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Chelsea FC Profile: Barry Bridges

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Full Name: Barry John Bridges

Born: Tuesday, 29th April 1941 (age: 81)
Place of birth: Horsford (Near Norwich), England
Height: 5' 9 1/4"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1958 to 1966

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1958 to May 1966) - From Chelsea Juniors
Birmingham City
Queens Park Rangers
Brighton And Hove Albion
Highlands Park (South Africa)
St Patrick's Athletic
Sligo Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th February 1959, Chelsea 3 - 2 West Ham United

Age on debut: 17 years 9 months 9 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 1st February 1964, Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 2 Chelsea

200th Appearance: Saturday, 26th March 1966, Chelsea 2 - 2 Hull City

Last Appearance: Saturday, 23rd April 1966, Sheffield Wednesday 2 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1958 / 59 200002
1959 / 60 100001
1960 / 61 200002
1961 / 62 32100033
1962 / 63 36200038
1963 / 64 33300036
1964 / 65 41550051
1965 / 66 29 (2)607042 (2)
Total176 (2)17570205 (2)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1958 / 59 100001
1960 / 61 100001
1961 / 62 19100020
1962 / 63 15200017
1963 / 64 15000015
1964 / 65 20430027
1965 / 66 9201012

* 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. Barry Bridges made 205 appearances for Chelsea, of which 2 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League7th Feb 1959Chelsea32West Ham United52,968 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Feb 1959Chelsea13Burnley27,564 match lost
League10th Oct 1959Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers28,702 match lost
League4th Feb 1961Chelsea21Fulham39,185 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1961Chelsea22Blackpool21,993 match drawn
League30th Aug 1961Chelsea20Manchester United42,248 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Sep 1961Chelsea00Fulham37,998 match drawn
League6th Sep 1961Cardiff City52Chelsea20,883 match lost scored 1 goal
League9th Sep 1961Chelsea61Sheffield United22,066 match won scored 2 goals
League16th Sep 1961West Ham United21Chelsea27,530 match lost scored 1 goal booked
League23rd Sep 1961Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers23,301 match drawn
League30th Sep 1961Blackpool40Chelsea24,191 match lost
League7th Oct 1961Sheffield Wednesday53Chelsea28,093 match lost
League21st Oct 1961Birmingham City32Chelsea20,079 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Oct 1961Chelsea11Everton25,535 match drawn
League4th Nov 1961Arsenal03Chelsea37,604 match won scored 2 goals
League11th Nov 1961Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers12,404 match won
League18th Nov 1961Manchester City22Chelsea16,583 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Nov 1961Chelsea41West Bromwich Albion25,025 match won scored 3 goals
League2nd Dec 1961Ipswich Town52Chelsea22,726 match lost
League9th Dec 1961Chelsea12Burnley33,296 match lost
League16th Dec 1961Nottingham Forest30Chelsea17,419 match lost
League23rd Dec 1961Chelsea10Aston Villa20,538 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1961Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur51,282 match lost
League30th Dec 1961Tottenham Hotspur52Chelsea44,630 match lost
F.A. Cup6th Jan 1962Liverpool43Chelsea48,455 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Jan 1962Fulham34Chelsea35,640 match won
League20th Jan 1962Sheffield United31Chelsea19,626 match lost scored 1 goal
League9th Mar 1962Chelsea11Birmingham City23,959 match drawn
League17th Mar 1962Everton40Chelsea37,215 match lost
League24th Mar 1962Chelsea23Arsenal31,016 match lost
League31st Mar 1962Bolton Wanderers42Chelsea15,495 match lost scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1962Chelsea11Manchester City18,629 match drawn scored 1 goal
League11th Apr 1962Leicester City20Chelsea15,184 match lost
League14th Apr 1962West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea14,573 match lost
League20th Apr 1962Chelsea45Wolverhampton Wanderers31,221 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1962Chelsea22Ipswich Town28,462 match drawn scored 1 goal
League23rd Apr 1962Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea14,597 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Aug 1962Rotherham United01Chelsea11,268 match won
League22nd Aug 1962Chelsea30Scunthorpe United18,377 match won scored 2 goals
League25th Aug 1962Chelsea50Charlton Athletic24,683 match won scored 2 goals
League28th Aug 1962Scunthorpe United30Chelsea11,196 match lost
League1st Sep 1962Stoke City00Chelsea19,470 match drawn
League8th Sep 1962Chelsea10Sunderland32,901 match won
League10th Sep 1962Chelsea20Southampton18,890 match won
League15th Sep 1962Leeds United20Chelsea27,620 match lost
League19th Sep 1962Southampton21Chelsea18,717 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Sep 1962Chelsea22Swansea Town22,693 match drawn
League29th Sep 1962Portsmouth02Chelsea22,627 match won
League6th Oct 1962Chelsea60Cardiff City25,434 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Oct 1962Huddersfield Town10Chelsea23,936 match lost
League20th Oct 1962Chelsea32Middlesbrough32,551 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Oct 1962Derby County13Chelsea12,653 match won
League3rd Nov 1962Chelsea42Newcastle United34,428 match won scored 2 goals
