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Match Results

Season 1907-1908

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (1) 2 Sheffield United (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 7th September 1907 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Thomas Kirkham (Burslem)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Joseph Walton, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Jimmy Frost, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Jack Kirwan
   Scorers Hilsdon 15, Windridge 5th
   Manager David Calderhead
Sheffield United Lievesley, Benson, Johnson, McGuire, Wilkinson, Needham, Thompson, Levick, Brown, Drake, Lipsham
   Scorers Brown 35, Lipsham 50, Brown 55, Levick 6th
   Manager John Nicholson

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th September 1907 at 15:00
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Newcastle United Lawrence, McCracken, McCombie, Gardner, Speedie, McWilliam, Veitch, Howie, Appleyard, Orr, Gosnell
   Scorer Orr 80
   Manager Frank Watt
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Robert Mackie, 3 Frank Lyon, 4 George Henderson, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Jimmy Frost, 8 George Hilsdon, 9 William Bridgeman, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Debut Players Frank Lyon, Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Nottingham Forest (1) 6 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st September 1907 at 15:15
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: W Chadwick (Blackburn)
Nottingham Forest Linacre, Dudley, Maltby, Hughes, Needham, Armstrong, Hooper, Marrison, Green, Morris, West
   Scorers West 30, West 60 (Pen), West 62, Marrison 66, Morris 71, Green 87
   Manager Harry A Haslam
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Frank Lyon, 3 Robert Mackie, 4 George Henderson, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Jimmy Frost, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Final Appearances Jimmy Frost
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 2 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Monday, 23rd September 1907 at 16:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Frank Lyon, 3 Robert Mackie, 4 George Key, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 53, Bridgeman 90
   Debut Players Jack Whitley
   Manager David Calderhead
Newcastle United Lawrence, McCracken, Carr, Gardner, Speedie, McWilliam, Rutherford, Orr, Hall, Brown, Duffy
   Manager Frank Watt

Chelsea (1) 1 Manchester United (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 28th September 1907 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: JGA Sharpe (Lichfield)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Frank Lyon, 3 Robert Mackie, 4 George Key, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Peter Proudfoot, 7 Martin Moran, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 25
   Final Appearances Peter Proudfoot
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester United Moger, Holden, Burgess, Duckworth, Roberts, Bell, Meredith, Bannister, J Turnbull, A Turnbull, Wall
   Scorers Meredith 7, A Turnbull 28, Bannister 48, Meredith 89
   Manager Ernest Mangnall

Blackburn Rovers (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th October 1907 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: RJ Pitchford (Sheffield)
Blackburn Rovers McIver, Crompton, Heywood, Wolstenholme, Manning, Houlkner, Whittaker, Robertson, Martin, Latheron, Bracegirdle
   Scorers Martin 63, Whittaker 75
   Manager R B Middleton
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Robert Mackie, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Debut Players James Stark
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Bolton Wanderers (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 12th October 1907 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: JW Bailey (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Robert Mackie, 3 Jock Cameron, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 Jack Kirwan
   Scorer Hilsdon 81
   Debut Players Jock Cameron
   Final Appearances Robert Mackie, Jack Kirwan
   Manager David Calderhead
Bolton Wanderers Edmondson, Slater, Stanley, Gaskell, Clifford, Boyd, Stokes, Marsh, White, Owen, McEwan
   Scorers White 7, White 12, White 23
   Manager John Somerville

Birmingham (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th October 1907
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: JT Howcroft (Bolton)
Birmingham Robinson, Glover, Stokes, Beer, Wigmore, Cornan, Peplow, Tickle, Green, Higgins, Eyre
   Scorer Green 1st
   Manager Alfred Jones
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ted Birnie, 6 George Key, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 2nd
   Debut Players Fred Rouse
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Everton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th October 1907 at 15:15
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 6, Windridge 44
   Manager David Calderhead
Everton Scott, W Balmer, R Balmer, Makepeace, Booth, Abbott, Sharp, Bolton, Young, Settle, Hardman
   Scorer Booth 25
   Manager William C Cuff

