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Chelsea FC Profile: Paul Canoville

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Full Name: Paul Kenneth Canoville

Born: Sunday, 4th March 1962 (age: 61)
Place of birth: Hillingdon, London, England
Height: 5' 10"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1981 to 1986

Playing Career:

Hillingdon Borough
Chelsea (Dec 1981 to Aug 1986) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Monday, 12th April 1982, Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Chelsea (Sub)

Age on debut: 20 years 1 months 8 days

100th Appearance: Sunday, 26th January 1986, Chelsea 1 - 2 Liverpool (Substitute)

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Monday, 5th May 1986, Chelsea 1 - 5 Watford


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1981 / 82 3 (2)00003 (2)
1982 / 83 19 (3)020021 (3)
1983 / 84 20 (3)140025 (3)
1984 / 85 24 (9)2 (1)9 (4)0035 (14)
1985 / 86 13 (9)2 (2)3 (2)01 (1)19 (14)
Total79 (26)5 (3)18 (6)01 (1)103 (36)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1982 / 83 300003
1983 / 84 601007
1984 / 85 112004
1985 / 86 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. Paul Canoville made 103 appearances for Chelsea, of which 36 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Apr 1982Crystal Palace01Chelsea17,189 match won Sub on
League8th May 1982Chelsea12Luton Town15,044 match lost Sub on
League15th May 1982Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea6,133 match drawn
League28th Aug 1982Cambridge United01Chelsea8,124 match won Sub on
League8th Sep 1982Derby County10Chelsea8,075 match lost Sub on
League11th Sep 1982Newcastle United11Chelsea29,084 match drawn
League18th Sep 1982Chelsea20Oldham Athletic10,263 match won Sub off
League25th Sep 1982Sheffield Wednesday32Chelsea18,833 match lost Sub off
League2nd Oct 1982Chelsea52Grimsby Town10,019 match won
League Cup6th Oct 1982Chelsea31Tranmere Rovers7,982 match won
League9th Oct 1982Chelsea00Leeds United25,358 match drawn
League Cup9th Nov 1982Notts County20Chelsea8,852 match lost
League5th Mar 1983Charlton Athletic52Chelsea11,211 match lost
League12th Mar 1983Chelsea42Carlisle United6,677 match won scored 2 goals
League19th Mar 1983Crystal Palace00Chelsea13,437 match drawn
League26th Mar 1983Chelsea03Barnsley7,223 match lost
League2nd Apr 1983Fulham11Chelsea15,249 match drawn scored 1 goal
League4th Apr 1983Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers20,821 match lost
League9th Apr 1983Oldham Athletic22Chelsea4,973 match drawn
League16th Apr 1983Chelsea02Newcastle United13,446 match lost Sub off
League23rd Apr 1983Burnley30Chelsea7,393 match lost
League30th Apr 1983Chelsea11Rotherham United8,674 match drawn Sub on
League7th May 1983Bolton Wanderers01Chelsea8,687 match won
League14th May 1983Chelsea00Middlesbrough19,340 match drawn
League27th Aug 1983Chelsea50Derby County17,338 match won booked
League Cup30th Aug 1983Gillingham12Chelsea8,633 match won
League3rd Sep 1983Brighton And Hove Albion12Chelsea20,874 match won
League7th Sep 1983Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea5,873 match drawn
League10th Sep 1983Chelsea21Cambridge United14,425 match won
League1st Oct 1983Huddersfield Town23Chelsea13,280 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup5th Oct 1983Leicester City02Chelsea7,825 match won Sub on 82 minsscored 1 goal
League8th Oct 1983Fulham35Chelsea24,787 match won
League15th Oct 1983Chelsea20Cardiff City15,459 match won
League22nd Oct 1983Carlisle United00Chelsea6,774 match drawn
League Cup25th Oct 1983Chelsea02Leicester City15,646 match lost
League29th Oct 1983Chelsea32Charlton Athletic17,789 match won
League5th Nov 1983Oldham Athletic11Chelsea5,807 match drawn Sub off
League Cup9th Nov 1983Chelsea01West Bromwich Albion22,932 match lost Sub off
League6th Dec 1983Chelsea61Swansea City12,389 match won scored 3 goals
League10th Dec 1983Barnsley00Chelsea10,300 match drawn
League17th Dec 1983Chelsea23Grimsby Town13,151 match lost
League26th Dec 1983Shrewsbury Town24Chelsea7,582 match won
League27th Dec 1983Chelsea22Portsmouth25,440 match drawn scored 1 goal
League31st Dec 1983Chelsea10Brighton And Hove Albion18,542 match won
League2nd Jan 1984Middlesbrough21Chelsea11,579 match lost Sub off
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1984Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea10,940 match lost
League14th Apr 1984Crystal Palace01Chelsea20,540 match won Sub on 62 mins
League28th Apr 1984Chelsea50Leeds United33,447 match won Sub on 75 minsscored 1 goal
League4th May 1984Manchester City02Chelsea21,713 match won Sub on 46 mins
League25th Aug 1984Arsenal11Chelsea45,329 match drawn
League27th Aug 1984Chelsea10Sunderland25,552 match won Sub on 80 minsscored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1984Chelsea01Everton17,734 match lost
League5th Sep 1984Manchester United11Chelsea48,398 match drawn Sub on
League8th Sep 1984Aston Villa42Chelsea21,494 match lost Sub on 68 mins
League Cup26th Sep 1984Chelsea31Millwall19,912 match won Sub on
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
League Cup6th Nov 1984Chelsea30Walsall19,502 match won
League10th Nov 1984Newcastle United21Chelsea23,723 match lost
League17th Nov 1984Chelsea31West Bromwich Albion17,573 match won
League Cup21st Nov 1984Chelsea41Manchester City26,364 match won Sub off
League24th Nov 1984Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea31,197 match drawn
League1st Dec 1984Chelsea31Liverpool40,972 match won
League8th Dec 1984Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea29,373 match drawn
League15th Dec 1984Chelsea11Stoke City20,534 match drawn Sub off
League19th Jan 1985Chelsea11Arsenal34,752 match drawn
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1985Wigan Athletic05Chelsea9,708 match won Sub on
League Cup28th Jan 1985Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday36,028 match drawn Sub on
League Cup30th Jan 1985Sheffield Wednesday44Chelsea36,505 match drawn Sub on 46 minsscored 2 goals
League2nd Feb 1985Leicester City11Chelsea15,657 match drawn Sub on 56 mins
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1985Chelsea23Millwall25,148 match lost scored 1 goal
League Cup6th Feb 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday36,395 match won
League Cup13th Feb 1985Sunderland20Chelsea32,440 match lost booked
League23rd Feb 1985Coventry City10Chelsea11,430 match lost Sub on
League2nd Mar 1985Ipswich Town20Chelsea17,735 match lost
League Cup4th Mar 1985Chelsea23Sunderland38,440 match lost Sub on
League9th Mar 1985Chelsea02Southampton15,202 match lost Sub on 84 mins
League20th Apr 1985West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea11,196 match won Sub on
League6th May 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday17,085 match won Sub on
League8th May 1985Chelsea20Luton Town13,789 match won Sub on
League11th May 1985Stoke City01Chelsea8,905 match won Sub on
League14th May 1985Chelsea12Norwich City22,882 match lost Sub on
League4th Sep 1985Tottenham Hotspur41Chelsea23,692 match lost Sub on 55 mins booked
League14th Sep 1985Chelsea20Southampton15,711 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Sep 1985Chelsea21Arsenal33,241 match won
League Cup25th Sep 1985Mansfield Town22Chelsea6,018 match drawn Sub off
League28th Sep 1985Watford31Chelsea16,035 match lost Sub on 68 mins
Full Members Cup2nd Oct 1985Chelsea30Portsmouth6,833 match won Sub on 46 mins
League5th Oct 1985Manchester City01Chelsea20,104 match won Sub on
League Cup6th Nov 1985Fulham01Chelsea20,190 match won Sub on
League30th Nov 1985Liverpool11Chelsea38,482 match drawn Sub on 80 mins
League14th Dec 1985Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday19,658 match won Sub on 84 mins
League21st Dec 1985Birmingham City12Chelsea10,594 match won Sub on 57 mins
League28th Dec 1985Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur37,115 match won Sub on 46 mins
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1986Shrewsbury Town01Chelsea8,100 match won Sub on 71 mins
League18th Jan 1986West Bromwich Albion03Chelsea10,300 match won Sub on
League Cup22nd Jan 1986Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea27,000 match drawn Sub on
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1986Chelsea12Liverpool33,625 match lost Sub on 8 mins
League31st Mar 1986Queens Park Rangers60Chelsea18,584 match lost Sub on
League3rd May 1986Chelsea01Liverpool43,900 match lost
League5th May 1986Chelsea15Watford12,017 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1984 / 85 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly16th May 1985Chelsea32Rangers7,239 match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1981 / 82 6

