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Season 1954-1955

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Leicester City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st August 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 38,541
Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (Halifax)
Leicester City Anderson, Milburn, Jackson, Baldwin, Gillies, Russell, Griffiths, Morris, Hines, Rowley, Froggatt
   Scorer Griffiths 1st
   Manager Norman Bullock
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 John Harris, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Bentley 2nd
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Burnley (0) 0

Date: Monday, 23rd August 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,239
Referee: Len Howarth (Beverley)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 John Harris, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Bobby Smith, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Parsons 67
   Manager Ted Drake
Burnley McDonald, Aird, Mather, Adamson, Cummings, Seith, Gray, McIlroy, Holden, Shannon, Pilkington
   Manager Alan Brown

Chelsea (1) 3 Bolton Wanderers (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th August 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,756
Referee: G Pankhurst (Warwick)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Bentley 44, Lewis 4th, Ball (O.G) 78
   Manager Ted Drake
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Ball, Banks, Wheeler, Barrass, Edwards, Holden, Moir, Lofthouse, Hassall, Parry
   Scorers Parry 7, Moir 22
   Manager Bill Ridding

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 31st August 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 2
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 28,351
Referee: Len Howarth (Beverley)
Burnley McDonald, Aird, Mather, Adamson, Cummings, Shannon, Gray, McIlroy, Holden, McKay, Pilkington
   Scorer Pilkington 88
   Manager Alan Brown
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Bentley 75
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Cardiff City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,688
Referee: Norman C Taylor (Westbury)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Lewis 82
   Manager Ted Drake
Cardiff City Howells, Stitfall, Sherwood, Harrington, Montgomery, Baker, Tiddy, R Williams, Grant, Nugent, Edwards
   Scorer Tiddy 75
   Manager Trevor Morris

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

Date: Monday, 6th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,947
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Bob Edwards, 11 Jim Lewis
   Final Appearances Bob Edwards
   Manager Ted Drake
Preston North End Thompson, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Marston, Forbes, Finney, Foster, Wayman, Baxter, Morrison
   Scorer Foster 69
   Manager Frank Hill

Manchester City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 35,971
Referee: Frank B Coultas (Hull)
Manchester City Trautmann, Meadows, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Paul, Fagan, McAdams, Revie, Hart, Clarke
   Scorer Paul 64
   Manager Leslie McDowall
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Bentley 65
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Wednesday, 15th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Preston North End Thompson, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Marston, Forbes, Finney, Foster, Wayman, Baxter, Morrison
   Scorer Wayman 3rd
   Manager Frank Hill
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers McNichol 16, Parsons 47
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Everton (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 18th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,199
Referee: F Read (Willenhall)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Manager Ted Drake
Everton O'Neill, Moore, Donovan, Farrell, Jones, Lello, McNamara, Fielding, Hickson, Parker, Eglington
   Scorers Eglington 32, Parker 34
   Manager Cliff Britton

Sheffield United (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Monday, 20th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: HL Broadhurst (Atherstone)
Sheffield United Hodgkinson, Furniss, G Shaw, Hoyland, J Shaw, Rawson, Ringstead, Hagan, Hawksworth, Luke, Grainger
   Scorer G Shaw 35
   Manager Reg Freeman
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 2, Stubbs 80
   Manager Ted Drake

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 25th September 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 45,640
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Newcastle United Simpson, Cowell, McMichael, Scoular, Brennan, Crowe, Milburn, Davies, White, Broadis, Mitchell
   Scorer Milburn 4th
   Manager Stan Seymour
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Bobby Smith, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Bentley 5, McNichol 16, Bentley 17
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Saturday, 2nd October 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 67,440
Referee: H Webb (Leeds)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Bobby Smith, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Bentley 11, Lewis 3rd, Parsons 4th
   Manager Ted Drake
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Rickaby, Millard, Dudley, Dugdale, Kennedy, Griffin, Ryan, Allen, Williams, Lee
   Scorers Allen 2nd, Lee 80, Millard 82
   Manager Vic Buckingham

