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Full Name: John Harris

Born: Saturday, 30th June 1917
Place of birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Sunday, 24th July 1988 (aged 71)
Place of death: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Burial: Cremated - Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium, Sheffield. Ashes scattered on summer section of garden of remembrance

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1945 to 1956

DOD confirmed as 24 Jul 1988 by Probate record. Changed from 24 Jun 1988

Playing Career:

Wolverhampton Wanderers
Chelsea (Mar 1945 to Apr 1956) - cost: £5,000
Chester City

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 5th January 1946, Chelsea 1 - 1 Leicester City

Age on debut: 28 years 6 months 6 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 11th September 1948, Chelsea 6 - 0 Everton

200th Appearance: Saturday, 9th December 1950, Chelsea 2 - 0 Fulham

300th Appearance: Tuesday, 15th September 1953, Chelsea 0 - 2 Arsenal

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 7th April 1956, Sheffield United 2 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1945 / 46 060006
1946 / 47 41400045
1947 / 48 41100042
1948 / 49 41300044
1949 / 50 39600045
1950 / 51 36500041
1951 / 52 26900035
1952 / 53 36300039
1953 / 54 32100033
1954 / 55 31000031
1955 / 56 300003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1947 / 48 200002
1948 / 49 100001
1949 / 50 300003
1950 / 51 500005
1952 / 53 300003

