Tommy Baldwin

Date of birth10 June 1945
Place of birthGateshead
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

Baldwin, a determined striker, moved to Chelsea in the deal that brought George Graham to Arsenal.

He was known as 'Sponge' for his ability to hold the ball under pressure.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 Dec 1962 01 Sep 1966
Chelsea 01 Sep 1966 01 Oct 1977

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1964-65 Arsenal League Division One 1
1965-66 Arsenal League Division One 8
5
1966-67 Arsenal League Cup 3
4
1966-67 Arsenal League Division One 8
2
1966-67 Chelsea FA Cup 7
1
1966-67 Chelsea League Division One 30
2
16
1967-68 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1967-68 Chelsea League Cup 1
1967-68 Chelsea League Division One 39
15
1968-69 Chelsea Fairs Cup 4
1
1968-69 Chelsea League Cup 2
1968-69 Chelsea League Division One 25
16
1969-70 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1
1969-70 Chelsea League Cup 1
1969-70 Chelsea League Division One 17
2
5
1970-71 Chelsea FA Cup 2
2
1970-71 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
1970-71 Chelsea League Division One 18
2
1970-71 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
3
2
1971-72 Chelsea League Cup 5
2
4
1971-72 Chelsea League Division One 20
10
1971-72 Chelsea UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 3
4
1972-73 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1972-73 Chelsea League Cup 2
1972-73 Chelsea League Division One 11
1
1973-74 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1973-74 Chelsea League Cup 1
1973-74 Chelsea League Division One 18
1
9
1974-75 Chelsea League Cup
1
1
1974-75 Chelsea League Division One 4
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two 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
06 Apr 1965 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 3-0 League Division One
21 Aug 1965 Arsenal v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1965 Northampton Town v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
11 Dec 1965 Liverpool v Arsenal L 4-2 League Division One
05 Feb 1966 Arsenal v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1966 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1966 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 4-4 League Division One
16 Apr 1966 West Ham United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 May 1966 Arsenal v Leeds United L 0-3 League Division One
20 Aug 1966 Sunderland v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1966 Arsenal v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1966 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1966 West Ham United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1966 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1966 Manchester City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Gillingham D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round
21 Sep 1966 Gillingham v Arsenal D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
24 Sep 1966 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
28 Sep 1966 Arsenal v Gillingham W 5-0 League Cup 2nd round 2nd replay


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
1967-68 England Under-23 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
25 May 1968 Italy v England D 1-1 U23
03 Jun 1968 West Germany v England W 0-1 U23


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