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Chelsea FC Profile: Mal Donaghy

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Full Name: Malachy Martin Donaghy

Born: Friday, 13th September 1957 (age: 66)
Place of birth: Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Height: 5' 10 1/2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1992 to 1994

Playing Career:

Luton Town
Manchester United
--->Luton Town (L)
Chelsea (Aug 1992 to May 1994) - cost: £100,000

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 15th August 1992, Chelsea 1 - 1 Oldham Athletic

Age on debut: 34 years 11 months 2 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Wednesday, 4th May 1994, Chelsea 1 - 2 Coventry City (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1992 / 93 40 (1)150046 (1)
1993 / 94 28 (4)1 (1)30032 (5)
Total68 (5)2 (1)80078 (6)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1992 / 93 200002
1993 / 94 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. Mal Donaghy made 78 appearances for Chelsea, of which 6 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League15th Aug 1992Chelsea11Oldham Athletic20,699 match drawn
League19th Aug 1992Norwich City21Chelsea15,164 match lost
League22nd Aug 1992Sheffield Wednesday33Chelsea26,338 match drawn
League26th Aug 1992Chelsea00Blackburn Rovers19,575 match drawn
League29th Aug 1992Chelsea10Queens Park Rangers22,910 match won
League2nd Sep 1992Aston Villa13Chelsea19,125 match won
League5th Sep 1992Liverpool21Chelsea34,199 match lost
League12th Sep 1992Chelsea23Norwich City16,707 match lost
League20th Sep 1992Manchester City01Chelsea22,420 match won
League Cup23rd Sep 1992Walsall03Chelsea5,510 match won
League26th Sep 1992Chelsea00Nottingham Forest19,760 match drawn
League3rd Oct 1992Arsenal21Chelsea27,780 match lost Sub on 19 mins
League17th Oct 1992Chelsea21Ipswich Town16,707 match won
League24th Oct 1992Coventry City12Chelsea15,626 match won
League Cup28th Oct 1992Chelsea21Newcastle United30,193 match won
League31st Oct 1992Chelsea12Sheffield United13,763 match lost
League7th Nov 1992Chelsea31Crystal Palace17,141 match won
League21st Nov 1992Everton01Chelsea17,418 match won
League29th Nov 1992Chelsea10Leeds United24,345 match won
League Cup2nd Dec 1992Everton22Chelsea14,457 match drawn
League5th Dec 1992Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea31,540 match won
League11th Dec 1992Middlesbrough00Chelsea15,599 match drawn
League Cup16th Dec 1992Chelsea10Everton19,496 match won booked
League19th Dec 1992Chelsea11Manchester United34,464 match drawn
League26th Dec 1992Chelsea11Southampton18,344 match drawn
League28th Dec 1992Wimbledon00Chelsea14,687 match drawn
League Cup6th Jan 1993Crystal Palace31Chelsea28,510 match lost
League9th Jan 1993Chelsea24Manchester City15,939 match lost
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1993Middlesbrough21Chelsea16,776 match lost
League16th Jan 1993Nottingham Forest30Chelsea23,249 match lost
League27th Jan 1993Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea15,806 match drawn
League30th Jan 1993Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday16,261 match lost
League6th Feb 1993Oldham Athletic31Chelsea11,772 match lost
League10th Feb 1993Chelsea00Liverpool20,981 match drawn
League13th Feb 1993Chelsea01Aston Villa20,081 match lost Sub on 65 mins
League21st Feb 1993Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea14,780 match lost Sub on 48 mins
League1st Mar 1993Chelsea10Arsenal17,725 match won
League10th Mar 1993Chelsea21Everton12,739 match won
League15th Mar 1993Crystal Palace11Chelsea12,610 match drawn
League20th Mar 1993Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur25,157 match drawn
League24th Mar 1993Leeds United11Chelsea28,135 match drawn scored 1 goal
