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Chelsea FC Profile: Peter McKenna

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Full Name: Peter Joseph McKenna

Born: Sunday, 8th December 1901
Place of birth: Liverpool, England
Height: 5' 10"
Died: Monday, 27th July 1964 (aged 62)
Place of death: Fulham, London, England
Burial: Buried - Fulham North Sheen Cemetery

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1924 to 1931

Playing Career:

Bangor City
Chelsea (May 1924 to Jun 1931) - cost: unknown
Southend United
Guildford City

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 8th November 1924, Blackpool 1 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 22 years 11 months 0 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 13th September 1930, West Ham United 4 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1924 / 25 14100015
1925 / 26 29200031
1926 / 27 10000010
1927 / 28 200002
1928 / 29 410005
1929 / 30 200002
1930 / 31 100001


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. Peter McKenna made 66 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League8th Nov 1924Blackpool12Chelsea12,000 match won
League15th Nov 1924Chelsea11Derby County33,000 match drawn
League22nd Nov 1924South Shields11Chelsea27,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1924Chelsea10Wolverhampton Wanderers30,000 match won
League26th Dec 1924Wolverhampton Wanderers01Chelsea33,264 match won
League1st Jan 1925Manchester United10Chelsea28,000 match lost
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1925Birmingham20Chelsea32,000 match lost
League7th Feb 1925Chelsea10Southampton37,000 match won
League28th Feb 1925Chelsea23Portsmouth37,000 match lost
League7th Mar 1925Hull City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League21st Mar 1925Derby County10Chelsea18,000 match lost
League11th Apr 1925Chelsea10Port Vale30,000 match won
League13th Apr 1925Chelsea00Manchester United40,000 match drawn
League18th Apr 1925Middlesbrough11Chelsea14,000 match drawn
League20th Apr 1925Chelsea11South Shields24,000 match drawn
League24th Oct 1925Chelsea50Preston North End40,539 match won
League7th Nov 1925Chelsea32Stockport County29,139 match won
League14th Nov 1925Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea17,185 match drawn
League5th Dec 1925Chelsea11Stoke City23,382 match drawn
League12th Dec 1925Middlesbrough12Chelsea14,395 match won
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
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
League10th Feb 1926Chelsea13Clapton Orient14,000 match lost
League13th Feb 1926Hull City01Chelsea9,464 match won
League20th Feb 1926Chelsea52Darlington34,442 match won
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
League13th Sep 1926Notts County50Chelsea9,094 match lost
League18th Sep 1926Bradford City01Chelsea16,350 match won
League25th Sep 1926Chelsea22Fulham46,084 match drawn
League9th Oct 1926South Shields51Chelsea3,705 match lost
League20th Nov 1926Chelsea22Swansea Town18,140 match drawn
League24th Sep 1927Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion44,724 match drawn
League1st Oct 1927Bristol City11Chelsea24,005 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Feb 1929Chelsea11Portsmouth38,474 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1929Clapton Orient10Chelsea18,844 match lost
League6th Apr 1929Port Vale10Chelsea11,701 match lost
League13th Apr 1929Chelsea00Hull City9,654 match drawn
League17th Apr 1929Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion7,086 match lost
League14th Sep 1929Chelsea30Millwall35,858 match won
League21st Apr 1930Bristol City21Chelsea17,488 match lost
League13th Sep 1930West Ham United41Chelsea31,334 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


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

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances

Non-First-Team Goals


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

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt

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Chelsea FC Player Peter McKenna

Games Won: 23
Win Percentage: 34.85%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 66 appearances, Peter McKenna played alongside the following 41 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (1)
Fred Barrett (39)
Sid Bishop (3)
George Biswell (2)
Willie Brown (17)
David Cameron (5)
John Carr (1)
Sid Castle (3)
Alec Cheyne (1)
Jackie Crawford (48)
Bernard Duffy (1)
Sidney Elliot (1)
Willie Ferguson (43)
Jimmy Frew (9)
Hughie Gallacher (1)
Jack Harrow (18)
Sam Irving (4)
William Jackson (3)
Tommy Law (13)
Bobby McNeil (43)
Jack Meredith (4)
Harold Miller (46)
George Mills (1)
William Morrison (1)
Leslie Odell (4)
George Pearson (15)
Seth Plum (12)
John Priestley (50)
George Rodgers (40)
Willie Russell (4)
Arthur Sales (1)
George Smith (57)
George Stone (12)
Albert Thain (35)
Jimmy Thompson (3)
Jack Townrow (9)
Bob Turnbull (38)
Reg Weaver (4)
William Whitton (9)
Harry Wilding (25)
Andy Wilson (34)