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Chelsea FC Profile: Ray Goddard

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Full Name: Raymond Goddard

Born: Sunday, 17th October 1920
Place of birth: Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Friday, 1st February 1974 (aged 53)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1946 to 1948

Playing Career:

Red Rovers
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Chelsea (Sep 1946 to Jul 1948) - cost: unknown
Plymouth Argyle
Exeter City

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th September 1946, Liverpool 7 - 4 Chelsea

Age on debut: 25 years 10 months 21 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 14th February 1948, Chelsea 1 - 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 500005
1947 / 48 9100010


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1947 / 48 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. Ray Goddard made 15 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League7th Sep 1946Liverpool74Chelsea49,995 match lost
League9th Sep 1946Sheffield United22Chelsea41,545 match drawn
League12th Oct 1946Chelsea25Stoke City67,935 match lost
League3rd May 1947Chelsea14Sheffield United32,110 match lost
League10th May 1947Chelsea20Middlesbrough22,482 match won
League23rd Aug 1947Blackpool30Chelsea27,389 match lost
League27th Aug 1947Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers36,375 match won
League13th Sep 1947Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers41,242 match drawn
League15th Nov 1947Chelsea41Stoke City41,385 match won
League29th Nov 1947Chelsea04Manchester United43,617 match lost
League6th Dec 1947Burnley10Chelsea30,865 match lost
League13th Dec 1947Chelsea10Portsmouth41,906 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1948Manchester City20Chelsea45,059 match lost
League31st Jan 1948Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea24,232 match lost
League14th Feb 1948Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers56,416 match drawn scored 1 goal

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Chelsea FC Player Ray Goddard

Games Won: 4
Win Percentage: 26.67%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 15 appearances, Ray Goddard played alongside the following 26 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Argue (1)
Ken Armstrong (10)
Sidney Bathgate (10)
Roy Bentley (2)
Jimmy Bowie (4)
Bobby Campbell (7)
Murdoch Dickie (1)
Len Dolding (6)
Dickie Foss (4)
Len Goulden (13)
John Harris (12)
Benny Jones (4)
Tommy Lawton (4)
Fred Lewis (2)
James Macaulay (3)
Alex Machin (9)
John McInnes (5)
Harry Medhurst (8)
Fred Richardson (1)
Bill Robertson (7)
Dick Spence (6)
Albert Tennant (1)
Tommy Walker (12)
Alex White (2)
Reg Williams (1)
Danny Winter (15)