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Chelsea FC Profile: Wilson Marsh

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Full Name: Wilson Marsh

Born: Thursday, 8th January 1903
Place of birth: Woodhouse, England
Height: 6' 1 1/2"
Died: Wednesday, 27th March 1968 (aged 65)
Place of death: Great Clacton, Essex, England
Burial: Cremated - 02/04/1968 - Chelmsford Crematorium - His ashes were scattered in the old garden of remembrance, in the 'March/April' area

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1921 to 1924

Playing Career:

Ecklington Works (Sheffield)
Chelsea (Dec 1921 to Jun 1924) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Tuesday, 27th December 1921, Chelsea 1 - 1 Middlesbrough

Age on debut: 18 years 11 months 19 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 23rd February 1924, Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1921 / 22 100001
1923 / 24 9200011


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. Wilson Marsh made 12 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Dec 1921Chelsea11Middlesbrough67,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1923Nottingham Forest20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1923Chelsea11Nottingham Forest30,000 match drawn
League29th Dec 1923Arsenal10Chelsea38,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1924Liverpool31Chelsea30,000 match lost
League5th Jan 1924Chelsea00Arsenal38,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1924Chelsea11Southampton34,586 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1924Southampton20Chelsea18,415 match lost
League19th Jan 1924Huddersfield Town01Chelsea25,000 match won
League26th Jan 1924Chelsea01Huddersfield Town36,000 match lost
League9th Feb 1924Chelsea06Notts County15,000 match lost
League23rd Feb 1924Chelsea11Everton30,000 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Died at the old Essex County Hospital in Colchester

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Chelsea FC Player Wilson Marsh

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 8.33%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 12 appearances, Wilson Marsh played alongside the following 23 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (5)
Fred Barrett (1)
Dr John Barr Bell (1)
Walter Bennett (2)
Sid Castle (7)
Jackie Crawford (4)
Jimmy Croal (1)
Willie Ferguson (11)
Harry Ford (1)
Jack Harrow (12)
William Haywood (1)
Frank Hoddinott (1)
Fred Linfoot (3)
Ken McKenzie (1)
Bobby McNeil (5)
Tommy Meehan (11)
Harold Miller (7)
John Priestley (11)
George Smith (11)
Stephen Smith (1)
William Whitton (1)
Harry Wilding (12)
Andy Wilson (10)