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Player Profile: John Dempsey

Summary | Matches

Full Name: John Thomas Dempsey

Born: Friday, 15th March 1946
Place of Birth: Hampstead, England
Height: 6' 0"


Career:
Fulham
Chelsea (Jan 1969 to Mar 1978) - cost: £70,000
Philadelphia Fury

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 1st February 1969, Southampton 5 - 0 Chelsea

100th Appearance: Saturday, 17th April 1971, Manchester City 1 - 1 Chelsea

200th Appearance: Saturday, 15th November 1975, Chelsea 2 - 0 Notts County

Last Appearance: Saturday, 27th December 1975, Chelsea 2 - 3 Charlton Athletic

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1968 / 69 15100016
1969 / 70 37830048
1970 / 71 31 (2)1 (1)27041 (3)
1971 / 72 3527 (2)2046 (2)
1972 / 73 11 (1)410016 (1)
1974 / 75 12 (1)030015 (1)
1975 / 76 24010025
Total165 (4)16 (1)17 (2)90207 (7)

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1969 / 70 210003
1970 / 71 100102
1971 / 72 110002
Total420107


* 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. John Dempsey made 207 appearances for Chelsea, of which 7 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League1st Feb 1969Southampton50Chelsea28,147 match lost
League15th Feb 1969Leeds United10Chelsea35,789 match lost
League22nd Feb 1969Chelsea51Sunderland AFC29,381 match won
F.A. Cup1st Mar 1969Chelsea12West Bromwich Albion52,285 match lost
League5th Mar 1969Chelsea10Stoke City19,856 match won
League8th Mar 1969West Bromwich Albion03Chelsea25,137 match won
League10th Mar 1969Chelsea21Coventry City17,639 match won
League15th Mar 1969Chelsea32Manchester United60,436 match won
League22nd Mar 1969Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea47,349 match lost
League29th Mar 1969Everton12Chelsea42,190 match won
League4th Apr 1969Chelsea11Newcastle United42,078 match drawn
League5th Apr 1969Chelsea23Burnley30,266 match lost
League8th Apr 1969Nottingham Forest12Chelsea30,413 match won
League12th Apr 1969West Ham United00Chelsea32,332 match drawn
League14th Apr 1969Chelsea21Arsenal37,890 match won
League19th Apr 1969Chelsea21Queens Park Rangers41,263 match won
League9th Aug 1969Liverpool41Chelsea48,383 match lost
League11th Aug 1969West Ham United20Chelsea39,003 match lost
League16th Aug 1969Chelsea10Ipswich Town29,613 match won
League20th Aug 1969Chelsea00West Ham United43,346 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1969Southampton22Chelsea25,935 match drawn
League27th Aug 1969Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea47,395 match drawn
League30th Aug 1969Chelsea11Crystal Palace41,908 match drawn
League Cup2nd Sep 1969Coventry City01Chelsea24,790 match won
League6th Sep 1969Manchester City00Chelsea35,995 match drawn
League13th Sep 1969Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers38,599 match drawn scored 1 goal
League17th Sep 1969Chelsea20Burnley24,904 match won
League20th Sep 1969Leeds United20Chelsea33,130 match lost
League Cup24th Sep 1969Leeds United11Chelsea21,933 match drawn
League27th Sep 1969Chelsea30Arsenal46,370 match won
League4th Oct 1969Sunderland AFC00Chelsea24,216 match drawn
League Cup6th Oct 1969Chelsea20Leeds United38,485 match won
League11th Oct 1969Chelsea22Derby County51,421 match drawn Sub on 57 mins
League8th Nov 1969Sheffield Wednesday13Chelsea18,044 match won
League15th Nov 1969Chelsea11Everton49,895 match drawn
League18th Nov 1969Ipswich Town14Chelsea20,935 match won
League22nd Nov 1969Nottingham Forest11Chelsea23,808 match drawn
League6th Dec 1969Manchester United02Chelsea49,344 match won
League13th Dec 1969Wolverhampton Wanderers30Chelsea26,775 match lost
League20th Dec 1969Chelsea31Manchester City34,791 match won
League26th Dec 1969Chelsea31Southampton41,489 match won
League27th Dec 1969Crystal Palace15Chelsea49,498 match won
F.A. Cup3rd Jan 1970Chelsea30Birmingham City45,088 match won
League10th Jan 1970Chelsea25Leeds United57,221 match lost
League17th Jan 1970Arsenal03Chelsea51,338 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1970Chelsea22Burnley42,282 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1970Burnley13Chelsea32,000 match won
League31st Jan 1970Chelsea31Sunderland AFC38,775 match won
F.A. Cup7th Feb 1970Crystal Palace14Chelsea48,479 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup21st Feb 1970Queens Park Rangers24Chelsea33,572 match won
League25th Feb 1970Chelsea00Newcastle United35,341 match drawn
League28th Feb 1970Coventry City03Chelsea37,448 match won
F.A. Cup14th Mar 1970Watford15Chelsea55,209 match won
League17th Mar 1970Chelsea10Stoke City28,996 match won
League21st Mar 1970Chelsea21Manchester United61,479 match won
League25th Mar 1970Chelsea31Sheffield Wednesday29,590 match won
League28th Mar 1970Everton52Chelsea57,828 match lost scored 1 goal
