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Chelsea FC Profile: Graham Wilkins

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Full Name: Graham George Wilkins

Born: Tuesday, 28th June 1955 (age: 68)
Place of birth: Hillingdon, London, England
Height: 5' 6 1/2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1972 to 1982

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jul 1972 to Jun 1982) - From Chelsea Juniors

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Tuesday, 26th December 1972, Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 17 years 5 months 28 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 5th May 1979, Chelsea 2 - 3 Ipswich Town

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Monday, 12th April 1982, Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1972 / 73 100001
1973 / 74 400004
1974 / 75 100001
1975 / 76 13000013
1976 / 77 26030029
1977 / 78 21300024
1978 / 79 28100029
1979 / 80 18010019
1980 / 81 14020016
1981 / 82 11 (1)110013 (1)
Total137 (1)5700149 (1)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1978 / 79 100001

* 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. Graham Wilkins made 149 appearances for Chelsea, of which 1 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League26th Dec 1972Ipswich Town30Chelsea26,243 match lost
League26th Oct 1973Chelsea30Norwich City21,953 match won
League3rd Nov 1973Manchester United22Chelsea48,036 match drawn
League20th Apr 1974Leicester City30Chelsea22,828 match lost
League27th Apr 1974Chelsea01Stoke City17,150 match lost
League7th Dec 1974Chelsea20Luton Town19,009 match won
League16th Aug 1975Sunderland21Chelsea28,689 match lost
League20th Aug 1975West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea18,014 match drawn booked
League23rd Aug 1975Chelsea31Carlisle United19,165 match won
League27th Aug 1975Chelsea31Oxford United22,841 match won
League30th Aug 1975Luton Town30Chelsea19,024 match lost Sub on 62 mins
League7th Feb 1976Oxford United11Chelsea11,162 match drawn
League27th Mar 1976Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea20,817 match lost booked
League6th Apr 1976Chelsea00Fulham23,605 match drawn
League10th Apr 1976Bristol City22Chelsea24,710 match drawn
League16th Apr 1976Chelsea22Luton Town19,878 match drawn
League17th Apr 1976Chelsea02Orient17,679 match lost
League19th Apr 1976Charlton Athletic11Chelsea23,263 match drawn
League24th Apr 1976York City22Chelsea4,914 match drawn Sub off
League21st Aug 1976Orient01Chelsea11,456 match won
League25th Aug 1976Chelsea11Notts County17,426 match drawn
League28th Aug 1976Chelsea21Carlisle United18,681 match won
League Cup1st Sep 1976Chelsea31Sheffield United16,883 match won
League4th Sep 1976Millwall30Chelsea21,002 match lost
League11th Sep 1976Plymouth Argyle23Chelsea18,356 match won booked
League18th Sep 1976Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers24,835 match won
League Cup20th Sep 1976Chelsea20Huddersfield Town19,860 match won
League25th Sep 1976Blackpool01Chelsea19,041 match won
League2nd Oct 1976Chelsea21Cardiff City28,409 match won
League5th Oct 1976Bristol Rovers21Chelsea13,199 match lost
League16th Oct 1976Chelsea43Oldham Athletic25,825 match won
League23rd Oct 1976Blackburn Rovers02Chelsea15,039 match won
League Cup26th Oct 1976Arsenal21Chelsea52,305 match lost
League30th Oct 1976Chelsea31Southampton42,654 match won
League6th Nov 1976Hereford United22Chelsea12,858 match drawn
League10th Nov 1976Chelsea21Charlton Athletic38,879 match won
League20th Nov 1976Nottingham Forest11Chelsea27,089 match drawn
League27th Nov 1976Chelsea21Burnley28,595 match won
League3rd Dec 1976Sheffield United10Chelsea23,393 match lost booked
League7th Dec 1976Southampton11Chelsea19,909 match drawn
League11th Dec 1976Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers36,137 match drawn
League18th Dec 1976Hull City11Chelsea11,774 match drawn
League27th Dec 1976Chelsea20Fulham55,003 match won
League29th Dec 1976Luton Town40Chelsea17,102 match lost
League15th Feb 1977Notts County21Chelsea11,902 match lost
League19th Feb 1977Chelsea22Plymouth Argyle22,154 match drawn
League26th Feb 1977Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea31,600 match drawn booked
League5th Mar 1977Chelsea22Blackpool27,412 match drawn
League3rd Sep 1977Ipswich Town10Chelsea20,835 match lost
League10th Sep 1977Chelsea11Derby County25,759 match drawn
League17th Sep 1977Manchester United01Chelsea54,764 match won
League24th Sep 1977Queens Park Rangers11Chelsea26,267 match drawn
League1st Oct 1977Chelsea12Leeds United35,427 match lost
League5th Oct 1977Chelsea00Leicester City19,575 match drawn
League8th Oct 1977Liverpool20Chelsea40,499 match lost
League15th Oct 1977Chelsea00Middlesbrough21,091 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1977Newcastle United10Chelsea24,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1977Chelsea10Bristol City22,313 match won
League5th Nov 1977Chelsea10Nottingham Forest36,116 match won
League12th Nov 1977Norwich City00Chelsea19,566 match drawn
League19th Nov 1977Chelsea00Aston Villa31,764 match drawn
League26th Nov 1977Manchester City62Chelsea34,354 match lost booked sent off
League27th Dec 1977Chelsea21West Ham United44,093 match won
League31st Dec 1977Birmingham City45Chelsea19,876 match won
League2nd Jan 1978Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,540 match drawn Sub on 54 mins
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1978Chelsea42Liverpool45,449 match won
