Home CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB 1907     1909

Match Results

Season 1908-1909

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

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

Date: Tuesday, 1st September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: A Shallcross (Leek)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Debut Players Ben Warren, Angus Douglas
   Manager David Calderhead
Preston North End McBride, Rodway, McFadyen, Lyon, Chadwick, McLean, Bond, Carlin, Smith, Wilson, Dawson
   Manager Charlie Parker

Liverpool (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Thomas Kirkham (Burslem)
Liverpool Hardy, West, Rogers, Chorlton, Harrop, Bradley, Goddard, Robinson, Hewitt, Orr, Cox
   Scorers Orr 75, Orr 80
   Manager Tom Watson
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 60
   Manager David Calderhead

Preston North End (2) 6 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 7th September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: JW Bailey (Leicester)
Preston North End McBride, McFadyen, Rodway, Chadwick, McLean, Lyon, Winterhalder, Wilson, Platt, Dawson, Danson
   Scorers Platt 15, Platt 35, Lyon 65 (Pen), Dawson 75, Platt 79, Dawson 6th
   Manager Charlie Parker
Chelsea 1 Arthur Robinson, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Key, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Debut Players Arthur Robinson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 4 Bury (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 12th September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Arthur Robinson, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Key, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Fred Rouse, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 1st, Bridgeman 3rd, Humphreys 55, Warren 75
   Debut Players Bill Cartwright
   Manager David Calderhead
Bury Raeside, Lindsay, McMahon, Humphreys, Dewhurst, Rae, Gibson, Pearson, Hibbert, Booth, Duffy
   Scorer Booth 35
   Manager Archie Montgomery

Sheffield United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 19th September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Sheffield United Lievesley, Benson, Brooks, Sturgess, Wilkinson, Parker, Lang, Hardinge, Peart, Batty, Needham
   Scorer Peart 1
   Manager John Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Key, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 63, Humphreys 70, Brawn 84
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Nottingham Forest (1) 1

Date: Monday, 21st September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Key, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorers Windridge 4, Hilsdon 36
   Final Appearances George Key
   Manager David Calderhead
Nottingham Forest Linacre, Dudley, Maltby, Hughes, Wolfe, Armstrong, Hooper, Marrison, Green, Morris, West
   Scorer Marrison 34
   Manager Harry A Haslam

Chelsea (0) 0 Aston Villa (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 26th September 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: JT Howcroft (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Manager David Calderhead
Aston Villa George, Lyons, Miles, Tranter, Buckley, Codling, Wallace, Reeves, Hampton, Bache, Hall
   Scorers Bache 30, Reeves 67
   Manager George Ramsay

Nottingham Forest (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd October 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Nottingham Forest Linacre, Dudley, Maltby, Hughes, Needham, Armstrong, Hooper, Marrison, West, Morris, Birch
   Scorers Birch 8, Morris 88
   Manager Harry A Haslam
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorer Humphreys 23
   Penalty Missed Hilsdon 84 (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 2 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 10th October 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: W Chadwick (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 George Kennedy, 5 Percy Humphreys, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Rouse 65, Windridge 70
   Debut Players George Kennedy
   Manager David Calderhead
Sunderland Roose, Agnew, Forster, Tait, Thomson, Low, Thompson, Hogg, Brown, Holley, Bridgett
   Manager Bob Kyle

Chelsea (1) 2 The Wednesday (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 17th October 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: John Hargreaves Pearson (Crewe)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 Fred Rouse, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Rouse 29, Rouse 78
   Manager David Calderhead
The Wednesday Cyall, Layton, Holben, Brittleton, McConnell, Bartlett, Lloyd, Chapman, Wilson, Bradshaw, Foxall
   Scorers Wilson 1, Wilson 15
   Manager Arthur Dickinson

Blackburn Rovers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 24th October 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Blackburn Rovers Ashcroft, Crompton, Suttle, Ferguson, Chapman, Bradshaw, Garbutt, Latheron, Davies, Kyle, Cameron
   Scorers Kyle 2, Davies 82
   Manager R B Middleton
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 Fred Rouse, 10 William Bridgeman, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Bradford City (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st October 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: JJ Wilson (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 86
   Manager David Calderhead
Bradford City Spendiff, Chaplin, Farren, Robinson, Melville, Hanger, Bartlett, Smith, O'Rourke, McDonald, Gould
   Scorer O'Rourke 17
   Manager Peter O'Rourke