* 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 Harris made 364 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1946Chelsea11Leicester City39,678 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1946Leicester City02Chelsea25,368 match won Captain
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1946Chelsea20West Ham United65,726 match won Captain
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1946West Ham United10Chelsea35,000 match lost Captain
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1946Chelsea01Aston Villa65,307 match lost Captain
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1946Aston Villa10Chelsea55,000 match lost Captain
League31st Aug 1946Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers62,850 match won Captain
League4th Sep 1946Chelsea03Manchester United27,750 match lost Captain
League7th Sep 1946Liverpool74Chelsea49,995 match lost Captain
League9th Sep 1946Sheffield United22Chelsea41,545 match drawn Captain
League14th Sep 1946Chelsea30Leeds United56,484 match won Captain
League18th Sep 1946Manchester United11Chelsea30,275 match drawn Captain
League21st Sep 1946Grimsby Town21Chelsea21,932 match lost Captain
League28th Sep 1946Chelsea22Charlton Athletic63,859 match drawn Captain
League5th Oct 1946Middlesbrough32Chelsea44,082 match lost Captain
League12th Oct 1946Chelsea25Stoke City67,935 match lost Captain
League19th Oct 1946Portsmouth02Chelsea36,474 match won Captain
League26th Oct 1946Chelsea21Arsenal56,432 match won Captain
League2nd Nov 1946Blackpool10Chelsea23,365 match lost Captain
League9th Nov 1946Chelsea32Brentford50,242 match won Captain
League16th Nov 1946Sunderland12Chelsea41,227 match won Captain
League23rd Nov 1946Chelsea13Aston Villa63,896 match lost Captain
League30th Nov 1946Derby County31Chelsea27,946 match lost Captain
League7th Dec 1946Chelsea11Everton41,255 match drawn Captain
League14th Dec 1946Huddersfield Town14Chelsea9,011 match won Captain
League21st Dec 1946Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers43,006 match lost Captain
League25th Dec 1946Chelsea12Preston North End37,126 match lost Captain
League26th Dec 1946Preston North End11Chelsea40,167 match drawn Captain
League28th Dec 1946Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea36,048 match drawn Captain
League4th Jan 1947Chelsea31Liverpool59,226 match won Captain
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1947Arsenal11Chelsea53,350 match drawn Captain
League18th Jan 1947Leeds United21Chelsea37,884 match lost Captain
F.A. Cup20th Jan 1947Arsenal02Chelsea59,590 match won Captain
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1947Chelsea22Derby County49,484 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1947Derby County10Chelsea19,079 match lost Captain
League1st Feb 1947Charlton Athletic23Chelsea32,959 match won Captain
League8th Feb 1947Chelsea00Grimsby Town17,896 match drawn Captain
League15th Feb 1947Stoke City61Chelsea30,408 match lost Captain
League1st Mar 1947Arsenal12Chelsea52,606 match won Captain
League8th Mar 1947Chelsea14Blackpool30,365 match lost Captain
League15th Mar 1947Brentford02Chelsea33,244 match won Captain
League22nd Mar 1947Chelsea21Sunderland45,415 match won Captain
League29th Mar 1947Aston Villa20Chelsea35,786 match lost Captain
League4th Apr 1947Chelsea02Blackburn Rovers37,840 match lost Captain
League5th Apr 1947Chelsea30Derby County52,886 match won
League7th Apr 1947Blackburn Rovers12Chelsea35,646 match won Captain
League12th Apr 1947Everton20Chelsea30,970 match lost Captain
League19th Apr 1947Chelsea10Huddersfield Town39,753 match won Captain
League26th Apr 1947Wolverhampton Wanderers64Chelsea44,260 match lost Captain
League10th May 1947Chelsea20Middlesbrough22,482 match won Captain
League26th May 1947Chelsea03Portsmouth26,048 match lost Captain
League23rd Aug 1947Blackpool30Chelsea27,389 match lost Captain
League27th Aug 1947Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers36,375 match won Captain
League30th Aug 1947Chelsea10Derby County59,919 match won Captain booked
League6th Sep 1947Huddersfield Town31Chelsea24,837 match lost Captain
League10th Sep 1947Chelsea11Sunderland30,085 match drawn Captain
League13th Sep 1947Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers41,242 match drawn Captain
League17th Sep 1947Sunderland23Chelsea31,444 match won Captain
League20th Sep 1947Chelsea31Everton42,955 match won Captain
League27th Sep 1947Wolverhampton Wanderers10Chelsea51,365 match lost Captain
League4th Oct 1947Chelsea42Aston Villa67,789 match won Captain
League11th Oct 1947Liverpool30Chelsea51,449 match lost Captain
League18th Oct 1947Chelsea42Middlesbrough49,398 match won Captain
League25th Oct 1947Charlton Athletic31Chelsea58,866 match lost Captain
League1st Nov 1947Chelsea00Arsenal67,277 match drawn Captain
League8th Nov 1947Preston North End20Chelsea31,986 match lost Captain
League15th Nov 1947Chelsea41Stoke City41,385 match won Captain
League22nd Nov 1947Sheffield United31Chelsea28,103 match lost Captain
League29th Nov 1947Chelsea04Manchester United43,617 match lost Captain
League6th Dec 1947Burnley10Chelsea30,865 match lost Captain
League13th Dec 1947Chelsea10Portsmouth41,906 match won Captain
