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Chelsea FC Profile: Buchanan Sharp

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Full Name: Buchanan Sharp

Born: Friday, 2nd November 1894
Place of birth: Alexandria, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 11"
Died: Wednesday, 11th January 1956 (aged 61)
Place of death: Bolton, Lancashire, England
Burial: Buried - 18 Jan 1956 - Vale of Leven Cememtery, Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire - Section S, Lair 407

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1919 to 1923

Playing Career:

Vale of Levan
Chelsea (Nov 1919 to Mar 1923) - cost: unknown
Tottenham Hotspur
Leicester City

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 28th February 1920, Chelsea 2 - 1 Blackburn Rovers

Age on debut: 25 years 3 months 26 days

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 10th March 1923, Cardiff City 6 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1919 / 20 11200013
1920 / 21 8300011
1921 / 22 21000021
1922 / 23 25200027


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1919 / 20 320005
1920 / 21 010001
1921 / 22 700007
1922 / 23 10000010

* 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. Buchanan Sharp made 72 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League28th Feb 1920Chelsea21Blackburn Rovers52,000 match won scored 2 goals
F.A. Cup6th Mar 1920Chelsea41Bradford Park Avenue61,223 match won scored 2 goals
League11th Mar 1920Blackburn Rovers31Chelsea12,000 match lost
League13th Mar 1920Notts County01Chelsea15,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Mar 1920Chelsea20Notts County25,000 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
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
League25th Sep 1920Burnley40Chelsea27,000 match lost
League16th Oct 1920Chelsea04Tottenham Hotspur76,000 match lost
F.A. Cup17th Jan 1921Chelsea31Reading29,450 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Jan 1921Manchester City10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup29th Jan 1921Swindon Town02Chelsea21,261 match won
League26th Feb 1921Chelsea01Everton44,000 match lost
F.A. Cup28th Feb 1921Plymouth Argyle12Chelsea26,007 match won
League10th Sep 1921Chelsea00Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League17th Sep 1921Manchester United00Chelsea28,000 match drawn
League24th Sep 1921Chelsea01Liverpool38,000 match lost
League18th Jan 1922Chelsea03Bolton Wanderers15,000 match lost
League21st Jan 1922Bolton Wanderers02Chelsea20,000 match won
League4th Feb 1922Oldham Athletic03Chelsea10,000 match won
League8th Feb 1922Cardiff City20Chelsea25,000 match lost
League11th Feb 1922Chelsea10Oldham Athletic30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League25th Feb 1922Chelsea10Cardiff City65,000 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Mar 1922West Bromwich Albion22Chelsea11,026 match drawn scored 1 goal
League11th Mar 1922Chelsea11West Bromwich Albion30,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League18th Mar 1922Chelsea00Manchester City40,000 match drawn
League25th Mar 1922Manchester City00Chelsea25,000 match drawn
League1st Apr 1922Chelsea10Everton30,000 match won
League8th Apr 1922Everton23Chelsea30,000 match won scored 1 goal
League10th Apr 1922Chelsea10Huddersfield Town18,000 match won
League14th Apr 1922Chelsea10Aston Villa59,557 match won
League15th Apr 1922Chelsea10Sunderland40,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Apr 1922Aston Villa14Chelsea20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League22nd Apr 1922Sunderland12Chelsea10,000 match won
League6th May 1922Huddersfield Town20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League26th Aug 1922Chelsea11Birmingham40,000 match drawn
League28th Aug 1922Stoke12Chelsea20,000 match won scored 2 goals
League2nd Sep 1922Birmingham01Chelsea35,000 match won scored 1 goal
League4th Sep 1922Chelsea32Stoke20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League9th Sep 1922Chelsea11Middlesbrough40,000 match drawn
League16th Sep 1922Middlesbrough21Chelsea20,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League23rd Sep 1922Chelsea40Oldham Athletic30,000 match won
League28th Oct 1922Sunderland11Chelsea25,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League4th Nov 1922Preston North End20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League11th Nov 1922Chelsea01Preston North End25,000 match lost
League18th Nov 1922Burnley10Chelsea15,000 match lost
League25th Nov 1922Chelsea01Burnley25,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1922Chelsea22Huddersfield Town25,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
League9th Dec 1922Huddersfield Town30Chelsea15,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1922Chelsea22Nottingham Forest35,000 match drawn
League26th Dec 1922Nottingham Forest04Chelsea20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League30th Dec 1922Chelsea00Liverpool40,000 match drawn
League6th Jan 1923Liverpool10Chelsea30,000 match lost
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1923Chelsea10Rotherham County30,500 match won
League20th Jan 1923Chelsea30Newcastle United27,000 match won
F.A. Cup7th Feb 1923Southampton10Chelsea15,781 match lost
League10th Feb 1923Everton31Chelsea30,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League14th Feb 1923Chelsea31Everton20,000 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Feb 1923Chelsea00Arsenal45,000 match drawn
League24th Feb 1923Arsenal31Chelsea40,000 match lost
League3rd Mar 1923Chelsea11Cardiff City32,000 match drawn
League10th Mar 1923Cardiff City61Chelsea26,000 match lost

