Frank Upton

Date of birth18 October 1934
Place of birthAtherstone
NationalityEnglish
PositionWing half

Known as ‘The Tank’ for his tackling and powerful shot, Frank Upton helped Chelsea to promotion in 1962-63 and to League Cup victory in 1965.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1954-55 Derby County FA Cup 1
1954-55 Derby County League Division Two 41
2
1955-56 Derby County Division Three (North) 33
1
1955-56 Derby County FA Cup 3
1956-57 Derby County Division Three (North) 9
1957-58 Derby County FA Cup 1
1957-58 Derby County League Division Two 30
1
1958-59 Derby County League Division Two 34
3
1959-60 Derby County FA Cup 1
1959-60 Derby County League Division Two 35
4
1960-61 Derby County FA Cup 1
1960-61 Derby County League Cup 3
1960-61 Derby County League Division Two 41
1
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 10
1962-63 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1962-63 Chelsea League Division Two 37
3
1963-64 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1963-64 Chelsea League Division One 24
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 4
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 3
1965-66 Derby County FA Cup 1
1
1965-66 Derby County League Cup 2
1965-66 Derby County League Division Two 30
4
1966-67 Derby County League Division Two 5
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Aug 1954 Notts County v Derby County W 2-3 League Division Two
25 Aug 1954 Derby County v Fulham L 3-4 League Division Two
28 Aug 1954 Derby County v Liverpool W 3-2 League Division Two
01 Sep 1954 Fulham v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
04 Sep 1954 Bristol Rovers v Derby County L 4-1 League Division Two
08 Sep 1954 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers L 0-3 League Division Two
11 Sep 1954 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Division Two
13 Sep 1954 Blackburn Rovers v Derby County L 5-2 League Division Two
18 Sep 1954 Port Vale v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
25 Sep 1954 Derby County v Doncaster Rovers W 5-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1954 Luton Town v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
09 Oct 1954 Derby County v Leeds United L 2-4 League Division Two
16 Oct 1954 Bury v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
23 Oct 1954 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 1-2 League Division Two
30 Oct 1954 Birmingham City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Nov 1954 Derby County v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division Two
13 Nov 1954 Nottingham Forest v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
20 Nov 1954 Derby County v Rotherham United L 2-3 League Division Two
27 Nov 1954 Stoke City v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
04 Dec 1954 Derby County v Lincoln City W 3-0 League Division Two
11 Dec 1954 Hull City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Dec 1954 Derby County v Notts County D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Dec 1954 West Ham United v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
27 Dec 1954 Derby County v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1955 Liverpool v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
08 Jan 1955 Derby County v Manchester City L 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Jan 1955 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
05 Feb 1955 Derby County v Port Vale W 6-1 League Division Two
12 Feb 1955 Doncaster Rovers v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
19 Feb 1955 Derby County v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Feb 1955 Leeds United v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
02 Mar 1955 Derby County v Luton Town D 0-0 League Division Two
05 Mar 1955 Derby County v Bury L 2-3 League Division Two
12 Mar 1955 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
19 Mar 1955 Derby County v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Mar 1955 Ipswich Town v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1955 Derby County v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 League Division Two
08 Apr 1955 Derby County v Swansea Town L 1-4 League Division Two
09 Apr 1955 Rotherham United v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
11 Apr 1955 Swansea Town v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
16 Apr 1955 Derby County v Stoke City L 1-2 League Division Two
23 Apr 1955 Lincoln City v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
27 Aug 1955 Wrexham v Derby County L 3-1 Division Three (North)
17 Sep 1955 Derby County v Scunthorpe United D 2-2 Division Three (North)
24 Sep 1955 Oldham Athletic v Derby County D 1-1 Division Three (North)
01 Oct 1955 Derby County v Workington D 2-2 Division Three (North)
08 Oct 1955 Derby County v Chesterfield W 3-0 Division Three (North)
15 Oct 1955 Gateshead v Derby County W 2-4 Division Three (North)
22 Oct 1955 Derby County v Bradford Park Avenue W 4-0 Division Three (North)
29 Oct 1955 Grimsby Town v Derby County L 2-1 Division Three (North)
05 Nov 1955 Derby County v Carlisle United W 3-0 Division Three (North)
12 Nov 1955 Chester v Derby County W 2-5 Division Three (North)
19 Nov 1955 Crook Town v Derby County D 2-2 FA Cup 1st round
23 Nov 1955 Derby County v Crook Town W 5-1 FA Cup 1st round replay
26 Nov 1955 Accrington Stanley v Derby County L 2-0 Division Three (North)
03 Dec 1955 Derby County v Darlington W 6-2 Division Three (North)
