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Chelsea FC Profile: Ron Tindall

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Full Name: Ronald Albert Ernest Tindall

Born: Monday, 23rd September 1935
Place of birth: Streatham, England
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Sunday, 9th September 2012 (aged 76)
Place of death: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Burial: Buried - Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Padbury, Joondalup City, Western Australia, Australia - Cassia Court-Garden 2-B0131

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1953 to 1961

Playing Career:

Camberley Warriors
Chelsea (Apr 1953 to Nov 1961) - cost: unknown
West Ham United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 12th November 1955, Chelsea 2 - 0 West Bromwich Albion

Age on debut: 20 years 1 months 20 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 8th November 1958, Chelsea 2 - 0 Leeds United

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 14th October 1961, Chelsea 1 - 3 Leicester City


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 15300018
1956 / 57 26100027
1957 / 58 36200038
1958 / 59 29202033
1959 / 60 24000024
1960 / 61 25130029
1961 / 62 500005


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1955 / 56 710008
1956 / 57 900009
1957 / 58 16100017
1958 / 59 13000013
1959 / 60 600006
1960 / 61 16000016

* 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. Ron Tindall made 174 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Nov 1955Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion41,898 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Nov 1955Manchester United30Chelsea22,192 match lost
League26th Nov 1955Chelsea10Sheffield United30,032 match won
League3rd Dec 1955Everton33Chelsea33,473 match drawn
League10th Dec 1955Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Dec 1955Bolton Wanderers40Chelsea24,129 match lost
League21st Jan 1956Aston Villa14Chelsea24,732 match won
League4th Feb 1956Chelsea23Wolverhampton Wanderers37,740 match lost scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup6th Feb 1956Burnley22Chelsea21,921 match drawn
League11th Feb 1956Manchester City22Chelsea26,642 match drawn
F.A. Cup15th Feb 1956Burnley02Chelsea27,210 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup18th Feb 1956Everton10Chelsea61,572 match lost
League22nd Feb 1956Chelsea31Charlton Athletic8,473 match won scored 2 goals
League25th Feb 1956Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea46,767 match lost
League3rd Mar 1956Chelsea24Manchester United32,050 match lost
League10th Mar 1956Burnley50Chelsea18,670 match lost
League2nd Apr 1956Chelsea00Luton Town26,364 match drawn
League7th Apr 1956Sheffield United21Chelsea23,398 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Aug 1956Chelsea10Preston North End21,832 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Sep 1956Leeds United00Chelsea38,679 match drawn
League5th Sep 1956Chelsea12Manchester United29,082 match lost
League8th Sep 1956Cardiff City11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League29th Sep 1956Chelsea33Portsmouth31,620 match drawn
League13th Oct 1956Everton03Chelsea34,897 match won scored 1 goal
League20th Oct 1956Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers43,558 match drawn
League27th Oct 1956Bolton Wanderers22Chelsea21,299 match drawn
League3rd Nov 1956Chelsea13Charlton Athletic28,722 match lost
League10th Nov 1956Sunderland13Chelsea27,182 match won scored 2 goals
League17th Nov 1956Chelsea41Luton Town30,823 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Nov 1956Aston Villa11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League1st Dec 1956Chelsea22Blackpool45,327 match drawn scored 1 goal
League8th Dec 1956Manchester City54Chelsea24,412 match lost
League15th Dec 1956Chelsea20Burnley18,371 match won
League25th Dec 1956Chelsea11Arsenal32,094 match drawn
League29th Dec 1956Chelsea11Leeds United43,860 match drawn
League1st Jan 1957Manchester United30Chelsea42,116 match lost
F.A. Cup5th Jan 1957Leyton Orient02Chelsea27,576 match won
League12th Jan 1957Chelsea12Cardiff City28,828 match lost
League30th Mar 1957Luton Town04Chelsea15,065 match won scored 2 goals
League6th Apr 1957Chelsea11Aston Villa28,025 match drawn
League13th Apr 1957Blackpool10Chelsea17,176 match lost
League19th Apr 1957Newcastle United12Chelsea30,708 match won
League20th Apr 1957Chelsea51Everton28,317 match won
League22nd Apr 1957Chelsea62Newcastle United20,795 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Apr 1957Preston North End10Chelsea13,592 match lost
League24th Aug 1957Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,580 match drawn
League28th Aug 1957Chelsea23Manchester City43,722 match lost
League11th Sep 1957Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion29,824 match drawn scored 2 goals
League14th Sep 1957Newcastle United13Chelsea44,560 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Sep 1957West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea36,835 match drawn
League21st Sep 1957Chelsea61Burnley42,449 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Sep 1957Preston North End52Chelsea18,044 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Oct 1957Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday38,722 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Oct 1957Chelsea42Aston Villa40,769 match won scored 2 goals
League19th Oct 1957Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea37,524 match lost
League26th Oct 1957Chelsea00Arsenal66,007 match drawn
League2nd Nov 1957Blackpool21Chelsea17,817 match lost
League9th Nov 1957Chelsea13Luton Town34,102 match lost
League16th Nov 1957Sunderland22Chelsea32,678 match drawn
League23rd Nov 1957Chelsea40Leicester City27,757 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Nov 1957Bolton Wanderers33Chelsea18,815 match drawn
League7th Dec 1957Chelsea21Leeds United17,038 match won
League14th Dec 1957Manchester United01Chelsea36,853 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Dec 1957Chelsea24Tottenham Hotspur39,747 match lost
League25th Dec 1957Chelsea74Portsmouth27,036 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1957Portsmouth30Chelsea32,236 match lost
League28th Dec 1957Birmingham City33Chelsea37,976 match drawn
League11th Jan 1958Chelsea31Everton29,490 match won
League18th Jan 1958Chelsea21Newcastle United37,327 match won
F.A. Cup25th Jan 1958Chelsea33Darlington40,759 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1958Darlington41Chelsea15,150 match lost
League15th Feb 1958Sheffield Wednesday23Chelsea16,876 match won
League22nd Feb 1958Aston Villa13Chelsea19,893 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Mar 1958Arsenal54Chelsea41,570 match lost scored 1 goal
League11th Mar 1958Chelsea12Wolverhampton Wanderers46,835 match lost
