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Season 1927-1928

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Reading (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 27th August 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Elm Park
Attendance: 24,529
Referee: AE Caseley
Reading Duckworth, Eggo, Girvan, Inglis, Messer, D Evans, S Evans, Batten, Davey, Richardson, Robson
   Scorer Davey 38
   Manager Andrew Wylie
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 22, Crawford 27
   Debut Players James Thompson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Blackpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd September 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,529
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Wilding 14, Thompson 72, Thompson 88
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackpool Crompton, Thorpe, Tilford, Watson, Ayres, Benton, Meredith, Browell, Tremelling, Crook, Downes
   Manager Sid Beaumont

Chelsea (2) 5 Notts County (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 7th September 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,416
Referee: George D Nunnerley (Ellesmere)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 5, Wilson 2nd, Thain 58, Wilding 4th, Thompson 5th
   Manager David Calderhead
Notts County Hopkins, Smith, Bisby, Mills, Hilton, Plackett, Taylor, Kelly, Staniforth, Widdowson, Barry
   Manager Horace Henshall

Fulham (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th September 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 39,860
Referee: FW Reeve (Devonport)
Fulham Beecham, Dyer, Barrett, Oliver, McNabb, Steele, Devan, McKenna, Elliott, Craig, Penn
   Scorer McKenna 81
   Penalty Missed McNab 39 (Wide)
   Manager Joe Bradshaw
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Thain 13
   Manager David Calderhead

Clapton Orient (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th September 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Millfields Road
Attendance: 34,838
Referee: AE Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Clapton Orient Wood, Hope, Evans, Broadbent, Spence, Duffy, Collins, Whipp, Kerr, Dennison, Corkindale
   Scorers Whipp 30, Kerr 85
   Manager Peter Proudfoot
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 90
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 West Bromwich Albion (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th September 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,724
Referee: William E Russell (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Thompson 70
   Manager David Calderhead
West Bromwich Albion Ashmore, Finch, Shaw, Magee, Evans, Glidden, Carter, Cookson, Wilson, James, Fitton
   Scorer Carter 40
   Manager Fred Everiss

Bristol City (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 10
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 24,005
Referee: T Greaves (Burslem)
Bristol City Coggins, Walsh, Glenn, Paul, Wadworth, Pugsley, Gilhespy, Cherrett, Walsh, Blakemore, Rankin
   Scorer Blakemore 40
   Manager Alex Raisbeck
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 3
   Manager David Calderhead

Notts County (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Thursday, 6th October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 9,127
Referee: George D Nunnerley (Ellesmere)
Notts County Hopkins, Smith, Bisby, Kemp, Hilton, Plackett, Taylor, Mills, Staniforth, Davis, Haden
   Manager Horace Henshall
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 7
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Stoke (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,472
Referee: CE Lines (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Crawford 30 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Stoke Dixon, McGrory, Spencer, Sellars, Williamson, Jackson, Williams, Davies, Wilson, Johnson, Archibald
   Manager Tom Mather

Southampton (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 15th October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 14,724
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Southampton Thompson, Hough, Bradford, Shelley, Harkus, Mitton, Coundon, Rowley, Rawlings, Petrie, Murphy
   Scorers Petrie 36, Petrie 90
   Manager Arthur Chadwick
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Pearson 22, Thain 60, Pearson 4th, Thompson 75
   Penalty Missed Crawford (Wide)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,153
Referee: Tommy Crew (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Wilson 40, Thompson 79
   Manager David Calderhead
Hull City Maddison, Bell, Wilson, Mooney, Dixon, Sullivan, Swan, Martin, Nelson, Howieson, Crozier
   Manager Bill McCracken

Preston North End (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 29th October 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 23,107
Referee: HV Stott (Tamworth)
Preston North End Kendall, Wade, Hamilton, Metcalfe, Morris, Crawford, Reid, Russell, Robson, James, Harrison
   Manager Alex Gibson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Pearson 1st, Thompson 2nd, Thompson 46
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (4) 4 Swansea Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th November 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,220
Referee: William E Russell (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Crawford 1st, Crawford 17, Thain 3rd, Thompson 44
   Manager David Calderhead
Swansea Town Ferguson, Williams, Milne, Collins, Sykes, Woodward, Hole, Deacon, Fowler, McPherson, Nicholas
   Manager Jimmy Thomson

Manchester City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 12th November 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 52,830
Referee: EE Small (Bristol)
Manchester City Gray, Ridley, McCloy, Pringle, Cowan, McMullan, Austin, Barrass, Roberts, Johnson, Hicks
   Manager Peter Hodge
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Pearson 38
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Nottingham Forest (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th November 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,743
Referee: WH Burnell (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thain 20, Crawford 82
   Manager David Calderhead
Nottingham Forest Dexter, Thompson, Barrett, Belton, Harrison, Wallace, Gibson, Stocks, Burton, Price, Jones
   Scorer Gibson 47
   Penalty Missed Barrett (Wide)
   Manager John Baynes

