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Chelsea FC Profile: Wally Bellett

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Full Name: Walter Ronald Bellett

Born: Tuesday, 14th November 1933
Place of birth: Stratford, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Friday, 11th November 2022 (aged 88)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1954 to 1958

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Sep 1954 to Dec 1958) - cost: unknown
Plymouth Argyle
Leyton Orient
Chester City
Tranmere Rovers

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 11th February 1956, Manchester City 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 22 years 2 months 28 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 13th December 1958, West Bromwich Albion 4 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 200002
1956 / 57 10000010
1957 / 58 20000020
1958 / 59 300003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1957 / 58 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. Wally Bellett made 35 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League11th Feb 1956Manchester City22Chelsea26,642 match drawn
League10th Mar 1956Burnley50Chelsea18,670 match lost
League18th Aug 1956Burnley20Chelsea21,960 match lost
League22nd Aug 1956Sheffield Wednesday40Chelsea36,543 match lost
League25th Aug 1956Chelsea10Preston North End21,832 match won
League1st Sep 1956Leeds United00Chelsea38,679 match drawn
League8th Sep 1956Cardiff City11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League15th Sep 1956Chelsea10Birmingham City40,530 match won
League19th Sep 1956Chelsea00Sheffield Wednesday21,971 match drawn
League29th Sep 1956Chelsea33Portsmouth31,620 match drawn
League6th Oct 1956Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur55,788 match lost
League27th Oct 1956Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea21,299 match drawn
League4th Sep 1957Manchester City52Chelsea27,943 match lost
League7th Sep 1957Everton30Chelsea45,066 match lost
League5th Oct 1957Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday38,722 match won
League9th Nov 1957Chelsea13Luton Town34,102 match lost
League16th Nov 1957Sunderland22Chelsea32,678 match drawn
League23rd Nov 1957Chelsea40Leicester City27,757 match won
League30th Nov 1957Bolton Wanderers33Chelsea18,815 match drawn
League7th Dec 1957Chelsea21Leeds United17,038 match won
League14th Dec 1957Manchester United01Chelsea36,853 match won
League21st Dec 1957Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur39,747 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1957Chelsea74Portsmouth27,036 match won
League11th Jan 1958Chelsea31Everton29,490 match won
League18th Jan 1958Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won
League22nd Mar 1958Leicester City32Chelsea27,849 match lost
League29th Mar 1958Chelsea00Sunderland32,929 match drawn
League4th Apr 1958Chelsea00Nottingham Forest44,288 match drawn
League5th Apr 1958Luton Town02Chelsea15,285 match won
League7th Apr 1958Nottingham Forest11Chelsea25,130 match drawn
League12th Apr 1958Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers27,994 match drawn
League19th Apr 1958Leeds United00Chelsea20,515 match drawn
League29th Nov 1958Everton31Chelsea30,638 match lost
League6th Dec 1958Chelsea10Birmingham City27,773 match won
League13th Dec 1958West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea19,557 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Wally Bellett

Games Won: 11
Win Percentage: 31.43%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 35 appearances, Wally Bellett played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (7)
Ken Armstrong (10)
Roy Bentley (4)
Micky Block (4)
Frank Blunstone (14)
Peter Brabrook (31)
Len Casey (16)
David Cliss (3)
John Compton (3)
Alan Dicks (3)
Derek Gibbs (7)
Jimmy Greaves (16)
John Harris (1)
Cliff Huxford (2)
Ray Kitchener (1)
Bobby Laverick (1)
Jim Lewis (18)
Bill Livingstone (3)
Ian MacFarlane (10)
Reg Matthews (23)
John McNichol (15)
John Mortimore (20)
Brian Nicholas (4)
Tony Nicholas (7)
Seamus O'Connell (1)
Eric Parsons (5)
Bill Robertson (11)
Derek Saunders (27)
Mel Scott (8)
Peter Sillett (19)
Les Stubbs (14)
Charlie Thomson (1)
Ron Tindall (26)
Dick Whittaker (5)
Stan Wicks (9)
Stan Willemse (1)