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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Hughie Gallacher

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Hugh Kilpatrick Gallacher

Born: Monday, 2nd February 1903
Place of Birth: Bellshill, Scotland
Height: 5' 5"
Died: Tuesday, 11th June 1957

Playing Career:

Bellshill Acadamy
Bellshill Athletic (Glasgow)
Queen Of The South
Newcastle United
Chelsea (May 1930 to Nov 1934) - cost: £10,000
Derby County
Notts County
Grimsby Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 30th August 1930, Grimsby Town 0 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 27 years 6 months 28 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 25th March 1933, Chelsea 1 - 2 West Bromwich Albion

Last Appearance: Saturday, 3rd November 1934, Leeds United 5 - 2 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1930 / 31 30100031
1931 / 32 36500041
1932 / 33 36100037
1933 / 34 23500028
1934 / 35 700007


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1930 / 31 14000014
1931 / 32 24600030
1932 / 33 19000019
1933 / 34 13300016
1934 / 35 200002

* 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. Hughie Gallacher made 144 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League30th Aug 1930Grimsby Town01Chelsea20,294 match won
League3rd Sep 1930Newcastle United10Chelsea68,386 match lost
League6th Sep 1930Chelsea62Manchester United48,648 match won scored 2 goals
League8th Sep 1930Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea21,182 match drawn
League13th Sep 1930West Ham United41Chelsea31,334 match lost
League15th Sep 1930Chelsea00Sheffield Wednesday51,960 match drawn
League20th Sep 1930Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers48,347 match lost
League27th Sep 1930Liverpool31Chelsea41,386 match lost
League18th Oct 1930Chelsea10Sheffield United59,700 match won
League25th Oct 1930Birmingham62Chelsea17,277 match lost scored 1 goal
League1st Nov 1930Chelsea30Blackpool32,755 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Nov 1930Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea21,008 match lost
League15th Nov 1930Chelsea20Manchester City25,671 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Dec 1930Derby County62Chelsea12,731 match lost
League13th Dec 1930Chelsea50Sunderland31,295 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Dec 1930Portsmouth11Chelsea22,687 match drawn
League25th Dec 1930Chelsea02Aston Villa40,990 match lost
League26th Dec 1930Aston Villa33Chelsea53,580 match drawn scored 1 goal
League27th Dec 1930Chelsea50Grimsby Town23,467 match won scored 1 goal sent off
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1931West Ham United13Chelsea21,000 match won
League14th Mar 1931Chelsea32Blackburn Rovers32,623 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Mar 1931Manchester City20Chelsea27,866 match lost
League25th Mar 1931Chelsea10Birmingham12,968 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Mar 1931Chelsea10Leeds United25,446 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Apr 1931Arsenal21Chelsea53,867 match lost scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1931Chelsea10Leicester City26,157 match won
League7th Apr 1931Leicester City21Chelsea19,848 match lost
League11th Apr 1931Chelsea11Derby County28,224 match drawn
League18th Apr 1931Sunderland20Chelsea8,854 match lost
League25th Apr 1931Chelsea20Portsmouth19,521 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd May 1931Chelsea11Newcastle United22,860 match drawn
League29th Aug 1931Middlesbrough02Chelsea24,510 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1931West Ham United31Chelsea28,338 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Sep 1931Chelsea01Huddersfield Town42,961 match lost
League9th Sep 1931Chelsea23Sheffield Wednesday31,426 match lost scored 1 goal
League19th Sep 1931Chelsea36Aston Villa56,698 match lost
League21st Sep 1931Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea11,809 match drawn scored 1 goal
League26th Sep 1931Leicester City10Chelsea19,189 match lost
League24th Oct 1931Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers35,688 match lost
League31st Oct 1931Portsmouth10Chelsea19,813 match lost
League7th Nov 1931Chelsea21Derby County31,991 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Nov 1931Everton72Chelsea32,758 match lost
League21st Nov 1931Chelsea21Arsenal64,427 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Nov 1931Sheffield United42Chelsea16,264 match lost
League5th Dec 1931Chelsea32Manchester City27,509 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Dec 1931West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea24,186 match lost
League19th Dec 1931Chelsea21Birmingham17,551 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1931Blackpool24Chelsea20,378 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Dec 1931Chelsea41Blackpool38,569 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Jan 1932Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea28,232 match lost
League2nd Jan 1932Chelsea40Middlesbrough25,259 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1932Tranmere Rovers22Chelsea13,300 match drawn scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1932Chelsea53Tranmere Rovers35,402 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Jan 1932Huddersfield Town21Chelsea16,645 match lost
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 1932Chelsea31West Ham United36,657 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Feb 1932Chelsea41Grimsby Town24,422 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1932Liverpool02Chelsea57,804 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Mar 1932Chelsea22Sunderland20,087 match drawn scored 2 goals
League5th Mar 1932Blackburn Rovers22Chelsea13,691 match drawn scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup12th Mar 1932Newcastle United21Chelsea36,709 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1932Chelsea00Portsmouth13,050 match drawn
League19th Mar 1932Derby County10Chelsea14,791 match lost
