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Chelsea FC Profile: Stephen Smith

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Full Name: Stephen Smith

Born: 1897
Place of birth: Byker, England
Height: 5' 7"
Died: September 1967
Burial: Buried - 30/09/1967 - Heaton Cemetery, Newcastle upon Tyne - Plot: Lawn D, Grave 170

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1920 to 1923

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jul 1920 to Jun 1923) - cost: unknown
Merthyr Tydfil

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 29th August 1921, Chelsea 1 - 2 Birmingham

Age on debut: 24 years 7 months 28 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 21st October 1922, Chelsea 1 - 3 Sunderland


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 20100021
1922 / 23 200002


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 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. Stephen Smith made 23 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League29th Aug 1921Chelsea12Birmingham30,000 match lost
League12th Nov 1921Sheffield United12Chelsea20,000 match won
League19th Nov 1921Chelsea10Bradford City35,000 match won
League26th Nov 1921Bradford City01Chelsea15,000 match won
League3rd Dec 1921Chelsea00Preston North End30,000 match drawn
League17th Dec 1921Tottenham Hotspur00Chelsea50,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1921Chelsea12Tottenham Hotspur60,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1921Middlesbrough01Chelsea30,000 match won
League27th Dec 1921Chelsea11Middlesbrough67,000 match drawn
League31st Dec 1921Chelsea02Arsenal50,000 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1922Chelsea24West Bromwich Albion32,800 match lost
League4th Feb 1922Oldham Athletic03Chelsea10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Feb 1922Cardiff City20Chelsea25,000 match lost
League11th Feb 1922Chelsea10Oldham Athletic30,000 match won
League25th Feb 1922Chelsea10Cardiff City65,000 match won
League11th Mar 1922Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion30,000 match drawn
League18th Mar 1922Chelsea00Manchester City40,000 match drawn
League25th Mar 1922Manchester City00Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League1st Apr 1922Chelsea10Everton30,000 match won
League8th Apr 1922Everton23Chelsea30,000 match won
League10th Apr 1922Chelsea10Huddersfield Town18,000 match won
League26th Aug 1922Chelsea11Birmingham40,000 match drawn
League21st Oct 1922Chelsea13Sunderland38,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Link to the findagrave profile for Stephen Smith View CGS profile for Stephen Smith on Find-A-Grave
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Chelsea FC Player Stephen Smith

Games Won: 10
Win Percentage: 43.48%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 23 appearances, Stephen Smith played alongside the following 22 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

James Ashford (1)
Benjamin Howard Baker (17)
Fred Barrett (6)
Dr John Barr Bell (19)
Jack Cock (15)
Jimmy Croal (11)
George Dale (2)
Jim Ferris (2)
Harry Ford (16)
Colin Hampton (4)
Jack Harrow (22)
William Haywood (2)
Frank Hoddinott (13)
Fred Linfoot (1)
Wilson Marsh (1)
Ken McKenzie (10)
Bobby McNeil (23)
Tommy Meehan (19)
James Molyneux (1)
Buchanan Sharp (11)
George Smith (17)
Harry Wilding (17)