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Chelsea FC Profile: Bill Livingstone

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Full Name: William Rennison Livingstone

Born: Friday, 8th February 1929
Place of birth: Greenock, Scotland
Height: 6' 1 1/2 "
Died: March 2011
Burial: Buried - St Michael's Churchyard, Tilehurst, Lawn D, Row 15, Plot 18

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1955 to 1959

Playing Career:

Ardeer Recreaction
Chelsea (Jun 1955 to Aug 1959) - cost: unknown
Hastings United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Wednesday, 15th February 1956, Burnley 0 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 27 years 0 months 7 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 19th April 1958, Leeds United 0 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 010001
1956 / 57 12100013
1957 / 58 800008


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. Bill Livingstone made 22 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1956Burnley02Chelsea27,210 match won
League22nd Sep 1956West Bromwich Albion21Chelsea24,290 match lost
League10th Nov 1956Sunderland13Chelsea27,182 match won
League17th Nov 1956Chelsea41Luton Town30,823 match won
League24th Nov 1956Aston Villa11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League1st Dec 1956Chelsea22Blackpool45,327 match drawn
League8th Dec 1956Manchester City54Chelsea24,412 match lost
League15th Dec 1956Chelsea20Burnley18,371 match won
League25th Dec 1956Chelsea11Arsenal32,094 match drawn
League26th Dec 1956Arsenal20Chelsea22,326 match lost
League29th Dec 1956Chelsea11Leeds United43,860 match drawn
League1st Jan 1957Manchester United30Chelsea42,116 match lost
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1957Leyton Orient02Chelsea27,576 match won
League12th Jan 1957Chelsea12Cardiff City28,828 match lost
League14th Sep 1957Newcastle United13Chelsea44,560 match won
League16th Nov 1957Sunderland22Chelsea32,678 match drawn
League23rd Nov 1957Chelsea40Leicester City27,757 match won
League26th Dec 1957Portsmouth30Chelsea32,236 match lost
League15th Feb 1958Sheffield Wednesday23Chelsea16,876 match won
League22nd Feb 1958Aston Villa13Chelsea19,893 match won
League8th Mar 1958Arsenal54Chelsea41,570 match lost
League19th Apr 1958Leeds United00Chelsea20,515 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Bill Livingstone

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


During his Chelsea first-team career of 22 appearances, Bill Livingstone played alongside the following 29 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (11)
Wally Bellett (3)
Roy Bentley (1)
Micky Block (4)
Frank Blunstone (14)
Peter Brabrook (21)
Len Casey (7)
David Cliss (3)
John Compton (1)
Alan Dicks (1)
Derek Gibbs (2)
Jimmy Greaves (6)
Jim Lewis (5)
Ian MacFarlane (13)
Reg Matthews (19)
John McNichol (16)
John Mortimore (8)
Brian Nicholas (2)
Tony Nicholas (12)
Eric Parsons (1)
Bill Robertson (2)
Derek Saunders (16)
John Sillett (3)
Peter Sillett (21)
Les Stubbs (5)
Charlie Thomson (1)
Ron Tindall (20)
Dick Whittaker (1)
Stan Willemse (1)