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Chelsea FC Profile: Alan Dicks

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Full Name: Alan Victor Dicks

Born: Wednesday, 29th August 1934 (age: 89)
Place of birth: Kennington, London, England
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1951 to 1958

Playing Career:

Dulwich Hamlet
Rainham Town
Millwall (A)
Chelsea (Aug 1951 to Nov 1958) - cost: unknown
Southend United
Coventry City

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 13th December 1952, Manchester City 4 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 18 years 3 months 14 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Wednesday, 11th September 1957, Chelsea 2 - 2 West Bromwich Albion


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1952 / 53 100001
1953 / 54 200002
1954 / 55 100001
1955 / 56 440008
1956 / 57 19100020
1957 / 58 600006


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 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. Alan Dicks made 38 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League13th Dec 1952Manchester City40Chelsea20,733 match lost
League14th Nov 1953Chelsea21Burnley39,731 match won
League21st Nov 1953Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea30,635 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1955Tottenham Hotspur24Chelsea53,159 match won
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1956Hartlepools United01Chelsea16,700 match won
League21st Jan 1956Aston Villa14Chelsea24,732 match won
F.A. Cup28th Jan 1956Burnley11Chelsea44,897 match drawn
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1956Chelsea11Burnley26,661 match drawn
League4th Feb 1956Chelsea23Wolverhampton Wanderers37,740 match lost
F.A. Cup6th Feb 1956Burnley22Chelsea21,921 match drawn
League30th Mar 1956Luton Town22Chelsea24,276 match drawn scored 1 goal
League31st Mar 1956Chelsea01Preston North End31,450 match lost
League22nd Sep 1956West Bromwich Albion21Chelsea24,290 match lost
League13th Oct 1956Everton03Chelsea34,897 match won
League20th Oct 1956Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers43,558 match drawn
League27th Oct 1956Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea21,299 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1956Chelsea13Charlton Athletic28,722 match lost
League19th Jan 1957Birmingham City01Chelsea30,157 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1957Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea66,398 match lost
League2nd Feb 1957Chelsea24West Bromwich Albion29,361 match lost
League9th Feb 1957Portsmouth22Chelsea22,964 match drawn
League20th Feb 1957Tottenham Hotspur34Chelsea20,849 match won
League23rd Feb 1957Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers13,647 match drawn
League2nd Mar 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea33,000 match lost
League23rd Mar 1957Chelsea02Sunderland36,160 match lost
League30th Mar 1957Luton Town04Chelsea15,065 match won
League6th Apr 1957Chelsea11Aston Villa28,025 match drawn
League13th Apr 1957Blackpool10Chelsea17,176 match lost
League19th Apr 1957Newcastle United12Chelsea30,708 match won
League20th Apr 1957Chelsea51Everton28,317 match won
League22nd Apr 1957Chelsea62Newcastle United20,795 match won
League27th Apr 1957Preston North End10Chelsea13,592 match lost
League24th Aug 1957Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,580 match drawn
League28th Aug 1957Chelsea23Manchester City43,722 match lost
League31st Aug 1957Chelsea51Birmingham City43,806 match won
League4th Sep 1957Manchester City52Chelsea27,943 match lost
League7th Sep 1957Everton30Chelsea45,066 match lost
League11th Sep 1957Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,824 match drawn

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1954 / 55 1
1955 / 56 1
1956 / 57 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Alan Dicks made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly16th Aug 1954Chelsea33Chelsea6,977 match drawn
Friendly3rd May 1956Walthanstow Avenue13Chelsea0 match won
Southern Professional Floodlit Cup26th Sep 1956Luton Town42Chelsea0 match lost

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1954 / 55 1

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Alan Dicks made 1 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly23rd Apr 1955Colchester United13Chelsea0 match won

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Chelsea FC Player Alan Dicks

Games Won: 12
Win Percentage: 31.58%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 38 appearances, Alan Dicks played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (20)
Ken Armstrong (15)
Wally Bellett (3)
Roy Bentley (10)
Micky Block (1)
Frank Blunstone (17)
Peter Brabrook (29)
Bobby Campbell (1)
Len Casey (3)
Bill Dickson (1)
Derek Gibbs (1)
Billy Gray (1)
Jimmy Greaves (5)
Ron Greenwood (2)
John Harris (4)
Mike Harrison (1)
Bobby Laverick (4)
Jim Lewis (16)
Bill Livingstone (1)
Ian MacFarlane (12)
Reg Matthews (18)
John McNichol (22)
John Mortimore (6)
Brian Nicholas (7)
Tony Nicholas (5)
Eric Parsons (14)
Bill Robertson (19)
Derek Saunders (32)
Peter Sillett (32)
Les Stubbs (25)
Charlie Thomson (1)
Sid Tickridge (1)
Ron Tindall (17)
Dick Whittaker (13)
Stan Wicks (9)
Stan Willemse (12)