John Mortimore

Date of birth23 September 1934
Place of birthFarnborough
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentre half

Excellent in the air, 'Morti' was an important part of the side which won promotion in 1963 and the League Cup in 1965. Later a great success as manager of Benfica.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 01 Apr 1956 01 Sep 1965

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1955-56 Chelsea League Division One 1
1956-57 Chelsea League Division One 2
1957-58 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1957-58 Chelsea League Division One 39
1
1958-59 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1
1958-59 Chelsea Fairs Cup 3
1958-59 Chelsea League Division One 37
1
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 33
1960-61 Chelsea League Cup 3
1
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 12
1
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 14
1962-63 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1962-63 Chelsea League Division Two 42
1
1963-64 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1963-64 Chelsea League Division One 41
2
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 8
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 28
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
28 Apr 1956 Chelsea v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1956 Chelsea v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1957 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1957 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
28 Aug 1957 Chelsea v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
31 Aug 1957 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 5-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1957 Manchester City v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1957 Everton v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1957 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1957 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
21 Sep 1957 Chelsea v Burnley W 6-1 League Division One
28 Sep 1957 Preston North End v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1957 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
12 Oct 1957 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 4-2 League Division One
19 Oct 1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1957 Chelsea v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
02 Nov 1957 Blackpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1957 Chelsea v Luton Town L 1-3 League Division One
30 Nov 1957 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division One
07 Dec 1957 Chelsea v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division One
14 Dec 1957 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1957 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-4 League Division One
25 Dec 1957 Chelsea v Portsmouth W 7-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1957 Portsmouth v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1957 Birmingham City v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division One
04 Jan 1958 Doncaster Rovers v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1958 Chelsea v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1958 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
25 Jan 1958 Chelsea v Darlington D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 1958 Darlington v Chelsea L 4-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
01 Feb 1958 Burnley v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1958 Chelsea v Preston North End L 0-2 League Division One
15 Feb 1958 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
22 Feb 1958 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
08 Mar 1958 Arsenal v Chelsea L 5-4 League Division One
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
19 Apr 1958 Leeds United v Chelsea D 0-0 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
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 København W 4-1
Agg: 7-2
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
06 Dec 1958 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
13 Dec 1958 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 4-0 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
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
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
30 Mar 1959 Chelsea v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1959 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1959 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1959 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
18 Apr 1959 Chelsea v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1959 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 0-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1959 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1959 Chelsea v Ville de Belgrade W 1-0 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
13 May 1959 Ville de Belgrade v Chelsea L 4-1
Agg: 4-2
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
22 Aug 1959 Chelsea v Preston North End D 4-4 League Division One
26 Aug 1959 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1959 Leicester City v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
26 Sep 1959 Fulham v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
03 Oct 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
10 Oct 1959 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division One
17 Oct 1959 Luton Town v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1959 Chelsea v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
31 Oct 1959 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
07 Nov 1959 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1959 Manchester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1959 Chelsea v Arsenal L 1-3 League Division One
28 Nov 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
05 Dec 1959 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-4 League Division One
12 Dec 1959 Blackpool v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
19 Dec 1959 Preston North End v Chelsea W 4-5 League Division One
26 Dec 1959 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1959 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1960 Chelsea v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division One
06 Feb 1960 West Ham United v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
13 Feb 1960 Chelsea v Fulham W 4-2 League Division One
24 Feb 1960 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
27 Feb 1960 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1960 Chelsea v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1960 Everton v Chelsea L 6-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
02 Apr 1960 Chelsea v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
09 Apr 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division One
15 Apr 1960 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-3 League Division One
16 Apr 1960 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1960 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1960 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-5 League Division One
24 Oct 1960 Chelsea v Workington W 4-2 League Cup 2nd round
29 Oct 1960 Preston North End v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1960 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 4-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division One
16 Nov 1960 Doncaster Rovers v Chelsea W 0-7 League Cup 3rd round
19 Nov 1960 Chelsea v Manchester City W 6-3 League Division One
26 Nov 1960 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1960 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 7-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1960 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
14 Dec 1960 Portsmouth v Chelsea L 1-0 League Cup 4th round
17 Dec 1960 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 2-4 League Division One
24 Dec 1960 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1960 Manchester United v Chelsea L 6-0 League Division One
31 Dec 1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 6-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1961 Manchester City v Chelsea L 2-1 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
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
28 Apr 1962 Burnley 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
02 Mar 1963 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 League Division Two
06 Mar 1963 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea W 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
09 Mar 1963 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
16 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
23 Mar 1963 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Mar 1963 Chelsea v Derby County W 3-1 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
20 Apr 1963 Plymouth Argyle v Chelsea L 2-1 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
18 May 1963 Sunderland v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
21 May 1963 Chelsea v Portsmouth W 7-0 League Division Two
24 Aug 1963 Chelsea v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1963 Burnley v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1963 Sheffield United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1963 Chelsea v Burnley W 2-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1963 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-3 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
19 Oct 1963 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division One
26 Oct 1963 Fulham v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Birmingham City L 2-3 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
04 Mar 1964 Stoke City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
07 Mar 1964 Chelsea v Fulham L 1-2 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
23 Sep 1964 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
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
11 Nov 1964 Chelsea v Swansea Town W 3-2 League Cup 4th round
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
16 Dec 1964 Chelsea v Workington W 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
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
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
24 Apr 1965 Burnley v Chelsea L 6-2 League Division One
26 Apr 1965 Blackpool v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One


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