Petar Borota

Date of birth05 March 1952
Place of birthYugoslavia
PositionGoalkeeper

Yugoslavia International

An eccentric and flamboyant goalkeeper Peter was a fans favourite being named player of the year twice. He left to play in Portugal before returning to his native Yugoslavia in 1985.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Partizan Belgrade 01 Mar 1979
Chelsea 01 Mar 1979

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1978-79 Chelsea League Division One 12 4 4
1979-80 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1979-80 Chelsea League Cup 2 2
1979-80 Chelsea League Division Two 41 32 3
1980-81 Chelsea FA Cup 1 1
1980-81 Chelsea League Cup 2 1
1980-81 Chelsea League Division Two 42 21 4
1981-82 Chelsea League Cup 1 1
1981-82 Chelsea League Division Two 12 7 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
03 Mar 1979 Chelsea v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Norwich City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1979 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers L 1-3 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
28 Mar 1979 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea L 6-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1979 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1979 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest L 1-3 League Division One
10 Apr 1979 Bristol City v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Chelsea v Southampton L 1-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Arsenal v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
16 May 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1979 Chelsea v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division Two
20 Aug 1979 West Ham United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
25 Aug 1979 Chelsea v Wrexham W 3-1 League Division Two
28 Aug 1979 Plymouth Argyle v Chelsea D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
04 Sep 1979 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle L 1-2
Agg: 3-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Chelsea v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division Two
15 Sep 1979 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
22 Sep 1979 Chelsea v Watford W 2-0 League Division Two
29 Sep 1979 Cambridge United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
06 Oct 1979 Burnley v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
13 Oct 1979 Chelsea v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1979 Cardiff City v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
27 Oct 1979 Chelsea v Fulham L 0-2 League Division Two
03 Nov 1979 Sunderland v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
10 Nov 1979 Orient v Chelsea W 3-7 League Division Two
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
24 Nov 1979 Notts County v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
01 Dec 1979 Chelsea v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division Two
08 Dec 1979 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea L 1-0 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
01 Mar 1980 Chelsea v Cardiff City W 1-0 League Division Two
08 Mar 1980 Fulham v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
11 Mar 1980 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division Two
15 Mar 1980 Chelsea v Burnley W 2-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1980 Chelsea v Orient W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Mar 1980 Charlton Athletic v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
02 Apr 1980 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1980 Leicester City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
07 Apr 1980 Chelsea v Luton Town D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1980 Preston North End v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
19 Apr 1980 Chelsea v Notts County W 1-0 League Division Two
26 Apr 1980 Swansea City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
03 May 1980 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic W 3-0 League Division Two
16 Aug 1980 Chelsea v Wrexham D 2-2 League Division Two
20 Aug 1980 Derby County v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division Two
23 Aug 1980 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division Two
27 Aug 1980 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Aug 1980 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Sep 1980 Chelsea v Cardiff City D 1-1
Agg: 1-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Sep 1980 Chelsea v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division Two
13 Sep 1980 Cambridge United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
20 Sep 1980 Chelsea v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Sep 1980 Watford v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
04 Oct 1980 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
08 Oct 1980 Chelsea v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 League Division Two
11 Oct 1980 Chelsea v Grimsby Town W 3-0 League Division Two
18 Oct 1980 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Oct 1980 Orient v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
25 Oct 1980 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 6-0 League Division Two
31 Oct 1980 Cardiff City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division Two
08 Nov 1980 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Division Two
12 Nov 1980 Chelsea v Derby County L 1-3 League Division Two
15 Nov 1980 Wrexham v Chelsea W 0-4 League Division Two
22 Nov 1980 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division Two
29 Nov 1980 Notts County v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Dec 1980 Chelsea v Swansea City D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1980 Grimsby Town v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
20 Dec 1980 Chelsea v Orient L 0-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1980 Luton Town v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Dec 1980 Chelsea v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division Two
03 Jan 1981 Southampton v Chelsea L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1981 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
17 Jan 1981 Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
31 Jan 1981 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town W 3-0 League Division Two
07 Feb 1981 Chelsea v Cambridge United W 3-0 League Division Two
14 Feb 1981 West Ham United v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division Two
21 Feb 1981 Chelsea v Watford L 0-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1981 Preston North End v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
07 Mar 1981 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division Two
14 Mar 1981 Bristol Rovers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
21 Mar 1981 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division Two
28 Mar 1981 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
04 Apr 1981 Chelsea v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Division Two
11 Apr 1981 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Apr 1981 Bristol City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
20 Apr 1981 Chelsea v Luton Town L 0-2 League Division Two
25 Apr 1981 Swansea City v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division Two
02 May 1981 Chelsea v Notts County L 0-2 League Division Two
29 Aug 1981 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division Two
05 Sep 1981 Cardiff City v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
12 Sep 1981 Chelsea v Watford L 1-3 League Division Two
19 Sep 1981 Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
26 Sep 1981 Chelsea v Norwich City W 2-1 League Division Two
28 Sep 1981 Orient v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
03 Oct 1981 Cambridge United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
10 Oct 1981 Chelsea v Wrexham W 2-0 League Division Two
16 Oct 1981 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Oct 1981 Chelsea v Barnsley L 1-2 League Division Two
28 Oct 1981 Chelsea v Southampton W 2-1
Agg: 3-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
31 Oct 1981 Rotherham United v Chelsea L 6-0 League Division Two
07 Nov 1981 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-1 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 Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1969-70 Yugoslavia UEFA Under-18 4 2 2
1969-70 Yugoslavia Under-18 1 1
1971-72 Yugoslavia Under-21
1
1972-73 Yugoslavia Balkan Under-23 2 1
1972-73 Yugoslavia UEFA Under-23 2 1
1973-74 Yugoslavia Balkan Under-23 2 1 3
1973-74 Yugoslavia UEFA Under-23 1 1
1973-74 Yugoslavia Under-23 1 1
1974-75 Yugoslavia UEFA Under-23 3 1 1
1974-75 Yugoslavia Under-23 1
1
1975-76 Yugoslavia UEFA Under-23 1 1
1977-78 Yugoslavia FIFA World Cup 1 4
1977-78 Yugoslavia International Friendly
2
1978-79 Yugoslavia UEFA European Championship 1 3


