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Chelsea FC Profile: Frank Lyon

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Full Name: Frank Lyon

Born: Tuesday, 23rd September 1879
Place of birth: Crewe, Cheshire, England
Died: Monday, 9th April 1917 (aged 37)
Place of death: Crewe, Cheshire, England
Burial: Buried - 13th April 1917, St. Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Crewe Green, Cheshire East Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1907 to 1908

Playing Career:

Queens Park Rangers
Chelsea (Mar 1907 to May 1908) - cost: unknown - Retired

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

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 14th September 1907, Newcastle United 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 27 years 11 months 22 days

Last Appearance: Wednesday, 29th April 1908, Chelsea 1 - 2 Notts County


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1907 / 08 600006


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. Frank Lyon made 6 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League14th Sep 1907Newcastle United10Chelsea35,000 match lost
League21st Sep 1907Nottingham Forest60Chelsea20,000 match lost
League23rd Sep 1907Chelsea20Newcastle United20,000 match won
League28th Sep 1907Chelsea14Manchester United30,000 match lost
League14th Mar 1908Chelsea31The Wednesday30,000 match won
League29th Apr 1908Chelsea12Notts County10,000 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Frank Lyon View CGS profile for Frank Lyon on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Frank Lyon View CGS profile for Frank Lyon on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Frank Lyon View location on Zeemaps for Frank Lyon

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Chelsea FC Player Frank Lyon

Games Won: 2
Win Percentage: 33.33%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 6 appearances, Frank Lyon played alongside the following 18 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (5)
Billy Brawn (2)
Billy Bridgeman (4)
Jack Cameron (2)
Norrie Fairgray (6)
James Frost (2)
George Henderson (2)
George Hilsdon (6)
Percy Humphreys (2)
George Key (2)
Bob Mackie (4)
Bob McRoberts (6)
Martin Moran (2)
Peter Proudfoot (1)
Jimmy Stark (2)
Bob Whiting (2)
Jack Whitley (4)
Jimmy Windridge (6)