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Player Profile: Jimmy Greaves

Summary | Matches

Full Name: James Peter Greaves

Nickname(s): Hainault Howitzer

Born: Tuesday, 20th February 1940
Place of Birth: East Ham, England
Height: 5' 8"


Career:
Chelsea (May 1957 to Jun 1961) - From Chelsea Juniors
A.C. Milan
Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United
Barnet

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 24th August 1957, Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1 Chelsea

100th Appearance: Saturday, 14th November 1959, Manchester City 1 - 1 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Saturday, 29th April 1961, Chelsea 4 - 3 Nottingham Forest

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1957 / 58 35200037
1958 / 59 42203047
1959 / 60 40200042
1960 / 61 40120043
Total1577230169

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1957 / 58 22000022
1958 / 59 32203037
1959 / 60 29100030
1960 / 61 41020043
Total1243230132


* 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. Jimmy Greaves made 169 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League24th Aug 1957Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,580 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Aug 1957Chelsea23Manchester City43,722 match lost scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1957Chelsea51Birmingham City43,806 match won scored 2 goals
League7th Sep 1957Everton30Chelsea45,066 match lost
League11th Sep 1957Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,824 match drawn
League14th Sep 1957Newcastle United13Chelsea44,560 match won
League18th Sep 1957West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea36,835 match drawn scored 1 goal
League21st Sep 1957Chelsea61Burnley42,449 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Sep 1957Preston North End52Chelsea18,044 match lost
League5th Oct 1957Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday38,722 match won
League12th Oct 1957Chelsea42Aston Villa40,769 match won
League19th Oct 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea37,524 match lost
League26th Oct 1957Chelsea00Arsenal66,007 match drawn
League2nd Nov 1957Blackpool21Chelsea17,817 match lost scored 1 goal
League9th Nov 1957Chelsea13Luton Town34,102 match lost
League25th Dec 1957Chelsea74Portsmouth27,036 match won scored 4 goals
League26th Dec 1957Portsmouth30Chelsea32,236 match lost
League28th Dec 1957Birmingham City33Chelsea37,976 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1958Doncaster Rovers02Chelsea19,888 match won
League11th Jan 1958Chelsea31Everton29,490 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Jan 1958Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1958Chelsea33Darlington40,759 match drawn
League1st Feb 1958Burnley21Chelsea20,599 match lost
League8th Feb 1958Chelsea02Preston North End42,704 match lost
League15th Feb 1958Sheffield Wednesday23Chelsea16,876 match won scored 3 goals
League22nd Feb 1958Aston Villa13Chelsea19,893 match won
League8th Mar 1958Arsenal54Chelsea41,570 match lost scored 2 goals
League11th Mar 1958Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers46,835 match lost scored 1 goal
League15th Mar 1958Chelsea14Blackpool49,471 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Mar 1958Leicester City32Chelsea27,849 match lost
League29th Mar 1958Chelsea00Sunderland32,929 match drawn
League4th Apr 1958Chelsea00Nottingham Forest44,288 match drawn
League5th Apr 1958Luton Town02Chelsea15,285 match won
League7th Apr 1958Nottingham Forest11Chelsea25,130 match drawn
League12th Apr 1958Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers27,994 match drawn
League19th Apr 1958Leeds United00Chelsea20,515 match drawn
League26th Apr 1958Chelsea21Manchester United45,011 match won
League23rd Aug 1958Manchester United52Chelsea52,382 match lost scored 2 goals
League27th Aug 1958Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur59,203 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Aug 1958Chelsea62Wolverhampton Wanderers62,118 match won scored 5 goals
League3rd Sep 1958Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea50,299 match lost
League6th Sep 1958Portsmouth22Chelsea31,795 match drawn
League10th Sep 1958Chelsea65Newcastle United46,601 match won scored 2 goals
League13th Sep 1958Chelsea21Aston Villa44,023 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Sep 1958Newcastle United12Chelsea50,283 match won
League20th Sep 1958West Ham United42Chelsea31,127 match lost scored 2 goals
League27th Sep 1958Chelsea41Nottingham Forest48,093 match won scored 3 goals
Europe30th Sep 1958BK Frem13Chelsea19,200 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Oct 1958Burnley40Chelsea22,902 match lost
League11th Oct 1958Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers49,229 match lost
League18th Oct 1958Luton Town21Chelsea24,864 match lost
League25th Oct 1958Chelsea52Leicester City40,369 match won
League1st Nov 1958Preston North End20Chelsea21,532 match lost
Europe4th Nov 1958Chelsea41BK Frem13,104 match won scored 2 goals
League8th Nov 1958Chelsea20Leeds United31,757 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Nov 1958Manchester City51Chelsea19,778 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 1958Chelsea03Arsenal57,910 match lost
League29th Nov 1958Everton31Chelsea30,638 match lost
League6th Dec 1958Chelsea10Birmingham City27,773 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Dec 1958West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea19,557 match lost
League20th Dec 1958Chelsea23Manchester United48,550 match lost
League25th Dec 1958Blackburn Rovers03Chelsea32,149 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Dec 1958Chelsea02Blackburn Rovers46,312 match lost
League3rd Jan 1959Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea36,093 match won
League17th Jan 1959Chelsea22Portsmouth24,356 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1959Newcastle United14Chelsea57,038 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1959Chelsea12Aston Villa55,994 match lost scored 1 goal
League31st Jan 1959Aston Villa31Chelsea33,360 match lost scored 1 goal
League7th Feb 1959Chelsea32West Ham United52,968 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Feb 1959Chelsea13Burnley27,564 match lost scored 1 goal
League4th Mar 1959Bolton Wanderers60Chelsea24,258 match lost
League7th Mar 1959Chelsea33Luton Town29,175 match drawn
League14th Mar 1959Leicester City03Chelsea20,110 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Mar 1959Chelsea31Preston North End31,270 match won scored 2 goals
