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Chelsea FC Profile: Ernie Randall

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Full Name: Ernest Albert Walter Randall

Born: Wednesday, 13th January 1926
Place of birth: Bognor Regis, England
Height: 6'
Died: Friday, 11th December 2015 (aged 89)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1950 to 1953

Ernie worked as booking clerk on railways. With his brother, joined West Sussex Constabulary, but resigned from Police when he joined Chelsea. Suffered a broken leg later in career and returned to work on railways. Info from page6 of

Playing Career:

Bognor Town
Chelsea (Dec 1950 to Jun 1953) - cost: unknown
Crystal Palace
Bognor Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 13th October 1951, Chelsea 1 - 3 West Bromwich Albion

Age on debut: 25 years 9 months 0 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 15th April 1952, Aston Villa 7 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1951 / 52 300003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1951 / 52 100001

* 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. Ernie Randall made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League13th Oct 1951Chelsea13West Bromwich Albion34,917 match lost
League14th Apr 1952Chelsea22Aston Villa28,005 match drawn scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1952Aston Villa71Chelsea29,882 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Ernie Randall

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


During his Chelsea first-team career of 3 appearances, Ernie Randall played alongside the following 15 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (3)
Sidney Bathgate (1)
Roy Bentley (1)
Bobby Campbell (3)
Bill Dickson (1)
Billy Gray (3)
John Harris (2)
Benny Jones (1)
Jimmy Leadbetter (2)
Frank Mitchell (2)
Bill Robertson (3)
Jack Saunders (1)
James Smith (2)
Sid Tickridge (3)
Stan Willemse (2)