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Season 1957-1958

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Tottenham Hotspur (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th August 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 52,580
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Tottenham Hotspur Ditchburn, Norman, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Ryden, Brittan, Medwin, Harmer, Smith, Stokes, Robb
   Scorer Stokes 75
   Penalty Missed Harmer 56 (Wide)
   Manager Jimmy Anderson
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Ron Tindall, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Greaves 85
   Debut Players Jimmy Greaves
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester City (0) 3

Date: Wednesday, 28th August 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,722
Referee: JG Williams (Woodthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Ron Tindall, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 45, Greaves 48
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester City Trautmann, Leivers, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Warhurst, Barlow, Hayes, Johnstone, McAdams, Clarke
   Scorers Hayes 49, Barlow 58, McAdams 63
   Manager Leslie McDowall

Chelsea (5) 5 Birmingham City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st August 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,806
Referee: JA Barradell (Barrow-On-Soar)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Ian MacFarlane, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Brabrook 14, Allen 27, Greaves 29, Greaves 40, Lewis 42
   Manager Ted Drake
Birmingham City Merrick, Hall, Green, Watts, Smith, Neal, Astall, Kinsey, Brown, Murphy, Govan
   Scorer Brown 61
   Manager Arthur Turner

Manchester City (3) 5 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 4th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 27,943
Referee: Les J Tirebuck (Halifax)
Manchester City Trautmann, Leivers, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Warhurst, Barlow, Hayes, Johnstone, McAdams, Fagan
   Scorers Barlow 37, Fagan 38, McAdams 40, Barlow 70, Fagan 89
   Sent Off Johnstone 25
   Manager Leslie McDowall
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Ian MacFarlane, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Les Allen, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Brabrook 2, Lewis 75
   Sent Off MacFarlane 36
   Manager Ted Drake

Everton (3) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 45,166
Referee: R Wood (Sunderland)
Everton Dunlop, Donovan, Tansey, Birch, Jones, Meagan, J Harris, Temple, Hickson, Fielding, B Harris
   Scorers Fielding 18, Temple 25, Hickson 3rd
   Manager Ian Buchan
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Wednesday, 11th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,824
Referee: JW Topliss (Grimsby)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Alan Dicks, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tindall 56, Tindall 80
   Debut Players Michael Block
   Final Appearances Alan Dicks
   Manager Ted Drake
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Howe, Williams, Setters, Kennedy, Barlow, Griffin, Robson, Allen, Kevan, Horobin
   Scorers Allen 36, Horobin 61
   Manager Vic Buckingham

Newcastle United (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 14th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 43,050
Referee: R Ryalls (Sheffield)
Newcastle United Simpson, Batty, McMichael, Scoular, Stokoe, Casey, Hill, Davies, Curry, Eastham, Mitchell
   Scorer Mitchell 43 (Pen)
   Manager Stan Seymour
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tindall 1, Tindall 55, Block 70
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Wednesday, 18th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 39,950
Referee: M McCoy (Doncaster)
West Bromwich Albion Sanders, Howe, Williams, Setters, Kennedy, Barlow, Griffin, Robson, Allen, Kevan, Horobin
   Scorer Allen 40 (Pen)
   Manager Vic Buckingham
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 Paul Berry, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 16
   Final Appearances Paul Berry
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (3) 6 Burnley (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,449
Referee: Peter Brandwood (Kidderminster)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tony Nicholas 4, Greaves 14, Tindall 20, Tony Nicholas 48, Brabrook 53, Block 90
   Manager Ted Drake
Burnley Blacklaw, Angus, Winton, Seith, Adamson, Miller, Newlands, McIlroy, Shackleton, Cheesebrough, Pilkington
   Scorer Cheesebrough 80
   Manager Billy Dougall

Preston North End (2) 5 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th September 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 18,044
Referee: Kevin Howley (Middlesbrough)
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Dunn, O'Farrell, Mayers, Thompson, Finney, Baxter, Taylor
   Scorers Baxter 6, Taylor 15, Taylor 69 (Pen), Taylor 73, Thompson 79
   Manager Cliff Britton
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tony Nicholas 3, Tindall 22
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th October 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,722
Referee: FH Gerrard (Preston)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Bobby Laverick
   Scorer Tindall 48
   Final Appearances Bobby Laverick
   Manager Ted Drake
Sheffield Wednesday Ryalls, Baker, Bingley, McAnearney, McEvoy, Gibson, Finney, Quixall, Shiner, Young, Wilkinson
   Manager Eric Taylor