League15th Mar 1958Chelsea14Blackpool49,471 match lost
League22nd Mar 1958Leicester City32Chelsea27,849 match lost scored 1 goal
League29th Mar 1958Chelsea00Sunderland32,929 match drawn
League4th Apr 1958Chelsea00Nottingham Forest44,288 match drawn
League5th Apr 1958Luton Town02Chelsea15,285 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1958Nottingham Forest11Chelsea25,130 match drawn
League12th Apr 1958Chelsea22Bolton Wanderers27,994 match drawn
League19th Apr 1958Leeds United00Chelsea20,515 match drawn
League27th Aug 1958Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur59,203 match won scored 2 goals
League30th Aug 1958Chelsea62Wolverhampton Wanderers62,118 match won
League3rd Sep 1958Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea50,299 match lost
League6th Sep 1958Portsmouth22Chelsea31,795 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Sep 1958Chelsea65Newcastle United46,601 match won scored 2 goals
League13th Sep 1958Chelsea21Aston Villa44,023 match won
League17th Sep 1958Newcastle United12Chelsea50,283 match won
League20th Sep 1958West Ham United42Chelsea31,127 match lost
League27th Sep 1958Chelsea41Nottingham Forest48,093 match won
Europe30th Sep 1958BK Frem13Chelsea19,200 match won
League4th Oct 1958Burnley40Chelsea22,902 match lost
League11th Oct 1958Chelsea01Bolton Wanderers49,229 match lost
League18th Oct 1958Luton Town21Chelsea24,864 match lost scored 1 goal
League25th Oct 1958Chelsea52Leicester City40,369 match won scored 2 goals
League1st Nov 1958Preston North End20Chelsea21,532 match lost
Europe4th Nov 1958Chelsea41BK Frem13,104 match won
League8th Nov 1958Chelsea20Leeds United31,757 match won
League15th Nov 1958Manchester City51Chelsea19,778 match lost
League22nd Nov 1958Chelsea03Arsenal57,910 match lost
League29th Nov 1958Everton31Chelsea30,638 match lost scored 1 goal
League20th Dec 1958Chelsea23Manchester United48,550 match lost
League3rd Jan 1959Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea36,093 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Jan 1959Chelsea22Portsmouth24,356 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1959Newcastle United14Chelsea57,038 match won
F.A. Cup24th Jan 1959Chelsea12Aston Villa55,994 match lost
League31st Jan 1959Aston Villa31Chelsea33,360 match lost
League4th Mar 1959Bolton Wanderers60Chelsea24,258 match lost
League7th Mar 1959Chelsea33Luton Town29,175 match drawn
League14th Mar 1959Leicester City03Chelsea20,110 match won
League21st Mar 1959Chelsea31Preston North End31,270 match won scored 1 goal
League27th Mar 1959Blackpool50Chelsea19,887 match lost
League28th Mar 1959Leeds United40Chelsea16,676 match lost
League25th Apr 1959Birmingham City41Chelsea19,571 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Sep 1959Chelsea41Burnley36,023 match won
League9th Sep 1959Birmingham City11Chelsea28,132 match drawn
League12th Sep 1959Leeds United21Chelsea17,011 match lost
League26th Sep 1959Fulham13Chelsea40,814 match won
League3rd Oct 1959West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea27,600 match won
League10th Oct 1959Chelsea02Bolton Wanderers28,702 match lost
League24th Oct 1959Chelsea10Everton37,114 match won
League14th Nov 1959Manchester City11Chelsea24,364 match drawn
League28th Nov 1959Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea32,894 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Dec 1959Chelsea04Sheffield Wednesday33,177 match lost
League6th Feb 1960West Ham United42Chelsea29,655 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Feb 1960Chelsea42Fulham38,687 match won scored 2 goals
League24th Feb 1960Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion26,225 match drawn
League27th Feb 1960Sheffield Wednesday11Chelsea41,403 match drawn
League5th Mar 1960Chelsea30Luton Town33,679 match won scored 1 goal
League12th Mar 1960Everton61Chelsea50,963 match lost
League19th Mar 1960Chelsea23Blackpool40,262 match lost Captain
League30th Mar 1960Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea15,832 match lost
League2nd Apr 1960Chelsea30Manchester City34,044 match won
League9th Apr 1960Arsenal14Chelsea40,525 match won
League15th Apr 1960Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur67,819 match lost
League18th Apr 1960Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea37,205 match won
League23rd Apr 1960Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea19,432 match lost
League30th Apr 1960Chelsea15Wolverhampton Wanderers61,567 match lost scored 1 goal
League Cup24th Oct 1960Chelsea42Workington5,630 match won
League29th Oct 1960Preston North End02Chelsea14,174 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Nov 1960Chelsea42Newcastle United30,489 match won scored 3 goals
League12th Nov 1960Arsenal14Chelsea38,886 match won scored 1 goal
League Cup16th Nov 1960Doncaster Rovers07Chelsea9,951 match won
League19th Nov 1960Chelsea63Manchester City37,346 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Nov 1960Nottingham Forest21Chelsea22,121 match lost
League3rd Dec 1960Chelsea71West Bromwich Albion19,568 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Dec 1960Cardiff City21Chelsea21,840 match lost
League Cup14th Dec 1960Portsmouth10Chelsea13,054 match lost
League17th Dec 1960Chelsea24Aston Villa23,805 match lost
League24th Dec 1960Chelsea12Manchester United37,601 match lost
League26th Dec 1960Manchester United60Chelsea50,213 match lost
League31st Dec 1960Wolverhampton Wanderers61Chelsea28,503 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1961Chelsea12Crewe Alexandra32,574 match lost
League21st Jan 1961West Ham United31Chelsea21,829 match lost
League18th Feb 1961Everton11Chelsea34,449 match drawn
League25th Feb 1961Sheffield Wednesday10Chelsea21,936 match lost
League4th Mar 1961Chelsea32Birmingham City27,727 match won scored 1 goal
League11th Mar 1961Burnley44Chelsea19,435 match drawn
League18th Mar 1961Chelsea11Preston North End22,031 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Mar 1961Newcastle United16Chelsea28,975 match won scored 2 goals
League31st Mar 1961Tottenham Hotspur42Chelsea65,032 match lost scored 1 goal
League1st Apr 1961Chelsea61Cardiff City22,697 match won scored 2 goals
League8th Apr 1961Manchester City21Chelsea27,720 match lost
League15th Apr 1961Chelsea31Arsenal38,233 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Apr 1961West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea17,691 match lost
League26th Apr 1961Chelsea02Sheffield Wednesday24,258 match lost
League29th Apr 1961Chelsea43Nottingham Forest22,775 match won
League19th Aug 1961Chelsea22Nottingham Forest20,857 match drawn
League23rd Aug 1961Manchester United32Chelsea45,559 match lost
League26th Aug 1961Aston Villa31Chelsea35,840 match lost
League20th Sep 1961Chelsea23Cardiff City15,804 match lost
League14th Oct 1961Chelsea13Leicester City21,377 match lost

