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Season 1949-1950

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Birmingham City (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 20th August 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 45,068
Birmingham City Merrick, Trigg, Green, Dorman, Duckhouse, Harris, Stewart, Brennan, Dailey, Capel, McKee
   Manager Bob Brocklebank
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 John McInnes
   Scorers Williams 14, Bentley 20, Williams 3rd
   Final Appearances John McInnes
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Arsenal (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 24th August 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 63,196
Referee: RJ Burgess (Reading)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Harris 43 (Pen)
   Manager Billy Birrell
Arsenal Swindin, Barnes, Smith, Macaulay, Daniel, Forbes, McPherson, Logie, Goring, Lishman, Roper
   Scorers Lishman 20, Goring 61
   Manager Tom Whittaker

Chelsea (0) 1 Derby County (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 27th August 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,036
Referee: AC Denham (Preston)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Bentley 65
   Manager Billy Birrell
Derby County Webster, Mozley, Howe, Ward, Leuty, Musson, Harrison, Morris, Stamps, Steel, Broome
   Scorers Stamps 37, Broome 85
   Manager Stuart McMillan

Arsenal (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Wednesday, 31st August 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 52,901
Arsenal Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Mercer, L Compton, Shaw, McPherson, Logie, Goring, Lishman, Roper
   Scorers Goring 1st, Goring 69
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Billington 52, Bentley 54, Billington 75
   Debut Players Stan Willemse
   Manager Billy Birrell

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

Date: Saturday, 3rd September 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 45,111
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Pemberton, Millard, Kennedy, Vernon, Hood, Elliott, Williams, Walsh, Haines, Lee
   Scorer Williams 1st
   Manager Jack Smith
Chelsea 1 Peter Pickering, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Bentley 2nd
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (3) 3 Sunderland (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 7th September 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,061
Referee: H Beacock (Scunthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Campbell 1, Billington 28, Williams 37
   Manager Billy Birrell
Sunderland Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Watson, Hall, A Wright, T Wright, Broadis, Davis, Shackleton, Reynolds
   Scorer Reynolds 87
   Manager Bill Murray

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th September 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 61,357
Referee: R Wood (Sunderland)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Bentley 85
   Manager Billy Birrell
Manchester United Crompton, Carey, Aston, Lowrie, Lynn, Chilton, Delaney, Pearson, Rowley, Buckle, Mitten
   Scorer Rowley 70
   Manager Matt Busby

Fulham (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th September 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 45,924
Fulham Kelly, Freeman, Bacuzzi, Quested, Taylor, Beasley, Stevens, Thomas, Rowley, Jezzard, McDonald
   Scorer Freeman 2nd
   Manager Bill Dodgin(Snr)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Gray 4
   Manager Billy Birrell

Stoke City (0) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 24th September 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 28,674
Stoke City Herod, Watkin, McCue, F Mountford, Franklin, Kirton, G Mountford, Bowyer, Godwin, Caton, Baker
   Scorers G Mountford, F Mountford (Pen)
   Manager Bob McGrory
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Bentley, Bentley, Billington
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Burnley (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st October 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 54,574
Referee: G Tedds (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Len Goulden, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell
Burnley Strong, Woodruff, Mather, Attwell, Cummings, Bray, Morris, Spencer, Clarke, Potts, Hays
   Scorer Spencer 63
   Manager Frank Hill

Chelsea (2) 3 Manchester City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th October 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,153
Referee: FC Green (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Len Goulden, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Bentley 1st, Bentley 2nd, Goulden 80
   Manager Billy Birrell
Manchester City Powell, Williams, Westwood, Walsh, Fagan, Murray, Oakes, Munro, Turnbull, Smith, Clarke
   Manager John Thomson

Charlton Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th October 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 48,181
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Campbell, Lock, Forbes, Phipps, Revell, Hurst, O'Linn, Vaughan, Purves, Brown
   Scorer Phipps
   Manager Jimmy Seed
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Len Goulden, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Aston Villa (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd October 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,705
Referee: RC Carter (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Len Goulden, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Goulden
   Manager Billy Birrell
Aston Villa Jones, Parkes, Dorsett, Powell, Martin, Moss, Craddock, Gibson, Ford, Dixon, Goffin
   Scorers Craddock, Dixon, Ford
   Manager Alex Massie

