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Summary | Matches

Full Name: John Priestley

Born: Sunday, 19th August 1900
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 8"
Died: 1980

Career:
Johnstone
Chelsea (May 1920 to May 1928) - cost: unknown
Grimsby Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 2nd May 1921, Blackburn Rovers 0 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 20 years 8 months 13 days

100th Appearance: Monday, 20th April 1925, Chelsea 1 - 1 South Shields

200th Appearance: Saturday, 14th January 1928, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 1 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Saturday, 25th February 1928, Chelsea 0 - 2 Southampton

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1920 / 21 100001
1922 / 23 20300023
1923 / 24 40200042
1924 / 25 35000035
1925 / 26 39200041
1926 / 27 39500044
1927 / 28 17100018
Total19113000204

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1922 / 23 100001
1923 / 24 200002
1924 / 25 100001
1925 / 26 400004
1926 / 27 610007
1927 / 28 400004
Total18100019


* 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 Priestley made 204 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League2nd May 1921Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1922Nottingham Forest04Chelsea20,000 match won
League30th Dec 1922Chelsea00Liverpool40,000 match drawn
League6th Jan 1923Liverpool10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1923Chelsea10Rotherham County30,500 match won
League20th Jan 1923Chelsea30Newcastle United27,000 match won
League27th Jan 1923Newcastle United00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1923Chelsea00Southampton67,105 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Feb 1923Southampton10Chelsea15,781 match lost
League10th Feb 1923Everton31Chelsea30,000 match lost
League14th Feb 1923Chelsea31Everton20,000 match won
League17th Feb 1923Chelsea00Arsenal45,000 match drawn
League24th Feb 1923Arsenal31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League3rd Mar 1923Chelsea11Cardiff City32,000 match drawn
League17th Mar 1923West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea12,242 match drawn
League30th Mar 1923Aston Villa10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1923Manchester City30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League2nd Apr 1923Chelsea11Aston Villa30,000 match drawn
League7th Apr 1923Chelsea11Manchester City30,000 match drawn
League14th Apr 1923Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League21st Apr 1923Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Apr 1923Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion25,000 match drawn
League28th Apr 1923Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League5th May 1923Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers12,000 match drawn
League25th Aug 1923Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea15,000 match lost
League27th Aug 1923Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur35,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1923Chelsea20Blackburn Rovers31,000 match won
League3rd Sep 1923Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea40,000 match won
League8th Sep 1923Chelsea00Aston Villa46,000 match drawn
League15th Sep 1923Aston Villa00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League22nd Sep 1923Chelsea11Sheffield United26,000 match drawn
League6th Oct 1923Chelsea12Cardiff City47,000 match lost
League13th Oct 1923Cardiff City11Chelsea37,000 match drawn
League17th Oct 1923Sunderland20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League20th Oct 1923Chelsea00West Ham United50,000 match drawn
League27th Oct 1923West Ham United20Chelsea26,000 match lost
League3rd Nov 1923Chelsea00Bolton Wanderers26,500 match drawn
League17th Nov 1923Middlesbrough20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League24th Nov 1923Chelsea20Middlesbrough18,000 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Dec 1923Preston North End11Chelsea16,000 match drawn
League8th Dec 1923Chelsea12Preston North End36,000 match lost
League15th Dec 1923Burnley20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League22nd Dec 1923Chelsea32Burnley17,500 match won
League25th Dec 1923Nottingham Forest20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1923Chelsea11Nottingham Forest30,000 match drawn
League29th Dec 1923Arsenal10Chelsea38,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1924Liverpool31Chelsea30,000 match lost
League5th Jan 1924Chelsea00Arsenal38,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1924Chelsea11Southampton34,586 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1924Southampton20Chelsea18,415 match lost
League19th Jan 1924Huddersfield Town01Chelsea25,000 match won
League26th Jan 1924Chelsea01Huddersfield Town36,000 match lost
League9th Feb 1924Chelsea06Notts County15,000 match lost