Manchester United (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th November 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Bank Street
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Manchester United Moger, Stacey, Hayes, Duckworth, Picken, Bell, Meredith, Bannister, Halse, A Turnbull, Wall
   Manager Ernest Mangnall
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 25 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Everton (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 14th November 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: AJ Barker (Stoke)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Ted Birnie, 6 Percy Humphreys, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 1, Hilsdon 52, Hilsdon 65 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Everton Scott, R Balmer, Maconnachie, Harris, Taylor, Makepeace, Sharp, Coleman, Freeman, Young, Barlow
   Scorers Coleman 35, Freeman 50, Freeman 59
   Manager William C Cuff

Leicester Fosse (2) 5 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 21st November 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: John Hargreaves Pearson (Crewe)
Leicester Fosse Bailey, Hedley, Pollock, Leach, Randle, Goldie, Durrant, Donnelly, Hubbard, Owen, Turner
   Scorers Hubbard 7, Hubbard 8, Owen 5th, Turner 6th, Donnelly 7th
   Manager James Blessington
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Ted Birnie, 6 Percy Humphreys, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 19, Hilsdon 4th
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Woolwich Arsenal (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th November 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 44
   Manager David Calderhead
Woolwich Arsenal McDonald, Shaw, Gray, Ducat, Sands, McEachrane, Greenaway, Lewis, Raybould, Fitchie, Satterthwaite
   Scorers Greenaway 55, Raybould 90
   Manager George Morrell

Notts County (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th December 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Trent Bridge
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Notts County Iremonger, Morley, Montgomery, Emberton, Clamp, Craythorne, Dean, Matthews, Cantrell, Dodd, Walker
   Scorers Cantrell 28, Craythorne 66, Dean 87
   Manager Tom Harris
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Kennedy, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Newcastle United (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th December 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 George Kennedy, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorer Humphreys 30
   Manager David Calderhead
Newcastle United Lawrence, McCracken, Carr, Jobey, Veitch, Willis, Duncan, Higgins, Allan, Stewart, Gosnell
   Scorers Allan 53, Veitch 86
   Penalty Missed Veitch 86 (Saved)
   Manager Frank Watt

Bristol City (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th December 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: James Mason (Burslem)
Bristol City Clay, Annan, Cottle, Marr, Wedlock, Spear, Staniforth, Maxwell, Rippon, Burton, Hilton
   Scorer Hilton 15
   Manager Harry Thickett
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Manager David Calderhead

Manchester City (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Friday, 25th December 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Hyde Road
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: WC Clover (Leicester)
Manchester City Smith, Burgess, Norgrove, Buchan, Holford, Blair, Stewart, Jones, Thornley, Wilkinson, Dorsett
   Scorer Dorsett 82 (Pen)
   Manager Harry Newbould
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 Fred Rouse, 10 James Windridge, 11 Tommy Mair
   Scorers Rouse 5, Brawn 35 (Pen)
   Debut Players Tommy Mair
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 26th December 1908
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: WC Clover (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 Fred Rouse, 10 James Windridge, 11 Tommy Mair
   Scorer Humphreys 60
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester City Smith, Jackson, Norgrove, Buchan, Holford, Blair, Dorsett, Jones, Thornley, Ross, Conlin
   Scorers Ross 25, Jones 30
   Manager Harry Newbould

Middlesbrough (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Friday, 1st January 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Middlesbrough Williamson, McLeod, Watson, A Aitken, S Aitken, Young, Pentland, Wilcox, Hall, Common, Thackeray
   Scorer Common 30
   Manager Andy Aitken
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Tommy Mair
   Scorers Hilsdon 10, Hilsdon 60, Hilsdon 4th, Birnie 5th
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Liverpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 2nd January 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Thomas Kirkham (Burslem)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 George Kennedy, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Windridge 43, Hilsdon 60 (Pen), Rouse 75
   Manager David Calderhead
Liverpool Hardy, Chorlton, Dunlop, Parry, Harrop, Bradley, Goddard, Goode, Hewitt, Orr, Cox
   Manager Tom Watson

