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Chelsea FC Profile: Bill Cartwright

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Full Name: William Cartwright

Born: Tuesday, 24th June 1884
Place of birth: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
Died: Tuesday, 13th July 1971 (aged 87)
Place of death: Repton, Derbyshire, England
Burial: Buried - Stapenhill Cemetery, Burton upon Trent, East Staffordshire Borough, Staffordshire, England - Section F2 Grave 14831

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1908 to 1913

Playing Career:

Gainsborough Trinity
Chelsea (May 1908 to Jul 1913) - cost: unknown
Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 12th September 1908, Chelsea 4 - 1 Bury

Age on debut: 24 years 2 months 19 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 26th April 1913, Chelsea 5 - 2 Notts County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1908 / 09 12000012
1909 / 10 24200026
1910 / 11 500005
1911 / 12 100001
1912 / 13 200002


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. Bill Cartwright made 46 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Sep 1908Chelsea41Bury50,000 match won
League19th Sep 1908Sheffield United13Chelsea15,000 match won
League21st Sep 1908Chelsea21Nottingham Forest20,000 match won
League26th Sep 1908Chelsea02Aston Villa40,000 match lost
League3rd Oct 1908Nottingham Forest21Chelsea18,000 match lost
League10th Oct 1908Chelsea20Sunderland35,000 match won
League31st Oct 1908Chelsea11Bradford City30,000 match drawn
League12th Dec 1908Chelsea12Newcastle United25,000 match lost
League19th Dec 1908Bristol City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League3rd Apr 1909Woolwich Arsenal00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League10th Apr 1909Chelsea32Notts County30,000 match won
League29th Apr 1909Chelsea10Leicester Fosse10,000 match won
League16th Oct 1909Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League23rd Oct 1909Chelsea01Nottingham Forest30,000 match lost
League27th Oct 1909Chelsea20Preston North End25,000 match won
League30th Oct 1909Sunderland40Chelsea10,000 match lost
League4th Dec 1909Chelsea41Bristol City20,000 match won
League11th Dec 1909Bury42Chelsea5,000 match lost
League18th Dec 1909Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur40,000 match won
League25th Dec 1909Notts County21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League27th Dec 1909Chelsea21Newcastle United70,000 match won
League1st Jan 1910Newcastle United10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League8th Jan 1910Liverpool51Chelsea25,000 match lost
League10th Jan 1910Preston North End20Chelsea9,000 match lost
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1910Chelsea21Hull City34,700 match won
League22nd Jan 1910Chelsea00Aston Villa30,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1910Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur31,776 match lost
League12th Feb 1910Bolton Wanderers52Chelsea8,000 match lost
League19th Feb 1910Chelsea21Middlesbrough20,000 match won
League26th Feb 1910Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers30,000 match won
League5th Mar 1910Nottingham Forest00Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League7th Mar 1910Sheffield United00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League12th Mar 1910Chelsea14Sunderland15,000 match lost
League19th Mar 1910Everton22Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League26th Mar 1910Chelsea11Manchester United25,000 match drawn
League16th Apr 1910Bristol City10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1910Chelsea20Bury35,000 match won
League30th Apr 1910Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,000 match lost
League27th Dec 1910Chelsea20Stockport County30,000 match won
League31st Dec 1910Chelsea32Derby County32,000 match won
League2nd Jan 1911Stockport County22Chelsea5,000 match drawn
League7th Jan 1911Barnsley32Chelsea7,000 match lost
League26th Apr 1911Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea35,000 match lost
League27th Apr 1912Chelsea10Bradford Park Avenue40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1912Manchester United42Chelsea25,000 match lost
League26th Apr 1913Chelsea52Notts County20,000 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1908 / 09 1
1910 / 11 3
1911 / 12 2
1912 / 13 4

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Bill Cartwright made 10 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
London Prof. Charity Fund7th Dec 1908Chelsea01Woolwich Arsenal6,000 match lost
Friendly17th Aug 1910Chelsea32Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly20th Aug 1910Chelsea23Chelseaunknown match won
Friendly25th Aug 1910Chelsea30Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly19th Aug 1911Chelsea00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Friendly26th Aug 1911Chelsea32Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly19th Aug 1912Chelsea33Chelseaunknown match drawn
Friendly24th Aug 1912Chelsea52Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly29th Aug 1912Chelsea11Chelseaunknown match drawn
London Challenge Cup23rd Sep 1912Dulwich Hamlet03Chelseaunknown match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1908 / 09 17
1909 / 10 11
1910 / 11 31
1911 / 12 33
1912 / 13 30

