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Chelsea FC Profile: Jim Lewis

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Full Name: James Leonard Lewis

Born: Sunday, 26th June 1927
Place of birth: Hackney, London, England
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Monday, 21st November 2011 (aged 84)
Burial: Cremated - South Essex Crematorium. No known memorial.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1952 to 1958

Playing Career:

Walthanstow Avenue (A)
Leyton Orient (A)
Walthanstow Avenue (A)
Chelsea (A) (Sep 1952 to Jun 1958) - cost: unknown
Walthanstow Avenue (A)

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 4th October 1952, Charlton Athletic 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 25 years 3 months 8 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 29th March 1958, Chelsea 0 - 0 Sunderland


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1952 / 53 900009
1953 / 54 20000020
1954 / 55 17000017
1955 / 56 9200011
1956 / 57 18000018
1957 / 58 17300020


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1952 / 53 400004
1953 / 54 900009
1954 / 55 600006
1955 / 56 210003
1956 / 57 900009
1957 / 58 810009

* 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. Jim Lewis made 95 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League4th Oct 1952Charlton Athletic22Chelsea36,653 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Feb 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers22Chelsea13,957 match drawn
League21st Feb 1953Chelsea01Charlton Athletic53,176 match lost
League14th Mar 1953Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea47,903 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Mar 1953Chelsea30Liverpool17,337 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Apr 1953Chelsea11Arsenal72,614 match drawn
League4th Apr 1953Chelsea12Newcastle United40,218 match lost
League6th Apr 1953Arsenal20Chelsea40,536 match lost
League29th Apr 1953Chelsea31Manchester City48,594 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Aug 1953Manchester United11Chelsea29,936 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1953Blackpool21Chelsea28,440 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Aug 1953Chelsea43Portsmouth40,090 match won scored 3 goals
League29th Aug 1953Chelsea31Charlton Athletic49,245 match won
League2nd Sep 1953Portsmouth32Chelsea29,571 match lost
League5th Sep 1953Chelsea12Sheffield United49,824 match lost
League8th Sep 1953Arsenal12Chelsea54,946 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Sep 1953Chelsea02Arsenal60,652 match lost
League26th Sep 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers81Chelsea36,134 match lost
League3rd Oct 1953Chelsea22Sunderland56,685 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Oct 1953Sheffield Wednesday20Chelsea32,217 match lost
League17th Oct 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough23,513 match drawn scored 1 goal
League28th Nov 1953Chelsea10Preston North End40,922 match won
League17th Mar 1954Chelsea50West Bromwich Albion46,089 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Mar 1954Liverpool11Chelsea35,947 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1954Burnley12Chelsea20,312 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Apr 1954Chelsea20Bolton Wanderers49,433 match won
League16th Apr 1954Chelsea01Manchester City59,794 match lost
League17th Apr 1954Preston North End10Chelsea27,172 match lost
League19th Apr 1954Manchester City11Chelsea30,620 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1954Chelsea10Burnley30,239 match won
League28th Aug 1954Chelsea32Bolton Wanderers52,756 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1954Burnley11Chelsea52,756 match drawn
League4th Sep 1954Chelsea11Cardiff City42,688 match drawn scored 1 goal
League6th Sep 1954Chelsea01Preston North End36,947 match lost
League11th Sep 1954Manchester City11Chelsea36,230 match drawn
League15th Sep 1954Preston North End12Chelsea27,549 match won
League18th Sep 1954Chelsea02Everton59,199 match lost
League20th Sep 1954Sheffield United12Chelsea14,137 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Sep 1954Newcastle United13Chelsea45,659 match won
League2nd Oct 1954Chelsea33West Bromwich Albion67,440 match drawn scored 1 goal
League9th Oct 1954Huddersfield Town10Chelsea29,556 match lost
League16th Oct 1954Chelsea56Manchester United55,966 match lost scored 1 goal
League23rd Oct 1954Blackpool10Chelsea19,694 match lost
League30th Oct 1954Chelsea12Charlton Athletic54,113 match lost
League13th Nov 1954Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur52,960 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Mar 1955Aston Villa32Chelsea24,822 match lost
League5th Sep 1955Blackpool21Chelsea30,563 match lost
League11th Feb 1956Manchester City22Chelsea26,642 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1956Burnley02Chelsea27,210 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup18th Feb 1956Everton10Chelsea61,572 match lost
League22nd Feb 1956Chelsea31Charlton Athletic8,473 match won
League25th Feb 1956Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea46,767 match lost
League2nd Apr 1956Chelsea00Luton Town26,364 match drawn
League7th Apr 1956Sheffield United21Chelsea23,398 match lost
League14th Apr 1956Chelsea61Everton13,825 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1956Newcastle United11Chelsea24,280 match drawn
League28th Apr 1956Chelsea21Blackpool35,427 match won
League22nd Aug 1956Sheffield Wednesday40Chelsea36,543 match lost
League25th Aug 1956Chelsea10Preston North End21,832 match won
League5th Sep 1956Chelsea12Manchester United29,082 match lost
League8th Sep 1956Cardiff City11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League29th Sep 1956Chelsea33Portsmouth31,620 match drawn scored 3 goals
League6th Oct 1956Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur55,788 match lost scored 1 goal
League20th Oct 1956Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers43,558 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1956Chelsea13Charlton Athletic28,722 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1956Arsenal20Chelsea22,326 match lost
League20th Feb 1957Tottenham Hotspur34Chelsea20,849 match won
League23rd Feb 1957Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers13,647 match drawn
League2nd Mar 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea33,000 match lost
League30th Mar 1957Luton Town04Chelsea15,065 match won scored 2 goals
League6th Apr 1957Chelsea11Aston Villa28,025 match drawn
League19th Apr 1957Newcastle United12Chelsea30,708 match won
League20th Apr 1957Chelsea51Everton28,317 match won
League22nd Apr 1957Chelsea62Newcastle United20,795 match won scored 2 goals
League27th Apr 1957Preston North End10Chelsea13,592 match lost
League24th Aug 1957Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,580 match drawn
League28th Aug 1957Chelsea23Manchester City43,722 match lost scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1957Chelsea51Birmingham City43,806 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Sep 1957Manchester City52Chelsea27,943 match lost scored 1 goal
League7th Sep 1957Everton30Chelsea45,066 match lost
League16th Nov 1957Sunderland22Chelsea32,678 match drawn scored 1 goal
League23rd Nov 1957Chelsea40Leicester City27,757 match won scored 2 goals
League30th Nov 1957Bolton Wanderers33Chelsea18,815 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th Dec 1957Chelsea21Leeds United17,038 match won
League14th Dec 1957Manchester United01Chelsea36,853 match won
League21st Dec 1957Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur39,747 match lost
League25th Dec 1957Chelsea74Portsmouth27,036 match won
League26th Dec 1957Portsmouth30Chelsea32,236 match lost
League28th Dec 1957Birmingham City33Chelsea37,976 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Jan 1958Doncaster Rovers02Chelsea19,888 match won
League11th Jan 1958Chelsea31Everton29,490 match won
League18th Jan 1958Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1958Chelsea33Darlington40,759 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1958Darlington41Chelsea15,150 match lost
League29th Mar 1958Chelsea00Sunderland32,929 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Jim Lewis

