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Season 1930-1931

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Grimsby Town (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th August 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Blundell Park
Attendance: 20,294
Referee: George Hewitt (St Helens)
Grimsby Town Read, Wilson, Jacobson, Hall, Priestley, Buck, Prior, Bestall, Robson, Cooper, Marshall
   Manager Wilf Gillow
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Law 80 (Pen)
   Debut Players Alex Cheyne, Hughie Gallacher
   Manager David Calderhead

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 3rd September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 68,386
Referee: JE Williams
Newcastle United McInroy, Nelson, Fairhurst, Mathison, Hill, Naylor, Cape, Starling, Lindsay, McDonald, Wilkinson
   Scorer Cape 77
   Manager Andy Cunningham
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 6 Manchester United (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,648
Referee: CF Moon (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Gallacher 16, Gallacher 25, Cheyne 48, Cheyne 58, Townrow 75, Cheyne 89
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester United Chesters, Dale, Silcock, Bennion, McLenahan, Hilditch, Spence, Warburton, Reid, Rowley, McLachlan
   Scorers Reid 8, Spence 83
   Manager Herbert Bamlett

Sheffield Wednesday (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Monday, 8th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 21,182
Referee: T Greaves (Burslem)
Sheffield Wednesday Mellors, Walker, Blenkinsop, Strange, Leach, Peacock, Hooper, Gregg, Ball, Burgess, Rimmer
   Scorer Rimmer 28
   Manager Robert Brown
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Wilson 10
   Manager David Calderhead

West Ham United (1) 4 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 31,334
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
West Ham United Hufton, Earl, Barrett, Collins, St Pier, Cadwell, Yews, Earle, Watson, James, Ruffell
   Scorers Watson 40, Earle 3rd, James 4th, Watson 5th
   Manager Syd King
Chelsea 1 Peter McKenna, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Jackie Crawford, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Law 1st (Pen)
   Final Appearances Peter McKenna
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Monday, 15th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 51,960
Referee: T Greaves (Burslem)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Debut Players Alex Jackson
   Manager David Calderhead
Sheffield Wednesday Brown, Walker, Blenkinsop, Strange, Leach, Wilson, Hooper, Seed, Ball, Gregg, Rimmer
   Manager Robert Brown

Chelsea (0) 0 Bolton Wanderers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,347
Referee: Tommy Crew (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Penalty Missed Jackson (Wide)
   Manager David Calderhead
Bolton Wanderers Jones, Howarth, Finney, Goslin, Nuttall, Wright, Burrier, Davin, Blackmore, McKay, Cook
   Scorer Blackmore 53
   Manager Charles Foweraker

Liverpool (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th September 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 41,386
Referee: CE Lines (Birmingham)
Liverpool Scott, Done, Lucas, Morrison, Bradshaw, McDougall, Edmed, Hodgson, Smith, McPherson, Hopkin
   Scorers Hodgson 14, Hodgson 36, Hodgson 70
   Manager George Patterson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Cheyne 46
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 4 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th October 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,395
Referee: G Stephenson (Liverpool)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Wilson 4, Wilson 37, Pearson 3rd, Jackson 73
   Manager David Calderhead
Middlesbrough Mathieson, Jennings, Freeman, Macfarlane, Elkes, Forrest, Pease, McKay, Bruce, Cameron, Warren
   Manager Peter McWilliam

Huddersfield Town (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th October 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 25,853
Referee: EC Carnwell (Lichfield)
Huddersfield Town Turner, Goodall, Roughton, Redfern, Wilson, Campbell, G Kelly, R Kelly, Davies, Crownshaw, Smith
   Scorer Davies 28
   Manager Clem Stephenson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Russell 27
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Sheffield United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th October 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,700
Referee: AR Atkinson (Blackpool)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Law 38 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Sheffield United Kendall, Thorpe, Gibson, Sampy, Matthews, Gooney, Gibson, Oxley, Dunne, Gillespie, Tunstall
   Manager John Nicholson

Birmingham (4) 6 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 25th October 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 17,277
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Bolton)
Birmingham Hibbs, Liddell, Barkas, Cringan, Morrall, Leslie, Horseman, Crosbie, Briggs, Bradford, Curtis
   Scorers Bradford 9, Odell (O.G) 3rd, Curtis 4th, Briggs 6th, Crosbie 7th, Briggs 8th
   Manager Leslie Knighton
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Harold Miller, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Gallacher 5, Law 5th (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Blackpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st November 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,755
Referee: TG Bryan (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Cheyne 4, Jackson 14, Gallacher 60
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackpool Pearson, Grant, Ramsay, Watson, McMahon, Benton, Shankley, Upton, Hampson, Oxberry, Hutchison
   Manager Harry Evans

