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Chelsea FC Profile: Paddy Mulligan

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Full Name: Patrick Martin Mulligan

Born: Saturday, 17th March 1945 (age: 78)
Place of birth: Dublin, Republic Of Ireland
Height: 5' 7"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1969 to 1972

Playing Career:

Shamrock Rovers
Boston Beacons
Shamrock Rovers
Chelsea (Oct 1969 to Sep 1972) - cost: £17,500
Crystal Palace
West Bromwich Albion

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 20th December 1969, Chelsea 3 - 1 Manchester City (Sub)

Age on debut: 24 years 9 months 3 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 23rd September 1972, Chelsea 2 - 0 Ipswich Town


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1969 / 70 8 (2)00008 (2)
1970 / 71 17 (1)036 (1)127 (2)
1971 / 72 27352 (1)037 (1)
1972 / 73 601007
Total58 (3)398 (2)179 (5)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1970 / 71 100001
1971 / 72 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. Paddy Mulligan made 79 appearances for Chelsea, of which 5 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League20th Dec 1969Chelsea31Manchester City34,791 match won Sub on
League11th Feb 1970Derby County22Chelsea35,109 match drawn
League25th Feb 1970Chelsea00Newcastle United35,341 match drawn Sub on 48 mins
League28th Feb 1970Coventry City03Chelsea37,448 match won
League7th Mar 1970Chelsea11Nottingham Forest38,280 match drawn
League25th Mar 1970Chelsea31Sheffield Wednesday29,590 match won
League28th Mar 1970Everton52Chelsea57,828 match lost
League13th Apr 1970Stoke City12Chelsea22,707 match won
F.A. Charity Shield8th Aug 1970Chelsea12Everton43,547 match lost
League15th Aug 1970Chelsea21Derby County46,969 match won
League19th Aug 1970Manchester United00Chelsea50,979 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1970West Ham United22Chelsea39,240 match drawn
League26th Aug 1970Chelsea22Everton48,195 match drawn
League29th Aug 1970Chelsea21Arsenal53,722 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Sep 1970Burnley00Chelsea14,543 match drawn
League5th Sep 1970Leeds United10Chelsea47,662 match lost
League Cup9th Sep 1970Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea15,869 match drawn
League12th Sep 1970Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers34,889 match drawn
Europe16th Sep 1970Aris Salonika11Chelsea50,000 match drawn
League19th Sep 1970Coventry City01Chelsea29,328 match won
League Cup22nd Sep 1970Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday26,646 match won
League26th Sep 1970Chelsea21Ipswich Town38,541 match won
Europe30th Sep 1970Chelsea51Aris Salonika40,425 match won
League3rd Oct 1970Liverpool10Chelsea46,196 match lost
League10th Oct 1970Chelsea11Manchester City51,903 match drawn
League17th Oct 1970Derby County12Chelsea35,166 match won
Europe21st Oct 1970CSKA Sofia01Chelsea45,000 match won
League24th Oct 1970Blackpool34Chelsea24,940 match won
League Cup28th Oct 1970Manchester United21Chelsea47,565 match lost
League31st Oct 1970Chelsea22Southampton44,843 match drawn
Europe4th Nov 1970Chelsea10CSKA Sofia41,613 match won Sub on 30 mins
League26th Apr 1971Chelsea01Burnley14,356 match lost Sub on 73 mins
Europe28th Apr 1971Manchester City01Chelsea43,663 match won
League1st May 1971Ipswich Town00Chelsea24,708 match drawn
Europe19th May 1971Real Madrid11Chelsea45,000 match drawn Sub on 105 mins
League28th Aug 1971Huddersfield Town12Chelsea15,030 match won
League1st Sep 1971Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion29,931 match won
League4th Sep 1971Chelsea33Coventry City35,459 match drawn booked
League Cup8th Sep 1971Chelsea20Plymouth Argyle23,011 match won
League11th Sep 1971West Ham United21Chelsea36,866 match lost
Europe20th Oct 1971Atvidabergs00Chelsea10,212 match drawn Sub on 50 mins
League23rd Oct 1971Chelsea30Southampton38,940 match won
League Cup27th Oct 1971Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers27,679 match drawn
League30th Oct 1971Leicester City11Chelsea36,574 match drawn
Europe3rd Nov 1971Chelsea11Atvidabergs28,071 match drawn Sub off
League27th Nov 1971Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur52,581 match won
League4th Dec 1971Newcastle United00Chelsea37,560 match drawn
League11th Dec 1971Chelsea00Leeds United45,867 match drawn
League17th Dec 1971Coventry City11Chelsea22,424 match drawn
League Cup22nd Dec 1971Chelsea32Tottenham Hotspur43,330 match won
League27th Dec 1971Chelsea20Ipswich Town43,896 match won
League1st Jan 1972Derby County10Chelsea33,633 match lost
League Cup5th Jan 1972Tottenham Hotspur22Chelsea52,755 match drawn
League8th Jan 1972Chelsea22Huddersfield Town30,801 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1972Blackpool01Chelsea22,135 match won
League22nd Jan 1972Manchester United01Chelsea55,927 match won
League29th Jan 1972Chelsea40Everton38,558 match won
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1972Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers38,066 match won
League19th Feb 1972Chelsea21Leicester City38,783 match won
F.A. Cup26th Feb 1972Orient32Chelsea30,329 match lost
League Cup4th Mar 1972Stoke City21Chelsea100,000 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League18th Mar 1972Manchester City10Chelsea53,322 match lost
League25th Mar 1972Chelsea31West Ham United45,137 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Mar 1972Chelsea20Sheffield United28,444 match won
League1st Apr 1972Ipswich Town12Chelsea24,325 match won
League8th Apr 1972Chelsea21Crystal Palace34,105 match won
League12th Apr 1972Wolverhampton Wanderers02Chelsea24,566 match won
League15th Apr 1972Tottenham Hotspur30Chelsea45,799 match lost
League18th Apr 1972Southampton22Chelsea24,933 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1972Chelsea33Newcastle United33,000 match drawn
League24th Apr 1972Chelsea20Stoke City23,443 match won
League27th Apr 1972West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea18,489 match lost
League26th Aug 1972Chelsea21Manchester City30,845 match won
League30th Aug 1972Manchester United00Chelsea44,482 match drawn
League2nd Sep 1972Arsenal11Chelsea46,675 match drawn
League Cup6th Sep 1972Southend United01Chelsea24,160 match won
League9th Sep 1972Chelsea13West Ham United34,392 match lost
League16th Sep 1972Sheffield United21Chelsea24,458 match lost
League23rd Sep 1972Chelsea20Ipswich Town29,647 match won

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. Paddy Mulligan 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. Paddy Mulligan 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 Paddy Mulligan

Games Won: 36
Win Percentage: 45.57%
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 79 appearances, Paddy Mulligan played alongside the following 28 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Tommy Baldwin (23)
Brian Bason (1)
Alan Birchenall (1)
Peter Bonetti (65)
John Boyle (23)
Charlie Cooke (60)
John Dempsey (55)
Micky Droy (5)
Peter Feely (4)
Chris Garland (26)
Bill Garner (1)
Ron Harris (75)
Marvin Hinton (24)
John Hollins (76)
Peter Houseman (59)
Alan Hudson (68)
Tommy Hughes (4)
Ian Hutchinson (22)
Steve Kember (31)
Eddie McCreadie (15)
Peter Osgood (70)
John Phillips (8)
Tony Potrac (1)
Steve Sherwood (1)
Derek Smethurst (5)
Bobby Tambling (1)
David Webb (71)
Keith Weller (24)