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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy Windridge

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Full Name: James Edwin Windridge

Nickname(s): The Wizard

Born: Saturday, 21st October 1882
Place of birth: Sparbrook, England
Height: 5' 7 1/2"
Died: Saturday, 23rd September 1939 (aged 56)
Place of death: Birmingham, England
Burial: Cremated - Lodge Hill Crematorium, Weoley Park Rd, Birmingham B29 5AA - Ashes scattered in Garden of Rest. No known memorial.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1905 to 1911

Playing Career:

Small Heath
Chelsea (Aug 1905 to Nov 1911) - cost: £190
Birmingham City

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 2nd September 1905, Stockport County 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 22 years 10 months 12 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 19th December 1908, Bristol City 1 - 0 Chelsea

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 9th September 1911, Leeds City 0 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 20200022
1906 / 07 31000031
1907 / 08 29200031
1908 / 09 34300037
1909 / 10 23200025
1910 / 11 400004
1911 / 12 200002


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 14200016
1906 / 07 18000018
1907 / 08 8200010
1908 / 09 600006
1909 / 10 600006
1910 / 11 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. Jimmy Windridge made 152 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League2nd Sep 1905Stockport County10Chelsea7,000 match lost
League9th Sep 1905Blackpool01Chelsea4,000 match won
League11th Sep 1905Chelsea51Hull City6,000 match won scored 3 goals
League16th Sep 1905Bradford City11Chelsea17,000 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1905Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion10,123 match won
League30th Sep 1905Leicester Fosse01Chelsea7,000 match won
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won scored 2 goals
League14th Oct 1905Lincoln City14Chelsea3,000 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Oct 1905Chelsea01Chesterfield Town10,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Oct 1905Southern United01Chelsea7,000 match won
League30th Oct 1905Burslem Port Vale32Chelsea5,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League5th Feb 1906Chelsea33Leicester Fosse6,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Feb 1906Hull City43Chelsea7,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League17th Feb 1906Chelsea42Lincoln City3,000 match won
League24th Feb 1906Chesterfield Town02Chelsea7,000 match won
League3rd Mar 1906Chelsea70Burslem Port Vale10,000 match won
League10th Mar 1906Barnsley12Chelsea7,900 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Mar 1906Chelsea61Clapton Orient15,000 match won scored 2 goals
League24th Mar 1906Burnley20Chelsea8,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1906Chelsea40Leeds City9,000 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Apr 1906Burton United24Chelsea10,000 match won scored 3 goals
League13th Apr 1906Chelsea11Manchester United67,000 match drawn
League29th Sep 1906Chelsea10Leicester Fosse20,000 match won
League6th Oct 1906Nottingham Forest31Chelsea24,000 match lost
League27th Oct 1906Chelsea20Grimsby Town18,000 match won
League10th Nov 1906Chelsea20Burnley10,000 match won
League17th Nov 1906Leeds City01Chelsea8,000 match won
League24th Nov 1906Chelsea21Barnsley14,000 match won scored 1 goal
League1st Dec 1906Chesterfield Town00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League8th Dec 1906Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea8,000 match won scored 1 goal
League15th Dec 1906Chelsea21Clapton Orient15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Dec 1906Gainsborough Trinity11Chelsea3,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1906Hull City01Chelsea16,000 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Dec 1906Glossop01Chelsea4,000 match won
League1st Jan 1907Stockport County12Chelsea7,000 match won
League5th Jan 1907Chelsea30Blackpool15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Jan 1907Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion41,168 match won scored 1 goal
League2nd Feb 1907Leicester Fosse11Chelsea17,000 match drawn
League9th Feb 1907Chelsea02Nottingham Forest15,000 match lost
League16th Feb 1907Lincoln City05Chelsea3,000 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Feb 1907Chelsea10Burton United11,000 match won scored 1 goal
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 scored 1 goal
League23rd Mar 1907Chelsea20Leeds City25,000 match won
League29th Mar 1907Chelsea30Hull City48,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Mar 1907Barnsley31Chelsea5,000 match lost
League6th Apr 1907Chelsea71Chesterfield Town12,000 match won scored 3 goals
League13th Apr 1907Chelsea40Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won scored 2 goals
League20th Apr 1907Clapton Orient01Chelsea18,000 match won
League27th Apr 1907Chelsea41Gainsborough Trinity15,000 match won scored 3 goals
League7th Sep 1907Chelsea24Sheffield United25,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League14th Sep 1907Newcastle United10Chelsea35,000 match lost
League21st Sep 1907Nottingham Forest60Chelsea20,000 match lost
League23rd Sep 1907Chelsea20Newcastle United20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Sep 1907Chelsea14Manchester United30,000 match lost
League5th Oct 1907Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League19th Oct 1907Birmingham11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League26th Oct 1907Chelsea21Everton50,000 match won scored 2 goals
League2nd Nov 1907Sunderland30Chelsea13,000 match lost
League9th Nov 1907Chelsea21Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match won
League16th Nov 1907The Wednesday31Chelsea22,000 match lost
