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Chelsea FC Profile: Keith Weller

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Full Name: Keith Weller

Born: Tuesday, 11th June 1946
Place of birth: Islington, London, England
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Friday, 12th November 2004 (aged 58)
Burial: Buried - Haven of Rest Cemetery, Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington, USA - Plot Sec 20

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1970 to 1971

Playing Career:

Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea (May 1970 to Sep 1971) - cost: £100,000
Leicester City
New England Tea Men
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
--->Tulsa Roughnecks (L)
Fort Lauderdale Sun

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 8th August 1970, Chelsea 1 - 2 Everton

Age on debut: 24 years 1 months 28 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 24th August 1971, Everton 2 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1970 / 71 36 (4)339 (1)152 (5)
1971 / 72 200002
Total38 (4)339 (1)154 (5)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1970 / 71 13010014
1971 / 72 100001

* 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. Keith Weller made 54 appearances for Chelsea, of which 5 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Charity Shield8th Aug 1970Chelsea12Everton43,547 match lost
League15th Aug 1970Chelsea21Derby County46,969 match won
League19th Aug 1970Manchester United00Chelsea50,979 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1970West Ham United22Chelsea39,240 match drawn scored 2 goals
League26th Aug 1970Chelsea22Everton48,195 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1970Chelsea21Arsenal53,722 match won
League1st Sep 1970Burnley00Chelsea14,543 match drawn
League5th Sep 1970Leeds United10Chelsea47,662 match lost
League Cup9th Sep 1970Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea15,869 match drawn
League12th Sep 1970Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers34,889 match drawn
Europe16th Sep 1970Aris Salonika11Chelsea50,000 match drawn
League19th Sep 1970Coventry City01Chelsea29,328 match won
Europe30th Sep 1970Chelsea51Aris Salonika40,425 match won
League3rd Oct 1970Liverpool10Chelsea46,196 match lost
League Cup7th Oct 1970Chelsea32Middlesbrough28,597 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Oct 1970Chelsea11Manchester City51,903 match drawn scored 1 goal
League17th Oct 1970Derby County12Chelsea35,166 match won scored 2 goals
Europe21st Oct 1970CSKA Sofia01Chelsea45,000 match won
League24th Oct 1970Blackpool34Chelsea24,940 match won scored 2 goals
League Cup28th Oct 1970Manchester United21Chelsea47,565 match lost
League31st Oct 1970Chelsea22Southampton44,843 match drawn
Europe4th Nov 1970Chelsea10CSKA Sofia41,613 match won
League7th Nov 1970Huddersfield Town01Chelsea24,631 match won
League14th Nov 1970Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur61,277 match lost Captain
League21st Nov 1970Chelsea21Stoke City36,227 match won
League28th Nov 1970West Bromwich Albion22Chelsea29,763 match drawn scored 1 goal
League5th Dec 1970Chelsea10Newcastle United39,413 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Dec 1970Nottingham Forest11Chelsea20,080 match drawn scored 1 goal
League19th Dec 1970Chelsea21West Ham United42,075 match won Sub on 80 mins
F.A. Cup2nd Jan 1971Crystal Palace22Chelsea42,123 match drawn
F.A. Cup6th Jan 1971Chelsea20Crystal Palace55,074 match won
League16th Jan 1971Everton30Chelsea43,648 match lost Sub on 75 mins
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 1971Chelsea03Manchester City50,176 match lost
League30th Jan 1971Chelsea41West Bromwich Albion26,874 match won
League6th Feb 1971Newcastle United01Chelsea34,366 match won
League13th Feb 1971Wolverhampton Wanderers10Chelsea34,110 match lost
League17th Feb 1971Chelsea20Nottingham Forest19,339 match won Sub on 70 mins
League20th Feb 1971Stoke City12Chelsea26,959 match won
League27th Feb 1971Southampton00Chelsea29,937 match drawn
League6th Mar 1971Chelsea20Blackpool26,530 match won
Europe10th Mar 1971Club Brugge20Chelsea23,000 match lost
League13th Mar 1971Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea49,292 match lost scored 1 goal
League20th Mar 1971Chelsea00Huddersfield Town28,207 match drawn
League10th Apr 1971Chelsea11Crystal Palace38,953 match drawn Sub on 18 mins
League12th Apr 1971Chelsea10Liverpool38,705 match won Sub on 80 mins
Europe14th Apr 1971Chelsea10Manchester City45,595 match won Sub on 46 mins
League17th Apr 1971Manchester City11Chelsea26,120 match drawn Sub on 66 minsscored 1 goal
League24th Apr 1971Chelsea21Coventry City27,517 match won
Europe28th Apr 1971Manchester City01Chelsea43,663 match won
League1st May 1971Ipswich Town00Chelsea24,708 match drawn
Europe19th May 1971Real Madrid11Chelsea45,000 match drawn
Europe21st May 1971Real Madrid12Chelsea19,917 match won
League21st Aug 1971Chelsea22Manchester City38,425 match drawn scored 1 goal
League24th Aug 1971Everton20Chelsea38,997 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Date of death previously listed at 13/11 (still is on Wikipedia) confirmed as 12/11 by inscription on his headstone

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Keith Weller View CGS profile for Keith Weller on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Keith Weller View CGS profile for Keith Weller on Find-A-Grave
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Chelsea FC Player Keith Weller

Games Won: 24
Win Percentage: 44.44%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 54 appearances, Keith Weller played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Tommy Baldwin (25)
Peter Bonetti (38)
John Boyle (29)
Charlie Cooke (40)
John Dempsey (37)
Micky Droy (4)
Peter Feely (1)
Ron Harris (49)
Marvin Hinton (27)
John Hollins (51)
Peter Houseman (47)
Stewart Houston (1)
Alan Hudson (37)
Ian Hutchinson (27)
Eddie McCreadie (14)
Paddy Mulligan (24)
Peter Osgood (36)
John Phillips (16)
Derek Smethurst (14)
David Webb (47)