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Chelsea FC Profile: Jim Thomson

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Full Name: James Shaw Thomson

Born: Tuesday, 1st October 1946 (age: 77)
Place of birth: Provenside, Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 10 1/2"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1965 to 1968

Playing Career:

Provvenside Hibernian
Chelsea (Jan 1965 to Sep 1968) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Wednesday, 4th May 1966, Chelsea 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers

Age on debut: 19 years 7 months 3 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 4th May 1968, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 - 0 Chelsea (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1965 / 66 200002
1966 / 67 25 (4)310029 (4)
1967 / 68 12 (2)3 (1)10016 (3)
Total39 (6)6 (1)20047 (7)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1966 / 67 100001

* 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. Jim Thomson made 47 appearances for Chelsea, of which 7 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League4th May 1966Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers10,024 match won
League7th May 1966Chelsea20Sheffield United23,072 match won
League3rd Sep 1966Southampton03Chelsea29,497 match won Sub on 51 mins
League24th Sep 1966Chelsea31Arsenal48,001 match won Sub on
League Cup17th Oct 1966Chelsea13Blackpool20,240 match lost
League12th Nov 1966West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea28,151 match won
League19th Nov 1966Chelsea11Sheffield United25,976 match drawn
League26th Nov 1966Stoke City11Chelsea28,447 match drawn
League3rd Dec 1966Chelsea11Everton35,495 match drawn
League10th Dec 1966Newcastle United22Chelsea32,529 match drawn
League24th Dec 1966Chelsea12Liverpool36,921 match lost
League26th Dec 1966Liverpool21Chelsea51,920 match lost booked
League31st Dec 1966Sheffield Wednesday61Chelsea31,032 match lost
League7th Jan 1967Chelsea41Southampton27,719 match won
League14th Jan 1967Sunderland20Chelsea35,839 match lost Sub on
F.A. Cup28th Jan 1967Huddersfield Town12Chelsea36,407 match won
League4th Feb 1967Arsenal21Chelsea52,467 match lost
League11th Feb 1967Chelsea00Manchester City28,633 match drawn
F.A. Cup22nd Feb 1967Chelsea40Brighton And Hove Albion54,852 match won
League25th Feb 1967Burnley12Chelsea20,379 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Mar 1967Chelsea00Fulham46,784 match drawn
League18th Mar 1967Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea49,553 match drawn
League24th Mar 1967Chelsea02Blackpool37,852 match lost
League25th Mar 1967Chelsea21Newcastle United26,388 match won Sub on
League27th Mar 1967Blackpool02Chelsea16,186 match won
League1st Apr 1967Leeds United10Chelsea39,728 match lost
F.A. Cup8th Apr 1967Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday52,481 match won
League10th Apr 1967Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion18,448 match lost
League17th Apr 1967Sheffield United30Chelsea18,003 match lost
League19th Apr 1967Everton31Chelsea39,316 match lost
League22nd Apr 1967Chelsea10Stoke City24,853 match won Sub on 46 mins
League19th Aug 1967West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea33,283 match won
League23rd Aug 1967Chelsea11Newcastle United33,634 match drawn
League26th Aug 1967Chelsea11Fulham38,404 match drawn
League Cup13th Sep 1967Middlesbrough21Chelsea30,425 match lost
League16th Sep 1967Chelsea22Stoke City26,614 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1967Nottingham Forest30Chelsea34,871 match lost
League30th Sep 1967Chelsea11Coventry City29,800 match drawn
League7th Oct 1967Leeds United70Chelsea40,460 match lost
League2nd Mar 1968Manchester United13Chelsea62,471 match won
F.A. Cup9th Mar 1968Sheffield Wednesday22Chelsea49,186 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Mar 1968Chelsea20Sheffield Wednesday55,013 match won
League20th Mar 1968Chelsea00Leeds United47,470 match drawn
F.A. Cup30th Mar 1968Birmingham City10Chelsea52,500 match lost Sub on 52 mins
League12th Apr 1968Manchester City10Chelsea47,132 match lost
League29th Apr 1968Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers29,730 match won Sub on 67 mins
League4th May 1968Wolverhampton Wanderers30Chelsea35,600 match lost Sub on

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. Jim Thomson 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

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Jim Thomson

Games Won: 17
Win Percentage: 36.17%
Total Bookings: 1
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 47 appearances, Jim Thomson played alongside the following 28 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Tommy Baldwin (39)
Alan Birchenall (7)
Peter Bonetti (44)
John Boyle (35)
Geoff Butler (3)
Charlie Cooke (37)
Joe Fascione (8)
George Graham (3)
Chico Hamilton (4)
Allan Harris (12)
Ron Harris (45)
Tony Hateley (22)
Marvin Hinton (41)
John Hollins (42)
Peter Houseman (23)
Tommy Hughes (2)
Joe Kirkup (14)
Barry Lloyd (4)
Eddie McCreadie (36)
Bert Murray (2)
Peter Osgood (20)
Tommy Robson (1)
Alex Stepney (1)
Bobby Tambling (37)
Colin Waldron (6)
David Webb (5)
Roger Wosahlo (1)
Allan Young (1)