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Season 1951-1952

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Blackpool (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 18th August 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 31,172
Blackpool Farm, Shimwell, Garrett, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Mudie, Mortensen, Brown, Perry
   Scorer Mortensen 15
   Penalty Missed Brown (Missed)
   Manager Joe Smith
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Campbell 30, Smith 75
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 22nd August 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,143
Referee: RJ Burgess (Reading)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Campbell 4th
   Manager Billy Birrell
Arsenal Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Forbes, Daniel, Mercer, Roper, Logie, Holton, Lishman, Marden
   Scorers Holton 31, Marden 63, Roper 65
   Manager Tom Whittaker

Chelsea (1) 1 Liverpool (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 25th August 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,055
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Reg Williams, 5 Harry Hughes, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Armstrong 15
   Debut Players Harry Hughes
   Final Appearances Harry Hughes
   Manager Billy Birrell
Liverpool Ashcroft, Jones, Parr, Taylor, Hughes, Paisley, Liddell, Baron, Stubbins, Done, Brierley
   Scorers Baron 19, Liddell 50, Stubbins 63
   Manager Don Welsh

Arsenal (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 29th August 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 48,768
Arsenal Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Forbes, Daniel, Mercer, Roper, Logie, Holton, Lishman, Marden
   Scorers Holton 7, Lishman 87
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Reg Williams, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Smith 65
   Final Appearances Reg Williams
   Manager Billy Birrell

Portsmouth (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 23,901
Referee: Norman C Taylor (Westbury)
Portsmouth Butler, Stephen, Ferrier, Scoular, Froggatt, Dickinson, Harris, Pickett, Clarke, Len Phillips, Gaillard
   Scorer Pickett 67
   Manager Bob Jackson
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Derby County (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 5th September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,191
Referee: SE Law (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Ken Armstrong, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell
Derby County Middleton, Mozley, Barrowcliffe, Mays, Oliver, Revell, Harrison, Powell, Stamps, Morris, Parry
   Scorer Parry 35
   Manager Stuart McMillan

Chelsea (1) 2 Fulham (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,582
Referee: G Tedds (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorers Bobby Smith 23, Bentley 72
   Debut Players Jimmy Smith
   Manager Billy Birrell
Fulham Black, Bacuzzi, Pavitt, Quested, Taylor, Lowe, Stevens, Macauley, McDonald, Jezzard, Campbell
   Scorer McDonald 1st
   Manager Bill Dodgin(Snr)

Chelsea (1) 2 Huddersfield Town (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,165
Referee: TW Glendenning (Sunderland)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorers Jimmy Smith 14, Bentley 73
   Manager Billy Birrell
Huddersfield Town Wheeler, Gibson, Kelly, McGarry, McEvoy, Battye, McKenna, Nightingale, Taylor, Hassall, Metcalfe
   Scorer Hassall 55
   Manager George Stephenson

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 5 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 35,184
Wolverhampton Wanderers Williams, Short, Pritchard, Crook, Shorthouse, Wright, Hancocks, Dunn, Wilshaw, Pye, Mullen
   Scorers Dunn 21, Pye 75, Hancocks 82 (Pen), Pye, Wilshaw
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorers Bentley 85, Campbell 86, Jimmy Smith 88
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (2) 2 Sunderland (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th September 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,762
Referee: L Richardson (Doncaster)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorers Bentley 19, Bobby Smith 39
   Manager Billy Birrell
Sunderland Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Watson, Hall, Wright, Bingham, Kirtley, Ford, Shackleton, Reynolds
   Scorer Kirtley 60
   Manager Bill Murray

Middlesbrough (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th October 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 30,010
Middlesbrough Ugolini, Robinson, Gordon, Bell, Whitaker, Blenkinsopp, Delapenha, Mannion, Mochan, McCrae, Hartnett
   Manager David Jack
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 John Harris, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Manager Billy Birrell

