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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Robert Russell

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Robert Inglis Russell

Born: Saturday, 27th December 1919
Place of Birth: Aberdour, Scotland
Height: 5' 7"
Died: Friday, 26th March 2004

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Dec 1944 to Aug 1948) - cost: unknown
Notts County
Leyton Orient

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 5th January 1946, Chelsea 1 - 1 Leicester City

Age on debut: 26 years 0 months 9 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 28th December 1946, Bolton Wanderers 1 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1945 / 46 020002
1946 / 47 200002


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. Robert Russell made 4 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1946Chelsea11Leicester City39,678 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1946Leicester City02Chelsea25,368 match won
League26th Dec 1946Preston North End11Chelsea40,167 match drawn
League28th Dec 1946Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea36,048 match drawn
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Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 25%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 4 appearances, Robert Russell played alongside the following 18 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jimmy Bain (2)
Len Dolding (2)
Dickie Foss (1)
Len Goulden (2)
John Harris (4)
Tommy Lawton (4)
James Macaulay (2)
Alex Machin (2)
Harry Medhurst (2)
Johnny Paton (2)
Joe Payne (1)
Bill Robertson (2)
Dickie Spence (2)
Willi Steffen (2)
Albert Tennant (2)
Tommy Walker (2)
Reg Williams (2)
Danny Winter (4)