Non-First-Team Goals

1908 / 09 1
1911 / 12 1

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Bill Cartwright made 122 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League2nd Sep 1908Swindon Town12Chelsea2,500 match won
Reserve League7th Sep 1908Chelsea10Fulham4,000 match won
Reserve League14th Sep 1908Fulham30Chelsea3,500 match lost
Reserve League14th Nov 1908Luton Town10Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League28th Nov 1908Maidstone United21Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League5th Dec 1908Chelsea21Leytonunknown match won
Reserve League23rd Jan 1909Sittingbourne01Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League30th Jan 1909Chelsea40Tottenham Hotspurunknown match won scored 1 goal
Reserve League13th Feb 1909Chelsea11Southend Unitedunknown match drawn
Reserve League20th Feb 1909Chelsea20Sittingbourneunknown match won
Reserve League27th Feb 1909Norwich City11Chelsea2,307 match drawn
Reserve League6th Mar 1909Chelsea00Croydon Commonunknown match drawn
Reserve League8th Mar 1909Chelsea60Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League20th Mar 1909Chelsea30Luton Townunknown match won
Reserve League22nd Mar 1909Chelsea20Hastings & St Leonards Unitedunknown match won
Reserve League27th Mar 1909Queens Park Rangers14Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League22nd Apr 1909Chelsea61West Ham Unitedunknown match won
Reserve League2nd Sep 1909Fulham35Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League8th Sep 1909Chelsea52Woolwich Arsenal2,000 match won
Reserve League27th Sep 1909West Ham United11Chelsea2,000 match drawn
Reserve League29th Sep 1909Chelsea15Fulhamunknown match lost
Reserve League4th Oct 1909Chelsea51Millwall Athleticunknown match won
Reserve League9th Oct 1909Chelsea41Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League6th Nov 1909Deptford Invicta03Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League10th Nov 1909Chelsea20Clapton Orientunknown match won
Reserve League13th Nov 1909Chelsea21Luton Townunknown match won
Reserve League15th Nov 1909Leyton22Chelsea300 match drawn
Reserve League27th Nov 1909Chelsea12Southend Unitedunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Sep 1910West Ham United41Chelsea3,000 match lost
Reserve League3rd Sep 1910Chelsea12Queens Park Rangersunknown match lost
Reserve League15th Sep 1910Chelsea11Woolwich Arsenalunknown match drawn
Reserve League12th Oct 1910Watford14Chelsea400 match won
Reserve League15th Oct 1910Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
Reserve League17th Oct 1910Fulham14Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League22nd Oct 1910Chelsea40Bristol Cityunknown match won
Reserve League24th Oct 1910Chelsea62Watford600 match won
Reserve League29th Oct 1910Luton Town14Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League31st Oct 1910Chelsea30Clapton Orient3,000 match won
Reserve League5th Nov 1910Chelsea31Norwich City2,000 match won
Reserve League12th Nov 1910Tunbridge Wells Rangers04Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League21st Nov 1910Chelsea20Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League26th Nov 1910Norwich City01Chelsea3,000 match won
Reserve League28th Nov 1910Clapton Orient14Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League10th Dec 1910Wood Green Town08Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League17th Dec 1910Chelsea30Barnet Alston Works5,000 match won
Reserve League26th Dec 1910Chelsea13West Ham United3,000 match lost
Reserve League13th Feb 1911Chelsea00Crystal Palaceunknown match drawn
Reserve League18th Feb 1911Chelsea60Coventry Cityunknown match won
Reserve League25th Feb 1911Peterborough City02Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League4th Mar 1911Chelsea20Peterborough Cityunknown match won
Reserve League18th Mar 1911Chelsea10Reading2,000 match won
Friendly27th Mar 1911Queens Park Rangers10Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Apr 1911Chelsea22Northampton Town2,000 match drawn
Reserve League5th Apr 1911Chelsea54Leytonunknown match won
Reserve League8th Apr 1911Reading12Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League12th Apr 1911Croydon Common00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League15th Apr 1911Chelsea41Brighton And Hove Albion5,000 match won
Reserve League22nd Apr 1911Coventry City01Chelsea1,500 match won
Reserve League24th Apr 1911Chelsea10Fulhamunknown match won
Reserve League25th Sep 1911Leyton11Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League7th Oct 1911Chelsea11West Ham Unitedunknown match drawn
Reserve League14th Oct 1911Coventry City02Chelsea4,324 match won
Reserve League21st Oct 1911Chelsea60Fulhamunknown match won
Reserve League30th Oct 1911Chelsea10Northampton Townunknown match won
Reserve League4th Nov 1911Bristol City00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup8th Nov 1911Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspurunknown match won
Reserve League13th Nov 1911Chelsea30Watford2,000 match won
Reserve League18th Nov 1911Norwich City33Chelsea3,000 match drawn
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup20th Nov 1911Chelsea20Clapton Orientunknown match won
Reserve League25th Nov 1911Chelsea30Peterborough Cityunknown match won
Reserve League27th Nov 1911Chelsea20Leytonunknown match won
Reserve League2nd Dec 1911Reading04Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League9th Dec 1911Chelsea23Southend Unitedunknown match lost
Reserve League23rd Dec 1911Chelsea22Croydon Commonunknown match drawn
Reserve League26th Dec 1911Peterborough City01Chelsea3,000 match won
Reserve League30th Dec 1911Chelsea01Brighton And Hove Albionunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Jan 1912Chelsea21Clapton Orientunknown match won
Friendly6th Jan 1912Grays Athletic13Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League20th Jan 1912Chelsea40Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League27th Jan 1912Northampton Town12Chelsea2,000 match won
Reserve League17th Feb 1912Chelsea22Coventry City3,000 match drawn
Reserve League24th Feb 1912Swindon Town02Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League4th Mar 1912Chelsea51Norwich Cityunknown match won
Reserve League9th Mar 1912Chelsea30Bristol City7,000 match won
Friendly23rd Mar 1912Chelsea51City of Westminsterunknown match won
Reserve League6th Apr 1912Chelsea40Readingunknown match won
Reserve League8th Apr 1912Chelsea51Tottenham Hotspur10,000 match won
Friendly13th Apr 1912St. Leonard's Amateur32Chelseaunknown match lost scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
Reserve League17th Apr 1912Croydon Common01Chelseaunknown match won
Friendly18th Apr 1912Peterborough City11Chelseaunknown match drawn
Friendly25th Apr 1912Chelsea24Fulham2,000 match lost
Friendly30th Apr 1912Chelsea80Peterborough Cityunknown match won
Reserve League2nd Sep 1912Chelsea32Brighton And Hove Albionunknown match won
Reserve League7th Sep 1912Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspurunknown match lost
Reserve League14th Sep 1912Queens Park Rangers01Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League16th Sep 1912Chelsea50Watfordunknown match won
Reserve League21st Sep 1912Norwich City01Chelsea4,000 match won
Reserve League25th Sep 1912Watford31Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League28th Sep 1912West Ham United12Chelsea4,000 match won
Reserve League5th Oct 1912Woolwich Arsenal21Chelsea5,000 match lost
Reserve League12th Oct 1912Chelsea50Queens Park Rangersunknown match won
Reserve League14th Oct 1912Chelsea41Portsmouthunknown match won
Reserve League19th Oct 1912Fulham00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup11th Nov 1912Chelsea21Queens Park Rangersunknown match won
Reserve League16th Nov 1912Brentford18Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League23rd Nov 1912Chelsea100Northampton Townunknown match won
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup28th Nov 1912Chelsea21Fulham4,000 match won
Reserve League7th Dec 1912Chelsea30Readingunknown match won
Reserve League21st Dec 1912Chelsea40Brentford5,000 match won
Reserve League4th Jan 1913Chelsea21Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League18th Jan 1913Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
Reserve League8th Feb 1913Chelsea20Woolwich Arsenalunknown match won
Friendly8th Mar 1913Chelsea50Gillinghamunknown match won
Reserve League15th Mar 1913Bristol City13Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League21st Mar 1913Tunbridge Wells Rangers02Chelsea2,000 match won
Reserve League22nd Mar 1913Chelsea31Fulhamunknown match won
Reserve League24th Mar 1913Peterborough City31Chelsea4,000 match lost
Reserve League31st Mar 1913Chelsea30Croydon Commonunknown match won
Reserve League5th Apr 1913Portsmouth00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League9th Apr 1913Reading10Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League14th Apr 1913Chelsea40Clapton Orient3,000 match won
Reserve League17th Apr 1913Chelsea100Tunbridge Wells Rangersunknown match won

