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Chelsea FC Profile: Jack Cameron

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Full Name: John Bell Cameron

Nickname(s): Jock

Born: Sunday, 16th February 1879
Place of birth: Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5' 9"
Died: Wednesday, 5th July 1950 (aged 71)
Place of death: Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Burial: Buried - Blackburn Cemetery, Non Conformist Division, Sec A Grave 151

Involvement with Chelsea:

Men's 1st Team Player from 1907 to 1913

Playing Career:

Kirkwood Thistle
St. Mirren
Blackburn Rovers
Chelsea (Oct 1907 to Jun 1913) - cost: unknown
Port Vale

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Competitive Debut: Saturday, 12th October 1907, Chelsea 1 - 3 Bolton Wanderers

Age on debut: 28 years 7 months 26 days

100th Appearance: Saturday, 10th September 1910, Chelsea 3 - 1 Barnsley

Last Competitive First-Team Appearance: Saturday, 1st March 1913, Chelsea 2 - 1 Manchester City


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1907 / 08 32200034
1908 / 09 35300038
1909 / 10 26000026
1910 / 11 34600040
1911 / 12 36200038
1912 / 13 16200018


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. Jack Cameron made 194 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League12th Oct 1907Chelsea13Bolton Wanderers35,000 match lost
League19th Oct 1907Birmingham11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League26th Oct 1907Chelsea21Everton50,000 match won
League2nd Nov 1907Sunderland30Chelsea13,000 match lost
League9th Nov 1907Chelsea21Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match won
League16th Nov 1907The Wednesday31Chelsea22,000 match lost
League23rd Nov 1907Chelsea41Bristol City20,000 match won
League30th Nov 1907Notts County20Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1907Chelsea10Blackburn Rovers18,000 match won
League7th Dec 1907Chelsea22Manchester City50,000 match drawn
League14th Dec 1907Preston North End24Chelsea8,000 match won
League21st Dec 1907Chelsea34Bury35,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1907Liverpool14Chelsea30,000 match won
League26th Dec 1907Chelsea10Middlesbrough40,000 match won
League28th Dec 1907Aston Villa00Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League1st Jan 1908Middlesbrough31Chelsea30,000 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
F.A. Cup1st Feb 1908Manchester United10Chelsea25,184 match lost
League8th Feb 1908Bolton Wanderers12Chelsea18,000 match won
League15th Feb 1908Chelsea22Birmingham30,000 match drawn
League29th Feb 1908Chelsea21Sunderland32,000 match won
League7th Mar 1908Woolwich Arsenal00Chelsea30,000 match drawn
League14th Mar 1908Chelsea31The Wednesday30,000 match won
League21st Mar 1908Bristol City00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League1st Apr 1908Everton03Chelsea10,000 match won
League4th Apr 1908Manchester City03Chelsea40,000 match won
League11th Apr 1908Chelsea00Preston North End40,000 match drawn
League18th Apr 1908Bury11Chelsea11,000 match drawn
League20th Apr 1908Chelsea02Liverpool40,000 match lost
League25th Apr 1908Chelsea13Aston Villa30,000 match lost
League29th Apr 1908Chelsea12Notts County10,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1908Chelsea00Preston North End25,000 match drawn
League5th Sep 1908Liverpool21Chelsea25,000 match lost
League7th Sep 1908Preston North End60Chelsea6,000 match lost
League12th Sep 1908Chelsea41Bury50,000 match won
League19th Sep 1908Sheffield United13Chelsea15,000 match won
League21st Sep 1908Chelsea21Nottingham Forest20,000 match won
League26th Sep 1908Chelsea02Aston Villa40,000 match lost
League3rd Oct 1908Nottingham Forest21Chelsea18,000 match lost
League10th Oct 1908Chelsea20Sunderland35,000 match won
League17th Oct 1908Chelsea22The Wednesday25,000 match drawn
League24th Oct 1908Blackburn Rovers20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League31st Oct 1908Chelsea11Bradford City30,000 match drawn
League7th Nov 1908Manchester United01Chelsea20,000 match won
League14th Nov 1908Chelsea33Everton40,000 match drawn
League21st Nov 1908Leicester Fosse52Chelsea15,000 match lost
League28th Nov 1908Chelsea12Woolwich Arsenal55,000 match lost
League5th Dec 1908Notts County30Chelsea12,000 match lost
League12th Dec 1908Chelsea12Newcastle United25,000 match lost
League19th Dec 1908Bristol City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
League25th Dec 1908Manchester City12Chelsea35,000 match won
League26th Dec 1908Chelsea12Manchester City40,000 match lost
League1st Jan 1909Middlesbrough14Chelsea25,000 match won
League2nd Jan 1909Chelsea30Liverpool30,000 match won
F.A. Cup16th Jan 1909Hull City11Chelsea18,100 match drawn
F.A. Cup20th Jan 1909Chelsea10Hull City25,792 match won
League23rd Jan 1909Chelsea11Sheffield United25,000 match drawn
League30th Jan 1909Aston Villa00Chelsea18,000 match drawn
F.A. Cup6th Feb 1909Blackburn Rovers21Chelsea31,897 match lost
League13th Feb 1909Sunderland12Chelsea16,000 match won
League27th Feb 1909Chelsea11Blackburn Rovers10,000 match drawn
League13th Mar 1909Chelsea11Manchester United30,000 match drawn
League20th Mar 1909Everton32Chelsea25,000 match lost
League31st Mar 1909Bury21Chelsea3,000 match lost
League9th Apr 1909Chelsea30Middlesbrough50,000 match won
