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Chelsea FC Profile: James Molyneux

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Full Name: James Molyneux

Born: Sunday, 6th December 1885
Place of birth: Bebington, Cheshire, England
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Monday, 9th January 1950 (aged 64)
Place of death: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Burial: Cremated - Stockport Crematorium, Stockport, Cheshire. No known memorial

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1910 to 1923

Playing Career:

Stockport County
Chelsea (Aug 1910 to Jan 1923) - cost: unknown
Stockport County

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 3rd September 1910, Derby County 1 - 4 Chelsea

Age on debut: 24 years 8 months 28 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 11th February 1914, Bolton Wanderers 1 - 1 Chelsea

200th Appearance: Saturday, 20th November 1920, Chelsea 2 - 1 Sheffield United

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 8th October 1921, Chelsea 1 - 1 Newcastle United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1910 / 11 37400041
1911 / 12 12000012
1912 / 13 18200020
1913 / 14 34200036
1914 / 15 37800045
1919 / 20 27500032
1920 / 21 36800044
1921 / 22 900009


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. James Molyneux made 239 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League3rd Sep 1910Derby County14Chelsea12,000 match won
League10th Sep 1910Chelsea31Barnsley21,000 match won
League17th Sep 1910Leicester Fosse10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League24th Sep 1910Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers29,000 match won
League1st Oct 1910Chelsea30Bolton Wanderers25,000 match won
League8th Oct 1910Clapton Orient00Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League15th Oct 1910Chelsea00Blackpool30,000 match drawn
League22nd Oct 1910Glossop21Chelsea7,000 match lost
League29th Oct 1910Chelsea70Lincoln City25,000 match won
League12th Nov 1910Chelsea22Birmingham17,000 match drawn
League19th Nov 1910West Bromwich Albion13Chelsea21,305 match won
League26th Nov 1910Chelsea20Hull City17,000 match won
League3rd Dec 1910Fulham10Chelsea35,000 match lost
League10th Dec 1910Chelsea30Bradford Park Avenue14,000 match won
League17th Dec 1910Burnley11Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League24th Dec 1910Chelsea30Gainsborough Trinity16,000 match won
League26th Dec 1910Leeds City33Chelsea18,000 match drawn
League27th Dec 1910Chelsea20Stockport County30,000 match won
League31st Dec 1910Chelsea32Derby County32,000 match won
League2nd Jan 1911Stockport County22Chelsea5,000 match drawn
League7th Jan 1911Barnsley32Chelsea7,000 match lost
League28th Jan 1911Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea16,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup4th Feb 1911Chesterfield Town14Chelsea28,400 match won
League11th Feb 1911Chelsea10Clapton Orient41,000 match won
League18th Feb 1911Blackpool02Chelsea6,000 match won
F.A. Cup25th Feb 1911Wolverhampton Wanderers02Chelsea33,028 match won
League4th Mar 1911Lincoln City00Chelsea4,000 match drawn
League6th Mar 1911Chelsea20Glossop12,000 match won
F.A. Cup11th Mar 1911Chelsea31Swindon Town77,952 match won
League18th Mar 1911Birmingham21Chelsea25,000 match lost
League20th Mar 1911Chelsea20Huddersfield Town12,000 match won
F.A. Cup25th Mar 1911Newcastle United30Chelsea34,000 match lost
League29th Mar 1911Chelsea21West Bromwich Albion12,600 match won
League1st Apr 1911Hull City11Chelsea12,000 match drawn
League8th Apr 1911Chelsea20Fulham45,000 match won
League14th Apr 1911Chelsea41Leeds City35,000 match won
League15th Apr 1911Bradford Park Avenue21Chelsea15,000 match lost
League18th Apr 1911Huddersfield Town31Chelsea9,000 match lost
League22nd Apr 1911Chelsea30Burnley36,000 match won
League26th Apr 1911Bolton Wanderers20Chelsea35,000 match lost
League29th Apr 1911Gainsborough Trinity31Chelsea7,000 match lost
League2nd Sep 1911Chelsea00Stockport County28,000 match drawn
League9th Sep 1911Leeds City00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League2nd Mar 1912Chelsea30Clapton Orient45,000 match won
League9th Mar 1912Bristol City11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League20th Mar 1912Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea3,000 match won
League23rd Mar 1912Huddersfield Town13Chelsea13,000 match won
League6th Apr 1912Glossop12Chelsea4,000 match won
League8th Apr 1912Derby County20Chelsea17,000 match lost
League13th Apr 1912Chelsea10Hull City35,000 match won
League22nd Apr 1912Chelsea41Blackpool27,000 match won
League25th Apr 1912Barnsley02Chelsea7,000 match won
League27th Apr 1912Chelsea10Bradford Park Avenue40,000 match won
League5th Oct 1912Chelsea20Sunderland25,000 match won
League23rd Nov 1912Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League30th Nov 1912Chelsea31Derby County30,000 match won
League7th Dec 1912Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea36,771 match lost
League14th Dec 1912Chelsea23Middlesbrough35,000 match lost
League18th Jan 1913Chelsea10Newcastle United50,000 match won
League25th Jan 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea18,000 match lost
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1913Chelsea11The Wednesday35,606 match drawn
F.A. Cup5th Feb 1913The Wednesday60Chelsea35,860 match lost
League8th Feb 1913Sunderland40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League15th Feb 1913Chelsea11Woolwich Arsenal20,000 match drawn
League22nd Feb 1913Bradford City22Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League1st Mar 1913Chelsea21Manchester City35,000 match won
