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Chelsea FC Profile: Frank Pearson

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Full Name: Frank Pearson

Born: Monday, 8th May 1882
Place of birth: Manchester, England
Height: 5' 9 1/2"
Died: Wednesday, 1st June 1932 (aged 50)
Burial: Cremated - Preston Crematorium. Ashes interred in the old cemetery in section Y 372 Church of England

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1905 to 1906

Playing Career:

Preston North End
Manchester City
Chelsea (Oct 1905 to Oct 1906) - cost: £250
Hull City
Luton Town
Eccles Borough

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 14th October 1905, Lincoln City 1 - 4 Chelsea

Age on debut: 23 years 5 months 6 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 28th April 1906, Bristol City 2 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 29100030


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 18000018

* 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. Frank Pearson made 30 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League14th Oct 1905Lincoln City14Chelsea3,000 match won Captainscored 2 goals
League21st Oct 1905Chelsea01Chesterfield Town10,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Oct 1905Southern United01Chelsea7,000 match won
League4th Nov 1905Chelsea60Barnsley8,000 match won scored 2 goals
League11th Nov 1905Clapton Orient03Chelsea8,000 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Nov 1905Chelsea10Burnley8,000 match won
League25th Nov 1905Leeds City00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League2nd Dec 1905Chelsea30Burton United7,000 match won
League9th Dec 1905Chelsea20Grimsby Town7,000 match won
League16th Dec 1905Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea8,000 match won
League25th Dec 1905Manchester United00Chelsea35,000 match drawn
League30th Dec 1905Chelsea42Stockport County12,000 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Jan 1906Chelsea60Blackpool6,000 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Jan 1906Chelsea42Bradford City14,000 match won
League27th Jan 1906West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea25,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League5th Feb 1906Chelsea33Leicester Fosse6,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Feb 1906Hull City43Chelsea7,000 match lost
League17th Feb 1906Chelsea42Lincoln City3,000 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Feb 1906Chesterfield Town02Chelsea7,000 match won scored 1 goal
League3rd Mar 1906Chelsea70Burslem Port Vale10,000 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Mar 1906Barnsley12Chelsea7,900 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Mar 1906Chelsea61Clapton Orient15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Mar 1906Burnley20Chelsea8,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1906Chelsea40Leeds City9,000 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1906Burton United24Chelsea10,000 match won
League13th Apr 1906Chelsea11Manchester United67,000 match drawn
League14th Apr 1906Grimsby Town11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League16th Apr 1906Chelsea00Glossop30,000 match drawn
League21st Apr 1906Chelsea13Gainsborough Trinity10,000 match lost
League28th Apr 1906Bristol City21Chelsea14,000 match lost scored 1 goal

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Frank Pearson View CGS profile for Frank Pearson on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Frank Pearson View CGS profile for Frank Pearson on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Frank Pearson View location on Zeemaps for Frank Pearson

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Chelsea FC Player Frank Pearson

Games Won: 18
Win Percentage: 60%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 30 appearances, Frank Pearson played alongside the following 23 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Michael Byrne (3)
David Copeland (12)
Charles Donaghy (1)
William Foulke (25)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (1)
Geordie Henderson (3)
George Key (25)
Jack Kirwan (27)
Bob Mackie (27)
Tommy McDermott (20)
Bob McEwan (13)
Bob McRoberts (27)
Tommy Miller (21)
Martin Moran (26)
Francis O'Hara (1)
Willie Porter (1)
Peter Proudfoot (4)
Jacky Robertson (25)
James Robertson (14)
James Watson (7)
Bob Whiting (1)
Jimmy Windridge (14)