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Player Profile: Jack Townrow

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Summary | Matches

Full Name: John Ernest Townrow

Born: Thursday, 28th March 1901
Place of Birth: Stratford, England
Height: 5' 11 1/2"
Died: Friday, 11th April 1969

Career:
Clapton Orient
Chelsea (Feb 1927 to Jun 1932) - cost: unknown
Bristol Rovers

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 26th February 1927, Chelsea 4 - 1 South Shields

Age on debut: 25 years 10 months 29 days

100th Appearance: Monday, 15th September 1930, Chelsea 0 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday

Last Appearance: Saturday, 7th November 1931, Chelsea 2 - 1 Derby County

Appearances

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1926 / 27 900009
1927 / 28 25100026
1928 / 29 41400045
1929 / 30 14000014
1930 / 31 27500032
1931 / 32 14000014
Total13010000140

Goals

Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1928 / 29 200002
1930 / 31 100001
Total300003


* 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. Jack Townrow made 140 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League26th Feb 1927Chelsea41South Shields31,191 match won
League12th Mar 1927Oldham Athletic12Chelsea12,298 match won
League19th Mar 1927Chelsea20Grimsby Town35,239 match won
League4th Apr 1927Southampton11Chelsea5,368 match drawn
League9th Apr 1927Swansea Town21Chelsea10,435 match lost
League28th Apr 1927Clapton Orient30Chelsea25,329 match lost
League30th Apr 1927Chelsea00Manchester City39,995 match drawn
League4th May 1927Chelsea00Portsmouth40,037 match drawn
League7th May 1927Darlington22Chelsea12,937 match drawn
League27th Aug 1927Reading12Chelsea24,529 match won
League3rd Sep 1927Chelsea30Blackpool36,529 match won
League7th Sep 1927Chelsea50Notts County18,416 match won
League10th Sep 1927Fulham11Chelsea39,860 match drawn
League17th Sep 1927Clapton Orient21Chelsea34,838 match lost
League24th Sep 1927Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion44,724 match drawn
League1st Oct 1927Bristol City11Chelsea24,005 match drawn
League6th Oct 1927Notts County01Chelsea9,127 match won
League8th Oct 1927Chelsea10Stoke City41,472 match won
League15th Oct 1927Southampton24Chelsea14,724 match won
League22nd Oct 1927Chelsea20Hull City15,153 match won
League29th Oct 1927Preston North End03Chelsea23,107 match won
League5th Nov 1927Chelsea40Swansea Town41,220 match won
League12th Nov 1927Manchester City01Chelsea52,830 match won
League19th Nov 1927Chelsea21Nottingham Forest28,743 match won
League3rd Dec 1927Chelsea60South Shields28,719 match won
League10th Dec 1927Leeds United50Chelsea22,059 match lost
League17th Dec 1927Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers24,340 match won
League24th Dec 1927Barnsley31Chelsea5,634 match lost
League26th Dec 1927Grimsby Town11Chelsea18,630 match drawn
League31st Dec 1927Chelsea00Reading26,525 match drawn
League7th Jan 1928Blackpool24Chelsea8,704 match won
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea32,134 match lost
League21st Jan 1928Chelsea21Fulham42,297 match won
League28th Jan 1928Chelsea10Clapton Orient17,875 match won
League4th Feb 1928West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea23,718 match lost
League25th Aug 1928Chelsea40Swansea Town47,264 match won
League27th Aug 1928Bradford Park Avenue12Chelsea20,801 match won
League1st Sep 1928Blackpool01Chelsea17,653 match won
League5th Sep 1928Chelsea31Bradford Park Avenue21,556 match won
League8th Sep 1928Chelsea20Middlesbrough48,775 match won
League15th Sep 1928Chelsea10Barnsley34,793 match won
League22nd Sep 1928Bristol City00Chelsea24,748 match drawn
League29th Sep 1928Chelsea30Nottingham Forest38,139 match won
League6th Oct 1928West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea28,969 match lost
League13th Oct 1928Chelsea22Clapton Orient39,890 match drawn
League27th Oct 1928Chelsea11Southampton33,197 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea22,178 match drawn
League10th Nov 1928Chelsea21Preston North End33,285 match won
League17th Nov 1928Millwall21Chelsea37,774 match lost
League24th Nov 1928Chelsea33Port Vale23,305 match drawn
League1st Dec 1928Hull City22Chelsea16,925 match drawn
League8th Dec 1928Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur45,840 match drawn scored 1 goal
League15th Dec 1928Reading33Chelsea13,338 match drawn
League22nd Dec 1928Chelsea11Notts County19,560 match drawn
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. Cup12th Jan 1929Chelsea20Everton61,316 match won
League19th Jan 1929Middlesbrough45Chelsea24,768 match won
F.A. Cup26th Jan 1929Chelsea10Birmingham56,953 match won
League30th Jan 1929Barnsley01Chelsea7,886 match won
League2nd Feb 1929Chelsea30Bristol City19,768 match won
League9th Feb 1929Nottingham Forest30Chelsea10,829 match lost
F.A. Cup16th Feb 1929Chelsea11Portsmouth38,474 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1929Portsmouth10Chelsea31,966 match lost
League23rd Feb 1929Clapton Orient10Chelsea18,844 match lost