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 1970 Yugoslavia v Czechoslovakia W 2-0 UEFA U18 Preliminary
15 Mar 1970 West Germany v Yugoslavia L 1-0 UEFA U18 Preliminary
22 Mar 1970 Czechoslovakia v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA U18 Preliminary
28 Mar 1970 Yugoslavia v West Germany W 1-0 UEFA U18 Preliminary
12 Apr 1970 Yugoslavia v Hungary L 1-2 U18
15 Dec 1971 Italy v Yugoslavia L 1-0 U21
28 Feb 1973 Greece v Yugoslavia L 2-0 UEFA U23 Group
09 May 1973 Hungary v Yugoslavia L 1-0 UEFA U23 Group
19 Jun 1973 Yugoslavia v Greece W 1-0 BALKAN U23 g
27 Jun 1973 Yugoslavia v Bulgaria L 0-0 (2-3) BALKAN U23 g
17 Oct 1973 Yugoslavia v Greece W 2-0 UEFA U23 Group
15 May 1974 Yugoslavia v England W 1-0 U23
23 Jun 1974 Bulgaria v Yugoslavia L 3-2 BALKAN U23
25 Jun 1974 Romania v Yugoslavia L 3-0 BALKAN U23
29 Sep 1974 Italy v Yugoslavia D 2-2 U23
30 Oct 1974 Yugoslavia v Norway W 2-0 UEFA U23 Group
16 Apr 1975 Yugoslavia v Italy D 0-0 U23
05 Jun 1975 Sweden v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA U23 Group
08 Jun 1975 Norway v Yugoslavia D 0-0 UEFA U23 Group
14 Oct 1975 Yugoslavia v Sweden W 4-1 UEFA U23 Group
05 Oct 1977 Hungary v Yugoslavia L 4-3 International Friendly
13 Nov 1977 Romania v Yugoslavia W 4-6 FIFA World Cup Group 8
08 May 1978 Italy v Yugoslavia D 0-0 International Friendly
25 Oct 1978 Romania v Yugoslavia L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3


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