Games Won: 34
Win Percentage: 35.79%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 95 appearances, Jim Lewis played alongside the following 48 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (15)
Jack Allister (1)
Ken Armstrong (54)
Sidney Bathgate (1)
Wally Bellett (18)
Roy Bentley (53)
Micky Block (1)
Frank Blunstone (36)
Andy Bowman (1)
Peter Brabrook (44)
Bobby Campbell (3)
Len Casey (20)
John Compton (1)
Alan Dicks (16)
Bill Dickson (6)
Bob Edwards (4)
Billy Gray (4)
Jimmy Greaves (12)
Ron Greenwood (32)
John Harris (37)
Len Kell (1)
Ray Kitchener (1)
Bobby Laverick (1)
Bill Livingstone (5)
Ian MacFarlane (18)
Reg Matthews (28)
Phil McKnight (10)
John McNichol (67)
John Mortimore (19)
Brian Nicholas (16)
Tony Nicholas (8)
Seamus O'Connell (4)
Eric Parsons (31)
Bill Robertson (56)
Derek Saunders (75)
Jack Saunders (12)
Mel Scott (1)
Peter Sillett (52)
Bobby Smith (12)
James Smith (2)
Miles Spector (2)
Les Stubbs (43)
Charlie Thomson (11)
Sid Tickridge (3)
Ron Tindall (35)
Dick Whittaker (10)
Stan Wicks (16)
Stan Willemse (52)