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Match Results

Season 1928-1929

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (1) 4 Swansea Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th August 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,264
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Elliot 23, Crawford 72, Pearson 78, Biswell 87
   Debut Players Sid Bishop, Sidney Elliot
   Manager David Calderhead
Swansea Town Ferguson, Williams, Milne, Collins, Sykes, McPherson, Hole, Deacon, Lewis, Black, Nicholas
   Manager Jimmy Thomson

Bradford (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Monday, 27th August 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Park Avenue
Attendance: 20,801
Referee: ER Westwood
Bradford Clough, Candless, Lloyd, Taylor, Matthews, Duckett, Davis, McLean, Hart, Hawes, Quantrill
   Scorer Quantrill 15 (Pen)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Biswell 67, Wilson 70
   Manager David Calderhead

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 17,653
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Blackpool Mercer, Wilson, Tilford, Watson, Grant, Benton, Ritchie, Browell, Hampson, Brookes, Downes
   Manager Harry Evans
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 4
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Bradford (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 5th September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,556
Referee: ER Westwood (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Bishop 20, Wilson 35, Pearson 88
   Manager David Calderhead
Bradford Clough, Reid, Schofield, Taylor, Matthews, Duckett, Davis, McLean, Robinson, Hawes, Cartwright
   Scorer Robinson 49

Chelsea (1) 2 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,775
Referee: WF Bunnell (Preston)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thain 15, Pearson 2nd
   Manager David Calderhead
Middlesbrough Mathieson, Jarvis, Freeman, Miller, Ferguson, Peacock, Pease, Carr, Camsell, McKay, Williams
   Manager Peter McWilliam

Chelsea (1) 1 Barnsley (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,793
Referee: GS Osell (Tipton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 27
   Manager David Calderhead
Barnsley Gale, Dixon, Hodgkinson, Smith, Caddick, Atkinson, Ashton, Eaton, Mears, Proudfoot, Miller
   Manager Arthur Fairclough

Bristol City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 24,748
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Bristol City Coggins, Hughes, Glenn, Paul, Barber, Smailes, Foster, B Williams, T Williams, Blakemore, Rankin
   Manager Alex Raisbeck
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 29th September 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,139
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Biswell 25, Biswell 75, Jackson 90
   Manager David Calderhead
Nottingham Forest Langford, Marsden, Thompson, McKinlay, Harrison, Graham, Stocks, Dickinson, Jennings, Thompson, Burton
   Manager John Baynes

West Bromwich Albion (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th October 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 28,969
Referee: RO Rees (Swansea)
West Bromwich Albion Ashmore, Finch, Shaw, Magee, Chambers, Fryer, Bytheway, Glidden, James, Short, Wood
   Scorers Bytheway 28, Short 85, Glidden 88
   Manager Fred Everiss
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 2 Clapton Orient (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 13th October 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 39,890
Referee: FW Reeve (Devonport)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Wilson 47, Wilson 3rd (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Clapton Orient Slater, Morley, Gay, Broadbent, Spence, Duffy, Williams, Whipp, Turnbull, Holland, Corkindale
   Scorers Turnbull 30, Spence 4th (Pen)
   Manager Peter Proudfoot

Oldham Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th October 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 13,385
Referee: T Greaves (Burslem)
Oldham Athletic Hacking, Grundy, Ivill, Adlam, Porter, Naylor, Stanton, Dyson, Taylor, Hargreaves, Watson
   Scorer Stanton 78
   Manager Andy Wilson
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 Biswell, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Southampton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th October 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,197
Referee: G Franklin (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sid Bishop, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorer Meredith 4
   Debut Players Jack Meredith
   Manager David Calderhead
Southampton White, Hough, Keeping, Shelley, Harkus, Woodhouse, Rowley, Mackie, Haines, Coates, Cribb
   Scorer Cribb 34 (Pen)
   Manager Arthur Chadwick

