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Player Profile: Bill Dickson

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Full Name: William Dickson

Born: Thursday, 15th March 1923
Place of Birth: Lurgan, Northern Ireland
Height: 5' 10"
Died: June 2002

Career:
Glenavon
Notts County
Chelsea (Nov 1947 to Oct 1953) - cost: unknown
Arsenal
Mansfield Town
Glenavon

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Thursday, 1st January 1948, Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Chelsea

100th Appearance: Saturday, 17th January 1953, Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton Wanderers

Last Appearance: Wednesday, 29th April 1953, Chelsea 3 - 1 Manchester City

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1947 / 48 100001
1948 / 49 200002
1949 / 50 300003
1950 / 51 20400024
1951 / 52 37700044
1952 / 53 38700045
Total10118000119

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1950 / 51 100001
1952 / 53 300003
Total400004


* 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. Bill Dickson made 119 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League1st Jan 1948Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea18,365 match drawn
League4th Sep 1948Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers42,971 match drawn
League9th Apr 1949Manchester United11Chelsea30,123 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1950Blackpool00Chelsea26,006 match drawn
League29th Apr 1950Chelsea13Newcastle United24,677 match lost
League6th May 1950Sunderland41Chelsea21,567 match lost
League9th Sep 1950Newcastle United31Chelsea56,903 match lost
League16th Sep 1950Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion39,570 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1950Stoke City21Chelsea25,521 match lost
League30th Sep 1950Chelsea21Everton34,970 match won
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1951Exeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1951Chelsea20Exeter City46,134 match won
League3rd Feb 1951Chelsea11Stoke City27,061 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 match lost
League17th Feb 1951Everton30Chelsea33,005 match lost
League24th Feb 1951Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea40,964 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Feb 1951Chelsea02Blackpool36,074 match lost
League3rd Mar 1951Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea59,449 match lost
League17th Mar 1951Sunderland11Chelsea24,270 match drawn
League23rd Mar 1951Burnley21Chelsea22,266 match lost
League24th Mar 1951Chelsea23Charlton Athletic38,196 match lost
League26th Mar 1951Chelsea02Burnley23,723 match lost
League31st Mar 1951Manchester United41Chelsea25,779 match lost
League7th Apr 1951Chelsea11Aston Villa28,569 match drawn
League14th Apr 1951Derby County10Chelsea16,364 match lost
League21st Apr 1951Chelsea10Liverpool30,134 match won
League25th Apr 1951Chelsea21Wolverhampton Wanderers36,410 match won
League28th Apr 1951Fulham12Chelsea24,897 match won
League5th May 1951Chelsea40Bolton Wanderers38,928 match won
League18th Aug 1951Blackpool12Chelsea31,172 match won
League22nd Aug 1951Chelsea13Arsenal59,143 match lost
League25th Aug 1951Chelsea13Liverpool44,055 match lost
League29th Aug 1951Arsenal21Chelsea48,768 match lost
League1st Sep 1951Portsmouth10Chelsea23,901 match lost
League5th Sep 1951Chelsea01Derby County25,191 match lost
League8th Sep 1951Chelsea21Fulham47,582 match won
League15th Sep 1951Chelsea21Huddersfield Town25,165 match won
League22nd Sep 1951Wolverhampton Wanderers53Chelsea35,184 match lost
League29th Sep 1951Chelsea21Sunderland49,762 match won
League13th Oct 1951Chelsea13West Bromwich Albion34,917 match lost
League20th Oct 1951Newcastle United31Chelsea52,168 match lost
League27th Oct 1951Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers45,287 match lost
League3rd Nov 1951Stoke City12Chelsea26,121 match won
League10th Nov 1951Chelsea42Manchester United48,960 match won
League17th Nov 1951Tottenham Hotspur32Chelsea48,985 match lost
League24th Nov 1951Chelsea00Preston North End43,873 match drawn
League1st Dec 1951Burnley11Chelsea21,773 match drawn
League8th Dec 1951Chelsea10Charlton Athletic38,343 match won
League15th Dec 1951Chelsea21Blackpool38,912 match won
League22nd Dec 1951Liverpool11Chelsea26,459 match drawn
League25th Dec 1951Chelsea03Manchester City34,850 match lost
League26th Dec 1951Manchester City31Chelsea49,791 match lost
League29th Dec 1951Chelsea11Portsmouth43,389 match drawn
League5th Jan 1952Fulham12Chelsea43,880 match won
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1952Chelsea22Chester City42,954 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1952Chester City23Chelsea20,500 match won
League19th Jan 1952Huddersfield Town10Chelsea19,315 match lost
League26th Jan 1952Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers40,586 match lost
F.A. Cup2nd Feb 1952Chelsea40Tranmere Rovers59,101 match won
League9th Feb 1952Sunderland41Chelsea37,928 match lost
League1st Mar 1952West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea24,431 match won
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 1952Leeds United15Chelsea30,504 match won
F.A. Cup8th Mar 1952Sheffield United01Chelsea43,677 match won
League12th Mar 1952Chelsea10Newcastle United42,948 match won
League15th Mar 1952Bolton Wanderers30Chelsea31,448 match lost
League22nd Mar 1952Chelsea10Stoke City36,880 match won
F.A. Cup5th Apr 1952Arsenal11Chelsea68,084 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Apr 1952Arsenal30Chelsea57,450 match lost
League19th Apr 1952Chelsea41Burnley26,349 match won
League21st Apr 1952Manchester United30Chelsea37,434 match lost
League26th Apr 1952Charlton Athletic11Chelsea20,851 match drawn
League30th Apr 1952Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur46,574 match lost
League3rd May 1952Derby County11Chelsea8,582 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1952Manchester United20Chelsea43,629 match lost
League27th Aug 1952Chelsea11Derby County34,467 match drawn
League30th Aug 1952Chelsea20Portsmouth53,470 match won
League3rd Sep 1952Derby County32Chelsea15,227 match lost scored 1 goal
League6th Sep 1952Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea29,877 match drawn
League10th Sep 1952Chelsea40Blackpool47,632 match won
League13th Sep 1952Chelsea40Aston Villa56,653 match won
League15th Sep 1952Blackpool31Chelsea28,892 match lost
League20th Sep 1952Sunderland21Chelsea40,388 match lost
League27th Sep 1952Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers63,781 match lost
League11th Oct 1952Chelsea53Preston North End51,426 match won
League18th Oct 1952Burnley11Chelsea27,692 match drawn
League25th Oct 1952Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur62,688 match won
League1st Nov 1952Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea48,186 match lost
League8th Nov 1952Chelsea02Cardiff City52,139 match lost
League15th Nov 1952Newcastle United21Chelsea37,178 match lost
League22nd Nov 1952Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion33,304 match lost
League29th Nov 1952Middlesbrough40Chelsea19,683 match lost
League13th Dec 1952Manchester City40Chelsea20,733 match lost
League20th Dec 1952Chelsea23Manchester United23,261 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1952Stoke City11Chelsea31,011 match drawn Captain
League27th Dec 1952Chelsea00Stoke City17,173 match drawn
League3rd Jan 1953Portsmouth20Chelsea31,571 match lost
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1953Derby County44Chelsea24,867 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1953Chelsea10Derby County38,115 match won
League17th Jan 1953Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers36,572 match won
League24th Jan 1953Aston Villa11Chelsea31,860 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1953Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion58,912 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1953West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea37,974 match drawn
League7th Feb 1953Chelsea32Sunderland40,720 match won
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1953West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea33,534 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1953West Bromwich Albion04Chelsea27,997 match won
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1953Chelsea04Birmingham City45,872 match lost
League18th Feb 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea13,957 match drawn
League21st Feb 1953Chelsea01Charlton Athletic53,176 match lost
League28th Feb 1953Preston North End21Chelsea30,501 match lost
League7th Mar 1953Chelsea02Burnley39,214 match lost
League14th Mar 1953Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea47,903 match won
League28th Mar 1953Cardiff City33Chelsea19,830 match drawn scored 1 goal
League3rd Apr 1953Chelsea11Arsenal72,614 match drawn
League4th Apr 1953Chelsea12Newcastle United40,218 match lost
League11th Apr 1953West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea32,703 match won
League18th Apr 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough40,042 match drawn
League25th Apr 1953Liverpool20Chelsea47,699 match lost
League29th Apr 1953Chelsea31Manchester City48,594 match won
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Chelsea Player Bill Dickson

