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Summary | Matches

Full Name: Robert John Thomson

Born: Monday, 29th December 1890
Place of Birth: Croydon, England
Height: 5' 6"
Died: Saturday, 9th January 1971

Playing Career:


Croydon Common
Chelsea (Sep 1911 to Mar 1922) - cost: unknown
Charlton Athletic

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 21st October 1911, Burnley 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 20 years 9 months 22 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 7th May 1921, Chelsea 1 - 2 Blackburn Rovers

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1911 / 12 21200023
1912 / 13 10000010
1913 / 14 900009
1914 / 15 30800038
1920 / 21 13200015
Total831200095

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1911 / 12 800008
1912 / 13 100001
1913 / 14 100001
1914 / 15 13500018
1920 / 21 200002
Total25500030


* 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. Bob Thomson made 95 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League21st Oct 1911Burnley22Chelsea12,000 match drawn
League28th Oct 1911Clapton Orient14Chelsea25,000 match won
League4th Nov 1911Chelsea22Bristol City25,000 match drawn
League11th Nov 1911Birmingham14Chelsea25,000 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Nov 1911Chelsea31Huddersfield Town5,000 match won scored 2 goals
League25th Nov 1911Blackpool10Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1911Chelsea10Glossop25,000 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Dec 1911Hull City10Chelsea14,000 match lost
League16th Dec 1911Chelsea21Barnsley20,000 match won
League23rd Dec 1911Bradford Park Avenue11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1911Fulham01Chelsea40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1911Chelsea10Fulham41,761 match won
League30th Dec 1911Stockport County01Chelsea7,000 match won
League6th Jan 1912Chelsea42Leeds City10,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1912Chelsea10Sheffield United34,400 match won
League20th Jan 1912Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea9,000 match lost
League27th Jan 1912Chelsea21Leicester Fosse27,000 match won
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1912Bradford City20Chelsea21,070 match lost
League10th Feb 1912Chelsea41Grimsby Town25,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Feb 1912Nottingham Forest23Chelsea9,000 match won
League24th Feb 1912Chelsea02Burnley30,000 match lost
League13th Apr 1912Chelsea10Hull City35,000 match won
League22nd Apr 1912Chelsea41Blackpool27,000 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Sep 1912Aston Villa10Chelsea28,000 match lost
League7th Sep 1912Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea21,666 match lost
League9th Sep 1912Chelsea12Liverpool25,000 match lost
League9th Nov 1912Everton10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League16th Nov 1912Chelsea04The Wednesday27,000 match lost
League23rd Nov 1912Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League30th Nov 1912Chelsea31Derby County30,000 match won
League7th Dec 1912Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea36,771 match lost
League14th Dec 1912Chelsea23Middlesbrough35,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1912Manchester United42Chelsea25,000 match lost
League7th Feb 1914Preston North End33Chelsea25,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1914Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League14th Feb 1914Chelsea01Newcastle United40,000 match lost
League28th Feb 1914Chelsea03Aston Villa58,000 match lost
League18th Mar 1914Liverpool30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League21st Mar 1914Derby County01Chelsea10,000 match won
League4th Apr 1914Bradford City00Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League14th Apr 1914West Bromwich Albion31Chelsea16,479 match lost
League18th Apr 1914Sunderland20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League9th Sep 1914Bradford City22Chelsea14,000 match drawn
League19th Sep 1914Middlesbrough30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League26th Sep 1914Chelsea11Sheffield United25,000 match drawn
League10th Oct 1914Chelsea31Liverpool20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Oct 1914Bradford Park Avenue30Chelsea20,000 match lost
League24th Oct 1914Chelsea22Oldham Athletic20,000 match drawn
League31st Oct 1914Manchester United22Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League7th Nov 1914Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers24,000 match won
League14th Nov 1914Blackburn Rovers32Chelsea21,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League21st Nov 1914Chelsea41Notts County16,000 match won scored 2 goals
League28th Nov 1914Sunderland21Chelsea6,000 match lost
League5th Dec 1914Chelsea00The Wednesday15,000 match drawn
League12th Dec 1914West Bromwich Albion20Chelsea6,421 match lost
League19th Dec 1914Chelsea20Everton18,000 match won
League25th Dec 1914Chelsea00Manchester City20,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1914Manchester City21Chelsea26,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Jan 1915Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur30,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1915Chelsea11Swindon Town28,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1915Chelsea52Swindon Town18,610 match won scored 2 goals
League23rd Jan 1915Chelsea22Middlesbrough7,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1915Chelsea10Arsenal40,372 match won
League6th Feb 1915Chelsea31Aston Villa15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League13th Feb 1915Liverpool33Chelsea14,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1915Manchester City01Chelsea39,000 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Feb 1915Oldham Athletic00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League1st Mar 1915Chelsea01Bradford Park Avenue19,000 match lost
F.A. Cup6th Mar 1915Chelsea11Newcastle United58,760 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Mar 1915Sheffield United11Chelsea14,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup13th Mar 1915Newcastle United01Chelsea49,827 match won
League17th Mar 1915Newcastle United20Chelsea5,000 match lost
League20th Mar 1915Chelsea13Blackburn Rovers22,000 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup27th Mar 1915Everton02Chelsea22,000 match won
League2nd Apr 1915Chelsea20Bradford City24,000 match won
League3rd Apr 1915Chelsea30Sunderland20,000 match won scored 2 goals
League5th Apr 1915Burnley20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League10th Apr 1915The Wednesday32Chelsea18,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1915Bolton Wanderers31Chelsea10,000 match lost
F.A. Cup24th Apr 1915Sheffield United30Chelsea49,557 match lost
League27th Nov 1920Sheffield United01Chelsea15,000 match won
League27th Dec 1920Liverpool21Chelsea50,000 match lost
League9th Feb 1921Newcastle United10Chelsea40,000 match lost
League12th Feb 1921Chelsea30West Bromwich Albion42,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Feb 1921Chelsea01Everton44,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1921Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea26,007 match won
F.A. Cup5th Mar 1921Cardiff City10Chelsea45,000 match lost
League14th Mar 1921West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League26th Mar 1921Bradford City11Chelsea28,000 match drawn
League29th Mar 1921Chelsea51Aston Villa25,000 match won
League2nd Apr 1921Chelsea31Bradford City38,500 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1921Everton51Chelsea25,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1921Middlesbrough00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League2nd May 1921Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League7th May 1921Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers20,000 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Bob Thomson

