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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy Argue

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Full Name: James Argue

Born: Sunday, 26th November 1911
Place of birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Tuesday, 11th April 1978 (aged 66)
Place of death: Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Burial: Buried - Section 5, Campsie Cemetery, Lennoxtown

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1933 to 1947

Playing Career:

St. Roch's Juniors
Birmingham City
Chelsea (Dec 1933 to Jul 1947) - Free Transfer
Shrewsbury Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 9th December 1933, Chelsea 1 - 2 Manchester City

Age on debut: 22 years 0 months 13 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 5th November 1938, Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Chelsea

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 7th September 1946, Liverpool 7 - 4 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1933 / 34 100001
1934 / 35 27200029
1935 / 36 900009
1936 / 37 32200034
1937 / 38 21000021
1938 / 39 27300030
1946 / 47 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1934 / 35 510006
1935 / 36 200002
1936 / 37 610007
1937 / 38 900009
1938 / 39 7300010
1946 / 47 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. Jimmy Argue made 125 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Dec 1933Chelsea12Manchester City18,048 match lost
League10th Nov 1934Chelsea23West Bromwich Albion18,362 match lost
League17th Nov 1934Blackburn Rovers12Chelsea10,781 match won
League24th Nov 1934Chelsea25Arsenal43,419 match lost
League1st Dec 1934Portsmouth11Chelsea18,076 match drawn
League8th Dec 1934Chelsea41Liverpool29,005 match won
League15th Dec 1934Manchester City20Chelsea28,797 match lost
League22nd Dec 1934Chelsea21Middlesbrough23,724 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1934Chelsea20Aston Villa46,746 match won
League26th Dec 1934Aston Villa03Chelsea52,886 match won
League29th Dec 1934Chelsea11Derby County50,687 match drawn scored 1 goal
League5th Jan 1935Leicester City10Chelsea14,593 match lost
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1935Chelsea11Luton Town46,492 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1935Luton Town20Chelsea23,041 match lost
League19th Jan 1935Chelsea22Sunderland37,096 match drawn
League30th Jan 1935Tottenham Hotspur13Chelsea28,121 match won
League2nd Feb 1935Chelsea00Preston North End31,994 match drawn
League9th Feb 1935Grimsby Town31Chelsea12,442 match lost
League20th Feb 1935Chelsea30Everton11,701 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Feb 1935Huddersfield Town30Chelsea13,593 match lost
League6th Mar 1935Chelsea22Birmingham13,016 match drawn
League9th Mar 1935Stoke City01Chelsea13,186 match won
League16th Mar 1935Chelsea71Leeds United35,698 match won
League23rd Mar 1935West Bromwich Albion22Chelsea13,721 match drawn scored 1 goal
League30th Mar 1935Chelsea42Blackburn Rovers34,470 match won
League6th Apr 1935Arsenal22Chelsea54,020 match drawn
League13th Apr 1935Chelsea11Portsmouth44,787 match drawn
League19th Apr 1935Chelsea42Wolverhampton Wanderers44,636 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Apr 1935Liverpool60Chelsea14,297 match lost
League22nd Apr 1935Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea32,703 match lost sent off
League14th Sep 1935Chelsea10Leeds United35,720 match won
League16th Sep 1935Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea14,610 match lost
League21st Sep 1935West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea17,183 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Oct 1935Chelsea11Arsenal82,905 match drawn
League19th Oct 1935Everton51Chelsea18,934 match lost
League4th Mar 1936Middlesbrough41Chelsea7,968 match lost
League11th Mar 1936Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion13,225 match drawn
League21st Mar 1936Chelsea10Aston Villa48,761 match won
League28th Mar 1936Brentford21Chelsea34,986 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Sep 1936Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,671 match won
League3rd Oct 1936Chelsea11Portsmouth45,735 match drawn
League10th Oct 1936Preston North End10Chelsea20,040 match lost
League17th Oct 1936Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday34,488 match drawn
League24th Oct 1936Manchester United00Chelsea29,854 match drawn
League31st Oct 1936Chelsea11Derby County15,529 match drawn scored 1 goal
League7th Nov 1936Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea16,510 match won
League14th Nov 1936Chelsea13Sunderland48,901 match lost
League21st Nov 1936Huddersfield Town42Chelsea12,382 match lost
League28th Nov 1936Chelsea40Everton31,623 match won
League5th Dec 1936Bolton Wanderers21Chelsea13,439 match lost
League12th Dec 1936Chelsea21Brentford51,079 match won
League19th Dec 1936Arsenal41Chelsea49,917 match lost
League25th Dec 1936Stoke City20Chelsea24,897 match lost
League26th Dec 1936Chelsea21Leeds United27,761 match won
League28th Dec 1936Chelsea10Stoke City16,675 match won
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1937Chelsea40Leeds United34,859 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Jan 1937West Bromwich Albion20Chelsea9,642 match lost
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1937Millwall30Chelsea41,503 match lost
League3rd Feb 1937Chelsea44Manchester City11,620 match drawn
League6th Feb 1937Portsmouth41Chelsea16,447 match lost
League13th Feb 1937Chelsea00Preston North End27,465 match drawn
League20th Feb 1937Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea16,052 match drawn
League27th Feb 1937Chelsea42Manchester United16,382 match won scored 2 goals
League6th Mar 1937Derby County11Chelsea15,010 match drawn scored 1 goal
League13th Mar 1937Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers34,078 match lost
League20th Mar 1937Sunderland23Chelsea21,825 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Mar 1937Chelsea30Charlton Athletic64,463 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Mar 1937Chelsea00Huddersfield Town31,384 match drawn
League29th Mar 1937Charlton Athletic10Chelsea45,860 match lost
League10th Apr 1937Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers23,271 match lost
League17th Apr 1937Brentford10Chelsea22,042 match lost
League24th Apr 1937Chelsea20Arsenal53,325 match won
League1st May 1937Liverpool11Chelsea8,278 match drawn
League28th Aug 1937Chelsea61Liverpool41,553 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League1st Sep 1937Leeds United20Chelsea18,858 match lost Captain
League4th Sep 1937West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea23,097 match lost Captain
League8th Sep 1937Chelsea41Leeds United17,300 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League15th Sep 1937Chelsea10Grimsby Town15,617 match won Captain
League18th Sep 1937Middlesbrough43Chelsea19,631 match lost Captain
League25th Sep 1937Chelsea21Stoke City38,504 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League2nd Oct 1937Portsmouth24Chelsea25,233 match won Captain
League9th Oct 1937Chelsea22Arsenal75,952 match drawn Captainscored 1 goal
League16th Oct 1937Blackpool02Chelsea23,974 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League23rd Oct 1937Chelsea21Brentford56,810 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League30th Oct 1937Bolton Wanderers55Chelsea22,293 match drawn Captainscored 3 goals
League6th Nov 1937Chelsea00Sunderland50,554 match drawn Captain
League13th Nov 1937Everton41Chelsea29,930 match lost Captain
League20th Nov 1937Chelsea22Manchester City40,197 match drawn Captain
League27th Nov 1937Leicester City10Chelsea18,883 match lost Captain
League4th Dec 1937Chelsea31Huddersfield Town31,475 match won Captain
League15th Jan 1938Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion20,378 match drawn Captain
League22nd Jan 1938Birmingham11Chelsea18,480 match drawn Captain
League29th Jan 1938Chelsea01Middlesbrough27,081 match lost Captain
League5th Feb 1938Stoke City21Chelsea22,693 match lost Captain
League27th Aug 1938Liverpool21Chelsea33,868 match lost
League8th Oct 1938Blackpool51Chelsea24,878 match lost
League15th Oct 1938Chelsea42Arsenal64,443 match won
League22nd Oct 1938Brentford10Chelsea31,425 match lost
League29th Oct 1938Chelsea02Derby County37,919 match lost
League5th Nov 1938Grimsby Town21Chelsea11,461 match lost Captain
League12th Nov 1938Chelsea40Sunderland37,103 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Nov 1938Aston Villa62Chelsea41,678 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Nov 1938Chelsea13Wolverhampton Wanderers32,456 match lost
League27th Dec 1938Chelsea22Leeds United32,692 match drawn
League31st Dec 1938Leicester City32Chelsea13,180 match lost scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1939Chelsea21Arsenal58,095 match won scored 2 goals
League14th Jan 1939Chelsea42Middlesbrough26,750 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup21st Jan 1939Chelsea30Fulham69,987 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Jan 1939Chelsea01Manchester United31,265 match lost
League4th Feb 1939Stoke City61Chelsea25,205 match lost
F.A. Cup11th Feb 1939Chelsea11Sheffield Wednesday60,920 match drawn
League18th Feb 1939Arsenal10Chelsea54,510 match lost
League8th Mar 1939Derby County01Chelsea6,697 match won
League11th Mar 1939Chelsea51Grimsby Town17,102 match won
League15th Mar 1939Chelsea11Blackpool12,971 match drawn
League18th Mar 1939Sunderland32Chelsea10,954 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Mar 1939Chelsea21Aston Villa31,255 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Apr 1939Wolverhampton Wanderers20Chelsea28,747 match lost
League7th Apr 1939Charlton Athletic20Chelsea29,014 match lost
League8th Apr 1939Chelsea02Everton51,481 match lost
League10th Apr 1939Chelsea13Charlton Athletic27,070 match lost Captain
League15th Apr 1939Huddersfield Town31Chelsea11,731 match lost
League22nd Apr 1939Chelsea10Portsmouth28,744 match won
League6th May 1939Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers18,232 match drawn
League7th Sep 1946Liverpool74Chelsea49,995 match lost scored 1 goal

