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Chelsea FC Profile: Peter Pickering

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Full Name: Peter Barlow Pickering

Born: Wednesday, 24th March 1926
Place of birth: York, England
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Tuesday, 21st November 2006 (aged 80)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1948 to 1951

Playing Career:

York City
Chelsea (May 1948 to Jun 1951) - cost: unknown
Kettering Town
Northampton Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 9th October 1948, Liverpool 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 22 years 6 months 15 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 17th February 1951, Everton 3 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1948 / 49 16300019
1949 / 50 100001
1950 / 51 10500015


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. Peter Pickering made 35 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Oct 1948Liverpool11Chelsea42,709 match drawn
League16th Oct 1948Chelsea33Blackpool77,696 match drawn
League23rd Oct 1948Derby County21Chelsea29,369 match lost
League30th Oct 1948Chelsea01Arsenal56,476 match lost
League6th Nov 1948Huddersfield Town34Chelsea18,693 match won
League13th Nov 1948Chelsea11Manchester United62,542 match drawn
League20th Nov 1948Sheffield United21Chelsea29,646 match lost
League27th Nov 1948Chelsea21Aston Villa32,920 match won
League4th Dec 1948Sunderland30Chelsea38,934 match lost
League11th Dec 1948Chelsea41Wolverhampton Wanderers43,971 match won
League18th Dec 1948Middlesbrough11Chelsea23,464 match drawn
League25th Dec 1948Chelsea12Portsmouth43,422 match lost
League27th Dec 1948Portsmouth52Chelsea43,642 match lost
League1st Jan 1949Chelsea20Birmingham City28,850 match won
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1949Bristol City13Chelsea36,454 match won
League22nd Jan 1949Everton21Chelsea52,700 match lost
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1949Chelsea20Everton56,671 match won
League5th Feb 1949Chelsea53Preston North End41,483 match won
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1949West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea57,843 match lost
League3rd Sep 1949West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea45,111 match drawn
League21st Oct 1950Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea40,014 match lost
League28th Oct 1950Chelsea30Sunderland51,315 match won
League4th Nov 1950Charlton Athletic12Chelsea29,913 match won
League11th Nov 1950Chelsea10Manchester United51,882 match won
League18th Nov 1950Aston Villa42Chelsea29,185 match lost
League25th Nov 1950Chelsea12Derby County26,908 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1951Rochdale23Chelsea17,249 match won
League13th Jan 1951Chelsea31Newcastle United43,840 match won
League20th Jan 1951West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea30,985 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1951Exeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1951Chelsea20Exeter City46,134 match won
League3rd Feb 1951Chelsea11Stoke City27,061 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 match lost
League17th Feb 1951Everton30Chelsea33,005 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Peter Pickering

Games Won: 13
Win Percentage: 37.14%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 35 appearances, Peter Pickering played alongside the following 23 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (28)
Sidney Bathgate (24)
Roy Bentley (35)
Hugh Billington (10)
Jimmy Bowie (17)
Bobby Campbell (30)
Bill Dickson (6)
Charlie Dyke (9)
Len Goulden (8)
Billy Gray (14)
John Harris (35)
Wally Hinshelwood (4)
Billy Hughes (27)
Benny Jones (11)
Fred Lewis (6)
James Macaulay (19)
John McInnes (10)
Frank Mitchell (11)
Bobby Smith (8)
Tommy Walker (10)
Stan Willemse (1)
Reg Williams (15)
Danny Winter (12)