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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Billy Gray

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Summary | Matches

Full Name: William Patrick Gray

Born: Tuesday, 24th May 1927
Place of Birth: Dinnington, England
Height: 5' 6"
Died: Monday, 11th April 2011

Playing Career:


Dinnington Colliery
Leyton Orient
Chelsea (Mar 1949 to Aug 1953) - cost: unknown
Burnley
Nottingham Forest
Millwall

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 30th April 1949, Chelsea 0 - 1 Sunderland

Age on debut: 21 years 11 months 6 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 10th November 1951, Chelsea 4 - 2 Manchester United

Last Appearance: Monday, 6th April 1953, Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1948 / 49 200002
1949 / 50 39700046
1950 / 51 31500036
1951 / 52 42900051
1952 / 53 32500037
Total14626000172

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1949 / 50 100001
1950 / 51 600006
1951 / 52 130004
1952 / 53 300003
1953 / 54 100001
Total12300015


* 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. Billy Gray made 172 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League30th Apr 1949Chelsea01Sunderland32,003 match lost
League4th May 1949Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea19,084 match drawn
League31st Aug 1949Arsenal23Chelsea52,901 match won
League3rd Sep 1949West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea45,111 match drawn
League7th Sep 1949Chelsea31Sunderland40,061 match won
League10th Sep 1949Chelsea11Manchester United61,357 match drawn
League17th Sep 1949Fulham11Chelsea45,924 match drawn scored 1 goal
League24th Sep 1949Stoke City23Chelsea28,674 match won
League1st Oct 1949Chelsea01Burnley54,574 match lost
League8th Oct 1949Chelsea30Manchester City45,153 match won
League15th Oct 1949Charlton Athletic10Chelsea48,181 match lost
League22nd Oct 1949Chelsea13Aston Villa44,705 match lost
League29th Oct 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea42,008 match drawn
League5th Nov 1949Chelsea14Portsmouth31,650 match lost
League12th Nov 1949Huddersfield Town12Chelsea12,565 match won
League19th Nov 1949Chelsea32Everton34,190 match won
League26th Nov 1949Middlesbrough21Chelsea24,815 match lost
League3rd Dec 1949Chelsea11Blackpool47,636 match drawn
League10th Dec 1949Newcastle United22Chelsea43,329 match drawn
League17th Dec 1949Chelsea30Birmingham City28,672 match won
League24th Dec 1949Derby County22Chelsea28,899 match drawn
League26th Dec 1949Chelsea11Liverpool55,920 match drawn
League27th Dec 1949Liverpool22Chelsea58,757 match drawn
League31st Dec 1949Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion41,610 match won
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1950Brentford01Chelsea38,000 match won
League14th Jan 1950Manchester United10Chelsea48,466 match lost
League21st Jan 1950Chelsea00Fulham52,254 match drawn
F.A. Cup28th Jan 1950Chelsea30Newcastle United64,664 match won
League4th Feb 1950Chelsea22Stoke City45,097 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1950Chesterfield Town11Chelsea27,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1950Chelsea30Chesterfield Town59,660 match won
League18th Feb 1950Burnley12Chelsea23,446 match won
League25th Feb 1950Manchester City11Chelsea32,824 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1950Chelsea20Manchester United70,362 match won
League8th Mar 1950Chelsea13Charlton Athletic26,507 match lost
League11th Mar 1950Everton11Chelsea50,328 match drawn
F.A. Cup18th Mar 1950Arsenal22Chelsea67,752 match drawn
F.A. Cup22nd Mar 1950Arsenal10Chelsea66,482 match lost
League25th Mar 1950Portsmouth40Chelsea28,574 match lost
League29th Mar 1950Chelsea21Middlesbrough15,513 match won
League1st Apr 1950Chelsea31Huddersfield Town32,064 match won
League7th Apr 1950Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers52,985 match drawn
League8th Apr 1950Aston Villa40Chelsea35,147 match lost
League10th Apr 1950Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea23,658 match lost
League15th Apr 1950Chelsea00Wolverhampton Wanderers30,254 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1950Blackpool00Chelsea26,006 match drawn
League29th Apr 1950Chelsea13Newcastle United24,677 match lost
League6th May 1950Sunderland41Chelsea21,567 match lost
League19th Aug 1950Chelsea40Sheffield Wednesday48,468 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Aug 1950Arsenal00Chelsea61,166 match drawn
League26th Aug 1950Middlesbrough30Chelsea41,573 match lost
League30th Aug 1950Chelsea01Arsenal48,792 match lost
League2nd Sep 1950Chelsea12Huddersfield Town41,112 match lost
League4th Sep 1950Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea25,457 match lost
League9th Sep 1950Newcastle United31Chelsea56,903 match lost
League16th Sep 1950Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion39,570 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1950Stoke City21Chelsea25,521 match lost scored 1 goal
League30th Sep 1950Chelsea21Everton34,970 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Oct 1950Blackpool32Chelsea29,240 match lost
League14th Oct 1950Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur65,992 match lost
League21st Oct 1950Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea40,014 match lost
League28th Oct 1950Chelsea30Sunderland51,315 match won
League4th Nov 1950Charlton Athletic12Chelsea29,913 match won
League11th Nov 1950Chelsea10Manchester United51,882 match won
League18th Nov 1950Aston Villa42Chelsea29,185 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Nov 1950Chelsea12Derby County26,908 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1951Rochdale23Chelsea17,249 match won
League20th Jan 1951West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea30,985 match drawn scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 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
League18th Apr 1951Huddersfield Town21Chelsea23,999 match lost
League21st Apr 1951Chelsea10Liverpool30,134 match won
League25th Apr 1951Chelsea21Wolverhampton Wanderers36,410 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
League6th Oct 1951Middlesbrough00Chelsea30,010 match drawn
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 scored 1 goal
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
League16th Feb 1952Chelsea50Middlesbrough37,805 match won
F.A. Cup23rd Feb 1952Leeds United11Chelsea52,328 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1952Chelsea11Leeds United60,840 match drawn
League1st Mar 1952West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea24,431 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 1952Leeds United15Chelsea30,504 match won scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup7th Apr 1952Arsenal30Chelsea57,450 match lost
League12th Apr 1952Preston North End10Chelsea28,081 match lost
League14th Apr 1952Chelsea22Aston Villa28,005 match drawn
League15th Apr 1952Aston Villa71Chelsea29,882 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 scored 1 goal
League3rd Sep 1952Derby County32Chelsea15,227 match lost
League6th Sep 1952Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea29,877 match drawn
League10th Sep 1952Chelsea40Blackpool47,632 match won scored 1 goal
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
League4th Oct 1952Charlton Athletic22Chelsea36,653 match drawn
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
League26th Dec 1952Stoke City11Chelsea31,011 match drawn
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
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1953Chelsea04Birmingham City45,872 match lost
League18th Feb 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea13,957 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Feb 1953Preston North End21Chelsea30,501 match lost
League7th Mar 1953Chelsea02Burnley39,214 match lost
League14th Mar 1953Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea47,903 match won
League21st Mar 1953Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday36,191 match won
League6th Apr 1953Arsenal20Chelsea40,536 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Billy Gray

