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Chelsea FC Profile: Tommy Langley

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Full Name: Thomas William Langley

Born: Saturday, 8th February 1958 (age: 65)
Place of birth: Elephant & Castle, England
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1974 to 1980

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Feb 1974 to Aug 1980) - From Chelsea Juniors
Queens Park Rangers
Crystal Palace
AEK Athens
Coventry City
Wolverhampton Wanderers
South China
Exeter City
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Slough Town
St. Albans City
Staines Town
Wokingham Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 9th November 1974, Chelsea 0 - 0 Leicester City

Age on debut: 16 years 9 months 1 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 14th March 1979, West Bromwich Albion 1 - 0 Chelsea

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 3rd May 1980, Chelsea 3 - 0 Oldham Athletic


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1974 / 75 8 (3)00008 (3)
1975 / 76 10 (6)000010 (6)
1976 / 77 600006
1977 / 78 41 (2)410046 (2)
1978 / 79 41 (1)110043 (1)
1979 / 80 36 (1)120039 (1)
Total142 (13)6400152 (13)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1974 / 75 100001
1975 / 76 100001
1976 / 77 200002
1977 / 78 11200013
1978 / 79 15010016
1979 / 80 10000010

* 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. Tommy Langley made 152 appearances for Chelsea, of which 13 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Nov 1974Chelsea00Leicester City23,915 match drawn
League8th Feb 1975Chelsea21Birmingham City18,144 match won Sub on 56 minsscored 1 goal
League18th Mar 1975Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea25,324 match lost Sub on
League22nd Mar 1975Chelsea12Middlesbrough22,240 match lost
League29th Mar 1975West Ham United01Chelsea31,025 match won
League31st Mar 1975Chelsea00Ipswich Town35,005 match drawn
League5th Apr 1975Stoke City30Chelsea26,375 match lost
League12th Apr 1975Chelsea01Manchester City26,249 match lost Sub on 72 mins
League13th Sep 1975Oldham Athletic21Chelsea10,406 match lost
League23rd Sep 1975Portsmouth11Chelsea16,144 match drawn
League27th Sep 1975Fulham20Chelsea22,921 match lost
League4th Oct 1975Chelsea00York City15,323 match drawn
League11th Oct 1975Southampton41Chelsea21,227 match lost Sub on 74 mins
League18th Oct 1975Chelsea20Blackpool16,924 match won Sub on 78 minsscored 1 goal
League25th Oct 1975Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea12,128 match drawn Sub on 67 mins
League20th Dec 1975Chelsea10Sunderland22,802 match won Sub on 80 mins
League27th Dec 1975Chelsea23Charlton Athletic25,367 match lost Sub on
League28th Feb 1976Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers14,555 match won Sub on 80 mins
League16th Apr 1977Chelsea21Nottingham Forest36,499 match won
League19th Apr 1977Oldham Athletic00Chelsea10,077 match drawn Sub off
League23rd Apr 1977Burnley10Chelsea14,927 match lost
League30th Apr 1977Chelsea40Sheffield United28,158 match won scored 1 goal
League7th May 1977Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea33,465 match drawn scored 1 goal
League14th May 1977Chelsea40Hull City43,718 match won
League20th Aug 1977West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea20,145 match lost
League24th Aug 1977Chelsea20Birmingham City18,008 match won
League27th Aug 1977Chelsea12Coventry City25,432 match lost scored 1 goal
League Cup30th Aug 1977Liverpool20Chelsea33,170 match lost
League3rd Sep 1977Ipswich Town10Chelsea20,835 match lost
League10th Sep 1977Chelsea11Derby County25,759 match drawn scored 1 goal
League17th Sep 1977Manchester United01Chelsea54,764 match won
League24th Sep 1977Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea26,267 match drawn
League1st Oct 1977Chelsea12Leeds United35,427 match lost
League5th Oct 1977Chelsea00Leicester City19,575 match drawn
League8th Oct 1977Liverpool20Chelsea40,499 match lost
League15th Oct 1977Chelsea00Middlesbrough21,091 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1977Newcastle United10Chelsea24,000 match lost Sub on 75 mins
League29th Oct 1977Chelsea10Bristol City22,313 match won
League5th Nov 1977Chelsea10Nottingham Forest36,116 match won
League12th Nov 1977Norwich City00Chelsea19,566 match drawn
League19th Nov 1977Chelsea00Aston Villa31,764 match drawn
League26th Nov 1977Manchester City62Chelsea34,354 match lost
League3rd Dec 1977Chelsea01Everton33,899 match lost
League10th Dec 1977Wolverhampton Wanderers13Chelsea16,400 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Dec 1977Chelsea11Norwich City22,751 match drawn
League26th Dec 1977Arsenal30Chelsea46,074 match lost
League27th Dec 1977Chelsea21West Ham United44,093 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Dec 1977Birmingham City45Chelsea19,876 match won scored 3 goals
League2nd Jan 1978Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,540 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1978Chelsea42Liverpool45,449 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Jan 1978Coventry City51Chelsea21,155 match lost
League21st Jan 1978Chelsea53Ipswich Town26,044 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1978Chelsea62Burnley32,168 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1978Chelsea22Manchester United32,238 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Feb 1978Orient00Chelsea25,123 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1978Chelsea12Orient36,379 match lost
League4th Mar 1978Chelsea31Liverpool35,550 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Mar 1978Derby County11Chelsea21,504 match drawn
League18th Mar 1978Chelsea22Newcastle United22,779 match drawn
League21st Mar 1978Bristol City30Chelsea19,961 match lost
League25th Mar 1978West Ham United31Chelsea24,987 match lost Sub on
League27th Mar 1978Chelsea00Arsenal40,764 match drawn
League1st Apr 1978Nottingham Forest31Chelsea31,262 match lost scored 1 goal
League4th Apr 1978Middlesbrough20Chelsea15,288 match lost
League15th Apr 1978Aston Villa20Chelsea27,375 match lost
League22nd Apr 1978Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers31,637 match drawn scored 1 goal
