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Chelsea FC Profile: Mike Pinner

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Full Name: Michael John Pinner

Born: Friday, 16th February 1934 (age: 89)
Place of birth: Boston, England

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1962 to 1962

One of the leading amateur goalkeepers of the time, Mike had two mini-spells at Stamford Bridge in the 1961/62 season, making a single first-team start when Peter Bonetti and his understudy Errol McNally were both injured.

Mike worked as a solicitor for most his career & played in two Olympic Games. He was still working for the London law firm Michael Hatchick Solicitors well into his 70's.

Playing Career:

Cambridge University (A)
Pegasus (A)
Aston Villa (A)
Sheffield Wednesday (A)
Queens Park Rangers (A)
Manchester United (A)
Chelsea (A) (Apr 1962 to Apr 1962) - cost: unknown
Swansea City (A)
Leyton Orient (A)

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Friday, 20th April 1962, Chelsea 4 - 5 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Age on debut: 28 years 2 months 4 days

Last Appearance: Friday, 20th April 1962, Chelsea 4 - 5 Wolverhampton Wanderers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1961 / 62 100001


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

* 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. Mike Pinner made 1 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League20th Apr 1962Chelsea45Wolverhampton Wanderers31,221 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Mike Pinner

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


During his Chelsea first-team career of 1 appearances, Mike Pinner played alongside the following 10 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Frank Blunstone (1)
Peter Brabrook (1)
Barry Bridges (1)
Dennis Butler (1)
Andy Malcolm (1)
John Mortimore (1)
Bert Murray (1)
Mel Scott (1)
Ken Shellito (1)
Bobby Tambling (1)