Games Won: 35
Win Percentage: 29.41%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 119 appearances, Bill Dickson played alongside the following 47 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jack Allister (2)
Ken Armstrong (109)
Sydney Bathgate (57)
Roy Bentley (103)
Hugh Billington (9)
Frank Blunstone (8)
Jim Bowie (5)
Bobby Campbell (84)
Jimmy D'Arcy (28)
Alan Dicks (1)
Charlie Dyke (1)
Bob Edwards (10)
Len Goulden (2)
Billy Gray (100)
Ron Greenwood (10)
John Harris (88)
Wally Hinshelwood (14)
Billy Hughes (18)
Harry Hughes (1)
Benny Jones (6)
Fred Lewis (1)
Jim Lewis (6)
James Macauley (1)
John McInnes (2)
Phil McKnight (16)
John McNichol (43)
Harry Medhurst (21)
Frank Mitchell (9)
Ralph Oelofse (8)
Eric Parsons (52)
Peter Pickering (6)
Ernie Randall (1)
Bill Robertson (73)
Jack Saunders (41)
Bobby Smith (53)
James Smith (18)
Miles Spector (5)
Les Stubbs (5)
Charlie Thomson (19)
Sid Tickridge (64)
Peter Tuck (3)
Tommy Walker (1)
Bob Warren (1)
Alex White (1)
Stan Willemse (60)
Reg Williams (16)
Danny Winter (8)