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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Bob Edwards

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Robert Henry Edwards

Born: Friday, 22nd May 1931
Place of Birth: Guildford, Surrey, England
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Wednesday, 29th May 2019

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Nov 1951 to Jul 1955) - cost: unknown
Swindon Town
Norwich City
Northampton Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Friday, 26th December 1952, Stoke City 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 21 years 7 months 4 days

Last Appearance: Monday, 6th September 1954, Chelsea 0 - 1 Preston North End


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1952 / 53 12000012
1954 / 55 100001


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1952 / 53 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. Bob Edwards made 13 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League26th Dec 1952Stoke City11Chelsea31,011 match drawn
League27th Dec 1952Chelsea00Stoke City17,173 match drawn
League3rd Jan 1953Portsmouth20Chelsea31,571 match lost
League24th Jan 1953Aston Villa11Chelsea31,860 match drawn
League14th Mar 1953Tottenham Hotspur23Chelsea47,903 match won scored 1 goal
League21st Mar 1953Chelsea10Sheffield Wednesday36,191 match won
League23rd Mar 1953Chelsea30Liverpool17,337 match won scored 1 goal
League28th Mar 1953Cardiff City33Chelsea19,830 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1953Chelsea11Arsenal72,614 match drawn
League11th Apr 1953West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea32,703 match won
League18th Apr 1953Chelsea11Middlesbrough40,042 match drawn
League25th Apr 1953Liverpool20Chelsea47,699 match lost
League6th Sep 1954Chelsea01Preston North End36,947 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Bob Edwards

Games Won: 4
Win Percentage: 30.77%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 13 appearances, Bob Edwards played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Ken Armstrong (13)
Roy Bentley (9)
Frank Blunstone (8)
Bobby Campbell (3)
Bill Dickson (10)
Billy Gray (6)
Ron Greenwood (5)
John Harris (10)
Jim Lewis (4)
Phil McKnight (3)
John McNichol (10)
Eric Parsons (8)
Bill Robertson (4)
Derek Saunders (1)
Jack Saunders (8)
Bobby Smith (2)
James Smith (1)
Charlie Thomson (9)
Sid Tickridge (3)
Stan Willemse (13)