Blackburn Rovers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th November 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 21,008
Referee: H Cartlidge (Stoke)
Blackburn Rovers Binns, Hutton, Jones, Imrie, Rankin, Healless, J Bruton, Puddefoot, Bourton, McLean, Turner
   Scorers Bourton 24, Turner 57
   Penalty Missed Imrie 55 (Wide)
   Manager Bob Crompton
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Debut Players Alec Donald
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th November 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,671
Referee: J Millward (Derby)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 George Rodger, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Gallacher 14, Cheyne 63
   Manager David Calderhead
Manchester City Barber, Ridley, Felton, Barrass, Cowan, Bray, Austin, Marshall, Tait, Race, Brook
   Manager Peter Hodge

Leeds United (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd November 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 13,602
Referee: AJ Caseley (Wolverhampton)
Leeds United Johnson, G Milburn, J Milburn, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Duggan, Furness, Jennings, Wainscoat, Cochrane
   Scorers Wainscoat 17, Duggan 80
   Manager Dick Ray
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 George Rodger, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Jackson 15, Jackson 72, Pearson 75
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Arsenal (0) 5

Date: Saturday, 29th November 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 74,667
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 George Rodger, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Law 30 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Arsenal Harper, Parker, Hapgood, Seddon, Roberts, John, Williams, Jack, Lambert, James, Bastin
   Scorers Jack 46, Jack 65, Williams 4th, Jack 5th, Lambert 6th
   Manager Herbert Chapman

Derby County (1) 6 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 12,731
Referee: ER Westwood (Walsall)
Derby County Wilkes, Cooper, Collin, McIntyre, Scott, Malloch, Randall, Bedford, Bowers, Stephenson, Mee
   Scorers Stephenson 39, Bowers 46, Stephenson 48, Bowers 72, Bowers 75, Bowers 8th
   Manager George Jobey
Chelsea 1 Stanley Macintosh, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 George Mills, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Miller 22, Jackson 24
   Debut Players Stanley Macintosh
   Final Appearances Stanley Macintosh
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 5 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,295
Referee: CE Lines (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Gallacher 15, Gallacher 20, Cheyne 43, Law 56 (Pen), Crawford 58
   Manager David Calderhead
Sunderland Middleton, Murray, Shaw, Morris, McDougall, Hastings, Eden, Urwin, Gurney, Leonard, Connor
   Manager John Cochrane

Portsmouth (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 22,687
Referee: AH Adams (Nottingham)
Portsmouth Gilfillan, Mackie, W Smith, Nichol, Kearney, Thackeray, Forward, J Smith, Weddle, Easson, Cook
   Scorer Weddle 48
   Penalty Missed Mackie 75 (Saved)
   Manager Jack Tinn
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Smith, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Jackson 51
   Penalty Missed Law 10 (Saved)
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Aston Villa (0) 2

Date: Thursday, 25th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,990
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Manager David Calderhead
Aston Villa Maggs, Smart, Mort, Gibson, Talbot, Tate, Mandley, Houghton, Waring, Walker, Chester
   Scorers Walker, Waring
   Manager W J Smith

Aston Villa (1) 3 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Friday, 26th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 53,580
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg
Aston Villa Maggs, Smart, Mort, Gibson, Talbot, Tate, Mandley, Houghton, Waring, Walker, Chester
   Scorers Waring 10, Waring 50, Houghton 6th (Pen)
   Manager W J Smith
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Gallacher 7, Odell 4th (Pen), Odell 5th
   Debut Players George Barber
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (3) 5 Grimsby Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th December 1930
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,467
Referee: George Hewitt (St Helens)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Odell 26 (Pen), Gallacher 32, Cheyne 40, Jackson 82, Jackson 5th
   Sent Off Gallacher 70
   Manager David Calderhead
Grimsby Town Read, Wilson, Jacobson, Hall, Swaby, Buck, Ponting, Bestall, Marshall, Cooper, Fielding
   Manager Wilf Gillow

Manchester United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd January 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 8,966
Referee: CF Moon
Manchester United Steward, Mellor, Dale, Bennion, Hilditch, Wilson, Ramsden, Warburton, Reid, Gallimore, McLachlan
   Scorer Warburton 32
   Manager Herbert Bamlett
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Leslie Odell, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Manager David Calderhead