Chelsea (2) 4 Aston Villa (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th October 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,769
Referee: Leslie Hamer (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tony Nicholas 1st, Tony Nicholas 2nd, Tindall 3rd, Tindall 5th
   Manager Ted Drake
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Pritchard, Crowther, Ashfield, Saward, Hinchcliffe, Sewell, Myerscough, Chapman, McParland
   Scorers Sewell 4th, McParland 6th
   Manager Eric Houghton

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th October 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 37,534
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Clamp, Showell, Flowers, Deeley, Broadbent, Murray, Wilshaw, Mullen
   Scorers Wilshaw 11, Deeley 49
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Tony Nicholas, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Tony Nicholas 8
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Arsenal (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 26th October 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 66,007
Referee: H Webb (Leeds)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Manager Ted Drake
Arsenal Kelsey, Charlton, Evans, Goring, Dodgin, Wills, Clapton, Tapscott, Holton, Bloomfield, Haverty
   Manager Jack Crayston

Blackpool (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd November 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 17,817
Referee: ER Hill (Chester)
Blackpool Farm, Armfield, Garrett, J Kelly, Gratrix, H Kelly, Matthews, Peterson, Mudie, Durie, Perry
   Scorers Durie 50, Peterson 54
   Manager Joe Smith
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 32
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 1 Luton Town (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 9th November 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,102
Referee: W Hickson (Wigan)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Ron Tindall, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Block 1st
   Manager Ted Drake
Luton Town Baynham, Dunne, Jones, Morton, Owen, Pearce, Adam, Turner, Brown, Cummins, McLeod
   Scorers Turner 43, Turner 63, Turner 4th
   Manager Dally Duncan

Sunderland (2) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 16th November 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 32,678
Referee: Len Howarth (Beverley)
Sunderland Fraser, Hedley, Elliott, Anderson, Hurley, Aitken, Bingham, Revie, O'Neill, Fogarty, Grainger
   Scorers Fogarty 30, Bingham 31
   Penalty Missed Revie (Saved)
   Manager Alan Brown
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Brian Nicholas, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 35, Stubbs 42
   Final Appearances Brian Nicholas
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 4 Leicester City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd November 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,757
Referee: E Meaden (Trowbridge)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 34, McNichol 60, Lewis 65, Tindall 86
   Manager Ted Drake
Leicester City MacLaren, Cunningham, Oligvie, Russell, Newman, Walker, McDonald, Doherty, Walsh, McNeill, Hogg
   Manager David Halliday

Bolton Wanderers (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 30th November 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 18,815
Referee: Reg H Windle (Chesterfield)
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Edwards, Hennin, Higgins, Cunliffe, Birch, Stevens, Lofthouse, Parry, Holden
   Scorers Parry 32, Stevens 62, Stevens 73
   Manager Bill Ridding
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Brabrook 22, Stubbs 35, Lewis 74
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 2 Leeds United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,038
Referee: Bruce AE Buckle (Peterborough)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Stubbs 67, McNichol 77
   Manager Ted Drake
Leeds United Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Francis, Cush, Baird, Crowe, Meek
   Scorer Baird 85
   Manager Raich Carter

Manchester United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 36,853
Referee: RE Smith (Newport)
Manchester United Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Jones, Edwards, Berry, Whelan, Taylor, Viollet, Pegg
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer Tindall 85
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 21st December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 39,747
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers McNichol 59, Bellett 71
   Manager Ted Drake
Tottenham Hotspur Ditchburn, Hills, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Norman, Ryden, Medwin, Harmer, Smith, Brooks, Dyson
   Scorers Smith 10, Sillett (O.G) 15, Harmer 70, Smith 90
   Manager Jimmy Anderson

Chelsea (5) 7 Portsmouth (1) 4

Date: Wednesday, 25th December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,036
Referee: JJ Baxter (Bassingbourne)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Greaves 15, Tindall 17, Rutter (O.G) 23, Greaves 25, Greaves 35, Greaves 8th, Sillett 9th
   Manager Ted Drake
Portsmouth Uprichard, Gunter, Wilson, Albury, Rutter, Dickinson, Harris, Gordon, Dougan, Barnard, Henderson
   Scorers Mortimore (O.G) 33, Barnard 7th, Harris 10th, Gordon 11th
   Manager Eddie Lever

