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Chelsea FC Profile: English McConnell

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Full Name: David James English McConnell

Born: Monday, 14th May 1883
Place of birth: Larne, Northern Ireland
Died: Wednesday, 13th June 1928 (aged 45)
Burial: Buried - McGarel Cemetery, Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1910 to 1911

Playing Career:

The Wednesday
Chelsea (Apr 1910 to Jun 1911) - cost: £1,000
South Shields

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 16th April 1910, Bristol City 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 26 years 11 months 2 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 27th December 1910, Chelsea 2 - 0 Stockport County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 300003
1910 / 11 18000018


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. English McConnell made 21 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League16th Apr 1910Bristol City10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1910Chelsea20Bury35,000 match won
League30th Apr 1910Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,000 match lost
League3rd Sep 1910Derby County14Chelsea12,000 match won
League10th Sep 1910Chelsea31Barnsley21,000 match won
League17th Sep 1910Leicester Fosse10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League24th Sep 1910Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers29,000 match won
League1st Oct 1910Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers25,000 match won
League8th Oct 1910Clapton Orient00Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League15th Oct 1910Chelsea00Blackpool30,000 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1910Glossop21Chelsea7,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1910Chelsea70Lincoln City25,000 match won
League12th Nov 1910Chelsea22Birmingham17,000 match drawn
League19th Nov 1910West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea21,305 match won
League26th Nov 1910Chelsea20Hull City17,000 match won
League3rd Dec 1910Fulham10Chelsea35,000 match lost
League10th Dec 1910Chelsea30Bradford Park Avenue14,000 match won
League17th Dec 1910Burnley11Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1910Chelsea30Gainsborough Trinity16,000 match won
League26th Dec 1910Leeds City33Chelsea18,000 match drawn
League27th Dec 1910Chelsea20Stockport County30,000 match won

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Link to the findagrave profile for David James English McConnell View CGS profile for David James English McConnell on Find-A-Grave
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Chelsea FC Player English McConnell

Games Won: 11
Win Percentage: 52.38%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 21 appearances, English McConnell played alongside the following 18 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (18)
Billy Brawn (11)
Jack Cameron (20)
Bill Cartwright (4)
Hugh Dolby (1)
Angus Douglas (9)
Sam Downing (17)
George Hilsdon (15)
Evan Jones (3)
Marshall McEwan (21)
James Molyneux (18)
Philip Smith (1)
Frederick Taylor (7)
Ben Warren (18)
Jack Whitley (3)
Bob Whittingham (21)
Jimmy Windridge (7)
Vivian Woodward (16)