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Chelsea FC Profile: Willi Steffen

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Full Name: Willi Steffen

Born: Tuesday, 17th March 1925
Place of birth: Bern, Switzerland
Died: Tuesday, 3rd May 2005 (aged 80)
Place of death: Bern, Switzerland
Burial: Buried - Utzenstorf Cemetery, Fraubrunnen District, Switzerland

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1946 to 1947

Playing Career:

Chelsea (A) (Jul 1946 to Jun 1947) - cost: unknown

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 30th November 1946, Derby County 3 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 21 years 8 months 13 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 5th April 1947, Chelsea 3 - 0 Derby County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 15500020


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* 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. Willi Steffen made 20 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League30th Nov 1946Derby County31Chelsea27,946 match lost
League7th Dec 1946Chelsea11Everton41,255 match drawn
League14th Dec 1946Huddersfield Town14Chelsea9,011 match won
League21st Dec 1946Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers43,006 match lost
League25th Dec 1946Chelsea12Preston North End37,126 match lost
League26th Dec 1946Preston North End11Chelsea40,167 match drawn
League28th Dec 1946Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea36,048 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1947Chelsea11Arsenal70,257 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1947Arsenal11Chelsea53,350 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Jan 1947Arsenal02Chelsea59,590 match won
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1947Chelsea22Derby County49,484 match drawn
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1947Derby County10Chelsea19,079 match lost
League1st Feb 1947Charlton Athletic23Chelsea32,959 match won
League8th Feb 1947Chelsea00Grimsby Town17,896 match drawn
League15th Feb 1947Stoke City61Chelsea30,408 match lost
League1st Mar 1947Arsenal12Chelsea52,606 match won
League8th Mar 1947Chelsea14Blackpool30,365 match lost
League29th Mar 1947Aston Villa20Chelsea35,786 match lost
League4th Apr 1947Chelsea02Blackburn Rovers37,840 match lost
League5th Apr 1947Chelsea30Derby County52,886 match won Captain

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Willi Steffen View CGS profile for Willi Steffen on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Willi Steffen View CGS profile for Willi Steffen on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Willi Steffen View location on Zeemaps for Willi Steffen

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Chelsea FC Player Willi Steffen

Games Won: 5
Win Percentage: 25%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 20 appearances, Willi Steffen played alongside the following 18 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Bain (1)
Sidney Bathgate (1)
Alex Davidson (1)
Len Dolding (4)
Len Goulden (18)
John Harris (19)
Tommy Lawton (18)
James Macaulay (20)
Alex Machin (20)
Harry Medhurst (16)
Johnny Paton (18)
Bill Robertson (4)
Robert Russell (2)
Dick Spence (15)
Tommy Walker (20)
Alex White (1)
Reg Williams (3)
Danny Winter (19)