Port Vale (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th November 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Recreation Ground
Attendance: 14,115
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Port Vale Bennett, Madcock, Jimmy Oakes, Briscoe, Connelly, Rouse, Antiss, Page, Kirkham, Gillespie, Simms
   Scorer Gillespie 35
   Manager Joe Schofield
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Crawford 10
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 6 South Shields (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,719
Referee: PG Strouther (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Harold Miller, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Priestley 8, Miller 26, Thompson 40, Thompson 65, Thompson 5th, Thompson 6th
   Manager David Calderhead
South Shields Shevlin, W Smith, Phizacklea, Wilson, Hunter, Harris, Matthewson, J Smith, Parker, Loftus, Wilkinson

Leeds United (1) 5 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 10th December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 22,059
Referee: FH Burton (Leicester)
Leeds United Potts, Townsley, Allan, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell
   Scorers Jennings 15, White 52, Jennings 3rd, Jennings 4th, Jennings 5th
   Manager Dick Ray
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Arthur Sales, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Harold Miller, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Final Appearances Arthur Sales
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,340
Referee: CF Moon (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Harold Miller, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Wilson 1, Turnbull 88
   Manager David Calderhead
Wolverhampton Wanderers Canavon, Watson, Shaw, McDougall, Pritchard, Fox, Harrington, Weaver, Phillipson, Bowen, Baxter
   Manager Frank Buckley

Barnsley (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Oakwell
Attendance: 5,634
Referee: AH Price (Wrexham)
Barnsley Gale, Dixon, Hodgkinson, Jones, Caddick, Baines, Curran, Proudfoot, Eaton, Tilson, Brookes
   Scorers Tilson 7, Proudfoot 27, Curran 3rd (Pen)
   Manager John Commins
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Harold Miller, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Priestley 4th
   Manager David Calderhead

Grimsby Town (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Monday, 26th December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Blundell Park
Attendance: 18,630
Referee: JO Rickwood
Grimsby Town Cowell, Harris, Jacobson, Calderwood, Wrack, Powell, Meikle, Bestall, Robson, Coglin, Marshall
   Scorer Coglin 1st (Pen)
   Manager Wilf Gillow
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 William Williams, 9 Bob Turnbull, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Turnbull 51
   Debut Players William Williams
   Final Appearances Bob Turnbull
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Reading (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 31st December 1927
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,525
Referee: AE Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 William Williams, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Final Appearances William Williams
   Manager David Calderhead
Reading Duckworth, Eggo, McConnell, Inglis, Messer, Evans, Goodwin, McDonald, Richardson, Batten, Lindsay
   Manager Andrew Wylie

Blackpool (2) 2 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 7th January 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 8,704
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
Blackpool Mobbs, Wright, Barnett, Hughes, Grant, Benton, Meredith, Tremelling, Hampson, Browell, Neal
   Scorers Browell 2, Tremelling 39
   Manager Sid Beaumont
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 6, Wilson 3rd, Wilding 5th, Brown 6th
   Penalty Missed Wilson (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th January 1928
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 32,134
Referee: Tommy Crew (Leicester)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Canavon, Watson, Fox, Higham, Pritchard, McDougall, Harrington, Bowen, Phillipson, Chadwick, Baxter
   Scorers Phillipson 7, Baxter 73
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Willie Brown, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Brown 21
   Final Appearances Willie Brown
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Fulham (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st January 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,297
Referee: FW Reeve (Devonport)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Wilson 4, Thompson 45
   Manager David Calderhead
Fulham Beecham, Hebden, Horler, Oliver, McNabb, Barrett, Craig, Steele, Elliott, Hoyland, Penn
   Scorer Elliott 40
   Manager Joe Bradshaw

Chelsea (1) 1 Clapton Orient (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th January 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,875
Referee: TJ Botham (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Harry Wilding, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Biswell, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Harold Miller, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilding 36
   Debut Players George Biswell
   Manager David Calderhead
Clapton Orient Wood, Campbell, McDonald, Sage, Galbraith, Duffy, Collins, Whipp, Kerr, Broadbent, Williams
   Manager Peter Proudfoot

West Bromwich Albion (0) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th February 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 23,718
Referee: William E Russell (Swindon)
West Bromwich Albion Ashmore, Byers, Shaw, Magee, Evans, Howarth, Glidden, Carter, Cookson, Short, Fitton
   Scorers Short 58, Short 65, Carter 86
   Manager Fred Everiss
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Biswell, 8 Harry Wilding, 9 George Anderson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Debut Players George Anderson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 5 Bristol City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th February 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,949
Referee: T Greaves (Stoke)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Priestley 10, Priestley 19, Thain 48, Wilson 6th, Ferguson 7th
   Manager David Calderhead
Bristol City Coggins, Walsh, Glenn, Neesam, Wadworth, Torrance, Foster, Paul, Cherrett, Blakemore, Garland
   Scorers Paul 30, Cherrett 32
   Manager Alex Raisbeck

