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Chelsea FC Profile: Ernest Williams

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Full Name: Ernest William Williams

Born: Thursday, 24th August 1882
Place of birth: Ryde (I.O.W.), England
Died: Thursday, 5th August 1943 (aged 60)
Burial: Cremated - South Stoneham Crematorium. Ashes scattered at South Stoneham Garden of Rest, which was relocated after the crematorium closed in 1973. No known memorial.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1909 to 1910

Playing Career:

Ryde, Isle of Wight (A)
Portsmouth (A)
Chelsea (A) (Jul 1909 to Jun 1910) - cost: unknown
Portsmouth (A)
Southampton (A)

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 18th December 1909, Chelsea 2 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Age on debut: 27 years 3 months 24 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 12th February 1910, Bolton Wanderers 5 - 2 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 620008


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 010001

* 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. Ernest Williams made 8 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League18th Dec 1909Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur40,000 match won
League27th Dec 1909Chelsea21Newcastle United70,000 match won
League1st Jan 1910Newcastle United10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League8th Jan 1910Liverpool51Chelsea25,000 match lost
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1910Chelsea21Hull City34,700 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Jan 1910Chelsea00Aston Villa30,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1910Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur31,776 match lost
League12th Feb 1910Bolton Wanderers52Chelsea8,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Ernest Williams

Games Won: 3
Win Percentage: 37.5%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 8 appearances, Ernest Williams played alongside the following 17 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (8)
Ted Birnie (2)
Joe Bradshaw (3)
Billy Brawn (7)
Bill Cartwright (8)
Angus Douglas (1)
Sam Downing (8)
Charlie Freeman (1)
George Hilsdon (5)
Evan Jones (5)
Alec Ormiston (5)
James Saunders (1)
Frederick Taylor (7)
Jack Whitley (7)
Arthur Wileman (1)
Jimmy Windridge (5)
Vivian Woodward (6)