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Chelsea FC Profile: Billy Brown

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Full Name: William Young Brown

Born: Saturday, 23rd February 1889
Place of birth: Dysart, Scotland
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Monday, 1st April 1963 (aged 74)

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1911 to 1913

Playing Career:

Queens Park Rangers (A)
Chelsea (Jul 1911 to Nov 1913) - cost: unknown
Bristol City
Swansea Town

* (A) = Amateur

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 9th September 1911, Leeds City 0 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 22 years 6 months 17 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 15th February 1913, Chelsea 1 - 1 Woolwich Arsenal


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1911 / 12 300003
1912 / 13 610007


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1911 / 12 100001
1912 / 13 100001

* 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. Billy Brown made 10 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League9th Sep 1911Leeds City00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League16th Sep 1911Chelsea40Wolverhampton Wanderers32,000 match won scored 1 goal
League23rd Sep 1911Leicester Fosse20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League19th Oct 1912Chelsea03Bradford City40,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1912Manchester United42Chelsea25,000 match lost
League28th Dec 1912Chelsea23Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League4th Jan 1913Sheffield United33Chelsea7,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1913Chelsea52Southend United14,569 match won
League8th Feb 1913Sunderland40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League15th Feb 1913Chelsea11Woolwich Arsenal20,000 match drawn

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Chelsea FC Player Billy Brown

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 20%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 10 appearances, Billy Brown played alongside the following 25 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (8)
Ron Brebner (5)
Billy Bridgeman (4)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (4)
Jack Cameron (6)
Bill Cartwright (1)
George Dodd (2)
Angus Douglas (5)
Sam Downing (6)
Norrie Fairgray (5)
Harry Ford (5)
Charlie Freeman (2)
Jack Harwood (3)
George Hilsdon (1)
James Molyneux (3)
Alec Ormiston (7)
Jimmy Sharp (5)
Frederick Taylor (7)
Bob Thomson (1)
James Turnbull (2)
Ben Warren (3)
Jack Whitley (2)
Bob Whittingham (6)
Jimmy Windridge (1)
Vivian Woodward (6)