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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Sylvan Anderton

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Full Name: Sylvan James Anderton

Born: Friday, 23rd November 1934 (age: 83)
Place of Birth: Reading, England
Height: 5' 9"


Playing Career:


Reading
Chelsea (Mar 1959 to Oct 1961) - cost: £10,000
Queens Park Rangers

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 28th March 1959, Leeds United 4 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 24 years 4 months 5 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 28th October 1961, Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1958 / 59 8002010
1959 / 60 40200042
1960 / 61 22110024
1961 / 62 600006
Total76312082

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1959 / 60 100001
1960 / 61 100001
Total200002


* 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. Sylvan Anderton made 82 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League28th Mar 1959Leeds United40Chelsea16,676 match lost
League30th Mar 1959Chelsea31Blackpool40,537 match won
League4th Apr 1959Chelsea20Manchester City32,554 match won
League11th Apr 1959Arsenal11Chelsea40,722 match drawn
League15th Apr 1959Nottingham Forest13Chelsea18,339 match won
League18th Apr 1959Chelsea31Everton24,366 match won
League22nd Apr 1959Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion31,948 match lost
League25th Apr 1959Birmingham City41Chelsea19,571 match lost
Europe29th Apr 1959Chelsea10Ville De Belgrade25,771 match won
Europe13th May 1959Ville De Belgrade41Chelsea10,000 match lost
League22nd Aug 1959Chelsea44Preston North End42,891 match drawn
League26th Aug 1959Manchester United01Chelsea57,674 match won
League29th Aug 1959Leicester City31Chelsea29,341 match lost
League2nd Sep 1959Chelsea36Manchester United66,579 match lost
League5th Sep 1959Chelsea41Burnley36,023 match won
League9th Sep 1959Birmingham City11Chelsea28,132 match drawn
League12th Sep 1959Leeds United21Chelsea17,011 match lost
League26th Sep 1959Fulham13Chelsea40,814 match won
League3rd Oct 1959West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea27,600 match won
League10th Oct 1959Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers28,702 match lost
League17th Oct 1959Luton Town12Chelsea18,831 match won
League24th Oct 1959Chelsea10Everton37,114 match won
League31st Oct 1959Nottingham Forest31Chelsea30,188 match lost
League7th Nov 1959Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers27,677 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Nov 1959Manchester City11Chelsea24,364 match drawn
League21st Nov 1959Chelsea13Arsenal52,748 match lost
League28th Nov 1959Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea32,894 match lost
League5th Dec 1959Chelsea04Sheffield Wednesday33,177 match lost
League12th Dec 1959Blackpool31Chelsea12,410 match lost
League19th Dec 1959Preston North End45Chelsea15,775 match won
League26th Dec 1959Chelsea22Newcastle United48,462 match drawn
League28th Dec 1959Newcastle United11Chelsea43,295 match drawn
League2nd Jan 1960Chelsea22Leicester City23,719 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1960Chelsea51Bradford Park Avenue32,212 match won
League16th Jan 1960Burnley21Chelsea21,916 match lost
League23rd Jan 1960Chelsea13Leeds United18,963 match lost
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1960Chelsea12Aston Villa66,671 match lost
League6th Feb 1960West Ham United42Chelsea29,655 match lost
League13th Feb 1960Chelsea42Fulham38,687 match won
League24th Feb 1960Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion26,225 match drawn
League27th Feb 1960Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea41,403 match drawn
League5th Mar 1960Chelsea30Luton Town33,679 match won
League12th Mar 1960Everton61Chelsea50,963 match lost
League19th Mar 1960Chelsea23Blackpool40,262 match lost
League30th Mar 1960Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea15,832 match lost
League2nd Apr 1960Chelsea30Manchester City34,044 match won
League9th Apr 1960Arsenal14Chelsea40,525 match won
League15th Apr 1960Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur67,819 match lost
League16th Apr 1960Chelsea11Nottingham Forest24,542 match drawn
League18th Apr 1960Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea37,205 match won
League23rd Apr 1960Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea19,432 match lost
League30th Apr 1960Chelsea15Wolverhampton Wanderers61,567 match lost
League24th Sep 1960Blackpool14Chelsea26,546 match won
League1st Oct 1960Chelsea33Everton31,457 match drawn
League Cup10th Oct 1960Millwall17Chelsea15,007 match won
League15th Oct 1960Birmingham City10Chelsea23,337 match lost
League22nd Oct 1960Chelsea26Burnley29,080 match lost
League24th Dec 1960Chelsea12Manchester United37,601 match lost
League26th Dec 1960Manchester United60Chelsea50,213 match lost
League31st Dec 1960Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea28,503 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1961Chelsea12Crewe Alexandra32,574 match lost
League14th Jan 1961Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers20,461 match drawn
League21st Jan 1961West Ham United31Chelsea21,829 match lost
League18th Feb 1961Everton11Chelsea34,449 match drawn
League4th Mar 1961Chelsea32Birmingham City27,727 match won
League11th Mar 1961Burnley44Chelsea19,435 match drawn
League18th Mar 1961Chelsea11Preston North End22,031 match drawn
League25th Mar 1961Newcastle United16Chelsea28,975 match won
League31st Mar 1961Tottenham Hotspur42Chelsea65,032 match lost
League1st Apr 1961Chelsea61Cardiff City22,697 match won
League3rd Apr 1961Chelsea23Tottenham Hotspur57,103 match lost
League8th Apr 1961Manchester City21Chelsea27,720 match lost
League15th Apr 1961Chelsea31Arsenal38,233 match won
League22nd Apr 1961West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea17,691 match lost
League26th Apr 1961Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday24,258 match lost
League29th Apr 1961Chelsea43Nottingham Forest22,775 match won
League23rd Sep 1961Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers23,301 match drawn
League30th Sep 1961Blackpool40Chelsea24,191 match lost
League7th Oct 1961Sheffield Wednesday53Chelsea28,093 match lost
League14th Oct 1961Chelsea13Leicester City21,377 match lost
League21st Oct 1961Birmingham City32Chelsea20,079 match lost
League28th Oct 1961Chelsea11Everton25,535 match drawn
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Chelsea FC Player Sylvan Anderton

Games Won: 26
Win Percentage: 31.71%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 82 appearances, Sylvan Anderton played alongside the following 34 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Les Allen (13)
Micky Block (4)
Frank Blunstone (68)
Peter Bonetti (29)
Peter Brabrook (72)
Terry Bradbury (5)
Barry Bridges (6)
Johnny Brooks (31)
David Cliss (6)
John Compton (6)
Peter Corthine (2)
Stan Crowther (42)
Tommy Docherty (1)
Bobby Evans (14)
Derek Gibbs (4)
Jimmy Greaves (72)
Allan Harris (14)
Mike Harrison (29)
Pat Holton (1)
Charlie Livesey (32)
Reg Matthews (46)
Eric McMillan (3)
John Mortimore (46)
Bert Murray (2)
Tony Nicholas (9)
Bill Robertson (7)
Mel Scott (25)
Ken Shellito (10)
John Sillett (45)
Peter Sillett (70)
Bobby Tambling (25)
Ron Tindall (44)
Terry Venables (22)
Dick Whittaker (15)