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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bobby Smith

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Robert Alfred Smith

Born: Wednesday, 22nd February 1933
Place of Birth: Langdale, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Saturday, 18th September 2010

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1950 to Dec 1955) - From Chelsea Juniors
Tottenham Hotspur
Brighton And Hove Albion

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 4th September 1950, Bolton Wanderers 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 17 years 6 months 13 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 5th November 1955, Birmingham City 3 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1950 / 51 16500021
1951 / 52 32700039
1952 / 53 700007
1953 / 54 800008
1954 / 55 400004
1955 / 56 700007


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1950 / 51 720009
1951 / 52 11500016
1952 / 53 100001
1955 / 56 400004

* 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. Bobby Smith made 86 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League4th Sep 1950Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea25,457 match lost
League9th Dec 1950Chelsea20Fulham43,835 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Dec 1950Chelsea11Middlesbrough35,313 match drawn
League25th Dec 1950Portsmouth13Chelsea23,645 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1950Chelsea14Portsmouth41,909 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1951Rochdale23Chelsea17,249 match won
League13th Jan 1951Chelsea31Newcastle United43,840 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Jan 1951West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea30,985 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Jan 1951Exeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1951Chelsea20Exeter City46,134 match won scored 2 goals
League3rd Feb 1951Chelsea11Stoke City27,061 match drawn
F.A. Cup10th Feb 1951Chelsea11Fulham69,434 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Feb 1951Fulham30Chelsea29,346 match lost
League17th Mar 1951Sunderland11Chelsea24,270 match drawn
League23rd Mar 1951Burnley21Chelsea22,266 match lost
League14th Apr 1951Derby County10Chelsea16,364 match lost
League18th Apr 1951Huddersfield Town21Chelsea23,999 match lost
League21st Apr 1951Chelsea10Liverpool30,134 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Apr 1951Chelsea21Wolverhampton Wanderers36,410 match won
League28th Apr 1951Fulham12Chelsea24,897 match won
League5th May 1951Chelsea40Bolton Wanderers38,928 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Aug 1951Blackpool12Chelsea31,172 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Aug 1951Chelsea13Arsenal59,143 match lost
League25th Aug 1951Chelsea13Liverpool44,055 match lost
League29th Aug 1951Arsenal21Chelsea48,768 match lost scored 1 goal
League1st Sep 1951Portsmouth10Chelsea23,901 match lost
League5th Sep 1951Chelsea01Derby County25,191 match lost
League8th Sep 1951Chelsea21Fulham47,582 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Sep 1951Chelsea21Huddersfield Town25,165 match won
League22nd Sep 1951Wolverhampton Wanderers53Chelsea35,184 match lost
League29th Sep 1951Chelsea21Sunderland49,762 match won scored 1 goal
League6th Oct 1951Middlesbrough00Chelsea30,010 match drawn
League20th Oct 1951Newcastle United31Chelsea52,168 match lost
League10th Nov 1951Chelsea42Manchester United48,960 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Nov 1951Tottenham Hotspur32Chelsea48,985 match lost
League24th Nov 1951Chelsea00Preston North End43,873 match drawn
League1st Dec 1951Burnley11Chelsea21,773 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Dec 1951Chelsea10Charlton Athletic38,343 match won
League15th Dec 1951Chelsea21Blackpool38,912 match won
League22nd Dec 1951Liverpool11Chelsea26,459 match drawn
League25th Dec 1951Chelsea03Manchester City34,850 match lost
League26th Dec 1951Manchester City31Chelsea49,791 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Dec 1951Chelsea11Portsmouth43,389 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1952Chester City23Chelsea20,500 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Jan 1952Huddersfield Town10Chelsea19,315 match lost
League26th Jan 1952Chelsea01Wolverhampton Wanderers40,586 match lost
League16th Feb 1952Chelsea50Middlesbrough37,805 match won
F.A. Cup23rd Feb 1952Leeds United11Chelsea52,328 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup27th Feb 1952Chelsea11Leeds United60,840 match drawn
League1st Mar 1952West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea24,431 match won
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 1952Leeds United15Chelsea30,504 match won scored 3 goals
F.A. Cup8th Mar 1952Sheffield United01Chelsea43,677 match won
League22nd Mar 1952Chelsea10Stoke City36,880 match won
F.A. Cup5th Apr 1952Arsenal11Chelsea68,084 match drawn
F.A. Cup7th Apr 1952Arsenal30Chelsea57,450 match lost
League12th Apr 1952Preston North End10Chelsea28,081 match lost
League19th Apr 1952Chelsea41Burnley26,349 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Apr 1952Charlton Athletic11Chelsea20,851 match drawn
League30th Apr 1952Chelsea02Tottenham Hotspur46,574 match lost
League3rd May 1952Derby County11Chelsea8,582 match drawn scored 1 goal
League30th Aug 1952Chelsea20Portsmouth53,470 match won
League3rd Sep 1952Derby County32Chelsea15,227 match lost
League1st Nov 1952Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea48,186 match lost
League8th Nov 1952Chelsea02Cardiff City52,139 match lost
League20th Dec 1952Chelsea23Manchester United23,261 match lost scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1952Stoke City11Chelsea31,011 match drawn
League27th Dec 1952Chelsea00Stoke City17,173 match drawn
League19th Aug 1953Manchester United11Chelsea29,936 match drawn
League22nd Aug 1953Blackpool21Chelsea28,440 match lost
League25th Aug 1953Chelsea43Portsmouth40,090 match won
League29th Aug 1953Chelsea31Charlton Athletic49,245 match won
League2nd Sep 1953Portsmouth32Chelsea29,571 match lost
League15th Sep 1953Chelsea02Arsenal60,652 match lost
League26th Sep 1953Wolverhampton Wanderers81Chelsea36,134 match lost
League17th Oct 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough23,513 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1954Chelsea10Burnley30,239 match won
League25th Sep 1954Newcastle United13Chelsea45,659 match won
League2nd Oct 1954Chelsea33West Bromwich Albion67,440 match drawn
League30th Oct 1954Chelsea12Charlton Athletic54,113 match lost
League24th Sep 1955Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea43,017 match lost
League1st Oct 1955Chelsea21Manchester City44,583 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Oct 1955Charlton Athletic12Chelsea40,949 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Oct 1955Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur48,195 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Oct 1955Preston North End23Chelsea17,799 match won
League29th Oct 1955Chelsea00Burnley39,069 match drawn
League5th Nov 1955Birmingham City30Chelsea30,499 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Bobby Smith