Huddersfield Town (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th October 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 29,556
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Huddersfield Town Wheeler, Staniforth, Kelly, McGarry, K Taylor, Quested, Burrell, Watson, Glazzard, Cavanagh, Metcalfe
   Scorer Cavanagh 31
   Manager Andy Beattie
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 5 Manchester United (3) 6

Date: Saturday, 16th October 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,966
Referee: CW Kingston (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers O'Connell 20, Lewis 35, Armstrong 61, O'Connell 67, O'Connell 75
   Debut Players Seamus O'Connell
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester United Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Gibson, Chilton, Edwards, J Berry, Blanchflower, Taylor, Viollet, J Rowley
   Scorers Viollet 12, Taylor 38, Viollet 41, Taylor 47, Viollet 57, Blanchflower 63
   Manager Matt Busby

Blackpool (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd October 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 19,694
Referee: JF Gardner (Kidderminster)
Blackpool Farm, Shimwell, Garrett, Fenton, Johnston, Kelly, Matthews, Taylor, Mortensen, Brown, Perry
   Scorer Fenton (Pen)
   Manager Joe Smith
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Jim Lewis
   Booked Parsons
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Charlton Athletic (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 30th October 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 54,113
Referee: KA Collinge (Sale)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Bobby Smith, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Parsons 89
   Manager Ted Drake
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Campbell, Townsend, Hewie, Ufton, Hammond, Hurst, O'Linn, Ayre, Firmani, Kiernan
   Scorers Firmani 10, Firmani 15 (Pen)
   Manager Jimmy Seed

Sunderland (2) 3 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 6th November 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 42,416
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Sunderland Fraser, Hedley, McDonald, Anderson, Daniel, Snell, Bingham, Shackleton, Purdon, Chisholm, Elliott
   Scorers Snell 7, Shackleton 17, Purdon 6th
   Manager Bill Murray
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers McNichol 18, McNichol 25, Stubbs 5th
   Debut Players Stan Wicks
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th November 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,960
Referee: JC Pollard (Cambridge)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 6, Bentley 2nd
   Penalty Missed Harris (Hit post)
   Manager Ted Drake
Tottenham Hotspur Reynolds, Ramsey, Withers, Nicholson, Clarke, Marchi, Gavin, Baily, Dunmore, Brooks, Robb
   Scorer Gavin 80
   Manager Arthur Rowe

Sheffield Wednesday (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th November 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: William Ling (Stapleford)
Sheffield Wednesday Ryalls, Conwell, Curtis, Gannon, O'Donnell, Shaw, Finney, Quixall, Sewell, Froggatt, Marriott
   Scorer Sewell 24
   Manager Eric Taylor
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer McNichol 82
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 4 Portsmouth (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th November 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,358
Referee: RE Smith (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Blunstone 28, Bentley 29, McNichol 73, Stubbs 80
   Manager Ted Drake
Portsmouth Uprichard, McGhee, Mansell, Phillips, Gunter, Pickett, Harris, Gordon, Henderson, Barnard, Dale
   Scorer Henderson 3rd
   Manager Eddie Lever

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 3 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 4th December 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 32,095
Referee: JW Malcolm (Leicester)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Williams, Stuart, Pritchard, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Hancocks, Broadbent, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Smith
   Scorers Broadbent 16, Swinbourne 75, Hancocks 85 (Pen)
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers McNichol 15, Bentley 52, Stubbs 86, Bentley 87
   Booked Bentley
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 4 Aston Villa (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 11th December 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,162
Referee: C Curtis (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Parsons 16, McNichol 2nd, McNichol 3rd, Bentley 4th
   Manager Ted Drake
Aston Villa Jones, Lynn, Aldis, Birch, F Moss, Crowe, Lockhart, Dixon, Pace, Follan, McParland
   Manager Eric Houghton

Chelsea (2) 3 Leicester City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th December 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,215
Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (Halifax)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Parsons 1st, Milburn & Froggatt (O.G) 25, McNichol 80
   Penalty Missed Bentley (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake
Leicester City Anderson, Milburn, Jackson, Baldwin, Froggatt, Russell, Griffiths, Worthington, Graver, Rowley, Hogg
   Scorer Graver 81
   Manager Norman Bullock

