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Chelsea FC Profile: Alex White

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Full Name: Alexander White

Born: Friday, 28th January 1916
Place of birth: Armadale, Scotland
Height: 5' 7"
Died: Friday, 3rd November 1995 (aged 79)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1937 to 1948

Playing Career:

Bonnyrigg Rose
Chelsea (Feb 1937 to Jul 1948) - cost: unknown
Swindon Town

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 14th September 1946, Chelsea 3 - 0 Leeds United

Age on debut: 30 years 7 months 17 days

Last Appearance: Thursday, 1st January 1948, Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1946 / 47 13100014
1947 / 48 400004


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. Alex White made 18 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League14th Sep 1946Chelsea30Leeds United56,484 match won
League18th Sep 1946Manchester United11Chelsea30,275 match drawn
League21st Sep 1946Grimsby Town21Chelsea21,932 match lost
League28th Sep 1946Chelsea22Charlton Athletic63,859 match drawn
League5th Oct 1946Middlesbrough32Chelsea44,082 match lost
League12th Oct 1946Chelsea25Stoke City67,935 match lost
League2nd Nov 1946Blackpool10Chelsea23,365 match lost
League9th Nov 1946Chelsea32Brentford50,242 match won
League16th Nov 1946Sunderland12Chelsea41,227 match won
League23rd Nov 1946Chelsea13Aston Villa63,896 match lost
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1947Arsenal11Chelsea53,350 match drawn
League18th Jan 1947Leeds United21Chelsea37,884 match lost
League10th May 1947Chelsea20Middlesbrough22,482 match won
League26th May 1947Chelsea03Portsmouth26,048 match lost
League20th Dec 1947Chelsea22Blackpool48,421 match drawn
League25th Dec 1947Grimsby Town00Chelsea19,666 match drawn
League27th Dec 1947Chelsea23Grimsby Town34,068 match lost
League1st Jan 1948Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea18,365 match drawn

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Chelsea FC Player Alex White

Games Won: 4
Win Percentage: 22.22%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 18 appearances, Alex White played alongside the following 26 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (4)
Jimmy Bain (4)
Sidney Bathgate (4)
Jimmy Bowie (4)
Bobby Campbell (4)
Bill Dickson (1)
Len Dolding (7)
Dickie Foss (8)
John Galloway (1)
Ray Goddard (2)
Len Goulden (16)
John Harris (18)
Benny Jones (4)
Tommy Lawton (10)
Fred Lewis (1)
James Macaulay (7)
Alex Machin (15)
John McInnes (3)
Harry Medhurst (6)
Johnny Paton (1)
Bill Robertson (12)
Dick Spence (14)
Willi Steffen (1)
Tommy Walker (17)
Reg Williams (4)
Danny Winter (12)