League10th Nov 1962Walsall15Chelsea8,492 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Nov 1962Chelsea20Norwich City28,816 match won
League24th Nov 1962Grimsby Town03Chelsea10,823 match won
League1st Dec 1962Chelsea11Plymouth Argyle29,829 match drawn
League8th Dec 1962Preston North End13Chelsea14,487 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Dec 1962Chelsea30Rotherham United19,735 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Dec 1962Charlton Athletic14Chelsea21,307 match won
League26th Dec 1962Luton Town02Chelsea11,867 match won
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1963Tranmere Rovers22Chelsea17,162 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1963Chelsea31Tranmere Rovers20,505 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Feb 1963Swansea Town20Chelsea13,359 match lost
League23rd Feb 1963Cardiff City10Chelsea16,108 match lost
League9th Mar 1963Middlesbrough10Chelsea24,781 match lost
League30th Mar 1963Chelsea01Walsall19,625 match lost
League1st Apr 1963Chelsea31Luton Town21,211 match won
League6th Apr 1963Norwich City41Chelsea20,205 match lost
League12th Apr 1963Chelsea20Bury45,069 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Apr 1963Chelsea21Grimsby Town21,768 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Apr 1963Bury20Chelsea11,936 match lost
League27th Apr 1963Chelsea20Preston North End23,770 match won
League30th Apr 1963Chelsea22Leeds United24,387 match drawn scored 1 goal
League11th May 1963Chelsea01Stoke City66,199 match lost
League31st Aug 1963Sheffield United11Chelsea18,125 match drawn
League11th Sep 1963Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers27,384 match won
League14th Sep 1963Aston Villa20Chelsea23,720 match lost
League16th Sep 1963Blackburn Rovers22Chelsea23,217 match drawn scored 1 goal
League21st Sep 1963Chelsea03Tottenham Hotspur57,401 match lost
League28th Sep 1963Wolverhampton Wanderers41Chelsea20,762 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Oct 1963Chelsea11Manchester United45,351 match drawn
League5th Oct 1963Chelsea33Stoke City29,204 match drawn
League12th Oct 1963Ipswich Town13Chelsea15,703 match won
League9th Nov 1963West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea16,267 match drawn
League16th Nov 1963Chelsea31Arsenal47,050 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Nov 1963Leicester City24Chelsea23,315 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Nov 1963Chelsea40Bolton Wanderers19,969 match won
League7th Dec 1963Everton11Chelsea39,538 match drawn scored 1 goal
League14th Dec 1963West Ham United22Chelsea21,950 match drawn
League21st Dec 1963Chelsea32Sheffield United19,505 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1963Blackpool15Chelsea17,563 match won scored 2 goals
League28th Dec 1963Chelsea10Blackpool34,380 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1964Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea49,382 match drawn
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1964Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur70,123 match won
League11th Jan 1964Liverpool21Chelsea46,460 match lost scored 1 goal
League18th Jan 1964Chelsea10Aston Villa23,968 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1964Chelsea12Huddersfield Town39,036 match lost
League1st Feb 1964Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea51,007 match won
League8th Feb 1964Chelsea23Wolverhampton Wanderers26,131 match lost
League22nd Feb 1964Chelsea40Ipswich Town20,703 match won scored 2 goals
League29th Feb 1964Sheffield Wednesday32Chelsea19,416 match lost
League14th Mar 1964Arsenal24Chelsea25,513 match won
League21st Mar 1964Chelsea31West Bromwich Albion19,434 match won
League23rd Mar 1964Manchester United11Chelsea43,172 match drawn
League28th Mar 1964Birmingham City34Chelsea14,485 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Mar 1964Chelsea10Nottingham Forest26,086 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Mar 1964Nottingham Forest01Chelsea16,453 match won
League6th Apr 1964Chelsea10Leicester City25,315 match won
League11th Apr 1964Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea18,868 match lost
League18th Apr 1964Chelsea10Everton37,963 match won
League22nd Aug 1964Wolverhampton Wanderers03Chelsea25,181 match won
League26th Aug 1964Chelsea21Aston Villa30,389 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1964Chelsea31Sunderland46,710 match won
League31st Aug 1964Aston Villa22Chelsea19,740 match drawn
League5th Sep 1964Leicester City11Chelsea22,186 match drawn
League9th Sep 1964Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday31,973 match drawn
League12th Sep 1964Chelsea10Fulham41,472 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Sep 1964Sheffield Wednesday23Chelsea18,176 match won
League19th Sep 1964Chelsea20Leeds United38,006 match won
League26th Sep 1964Arsenal13Chelsea54,936 match won
League30th Sep 1964Chelsea02Manchester United60,769 match lost
League3rd Oct 1964Chelsea51Blackburn Rovers34,913 match won scored 3 goals
League10th Oct 1964Nottingham Forest22Chelsea35,320 match drawn scored 1 goal
League17th Oct 1964Chelsea40Stoke City28,650 match won
League24th Oct 1964Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,927 match drawn
League Cup26th Oct 1964Chelsea40Notts County6,596 match won
League31st Oct 1964Chelsea01Burnley29,040 match lost
