1982Grimsby Town33Chelsea9,164 match drawn
League20th Apr 1982Luton Town22Chelsea16,185 match drawn
League24th Apr 1982Chelsea02Derby County11,005 match lost
League1st May 1982Sheffield Wednesday00Chelsea19,259 match drawn
League5th May 1982Chelsea22Orient6,009 match drawn

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1975 / 76 3
1976 / 77 3
1977 / 78 2
1979 / 80 1 (1)
1981 / 82 1 (1)
Total10 (2)

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ian Britton made 10 appearances for Chelsea, of which 2 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Anglo Scottish Cup2nd Aug 1975Chelsea10Bristol City7,515 match won
Anglo Scottish Cup6th Aug 1975Chelsea11Norwich City7,886 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup9th Aug 1975Fulham10Chelsea13,109 match lost
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 Cup13th Aug 1977Chelsea22Norwich City6,858 match drawn
Friendly28th Jul 1979Wimbledon21Chelsea3,070 match lost Sub on 46 mins
Friendly17th Nov 1981Cambridge University23Chelsea154 match won Sub on

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1974 / 75 1
1980 / 81 1
1981 / 82 1

Non-First-Team Goals

1974 / 75 2

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ian Britton made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly1st Aug 1970Margate50Chelsea1,500 match lost Sub on
Friendly8th Aug 1970Slough Town21Chelsea1,500 match lost Sub off
Reserve League12th Sep 1970Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic10Chelseaunknown match lost Sub on
Reserve League24th Aug 1974Chelsea60AFC Bournemouthunknown match won scored 2 goals
Reserve League11th Feb 1981Chelsea30Leicester Cityunknown match won
Reserve League30th Mar 1982Chelsea02Bristol Roversunknown match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Ian Britton

Games Won: 92
Win Percentage: 31.83%
Total Bookings: 6
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 289 appearances, Ian Britton played alongside the following 63 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Trevor Aylott (21)
Tommy Baldwin (21)
Eamonn Bannon (10)
Brian Bason (11)
Peter Bonetti (114)
Petar Borota (80)
John Boyle (4)
Mike Brolly (9)
John Bumstead (69)
Paul Canoville (1)
Gary Chivers (78)
Jimmy Clare (1)
Charlie Cooke (54)
John Dempsey (33)
Phil Driver (15)
Micky Droy (167)
Timmy Elmes (2)
Mike Fillery (87)
Steve Finnieston (77)
Steve Francis (16)
Lee Frost (13)
Chris Garland (27)
Bill Garner (74)
Kevin Hales (8)
Ron Harris (207)
David Hay (82)
Marvin Hinton (21)
John Hollins (45)
Peter Houseman (15)
Alan Hudson (14)
Chris Hutchings (22)
Ian Hutchinson (27)
Bob Iles (6)
Gary Johnson (21)
Steve Kember (38)
Tommy Langley (114)
Colin Lee (48)
Ray Lewington (80)
Gary Locke (190)
Teddy Maybank (30)
Alan Mayes (21)
Eddie McCreadie (11)
Duncan McKenzie (7)
Micky Nutton (46)
Tommy Ord (3)
Peter Osgood (24)
Colin Pates (46)
John Phillips (62)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (45)
Dennis Rofe (45)
Steve Sherwood (11)
John Sissons (1)
John Sitton (3)
John Sparrow (61)
Garry Stanley (88)
David Stride (15)
Kenny Swain (104)
Colin Viljoen (12)
Clive Walker (117)
David Webb (20)
Steve Wicks (105)
Graham Wilkins (104)
Ray Wilkins (139)