Terry Venables

Date of birth06 January 1943
Place of birthDagenham
NationalityEnglish
PositionMidfielder

Venables was a hard-working midfielder with good vision and drive. He made his Football League debut with Chelsea and helped the club win promotion in 1963 and win the League Cup in 1965. He moved on to Tottenham in 1966. After his playing career was over he embarked on a successful managerial career which included spells with Crystal Palace, QPR, Barcelona, Tottenham, England, Australia, Portsmouth, Middlesbrough and Leeds United.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 01 Aug 1960 01 May 1966
Tottenham Hotspur 01 May 1966 01 Jun 1969
Queens Park Rangers 01 Jun 1969 01 Sep 1974

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1959-60 Chelsea League Division One 1
1960-61 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1960-61 Chelsea League Cup 3
1960-61 Chelsea League Division One 36
1961-62 Chelsea League Division One 12
1
1962-63 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1962-63 Chelsea League Division Two 42
2
1963-64 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1963-64 Chelsea League Division One 38
8
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 5
1
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 39
7
1964-65 Football League Inter League 1
1965-66 Chelsea FA Cup 6
1965-66 Chelsea Fairs Cup 8
3
1965-66 Chelsea League Division One 34
8
1965-66 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 1
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 8
2
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 41
3
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur FA Charity Shield 1
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3
1
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 35
1
2
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 4
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 5
1
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 37


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
06 Feb 1960 West Ham United v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
20 Aug 1960 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1960 Chelsea v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1960 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 3-3 League Division One
31 Aug 1960 Leicester City v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
03 Sep 1960 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1960 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 5-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1960 Chelsea v West Ham United W 3-2 League Division One
17 Sep 1960 Fulham v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
19 Sep 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1960 Blackpool v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Chelsea v Everton D 3-3 League Division One
10 Oct 1960 Millwall v Chelsea W 1-7 League Cup 1st round
15 Oct 1960 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1960 Chelsea v Burnley L 2-6 League Division One
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
07 Jan 1961 Chelsea v Crewe Alexandra L 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1961 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
21 Jan 1961 West Ham United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
04 Feb 1961 Chelsea v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1961 Chelsea v Blackpool D 2-2 League Division One
18 Feb 1961 Everton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
04 Mar 1961 Chelsea v Birmingham City W 3-2 League Division One
11 Mar 1961 Burnley v Chelsea D 4-4 League Division One
18 Mar 1961 Chelsea v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1961 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 1-6 League Division One
31 Mar 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 4-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Cardiff City W 6-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
08 Apr 1961 Manchester City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 4-3 League Division One
19 Aug 1961 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1961 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
26 Aug 1961 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-1 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
30 Sep 1961 Blackpool v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 5-3 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Chelsea v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Arsenal L 2-3 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
12 Oct 1963 Ipswich Town v Chelsea W 1-3 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
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
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
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
22 Aug 1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
26 Aug 1964 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1964 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1964 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1964 Leicester City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1964 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
19 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1964 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
30 Sep 1964 Chelsea v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
03 Oct 1964 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 5-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1964 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
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
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
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
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
15 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-2 League Cup Final 1st leg
22 Mar 1965 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 3-0 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
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
26 Apr 1965 Blackpool v Chelsea L 3-2 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
04 Sep 1965 Arsenal v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division One
11 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1965 Manchester United v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1965 Chelsea v AS Roma W 4-1 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
25 Sep 1965 Chelsea v Newcastle United 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
09 Oct 1965 Chelsea v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division One
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
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
08 Jan 1966 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 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
05 Mar 1966 Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town W 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
12 Mar 1966 Chelsea v Manchester United W 2-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1966 TSV 1860 Munchen v Chelsea D 2-2 Fairs Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
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
29 Mar 1966 Chelsea v TSV 1860 Munchen W 1-0
Agg: 3-2
Fairs Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
31 Mar 1966 Hull City v Chelsea W 1-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
09 Apr 1966 Chelsea v West Ham United W 6-2 League Division One
11 Apr 1966 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1966 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1966 Sunderland 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


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
1959-60 England Amateur 1
1959-60 England British Youth Championships 3
1959-60 England UEFA Under-18 3
1959-60 England Under-18 1
1962-63 England Under-23 1
1963-64 England A v Under-23 1
1963-64 England Under-23 2
1964-65 England International Friendly 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
27 Feb 1960 England v Scotland D 1-1 British Youth Championships
05 Mar 1960 England v West Germany D 1-1 Amateur
19 Mar 1960 England v Wales D 1-1 British Youth Championships
02 Apr 1960 England v East Germany D 1-1 U18
16 Apr 1960 Bulgaria v England L 1-0 UEFA U18 Group B
18 Apr 1960 England v Poland W 4-2 UEFA U18 Group B
20 Apr 1960 Austria v England L 1-0 UEFA U18 Group B
14 May 1960 Ireland v England W 2-5 British Youth Championships
28 Nov 1962 England v Greece W 5-0 U23
13 May 1964 Hungary v England L 2-1 Under 23
17 May 1964 Israel v England W 0-4 A v Under-23
20 May 1964 Turkey v England L 3-0 U23
21 Oct 1964 England v Belgium D 2-2 International Friendly
09 Dec 1964 Netherlands v England D 1-1 International Friendly


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