West Ham United (0) 1 Chelsea (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 10th January 1931
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott (Long Eaton)
West Ham United Dixon, Earl, Wade, Collins, Barrett, Cadwell, Yews, Earle, Gibbins, James, Ruffell
   Scorer Gibbins 80
   Manager Syd King
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Jackson 22, Wade (O.G) 30, Jackson 34
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 2 West Ham United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th January 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,011
Referee: WP Harper (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Jackson 13, Cheyne 55
   Manager David Calderhead
West Ham United Dixon, Earl, Wade, Collins, Barrett, Norris, Yews, Earle, Gibbins, James, Ruffell
   Scorer Gibbins 3rd
   Manager Syd King

Chelsea (2) 2 Arsenal (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th January 1931
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 62,945
Referee: HE Hull (Burnley)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Bishop 5, Mills 20
   Manager David Calderhead
Arsenal Harper, Parker, Hapgood, Seddon, Roberts, John, Hulme, Jack, Lambert, James, Bastin
   Scorer Bastin 44
   Manager Herbert Chapman

Chelsea (1) 2 Liverpool (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 31st January 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,936
Referee: CE Lines (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Crawford 2, Mills 3rd
   Manager David Calderhead
Liverpool Riley, Done, Lucas, Morrison, Bradshaw, McDougall, Barton, Hodgson, Barkas, McPherson, Gunson
   Scorers Hodgson 43, Gunson 4th
   Manager George Patterson

Bolton Wanderers (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 4th February 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 9,678
Bolton Wanderers Jones, Howarth, Finney, Goslin, Nuttall, Wright, Burrier, McKay, Blackmore, Gibson, Rimmer
   Scorer Blackmore 2nd
   Manager Charles Foweraker
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Mills 25
   Manager David Calderhead

Middlesbrough (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 7th February 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 16,443
Referee: G Stephenson
Middlesbrough Matthieson, Jennings, Jarvis, Macfarlane, Elkes, Forest, Pease, McKay, Camsell, Cameron, Warren
   Scorers Camsell 24, Camsell 40
   Manager Peter McWilliam
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 George Pearson
   Scorers Jackson 6, Pearson 75
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Blackburn Rovers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th February 1931
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 61,170
Referee: ER Westwood (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Mills 26, Cheyne 40, Law 55 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackburn Rovers Binns, Hutton, Jones, Healless, Rankin, Roscamp, J Bruton, Puddefoot, L Bruton, McLean, Cunliffe
   Manager Arthur Barritt

Chelsea (1) 1 Huddersfield Town (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 18th February 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,546
Referee: EC Carnwell (Lichfield)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 William Russell, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Wilson 9
   Manager David Calderhead
Huddersfield Town Turner, Goodall, Roughton, Carr, Young, Campbell, G Kelly, R Kelly, Mangnall, McLean, Smith
   Scorers Mangnall 55, G Kelly 75
   Manager Clem Stephenson

Sheffield United (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st February 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 26,694
Referee: W Booth (Preston)
Sheffield United Kendall, Thorpe, Gibson, Gooney, Carrigan, Green, Gibson, Pickering, Dunne, Oswald, Tunstall
   Scorers Dunne 30, Dunne 35, Gibson 47, Pickering 79
   Manager John Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Penalty Missed Law 88 (Hit bar)
   Manager David Calderhead

Birmingham (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th February 1931
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 55,298
Referee: CF Moon
Birmingham Hibbs, Liddell, Barkas, Cringan, Morrall, Leslie, Briggs, Crosbie, Bradford, Gregg, Curtis
   Scorers Bradford 49, Curtis 51
   Manager Leslie Knighton
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Jackson 10, Crawford 81
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (0) 0 Birmingham (0) 3

Date: Wednesday, 4th March 1931
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 74,365
Referee: CF Moon (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Mills, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Manager David Calderhead
Birmingham Hibbs, Liddell, Barkas, Cringan, Morrall, Leslie, Briggs, Crosbie, Bradford, Firth, Curtis
   Scorers Firth 71, Bradford 75, Bradford 90
   Manager Leslie Knighton

