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Chelsea FC Profile: Bob Mackie

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Full Name: Robert Mackie

Born: Monday, 25th August 1879
Place of birth: Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland
Height: 5'10"
Died: Sunday, 13th August 1961 (aged 81)
Place of death: Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Burial: Cremated - Daldowie Crematorium, Broomhouse

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1905 to 1907

Bob played a full game in goal (28th Oct 1905 v Southern Utd - FA Cup 2nd qualifying round) and kept a clean sheet, but the clean sheet is not recorded in the goalkeeping clean sheet stats at the moment. Chelsea won 1-0

Playing Career:

Heart Of Midlothian
Chelsea (Aug 1905 to Nov 1907) - cost: unknown
Leicester Fosse

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 2nd September 1905, Stockport County 1 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 26 years 0 months 8 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 12th October 1907, Chelsea 1 - 3 Bolton Wanderers


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 35200037
1906 / 07 320005
1907 / 08 600006


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1905 / 06 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. Bob Mackie made 48 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League2nd Sep 1905Stockport County10Chelsea7,000 match lost
League9th Sep 1905Blackpool01Chelsea4,000 match won
League11th Sep 1905Chelsea51Hull City6,000 match won
League16th Sep 1905Bradford City11Chelsea17,000 match drawn
League23rd Sep 1905Chelsea10West Bromwich Albion10,123 match won
League30th Sep 1905Leicester Fosse01Chelsea7,000 match won
F.A. Cup7th Oct 1905Chelsea61First Grenadier Guards5,000 match won
League14th Oct 1905Lincoln City14Chelsea3,000 match won
League21st Oct 1905Chelsea01Chesterfield Town10,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Oct 1905Southern United01Chelsea7,000 match won
League30th Oct 1905Burslem Port Vale32Chelsea5,000 match lost
League4th Nov 1905Chelsea60Barnsley8,000 match won
League11th Nov 1905Clapton Orient03Chelsea8,000 match won
League18th Nov 1905Chelsea10Burnley8,000 match won
League25th Nov 1905Leeds City00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League2nd Dec 1905Chelsea30Burton United7,000 match won
League9th Dec 1905Chelsea20Grimsby Town7,000 match won
League16th Dec 1905Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea8,000 match won
League23rd Dec 1905Chelsea00Bristol City25,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1905Manchester United00Chelsea35,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1905Glossop24Chelsea6,000 match won
League30th Dec 1905Chelsea42Stockport County12,000 match won
League6th Jan 1906Chelsea60Blackpool6,000 match won
League20th Jan 1906Chelsea42Bradford City14,000 match won
League17th Feb 1906Chelsea42Lincoln City3,000 match won
League24th Feb 1906Chesterfield Town02Chelsea7,000 match won
League3rd Mar 1906Chelsea70Burslem Port Vale10,000 match won
League10th Mar 1906Barnsley12Chelsea7,900 match won
League17th Mar 1906Chelsea61Clapton Orient15,000 match won
League24th Mar 1906Burnley20Chelsea8,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1906Chelsea40Leeds City9,000 match won
League7th Apr 1906Burton United24Chelsea10,000 match won
League13th Apr 1906Chelsea11Manchester United67,000 match drawn
League14th Apr 1906Grimsby Town11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League16th Apr 1906Chelsea00Glossop30,000 match drawn
League21st Apr 1906Chelsea13Gainsborough Trinity10,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League28th Apr 1906Bristol City21Chelsea14,000 match lost
League29th Dec 1906Glossop01Chelsea4,000 match won
League1st Jan 1907Stockport County12Chelsea7,000 match won
League5th Jan 1907Chelsea30Blackpool15,000 match won
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1907Lincoln City22Chelsea5,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1907Chelsea01Lincoln City11,883 match lost
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
League5th Oct 1907Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League12th Oct 1907Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1905 / 06 6
1906 / 07 1
1907 / 08 2

