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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Albert Tennant

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Full Name: Albert Tennant

Born: Monday, 29th October 1917
Place of Birth: Ilkeston, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Friday, 10th January 1986

Albert definitely had no middle name, so anywhere stating name as Albert E Tennant are incorrect. There is no E (Info as per email from his daughter). Date of birth & death also confirmed by his daughter. "He died on 10.01.86. in Johannesburg, South Africa. He went out to play a game of golf with his friend, and had a heart attack on the golf course and died. He was cremated in Braamfontein Crematorium, Johannesburg, and his ashes scattered nearby in a rose garden."

Playing Career:

Stanton Iron Works
Chelsea (Nov 1934 to May 1953) - cost: unknown - Retired

* Retired = Retired from playing at the end of Chelsea contract, or for reason stated

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 5th January 1946, Chelsea 1 - 1 Leicester City

Age on debut: 28 years 2 months 7 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 7th May 1949, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1945 / 46 060006
1946 / 47 100001
1948 / 49 100001


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. Albert Tennant made 8 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1946Chelsea11Leicester City39,678 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1946Leicester City02Chelsea25,368 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1946Chelsea20West Ham United65,726 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1946West Ham United10Chelsea35,000 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Feb 1946Chelsea01Aston Villa65,307 match lost
F.A. Cup12th Feb 1946Aston Villa10Chelsea55,000 match lost
League3rd May 1947Chelsea14Sheffield United32,110 match lost
League7th May 1949Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea36,720 match drawn
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Chelsea FC Player Albert Tennant

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 25%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 8 appearances, Albert Tennant played alongside the following 24 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (1)
Jimmy Bain (5)
Roy Bentley (1)
Len Dolding (1)
Charlie Dyke (1)
Dickie Foss (5)
Ray Goddard (1)
Len Goulden (5)
John Harris (7)
Billy Hughes (1)
Tommy Lawton (6)
James Macaulay (2)
Alex Machin (4)
John McInnes (2)
Harry Medhurst (2)
Frank Mitchell (1)
Joe Payne (5)
Fred Richardson (1)
Bill Robertson (6)
Robert Russell (2)
Dickie Spence (7)
Tommy Walker (1)
Reg Williams (6)
Danny Winter (7)