League20th Dec 1947Chelsea22Blackpool48,421 match drawn Captainscored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1947Grimsby Town00Chelsea19,666 match drawn Captain
League27th Dec 1947Chelsea23Grimsby Town34,068 match lost Captain
League1st Jan 1948Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea18,365 match drawn Captain
League3rd Jan 1948Derby County51Chelsea27,929 match lost Captain
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1948Chelsea50Barrow44,336 match won Captain
League17th Jan 1948Chelsea24Huddersfield Town41,908 match lost Captainscored 1 goal
League14th Feb 1948Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers56,416 match drawn Captain
League21st Feb 1948Aston Villa30Chelsea32,140 match lost Captain
League28th Feb 1948Chelsea31Liverpool39,078 match won Captain
League6th Mar 1948Middlesbrough00Chelsea28,174 match drawn Captain
League13th Mar 1948Chelsea30Charlton Athletic61,566 match won Captain
League20th Mar 1948Arsenal02Chelsea56,596 match won Captain
League26th Mar 1948Chelsea22Manchester City64,396 match drawn Captain
League27th Mar 1948Chelsea20Preston North End55,561 match won Captain
League29th Mar 1948Manchester City10Chelsea31,643 match lost Captain
League3rd Apr 1948Stoke City20Chelsea26,408 match lost Captain
League10th Apr 1948Chelsea10Sheffield United43,949 match won Captain
League14th Apr 1948Everton23Chelsea28,366 match won Captain
League17th Apr 1948Manchester United50Chelsea44,366 match lost Captain
League24th Apr 1948Chelsea02Burnley33,390 match lost Captain
League1st May 1948Portsmouth21Chelsea24,055 match lost Captain
League21st Aug 1948Chelsea10Middlesbrough60,981 match won Captain
League25th Aug 1948Newcastle United22Chelsea58,020 match drawn Captain
League28th Aug 1948Birmingham City10Chelsea48,264 match lost Captain
League1st Sep 1948Chelsea23Newcastle United50,207 match lost Captain
League4th Sep 1948Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers42,971 match drawn Captain
League8th Sep 1948Charlton Athletic11Chelsea38,492 match drawn Captain
League11th Sep 1948Chelsea60Everton42,736 match won Captain
League16th Sep 1948Chelsea22Charlton Athletic45,357 match drawn Captain
League18th Sep 1948Preston North End32Chelsea32,164 match lost Captain
League25th Sep 1948Chelsea10Burnley53,193 match won Captain
League2nd Oct 1948Stoke City43Chelsea31,004 match lost Captain
League9th Oct 1948Liverpool11Chelsea42,709 match drawn Captain
League16th Oct 1948Chelsea33Blackpool77,696 match drawn Captain
League23rd Oct 1948Derby County21Chelsea29,369 match lost Captain
League30th Oct 1948Chelsea01Arsenal56,476 match lost Captain
League6th Nov 1948Huddersfield Town34Chelsea18,693 match won Captain
League13th Nov 1948Chelsea11Manchester United62,542 match drawn Captain
League20th Nov 1948Sheffield United21Chelsea29,646 match lost Captain
League27th Nov 1948Chelsea21Aston Villa32,920 match won Captain
League4th Dec 1948Sunderland30Chelsea38,934 match lost Captain
League11th Dec 1948Chelsea41Wolverhampton Wanderers43,971 match won Captain
League18th Dec 1948Middlesbrough11Chelsea23,464 match drawn Captain
League25th Dec 1948Chelsea12Portsmouth43,422 match lost Captain
League27th Dec 1948Portsmouth52Chelsea43,642 match lost Captain
League1st Jan 1949Chelsea20Birmingham City28,850 match won Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1949Bristol City13Chelsea36,454 match won Captain
League22nd Jan 1949Everton21Chelsea52,700 match lost Captain
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1949Chelsea20Everton56,671 match won Captain
League5th Feb 1949Chelsea53Preston North End41,483 match won Captain
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1949West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea57,843 match lost Captain
League19th Feb 1949Burnley30Chelsea28,754 match lost Captain
League26th Feb 1949Chelsea22Stoke City39,259 match drawn Captain
League5th Mar 1949Chelsea21Liverpool42,746 match won Captain
League12th Mar 1949Blackpool21Chelsea20,292 match lost Captain
League19th Mar 1949Chelsea10Sheffield United42,394 match won Captain
League26th Mar 1949Aston Villa11Chelsea47,446 match drawn Captain
League2nd Apr 1949Chelsea50Huddersfield Town48,136 match won Captain
League15th Apr 1949Manchester City10Chelsea36,554 match lost Captain
League16th Apr 1949Chelsea03Derby County60,299 match lost Captain
League18th Apr 1949Chelsea11Manchester City25,864 match drawn Captain
League23rd Apr 1949Arsenal12Chelsea54,604 match won Captain
League30th Apr 1949Chelsea01Sunderland32,003 match lost Captain
League4th May 1949Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea19,084 match drawn Captain
League7th May 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea36,720 match drawn Captain
League20th Aug 1949Birmingham City03Chelsea45,068 match won Captain
League24th Aug 1949Chelsea12Arsenal63,196 match lost Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League27th Aug 1949Chelsea12Derby County59,038 match lost Captain
League31st Aug 1949Arsenal23Chelsea52,901 match won Captain
League3rd Sep 1949West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea45,111 match drawn Captain
League7th Sep 1949Chelsea31Sunderland40,061 match won Captain
League10th Sep 1949Chelsea11Manchester United61,357 match drawn Captain
League17th Sep 1949Fulham11Chelsea45,924 match drawn Captain
