Player Profile: Chico Hamilton
Full Name: Ian Michael Hamilton
Born: Tuesday, 31st October 1950
Place of Birth: Streatham, England
Height: 5' 9 1/2"
Hamilton joined Chelsea as a junior and became the club's youngest ever player and goalscorer at 16 years, 138 days when he scored against Tottenham Hotspur on his debut, on 18 March 1967, a feat which earned comparisons with another famous Chelsea striker who also scored on his debut against Spurs – Jimmy Greaves. Thereafter he played only four more first-team games for Chelsea, spending the 1968–69 season with Southend United before moving to Aston Villa in 1968
Chelsea (Jul 1966 to Jun 1968) - From Chelsea Juniors
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Debut: Saturday, 18th March 1967, Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1 Chelsea
Last Appearance: Tuesday, 9th May 1967, Leicester City 3 - 2 Chelsea
* 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. Chico Hamilton made 5 appearances for Chelsea, of which 2 were as a substitute.
|League||18th Mar 1967||Tottenham Hotspur||1||1||Chelsea||49,553|
|League||25th Mar 1967||Chelsea||2||1||Newcastle United||26,388|
|League||27th Mar 1967||Blackpool||0||2||Chelsea||16,186|
|League||10th Apr 1967||Chelsea||0||2||West Bromwich Albion||18,448|
|League||9th May 1967||Leicester City||3||2||Chelsea||17,142|
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