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Chelsea FC Player Profile: Sid Castle

Summary | Matches

Full Name: Sidney Ernest Rowland Castle

Born: Saturday, 12th March 1892
Place of Birth: Guildford, Surrey, England
Height: 5' 8"
Died: Friday, 27th January 1978

Playing Career:

Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur
Charlton Athletic
Chelsea (May 1923 to Dec 1926) - cost: unknown

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Monday, 27th August 1923, Chelsea 0 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Age on debut: 31 years 5 months 15 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 7th March 1925, Hull City 1 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1923 / 24 25000025
1924 / 25 800008


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1923 / 24 200002

* 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. Sid Castle made 33 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Aug 1923Chelsea01Tottenham Hotspur35,000 match lost
League1st Sep 1923Chelsea20Blackburn Rovers31,000 match won scored 1 goal
League8th Sep 1923Chelsea00Aston Villa46,000 match drawn
League15th Sep 1923Aston Villa00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
League22nd Sep 1923Chelsea11Sheffield United26,000 match drawn
League29th Sep 1923Sheffield United10Chelsea20,000 match lost
League6th Oct 1923Chelsea12Cardiff City47,000 match lost scored 1 goal
League13th Oct 1923Cardiff City11Chelsea37,000 match drawn
League17th Oct 1923Sunderland20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League20th Oct 1923Chelsea00West Ham United50,000 match drawn
League27th Oct 1923West Ham United20Chelsea26,000 match lost
League3rd Nov 1923Chelsea00Bolton Wanderers26,500 match drawn
League10th Nov 1923Bolton Wanderers40Chelsea20,000 match lost
League17th Nov 1923Middlesbrough20Chelsea10,000 match lost
League24th Nov 1923Chelsea20Middlesbrough18,000 match won
League8th Dec 1923Chelsea12Preston North End36,000 match lost
League15th Dec 1923Burnley20Chelsea15,000 match lost
League22nd Dec 1923Chelsea32Burnley17,500 match won
League25th Dec 1923Nottingham Forest20Chelsea20,000 match lost
League26th Dec 1923Chelsea11Nottingham Forest30,000 match drawn
League29th Dec 1923Arsenal10Chelsea38,000 match lost
League19th Jan 1924Huddersfield Town01Chelsea25,000 match won
League26th Jan 1924Chelsea01Huddersfield Town36,000 match lost
League9th Feb 1924Chelsea06Notts County15,000 match lost
League23rd Feb 1924Chelsea11Everton30,000 match drawn
League4th Oct 1924Southampton00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
League11th Oct 1924Chelsea00Fulham40,000 match drawn
League24th Jan 1925Chelsea11Clapton Orient35,000 match drawn
League7th Feb 1925Chelsea10Southampton37,000 match won
League14th Feb 1925Fulham12Chelsea30,000 match won
League21st Feb 1925Stockport County40Chelsea12,000 match lost
League28th Feb 1925Chelsea23Portsmouth37,000 match lost
League7th Mar 1925Hull City10Chelsea10,000 match lost
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Chelsea FC Player Sid Castle

Games Won: 6
Win Percentage: 18.18%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 33 appearances, Sid Castle played alongside the following 29 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Jimmy Armstrong (8)
Benjamin Howard Baker (5)
Fred Barrett (3)
Walter Bennett (2)
Willie Brown (5)
David Cameron (6)
Jackie Crawford (8)
Bernard Duffy (1)
Willie Ferguson (25)
Bill Finlayson (4)
Harry Ford (3)
James Frew (7)
Colin Hampton (18)
Jack Harrow (30)
William Haywood (1)
Fred Linfoot (1)
Wilson Marsh (7)
Peter McKenna (3)
Bobby McNeil (20)
Tommy Meehan (20)
Harold Miller (28)
Seth Plum (3)
John Priestley (30)
George Smith (33)
Albert Thain (4)
Bob Turnbull (5)
William Whitton (8)
Harry Wilding (25)
Andy Wilson (17)