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Chelsea FC Profile: William Jackson

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Full Name: William Jackson

Born: Saturday, 5th July 1902
Place of birth: Leyland, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: 1974

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1928 to 1931

Playing Career:

Leeds United
West Ham United
Chelsea (Feb 1928 to May 1931) - cost: unknown
Leicester City
Bristol Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 31st March 1928, Nottingham Forest 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 25 years 8 months 26 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 11th April 1931, Chelsea 1 - 1 Derby County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1927 / 28 800008
1928 / 29 900009
1929 / 30 700007
1930 / 31 200002


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

* 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. William Jackson made 26 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League31st Mar 1928Nottingham Forest22Chelsea10,989 match drawn scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1928Chelsea21Oldham Athletic53,309 match won
League7th Apr 1928Chelsea10Port Vale39,278 match won
League9th Apr 1928Oldham Athletic21Chelsea18,992 match lost
League14th Apr 1928South Shields21Chelsea3,395 match lost
League21st Apr 1928Chelsea23Leeds United47,562 match lost
League28th Apr 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea16,727 match won scored 1 goal
League5th May 1928Chelsea12Barnsley13,707 match lost
League29th Sep 1928Chelsea30Nottingham Forest38,139 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Oct 1928Chelsea11Southampton33,197 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1929Clapton Orient10Chelsea18,844 match lost
League2nd Mar 1929Chelsea23Oldham Athletic29,538 match lost
League1st Apr 1929Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,079 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1929Port Vale10Chelsea11,701 match lost
League17th Apr 1929Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion7,086 match lost
League20th Apr 1929Tottenham Hotspur41Chelsea24,356 match lost
League27th Apr 1929Chelsea21Reading12,898 match won
League11th Sep 1929Chelsea20Barnsley11,353 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Jan 1930Barnsley11Chelsea8,773 match drawn
League18th Jan 1930Millwall00Chelsea31,355 match drawn
League12th Mar 1930Bradford Park Avenue13Chelsea11,087 match won
League15th Mar 1930Hull City13Chelsea4,813 match won scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1930Chelsea21Bristol City36,038 match won
League19th Apr 1930Chelsea10Cardiff City23,100 match won
League7th Apr 1931Leicester City21Chelsea19,848 match lost
League11th Apr 1931Chelsea11Derby County28,224 match drawn

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Chelsea FC Player William Jackson

Games Won: 11
Win Percentage: 42.31%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 26 appearances, William Jackson played alongside the following 30 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

George Anderson (2)
George Barber (1)
Sid Bishop (11)
George Biswell (5)
John Carr (1)
Robert Carter (1)
Jackie Crawford (14)
Alec Donald (2)
Sidney Elliot (5)
Chris Ferguson (1)
Willie Ferguson (15)
Hughie Gallacher (2)
Sam Irving (15)
Tommy Law (16)
Peter McKenna (3)
Jack Meredith (8)
Harold Miller (17)
Sam Millington (23)
George Mills (5)
Leslie Odell (15)
George Pearson (4)
Johnnie Rankin (2)
George Rodgers (12)
Willie Russell (11)
George Smith (16)
Albert Thain (9)
Jimmy Thompson (5)
Jack Townrow (14)
Reg Weaver (6)
Andy Wilson (19)