Player Profile: George Lake
Full Name: George Lake
Born: Wednesday, 1st January 1896
Place of Birth: Unknown, England
Height: 5' 8"
Killed in action during the First World War. Chelsea's only serving first team player to die in the conflict, just four days before the Armistice. A member of The Hampshire Regiment and buried in Frasnoy Communal Cemetary. (info courtesy of http://www.chelseafc.com/the-club/club-history/WW1.html)
Chelsea (Jul 1913 to Dec 1918) - cost: unknown
Debut: Tuesday, 14th April 1914, West Bromwich Albion 3 - 1 Chelsea
Last Appearance: Tuesday, 14th April 1914, West Bromwich Albion 3 - 1 Chelsea
* 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. George Lake made 1 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.
|League||14th Apr 1914||West Bromwich Albion||3||1||Chelsea||16,479|
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