League7th Nov 1964Sheffield United02Chelsea23,505 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Nov 1964Chelsea51Everton30,716 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Nov 1964Birmingham City16Chelsea19,803 match won
League Cup25th Nov 1964Workington22Chelsea18,000 match drawn scored 2 goals
League28th Nov 1964Chelsea03West Ham United44,204 match lost
League5th Dec 1964West Bromwich Albion02Chelsea15,518 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Dec 1964Chelsea21Wolverhampton Wanderers20,952 match won scored 2 goals
League19th Dec 1964Sunderland30Chelsea41,236 match lost
League26th Dec 1964Chelsea20Blackpool30,581 match won scored 2 goals
League2nd Jan 1965Chelsea41Leicester City28,344 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1965Chelsea41Northampton Town44,335 match won scored 2 goals
League16th Jan 1965Fulham12Chelsea26,400 match won
League Cup20th Jan 1965Aston Villa23Chelsea12,022 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Jan 1965Leeds United22Chelsea47,109 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1965West Ham United01Chelsea37,000 match won
League6th Feb 1965Chelsea21Arsenal46,798 match won
League Cup10th Feb 1965Chelsea11Aston Villa17,425 match drawn
League13th Feb 1965Blackburn Rovers03Chelsea16,683 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1965Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur63,205 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Feb 1965Chelsea01Nottingham Forest29,038 match lost
League27th Feb 1965Stoke City02Chelsea28,005 match won
F.A. Cup6th Mar 1965Chelsea51Peterborough United63,635 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Mar 1965Chelsea31Tottenham Hotspur51,390 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Mar 1965Manchester United40Chelsea56,261 match lost
League22nd Mar 1965Chelsea30Sheffield United31,837 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup27th Mar 1965Liverpool20Chelsea67,686 match lost
League31st Mar 1965Everton11Chelsea40,384 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1965Chelsea31Birmingham City28,975 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup5th Apr 1965Leicester City00Chelsea26,957 match drawn
League12th Apr 1965West Ham United32Chelsea33,288 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Apr 1965Chelsea40Liverpool62,587 match won
League17th Apr 1965Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion30,792 match drawn
League19th Apr 1965Liverpool20Chelsea41,847 match lost
League26th Apr 1965Blackpool32Chelsea16,008 match lost
League21st Aug 1965Chelsea11Burnley34,067 match drawn
League25th Aug 1965Stoke City22Chelsea28,549 match drawn
League28th Aug 1965Fulham03Chelsea34,027 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Sep 1965Chelsea12Stoke City25,071 match lost
League4th Sep 1965Arsenal13Chelsea45,456 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Sep 1965Chelsea31Everton29,816 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Sep 1965Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday26,183 match drawn
League18th Sep 1965Manchester United41Chelsea37,917 match lost
Europe22nd Sep 1965Chelsea41Roma32,753 match won
League25th Sep 1965Chelsea11Newcastle United30,856 match drawn
League2nd Oct 1965West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea23,049 match won scored 1 goal
Europe6th Oct 1965Roma00Chelsea40,000 match drawn
League9th Oct 1965Chelsea01Blackpool28,022 match lost
League16th Oct 1965Blackburn Rovers01Chelsea16,167 match won
League23rd Oct 1965Chelsea02Leicester City30,400 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League30th Oct 1965Sheffield United12Chelsea20,795 match won
League6th Nov 1965Chelsea10Leeds United39,373 match won
League11th Dec 1965Tottenham Hotspur42Chelsea42,299 match lost scored 1 goal
League27th Dec 1965Northampton Town23Chelsea23,325 match won
League28th Dec 1965Chelsea10Northampton Town17,635 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Jan 1966Blackpool12Chelsea14,065 match won Sub on
League8th Jan 1966Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur48,529 match won
F.A. Cup22nd Jan 1966Liverpool12Chelsea54,097 match won
League5th Feb 1966Chelsea21Fulham34,247 match won
Europe9th Feb 1966A.C. Milan21Chelsea11,411 match lost
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1966Chelsea10Leeds United57,847 match won
Europe16th Feb 1966Chelsea21A.C. Milan59,541 match won
League19th Feb 1966Chelsea00Arsenal48,641 match drawn
League22nd Feb 1966Chelsea32Sunderland20,828 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Feb 1966Everton21Chelsea52,752 match lost scored 1 goal
Europe2nd Mar 1966A.C. Milan11Chelsea30,620 match drawn scored 1 goal booked
F.A. Cup5th Mar 1966Chelsea32Shrewsbury Town51,144 match won scored 2 goals
League12th Mar 1966Chelsea20Manchester United60,269 match won
Europe15th Mar 1966T.S.V. Munich 186022Chelsea11,000 match drawn
League19th Mar 1966Newcastle United01Chelsea35,118 match won
League21st Mar 1966Leicester City11Chelsea25,363 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup26th Mar 1966Chelsea22Hull City46,924 match drawn
Europe29th Mar 1966Chelsea10T.S.V. Munich 186042,224 match won
F.A. Cup31st Mar 1966Hull City13Chelsea45,328 match won
League9th Apr 1966Chelsea62West Ham United35,958 match won
League11th Apr 1966Chelsea10Nottingham Forest39,380 match won Sub on 75 mins
F.A. Cup23rd Apr 1966Sheffield Wednesday20Chelsea61,321 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Barry Bridges

