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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy D'Arcy

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Full Name: Seamus Donal D'Arcy

Born: Wednesday, 14th December 1921
Place of birth: Newry, Northern Ireland
Height: 6'
Died: Friday, 22nd February 1985 (aged 63)
Place of death: Sudbury Hill, Middlesex, England
Burial: Buried - Harrow Weald Cemetery, Stanmore, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England - Plot G166a

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1951 to 1952

Playing Career:

Charlton Athletic
Chelsea (Oct 1951 to Oct 1952) - cost: £6,000

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 27th October 1951, Chelsea 1 - 3 Bolton Wanderers

Age on debut: 29 years 10 months 13 days

Last Appearance: Wednesday, 27th August 1952, Chelsea 1 - 1 Derby County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1951 / 52 21800029
1952 / 53 200002


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1951 / 52 12100013

* 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 D'Arcy made 31 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Oct 1951Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers45,287 match lost
League3rd Nov 1951Stoke City12Chelsea26,121 match won
League10th Nov 1951Chelsea42Manchester United48,960 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Nov 1951Tottenham Hotspur32Chelsea48,985 match lost
League24th Nov 1951Chelsea00Preston North End43,873 match drawn
League1st Dec 1951Burnley11Chelsea21,773 match drawn
League8th Dec 1951Chelsea10Charlton Athletic38,343 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Dec 1951Chelsea21Blackpool38,912 match won scored 2 goals
League22nd Dec 1951Liverpool11Chelsea26,459 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1951Chelsea03Manchester City34,850 match lost
League29th Dec 1951Chelsea11Portsmouth43,389 match drawn
League5th Jan 1952Fulham12Chelsea43,880 match won
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1952Chelsea22Chester City42,954 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1952Chester City23Chelsea20,500 match won
League19th Jan 1952Huddersfield Town10Chelsea19,315 match lost
League26th Jan 1952Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers40,586 match lost
League16th Feb 1952Chelsea50Middlesbrough37,805 match won scored 3 goals
F.A. Cup23rd Feb 1952Leeds United11Chelsea52,328 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1952Chelsea11Leeds United60,840 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 1952Leeds United15Chelsea30,504 match won
F.A. Cup8th Mar 1952Sheffield United01Chelsea43,677 match won
League12th Mar 1952Chelsea10Newcastle United42,948 match won
League15th Mar 1952Bolton Wanderers30Chelsea31,448 match lost
League22nd Mar 1952Chelsea10Stoke City36,880 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup5th Apr 1952Arsenal11Chelsea68,084 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Apr 1952Arsenal30Chelsea57,450 match lost
League19th Apr 1952Chelsea41Burnley26,349 match won scored 2 goals
League21st Apr 1952Manchester United30Chelsea37,434 match lost
League3rd May 1952Derby County11Chelsea8,582 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1952Manchester United20Chelsea43,629 match lost
League27th Aug 1952Chelsea11Derby County34,467 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Jimmy passed away at Northwick Park Hospital

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy D'Arcy

Games Won: 12
Win Percentage: 38.71%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 31 appearances, Jimmy D'Arcy played alongside the following 21 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jack Allister (2)
Ken Armstrong (29)
Sidney Bathgate (23)
Roy Bentley (30)
Bobby Campbell (18)
Bill Dickson (28)
Billy Gray (31)
John Harris (27)
Benny Jones (2)
Phil McKnight (2)
John McNichol (2)
Frank Mitchell (3)
Ralph Oelofse (2)
Eric Parsons (5)
Bill Robertson (31)
Jack Saunders (2)
Bobby Smith (22)
James Smith (10)
Sid Tickridge (28)
Peter Tuck (2)
Stan Willemse (11)