League8th Mar 1913West Bromwich Albion01Chelsea16,293 match won
League15th Mar 1913Chelsea13Everton45,000 match lost
League21st Mar 1913Chelsea12Aston Villa65,000 match lost
League22nd Mar 1913The Wednesday32Chelsea8,000 match lost
League12th Apr 1913Chelsea10Tottenham Hotspur50,000 match won
League19th Apr 1913Middlesbrough03Chelsea8,000 match won
League26th Apr 1913Chelsea52Notts County20,000 match won
League6th Sep 1913Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspur61,500 match lost
League8th Sep 1913Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion21,000 match drawn
League13th Sep 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea20,000 match lost
League20th Sep 1913Chelsea02Manchester United40,000 match lost
League27th Sep 1913Burnley61Chelsea30,000 match lost
League4th Oct 1913Chelsea20Preston North End30,000 match won
League11th Oct 1913Newcastle United10Chelsea22,000 match lost
League18th Oct 1913Chelsea30Liverpool40,000 match won
League25th Oct 1913Aston Villa12Chelsea36,000 match won
League1st Nov 1913Chelsea32Middlesbrough40,000 match won
League8th Nov 1913Sheffield United32Chelsea14,000 match lost
League15th Nov 1913Chelsea21Derby County28,000 match won
League22nd Nov 1913Manchester City21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League29th Nov 1913Chelsea21Bradford City45,000 match won
League6th Dec 1913Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea10,000 match lost
League13th Dec 1913Chelsea11Sunderland30,000 match drawn
League20th Dec 1913Everton00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1913Chelsea21The Wednesday40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1913The Wednesday30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League27th Dec 1913Tottenham Hotspur12Chelsea29,305 match won
League3rd Jan 1914Chelsea21Oldham Athletic30,000 match won
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1914Millwall Athletic00Chelsea24,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1914Chelsea01Millwall Athletic35,800 match lost
League17th Jan 1914Manchester United01Chelsea20,000 match won
League24th Jan 1914Chelsea00Burnley35,000 match drawn
League7th Feb 1914Preston North End33Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League11th Feb 1914Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League14th Feb 1914Chelsea01Newcastle United40,000 match lost
League28th Feb 1914Chelsea03Aston Villa58,000 match lost
League7th Mar 1914Middlesbrough20Chelsea14,000 match lost
League14th Mar 1914Chelsea20Sheffield United19,000 match won
League18th Mar 1914Liverpool30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League11th Apr 1914Chelsea20Blackburn Rovers50,000 match won
League13th Apr 1914Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers40,000 match won
League14th Apr 1914West Bromwich Albion31Chelsea16,479 match lost
League18th Apr 1914Sunderland20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League5th Sep 1914Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea26,000 match drawn
League9th Sep 1914Bradford City22Chelsea14,000 match drawn
League12th Sep 1914Chelsea03Newcastle United14,000 match lost
League19th Sep 1914Middlesbrough30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League26th Sep 1914Chelsea11Sheffield United25,000 match drawn
League3rd Oct 1914Aston Villa21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League10th Oct 1914Chelsea31Liverpool20,000 match won
League24th Oct 1914Chelsea22Oldham Athletic20,000 match drawn
League31st Oct 1914Manchester United22Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League7th Nov 1914Chelsea21Bolton Wanderers24,000 match won
League14th Nov 1914Blackburn Rovers32Chelsea21,000 match lost
League21st Nov 1914Chelsea41Notts County16,000 match won
League28th Nov 1914Sunderland21Chelsea6,000 match lost
League5th Dec 1914Chelsea00The Wednesday15,000 match drawn
League12th Dec 1914West Bromwich Albion20Chelsea6,421 match lost
League19th Dec 1914Chelsea20Everton18,000 match won
League25th Dec 1914Chelsea00Manchester City20,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1914Manchester City21Chelsea26,000 match lost
League28th Dec 1914Chelsea14Burnley20,000 match lost
League2nd Jan 1915Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur30,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup9th Jan 1915Swindon Town11Chelsea28,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1915Chelsea52Swindon Town18,610 match won
League23rd Jan 1915Chelsea22Middlesbrough7,500 match drawn
F.A. Cup30th Jan 1915Chelsea10Arsenal40,372 match won
League6th Feb 1915Chelsea31Aston Villa15,000 match won
League13th Feb 1915Liverpool33Chelsea14,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Feb 1915Manchester City01Chelsea39,000 match won
League27th Feb 1915Oldham Athletic00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
League1st Mar 1915Chelsea01Bradford Park Avenue19,000 match lost
F.A. Cup6th Mar 1915Chelsea11Newcastle United58,760 match drawn
League8th Mar 1915Sheffield United11Chelsea14,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup13th Mar 1915Newcastle United01Chelsea49,827 match won
League17th Mar 1915Newcastle United20Chelsea5,000 match lost
League20th Mar 1915Chelsea13Blackburn Rovers22,000 match lost
F.A. Cup27th Mar 1915Everton02Chelsea22,000 match won
League2nd Apr 1915Chelsea20Bradford City24,000 match won
League3rd Apr 1915Chelsea30Sunderland20,000 match won
League5th Apr 1915Burnley20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League10th Apr 1915The Wednesday32Chelsea18,000 match lost
League14th Apr 1915Bolton Wanderers31Chelsea10,000 match lost
