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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bob Griffiths

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Full Name: Robert Griffiths

Born: Monday, 9th November 1903
Place of Birth: Chapleton, Scotland
Height: 5' 9"
Died: 1970

Playing Career:

Pollok Juniors
Chelsea (Jul 1931 to Jun 1941) - cost: unknown - Retired

* Retired = Retired from playing at the end of Chelsea contract, or for reason stated

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 17th September 1932, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 28 years 10 months 8 days

Last Appearance: Wednesday, 31st August 1938, Chelsea 3 - 1 Preston North End


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1932 / 33 210003
1933 / 34 110002
1935 / 36 100001
1936 / 37 100001
1937 / 38 35100036
1938 / 39 200002


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. Bob Griffiths made 45 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League17th Sep 1932Wolverhampton Wanderers12Chelsea31,922 match won
League1st Oct 1932Aston Villa31Chelsea32,684 match lost
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1933Brighton And Hove Albion21Chelsea23,580 match lost
F.A. Cup17th Feb 1934Stoke City31Chelsea42,219 match lost
League5th May 1934Leeds United31Chelsea6,092 match lost
League9th Nov 1935Chelsea21Middlesbrough33,408 match won
League2nd Jan 1937Birmingham00Chelsea17,673 match drawn
League28th Aug 1937Chelsea61Liverpool41,553 match won
League1st Sep 1937Leeds United20Chelsea18,858 match lost
League4th Sep 1937West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea23,097 match lost
League8th Sep 1937Chelsea41Leeds United17,300 match won
League11th Sep 1937Chelsea20Birmingham34,072 match won Captain
League15th Sep 1937Chelsea10Grimsby Town15,617 match won
League18th Sep 1937Middlesbrough43Chelsea19,631 match lost
League25th Sep 1937Chelsea21Stoke City38,504 match won
League2nd Oct 1937Portsmouth24Chelsea25,233 match won
League9th Oct 1937Chelsea22Arsenal75,952 match drawn
League16th Oct 1937Blackpool02Chelsea23,974 match won
League23rd Oct 1937Chelsea21Brentford56,810 match won
League30th Oct 1937Bolton Wanderers55Chelsea22,293 match drawn
League6th Nov 1937Chelsea00Sunderland50,554 match drawn
League13th Nov 1937Everton41Chelsea29,930 match lost
League20th Nov 1937Chelsea22Manchester City40,197 match drawn
League27th Nov 1937Leicester City10Chelsea18,883 match lost
League4th Dec 1937Chelsea31Huddersfield Town31,475 match won
League11th Dec 1937Derby County40Chelsea12,886 match lost Captain
League18th Dec 1937Chelsea02Wolverhampton Wanderers31,314 match lost Captain
League27th Dec 1937Charlton Athletic31Chelsea51,125 match lost Captain
League1st Jan 1938Liverpool22Chelsea39,062 match drawn Captain
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1938Chelsea01Everton41,946 match lost Captain
League15th Jan 1938Chelsea22West Bromwich Albion20,378 match drawn
League22nd Jan 1938Birmingham11Chelsea18,480 match drawn
League29th Jan 1938Chelsea01Middlesbrough27,081 match lost
League5th Feb 1938Stoke City21Chelsea22,693 match lost
League12th Feb 1938Chelsea31Portsmouth18,323 match won Captain
League19th Feb 1938Arsenal20Chelsea49,573 match lost Captain
League26th Feb 1938Chelsea13Blackpool27,301 match lost Captain
League9th Mar 1938Brentford11Chelsea20,401 match drawn Captain
League12th Mar 1938Chelsea00Bolton Wanderers38,171 match drawn Captain
League19th Mar 1938Sunderland11Chelsea19,327 match drawn Captain
League26th Mar 1938Chelsea20Everton27,043 match won Captain
League2nd Apr 1938Manchester City10Chelsea31,033 match lost Captain
League9th Apr 1938Chelsea41Leicester City20,211 match won Captain
League27th Aug 1938Liverpool21Chelsea33,868 match lost
League31st Aug 1938Chelsea31Preston North End24,821 match won
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Games Won: 15
Win Percentage: 33.33%
Starts as Captain: 15
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 45 appearances, Bob Griffiths played alongside the following 42 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Len Allum (12)
Jimmy Argue (22)
Joe Bambrick (4)
George Barber (33)
Ned Barkas (15)
Bill Barraclough (1)
Sid Bidewell (4)
Sid Bishop (1)
Peter Buchanan (28)
Harry Burgess (36)
Alec Cheyne (1)
Wilf Chitty (22)
Allan Craig (2)
Jackie Crawford (2)
Dickie Foss (6)
Hughie Gallacher (3)
George Gibson (7)
Bob Gregg (4)
Alf Hanson (2)
Jack Horton (3)
Jock Hutcheson (1)
Johnny Jackson (3)
Tommy Law (7)
Bob MacAulay (2)
Arnold Mayes (4)
Harold Miller (11)
George Mills (35)
Billy Mitchell (23)
Peter O'Dowd (1)
John O'Hare (23)
Eric Oakton (4)
Leslie Odell (2)
Joe Payne (4)
Stanley Prout (1)
Johnnie Rankin (3)
Willie Russell (3)
Jack Sherborne (5)
Doug Smale (1)
Jack Smith (7)
Dickie Spence (25)
Sam Weaver (35)
Victor Woodley (42)