Johnny Boyle

Date of birth25 December 1946
Place of birthMotherwell
NationalityScottish
PositionDefender/Midfielder

A tenacious tackler, John signed as a professional from apprentice forms in August 1964.

He scored on his senior debut in the first leg of the League Cup final against Aston Villa going on to collect a winners medal.

He also won a European Cup Winners Cup medal in 1970-71 and left for Leyton Orient in December 1973 after a brief loan spell at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 01 Aug 1964 01 Dec 1973

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 4
1
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 6
1965-66 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1965-66 Chelsea Fairs Cup 8
1965-66 Chelsea League Division One 27
3
1966-67 Chelsea FA Cup 6
1966-67 Chelsea League Cup 3
1966-67 Chelsea League Division One 36
5
1967-68 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1967-68 Chelsea League Division One 31
1
4
1968-69 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1968-69 Chelsea Fairs Cup 3
1
1968-69 Chelsea League Cup 2
1968-69 Chelsea League Division One 33
1
1
1969-70 Chelsea League Cup 3
1969-70 Chelsea League Division One 6
1
1970-71 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1970-71 Chelsea League Cup 1
1970-71 Chelsea League Division One 19
1
1970-71 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 5
2
1971-72 Chelsea League Cup 6
1971-72 Chelsea League Division One 24
1971-72 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1972-73 Chelsea League Cup 2
1972-73 Chelsea League Division One 5
3
1973-74 Chelsea League Division One 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
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
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
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
15 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-2 League Cup Final 1st leg
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
17 Apr 1965 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
24 Apr 1965 Burnley v Chelsea L 6-2 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
15 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday 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
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
13 Nov 1965 West Ham United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1965 Wiener Sportklub v Chelsea L 1-0 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Nov 1965 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 2-4 League Division One
01 Dec 1965 Chelsea v Wiener Sportklub W 2-0
Agg: 2-1
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Dec 1965 Chelsea v Liverpool L 0-1 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
22 Jan 1966 Liverpool v Chelsea W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1966 Burnley v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
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
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
04 Apr 1966 Leeds United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1966 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
25 Apr 1966 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 League Division One
27 Apr 1966 Barcelona v Chelsea L 2-0 Fairs Cup Semi-final 1st leg
30 Apr 1966 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
02 May 1966 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
04 May 1966 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Division One
16 May 1966 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 0-2 League Division One
25 May 1966 Barcelona v Chelsea L 5-0 Fairs Cup Semi-final replay
20 Aug 1966 West Ham United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1966 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1966 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1966 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1966 Southampton v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
07 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic W 6-2 League Cup 2nd round
17 Sep 1966 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 2-6 League Division One
24 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1966 Manchester City v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division One
05 Oct 1966 Blackpool v Chelsea D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
08 Oct 1966 Chelsea v Burnley L 1-3 League Division One
15 Oct 1966 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1966 Chelsea v Blackpool L 1-3 League Cup 3rd round replay
26 Oct 1966 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1966 Fulham v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
05 Nov 1966 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
12 Nov 1966 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1966 Chelsea v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1966 Stoke City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1966 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1966 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
17 Dec 1966 Chelsea v West Ham United D 5-5 League Division One
24 Dec 1966 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1966 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1966 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 6-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1967 Chelsea v Southampton W 4-1 League Division One
14 Jan 1967 Sunderland v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1967 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Feb 1967 Chelsea v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1967 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
22 Feb 1967 Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
11 Mar 1967 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 2-0 FA Cup 5th round
18 Mar 1967 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1967 Chelsea v Blackpool L 0-2 League Division One
25 Mar 1967 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1967 Blackpool v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1967 Leeds United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1967 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1967 Everton v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1967 Chelsea v Leeds United W 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
06 May 1967 Chelsea v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division One
09 May 1967 Leicester City v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
20 May 1967 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 FA Cup Final
19 Aug 1967 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1967 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1967 Chelsea v Fulham D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1967 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1967 Chelsea v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1967 Leeds United v Chelsea L 7-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1967 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1967 Leicester City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
28 Oct 1967 Chelsea v West Ham United L 1-3 League Division One
04 Nov 1967 Burnley v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1967 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1967 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1967 Chelsea v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1967 Sunderland v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1967 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 0-3 League Division One
23 Dec 1967 Fulham v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1967 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
30 Dec 1967 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
06 Jan 1968 Southampton v Chelsea W 3-5 League Division One
20 Jan 1968 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
27 Jan 1968 Chelsea v Ipswich Town W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
03 Feb 1968 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1968 Coventry City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1968 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
17 Feb 1968 Chelsea v Norwich City W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
02 Mar 1968 Manchester United v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
09 Mar 1968 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
12 Mar 1968 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
16 Mar 1968 Chelsea v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1968 Chelsea v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1968 West Ham United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1968 Chelsea v Burnley W 2-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1968 Chelsea v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1968 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
04 May 1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
11 May 1968 Sheffield United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
14 Aug 1968 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1968 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
