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Player Profile: Willie Russell

Summary | Matches

Full Name: William Russell

Born: Thursday, 1st January 1903
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Scotland
Height: 5' 7 1/2"
Died: Date of death unknown

Career:
Blantyre Victoria
Chelsea (Jun 1927 to Jan 1936) - cost: unknown
Heart Of Midlothian
Rhyl

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 9th April 1928, Oldham Athletic 2 - 1 Chelsea

100th Appearance: Saturday, 3rd December 1932, Chelsea 1 - 0 Everton

Last Appearance: Saturday, 4th May 1935, Middlesbrough 2 - 2 Chelsea

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1927 / 28 200002
1928 / 29 13100014
1929 / 30 20100021
1930 / 31 17000017
1931 / 32 24700031
1932 / 33 31000031
1933 / 34 29000029
1934 / 35 14100015
Total15010000160

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1930 / 31 100001
1931 / 32 300003
1932 / 33 100001
1934 / 35 100001
Total600006


* 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. Willie Russell made 160 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Apr 1928Oldham Athletic21Chelsea18,992 match lost
League5th May 1928Chelsea12Barnsley13,707 match lost
League3rd Nov 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea22,178 match drawn
League10th Nov 1928Chelsea21Preston North End33,285 match won
League25th Dec 1928Stoke City01Chelsea21,862 match won
League26th Dec 1928Chelsea31Stoke City15,251 match won
League29th Dec 1928Swansea Town01Chelsea12,659 match won
League5th Jan 1929Chelsea23Blackpool20,069 match lost
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1929Portsmouth10Chelsea31,966 match lost
League29th Mar 1929Grimsby Town10Chelsea23,644 match lost
League30th Mar 1929Chelsea03Millwall42,637 match lost
League1st Apr 1929Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,079 match won
League6th Apr 1929Port Vale10Chelsea11,701 match lost
League13th Apr 1929Chelsea00Hull City AFC9,654 match drawn
League17th Apr 1929Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion7,086 match lost
League20th Apr 1929Tottenham Hotspur41Chelsea24,356 match lost
League14th Dec 1929Cardiff City10Chelsea10,526 match lost
League21st Dec 1929Chelsea50Preston North End12,769 match won
League25th Dec 1929Blackpool11Chelsea14,882 match drawn
League26th Dec 1929Chelsea40Blackpool53,819 match won
League28th Dec 1929Nottingham Forest00Chelsea14,772 match drawn
League1st Jan 1930Barnsley11Chelsea8,773 match drawn
League4th Jan 1930Chelsea11Oldham Athletic33,345 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1930Arsenal20Chelsea55,579 match lost
League18th Jan 1930Millwall00Chelsea31,355 match drawn
League25th Jan 1930Chelsea20Southampton25,268 match won
League1st Feb 1930Tottenham Hotspur33Chelsea33,623 match drawn
League8th Feb 1930Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion23,146 match won
League22nd Feb 1930Chelsea31Notts County27,103 match won
League1st Mar 1930Reading31Chelsea14,672 match lost
League12th Mar 1930Bradford Park Avenue13Chelsea11,087 match won
League15th Mar 1930Hull City AFC13Chelsea4,813 match won
League22nd Mar 1930Chelsea32Stoke City35,621 match won
League29th Mar 1930Wolverhampton Wanderers01Chelsea16,967 match won
League5th Apr 1930Chelsea32Bradford City26,068 match won
League12th Apr 1930Swansea Town30Chelsea14,944 match lost
League18th Apr 1930Chelsea21Bristol City36,038 match won
League30th Aug 1930Grimsby Town01Chelsea20,294 match won
League3rd Sep 1930Newcastle United10Chelsea68,386 match lost
League6th Sep 1930Chelsea62Manchester United48,648 match won
League8th Sep 1930Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea21,182 match drawn
League13th Sep 1930West Ham United41Chelsea31,334 match lost
League15th Sep 1930Chelsea00Sheffield Wednesday51,960 match drawn
League20th Sep 1930Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers48,347 match lost
League27th Sep 1930Liverpool31Chelsea41,386 match lost
League4th Oct 1930Chelsea40Middlesbrough48,395 match won
League11th Oct 1930Huddersfield Town11Chelsea25,853 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Oct 1930Chelsea10Sheffield United59,700 match won
League6th Dec 1930Derby County62Chelsea12,731 match lost
League25th Dec 1930Chelsea02Aston Villa40,990 match lost
League26th Dec 1930Aston Villa33Chelsea53,580 match drawn
League27th Dec 1930Chelsea50Grimsby Town23,467 match won
League3rd Jan 1931Manchester United10Chelsea8,966 match lost
League18th Feb 1931Chelsea12Huddersfield Town17,546 match lost
League7th Nov 1931Chelsea21Derby County31,991 match won
League14th Nov 1931Everton72Chelsea32,758 match lost
League19th Dec 1931Chelsea21Birmingham17,551 match won
League25th Dec 1931Blackpool24Chelsea20,378 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1931Chelsea41Blackpool38,569 match won
League1st Jan 1932Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea28,232 match lost
League2nd Jan 1932Chelsea40Middlesbrough25,259 match won
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1932Tranmere Rovers22Chelsea13,300 match drawn
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1932Chelsea53Tranmere Rovers35,402 match won
F.A. Cup23rd Jan 1932Chelsea31West Ham United36,657 match won
League30th Jan 1932Aston Villa13Chelsea35,993 match won
League6th Feb 1932Chelsea10Leicester City34,077 match won
F.A. Cup13th Feb 1932Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea39,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup17th Feb 1932Chelsea20Sheffield Wednesday60,004 match won
League20th Feb 1932Chelsea41Grimsby Town24,422 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1932Liverpool02Chelsea57,804 match won
League2nd Mar 1932Chelsea22Sunderland AFC20,087 match drawn