League14th Jan 1978Coventry City51Chelsea21,155 match lost
F.A. Cup18th Feb 1978Orient00Chelsea25,123 match drawn
League25th Feb 1978Leeds United20Chelsea25,263 match lost
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1978Chelsea12Orient36,379 match lost booked
League15th Apr 1978Aston Villa20Chelsea27,375 match lost booked
League22nd Apr 1978Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers31,637 match drawn
League21st Oct 1978Liverpool20Chelsea45,775 match lost
League28th Oct 1978Chelsea33Norwich City23,941 match drawn
League4th Nov 1978Queens Park Rangers00Chelsea22,876 match drawn
League11th Nov 1978Everton32Chelsea38,694 match lost
League18th Nov 1978Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur41,594 match lost
League22nd Nov 1978Leeds United21Chelsea24,088 match lost
League25th Nov 1978Chelsea01Manchester United27,156 match lost
League9th Dec 1978Chelsea01Aston Villa19,080 match lost
League16th Dec 1978Middlesbrough72Chelsea15,107 match lost
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1979Manchester United30Chelsea38,500 match lost
League20th Jan 1979Manchester City23Chelsea31,876 match won
League3rd Feb 1979Chelsea21Birmingham City22,129 match won
League21st Feb 1979Chelsea13Coventry City15,282 match lost booked
League24th Feb 1979Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea19,475 match lost booked
League3rd Mar 1979Chelsea00Liverpool40,594 match drawn
League10th Mar 1979Norwich City20Chelsea19,071 match lost
League14th Mar 1979West Bromwich Albion10Chelsea20,425 match lost
League17th Mar 1979Chelsea13Queens Park Rangers25,871 match lost
League24th Mar 1979Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers20,502 match lost
League28th Mar 1979Nottingham Forest60Chelsea24,514 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League4th Apr 1979Chelsea11Derby County10,682 match drawn
League7th Apr 1979Chelsea13Nottingham Forest29,213 match lost
League10th Apr 1979Bristol City31Chelsea18,645 match lost
League14th Apr 1979Chelsea12Southampton18,243 match lost
League16th Apr 1979Arsenal52Chelsea37,232 match lost
League21st Apr 1979Chelsea21Middlesbrough12,007 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Apr 1979Aston Villa21Chelsea29,212 match lost
League5th May 1979Chelsea23Ipswich Town15,462 match lost
League16th May 1979Manchester United11Chelsea38,119 match drawn
League18th Aug 1979Chelsea00Sunderland23,500 match drawn
League25th Aug 1979Chelsea31Wrexham18,732 match won
League Cup28th Aug 1979Plymouth Argyle22Chelsea10,802 match drawn
League1st Sep 1979Newcastle United21Chelsea25,230 match lost
League8th Sep 1979Chelsea12Birmingham City17,182 match lost
League15th Sep 1979Shrewsbury Town30Chelsea9,271 match lost
League22nd Sep 1979Chelsea20Watford21,480 match won Sub off
League29th Sep 1979Cambridge United01Chelsea8,792 match won
League6th Oct 1979Burnley01Chelsea8,341 match won
League20th Oct 1979Cardiff City12Chelsea16,328 match won
League27th Oct 1979Chelsea02Fulham30,567 match lost
League3rd Nov 1979Sunderland21Chelsea24,988 match lost
League10th Nov 1979Orient37Chelsea13,005 match won
League24th Nov 1979Notts County23Chelsea12,646 match won
League1st Dec 1979Chelsea20Preston North End21,192 match won
League8th Dec 1979Oldham Athletic10Chelsea10,201 match lost
League8th Mar 1980Fulham12Chelsea22,348 match won
League11th Mar 1980Birmingham City51Chelsea27,297 match lost booked
League15th Mar 1980Chelsea21Burnley16,189 match won
League16th Aug 1980Chelsea22Wrexham20,001 match drawn
League20th Aug 1980Derby County32Chelsea20,353 match lost
League23rd Aug 1980Shrewsbury Town22Chelsea6,672 match drawn
League Cup27th Aug 1980Cardiff City10Chelsea6,549 match lost
League30th Aug 1980Chelsea11Queens Park Rangers23,381 match drawn
League Cup3rd Sep 1980Chelsea11Cardiff City12,959 match drawn
League6th Sep 1980Chelsea01West Ham United32,669 match lost
League13th Sep 1980Cambridge United01Chelsea9,474 match won
League20th Sep 1980Chelsea11Preston North End13,755 match drawn
League27th Sep 1980Watford23Chelsea19,802 match won
League4th Oct 1980Bolton Wanderers23Chelsea11,888 match won
League8th Oct 1980Chelsea20Bristol Rovers13,108 match won
League11th Oct 1980Chelsea30Grimsby Town16,206 match won
League15th Nov 1980Wrexham04Chelsea7,953 match won
League25th Apr 1981Swansea City30Chelsea16,063 match lost
League2nd May 1981Chelsea02Notts County13,324 match lost
League7th Nov 1981Chelsea21Newcastle United16,059 match won
League Cup11th Nov 1981Wigan Athletic42Chelsea12,068 match lost Sub on 70 mins
League14th Nov 1981Oldham Athletic10Chelsea9,773 match lost
League21st Nov 1981Chelsea11Grimsby Town11,931 match drawn
League24th Nov 1981Charlton Athletic34Chelsea11,082 match won
League28th Nov 1981Derby County11Chelsea13,963 match drawn
League5th Dec 1981Chelsea21Sheffield Wednesday17,033 match won Sub off
League19th Dec 1981Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers11,768 match drawn
League26th Dec 1981Queens Park Rangers02Chelsea22,022 match won
League16th Jan 1982Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea7,278 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Jan 1982Chelsea00Hull City14,899 match drawn
League10th Apr 1982Chelsea21Queens Park Rangers18,365 match won Sub on 80 mins
League12th Apr 1982Crystal Palace01Chelsea17,189 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1975 / 76 3
1976 / 77 3
1977 / 78 1
1979 / 80 1 (1)
1981 / 82 1
Total9 (1)