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
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. Buchanan Sharp made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly15th Sep 1920Chelsea20British Army5,000 match won
London Prof. Charity Fund26th Sep 1921Chelsea21Fulhamunknown match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1919 / 20 8
1920 / 21 7

Non-First-Team Goals

1919 / 20 2
1920 / 21 2

Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Buchanan Sharp made 15 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly17th Nov 1919Chelsea33Oxford Universityunknown match drawn scored 1 goal
Reserve League6th Dec 1919Chelsea20Arsenalunknown match won
Reserve League25th Dec 1919Chelsea30West Ham Unitedunknown match won
Reserve League3rd Jan 1920Chelsea05Arsenalunknown match lost
Reserve League19th Jan 1920Tottenham Hotspur30Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League24th Jan 1920Chelsea12Crystal Palaceunknown match lost
Reserve League7th Feb 1920Chelsea01Millwallunknown match lost
Reserve League29th Apr 1920Clapton Orient11Chelseaunknown match drawn scored 1 goal
Reserve League30th Oct 1920Chelsea31Brentfordunknown match won scored 1 goal
Reserve League11th Nov 1920Chelsea31Arsenalunknown match won scored 1 goal
Friendly2nd Dec 1920Cambridge University62Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League9th Dec 1920Chelsea11Clapton Orientunknown match drawn
Reserve League16th Dec 1920Fulham20Chelseaunknown match lost
Reserve League1st Jan 1921Chelsea30Millwallunknown match won
Reserve League25th Apr 1921Chelsea41Clapton Orientunknown match won

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Chelsea FC Player Buchanan Sharp

Games Won: 31
Win Percentage: 43.06%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 72 appearances, Buchanan Sharp played alongside the following 41 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Lawrence Abram (1)
Jimmy Armstrong (9)
James Ashford (2)
Benjamin Baker (23)
Fred Barrett (1)
John Bell (24)
Walter Bennett (1)
Wally Bettridge (22)
Harold Brittan (3)
David Cameron (31)
Jack Cock (47)
Jimmy Croal (5)
George Dale (15)
Bill Dickie (14)
Ted Ferguson (1)
Jim Ferris (5)
Bill Finlayson (1)
Harry Ford (51)
Jimmy Frew (4)
Harold Halse (12)
Colin Hampton (23)
Jack Harrow (71)
William Haywood (14)
Frank Hoddinott (8)
Joe Langton (2)
John Lee (5)
Fred Linfoot (20)
Tommy Logan (19)
Owen Marshall (1)
Ken McKenzie (4)
Bobby McNeil (66)
Tommy Meehan (49)
Nils Middelboe (5)
James Molyneux (26)
John Priestley (11)
George Smith (46)
Stephen Smith (11)
Albert Thain (5)
Bob Thomson (2)
Joe Ward (1)
Harry Wilding (59)