Ian BRITTON

Ian Britton - Chelsea FC - League Appearances

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 01 January 1978

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    • POSITION
      Winger
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 19 May 1954
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Dundee, Scotland. Died 31st. March 2016 Aged 61.
  • CLUBS
  • Chelsea FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1971-1982
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 27th January 1973 as a sub in a 3-1 defeat at West Ham United (Aged: 18)
    • Club Career
      253 League apps (+10 as sub), 33 goals
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Ian BRITTON - Chelsea FC - League Appearances

Ian Britton moved on to Dundee United in the summer of 1982 after more than a decade of

splendid service at Stamford Bridge.


Ian died on 31 March 2016 after a long illness from prostrate cancer.

 

Chelsea:   1971-1972     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1972-1973     Played   14     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   17     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   15     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   40     Scored   8   goals   (Division 2)
     1976-1977     Played   37     Scored   10   goals   (Division 2)
     1977-1978     Played   40     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1978-1979     Played   13     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1979-1980     Played   41     Scored   10   goals   (Division 2)
     1980-1981     Played   28     Scored   1   goal   (Division 2)
     1981-1982     Played   18     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
 

1982–1983    Dundee United    10    (1)

1983–1984    Arbroath    2    (0)
1983–1986    Blackpool    106    (15)
1986–1989    Burnley    108    (10

 

 

The pictures show Ian Britton during the 3-1 win against West Bromwich

 on 3rd. March 2009.  Photo George Herringshaw  ©


After ended his professional career, Ian became involved in local semi-professional football,

briefly managing Nelson in the mid-1990s. He lived in East Lancashire where he is managed

the Seedhill Athletics and Fitness Centre operated by Pendle Leisure Trust.