League24th Sep 1949Stoke City23Chelsea28,674 match won Captain
League1st Oct 1949Chelsea01Burnley54,574 match lost Captain
League8th Oct 1949Chelsea30Manchester City45,153 match won Captain
League15th Oct 1949Charlton Athletic10Chelsea48,181 match lost Captain
League22nd Oct 1949Chelsea13Aston Villa44,705 match lost Captain
League29th Oct 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea42,008 match drawn Captain
League5th Nov 1949Chelsea14Portsmouth31,650 match lost Captain
League12th Nov 1949Huddersfield Town12Chelsea12,565 match won Captain
League19th Nov 1949Chelsea32Everton34,190 match won Captain
League26th Nov 1949Middlesbrough21Chelsea24,815 match lost Captain
League3rd Dec 1949Chelsea11Blackpool47,636 match drawn Captain
League17th Dec 1949Chelsea30Birmingham City28,672 match won Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League24th Dec 1949Derby County22Chelsea28,899 match drawn Captain
League26th Dec 1949Chelsea11Liverpool55,920 match drawn Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League27th Dec 1949Liverpool22Chelsea58,757 match drawn Captain
League31st Dec 1949Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion41,610 match won Captain
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1950Brentford01Chelsea38,000 match won Captain
League14th Jan 1950Manchester United10Chelsea48,466 match lost Captain
League21st Jan 1950Chelsea00Fulham52,254 match drawn Captain
League4th Feb 1950Chelsea22Stoke City45,097 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1950Chesterfield Town11Chelsea27,500 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1950Chelsea30Chesterfield Town59,660 match won Captain
League18th Feb 1950Burnley12Chelsea23,446 match won Captain
League25th Feb 1950Manchester City11Chelsea32,824 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1950Chelsea20Manchester United70,362 match won Captain
League11th Mar 1950Everton11Chelsea50,328 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup18th Mar 1950Arsenal22Chelsea67,752 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup22nd Mar 1950Arsenal10Chelsea66,482 match lost Captain
League25th Mar 1950Portsmouth40Chelsea28,574 match lost Captain
League29th Mar 1950Chelsea21Middlesbrough15,513 match won Captain
League1st Apr 1950Chelsea31Huddersfield Town32,064 match won Captain
League7th Apr 1950Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers52,985 match drawn Captain
League8th Apr 1950Aston Villa40Chelsea35,147 match lost Captain
League15th Apr 1950Chelsea00Wolverhampton Wanderers30,254 match drawn Captain
League22nd Apr 1950Blackpool00Chelsea26,006 match drawn Captain
League29th Apr 1950Chelsea13Newcastle United24,677 match lost Captain
League6th May 1950Sunderland41Chelsea21,567 match lost Captain
League19th Aug 1950Chelsea40Sheffield Wednesday48,468 match won Captain
League23rd Aug 1950Arsenal00Chelsea61,166 match drawn Captain
League26th Aug 1950Middlesbrough30Chelsea41,573 match lost Captain
League30th Aug 1950Chelsea01Arsenal48,792 match lost Captain
League2nd Sep 1950Chelsea12Huddersfield Town41,112 match lost Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League4th Sep 1950Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea25,457 match lost Captain
League9th Sep 1950Newcastle United31Chelsea56,903 match lost Captain
League16th Sep 1950Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion39,570 match drawn Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League23rd Sep 1950Stoke City21Chelsea25,521 match lost Captain
League14th Oct 1950Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur65,992 match lost Captain
League21st Oct 1950Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea40,014 match lost Captain
League28th Oct 1950Chelsea30Sunderland51,315 match won Captain
League4th Nov 1950Charlton Athletic12Chelsea29,913 match won Captain
League11th Nov 1950Chelsea10Manchester United51,882 match won Captain
League18th Nov 1950Aston Villa42Chelsea29,185 match lost Captain
League25th Nov 1950Chelsea12Derby County26,908 match lost Captain
League2nd Dec 1950Liverpool10Chelsea28,717 match lost Captain
League9th Dec 1950Chelsea20Fulham43,835 match won Captain
League23rd Dec 1950Chelsea11Middlesbrough35,313 match drawn Captain
League25th Dec 1950Portsmouth13Chelsea23,645 match won Captain
League26th Dec 1950Chelsea14Portsmouth41,909 match lost Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1951Rochdale23Chelsea17,249 match won Captain
League13th Jan 1951Chelsea31Newcastle United43,840 match won Captain
League20th Jan 1951West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea30,985 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1951Exeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1951Chelsea20Exeter City46,134 match won Captain
League3rd Feb 1951Chelsea11Stoke City27,061 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 match lost Captain
League17th Feb 1951Everton30Chelsea33,005 match lost Captain
League24th Feb 1951Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea40,964 match drawn Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League28th Feb 1951Chelsea02Blackpool36,074 match lost Captain
League3rd Mar 1951Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea59,449 match lost Captain
