Barry Bridges

Date of birth29 April 1941
Place of birthNorwich
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

England international, Barry Bridges was an early product of the youth system Barry was a schoolboy sprint champion. He signed as a professional in May 1958 and made a spectacular debut with Bobby Tambling at the age of seventeen, both of them scoring in a 3-2 win. He scored at a rate of almost two goals per game but left after a row with Tommy Docherty and the arrival of Peter Osgood to join Birmingham City in May 1966.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 01 May 1958 01 May 1966
Birmingham City 01 May 1966 01 Aug 1968
Queens Park Rangers 01 Aug 1968 01 Sep 1970
Millwall 01 Sep 1970 01 Sep 1972

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1958-59 Chelsea League Division One 2
1
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 1
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 2
1
1961-62 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 32
19
1962-63 Chelsea FA Cup 2
2
1962-63 Chelsea League Division Two 36
15
1963-64 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1963-64 Chelsea League Division One 33
15
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 5
4
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 5
3
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 41
20
1964-65 Football League Inter League 1
1
1965-66 Chelsea FA Cup 6
2
1965-66 Chelsea Fairs Cup 7
1
1965-66 Chelsea League Division One 27
2
9
1970-71 Football Association XI FAI Golden Jubilee Match 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
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
10 Oct 1959 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division One
04 Feb 1961 Chelsea v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1961 Chelsea v Blackpool D 2-2 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
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
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
23 Dec 1961 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 1-0 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
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
24 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Arsenal L 2-3 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 4-2 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
21 Apr 1962 Chelsea v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1962 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Rotherham United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
22 Aug 1962 Chelsea v Scunthorpe United W 3-0 League Division Two
25 Aug 1962 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic W 5-0 League Division Two
28 Aug 1962 Scunthorpe United v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
01 Sep 1962 Stoke City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
08 Sep 1962 Chelsea v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division Two
10 Sep 1962 Chelsea v Southampton W 2-0 League Division Two
15 Sep 1962 Leeds United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1962 Southampton v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
22 Sep 1962 Chelsea v Swansea Town D 2-2 League Division Two
29 Sep 1962 Portsmouth v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
06 Oct 1962 Chelsea v Cardiff City W 6-0 League Division Two
13 Oct 1962 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1962 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Division Two
27 Oct 1962 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
03 Nov 1962 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 4-2 League Division Two
10 Nov 1962 Walsall v Chelsea W 1-5 League Division Two
17 Nov 1962 Chelsea v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division Two
24 Nov 1962 Grimsby Town v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division Two
01 Dec 1962 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Division Two
08 Dec 1962 Preston North End v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
15 Dec 1962 Chelsea v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Division Two
22 Dec 1962 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
26 Dec 1962 Luton Town v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
05 Jan 1963 Tranmere Rovers v Chelsea D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
30 Jan 1963 Chelsea v Tranmere Rovers W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
09 Feb 1963 Swansea Town v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
23 Feb 1963 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
09 Mar 1963 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Mar 1963 Chelsea v Walsall L 0-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1963 Chelsea v Luton Town W 3-1 League Division Two
06 Apr 1963 Norwich City v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1963 Chelsea v Bury W 2-0 League Division Two
13 Apr 1963 Chelsea v Grimsby Town W 2-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1963 Bury v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Apr 1963 Chelsea v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division Two
30 Apr 1963 Chelsea v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division Two
11 May 1963 Chelsea v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1963 Sheffield United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1963 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1963 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
21 Sep 1963 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-3 League Division One
28 Sep 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1963 Chelsea v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1963 Chelsea v Stoke City D 3-3 League Division One
12 Oct 1963 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
09 Nov 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
16 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1963 Leicester City v Chelsea W 2-4 League Division One
30 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 4-0 League Division One
07 Dec 1963 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
14 Dec 1963 West Ham United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
21 Dec 1963 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1963 Blackpool v Chelsea W 1-5 League Division One
28 Dec 1963 Chelsea v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
04 Jan 1964 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
08 Jan 1964 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
11 Jan 1964 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1964 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 1-0 League Division One
25 Jan 1964 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1964 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
08 Feb 1964 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
22 Feb 1964 Chelsea v Ipswich Town W 4-0 League Division One
29 Feb 1964 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
14 Mar 1964 Arsenal v Chelsea W 2-4 League Division One
21 Mar 1964 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1964 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1964 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 3-4 League Division One
30 Mar 1964 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1964 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1964 Chelsea v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1964 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1964 Chelsea v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
26 Aug 1964 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1964 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1964 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1964 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1964 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
19 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1964 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
30 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
03 Oct 1964 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 5-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1964 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
17 Oct 1964 Chelsea v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1964 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1964 Chelsea v Notts County W 4-0 League Cup 3rd round
31 Oct 1964 Chelsea v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
07 Nov 1964 Sheffield United v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
14 Nov 1964 Chelsea v Everton W 5-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1964 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 1-6 League Division One
25 Nov 1964 Workington v Chelsea D 2-2 League Cup Quarter-final
28 Nov 1964 Chelsea v West Ham United L 0-3 League Division One
05 Dec 1964 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
12 Dec 1964 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
19 Dec 1964 Sunderland v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1964 Chelsea v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1965 Chelsea v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
09 Jan 1965 Chelsea v Northampton Town W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1965 Fulham v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
20 Jan 1965 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 2-3 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
23 Jan 1965 Leeds United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
30 Jan 1965 West Ham United v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1965 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1965 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 4-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
13 Feb 1965 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
20 Feb 1965 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 1965 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
27 Feb 1965 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
06 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Peterborough United W 5-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
10 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1965 Manchester United v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 3-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Liverpool L 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
31 Mar 1965 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1965 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1965 Leicester City v Chelsea D 0-0
Agg: 2-3
League Cup Final 2nd leg
12 Apr 1965 West Ham United v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1965 Chelsea v Liverpool W 4-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1965 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1965 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1965 Blackpool v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1965 Chelsea v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1965 Stoke City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1965 Fulham v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
01 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Stoke City L 1-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
11 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1965 Manchester United v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1965 Chelsea v AS Roma W 4-1 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
25 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Oct 1965 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
06 Oct 1965 AS Roma v Chelsea D 0-0
Agg: 1-4
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
09 Oct 1965 Chelsea v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1965 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
23 Oct 1965 Chelsea v Leicester City L 0-2 League Division One
30 Oct 1965 Sheffield United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
06 Nov 1965 Chelsea v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1965 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
27 Dec 1965 Northampton Town v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
28 Dec 1965 Chelsea v Northampton Town W 1-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1966 Blackpool v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
08 Jan 1966 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1966 Liverpool v Chelsea W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
05 Feb 1966 Chelsea v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
09 Feb 1966 AC Milan v Chelsea L 2-1 Fairs Cup 3rd round 1st leg
12 Feb 1966 Chelsea v Leeds United W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Feb 1966 Chelsea v AC Milan W 2-1
Agg: 3-3
Fairs Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
19 Feb 1966 Chelsea v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
22 Feb 1966 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-2 League Division One
26 Feb 1966 Everton v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
02 Mar 1966 AC Milan v Chelsea D 1-1 Fairs Cup 3rd round play-off
05 Mar 1966 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town W 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
12 Mar 1966 Chelsea v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1966 TSV 1860 Munchen v Chelsea D 2-2 Fairs Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
19 Mar 1966 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1966 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1966 Chelsea v Hull City D 2-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
29 Mar 1966 Chelsea v TSV 1860 Munchen W 1-0
Agg: 3-2
Fairs Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
31 Mar 1966 Hull City v Chelsea W 1-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
09 Apr 1966 Chelsea v West Ham United W 6-2 League Division One
11 Apr 1966 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1966 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final


