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Chelsea FC Profile: John Sissons

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Full Name: John Leslie Sissons

Born: Sunday, 30th September 1945 (age: 77)
Place of birth: Hayes, England
Height: 5' 7"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1974 to 1975

Playing Career:

West Ham United
Sheffield Wednesday
Norwich City
Chelsea (Aug 1974 to May 1975) - cost: £70,000 - Released
Cape Town City

* Released = Contract not renewed by Chelsea

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 17th August 1974, Chelsea 0 - 2 Carlisle United

Age on debut: 28 years 10 months 18 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 25th January 1975, Chelsea 0 - 1 Birmingham City


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1974 / 75 11 (1)110013 (1)
Total11 (1)110013 (1)


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. John Sissons made 13 appearances for Chelsea, of which 1 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League17th Aug 1974Chelsea02Carlisle United31,268 match lost
League21st Aug 1974Chelsea33Burnley23,745 match drawn
League24th Aug 1974Coventry City13Chelsea21,251 match won
League27th Aug 1974Burnley12Chelsea17,154 match won
League31st Aug 1974Chelsea03Liverpool39,461 match lost
League7th Sep 1974Middlesbrough11Chelsea25,480 match drawn
League Cup11th Sep 1974Chelsea42Newport County13,322 match won
League14th Sep 1974Chelsea00Arsenal34,596 match drawn
League21st Sep 1974Ipswich Town20Chelsea23,121 match lost
League25th Sep 1974Derby County41Chelsea22,036 match lost
League2nd Nov 1974Birmingham City20Chelsea30,364 match lost Sub on
League7th Dec 1974Chelsea20Luton Town19,009 match won
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1975Chelsea01Birmingham City35,450 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player John Sissons

Games Won: 4
Win Percentage: 30.77%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 13 appearances, John Sissons played alongside the following 18 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Tommy Baldwin (1)
Peter Bonetti (4)
Ian Britton (1)
Charlie Cooke (11)
John Dempsey (3)
Micky Droy (10)
Chris Garland (10)
Bill Garner (5)
Ron Harris (13)
David Hay (11)
John Hollins (12)
Peter Houseman (10)
Ian Hutchinson (9)
Steve Kember (9)
Gary Locke (13)
John Phillips (9)
Graham Wilkins (1)
Ray Wilkins (2)