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Nigel's season summary: The 1968/69 Chelsea side continued a run of good form, finishing in 5th place. In 1969/70 they were 6th, and in 1970/71 they would finish 3rd. This team formed the basis of the 1969/70 F.A. Cup winning team, with a 2-1 victory in the Cup Final replay over the great Leeds United side. The side also triumphed over Real Madrid to win the Cup Winners' Cup in May 1971.
31. Tommy Baldwin 32. Alan Birchenall 33. Peter Bonetti 34. John Boyle 35. Charlie Cooke
Began his career with Arsenal before playing almost 200 games for Chelsea. Finished his career in 1977 with Brentford. Journeyman who played for Chelsea from November 1967 until June 1970. "The cat", who turned professional in 1959, Superb goalkeeper with over 600 appearances for his only club. A legend. Scotsman who turned professional at Chelsea in 1964. Sometimes struggled for a first-team place. Scottish winger who played for Chelsea between 1966 and 1972 then left to join Crystal Palace. Rejoined Chelsea in 1974. Ended his playing career in the U.S.
36. Ron Harris 37. Marvin Hinton 38. John Hollins 39. Peter Houseman 40. Tommy Hughes

 

 

 

RIP 20/03/1977

 

Nicknamed 'Chopper' for his no-nonsense tacking style. Youngest F.A. Cup Final skipper in 1967, aged 22. Played over 600 league games for Chelsea. Began his career with Charlton in 1957 before moving to Chelsea in 1963 for 30,000. Made over 250 appearances for the Blues. Another Chelsea legend who played over 400 games before moving on to Q.P.R. in 1975 and Arsenal in 1979. Moved into management in later life. Winger who began with Chelsea in 1962. Player over 250 times for Chelsea before moving to Oxford in 1975. Tragically killed in a car accident in 1977. Keeper who managed only 11 appearances for Chelsea between 1965 and 1971 as Bonetti's deputy. Finally found his place at Hereford where he made over 200 appearances.
41. Eddie McCreadie 42. Peter Osgood 43. Bobby Tambling 44. Jim Thomson 45. David Webb
  RIP 01/03/2006

 

 

 

Scotsman who joined Chelsea in 1962 from East Stirling for 5,000 and played until 1973, making over 300 appearances for his only English club. Super striker who played for Chelsea from 1965 to 1974 before moving on to Southampton. Rejoined Chelsea in 1978 after a stint in the U.S. Talented player who joined Chelsea in 1958 and made almost 300 league appearances before moving on to Crystal Palace in 1970. Scotsman who joined Chelsea as a 29-year old central defender in 1965 from Provenside Hibs. Bought by Burnley for 40,000 in late 1968. Another Chelsea favourite who began his career with Orient in 1963. Joined Chelsea in 1968 and played over 200 times before transferring to Q.P.R.