League16th Feb 1924Everton20Chelsea25,000 match lost
League23rd Feb 1924Chelsea11Everton30,000 match drawn
League1st Mar 1924West Bromwich Albion22Chelsea11,485 match drawn
League5th Mar 1924Notts County00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League12th Mar 1924Chelsea00West Bromwich Albion28,000 match drawn
League15th Mar 1924Chelsea11Birmingham34,000 match drawn
League22nd Mar 1924Birmingham10Chelsea25,000 match lost
League5th Apr 1924Manchester City10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League12th Apr 1924Newcastle United21Chelsea15,000 match lost
League18th Apr 1924Chelsea21Liverpool35,000 match won
League19th Apr 1924Chelsea10Newcastle United30,000 match won
League26th Apr 1924Chelsea41Sunderland24,000 match won
League30th Apr 1924Chelsea31Manchester City40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Aug 1924Chelsea10Coventry City35,000 match won
League1st Sep 1924Leicester City40Chelsea25,000 match lost
League6th Sep 1924Oldham Athletic05Chelsea9,993 match won
League8th Sep 1924Chelsea40Leicester City32,000 match won
League13th Sep 1924Chelsea00The Wednesday35,000 match drawn
League20th Sep 1924Clapton Orient00Chelsea35,000 match drawn
League22nd Sep 1924Stoke10Chelsea8,000 match lost
League27th Sep 1924Chelsea22Crystal Palace42,000 match drawn
League4th Oct 1924Southampton00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League11th Oct 1924Chelsea00Fulham40,000 match drawn
League18th Oct 1924Chelsea11Stockport County35,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Oct 1924Portsmouth00Chelsea24,000 match drawn
League1st Nov 1924Chelsea10Hull City8,500 match won
League8th Nov 1924Blackpool12Chelsea12,000 match won
League15th Nov 1924Chelsea11Derby County33,000 match drawn
League22nd Nov 1924South Shields11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League29th Nov 1924Chelsea30Bradford City28,000 match won
League6th Dec 1924Port Vale11Chelsea11,975 match drawn
League13th Dec 1924Chelsea20Middlesbrough22,000 match won
League20th Dec 1924Barnsley33Chelsea11,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1924Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won
League1st Jan 1925Manchester United10Chelsea28,000 match lost
League7th Feb 1925Chelsea10Southampton37,000 match won
League14th Feb 1925Fulham12Chelsea30,000 match won
League21st Feb 1925Stockport County40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League28th Feb 1925Chelsea23Portsmouth37,000 match lost
League7th Mar 1925Hull City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League14th Mar 1925Chelsea30Blackpool27,000 match won
League21st Mar 1925Derby County10Chelsea18,000 match lost
League1st Apr 1925Crystal Palace10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League11th Apr 1925Chelsea10Port Vale30,000 match won
League13th Apr 1925Chelsea00Manchester United40,000 match drawn
League18th Apr 1925Middlesbrough11Chelsea14,000 match drawn
League20th Apr 1925Chelsea11South Shields24,000 match drawn
League25th Apr 1925Chelsea01Barnsley20,000 match lost
League29th Aug 1925Chelsea20Bradford City31,443 match won
League31st Aug 1925Nottingham Forest15Chelsea9,981 match won
League5th Sep 1925Port Vale06Chelsea12,801 match won
League7th Sep 1925Chelsea00Nottingham Forest22,352 match drawn
League12th Sep 1925Chelsea32Barnsley35,161 match won
League19th Sep 1925Clapton Orient12Chelsea15,538 match won
League26th Sep 1925Chelsea40Fulham49,379 match won
League3rd Oct 1925Chelsea40Hull City47,428 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Oct 1925Darlington11Chelsea16,217 match drawn
League17th Oct 1925South Shields00Chelsea11,805 match drawn
League24th Oct 1925Chelsea50Preston North End40,539 match won
League31st Oct 1925Oldham Athletic11Chelsea15,531 match drawn
League7th Nov 1925Chelsea32Stockport County29,139 match won
League14th Nov 1925Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea17,185 match drawn
League21st Nov 1925Chelsea13Swansea Town43,827 match lost
League28th Nov 1925The Wednesday41Chelsea23,827 match lost
League5th Dec 1925Chelsea11Stoke City23,382 match drawn
League12th Dec 1925Middlesbrough12Chelsea14,395 match won
League19th Dec 1925Chelsea00Portsmouth29,010 match drawn
League25th Dec 1925Blackpool00Chelsea13,690 match drawn
League26th Dec 1925Chelsea23Blackpool49,707 match lost
League2nd Jan 1926Bradford City42Chelsea14,702 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1926Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea31,025 match won
League16th Jan 1926Chelsea31Port Vale15,568 match won
League23rd Jan 1926Barnsley23Chelsea7,031 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1926Crystal Palace21Chelsea41,000 match lost
League6th Feb 1926Fulham03Chelsea42,611 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Feb 1926Chelsea13Clapton Orient14,000 match lost
League13th Feb 1926Hull City01Chelsea9,464 match won