Games Won: 52
Win Percentage: 30.23%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 172 appearances, Billy Gray played alongside the following 46 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jack Allister (4)
Ken Armstrong (163)
Sid Bathgate (81)
Roy Bentley (151)
Hugh Billington (58)
Frank Blunstone (3)
Jimmy Bowie (33)
Bobby Campbell (127)
Jimmy D'Arcy (31)
Alan Dicks (1)
Bill Dickson (100)
Charlie Dyke (9)
Bob Edwards (6)
Len Goulden (14)
Ron Greenwood (6)
John Harris (139)
Wally Hinshelwood (10)
Billy Hughes (50)
Harry Hughes (1)
Freddie Jenkins (5)
Benny Jones (11)
Jimmy Leadbetter (3)
Fred Lewis (1)
Jim Lewis (4)
James Macauley (7)
John McInnes (2)
Phil McKnight (19)
John McNichol (35)
Harry Medhurst (68)
Frank Mitchell (61)
Ralph Oelofse (8)
Eric Parsons (41)
Peter Pickering (14)
Ernie Randall (3)
Bill Robertson (75)
Jack Saunders (43)
Bobby Smith (61)
James Smith (21)
Miles Spector (1)
Les Stubbs (5)
Charlie Thomson (15)
Sid Tickridge (70)
Peter Tuck (3)
Stan Willemse (80)
Reg Williams (36)
Danny Winter (41)