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 29th October 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 42,008
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parsons, Kelly, McLean, Russell, Shorthouse, Crook, Hancocks, Smyth, Pye, Dunn, Mullen
   Scorers Smyth, Smyth
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Jimmy Macaulay, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Bentley, Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Portsmouth (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 5th November 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,650
Referee: EW Baker (Epsom)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Jimmy Macaulay, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Hugh Billington, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Len Goulden, 11 Reg Williams
   Scorer Billington 2nd
   Manager Billy Birrell
Portsmouth Butler, Hindmarsh, Ferrier, Scoular, Spence, Dickinson, Harris, Reid, Clarke, Len Phillips, Froggatt
   Scorers Froggatt 7, Clarke 3rd, Clarke 4th, Froggatt 5th
   Manager Bob Jackson

Huddersfield Town (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th November 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 12,565
Referee: RL Aldridge (Birmingham)
Huddersfield Town Mills, Hayes, Howe, Battye, Hepplewhite, Boot, McKenna, Glazzard, Taylor, Nightingale, Metcalfe
   Scorer Taylor 87
   Manager George Stephenson
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Jimmy Macaulay, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorers Jones 26, Bowie 48
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 3 Everton (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 19th November 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,190
Referee: H Trenholm (Stockton-On-Tees)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Jimmy Macaulay, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorers Billington 60, Jones 3rd, Billington 4th
   Manager Billy Birrell
Everton Sagar, Saunders, Dugdale, Farrell, Humphreys, Lello, Higgins, Wainwright, McIntosh, Powell, Buckle
   Scorers Buckle 2nd, Higgins 90
   Manager Cliff Britton

Middlesbrough (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th November 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 24,815
Middlesbrough Ugolini, Dicks, Hardwick, Bell, Blenkinsopp, Gordon, Linacre, Mannion, McKennan, McCrae, Walker
   Scorers McCrae, Walker
   Manager David Jack
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Jimmy Macaulay, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bowie
   Final Appearances Jimmy Macaulay
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Blackpool (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,636
Referee: G Tedds (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bowie
   Manager Billy Birrell
Blackpool Farm, Shimwell, Garrett, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, McCall, Mortensen, McIntosh, Wardle
   Scorer McCall
   Manager Joe Smith

Newcastle United (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 10th December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 43,329
Newcastle United Garbutt, Graham, Batty, Dodgin, Brennan, Crowe, Walker, Houghton, Milburn, G Robledo, Mitchell
   Scorers Milburn, Mitchell
   Manager George Martin
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Billington, Billington
   Debut Players Jack Saunders
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 3 Birmingham City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,672
Referee: Henry Pearce (Luton)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley, Campbell, Harris (Pen)
   Manager Billy Birrell
Birmingham City Merrick, Baham, Green, Boyd, Atkins, Ferris, Stewart, Jordan, Higgins, Brennan, Berry
   Manager Bob Brocklebank

Derby County (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 28,899
Referee: AC Denham (Preston)
Derby County Townsend, Mozley, Parr, Ward, Oliver, Thompson, Powell, Morris, Stamps, Steel, McLaren
   Scorers McLaren 35, McLaren 52
   Manager Stuart McMillan
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Billington 48, Billington 71
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Liverpool (0) 1

Date: Monday, 26th December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,920
Referee: FC Green (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Harris (Pen)
   Manager Billy Birrell
Liverpool Sidlow, Lambert, Spicer, Taylor, Hughes, Jones, Payne, Baron, Done, Fagan, Liddell
   Scorer Fagan 88
   Manager George Kay

Liverpool (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 27th December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 58,757
Liverpool Sidlow, Lambert, Spicer, Jones, Hughes, Paisley, Liddell, Baron, Stubbins, Fagan, Brierley
   Scorers Fagan 51, Fagan 59
   Manager George Kay
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Reg Williams, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 22, Billington 83
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 2 West Bromwich Albion (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st December 1949
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,610
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 13, Billington 2nd
   Manager Billy Birrell
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Pemberton, Millard, Kennedy, Vernon, Ryan, Gordon, Williams, Walsh, Barlow, Inwood
   Scorer Gordon 3rd
   Manager Jack Smith