Stoke (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 20th February 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 15,770
Referee: CE Lines
Stoke Dixon, McGrory, Spencer, Armitage, Williamson, Sellars, Cull, Bussey, Johnson, Davies, Archibald
   Scorer Bussey 67
   Manager Tom Mather
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Southampton (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 25th February 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,567
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 John Priestley, 5 Harry Wilding, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Penalty Missed Biswell 90 (Wide)
   Final Appearances John Priestley, Harry Wilding
   Manager David Calderhead
Southampton Allen, Bradford, Keeping, Shelley, Harkus, Woodhouse, Henderson, Rawlings, Bullock, Taylor, Murphy
   Scorers Rawlings 11, Rawlings 80
   Manager Arthur Chadwick

Hull City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 3rd March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Anlaby Road
Attendance: 12,679
Referee: Tommy Crew (Leicester)
Hull City Dixon, Maddison, Gibson, Bell, Sullivan, Blakeley, Wyper, Scott, Guyan, Martin, Taylor
   Manager Bill McCracken
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 4, Thompson 84
   Debut Players Sam Irving
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Preston North End (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,780
Referee: HV Stott (Tamworth)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Law 20 (Pen), Thompson 35
   Manager David Calderhead
Preston North End Moss, Ward, Hamilton, Chandler, Morris, Crawford, Smith, Russell, Robson, Harrison, James
   Scorer James 10
   Manager Alex Gibson

Chelsea (4) 4 Grimsby Town (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 14th March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 14,278
Referee: JO Rickwood (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 10, Thompson 12, Thain 3rd, Thompson 4th
   Manager David Calderhead
Grimsby Town Read, Harris, Jacobson, Calderwood, Wrack, Powell, Prior, Bestall, Robson, Coglin, Wright
   Manager Wilf Gillow

Swansea Town (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Vetch Field
Attendance: 15,563
Referee: William E Russell (Swindon)
Swansea Town Ferguson, Williams, Milne, Woodward, Sykes, McPherson, Hole, Lewis, Fowler, Deacon, Nicholas
   Manager Jimmy Thomson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Manchester City (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 51,813
Referee: EE Small (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester City Gray, Ridley, McCloy, Sharp, Barrass, McMullan, Horne, Marshall, Roberts, Tilson, Brook
   Scorer Roberts 35
   Manager Peter Hodge

Nottingham Forest (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 31st March 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 10,989
Referee: WH Burnell (Bristol)
Nottingham Forest Dexter, Thompson, Barrett, Belton, Morgan, Wallace, Gibson, Stocks, Harrison, Jones, Townsend
   Scorers Townsend 4, Thompson 42 (Pen)
   Manager John Baynes
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Thompson 65, Jackson 67
   Debut Players Willie Jackson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Oldham Athletic (0) 1

Date: Friday, 6th April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 53,309
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Thain 20, Thain 75
   Manager David Calderhead
Oldham Athletic Hacking, Grundy, Ivill, Adlam, Crompton, Naylor, King, Taylor, Harris, Pynegar, Watson
   Scorer Pynegar 27 (Pen)
   Manager Andy Wilson

Chelsea (1) 1 Port Vale (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 39,278
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorer Crawford 12
   Manager David Calderhead
Port Vale Holdcroft, Wootton, Jimmy Oakes, Jones, Connelly, Rouse, Griffiths, Fishwick, Kirkham, Page, Simms
   Manager Joe Schofield

Oldham Athletic (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Monday, 9th April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 18,992
Referee: TG Bryan
Oldham Athletic Hacking, Grundy, Ivill, Maddison, Porter, Naylor, Dyson, Taylor, Harris, Pynegar, Watson
   Scorers Watson 62, Harris 85
   Manager Andy Wilson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorer Thain 28
   Debut Players William Russell
   Manager David Calderhead

South Shields (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Horsley Hill Road
Attendance: 3,395
Referee: PG Strouther
South Shields Shevlin, Hampson, Phizacklea, Davies, Hunter, Grenyer, Matthewson, Stevenson, Maycock, Parker, Neilson
   Scorers Grenyer 40, Matthewson 80
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorer Irving 70
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 2 Leeds United (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 21st April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,562
Referee: FH Burton (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Rodger 60, Wilson 70
   Manager David Calderhead
Leeds United Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell
   Scorers Keetley 15, White 40, Keetley 55
   Manager Dick Ray

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th April 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 16,727
Referee: CF Moon (Bristol)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Botto, Williams, Shaw, Baker, Pritchard, Kay, Harrington, Marshall, Weaver, Chadwick, Baxter
   Scorer Weaver 55
   Penalty Missed Weaver (Saved)
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Christopher Ferguson, 9 Harold Miller, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Jackson 17, Wilson 2nd
   Debut Players Christopher Ferguson
   Final Appearances Christopher Ferguson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 1 Barnsley (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th May 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 13,707
Referee: AH Price (Wrexham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 George Biswell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Willie Jackson, 8 William Russell, 9 Harold Miller, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Biswell 67
   Manager David Calderhead
Barnsley Gale, Dixon, Hodgkinson, Batty, Caddick, Baines, Ashton, Fletcher, Eaton, Proudfoot, Scott
   Scorers Eaton 30, Eaton 3rd
   Manager Arthur Fairclough