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Chelsea FC Profile: James Copeland

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Full Name: James Leslie Copeland

Born: Friday, 1st October 1909
Place of birth: Chorlton, Lancashire, England
Died: Tuesday, 23rd July 1991 (aged 81)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1932 to 1937

Playing Career:

Park Royal
Chelsea (May 1932 to Jun 1937) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 9th September 1933, Sheffield United 4 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 23 years 11 months 8 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 15th December 1934, Manchester City 2 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1933 / 34 100001
1934 / 35 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1933 / 34 100001

* 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. James Copeland made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Sep 1933Sheffield United41Chelsea13,598 match lost scored 1 goal
League15th Dec 1934Manchester City20Chelsea28,797 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player James Copeland

Games Won: 0
Win Percentage: 0%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 2 appearances, James Copeland played alongside the following 17 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Len Allum (1)
Jimmy Argue (1)
George Barber (1)
Bill Barraclough (1)
Allan Craig (2)
George Gibson (2)
Jack Horton (1)
Johnny Jackson (2)
Tommy Law (1)
Bob MacAulay (1)
Harold Miller (1)
Peter O'Dowd (1)
Eric Oakton (1)
Leslie Odell (1)
Johnnie Rankin (1)
Willie Russell (1)
Dick Spence (1)