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Chelsea FC Profile: George Hunter

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Full Name: George Charles Hunter

Nickname(s): Cocky

Born: Tuesday, 2nd June 1885
Place of birth: Peshawur, India
Height: 5' 7 1/2"
Died: Saturday, 20th January 1934 (aged 48)
Place of death: Lambeth, London, England
Burial: Buried - 24/01/1934 - Wandsworth Cemetery, Grave No.338, Block No.27 (Unmarked)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1913 to 1914

Playing Career:

Aston Villa
Oldham Athletic
Chelsea (Feb 1913 to Mar 1914) - cost: unknown
Manchester United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 1st March 1913, Chelsea 2 - 1 Manchester City

Age on debut: 27 years 8 months 27 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 28th February 1914, Chelsea 0 - 3 Aston Villa


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1912 / 13 11000011
1913 / 14 19200021


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1912 / 13 100001
1913 / 14 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. George Hunter made 32 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League1st Mar 1913Chelsea21Manchester City35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Mar 1913West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea16,293 match won
League15th Mar 1913Chelsea13Everton45,000 match lost
League21st Mar 1913Chelsea12Aston Villa65,000 match lost
League22nd Mar 1913The Wednesday32Chelsea8,000 match lost
League24th Mar 1913Liverpool12Chelsea25,000 match won
League29th Mar 1913Chelsea16Blackburn Rovers30,000 match lost
League5th Apr 1913Derby County31Chelsea10,000 match lost
League12th Apr 1913Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur50,000 match won
League19th Apr 1913Middlesbrough03Chelsea8,000 match won
League26th Apr 1913Chelsea52Notts County20,000 match won
League8th Sep 1913Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion21,000 match drawn
League13th Sep 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea20,000 match lost
League20th Sep 1913Chelsea02Manchester United40,000 match lost
League4th Oct 1913Chelsea20Preston North End30,000 match won
League11th Oct 1913Newcastle United10Chelsea22,000 match lost
League8th Nov 1913Sheffield United32Chelsea14,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League15th Nov 1913Chelsea21Derby County28,000 match won
League29th Nov 1913Chelsea21Bradford City45,000 match won
League6th Dec 1913Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea10,000 match lost
League13th Dec 1913Chelsea11Sunderland30,000 match drawn
League20th Dec 1913Everton00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1913Chelsea21The Wednesday40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1913The Wednesday30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League27th Dec 1913Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea29,305 match won
League3rd Jan 1914Chelsea21Oldham Athletic30,000 match won
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1914Millwall Athletic00Chelsea24,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1914Chelsea01Millwall Athletic35,800 match lost
League17th Jan 1914Manchester United01Chelsea20,000 match won
League24th Jan 1914Chelsea00Burnley35,000 match drawn
League11th Feb 1914Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League28th Feb 1914Chelsea03Aston Villa58,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

George passed away at St Thomas's Hospital in Lambeth and is buried in Wandsworth Cemetery in an unmarked grave.

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Chelsea FC Player George Hunter

Games Won: 13
Win Percentage: 40.63%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


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

Wally Bettridge (20)
Billy Bridgeman (13)
John Brown (13)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (5)
Jack Cameron (1)
Bill Cartwright (1)
Sam Downing (7)
Norrie Fairgray (6)
Harry Ford (31)
Charlie Freeman (22)
Harold Halse (16)
Jack Harrow (10)
Tommy Logan (18)
Alexander MacFarlane (2)
Owen Marshall (9)
Nils Middelboe (4)
James Molyneux (29)
Alec Ormiston (8)
Jimmy Sharp (24)
William Steer (2)
Frederick Taylor (22)
Bob Thomson (2)
James Turnbull (9)
Andy Walker (3)
Jack Whitley (3)
Bob Whittingham (18)
Vivian Woodward (22)