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COLIN PATES CHELSEA HOME 1981/82

Colin Pates Chelsea home mach worn Le Coq Sportif manufactured number 4 shirt from the 1981/82 season. Pates made his Chelsea debut as an 18-year-old in 1979. He remained with the Blues through the turbulent early 1980s and as club captain led the side to League Division Two Championship title in 1983/84. After a total of 9 seasons at the club, making 346 appearances, he was sold to Charlton Athletic.  

The shirt was a gift from Pates to former Everton centre half Kevin Ratcliffe and appears here from the personal collection of the former Everton skipper.