Sunderland (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 2nd November 1907 at 15:00
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: A Briggs (Blackburn)
Sunderland Allan, Bonthron, Daykin, Tait, McGhie, Jarvis, Raine, Holley, McIntosh, Raybould, Bridgett
   Scorers Bridgett 20 (Pen), Raybould 24, Raybould 72
   Manager Bob Kyle
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Woolwich Arsenal (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 9th November 1907 at 15:00
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: H Pollitt (Manchester)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 13, Hilsdon 77
   Manager David Calderhead
Woolwich Arsenal Ashcroft, Gray, Sharp, Dick, Sands, McEachrane, Garbutt, Coleman, Kyle, Satterthwaite, Neave
   Scorer Satterthwaite 79
   Manager Phil Kelso

The Wednesday (1) 3 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th November 1907 at 14:40
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: A Hargreaves (Blackpool)
The Wednesday Lyall, Layton, Burton, Brittleton, Crawshaw, Bartlett, Chapman, Bradshaw, Wilson, Stewart, Simpson
   Scorers Simpson 30, Wilson 82, Chapman 88
   Manager Arthur Dickinson
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 23
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 4 Bristol City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd November 1907 at 14:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: AJ Barker (Stoke)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 2, Hilsdon 35, Hilsdon 40, Hilsdon 55
   Debut Players Billy Brawn
   Manager David Calderhead
Bristol City Lewis, Young, Cottle, Marr, Wedlock, Hanlin, Staniforth, Maxwell, Gilligan, Burton, Hilton
   Scorer Burton 56
   Manager Harry Thickett

Notts County (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 30th November 1907 at 14:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Trent Bridge
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: M McQueen (Liverpool)
Notts County Iremonger, Morley, Montgomery, Emberton, Clamp, Craythorne, Dean, Warner, O'Donnell, Jones, Waterfall
   Scorers Warner 17, Jones 46
   Manager Tom Harris
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Ben Whitehouse, 9 Fred Rouse, 10 William Bridgeman, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Blackburn Rovers (0) 0

Date: Monday, 2nd December 1907
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: RJ Pitchford (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Whitehouse 46
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackburn Rovers Evans, Crompton, Suttle, Houlkner, Wilson, Stevenson, Davies, Robertson, Martin, Latheron, Aikenhead
   Manager R B Middleton

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 7th December 1907 at 14:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 22, Brawn 52
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester City Smith, Hill, Norgrove, Buchan, Eadie, Blair, Dorsett, Ross, Thornley, Jones, Conlin
   Scorers Buchan 7, Jones 30
   Booked Thornley
   Manager Harry Newbould

Preston North End (2) 2 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 14th December 1907 at 14:15
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: AE Farrant (Bristol)
Preston North End McBride, Lockett, Rodway, McCall, Hunter, Lyon, Williamson, Carlin, Smith, Wilson, Barlow
   Scorers Smith 4, Wilson 15
   Manager Charlie Parker
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Augustus Harding, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Rouse 25, Rouse 43, Brawn 75, Stark 83
   Debut Players Augustus Harding
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Bury (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 21st December 1907
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Bob Whiting, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 15, Hilsdon 25, Hilsdon 67
   Final Appearances Bob Whiting
   Manager David Calderhead
Bury Raeside, Lindsay, Leeming, Dewhurst, Davidson, Rae, Gildea, Currie, Hibbert, Kay, Booth
   Scorers Kay 44, Currie 80, Gildea 82, Kay 89
   Manager Archie Montgomery