League17th Apr 1915Chelsea41West Bromwich Albion25,000 match won
League19th Apr 1915Chelsea13Manchester United30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup24th Apr 1915Sheffield United30Chelsea49,557 match lost
League26th Apr 1915Everton22Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League28th Apr 1915Notts County20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League30th Aug 1919Everton23Chelsea35,000 match won
League1st Sep 1919Chelsea20Sunderland50,000 match won
League6th Sep 1919Chelsea01Everton60,000 match lost
League10th Sep 1919Sunderland32Chelsea35,000 match lost
League13th Sep 1919Chelsea00Newcastle United12,000 match drawn
League20th Sep 1919Newcastle United30Chelsea40,000 match lost
League27th Sep 1919Chelsea01Burnley38,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1919Chelsea10Oldham Athletic40,000 match won
League27th Dec 1919Chelsea10Sheffield United40,000 match won
League1st Jan 1920Oldham Athletic10Chelsea12,000 match lost
League3rd Jan 1920Manchester United02Chelsea25,000 match won
F.A. Cup10th Jan 1920Bolton Wanderers01Chelsea35,398 match won
League17th Jan 1920Chelsea10Manchester United40,000 match won
League24th Jan 1920Bradford City31Chelsea18,000 match lost
F.A. Cup31st Jan 1920Chelsea40Swindon Town67,054 match won
League4th Feb 1920Chelsea10Bradford City25,000 match won
League7th Feb 1920Bolton Wanderers12Chelsea20,000 match won
League14th Feb 1920Chelsea23Bolton Wanderers45,000 match lost
F.A. Cup21st Feb 1920Chelsea30Leicester City40,000 match won
League28th Feb 1920Chelsea21Blackburn Rovers52,000 match won
F.A. Cup6th Mar 1920Chelsea41Bradford Park Avenue61,223 match won
League11th Mar 1920Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea12,000 match lost
League13th Mar 1920Notts County01Chelsea15,000 match won
League20th Mar 1920Chelsea11The Wednesday47,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup27th Mar 1920Aston Villa31Chelsea37,771 match lost
League2nd Apr 1920Chelsea21Aston Villa70,000 match won
League3rd Apr 1920Chelsea10Manchester City40,000 match won
League6th Apr 1920The Wednesday02Chelsea15,000 match won
League10th Apr 1920Manchester City10Chelsea25,000 match lost
League24th Apr 1920Derby County50Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Apr 1920Chelsea20West Bromwich Albion39,902 match won
League1st May 1920West Bromwich Albion40Chelsea35,668 match lost
League28th Aug 1920Derby County00Chelsea21,851 match drawn
League1st Sep 1920Chelsea10Bolton Wanderers35,000 match won
League4th Sep 1920Chelsea11Derby County42,000 match drawn
League6th Sep 1920Bolton Wanderers31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League11th Sep 1920Manchester United31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League18th Sep 1920Chelsea12Manchester United35,000 match lost
League25th Sep 1920Burnley40Chelsea27,000 match lost
League9th Oct 1920Tottenham Hotspur50Chelsea50,000 match lost
League16th Oct 1920Chelsea04Tottenham Hotspur76,000 match lost
League23rd Oct 1920Chelsea11Oldham Athletic38,000 match drawn
League30th Oct 1920Oldham Athletic12Chelsea20,000 match won
League6th Nov 1920Chelsea11Preston North End35,000 match drawn
League13th Nov 1920Preston North End01Chelsea20,000 match won
League20th Nov 1920Chelsea21Sheffield United25,000 match won
League18th Dec 1920Chelsea41Bradford Park Avenue40,000 match won
League25th Dec 1920Chelsea11Liverpool50,000 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
League15th Jan 1921Chelsea21Manchester City36,000 match won
F.A. Cup17th Jan 1921Chelsea31Reading29,450 match won
League22nd Jan 1921Manchester City10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1921Swindon Town02Chelsea21,261 match won
League5th Feb 1921Chelsea20Newcastle United56,000 match won
League9th Feb 1921Newcastle United10Chelsea40,000 match lost
League12th Feb 1921Chelsea30West Bromwich Albion42,000 match won
F.A. Cup19th Feb 1921Plymouth Argyle00Chelsea37,749 match drawn
F.A. Cup24th Feb 1921Chelsea00Plymouth Argyle59,871 match drawn
League26th Feb 1921Chelsea01Everton44,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1921Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea26,007 match won
F.A. Cup5th Mar 1921Cardiff City10Chelsea45,000 match lost
League12th Mar 1921Chelsea31Sunderland35,000 match won
League19th Mar 1921Sunderland10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Mar 1921Bradford City11Chelsea28,000 match drawn
League28th Mar 1921Aston Villa30Chelsea30,000 match lost
League29th Mar 1921Chelsea51Aston Villa25,000 match won
League2nd Apr 1921Chelsea31Bradford City38,500 match won
League6th Apr 1921Everton51Chelsea25,000 match lost
League16th Apr 1921Chelsea11Huddersfield Town37,500 match drawn
League23rd Apr 1921Middlesbrough00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League30th Apr 1921Chelsea11Middlesbrough30,000 match drawn
League2nd May 1921Blackburn Rovers00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League7th May 1921Chelsea12Blackburn Rovers20,000 match lost
League27th Aug 1921Blackburn Rovers11Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League29th Aug 1921Chelsea12Birmingham30,000 match lost
League3rd Sep 1921Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers48,000 match won
League5th Sep 1921Birmingham51Chelsea30,000 match lost
League10th Sep 1921Chelsea00Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League17th Sep 1921Manchester United00Chelsea28,000 match drawn
League24th Sep 1921Chelsea01Liverpool38,000 match lost
League1st Oct 1921Liverpool11Chelsea35,000 match drawn
League8th Oct 1921Chelsea11Newcastle United40,000 match drawn