League2nd Mar 1929Chelsea23Oldham Athletic29,538 match lost
League9th Mar 1929Southampton12Chelsea23,829 match won
League13th Mar 1929Notts County43Chelsea11,235 match lost
League16th Mar 1929Chelsea02Wolverhampton Wanderers30,383 match lost
League23rd Mar 1929Preston North End30Chelsea14,415 match lost
League29th Mar 1929Grimsby Town10Chelsea23,644 match lost
League30th Mar 1929Chelsea03Millwall42,637 match lost
League1st Apr 1929Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,079 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Apr 1929Port Vale10Chelsea11,701 match lost
League13th Apr 1929Chelsea00Hull City9,654 match drawn
League17th Apr 1929Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion7,086 match lost
League20th Apr 1929Tottenham Hotspur41Chelsea24,356 match lost
League27th Apr 1929Chelsea21Reading12,898 match won
League31st Aug 1929Chelsea20Nottingham Forest26,832 match won
League5th Oct 1929West Bromwich Albion20Chelsea19,317 match lost
League8th Mar 1930Chelsea11Charlton Athletic39,523 match drawn
League12th Mar 1930Bradford Park Avenue13Chelsea11,087 match won
League15th Mar 1930Hull City13Chelsea4,813 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
League19th Apr 1930Chelsea10Cardiff City23,100 match won
League21st Apr 1930Bristol City21Chelsea17,488 match lost
League26th Apr 1930Preston North End12Chelsea13,475 match won
League3rd May 1930Bury10Chelsea15,689 match lost
League30th Aug 1930Grimsby Town01Chelsea20,294 match won
League3rd Sep 1930Newcastle United10Chelsea68,386 match lost
League6th Sep 1930Chelsea62Manchester United48,648 match won scored 1 goal
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
League8th Nov 1930Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea21,008 match lost
League13th Dec 1930Chelsea50Sunderland31,295 match won
League20th Dec 1930Portsmouth11Chelsea22,687 match drawn
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
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1931West Ham United13Chelsea21,000 match won
League17th Jan 1931Chelsea21West Ham United40,011 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1931Chelsea21Arsenal62,945 match won
League31st Jan 1931Chelsea22Liverpool35,936 match drawn
League4th Feb 1931Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea9,678 match drawn
League7th Feb 1931Middlesbrough22Chelsea16,443 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1931Chelsea30Blackburn Rovers61,170 match won
League18th Feb 1931Chelsea12Huddersfield Town17,546 match lost
League21st Feb 1931Sheffield United40Chelsea26,694 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1931Birmingham22Chelsea52,298 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Mar 1931Chelsea03Birmingham74,365 match lost
League4th Apr 1931Arsenal21Chelsea53,867 match lost
League6th Apr 1931Chelsea10Leicester City26,157 match won
League11th Apr 1931Chelsea11Derby County28,224 match drawn
League18th Apr 1931Sunderland20Chelsea8,854 match lost
League25th Apr 1931Chelsea20Portsmouth19,521 match won
League2nd May 1931Chelsea11Newcastle United22,860 match drawn
League29th Aug 1931Middlesbrough02Chelsea24,510 match won
League31st Aug 1931West Ham United31Chelsea28,338 match lost
League5th Sep 1931Chelsea01Huddersfield Town42,961 match lost
League9th Sep 1931Chelsea23Sheffield Wednesday31,426 match lost
League12th Sep 1931Newcastle United41Chelsea28,562 match lost
League19th Sep 1931Chelsea36Aston Villa56,698 match lost
League21st Sep 1931Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea11,809 match drawn
League26th Sep 1931Leicester City10Chelsea19,189 match lost
League3rd Oct 1931Chelsea20Liverpool40,597 match won
League10th Oct 1931Grimsby Town12Chelsea16,050 match won
League17th Oct 1931Sunderland21Chelsea17,294 match lost
League24th Oct 1931Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers35,688 match lost
League31st Oct 1931Portsmouth10Chelsea19,813 match lost
League7th Nov 1931Chelsea21Derby County31,991 match won
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Chelsea Player Jack Townrow

Games Won: 61
Win Percentage: 43.57%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0

Teammates

During his Chelsea career of 140 appearances, Jack Townrow played alongside the following 41 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

George Anderson (5)
George Barber (22)
Sid Bishop (61)
George Biswell (20)
Willie Brown (3)
John Carr (1)
Robert Carter (6)
Alec Cheyne (38)
Jackie Crawford (107)
Alexander Donald (15)
Sidney Elliot (16)
Willie Ferguson (80)
Hughie Gallacher (31)
Frank Higgs (1)
James Hope (1)
Sam Irving (65)
Alex Jackson (37)
William Jackson (14)
Tommy Law (115)
Peter McKenna (9)
Bobby McNeil (1)
Jack Meredith (22)
Harold Miller (57)
Sam Millington (124)
George Mills (24)
Leslie Odell (37)
George Pearson (103)
John Priestley (22)
Johnnie Rankin (9)
George Rodger (1)
Willie Russell (35)
Arthur Sales (1)
George Smith (89)
Albert Thain (51)
Jimmy Thompson (33)
Bob Turnbull (12)
Reg Weaver (12)
Harry Wilding (16)
Billy Williams (2)
Andy Wilson (96)
Victor Woodley (6)