James Croal

Date of birth27 July 1885
Place of birthGlasgow
NationalityScottish
PositionInside forward

Scotland international James Croal was an FA Cup runner-up with Chelsea in 1915 and a great favourite with the fans.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1914-15 Chelsea FA Cup 6
1
1914-15 Chelsea League Division One 27
6
1919-20 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1919-20 Chelsea League Division One 32
6
1920-21 Chelsea FA Cup 6
2
1920-21 Chelsea League Division One 33
7
1921-22 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1921-22 Chelsea League Division One 21
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Sep 1914 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1914 Bradford City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
12 Sep 1914 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 0-3 League Division One
10 Oct 1914 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1914 Bradford Park Avenue v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1914 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League Division One
31 Oct 1914 Manchester United v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
07 Nov 1914 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1914 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
12 Dec 1914 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
19 Dec 1914 Chelsea v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
25 Dec 1914 Chelsea v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1914 Manchester City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1914 Chelsea v Burnley L 1-4 League Division One
23 Jan 1915 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division One
30 Jan 1915 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round
06 Feb 1915 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 3-1 League Division One
13 Feb 1915 Liverpool v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division One
20 Feb 1915 Manchester City v Chelsea W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
27 Feb 1915 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1915 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue L 0-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1915 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
13 Mar 1915 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
20 Mar 1915 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1915 Chelsea v Everton W 2-0 FA Cup Semi-final
02 Apr 1915 Chelsea v Bradford City W 2-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1915 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1915 Burnley v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1915 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
17 Apr 1915 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1915 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1915 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 3-0 FA Cup Final
26 Apr 1915 Everton v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1919 Everton v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
01 Sep 1919 Chelsea v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1919 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1919 Sunderland v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
13 Sep 1919 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1919 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
27 Sep 1919 Chelsea v Burnley L 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1919 Burnley v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1919 Chelsea v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1919 Liverpool v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1919 Bradford Park Avenue v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1919 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 4-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1919 Preston North End v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1919 Chelsea v Preston North End W 4-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1919 Middlesbrough v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1919 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 3-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1919 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1919 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1919 Sheffield United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1919 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1919 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1919 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1920 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1920 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
10 Jan 1920 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Jan 1920 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1920 Bradford City v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
31 Jan 1920 Chelsea v Swindon Town W 4-0 FA Cup 2nd round
04 Feb 1920 Chelsea v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1920 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
14 Feb 1920 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
21 Feb 1920 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
20 Mar 1920 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1920 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-1 FA Cup Semi-final
17 Apr 1920 Chelsea v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
24 Apr 1920 Derby County v Chelsea L 5-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1920 Derby County v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1920 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1920 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1920 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
02 Oct 1920 Chelsea v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1920 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 5-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1920 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1920 Oldham Athletic v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
06 Nov 1920 Chelsea v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1920 Preston North End v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1920 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1920 Sheffield United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
04 Dec 1920 Chelsea v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
11 Dec 1920 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
18 Dec 1920 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 4-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1920 Chelsea v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1920 Liverpool v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1921 Bradford Park Avenue v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
08 Jan 1921 Reading v Chelsea D 0-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
12 Jan 1921 Chelsea v Reading D 2-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
15 Jan 1921 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
05 Feb 1921 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1921 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1921 Plymouth Argyle v Chelsea D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Feb 1921 Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
28 Feb 1921 Plymouth Argyle v Chelsea W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
05 Mar 1921 Cardiff City v Chelsea L 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
12 Mar 1921 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
14 Mar 1921 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1921 Sunderland v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
26 Mar 1921 Bradford City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1921 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1921 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 5-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1921 Chelsea v Bradford City W 3-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1921 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1921 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1921 Middlesbrough v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1921 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
07 May 1921 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 1-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1921 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1921 Chelsea v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1921 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1921 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1921 Liverpool v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1921 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1921 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1921 Burnley v Chelsea L 5-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1921 Chelsea v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1921 Chelsea v Sheffield United L 0-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1921 Sheffield United v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
19 Nov 1921 Chelsea v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1921 Bradford City v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1921 Chelsea v Preston North End D 0-0 League Division One
10 Dec 1921 Preston North End v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1921 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
24 Dec 1921 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1921 Middlesbrough v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1921 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1921 Chelsea v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
07 Jan 1922 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 2-4 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Jan 1922 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.