Liverpool (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Wednesday, 25th December 1907 at 11:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: A Green
Liverpool Hardy, West, Saul, Parry, Raisbeck, Bradley, Goddard, Robinson, Hewitt, McPherson, Jack Cox
   Scorer Hewitt 3rd
   Manager Tom Watson
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 10, Windridge 20, Henderson 4th, Hilsdon 5th
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Thursday, 26th December 1907 at 14:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: AJ Barker (Stoke)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorer Rouse 14
   Manager David Calderhead
Middlesbrough Williamson, Brown, Watson, S Aitken, A Aitken, Verrill, Urguhart, Bloomer, Common, Wilcox, Dixon
   Manager Andy Aitken

Aston Villa (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th December 1907 at 14:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Aston Villa George, Lyons, Miles, Garraty, Logan, Codling, Wallace, Cantrell, Logan, Bache, Hall
   Manager George Ramsay
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Manager David Calderhead

Middlesbrough (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 1st January 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Middlesbrough Williamson, Brown, Watson, Verrill, S Aitken, A Aitken, Thackeray, Wilcox, Common, Bloomer, Dixon
   Scorers Dixon 10, Bloomer 20, Dixon 85
   Manager Andy Aitken
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Bob McRoberts, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorer Brawn 55
   Manager David Calderhead

Sheffield United (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 4th January 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Thomas Kirkham (Burslem)
Sheffield United Lievesley, Benson, Brooks, McGuire, Wilkinson, Parker, Thompson, Hardinge, Brown, Bromage, Lipsham
   Manager John Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Ben Whitehouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 8, Windridge 46, Hilsdon 70
   Manager David Calderhead

Worksop Town (1) 1 Chelsea (4) 9

Date: Saturday, 11th January 1908 at 14:30
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,995
Referee: JW Bailey (Leicester)
Worksop Town Fern, Coupe, Gregory, Parramore, Walters, Westwood, Cooke, Richardson, Padley, Walker, Bale
   Scorer Richardson 4th
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Augustus Harding, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Ben Whitehouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 15, Windridge 16, Bridgeman 3rd, Windridge 5th, Hilsdon 46, Hilsdon 7th, Hilsdon 52, Hilsdon 72, Hilsdon 85
   Manager David Calderhead
Played at Stamford Bridge by arrangement

Chelsea (0) 0 Nottingham Forest (0) 4

Date: Saturday, 18th January 1908 at 14:45
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: W Chadwick (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Ben Whitehouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Manager David Calderhead
Nottingham Forest Linacre, Maltby, Dudley, Hughes, Wolfe, Armstrong, Shearman, Marrison, West, Whitchurch, Spouncer
   Scorers Whitchurch 46, Marrison 51, West 56, Spouncer 4th
   Manager Harry A Haslam

Manchester United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th January 1908 at 15:00
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Bank Street
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: JGA Sharpe (Lichfield)
Manchester United Moger, Holden, Burgess, Downie, Roberts, Bell, Meredith, Picken, J Turnbull, Menzies, Wall
   Scorer J Turnbull 58
   Penalty Missed Wall (Saved)
   Manager Ernest Mangnall
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Ben Whitehouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Fred Rouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Manchester United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st February 1908
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 2
Venue: Bank Street
Attendance: 25,184
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Manchester United Moger, Holden, Burgess, Duckworth, Roberts, Bell, Meredith, Bannister, J Turnbull, A Turnbull, Wall
   Scorer A Turnbull 4
   Manager Ernest Mangnall
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Penalty Missed Hilsdon 75 (Wide)
   Manager David Calderhead

Bolton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th February 1908 at 14:45
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: JW Bailey (Leicester)
Bolton Wanderers Davies, Baverstock, Slater, Gaskell, Clifford, Greenhalgh, Stokes, Cameron, White, Owen, McEwan
   Scorer White 48
   Manager John Somerville
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 49, Hilsdon 82
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Birmingham (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 15th February 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: JT Howcroft (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Martin Moran, 8 Billy Brawn, 9 William Bridgeman, 10 Ben Whitehouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Brawn 20, Fairgray 75
   Final Appearances Martin Moran, Ben Whitehouse
   Manager David Calderhead
Birmingham Dorrington, Kearns, Stokes, Beer, Wigmore, Green, Tickle, Bluff, Jones, Monteney, Eyre
   Scorers Jones 47, Eyre 55
   Manager Alfred Jones

