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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy Armstrong

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Full Name: James William Armstrong

Born: Friday, 6th September 1901
Place of birth: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Monday, 1st August 1977 (aged 75)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1922 to 1928

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jan 1922 to Dec 1928) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 23rd December 1922, Tottenham Hotspur 3 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 21 years 3 months 17 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 26th December 1925, Chelsea 2 - 3 Blackpool


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1922 / 23 14200016
1923 / 24 13100014
1924 / 25 100001
1925 / 26 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1922 / 23 710008
1923 / 24 200002

* 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 Armstrong made 32 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League23rd Dec 1922Tottenham Hotspur31Chelsea40,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1922Chelsea22Nottingham Forest35,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1922Nottingham Forest04Chelsea20,000 match won scored 2 goals
League30th Dec 1922Chelsea00Liverpool40,000 match drawn
League6th Jan 1923Liverpool10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1923Chelsea10Rotherham County30,500 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Jan 1923Chelsea30Newcastle United27,000 match won scored 2 goals
League27th Jan 1923Newcastle United00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1923Chelsea00Southampton67,105 match drawn
League14th Feb 1923Chelsea31Everton20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Feb 1923Chelsea00Arsenal45,000 match drawn
League24th Feb 1923Arsenal31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League30th Mar 1923Aston Villa10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1923Manchester City30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League2nd Apr 1923Chelsea11Aston Villa30,000 match drawn
League7th Apr 1923Chelsea11Manchester City30,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League20th Oct 1923Chelsea00West Ham United50,000 match drawn
League27th Oct 1923West Ham United20Chelsea26,000 match lost
League17th Nov 1923Middlesbrough20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League24th Nov 1923Chelsea20Middlesbrough18,000 match won
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1924Southampton20Chelsea18,415 match lost
League19th Jan 1924Huddersfield Town01Chelsea25,000 match won
League26th Jan 1924Chelsea01Huddersfield Town36,000 match lost
League9th Feb 1924Chelsea06Notts County15,000 match lost
League16th Feb 1924Everton20Chelsea25,000 match lost
League23rd Feb 1924Chelsea11Everton30,000 match drawn
League18th Apr 1924Chelsea21Liverpool35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Apr 1924Chelsea10Newcastle United30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Apr 1924Chelsea41Sunderland24,000 match won
League30th Apr 1924Chelsea31Manchester City40,000 match won
League1st Apr 1925Crystal Palace10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1925Chelsea23Blackpool49,707 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Armstrong

Games Won: 10
Win Percentage: 31.25%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 32 appearances, Jimmy Armstrong played alongside the following 30 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Benjamin Howard Baker (5)
Fred Barrett (1)
Dr John Barr Bell (3)
Walter Bennett (1)
Willie Brown (4)
David Cameron (14)
Sid Castle (8)
Jackie Crawford (6)
Bernard Duffy (1)
Willie Ferguson (14)
Harry Ford (16)
James Frew (12)
Colin Hampton (21)
Jack Harrow (31)
William Haywood (1)
Fred Linfoot (12)
Wilson Marsh (5)
Peter McKenna (1)
Bobby McNeil (28)
Tommy Meehan (23)
Harold Miller (10)
John Priestley (30)
George Rodgers (2)
Buchanan Sharp (9)
George Smith (32)
Albert Thain (3)
Bob Turnbull (1)
William Whitton (2)
Harry Wilding (17)
Andy Wilson (7)