Games Won: 34
Win Percentage: 35.79%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 95 appearances, Bob Thomson played alongside the following 59 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Laurence Abrams (29)
James Ashford (3)
Fred Barrett (2)
Wally Bettridge (65)
Ron Brebner (6)
Billy Bridgeman (34)
Harold Brittan (6)
Billy Brown (1)
John Brown (2)
Robert Buchanan (3)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (9)
David Cameron (10)
Jock Cameron (26)
Bill Cartwright (1)
Jack Cock (7)
Jimmy Croal (38)
George Dale (1)
Bill Dickie (2)
George Dodd (22)
Angus Douglas (24)
Sam Downing (27)
Norrie Fairgray (6)
Ted Ferguson (1)
Jim Ferris (8)
Harry Ford (60)
Charlie Freeman (26)
Harold Halse (36)
Colin Hampton (3)
Jack Harrow (57)
Tom Hewitt (8)
George Hunter (2)
George Johnson (2)
George Lake (1)
Joe Langton (1)
John Lee (2)
Fred Linfoot (5)
Tommy Logan (41)
Owen Marshall (13)
Sandy McFarlane (1)
Ken McKenzie (1)
Bobby McNeil (49)
Tommy Meehan (11)
Nils Middelboe (9)
James Molyneux (63)
Alec Ormiston (30)
John Priestley (1)
William Read (4)
Buchanan Sharp (2)
Jimmy Sharp (20)
Frederick Taylor (68)
James Turnbull (1)
Andrew Walker (15)
Joe Ward (2)
Ben Warren (2)
Jack Whitley (23)
Bob Whittingham (27)
Harry Wilding (14)
Vivian Woodward (16)
Max Woosnam (1)