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

Date: Saturday, 13th October 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,917
Referee: WJ Edwards (Yeovil)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Ernest Randall, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorer Bentley 18
   Debut Players Ernest Randall
   Manager Billy Birrell
West Bromwich Albion Heath, Rickaby, Millard, Kennedy, Vernon, Barlow, Griffin, Carter, Allen, Ryan, Lee
   Scorers Carter 56, Allen 82, Allen 88
   Manager Jack Smith

Newcastle United (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th October 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 52,168
Newcastle United Simpson, Cowell, McMichael, Stokoe, Brennan, T Robledo, Walker, G Robledo, Milburn, Hannah, Paterson
   Scorers Milburn 18 (Pen), Hannah 30, Milburn 77
   Manager Stan Seymour
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Peter Tuck, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Bentley 79
   Debut Players Peter Tuck
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Bolton Wanderers (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 27th October 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,287
Referee: G Pankhurst (Warwick)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Peter Tuck, 9 Seamus D'Arcy, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Armstrong 30 (Pen)
   Debut Players Seamus D'Arcy
   Manager Billy Birrell
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Ball, Higgins, Wheeler, Barrass, Edwards, Codd, Moir, Lofthouse, Howe, Langton
   Scorers Lofthouse 3, Codd 7, Lofthouse 85
   Manager Bill Ridding

Stoke City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 3rd November 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 26,121
Stoke City Wilkinson, Mould, McCue, Martin, F Mountford, Kirton, G Mountford, Siddall, McIntosh, Smyth, Oscroft
   Scorer Smyth 70
   Manager Bob McGrory
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Jack Saunders, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Peter Tuck, 9 Seamus D'Arcy, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Tuck 53, Bentley 58
   Final Appearances Peter Tuck
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (2) 4 Manchester United (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 10th November 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,960
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers D'Arcy 17, Bentley 33, Smith 69, D'Arcy 83
   Manager Billy Birrell
Manchester United Allen, Carey, Redman, Gibson, Chilton, Cockburn, Berry, Pearson, Aston, Downie, Rowley
   Scorers Pearson 9, Rowley 15
   Manager Matt Busby

Tottenham Hotspur (2) 3 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 17th November 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 48,985
Tottenham Hotspur Ditchburn, Ramsey, Withers, Nicholson, Clarke, Burgess, Walters, Bennett, Duquemin, Baily, Medley
   Scorers Nicholson 25, Bennett 42, Duquemin 80
   Manager Arthur Rowe
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 5, Campbell 28
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Preston North End (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 24th November 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,873
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell
Preston North End Gooch, Cunningham, Scott, Docherty, Marston, Forbes, Finney, Horton, Wayman, Beattie, Morrison
   Manager Will Scott

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 21,773
Referee: BJ Flanagan (Sheffield)
Burnley Strong, Aird, Mather, Adamson, Cummings, Attwell, Chew, Morris, Holden, Shannon, Elliott
   Scorer Holden 65
   Manager Frank Hill
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Smith 3
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (1) 1 Charlton Athletic (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,343
Referee: FS Fiander (Loudwater)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer D'Arcy 15
   Manager Billy Birrell
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Hewie, Lock, Fenton, Ufton, Johnson, Hurst, Evans, Leary, Kiernan, Duffy
   Manager Jimmy Seed

Chelsea (0) 2 Blackpool (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,912
Referee: H Beacock (Scunthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers D'Arcy 57, D'Arcy 74
   Manager Billy Birrell
Blackpool Farm, Shimwell, Garrett, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Hobson, Taylor, Wright, Brown, Perry
   Scorer Wright 3rd
   Manager Joe Smith

Liverpool (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 22nd December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 26,459
Liverpool Crossley, Jones, Lambert, Taylor, Heydon, Paisley, Jackson, Baron, Smith, Payne, Liddell
   Scorer Liddell 31
   Manager Don Welsh
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer D'Arcy 75
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Manchester City (0) 3