League26th Apr 1978Leicester City02Chelsea12,970 match won
League29th Apr 1978Everton60Chelsea39,504 match lost
League2nd May 1978Chelsea31Queens Park Rangers21,201 match won Sub on 28 mins
League5th May 1978Chelsea00Manchester City18,782 match drawn
League19th Aug 1978Chelsea01Everton31,755 match lost Sub on 78 mins
League22nd Aug 1978Wolverhampton Wanderers01Chelsea22,041 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Aug 1978Tottenham Hotspur22Chelsea40,643 match drawn
League Cup29th Aug 1978Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea10,748 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Sep 1978Chelsea03Leeds United30,099 match lost
League9th Sep 1978Coventry City32Chelsea24,920 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Sep 1978Chelsea14Manchester City28,980 match lost
League23rd Sep 1978Birmingham City11Chelsea18,458 match drawn
League30th Sep 1978Chelsea13West Bromwich Albion20,186 match lost
League7th Oct 1978Derby County10Chelsea20,251 match lost
League14th Oct 1978Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers19,879 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Oct 1978Liverpool20Chelsea45,775 match lost
League28th Oct 1978Chelsea33Norwich City23,941 match drawn
League4th Nov 1978Queens Park Rangers00Chelsea22,876 match drawn
League11th Nov 1978Everton32Chelsea38,694 match lost scored 1 goal
League18th Nov 1978Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur41,594 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 1978Leeds United21Chelsea24,088 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Nov 1978Chelsea01Manchester United27,156 match lost
League16th Dec 1978Middlesbrough72Chelsea15,107 match lost
League23rd Dec 1978Chelsea00Bristol City19,093 match drawn
League26th Dec 1978Southampton00Chelsea20,770 match drawn
League30th Dec 1978Ipswich Town51Chelsea21,439 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1979Manchester United30Chelsea38,500 match lost
League20th Jan 1979Manchester City23Chelsea31,876 match won
League3rd Feb 1979Chelsea21Birmingham City22,129 match won
League21st Feb 1979Chelsea13Coventry City15,282 match lost scored 1 goal
League24th Feb 1979Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea19,475 match lost
League3rd Mar 1979Chelsea00Liverpool40,594 match drawn
League10th Mar 1979Norwich City20Chelsea19,071 match lost
League14th Mar 1979West Bromwich Albion10Chelsea20,425 match lost
League17th Mar 1979Chelsea13Queens Park Rangers25,871 match lost Sub on 63 mins
League24th Mar 1979Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers20,502 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Mar 1979Nottingham Forest60Chelsea24,514 match lost
League4th Apr 1979Chelsea11Derby County10,682 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1979Chelsea13Nottingham Forest29,213 match lost
League10th Apr 1979Bristol City31Chelsea18,645 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League14th Apr 1979Chelsea12Southampton18,243 match lost
League16th Apr 1979Arsenal52Chelsea37,232 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1979Chelsea21Middlesbrough12,007 match won
League28th Apr 1979Aston Villa21Chelsea29,212 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th May 1979Chelsea23Ipswich Town15,462 match lost scored 2 goals
League14th May 1979Chelsea11Arsenal28,386 match drawn
League16th May 1979Manchester United11Chelsea38,119 match drawn
League18th Aug 1979Chelsea00Sunderland23,500 match drawn
League20th Aug 1979West Ham United01Chelsea31,627 match won
League25th Aug 1979Chelsea31Wrexham18,732 match won
League Cup28th Aug 1979Plymouth Argyle22Chelsea10,802 match drawn
League1st Sep 1979Newcastle United21Chelsea25,230 match lost
League Cup4th Sep 1979Chelsea12Plymouth Argyle14,112 match lost
League8th Sep 1979Chelsea12Birmingham City17,182 match lost
League15th Sep 1979Shrewsbury Town30Chelsea9,271 match lost
League22nd Sep 1979Chelsea20Watford21,480 match won
League29th Sep 1979Cambridge United01Chelsea8,792 match won
League6th Oct 1979Burnley01Chelsea8,341 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Oct 1979Chelsea10Bristol Rovers18,236 match won
League27th Oct 1979Chelsea02Fulham30,567 match lost
League3rd Nov 1979Sunderland21Chelsea24,988 match lost
League17th Nov 1979Chelsea31Charlton Athletic23,035 match won Sub on
League15th Dec 1979Chelsea30Swansea City18,065 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Dec 1979Queens Park Rangers22Chelsea26,598 match drawn scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1979Chelsea10Leicester City25,320 match won
League29th Dec 1979Wrexham20Chelsea15,641 match lost
League1st Jan 1980Luton Town33Chelsea19,717 match drawn
League12th Jan 1980Chelsea40Newcastle United32,281 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1980Chelsea01Wigan Athletic22,300 match lost
League2nd Feb 1980Chelsea24Shrewsbury Town18,120 match lost scored 2 goals
League9th Feb 1980Watford23Chelsea24,716 match won booked
League16th Feb 1980Chelsea11Cambridge United17,112 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1980Bristol Rovers30Chelsea14,176 match lost
League1st Mar 1980Chelsea10Cardiff City18,449 match won
League8th Mar 1980Fulham12Chelsea22,348 match won
League11th Mar 1980Birmingham City51Chelsea27,297 match lost scored 1 goal
League15th Mar 1980Chelsea21Burnley16,189 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Mar 1980Chelsea10Orient19,706 match won Sub on 12 mins
League29th Mar 1980Charlton Athletic12Chelsea16,425 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Apr 1980Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers31,035 match lost
League5th Apr 1980Leicester City10Chelsea25,826 match lost
League7th Apr 1980Chelsea11Luton Town28,078 match drawn
League12th Apr 1980Preston North End11Chelsea13,069 match drawn
League19th Apr 1980Chelsea10Notts County24,002 match won
League26th Apr 1980Swansea City11Chelsea16,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League3rd May 1980Chelsea30Oldham Athletic28,253 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1977 / 78 2
1979 / 80 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals

