Charlie COOKE

Charlie Cooke - Chelsea FC - League Appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 31 March 1975

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 14 October 1942
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      St Monance, Scotland.
  • CLUBS
  • Chelsea FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1966-1972, 1974-1978
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 20th August 1966 scoring in a 2-1 win at West Ham United (Aged: 23)
    • Club Career
      (During two spells)
      289 League apps (+10 as sub), 22 goals
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Charlie COOKE - Chelsea FC - League Appearances.

Charlie Cooke is pictured above during the 0-0 draw with Ipswich Town.

Cooke returned to Stamford Bridge from Crystal Palace in January 1974,

manager Dave Sexton paying £17,000 to secure the services of the Scotsman.

He played on until the end of the 1977/78 season and then moved to the USA

to continue his playing career, making his last appearance in the 1985–86 season

for the Dallas Sidekicks.  In total he played 373 games for Chelsea.


He later run a soccer school in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Signed from Dundee in April 1966 for £72, 000
 
Chelsea:   1966-1967     Played   33     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1967-1968     Played   41     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1968-1969     Played   26     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1969-1970     Played   35     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1970-1971     Played   31     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1971-1972     Played   38     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1972-1973     Played   8     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in October 1972
 
Crystal Palace:   1972-1973     Played   29     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   15     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
 
Transferred in January 1974
 
Chelsea:   1973-1974     Played   17     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   39     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   17     Scored   1   goal   (Division 2)
     1976-1977     Played   8     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1977-1978     Played   6     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)