Joe McLaughlin

Date of birth02 June 1960
Place of birthGreenock
NationalityScottish
Weight63 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

A key member of Chelsea's defence after moving to Stamford Bridge from Morton. With Chelsea, 2nd Division Champion 1984.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Greenock Morton 01 Jun 1983
Chelsea 01 Jun 1983 17 Aug 1989
Charlton Athletic 17 Aug 1989 16 Aug 1990
Watford 16 Aug 1990 12 Sep 1992
Falkirk 12 Sep 1992 01 Feb 1996
Hibernian 01 Feb 1996 04 Aug 1997
Clydebank 01 Aug 1997 04 Feb 2000
St Mirren 04 Feb 2000

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1983-84 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1983-84 Chelsea League Cup 5
1983-84 Chelsea League Division Two 41
1984-85 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1984-85 Chelsea League Cup 9
1984-85 Chelsea League Division One 36
1
1985-86 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1985-86 Chelsea League Cup 5
1
1985-86 Chelsea League Division One 40
1
1986-87 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1986-87 Chelsea League Cup 2
1986-87 Chelsea League Division One 36
2
1987-88 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1987-88 Chelsea League Cup 2
1987-88 Chelsea League Division One 36
1
1987-88 Chelsea League Division One and Two Play-Offs 4
1988-89 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1988-89 Chelsea League Division Two 31
1989-90 Charlton Athletic League Division One 2