League30th Mar 1970West Bromwich Albion31Chelsea31,207 match lost
League4th Apr 1970Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur44,925 match won
F.A. Cup11th Apr 1970Leeds United22Chelsea100,000 match drawn
League13th Apr 1970Stoke City12Chelsea22,707 match won
League15th Apr 1970Burnley31Chelsea12,030 match lost
League18th Apr 1970Chelsea21Liverpool36,521 match won
F.A. Cup29th Apr 1970Leeds United12Chelsea62,078 match won
League15th Aug 1970Chelsea21Derby County46,969 match won
League19th Aug 1970Manchester United00Chelsea50,979 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1970West Ham United22Chelsea39,240 match drawn
League26th Aug 1970Chelsea22Everton48,195 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1970Chelsea21Arsenal53,722 match won
League1st Sep 1970Burnley00Chelsea14,543 match drawn
League5th Sep 1970Leeds United10Chelsea47,662 match lost
League Cup9th Sep 1970Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea15,869 match drawn
League12th Sep 1970Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers34,889 match drawn
Europe16th Sep 1970Aris Salonika11Chelsea50,000 match drawn sent off
League19th Sep 1970Coventry City01Chelsea29,328 match won
League Cup22nd Sep 1970Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday26,646 match won
League26th Sep 1970Chelsea21Ipswich Town38,541 match won
League3rd Oct 1970Liverpool10Chelsea46,196 match lost
League14th Nov 1970Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur61,277 match lost Sub on 48 mins
League12th Dec 1970Nottingham Forest11Chelsea20,080 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League13th Jan 1971Crystal Palace00Chelsea40,489 match drawn
League16th Jan 1971Everton30Chelsea43,648 match lost
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 1971Chelsea03Manchester City50,176 match lost Sub on 80 mins
League30th Jan 1971Chelsea41West Bromwich Albion26,874 match won
League6th Feb 1971Newcastle United01Chelsea34,366 match won
League13th Feb 1971Wolverhampton Wanderers10Chelsea34,110 match lost
League17th Feb 1971Chelsea20Nottingham Forest19,339 match won
League20th Feb 1971Stoke City12Chelsea26,959 match won
League27th Feb 1971Southampton00Chelsea29,937 match drawn
League6th Mar 1971Chelsea20Blackpool26,530 match won
Europe10th Mar 1971Club Brugge20Chelsea23,000 match lost
League13th Mar 1971Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea49,292 match lost
League20th Mar 1971Chelsea00Huddersfield Town28,207 match drawn
Europe24th Mar 1971Chelsea40Club Brugge45,558 match won Sub off
League27th Mar 1971Chelsea31Leeds United58,452 match won
League3rd Apr 1971Arsenal20Chelsea62,087 match lost
League10th Apr 1971Chelsea11Crystal Palace38,953 match drawn
League12th Apr 1971Chelsea10Liverpool38,705 match won
Europe14th Apr 1971Chelsea10Manchester City45,595 match won
League17th Apr 1971Manchester City11Chelsea26,120 match drawn
League24th Apr 1971Chelsea21Coventry City27,517 match won
Europe28th Apr 1971Manchester City01Chelsea43,663 match won
League1st May 1971Ipswich Town00Chelsea24,708 match drawn
Europe19th May 1971Real Madrid11Chelsea45,000 match drawn
Europe21st May 1971Real Madrid12Chelsea19,917 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Aug 1971Arsenal30Chelsea49,174 match lost
League18th Aug 1971Chelsea23Manchester United54,763 match lost
League21st Aug 1971Chelsea22Manchester City38,425 match drawn
League24th Aug 1971Everton20Chelsea38,997 match lost
League28th Aug 1971Huddersfield Town12Chelsea15,030 match won
League1st Sep 1971Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion29,931 match won
League4th Sep 1971Chelsea33Coventry City35,459 match drawn
League11th Sep 1971West Ham United21Chelsea36,866 match lost
Europe15th Sep 1971Jeunesse Hautcharage08Chelsea13,000 match won Sub off
League Cup6th Oct 1971Nottingham Forest11Chelsea16,811 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League23rd Oct 1971Chelsea30Southampton38,940 match won
League Cup27th Oct 1971Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers27,679 match drawn Sub on
League30th Oct 1971Leicester City11Chelsea36,574 match drawn
Europe3rd Nov 1971Chelsea11Atvidabergs28,071 match drawn
League6th Nov 1971Chelsea20Nottingham Forest25,812 match won
League Cup8th Nov 1971Bolton Wanderers06Chelsea29,805 match won
League13th Nov 1971Stoke City01Chelsea22,190 match won
League Cup17th Nov 1971Norwich City01Chelsea35,927 match won
League20th Nov 1971Crystal Palace23Chelsea34,637 match won
League27th Nov 1971Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur52,581 match won
League4th Dec 1971Newcastle United00Chelsea37,560 match drawn
League11th Dec 1971Chelsea00Leeds United45,867 match drawn
League17th Dec 1971Coventry City11Chelsea22,424 match drawn booked
