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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bob Whittingham

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Full Name: Robert Whittingham

Born: Saturday, 8th December 1888
Place of Birth: Goldenhill, England
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Wednesday, 9th June 1926

Playing Career:

Bradford City
Chelsea (Apr 1910 to Sep 1919) - cost: £1,300
Stoke City

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 16th April 1910, Bristol City 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 21 years 4 months 8 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 1st March 1913, Chelsea 2 - 1 Manchester City

Last Appearance: Saturday, 20th September 1919, Newcastle United 3 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 300003
1910 / 11 38500043
1911 / 12 32200034
1912 / 13 20300023
1913 / 14 20000020
1919 / 20 600006


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 100001
1910 / 11 30500035
1911 / 12 26000026
1912 / 13 7500012
1913 / 14 600006
1919 / 20 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. Bob Whittingham made 129 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League16th Apr 1910Bristol City10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1910Chelsea20Bury35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Apr 1910Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,000 match lost
League3rd Sep 1910Derby County14Chelsea12,000 match won
League10th Sep 1910Chelsea31Barnsley21,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Sep 1910Leicester Fosse10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League24th Sep 1910Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers29,000 match won scored 2 goals
League1st Oct 1910Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers25,000 match won scored 2 goals
League8th Oct 1910Clapton Orient00Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League15th Oct 1910Chelsea00Blackpool30,000 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1910Glossop21Chelsea7,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1910Chelsea70Lincoln City25,000 match won scored 2 goals
League12th Nov 1910Chelsea22Birmingham17,000 match drawn scored 2 goals
League19th Nov 1910West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea21,305 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Nov 1910Chelsea20Hull City17,000 match won scored 2 goals
League3rd Dec 1910Fulham10Chelsea35,000 match lost
League10th Dec 1910Chelsea30Bradford Park Avenue14,000 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Dec 1910Burnley11Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1910Chelsea30Gainsborough Trinity16,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1910Leeds City33Chelsea18,000 match drawn
League27th Dec 1910Chelsea20Stockport County30,000 match won scored 2 goals
League31st Dec 1910Chelsea32Derby County32,000 match won scored 2 goals
League2nd Jan 1911Stockport County22Chelsea5,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th Jan 1911Barnsley32Chelsea7,000 match lost
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1911Chelsea00Leyton19,167 match drawn
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1911Leyton02Chelsea14,000 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Jan 1911Chelsea20Leicester Fosse18,000 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Jan 1911Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea16,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1911Chesterfield Town14Chelsea28,400 match won scored 2 goals (1 Pen)
League11th Feb 1911Chelsea10Clapton Orient41,000 match won
League18th Feb 1911Blackpool02Chelsea6,000 match won
League4th Mar 1911Lincoln City00Chelsea4,000 match drawn
League6th Mar 1911Chelsea20Glossop12,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup11th Mar 1911Chelsea31Swindon Town77,952 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Mar 1911Birmingham21Chelsea25,000 match lost
League20th Mar 1911Chelsea20Huddersfield Town12,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup25th Mar 1911Newcastle United30Chelsea34,000 match lost
League29th Mar 1911Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion12,600 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Apr 1911Hull City11Chelsea12,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Apr 1911Chelsea20Fulham45,000 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Apr 1911Chelsea41Leeds City35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1911Bradford Park Avenue21Chelsea15,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League18th Apr 1911Huddersfield Town31Chelsea9,000 match lost
League22nd Apr 1911Chelsea30Burnley36,000 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Apr 1911Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea35,000 match lost
League29th Apr 1911Gainsborough Trinity31Chelsea7,000 match lost
League2nd Sep 1911Chelsea00Stockport County28,000 match drawn
League11th Sep 1911Chelsea10Derby County20,000 match won
League30th Sep 1911Chelsea10Gainsborough Trinity30,000 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League14th Oct 1911Chelsea20Nottingham Forest24,000 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Oct 1911Burnley22Chelsea12,000 match drawn
League28th Oct 1911Clapton Orient14Chelsea25,000 match won scored 2 goals (1 Pen)
League4th Nov 1911Chelsea22Bristol City25,000 match drawn scored 2 goals
League11th Nov 1911Birmingham14Chelsea25,000 match won
League18th Nov 1911Chelsea31Huddersfield Town5,000 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League25th Nov 1911Blackpool10Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1911Chelsea10Glossop25,000 match won
League9th Dec 1911Hull City10Chelsea14,000 match lost
League16th Dec 1911Chelsea21Barnsley20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Dec 1911Bradford Park Avenue11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1911Fulham01Chelsea40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Dec 1911Stockport County01Chelsea7,000 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Jan 1912Chelsea42Leeds City10,000 match won
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1912Chelsea10Sheffield United34,400 match won
League20th Jan 1912Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea9,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League27th Jan 1912Chelsea21Leicester Fosse27,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1912Bradford City20Chelsea21,070 match lost
League10th Feb 1912Chelsea41Grimsby Town25,000 match won scored 2 goals (1 Pen)
League17th Feb 1912Nottingham Forest23Chelsea9,000 match won scored 3 goals
League24th Feb 1912Chelsea02Burnley30,000 match lost
League2nd Mar 1912Chelsea30Clapton Orient45,000 match won scored 3 goals
League9th Mar 1912Bristol City11Chelsea15,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1912Chelsea02Birmingham27,000 match lost
League20th Mar 1912Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea3,000 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Mar 1912Huddersfield Town13Chelsea13,000 match won scored 2 goals
League6th Apr 1912Glossop12Chelsea4,000 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League8th Apr 1912Derby County20Chelsea17,000 match lost
League13th Apr 1912Chelsea10Hull City35,000 match won
League25th Apr 1912Barnsley02Chelsea7,000 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Apr 1912Chelsea10Bradford Park Avenue40,000 match won
League5th Oct 1912Chelsea20Sunderland25,000 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Oct 1912Woolwich Arsenal01Chelsea22,000 match won
League19th Oct 1912Chelsea03Bradford City40,000 match lost
League26th Oct 1912Manchester City20Chelsea40,000 match lost
League2nd Nov 1912Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion35,100 match lost
League23rd Nov 1912Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League30th Nov 1912Chelsea31Derby County30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Dec 1912Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea36,771 match lost
League14th Dec 1912Chelsea23Middlesbrough35,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1912Manchester United42Chelsea25,000 match lost
League28th Dec 1912Chelsea23Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost
League4th Jan 1913Sheffield United33Chelsea7,000 match drawn scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1913Chelsea52Southend United14,569 match won scored 4 goals (2 Pen)
League18th Jan 1913Chelsea10Newcastle United50,000 match won
League25th Jan 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea18,000 match lost
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1913Chelsea11The Wednesday35,606 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1913The Wednesday60Chelsea35,860 match lost
League8th Feb 1913Sunderland40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League22nd Feb 1913Bradford City22Chelsea10,000 match drawn scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League1st Mar 1913Chelsea21Manchester City35,000 match won
League21st Mar 1913Chelsea12Aston Villa65,000 match lost
League22nd Mar 1913The Wednesday32Chelsea8,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League24th Mar 1913Liverpool12Chelsea25,000 match won
League6th Sep 1913Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur61,500 match lost
League8th Sep 1913Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion21,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League13th Sep 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea20,000 match lost
League27th Sep 1913Burnley61Chelsea30,000 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League4th Oct 1913Chelsea20Preston North End30,000 match won
League11th Oct 1913Newcastle United10Chelsea22,000 match lost
League18th Oct 1913Chelsea30Liverpool40,000 match won
League25th Oct 1913Aston Villa12Chelsea36,000 match won
League1st Nov 1913Chelsea32Middlesbrough40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Nov 1913Sheffield United32Chelsea14,000 match lost
League15th Nov 1913Chelsea21Derby County28,000 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Nov 1913Manchester City21Chelsea20,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Nov 1913Chelsea21Bradford City45,000 match won
League6th Dec 1913Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea10,000 match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League13th Dec 1913Chelsea11Sunderland30,000 match drawn
League20th Dec 1913Everton00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1913Chelsea21The Wednesday40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1913The Wednesday30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League27th Dec 1913Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea29,305 match won
League28th Feb 1914Chelsea03Aston Villa58,000 match lost
League30th Aug 1919Everton23Chelsea35,000 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League1st Sep 1919Chelsea20Sunderland50,000 match won
League6th Sep 1919Chelsea01Everton60,000 match lost
League10th Sep 1919Sunderland32Chelsea35,000 match lost
League13th Sep 1919Chelsea00Newcastle United12,000 match drawn
League20th Sep 1919Newcastle United30Chelsea40,000 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Bob Whittingham