League25th Mar 1932Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers38,515 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Mar 1932Chelsea00Everton56,298 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1932Arsenal11Chelsea56,124 match drawn scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1932Liverpool21Chelsea37,873 match lost
League9th Apr 1932Chelsea11Sheffield United16,840 match drawn scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1932Chelsea41Newcastle United12,605 match won scored 3 goals
League16th Apr 1932Manchester City11Chelsea20,124 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1932Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion23,873 match lost
League30th Apr 1932Birmingham40Chelsea14,861 match lost
League7th May 1932Chelsea32West Ham United24,386 match won
League27th Aug 1932Chelsea22Blackburn Rovers32,657 match drawn scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1932Portsmouth20Chelsea20,856 match lost
League3rd Sep 1932Huddersfield Town20Chelsea13,032 match lost
League7th Sep 1932Chelsea44Portsmouth20,984 match drawn scored 2 goals
League10th Sep 1932Chelsea30Sheffield United32,775 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Sep 1932Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea31,922 match won scored 2 goals
League24th Sep 1932Chelsea01Newcastle United51,857 match lost
League22nd Oct 1932Chelsea13Derby County37,834 match lost
League19th Nov 1932Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday20,677 match lost
League26th Nov 1932Leeds United20Chelsea19,739 match lost
League3rd Dec 1932Chelsea10Everton33,962 match won
League10th Dec 1932Arsenal41Chelsea53,206 match lost Captain
League17th Dec 1932Chelsea31Manchester City26,240 match won
League24th Dec 1932Sunderland21Chelsea21,494 match lost
League26th Dec 1932Liverpool30Chelsea34,777 match lost
League27th Dec 1932Chelsea02Liverpool36,784 match lost
League31st Dec 1932Blackburn Rovers13Chelsea10,583 match won scored 2 goals
League7th Jan 1933Chelsea01Huddersfield Town23,844 match lost
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1933Brighton And Hove Albion21Chelsea23,580 match lost
League21st Jan 1933Sheffield United41Chelsea13,622 match lost
League28th Jan 1933Chelsea31Wolverhampton Wanderers16,919 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Feb 1933Newcastle United20Chelsea29,405 match lost
League11th Feb 1933Chelsea01Aston Villa34,378 match lost
League25th Feb 1933Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers12,590 match drawn
League1st Mar 1933Middlesbrough21Chelsea8,219 match lost
League11th Mar 1933Chelsea10Blackpool31,222 match won
League18th Mar 1933Birmingham00Chelsea19,620 match drawn
League25th Mar 1933Chelsea12West Bromwich Albion33,371 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Mar 1933Derby County01Chelsea7,141 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Apr 1933Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea10,121 match drawn
League8th Apr 1933Chelsea60Leeds United31,095 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1933Chelsea41Leicester City45,608 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1933Everton32Chelsea27,635 match lost
League18th Apr 1933Leicester City11Chelsea22,647 match drawn scored 1 goal
League22nd Apr 1933Chelsea13Arsenal72,260 match lost scored 1 goal
League3rd May 1933Manchester City14Chelsea14,827 match won scored 3 goals
League6th May 1933Chelsea11Sunderland22,322 match drawn
League26th Aug 1933Stoke City10Chelsea32,725 match lost
League2nd Sep 1933Chelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers31,792 match won scored 2 goals
League4th Sep 1933Huddersfield Town61Chelsea7,508 match lost
League14th Oct 1933Chelsea23Middlesbrough16,078 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Oct 1933Blackburn Rovers42Chelsea12,570 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Oct 1933Chelsea21Newcastle United26,657 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Nov 1933Sheffield Wednesday21Chelsea10,248 match lost
League11th Nov 1933Chelsea02Derby County24,422 match lost
League18th Nov 1933West Bromwich Albion31Chelsea12,325 match lost
League25th Nov 1933Chelsea11Birmingham17,843 match drawn
League26th Dec 1933Chelsea40Sunderland12,800 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Dec 1933Chelsea20Stoke City24,487 match won
League1st Jan 1934Sunderland00Chelsea12,820 match drawn
League6th Jan 1934Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea21,459 match drawn
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1934Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion51,451 match drawn
F.A. Cup17th Jan 1934West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea20,061 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Jan 1934Chelsea50Sheffield United31,287 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1934Chelsea11Nottingham Forest53,269 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1934Nottingham Forest03Chelsea37,187 match won scored 2 goals
League7th Feb 1934Aston Villa20Chelsea15,688 match lost
League10th Feb 1934Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea39,652 match lost
F.A. Cup17th Feb 1934Stoke City31Chelsea42,219 match lost
League21st Feb 1934Chelsea20Liverpool14,152 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Feb 1934Middlesbrough22Chelsea12,962 match drawn scored 2 goals (1 Pen)
League3rd Mar 1934Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers26,409 match won scored 2 goals (1 Pen)
League10th Mar 1934Newcastle United22Chelsea14,108 match drawn
League17th Mar 1934Chelsea01Sheffield Wednesday31,606 match lost
League24th Mar 1934Derby County10Chelsea13,644 match lost
League3rd Sep 1934Sheffield Wednesday31Chelsea13,029 match lost
League15th Sep 1934Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur46,715 match lost
League22nd Sep 1934Preston North End20Chelsea18,332 match lost
League13th Oct 1934Chelsea21Huddersfield Town32,151 match won
League20th Oct 1934Birmingham01Chelsea22,572 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Oct 1934Chelsea02Stoke City39,160 match lost
League3rd Nov 1934Leeds United52Chelsea13,295 match lost scored 1 goal
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Chelsea FC Player Hughie Gallacher

