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Chelsea FC Profile: Seamus O'Connell

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Full Name: Seamus D O'Connell

Born: Saturday, 11th January 1930
Place of birth: Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Height: 5' 10 1/2"
Died: Sunday, 24th February 2013 (aged 83)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1954 to 1956

Playing Career:

Queens Park (A)
Middlesbrough (A)
Bishop Aukland (A)
Chelsea (A) (Aug 1954 to Jun 1956) - cost: unknown
Crook Town (A)
Carlisle United (A)

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 16th October 1954, Chelsea 5 - 6 Manchester United

Age on debut: 24 years 9 months 5 days

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


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1954 / 55 10100011
1955 / 56 600006


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1954 / 55 710008
1955 / 56 400004

* 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. Seamus O'Connell made 17 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League16th Oct 1954Chelsea56Manchester United55,966 match lost scored 3 goals
League23rd Oct 1954Blackpool10Chelsea19,694 match lost
League30th Oct 1954Chelsea12Charlton Athletic54,113 match lost
League27th Dec 1954Chelsea11Arsenal65,922 match drawn scored 1 goal
League1st Jan 1955Bolton Wanderers25Chelsea30,988 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1955Chelsea20Walsall40,020 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Mar 1955Charlton Athletic02Chelsea41,415 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Mar 1955Cardiff City01Chelsea16,649 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Apr 1955Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers75,043 match won
League23rd Apr 1955Chelsea30Sheffield Wednesday51,421 match won
League30th Apr 1955Manchester United21Chelsea34,933 match lost
League20th Aug 1955Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers44,454 match lost
League24th Aug 1955Huddersfield Town13Chelsea28,308 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Aug 1955Arsenal11Chelsea56,034 match drawn scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1955Chelsea00Huddersfield Town25,883 match drawn
League3rd Sep 1955Chelsea15Portsmouth48,273 match lost scored 1 goal
League11th Feb 1956Manchester City22Chelsea26,642 match drawn scored 1 goal

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Seamus O'Connell

Games Won: 7
Win Percentage: 41.18%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 17 appearances, Seamus O'Connell played alongside the following 21 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (16)
Wally Bellett (1)
Roy Bentley (16)
Frank Blunstone (13)
Peter Brabrook (1)
Ron Greenwood (3)
John Harris (6)
Ray Kitchener (1)
Jim Lewis (4)
John McNichol (13)
Brian Nicholas (1)
Eric Parsons (16)
Bill Robertson (6)
Derek Saunders (17)
Peter Sillett (13)
Bobby Smith (1)
Les Stubbs (2)
Charlie Thomson (11)
Ron Tindall (1)
Stan Wicks (14)
Stan Willemse (14)