Date: Tuesday, 25th December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,850
Referee: SE Law (West Bromwich)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell
Manchester City Trautmann, Branagan, Hannaway, Spurdle, Rigby, McCourt, Meadows, Revie, Westcott, Broadis, Clarke
   Scorers Meadows 1st, Westcott 2nd, Broadis 3rd
   Manager Leslie McDowall

Manchester City (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 26th December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 49,791
Manchester City Trautmann, Branagan, Hannaway, Spurdle, Rigby, McCourt, Meadows, Revie, Westcott, Broadis, Clarke
   Scorers Revie 1st, Westcott 2nd, Meadows 3rd
   Manager Leslie McDowall
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Eric Parsons
   Scorer Smith 4th
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Portsmouth (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th December 1951
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,389
Referee: Norman C Taylor (Westbury)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer Smith 59
   Manager Billy Birrell
Portsmouth Butler, Gunter, Earl, Scoular, Thompson, Dickinson, Harris, Reid, Clarke, Len Phillips, Bennett
   Scorer Clarke 56
   Manager Bob Jackson

Fulham (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th January 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 43,880
Fulham Black, Bacuzzi, Dodgin, Macauley, Jim Taylor, Lowe, Stevens, Jeff Taylor, Jezzard, Brennan, Mitten
   Scorer Jezzard 67
   Manager Bill Dodgin(Snr)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Seamus D'Arcy, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Eric Parsons
   Scorers Campbell 10, Parsons 15
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 2 Chester (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th January 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,954
Referee: H Jackson (Leeds)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Seamus D'Arcy, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Eric Parsons
   Scorers Gray 3rd, Armstrong 4th (Pen)
   Manager Billy Birrell
Chester Threadgold, Molyneux, Moremont, Morris, Lee, Astbury, Fletcher, Whitlock, Coffin, Greenwood, Windle
   Scorers Coffin 12, Greenwood 2nd
   Manager Frank Brown

Chester (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 16th January 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Sealand Road
Attendance: 20,500
Referee: H Jackson (Leeds)
Chester Threadgold, Molyneux, Moremont, Morris, Lee, Astbury, Fletcher, Whitlock, Coffin, Greenwood, Windle
   Scorers Willemse (O.G) 57, Coffin 118
   Manager Frank Brown
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorers Bentley 25, Lee (O.G) 110, Smith 115
   Penalty Missed Armstrong (Hit post)
   Manager Billy Birrell
After Extra Time. Score after 90 mins 1-1

Huddersfield Town (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th January 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 19,315
Referee: TW Glendenning (Sunderland)
Huddersfield Town Mills, Gallogly, Green, Quested, Kelly, Boot, Gunn, McGarry, Shiner, Davie, Metcalfe
   Scorer Metcalfe 66 (Pen)
   Manager George Stephenson
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Roy Bentley, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Seamus D'Arcy, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th January 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,586
Referee: Bruce AE Buckle (Peterborough)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Eric Parsons, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Seamus D'Arcy, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Manager Billy Birrell
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parsons, Shorthouse, Gibbons, Wright, Chatham, Baxter, Hancocks, Broadbent, Short, Pye, Mullen
   Scorer Hancocks
   Manager Stan Cullis

Chelsea (3) 4 Tranmere Rovers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 2nd February 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,101
Referee: J Bell (Seaton Delaval)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Eric Parsons, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Bobby Campbell, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorers Armstrong 6, Bentley 20, Bentley 27, Jones 77
   Manager Billy Birrell
Tranmere Rovers Lloyd, Gibson, Steele, Williamson, Bell, Kieran, Davies, Bainbridge, Tilston, Rosenthal, Iceton
   Manager Ernest Blackburn

