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Ken Chisholm

Full name: Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm
Birthdate: 12.04.1925
Birthplace: Glasgow
Position: Forward
Joined from: Leeds United
Signed by: Johnny Duncan
Nationality: Scotland
First game: Coventry City, 01.01.1949
Last game: West Ham United, 11.03.1950
Games: 49
Goals: 19
Wartime Games 3 Goals: 1
Player Profile

The Powerful forward started his career with Queens Park and Partick Thistle before moving south of the border to Leeds United. He was City's first five-figure transfer, in a player-plus-cash deal that saw Ray Iggledon move in the other direction to Elland Road.

Chisholm, affectionately known as 'Chizzy', was the joker in the City pack and helped Leicester to survival and a Wembley appearance in just his first season at the club. He had a goal disallowed in the cup final and later caused controversy by claiming the match had been rigged before.

In total Chisholm, who was good in the air and had a powerful shot, scored 20 goals in 52 appearances in all competitions before moving Coventry City, Cardiff City and Sunderland amongst others. He finished his career across the pond with Los Angeles Kickers.

Seasons League FA Cup League Cup Europe OtherTotal
Year Division Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls
1948-49 Division Two (old)17 46 2- -- -- - 23 6
1949-50 Division Two (old)25 131 0- -- -- - 26 13
Total 42 177 2- -- -- - 49 19

Appearances

DateResultOppositionCompetitionStartSubGoals
1 01.01.1949 3 - 1 Coventry City (H) Division Two (old)
2 22.01.1949 5 - 3 Lincoln City (H) Division Two (old) 1
3 29.01.1949 2 - 0 Preston North End (H) FA Cup 4
4 05.02.1949 1 - 1 Chesterfield (A) Division Two (old)
5 12.02.1949 5 - 5 Luton Town (A) FA Cup 5
6 19.02.1949 5 - 3 Luton Town (H) FA Cup 5 rep 1
7 26.02.1949 2 - 0 Brentford (A) FA Cup 6
8 05.03.1949 1 - 1 Luton Town (H) Division Two (old)
9 12.03.1949 3 - 3 Bradford Park Avenue (A) Division Two (old)
10 19.03.1949 1 - 3 Southampton (H) Division Two (old)
11 26.03.1949 3 - 1 Portsmouth (N) FA Cup sf 1
12 02.04.1949 1 - 1 Grimsby Town (H) Division Two (old) 1
13 06.04.1949 1 - 3 Barnsley (A) Division Two (old) 1
14 09.04.1949 1 - 2 Nottingham Forest (A) Division Two (old)
15 11.04.1949 1 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday (A) Division Two (old)
16 15.04.1949 1 - 4 West Ham United (A) Division Two (old)
17 16.04.1949 0 - 3 Fulham (H) Division Two (old)
18 18.04.1949 1 - 1 West Ham United (H) Division Two (old)
19 21.04.1949 3 - 1 Blackburn Rovers (H) Division Two (old)
20 23.04.1949 1 - 1 Plymouth Argyle (A) Division Two (old) 1
21 30.04.1949 1 - 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (N) FA Cup f
22 04.05.1949 2 - 1 Bury (A) Division Two (old)
23 05.05.1949 0 - 3 West Bromwich Albion (H) Division Two (old)
24 20.08.1949 1 - 3 Sheffield Wednesday (A) Division Two (old)
25 24.08.1949 2 - 2 Bradford Park Avenue (A) Division Two (old) 1
26 27.08.1949 1 - 2 Hull City (H) Division Two (old)
27 29.08.1949 4 - 1 Bradford Park Avenue (H) Division Two (old) 1
28 03.09.1949 1 - 0 Brentford (A) Division Two (old) 1
29 10.09.1949 3 - 3 Blackburn Rovers (H) Division Two (old) 2
30 12.09.1949 0 - 1 Chesterfield (A) Division Two (old)
31 17.09.1949 4 - 2 Cardiff City (A) Division Two (old) 2
32 19.09.1949 0 - 1 Chesterfield (H) Division Two (old)
33 24.09.1949 1 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur (H) Division Two (old)
34 01.10.1949 0 - 3 Bury (A) Division Two (old)
35 08.10.1949 0 - 1 Luton Town (A) Division Two (old)
36 15.10.1949 2 - 2 Barnsley (H) Division Two (old) 1
37 22.10.1949 2 - 2 West Ham United (A) Division Two (old) 1
38 29.10.1949 1 - 1 Sheffield United (H) Division Two (old)
39 05.11.1949 1 - 2 Grimsby Town (A) Division Two (old)
40 12.11.1949 3 - 2 Queens Park Rangers (H) Division Two (old) 1
41 19.11.1949 1 - 2 Preston North End (A) Division Two (old)
42 26.11.1949 0 - 0 Swansea City (H) Division Two (old)
43 03.12.1949 1 - 1 Leeds United (A) Division Two (old)
44 07.01.1950 1 - 3 Sheffield United (A) FA Cup 3
45 14.01.1950 0 - 3 Blackburn Rovers (A) Division Two (old)
46 21.01.1950 1 - 0 Cardiff City (H) Division Two (old) 1
47 25.02.1950 3 - 2 Luton Town (H) Division Two (old) 2
48 04.03.1950 2 - 2 Barnsley (A) Division Two (old)
49 11.03.1950 2 - 1 West Ham United (H) Division Two (old)

Wartime

SeasonsLEAGUEWAR CUPTOTAL
YearAppsGlsAppsGlsAppsGls
1945-463 1- - 3 1
Total 3 1- - 3 1

Transfers

Club Fee Date
IN  Leeds United £11,000 December 1948
OUT  Coventry City Unknown March 1950
Player 175 of 1150 ordered a-z
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