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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Tommy Docherty

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Full Name: Thomas Henderson Docherty

Nickname(s): The Doc

Born: Tuesday, 24th April 1928
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Thursday, 31st December 2020

Playing Career:

Shettleston Juniors
Preston North End
Chelsea (Sep 1961 to Dec 1961) - cost: unknown

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 9th September 1961, Chelsea 6 - 1 Sheffield United

Age on debut: 33 years 4 months 16 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 23rd September 1961, Chelsea 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1961 / 62 400004


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* 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. Tommy Docherty made 4 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Sep 1961Chelsea61Sheffield United22,066 match won
League16th Sep 1961West Ham United21Chelsea27,530 match lost booked
League20th Sep 1961Chelsea23Cardiff City15,804 match lost
League23rd Sep 1961Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers23,301 match drawn
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Chelsea FC Player Tommy Docherty

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 25%
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 4 appearances, Tommy Docherty played alongside the following 12 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Sylvan Anderton (1)
Frank Blunstone (4)
Peter Bonetti (4)
Peter Brabrook (4)
Barry Bridges (3)
Allan Harris (4)
Mike Harrison (4)
John Mortimore (3)
Mel Scott (4)
John Sillett (4)
Bobby Tambling (4)
Ron Tindall (1)