Player Profile: Derek Smethurst
Full Name: Derek Smethurst
Born: Friday, 24th October 1947
Place of Birth: Durban, South Africa
Height: 6' 1 1/2"
Chelsea (Dec 1968 to Sep 1971) - cost: unknown
Tampa Bay Rowdies
San Diego Sockers
Debut: Tuesday, 1st September 1970, Burnley 0 - 0 Chelsea
Last Appearance: Wednesday, 18th August 1971, Chelsea 2 - 3 Manchester United
* 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. Derek Smethurst made 19 appearances for Chelsea, of which 1 were as a substitute.
|League||1st Sep 1970||Burnley||0||0||Chelsea||14,543|
|League Cup||22nd Sep 1970||Chelsea||2||1||Sheffield Wednesday||26,646|
|League||9th Jan 1971||Chelsea||1||2||Manchester United||53,482|
|League||30th Jan 1971||Chelsea||4||1||West Bromwich Albion||26,874|
|League||17th Feb 1971||Chelsea||2||0||Nottingham Forest||19,339|
|League||20th Feb 1971||Stoke City||1||2||Chelsea||26,959|
|League||27th Feb 1971||Southampton||0||0||Chelsea||29,937|
|League||6th Mar 1971||Chelsea||2||0||Blackpool||26,530|
|Europe||10th Mar 1971||Club Brugge||2||0||Chelsea||23,000|
|League||12th Apr 1971||Chelsea||1||0||Liverpool||38,705|
|Europe||14th Apr 1971||Chelsea||1||0||Manchester City||45,595|
|League||17th Apr 1971||Manchester City||1||1||Chelsea||26,120|
|League||24th Apr 1971||Chelsea||2||1||Coventry City||27,517|
|League||26th Apr 1971||Chelsea||0||1||Burnley||14,356|
|Europe||28th Apr 1971||Manchester City||0||1||Chelsea||43,663|
|League||1st May 1971||Ipswich Town||0||0||Chelsea||24,708|
|Europe||21st May 1971||Real Madrid||1||2||Chelsea||19,917|
|League||14th Aug 1971||Arsenal||3||0||Chelsea||49,174|
|League||18th Aug 1971||Chelsea||2||3||Manchester United||54,763|
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