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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Jimmy Leadbetter

Summary | Matches

Full Name: James Hunter Leadbetter

Born: Sunday, 15th July 1928
Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland
Height: 5' 8 1/2"
Died: Tuesday, 18th July 2006

Playing Career:

Edinburgh Thistle
Chelsea (Jul 1949 to Aug 1952) - cost: unknown
Brighton And Hove Albion
Ipswich Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 12th April 1952, Preston North End 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 23 years 8 months 28 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 15th April 1952, Aston Villa 7 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1951 / 52 300003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* 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 Leadbetter made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Apr 1952Preston North End10Chelsea28,081 match lost
League14th Apr 1952Chelsea22Aston Villa28,005 match drawn
League15th Apr 1952Aston Villa71Chelsea29,882 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Leadbetter

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


During his Chelsea career of 3 appearances, Jimmy Leadbetter played alongside the following 15 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jack Allister (1)
Ken Armstrong (3)
Sidney Bathgate (1)
Bobby Campbell (2)
Billy Gray (3)
John Harris (3)
Benny Jones (1)
Phil McKnight (1)
Frank Mitchell (2)
Ernie Randall (2)
Bill Robertson (3)
Bobby Smith (1)
James Smith (2)
Sid Tickridge (3)
Stan Willemse (2)