Games Won: 104
Win Percentage: 50.73%
Total Bookings: 2
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 205 appearances, Barry Bridges played alongside the following 53 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (1)
Sylvan Anderton (6)
Jim Barron (1)
Frank Blunstone (88)
Gordon Bolland (1)
Peter Bonetti (179)
John Boyle (39)
Peter Brabrook (34)
Terry Bradbury (13)
Johnny Brooks (2)
Dennis Brown (8)
Dennis Butler (13)
David Cliss (7)
Stan Crowther (3)
Tommy Docherty (3)
John Dunn (13)
Bobby Evans (2)
Joe Fascione (14)
George Graham (76)
Jimmy Greaves (5)
Tommy Harmer (5)
Allan Harris (53)
Ron Harris (130)
Mike Harrison (20)
Marvin Hinton (105)
John Hollins (88)
Peter Houseman (14)
Derek Kevan (2)
Joe Kirkup (10)
Tommy Knox (20)
Andy Malcolm (23)
Reg Matthews (3)
Jim McCalliog (9)
Eddie McCreadie (131)
Errol McNally (8)
Graham Moore (56)
John Mortimore (125)
James Mulholland (4)
Bert Murray (150)
Peter Osgood (30)
Mike Pinner (1)
Tommy Robson (2)
Mel Scott (30)
Ken Shellito (94)
John Sillett (10)
Peter Sillett (5)
Dennis Sorrell (1)
Bobby Tambling (162)
Ron Tindall (1)
Frank Upton (71)
Terry Venables (164)
Ian Watson (7)
Allan Young (18)