League Cup22nd Dec 1971Chelsea32Tottenham Hotspur43,330 match won
League27th Dec 1971Chelsea20Ipswich Town43,896 match won
League1st Jan 1972Derby County10Chelsea33,633 match lost
League Cup5th Jan 1972Tottenham Hotspur22Chelsea52,755 match drawn
League8th Jan 1972Chelsea22Huddersfield Town30,801 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1972Blackpool01Chelsea22,135 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Jan 1972Manchester United01Chelsea55,927 match won
League29th Jan 1972Chelsea40Everton38,558 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup26th Feb 1972Orient32Chelsea30,329 match lost
League Cup4th Mar 1972Stoke City21Chelsea100,000 match lost
League11th Mar 1972Chelsea00Liverpool38,691 match drawn
League14th Mar 1972Nottingham Forest21Chelsea13,346 match lost
League18th Mar 1972Manchester City10Chelsea53,322 match lost
League25th Mar 1972Chelsea31West Ham United45,137 match won
League29th Mar 1972Chelsea20Sheffield United28,444 match won
League1st Apr 1972Ipswich Town12Chelsea24,325 match won
League8th Apr 1972Chelsea21Crystal Palace34,105 match won
League12th Apr 1972Wolverhampton Wanderers02Chelsea24,566 match won
League15th Apr 1972Tottenham Hotspur30Chelsea45,799 match lost
League18th Apr 1972Southampton22Chelsea24,933 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1972Chelsea33Newcastle United33,000 match drawn
League27th Apr 1972West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea18,489 match lost
League1st May 1972Leeds United20Chelsea46,565 match lost
League12th Aug 1972Chelsea40Leeds United51,102 match won
League16th Aug 1972Leicester City11Chelsea22,873 match drawn
League23rd Dec 1972Chelsea11Everton23,385 match drawn
League26th Dec 1972Ipswich Town30Chelsea26,243 match lost
League30th Dec 1972Chelsea11Derby County29,794 match drawn
League Cup3rd Jan 1973Norwich City10Chelsea34,265 match lost booked
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1973Brighton And Hove Albion02Chelsea29,287 match won
League20th Jan 1973Chelsea01Arsenal36,292 match lost
League27th Jan 1973West Ham United31Chelsea33,336 match lost
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1973Chelsea20Ipswich Town36,461 match won
League10th Feb 1973Chelsea42Sheffield United21,464 match won Sub on 78 mins
F.A. Cup17th Mar 1973Chelsea22Arsenal37,685 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Mar 1973Arsenal21Chelsea62,642 match lost
League31st Mar 1973Crystal Palace20Chelsea39,325 match lost Sub on
League3rd Apr 1973Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur25,536 match lost
League7th Apr 1973Chelsea13Stoke City19,706 match lost
League14th Sep 1974Chelsea00Arsenal34,596 match drawn booked
League21st Sep 1974Ipswich Town20Chelsea23,121 match lost
League28th Sep 1974Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers23,073 match lost
League5th Oct 1974Manchester City11Chelsea32,412 match drawn booked
League Cup9th Oct 1974Chelsea22Stoke City19,954 match drawn
League12th Oct 1974Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur32,660 match won
League Cup16th Oct 1974Stoke City11Chelsea24,337 match drawn
League19th Oct 1974Everton11Chelsea35,806 match drawn sent off
League Cup22nd Oct 1974Stoke City62Chelsea26,712 match lost
League26th Oct 1974Chelsea33Stoke City24,718 match drawn booked
League2nd Nov 1974Birmingham City20Chelsea30,364 match lost
League16th Nov 1974Newcastle United50Chelsea33,821 match lost
League21st Dec 1974Chelsea11West Ham United34,969 match drawn Sub on 47 mins
League11th Jan 1975Luton Town11Chelsea23,096 match drawn Sub on 26 mins
League15th Mar 1975Wolverhampton Wanderers71Chelsea21,649 match lost Sub off
League16th Aug 1975Sunderland AFC21Chelsea28,689 match lost
League20th Aug 1975West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea18,014 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1975Chelsea31Carlisle United19,165 match won
League27th Aug 1975Chelsea31Oxford United22,841 match won
League30th Aug 1975Luton Town30Chelsea19,024 match lost
League6th Sep 1975Chelsea00Nottingham Forest21,023 match drawn
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
League8th Nov 1975Hull City AFC12Chelsea9,097 match won
League15th Nov 1975Chelsea20Notts County18,229 match won
League22nd Nov 1975Blackpool02Chelsea8,595 match won
League29th Nov 1975Bristol Rovers12Chelsea16,277 match won
League6th Dec 1975Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers20,896 match lost
League13th Dec 1975Carlisle United21Chelsea8,065 match lost
League20th Dec 1975Chelsea10Sunderland AFC22,802 match won
League26th Dec 1975Orient31Chelsea15,509 match lost
League27th Dec 1975Chelsea23Charlton Athletic25,367 match lost Sub off
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Chelsea Player John Dempsey

