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Chelsea FC Profile: Joe Payne

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Full Name: Joseph Payne

Born: Saturday, 17th January 1914
Place of birth: Bolsover, England
Height: 6'
Died: Tuesday, 22nd April 1975 (aged 61)
Place of death: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1938 to 1946

Playing Career:

Bolsover Colliery
Biggleswade Town
--->Luton Town (L)
Chelsea (Mar 1938 to Dec 1946) - cost: £5,000
West Ham United

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 12th March 1938, Chelsea 0 - 0 Bolton Wanderers

Age on debut: 24 years 1 months 23 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 12th February 1946, Aston Villa 1 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1937 / 38 10000010
1938 / 39 26600032
1945 / 46 050005


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1937 / 38 300003
1938 / 39 17200019

* 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. Joe Payne made 47 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Mar 1938Chelsea00Bolton Wanderers38,171 match drawn
League19th Mar 1938Sunderland11Chelsea19,327 match drawn
League26th Mar 1938Chelsea20Everton27,043 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Apr 1938Manchester City10Chelsea31,033 match lost
League15th Apr 1938Chelsea02Preston North End54,735 match lost
League16th Apr 1938Huddersfield Town12Chelsea18,356 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1938Preston North End00Chelsea32,096 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1938Chelsea30Derby County25,032 match won
League27th Apr 1938Chelsea11Charlton Athletic21,843 match drawn scored 1 goal
League30th Apr 1938Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea27,718 match drawn
League8th Oct 1938Blackpool51Chelsea24,878 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Oct 1938Chelsea02Derby County37,919 match lost
League3rd Dec 1938Everton41Chelsea27,959 match lost
League10th Dec 1938Chelsea30Huddersfield Town23,257 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Dec 1938Portsmouth21Chelsea21,536 match lost
League24th Dec 1938Chelsea41Liverpool6,801 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Dec 1938Leeds United11Chelsea27,586 match drawn
League31st Dec 1938Leicester City32Chelsea13,180 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1939Chelsea21Arsenal58,095 match won
League14th Jan 1939Chelsea42Middlesbrough26,750 match won scored 3 goals
F.A. Cup21st Jan 1939Chelsea30Fulham69,987 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Jan 1939Chelsea01Manchester United31,265 match lost
League4th Feb 1939Stoke City61Chelsea25,205 match lost
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1939Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday60,920 match drawn
F.A. Cup13th Feb 1939Sheffield Wednesday00Chelsea47,549 match drawn
League18th Feb 1939Arsenal10Chelsea54,510 match lost
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1939Sheffield Wednesday13Chelsea51,879 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Feb 1939Chelsea13Brentford33,511 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1939Chelsea01Grimsby Town45,409 match lost
League8th Mar 1939Derby County01Chelsea6,697 match won
League11th Mar 1939Chelsea51Grimsby Town17,102 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Mar 1939Chelsea11Blackpool12,971 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Mar 1939Sunderland32Chelsea10,954 match lost
League25th Mar 1939Chelsea21Aston Villa31,255 match won
League7th Apr 1939Charlton Athletic20Chelsea29,014 match lost
League8th Apr 1939Chelsea02Everton51,481 match lost
League10th Apr 1939Chelsea13Charlton Athletic27,070 match lost scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1939Huddersfield Town31Chelsea11,731 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Apr 1939Chelsea10Portsmouth28,744 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Apr 1939Birmingham11Chelsea28,637 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Apr 1939Preston North End11Chelsea13,333 match drawn scored 1 goal
League6th May 1939Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers18,232 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1946Chelsea11Leicester City39,678 match drawn
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1946Chelsea20West Ham United65,726 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1946West Ham United10Chelsea35,000 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1946Chelsea01Aston Villa65,307 match lost
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1946Aston Villa10Chelsea55,000 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Joe Payne

Games Won: 14
Win Percentage: 29.79%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 47 appearances, Joe Payne played alongside the following 37 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

David Alexander (1)
Len Allum (12)
Jimmy Argue (21)
Jimmy Bain (4)
Joe Bambrick (1)
George Barber (26)
Ned Barkas (9)
Peter Buchanan (10)
Harry Burgess (33)
Wilf Chitty (3)
Allan Craig (14)
Len Dolding (1)
Dickie Foss (16)
George Gibson (5)
Len Goulden (2)
Bob Griffiths (4)
Alf Hanson (28)
John Harris (5)
Johnny Jackson (2)
Tommy Lawton (5)
Alex Machin (3)
Arnold Mayes (5)
Harold Miller (1)
George Mills (13)
Billy Mitchell (25)
John O'Hare (16)
Bill Robertson (5)
Robert Russell (1)
Bob Salmond (24)
Doug Smale (2)
Jack Smith (33)
Dick Spence (46)
Albert Tennant (5)
Sam Weaver (39)
Reg Williams (5)
Danny Winter (5)
Victor Woodley (40)