League10th Apr 1909Chelsea32Notts County30,000 match won
League17th Apr 1909Newcastle United13Chelsea30,000 match won
League20th Apr 1909Bradford City30Chelsea14,000 match lost
League26th Apr 1909Chelsea31Bristol City12,000 match won
League1st Sep 1909Chelsea22Notts County12,000 match drawn
League4th Sep 1909Chelsea21Liverpool27,000 match won
League11th Sep 1909Aston Villa41Chelsea30,000 match lost
League18th Sep 1909Chelsea22Sheffield United36,000 match drawn
League25th Sep 1909Woolwich Arsenal32Chelsea20,000 match lost
League2nd Oct 1909Chelsea32Bolton Wanderers35,000 match won
League9th Oct 1909Middlesbrough01Chelsea12,000 match won
League6th Nov 1909Chelsea01Everton35,000 match lost
League13th Nov 1909Manchester United20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League20th Nov 1909Chelsea03Bradford City24,000 match lost
League27th Nov 1909The Wednesday41Chelsea15,000 match lost
League4th Dec 1909Chelsea41Bristol City20,000 match won
League11th Dec 1909Bury42Chelsea5,000 match lost
League19th Feb 1910Chelsea21Middlesbrough20,000 match won
League26th Feb 1910Chelsea31Blackburn Rovers30,000 match won
League5th Mar 1910Nottingham Forest00Chelsea7,000 match drawn
League7th Mar 1910Sheffield United00Chelsea8,000 match drawn
League12th Mar 1910Chelsea14Sunderland15,000 match lost
League19th Mar 1910Everton22Chelsea10,000 match drawn
League26th Mar 1910Chelsea11Manchester United25,000 match drawn
League28th Mar 1910Chelsea01Woolwich Arsenal40,000 match lost
League2nd Apr 1910Bradford City41Chelsea16,000 match lost
League9th Apr 1910Chelsea41The Wednesday25,000 match won
League16th Apr 1910Bristol City10Chelsea16,000 match lost
League23rd Apr 1910Chelsea20Bury35,000 match won
League30th Apr 1910Tottenham Hotspur21Chelsea35,000 match lost
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
F.A. Cup14th Jan 1911Chelsea00Leyton19,167 match drawn
F.A. Cup19th Jan 1911Leyton02Chelsea14,000 match won
League21st Jan 1911Chelsea20Leicester Fosse18,000 match won
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
League11th Sep 1911Chelsea10Derby County20,000 match won
League16th Sep 1911Chelsea40Wolverhampton Wanderers32,000 match won
League23rd Sep 1911Leicester Fosse20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League30th Sep 1911Chelsea10Gainsborough Trinity30,000 match won
League7th Oct 1911Grimsby Town21Chelsea8,000 match lost
League14th Oct 1911Chelsea20Nottingham Forest24,000 match won
League21st Oct 1911Burnley22Chelsea12,000 match drawn
League28th Oct 1911Clapton Orient14Chelsea25,000 match won
League4th Nov 1911Chelsea22Bristol City25,000 match drawn
League11th Nov 1911Birmingham14Chelsea25,000 match won
League18th Nov 1911Chelsea31Huddersfield Town5,000 match won
League25th Nov 1911Blackpool10Chelsea12,000 match lost
League2nd Dec 1911Chelsea10Glossop25,000 match won
League9th Dec 1911Hull City10Chelsea14,000 match lost
League16th Dec 1911Chelsea21Barnsley20,000 match won
League23rd Dec 1911Bradford Park Avenue11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League25th Dec 1911Fulham01Chelsea40,000 match won
League26th Dec 1911Chelsea10Fulham41,761 match won Captain
League30th Dec 1911Stockport County01Chelsea7,000 match won Captain
League6th Jan 1912Chelsea42Leeds City10,000 match won Captain
F.A. Cup13th Jan 1912Chelsea10Sheffield United34,400 match won Captain
League20th Jan 1912Wolverhampton Wanderers31Chelsea9,000 match lost Captain
League27th Jan 1912Chelsea21Leicester Fosse27,000 match won Captain
F.A. Cup3rd Feb 1912Bradford City20Chelsea21,070 match lost Captain
League10th Feb 1912Chelsea41Grimsby Town25,000 match won Captain
League17th Feb 1912Nottingham Forest23Chelsea9,000 match won Captain
League24th Feb 1912Chelsea02Burnley30,000 match lost Captain
League2nd Mar 1912Chelsea30Clapton Orient45,000 match won Captain
League9th Mar 1912Bristol City11Chelsea15,000 match drawn Captain
League16th Mar 1912Chelsea02Birmingham27,000 match lost Captain
League20th Mar 1912Gainsborough Trinity02Chelsea3,000 match won Captain
League23rd Mar 1912Huddersfield Town13Chelsea13,000 match won Captain
League6th Apr 1912Glossop12Chelsea4,000 match won Captain
League8th Apr 1912Derby County20Chelsea17,000 match lost Captain
League13th Apr 1912Chelsea10Hull City35,000 match won Captain
League22nd Apr 1912Chelsea41Blackpool27,000 match won Captain
League2nd Sep 1912Aston Villa10Chelsea28,000 match lost Captain
League7th Sep 1912Bolton Wanderers10Chelsea21,666 match lost Captain
League9th Sep 1912Chelsea12Liverpool25,000 match lost Captain
League14th Sep 1912Chelsea42Sheffield United40,000 match won Captain
League21st Sep 1912Newcastle United32Chelsea38,000 match lost Captain
League28th Sep 1912Chelsea11Oldham Athletic30,000 match drawn Captain
League5th Oct 1912Chelsea20Sunderland25,000 match won Captain
League12th Oct 1912Woolwich Arsenal01Chelsea22,000 match won Captain
League19th Oct 1912Chelsea03Bradford City40,000 match lost Captain
League26th Oct 1912Manchester City20Chelsea40,000 match lost Captain
League2nd Nov 1912Chelsea02West Bromwich Albion35,100 match lost Captain
League4th Jan 1913Sheffield United33Chelsea7,000 match drawn
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
League1st Mar 1913Chelsea21Manchester City35,000 match won

