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Chelsea FC Profile: John Compton

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Full Name: John Frederick Compton

Born: Friday, 27th August 1937 (age: 85)
Place of birth: Poplar, London, England
Height: 5' 9"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1955 to 1960

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Feb 1955 to Jun 1960) - From Chelsea Juniors
Ipswich Town
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 28th April 1956, Chelsea 2 - 1 Blackpool

Age on debut: 18 years 8 months 1 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 12th December 1959, Blackpool 3 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 100001
1957 / 58 300003
1959 / 60 800008


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. John Compton made 12 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League28th Apr 1956Chelsea21Blackpool35,427 match won
League7th Apr 1958Nottingham Forest11Chelsea25,130 match drawn
League12th Apr 1958Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers27,994 match drawn
League19th Apr 1958Leeds United00Chelsea20,515 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1959Chelsea44Preston North End42,891 match drawn
League26th Aug 1959Manchester United01Chelsea57,674 match won
League29th Aug 1959Leicester City31Chelsea29,341 match lost
League2nd Sep 1959Chelsea36Manchester United66,579 match lost
League16th Sep 1959Chelsea42Birmingham City31,651 match won
League19th Sep 1959Chelsea24West Ham United54,349 match lost
League14th Nov 1959Manchester City11Chelsea24,364 match drawn
League12th Dec 1959Blackpool31Chelsea12,410 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player John Compton

Games Won: 3
Win Percentage: 25%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 12 appearances, John Compton played alongside the following 26 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Sylvan Anderton (6)
Wally Bellett (3)
Roy Bentley (1)
Frank Blunstone (9)
Peter Brabrook (12)
Johnny Brooks (1)
Derek Gibbs (4)
Jimmy Greaves (11)
Mike Harrison (1)
Jim Lewis (1)
Charlie Livesey (7)
Bill Livingstone (1)
Reg Matthews (11)
Eric McMillan (2)
John Mortimore (9)
Tony Nicholas (4)
Bill Robertson (1)
Mel Scott (5)
Ken Shellito (1)
John Sillett (1)
Peter Sillett (12)
Les Stubbs (4)
Bobby Tambling (1)
Ron Tindall (4)
Dick Whittaker (7)
Stan Wicks (1)