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Chelsea FC Profile: Martin Moran

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Full Name: Martin Moran

Nickname(s): The Muscular Midget

Born: Monday, 8th December 1873
Place of birth: Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 5"
Died: Thursday, 26th January 1967 (aged 93)
Place of death: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Burial: Buried - Cimitiere Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1905 to 1908

Playing Career:

Sheffield United
Heart Of Midlothian
Chelsea (May 1905 to Jun 1908) - cost: unknown
Hamilton Academical
Albion Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 2nd September 1905, Stockport County 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 31 years 8 months 25 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 15th February 1908, Chelsea 2 - 2 Birmingham


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 34200036
1906 / 07 18200020
1907 / 08 10000010


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 410005
1906 / 07 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. Martin Moran made 66 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League2nd Sep 1905Stockport County10Chelsea7,000 match lost
League9th Sep 1905Blackpool01Chelsea4,000 match won
League11th Sep 1905Chelsea51Hull City6,000 match won
League16th Sep 1905Bradford City11Chelsea17,000 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1905Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion10,123 match won
League30th Sep 1905Leicester Fosse01Chelsea7,000 match won
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Oct 1905Lincoln City14Chelsea3,000 match won
League21st Oct 1905Chelsea01Chesterfield Town10,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Oct 1905Southern United01Chelsea7,000 match won
League30th Oct 1905Burslem Port Vale32Chelsea5,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League4th Nov 1905Chelsea60Barnsley8,000 match won
League11th Nov 1905Clapton Orient03Chelsea8,000 match won
League18th Nov 1905Chelsea10Burnley8,000 match won
League25th Nov 1905Leeds City00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League2nd Dec 1905Chelsea30Burton United7,000 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Dec 1905Chelsea20Grimsby Town7,000 match won
League16th Dec 1905Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea8,000 match won
League23rd Dec 1905Chelsea00Bristol City25,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1905Manchester United00Chelsea35,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1905Glossop24Chelsea6,000 match won
League30th Dec 1905Chelsea42Stockport County12,000 match won
League6th Jan 1906Chelsea60Blackpool6,000 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Feb 1906Chelsea33Leicester Fosse6,000 match drawn
League17th Feb 1906Chelsea42Lincoln City3,000 match won
League24th Feb 1906Chesterfield Town02Chelsea7,000 match won
League3rd Mar 1906Chelsea70Burslem Port Vale10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Mar 1906Barnsley12Chelsea7,900 match won
League17th Mar 1906Chelsea61Clapton Orient15,000 match won
League24th Mar 1906Burnley20Chelsea8,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1906Chelsea40Leeds City9,000 match won
League7th Apr 1906Burton United24Chelsea10,000 match won
League13th Apr 1906Chelsea11Manchester United67,000 match drawn
League16th Apr 1906Chelsea00Glossop30,000 match drawn
League21st Apr 1906Chelsea13Gainsborough Trinity10,000 match lost
League28th Apr 1906Bristol City21Chelsea14,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1906Chelsea92Glossop12,000 match won
League8th Sep 1906Blackpool00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League15th Sep 1906Chelsea51Bradford City10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Sep 1906West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea25,562 match won
League29th Sep 1906Chelsea10Leicester Fosse20,000 match won
League6th Oct 1906Nottingham Forest31Chelsea24,000 match lost
League13th Oct 1906Chelsea20Lincoln City10,000 match won
League20th Oct 1906Burton United21Chelsea4,000 match lost
League27th Oct 1906Chelsea20Grimsby Town18,000 match won
League3rd Nov 1906Burslem Port Vale20Chelsea5,000 match lost
League10th Nov 1906Chelsea20Burnley10,000 match won
League17th Nov 1906Leeds City01Chelsea8,000 match won
League24th Nov 1906Chelsea21Barnsley14,000 match won
League1st Dec 1906Chesterfield Town00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League8th Dec 1906Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea8,000 match won
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1907Lincoln City22Chelsea5,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1907Chelsea01Lincoln City11,883 match lost
League9th Feb 1907Chelsea02Nottingham Forest15,000 match lost
League20th Apr 1907Clapton Orient01Chelsea18,000 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Apr 1907Chelsea41Gainsborough Trinity15,000 match won
League23rd Sep 1907Chelsea20Newcastle United20,000 match won
League28th Sep 1907Chelsea14Manchester United30,000 match lost
League5th Oct 1907Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League12th Oct 1907Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost
League19th Oct 1907Birmingham11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League26th Oct 1907Chelsea21Everton50,000 match won
League2nd Nov 1907Sunderland30Chelsea13,000 match lost
League9th Nov 1907Chelsea21Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match won
League16th Nov 1907The Wednesday31Chelsea22,000 match lost
League15th Feb 1908Chelsea22Birmingham30,000 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Dob changed from 19 Dec 1879 and Dod changed from 28 Nov 1944 following research by the CGS.

Martin passed away at the Reddy Memorial Hospital in Montreal, Canada

Registered as Martin Moran McInally. Martin started using the name Martin Moran at the start of his football career in 1895 but the family only completely got rid of McInally by about 1913.

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Chelsea FC Player Martin Moran

Games Won: 38
Win Percentage: 57.58%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 66 appearances, Martin Moran played alongside the following 39 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (19)
Billy Brawn (1)
Ron Brebner (1)
Billy Bridgeman (12)
Robert Bush (4)
Michael Byrne (3)
Jack Cameron (7)
David Copeland (23)
James Craigie (1)
Charles Donaghy (2)
Norrie Fairgray (9)
William Foulke (32)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (1)
George Henderson (25)
George Hilsdon (28)
George Key (44)
Jack Kirwan (52)
Frank Lyon (2)
Bob Mackie (41)
David McCartney (2)
Tommy McDermott (29)
Bob McEwan (18)
Bob McRoberts (50)
Tommy Miller (48)
Francis O'Hara (2)
Frank Pearson (26)
Willie Porter (1)
Peter Proudfoot (7)
Jacky Robertson (34)
James Robertson (18)
Fred Rouse (5)
Jimmy Stark (7)
Joseph Walton (18)
James Watson (13)
Ben Whitehouse (4)
Bob Whiting (25)
Jack Whitley (4)
Jimmy Windridge (40)