10 Dec 1955 Derby County v Boston United L 1-6 FA Cup 2nd round
26 Dec 1955 Stockport County v Derby County L 2-1 Division Three (North)
27 Dec 1955 Derby County v Stockport County W 2-0 Division Three (North)
31 Dec 1955 Halifax Town v Derby County D 2-2 Division Three (North)
21 Jan 1956 Scunthorpe United v Derby County W 0-2 Division Three (North)
28 Jan 1956 Rochdale v Derby County W 0-5 Division Three (North)
11 Feb 1956 Workington v Derby County W 0-3 Division Three (North)
18 Feb 1956 Chesterfield v Derby County L 2-0 Division Three (North)
03 Mar 1956 Bradford Park Avenue v Derby County W 2-4 Division Three (North)
07 Mar 1956 Derby County v Barrow W 2-1 Division Three (North)
10 Mar 1956 Derby County v Grimsby Town L 1-3 Division Three (North)
17 Mar 1956 Barrow v Derby County W 1-2 Division Three (North)
19 Mar 1956 Derby County v Oldham Athletic W 2-0 Division Three (North)
24 Mar 1956 Derby County v Chester W 3-1 Division Three (North)
30 Mar 1956 Tranmere Rovers v Derby County W 0-1 Division Three (North)
31 Mar 1956 Carlisle United v Derby County W 0-3 Division Three (North)
02 Apr 1956 Derby County v Tranmere Rovers D 0-0 Division Three (North)
07 Apr 1956 Derby County v Accrington Stanley W 6-2 Division Three (North)
14 Apr 1956 Darlington v Derby County L 1-0 Division Three (North)
21 Apr 1956 Derby County v Rochdale W 2-0 Division Three (North)
23 Apr 1956 York City v Derby County L 1-0 Division Three (North)
28 Apr 1956 Derby County v Hartlepools United W 3-2 Division Three (North)
05 Sep 1956 Wrexham v Derby County W 0-2 Division Three (North)
08 Sep 1956 Barrow v Derby County D 2-2 Division Three (North)
12 Sep 1956 Derby County v Wrexham W 1-0 Division Three (North)
15 Sep 1956 Derby County v Hull City W 1-0 Division Three (North)
19 Sep 1956 Derby County v Rochdale W 3-0 Division Three (North)
22 Sep 1956 Workington v Derby County L 2-1 Division Three (North)
19 Jan 1957 Hull City v Derby County D 3-3 Division Three (North)
26 Jan 1957 Derby County v Crewe Alexandra W 4-0 Division Three (North)
02 Feb 1957 Derby County v Workington L 2-3 Division Three (North)
07 Sep 1957 West Ham United v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
05 Oct 1957 Notts County v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
12 Oct 1957 Cardiff City v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
19 Oct 1957 Derby County v Liverpool W 2-1 League Division Two
26 Oct 1957 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
02 Nov 1957 Derby County v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League Division Two
09 Nov 1957 Charlton Athletic v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
16 Nov 1957 Derby County v Doncaster Rovers W 1-0 League Division Two
23 Nov 1957 Rotherham United v Derby County W 0-2 League Division Two
30 Nov 1957 Derby County v Huddersfield Town L 2-4 League Division Two
07 Dec 1957 Grimsby Town v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
14 Dec 1957 Derby County v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division Two
21 Dec 1957 Derby County v Fulham D 3-3 League Division Two
25 Dec 1957 Bristol City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1957 Derby County v Bristol City W 5-2 League Division Two
28 Dec 1957 Barnsley v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
04 Jan 1958 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 5-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1958 Derby County v West Ham United L 2-3 League Division Two
08 Feb 1958 Ipswich Town v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
15 Feb 1958 Derby County v Notts County W 2-1 League Division Two
05 Mar 1958 Liverpool v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
08 Mar 1958 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 2-1 League Division Two
15 Mar 1958 Leyton Orient v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1958 Derby County v Charlton Athletic L 1-3 League Division Two
29 Mar 1958 Doncaster Rovers v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1958 Derby County v Cardiff City L 0-2 League Division Two
07 Apr 1958 Derby County v Swansea Town W 1-0 League Division Two
08 Apr 1958 Swansea Town v Derby County L 7-0 League Division Two
12 Apr 1958 Huddersfield Town v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1958 Derby County v Grimsby Town W 1-0 League Division Two
26 Apr 1958 Stoke City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
23 Aug 1958 Huddersfield Town v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
30 Aug 1958 Derby County v Leyton Orient L 1-2 League Division Two
03 Sep 1958 Derby County v Bristol Rovers W 3-2 League Division Two
06 Sep 1958 Scunthorpe United v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
10 Sep 1958 Ipswich Town v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
13 Sep 1958 Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-4 League Division Two
22 Sep 1958 Bristol Rovers v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
27 Sep 1958 Derby County v Lincoln City W 1-0 League Division Two
04 Oct 1958 Sunderland v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
11 Oct 1958 Barnsley v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Oct 1958 Derby County v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Oct 1958 Stoke City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
25 Oct 1958 Sheffield United v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
01 Nov 1958 Derby County v Cardiff City L 1-3 League Division Two
