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Chelsea FC Profile: Arthur Robinson

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Full Name: Arthur Charles Robinson

Nickname(s): Nat

Born: Thursday, 28th February 1878
Place of birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Died: Wednesday, 15th May 1929 (aged 51)
Place of death: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Burial: Buried - London Road Cemetery, Coventry, West Midlands, England - Section 61 Grave 8

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1908 to 1910

Playing Career:

Small Heath
Birmingham City
Chelsea (Jul 1908 to May 1910) - cost: unknown - Released

* Released = Contract not renewed by Chelsea

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Monday, 7th September 1908, Preston North End 6 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 30 years 6 months 10 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 9th April 1910, Chelsea 4 - 1 The Wednesday


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1908 / 09 200002
1909 / 10 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. Arthur Robinson made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League7th Sep 1908Preston North End60Chelsea6,000 match lost
League12th Sep 1908Chelsea41Bury50,000 match won
League9th Apr 1910Chelsea41The Wednesday25,000 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Arthur Robinson made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1908 / 09 31
1909 / 10 32

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Arthur Robinson made 63 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League2nd Sep 1908Swindon Town12Chelsea2,500 match won
Reserve League5th Sep 1908Chelsea20Portsmouth0 match won
Reserve League19th Sep 1908Woolwich Arsenal12Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League26th Sep 1908Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea3,000 match drawn
Reserve League10th Oct 1908Southend United10Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League7th Nov 1908Chelsea32Brighton And Hove Albion0 match won
Reserve League14th Nov 1908Luton Town10Chelsea0 match lost
Friendly21st Nov 1908Chelsea10Salisbury City0 match won
Reserve League28th Nov 1908Maidstone United21Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League5th Dec 1908Chelsea21Leyton0 match won
Reserve League12th Dec 1908Leyton40Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League19th Dec 1908Chelsea21Woolwich Arsenal0 match won
Reserve League26th Dec 1908Clapton Orient11Chelsea0 match drawn
Reserve League4th Jan 1909Chelsea50Queens Park Rangers0 match won
Reserve League9th Jan 1909Chelsea50Maidstone United0 match won
Reserve League23rd Jan 1909Sittingbourne01Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League30th Jan 1909Chelsea40Tottenham Hotspur0 match won
Reserve League6th Feb 1909Chelsea31Norwich City2,500 match won
Reserve League13th Feb 1909Chelsea11Southend United0 match drawn
Reserve League20th Feb 1909Chelsea20Sittingbourne0 match won
Reserve League27th Feb 1909Norwich City11Chelsea2,307 match drawn
Reserve League6th Mar 1909Chelsea00Croydon Common0 match drawn
Reserve League8th Mar 1909Chelsea60Swindon Town0 match won
Reserve League20th Mar 1909Chelsea30Luton Town0 match won
Reserve League22nd Mar 1909Chelsea20Hastings & St Leonards United0 match won
Reserve League27th Mar 1909Queens Park Rangers14Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League9th Apr 1909Tunbridge Wells Rangers11Chelsea2,500 match drawn
Reserve League12th Apr 1909Portsmouth02Chelsea1,336 match won
Reserve League14th Apr 1909Croydon Common10Chelsea4,000 match lost
Reserve League19th Apr 1909Chelsea31Tunbridge Wells Rangers14,000 match won
Reserve League22nd Apr 1909Chelsea61West Ham United0 match won
Reserve League4th Sep 1909Brighton And Hove Albion14Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League11th Sep 1909Chelsea20Barnet and Alston4,000 match won
Reserve League27th Sep 1909West Ham United11Chelsea2,000 match drawn
Reserve League4th Oct 1909Chelsea51Millwall Athletic0 match won
Reserve League9th Oct 1909Chelsea41Swindon Town0 match won
Reserve League16th Oct 1909Chelsea31Coventry City4,000 match won
Reserve League23rd Oct 1909Barnet Alston Works11Chelsea1,000 match drawn
Reserve League30th Oct 1909Chelsea31Leyton0 match won
Reserve League1st Nov 1909Clapton Orient22Chelsea2,000 match drawn
Reserve League13th Nov 1909Chelsea21Luton Town0 match won
Reserve League25th Dec 1909Chelsea70Croydon Common2,000 match won
Reserve League27th Dec 1909Hastings & St Leonards United27Chelsea0 match won
Friendly29th Dec 1909Tunbridge Wells Rangers56Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League1st Jan 1910Chelsea31Fulham16,000 match won
Reserve League8th Jan 1910Chelsea00Brighton And Hove Albion2,000 match drawn
Reserve League29th Jan 1910Chelsea01Portsmouth0 match lost
Reserve League9th Feb 1910Chelsea91Deptford Invicta0 match won
Reserve League12th Feb 1910Chelsea40West Ham United0 match won
Reserve League19th Feb 1910Portsmouth00Chelsea1,500 match drawn
Reserve League23rd Feb 1910Chelsea60Brentford0 match won
Reserve League26th Feb 1910Coventry City24Chelsea4,000 match won
Reserve League5th Mar 1910Chelsea50Watford0 match won
Reserve League7th Mar 1910Chelsea10Norwich City2,000 match won
Reserve League19th Mar 1910Chelsea30Hastings & St Leonards United0 match won
Reserve League25th Mar 1910Brentford13Chelsea3,000 match won
Reserve League26th Mar 1910Luton Town10Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League28th Mar 1910Croydon Common01Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League29th Mar 1910Fulham00Chelsea4,000 match drawn
Reserve League2nd Apr 1910Chelsea70Queens Park Rangers0 match won
Reserve League7th Apr 1910Norwich City12Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League16th Apr 1910Watford14Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League18th Apr 1910Chelsea11West Ham United4,000 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Link to the findagrave profile for Arthur Charles Robinson View CGS profile for Arthur Charles Robinson on Find-A-Grave
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Chelsea FC Player Arthur Robinson

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 66.67%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 3 appearances, Arthur Robinson played alongside the following 19 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (1)
Billy Brawn (2)
Billy Bridgeman (2)
Jack Cameron (3)
Bill Cartwright (1)
Angus Douglas (1)
Sam Downing (1)
George Hilsdon (3)
George Horn (1)
Percy Humphreys (1)
George Key (2)
Marshall McEwan (1)
Bob McRoberts (2)
Tommy Miller (1)
Fred Rouse (2)
Frederick Taylor (1)
Ben Warren (2)
Arthur Wileman (1)
Jimmy Windridge (2)