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Chelsea FC Player Profile: James Robertson

Summary | Matches

Full Name: James Alexander Robertson

Born: Friday, 6th September 1878
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 8 1/2"
Died: Tuesday, 6th July 1965

Playing Career:

Small Heath
Chelsea (Apr 1905 to Aug 1907) - cost: £50
Partick Thistle
Ayr United
Leeds City

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 30th September 1905, Leicester Fosse 0 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 27 years 0 months 24 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 13th April 1907, Chelsea 4 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 16200018
1906 / 07 13000013


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 13100014
1906 / 07 700007

* 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. James Robertson made 31 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League30th Sep 1905Leicester Fosse01Chelsea7,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Oct 1905Lincoln City14Chelsea3,000 match won
League30th Oct 1905Burslem Port Vale32Chelsea5,000 match lost
F.A. Cup18th Nov 1905Crystal Palace71Chelsea3,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1905Chelsea30Burton United7,000 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Dec 1905Chelsea20Grimsby Town7,000 match won
League16th Dec 1905Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea8,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Dec 1905Chelsea42Stockport County12,000 match won scored 3 goals
League6th Jan 1906Chelsea60Blackpool6,000 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Jan 1906Chelsea42Bradford City14,000 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Jan 1906West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League5th Feb 1906Chelsea33Leicester Fosse6,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Feb 1906Hull City43Chelsea7,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League3rd Mar 1906Chelsea70Burslem Port Vale10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Mar 1906Chelsea61Clapton Orient15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1906Burton United24Chelsea10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1906Grimsby Town11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League8th Sep 1906Blackpool00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League13th Oct 1906Chelsea20Lincoln City10,000 match won
League10th Nov 1906Chelsea20Burnley10,000 match won
League17th Nov 1906Leeds City01Chelsea8,000 match won
League24th Nov 1906Chelsea21Barnsley14,000 match won
League16th Feb 1907Lincoln City05Chelsea3,000 match won scored 3 goals
League23rd Feb 1907Chelsea10Burton United11,000 match won
League2nd Mar 1907Grimsby Town21Chelsea6,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1907Burnley11Chelsea7,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League19th Mar 1907Bradford City63Chelsea6,000 match lost
League29th Mar 1907Chelsea30Hull City48,000 match won
League6th Apr 1907Chelsea71Chesterfield Town12,000 match won scored 2 goals
League13th Apr 1907Chelsea40Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won
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Chelsea FC Player James Robertson

Games Won: 21
Win Percentage: 67.74%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 31 appearances, James Robertson played alongside the following 33 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Ted Birnie (7)
Billy Bridgeman (6)
Robert Bush (3)
Michael Byrne (3)
David Copeland (7)
James Craigie (2)
Charles Donaghy (2)
William Foulke (15)
James Frost (8)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (1)
Geordie Henderson (12)
George Hilsdon (7)
George Key (16)
Jack Kirwan (28)
Bob Mackie (14)
David McCartney (1)
Tommy McDermott (8)
Bob McEwan (7)
Bob McRoberts (27)
Tommy Miller (27)
Martin Moran (18)
Francis O'Hara (2)
Frank Pearson (14)
Willie Porter (1)
Peter Proudfoot (4)
Jacky Robertson (19)
Walter Toomer (1)
Joseph Walton (13)
James Watson (2)
Bob Whiting (13)
Jimmy Windridge (20)
Fred Wolfe (1)