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Chelsea FC Profile: Jack Horton

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Full Name: John William Horton

Born: Friday, 14th July 1905
Place of birth: Castleford, England
Height: 5' 6 1/2"
Died: Thursday, 22nd October 1964 (aged 59)
Burial: Cremated - Pontefract Crematorium. Ashes scattered in gsarden of rest. No known memorial

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1933 to 1937

DOB Changed from 14 Jun 1905 to 14 Jul 1905 as per 1939 census record

Playing Career:

Castleford Town
Charlton Athletic
Chelsea (Mar 1933 to Jun 1937) - cost: unknown
Crystal Palace

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 18th March 1933, Birmingham 0 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 27 years 8 months 4 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 6th February 1937, Portsmouth 4 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1932 / 33 900009
1933 / 34 30500035
1934 / 35 13100014
1935 / 36 500005
1936 / 37 210003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1932 / 33 200002
1933 / 34 800008
1934 / 35 400004
1935 / 36 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. Jack Horton made 66 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League18th Mar 1933Birmingham00Chelsea19,620 match drawn
League25th Mar 1933Chelsea12West Bromwich Albion33,371 match lost
League29th Mar 1933Derby County01Chelsea7,141 match won
League14th Apr 1933Chelsea41Leicester City45,608 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Apr 1933Everton32Chelsea27,635 match lost
League18th Apr 1933Leicester City11Chelsea22,647 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1933Chelsea13Arsenal72,260 match lost
League3rd May 1933Manchester City14Chelsea14,827 match won
League6th May 1933Chelsea11Sunderland22,322 match drawn
League26th Aug 1933Stoke City10Chelsea32,725 match lost
League2nd Sep 1933Chelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers31,792 match won
League4th Sep 1933Huddersfield Town61Chelsea7,508 match lost
League9th Sep 1933Sheffield United41Chelsea13,598 match lost
League14th Oct 1933Chelsea23Middlesbrough16,078 match lost
League11th Nov 1933Chelsea02Derby County24,422 match lost
League18th Nov 1933West Bromwich Albion31Chelsea12,325 match lost
League23rd Dec 1933Chelsea11Leeds United18,157 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
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
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
League24th Feb 1934Middlesbrough22Chelsea12,962 match drawn
League3rd Mar 1934Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers26,409 match won
League10th Mar 1934Newcastle United22Chelsea14,108 match drawn
League17th Mar 1934Chelsea01Sheffield Wednesday31,606 match lost
League24th Mar 1934Derby County10Chelsea13,644 match lost
League30th Mar 1934Portsmouth02Chelsea29,100 match won scored 2 goals
League31st Mar 1934Chelsea32West Bromwich Albion36,593 match won
League2nd Apr 1934Chelsea40Portsmouth47,114 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1934Birmingham03Chelsea29,104 match won
League14th Apr 1934Chelsea20Everton34,029 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1934Manchester City42Chelsea25,861 match lost
League23rd Apr 1934Chelsea20Leicester City16,304 match won
League28th Apr 1934Chelsea22Arsenal65,344 match drawn scored 1 goal
League5th May 1934Leeds United31Chelsea6,092 match lost
League25th Aug 1934Derby County30Chelsea20,265 match lost
League29th Aug 1934Chelsea12Sheffield Wednesday19,756 match lost
League1st Sep 1934Chelsea31Leicester City20,084 match won
League3rd Sep 1934Sheffield Wednesday31Chelsea13,029 match lost
League8th Sep 1934Sunderland40Chelsea33,592 match lost
League15th Sep 1934Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur46,715 match lost
League22nd Sep 1934Preston North End20Chelsea18,332 match lost
League29th Sep 1934Chelsea20Grimsby Town25,373 match won scored 2 goals
League6th Oct 1934Everton32Chelsea17,827 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Oct 1934Chelsea21Huddersfield Town32,151 match won
League20th Oct 1934Birmingham01Chelsea22,572 match won
League27th Oct 1934Chelsea02Stoke City39,160 match lost
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1935Luton Town20Chelsea23,041 match lost
League19th Jan 1935Chelsea22Sunderland37,096 match drawn scored 1 goal
League26th Oct 1935Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers36,080 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Nov 1935Huddersfield Town20Chelsea16,684 match lost
League9th Nov 1935Chelsea21Middlesbrough33,408 match won
League23rd Nov 1935Chelsea21Brentford56,624 match won
League30th Nov 1935Sheffield Wednesday41Chelsea16,014 match lost
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1937Millwall30Chelsea41,503 match lost
League3rd Feb 1937Chelsea44Manchester City11,620 match drawn
League6th Feb 1937Portsmouth41Chelsea16,447 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Jack Horton

Games Won: 24
Win Percentage: 36.36%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 66 appearances, Jack Horton played alongside the following 31 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Len Allum (17)
Jimmy Argue (5)
Joe Bambrick (7)
George Barber (51)
Harry Burgess (1)
Alec Cheyne (5)
Wilf Chitty (1)
James Copeland (1)
Allan Craig (60)
Willie Ferguson (2)
Hughie Gallacher (39)
George Gibson (55)
Bob Gregg (30)
Bob Griffiths (3)
Jock Hutcheson (13)
Johnny Jackson (8)
Tommy Law (26)
Bob MacAulay (32)
Harold Miller (38)
George Mills (36)
Billy Mitchell (8)
Peter O'Dowd (17)
John O'Hare (9)
Eric Oakton (49)
Leslie Odell (14)
Tommy Priestley (15)
Johnnie Rankin (5)
Willie Russell (38)
Dick Spence (14)
Sam Weaver (3)
Victor Woodley (58)