League5th Mar 1932Blackburn Rovers22Chelsea13,691 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Mar 1932Newcastle United21Chelsea36,709 match lost
League16th Mar 1932Chelsea00Portsmouth13,050 match drawn
League19th Mar 1932Derby County10Chelsea14,791 match lost
League25th Mar 1932Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers38,515 match won
League26th Mar 1932Chelsea00Everton56,298 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1932Arsenal11Chelsea56,124 match drawn
League6th Apr 1932Liverpool21Chelsea37,873 match lost
League9th Apr 1932Chelsea11Sheffield United16,840 match drawn
League14th Apr 1932Chelsea41Newcastle United12,605 match won
League16th Apr 1932Manchester City11Chelsea20,124 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1932Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion23,873 match lost
League30th Apr 1932Birmingham40Chelsea14,861 match lost
League7th May 1932Chelsea32West Ham United24,386 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Aug 1932Chelsea22Blackburn Rovers32,657 match drawn
League31st Aug 1932Portsmouth20Chelsea20,856 match lost
League3rd Sep 1932Huddersfield Town20Chelsea13,032 match lost
League7th Sep 1932Chelsea44Portsmouth20,984 match drawn
League10th Sep 1932Chelsea30Sheffield United32,775 match won
League17th Sep 1932Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea31,922 match won
League24th Sep 1932Chelsea01Newcastle United51,857 match lost
League1st Oct 1932Aston Villa31Chelsea32,684 match lost
League8th Oct 1932Chelsea21Middlesbrough18,181 match won
League15th Oct 1932Bolton Wanderers23Chelsea15,021 match won
League22nd Oct 1932Chelsea13Derby County37,834 match lost
League12th Nov 1932West Bromwich Albion32Chelsea21,569 match lost
League19th Nov 1932Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday20,677 match lost
League26th Nov 1932Leeds United20Chelsea19,739 match lost
League3rd Dec 1932Chelsea10Everton33,962 match won
League10th Dec 1932Arsenal41Chelsea53,206 match lost scored 1 goal
League17th Dec 1932Chelsea31Manchester City26,240 match won
League24th Dec 1932Sunderland AFC21Chelsea21,494 match lost
League26th Dec 1932Liverpool30Chelsea34,777 match lost
League31st Dec 1932Blackburn Rovers13Chelsea10,583 match won
League28th Jan 1933Chelsea31Wolverhampton Wanderers16,919 match won
League4th Feb 1933Newcastle United20Chelsea29,405 match lost
League11th Feb 1933Chelsea01Aston Villa34,378 match lost
League1st Mar 1933Middlesbrough21Chelsea8,219 match lost
League8th Apr 1933Chelsea60Leeds United31,095 match won
League14th Apr 1933Chelsea41Leicester City45,608 match won
League15th Apr 1933Everton32Chelsea27,635 match lost
League18th Apr 1933Leicester City11Chelsea22,647 match drawn
League22nd Apr 1933Chelsea13Arsenal72,260 match lost
League3rd May 1933Manchester City14Chelsea14,827 match won
League6th May 1933Chelsea11Sunderland AFC22,322 match drawn
League26th Aug 1933Stoke City10Chelsea32,725 match lost
League2nd Sep 1933Chelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers31,792 match won
League4th Sep 1933Huddersfield Town61Chelsea7,508 match lost
League9th Sep 1933Sheffield United41Chelsea13,598 match lost
League13th Sep 1933Chelsea23Huddersfield Town20,006 match lost
League16th Sep 1933Chelsea10Aston Villa44,679 match won
League23rd Sep 1933Leicester City11Chelsea21,164 match drawn
League30th Sep 1933Chelsea04Tottenham Hotspur67,454 match lost
League7th Oct 1933Liverpool30Chelsea31,039 match lost
League14th Oct 1933Chelsea23Middlesbrough16,078 match lost
League25th Nov 1933Chelsea11Birmingham17,843 match drawn
League2nd Dec 1933Everton21Chelsea15,584 match lost
League9th Dec 1933Chelsea12Manchester City18,048 match lost
League10th Feb 1934Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea39,652 match lost
League21st Feb 1934Chelsea20Liverpool14,152 match won
League24th Feb 1934Middlesbrough22Chelsea12,962 match drawn
League3rd Mar 1934Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers26,409 match won
League10th Mar 1934Newcastle United22Chelsea14,108 match drawn
League17th Mar 1934Chelsea01Sheffield Wednesday31,606 match lost
League24th Mar 1934Derby County10Chelsea13,644 match lost
League30th Mar 1934Portsmouth02Chelsea29,100 match won
League31st Mar 1934Chelsea32West Bromwich Albion36,593 match won
League2nd Apr 1934Chelsea40Portsmouth47,114 match won
League7th Apr 1934Birmingham03Chelsea29,104 match won
League14th Apr 1934Chelsea20Everton34,029 match won
League21st Apr 1934Manchester City42Chelsea25,861 match lost
League23rd Apr 1934Chelsea20Leicester City16,304 match won
League28th Apr 1934Chelsea22Arsenal65,344 match drawn
League5th May 1934Leeds United31Chelsea6,092 match lost
League25th Aug 1934Derby County30Chelsea20,265 match lost
League29th Aug 1934Chelsea12Sheffield Wednesday19,756 match lost
League1st Sep 1934Chelsea31Leicester City20,084 match won
League3rd Sep 1934Sheffield Wednesday31Chelsea13,029 match lost
League8th Sep 1934Sunderland AFC40Chelsea33,592 match lost
League15th Sep 1934Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur46,715 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League22nd Sep 1934Preston North End20Chelsea18,332 match lost
League13th Oct 1934Chelsea21Huddersfield Town32,151 match won
League20th Oct 1934Birmingham01Chelsea22,572 match won
League27th Oct 1934Chelsea02Stoke City39,160 match lost
League3rd Nov 1934Leeds United52Chelsea13,295 match lost
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1935Luton Town20Chelsea23,041 match lost
League22nd Apr 1935Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea32,703 match lost
League27th Apr 1935Chelsea42Manchester City22,593 match won
League4th May 1935Middlesbrough22Chelsea17,505 match drawn
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Chelsea Player Willie Russell

