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Match Results

Season 1925-1926

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (1) 2 Bradford City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 29th August 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,443
Referee: AE Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Alfred Bower, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Thain 26, Turnbull 80
   Debut Players George Stone
   Manager David Calderhead
Bradford City McLaren, Walker, Watson, Burkinshaw, Poole, Lloyd, McMillan, Rees, Butler, Chalmers, Winn
   Manager David Menzies

Nottingham Forest (0) 1 Chelsea (4) 5

Date: Monday, 31st August 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 9,981
Referee: AE Caseley
Nottingham Forest Bennett, Thompson, Barrett, Belton, Morgan, Wallace, Gibson, Spaven, Galloway, Hodgkinson, Burton
   Scorer Harrow (O.G) 6th
   Manager John Baynes
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Turnbull 1st, Wilson 2nd, Wilson 3rd, Turnbull 4th, Stone 5th
   Manager David Calderhead

Port Vale (0) 0 Chelsea (3) 6

Date: Saturday, 5th September 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Recreation Ground
Attendance: 12,801
Referee: TG Bryan
Port Vale Fern, Cooper, Jimmy Oakes, Briscoe, Connelly, Blunt, Lowe, Page, Kirkham, Strange, Tempest
   Manager Joe Schofield
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Alfred Bower, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Crawford 23, Thain 34, Turnbull 35, Wilson 51, Turnbull 55, Stone 61
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Monday, 7th September 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,352
Referee: AE Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Manager David Calderhead
Nottingham Forest Langford, Thompson, Barrett, Saxton, Parker, Wallace, Gibson, Belton, Galloway, Burton, Ashworth
   Manager John Baynes

Chelsea (2) 3 Barnsley (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th September 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,161
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Alfred Bower, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Turnbull 38, Turnbull 42, Turnbull 54
   Manager David Calderhead
Barnsley Gale, Gittins, Hodgkinson, Barnett, Baker, Baines, Curran, Fletcher, Halliwell, Hine, Newton
   Scorers Hine 62, Halliwell 64
   Manager Peter Sant

Clapton Orient (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 19th September 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Millfields Road
Attendance: 15,538
Referee: AJ Prince-Cox (London)
Clapton Orient Wood, McKechnie, Rosier, Dixon, Townrow, Galbraith, Gavigan, Shea, Henderson, Tonner, Hannaford
   Scorer Shea 3rd
   Manager Peter Proudfoot
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Alfred Bower, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Turnbull 4, Turnbull 47
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 4 Fulham (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 26th September 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,379
Referee: WE Greenland (Thorpe Bay)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Ferguson 35, Crawford 67, Thain 75, Wilson 4th (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Fulham McKenna, Dyer, Chaplin, Bagge, Kennedy, Barrett, Prouse, Oliver, Edmonds, Craig, Ferguson
   Manager Andy Ducat

Chelsea (2) 4 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd October 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,428
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Priestley 10, Thain 17, Turnbull 50, Wilson 4th (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Hull City Maddison, Gibson, Bell, Mitchell, O'Brien, Bleakley, Richardson, Swan, Mills, Lee, Thorn
   Manager Bill McCracken

Darlington (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th October 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Feethams
Attendance: 16,217
Referee: R Collinge (Manchester)
Darlington Crumley, Greaves, Joyce, Dickson, Childs, Burridge, Brown, Bosomworth, Ruddy, McKenzie, Little
   Scorer Brown 21
   Manager Jack English
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Alfred Bower, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorer Turnbull 15
   Manager David Calderhead

South Shields (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th October 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Horsley Hill Road
Attendance: 11,805
Referee: I Caswell (Blackburn)
South Shields Pearson, Ridley, Crown, Metcalfe, Hunter, Hutchinson, Thirlaway, Smith, Guyan, Greenwell, Trotter
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 Alfred Bower, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Final Appearances Alfred Bower
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 5 Preston North End (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 24th October 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,539
Referee: Joseph E Head (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Thain 35, Thain 58, Turnbull 3rd, Wilson 4th, Turnbull 5th
   Manager David Calderhead
Preston North End Branston, Hamilton, Phizackler, Williamson, Eastwood, Walsh, Aitken, Russell, Jackson, James, Harrison
   Manager Frank Richards

