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Chelsea FC Profile: Joseph Walton

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Full Name: Joseph Walton

Born: Monday, 12th June 1882
Place of birth: North Shields, Northumberland, England
Died: Tuesday, 9th March 1954 (aged 71)
Place of death: Tynemouth, Northumberland, England
Burial: Buried - 13 Mar 1954, Preston Cemetery, North Shields

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1906 to 1911

Playing Career:

Sheffield United
New Brompton
Chelsea (Jan 1906 to May 1911) - cost: unknown - Released
Swansea Town

* Released = Contract not renewed by Chelsea

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 1st September 1906, Chelsea 9 - 2 Glossop

Age on debut: 24 years 2 months 20 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 25th September 1909, Woolwich Arsenal 3 - 2 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1906 / 07 35000035
1907 / 08 100001
1908 / 09 12000012
1909 / 10 500005


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. Joseph Walton made 53 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League1st Sep 1906Chelsea92Glossop12,000 match won
League8th Sep 1906Blackpool00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League15th Sep 1906Chelsea51Bradford City10,000 match won
League22nd Sep 1906West Bromwich Albion12Chelsea25,562 match won
League29th Sep 1906Chelsea10Leicester Fosse20,000 match won
League6th Oct 1906Nottingham Forest31Chelsea24,000 match lost
League13th Oct 1906Chelsea20Lincoln City10,000 match won
League20th Oct 1906Burton United21Chelsea4,000 match lost
League27th Oct 1906Chelsea20Grimsby Town18,000 match won
League3rd Nov 1906Burslem Port Vale20Chelsea5,000 match lost
League10th Nov 1906Chelsea20Burnley10,000 match won
League17th Nov 1906Leeds City01Chelsea8,000 match won
League24th Nov 1906Chelsea21Barnsley14,000 match won
League1st Dec 1906Chesterfield Town00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League8th Dec 1906Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea8,000 match won
League15th Dec 1906Chelsea21Clapton Orient15,000 match won
League22nd Dec 1906Gainsborough Trinity11Chelsea3,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1906Hull City01Chelsea16,000 match won
League26th Jan 1907Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion41,168 match won
League2nd Feb 1907Leicester Fosse11Chelsea17,000 match drawn
League9th Feb 1907Chelsea02Nottingham Forest15,000 match lost
League16th Feb 1907Lincoln City05Chelsea3,000 match won
League23rd Feb 1907Chelsea10Burton United11,000 match won
League2nd Mar 1907Grimsby Town21Chelsea6,000 match lost
League4th Mar 1907Chelsea20Stockport County8,000 match won
League9th Mar 1907Chelsea21Burslem Port Vale8,000 match won
League16th Mar 1907Burnley11Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League19th Mar 1907Bradford City63Chelsea6,000 match lost
League23rd Mar 1907Chelsea20Leeds City25,000 match won
League29th Mar 1907Chelsea30Hull City48,000 match won
League30th Mar 1907Barnsley31Chelsea5,000 match lost
League6th Apr 1907Chelsea71Chesterfield Town12,000 match won
League13th Apr 1907Chelsea40Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won
League20th Apr 1907Clapton Orient01Chelsea18,000 match won
League27th Apr 1907Chelsea41Gainsborough Trinity15,000 match won
League7th Sep 1907Chelsea24Sheffield United25,000 match lost
League13th Feb 1909Sunderland12Chelsea16,000 match won
League27th Feb 1909Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers10,000 match drawn
League13th Mar 1909Chelsea11Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League20th Mar 1909Everton32Chelsea25,000 match lost
League22nd Mar 1909The Wednesday51Chelsea12,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1909Bury21Chelsea3,000 match lost
League3rd Apr 1909Woolwich Arsenal00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League9th Apr 1909Chelsea30Middlesbrough50,000 match won
League17th Apr 1909Newcastle United13Chelsea30,000 match won
League20th Apr 1909Bradford City30Chelsea14,000 match lost
League26th Apr 1909Chelsea31Bristol City12,000 match won
League29th Apr 1909Chelsea10Leicester Fosse10,000 match won
League1st Sep 1909Chelsea22Notts County12,000 match drawn
League4th Sep 1909Chelsea21Liverpool27,000 match won
League11th Sep 1909Aston Villa41Chelsea30,000 match lost
League18th Sep 1909Chelsea22Sheffield United36,000 match drawn
League25th Sep 1909Woolwich Arsenal32Chelsea20,000 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1905 / 06 1
1906 / 07 1
1908 / 09 2

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Joseph Walton made 4 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly13th Dec 1905Chelsea01Corinthians (UK)8,000 match lost
Friendly19th Sep 1906New Brompton24Chelsea1,000 match won
London Prof. Charity Fund7th Dec 1908Chelsea01Woolwich Arsenal6,000 match lost
Friendly20th Feb 1909Chelsea10Fulham20,000 match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1906 / 07 1
1907 / 08 5
1908 / 09 10

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Joseph Walton made 16 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League25th Apr 1907Chelsea11Maidstone United1,000 match drawn
Reserve League4th Apr 1908Chelsea21Southend United0 match won
Reserve League17th Apr 1908Tunbridge Wells Rangers22Chelsea3,000 match drawn
Reserve League20th Apr 1908Hastings & St Leonards United11Chelsea2,000 match drawn
Reserve League21st Apr 1908Fulham01Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League30th Apr 1908Chelsea82Norwich City0 match won
Reserve League12th Sep 1908Brighton And Hove Albion41Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League28th Nov 1908Maidstone United21Chelsea0 match lost
Reserve League5th Dec 1908Chelsea21Leyton0 match won
Reserve League25th Dec 1908Chelsea22Clapton Orient0 match drawn
Reserve League26th Dec 1908Clapton Orient11Chelsea0 match drawn
Reserve League4th Jan 1909Chelsea50Queens Park Rangers0 match won
Reserve League9th Jan 1909Chelsea50Maidstone United0 match won
Reserve League23rd Jan 1909Sittingbourne01Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League30th Jan 1909Chelsea40Tottenham Hotspur0 match won
Reserve League6th Feb 1909Chelsea31Norwich City2,500 match won

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Joseph Walton

Games Won: 29
Win Percentage: 54.72%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 53 appearances, Joseph Walton played alongside the following 39 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (36)
Billy Brawn (15)
Ron Brebner (1)
Billy Bridgeman (26)
Robert Bush (4)
Michael Byrne (1)
Jack Cameron (14)
Bill Cartwright (2)
David Copeland (6)
Charles Donaghy (1)
Angus Douglas (3)
Sam Downing (10)
Norrie Fairgray (6)
Charlie Freeman (4)
James Frost (18)
George Henderson (41)
George Hilsdon (43)
Arthur Holden (8)
Percy Humphreys (11)
Evan Jones (3)
George Key (4)
Jack Kirwan (33)
Tommy Mair (1)
David McCartney (1)
Tommy McDermott (9)
Bob McRoberts (33)
Tommy Miller (40)
Martin Moran (18)
Andrew Ormiston (2)
Willie Porter (1)
Peter Proudfoot (7)
Edward Reilly (1)
Jacky Robertson (3)
James Robertson (13)
Ben Warren (14)
Bob Whiting (34)
Jack Whitley (17)
Arthur Wileman (1)
Jimmy Windridge (45)