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League6th Feb 1982Chelsea01Birmingham City0 match lost
Reserve League3rd Mar 1982Chelsea12Crystal Palace0 match lost
Reserve League25th Mar 1982Chelsea20Leicester City0 match won
Reserve League30th Mar 1982Chelsea02Bristol Rovers0 match lost
Reserve League14th Apr 1982Chelsea04Fulham0 match lost
Reserve League19th Apr 1982Chelsea04Ipswich Town0 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Paul Canoville

Games Won: 46
Win Percentage: 44.66%
Total Bookings: 3
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 103 appearances, Paul Canoville played alongside the following 47 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ian Britton (1)
John Bumstead (70)
Gary Chivers (18)
Gordon Davies (4)
Kerry Dixon (76)
Phil Driver (4)
Micky Droy (19)
Keith Dublin (10)
Gordon Durie (1)
Mike Fillery (22)
Steve Francis (21)
Les Fridge (1)
Tony Godden (1)
Kevin Hales (1)
Micky Hazard (7)
John Hollins (22)
Terry Howard (1)
Chris Hutchings (26)
Bob Iles (5)
Robert Isaac (2)
Dale Jasper (8)
Derek Johnstone (2)
Joey Jones (45)
Keith Jones (23)
Colin Lee (70)
Gary Locke (5)
Alan Mayes (8)
Kevin McAllister (10)
Tony McAndrew (12)
Joe McLaughlin (72)
John McNaught (1)
John Millar (2)
Jerry Murphy (7)
Pat Nevin (73)
Eddie Niedzwiecki (75)
Micky Nutton (7)
Colin Pates (89)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (8)
Bryan Robson (8)
Doug Rougvie (45)
Nigel Spackman (77)
David Speedie (81)
Mickey Thomas (22)
Clive Walker (19)
Graham Wilkins (1)
Paul Williams (1)
Darren Wood (24)