Nils Middelboe

Date of birth05 October 1887
Place of birthCopenhagen
NationalityDanish
PositionHalf back

Denmark international (13 caps). Known as 'The Great Dane' Nils Middelboe was a popular amateur player at Chelsea.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1913-14 Chelsea League Division One 6
1914-15 Chelsea League Division One 7
1919-20 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1919-20 Chelsea League Division One 9
1920-21 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1920-21 Chelsea League Division One 14
1921-22 Chelsea League Division One 5


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
15 Nov 1913 Chelsea v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1913 Manchester City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1913 Chelsea v Bradford City W 2-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1913 Chelsea v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1913 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1914 Chelsea v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1914 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1914 Chelsea v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
03 Oct 1914 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1914 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1914 Chelsea v Notts County W 4-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1915 Sheffield United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
28 Apr 1915 Notts County v Chelsea L 2-0 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
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
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
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
31 Jan 1920 Chelsea v Swindon Town W 4-0 FA Cup 2nd round
01 Sep 1920 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 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
06 Nov 1920 Chelsea v Preston North End D 1-1 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
25 Dec 1920 Chelsea v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
29 Jan 1921 Swindon Town v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 2nd round
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
26 Feb 1921 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
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
28 Mar 1921 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 3-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1921 Chelsea v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1921 Liverpool v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
29 Oct 1921 Chelsea v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
14 Jan 1922 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1922 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 0-3 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1908-09 Denmark Olympics 3
3
1909-10 Denmark A v Amateur 1
1911-12 Denmark Amateur v A 1
1912-13 Denmark International Friendly 2
3
1912-13 Denmark Olympics 3
1
1913-14 Denmark A v Amateur 1
1913-14 Denmark International Friendly 2
1915-16 Denmark International Friendly 1
1920-21 Denmark Olympics 1


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Oct 1908 France v Denmark W 0-9 Olympics Quarter-final
22 Oct 1908 France v Denmark W 1-17 Olympics Semi-final
24 Oct 1908 Great Britain v Denmark L 2-0 Olympics Final
05 May 1910 Denmark v England W 2-1 A v Amateur
21 Oct 1911 England v Denmark L 3-0 Amateur v A
30 Jun 1912 Norway v Denmark W 0-7 Olympics 2nd round
02 Jul 1912 Netherlands v Denmark W 1-4 Olympics Semi-final
04 Jul 1912 Great Britain v Denmark L 4-2 Olympics Final
06 Oct 1912 Denmark v Germany W 3-1 International Friendly
25 May 1913 Denmark v Sweden W 8-0 International Friendly
05 Oct 1913 Sweden v Denmark W 0-10 International Friendly
26 Oct 1913 Germany v Denmark W 1-4 International Friendly
05 Jun 1914 Denmark v England W 3-0 A v Amateur
04 Jun 1916 Denmark v Sweden W 2-0 International Friendly
28 Aug 1920 Spain v Denmark L 1-0 Olympics Preliminary round 1st leg


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