Hull City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th January 1909
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 1
Venue: Anlaby Road
Attendance: 18,100
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Durham)
Hull City Roughley, Stephenson, McQuillan, G Browell, Robinson, Gordon, Joe Smith, Jackie Smith, Temple, Gilberthorpe, Wright
   Scorer Temple 64
   Penalty Missed Jackie Smith (Wide)
   Manager Ambrose Langley
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Kennedy, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 William Bridgeman
   Scorer Hilsdon 54
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 20th January 1909
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 1 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,792
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Kennedy, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Warren 2
   Manager David Calderhead
Hull City Roughley, Stephenson, McQuillan, G Browell, A Browell, Gordon, Joe Smith, Jackie Smith, Temple, Gilberthorpe, Wright
   Manager Ambrose Langley

Chelsea (0) 1 Sheffield United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd January 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Bob McRoberts, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Brawn 82
   Final Appearances Bob McRoberts
   Manager David Calderhead
Sheffield United Lievesley, Benson, Brooks, Sturgess, Wilkinson, Needham, Hobson, Batty, Peart, Hardinge, Evans
   Scorer Benson 10 (Pen)
   Manager John Nicholson

Aston Villa (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 30th January 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: JT Howcroft (Bolton)
Aston Villa George, McKenzie, Miles, Tranter, Buckley, J Logan, Wallace, Whittaker, A Logan, Walters, Eyre
   Manager George Ramsay
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Kennedy, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Fred Rouse, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Final Appearances George Kennedy
   Manager David Calderhead

Blackburn Rovers (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th February 1909
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 2
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 31,897
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Blackburn Rovers Ashcroft, Crompton, Cowell, Walmsley, Chapman, Bradshaw, Cameron, Latheron, Davies, Kyle, Anthony
   Scorers Cameron 15, Latheron 40
   Manager R B Middleton
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Fred Rouse, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 52
   Final Appearances Fred Rouse
   Manager David Calderhead

Sunderland (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 13th February 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: W Chadwick (Blackburn)
Sunderland Roose, Thomson, Forster, Tait, Low, Jarvis, Thompson, Hogg, Brown, Holley, Mordue
   Scorer Holley 35
   Manager Bob Kyle
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Joseph Walton, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 Charlie Freeman, 10 William Bridgeman, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Douglas 36, Bridgeman 80
   Debut Players Charlie Freeman
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Blackburn Rovers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th February 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Joseph Walton, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 70 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackburn Rovers Ashcroft, Cowell, Suttle, Walmsley, Chapman, Bradshaw, Garbutt, Aitkenhead, Crompton, Kyle, Anthony
   Scorer Crompton 80
   Manager R B Middleton

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th March 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Joseph Walton, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Bridgeman 75
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester United Moger, Stacey, Hayes, Duckworth, Roberts, Downie, Meredith, Halse, J Turnbull, A Turnbull, Wall
   Scorer Wall 52
   Manager Ernest Mangnall

Everton (2) 3 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 20th March 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Everton Berry, R Balmer, Maconnachie, Rafferty, Taylor, Makepeace, Sharp, Coleman, Freeman, White, Barlow
   Scorers Freeman 15, Freeman 38, Freeman 68
   Manager William C Cuff
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorers Hilsdon 2nd (Pen), Windridge 41
   Manager David Calderhead

The Wednesday (2) 5 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Monday, 22nd March 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: AE Farrant (Bristol)
The Wednesday Davison, Holben, Burton, Brittleton, Spoors, Bartlett, Lloyd, Stringfellow, Wilson, Rollinson, Foxall
   Scorers Rollinson 15, Rollinson 33, Lloyd 52, Wilson 82, Brittleton 85
   Manager Arthur Dickinson
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Joseph Walton, 3 Thomas Miller, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Tommy Mair
   Scorer Windridge 5
   Final Appearances Thomas Miller
   Manager David Calderhead

