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Chelsea FC Profile: William Haywood

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Full Name: Johnson William Haywood

Nickname(s): Billy

Born: Tuesday, 11th April 1899
Place of birth: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Height: 5' 9 1/2"
Died: September 1977

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1921 to 1924

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Mar 1921 to Jun 1924) - cost: unknown
Halifax Town
Petters & Yeovil

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Friday, 14th April 1922, Chelsea 1 - 0 Aston Villa

Age on debut: 23 years 0 months 3 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 29th December 1923, Arsenal 1 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 500005
1922 / 23 16000016
1923 / 24 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 100001
1922 / 23 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. William Haywood made 22 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League14th Apr 1922Chelsea10Aston Villa59,557 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Apr 1922Chelsea10Sunderland40,000 match won
League17th Apr 1922Aston Villa14Chelsea20,000 match won
League22nd Apr 1922Sunderland12Chelsea10,000 match won
League6th May 1922Huddersfield Town20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League26th Aug 1922Chelsea11Birmingham40,000 match drawn
League28th Aug 1922Stoke12Chelsea20,000 match won
League2nd Sep 1922Birmingham01Chelsea35,000 match won
League4th Sep 1922Chelsea32Stoke20,000 match won
League9th Sep 1922Chelsea11Middlesbrough40,000 match drawn
League16th Sep 1922Middlesbrough21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League23rd Sep 1922Chelsea40Oldham Athletic30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Sep 1922Oldham Athletic20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League7th Oct 1922Chelsea00Sheffield United35,000 match drawn
League14th Oct 1922Sheffield United02Chelsea25,000 match won
League21st Oct 1922Chelsea13Sunderland38,000 match lost
League9th Dec 1922Huddersfield Town30Chelsea15,000 match lost
League16th Dec 1922Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur50,000 match drawn
League23rd Dec 1922Tottenham Hotspur31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League10th Mar 1923Cardiff City61Chelsea26,000 match lost
League17th Mar 1923West Bromwich Albion00Chelsea12,242 match drawn
League29th Dec 1923Arsenal10Chelsea38,000 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player William Haywood

Games Won: 9
Win Percentage: 40.91%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 22 appearances, William Haywood played alongside the following 28 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (1)
James Ashford (3)
Benjamin Howard Baker (12)
Dr John Barr Bell (9)
David Cameron (18)
Sid Castle (1)
Jack Cock (12)
Jackie Crawford (1)
Ted Ferguson (1)
Willie Ferguson (1)
Harry Ford (15)
James Frew (1)
Colin Hampton (9)
Jack Harrow (20)
Frank Hoddinott (6)
John Lee (1)
Fred Linfoot (2)
Wilson Marsh (1)
Bobby McNeil (20)
Tommy Meehan (22)
John Priestley (2)
Buchanan Sharp (14)
George Smith (20)
Stephen Smith (2)
Albert Thain (3)
William Whitton (1)
Harry Wilding (21)
Andy Wilson (1)