Chelsea (0) 2 Sunderland (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th February 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: A Briggs (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 Percy Humphreys, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Rouse 2nd, Rouse 3rd
   Debut Players Percy Humphreys
   Manager David Calderhead
Sunderland Roose, Marples, Forster, McConnell, Low, Jarvis, Thompson, Hogg, Raybould, Holley, Montgomery
   Scorer Raybould 44
   Penalty Missed Marples 44 (Saved)
   Manager Bob Kyle

Woolwich Arsenal (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th March 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Manor Ground
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: H Pollitt (Manchester)
Woolwich Arsenal Ashcroft, Gray, Sharp, Ducat, Sands, McEachrane, Lee, Lewis, Freeman, Satterthwaite, Neave
   Manager George Morrell
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 3 The Wednesday (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th March 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: A Hargreaves (Blackpool)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Frank Lyon, 3 Jock Cameron, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 6, Hilsdon 9, Stark 18
   Manager David Calderhead
The Wednesday Lyall, Layton, Burton, Jameson, Brittleton, Bartlett, Maxwell, Chapman, Wilson, Stewart, Simpson
   Scorer Wilson 81
   Manager Arthur Dickinson

Bristol City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st March 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: AJ Barker (Stoke)
Bristol City Clay, Young, Annan, Spear, Wedlock, Hanlin, Nixon, Staniforth, Maxwell, Burton, Hilton
   Manager Harry Thickett
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Everton (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 1st April 1908 at 17:15
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Everton Scott, R Balmer, Maconnachie, Makepeace, Booth, Adamson, Sharp, Coleman, Young, Bolton, Hardman
   Manager William C Cuff
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 27, Hilsdon 46, Hilsdon 57
   Manager David Calderhead

Manchester City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 4th April 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Hyde Road
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Manchester City Smith, Kelso, Jackson, Buchan, Eadie, Blair, Webb, Thornley, Dorsett, Ross, Conlin
   Manager Harry Newbould
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Key, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 Percy Humphreys, 10 Fred Rouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Jackson (O.G) 6, Humphreys 55, Rouse 65
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Preston North End (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 11th April 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: AE Farrant (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead
Preston North End Taylor, McFadyen, Rodway, McLean, McCall, Lyon, Bond, Carlin, Smith, Dawson, Sanderson
   Manager Charlie Parker

Bury (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th April 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Gigg Lane
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Bury Raeside, Lindsay, Leeming, Humphreys, Dewhurst, Rae, Richards, Currie, Pearson, Kay, Booth
   Scorer Richards 2
   Manager Archie Montgomery
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 40 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Liverpool (0) 2

Date: Monday, 20th April 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead
Liverpool Hardy, West, Rogers, Chorlton, Raisbeck, Bradley, Goddard, McPherson, Parkinson, Orr, Cox
   Scorers Chorlton 80, McPherson 89
   Manager Tom Watson

Chelsea (0) 1 Aston Villa (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 25th April 1908 at 15:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 Percy Humphreys, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Birnie 55
   Manager David Calderhead
Aston Villa George, Lyons, Miles, Tranter, Logan, Codling, Wallace, Reeves, Hampton, Bache, Hall
   Scorers Bache 23, Hall 35, Hall 65
   Manager George Ramsay

Chelsea (0) 1 Notts County (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 29th April 1908 at 17:30
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: M McQueen (Liverpool)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Frank Lyon, 4 Bob McRoberts, 5 James Stark, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 66
   Final Appearances Frank Lyon, James Stark
   Manager David Calderhead
Notts County Iremonger, Morley, Montgomery, Emberton, Clamp, Griffiths, Harper, Matthews, Cantrell, Jones, Dodd
   Scorers Harper 42, Dodd 84 (Pen)
   Manager Tom Harris