Player Profile: David Copeland
Full Name: David C Copeland
Born: Friday, 2nd April 1875
Place of Birth: Ayr, Scotland
Died: Monday, 16th November 1931
Named club captain for Chelsea's second season but broke leg in game at Burslem and never played again. Died of heart failure whilst chopping wood at home in Birmingham.
Chelsea (Jul 1905 to Jun 1907) - cost: unknown
Debut: Saturday, 2nd September 1905, Stockport County 1 - 0 Chelsea
Last Appearance: Saturday, 3rd November 1906, Burslem Port Vale 2 - 0 Chelsea
* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. David Copeland made 26 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.
|League||2nd Sep 1905||Stockport County||1||0||Chelsea||7,000|
|League||9th Sep 1905||Blackpool||0||1||Chelsea||4,000|
|League||11th Sep 1905||Chelsea||5||1||Hull City AFC||6,000|
|League||16th Sep 1905||Bradford City||1||1||Chelsea||17,000|
|League||23rd Sep 1905||Chelsea||1||0||West Bromwich Albion||10,123|
|League||30th Sep 1905||Leicester Fosse||0||1||Chelsea||7,000|
|League||4th Nov 1905||Chelsea||6||0||Barnsley||8,000|
|League||11th Nov 1905||Clapton Orient||0||3||Chelsea||8,000|
|League||18th Nov 1905||Chelsea||1||0||Burnley||8,000|
|League||25th Nov 1905||Leeds City||0||0||Chelsea||20,000|
|League||16th Dec 1905||Gainsborough Trinity||0||2||Chelsea||8,000|
|League||23rd Dec 1905||Chelsea||0||0||Bristol City||25,000|
|League||25th Dec 1905||Manchester United||0||0||Chelsea||35,000|
|League||26th Dec 1905||Glossop||2||4||Chelsea||6,000|
|League||30th Dec 1905||Chelsea||4||2||Stockport County||12,000|
|League||20th Jan 1906||Chelsea||4||2||Bradford City||14,000|
|League||27th Jan 1906||West Bromwich Albion||1||1||Chelsea||25,000|
|League||10th Mar 1906||Barnsley||1||2||Chelsea||7,900|
|League||14th Apr 1906||Grimsby Town||1||1||Chelsea||6,000|
|League||16th Apr 1906||Chelsea||0||0||Glossop||30,000|
|League||1st Sep 1906||Chelsea||9||2||Glossop||12,000|
|League||8th Sep 1906||Blackpool||0||0||Chelsea||6,000|
|League||15th Sep 1906||Chelsea||5||1||Bradford City||10,000|
|League||22nd Sep 1906||West Bromwich Albion||1||2||Chelsea||25,562|
|League||29th Sep 1906||Chelsea||1||0||Leicester Fosse||20,000|
|League||3rd Nov 1906||Burslem Port Vale||2||0||Chelsea||5,000|
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