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Chelsea FC Profile: Bobby Evans

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Full Name: Robert Evans

Born: Saturday, 16th July 1927
Place of birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 8 1/2"
Died: Saturday, 1st September 2001 (aged 74)
Burial: Cremated - Linn Crematorium, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1960 to 1961

Playing Career:

St. Anthony (Glasgow)
Chelsea (May 1960 to Jun 1961) - cost: £12,000
Newport County
Greenock Morton
Third Lanark
Raith Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 20th August 1960, Aston Villa 3 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 33 years 1 months 4 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 11th March 1961, Burnley 4 - 4 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1960 / 61 32140037


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1960 / 61 001001

* 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. Bobby Evans made 37 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League20th Aug 1960Aston Villa32Chelsea43,776 match lost
League24th Aug 1960Chelsea13Leicester City24,691 match lost
League27th Aug 1960Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers41,681 match drawn
League31st Aug 1960Leicester City13Chelsea21,087 match won
League3rd Sep 1960Bolton Wanderers41Chelsea21,609 match lost
League7th Sep 1960Chelsea52Blackburn Rovers23,224 match won
League10th Sep 1960Chelsea32West Ham United37,873 match won
League17th Sep 1960Fulham32Chelsea37,423 match lost
League19th Sep 1960Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea21,508 match lost
League24th Sep 1960Blackpool14Chelsea26,546 match won
League1st Oct 1960Chelsea33Everton31,457 match drawn
League Cup10th Oct 1960Millwall17Chelsea15,007 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Oct 1960Birmingham City10Chelsea23,337 match lost
League22nd Oct 1960Chelsea26Burnley29,080 match lost
League Cup24th Oct 1960Chelsea42Workington5,630 match won
League29th Oct 1960Preston North End02Chelsea14,174 match won
League5th Nov 1960Chelsea42Newcastle United30,489 match won
League12th Nov 1960Arsenal14Chelsea38,886 match won
League Cup16th Nov 1960Doncaster Rovers07Chelsea9,951 match won Captain
League19th Nov 1960Chelsea63Manchester City37,346 match won Captain
League26th Nov 1960Nottingham Forest21Chelsea22,121 match lost Captain
League3rd Dec 1960Chelsea71West Bromwich Albion19,568 match won
League10th Dec 1960Cardiff City21Chelsea21,840 match lost
League Cup14th Dec 1960Portsmouth10Chelsea13,054 match lost
League17th Dec 1960Chelsea24Aston Villa23,805 match lost
League24th Dec 1960Chelsea12Manchester United37,601 match lost
League26th Dec 1960Manchester United60Chelsea50,213 match lost
League31st Dec 1960Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea28,503 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1961Chelsea12Crewe Alexandra32,574 match lost
League14th Jan 1961Chelsea11Bolton Wanderers20,461 match drawn
League21st Jan 1961West Ham United31Chelsea21,829 match lost
League4th Feb 1961Chelsea21Fulham39,185 match won
League11th Feb 1961Chelsea22Blackpool21,993 match drawn
League18th Feb 1961Everton11Chelsea34,449 match drawn
League25th Feb 1961Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea21,936 match lost
League4th Mar 1961Chelsea32Birmingham City27,727 match won
League11th Mar 1961Burnley44Chelsea19,435 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Robert Evans View CGS profile for Robert Evans on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Robert Evans View CGS profile for Robert Evans on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Robert Evans View location on Zeemaps for Robert Evans

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Chelsea FC Player Bobby Evans

Games Won: 14
Win Percentage: 37.84%
Starts as Captain: 3
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 37 appearances, Bobby Evans played alongside the following 22 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Sylvan Anderton (14)
Micky Block (1)
Frank Blunstone (20)
Peter Bonetti (31)
Peter Brabrook (36)
Terry Bradbury (12)
Barry Bridges (2)
Johnny Brooks (28)
Stan Crowther (1)
Derek Gibbs (3)
Jimmy Greaves (34)
Allan Harris (18)
Mike Harrison (6)
Charlie Livesey (15)
Reg Matthews (6)
John Mortimore (14)
Tony Nicholas (1)
John Sillett (22)
Peter Sillett (34)
Bobby Tambling (19)
Ron Tindall (20)
Terry Venables (33)