Oldham Athletic (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st October 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 15,531
Referee: HN Mee (Mansfield)
Oldham Athletic Matthews, Wynne, Grundy, Adlam, Heaton, Naylor, Douglas, Pynegar, Ormston, Kirkpatrick, Watson
   Scorer Watson 42
   Manager Bob Mellor
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Stone
   Scorer Thain 70
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Stockport County (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 7th November 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,139
Referee: LE Vickery (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorers Turnbull 19, Turnbull 54, Turnbull 60
   Manager David Calderhead
Stockport County Haslam, Bocking, Richardson, Blunt, Whitcomb, Wilson, Critchley, Simms, Blood, Meads, Mitchell
   Scorers Mitchell 61, Blood 64
   Manager Fred Scotchbrook

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th November 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 17,185
Referee: H Clayton (Derby)
Wolverhampton Wanderers George, Fox, Shaw, Mitton, Charnley, Bradford, Legge, Scott, Kerr, Bowen, F Price
   Manager Albert Hoskins
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Swansea Town (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 21st November 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,827
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorer Wilding 6
   Penalty Missed Turnbull (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead
Swansea Town Denoon, McPherson, Langford, Hole, Milne, Deacon, Collins, Fowler, Sykes, Thompson, Edwards
   Scorers Thompson 20, Fowler 22, Hole 4th
   Manager Joe Bradshaw

The Wednesday (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 28th November 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 23,827
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
The Wednesday Brown, Felton, Blenkinsop, Lowdell, Froggatt, Marsden, Williams, Barrass, Trotter, Hill, Prince
   Scorers Hill 18, Hill 30, Hill 46, Trotter 72
   Manager Robert Brown
Chelsea 1 Benjamin Baker, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Andy Wilson, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Stone
   Scorer Miller 80
   Final Appearances Benjamin Baker
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Stoke (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,382
Referee: David H Asson (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Jack Harrow, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Stone
   Scorer Thain 51
   Manager David Calderhead
Stoke Dixon, McGrory, Milne, Walker, McClure, S Johnson, Armitage, Davies, D Johnson, Clennell, Archibald
   Scorer Davies 80
   Manager Tom Mather

Middlesbrough (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 14,395
Referee: WE Forshaw (Liverpool)
Middlesbrough Clough, Wilson, Freeman, Ferguson, Webster, Ashman, Carr, Birrell, McClelland, Williams, Cochrane
   Scorer Williams 65
   Manager Herbert Bamlett
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 70, Barrett 87
   Penalty Missed Wilson (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Portsmouth (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,010
Referee: A Richards (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Manager David Calderhead
Portsmouth McPhail, Colgan, Martin, Davies, Foxall, Moffat, Meikle, Mackie, Haines, Watson, Beedie
   Manager John McCartney

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Friday, 25th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 13,690
Referee: E Pinckston
Blackpool Crompton, Leaver, Thorpe, Watson, Curran, Benton, Meredith, Fishwick, Binks, Gill, Downes
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Blackpool (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 26th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,707
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 James Armstrong, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Thain 3, Turnbull 30
   Final Appearances James Armstrong
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackpool Crompton, Leaver, Thorpe, Watson, Curran, Benton, Meredith, Fishwick, Binks, Gill, Downes
   Scorers Thorpe 32 (Pen), Meredith 44, Fishwick 87
   Manager Frank Buckley

Derby County (2) 4 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Monday, 28th December 1925
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 25,108
Referee: David H Asson (West Bromwich)
Derby County Olney, Wightman, Ritchie, McIntyre, Thoms, Plackett, Thornewell, Whitehouse, Bedford, Storer, Murphy
   Scorers Bedford 6, Storer 41, Bedford 61, Thoms 67
   Manager George Jobey
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 Harold Miller, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Harry Wilding, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Stone, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Thain 4, Barrett 20
   Manager David Calderhead