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd November 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 22,178
Referee: JV Pennington (Reading)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Lewis, Williams, Shaw, Baker, Brown, Kay, Counden, Green, Weaver, Chadwick, Baxter
   Scorer Chadwick 69
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Meredith 9
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Preston North End (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th November 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,285
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Meredith 8, Wilson 23
   Manager David Calderhead
Preston North End Ewart, Hamilton, Kerr, Ward, Morris, Crawford, Reid, Cameron, Hair, James, Harrison
   Scorer Reid 80
   Manager Alex Gibson

Millwall (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th November 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: The Den
Attendance: 37,774
Referee: W Phipps (West Bromwich)
Millwall Harford, Hill, Pipe, Jones, Bryant, Graham, Chance, Landells, Cock, Phillips, Wadsworth
   Scorers Phillips 38, Bryant 59
   Manager Robert Hunter
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Meredith 30
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 3 Port Vale (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 24th November 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,305
Referee: W Thomas (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Biswell 16, Thain 18, Biswell 30
   Manager David Calderhead
Port Vale Prince, Shenton, Briscoe, Smith, Connolly, Rouse, Mandley, Page, Kirkham, Gillespie, Simms
   Scorers Kirkham 15, Kirkham 31, Simms 86
   Manager Joe Schofield

Hull City (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 1st December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Anlaby Road
Attendance: 16,925
Referee: F Robinson (Blackburn)
Hull City F Gibson, J Gibson, Bell, Sullivan, Dixon, Weaver, Alexander, Walsh, McDonald, Starling, Duncan
   Scorers Walsh 21, McDonald 87 (Pen)
   Manager Bill McCracken
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Biswell 6, Thain 30
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,840
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Townrow 38
   Manager David Calderhead
Tottenham Hotspur Spiers, Forster, Richardson, Lowdell, Wilding, Skitt, Crompton, O'Callaghan, Armstrong, Osborne, Dimmock
   Scorer Armstrong 67
   Manager Billy Minter

Reading (1) 3 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 15th December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Elm Park
Attendance: 13,338
Referee: Stanley F Rous (Hemel Hempstead)
Reading Duckworth, Thorpe, Smith, Chandler, Messer, Meads, Goodwin, McDonald, Johnstone, Hunter, Oswald
   Scorers Meads 17, Johnstone 57, Goodwin 5th
   Manager Andrew Wylie
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Jack Meredith, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Crawford 45, Pearson 50, Meredith 85
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Notts County (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 22nd December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,560
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Thain 1
   Manager David Calderhead
Notts County Ferguson, P Mills, Bisby, Kemp, Froggatt, Plackett, Davies, Fenner, B Mills, Andrews, Haden
   Scorer B Mills 61
   Manager Horace Henshall

Stoke City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 25th December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 21,862
Referee: TJ Botham
Stoke City R Williams, McGrory, Spencer, Armitage, Johnson, Sellers, J Williams, Bussey, Wilson, Davies, Archibald
   Manager Tom Mather
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Sam Irving, 9 George Anderson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Miller
   Final Appearances George Anderson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 3 Stoke City (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 26th December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,251
Referee: TJ Botham (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Sam Irving, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 44, Thompson 55, Thompson 4th
   Manager David Calderhead
Stoke City R Williams, McGrory, Spencer, Armitage, Jackson, Sellers, J Williams, Bussey, Wilson, Davies, Archibald
   Scorer Wilson 3rd
   Manager Tom Mather

Swansea Town (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th December 1928
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Vetch Field
Attendance: 12,659
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Swansea Town Ferguson, Sampy, Milne, Collins, Sykes, Lloyd, Hole, Deacon, Gunn, McPherson, Nicholas
   Manager Jimmy Thomson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Thompson 12
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 2 Blackpool (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 5th January 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,069
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Sam Irving, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Pearson 64, Irving 5th
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackpool Purdy, Gibson, Barnett, Watson, Wilson, Benton, Neal, Oxberry, Hampson, Tremelling, Downes
   Scorers Neal 20, Tremelling 42, Hampson 44
   Manager Harry Evans

Chelsea (0) 2 Everton (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 12th January 1929
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 61,316
Referee: LB Watson (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Thompson 82, Miller 88
   Manager David Calderhead
Everton Davies, Cresswell, O'Donnell, Griffiths, Hart, Virr, Ritchie, Dunn, Dean, Weldon, Stern
   Manager Thomas H McIntosh