Blackpool (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th March 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 12,271
Referee: TG Bryan
Blackpool Pearson, Grant, O'Donnell, Watson, Ramsay, Tufnell, Rattray, Oxberry, Hampson, McLelland, Hall
   Scorers Hampson 6 (Pen), McLelland 10
   Manager Harry Evans
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 George Pearson, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Irving 43
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 3 Blackburn Rovers (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 14th March 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,623
Referee: H Cartlidge (Burslem)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Odell 2nd (Pen), Crawford 3rd, Gallacher 61
   Manager David Calderhead
Blackburn Rovers Binns, Gorman, Jones, Imrie, Rankin, Healless, J Bruton, Puddefoot, L Bruton, McLean, Cunliffe
   Scorers L Bruton 5, L Bruton 4th
   Manager Arthur Barritt

Manchester City (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st March 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 27,866
Referee: J Millward
Manchester City Langford, Ridley, Barnett, Busby, Cowan, McMullan, Toseland, Marshall, Halliday, Wrightson, Brook
   Scorers Marshall 75, Wrightson 78
   Manager Peter Hodge
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Birmingham (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 25th March 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,968
Referee: Albert Edward Fogg (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Harold Miller, 11 George Pearson
   Scorer Gallacher 23
   Debut Players John Rankin
   Manager David Calderhead
Birmingham Tremelling, Booton, Barkas, Fillingham, Morrall, Cringan, Horseman, Gregg, Briggs, Firth, Curtis
   Manager Leslie Knighton

Chelsea (0) 1 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th March 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,446
Referee: AJ Caseley
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 George Rodger, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Harold Miller
   Scorer Gallacher 84
   Final Appearances George Rodger
   Manager David Calderhead
Leeds United Potts, J Milburn, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Turnbull, Furness, Alderson, Wainscoat, Cochrane
   Manager Dick Ray

Arsenal (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 53,867
Referee: Arthur Harry Kingscott
Arsenal Harper, Parker, Hapgood, Jones, Roberts, John, Hulme, Jack, Lambert, James, Bastin
   Scorers Hulme 18, Bastin 55
   Manager Herbert Chapman
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 George Pearson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Gallacher 2nd
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Leicester City (0) 0

Date: Monday, 6th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,157
Referee: W Phipps (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Tommy Law, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Pearson 33
   Manager David Calderhead
Leicester City McLaren, Black, Osborne, Findlay, Heywood, Ritchie, Adcock, Smith, Chandler, Lochhead, Barry
   Manager William Orr

Leicester City (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 7th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 19,848
Referee: W Phipps
Leicester City McLaren, Black, Osborne, Findlay, Heywood, Ritchie, Adcock, Hine, Chandler, Lochhead, Barry
   Scorers Chandler 19, Lochhead 3rd
   Manager William Orr
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 George Barber, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 Robert Carter, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Willie Jackson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Rankin 2nd
   Debut Players Robert Carter
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (1) 1 Derby County (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,224
Referee: ER Westwood (Walsall)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 Willie Jackson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Irving 40
   Final Appearances Willie Jackson
   Manager David Calderhead
Derby County Wilkes, Cooper, Collin, Nicholas, Barker, Malloch, Crooks, Barclay, Bowers, Robson, Mee
   Scorer Barclay 81
   Manager George Jobey

Sunderland (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 8,854
Referee: CE Lines
Sunderland Middleton, Hall, Shaw, Morris, McDougall, Whelan, Robinson, Keaton, Gurney, Leonard, Connor
   Scorers Gurney 2, Robinson 45
   Manager John Cochrane
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Willie Ferguson, 7 George Pearson, 8 John Rankin, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Manager David Calderhead

Chelsea (2) 2 Portsmouth (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th April 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,521
Referee: AH Adams (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Sam Irving, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorers Gallacher 23, Odell 31 (Pen)
   Manager David Calderhead
Portsmouth Gilfillan, Mackie, W Smith, Nichol, Allen, Thackeray, Forward, J Smith, Weddle, Easson, Cook
   Manager Jack Tinn

Chelsea (1) 1 Newcastle United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd May 1931
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,860
Referee: JE Williams (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Sam Millington, 2 Leslie Odell, 3 Alec Donald, 4 Willie Ferguson, 5 John Townrow, 6 Sid Bishop, 7 Alex Jackson, 8 Alex Cheyne, 9 Hughie Gallacher, 10 Andy Wilson, 11 Jackie Crawford
   Scorer Jackson 35
   Manager David Calderhead
Newcastle United Burns, Fairhurst, Thomson, McKenzie, Davidson, Weaver, Boyd, Bedford, Hutchinson, Starling, Lang
   Scorer McKenzie 85
   Manager Andy Cunningham