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1910 / 11 3
1911 / 12 4
1912 / 13 3
1913 / 14 7
1914 / 15 4
1919 / 20 1
1920 / 21 1
1921 / 22 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. James Molyneux made 24 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly20th Aug 1910Chelsea23Chelseaunknown match won
Friendly25th Aug 1910Chelsea30Chelseaunknown match lost
London Prof. Charity Fund3rd Oct 1910Chelsea03Tottenham Hotspur10,000 match lost
Friendly16th Aug 1911Chelsea31Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly19th Aug 1911Chelsea00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Friendly26th Aug 1911Chelsea32Chelseaunknown match lost
London Prof. Charity Fund4th Sep 1911Chelsea22Woolwich Arsenal6,000 match drawn
Friendly19th Aug 1912Chelsea33Chelseaunknown match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund30th Sep 1912Chelsea13Woolwich Arsenal5,000 match lost
Friendly28th Apr 1913Chelsea31Fulham35,000 match won
Friendly16th Aug 1913Chelsea41Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly23rd Aug 1913Chelsea41Chelsea15,000 match lost
London Challenge Cup22nd Sep 1913Bromley22Chelseaunknown match drawn
London Challenge Cup29th Sep 1913Chelsea60Bromleyunknown match won
London Challenge Cup20th Oct 1913Chelsea01Arsenalunknown match lost
London Prof. Charity Fund17th Nov 1913Millwall Athletic21Chelsea6,000 match lost
Friendly21st Feb 1914Tottenham Hotspur37Chelsea6,000 match won
Friendly15th Aug 1914Chelsea10Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly27th Aug 1914Chelsea22Fulham6,500 match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund14th Sep 1914Chelsea02Millwall Athletic3,000 match lost
London Challenge Cup21st Sep 1914Queens Park Rangers10Chelsea1,000 match lost
Friendly14th Apr 1920Chelsea11Brentford4,300 match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund25th Oct 1920Fulham11Chelseaunknown match drawn
London Prof. Charity Fund26th Sep 1921Chelsea21Fulhamunknown match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1911 / 12 24
1912 / 13 17
1919 / 20 6
1920 / 21 1