League27th Mar 1959Blackpool50Chelsea19,887 match lost
League28th Mar 1959Leeds United40Chelsea16,676 match lost
League30th Mar 1959Chelsea31Blackpool40,537 match won
League4th Apr 1959Chelsea20Manchester City32,554 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Apr 1959Arsenal11Chelsea40,722 match drawn scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1959Nottingham Forest13Chelsea18,339 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1959Chelsea31Everton24,366 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League22nd Apr 1959Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion31,948 match lost
League25th Apr 1959Birmingham City41Chelsea19,571 match lost
Europe29th Apr 1959Chelsea10Ville De Belgrade25,771 match won
League22nd Aug 1959Chelsea44Preston North End42,891 match drawn scored 3 goals
League26th Aug 1959Manchester United01Chelsea57,674 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1959Leicester City31Chelsea29,341 match lost
League2nd Sep 1959Chelsea36Manchester United66,579 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Sep 1959Chelsea41Burnley36,023 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Sep 1959Birmingham City11Chelsea28,132 match drawn
League12th Sep 1959Leeds United21Chelsea17,011 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Sep 1959Chelsea42Birmingham City31,651 match won scored 3 goals
League19th Sep 1959Chelsea24West Ham United54,349 match lost
League26th Sep 1959Fulham13Chelsea40,814 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Oct 1959West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea27,600 match won
League10th Oct 1959Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers28,702 match lost
League24th Oct 1959Chelsea10Everton37,114 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Oct 1959Nottingham Forest31Chelsea30,188 match lost
League7th Nov 1959Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers27,677 match won
League14th Nov 1959Manchester City11Chelsea24,364 match drawn scored 1 goal
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 scored 5 goals
League26th Dec 1959Chelsea22Newcastle United48,462 match drawn scored 2 goals
League28th Dec 1959Newcastle United11Chelsea43,295 match drawn
League2nd Jan 1960Chelsea22Leicester City23,719 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1960Chelsea51Bradford Park Avenue32,212 match won scored 1 goal
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 scored 2 goals
League24th Feb 1960Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion26,225 match drawn scored 2 goals
League5th Mar 1960Chelsea30Luton Town33,679 match won scored 2 goals
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 scored 1 goal
League9th Apr 1960Arsenal14Chelsea40,525 match won
League15th Apr 1960Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur67,819 match lost
League16th Apr 1960Chelsea11Nottingham Forest24,542 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1960Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea37,205 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Apr 1960Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea19,432 match lost
League30th Apr 1960Chelsea15Wolverhampton Wanderers61,567 match lost
League20th Aug 1960Aston Villa32Chelsea43,776 match lost
League24th Aug 1960Chelsea13Leicester City24,691 match lost
League27th Aug 1960Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers41,681 match drawn scored 3 goals
League31st Aug 1960Leicester City13Chelsea21,087 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Sep 1960Bolton Wanderers41Chelsea21,609 match lost scored 1 goal
League7th Sep 1960Chelsea52Blackburn Rovers23,224 match won scored 3 goals
League10th Sep 1960Chelsea32West Ham United37,873 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Sep 1960Fulham32Chelsea37,423 match lost
League19th Sep 1960Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea21,508 match lost
League24th Sep 1960Blackpool14Chelsea26,546 match won scored 2 goals
League1st Oct 1960Chelsea33Everton31,457 match drawn scored 1 goal
League Cup10th Oct 1960Millwall17Chelsea15,007 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Oct 1960Birmingham City10Chelsea23,337 match lost
League22nd Oct 1960Chelsea26Burnley29,080 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Nov 1960Chelsea42Newcastle United30,489 match won
League12th Nov 1960Arsenal14Chelsea38,886 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Nov 1960Chelsea63Manchester City37,346 match won scored 3 goals
League26th Nov 1960Nottingham Forest21Chelsea22,121 match lost
League3rd Dec 1960Chelsea71West Bromwich Albion19,568 match won scored 5 goals
League10th Dec 1960Cardiff City21Chelsea21,840 match lost scored 1 goal
League Cup14th Dec 1960Portsmouth10Chelsea13,054 match lost
League17th Dec 1960Chelsea24Aston Villa23,805 match lost scored 2 goals
League24th Dec 1960Chelsea12Manchester United37,601 match lost
League26th Dec 1960Manchester United60Chelsea50,213 match lost
League31st Dec 1960Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea28,503 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1961Chelsea12Crewe Alexandra32,574 match lost
League14th Jan 1961Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers20,461 match drawn
League21st Jan 1961West Ham United31Chelsea21,829 match lost
League4th Feb 1961Chelsea21Fulham39,185 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1961Chelsea22Blackpool21,993 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Feb 1961Everton11Chelsea34,449 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Feb 1961Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea21,936 match lost
League4th Mar 1961Chelsea32Birmingham City27,727 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Mar 1961Burnley44Chelsea19,435 match drawn scored 2 goals
League18th Mar 1961Chelsea11Preston North End22,031 match drawn
League25th Mar 1961Newcastle United16Chelsea28,975 match won scored 4 goals
League31st Mar 1961Tottenham Hotspur42Chelsea65,032 match lost
League1st Apr 1961Chelsea61Cardiff City22,697 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Apr 1961Chelsea23Tottenham Hotspur57,103 match lost scored 1 goal booked
League8th Apr 1961Manchester City21Chelsea27,720 match lost
League22nd Apr 1961West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea17,691 match lost
League26th Apr 1961Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday24,258 match lost
League29th Apr 1961Chelsea43Nottingham Forest22,775 match won Captainscored 4 goals (1 Pen)
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Chelsea Player Jimmy Greaves