Arsenal (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th December 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 47,178
Referee: Bruce AE Buckle (Peterborough)
Arsenal Kelsey, Barnes, Evans, Goring, Fotheringham, Bowen, Clapton, Tapscott, Lawton, Lishman, Haverty
   Scorer Lawton 32
   Manager Tom Whittaker
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 John Harris, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Ron Greenwood, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Final Appearances Ron Greenwood
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 1

Date: Monday, 27th December 1954
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 65,922
Referee: Bruce AE Buckle (Peterborough)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer O'Connell 80
   Penalty Missed Bentley 50 (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake
Arsenal Kelsey, Barnes, Evans, Goring, Fotheringham, Bowen, Clapton, Tapscott, Lawton, Lishman, Haverty
   Scorer Tapscott 8
   Manager Tom Whittaker

Bolton Wanderers (0) 2 Chelsea (2) 5

Date: Saturday, 1st January 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: G Pankhurst (Warwick)
Bolton Wanderers Hanson, Ball, Bingley, Wheeler, Higgins, Edwards, Pilling, Hennin, Hassall, Barrass, Parry
   Scorers Barrass, Barrass (Pen)
   Manager Bill Ridding
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Seamus O'Connell, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers O'Connell 4, Bentley 2nd, Bentley, Higgins (O.G), Sillett (Pen)
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 2 Walsall (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th January 1955
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,020
Referee: GW Pullin (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Seamus O'Connell, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers O'Connell 16, Stubbs 2nd
   Manager Ted Drake
Walsall Baldwin, Guttridge, Vinall, Crook, McPherson, Tarrant, Morris, Dorman, Richards, Myerscough, Meek
   Manager Frank Buckley

Chelsea (0) 0 Manchester City (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 22nd January 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,160
Referee: Frank B Coultas (Hull)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester City Trautmann, Meadows, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Paul, Fagan, Hayes, Revie, Hart, Clarke
   Scorers Hayes 49, Clarke 79
   Manager Leslie McDowall

Bristol Rovers (0) 1 Chelsea (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 29th January 1955
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Eastville
Attendance: 35,972
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Bristol Rovers Radford, Bamford, Fox, Pitt, Warren, Cairney, Petherbridge, Roost, Lambden, Bradford, Watling
   Scorer Pitt 4th (Pen)
   Manager Bert Tann
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Parsons 4, McNichol 18, Blunstone 43
   Manager Ted Drake

Everton (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th February 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 50,658
Referee: F Read (Willenhall)
Everton O'Neill, Moore, Donovan, Farrell, Jones, Lello, McNamara, Fielding, Hickson, Parker, Eglington
   Scorer McNamara 9
   Manager Cliff Britton
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Bentley 73
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 4 Newcastle United (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 12th February 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,667
Referee: Jack H Clough (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Bentley 20, McNichol 59, Bentley 60, Bentley 68
   Manager Ted Drake
Newcastle United Simpson, Wollard, Batty, Scoular, Stokoe, Crowe, Milburn, Davies, Keeble, Hannah, Mitchell
   Scorers Keeble 70, Keeble 80, Milburn 87
   Manager Duggie Livingstone

Notts County (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th February 1955
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 41,930
Referee: Jack H Clough (Bolton)
Notts County Bradley, Southwell, Deans, Adamson, Leuty, Johnston, Wills, Wylie, Jackson, Leverton, Broadbent
   Scorer Broadbent 50
   Manager George Poyser
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 4 Huddersfield Town (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th February 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,786
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Parsons 55, Blunstone 56, Bentley 75, Stubbs 76
   Manager Ted Drake
Huddersfield Town Wheeler, Staniforth, Kelly, McGarry, K Taylor, Quested, Burrell, Watson, Glazzard, Frear, Metcalfe
   Scorer Burrell 43
   Manager Andy Beattie

Aston Villa (2) 3 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: C Curtis (Bristol)
Aston Villa Jones, Lynn, Aldis, Baxter, Martin, Crowe, Southren, Gibson, Walsh, Dixon, McParland
   Scorers Walsh 25, Walsh 34, McParland 85
   Manager Eric Houghton
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers McNichol 32, Parsons 4th
   Manager Ted Drake

