Jeff Blockley

Date of birth12 September 1949
Place of birthLeicester
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentral defender

Signed as the long-term replacement for the legendary Frank McLintock, Jeff failed to recapture his earlier impressive form at Coventry City. Bertie Mee described his signing as his biggest mistake.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Coventry City 01 Jun 1967 01 Oct 1972
Arsenal 01 Oct 1972 01 Jan 1975
Leicester City 01 Jan 1975 01 Jun 1978

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1968-69 Coventry City League Division One 10
2
1969-70 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1969-70 Coventry City League Cup 1
1969-70 Coventry City League Division One 39
3
1970-71 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1970-71 Coventry City Fairs Cup 4
1
1970-71 Coventry City League Cup 5
1
1970-71 Coventry City League Division One 42
1
1971-72 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1971-72 Coventry City League Cup 1
1971-72 Coventry City League Division One 42
2
1971-72 Football League Inter League 1
1972-73 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1972-73 Arsenal League Division One 20
1972-73 Coventry City League Cup 1
1972-73 Coventry City League Division One 11
1973-74 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1973-74 Arsenal League Cup 1
1973-74 Arsenal League Division One 26
1
1974-75 Arsenal League Cup 2
1974-75 Arsenal League Division One 6
1974-75 Leicester City FA Cup 3
1974-75 Leicester City League Division One 16
1975-76 Leicester City FA Cup 3
1975-76 Leicester City League Cup 1
1975-76 Leicester City League Division One 31
1
1976-77 Leicester City FA Cup 1
1976-77 Leicester City League Cup 1
1976-77 Leicester City League Division One 21
1
1977-78 Derby County FA Cup 1
1977-78 Leicester City League Cup
1
1977-78 Leicester City League Division One 7
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
11 Jan 1969 Southampton v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1969 West Ham United v Coventry City L 5-2 League Division One
18 Mar 1969 Coventry City v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Mar 1969 Coventry City v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1969 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1969 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1969 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1969 Coventry City v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1969 Everton v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1969 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1969 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1969 Coventry City v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
09 Aug 1969 Sunderland v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
12 Aug 1969 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1969 Coventry City v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
20 Aug 1969 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1969 Ipswich Town v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1969 Stoke City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1969 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1969 Coventry City v Chelsea L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
06 Sep 1969 Liverpool v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1969 Coventry City v Crystal Palace D 2-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1969 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest W 3-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1969 Manchester City v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1969 Coventry City v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1969 Arsenal v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1969 Derby County v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1969 Coventry City v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1969 Southampton v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
25 Oct 1969 Coventry City v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1969 Chelsea v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1969 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
15 Nov 1969 Burnley v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1969 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1969 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1969 Crystal Palace v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1969 Coventry City v Ipswich Town W 3-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1970 Coventry City v Liverpool D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1970 Coventry City v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1970 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1970 Everton v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1970 Coventry City v Chelsea L 0-3 League Division One
03 Mar 1970 Coventry City v Liverpool L 2-3 League Division One
14 Mar 1970 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1970 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1970 Coventry City v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1970 Coventry City v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1970 Manchester United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1970 Coventry City v Southampton W 4-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1970 Coventry City v Stoke City L 0-3 League Division One
07 Apr 1970 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 1-4 League Division One
10 Apr 1970 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1970 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
15 Aug 1970 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
18 Aug 1970 Ipswich Town v Coventry City W 0-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1970 Coventry City v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1970 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1970 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1970 Derby County v Coventry City W 3-4 League Division One
05 Sep 1970 Coventry City v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1970 Tranmere Rovers v Coventry City D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round
12 Sep 1970 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1970 AFD Trakia Plovdiv v Coventry City W 1-4 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
19 Sep 1970 Coventry City v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1970 Coventry City v Tranmere Rovers W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
26 Sep 1970 Newcastle United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1970 Coventry City v AFD Trakia Plovdiv W 2-0
Agg: 6-1
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
03 Oct 1970 Coventry City v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1970 Coventry City v West Ham United W 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
10 Oct 1970 Burnley v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
