Peter Sillett

Date of birth01 February 1933
Place of birthSouthampton
NationalityEnglish
PositionDefender/Full back
Died13 March 1998

England international Peter was strong and reliable full back with an excellent scoring record.

He helped Chelsea to the 1st Division Championship in 1955 and played alongside his brother John at Stamford Bridge.

He later embarked on a managerial career in non-league football.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Southampton 01 Jul 1950 30 Jun 1953
Chelsea 01 Jul 1953 30 Jun 1962

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1951-52 Southampton FA Cup 1
1951-52 Southampton League Division Two 21
1952-53 Southampton FA Cup 4
1952-53 Southampton League Division Two 38
4
1953-54 Chelsea League Division One 12
1954-55 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1954-55 Chelsea League Division One 21
6
1955-56 Chelsea FA Charity Shield 1
1955-56 Chelsea FA Cup 7
1
1955-56 Chelsea League Division One 41
2
1955-56 Great Britain Anniversary 1
1956-57 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1956-57 Chelsea League Division One 30
2
1956-57 Football League Inter League 1
1957-58 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1957-58 Chelsea League Division One 40
4
1958-59 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1958-59 Chelsea Fairs Cup 4
1
1958-59 Chelsea League Division One 35
7
1959-60 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 41
6
1960-61 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1960-61 Chelsea League Cup 3
2
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 37
2
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 3


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
22 Sep 1951 Southampton v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Sep 1951 Birmingham City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Oct 1951 Southampton v Hull City D 1-1 League Division Two
13 Oct 1951 Blackburn Rovers v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
20 Oct 1951 Southampton v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Oct 1951 Notts County v Southampton W 3-4 League Division Two
08 Dec 1951 Sheffield United v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
15 Dec 1951 Everton v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
22 Dec 1951 Southampton v Barnsley D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Dec 1951 Brentford v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
26 Dec 1951 Southampton v Brentford W 2-1 League Division Two
05 Jan 1952 Leeds United v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Jan 1952 Southend United v Southampton L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1952 Southampton v Rotherham United W 3-1 League Division Two
26 Jan 1952 Cardiff City v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
22 Mar 1952 Luton Town v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
29 Mar 1952 Southampton v Bury W 4-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1952 Swansea Town v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1952 Southampton v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division Two
14 Apr 1952 Doncaster Rovers v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
19 Apr 1952 West Ham United v Southampton L 4-0 League Division Two
26 Apr 1952 Southampton v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Division Two
23 Aug 1952 West Ham United v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Aug 1952 Southampton v Leicester City W 5-2 League Division Two
03 Sep 1952 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton L 3-1 League Division Two
06 Sep 1952 Notts County v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
10 Sep 1952 Southampton v Rotherham United L 2-3 League Division Two
13 Sep 1952 Southampton v Everton D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Sep 1952 Rotherham United v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
20 Sep 1952 Southampton v Bury L 1-2 League Division Two
24 Sep 1952 Leeds United v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Sep 1952 Birmingham City v Southampton L 2-0 League Division Two
04 Oct 1952 Southampton v Luton Town L 1-3 League Division Two
18 Oct 1952 Southampton v Doncaster Rovers D 3-3 League Division Two
25 Oct 1952 Swansea Town v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
01 Nov 1952 Southampton v Huddersfield Town L 0-2 League Division Two
08 Nov 1952 Sheffield United v Southampton L 5-3 League Division Two
15 Nov 1952 Southampton v Barnsley L 1-2 League Division Two
22 Nov 1952 Lincoln City v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
29 Nov 1952 Southampton v Hull City W 5-1 League Division Two
06 Dec 1952 Blackburn Rovers v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1952 Southampton v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division Two
20 Dec 1952 Southampton v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division Two
26 Dec 1952 Fulham v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Dec 1952 Southampton v Fulham W 5-3 League Division Two
03 Jan 1953 Leicester City v Southampton L 4-1 League Division Two
10 Jan 1953 Lincoln City v Southampton D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1953 Southampton v Notts County D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Jan 1953 Everton v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
31 Jan 1953 Shrewsbury Town v Southampton W 1-4 FA Cup 4th round
07 Feb 1953 Bury v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
14 Feb 1953 Blackpool v Southampton D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1953 Southampton v Blackpool L 1-2 FA Cup 5th round replay
21 Feb 1953 Luton Town v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
28 Feb 1953 Southampton v Brentford L 0-2 League Division Two
07 Mar 1953 Doncaster Rovers v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
14 Mar 1953 Southampton v Swansea Town L 1-4 League Division Two
21 Mar 1953 Huddersfield Town v Southampton L 5-0 League Division Two
28 Mar 1953 Southampton v Sheffield United D 4-4 League Division Two
04 Apr 1953 Barnsley v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
06 Apr 1953 Southampton v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division Two
11 Apr 1953 Southampton v Lincoln City W 1-0 League Division Two
15 Apr 1953 Southampton v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Apr 1953 Hull City v Southampton L 1-0 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
1949-50 England UEFA Under-18 1
1949-50 England Under-18 1
1954-55 England International Friendly 3
1954-55 England Under-23 2
1955-56 England Under-23 1
1956-57 England B International 1
1957-58 England Representative Unofficial 1


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
06 May 1950 Ireland v England L 1-0 Under 18
25 May 1950 England v Luxembourg L 1-2 UEFA U18
19 Jan 1955 England v Italy W 5-1 U23
08 Feb 1955 Scotland v England W 0-6 U23
15 May 1955 France v England L 1-0 International Friendly
18 May 1955 Spain v England D 1-1 International Friendly
22 May 1955 Portugal v England L 3-1 International Friendly
28 Sep 1955 England v Denmark W 5-1 U23
06 Feb 1957 England v Scotland W 4-1 B INTER
02 May 1958 England World Cup XI v England L 4-2 Representative Unofficial


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