Middlesbrough (1) 4 Chelsea (4) 5

Date: Saturday, 19th January 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 24,768
Referee: WF Bunnell (Preston)
Middlesbrough Mathieson, Freeman, Smith, Miller, Ferguson, Peacock, Pease, Carr, Camsell, Bruce, Williams
   Scorers Williams 10, Pease 6th (Pen), Camsell 8th, Pease 9th
   Manager Peter McWilliam
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Law 30 (Pen), Miller 3rd, Thompson 36, Thompson 5th, Thain 7th
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Birmingham (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 26th January 1929
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 56,953
Referee: Tommy Crew (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Miller 8
   Manager David Calderhead
Birmingham Hibbs, Barkas, Randle, Liddell, Cringan, Morrall, Bond, Crosbie, Bradford, Pike, Hicks
   Manager Leslie Knighton

Barnsley (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 30th January 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Oakwell
Attendance: 7,886
Referee: GS Osell
Barnsley Gale, Batty, Dixon, Atkinson, Caddick, Bawes, Ashton, Fletcher, Eaton, Proudfoot, Harrow
   Manager Arthur Fairclough
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Miller 33
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 3 Bristol City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 2nd February 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,768
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Pearson 71, Thompson 86, Thompson 90
   Manager David Calderhead
Bristol City Coggins, Hughes, Glenn, Bain, Sliman, Taylor, Foster, Scott, Vials, Paul, Dickie
   Manager Alex Raisbeck

Nottingham Forest (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th February 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 10,829
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
Nottingham Forest Langford, Thompson, Graham, McKinlay, Morgan, Wallace, Lennox, Stocks, Burton, Heslop, Morton
   Scorers Stocks 13, Stocks 46, Burton 51
   Manager John Baynes
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Penalty Missed Law (Wide)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Portsmouth (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th February 1929
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,474
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 George Biswell, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Law 5 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Portsmouth Gilfillan, Makie, McColgan, Nichol, McIlwaine, Thackeray, Forward, Smith, Weddle, Irvine, Cook
   Scorer Weddle 41
   Manager Jack Tinn

Portsmouth (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 20th February 1929
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5 (replay)
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 31,966
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Lancashire)
Portsmouth Gilfillan, Makie, McColgan, Nichol, McIlwaine, Thackeray, Forward, Smith, Weddle, Irvine, Cook
   Scorer Weddle 36
   Manager Jack Tinn
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Clapton Orient (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd February 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Millfields Road
Attendance: 18,844
Referee: FW Reeve (Devonport)
Clapton Orient Wood, Morley, Gay, Lawrence, Galbraith, Broadbent, McMillan, Whipp, Turnbull, Tricker, Corkindale
   Scorer Whipp 67
   Manager Peter Proudfoot
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 George Rodger, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Oldham Athletic (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 2nd March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,538
Referee: T Greaves (Burslem)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 James Thompson, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Miller 1st, Odell 40 (Pen)
   Final Appearances James Thompson
   Manager David Calderhead
Oldham Athletic Hacking, Ivill, Porter, Adlam, Armitage, Goodier, Worrall, Dyson, Littlewood, Gray, Hasson
   Scorers Worrall 2nd, Littlewood 67, Littlewood 5th
   Manager Andy Wilson

Southampton (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 9th March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 24,247
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Southampton White, Hough, Keeping, Shelley, Bradford, Woodhouse, Weale, Mackie, Vernon, Rowley, Cribb
   Scorer Mackie 47
   Manager Arthur Chadwick
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 George Biswell, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Pearson 54, Biswell 78
   Manager David Calderhead

Notts County (4) 4 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 13th March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 11,235
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg
Notts County Ferguson, Mills, Bisby, Kemp, Froggatt, Plackett, Davies, Dowsey, Fenner, Andrews, Haden
   Scorers Fenner 9, Haden 27 (Pen), Fenner 38, Andrews 40
   Manager Horace Henshall
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 George Biswell, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Bishop 17, Weaver 49, Weaver 86
   Debut Players Reg Weaver
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 16th March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,383
Referee: JV Pennington (Reading)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 George Biswell, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead
Wolverhampton Wanderers Lewis, Williams, Shaw, Brown, Pritchard, Kay, Ferguson, Rhodes, Hartill, Chadwick, Hetherington
   Scorers Hartill 23, Hartill 37
   Manager Frank Buckley