21 Aug 1968 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1968 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-4 League Division One
28 Aug 1968 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1968 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1968 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
07 Sep 1968 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1968 Coventry City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1968 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea W 0-4 League Division One
18 Sep 1968 Chelsea v Greenock Morton W 5-0 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 1968 Chelsea v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1968 Chelsea v Derby County D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 1968 Burnley v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1968 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1968 Chelsea v DWS Amsterdam D 0-0 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Oct 1968 Stoke City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1968 DWS Amsterdam v Chelsea D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
02 Nov 1968 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
09 Nov 1968 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
16 Nov 1968 Chelsea v Southampton L 2-3 League Division One
23 Nov 1968 Arsenal v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1968 Chelsea v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1968 Sunderland v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
14 Dec 1968 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1968 Leicester City v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1968 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
04 Jan 1969 Chelsea v Carlisle United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1969 Manchester City v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1969 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
25 Jan 1969 Preston North End v Chelsea D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1969 Chelsea v Preston North End W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
12 Feb 1969 Chelsea v Stoke City W 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
15 Feb 1969 Leeds United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1969 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
08 Mar 1969 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
10 Mar 1969 Chelsea v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1969 Chelsea v Manchester United W 3-2 League Division One
22 Mar 1969 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1969 Everton v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1969 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1969 Chelsea v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One
08 Apr 1969 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
12 Apr 1969 West Ham United v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1969 Leeds United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1969 Leeds United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 1969 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1969 Sunderland v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1969 Chelsea v Leeds United W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
11 Oct 1969 Chelsea v Derby County D 2-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1969 Carlisle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Cup 4th round
25 Oct 1969 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1969 Chelsea v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1970 Burnley v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1970 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
04 Nov 1970 Chelsea v CSKA Sofiya W 1-0
Agg: 2-0
ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
07 Nov 1970 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1970 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
21 Nov 1970 Chelsea v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1970 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
05 Dec 1970 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
12 Dec 1970 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
19 Dec 1970 Chelsea v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1971 Crystal Palace v Chelsea D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
06 Jan 1971 Chelsea v Crystal Palace W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
09 Jan 1971 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
13 Jan 1971 Crystal Palace v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
16 Jan 1971 Everton v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
23 Jan 1971 Chelsea v Manchester City L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
27 Feb 1971 Southampton v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1971 Chelsea v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1971 Club Brugge v Chelsea L 2-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
13 Mar 1971 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1971 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1971 Chelsea v Club Brugge W 4-0
Agg: 4-2
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
10 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Manchester City W 1-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 1st leg
17 Apr 1971 Manchester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1971 Chelsea v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
28 Apr 1971 Manchester City v Chelsea W 0-1
Agg: 0-2
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
01 May 1971 Ipswich Town v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
19 May 1971 Real Madrid v Chelsea D 1-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Final
21 May 1971 Real Madrid v Chelsea W 1-2 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Final replay
18 Aug 1971 Chelsea v Manchester United L 2-3 League Division One
21 Aug 1971 Chelsea v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1971 Everton v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1971 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1971 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1971 Chelsea v Coventry City D 3-3 League Division One
08 Sep 1971 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
11 Sep 1971 West Ham United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1971 Jeunesse Hautcharage v Chelsea W 0-8 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1971 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1971 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1971 Chelsea v Jeunesse Hautcharage W 13-0
Agg: 21-0
ECW Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1971 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1971 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 1-1 League Cup 3rd round
09 Oct 1971 Liverpool v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1971 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round replay
16 Oct 1971 Chelsea v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
20 Oct 1971 Atvidaberg v Chelsea D 0-0 ECW Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Oct 1971 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1971 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1971 Chelsea v Atvidaberg D 1-1
Agg: 1-1
ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1971 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1971 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-6 League Cup 4th round replay
13 Nov 1971 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1971 Norwich City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Cup Quarter-final
20 Nov 1971 Crystal Palace v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
14 Mar 1972 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1972 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
25 Mar 1972 Chelsea v West Ham United W 3-1 League Division One
29 Mar 1972 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1972 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
08 Apr 1972 Chelsea v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
15 Apr 1972 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1972 Southend United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
16 Sep 1972 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1972 Chelsea v Derby County W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round replay
23 Dec 1972 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1972 Ipswich Town v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
30 Dec 1972 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1973 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 4-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1973 Chelsea v Stoke City L 1-3 League Division One
14 Apr 1973 Norwich City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1973 Everton v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1973 Derby County v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One


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