Walter Bettridge

Date of birthOctober 1886
Place of birthOakthorpe
NationalityEnglish
PositionFull back
Died23 December 1931

One of the first attacking full backs Walter was a regular for eleven seasons ( missing one season when unavailable during the Great War). He was in the promotion winning side in 1911-12 and the FA Cup runners up side in 1914-15. Signed for Gillingham in June 1922.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1909-10 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1909-10 Chelsea League Division One 18
1910-11 Chelsea FA Cup 6
1910-11 Chelsea League Division Two 37
1911-12 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1911-12 Chelsea League Division Two 26
1912-13 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1912-13 Chelsea League Division One 33
1913-14 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1913-14 Chelsea League Division One 16
1914-15 Chelsea FA Cup 8
1914-15 Chelsea League Division One 25
1919-20 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1919-20 Chelsea League Division One 41
1920-21 Chelsea FA Cup 6
1920-21 Chelsea League Division One 28


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
16 Oct 1909 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1909 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1909 Chelsea v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1909 Sunderland v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1909 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1909 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1909 Chelsea v Bradford City L 0-3 League Division One
27 Nov 1909 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 4-1 League Division One
18 Dec 1909 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1909 Notts County v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1909 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1910 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1910 Liverpool v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1910 Preston North End v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
15 Jan 1910 Chelsea v Hull City W 2-1 FA Cup 1st round
22 Jan 1910 Chelsea v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
05 Feb 1910 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round
12 Feb 1910 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 5-2 League Division One
28 Mar 1910 Chelsea v Woolwich Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1910 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1910 Derby County v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
10 Sep 1910 Chelsea v Barnsley W 3-1 League Division Two
17 Sep 1910 Leicester Fosse v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
24 Sep 1910 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division Two
01 Oct 1910 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division Two
08 Oct 1910 Leyton Orient v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
15 Oct 1910 Chelsea v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division Two
22 Oct 1910 Glossop North End v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
29 Oct 1910 Chelsea v Lincoln City W 7-0 League Division Two
12 Nov 1910 Chelsea v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division Two
19 Nov 1910 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
26 Nov 1910 Chelsea v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Dec 1910 Fulham v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
10 Dec 1910 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 3-0 League Division Two
17 Dec 1910 Burnley v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Dec 1910 Chelsea v Gainsborough Trinity W 3-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1910 Leeds City v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division Two
27 Dec 1910 Chelsea v Stockport County W 2-0 League Division Two
31 Dec 1910 Chelsea v Derby County W 3-2 League Division Two
02 Jan 1911 Stockport County v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division Two
07 Jan 1911 Barnsley v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division Two
14 Jan 1911 Chelsea v Leyton D 0-0 FA Cup 1st round
19 Jan 1911 Leyton v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
21 Jan 1911 Chelsea v Leicester Fosse W 2-0 League Division Two
28 Jan 1911 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
04 Feb 1911 Chesterfield Town v Chelsea W 1-4 FA Cup 2nd round
11 Feb 1911 Chelsea v Leyton Orient W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Feb 1911 Blackpool v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
25 Feb 1911 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
04 Mar 1911 Lincoln City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Mar 1911 Chelsea v Glossop North End W 2-0 League Division Two
13 Mar 1911 Chelsea v Swindon Town W 3-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
18 Mar 1911 Birmingham City v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
20 Mar 1911 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League Division Two
25 Mar 1911 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-0 FA Cup Semi-final
29 Mar 1911 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1911 Hull City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
08 Apr 1911 Chelsea v Fulham W 2-0 League Division Two
14 Apr 1911 Chelsea v Leeds City W 4-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1911 Bradford Park Avenue v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
18 Apr 1911 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division Two
22 Apr 1911 Chelsea v Burnley W 3-0 League Division Two
29 Apr 1911 Gainsborough Trinity v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division Two
02 Sep 1911 Chelsea v Stockport County D 0-0 League Division Two
09 Sep 1911 Leeds City v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
11 Sep 1911 Chelsea v Derby County W 1-0 League Division Two
16 Sep 1911 Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-0 League Division Two
23 Sep 1911 Leicester Fosse v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
30 Sep 1911 Chelsea v Gainsborough Trinity W 1-0 League Division Two
07 Oct 1911 Grimsby Town v Chelsea L 2-1 League Division Two
14 Oct 1911 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division Two
11 Nov 1911 Birmingham City v Chelsea W 1-4 League Division Two
18 Nov 1911 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town W 3-1 League Division Two
25 Nov 1911 Blackpool v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division Two
13 Jan 1912 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 1-0 FA Cup 1st round
20 Jan 1912 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division Two
27 Jan 1912 Chelsea v Leicester Fosse W 2-1 League Division Two
03 Feb 1912 Bradford City v Chelsea L 2-0 FA Cup 2nd round
10 Feb 1912 Chelsea v Grimsby Town W 4-1 League Division Two
17 Feb 1912 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 2-3 League Division Two
24 Feb 1912 Chelsea v Burnley L 0-2 League Division Two
02 Mar 1912 Chelsea v Leyton Orient W 3-0 League Division Two
09 Mar 1912 Bristol City v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
20 Mar 1912 Gainsborough Trinity v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
23 Mar 1912 Huddersfield Town v Chelsea W 1-3 League Division Two