08 Nov 1958 Grimsby Town v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
29 Nov 1958 Derby County v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
06 Dec 1958 Bristol City v Derby County W 1-3 League Division Two
13 Dec 1958 Derby County v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-3 League Division Two
20 Dec 1958 Derby County v Huddersfield Town W 3-1 League Division Two
31 Jan 1959 Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
07 Feb 1959 Derby County v Fulham W 2-0 League Division Two
14 Feb 1959 Lincoln City v Derby County W 1-4 League Division Two
21 Feb 1959 Derby County v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division Two
28 Feb 1959 Derby County v Grimsby Town W 3-0 League Division Two
07 Mar 1959 Rotherham United v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
14 Mar 1959 Derby County v Sheffield United W 2-1 League Division Two
21 Mar 1959 Cardiff City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
28 Mar 1959 Derby County v Barnsley W 3-0 League Division Two
30 Mar 1959 Derby County v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division Two
04 Apr 1959 Liverpool v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
11 Apr 1959 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 0-3 League Division Two
18 Apr 1959 Charlton Athletic v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
22 Apr 1959 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
25 Apr 1959 Derby County v Bristol City W 4-1 League Division Two
22 Aug 1959 Sheffield United v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
26 Aug 1959 Derby County v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1959 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 1-7 League Division Two
31 Aug 1959 Rotherham United v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
05 Sep 1959 Stoke City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
09 Sep 1959 Derby County v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Division Two
12 Sep 1959 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County W 0-5 League Division Two
16 Sep 1959 Cardiff City v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1959 Derby County v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division Two
26 Sep 1959 Charlton Athletic v Derby County L 6-1 League Division Two
03 Oct 1959 Derby County v Bristol City W 3-0 League Division Two
10 Oct 1959 Derby County v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division Two
17 Oct 1959 Sunderland v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
24 Oct 1959 Derby County v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division Two
31 Oct 1959 Lincoln City v Derby County L 6-2 League Division Two
07 Nov 1959 Derby County v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Nov 1959 Huddersfield Town v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
21 Nov 1959 Derby County v Ipswich Town W 3-0 League Division Two
28 Nov 1959 Bristol Rovers v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
12 Dec 1959 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
19 Dec 1959 Derby County v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1959 Scunthorpe United v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
28 Dec 1959 Derby County v Scunthorpe United W 3-0 League Division Two
02 Jan 1960 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
09 Jan 1960 Derby County v Manchester United L 2-4 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1960 Derby County v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division Two
23 Jan 1960 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 League Division Two
20 Feb 1960 Bristol City v Derby County W 0-1 League Division Two
27 Feb 1960 Portsmouth v Derby County W 2-3 League Division Two
02 Apr 1960 Derby County v Huddersfield Town W 3-2 League Division Two
06 Apr 1960 Liverpool v Derby County L 4-1 League Division Two
09 Apr 1960 Ipswich Town v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1960 Hull City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1960 Derby County v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 League Division Two
23 Apr 1960 Swansea Town v Derby County W 1-3 League Division Two
30 Apr 1960 Derby County v Lincoln City W 3-1 League Division Two
20 Aug 1960 Derby County v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-1 League Division Two
24 Aug 1960 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
27 Aug 1960 Ipswich Town v Derby County L 4-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1960 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division Two
03 Sep 1960 Derby County v Scunthorpe United L 2-5 League Division Two
07 Sep 1960 Southampton v Derby County L 5-1 League Division Two
10 Sep 1960 Leyton Orient v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
14 Sep 1960 Derby County v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
17 Sep 1960 Derby County v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Sep 1960 Derby County v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Oct 1960 Liverpool v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
08 Oct 1960 Swansea Town v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
11 Oct 1960 Watford v Derby County W 2-5 League Cup 1st round
15 Oct 1960 Derby County v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division Two
19 Oct 1960 Derby County v Barnsley W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
