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Chelsea FC Profile: Jimmy Sharp

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Full Name: James Sharp

Born: Monday, 11th October 1880
Place of birth: Jordanstone, Scotland
Height: 5' 9 1/2"
Died: Friday, 18th November 1949 (aged 69)
Place of death: Fulham, London, England
Burial: Buried - North Sheen Cemetery, Richmond, Greater London, England

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1912 to 1915

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Nov 1912 to Jun 1915) - cost: £1,750 - Retired

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

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 23rd November 1912, Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Chelsea

Age on debut: 32 years 1 months 12 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Monday, 19th April 1915, Chelsea 1 - 3 Manchester United


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1912 / 13 23100024
1913 / 14 21000021
1914 / 15 17100018


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. Jimmy Sharp made 63 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
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
League21st Dec 1912Notts County00Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1912Chelsea14Manchester United30,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1912Manchester United42Chelsea25,000 match lost
League28th Dec 1912Chelsea23Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost
League4th Jan 1913Sheffield United33Chelsea7,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1913Chelsea52Southend United14,569 match won
League18th Jan 1913Chelsea10Newcastle United50,000 match won
League25th Jan 1913Oldham Athletic32Chelsea18,000 match lost
League15th Feb 1913Chelsea11Woolwich Arsenal20,000 match drawn
League22nd Feb 1913Bradford City22Chelsea10,000 match drawn
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
League24th Mar 1913Liverpool12Chelsea25,000 match won
League29th Mar 1913Chelsea16Blackburn Rovers30,000 match lost
League5th Apr 1913Derby County31Chelsea10,000 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
League7th Feb 1914Preston North End33Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League11th Feb 1914Bolton Wanderers11Chelsea10,000 match drawn
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
League3rd Oct 1914Aston Villa21Chelsea20,000 match lost
League10th Oct 1914Chelsea31Liverpool20,000 match won
League28th Nov 1914Sunderland21Chelsea6,000 match lost
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
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1915Chelsea52Swindon Town18,610 match won
League23rd Jan 1915Chelsea22Middlesbrough7,500 match drawn
League20th Mar 1915Chelsea13Blackburn Rovers22,000 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

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. Jimmy Sharp 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. Jimmy Sharp made 0 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

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Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Jimmy Sharp

Games Won: 19
Win Percentage: 30.16%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 63 appearances, Jimmy Sharp played alongside the following 36 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Lawrence Abram (15)
Wally Bettridge (40)
Ron Brebner (6)
Billy Bridgeman (25)
Harold Brittan (3)
Billy Brown (5)
John Brown (13)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (17)
Jack Cameron (3)
Bill Cartwright (2)
Jimmy Croal (14)
George Dodd (1)
Angus Douglas (2)
Sam Downing (14)
Norrie Fairgray (7)
Harry Ford (59)
Charlie Freeman (26)
Harold Halse (28)
Jack Harrow (10)
Jack Harwood (3)
George Hunter (24)
Tommy Logan (35)
Alexander MacFarlane (4)
Owen Marshall (11)
Bobby McNeil (18)
Nils Middelboe (7)
James Molyneux (54)
Andrew Ormiston (12)
William Steer (4)
Frederick Taylor (54)
Bob Thomson (20)
Jimmy Turnbull (13)
Andy Walker (10)
Jack Whitley (3)
Bob Whittingham (32)
Vivian Woodward (36)