Brentford (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th January 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Griffin Park
Attendance: 38,000
Brentford Jeffries, Monk, Quinton, Nelson, Greenwood, Manley, Goodwin, Anders, Dare, Sperrin, O'Flanagan
   Manager Jackie Gibbons
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Hugh Billington, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bowie 17
   Manager Billy Birrell

Manchester United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th January 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 48,466
Manchester United Lancaster, Carey, Aston, Cockburn, Chilton, McGlen, Delaney, Downie, Rowley, Pearson, Mitten
   Scorer Mitten 52
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Penalty Missed Bentley 90 (Saved)
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Fulham (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st January 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,254
Referee: WE Dellow (Croydon)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell
Fulham Flack, Freeman, Pavitt, Quested, Taylor, Beasley, Stevens, Thomas, Rowley, Jezzard, McDonald
   Manager Bill Dodgin(Snr)

Chelsea (2) 3 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th January 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 64,664
Referee: G Tedds (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Billington 13, Billington 26, Campbell 85
   Manager Billy Birrell
Newcastle United Fairbrother, Graham, Batty, Houghton, Brennan, Crowe, Walker, G Robledo, Milburn, Hannah, Mitchell
   Manager George Martin

Chelsea (1) 2 Stoke City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 4th February 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,097
Referee: F Walton (Goole)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Williams 15, Bowie 68
   Manager Billy Birrell
Stoke City Wilkinson, Watkin, McCue, F Mountford, Franklin, Sellars, Malkin, Bowyer, G Mountford, Johnston, Oscroft
   Scorers Johnston 39, Johnston 43
   Manager Bob McGrory

Chesterfield (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th February 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Recreation Ground
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: G Gibson (Manchester)
Chesterfield Middleton, Milburn, Capel, Southall, Booker, Halton, Costello, Thompson, Marron, McJarrow, Dale
   Scorer Thompson 52
   Manager Bobby Marshall
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bowie 38
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 3 Chesterfield (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 15th February 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,660
Referee: G Gibson (Manchestr)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 73, Bentley 74, Billington 85
   Manager Billy Birrell
Chesterfield Middleton, Milburn, Capel, Southall, Booker, Halton, Moore, Thompson, Marron, Foster, Dale
   Manager Bobby Marshall

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 18th February 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 23,446
Referee: G Tedds (Nottingham)
Burnley Strong, Hayes, Kirkham, Attwell, Cummings, Bray, Chew, Morris, Spencer, Potts, Hays
   Scorer Spencer 3rd
   Penalty Missed Atwell
   Manager Frank Hill
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Reg Williams
   Scorers Bentley 1st, Attwell (O.G) 2nd
   Manager Billy Birrell

Manchester City (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th February 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 32,824
Manchester City Trautmann, Phillips, Westwood, Spurdle, Fagan, Walsh, Turnbull, Hart, Westcott, Black, Clarke
   Scorer Hart 2nd
   Manager Vacant
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Thomas Jenkins, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Reg Williams
   Scorer Trautmann (O.G) 1st
   Debut Players Thomas Jenkins
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th March 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 70,362
Referee: H Beacock (Scunthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Campbell 6, Bentley 70
   Manager Billy Birrell
Manchester United Crompton, Carey, Aston, Warner, Chilton, Cockburn, Delaney, Downie, Rowley, Pearson, Mitten
   Manager Matt Busby

Chelsea (0) 1 Charlton Athletic (2) 3

Date: Wednesday, 8th March 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,507
Referee: AW Smith (Aldershot)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 James Bowie, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Bentley 4th
   Manager Billy Birrell
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Croker, Lock, Revell, Phipps, Brown, Hurst, Cullum, Vaughan, O'Linn, Kiernan
   Scorers Kiernan 32, Kiernan 39, Vaughan 3rd
   Manager Jimmy Seed

Everton (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th March 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 50,328
Referee: H Trenholm (Stockton-On-Tees)
Everton Burnett, Moore, Hedley, Grant, Falder, Farrell, Buckle, Higgins, Catterick, Fielding, Eglington
   Scorer Catterick 36
   Manager Cliff Britton
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Billington 43
   Manager Billy Birrell