22 Oct 1960 Lincoln City v Derby County W 3-4 League Division Two
29 Oct 1960 Derby County v Portsmouth W 6-2 League Division Two
05 Nov 1960 Huddersfield Town v Derby County W 1-3 League Division Two
12 Nov 1960 Derby County v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Nov 1960 Derby County v Norwich City L 1-4 League Cup 3rd round
19 Nov 1960 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County L 4-2 League Division Two
26 Nov 1960 Derby County v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division Two
03 Dec 1960 Charlton Athletic v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
10 Dec 1960 Derby County v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division Two
17 Dec 1960 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
24 Dec 1960 Derby County v Leeds United L 2-3 League Division Two
27 Dec 1960 Leeds United v Derby County D 3-3 League Division Two
07 Jan 1961 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1961 Scunthorpe United v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
21 Jan 1961 Derby County v Leyton Orient W 3-1 League Division Two
11 Feb 1961 Bristol Rovers v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Feb 1961 Derby County v Liverpool L 1-4 League Division Two
25 Feb 1961 Derby County v Swansea Town L 2-3 League Division Two
04 Mar 1961 Luton Town v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
11 Mar 1961 Derby County v Lincoln City W 3-1 League Division Two
20 Mar 1961 Stoke City v Derby County L 2-1 League Division Two
25 Mar 1961 Derby County v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1961 Norwich City v Derby County W 0-2 League Division Two
03 Apr 1961 Derby County v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Division Two
04 Apr 1961 Rotherham United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1961 Sunderland v Derby County W 1-2 League Division Two
19 Apr 1961 Sheffield United v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
22 Apr 1961 Derby County v Charlton Athletic L 2-3 League Division Two
24 Apr 1961 Derby County v Ipswich Town L 1-4 League Division Two
29 Apr 1961 Portsmouth v Derby County L 3-2 League Division Two
15 Sep 1965 Derby County v Carlisle United W 3-1 League Division Two
18 Sep 1965 Derby County v Rotherham United L 1-3 League Division Two
25 Sep 1965 Manchester City v Derby County L 1-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1965 Derby County v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Oct 1965 Portsmouth v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
13 Oct 1965 Derby County v Reading D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
16 Oct 1965 Derby County v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1965 Reading v Derby County L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
23 Oct 1965 Ipswich Town v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
30 Oct 1965 Derby County v Birmingham City W 5-3 League Division Two
06 Nov 1965 Leyton Orient v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Nov 1965 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 5-0 League Division Two
20 Nov 1965 Huddersfield Town v Derby County W 1-3 League Division Two
27 Nov 1965 Derby County v Crystal Palace W 4-0 League Division Two
04 Dec 1965 Preston North End v Derby County L 2-0 League Division Two
11 Dec 1965 Derby County v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 League Division Two
18 Dec 1965 Bolton Wanderers v Derby County W 0-1 League Division Two
27 Dec 1965 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1966 Derby County v Portsmouth W 3-1 League Division Two
08 Jan 1966 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
15 Jan 1966 Derby County v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division Two
22 Jan 1966 Derby County v Manchester United L 2-5 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1966 Southampton v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
05 Feb 1966 Derby County v Bury W 4-1 League Division Two
19 Feb 1966 Norwich City v Derby County W 0-1 League Division Two
26 Feb 1966 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division Two
05 Mar 1966 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle L 1-2 League Division Two
12 Mar 1966 Rotherham United v Derby County L 3-0 League Division Two
19 Mar 1966 Derby County v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division Two
25 Mar 1966 Bristol City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1966 Derby County v Leyton Orient L 1-3 League Division Two
09 Apr 1966 Birmingham City v Derby County D 5-5 League Division Two
07 May 1966 Charlton Athletic v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
20 Aug 1966 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers L 2-3 League Division Two
23 Aug 1966 Carlisle United v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
27 Aug 1966 Bolton Wanderers v Derby County L 3-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1966 Derby County v Carlisle United L 0-1 League Division Two
03 Sep 1966 Derby County v Charlton Athletic L 0-2 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Northampton Town 01 Mar 1953 01 Jun 1954
Derby County 01 Jun 1954 01 Aug 1961
Chelsea 01 Aug 1961 01 Sep 1965
Derby County 01 Sep 1965 01 Sep 1966
Notts County 01 Sep 1966 01 Jan 1968

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
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Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.