Portsmouth (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Thursday, 26th December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 32,236
Referee: Norman C Taylor (Westbury)
Portsmouth Uprichard, Gunter, Wilson, Albury, Rutter, Dickinson, Harris, Gordon, Dougan, Barnard, Newman
   Scorers Gordon 15, Barnard 51, Dougan 53
   Manager Eddie Lever
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Bill Livingstone, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Penalty Missed Harris (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake

Birmingham City (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 28th December 1957
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 37,976
Referee: Reg H Windle (Chesterfield)
Birmingham City Merrick, Hall, Farmer, Larkin, Smith, Neal, Hooper, Kinsey, Brown, Murphy, Astall
   Scorers Murphy 15, Murphy 41, Brown 51
   Manager Arthur Turner
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Ian MacFarlane, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Tony Nicholas, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Brabrook 4th, Greaves 72, Sillett 86
   Manager Ted Drake

Doncaster Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 4th January 1958
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Belle Vue
Attendance: 19,888
Referee: AE Moore (Lowestoft)
Doncaster Rovers Burgin, Makepeace, Graham, Cavanagh, Williams, Gavin, Tindill, Callan, Kelly, Nicholson, Walker
   Penalty Missed Cavanagh 57 (Saved)
   Manager Jack Hodgson
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers McNichol 43, McNichol 77
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 3 Everton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th January 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,400
Referee: JA Barradell (Barrow-On-Soar)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Greaves 42, McNichol 54, Greaves 86
   Manager Ted Drake
Everton Dunlop, Sanders, Leeder, Rea, Jones, Meagan, J Harris, Thomas, Hickson, Keeley, Williams
   Scorer J Harris 16
   Manager Ian Buchan

Chelsea (2) 2 Newcastle United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th January 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 37,327
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 5, Greaves 20
   Manager Ted Drake
Newcastle United Simpson, McKinney, McMichael, Scoular, Paterson, Franks, Hughes, Eastham, White, Curry, Mitchell
   Scorer White 14
   Manager Stan Seymour

Chelsea (0) 3 Darlington (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 25th January 1958
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,759
Referee: JS Pickles (Stockport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorers Lewis 53, Tindall 67, McNichol 69
   Manager Ted Drake
Darlington Turner, Green, Henderson, Rutherford, Greener, Furphy, Morton, Milner, Harbertson, Carr, Moran
   Scorers Harbertson 4, Carr 29, Morton 51
   Manager Dick Duckworth

Darlington (1) 4 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 29th January 1958
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4 (replay)
Venue: Feethams
Attendance: 15,150
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Darlington Turner, Green, Henderson, Furphy, Greener, Rutherford, Carr, Milner, Harbertson, Bell, Moran
   Scorers Moran 35, Moran 94, Carr 97, Harbertson 99
   Manager Dick Duckworth
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny McNichol, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jim Lewis
   Scorer McNichol 38
   Final Appearances Johnny McNichol
   Manager Ted Drake
After extra time. Score after 90 mins 1-1

Burnley (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st February 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 20,590
Referee: G Black (Kendal)
Burnley McDonald, Smith, Winton, Seith, Adamson, Shannon, Newlands, McIlroy, Pointer, Connelly, Pilkington
   Scorers Pilkington 1st, McIlroy 12
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Allen
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Saturday, 8th February 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,704
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 Leonard Casey, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Debut Players David Cliss
   Manager Ted Drake
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Dunn, O'Farrell, Mayers, Thompson, Finney, Baxter, Taylor
   Scorers Thompson 1st, Finney 56
   Manager Cliff Britton

Sheffield Wednesday (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 15th February 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 17,588
Referee: J Mitchell (Prescot)
Sheffield Wednesday Ryalls, Martin, Johnson, Kay, McEvoy, O'Donnell, Wilkinson, Quixall, Shiner, Froggatt, Finney
   Scorers Quixall (Pen), Quixall (Pen)
   Manager Eric Taylor
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves, Greaves, Greaves
   Manager Ted Drake