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Argue

Games Won: 42
Win Percentage: 33.6%
Starts as Captain: 23
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 125 appearances, Jimmy Argue played alongside the following 52 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

David Alexander (1)
Len Allum (39)
Joe Bambrick (32)
George Barber (109)
Ned Barkas (7)
Bill Barraclough (46)
Sid Bidewell (1)
Peter Buchanan (23)
Harry Burgess (79)
Alec Cheyne (1)
Wilf Chitty (19)
James Copeland (1)
Allan Craig (79)
Murdoch Dickie (1)
Len Dolding (1)
Dickie Foss (7)
George Gibson (33)
Ray Goddard (1)
Len Goulden (1)
Bob Gregg (6)
Bob Griffiths (22)
Alf Hanson (25)
John Harris (1)
Jack Horton (5)
Jock Hutcheson (6)
Johnny Jackson (36)
Tommy Law (7)
Tommy Lawton (1)
Fred Lewis (1)
Bob MacAulay (27)
Alex Machin (1)
Jack Mayes (6)
Harold Miller (54)
George Mills (71)
Billy Mitchell (58)
Peter O'Dowd (1)
John O'Hare (63)
Eric Oakton (14)
Leslie Odell (6)
Joe Payne (21)
Tommy Priestley (1)
Ernest Reid (1)
Bill Robertson (1)
Willie Russell (3)
Bob Salmond (22)
Jack Sherborne (1)
Doug Smale (7)
Jack Smith (23)
Dick Spence (109)
Sam Weaver (80)
Danny Winter (1)
Victor Woodley (88)