Jack Whitley Update

The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust would like to say thank you for the incredible generosity that not only Chelsea supporters, but supporters from many other clubs have shown in helping us reach our initial target so quickly. The crowdfunding site will remain open until July 4th and we welcome donations going forward which in addition to Continue Reading

The continued search for Chelsea FC’s heritage

Our firmly established Brompton clean up group reconvened on 8 October 2016 during another international break.  The intrepid gardeners gathered at the Fulham Road gates of Brompton Cemetery and did the rounds of the final resting places of Messrs Janes, Kirby, Maltby and Mears, tidying up around the plots and leaving them clear and accessible Continue Reading

Jack Whitley – in search of a loyal past Chelsea player

As part of our ongoing Brompton Cemetery clear up sessions and club heritage work, Rick Glanvill, Chelsea FC’s historian, has been finding out more about one particular past Chelsea player: 11 April 1878 • Born Seacombe, Cheshire, England Joined Chelsea aged 29 in 1907, having previously played for secretary-manager David Calderhead at Lincoln City. Goalkeeper Continue Reading