Arsenal (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 18th March 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Semi-Final
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 67,752
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Arsenal Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Forbes, L Compton, Mercer, Cox, Logie, Goring, Lewis, D Compton
   Scorers Cox 45, L Compton 78
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Reg Williams
   Scorers Bentley 21, Bentley 25
   Manager Billy Birrell

Arsenal (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 22nd March 1950
Competition: F.A. Cup Semi-Final (replay)
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 66,482
Referee: AW Smith (Aldershot)
Arsenal Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Macaulay, L Compton, Mercer, Cox, Logie, Goring, Lewis, D Compton
   Scorer Cox 104
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell
After extra time. Score after 90 mins 0-0

Portsmouth (3) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th March 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 28,574
Portsmouth Butler, Hindmarsh, Ferrier, Scoular, Flewin, Dickinson, Harris, Reid, Clarke, Pickett, Froggatt
   Scorers Harris, Reid, Reid, Reid
   Manager Bob Jackson
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Billy Hughes, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Bobby Campbell, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Thomas Jenkins, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 2 Middlesbrough (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 29th March 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,513
Referee: AC Denham (Lancashire)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Thomas Jenkins, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Billington 25, Campbell 83
   Manager Billy Birrell
Middlesbrough Ugolini, Blenkinsopp, Hardwick, Bell, Whitaker, Gordon, Spuhler, Mannion, McKennan, McCrae, Woodward
   Scorer Mannion 47
   Manager David Jack

Chelsea (2) 3 Huddersfield Town (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,064
Referee: LD Thompson (Nottinghamshire)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 10, Billington 15, Bentley 69
   Manager Billy Birrell
Huddersfield Town Mills, Gallogly, Howe, Battye, Hepplewhite, Boot, McKenna, Smith, Taylor, Nightingale, Metcalfe
   Scorer Nightingale 28
   Manager George Stephenson

Chelsea (0) 1 Bolton Wanderers (1) 1

Date: Friday, 7th April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,985
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Williams 68
   Manager Billy Birrell
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Roberts, Banks, Barrass, Gillies, Howe, McShane, Moir, Lofthouse, Hernon, Langton
   Scorer McShane 41
   Manager Walter Rowley

Aston Villa (1) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 35,147
Aston Villa Rutherford, Parkes, Dorsett, Powell, Martin, F Moss, Dixon, Edwards, Ford, Goffin, Smith
   Scorers Dixon, Ford, Goffin, Powell
   Manager Alex Massie
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Thomas Jenkins, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell

Bolton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 10th April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 23,658
Referee: JG Williams (Notts)
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Roberts, Banks, Barrass, Gillies, Howe, McShane, Bradley, Lofthouse, Hernon, Langton
   Scorer Hernon 65
   Manager Walter Rowley
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Daniel Winter, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Thomas Jenkins, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Philip McKnight, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Final Appearances Thomas Jenkins
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,254
Referee: EV Crook (Berkshire)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Len Goulden, 9 Hugh Billington, 10 Reg Williams, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Final Appearances Len Goulden
   Manager Billy Birrell
Wolverhampton Wanderers Sims, McLean, Shorthouse, Crook, Chatham, Russell, Hancocks, Smyth, Swinbourne, Pye, Mullen
   Manager Stan Cullis

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 26,006
Blackpool Farm, Shimwell, Wright, Johnston, Crosland, Kelly, Matthews, Falconer, Mortensen, McIntosh, Perry
   Manager Joe Smith
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Newcastle United (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 29th April 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,677
Referee: H Beacock (Scunthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Billington
   Manager Billy Birrell
Newcastle United Lowery, Cowell, McMichael, Houghton, Brennan, Crowe, Walker, Taylor, Milburn, G Robledo, Mitchell
   Scorers Milburn, Walker, Walker
   Manager George Martin

Sunderland (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th May 1950
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 21,567
Sunderland Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Watson, Walsh, A Wright, T Wright, Broadis, Davis, Kirtley, Reynolds
   Scorers Broadis, Davis, Davis, T Wright
   Manager Bill Murray
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Reg Williams, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Hugh Billington, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bentley
   Manager Billy Birrell