Sunderland (3) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 9th February 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 37,298
Sunderland Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Aitken, Hall, Wright, Bingham, Davis, Ford, Shackleton, Watson
   Scorers Shackleton 3, Ford 7, Ford 31, Ford 48
   Manager Bill Murray
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Eric Parsons, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Jones 88
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (2) 5 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 16th February 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 37,805
Referee: J Seymour (Wakefield)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorers D'Arcy 1st, D'Arcy 2nd, D'Arcy 3rd, Bentley 4th, Bentley 5th
   Penalty Missed Bentley (Saved)
   Manager Billy Birrell
Middlesbrough Ugolini, Barnard, Corbett, Russell, Whitaker, Mulholland, Delapenha, Mannion, Mochan, Fitzsimmons, Dicks
   Manager David Jack

Leeds United (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd February 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 52,328
Referee: G Black (Kendal)
Leeds United Searson, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Kirk, Mills, Milburn, Iggleden, Williams
   Scorer Milburn 35
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorer Smith 37
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Leeds United (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 27th February 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 60,840
Referee: G Black (Kendal)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Bobby Campbell
   Scorer D'Arcy 87
   Manager Billy Birrell
Leeds United Searson, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Williams, Stewart, Kirk, Iggleden, Hughes
   Scorer Kirk 35
   Manager Frank Buckley
After extra time. Score after 90 mins 1-1

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

Date: Saturday, 1st March 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 24,431
West Bromwich Albion Heath, Rickaby, Horne, Kennedy, Vernon, Williams, Griffin, Dudley, Nicholls, Ryan, Lee
   Manager Jack Smith
Chelsea 1 Harry Medhurst, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ralph Oelofse, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bill Dickson, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Gray 42
   Debut Players Ralph Oelofse
   Final Appearances Harry Medhurst
   Manager Billy Birrell

Leeds United (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 5

Date: Monday, 3rd March 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5 (replay)
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 30,504
Referee: G Black (Kendal)
Leeds United Searson, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Williams, Mills, Kirk, Iggleden, Hughes
   Scorer Mills 31
   Manager Frank Buckley
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorers Bentley 16, Bobby Smith 41, Bobby Smith 55, Bobby Smith 56, Gray 74
   Manager Billy Birrell

Sheffield United (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th March 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 43,677
Referee: WH Evans (Liverpool)
Sheffield United Burgin, Furniss, Cox, Hitchen, Toner, Shaw, Ringstead, Hutchinson, Browning, Hagan, Hawksworth
   Manager Ted Davison
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Bentley 28
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 12th March 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,948
Referee: H Haworth (Blackburn)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ralph Oelofse, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 John Allister, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Allister 75
   Debut Players John Allister
   Manager Billy Birrell
Newcastle United Simpson, Cowell, McMichael, Harvey, Brennan, T Robledo, Walker, Foulkes, Keeble, Hannah, Mitchell
   Manager Stan Seymour

Bolton Wanderers (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th March 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 31,448
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Ball, Higgins, Wheeler, Barrass, Edwards, Holden, Moir, Lofthouse, Hassall, Langton
   Scorers Holden 2, Lofthouse 2nd, Hassall 73
   Manager Bill Ridding
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ralph Oelofse, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 John Allister, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 1 Stoke City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd March 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,880
Referee: William Ling (Stapleford)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer D'Arcy 52
   Manager Billy Birrell
Stoke City Herod, Sellars, McCue, Martin, Brown, Kirton, Malkin, Bowyer, McIntosh, Smyth, Oscroft
   Manager Bob McGrory

Arsenal (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th April 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Semi-Final
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 68,084
Referee: Arthur Luty (Leeds)
Arsenal Swindin, Barnes, Smith, Forbes, Daniel, Mercer, Cox, Logie, Lewis, Lishman, Roper
   Scorer Cox 35
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Scorer Gray 64
   Manager Billy Birrell

Arsenal (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 7th April 1952
Competition: F.A. Cup Semi-Final (replay)
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 57,450
Referee: Arthur Luty (Leeds)
Arsenal Swindin, Barnes, Smith, Forbes, Daniel, Mercer, Cox, Logie, Goring, Lishman, Roper
   Scorers Cox 15, Cox 71, Lishman 75
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Billy Gray
   Manager Billy Birrell