League20th Feb 1926Chelsea52Darlington34,442 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Feb 1926Chelsea00South Shields38,242 match drawn
League6th Mar 1926Preston North End31Chelsea16,463 match lost
League13th Mar 1926Chelsea30Oldham Athletic28,889 match won
League20th Mar 1926Stockport County00Chelsea7,828 match drawn
League27th Mar 1926Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers26,889 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1926Chelsea00Southampton43,391 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1926Swansea Town00Chelsea20,993 match drawn
League5th Apr 1926Southampton01Chelsea14,408 match won
League10th Apr 1926Chelsea00The Wednesday41,817 match drawn
League26th Apr 1926Chelsea21Derby County9,335 match won
League1st May 1926Portsmouth40Chelsea17,235 match lost
League28th Aug 1926Chelsea30Middlesbrough29,849 match won
League30th Aug 1926Wolverhampton Wanderers03Chelsea16,874 match won
League4th Sep 1926Port Vale00Chelsea14,720 match drawn
League6th Sep 1926Chelsea20Notts County15,572 match won
League11th Sep 1926Chelsea23Southampton30,298 match lost
League13th Sep 1926Notts County50Chelsea9,094 match lost
League18th Sep 1926Bradford City01Chelsea16,350 match won
League25th Sep 1926Chelsea22Fulham46,084 match drawn
League2nd Oct 1926Chelsea21Preston North End32,398 match won
League9th Oct 1926South Shields51Chelsea3,705 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Oct 1926Portsmouth23Chelsea17,689 match won
League23rd Oct 1926Chelsea10Oldham Athletic25,232 match won
League30th Oct 1926Grimsby Town00Chelsea12,423 match drawn
League6th Nov 1926Chelsea11Blackpool25,366 match drawn
League27th Nov 1926Nottingham Forest41Chelsea12,841 match lost
League4th Dec 1926Chelsea42Barnsley21,904 match won
League11th Dec 1926Manchester City10Chelsea26,868 match lost
League18th Dec 1926Chelsea22Darlington19,953 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1926Chelsea10Hull City34,306 match won
League27th Dec 1926Hull City01Chelsea23,440 match won
League1st Jan 1927Chelsea21Clapton Orient28,279 match won scored 2 goals (2 Pen)
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1927Chelsea40Luton Town41,441 match won
League15th Jan 1927Middlesbrough00Chelsea23,964 match drawn
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1927Chelsea72Accrington Stanley30,142 match won
League5th Feb 1927Chelsea52Bradford City25,835 match won scored 2 goals
League12th Feb 1927Fulham12Chelsea31,501 match won
F.A. Cup19th Feb 1927Chelsea21Burnley63,238 match won
League26th Feb 1927Chelsea41South Shields31,191 match won
F.A. Cup5th Mar 1927Chelsea00Cardiff City70,184 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Mar 1927Cardiff City32Chelsea47,353 match lost scored 1 goal
League12th Mar 1927Oldham Athletic12Chelsea12,298 match won
League16th Mar 1927Chelsea20Port Vale18,169 match won
League19th Mar 1927Chelsea20Grimsby Town35,239 match won
League21st Mar 1927Preston North End02Chelsea14,995 match won
League26th Mar 1927Blackpool31Chelsea8,251 match lost
League2nd Apr 1927Chelsea00Reading35,424 match drawn
League9th Apr 1927Swansea Town21Chelsea10,435 match lost
League16th Apr 1927Chelsea20Nottingham Forest44,855 match won
League18th Apr 1927Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers28,945 match won
League23rd Apr 1927Barnsley30Chelsea9,641 match lost
League28th Apr 1927Clapton Orient30Chelsea25,329 match lost
League30th Apr 1927Chelsea00Manchester City39,995 match drawn
League4th May 1927Chelsea00Portsmouth40,037 match drawn
League7th May 1927Darlington22Chelsea12,937 match drawn
League15th Oct 1927Southampton24Chelsea14,724 match won
League22nd Oct 1927Chelsea20Hull City15,153 match won
League29th Oct 1927Preston North End03Chelsea23,107 match won
League5th Nov 1927Chelsea40Swansea Town41,220 match won
League12th Nov 1927Manchester City01Chelsea52,830 match won
League19th Nov 1927Chelsea21Nottingham Forest28,743 match won
League26th Nov 1927Port Vale11Chelsea14,115 match drawn
League3rd Dec 1927Chelsea60South Shields28,719 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Dec 1927Leeds United50Chelsea22,059 match lost
League17th Dec 1927Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers24,340 match won
League24th Dec 1927Barnsley31Chelsea5,634 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1927Grimsby Town11Chelsea18,630 match drawn
League31st Dec 1927Chelsea00Reading26,525 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea32,134 match lost
League4th Feb 1928West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea23,718 match lost
League11th Feb 1928Chelsea52Bristol City31,949 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Feb 1928Stoke City10Chelsea15,770 match lost
League25th Feb 1928Chelsea02Southampton46,567 match lost
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Chelsea Player John Priestley

