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Chelsea FC Profile: Fred Barrett

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Full Name: Frederick Arthur James Barrett

Born: Sunday, 29th January 1893
Place of birth: Woodford, Essex, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Tuesday, 2nd January 1968 (aged 74)
Place of death: Leytonstone, Essex, England
Burial: Cremated - 8 Jan 1968 - Manor Park Crematorium, Newham, London

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1920 to 1927

Playing Career:

Belfast Celtic
Chelsea (Jun 1920 to Jun 1927) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 18th September 1920, Chelsea 1 - 2 Manchester United

Age on debut: 27 years 7 months 20 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Monday, 13th September 1926, Notts County 5 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1920 / 21 10200012
1921 / 22 9100010
1923 / 24 400004
1924 / 25 710008
1925 / 26 28200030
1926 / 27 600006


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1925 / 26 500005
1926 / 27 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. Fred Barrett made 70 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League18th Sep 1920Chelsea12Manchester United35,000 match lost
League25th Sep 1920Burnley40Chelsea27,000 match lost
League23rd Oct 1920Chelsea11Oldham Athletic38,000 match drawn
League27th Dec 1920Liverpool21Chelsea50,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1921Bradford Park Avenue02Chelsea23,000 match won
F.A. Cup8th Jan 1921Reading00Chelsea15,836 match drawn
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1921Chelsea22Reading34,582 match drawn
League12th Mar 1921Chelsea31Sunderland35,000 match won
League14th Mar 1921West Bromwich Albion11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League19th Mar 1921Sunderland10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League28th Mar 1921Aston Villa30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League9th Apr 1921Huddersfield Town20Chelsea14,200 match lost
League15th Oct 1921Newcastle United10Chelsea40,000 match lost
League22nd Oct 1921Burnley50Chelsea15,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1921Chelsea41Burnley35,000 match won
League5th Nov 1921Chelsea02Sheffield United30,000 match lost
League17th Dec 1921Tottenham Hotspur00Chelsea50,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1921Chelsea12Tottenham Hotspur60,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1921Middlesbrough01Chelsea30,000 match won
League27th Dec 1921Chelsea11Middlesbrough67,000 match drawn
League31st Dec 1921Chelsea02Arsenal50,000 match lost
F.A. Cup7th Jan 1922Chelsea24West Bromwich Albion32,800 match lost
League25th Aug 1923Blackburn Rovers30Chelsea15,000 match lost
League27th Aug 1923Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur35,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1923Chelsea20Blackburn Rovers31,000 match won
League3rd Sep 1923Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea40,000 match won
League25th Dec 1924Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won
League26th Dec 1924Wolverhampton Wanderers01Chelsea33,264 match won
League27th Dec 1924Coventry City03Chelsea6,000 match won
League1st Jan 1925Manchester United10Chelsea28,000 match lost
League3rd Jan 1925Chelsea41Oldham Athletic30,000 match won
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1925Birmingham20Chelsea32,000 match lost
League17th Jan 1925The Wednesday21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League24th Jan 1925Chelsea11Clapton Orient35,000 match drawn
League24th Oct 1925Chelsea50Preston North End40,539 match won
League31st Oct 1925Oldham Athletic11Chelsea15,531 match drawn
League7th Nov 1925Chelsea32Stockport County29,139 match won
League12th Dec 1925Middlesbrough12Chelsea14,395 match won scored 1 goal
League19th Dec 1925Chelsea00Portsmouth29,010 match drawn
League25th Dec 1925Blackpool00Chelsea13,690 match drawn
League26th Dec 1925Chelsea23Blackpool49,707 match lost
League28th Dec 1925Derby County42Chelsea25,108 match lost scored 1 goal
League2nd Jan 1926Bradford City42Chelsea14,702 match lost
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1926Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea31,025 match won
League16th Jan 1926Chelsea31Port Vale15,568 match won
League23rd Jan 1926Barnsley23Chelsea7,031 match won
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1926Crystal Palace21Chelsea41,000 match lost
League6th Feb 1926Fulham03Chelsea42,611 match won scored 1 goal (1 Pen)
League10th Feb 1926Chelsea13Clapton Orient14,000 match lost
League13th Feb 1926Hull City01Chelsea9,464 match won
League20th Feb 1926Chelsea52Darlington34,442 match won scored 2 goals
League27th Feb 1926Chelsea00South Shields38,242 match drawn
League6th Mar 1926Preston North End31Chelsea16,463 match lost
League13th Mar 1926Chelsea30Oldham Athletic28,889 match won
League20th Mar 1926Stockport County00Chelsea7,828 match drawn
League27th Mar 1926Chelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers26,889 match drawn
League2nd Apr 1926Chelsea00Southampton43,391 match drawn
League3rd Apr 1926Swansea Town00Chelsea20,993 match drawn
League5th Apr 1926Southampton01Chelsea14,408 match won
League10th Apr 1926Chelsea00The Wednesday41,817 match drawn
League17th Apr 1926Stoke City13Chelsea10,268 match won
League24th Apr 1926Chelsea01Middlesbrough25,552 match lost
League26th Apr 1926Chelsea21Derby County9,335 match won
League1st May 1926Portsmouth40Chelsea17,235 match lost
League28th Aug 1926Chelsea30Middlesbrough29,849 match won
League30th Aug 1926Wolverhampton Wanderers03Chelsea16,874 match won
League4th Sep 1926Port Vale00Chelsea14,720 match drawn
League6th Sep 1926Chelsea20Notts County15,572 match won
League11th Sep 1926Chelsea23Southampton30,298 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Sep 1926Notts County50Chelsea9,094 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1920 / 21 2
1922 / 23 1
1925 / 26 2
1926 / 27 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Fred Barrett made 6 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly15th Sep 1920Chelsea20British Army5,000 match won
London Prof. Charity Fund25th Oct 1920Fulham11Chelseaunknown match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund16th Oct 1922Fulham00Chelsea10,000 match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund9th Nov 1925Millwall22Chelsea2,700 match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund30th Nov 1925Millwall31Chelsea2,300 match lost
London Prof. Charity Fund8th Nov 1926ChelseaFulhamunknown match drawn

