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|Full Name||Joseph Kirkup|
|Date of Birth||17 December 1939|
|Place of Birth||Hexham, Northumberland|
|Debut||12 March 1966|
|Games (goals)||69 (2)|
|Other clubs|| West Ham United|
Joe Kirkup (born 17 December 1939 in Hexham, Northumberland) is an English former defender who played for Chelsea between 1966 and 1968.
He joined West Ham United as a youngster and was an FA Youth Cup finalist in 1957 before going on to establish himself in the first team. He was a member of West Ham's 1965 European Cup Winners' Cup-winning side. He signed for Chelsea for a fee of £27,000 on 11 March 1966. He made his debut the following day in a 2-0 win against Manchester United and appeared regularly over the course of the season. The following season he again appeared regularly, making 32 appearances and was an unused substitute for the 1967 FA Cup Final. His time at Chelsea came to an end the following February when he joined Southampton, where he would make 169 league appearances. In 1975 he moved to South Africa, becoming player-manager at Durban City before returning to England the following year.
|Season||Prem||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Other||Total|
|1||1965-66||04 May||1966||First Division||Blackburn Rovers||1-0||1-0||Stamford Bridge|
|2||1966-67||01 October||1966||First Division||Manchester City||3-0||4-1||Maine Road|