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Peter Sillett

Chelsea FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 0 D 1 L 2 F 2: A 5
17% successful

1955

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Timeline

  Richard Peter Tudor Sillett
Tudor is his mothers maiden name
Birth 1 February 1933 in Southampton, Hampshire [registered in Southampton, March 1933].
 

According to the 1939 register, the six-year old Richard P.T. is a scholar living at The Lamb Inn, in Nomansland, Salisbury, where his father, Charles, is the licensed victualler, along with his mother, Ann (née Tudor), and his younger brother, John C..

Marriage to Constance S. Limb [registered in Southampton, March 1954].
Death 13 March 1998, aged 65 years 40 days [registered in Ashford, March 1998]. Died of cancer following a short illness.
Funeral March 1998 at Charing Crematorium

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Southampton FC, signed for Chelsea FC in 1953 for a £10,000 transfer fee. When Sillett was capped in May 1955, it cost Chelsea another £1000.
Club honours x
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions Son of Charlie Sillett (Southampton FC full back 1931-38), brother of John Sillett (Chelsea FC, Coventry City FC, Plymouth Argyle FC full-back 1954-68, also managed Coventry City FC FA Cup Final victory in 1987)
Height/Weight 6' 1½", 12st. 7lbs [1955].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 746th players (746) player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 295, 15 May 1955, France 1 England 0, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 22 years 103 days.
Last match No. 297, 22 May 1955, Portugal 3 England 1, an end-of-season final tour match at Estádio do FC Porto, Avenida Fernão de Magalhães, Oporto, aged 22 years 110 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (one appearance, 1957), England U23 (three appearances as captain, 1955)
Distinctions The thirteenth Hampshirian to represent England.
Died sixteen days after Jimmy Hagan.

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Peter Sillett - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
3 3 0 3 0 0 270 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Peter Sillett - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - White - Friendly 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1 0 0.667 1.667 16.7 -2
All 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 1 0 0.667 1.667 16.7 -2

Match History
 
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - three full appearances (270 min)x

Age 21
1 u23 19 January 1955 - England 5 Italy 1, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW captain 3

Age 22
2 u23 8 February 1955 - Scotland 0 England 6, Shawfield Park, Glasgow Fr AW captain 3
1 295 15 May 1955 - France 1 England 0, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start 2
2 296 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid AD Start 2
3 297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1, Estádio do FC Porto, Oporto AL Start 2
3 u23 28 September 1955 - England 5 Denmark 1, Fratton Park, Portsmouth Fr HW captain 2
301 30 November 1955 - England 4 Spain 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub

Age 23
u23 8 February 1956 - England 3 Scotland 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW withdrawn captain
Age 25
320 11 May 1958 - Yugoslavia 5 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd tour AL reserve
321 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1, Lenin Stadium, Moskva AD
England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Peter Sillett.

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