League3rd Apr 1993Chelsea40Middlesbrough13,043 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1993Ipswich Town11Chelsea17,444 match drawn
League10th Apr 1993Southampton10Chelsea15,135 match lost
League12th Apr 1993Chelsea42Wimbledon13,138 match won
League17th Apr 1993Manchester United30Chelsea40,139 match lost Sub on 69 mins
League14th Aug 1993Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers29,189 match lost
League17th Aug 1993Wimbledon11Chelsea11,083 match drawn
League21st Aug 1993Ipswich Town10Chelsea17,582 match lost Sub on 72 mins
League25th Aug 1993Chelsea20Queens Park Rangers20,191 match won
League28th Aug 1993Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday16,652 match drawn
League1st Sep 1993Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea27,567 match drawn Sub on 86 mins
League11th Sep 1993Chelsea10Manchester United37,064 match won
League18th Sep 1993Coventry City11Chelsea13,660 match drawn
League Cup22nd Sep 1993West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea14,919 match drawn Sub on 60 mins
League25th Sep 1993Chelsea10Liverpool31,271 match won Sub on 58 mins
League2nd Oct 1993West Ham United10Chelsea18,971 match lost
League Cup6th Oct 1993Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion11,959 match won
League23rd Oct 1993Aston Villa10Chelsea29,706 match lost Captain Sub on 81 mins
League Cup26th Oct 1993Manchester City10Chelsea16,713 match lost Captain Sub on 83 mins
League30th Oct 1993Chelsea01Oldham Athletic15,372 match lost Sub on 63 mins booked
League6th Nov 1993Leeds United41Chelsea35,022 match lost Sub on 57 mins
League20th Nov 1993Chelsea02Arsenal26,839 match lost Sub on 74 mins booked
League22nd Nov 1993Chelsea00Manchester City10,128 match drawn
League27th Nov 1993Sheffield United10Chelsea16,119 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League5th Dec 1993Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea15,736 match lost
League11th Dec 1993Chelsea11Ipswich Town13,208 match drawn
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1994Chelsea40Barnet16,209 match won Sub on 67 mins
League22nd Jan 1994Chelsea11Aston Villa18,341 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League5th Feb 1994Everton42Chelsea18,821 match lost
League27th Feb 1994Chelsea43Tottenham Hotspur16,807 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Mar 1994Chelsea20West Ham United19,545 match won Sub on 84 mins
League30th Mar 1994Sheffield Wednesday31Chelsea20,433 match lost
League4th Apr 1994Newcastle United00Chelsea32,216 match drawn
League16th Apr 1994Arsenal10Chelsea34,314 match lost
League23rd Apr 1994Chelsea11Leeds United18,544 match drawn
League30th Apr 1994Manchester City22Chelsea33,594 match drawn
League4th May 1994Chelsea12Coventry City8,923 match lost Sub on 84 mins

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Mal Donaghy

Games Won: 23
Win Percentage: 29.49%
Starts as Captain: 2
Total Bookings: 3
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 78 appearances, Mal Donaghy played alongside the following 37 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Joe Allon (3)
Darren Barnard (21)
Anthony Barness (2)
Dave Beasant (17)
Craig Burley (16)
Tony Cascarino (25)
Steve Clarke (49)
Andy Dow (10)
Michael Duberry (1)
Paul Elliott (7)
Robert Fleck (45)
Gareth Hall (44)
Mick Harford (33)
Kevin Hitchcock (28)
Glenn Hoddle (18)
David Hopkin (18)
Erland Johnsen (29)
Vinnie Jones (7)
Dmitri Kharine (33)
Jakob Kjeldbjerg (23)
Graeme Le Saux (19)
David Lee (37)
Steve Livingstone (1)
Damian Matthew (4)
Andy Myers (9)
Eddie Newton (65)
Gavin Peacock (26)
Ian Pearce (1)
Gerry Peyton (1)
Neil Shipperley (23)
Frank Sinclair (63)
Nigel Spackman (11)
John Spencer (37)
Mark Stein (11)
Graham Stuart (44)
Andy Townsend (45)
Dennis Wise (55)