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Chelsea FC Profile: Alex Jackson

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Full Name: Alexander Skinner Jackson

Born: Friday, 12th May 1905
Place of birth: Renton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Friday, 15th November 1946 (aged 41)
Place of death: Cairo, Egypt
Burial: Buried - Fayid War Cemetery, El Ismāʿīliya, Egypt - Plot 6. A. 21.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1930 to 1932

Playing Career:

Dumbarton Acadamy
Renton Victoria
Huddersfield Town
Chelsea (Sep 1930 to Jun 1932) - cost: £8,500
Ashton Nationals

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 15th September 1930, Chelsea 0 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday

Age on debut: 25 years 4 months 3 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 16th April 1932, Manchester City 1 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1930 / 31 29500034
1931 / 32 36700043


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1930 / 31 11300014
1931 / 32 15100016

* 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. Alex Jackson made 77 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League15th Sep 1930Chelsea00Sheffield Wednesday51,960 match drawn
League20th Sep 1930Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers48,347 match lost
League27th Sep 1930Liverpool31Chelsea41,386 match lost
League4th Oct 1930Chelsea40Middlesbrough48,395 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Oct 1930Huddersfield Town11Chelsea25,853 match drawn
League18th Oct 1930Chelsea10Sheffield United59,700 match won
League25th Oct 1930Birmingham62Chelsea17,277 match lost
League1st Nov 1930Chelsea30Blackpool32,755 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Nov 1930Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea21,008 match lost
League15th Nov 1930Chelsea20Manchester City25,671 match won
League22nd Nov 1930Leeds United23Chelsea13,602 match won scored 2 goals
League29th Nov 1930Chelsea15Arsenal74,667 match lost
League6th Dec 1930Derby County62Chelsea12,731 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Dec 1930Chelsea50Sunderland31,295 match won
League20th Dec 1930Portsmouth11Chelsea22,687 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1930Chelsea02Aston Villa40,990 match lost
League26th Dec 1930Aston Villa33Chelsea53,580 match drawn
League27th Dec 1930Chelsea50Grimsby Town23,467 match won scored 2 goals
League3rd Jan 1931Manchester United10Chelsea8,966 match lost
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1931West Ham United13Chelsea21,000 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Jan 1931Chelsea21West Ham United40,011 match won scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1931Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers61,170 match won
League18th Feb 1931Chelsea12Huddersfield Town17,546 match lost
League21st Feb 1931Sheffield United40Chelsea26,694 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1931Birmingham22Chelsea52,298 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1931Chelsea03Birmingham74,365 match lost
League7th Mar 1931Blackpool21Chelsea12,271 match lost
League25th Mar 1931Chelsea10Birmingham12,968 match won
League25th Apr 1931Chelsea20Portsmouth19,521 match won
League2nd May 1931Chelsea11Newcastle United22,860 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1931Middlesbrough02Chelsea24,510 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1931West Ham United31Chelsea28,338 match lost
League5th Sep 1931Chelsea01Huddersfield Town42,961 match lost
League9th Sep 1931Chelsea23Sheffield Wednesday31,426 match lost scored 1 goal
League12th Sep 1931Newcastle United41Chelsea28,562 match lost
League19th Sep 1931Chelsea36Aston Villa56,698 match lost scored 2 goals
League21st Sep 1931Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea11,809 match drawn scored 1 goal
League26th Sep 1931Leicester City10Chelsea19,189 match lost
League3rd Oct 1931Chelsea20Liverpool40,597 match won scored 2 goals
League10th Oct 1931Grimsby Town12Chelsea16,050 match won
League17th Oct 1931Sunderland21Chelsea17,294 match lost
League24th Oct 1931Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers35,688 match lost
League31st Oct 1931Portsmouth10Chelsea19,813 match lost
League7th Nov 1931Chelsea21Derby County31,991 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Nov 1931Everton72Chelsea32,758 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Nov 1931Chelsea21Arsenal64,427 match won
League28th Nov 1931Sheffield United42Chelsea16,264 match lost
League5th Dec 1931Chelsea32Manchester City27,509 match won
League12th Dec 1931West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea24,186 match lost
League19th Dec 1931Chelsea21Birmingham17,551 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1931Blackpool24Chelsea20,378 match won
League26th Dec 1931Chelsea41Blackpool38,569 match won
League1st Jan 1932Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea28,232 match lost
League2nd Jan 1932Chelsea40Middlesbrough25,259 match won
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1932Tranmere Rovers22Chelsea13,300 match drawn
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1932Chelsea53Tranmere Rovers35,402 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Jan 1932Huddersfield Town21Chelsea16,645 match lost
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 1932Chelsea31West Ham United36,657 match won
League30th Jan 1932Aston Villa13Chelsea35,993 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Feb 1932Chelsea10Leicester City34,077 match won
F.A. Cup13th Feb 1932Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea39,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup17th Feb 1932Chelsea20Sheffield Wednesday60,004 match won
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1932Liverpool02Chelsea57,804 match won
League2nd Mar 1932Chelsea22Sunderland20,087 match drawn
League5th Mar 1932Blackburn Rovers22Chelsea13,691 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Mar 1932Newcastle United21Chelsea36,709 match lost
League19th Mar 1932Derby County10Chelsea14,791 match lost
League25th Mar 1932Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers38,515 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Mar 1932Chelsea00Everton56,298 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1932Arsenal11Chelsea56,124 match drawn
League6th Apr 1932Liverpool21Chelsea37,873 match lost
League14th Apr 1932Chelsea41Newcastle United12,605 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Apr 1932Manchester City11Chelsea20,124 match drawn scored 1 goal

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Alex passed away in the 19th General Hospital, Cairo, following a traffic accident whilst serving with the army in Egypt

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Alexander Skinner Jackson View CGS profile for Alexander Skinner Jackson on Ancestry
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Chelsea FC Player Alex Jackson

Games Won: 31
Win Percentage: 40.26%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 77 appearances, Alex Jackson played alongside the following 27 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

George Barber (49)
Sid Bishop (39)
Robert Carter (14)
Alec Cheyne (51)
Wilf Chitty (3)
Jackie Crawford (41)
Alec Donald (18)
Willie Ferguson (39)
Hughie Gallacher (53)
James Hope (1)
Sam Irving (26)
Tommy Law (54)
Stan Macintosh (1)
Harold Miller (27)
Sam Millington (70)
George Mills (32)
Peter O'Dowd (27)
Leslie Odell (26)
George Pearson (45)
Johnnie Rankin (23)
George Rodgers (11)
Willie Russell (37)
George Smith (7)
Jack Townrow (37)
Reg Weaver (1)
Andy Wilson (32)
Victor Woodley (6)