Games Won: 63
Win Percentage: 37.28%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 169 appearances, Jimmy Greaves played alongside the following 46 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Les Allen (26)
Sylvan Anderton (72)
Wally Bellett (16)
Paul Berry (1)
Micky Block (39)
Frank Blunstone (84)
Peter Bonetti (42)
Peter Brabrook (156)
Terry Bradbury (14)
Barry Bridges (5)
Johnny Brooks (47)
Len Casey (20)
David Cliss (15)
John Compton (11)
Peter Corthine (2)
Colin Court (1)
Stan Crowther (54)
Alan Dicks (5)
Bobby Evans (34)
Derek Gibbs (19)
Allan Harris (18)
Mike Harrison (38)
Pat Holton (1)
Cliff Huxford (7)
Bobby Laverick (1)
Jim Lewis (12)
Charlie Livesey (41)
Bill Livingstone (6)
Ian Macfarlane (11)
Reg Matthews (114)
Eric McMillan (5)
John McNichol (8)
John Mortimore (119)
Brian Nicholas (8)
Tony Nicholas (40)
Bill Robertson (13)
Derek Saunders (49)
Mel Scott (66)
Ken Shellito (7)
John Sillett (83)
Peter Sillett (155)
Les Stubbs (8)
Bobby Tambling (29)
Ron Tindall (112)
Terry Venables (39)
Dick Whittaker (37)