Games Won: 61
Win Percentage: 38.13%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 160 appearances, Willie Russell played alongside the following 56 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Len Allum (7)
George Anderson (2)
Jimmy Argue (3)
Joe Bambrick (3)
George Barber (81)
William Barraclough (4)
Sid Bishop (48)
George Biswell (5)
Harry Burgess (3)
John Carr (1)
Robert Carter (7)
Alec Cheyne (29)
Wilf Chitty (13)
James Copeland (1)
Allan Craig (50)
Jackie Crawford (53)
Alexander Donald (1)
Sam Dudley (1)
Sidney Elliot (9)
Willie Ferguson (52)
Hughie Gallacher (86)
George Gibson (42)
Robert Gregg (29)
Bob Griffiths (3)
Jack Horton (38)
John Hutcheson (13)
Sam Irving (4)
Alex Jackson (37)
Johnny Jackson (11)
William Jackson (11)
Tommy Law (113)
Stan Macintosh (1)
Bob McAuley (34)
Peter McKenna (4)
Jack Meredith (12)
Harold Miller (91)
Sam Millington (79)
George Mills (85)
Billy Mitchell (2)
Peter O'Dowd (65)
John O'Hare (3)
Eric Oakton (62)
Leslie Odell (53)
George Pearson (67)
Thomas Priestley (10)
Stanley Prout (12)
Johnnie Rankin (41)
George Rodger (20)
George Smith (33)
Dickie Spence (8)
Albert Thain (5)
Jimmy Thompson (4)
Jack Townrow (35)
Reg Weaver (8)
Andy Wilson (41)
Victor Woodley (65)