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Chelsea FC Profile: Ned Barkas

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Full Name: Edward Barkas

Born: Wednesday, 21st November 1900
Place of birth: Wardley Colliery, England
Height: 5' 7 1/2"
Died: Tuesday, 24th April 1962 (aged 61)
Burial: Cremated - Yardley Crematorium

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1937 to 1939

Despite being quoted in various sources as being born in 1901 or 1902, Ned Barkas' DOB was confirmed as 21 Nov 1900 by 1939 census and this is backed up by appearing on 1901 census as being 4 months old and 1911 census as being 10 years old.

Playing Career:

South Shields
Hebburn Colliery
Huddersfield Town
Birmingham City
Chelsea (May 1937 to May 1939) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 1st January 1938, Liverpool 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 37 years 1 months 11 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 31st December 1938, Leicester City 3 - 2 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1937 / 38 18100019
1938 / 39 900009


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* 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. Ned Barkas made 28 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League1st Jan 1938Liverpool22Chelsea39,062 match drawn
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1938Chelsea01Everton41,946 match lost
League15th Jan 1938Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion20,378 match drawn
League22nd Jan 1938Birmingham11Chelsea18,480 match drawn
League29th Jan 1938Chelsea01Middlesbrough27,081 match lost
League5th Feb 1938Stoke City21Chelsea22,693 match lost
League12th Feb 1938Chelsea31Portsmouth18,323 match won
League19th Feb 1938Arsenal20Chelsea49,573 match lost
League26th Feb 1938Chelsea13Blackpool27,301 match lost
League19th Mar 1938Sunderland11Chelsea19,327 match drawn
League26th Mar 1938Chelsea20Everton27,043 match won
League2nd Apr 1938Manchester City10Chelsea31,033 match lost
League9th Apr 1938Chelsea41Leicester City20,211 match won
League15th Apr 1938Chelsea02Preston North End54,735 match lost
League16th Apr 1938Huddersfield Town12Chelsea18,356 match won
League23rd Apr 1938Chelsea30Derby County25,032 match won
League27th Apr 1938Chelsea11Charlton Athletic21,843 match drawn
League30th Apr 1938Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea27,718 match drawn
League7th May 1938Grimsby Town20Chelsea14,601 match lost
League27th Aug 1938Liverpool21Chelsea33,868 match lost
League31st Aug 1938Chelsea31Preston North End24,821 match won
League3rd Sep 1938Chelsea30Leicester City37,323 match won
League5th Sep 1938Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea19,616 match won
League10th Sep 1938Middlesbrough11Chelsea28,359 match drawn
League17th Sep 1938Chelsea22Birmingham39,505 match drawn
League24th Sep 1938Manchester United51Chelsea34,557 match lost
League22nd Oct 1938Brentford10Chelsea31,425 match lost
League31st Dec 1938Leicester City32Chelsea13,180 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Edward Barkas View CGS profile for Edward Barkas on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Edward Barkas View CGS profile for Edward Barkas on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Edward Barkas View location on Zeemaps for Edward Barkas

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Chelsea FC Player Ned Barkas

Games Won: 8
Win Percentage: 28.57%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 28 appearances, Ned Barkas played alongside the following 27 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Len Allum (17)
Jimmy Argue (7)
George Barber (6)
Peter Buchanan (13)
Harry Burgess (24)
Wilf Chitty (8)
Allan Craig (12)
Dickie Foss (15)
George Gibson (5)
Bob Gregg (2)
Bob Griffiths (15)
Alf Hanson (8)
Johnny Jackson (2)
Tommy Law (4)
Arnold Mayes (4)
Harold Miller (4)
George Mills (18)
Billy Mitchell (4)
John O'Hare (1)
Joe Payne (9)
Bob Salmond (1)
Jack Sherborne (4)
Doug Smale (2)
Jack Smith (17)
Dick Spence (25)
Sam Weaver (27)
Victor Woodley (26)