Games Won: 50
Win Percentage: 34.72%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea career of 144 appearances, Hughie Gallacher played alongside the following 45 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Len Allum (27)
George Barber (91)
Bill Barraclough (1)
Sid Bishop (36)
Robert Carter (16)
Alec Cheyne (36)
Wilf Chitty (10)
Allan Craig (46)
Jackie Crawford (57)
Alec Donald (19)
Sam Dudley (1)
Willie Ferguson (53)
George Gibson (38)
Bob Gregg (17)
Bob Griffiths (3)
James Hope (1)
Jack Horton (39)
Jock Hutcheson (4)
Sam Irving (23)
Alec Jackson (53)
Johnny Jackson (4)
William Jackson (2)
Tommy Law (92)
Bob MacAulay (25)
Stan Macintosh (1)
Peter McKenna (1)
Harold Miller (67)
Sam Millington (64)
George Mills (57)
Billy Mitchell (2)
Peter O'Dowd (67)
John O'Hare (1)
Eric Oakton (58)
Leslie Odell (48)
George Pearson (45)
Tommy Priestley (18)
Stanley Prout (16)
Johnnie Rankin (57)
George Rodgers (9)
Willie Russell (86)
George Smith (12)
Dickie Spence (4)
Jack Townrow (31)
Andy Wilson (28)
Victor Woodley (74)