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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy Bain

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Full Name: James Alastair Bain

Born: Sunday, 14th December 1919
Place of birth: Blairgowrie, Scotland
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Monday, 30th December 2002 (aged 83)
Burial: Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1945 to 1947

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1945 to May 1947) - cost: unknown
Swindon Town
Headington United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 5th January 1946, Chelsea 1 - 1 Leicester City

Age on debut: 26 years 0 months 22 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 12th April 1947, Everton 2 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1945 / 46 050005
1946 / 47 900009


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 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. Jimmy Bain made 14 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1946Chelsea11Leicester City39,678 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1946Leicester City02Chelsea25,368 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1946Chelsea20West Ham United65,726 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1946West Ham United10Chelsea35,000 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1946Chelsea01Aston Villa65,307 match lost
League31st Aug 1946Chelsea43Bolton Wanderers62,850 match won
League4th Sep 1946Chelsea03Manchester United27,750 match lost
League2nd Nov 1946Blackpool10Chelsea23,365 match lost
League9th Nov 1946Chelsea32Brentford50,242 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Nov 1946Sunderland12Chelsea41,227 match won
League23rd Nov 1946Chelsea13Aston Villa63,896 match lost
League5th Apr 1947Chelsea30Derby County52,886 match won
League7th Apr 1947Blackburn Rovers12Chelsea35,646 match won
League12th Apr 1947Everton20Chelsea30,970 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Bain

Games Won: 7
Win Percentage: 50%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 14 appearances, Jimmy Bain played alongside the following 22 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Sidney Bathgate (2)
Alex Davidson (1)
Dickie Foss (6)
John Galloway (2)
Len Goulden (12)
John Harris (14)
Tommy Lawton (13)
Fred Lewis (2)
James Macaulay (7)
Alex Machin (9)
Harry Medhurst (3)
Joe Payne (4)
Fred Richardson (1)
Bill Robertson (11)
Robert Russell (2)
Dick Spence (13)
Willi Steffen (1)
Albert Tennant (5)
Tommy Walker (7)
Alex White (4)
Reg Williams (7)
Danny Winter (14)