Bradford City (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 2nd January 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Valley Parade
Attendance: 14,702
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Bradford City McLaren, Walker, Watson, Gallacher, Poole, Lloyd, McMillan, Chalmers, Cheetham, Smith, Wright
   Scorers McMillan 30, Cheetham 36, Chalmers 60, Cheetham 89
   Manager David Menzies
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Stone, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 46, Priestley 56
   Manager David Calderhead

Plymouth Argyle (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 9th January 1926
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Home Park
Attendance: 31,025
Referee: EE Small (Bristol)
Plymouth Argyle Craig, Price, Russell, Logan, Pullen, Preston, Healy, Forbes, Cock, Leslie, Black
   Scorer Cock 70
   Manager Bob Jack
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 26, McNeil 29
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Port Vale (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th January 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,568
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Thain 8, Turnbull 46, McNeil 68
   Manager David Calderhead
Port Vale Fern, Cooper, Jimmy Oakes, Collinge, Connelly, Maddison, Lowe, Page, Pointon, Strange, Salt
   Scorer Page 3rd
   Manager Joe Schofield

Barnsley (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 23rd January 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Oakwell
Attendance: 7,031
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Barnsley Gale, Gittins, Hodgkinson, Sanderson, Baker, Baines, Bedford, Hellewell, Fletcher, Eaton, Johnson
   Scorers Johnson 5, Bedford 35
   Penalties Missed Eaton 2 (Hit post), Fletcher 12 (Saved)
   Manager Peter Sant
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers McNeil 17, Crawford 47, Thain 67
   Manager David Calderhead

Crystal Palace (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th January 1926
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 41,000
Referee: WE Greenland (London)
Crystal Palace Callender, Little, Cross, McCracken, Coyle, Greener, Harry, Blakemore, Cherrett, Hawkins, Clarke
   Scorers Cherrett 32, Hawkins 55
   Manager Alec Maley
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorer Thain 80
   Manager David Calderhead

Fulham (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 6th February 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 42,611
Referee: WE Greenland (Thorpe Bay)
Fulham Beecham, Probert, Barrett, Bagge, McNabb, Penn, Harris, Craig, Pape, Prouse, Ferguson
   Manager Andy Ducat
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Harry Wilding, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Willie Brown, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Priestley 3, Thain 38, Barrett 65 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Clapton Orient (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 10th February 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: AJ Prince-Cox (London)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Harold Miller, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Willie Brown, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorer McNeil 4th
   Penalty Missed Barrett (Wide)
   Manager David Calderhead
Clapton Orient Wood, McKechnie, Evans, Dixon, Townrow, Gough, Gavigan, Henderson, Cock, McKay, McLaughlan
   Scorers Cock 4, McKay 49, McLaughlan 3rd
   Manager Peter Proudfoot

Hull City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th February 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Anlaby Road
Attendance: 9,464
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
Hull City Maddison, Gibson, Bell, Campbell, Mitchell, Bleakley, Richardson, Martin, Cowan, Mills, Thorn
   Manager Bill McCracken
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Bernard Duffy, 6 Harold Miller, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorer Thain 25
   Final Appearances Bernard Duffy
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 5 Darlington (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 20th February 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,442
Referee: George N Watson (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Jack Harrow, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Harold Miller, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Harry Wilding, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Barrett 25, Wilding 46, Wilson 51, Priestley 67, Barrett 75
   Final Appearances Jack Harrow
   Manager David Calderhead
Darlington Maughan, Greaves, Joyce, Dickson, Robinson, Burridge, Race, Scott, McKenzie, Hooper, Little
   Scorers Hooper 2, McKenzie 6
   Manager Jack English

Chelsea (0) 0 South Shields (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th February 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,242
Referee: I Caswell (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Harry Wilding, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Andy Wilson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Manager David Calderhead
South Shields Richardson, Ridley, Crown, Metcalfe, Hunter, Hutchinson, Thirlaway, Smith, Parker, Wilson, Trotter