Games Won: 77
Win Percentage: 37.75%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 204 appearances, John Priestley played alongside the following 51 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

George Anderson (2)
James Armstrong (30)
James Ashford (2)
Benjamin Howard Baker (46)
Fred Barrett (39)
Dr John Barr Bell (3)
Walter Bennett (3)
George Biswell (3)
Baishe Bower (9)
Willie Brown (45)
David Cameron (26)
Sid Castle (30)
Jackie Crawford (139)
Bernard Duffy (2)
Willie Ferguson (150)
Jim Ferris (1)
William Finlayson (4)
Harry Ford (27)
James Frew (40)
Colin Hampton (43)
Jack Harrow (109)
William Haywood (2)
Richard Jenkins (3)
Joe Langton (1)
Tommy Law (56)
Fred Linfoot (17)
Wilson Marsh (11)
Peter McKenna (50)
Bobby McNeil (109)
Tommy Meehan (51)
Harold Miller (98)
Sam Millington (53)
James Molyneux (1)
William Morison (1)
Leslie Odell (2)
George Pearson (57)
Seth Plum (21)
George Rodger (57)
Arthur Sales (4)
Buchanan Sharp (11)
George Smith (191)
George Stone (23)
Albert Thain (95)
Jimmy Thompson (11)
Bob Thomson (1)
Jack Townrow (22)
Bob Turnbull (82)
William Whitton (32)
Harry Wilding (106)
Billy Williams (2)
Andy Wilson (117)