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Chelsea FC Profile: Francis O'Hara

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Full Name: Francis O'Hara

Nickname(s): Pat

Born: Friday, 31st August 1883
Place of birth: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: Monday, 12th July 1915 (aged 31)
Place of death: Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey
Burial: Grave unknown - Commemorated on the Helles Memorial. Panel 174-178

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1905 to 1906

Playing Career:

Albion Rovers
Chelsea (Aug 1905 to May 1906) - cost: unknown - Released
Albion Rovers

* Released = Contract not renewed by Chelsea

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th October 1905, Chelsea 6 - 1 First Grenadier Guards

Age on debut: 22 years 1 months 6 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 21st April 1906, Chelsea 1 - 3 Gainsborough Trinity


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 120003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 030003

* 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. Francis O'Hara made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup18th Nov 1905Crystal Palace71Chelsea3,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Apr 1906Chelsea13Gainsborough Trinity10,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Frank O'Hara served in the Highland Light Infantry and was killed in action in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission war memorial near Sedd el Bahr, in Turkey, on the headland at the tip of the Gallipoli peninsula overlooking the Dardanelles.

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Chelsea FC Player Francis O'Hara

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 33.33%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 3 appearances, Francis O'Hara played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Michael Byrne (2)
James Craigie (2)
Charles Donaghy (1)
William Foulke (1)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (2)
George Henderson (1)
George Key (1)
Jack Kirwan (2)
Bob Mackie (2)
Bob McRoberts (1)
Tommy Miller (3)
Martin Moran (2)
Frank Pearson (1)
Peter Proudfoot (1)
Jacky Robertson (2)
James Robertson (2)
Walter Toomer (1)
Jimmy Windridge (1)
Fred Wolff (1)