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Chelsea FC Profile: James Craigie

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Full Name: James Melville Craigie

Born: Friday, 10th October 1879
Place of birth: Errol, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: Thursday, 25th January 1917 (aged 37)
Place of death: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Burial: Buried - West Cemetery, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Section D, Lair 65

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1905 to 1907

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Aug 1905 to Jun 1907) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th October 1905, Chelsea 6 - 1 First Grenadier Guards

Age on debut: 25 years 11 months 27 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 18th November 1905, Crystal Palace 7 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 020002


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. James Craigie made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won
F.A. Cup18th Nov 1905Crystal Palace71Chelsea3,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

James died at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow. He died intestate and probate was granted to his father, James senior.

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Chelsea FC Player James Craigie

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 50%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 2 appearances, James Craigie played alongside the following 16 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Michael Byrne (1)
Charles Donaghy (1)
William Foulke (1)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (1)
George Key (1)
Jack Kirwan (1)
Bob Mackie (1)
Tommy Miller (2)
Martin Moran (1)
Francis O'Hara (2)
Jacky Robertson (2)
James Robertson (2)
Walter Toomer (1)
Jimmy Windridge (1)
Fred Wolff (1)