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Chelsea FC Profile: Robert Buchanan

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Full Name: Robert Buchanan

Born: Monday, 17th October 1887
Place of birth: Bellshill, Scotland
Died: Wednesday, 4th October 1961 (aged 73)
Burial: Buried - Bothwellpark Cemetery, Lanarkshire

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1911 to 1913

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1911 to Jul 1913) - cost: unknown
Southend United

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 21st October 1911, Burnley 2 - 2 Chelsea

Age on debut: 24 years 0 months 4 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 4th November 1911, Chelsea 2 - 2 Bristol City


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1911 / 12 300003


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. Robert Buchanan made 3 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League21st Oct 1911Burnley22Chelsea12,000 match drawn
League28th Oct 1911Clapton Orient14Chelsea25,000 match won
League4th Nov 1911Chelsea22Bristol City25,000 match drawn

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Robert Buchanan View CGS profile for Robert Buchanan on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Robert Buchanan View CGS profile for Robert Buchanan on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Robert Buchanan View location on Zeemaps for Robert Buchanan

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Chelsea FC Player Robert Buchanan

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 33.33%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 3 appearances, Robert Buchanan played alongside the following 11 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Billy Bridgeman (3)
Jack Cameron (3)
George Dodd (3)
Angus Douglas (3)
Sam Downing (3)
Alec Ormiston (3)
Frederick Taylor (1)
Bob Thomson (3)
Ben Warren (2)
Jack Whitley (3)
Bob Whittingham (3)