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Chelsea FC Profile: Damian Matthew

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Full Name: Damian Matthew

Born: Wednesday, 23rd September 1970 (age: 52)
Place of birth: Islington, London, England
Height: 5' 11"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1989 to 1994

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jun 1989 to Feb 1994) - From Chelsea Juniors
--->Luton Town (L)
Crystal Palace
--->Bristol Rovers (L)
Northampton Town

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 16th April 1990, Chelsea 3 - 0 Crystal Palace

Age on debut: 19 years 6 months 24 days

Last Appearance: Monday, 12th April 1993, Chelsea 4 - 2 Wimbledon


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1989 / 90 200002
1990 / 91 8 (2)040113 (2)
1991 / 92 7 (5)01008 (5)
1992 / 93 4 (1)00004 (1)
Total21 (8)050127 (8)


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. Damian Matthew made 27 appearances for Chelsea, of which 8 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League16th Apr 1990Chelsea30Crystal Palace16,132 match won
League5th May 1990Millwall13Chelsea12,230 match won
League25th Nov 1990Manchester United23Chelsea37,836 match won
League Cup28th Nov 1990Oxford United12Chelsea9,789 match won Sub on 74 mins
League12th Jan 1991Chelsea20Queens Park Rangers19,255 match won
League Cup16th Jan 1991Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur34,178 match drawn
League19th Jan 1991Sunderland10Chelsea20,038 match lost Sub on 55 mins
League Cup23rd Jan 1991Tottenham Hotspur03Chelsea33,861 match won
League2nd Feb 1991Chelsea21Arsenal29,094 match won
League9th Feb 1991Manchester City21Chelsea25,116 match lost
League16th Feb 1991Chelsea00Wimbledon13,378 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
Full Members Cup18th Feb 1991Chelsea11Luton Town3,849 match drawn
League Cup24th Feb 1991Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday34,074 match lost Sub on 65 mins
League23rd Mar 1991Chelsea02Southampton13,391 match lost Sub on 71 mins
League6th Apr 1991Chelsea33Luton Town12,603 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League Cup8th Oct 1991Tranmere Rovers31Chelsea11,165 match lost booked sent off
League19th Oct 1991Chelsea22Liverpool30,230 match drawn Sub on 63 mins
League26th Oct 1991Crystal Palace00Chelsea21,841 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League2nd Nov 1991Coventry City01Chelsea11,343 match won
League16th Nov 1991Chelsea03Norwich City15,755 match lost Sub on 74 mins
League20th Apr 1992Aston Villa31Chelsea19,269 match lost Sub on 76 mins
League25th Apr 1992Chelsea11Arsenal26,003 match drawn Sub on 85 mins
League2nd May 1992Everton21Chelsea20,163 match lost Sub on 64 mins
League15th Aug 1992Chelsea11Oldham Athletic20,699 match drawn Sub on 76 mins
League19th Aug 1992Norwich City21Chelsea15,164 match lost Sub on 70 mins
League1st Mar 1993Chelsea10Arsenal17,725 match won Sub on 86 mins
League12th Apr 1993Chelsea42Wimbledon13,138 match won Sub on 75 mins

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Chelsea FC Player Damian Matthew

Games Won: 10
Win Percentage: 37.04%
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 27 appearances, Damian Matthew played alongside the following 38 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Joe Allon (3)
Darren Barnard (3)
Dave Beasant (23)
Tom Boyd (4)
John Bumstead (4)
Tony Cascarino (2)
Steve Clarke (14)
Jason Cundy (14)
Alan Dickens (6)
Kerry Dixon (19)
Mal Donaghy (4)
Tony Dorigo (12)
Gordon Durie (10)
Paul Elliott (7)
Robert Fleck (2)
Gareth Hall (18)
Mick Harford (3)
Kevin Hitchcock (3)
David Hopkin (1)
Erland Johnsen (7)
Vinnie Jones (9)
Dmitri Kharine (1)
Graeme Le Saux (20)
David Lee (5)
Kevin McAllister (1)
Dave Mitchell (1)
Ken Monkou (20)
Andy Myers (4)
Eddie Newton (4)
Peter Nicholas (2)
Ian Pearce (2)
Neil Shipperley (1)
Frank Sinclair (6)
John Spencer (3)
Graham Stuart (23)
Andy Townsend (20)
Kevin Wilson (13)
Dennis Wise (16)