English flag Mel Scott

Born26 September 1939, Claygate
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentre half

Mel Scott was a reliable centre half who went on to play for Brentford after losing his place to John Mortimore.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1957-58 Chelsea League Division One 9
1958-59 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1958-59 Chelsea Fairs Cup 2
1958-59 Chelsea League Division One 34
1959-60 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 9
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 9
1961-62 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 36


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 Mar 1958 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1958 Chelsea v Blackpool L 1-4 League Division One
22 Mar 1958 Leicester City v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
29 Mar 1958 Chelsea v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1958 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1958 Luton Town v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1958 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1958 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division One
26 Apr 1958 Chelsea v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1958 Manchester United v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1958 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1958 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 6-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1958 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1958 Portsmouth v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1958 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 6-5 League Division One
13 Sep 1958 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1958 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1958 West Ham United v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
27 Sep 1958 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 4-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1958 Frem Copenhagen v Chelsea W 1-3 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
04 Oct 1958 Burnley v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1958 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1958 Luton Town v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1958 Chelsea v Leicester City W 5-2 League Division One
01 Nov 1958 Preston North End v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
04 Nov 1958 Chelsea v Frem Copenhagen W 4-1 Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
08 Nov 1958 Chelsea v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1958 Manchester City v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1958 Chelsea v Arsenal L 0-3 League Division One
29 Nov 1958 Everton v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1958 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
20 Dec 1958 Chelsea v Manchester United L 2-3 League Division One
25 Dec 1958 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
27 Dec 1958 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 0-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
17 Jan 1959 Chelsea v Portsmouth D 2-2 League Division One
19 Jan 1959 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-4 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 1959 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1959 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
07 Feb 1959 Chelsea v West Ham United W 3-2 League Division One
21 Feb 1959 Chelsea v Burnley L 1-3 League Division One
04 Mar 1959 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 6-0 League Division One
07 Mar 1959 Chelsea v Luton Town D 3-3 League Division One
14 Mar 1959 Leicester City v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1959 Chelsea v Preston North End W 3-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1959 Blackpool v Chelsea L 5-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1959 Leeds United v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1959 Chelsea v Manchester United L 3-6 League Division One
05 Sep 1959 Chelsea v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1959 Birmingham City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1959 Leeds United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1959 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 4-2 League Division One
19 Sep 1959 Chelsea v West Ham United L 2-4 League Division One
09 Jan 1960 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1960 Burnley v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
23 Jan 1960 Chelsea v Leeds United L 1-3 League Division One
30 Jan 1960 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
19 Mar 1960 Chelsea v Blackpool L 2-3 League Division One
18 Mar 1961 Chelsea v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1961 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-6 League Division One
31 Mar 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Cardiff City W 6-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 4-3 League Division One
19 Aug 1961 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1961 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
26 Aug 1961 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1961 Chelsea v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1961 Chelsea v Fulham D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1961 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
09 Sep 1961 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 6-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1961 West Ham United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
20 Sep 1961 Chelsea v Cardiff City L 2-3 League Division One
23 Sep 1961 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1961 Blackpool v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 5-3 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Chelsea v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division One
21 Oct 1961 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1961 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
11 Nov 1961 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1961 Manchester City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
25 Nov 1961 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1961 Ipswich Town v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1961 Chelsea v Burnley L 1-2 League Division One
16 Dec 1961 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1961 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
30 Dec 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
06 Jan 1962 Liverpool v Chelsea L 4-3 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1962 Fulham v Chelsea W 3-4 League Division One
20 Jan 1962 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
03 Feb 1962 Chelsea v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1962 Chelsea v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1962 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
09 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1962 Everton v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1962 Chelsea v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1962 Leicester City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1962 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 4-5 League Division One


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
Chelsea 01 Nov 1956 01 Mar 1963

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1956-57 England Youth Challenge Match 2
1957-58 England Youth Challenge Match 1
1958-59 England Under-23 3
1959-60 England Under-23 1


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
13 Oct 1956 England v Switzerland D 2-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
07 Nov 1956 Belgium v England W 2-3 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
15 Oct 1957 England v Romania W 4-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
24 Sep 1958 England v Poland W 4-1 U23
15 Oct 1958 England v Czechoslovakia W 3-0 U23
18 Mar 1959 France v England D 1-1 U23
23 Sep 1959 England v Hungary L 0-1 U23


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