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

Date: Saturday, 23rd March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 14,415
Referee: E Pinckston (Birmingham)
Preston North End Ewart, Hamilton, Kerr, Ward, Morris, Crawford, Reid, James, Hair, Bargh, Harrison
   Scorers James 30, Harrison 44, Hair 3rd
   Manager Alex Gibson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Grimsby Town (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Friday, 29th March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Blundell Park
Attendance: 23,644
Referee: AJ Caseley
Grimsby Town Read, Wilson, Jacobson, Priestley, Wrack, Calderwood, Prior, Bestall, Robson, Coglin, Marshall
   Scorer Bestall
   Manager Wilf Gillow
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 George Biswell, 9 Andy Wilson, 10 Reg Weaver, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Millwall (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 30th March 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,637
Referee: William E Russell (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Albert Thain, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Sid Bishop
   Manager David Calderhead
Millwall Lansdale, Fort, Hill, Jones, Gomm, Graham, Wadsworth, Readman, Cock, Harley, Black
   Scorers Cock 75, Black 76, Cock 85
   Manager Robert Hunter

Chelsea (2) 3 Grimsby Town (1) 2

Date: Monday, 1st April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,079
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Andy Wilson, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 William Russell, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Weaver 14, Jackson 27, Townrow 5th
   Manager David Calderhead
Grimsby Town Read, Wilson, Jacobson, Priestley, Wrack, Powell, Prior, Bestall, Coleman, Coglin, Wright
   Scorers Coleman 15, Wrack 55
   Manager Wilf Gillow

Port Vale (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Recreation Ground
Attendance: 11,701
Referee: W Thomas (Walsall)
Port Vale Prince, Shenton, Jimmy Oakes, Briscoe, Connelly, Jones, Mandley, Pynegar, Kirkham, Page, Simms
   Scorer Pynegar 21
   Manager Joe Schofield
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 John Townrow, 6 William Russell, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Andy Wilson, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Willie Jackson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 9,654
Referee: F Robinson (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Andy Wilson, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead
Hull City Maddison, Bell, Wilson, Dixon, Watson, Bleakley, Taylor, Walsh, Starling, Weaver, Duncan
   Manager Bill McCracken

Chelsea (0) 2 West Bromwich Albion (3) 5

Date: Wednesday, 17th April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 7,086
Referee: RO Rees (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 John Carr, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jack Meredith, 8 Andy Wilson, 9 Reg Weaver, 10 Sidney Elliot, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Elliot 5th, Odell 6th (Pen)
   Debut Players John Carr
   Final Appearances John Carr
   Manager David Calderhead
West Bromwich Albion Pearson, Finch, Shaw, BG Richardson, Evans, Darnell, Glidden, Carter, Cookson, Edwards, Fitton
   Scorers Glidden 1st, Carr (O.G) 2nd, Carter 3rd, Glidden 4th, Evans 7th
   Manager Fred Everiss

Tottenham Hotspur (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 24,356
Referee: EC Sambrook (Swansea)
Tottenham Hotspur Spiers, Forster, Herod, Lowdell, Skitt, Smith, Osborne, O'Callaghan, Harper, Armstrong, Dimmock
   Scorers Harper 36, Harper 2nd, O'Callaghan 61, Harper 87
   Penalty Missed Dimmock 5 (Saved)
   Manager Billy Minter
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Reg Weaver, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Albert Thain, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorer Elliot 69
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Reading (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th April 1929
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,898
Referee: Stanley F Rous (Hertfordshire)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Reg Weaver, 9 Sidney Elliot, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Willie Jackson
   Scorers Weaver 2, Wilson 3rd
   Manager David Calderhead
Reading Duckworth, Thorpe, Nimmo, Chandler, Messer, Meads, Goodwin, Baggett, Richardson, Hunter, Oswald
   Scorer Oswald 75
   Manager Andrew Wylie