Games Won: 85
Win Percentage: 41.06%
Total Bookings: 5
Times Sent Off: 2

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 207 appearances, John Dempsey played alongside the following 45 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Tommy Baldwin (74)
Brian Bason (10)
Alan Birchenall (30)
Peter Bonetti (139)
John Boyle (68)
Ian Britton (33)
Michael Brolly (2)
Charlie Cooke (144)
Mickey Droy (39)
Joe Fascione (1)
Peter Feely (2)
Steve Finnieston (1)
Chris Garland (40)
Bill Garner (27)
Ron Harris (185)
David Hay (18)
Marvin Hinton (54)
John Hollins (175)
Peter Houseman (144)
Stewart Houston (8)
Alan Hudson (124)
Tommy Hughes (6)
Ian Hutchinson (94)
Steve Kember (46)
Tommy Langley (9)
Gary Locke (36)
Teddy Maybank (18)
Eddie McCreadie (79)
Paddy Mulligan (55)
Tommy Ord (1)
Peter Osgood (134)
John Phillips (47)
Tony Potrac (1)
Steve Sherwood (14)
John Sissons (3)
Derek Smethurst (17)
John Sparrow (10)
Garry Stanley (17)
Kenny Swain (11)
Bobby Tambling (21)
David Webb (144)
Keith Weller (37)
Steve Wicks (1)
Graham Wilkins (6)
Ray Wilkins (31)