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
1956-57 England UEFA Under-18 1
1956-57 England Youth Challenge Match 3
1957-58 England British Youth Championships 2
1957-58 England UEFA Under-18 5
1957-58 England Youth Challenge Match 7
1964-65 England British Home Championship 1
1964-65 England International Friendly 2
1
1965-66 England International Friendly 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
02 Feb 1957 England v Luxembourg W 7-1 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
24 Mar 1957 France v England W 0-1 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
31 Mar 1957 Germany v England L 4-1 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
14 Apr 1957 England v Netherlands L 1-2 UEFA U18 Group C
02 Oct 1957 Netherlands v England W 2-3 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
15 Oct 1957 England v Romania W 4-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
17 Nov 1957 Luxembourg v England W 0-3 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
04 Feb 1958 England v Yugoslavia D 2-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
15 Feb 1958 England v Wales W 8-2 British Youth Championships
04 Mar 1958 England v Austria W 3-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
11 Mar 1958 England v Scotland W 2-0 British Youth Championships
12 Mar 1958 England v Germany L 1-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
22 Mar 1958 England v France L 0-1 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
05 Apr 1958 England v Spain D 2-2 UEFA U18 Group D
07 Apr 1958 East Germany v England W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group D
09 Apr 1958 Luxembourg v England W 0-5 UEFA U18 Group D
11 Apr 1958 England v Romania W 1-0 UEFA U18 Semi-final
13 Apr 1958 Italy v England L 1-0 UEFA U18 Final
10 Apr 1965 England v Scotland D 2-2 British Home Championship
05 May 1965 England v Hungary W 1-0 International Friendly
09 May 1965 Yugoslavia v England D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Oct 1965 England v Austria L 2-3 International Friendly


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