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Chelsea FC Profile: Tony Nicholas

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Full Name: Anthony Wallace Long Nicholas

Born: Saturday, 16th April 1938
Place of birth: West Ham, England
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Sunday, 25th September 2005 (aged 67)
Burial: Cremated - Private cremation following funeral service at All Saints Churchyard, Writtle, Essex. No known memorial.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1955 to 1960

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1955 to Nov 1960) - From Chelsea Juniors
Brighton And Hove Albion
Leyton Orient

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Wednesday, 22nd August 1956, Sheffield Wednesday 4 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 18 years 4 months 6 days

Last Appearance: Monday, 24th October 1960, Chelsea 4 - 2 Workington


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1956 / 57 20100021
1957 / 58 11000011
1958 / 59 21002023
1959 / 60 700007
1960 / 61 001001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1956 / 57 600006
1957 / 58 600006
1958 / 59 500106
1959 / 60 100001
1960 / 61 001001

* 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. Tony Nicholas made 63 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League22nd Aug 1956Sheffield Wednesday40Chelsea36,543 match lost
League25th Aug 1956Chelsea10Preston North End21,832 match won
League1st Sep 1956Leeds United00Chelsea38,679 match drawn
League5th Sep 1956Chelsea12Manchester United29,082 match lost
League8th Sep 1956Cardiff City11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League6th Oct 1956Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur55,788 match lost
League13th Oct 1956Everton03Chelsea34,897 match won
League27th Oct 1956Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea21,299 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1956Chelsea13Charlton Athletic28,722 match lost
League10th Nov 1956Sunderland13Chelsea27,182 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Nov 1956Chelsea41Luton Town30,823 match won scored 2 goals
League24th Nov 1956Aston Villa11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League1st Dec 1956Chelsea22Blackpool45,327 match drawn
League8th Dec 1956Manchester City54Chelsea24,412 match lost scored 2 goals
League15th Dec 1956Chelsea20Burnley18,371 match won
League25th Dec 1956Chelsea11Arsenal32,094 match drawn
League29th Dec 1956Chelsea11Leeds United43,860 match drawn
League1st Jan 1957Manchester United30Chelsea42,116 match lost
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1957Leyton Orient02Chelsea27,576 match won
League12th Jan 1957Chelsea12Cardiff City28,828 match lost
League23rd Feb 1957Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers13,647 match drawn scored 1 goal
League11th Sep 1957Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,824 match drawn
League14th Sep 1957Newcastle United13Chelsea44,560 match won
League18th Sep 1957West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea36,835 match drawn
League21st Sep 1957Chelsea61Burnley42,449 match won scored 2 goals
League28th Sep 1957Preston North End52Chelsea18,044 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Oct 1957Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday38,722 match won
League12th Oct 1957Chelsea42Aston Villa40,769 match won scored 2 goals
League19th Oct 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea37,524 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Oct 1957Chelsea00Arsenal66,007 match drawn
League28th Dec 1957Birmingham City33Chelsea37,976 match drawn
League1st Feb 1958Burnley21Chelsea20,599 match lost
League23rd Aug 1958Manchester United52Chelsea52,382 match lost
League27th Aug 1958Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur59,203 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Aug 1958Chelsea62Wolverhampton Wanderers62,118 match won
League3rd Sep 1958Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea50,299 match lost
League6th Sep 1958Portsmouth22Chelsea31,795 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Sep 1958Chelsea65Newcastle United46,601 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Sep 1958Chelsea21Aston Villa44,023 match won
League17th Sep 1958Newcastle United12Chelsea50,283 match won
League20th Sep 1958West Ham United42Chelsea31,127 match lost
League27th Sep 1958Chelsea41Nottingham Forest48,093 match won scored 1 goal
Europe30th Sep 1958BK Frem13Chelsea19,200 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Oct 1958Burnley40Chelsea22,902 match lost
League11th Oct 1958Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers49,229 match lost
League25th Oct 1958Chelsea52Leicester City40,369 match won
League1st Nov 1958Preston North End20Chelsea21,532 match lost
League22nd Nov 1958Chelsea03Arsenal57,910 match lost
League20th Dec 1958Chelsea23Manchester United48,550 match lost
League7th Mar 1959Chelsea33Luton Town29,175 match drawn scored 1 goal
League14th Mar 1959Leicester City03Chelsea20,110 match won
League21st Mar 1959Chelsea31Preston North End31,270 match won
League27th Mar 1959Blackpool50Chelsea19,887 match lost
League28th Mar 1959Leeds United40Chelsea16,676 match lost
Europe13th May 1959Ville De Belgrade41Chelsea10,000 match lost
League22nd Aug 1959Chelsea44Preston North End42,891 match drawn
League26th Aug 1959Manchester United01Chelsea57,674 match won
League29th Aug 1959Leicester City31Chelsea29,341 match lost
League2nd Sep 1959Chelsea36Manchester United66,579 match lost
League19th Mar 1960Chelsea23Blackpool40,262 match lost scored 1 goal
League30th Mar 1960Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea15,832 match lost
League16th Apr 1960Chelsea11Nottingham Forest24,542 match drawn
League Cup24th Oct 1960Chelsea42Workington5,630 match won scored 1 goal

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Tony Nicholas

Games Won: 22
Win Percentage: 34.92%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 63 appearances, Tony Nicholas played alongside the following 43 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (5)
Sylvan Anderton (9)
Ken Armstrong (18)
Wally Bellett (7)
Roy Bentley (1)
Paul Berry (1)
Micky Block (18)
Frank Blunstone (33)
Peter Bonetti (2)
Peter Brabrook (56)
Johnny Brooks (2)
Len Casey (3)
John Compton (4)
Colin Court (1)
Stan Crowther (11)
Alan Dicks (5)
Bobby Evans (1)
Derek Gibbs (1)
Jimmy Greaves (40)
Allan Harris (1)
Mike Harrison (12)
Pat Holton (1)
Cliff Huxford (3)
Bobby Laverick (1)
Jim Lewis (8)
Charlie Livesey (6)
Bill Livingstone (12)
Ian MacFarlane (20)
Reg Matthews (42)
John McNichol (12)
John Mortimore (38)
Brian Nicholas (8)
Eric Parsons (1)
Bill Robertson (19)
Derek Saunders (47)
Mel Scott (24)
John Sillett (22)
Peter Sillett (52)
Les Stubbs (4)
Bobby Tambling (1)
Ron Tindall (52)
Dick Whittaker (21)
Stan Wicks (5)