17 Oct 1970 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1970 Bayern München v Coventry City L 6-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Oct 1970 Coventry City v Arsenal L 1-3 League Division One
27 Oct 1970 Coventry City v Derby County W 1-0 League Cup 4th round
31 Oct 1970 Leeds United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
03 Nov 1970 Coventry City v Bayern München W 2-1
Agg: 3-7
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
07 Nov 1970 Coventry City v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1970 Liverpool v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1970 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 4-1 League Cup Quarter-final
21 Nov 1970 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1970 West Ham United v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
05 Dec 1970 Coventry City v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
12 Dec 1970 Blackpool v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
19 Dec 1970 Southampton v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1970 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
09 Jan 1971 Coventry City v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
11 Jan 1971 Rochdale v Coventry City L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
06 Feb 1971 Stoke City v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1971 Coventry City v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
13 Feb 1971 Coventry City v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
20 Feb 1971 Crystal Palace v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
26 Feb 1971 Coventry City v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1971 Coventry City v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1971 Manchester City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1971 Huddersfield Town v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1971 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1971 Arsenal v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1971 Everton v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1971 Coventry City v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
17 Apr 1971 Coventry City v Burnley W 3-0 League Division One
24 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1971 Coventry City v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
01 May 1971 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 2-0 League Division One
14 Aug 1971 Coventry City v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1971 Ipswich Town v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
21 Aug 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
24 Aug 1971 Coventry City v Derby County D 2-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1971 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1971 West Ham United v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1971 Chelsea v Coventry City D 3-3 League Division One
07 Sep 1971 Coventry City v Burnley L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
11 Sep 1971 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1971 Southampton v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1971 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
02 Oct 1971 Everton v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
09 Oct 1971 Coventry City v Leeds United W 3-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1971 Stoke City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1971 Coventry City v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Nov 1971 Coventry City v Huddersfield Town W 2-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1971 Sheffield United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1971 Coventry City v Liverpool L 0-2 League Division One
27 Nov 1971 Manchester City v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
04 Dec 1971 Coventry City v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
11 Dec 1971 Arsenal v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1971 Coventry City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1971 Manchester United v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1972 Coventry City v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 4-2 League Division One
22 Jan 1972 Coventry City v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
29 Jan 1972 Derby County v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
05 Feb 1972 Coventry City v Hull City L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
12 Feb 1972 Crystal Palace v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
19 Feb 1972 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1972 Leeds United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1972 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion L 0-2 League Division One
21 Mar 1972 Coventry City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1972 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1972 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1972 Coventry City v Manchester United L 2-3 League Division One
04 Apr 1972 Coventry City v Everton W 4-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1972 Liverpool v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1972 Huddersfield Town v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1972 Coventry City v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1972 Coventry City v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1972 Leicester City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
01 May 1972 Coventry City v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
12 Aug 1972 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
14 Aug 1972 West Ham United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1972 Coventry City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1972 Coventry City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1972 Leicester City v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1972 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1972 Coventry City v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1972 Coventry City v Hartlepool United W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1972 Manchester United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1972 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 0-3 League Division One
23 Sep 1972 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1972 Coventry City v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1971-72 England Under-23 6
1
1972-73 England International Friendly 1
1972-73 England Under-23 4


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
24 Nov 1971 England v Switzerland D 1-1 U23
06 Jan 1972 England v Wales W 2-0 U23
16 Feb 1972 England v Scotland D 2-2 U23
01 Jun 1972 East Germany v England D 2-2 U23
04 Jun 1972 Poland v England W 0-3 U23
08 Jun 1972 USSR v England D 0-0 U23
11 Oct 1972 England v Yugoslavia D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Feb 1973 Scotland v England W 1-2 U23
24 May 1973 Denmark v England D 1-1 U23
29 May 1973 Netherlands v England L 1-0 U23
01 Jun 1973 Czechoslovakia v England L 3-0 U23


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