League17th Mar 1951Sunderland11Chelsea24,270 match drawn Captain
League23rd Mar 1951Burnley21Chelsea22,266 match lost Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League24th Mar 1951Chelsea23Charlton Athletic38,196 match lost Captain
League26th Mar 1951Chelsea02Burnley23,723 match lost Captain
League31st Mar 1951Manchester United41Chelsea25,779 match lost Captain
League7th Apr 1951Chelsea11Aston Villa28,569 match drawn Captain
League14th Apr 1951Derby County10Chelsea16,364 match lost Captain
League18th Apr 1951Huddersfield Town21Chelsea23,999 match lost Captain
League6th Oct 1951Middlesbrough00Chelsea30,010 match drawn
League20th Oct 1951Newcastle United31Chelsea52,168 match lost
League10th Nov 1951Chelsea42Manchester United48,960 match won
League17th Nov 1951Tottenham Hotspur32Chelsea48,985 match lost
League24th Nov 1951Chelsea00Preston North End43,873 match drawn
League1st Dec 1951Burnley11Chelsea21,773 match drawn
League8th Dec 1951Chelsea10Charlton Athletic38,343 match won
League15th Dec 1951Chelsea21Blackpool38,912 match won
League22nd Dec 1951Liverpool11Chelsea26,459 match drawn
League25th Dec 1951Chelsea03Manchester City34,850 match lost
League26th Dec 1951Manchester City31Chelsea49,791 match lost
League29th Dec 1951Chelsea11Portsmouth43,389 match drawn
League5th Jan 1952Fulham12Chelsea43,880 match won
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1952Chelsea22Chester City42,954 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1952Chester City23Chelsea20,500 match won
League19th Jan 1952Huddersfield Town10Chelsea19,315 match lost
League26th Jan 1952Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers40,586 match lost
F.A. Cup2nd Feb 1952Chelsea40Tranmere Rovers59,101 match won
League9th Feb 1952Sunderland41Chelsea37,928 match lost
League16th Feb 1952Chelsea50Middlesbrough37,805 match won
F.A. Cup23rd Feb 1952Leeds United11Chelsea52,328 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1952Chelsea11Leeds United60,840 match drawn
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 1952Leeds United15Chelsea30,504 match won
F.A. Cup8th Mar 1952Sheffield United01Chelsea43,677 match won
League22nd Mar 1952Chelsea10Stoke City36,880 match won
F.A. Cup5th Apr 1952Arsenal11Chelsea68,084 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Apr 1952Arsenal30Chelsea57,450 match lost
League12th Apr 1952Preston North End10Chelsea28,081 match lost
League14th Apr 1952Chelsea22Aston Villa28,005 match drawn
League15th Apr 1952Aston Villa71Chelsea29,882 match lost
League19th Apr 1952Chelsea41Burnley26,349 match won
League21st Apr 1952Manchester United30Chelsea37,434 match lost
League26th Apr 1952Charlton Athletic11Chelsea20,851 match drawn
League30th Apr 1952Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur46,574 match lost
League3rd May 1952Derby County11Chelsea8,582 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1952Manchester United20Chelsea43,629 match lost
League27th Aug 1952Chelsea11Derby County34,467 match drawn scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League30th Aug 1952Chelsea20Portsmouth53,470 match won
League3rd Sep 1952Derby County32Chelsea15,227 match lost
League6th Sep 1952Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea29,877 match drawn
League10th Sep 1952Chelsea40Blackpool47,632 match won
League13th Sep 1952Chelsea40Aston Villa56,653 match won
League15th Sep 1952Blackpool31Chelsea28,892 match lost
League20th Sep 1952Sunderland21Chelsea40,388 match lost
League27th Sep 1952Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers63,781 match lost
League11th Oct 1952Chelsea53Preston North End51,426 match won
League18th Oct 1952Burnley11Chelsea27,692 match drawn
League25th Oct 1952Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur62,688 match won
League1st Nov 1952Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea48,186 match lost
League8th Nov 1952Chelsea02Cardiff City52,139 match lost
League15th Nov 1952Newcastle United21Chelsea37,178 match lost
League22nd Nov 1952Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion33,304 match lost
League29th Nov 1952Middlesbrough40Chelsea19,683 match lost
League13th Dec 1952Manchester City40Chelsea20,733 match lost
League17th Jan 1953Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers36,572 match won
League24th Jan 1953Aston Villa11Chelsea31,860 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1953Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion58,912 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1953West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea37,974 match drawn
League7th Feb 1953Chelsea32Sunderland40,720 match won
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1953West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea33,534 match drawn
League18th Feb 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea13,957 match drawn
League28th Feb 1953Preston North End21Chelsea30,501 match lost
League7th Mar 1953Chelsea02Burnley39,214 match lost
League14th Mar 1953Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea47,903 match won
League21st Mar 1953Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday36,191 match won
League23rd Mar 1953Chelsea30Liverpool17,337 match won
League28th Mar 1953Cardiff City33Chelsea19,830 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1953Chelsea11Arsenal72,614 match drawn Captain
