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Chelsea FC Profile: Willie Porter

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Full Name: William Porter

Born: Wednesday, 6th March 1878
Place of birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: Date of death unknown

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1905 to 1907

Playing Career:

Hibernians FC (A)
Third Lanark (A)
Ayr Parkhouse (A)
Clyde (A)
London Caledonians (A)
Fulham (A)
Chelsea (A) (Jul 1905 to Mar 1907) - cost: unknown
Brighton And Hove Albion (A)
Luton Town (A)

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 17th February 1906, Chelsea 4 - 2 Lincoln City

Age on debut: 27 years 11 months 11 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 23rd February 1907, Chelsea 1 - 0 Burton United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 100001
1906 / 07 100001


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. Willie Porter made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League17th Feb 1906Chelsea42Lincoln City3,000 match won
League23rd Feb 1907Chelsea10Burton United11,000 match won

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Willie Porter

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 100%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 2 appearances, Willie Porter played alongside the following 17 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (1)
Billy Bridgeman (1)
William Foulke (1)
James Frost (1)
Geordie Henderson (1)
George Key (1)
Bob Mackie (1)
Tommy McDermott (1)
Bob McRoberts (2)
Tommy Miller (2)
Martin Moran (1)
Frank Pearson (1)
Jacky Robertson (1)
James Robertson (1)
Joseph Walton (1)
Bob Whiting (1)
Jimmy Windridge (2)