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. Ron Tindall 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
1960 / 61 1

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ron Tindall made 1 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
London Football Association Cup3rd Oct 1960Chelsea21Bexleyheath & Wellingunknown match won

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Chelsea FC Player Ron Tindall

Games Won: 64
Win Percentage: 36.78%
Starts as Captain: 1
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 174 appearances, Ron Tindall played alongside the following 56 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Les Allen (18)
Sylvan Anderton (44)
Ken Armstrong (27)
Wally Bellett (26)
Roy Bentley (14)
Paul Berry (1)
Micky Block (36)
Frank Blunstone (84)
Peter Bonetti (38)
Peter Brabrook (157)
Terry Bradbury (4)
Barry Bridges (1)
Johnny Brooks (27)
Len Casey (24)
David Cliss (12)
John Compton (4)
Colin Court (1)
Stan Crowther (33)
Alan Dicks (17)
Tommy Docherty (1)
Bobby Evans (20)
Derek Gibbs (15)
Jimmy Greaves (112)
Allan Harris (19)
John Harris (3)
Mike Harrison (27)
Pat Holton (1)
Cliff Huxford (5)
Ray Kitchener (1)
Bobby Laverick (1)
Jim Lewis (35)
Charlie Livesey (9)
Bill Livingstone (20)
Ian MacFarlane (25)
Reg Matthews (97)
Eric McMillan (3)
John McNichol (29)
John Mortimore (100)
Brian Nicholas (22)
Tony Nicholas (52)
Seamus O'Connell (1)
Eric Parsons (12)
Bill Robertson (34)
Derek Saunders (90)
Mel Scott (57)
Ken Shellito (4)
John Sillett (62)
Peter Sillett (155)
Les Stubbs (26)
Bobby Tambling (34)
Charlie Thomson (5)
Frank Upton (3)
Terry Venables (27)
Dick Whittaker (29)
Stan Wicks (21)
Stan Willemse (15)