Player Profile: Johnny Paton
Full Name: John Aloysius Paton
Born: Monday, 2nd April 1923
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: Friday, 2nd October 2015
Joined on loan from Celtic after war. Guest of honour at Chelsea centenary dinner in 2005 as at time was believed to be Chelsea's oldest surviving player.
St. Mungo's Acadamy
--->Chelsea (L) (Nov 1946 to Jun 1947)
* (L) = On Loan
Debut: Saturday, 7th December 1946, Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton
Last Appearance: Saturday, 26th April 1947, Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 - 4 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. Johnny Paton made 23 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.
|League||7th Dec 1946||Chelsea||1||1||Everton||41,255|
|League||14th Dec 1946||Huddersfield Town||1||4||Chelsea||9,011|
|League||21st Dec 1946||Chelsea||1||2||Wolverhampton Wanderers||43,006|
|League||25th Dec 1946||Chelsea||1||2||Preston North End||37,126|
|League||26th Dec 1946||Preston North End||1||1||Chelsea||40,167|
|League||28th Dec 1946||Bolton Wanderers||1||1||Chelsea||36,048|
|League||4th Jan 1947||Chelsea||3||1||Liverpool||59,226|
|F.A. Cup||11th Jan 1947||Chelsea||1||1||Arsenal||70,257|
|F.A. Cup||15th Jan 1947||Arsenal||1||1||Chelsea||53,350|
|F.A. Cup||20th Jan 1947||Arsenal||0||2||Chelsea||59,590|
|F.A. Cup||25th Jan 1947||Chelsea||2||2||Derby County||49,484|
|F.A. Cup||29th Jan 1947||Derby County||1||0||Chelsea||19,079|
|League||1st Feb 1947||Charlton Athletic||2||3||Chelsea||32,959|
|League||8th Feb 1947||Chelsea||0||0||Grimsby Town||17,896|
|League||15th Feb 1947||Stoke City||6||1||Chelsea||30,408|
|League||1st Mar 1947||Arsenal||1||2||Chelsea||52,606|
|League||8th Mar 1947||Chelsea||1||4||Blackpool||30,365|
|League||15th Mar 1947||Brentford||0||2||Chelsea||33,244|
|League||22nd Mar 1947||Chelsea||2||1||Sunderland AFC||45,415|
|League||29th Mar 1947||Aston Villa||2||0||Chelsea||35,786|
|League||4th Apr 1947||Chelsea||0||2||Blackburn Rovers||37,840|
|League||19th Apr 1947||Chelsea||1||0||Huddersfield Town||39,753|
|League||26th Apr 1947||Wolverhampton Wanderers||6||4||Chelsea||44,260|
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