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
27 Aug 1983 Chelsea v Derby County W 5-0 League Division Two
30 Aug 1983 Gillingham v Chelsea W 1-2 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
03 Sep 1983 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
07 Sep 1983 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
10 Sep 1983 Chelsea v Cambridge United W 2-1 League Division Two
13 Sep 1983 Chelsea v Gillingham W 4-0
Agg: 6-1
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
17 Sep 1983 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
24 Sep 1983 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
01 Oct 1983 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
05 Oct 1983 Leicester City v Chelsea W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
08 Oct 1983 Fulham v Chelsea W 3-5 League Division Two
15 Oct 1983 Chelsea v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Division Two
22 Oct 1983 Carlisle United v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
25 Oct 1983 Chelsea v Leicester City L 0-2
Agg: 2-2 (4-3)
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
29 Oct 1983 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
05 Nov 1983 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
09 Nov 1983 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Cup 3rd round
12 Nov 1983 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 4-0 League Division Two
15 Nov 1983 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
19 Nov 1983 Chelsea v Crystal Palace D 2-2 League Division Two
22 Nov 1983 Swansea City v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
26 Nov 1983 Leeds United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Manchester City L 0-1 League Division Two
06 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Swansea City W 6-1 League Division Two
10 Dec 1983 Barnsley v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
17 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Grimsby Town L 2-3 League Division Two
26 Dec 1983 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea W 2-4 League Division Two
27 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Portsmouth D 2-2 League Division Two
31 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 League Division Two
02 Jan 1984 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
07 Jan 1984 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1984 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
21 Jan 1984 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-2 League Division Two
04 Feb 1984 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town W 3-1 League Division Two
11 Feb 1984 Cambridge United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
25 Feb 1984 Chelsea v Carlisle United D 0-0 League Division Two
03 Mar 1984 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic W 3-0 League Division Two
10 Mar 1984 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Mar 1984 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
07 Apr 1984 Chelsea v Fulham W 4-0 League Division Two
14 Apr 1984 Crystal Palace v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
21 Apr 1984 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town W 3-0 League Division Two
24 Apr 1984 Portsmouth v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division Two
28 Apr 1984 Chelsea v Leeds United W 5-0 League Division Two
04 May 1984 Manchester City v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
07 May 1984 Chelsea v Barnsley W 3-1 League Division Two
12 May 1984 Grimsby Town v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
25 Aug 1984 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1984 Chelsea v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1984 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1984 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1984 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1984 Chelsea v West Ham United W 3-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1984 Luton Town v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1984 Chelsea v Millwall W 3-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1984 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1984 Norwich City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1984 Millwall v Chelsea D 1-1
Agg: 2-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Oct 1984 Chelsea v Watford L 2-3 League Division One
20 Oct 1984 Southampton v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
27 Oct 1984 Chelsea v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1984 Walsall v Chelsea D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round
03 Nov 1984 Chelsea v Coventry City W 6-2 League Division One
06 Nov 1984 Chelsea v Walsall W 3-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
10 Nov 1984 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1984 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1984 Chelsea v Manchester City W 4-1 League Cup 4th round
24 Nov 1984 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1984 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1984 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1984 Chelsea v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Dec 1984 Everton v Chelsea W 3-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1984 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
29 Dec 1984 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
01 Jan 1985 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1985 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1985 Chelsea v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1985 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea W 0-5 FA Cup 3rd round replay
28 Jan 1985 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Cup Quarter-final
30 Jan 1985 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 4-4 League Cup Quarter-final replay
02 Feb 1985 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
04 Feb 1985 Chelsea v Millwall L 2-3 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1985 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Cup Quarter-final 2nd replay
13 Feb 1985 Sunderland v Chelsea L 2-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
06 Apr 1985 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1985 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1985 West Ham United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1985 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 3-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1985 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1985 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
04 May 1985 Liverpool v Chelsea L 4-3 League Division One
06 May 1985 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Division One
08 May 1985 Chelsea v Luton Town W 2-0 League Division One
11 May 1985 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
14 May 1985 Chelsea v Norwich City L 1-2 League Division One
17 Aug 1985 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
20 Aug 1985 Chelsea v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1985 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1985 Leicester City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1985 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1985 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1985 Luton Town v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1985 Chelsea v Southampton W 2-0 League Division One
21 Sep 1985 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1985 Mansfield Town v Chelsea D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1985 Watford v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1985 Manchester City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1985 Chelsea v Mansfield Town W 2-0
Agg: 4-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Oct 1985 Chelsea v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1985 Oxford United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1985 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
29 Oct 1985 Chelsea v Fulham D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
02 Nov 1985 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
09 Nov 1985 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 4-2 League Division One
16 Nov 1985 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
23 Nov 1985 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1985 Chelsea v Everton D 2-2 League Cup 4th round
30 Nov 1985 Liverpool v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1985 Coventry City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1985 Everton v Chelsea W 1-2 League Cup 4th round replay
14 Dec 1985 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1985 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1985 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
04 Jan 1986 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1986 Chelsea v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1986 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
08 Mar 1986 Chelsea v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
16 Mar 1986 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1986 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
22 Mar 1986 Southampton v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
29 Mar 1986 Chelsea v West Ham United L 0-4 League Division One
31 Mar 1986 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea L 6-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1986 Chelsea v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1986 Manchester United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
12 Apr 1986 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1986 West Ham United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1986 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1986 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1986 Arsenal v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
03 May 1986 Chelsea v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
05 May 1986 Chelsea v Watford L 1-5 League Division One
23 Aug 1986 Chelsea v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1986 Oxford United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1986 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1986 Chelsea v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1986 Chelsea v Luton Town L 1-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
20 Sep 1986 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest L 2-6 League Division One
23 Sep 1986 York City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1986 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1986 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic L 0-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1986 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1986 Arsenal v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1986 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
01 Nov 1986 Chelsea v Watford D 0-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1986 Everton v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
15 Nov 1986 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1986 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-3 League Division One
29 Nov 1986 Leicester City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
14 Dec 1986 Liverpool v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
20 Dec 1986 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1986 Southampton v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
27 Dec 1986 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 4-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1987 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1987 Luton Town v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
10 Jan 1987 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
21 Feb 1987 Chelsea v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1987 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1987 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1987 Manchester City v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
21 Mar 1987 Chelsea v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1987 Chelsea v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1987 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1987 Watford v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1987 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1987 Chelsea v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1987 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
02 May 1987 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-1 League Division One
05 May 1987 Wimbledon v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
09 May 1987 Chelsea v Liverpool D 3-3 League Division One
15 Aug 1987 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1987 Portsmouth v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
22 Aug 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1987 Chelsea v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1987 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1987 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 4-3 League Division One
12 Sep 1987 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
19 Sep 1987 Chelsea v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1987 Reading v Chelsea L 3-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 1987 Watford v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
03 Oct 1987 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
07 Oct 1987 Chelsea v Reading W 3-2
Agg: 4-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Oct 1987 Everton v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1987 Chelsea v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1987 Southampton v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
31 Oct 1987 Chelsea v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1987 Arsenal v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1987 Derby County v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
28 Nov 1987 Chelsea v Wimbledon D 1-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1987 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1987 Chelsea v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1987 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1987 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1987 Norwich City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1988 Luton Town v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1988 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
09 Jan 1988 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1988 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
23 Jan 1988 Chelsea v Portsmouth D 0-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1988 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1988 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
13 Feb 1988 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
27 Feb 1988 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
29 Mar 1988 Chelsea v Watford D 1-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1988 Chelsea v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1988 Chelsea v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1988 Wimbledon v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
30 Apr 1988 Chelsea v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
02 May 1988 West Ham United v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
07 May 1988 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic D 1-1 League Division One
15 May 1988 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One and Two Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
18 May 1988 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 4-1
Agg: 6-1
League Division One and Two Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
25 May 1988 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One and Two Play-Offs Final 1st leg
28 May 1988 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 1-0
Agg: 1-2
League Division One and Two Play-Offs Final 2nd leg
27 Aug 1988 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 1-2 League Division Two
15 Oct 1988 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
22 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle W 5-0 League Division Two
25 Oct 1988 Hull City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
29 Oct 1988 Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division Two
05 Nov 1988 Watford v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
12 Nov 1988 Chelsea v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1988 Chelsea v Ipswich Town W 3-0 League Division Two
31 Dec 1988 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Jan 1989 Oxford United v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
07 Jan 1989 Barnsley v Chelsea L 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1989 Chelsea v Crystal Palace W 1-0 League Division Two
21 Jan 1989 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
04 Feb 1989 Walsall v Chelsea W 0-7 League Division Two
11 Feb 1989 Chelsea v Swindon Town W 3-2 League Division Two
18 Feb 1989 Plymouth Argyle v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
25 Feb 1989 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League Division Two
28 Feb 1989 Chelsea v Hull City W 2-1 League Division Two
11 Mar 1989 Chelsea v Watford D 2-2 League Division Two
15 Mar 1989 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
18 Mar 1989 Manchester City v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
21 Mar 1989 Sunderland v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
25 Mar 1989 Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Division Two
28 Mar 1989 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1989 Chelsea v Barnsley W 5-3 League Division Two
04 Apr 1989 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1989 Leicester City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
22 Apr 1989 Chelsea v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Apr 1989 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
01 May 1989 Chelsea v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division Two
06 May 1989 Chelsea v Bradford City W 3-1 League Division Two
13 May 1989 Portsmouth v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two


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