Bury (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 31st March 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Gigg Lane
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: A Green (West Bromwich)
Bury Raeside, Lindsay, Parkin, Humphreys, Dewhurst, Bullen, Birnie, Currie, Hibbert, McIntosh, Duffy
   Scorers Hibbert 54, McIntosh 67
   Manager Archie Montgomery
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 George Henderson, 5 Ben Warren, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Charlie Freeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Norman Fairgray
   Scorer Hilsdon 15
   Final Appearances George Henderson
   Manager David Calderhead

Woolwich Arsenal (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Manor Ground
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Herbert S Bamlett (Gateshead)
Woolwich Arsenal McDonald, Shaw, Gray, Ducat, Sands, McEachrane, Greenaway, Raybould, Beney, Fitchie, Neave
   Manager George Morrell
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Bill Cartwright, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Percy Humphreys, 5 Ted Birnie, 6 Charlie Freeman, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Edward Reilly, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Angus Douglas
   Debut Players Edward Reilly
   Final Appearances Edward Reilly
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 3 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Friday, 9th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: TP Campbell (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Ted Birnie, 6 Sam Downing, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Charlie Freeman
   Scorers Hilsdon 47, Humphreys 70, Hilsdon 79
   Debut Players Sam Downing
   Manager David Calderhead
Middlesbrough Williamson, Groves, McLeod, Verrill, S Aitken, Young, Thackeray, Common, Hall, Bloomer, Pentland
   Manager J Gunter

Chelsea (1) 3 Notts County (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 10th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: F Heath (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Bill Cartwright, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Sam Downing, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Charlie Freeman
   Scorers Warren 40, Hilsdon 65 (Pen), Humphreys 72
   Manager David Calderhead
Notts County Iremonger, Morley, Montgomery, Emberton, Clamp, Griffiths, Dean, Matthews, Cantrell, Dodd, Walker
   Scorers Birnie (O.G) 4, Matthews 50
   Manager Tom Harris

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 17th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: R Horrocks (Bolton)
Newcastle United Lawrence, McCracken, Whitson, Howie, Veitch, McWilliam, Rutherford, Stewart, Higgins, Wilson, Anderson
   Scorer Wilson 69
   Penalty Missed Veitch (Wide)
   Manager Frank Watt
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Sam Downing, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Arthur Holden
   Scorers Humphreys 4, Hilsdon 49, Hilsdon 66 (Pen)
   Debut Players Arthur Holden
   Manager David Calderhead

Bradford City (3) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 20th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Valley Parade
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: A Pellowe
Bradford City Mellors, Campbell, Chaplin, Robinson, Comrie, Hanger, Grimes, Whittingham, O'Rourke, McDonald, Hardman
   Scorers Walton (O.G) 1, O'Rourke 5, Hardman 42
   Manager Peter O'Rourke
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Sam Downing, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Arthur Holden
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Bristol City (0) 1

Date: Monday, 26th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: RJ Pitchford (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Jock Cameron, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Sam Downing, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Billy Brawn, 8 Percy Humphreys, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Arthur Holden
   Scorers Hilsdon 20, Humphreys 30, Hilsdon 59
   Manager David Calderhead
Bristol City Clay, Annan, Brown, Hanlin, Wedlock, Spear, Staniforth, Hardy, Rippon, Burton, Hilton
   Scorer Staniforth 52
   Manager Harry Thickett

Chelsea (0) 1 Leicester Fosse (0) 0

Date: Thursday, 29th April 1909
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: John Hargreaves Pearson (Crewe)
Chelsea 1 Jack Whitley, 2 Bill Cartwright, 3 Joseph Walton, 4 Ben Warren, 5 Sam Downing, 6 Ted Birnie, 7 Angus Douglas, 8 William Bridgeman, 9 George Hilsdon, 10 James Windridge, 11 Arthur Holden
   Scorer Bridgeman 62
   Manager David Calderhead
Leicester Fosse Starbuck, Blackett, Mackie, Randle, A Aitken, King, Durrant, Donnelly, Walker, Turner, West
   Manager Andy Aitken