League23rd Nov 1907Chelsea41Bristol City20,000 match won
League25th Dec 1907Liverpool14Chelsea30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Dec 1907Chelsea10Middlesbrough40,000 match won
League28th Dec 1907Aston Villa00Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League1st Jan 1908Middlesbrough31Chelsea30,000 match lost
League4th Jan 1908Sheffield United03Chelsea5,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1908Worksop Town19Chelsea18,995 match won scored 2 goals
League18th Jan 1908Chelsea04Nottingham Forest35,000 match lost
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1908Manchester United10Chelsea25,184 match lost
League8th Feb 1908Bolton Wanderers12Chelsea18,000 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Feb 1908Chelsea21Sunderland32,000 match won
League7th Mar 1908Woolwich Arsenal00Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League14th Mar 1908Chelsea31The Wednesday30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Mar 1908Bristol City00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League1st Apr 1908Everton03Chelsea10,000 match won
League11th Apr 1908Chelsea00Preston North End40,000 match drawn
League18th Apr 1908Bury11Chelsea11,000 match drawn
League20th Apr 1908Chelsea02Liverpool40,000 match lost
League25th Apr 1908Chelsea13Aston Villa30,000 match lost
League29th Apr 1908Chelsea12Notts County10,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1908Chelsea00Preston North End25,000 match drawn
League5th Sep 1908Liverpool21Chelsea25,000 match lost
League7th Sep 1908Preston North End60Chelsea6,000 match lost
League19th Sep 1908Sheffield United13Chelsea15,000 match won
League21st Sep 1908Chelsea21Nottingham Forest20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League26th Sep 1908Chelsea02Aston Villa40,000 match lost
League3rd Oct 1908Nottingham Forest21Chelsea18,000 match lost
League10th Oct 1908Chelsea20Sunderland35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League31st Oct 1908Chelsea11Bradford City30,000 match drawn
League7th Nov 1908Manchester United01Chelsea20,000 match won
League14th Nov 1908Chelsea33Everton40,000 match drawn
League21st Nov 1908Leicester Fosse52Chelsea15,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Nov 1908Chelsea12Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match lost
League5th Dec 1908Notts County30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League12th Dec 1908Chelsea12Newcastle United25,000 match lost
League19th Dec 1908Bristol City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1908Manchester City12Chelsea35,000 match won
League26th Dec 1908Chelsea12Manchester City40,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1909Middlesbrough14Chelsea25,000 match won
League2nd Jan 1909Chelsea30Liverpool30,000 match won scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1909Hull City11Chelsea18,100 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Jan 1909Chelsea10Hull City25,792 match won
League23rd Jan 1909Chelsea11Sheffield United25,000 match drawn
League30th Jan 1909Aston Villa00Chelsea18,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup6th Feb 1909Blackburn Rovers21Chelsea31,897 match lost
League27th Feb 1909Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers10,000 match drawn
League13th Mar 1909Chelsea11Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League20th Mar 1909Everton32Chelsea25,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League22nd Mar 1909The Wednesday51Chelsea12,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League31st Mar 1909Bury21Chelsea3,000 match lost
League3rd Apr 1909Woolwich Arsenal00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League9th Apr 1909Chelsea30Middlesbrough50,000 match won
League10th Apr 1909Chelsea32Notts County30,000 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 scored 1 goal
League11th Sep 1909Aston Villa41Chelsea30,000 match lost
League18th Sep 1909Chelsea22Sheffield United36,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League25th Sep 1909Woolwich Arsenal32Chelsea20,000 match lost
League2nd Oct 1909Chelsea32Bolton Wanderers35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League16th Oct 1909Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League23rd Oct 1909Chelsea01Nottingham Forest30,000 match lost
League27th Oct 1909Chelsea20Preston North End25,000 match won
League11th Dec 1909Bury42Chelsea5,000 match lost
League18th Dec 1909Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Dec 1909Notts County21Chelsea20,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League27th Dec 1909Chelsea21Newcastle United70,000 match won
F.A. Cup15th Jan 1910Chelsea21Hull City34,700 match won
League22nd Jan 1910Chelsea00Aston Villa30,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1910Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur31,776 match lost
League19th Feb 1910Chelsea21Middlesbrough20,000 match won
League26th Feb 1910Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers30,000 match won
League5th Mar 1910Nottingham Forest00Chelsea7,000 match drawn sent off
League7th Mar 1910Sheffield United00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League12th Mar 1910Chelsea14Sunderland15,000 match lost
League9th Apr 1910Chelsea41The Wednesday25,000 match won
League16th Apr 1910Bristol City10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1910Chelsea20Bury35,000 match won
League30th Apr 1910Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League3rd Sep 1910Derby County14Chelsea12,000 match won scored 2 goals
League10th Sep 1910Chelsea31Barnsley21,000 match won
League17th Sep 1910Leicester Fosse10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1910Leeds City33Chelsea18,000 match drawn
League2nd Sep 1911Chelsea00Stockport County28,000 match drawn
League9th Sep 1911Leeds City00Chelsea15,000 match drawn