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. James Molyneux made 48 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League7th Oct 1911Chelsea11West Ham Unitedunknown match drawn
Reserve League14th Oct 1911Coventry City02Chelsea4,324 match won
Reserve League21st Oct 1911Chelsea60Fulhamunknown match won
Reserve League23rd Oct 1911Chelsea71Tunbridge Wells Rangersunknown match won
Reserve League30th Oct 1911Chelsea10Northampton Townunknown match won
Reserve League4th Nov 1911Bristol City00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup8th Nov 1911Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspurunknown match won
Reserve League13th Nov 1911Chelsea30Watford2,000 match won
Reserve League18th Nov 1911Norwich City33Chelsea3,000 match drawn
Reserve League25th Nov 1911Chelsea30Peterborough Cityunknown match won
Reserve League27th Nov 1911Chelsea20Leytonunknown match won
Reserve League2nd Dec 1911Reading04Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League9th Dec 1911Chelsea23Southend Unitedunknown match lost
Reserve League16th Dec 1911Southend United02Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League23rd Dec 1911Chelsea22Croydon Commonunknown match drawn
Reserve League26th Dec 1911Peterborough City01Chelsea3,000 match won
Reserve League30th Dec 1911Chelsea01Brighton And Hove Albionunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Jan 1912Chelsea21Clapton Orientunknown match won
Reserve League20th Jan 1912Chelsea40Swindon Townunknown match won
Reserve League27th Jan 1912Northampton Town12Chelsea2,000 match won
Reserve League5th Feb 1912Chelsea00Luton Townunknown match drawn
Reserve League17th Feb 1912Chelsea22Coventry City3,000 match drawn
Reserve League24th Feb 1912Swindon Town02Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League16th Mar 1912Fulham10Chelsea3,000 match lost
Reserve League2nd Sep 1912Chelsea32Brighton And Hove Albionunknown match won
Reserve League7th Sep 1912Chelsea13Tottenham Hotspurunknown match lost
Reserve League14th Sep 1912Queens Park Rangers01Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League16th Sep 1912Chelsea50Watfordunknown match won
Reserve League21st Sep 1912Norwich City01Chelsea4,000 match won
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup23rd Sep 1912Chelsea31Tottenham Hotspur3,000 match won
Reserve League25th Sep 1912Watford31Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League28th Sep 1912West Ham United12Chelsea4,000 match won
Reserve League12th Oct 1912Chelsea50Queens Park Rangersunknown match won
Reserve League14th Oct 1912Chelsea41Portsmouthunknown match won
Reserve League19th Oct 1912Fulham00Chelseaunknown match drawn
Reserve League26th Oct 1912Chelsea10Peterborough Cityunknown match won
Reserve League31st Oct 1912Clapton Orient20Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League2nd Nov 1912Croydon Common01Chelsea2,500 match won
Reserve League9th Nov 1912Chelsea50Bristol Cityunknown match won
Middlesex Professional Reserve Cup11th Nov 1912Chelsea21Queens Park Rangersunknown match won
Reserve League16th Nov 1912Brentford18Chelseaunknown match won
Reserve League25th Oct 1919Chelsea10Fulhamunknown match won
Reserve League30th Oct 1919Clapton Orient42Chelseaunknown match lost
Friendly5th Nov 1919Oxford University46Chelseaunknown match won
Friendly3rd Dec 1919Cambridge University42Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League6th Dec 1919Chelsea20Arsenalunknown match won
Reserve League25th Dec 1919Chelsea30West Ham Unitedunknown match won
Reserve League16th Dec 1920Fulham20Chelseaunknown match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