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Bob Mackie made 9 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly19th Aug 1905Chelsea10Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly24th Aug 1905Chelsea70Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly4th Sep 1905Chelsea40Liverpool6,000 match won
Friendly6th Nov 1905Chelsea03Everton3,000 match lost
Friendly20th Nov 1905Southampton52Chelsea3,000 match lost
Friendly13th Dec 1905Chelsea01Corinthians (UK)8,000 match lost
Friendly19th Sep 1906New Brompton24Chelsea1,000 match won
Friendly20th Aug 1907Chelsea22Chelseaunknown match drawn
Friendly31st Aug 1907Chelsea14Chelseaunknown match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1905 / 06 4
1906 / 07 17
1907 / 08 4

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Bob Mackie made 25 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League11th Jan 1906Chelsea40Watfordunknown match won
Reserve League13th Jan 1906Chelsea51Barnet Alston Worksunknown match won
Reserve League3rd Feb 1906Chelsea30Catford Southend Unitedunknown match won
Reserve League10th Feb 1906Chelsea31Brighton And Hove Albionunknown match won
Reserve League1st Sep 1906Sittingbourne11Chelsea1,000 match drawn
Reserve League8th Sep 1906Chelsea14Queens Park Rangersunknown match lost
Reserve League22nd Sep 1906Crystal Palace11Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League29th Sep 1906Maidstone United20Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Oct 1906Bristol Rovers11Chelsea8,000 match drawn
Reserve League6th Oct 1906Chelsea04Woolwich Arsenalunknown match lost
Reserve League31st Oct 1906Chelsea21Brentford500 match won
Reserve League3rd Nov 1906Chelsea42Tottenham Hotspurunknown match won
Reserve League10th Nov 1906Tottenham Hotspur40Chelsea2,000 match lost
Reserve League17th Nov 1906Chelsea11Crystal Palaceunknown match drawn
Reserve League19th Nov 1906Chelsea02Queens Park Rangers2,000 match lost
Reserve League1st Dec 1906Chelsea51Luton Townunknown match won
Reserve League22nd Dec 1906Chelsea12Sittingbourne2,000 match lost
Reserve League25th Dec 1906Chelsea11West Ham Unitedunknown match drawn
Reserve League26th Dec 1906Chelsea21Fulham16,000 match won
Reserve League23rd Feb 1907Tottenham Hotspur22Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League6th Apr 1907Norwich City32Chelsea1,500 match lost
Reserve League7th Sep 1907Luton Town21Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League26th Oct 1907Tottenham Hotspur41Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League2nd Nov 1907Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspurunknown match drawn
Reserve League16th Nov 1907Chelsea11Maidstone Unitedunknown match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Date and place of birth changed from Bannockburn to Dalry. Date of death changed - 25/7/21

In the Chelsea programme profile of November 1905 Mackie is listed as being born in Dalry. There is no record of a Robert Mackie being born in Bannockburn anywhere close to 1882. He did not die in 1943 as in a Chelsea programme of the 1954-55 season he is referred to as still being alive. The 1961 death record matches parents with the birth and marriage records.

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Chelsea FC Player Bob Mackie

Games Won: 28
Win Percentage: 58.33%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 48 appearances, Bob Mackie played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (10)
Billy Bridgeman (11)
Michael Byrne (2)
Jack Cameron (1)
David Copeland (19)
James Craigie (1)
Charles Donaghy (1)
Norrie Fairgray (5)
William Foulke (33)
James Frost (5)
Johnny Goodwin (1)
Charles Harris (1)
George Henderson (10)
George Hilsdon (11)
George Key (36)
Jack Kirwan (39)
Frank Lyon (4)
David McCartney (2)
Tommy McDermott (22)
Bob McEwan (17)
Bob McRoberts (39)
Jimmy Miller (1)
Tommy Miller (28)
Martin Moran (41)
Francis O'Hara (2)
Frank Pearson (27)
Willie Porter (2)
Peter Proudfoot (5)
Jacky Robertson (31)
James Robertson (15)
Jimmy Stark (2)
James Watson (13)
Ben Whitehouse (3)
Bob Whiting (9)
Jack Whitley (3)
Jimmy Windridge (28)