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Chelsea FC Profile: Fred Rouse

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Full Name: Frederick William Rouse

Born: Monday, 28th November 1881
Place of birth: Cranford, England
Died: 1953

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1907 to 1909

Playing Career:

Shepherd's Bush
Grimsby Town
Stoke City
Chelsea (Oct 1907 to Feb 1909) - cost: £1,000
West Bromwich Albion

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 19th October 1907, Birmingham 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 25 years 10 months 21 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 6th February 1909, Blackburn Rovers 2 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1907 / 08 20100021
1908 / 09 18300021


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1907 / 08 600006
1908 / 09 500005

* 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. Fred Rouse made 42 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League19th Oct 1907Birmingham11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League26th Oct 1907Chelsea21Everton50,000 match won
League2nd Nov 1907Sunderland30Chelsea13,000 match lost
League9th Nov 1907Chelsea21Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match won
League16th Nov 1907The Wednesday31Chelsea22,000 match lost
League23rd Nov 1907Chelsea41Bristol City20,000 match won
League30th Nov 1907Notts County20Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1907Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers18,000 match won
League7th Dec 1907Chelsea22Manchester City50,000 match drawn
League14th Dec 1907Preston North End24Chelsea8,000 match won scored 2 goals
League21st Dec 1907Chelsea34Bury35,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1907Liverpool14Chelsea30,000 match won
League26th Dec 1907Chelsea10Middlesbrough40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Dec 1907Aston Villa00Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League1st Jan 1908Middlesbrough31Chelsea30,000 match lost
League25th Jan 1908Manchester United10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1908Manchester United10Chelsea25,184 match lost
League8th Feb 1908Bolton Wanderers12Chelsea18,000 match won
League29th Feb 1908Chelsea21Sunderland32,000 match won scored 2 goals
League4th Apr 1908Manchester City03Chelsea40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Apr 1908Chelsea13Aston Villa30,000 match lost
League5th Sep 1908Liverpool21Chelsea25,000 match lost
League7th Sep 1908Preston North End60Chelsea6,000 match lost
League12th Sep 1908Chelsea41Bury50,000 match won
League10th Oct 1908Chelsea20Sunderland35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Oct 1908Chelsea22The Wednesday25,000 match drawn scored 2 goals
League24th Oct 1908Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League31st Oct 1908Chelsea11Bradford City30,000 match drawn
League7th Nov 1908Manchester United01Chelsea20,000 match won
League14th Nov 1908Chelsea33Everton40,000 match drawn
League21st Nov 1908Leicester Fosse52Chelsea15,000 match lost
League28th Nov 1908Chelsea12Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match lost
League5th Dec 1908Notts County30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1908Manchester City12Chelsea35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1908Chelsea12Manchester City40,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1909Middlesbrough14Chelsea25,000 match won
League2nd Jan 1909Chelsea30Liverpool30,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1909Hull City11Chelsea18,100 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Jan 1909Chelsea10Hull City25,792 match won
League23rd Jan 1909Chelsea11Sheffield United25,000 match drawn
League30th Jan 1909Aston Villa00Chelsea18,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup6th Feb 1909Blackburn Rovers21Chelsea31,897 match lost

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Chelsea FC Player Fred Rouse

Games Won: 17
Win Percentage: 40.48%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 42 appearances, Fred Rouse played alongside the following 24 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (38)
Billy Brawn (33)
Billy Bridgeman (14)
Jack Cameron (42)
Bill Cartwright (3)
Angus Douglas (3)
Norrie Fairgray (28)
Augustus Harding (1)
Geordie Henderson (10)
George Hilsdon (35)
Percy Humphreys (12)
George Kennedy (10)
George Key (11)
Tommy Mair (3)
Bob McRoberts (16)
Tommy Miller (38)
Martin Moran (5)
Arthur Robinson (2)
Jimmy Stark (18)
Ben Warren (20)
Ben Whitehouse (6)
Bob Whiting (11)
Jack Whitley (29)
Jimmy Windridge (32)