League4th Apr 1953Chelsea12Newcastle United40,218 match lost Captainscored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League6th Apr 1953Arsenal20Chelsea40,536 match lost
League11th Apr 1953West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea32,703 match won
League18th Apr 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough40,042 match drawn
League25th Apr 1953Liverpool20Chelsea47,699 match lost
League29th Apr 1953Chelsea31Manchester City48,594 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League8th Sep 1953Arsenal12Chelsea54,946 match won
League12th Sep 1953Huddersfield Town31Chelsea29,613 match lost
League15th Sep 1953Chelsea02Arsenal60,652 match lost
League19th Sep 1953Chelsea12Aston Villa47,487 match lost
League3rd Oct 1953Chelsea22Sunderland56,685 match drawn
League10th Oct 1953Sheffield Wednesday20Chelsea32,217 match lost
League17th Oct 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough23,513 match drawn
League24th Oct 1953West Bromwich Albion52Chelsea32,254 match lost
League31st Oct 1953Chelsea52Liverpool32,867 match won
League7th Nov 1953Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea44,795 match lost
League14th Nov 1953Chelsea21Burnley39,731 match won
League21st Nov 1953Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea30,635 match drawn
League28th Nov 1953Chelsea10Preston North End40,922 match won
League5th Dec 1953Newcastle United11Chelsea41,728 match drawn
League12th Dec 1953Chelsea31Manchester United37,153 match won
League19th Dec 1953Chelsea51Blackpool34,865 match won
League26th Dec 1953Chelsea20Cardiff City61,336 match won
League28th Dec 1953Cardiff City00Chelsea36,958 match drawn
League2nd Jan 1954Charlton Athletic11Chelsea29,017 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1954West Bromwich Albion10Chelsea35,294 match lost
League16th Jan 1954Sheffield United13Chelsea22,569 match won
League23rd Jan 1954Chelsea22Huddersfield Town45,041 match drawn
League6th Feb 1954Aston Villa22Chelsea29,452 match drawn
League13th Feb 1954Chelsea42Wolverhampton Wanderers60,289 match won
League20th Feb 1954Sunderland12Chelsea45,755 match won
League27th Feb 1954Chelsea01Sheffield Wednesday54,498 match lost
League6th Mar 1954Middlesbrough33Chelsea27,920 match drawn
League17th Mar 1954Chelsea50West Bromwich Albion46,089 match won
League20th Mar 1954Liverpool11Chelsea35,947 match drawn
League27th Mar 1954Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur49,315 match won
League3rd Apr 1954Burnley12Chelsea20,312 match won
League10th Apr 1954Chelsea20Bolton Wanderers49,433 match won
League16th Apr 1954Chelsea01Manchester City59,794 match lost
League21st Aug 1954Leicester City11Chelsea38,541 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1954Chelsea10Burnley30,239 match won
League28th Aug 1954Chelsea32Bolton Wanderers52,756 match won
League31st Aug 1954Burnley11Chelsea52,756 match drawn
League4th Sep 1954Chelsea11Cardiff City42,688 match drawn
League6th Sep 1954Chelsea01Preston North End36,947 match lost
League11th Sep 1954Manchester City11Chelsea36,230 match drawn
League15th Sep 1954Preston North End12Chelsea27,549 match won
League18th Sep 1954Chelsea02Everton59,199 match lost
League20th Sep 1954Sheffield United12Chelsea14,137 match won
League25th Sep 1954Newcastle United13Chelsea45,659 match won
League2nd Oct 1954Chelsea33West Bromwich Albion67,440 match drawn
League9th Oct 1954Huddersfield Town10Chelsea29,556 match lost
League16th Oct 1954Chelsea56Manchester United55,966 match lost
League23rd Oct 1954Blackpool10Chelsea19,694 match lost
League30th Oct 1954Chelsea12Charlton Athletic54,113 match lost
League6th Nov 1954Sunderland33Chelsea42,416 match drawn
League13th Nov 1954Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur52,960 match won
League20th Nov 1954Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea25,913 match drawn
League27th Nov 1954Chelsea41Portsmouth40,358 match won
League4th Dec 1954Wolverhampton Wanderers34Chelsea32,095 match won
League11th Dec 1954Chelsea40Aston Villa36,162 match won
League18th Dec 1954Chelsea31Leicester City33,215 match won
League25th Dec 1954Arsenal10Chelsea47,178 match lost
League9th Mar 1955West Bromwich Albion24Chelsea7,764 match won
League12th Mar 1955Chelsea00Blackpool55,227 match drawn
League19th Mar 1955Charlton Athletic02Chelsea41,415 match won
League23rd Mar 1955Cardiff City01Chelsea16,649 match won
League29th Mar 1955Chelsea21Sunderland33,203 match won
League2nd Apr 1955Tottenham Hotspur24Chelsea53,159 match won
League8th Apr 1955Chelsea11Sheffield United50,978 match drawn
League11th Feb 1956Manchester City22Chelsea26,642 match drawn Captain
League2nd Apr 1956Chelsea00Luton Town26,364 match drawn
League7th Apr 1956Sheffield United21Chelsea23,398 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1944 / 45 1
1945 / 46 1
1950 / 51 1
1954 / 55 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. John Harris made 4 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League South Cup Final7th Apr 1945Millwall02Chelsea90,000 match won Captain
Friendly13th Nov 1945Chelsea33Dynamo Moscow72,926 match drawn
Friendly15th Nov 1950Chelsea30Lille Olympique9,696 match won Captain
Friendly16th Aug 1954Chelsea33Chelsea6,977 match drawn