Aston Villa (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd February 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: H Haworth (Blackburn)
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Jones, Crowe, Dugdale, Saward, Smith, Southren, Hitchens, Sewell, McParland
   Scorer McParland 75
   Manager Eric Houghton
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tindall 5, Mortimore 26, Brabrook 82
   Manager Ted Drake

Arsenal (2) 5 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 8th March 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 41,570
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Arsenal Kelsey, Charlton, Wills, Ward, Fotheringham, Petts, Clapton, Groves, Herd, Bloomfield, Nutt
   Scorers Bloomfield 10, Herd 23, Herd 53, Clapton 64, Herd 72
   Manager Jack Crayston
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves 12, Block 16, Greaves 48, Tindall 80
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 11th March 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,835
Referee: AE Moore (Lowestoft)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 49
   Debut Players Mel Scott
   Manager Ted Drake
Wolverhampton Wanderers Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Clamp, Wright, Flowers, Deeley, Broadbent, Murray, Showell, Mullen
   Scorers Deeley 14, Showell 83
   Manager Stan Cullis

Chelsea (0) 1 Blackpool (0) 4

Date: Saturday, 15th March 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,471
Referee: Dennis H Howell (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Ian MacFarlane, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 54
   Final Appearances Ian MacFarlane
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackpool Farm, Armfield, Wright, J Kelly, Gratrix, H Kelly, Matthews, Mudie, Charnley, Durie, Perry
   Scorers Charnley 2nd, Mudie 3rd, Mudie 4th, Perry 5th
   Manager Joe Smith

Leicester City (0) 3 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 22nd March 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 27,849
Referee: William Clements (West Bromwich)
Leicester City Anderson, Cunningham, Baillie, Morris, King, Russell, Riley, Walsh, Hines, Rowley, Hogg
   Scorers Hines 58, Hines 3rd, Cunningham 5th (Pen)
   Manager David Halliday
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Sillett 1st, Tindall 4th
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 29th March 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,929
Referee: Frank Collinge (Rochdale)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Jim Lewis, 8 Peter Brabrook, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Final Appearances Jim Lewis
   Manager Ted Drake
Sunderland Fraser, Hedley, Elliott, Anderson, Aitken, Pearce, Fogarty, Revie, Kichenbrand, O'Neill, Grainger
   Manager Alan Brown

Chelsea (0) 0 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Friday, 4th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,288
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Michael Block
   Manager Ted Drake
Nottingham Forest Thomson, Whare, Thomas, Farmer, McKinlay, Burkitt, Wilson, Baily, Coyle, Joyce, Imlach
   Manager Billy Walker

Luton Town (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Kenilworth Road
Attendance: 15,268
Referee: Peter Brandwood (Kidderminster)
Luton Town Baynham, Dunne, Hawkes, McGuffie, Owen, Pacey, Whitby, Turner, Brown, Groves, McLeod
   Manager Dally Duncan
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Derek Gibbs, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jimmy Greaves
   Scorers Brabrook 57, Tindall 58
   Manager Ted Drake

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Monday, 7th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 24,985
Referee: RP Hartley (Bradford)
Nottingham Forest Thomson, Whare, Thomas, Morley, McKinlay, Burkitt, Gray, Joyce, Wilson, Baily, Imlach
   Scorer Imlach 24
   Manager Billy Walker
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 John Compton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Derek Gibbs, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jimmy Greaves
   Scorer Gibbs 51
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Bolton Wanderers (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,994
Referee: CW Kingston (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 John Compton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Derek Gibbs, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jimmy Greaves
   Scorers Sillett 1st (Pen), Brabrook 2nd
   Manager Ted Drake
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Ball, Stanley, Higgins, Edwards, Birch, Stevens, Gubbins, Parry, Holden
   Scorers Ball 3rd (Pen), Gubbins 80
   Manager Bill Ridding

Leeds United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 20,500
Referee: JW Topliss (Grimsby)
Leeds United Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield
   Manager Raich Carter
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bill Livingstone, 6 John Compton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Derek Gibbs, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Jimmy Greaves
   Final Appearances Bill Livingstone
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Manchester United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th April 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,011
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Cliss 13, Allen 24
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester United Gregg, Foulkes, Greaves, Goodwin, Cope, Crowther, Dawson, Taylor, Webster, Charlton, Morgans
   Scorer Taylor 15
   Manager Matt Busby