Harry Ford

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Harry Ford
Personal information
Full name Henry Thomas Ford[1]
Date of birth 1893
Place of birth Fulham, England
Date of death 1963 (aged 69–70)[2]
Height 5 ft 7 12 in (1.71 m)
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1911–1912 Tunbridge Wells Rangers
1913–1924 Chelsea 248 (46)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Harry Ford (1893–1963) was an English footballer who played for Tunbridge Wells Rangers and Chelsea in England. He was a fast outside right who passed well and could shoot.[3]

Club career[edit]

Ford started his career playing for Southern League side Tunbridge Wells Rangers but in April 1912 played his first game for Chelsea, he was then transferred for £50 plus £50 if he played ten first team matches.[3] He was a member of the Chelsea side that reached the FA Cup Final in 1915 scoring several times during the competition but he was unable to find the net during the final. He made a total of 248 appearances for Chelsea scoring 46 goals.[4]




  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 101. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/harry-ford-chelsea-footballer/
  3. ^ a b Unknown (1915). Cup Final Programme. 
  4. ^ Glanvill, Rick (2006). Chelsea FC: The Official Biography - The Definitive Story of the First 100 Years. Headline Book Publishing Ltd. p. 402. ISBN 0-7553-1466-2.