James' Dates of birth and death were previously muddled with those of his first cousin.

Having found his marriage certificate where his profession stated professional footballer, dates corrected and changed 6 Dec 2021. All details are available on the CGS Ancestry tree.

James died on the 9th of January 1950 and was cremated at Stockport crematorium on the 13th. His ashes were scattered unwitnessed at the request of his widow Emily and there is no known memorial.

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Chelsea FC Player James Molyneux

Games Won: 98
Win Percentage: 41%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 239 appearances, James Molyneux played alongside the following 72 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Lawrence Abram (42)
James Ashford (4)
Fred Barrett (10)
Thomas Baxter (1)
John Bell (6)
Wally Bettridge (177)
Billy Brawn (12)
Billy Bridgeman (61)
Harold Brittan (18)
Billy Brown (3)
John Brown (13)
Johnny Browning (6)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (34)
David Cameron (24)
Jack Cameron (54)
Bill Cartwright (7)
Jack Cock (60)
Jimmy Croal (94)
George Dale (32)
Bill Dickie (31)
George Dodd (2)
Hugh Dolby (1)
Angus Douglas (41)
Sam Downing (52)
Norrie Fairgray (16)
Ted Ferguson (1)
Jim Ferris (31)
Harry Ford (147)
Charlie Freeman (71)
James Gallon (2)
Harold Halse (92)
Jack Harrow (139)
Jack Harwood (3)
George Hilsdon (36)
Frank Hoddinott (8)
George Hunter (29)
George Johnson (3)
Evan Jones (3)
George Lake (1)
Joe Langton (2)
John Lee (5)
Fred Linfoot (17)
Tommy Logan (103)
Alexander MacFarlane (4)
Ken Mackenzie (1)
Owen Marshall (31)
English McConnell (18)
Marshall McEwan (29)
Ken McKenzie (3)
Bobby McNeil (115)
Tommy Meehan (29)
Nils Middelboe (32)
Andrew Ormiston (34)
John Priestley (1)
Buchanan Sharp (26)
Jimmy Sharp (54)
George Smith (9)
Stephen Smith (1)
Joseph Spottiswood (1)
William Steer (2)
Frederick Taylor (106)
Bob Thomson (63)
Jimmy Turnbull (15)
Edward Tye (1)
Andy Walker (24)
Joe Ward (11)
Ben Warren (36)
Bob Whittingham (90)
Harry Wilding (77)
Jimmy Windridge (6)
Vivian Woodward (76)
Max Woosnam (1)