06 Apr 1912 Glossop North End v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division Two
08 Apr 1912 Derby County v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division Two
13 Apr 1912 Chelsea v Hull City W 1-0 League Division Two
22 Apr 1912 Chelsea v Blackpool W 4-1 League Division Two
25 Apr 1912 Barnsley v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division Two
27 Apr 1912 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 1-0 League Division Two
02 Sep 1912 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1912 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1912 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1912 Chelsea v Sheffield United W 4-2 League Division One
21 Sep 1912 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
28 Sep 1912 Chelsea v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1912 Chelsea v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division One
12 Oct 1912 Woolwich Arsenal v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1912 Chelsea v Bradford City L 0-3 League Division One
26 Oct 1912 Manchester City v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
02 Nov 1912 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion L 0-2 League Division One
09 Nov 1912 Everton v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
16 Nov 1912 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-4 League Division One
23 Nov 1912 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1912 Chelsea v Derby County W 3-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1912 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
14 Dec 1912 Chelsea v Middlesbrough L 2-3 League Division One
21 Dec 1912 Notts County v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
25 Dec 1912 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-4 League Division One
28 Dec 1912 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
11 Jan 1913 Chelsea v Southend United W 5-2 FA Cup 1st round
08 Feb 1913 Sunderland v Chelsea L 4-0 League Division One
15 Feb 1913 Chelsea v Woolwich Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
22 Feb 1913 Bradford City v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1913 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1913 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1913 Chelsea v Everton L 1-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1913 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 1-2 League Division One
22 Mar 1913 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea L 3-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1913 Liverpool v Chelsea W 1-2 League Division One
29 Mar 1913 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 1-6 League Division One
05 Apr 1913 Derby County v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1913 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1913 Middlesbrough v Chelsea W 0-3 League Division One
06 Sep 1913 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-3 League Division One
20 Sep 1913 Chelsea v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1913 Chelsea v Preston North End W 2-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1913 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1913 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1913 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1913 Chelsea v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1914 Millwall v Chelsea D 0-0 FA Cup 1st round
17 Jan 1914 Manchester United v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
24 Jan 1914 Chelsea v Burnley D 0-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1914 Preston North End v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division One
11 Feb 1914 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1914 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 0-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1914 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 0-3 League Division One
07 Mar 1914 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1914 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1914 Sunderland v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
10 Oct 1914 Chelsea v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
05 Dec 1914 Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 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
02 Jan 1915 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
09 Jan 1915 Chelsea v Swindon Town D 1-1 FA Cup 1st round
16 Jan 1915 Swindon Town v Chelsea L 5-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
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
08 Mar 1915 Sheffield United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1915 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
17 Mar 1915 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-0 League Division One
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
14 Apr 1915 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 3-1 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
28 Apr 1915 Notts County v Chelsea L 2-0 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
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 1st round
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
28 Feb 1920 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1920 Chelsea v Bradford Park Avenue W 4-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
11 Mar 1920 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1920 Notts County v Chelsea W 0-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1920 Chelsea v Notts County W 2-0 League Division One
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
02 Apr 1920 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1920 Chelsea v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1920 Sheffield Wednesday v Chelsea W 0-2 League Division One
10 Apr 1920 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-0 League Division One
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
26 Apr 1920 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 League Division One
01 May 1920 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 4-0 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
04 Sep 1920 Chelsea v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1920 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 3-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1920 Manchester United v Chelsea L 3-1 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
16 Oct 1920 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-4 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
15 Jan 1921 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
16 Jan 1921 Chelsea v Reading W 3-1 FA Cup 1st round 2nd replay
22 Jan 1921 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-0 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
09 Feb 1921 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-0 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
26 Feb 1921 Chelsea v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
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
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
06 Apr 1921 Everton v Chelsea L 5-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1921 Chelsea v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division One


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