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Chelsea FC Profile: Frank Hoddinott

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Full Name: Francis Thomas Hoddinott

Born: Monday, 26th November 1894
Place of birth: Brecon, Wales
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Wednesday, 12th November 1980 (aged 85)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1921 to 1923

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Jun 1921 to Jun 1923) - cost: unknown
Crystal Palace

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 27th August 1921, Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 26 years 9 months 1 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 4th November 1922, Preston North End 2 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 23100024
1922 / 23 800008


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 300003
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. Frank Hoddinott made 32 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Aug 1921Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League29th Aug 1921Chelsea12Birmingham30,000 match lost
League3rd Sep 1921Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers48,000 match won
League5th Sep 1921Birmingham51Chelsea30,000 match lost
League10th Sep 1921Chelsea00Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League17th Sep 1921Manchester United00Chelsea28,000 match drawn
League1st Oct 1921Liverpool11Chelsea35,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Oct 1921Chelsea11Newcastle United40,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League15th Oct 1921Newcastle United10Chelsea40,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1921Chelsea41Burnley35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Nov 1921Chelsea02Sheffield United30,000 match lost
League12th Nov 1921Sheffield United12Chelsea20,000 match won
League19th Nov 1921Chelsea10Bradford City35,000 match won
League26th Nov 1921Bradford City01Chelsea15,000 match won
League3rd Dec 1921Chelsea00Preston North End30,000 match drawn
League10th Dec 1921Preston North End20Chelsea25,000 match lost
League17th Dec 1921Tottenham Hotspur00Chelsea50,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1921Chelsea12Tottenham Hotspur60,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1921Middlesbrough01Chelsea30,000 match won
League27th Dec 1921Chelsea11Middlesbrough67,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1922Chelsea24West Bromwich Albion32,800 match lost
League14th Jan 1922Arsenal10Chelsea40,000 match lost
League8th Apr 1922Everton23Chelsea30,000 match won
League10th Apr 1922Chelsea10Huddersfield Town18,000 match won
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
League28th Oct 1922Sunderland11Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League4th Nov 1922Preston North End20Chelsea15,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Frank Hoddinott

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


During his Chelsea first-team career of 32 appearances, Frank Hoddinott played alongside the following 27 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

James Ashford (1)
Benjamin Howard Baker (21)
Fred Barrett (8)
Dr John Barr Bell (16)
David Cameron (15)
Jack Cock (12)
Jimmy Croal (20)
George Dale (3)
Ted Ferguson (1)
Jim Ferris (5)
Harry Ford (25)
Colin Hampton (2)
Jack Harrow (27)
William Haywood (6)
Joe Langton (1)
Wilson Marsh (1)
Ken McKenzie (15)
Bobby McNeil (32)
Tommy Meehan (27)
Nils Middelboe (3)
James Molyneux (8)
Buchanan Sharp (8)
George Smith (27)
Stephen Smith (13)
Albert Thain (1)
Joe Ward (1)
Harry Wilding (21)