Preston North End (0) 3 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th March 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 16,463
Referee: ER Westwood (Bloxwich)
Preston North End Branston, Wade, Gibson, Gerrard, Morris, Crawford, Gillespie, Russell, Jackson, James, Harrison
   Scorers James 55, Jackson 56, Jackson 4th
   Manager Frank Richards
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Harry Wilding, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Willie Brown, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorer Miller 3
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Oldham Athletic (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th March 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,889
Referee: AH Price (Wrexham)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 23, McNeil 43, Turnbull 58
   Manager David Calderhead
Oldham Athletic Gray, Wynne, Ivill, Adlam, Pilkington, Naylor, Douglas, Pynegar, Ormston, Barnes, Watson
   Manager Bob Mellor

Stockport County (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th March 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Edgeley Park
Attendance: 7,828
Referee: LE Vickery (Birmingham)
Stockport County Haslam, Burgess, Reid, Blunt, Wilson, Meads, Critchley, Blood, Jones, Read, Scurr
   Manager Vacant
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 James Frew, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 27th March 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,889
Referee: H Clayton (Derby)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 8, Brown 9, Turnbull 20
   Manager David Calderhead
Wolverhampton Wanderers Hampton, Tyler, Shaw, Mitton, Charnley, Kay, Homer, Scott, Phillipson, Lees, Price
   Scorers Scott 3rd, Phillipson 5th, Scott 58
   Manager Fred Scotchbrook

Chelsea (0) 0 Southampton (0) 0

Date: Friday, 2nd April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,391
Referee: E Beards (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 Seth Plum, 6 Harold Miller, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harry Wilding, 11 Robert McNeil
   Manager David Calderhead
Southampton Allen, Hough, Keeping, Harkus, Bradford, Woodhouse, Henderson, Dominy, Bullock, Matthews, Carr
   Manager Arthur Chadwick

Swansea Town (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Vetch Field
Attendance: 20,993
Referee: CF Moon (Bristol)
Swansea Town Denoon, Williams, Langford, Collins, Sykes, McPherson, Thomas, Deacon, Fowler, Thompson, Nicholas
   Manager Joe Bradshaw
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Stone
   Manager David Calderhead

Southampton (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Monday, 5th April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 14,408
Referee: E Beards
Southampton Allen, Hough, Keeping, Harkus, Bradford, Woodhouse, Henderson, Dominy, Meston, Matthews, Carr
   Manager Arthur Chadwick
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Seth Plum, 7 George Stone, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorer Turnbull 30
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 The Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 10th April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,817
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Penalty Missed Barrett 90 (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead
The Wednesday Brown, Walker, Blenkinsop, Kean, Froggatt, Marsden, Williams, Lowdell, Trotter, Barrass, Wilkinson
   Manager Robert Brown

Stoke (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 17th April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 10,268
Referee: David H Asson (West Bromwich)
Stoke Dixon, McGrory, Spencer, Sellers, Jackson, Johnson, Williams, Armitage, Wilson, Clennell, Archibald
   Scorer Wilson 5
   Manager Tom Mather
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 George Rodger, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Seth Plum, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 35, McNeil 65, Turnbull 80
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Middlesbrough (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,552
Referee: WE Forshaw (Liverpool)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 James Frew, 5 George Rodger, 6 Seth Plum, 7 George Stone, 8 Willie Brown, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Final Appearances James Frew, Seth Plum
   Manager David Calderhead
Middlesbrough Gowland, Bissett, Freeman, Watson, Webster, Ashman, Jones, Birrell, McClelland, Carr, Williams
   Scorer McClelland 56
   Manager Vacant

Chelsea (2) 2 Derby County (1) 1

Date: Monday, 26th April 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 9,335
Referee: David H Asson (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Scorers Turnbull 25, Thain 30
   Manager David Calderhead
Derby County Olney, Wightman, Crilly, McLaverty, Thoms, Plackett, Thornewell, Gill, Bedford, Murphy, Mee
   Scorer Bedford 20
   Manager George Jobey

Portsmouth (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st May 1926
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 17,235
Referee: A Timmins (West Bromwich)
Portsmouth McPhail, Clifford, McColgan, Davies, Foxall, Moffat, Goodwin, Mackie, Haines, Watson, Cook
   Scorers Mackie 10, Goodwin 30, Cook 55, Goodwin 85
   Manager John McCartney
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Fred Barrett, 4 John Priestley, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Robert McNeil
   Debut Players George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead