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Chelsea FC Profile: David Rocastle

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Full Name: David Carlyle Rocastle

Born: Tuesday, 2nd May 1967
Place of birth: Lewisham, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Saturday, 31st March 2001 (aged 33)
Burial: Buried - Oakley Green Cemetery

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1994 to 1998

Playing Career:

Leeds United
Manchester City
Chelsea (Aug 1994 to Apr 1998) - cost: £1,250,000
--->Norwich City (L)
--->Hull City (L)
Sabah (Malaysia)

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 20th August 1994, Chelsea 2 - 0 Norwich City

Age on debut: 27 years 3 months 18 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 28th October 1995, Blackburn Rovers 3 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1994 / 95 28 (2)038 (1)039 (3)
1995 / 96 100001
Total29 (2)038 (1)040 (3)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1994 / 95 001102

* 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. David Rocastle made 40 appearances for Chelsea, of which 3 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League20th Aug 1994Chelsea20Norwich City23,098 match won
League27th Aug 1994Leeds United23Chelsea32,212 match won Sub on 84 mins
League31st Aug 1994Chelsea30Manchester City21,740 match won
League10th Sep 1994Newcastle United42Chelsea34,435 match lost Sub on 76 mins booked
Europe15th Sep 1994Chelsea42Viktoria Zizkov22,036 match won Sub on 90 minsscored 1 goal
League18th Sep 1994Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers17,513 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League Cup21st Sep 1994Chelsea10Bournemouth8,974 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Sep 1994Crystal Palace01Chelsea16,030 match won
Europe29th Sep 1994Viktoria Zizkov00Chelsea5,176 match drawn
League2nd Oct 1994Chelsea12West Ham United18,696 match lost Sub on 77 mins
League Cup4th Oct 1994Bournemouth01Chelsea9,784 match won
League8th Oct 1994Chelsea40Leicester City18,397 match won
League15th Oct 1994Arsenal31Chelsea38,234 match lost Sub on 61 mins
Europe20th Oct 1994Chelsea00Austria Memphis22,560 match drawn
League23rd Oct 1994Chelsea20Ipswich Town15,068 match won
League Cup26th Oct 1994West Ham United10Chelsea18,815 match lost
League29th Oct 1994Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea25,450 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
Europe3rd Nov 1994Austria Memphis11Chelsea25,000 match drawn Sub on 80 mins
League6th Nov 1994Chelsea22Coventry City17,090 match drawn Sub on 80 mins
League9th Nov 1994Liverpool31Chelsea32,855 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League19th Nov 1994Nottingham Forest01Chelsea22,092 match won
League23rd Nov 1994Tottenham Hotspur00Chelsea27,037 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League18th Dec 1994Chelsea00Liverpool27,050 match drawn Sub on 70 mins
League4th Feb 1995Coventry City22Chelsea13,429 match drawn Sub on 35 mins
League11th Feb 1995Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur30,816 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League25th Feb 1995West Ham United12Chelsea21,500 match won Sub on 58 mins
Europe28th Feb 1995Club Brugge10Chelsea18,000 match lost Sub on 86 mins
League5th Mar 1995Chelsea00Crystal Palace14,130 match drawn Sub on 20 mins
League8th Mar 1995Manchester City12Chelsea21,880 match won Sub on 77 mins booked
League11th Mar 1995Chelsea03Leeds United20,174 match lost
Europe14th Mar 1995Chelsea20Club Brugge28,661 match won Sub on 73 mins
League18th Mar 1995Blackburn Rovers21Chelsea25,490 match lost Sub on 72 mins
League22nd Mar 1995Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea15,103 match lost
League1st Apr 1995Chelsea11Newcastle United22,987 match drawn Sub on 86 mins
Europe6th Apr 1995Real Zaragoza30Chelsea35,000 match lost Sub on 64 mins
League15th Apr 1995Chelsea10Aston Villa17,015 match won booked
League17th Apr 1995Manchester United00Chelsea43,728 match drawn Sub on 60 mins
Europe20th Apr 1995Chelsea31Real Zaragoza26,456 match won Sub on 46 mins
League29th Apr 1995Chelsea10Queens Park Rangers21,704 match won Sub on 46 mins
League28th Oct 1995Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea27,733 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player David Rocastle

Games Won: 16
Win Percentage: 40%
Total Bookings: 3
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 40 appearances, David Rocastle played alongside the following 25 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Anthony Barness (13)
Craig Burley (15)
Steve Clarke (28)
Paul Furlong (32)
Ruud Gullit (1)
Gareth Hall (8)
Kevin Hitchcock (14)
Glenn Hoddle (9)
David Hopkin (9)
Mark Hughes (1)
Erland Johnsen (38)
Dmitri Kharine (27)
Jakob Kjeldbjerg (20)
David Lee (15)
Scott Minto (14)
Andy Myers (11)
Eddie Newton (30)
Gavin Peacock (34)
Graham Rix (3)
Neil Shipperley (15)
Frank Sinclair (31)
Nigel Spackman (31)
John Spencer (24)
Mark Stein (17)
Dennis Wise (24)