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Player Profile: Sam Irving

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Samuel Johnstone Irving

Born: Wednesday, 2nd August 1893
Place of Birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Thursday, 12th December 1968

Career:
Bristol City
Dundee
Blyth Spartans
Shildon
Dundee
--->Partick Thistle (L)
Cardiff City
Chelsea (Mar 1928 to May 1932) - cost: unknown
Bristol Rovers

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 3rd March 1928, Hull City AFC 0 - 2 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Saturday, 3rd October 1931, Chelsea 2 - 0 Liverpool

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1927 / 28 11000011
1928 / 29 32300035
1929 / 30 17000017
1930 / 31 20500025
1931 / 32 900009
Total89800097

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1927 / 28 100001
1928 / 29 100001
1929 / 30 100001
1930 / 31 200002
Total500005


* 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. Sam Irving made 97 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League3rd Mar 1928Hull City AFC02Chelsea12,679 match won
League10th Mar 1928Chelsea21Preston North End47,780 match won
League14th Mar 1928Chelsea40Grimsby Town14,278 match won
League17th Mar 1928Swansea Town00Chelsea15,563 match drawn
League24th Mar 1928Chelsea01Manchester City51,813 match lost
League31st Mar 1928Nottingham Forest22Chelsea10,989 match drawn
League6th Apr 1928Chelsea21Oldham Athletic53,309 match won
League7th Apr 1928Chelsea10Port Vale39,278 match won
League14th Apr 1928South Shields21Chelsea3,395 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1928Chelsea23Leeds United47,562 match lost
League28th Apr 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea16,727 match won
League25th Aug 1928Chelsea40Swansea Town47,264 match won
League27th Aug 1928Bradford Park Avenue12Chelsea20,801 match won
League1st Sep 1928Blackpool01Chelsea17,653 match won
League5th Sep 1928Chelsea31Bradford Park Avenue21,556 match won
League8th Sep 1928Chelsea20Middlesbrough48,775 match won
League15th Sep 1928Chelsea10Barnsley34,793 match won
League22nd Sep 1928Bristol City00Chelsea24,748 match drawn
League29th Sep 1928Chelsea30Nottingham Forest38,139 match won
League6th Oct 1928West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea28,969 match lost
League13th Oct 1928Chelsea22Clapton Orient39,890 match drawn
League20th Oct 1928Oldham Athletic10Chelsea13,385 match lost
League17th Nov 1928Millwall21Chelsea37,774 match lost
League24th Nov 1928Chelsea33Port Vale23,305 match drawn
League1st Dec 1928Hull City AFC22Chelsea16,925 match drawn
League8th Dec 1928Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur45,840 match drawn
League15th Dec 1928Reading33Chelsea13,338 match drawn
League22nd Dec 1928Chelsea11Notts County19,560 match drawn
League25th Dec 1928Stoke City01Chelsea21,862 match won
League26th Dec 1928Chelsea31Stoke City15,251 match won
League5th Jan 1929Chelsea23Blackpool20,069 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1929Chelsea20Everton61,316 match won
League19th Jan 1929Middlesbrough45Chelsea24,768 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1929Chelsea10Birmingham56,953 match won
League30th Jan 1929Barnsley01Chelsea7,886 match won
League2nd Feb 1929Chelsea30Bristol City19,768 match won
League9th Feb 1929Nottingham Forest30Chelsea10,829 match lost
F.A. Cup16th Feb 1929Chelsea11Portsmouth38,474 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1929Clapton Orient10Chelsea18,844 match lost
League2nd Mar 1929Chelsea23Oldham Athletic29,538 match lost
League9th Mar 1929Southampton12Chelsea23,829 match won
League13th Mar 1929Notts County43Chelsea11,235 match lost
League16th Mar 1929Chelsea02Wolverhampton Wanderers30,383 match lost
League23rd Mar 1929Preston North End30Chelsea14,415 match lost
League1st Apr 1929Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,079 match won
League27th Apr 1929Chelsea21Reading12,898 match won
League31st Aug 1929Chelsea20Nottingham Forest26,832 match won
League7th Sep 1929Oldham Athletic42Chelsea20,299 match lost