Games Won: 63
Win Percentage: 48.84%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 129 appearances, Bob Whittingham played alongside the following 53 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Lawrence Abram (6)
Wally Bettridge (94)
Billy Brawn (13)
Ron Brebner (8)
Billy Bridgeman (68)
Harold Brittan (2)
Billy Brown (6)
John Brown (7)
Johnny Browning (3)
Robert Buchanan (3)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (33)
Jack Cameron (86)
Bill Cartwright (10)
Jimmy Croal (6)
George Dale (5)
Bill Dickie (3)
George Dodd (25)
Hugh Dolby (1)
Angus Douglas (67)
Sam Downing (81)
Norrie Fairgray (19)
Harry Ford (38)
Charlie Freeman (43)
Harold Halse (18)
Jack Harrow (26)
Jack Harwood (3)
Tom Hewitt (7)
George Hilsdon (38)
George Hunter (18)
George Johnson (4)
Evan Jones (3)
Tommy Logan (18)
Alexander MacFarlane (2)
Owen Marshall (10)
English McConnell (21)
Marshall McEwan (33)
Ken McKenzie (1)
Bobby McNeil (3)
Nils Middelboe (5)
James Molyneux (90)
Alec Ormiston (50)
William Read (4)
Jimmy Sharp (32)
Philip Smith (1)
Frederick Taylor (82)
Bob Thomson (27)
James Turnbull (12)
Andy Walker (6)
Ben Warren (42)
Jack Whitley (31)
Harry Wilding (6)
Jimmy Windridge (8)
Vivian Woodward (62)