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. John Harris made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

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Chelsea FC Player John Harris

Games Won: 124
Win Percentage: 34.07%
Starts as Captain: 225
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 364 appearances, John Harris played alongside the following 79 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jack Allister (1)
Jimmy Argue (1)
Ken Armstrong (283)
Jimmy Bain (14)
Sidney Bathgate (121)
Wally Bellett (1)
Roy Bentley (267)
Hugh Billington (84)
Frank Blunstone (53)
Jimmy Bowie (78)
Andy Bowman (1)
Peter Brabrook (6)
Bobby Campbell (180)
Len Casey (2)
Mike Collins (1)
Jimmy D'Arcy (27)
Alex Davidson (2)
Murdoch Dickie (1)
Alan Dicks (4)
Bill Dickson (88)
Len Dolding (27)
Charlie Dyke (25)
Bob Edwards (10)
Dickie Foss (20)
John Galloway (4)
Ray Goddard (12)
Len Goulden (105)
Billy Gray (139)
Ron Greenwood (57)
Wally Hinshelwood (14)
Billy Hughes (102)
Freddie Jenkins (4)
Benny Jones (58)
Len Kell (3)
Ray Kitchener (1)
Tommy Lawton (52)
Jimmy Leadbetter (3)
Fred Lewis (26)
Jim Lewis (37)
James Macaulay (92)
Alex Machin (59)
John McInnes (34)
Phil McKnight (20)
John McNichol (98)
Harry Medhurst (145)
Frank Mitchell (75)
Brian Nicholas (3)
Seamus O'Connell (6)
Ralph Oelofse (5)
Eric Parsons (104)
Johnny Paton (22)
Joe Payne (5)
Peter Pickering (35)
Ernie Randall (2)
Fred Richardson (1)
Bill Robertson (43)
Bill Robertson (109)
Robert Russell (4)
Derek Saunders (61)
Jack Saunders (27)
Peter Sillett (14)
Joseph Simner (1)
Bobby Smith (55)
James Smith (15)
Miles Spector (2)
Dick Spence (47)
Willi Steffen (19)
Les Stubbs (53)
Albert Tennant (7)
Charlie Thomson (31)
Sid Tickridge (44)
Ron Tindall (3)
Peter Tuck (1)
Tommy Walker (101)
Alex White (18)
Stan Wicks (13)
Stan Willemse (137)
Reg Williams (69)
Danny Winter (146)