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1905 / 06 1
1908 / 09 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals

1905 / 06 1

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Jimmy Windridge made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly4th Sep 1905Chelsea40Liverpool6,000 match won scored 1 goal
London Prof. Charity Fund7th Dec 1908Chelsea01Woolwich Arsenal6,000 match lost

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1905 / 06 3
1906 / 07 2

Non-First-Team Goals

1905 / 06 4
1906 / 07 5

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Jimmy Windridge made 5 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League16th Dec 1905Chelsea24Maidstone United0 match lost scored 1 goal
Reserve League11th Jan 1906Chelsea40Watford0 match won scored 2 goals
Reserve League13th Jan 1906Chelsea51Barnet Alston Works0 match won scored 1 goal
Reserve League25th Oct 1906Chelsea71Brighton And Hove Albion2,000 match won scored 2 goals
Reserve League3rd Nov 1906Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspur0 match won scored 3 goals

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Windridge

Games Won: 73
Win Percentage: 48.03%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 152 appearances, Jimmy Windridge played alongside the following 68 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (16)
Ted Birnie (88)
Joe Bradshaw (3)
Billy Brawn (68)
Ron Brebner (1)
Billy Bridgeman (50)
Billy Brown (1)
Robert Bush (4)
Michael Byrne (2)
Jack Cameron (81)
Bill Cartwright (29)
David Copeland (7)
James Craigie (1)
Hugh Dolby (1)
Charles Donaghy (1)
Angus Douglas (19)
Sam Downing (37)
Norrie Fairgray (44)
William Foulke (19)
Charlie Freeman (4)
James Frost (23)
Joe Goodwin (1)
Augustus Harding (2)
George Henderson (49)
George Hilsdon (107)
Arthur Holden (14)
George Horn (1)
Percy Humphreys (36)
Evan Jones (10)
George Kennedy (11)
George Key (33)
Jack Kirwan (49)
Frank Lyon (6)
Bob Mackie (28)
Tommy Mair (7)
David McCartney (1)
English McConnell (7)
Tommy McDermott (13)
Bob McEwan (14)
Marshall McEwan (8)
Bob McRoberts (77)
Tommy Miller (88)
James Molyneux (6)
Martin Moran (39)
Francis O'Hara (1)
Andrew Ormiston (16)
Frank Pearson (14)
Willie Porter (2)
Peter Proudfoot (9)
Edward Reilly (1)
Jacky Robertson (21)
James Robertson (21)
Arthur Robinson (2)
Fred Rouse (32)
James Saunders (2)
Philip Smith (1)
Jimmy Stark (25)
Frederick Taylor (14)
Joseph Walton (45)
Ben Warren (50)
James Watson (7)
Ben Whitehouse (3)
Bob Whiting (39)
Jack Whitley (80)
Bob Whittingham (8)
Arthur Wileman (6)
Ernest Williams (5)
Vivian Woodward (10)