Games Won: 32
Win Percentage: 37.21%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 86 appearances, Bobby Smith played alongside the following 44 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jack Allister (1)
Ken Armstrong (78)
Sidney Bathgate (48)
Roy Bentley (74)
Hugh Billington (3)
Frank Blunstone (14)
Jimmy Bowie (4)
Andy Bowman (1)
Bobby Campbell (44)
Jimmy D'Arcy (22)
Bill Dickson (53)
Charlie Dyke (3)
Bob Edwards (2)
Billy Gray (61)
Ron Greenwood (13)
John Harris (55)
Wally Hinshelwood (6)
Billy Hughes (13)
Harry Hughes (1)
Benny Jones (7)
Jimmy Leadbetter (1)
Fred Lewis (1)
Jim Lewis (12)
Phil McKnight (17)
John McNichol (25)
Harry Medhurst (10)
Frank Mitchell (14)
Seamus O'Connell (1)
Ralph Oelofse (1)
Eric Parsons (28)
Peter Pickering (8)
Bill Robertson (66)
Derek Saunders (14)
Jack Saunders (19)
Peter Sillett (14)
James Smith (15)
Les Stubbs (1)
Charlie Thomson (2)
Sid Tickridge (47)
Peter Tuck (1)
Stan Wicks (7)
Stan Willemse (39)
Reg Williams (11)
Danny Winter (3)