West Bromwich Albion (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 4

Date: Wednesday, 9th March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 7,400
Referee: H Webb (Leeds)
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Rickaby, Millard, Dudley, Dugdale, Barlow, Griffin, Carter, Allen, Hodgkisson, Lee
   Scorers Allen 25, Allen 28
   Manager Vic Buckingham
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Saunders 65, Sillett 80, Sillett 81 (Pen), Bentley 90
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Blackpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 12th March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,227
Referee: JF Gardner (Kidderminster)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackpool Farm, Gratrix, Garrett, Fenton, Johnston, Kelly, Matthews, Taylor, Brown, Mudie, Perry
   Manager Joe Smith

Charlton Athletic (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 19th March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 2
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 41,415
Referee: KA Collinge (Sale)
Charlton Athletic Bartram, Campbell, Townsend, Hewie, Ufton, Pembery, Hurst, Leary, Ayre, White, Kiernan
   Manager Jimmy Seed
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Blunstone 12, O'Connell 72
   Manager Ted Drake

Cardiff City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 23rd March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Ninian Park
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: William Clements (West Bromwich)
Cardiff City Howells, Rutter, Stitfall, Harrington, Frowen, Sullivan, Nutt, R Williams, Ford, Stockin, Northcott
   Manager Trevor Morris
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer O'Connell 43
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Sunderland (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 29th March 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,205
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Peter Brabrook, 11 Stan Willemse
   Scorers McDonald (O.G) 12, Willemse 19
   Debut Players Peter Brabrook
   Manager Ted Drake
Sunderland Fraser, Hedley, McDonald, Anderson, Daniel, Aitken, Kirtley, Shackleton, Fleming, Chisholm, Elliott
   Scorer Fleming 50
   Manager Bill Murray

Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 2nd April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 53,169
Referee: JC Pollard (Cambridge)
Tottenham Hotspur Reynolds, Baker, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Clarke, Marchi, Gavin, Baily, Duquemin, Brooks, Robb
   Scorers Duquemin 23, Duquemin 54
   Manager Arthur Rowe
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Alan Dicks, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Peter Brabrook, 11 Stan Willemse
   Scorers McNichol 29, Wicks 56, McNichol 62, Sillett 68 (Pen)
   Booked Bentley 85
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Sheffield United (1) 1

Date: Friday, 8th April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 50,878
Referee: HL Broadhurst (Atherstone)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 John Harris, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Peter Brabrook, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Parsons 75
   Manager Ted Drake
Sheffield United Burgin, Coldwell, G Shaw, Hoyland, J Shaw, Iley, Hawksworth, Hagan, Cross, Rawson, Grainger
   Scorer Cross 30
   Manager Reg Freeman

Chelsea (0) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 75,043
Referee: JW Malcolm (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Sillett 75 (Pen)
   Manager Ted Drake
Wolverhampton Wanderers Williams, Showell, Shorthouse, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Hancocks, Broadbent, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Smith
   Manager Stan Cullis

Portsmouth (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 16th April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 40,230
Referee: RE Smith (Newport)
Portsmouth Uprichard, McGhee, Mansell, Pickett, Reid, Dickinson, Harris, Gordon, Henderson, Rafferty, Newman
   Manager Eddie Lever
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 3 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 51,421
Referee: William Ling (Stapleford)
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Parsons 23, Sillett 70 (Pen), Parsons 75
   Manager Ted Drake
Sheffield Wednesday McIntosh, Martin, Curtis, McAnearney, McEvoy, Kay, Finney, Quixall, Froggatt, Sewell, Marriott
   Manager Eric Taylor

Manchester United (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th April 1955
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 1
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 33,102
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Manchester United Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Gibson, Jones, Goodwin, J Berry, Blanchflower, Taylor, Viollet, Scanlon
   Scorers Scanlon 34, Taylor 85
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Chick Thomson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Stan Willemse, 4 Ken Armstrong, 5 Stan Wicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Eric Parsons, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Roy Bentley, 10 Seamus O'Connell, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Bentley 82
   Manager Ted Drake