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Billy Birrell

Born 13th March 1897     Died 29th November 1968

Chelsea Manager 19th April 1939 - 31st May 1952

Played 293     Won 97 (33%)    Drawn 77 (26%)    Lost 119 (41%)  

Record against opponents

Arsenal Played 19   Won 6 (32%)   Drawn 6 (32%)   Lost 7 (37%)   
Aston Villa Played 14   Won 2 (14%)   Drawn 3 (21%)   Lost 9 (64%)   
Barrow Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Birmingham City Played 5   Won 3 (60%)   Drawn 1 (20%)   Lost 1 (20%)   
Blackburn Rovers Played 4   Won 2 (50%)   Drawn 1 (25%)   Lost 1 (25%)   
Blackpool Played 12   Won 2 (17%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 6 (50%)   
Bolton Wanderers Played 13   Won 2 (15%)   Drawn 6 (46%)   Lost 5 (38%)   
Brentford Played 3   Won 3 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Bristol City Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Burnley Played 10   Won 3 (30%)   Drawn 1 (10%)   Lost 6 (60%)   
Charlton Athletic Played 12   Won 4 (33%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 4 (33%)   
Chester Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Chesterfield Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Derby County Played 14   Won 2 (14%)   Drawn 3 (21%)   Lost 9 (64%)   
Everton Played 11   Won 6 (55%)   Drawn 2 (18%)   Lost 3 (27%)   
Exeter City Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Fulham Played 8   Won 4 (50%)   Drawn 3 (38%)   Lost 1 (12%)   
Grimsby Town Played 4   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 2 (50%)   Lost 2 (50%)   
Huddersfield Town Played 12   Won 7 (58%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 5 (42%)   
Leeds United Played 5   Won 2 (40%)   Drawn 2 (40%)   Lost 1 (20%)   
Leicester City Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Liverpool Played 12   Won 4 (33%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 4 (33%)   
Manchester City Played 9   Won 1 (11%)   Drawn 3 (33%)   Lost 5 (56%)   
Manchester United Played 13   Won 3 (23%)   Drawn 4 (31%)   Lost 6 (46%)   
Middlesbrough Played 12   Won 5 (42%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 3 (25%)   
Newcastle United Played 9   Won 3 (33%)   Drawn 2 (22%)   Lost 4 (44%)   
Portsmouth Played 13   Won 4 (31%)   Drawn 1 (8%)   Lost 8 (62%)   
Preston North End Played 9   Won 2 (22%)   Drawn 3 (33%)   Lost 4 (44%)   
Rochdale Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Sheffield United Played 7   Won 3 (43%)   Drawn 1 (14%)   Lost 3 (43%)   
Sheffield Wednesday Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Stoke City Played 12   Won 4 (33%)   Drawn 3 (25%)   Lost 5 (42%)   
Sunderland Played 12   Won 6 (50%)   Drawn 2 (17%)   Lost 4 (33%)   
Tottenham Hotspur Played 4   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 4 (100%)   
Tranmere Rovers Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
West Bromwich Albion Played 7   Won 2 (29%)   Drawn 3 (43%)   Lost 2 (29%)   
West Ham United Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 1 (50%)   
Wolverhampton Wanderers Played 12   Won 2 (17%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 6 (50%)   

Record against other managers

George Allison Played 5   Won 3 (60%)   Drawn 2 (40%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Andy Beattie Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Ernest Blackburn Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Cliff Britton Played 9   Won 4 (44%)   Drawn 1 (11%)   Lost 4 (44%)   
Bob Brocklebank Played 3   Won 3 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Frank Brown Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Jack Bruton Played 1   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 1 (100%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Frank Buckley Played 3   Won 1 (33%)   Drawn 2 (67%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Matt Busby Played 13   Won 3 (23%)   Drawn 4 (31%)   Lost 6 (46%)   
Committee Played 7   Won 2 (29%)   Drawn 2 (29%)   Lost 3 (43%)   
Stan Cullis Played 8   Won 2 (25%)   Drawn 3 (38%)   Lost 3 (38%)   
Harry Curtis Played 2   Won 2 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Ted Davison Played 7   Won 3 (43%)   Drawn 1 (14%)   Lost 3 (43%)   
Bill Dodgin(Snr) Played 8   Won 4 (50%)   Drawn 3 (38%)   Lost 1 (12%)   
Charles Foweraker Played 1   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 1 (100%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Jackie Gibbons Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Ted Goodier Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Bill Hampson Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 1 (50%)   
Bob Hewison Played 1   Won 1 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Frank Hill Played 8   Won 3 (38%)   Drawn 1 (12%)   Lost 4 (50%)   
David Jack Played 12   Won 5 (42%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 3 (25%)   
Bob Jackson Played 11   Won 2 (18%)   Drawn 1 (9%)   Lost 8 (73%)   
George Kay Played 9   Won 3 (33%)   Drawn 3 (33%)   Lost 3 (33%)   
Theo Kelly Played 4   Won 2 (50%)   Drawn 1 (25%)   Lost 1 (25%)   
George Liddell Played 1   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 1 (100%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Bobby Marshall Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
George Martin Played 9   Won 1 (11%)   Drawn 4 (44%)   Lost 4 (44%)   
Alex Massie Played 10   Won 2 (20%)   Drawn 1 (10%)   Lost 7 (70%)   
Tom Mather Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Leslie McDowall Played 2   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 2 (100%)   
Bob McGrory Played 12   Won 4 (33%)   Drawn 3 (25%)   Lost 5 (42%)   
Stuart McMillan Played 14   Won 2 (14%)   Drawn 3 (21%)   Lost 9 (64%)   
Bill Murray Played 12   Won 6 (50%)   Drawn 2 (17%)   Lost 4 (33%)   
Charlie Paynter Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 1 (50%)   
Bill Ridding Played 2   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 2 (100%)   
George Roughton Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Arthur Rowe Played 4   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 4 (100%)   
Walter Rowley Played 9   Won 1 (11%)   Drawn 5 (56%)   Lost 3 (33%)   
Will Scott Played 5   Won 2 (40%)   Drawn 1 (20%)   Lost 2 (40%)   
Jimmy Seed Played 12   Won 4 (33%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 4 (33%)   
Stan Seymour Played 3   Won 2 (67%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 1 (33%)   
Jack Smith Played 7   Won 2 (29%)   Drawn 3 (43%)   Lost 2 (29%)   
Joe Smith Played 12   Won 2 (17%)   Drawn 4 (33%)   Lost 6 (50%)   
Charlie Spencer Played 4   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 2 (50%)   Lost 2 (50%)   
David Steele Played 2   Won 2 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
George Stephenson Played 10   Won 5 (50%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 5 (50%)   
Harry Storer Played 1   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 1 (100%)   
Eric Taylor Played 2   Won 1 (50%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
John Thomson Played 6   Won 1 (17%)   Drawn 2 (33%)   Lost 3 (50%)   
Jack Tinn Played 2   Won 2 (100%)   Drawn 0 (0%)   Lost 0 (0%)   
Vacant Played 4   Won 2 (50%)   Drawn 1 (25%)   Lost 1 (25%)   
Ted Vizard Played 4   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 1 (25%)   Lost 3 (75%)   
Don Welsh Played 2   Won 0 (0%)   Drawn 1 (50%)   Lost 1 (50%)   
Tom Whittaker Played 14   Won 3 (21%)   Drawn 4 (29%)   Lost 7 (50%)