CHELSEA’s long history has included a plethora of outstanding goalkeepers, from the huge and imposing figure of Willie Foulke in 1905 through to the 1960s and 1970s when Peter Bonetti stood imperiously between the sticks, and then onto the Mourinho-era reliability of Petr Cech. Peter Bonetti saw off many pretenders to his throne, but one goalkeeper went closer than anyone to taking his place – John Phillips, who recently died after a long illness. Signed from Aston Villa in 1970, Phillips made his debut in October of that year at Blackpool. The 19 year-old had a dramatic first appearance as Chelsea went 3-0 down at Bloomfield Road, coming back to win 4-3. Dave Sexton, the Chelsea manager, said Phillips was not at fault for…