Non-Competitive First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1907 / 08 1
1908 / 09 1

Non-Competitive First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Jack Cameron made 2 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-Competitive First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Friendly3rd May 1908Everton40Chelsea4,000 match lost
Friendly20th Feb 1909Chelsea10Fulham20,000 match won

Non-First-Team Appearances

Season Appearances
1909 / 10 8

Non-First-Team Goals


Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Jack Cameron made 8 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Non-First-Team Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
Reserve League25th Dec 1909Chelsea70Croydon Common2,000 match won
Friendly29th Dec 1909Tunbridge Wells Rangers56Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League1st Jan 1910Chelsea31Fulham16,000 match won
Reserve League8th Jan 1910Chelsea00Brighton And Hove Albion2,000 match drawn
Reserve League29th Jan 1910Chelsea01Portsmouth0 match lost
Reserve League7th Feb 1910Clapton Orient14Chelsea0 match won
Reserve League9th Feb 1910Chelsea91Deptford Invicta0 match won
Reserve League12th Feb 1910Chelsea40West Ham United0 match won

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Chelsea FC Player Jack Cameron

Games Won: 86
Win Percentage: 44.33%
Starts as Captain: 30
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 194 appearances, Jack Cameron played alongside the following 62 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Wally Bettridge (84)
Ted Birnie (69)
Joe Bradshaw (2)
Billy Brawn (86)
Ron Brebner (11)
Billy Bridgeman (83)
Billy Brown (6)
John Brown (1)
Robert Buchanan (3)
David Calderhead (Jnr) (24)
Bill Cartwright (23)
George Dodd (29)
Hugh Dolby (2)
Angus Douglas (88)
Sam Downing (107)
Norrie Fairgray (68)
Harry Ford (9)
Charlie Freeman (46)
Augustus Harding (5)
Jack Harrow (15)
Jack Harwood (2)
George Henderson (18)
Tom Hewitt (8)
George Hilsdon (111)
Arthur Holden (17)
George Horn (2)
Percy Humphreys (42)
George Hunter (1)
George Johnson (3)
Evan Jones (11)
George Kennedy (12)
George Key (14)
Jack Kirwan (1)
Frank Lyon (2)
Ken Mackenzie (1)
Bob Mackie (1)
Tommy Mair (6)
English McConnell (20)
Marshall McEwan (31)
Bob McRoberts (31)
Tommy Miller (51)
James Molyneux (54)
Martin Moran (7)
Andrew Ormiston (74)
William Read (4)
Arthur Robinson (3)
Fred Rouse (42)
Jimmy Sharp (3)
Philip Smith (1)
Jimmy Stark (31)
Frederick Taylor (66)
Bob Thomson (26)
Jimmy Turnbull (11)
Joseph Walton (14)
Ben Warren (91)
Ben Whitehouse (11)
Bob Whiting (12)
Jack Whitley (114)
Bob Whittingham (86)
Arthur Wileman (11)
Jimmy Windridge (81)
Vivian Woodward (52)