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

Date: Saturday, 12th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 28,081
Preston North End Newlands, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Marston, Dunn, Finney, Lewis, Wayman, Foster, Morrison
   Scorer Morrison 20
   Manager Will Scott
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Bathgate, 3 Sid Tickridge, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Philip McKnight, 7 Jimmy Smith, 8 John Allister, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 James Leadbetter, 11 Billy Gray
   Debut Players James Leadbetter
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (2) 2 Aston Villa (2) 2

Date: Monday, 14th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,005
Referee: Henry Pearce (Luton)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Ernest Randall, 10 James Leadbetter, 11 Benny Jones
   Scorers Jones 1, Randall 39
   Final Appearances Benny Jones
   Manager Billy Birrell
Aston Villa Jones, Lynn, Parkes, Blanchflower, F Moss, Dorsett, Gibson, Roberts, Walsh, Dixon, Goffin
   Scorers Dorsett 27, Dixon 32
   Manager George Martin

Aston Villa (3) 7 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 15th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 29,882
Aston Villa Jones, Lynn, Parkes, Blanchflower, F Moss, Dorsett, Gibson, Roberts, Walsh, Dixon, Goffin
   Scorers Goffin 90, Dixon, Gibson, Gibson, Goffin, Goffin, Walsh
   Penalty Missed Parkes 80 (Saved)
   Manager George Martin
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Frank Mitchell, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Ernest Randall, 10 James Leadbetter, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorer Smith 89
   Final Appearances Frank Mitchell, Ernest Randall, James Leadbetter
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (3) 4 Burnley (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,349
Referee: BJ Flanagan (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorers Bobby Smith 7, Bobby Smith 28, D'Arcy 35, D'Arcy 75
   Manager Billy Birrell
Burnley Strong, Woodruff, Aird, Adamson, Cummings, Attwell, Cheesebrough, Morris, Shannon, McIlroy, Elliott
   Scorer Cheesebrough 54
   Manager Frank Hill

Manchester United (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 21st April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 37,436
Manchester United Allen, McNulty, Aston, Carey, Chilton, Cockburn, Berry, Downie, Rowley, Pearson, Byrne
   Scorers Pearson 23, Carey 43, McKnight (O.G) 48
   Penalty Missed Byrne 88 (Missed)
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Philip McKnight, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Bobby Campbell, 9 Seamus D'Arcy, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Manager Billy Birrell

Charlton Athletic (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 20,851
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Hewie, Lock, Johnson, Ufton, Hammond, Hurst, Evans, Vaughan, Fenton, Duffy
   Scorer Vaughan 28
   Manager Jimmy Seed
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Philip McKnight, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Roy Bentley, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Bill Dickson, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorer Bentley 15
   Manager Billy Birrell

Chelsea (0) 0 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 30th April 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,574
Referee: WB Everett (Beccles)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Philip McKnight, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Roy Bentley, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Bill Dickson, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Manager Billy Birrell
Tottenham Hotspur Ditchburn, Willis, Withers, Nicholson, Clarke, Burgess, Walters, Bennett, McClellan, Baily, Medley
   Scorers Bennett 40, Medley 75
   Manager Arthur Rowe

Derby County (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd May 1952
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 8,582
Referee: SE Law (West Bromwich)
Derby County Middleton, Rowe, Mozley, Mays, Nielson, Bell, Wheatley, Morris, Straw, Parry, Harrison
   Scorer Morris 66
   Manager Stuart McMillan
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Sid Tickridge, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 John Harris, 6 Bill Dickson, 7 Billy Gray, 8 Seamus D'Arcy, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Roy Bentley, 11 Jimmy Smith
   Scorer Bobby Smith 55
   Manager Billy Birrell