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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Reg Matthews

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Summary | Matches

Full Name: Reginald Derrick Matthews

Born: Wednesday, 20th December 1933
Place of Birth: Coventry, England
Height: 6'
Died: Sunday, 7th October 2001

Playing Career:


Coventry City
Chelsea (Nov 1956 to Oct 1961) - cost: £20,000
Derby County

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 17th November 1956, Chelsea 4 - 1 Luton Town

Age on debut: 22 years 10 months 28 days

100th Appearance: Friday, 27th March 1959, Blackpool 5 - 0 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Wednesday, 26th April 1961, Chelsea 0 - 2 Sheffield Wednesday

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1956 / 57 22200024
1957 / 58 42300045
1958 / 59 32203037
1959 / 60 33200035
1960 / 61 601007
Total1359130148

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
Total000000


* 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. Reg Matthews made 148 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League17th Nov 1956Chelsea41Luton Town30,823 match won
League24th Nov 1956Aston Villa11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League1st Dec 1956Chelsea22Blackpool45,327 match drawn
League8th Dec 1956Manchester City54Chelsea24,412 match lost
League15th Dec 1956Chelsea20Burnley18,371 match won
League25th Dec 1956Chelsea11Arsenal32,094 match drawn
League26th Dec 1956Arsenal20Chelsea22,326 match lost
League29th Dec 1956Chelsea11Leeds United43,860 match drawn
League1st Jan 1957Manchester United30Chelsea42,116 match lost
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1957Leyton Orient02Chelsea27,576 match won
League12th Jan 1957Chelsea12Cardiff City28,828 match lost
League19th Jan 1957Birmingham City01Chelsea30,157 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1957Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea66,398 match lost
League2nd Feb 1957Chelsea24West Bromwich Albion29,361 match lost
League23rd Feb 1957Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers13,647 match drawn
League2nd Mar 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea33,000 match lost
League16th Mar 1957Charlton Athletic31Chelsea20,701 match lost
League23rd Mar 1957Chelsea02Sunderland36,160 match lost
League6th Apr 1957Chelsea11Aston Villa28,025 match drawn
League13th Apr 1957Blackpool10Chelsea17,176 match lost
League19th Apr 1957Newcastle United12Chelsea30,708 match won
League20th Apr 1957Chelsea51Everton28,317 match won
League22nd Apr 1957Chelsea62Newcastle United20,795 match won
League27th Apr 1957Preston North End10Chelsea13,592 match lost
League24th Aug 1957Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,580 match drawn
League28th Aug 1957Chelsea23Manchester City43,722 match lost
League31st Aug 1957Chelsea51Birmingham City43,806 match won
League4th Sep 1957Manchester City52Chelsea27,943 match lost
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
League21st Sep 1957Chelsea61Burnley42,449 match won
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
League9th Nov 1957Chelsea13Luton Town34,102 match lost
League16th Nov 1957Sunderland22Chelsea32,678 match drawn
League23rd Nov 1957Chelsea40Leicester City27,757 match won
League30th Nov 1957Bolton Wanderers33Chelsea18,815 match drawn
League7th Dec 1957Chelsea21Leeds United17,038 match won
League14th Dec 1957Manchester United01Chelsea36,853 match won
League21st Dec 1957Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur39,747 match lost
League25th Dec 1957Chelsea74Portsmouth27,036 match won
League26th Dec 1957Portsmouth30Chelsea32,236 match lost
League28th Dec 1957Birmingham City33Chelsea37,976 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1958Doncaster Rovers02Chelsea19,888 match won
League11th Jan 1958Chelsea31Everton29,490 match won
League18th Jan 1958Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1958Chelsea33Darlington40,759 match drawn
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1958Darlington41Chelsea15,150 match lost
League1st Feb 1958Burnley21Chelsea20,599 match lost
League8th Feb 1958Chelsea02Preston North End42,704 match lost
League15th Feb 1958Sheffield Wednesday23Chelsea16,876 match won
League22nd Feb 1958Aston Villa13Chelsea19,893 match won
League8th Mar 1958Arsenal54Chelsea41,570 match lost
League11th Mar 1958Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers46,835 match lost
League15th Mar 1958Chelsea14Blackpool49,471 match lost
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
League27th Aug 1958Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur59,203 match won
League27th Sep 1958Chelsea41Nottingham Forest48,093 match won
Europe30th Sep 1958BK Frem13Chelsea19,200 match won
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
League8th Nov 1958Chelsea20Leeds United31,757 match won
League15th Nov 1958Manchester City51Chelsea19,778 match lost
League22nd Nov 1958Chelsea03Arsenal57,910 match lost
League29th Nov 1958Everton31Chelsea30,638 match lost
League6th Dec 1958Chelsea10Birmingham City27,773 match won
League13th Dec 1958West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea19,557 match lost
League20th Dec 1958Chelsea23Manchester United48,550 match lost
League25th Dec 1958Blackburn Rovers03Chelsea32,149 match won
League27th Dec 1958Chelsea02Blackburn Rovers46,312 match lost
League3rd Jan 1959Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea36,093 match won
League17th Jan 1959Chelsea22Portsmouth24,356 match drawn
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1959Newcastle United14Chelsea57,038 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1959Chelsea12Aston Villa55,994 match lost
League31st Jan 1959Aston Villa31Chelsea33,360 match lost
League7th Feb 1959Chelsea32West Ham United52,968 match won
League21st Feb 1959Chelsea13Burnley27,564 match lost
League4th Mar 1959Bolton Wanderers60Chelsea24,258 match lost
League7th Mar 1959Chelsea33Luton Town29,175 match drawn
League14th Mar 1959Leicester City03Chelsea20,110 match won
League21st Mar 1959Chelsea31Preston North End31,270 match won
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
League11th Apr 1959Arsenal11Chelsea40,722 match drawn
League25th Apr 1959Birmingham City41Chelsea19,571 match lost
Europe29th Apr 1959Chelsea10Ville De Belgrade25,771 match won
League22nd Aug 1959Chelsea44Preston North End42,891 match drawn
League26th Aug 1959Manchester United01Chelsea57,674 match won
League29th Aug 1959Leicester City31Chelsea29,341 match lost
League2nd Sep 1959Chelsea36Manchester United66,579 match lost
League5th Sep 1959Chelsea41Burnley36,023 match won
League9th Sep 1959Birmingham City11Chelsea28,132 match drawn
League12th Sep 1959Leeds United21Chelsea17,011 match lost
League16th Sep 1959Chelsea42Birmingham City31,651 match won
League19th Sep 1959Chelsea24West Ham United54,349 match lost
League26th Sep 1959Fulham13Chelsea40,814 match won
League3rd Oct 1959West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea27,600 match won
League10th Oct 1959Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers28,702 match lost
League17th Oct 1959Luton Town12Chelsea18,831 match won
League24th Oct 1959Chelsea10Everton37,114 match won
League31st Oct 1959Nottingham Forest31Chelsea30,188 match lost
League7th Nov 1959Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers27,677 match won
League14th Nov 1959Manchester City11Chelsea24,364 match drawn
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
League26th Dec 1959Chelsea22Newcastle United48,462 match drawn
League28th Dec 1959Newcastle United11Chelsea43,295 match drawn
League2nd Jan 1960Chelsea22Leicester City23,719 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1960Chelsea51Bradford Park Avenue32,212 match won
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
League27th Feb 1960Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea41,403 match drawn
League5th Mar 1960Chelsea30Luton Town33,679 match won
League12th Mar 1960Everton61Chelsea50,963 match lost
League19th Mar 1960Chelsea23Blackpool40,262 match lost
League30th Apr 1960Chelsea15Wolverhampton Wanderers61,567 match lost
League24th Sep 1960Blackpool14Chelsea26,546 match won
League1st Oct 1960Chelsea33Everton31,457 match drawn
League Cup10th Oct 1960Millwall17Chelsea15,007 match won
League15th Oct 1960Birmingham City10Chelsea23,337 match lost
League22nd Oct 1960Chelsea26Burnley29,080 match lost
League14th Jan 1961Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers20,461 match drawn
League26th Apr 1961Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday24,258 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Reg Matthews

