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Chelsea FC Player Profile: John McInnes

Summary | Matches

Full Name: John Smith McInnes

Born: Thursday, 11th August 1927
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Wednesday, 24th October 1973

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1947 to Jun 1951) - cost: unknown
Bedford Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 3rd May 1947, Chelsea 1 - 4 Sheffield United

Age on debut: 19 years 8 months 22 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 20th August 1949, Birmingham City 0 - 3 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 300003
1947 / 48 15000015
1948 / 49 18000018
1949 / 50 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 100001
1948 / 49 600006

* 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. John McInnes made 37 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League3rd May 1947Chelsea14Sheffield United32,110 match lost scored 1 goal
League10th May 1947Chelsea20Middlesbrough22,482 match won
League26th May 1947Chelsea03Portsmouth26,048 match lost
League17th Sep 1947Sunderland23Chelsea31,444 match won
League20th Sep 1947Chelsea31Everton42,955 match won
League27th Sep 1947Wolverhampton Wanderers10Chelsea51,365 match lost
League4th Oct 1947Chelsea42Aston Villa67,789 match won
League11th Oct 1947Liverpool30Chelsea51,449 match lost
League18th Oct 1947Chelsea42Middlesbrough49,398 match won
League25th Oct 1947Charlton Athletic31Chelsea58,866 match lost
League1st Nov 1947Chelsea00Arsenal67,277 match drawn
League8th Nov 1947Preston North End20Chelsea31,986 match lost
League15th Nov 1947Chelsea41Stoke City41,385 match won
League22nd Nov 1947Sheffield United31Chelsea28,103 match lost
League1st Jan 1948Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea18,365 match drawn
League31st Jan 1948Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea24,232 match lost
League14th Feb 1948Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers56,416 match drawn
League21st Feb 1948Aston Villa30Chelsea32,140 match lost
League2nd Oct 1948Stoke City43Chelsea31,004 match lost
League9th Oct 1948Liverpool11Chelsea42,709 match drawn
League16th Oct 1948Chelsea33Blackpool77,696 match drawn scored 1 goal
League23rd Oct 1948Derby County21Chelsea29,369 match lost scored 1 goal
League30th Oct 1948Chelsea01Arsenal56,476 match lost
League6th Nov 1948Huddersfield Town34Chelsea18,693 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Nov 1948Chelsea11Manchester United62,542 match drawn
League20th Nov 1948Sheffield United21Chelsea29,646 match lost scored 1 goal
League27th Nov 1948Chelsea21Aston Villa32,920 match won
League4th Dec 1948Sunderland30Chelsea38,934 match lost
League25th Dec 1948Chelsea12Portsmouth43,422 match lost
League9th Apr 1949Manchester United11Chelsea30,123 match drawn scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1949Manchester City10Chelsea36,554 match lost
League18th Apr 1949Chelsea11Manchester City25,864 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1949Arsenal12Chelsea54,604 match won
League30th Apr 1949Chelsea01Sunderland32,003 match lost
League4th May 1949Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea19,084 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th May 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea36,720 match drawn
League20th Aug 1949Birmingham City03Chelsea45,068 match won
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Chelsea FC Player John McInnes

Games Won: 10
Win Percentage: 27.03%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 37 appearances, John McInnes played alongside the following 32 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (25)
Sidney Bathgate (25)
Roy Bentley (19)
Hugh Billington (6)
Jimmy Bowie (24)
Bobby Campbell (25)
Bill Dickson (2)
Len Dolding (3)
Charlie Dyke (3)
Dickie Foss (5)
Ray Goddard (5)
Len Goulden (29)
Billy Gray (2)
John Harris (34)
Billy Hughes (18)
Benny Jones (5)
Tommy Lawton (4)
Fred Lewis (1)
James Macaulay (20)
Alex Machin (9)
Harry Medhurst (17)
Frank Mitchell (4)
Peter Pickering (10)
Fred Richardson (1)
Bill Robertson (10)
Dickie Spence (3)
Albert Tennant (2)
Tommy Walker (23)
Bob Warren (1)
Alex White (3)
Reg Williams (7)
Danny Winter (25)