League11th Sep 1929Chelsea20Barnsley11,353 match won
League14th Sep 1929Chelsea30Millwall35,858 match won
League21st Sep 1929Southampton42Chelsea16,569 match lost
League23rd Sep 1929Chelsea53Bury12,640 match won
League28th Sep 1929Chelsea30Tottenham Hotspur46,770 match won
League5th Oct 1929West Bromwich Albion20Chelsea19,317 match lost
League12th Oct 1929Chelsea12Bradford Park Avenue27,171 match lost
League2nd Nov 1929Charlton Athletic11Chelsea27,642 match drawn
League9th Nov 1929Chelsea30Hull City AFC23,416 match won
League16th Nov 1929Stoke City11Chelsea10,298 match drawn
League23rd Nov 1929Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers16,144 match drawn
League7th Dec 1929Chelsea10Swansea Town16,548 match won
League19th Apr 1930Chelsea10Cardiff City23,100 match won
League21st Apr 1930Bristol City21Chelsea17,488 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Apr 1930Preston North End12Chelsea13,475 match won
League25th Oct 1930Birmingham62Chelsea17,277 match lost
League1st Nov 1930Chelsea30Blackpool32,755 match won
League8th Nov 1930Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea21,008 match lost
League13th Dec 1930Chelsea50Sunderland AFC31,295 match won
League20th Dec 1930Portsmouth11Chelsea22,687 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1931West Ham United13Chelsea21,000 match won
League17th Jan 1931Chelsea21West Ham United40,011 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1931Chelsea21Arsenal62,945 match won
League31st Jan 1931Chelsea22Liverpool35,936 match drawn
League4th Feb 1931Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea9,678 match drawn
League7th Feb 1931Middlesbrough22Chelsea16,443 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1931Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers61,170 match won
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1931Birmingham22Chelsea52,298 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1931Chelsea03Birmingham74,365 match lost
League7th Mar 1931Blackpool21Chelsea12,271 match lost scored 1 goal
League14th Mar 1931Chelsea32Blackburn Rovers32,623 match won
League21st Mar 1931Manchester City20Chelsea27,866 match lost
League25th Mar 1931Chelsea10Birmingham12,968 match won
League28th Mar 1931Chelsea10Leeds United25,446 match won
League4th Apr 1931Arsenal21Chelsea53,867 match lost
League6th Apr 1931Chelsea10Leicester City26,157 match won
League7th Apr 1931Leicester City21Chelsea19,848 match lost
League11th Apr 1931Chelsea11Derby County28,224 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1931Sunderland AFC20Chelsea8,854 match lost
League25th Apr 1931Chelsea20Portsmouth19,521 match won
League29th Aug 1931Middlesbrough02Chelsea24,510 match won
League31st Aug 1931West Ham United31Chelsea28,338 match lost
League5th Sep 1931Chelsea01Huddersfield Town42,961 match lost
League9th Sep 1931Chelsea23Sheffield Wednesday31,426 match lost
League12th Sep 1931Newcastle United41Chelsea28,562 match lost
League19th Sep 1931Chelsea36Aston Villa56,698 match lost
League21st Sep 1931Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea11,809 match drawn
League26th Sep 1931Leicester City10Chelsea19,189 match lost
League3rd Oct 1931Chelsea20Liverpool40,597 match won
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Chelsea Player Sam Irving

Games Won: 45
Win Percentage: 46.39%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 97 appearances, Sam Irving played alongside the following 33 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

George Anderson (6)
George Barber (17)
Sid Bishop (46)
George Biswell (15)
Robert Carter (2)
Alec Cheyne (25)
Jackie Crawford (82)
Alexander Donald (17)
Sidney Elliot (19)
Christopher Ferguson (1)
Willie Ferguson (50)
Hughie Gallacher (23)
Frank Higgs (2)
Alex Jackson (26)
William Jackson (15)
Tommy Law (73)
Peter McKenna (4)
Jack Meredith (10)
Harold Miller (51)
Sam Millington (85)
George Mills (12)
Leslie Odell (25)
George Pearson (65)
Johnnie Rankin (6)
George Rodger (32)
Willie Russell (4)
George Smith (60)
Albert Thain (34)
Jimmy Thompson (18)
Jack Townrow (65)
Reg Weaver (11)
Andy Wilson (63)
Victor Woodley (6)