1977 / 78 1

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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Anglo Scottish Cup6th Aug 1977Fulham10Chelsea9,821 match lost
Anglo Scottish Cup9th Aug 1977Chelsea20Orient5,702 match won scored 1 goal
Friendly28th Jul 1979Wimbledon21Chelsea3,070 match lost Sub on 46 mins

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Tommy Langley 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 Tommy Langley

Games Won: 44
Win Percentage: 28.95%
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 152 appearances, Tommy Langley played alongside the following 49 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Trevor Aylott (30)
Tommy Baldwin (1)
Eamonn Bannon (27)
Brian Bason (4)
Peter Bonetti (64)
Petar Borota (50)
Ian Britton (114)
John Bumstead (31)
Gary Chivers (30)
Charlie Cooke (21)
John Dempsey (9)
Jim Docherty (3)
Micky Droy (92)
Mike Fillery (44)
Steve Finnieston (34)
Lee Frost (8)
Bill Garner (27)
Kevin Hales (7)
Ron Harris (142)
David Hay (30)
Marvin Hinton (6)
John Hollins (8)
Peter Houseman (4)
Ian Hutchinson (8)
Bob Iles (7)
Gary Johnson (17)
Steve Kember (8)
Colin Lee (5)
Ray Lewington (41)
Gary Locke (78)
Teddy Maybank (4)
Duncan McKenzie (15)
Micky Nutton (34)
Peter Osgood (11)
Colin Pates (16)
John Phillips (26)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (4)
Dennis Rofe (14)
Steve Sherwood (5)
John Sitton (14)
John Sparrow (39)
Garry Stanley (55)
David Stride (36)
Kenny Swain (59)
Colin Viljoen (4)
Clive Walker (91)
Steve Wicks (75)
Graham Wilkins (65)
Ray Wilkins (90)