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Chelsea FC Profile: Ben Whitehouse

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Full Name: Benjamin Whitehouse

Born: Tuesday, 4th January 1881
Place of birth: Coseley, Staffordshire, England
Died: Thursday, 20th March 1941 (aged 60)
Place of death: Coseley, Staffordshire, England
Burial: Buried - Mar 1941 - Old Meeting House Burial Ground, Old Meeting Road, Coseley, Staffordshire - Row 7, Grave No.12

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1906 to 1908

Playing Career:

Chelsea (Nov 1906 to Jun 1908) - cost: unknown
Stockport County

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 12th January 1907, Lincoln City 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 26 years 0 months 8 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 15th February 1908, Chelsea 2 - 2 Birmingham


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1906 / 07 020002
1907 / 08 10100011


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1906 / 07 010001
1907 / 08 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. Ben Whitehouse made 13 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
F.A. Cup12th Jan 1907Lincoln City22Chelsea5,000 match drawn scored 1 goal
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1907Chelsea01Lincoln City11,883 match lost
League12th Oct 1907Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost
League30th Nov 1907Notts County20Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1907Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers18,000 match won scored 1 goal
League7th Dec 1907Chelsea22Manchester City50,000 match drawn
League14th Dec 1907Preston North End24Chelsea8,000 match won
League21st Dec 1907Chelsea34Bury35,000 match lost
League4th Jan 1908Sheffield United03Chelsea5,000 match won
F.A. Cup11th Jan 1908Worksop Town19Chelsea18,995 match won
League18th Jan 1908Chelsea04Nottingham Forest35,000 match lost
League25th Jan 1908Manchester United10Chelsea30,000 match lost
League15th Feb 1908Chelsea22Birmingham30,000 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Link to the findagrave profile for Benjamin Whitehouse View CGS profile for Benjamin Whitehouse on Find-A-Grave
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Chelsea FC Player Ben Whitehouse

Games Won: 4
Win Percentage: 30.77%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 13 appearances, Ben Whitehouse played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Ted Birnie (13)
Billy Brawn (10)
Billy Bridgeman (10)
Jack Cameron (11)
Norrie Fairgray (5)
Augustus Harding (2)
George Henderson (7)
George Hilsdon (11)
George Key (5)
Jack Kirwan (3)
Bob Mackie (3)
David McCartney (2)
Bob McRoberts (2)
Tommy Miller (10)
Martin Moran (4)
Fred Rouse (6)
Jimmy Stark (10)
Bob Whiting (8)
Jack Whitley (5)
Jimmy Windridge (3)