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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Arthur Holden

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Arthur Holden

Born: Saturday, 23rd September 1882
Place of Birth: Billinghurst, England
Height: 5' 7"
Died: December 1953

Playing Career:

Southend United
Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea (Apr 1909 to Sep 1910) - cost: unknown
Plymouth Argyle

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 17th April 1909, Newcastle United 1 - 3 Chelsea

Age on debut: 26 years 6 months 25 days

Last Appearance: Monday, 28th March 1910, Chelsea 0 - 1 Woolwich Arsenal


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1908 / 09 400004
1909 / 10 16000016


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1909 / 10 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. Arthur Holden made 20 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
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
League11th Sep 1909Aston Villa41Chelsea30,000 match lost
League18th Sep 1909Chelsea22Sheffield United36,000 match drawn
League16th Oct 1909Blackburn Rovers10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League23rd Oct 1909Chelsea01Nottingham Forest30,000 match lost
League13th Nov 1909Manchester United20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League20th Nov 1909Chelsea03Bradford City24,000 match lost
League27th Nov 1909The Wednesday41Chelsea15,000 match lost
League26th Feb 1910Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Mar 1910Nottingham Forest00Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League7th Mar 1910Sheffield United00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League12th Mar 1910Chelsea14Sunderland15,000 match lost
League19th Mar 1910Everton22Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League26th Mar 1910Chelsea11Manchester United25,000 match drawn
League28th Mar 1910Chelsea01Woolwich Arsenal40,000 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Arthur Holden

Games Won: 5
Win Percentage: 25%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 20 appearances, Arthur Holden played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (6)
Ted Birnie (8)
Billy Brawn (10)
Billy Bridgeman (2)
Jack Cameron (17)
Bill Cartwright (9)
Angus Douglas (10)
Sam Downing (20)
Charlie Freeman (5)
George Hilsdon (12)
Percy Humphreys (11)
Evan Jones (4)
Alec Ormiston (11)
Frederick Taylor (7)
Joseph Walton (8)
Ben Warren (14)
Jack Whitley (20)
Arthur Wileman (7)
Jimmy Windridge (14)
Vivian Woodward (5)