Johnny Sparrow

Date of birth03 June 1957
Place of birthBethnal Green
NationalityEnglish
PositionLeft back

A promising youngster, Johnny Sparrow replaced Ron Harris at left back.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 01 Aug 1974 01 Jan 1981

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1973-74 Chelsea League Division One 8
1974-75 Chelsea League Division One 12
1
1975-76 Chelsea League Cup 1
1975-76 Chelsea League Division Two 8
1
1976-77 Chelsea League Division Two 12
2
1
1977-78 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1977-78 Chelsea League Cup 1
1977-78 Chelsea League Division One 12
3
1979-80 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1979-80 Chelsea League Cup 1
1979-80 Chelsea League Division Two 11


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
13 Mar 1974 Chelsea v Burnley W 3-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1974 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1974 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
06 Apr 1974 Southampton v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1974 Chelsea v Arsenal L 1-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1974 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1974 Leicester City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1974 Chelsea v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division One
01 Feb 1975 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
08 Feb 1975 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
15 Feb 1975 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
22 Feb 1975 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1975 Liverpool v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
08 Mar 1975 Chelsea v Derby County L 1-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 7-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1975 Chelsea v Middlesbrough L 1-2 League Division One
19 Apr 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1975 Chelsea v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1975 Chelsea v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1975 Sunderland v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
20 Aug 1975 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Aug 1975 Chelsea v Carlisle United W 3-1 League Division Two
27 Aug 1975 Chelsea v Oxford United W 3-1 League Division Two
30 Aug 1975 Luton Town v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
06 Sep 1975 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division Two
10 Sep 1975 Crewe Alexandra v Chelsea L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
04 Oct 1975 Chelsea v York City D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1975 Orient v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division Two
20 Mar 1976 Chelsea v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1977 Chelsea v Hereford United W 5-1 League Division Two
05 Feb 1977 Carlisle United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
12 Mar 1977 Cardiff City v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
19 Mar 1977 Chelsea v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 League Division Two
02 Apr 1977 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division Two
08 Apr 1977 Fulham v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division Two
09 Apr 1977 Chelsea v Luton Town W 2-0 League Division Two
11 Apr 1977 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division Two
16 Apr 1977 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division Two
19 Apr 1977 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Apr 1977 Burnley v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Apr 1977 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 4-0 League Division Two
07 May 1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
14 May 1977 Chelsea v Hull City W 4-0 League Division Two
20 Aug 1977 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1977 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Chelsea v Coventry City L 1-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
17 Sep 1977 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
05 Nov 1977 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Norwich City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Manchester City v Chelsea L 6-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1977 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Chelsea v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Arsenal v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Chelsea v Liverpool W 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1978 Coventry City v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1979 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle L 1-2
Agg: 3-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
14 Nov 1979 Chelsea v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division Two
17 Nov 1979 Chelsea v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 League Division Two
15 Dec 1979 Chelsea v Swansea City W 3-0 League Division Two
18 Dec 1979 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Dec 1979 Chelsea v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Dec 1979 Wrexham v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1980 Luton Town v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division Two
12 Jan 1980 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 4-0 League Division Two
14 Jan 1980 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
02 Feb 1980 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town L 2-4 League Division Two
09 Feb 1980 Watford v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
16 Feb 1980 Chelsea v Cambridge United D 1-1 League Division Two


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
1974-75 England Las Palmas Tournement 2
1974-75 England UEFA Under-18 6
2


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
22 Jan 1975 Poland v England D 1-1 Las Palmas Tournement
23 Jan 1975 West Germany v England W 2-4 Las Palmas Tournement
25 Feb 1975 England v Spain D 1-1 UEFA U18 Preliminary
09 May 1975 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group B
11 May 1975 Switzerland v England W 0-4 UEFA U18 Group B
13 May 1975 England v Northern Ireland W 3-0 UEFA Under-18 Group B
16 May 1975 Hungary v England W 1-3 UEFA U18 Semi-final
19 May 1975 England v Finland W 1-0 UEFA U18 Final


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