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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bob Turnbull

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Robert Hamilton Turnbull

Born: Friday, 22nd June 1894
Place of Birth: Dumbarton, Scotland
Height: 5' 8"
Died: November 1944

Playing Career:

Charlton Athletic
Chelsea (Feb 1925 to Mar 1928) - cost: unknown
Clapton Orient

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 7th February 1925, Chelsea 1 - 0 Southampton

Age on debut: 30 years 7 months 16 days

Last Appearance: Monday, 26th December 1927, Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1924 / 25 900009
1925 / 26 36200038
1926 / 27 32500037
1927 / 28 300003


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1924 / 25 300003
1925 / 26 29100030
1926 / 27 17600023
1927 / 28 200002

* 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. Bob Turnbull made 87 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League7th Feb 1925Chelsea10Southampton37,000 match won scored 1 goal
League14th Feb 1925Fulham12Chelsea30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Feb 1925Stockport County40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League28th Feb 1925Chelsea23Portsmouth37,000 match lost
League7th Mar 1925Hull City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League14th Mar 1925Chelsea30Blackpool27,000 match won
League21st Mar 1925Derby County10Chelsea18,000 match lost
League4th Apr 1925Bradford City20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League27th Apr 1925Chelsea21Stoke25,000 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Aug 1925Chelsea20Bradford City31,443 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Aug 1925Nottingham Forest15Chelsea9,981 match won scored 2 goals
League5th Sep 1925Port Vale06Chelsea12,801 match won scored 2 goals
League7th Sep 1925Chelsea00Nottingham Forest22,352 match drawn
League12th Sep 1925Chelsea32Barnsley35,161 match won scored 3 goals
League19th Sep 1925Clapton Orient12Chelsea15,538 match won scored 2 goals
League26th Sep 1925Chelsea40Fulham49,379 match won
League3rd Oct 1925Chelsea40Hull City47,428 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Oct 1925Darlington11Chelsea16,217 match drawn scored 1 goal
League17th Oct 1925South Shields00Chelsea11,805 match drawn
League24th Oct 1925Chelsea50Preston North End40,539 match won scored 2 goals
League31st Oct 1925Oldham Athletic11Chelsea15,531 match drawn
League7th Nov 1925Chelsea32Stockport County29,139 match won scored 3 goals
League14th Nov 1925Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea17,185 match drawn
League21st Nov 1925Chelsea13Swansea Town43,827 match lost
League28th Nov 1925The Wednesday41Chelsea23,827 match lost
League5th Dec 1925Chelsea11Stoke City23,382 match drawn
League12th Dec 1925Middlesbrough12Chelsea14,395 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Dec 1925Chelsea00Portsmouth29,010 match drawn
League25th Dec 1925Blackpool00Chelsea13,690 match drawn
League26th Dec 1925Chelsea23Blackpool49,707 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Jan 1926Bradford City42Chelsea14,702 match lost scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1926Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea31,025 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Jan 1926Chelsea31Port Vale15,568 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Jan 1926Barnsley23Chelsea7,031 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1926Crystal Palace21Chelsea41,000 match lost
League13th Feb 1926Hull City01Chelsea9,464 match won
League13th Mar 1926Chelsea30Oldham Athletic28,889 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Mar 1926Stockport County00Chelsea7,828 match drawn
League27th Mar 1926Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers26,889 match drawn scored 2 goals
League2nd Apr 1926Chelsea00Southampton43,391 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1926Swansea Town00Chelsea20,993 match drawn
League5th Apr 1926Southampton01Chelsea14,408 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Apr 1926Chelsea00The Wednesday41,817 match drawn
League17th Apr 1926Stoke City13Chelsea10,268 match won scored 2 goals
League24th Apr 1926Chelsea01Middlesbrough25,552 match lost
League26th Apr 1926Chelsea21Derby County9,335 match won scored 1 goal
League1st May 1926Portsmouth40Chelsea17,235 match lost
League28th Aug 1926Chelsea30Middlesbrough29,849 match won
League30th Aug 1926Wolverhampton Wanderers03Chelsea16,874 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Sep 1926Port Vale00Chelsea14,720 match drawn
League6th Sep 1926Chelsea20Notts County15,572 match won scored 2 goals
League11th Sep 1926Chelsea23Southampton30,298 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Sep 1926Notts County50Chelsea9,094 match lost
League18th Sep 1926Bradford City01Chelsea16,350 match won
League25th Sep 1926Chelsea22Fulham46,084 match drawn scored 1 goal
League2nd Oct 1926Chelsea21Preston North End32,398 match won
League9th Oct 1926South Shields51Chelsea3,705 match lost
League16th Oct 1926Portsmouth23Chelsea17,689 match won scored 2 goals
League23rd Oct 1926Chelsea10Oldham Athletic25,232 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Oct 1926Grimsby Town00Chelsea12,423 match drawn
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1927Chelsea40Luton Town41,441 match won scored 2 goals
League15th Jan 1927Middlesbrough00Chelsea23,964 match drawn
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1927Chelsea72Accrington Stanley30,142 match won scored 3 goals
League5th Feb 1927Chelsea52Bradford City25,835 match won
League12th Feb 1927Fulham12Chelsea31,501 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup19th Feb 1927Chelsea21Burnley63,238 match won
League26th Feb 1927Chelsea41South Shields31,191 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup5th Mar 1927Chelsea00Cardiff City70,184 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Mar 1927Cardiff City32Chelsea47,353 match lost scored 1 goal
League12th Mar 1927Oldham Athletic12Chelsea12,298 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Mar 1927Chelsea20Port Vale18,169 match won
League19th Mar 1927Chelsea20Grimsby Town35,239 match won scored 2 goals
League21st Mar 1927Preston North End02Chelsea14,995 match won
League26th Mar 1927Blackpool31Chelsea8,251 match lost
League2nd Apr 1927Chelsea00Reading35,424 match drawn
League4th Apr 1927Southampton11Chelsea5,368 match drawn scored 1 goal
League9th Apr 1927Swansea Town21Chelsea10,435 match lost
League16th Apr 1927Chelsea20Nottingham Forest44,855 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Apr 1927Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers28,945 match won
League23rd Apr 1927Barnsley30Chelsea9,641 match lost
League28th Apr 1927Clapton Orient30Chelsea25,329 match lost
League30th Apr 1927Chelsea00Manchester City39,995 match drawn
League4th May 1927Chelsea00Portsmouth40,037 match drawn
League7th May 1927Darlington22Chelsea12,937 match drawn
League17th Dec 1927Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers24,340 match won scored 1 goal
League24th Dec 1927Barnsley31Chelsea5,634 match lost
League26th Dec 1927Grimsby Town11Chelsea18,630 match drawn scored 1 goal
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Chelsea FC Player Bob Turnbull

Games Won: 42
Win Percentage: 48.28%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 87 appearances, Bob Turnbull played alongside the following 30 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (1)
Benjamin Howard Baker (18)
Fred Barrett (30)
Baishe Bower (6)
Willie Brown (16)
David Cameron (3)
Sid Castle (5)
Jackie Crawford (71)
Bernard Duffy (2)
Willie Ferguson (76)
James Frew (7)
Jack Harrow (23)
Tommy Law (34)
Peter McKenna (38)
Bobby McNeil (33)
Harold Miller (39)
Sam Millington (31)
Leslie Odell (1)
George Pearson (35)
Seth Plum (10)
John Priestley (82)
George Rodgers (43)
Arthur Sales (2)
George Smith (80)
George Stone (24)
Albert Thain (62)
Jack Townrow (12)
Harry Wilding (35)
Billy Williams (1)
Andy Wilson (50)