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Chelsea FC Player Bill Cartwright

Games Won: 18
Win Percentage: 39.13%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 46 appearances, Bill Cartwright played alongside the following 48 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (19)
Ted Birnie (14)
Joe Bradshaw (6)
Billy Brawn (25)
Ron Brebner (1)
Billy Bridgeman (10)
Billy Brown (1)
John Brown (1)
Jack Cameron (23)
George Dodd (1)
Hugh Dolby (1)
Angus Douglas (19)
Sam Downing (35)
Norrie Fairgray (4)
Harry Ford (2)
Charlie Freeman (11)
Jack Harrow (1)
George Hilsdon (29)
Arthur Holden (9)
Percy Humphreys (13)
George Hunter (1)
Evan Jones (12)
George Kennedy (3)
George Key (3)
Ken Mackenzie (1)
Tommy Mair (5)
English McConnell (4)
Marshall McEwan (7)
Bob McRoberts (7)
James Molyneux (7)
Andrew Ormiston (20)
Edward Reilly (1)
Arthur Robinson (1)
Fred Rouse (3)
James Saunders (2)
Jimmy Sharp (2)
Philip Smith (1)
Frederick Taylor (24)
Bob Thomson (1)
Jimmy Turnbull (1)
Joseph Walton (2)
Ben Warren (20)
Jack Whitley (35)
Bob Whittingham (10)
Arthur Wileman (6)
Ernest Williams (8)
Jimmy Windridge (29)
Vivian Woodward (19)