Games Won: 52
Win Percentage: 35.14%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 148 appearances, Reg Matthews played alongside the following 45 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Les Allen (38)
Sylvan Anderton (46)
Ken Armstrong (16)
Wally Bellett (23)
Paul Berry (2)
Micky Block (34)
Frank Blunstone (68)
Peter Brabrook (140)
Terry Bradbury (1)
Barry Bridges (3)
Johnny Brooks (21)
Len Casey (27)
David Cliss (16)
John Compton (11)
Peter Corthine (2)
Colin Court (1)
Stan Crowther (44)
Alan Dicks (18)
Bobby Evans (6)
Derek Gibbs (20)
Jimmy Greaves (114)
Allan Harris (1)
Mike Harrison (20)
Pat Holton (1)
Cliff Huxford (7)
Bobby Laverick (5)
Jim Lewis (28)
Charlie Livesey (32)
Bill Livingstone (19)
Ian Macfarlane (25)
Eric McMillan (5)
John McNichol (33)
John Mortimore (98)
Brian Nicholas (15)
Tony Nicholas (42)
Derek Saunders (73)
Mel Scott (52)
Ken Shellito (5)
John Sillett (49)
Peter Sillett (141)
Les Stubbs (26)
Bobby Tambling (6)
Ron Tindall (97)
Terry Venables (7)
Dick Whittaker (42)