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Graham Wilkins made 9 appearances for Chelsea, of which 1 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Anglo Scottish Cup2nd Aug 1975Chelsea10Bristol City7,515 match won
Anglo Scottish Cup6th Aug 1975Chelsea11Norwich City7,886 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup9th Aug 1975Fulham10Chelsea13,109 match lost
Anglo Scottish Cup7th Aug 1976Chelsea00Fulham12,001 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup11th Aug 1976Chelsea11Norwich City7,130 match drawn
Anglo Scottish Cup14th Aug 1976Orient21Chelsea6,591 match lost
Anglo Scottish Cup9th Aug 1977Chelsea20Orient5,702 match won
Friendly28th Jul 1979Wimbledon21Chelsea3,070 match lost Sub on 46 mins
Friendly17th Nov 1981Cambridge University23Chelsea154 match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1980 / 81 1
1981 / 82 4

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Graham Wilkins made 5 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League11th Feb 1981Chelsea30Leicester City0 match won
Reserve League6th Feb 1982Chelsea01Birmingham City0 match lost
Reserve League25th Mar 1982Chelsea20Leicester City0 match won
Reserve League30th Mar 1982Chelsea02Bristol Rovers0 match lost
Reserve League19th Apr 1982Chelsea04Ipswich Town0 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Graham Wilkins

Games Won: 49
Win Percentage: 32.89%
Total Bookings: 11
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 149 appearances, Graham Wilkins played alongside the following 60 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Trevor Aylott (24)
Tommy Baldwin (3)
Eamonn Bannon (24)
Brian Bason (12)
Peter Bonetti (54)
Petar Borota (48)
John Boyle (1)
Ian Britton (104)
John Bumstead (48)
Paul Canoville (1)
Gary Chivers (33)
Jimmy Clare (1)
Charlie Cooke (16)
John Dempsey (6)
Jim Docherty (3)
Phil Driver (3)
Micky Droy (80)
Mike Fillery (53)
Steve Finnieston (40)
Steve Francis (12)
Lee Frost (10)
Chris Garland (6)
Bill Garner (24)
Kevin Hales (10)
Ron Harris (83)
David Hay (37)
Marvin Hinton (1)
John Hollins (5)
Peter Houseman (4)
Alan Hudson (3)
Chris Hutchings (12)
Ian Hutchinson (3)
Bob Iles (4)
Gary Johnson (15)
Steve Kember (4)
Tommy Langley (65)
Colin Lee (27)
Ray Lewington (46)
Gary Locke (55)
Teddy Maybank (8)
Alan Mayes (10)
Duncan McKenzie (10)
Micky Nutton (30)
Peter Osgood (11)
Colin Pates (22)
John Phillips (26)
Peter Rhoades-Brown (18)
Dennis Rofe (17)
Steve Sherwood (5)
John Sissons (1)
John Sitton (12)
John Sparrow (16)
Garry Stanley (67)
David Stride (28)
Kenny Swain (69)
Colin Viljoen (6)
Clive Walker (77)
David Webb (5)
Steve Wicks (63)
Ray Wilkins (90)