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1920 / 21 6

Non-First-Team Goals

1920 / 21 2

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Fred Barrett made 6 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League6th Sep 1920Chelsea01Fulhamunknown match lost
Reserve League9th Oct 1920Crystal Palace22Chelseaunknown match drawn scored 1 goal
Reserve League11th Nov 1920Chelsea31Arsenalunknown match won scored 1 goal
Friendly2nd Dec 1920Cambridge University62Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League16th Dec 1920Fulham20Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League5th May 1921Fulham00Chelseaunknown match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Originally listed as Frederick K Barrett. Changed on the website (removing K and changing dob) 12 Apr 2023

Fred passed away at Whipps Cross Hospital, in Leytonstone.

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Chelsea FC Player Fred Barrett

Games Won: 26
Win Percentage: 37.14%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 70 appearances, Fred Barrett played alongside the following 48 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (1)
Benjamin Baker (14)
John Bell (7)
Wally Bettridge (1)
Willie Brown (17)
David Cameron (5)
Sid Castle (3)
Jack Cock (14)
Jackie Crawford (34)
Jimmy Croal (20)
George Dale (2)
Bill Dickie (1)
Bernard Duffy (1)
Willie Ferguson (31)
Jim Ferris (12)
Harry Ford (20)
Jimmy Frew (5)
Harold Halse (3)
Colin Hampton (6)
Jack Harrow (23)
Frank Hoddinott (8)
Richard Jenkins (1)
Fred Linfoot (3)
Tommy Logan (3)
Wilson Marsh (1)
Peter McKenna (39)
Ken McKenzie (12)
Bobby McNeil (60)
Tommy Meehan (19)
Nils Middelboe (4)
Harold Miller (35)
James Molyneux (10)
Leslie Odell (1)
George Pearson (4)
Seth Plum (13)
John Priestley (39)
George Rodgers (30)
Buchanan Sharp (1)
George Smith (45)
Stephen Smith (6)
George Stone (10)
Albert Thain (28)
Bob Thomson (2)
Bob Turnbull (30)
Joe Ward (6)
William Whitton (12)
Harry Wilding (41)
Andy Wilson (17)