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Match Results

Season 1958-1959

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Manchester United (2) 5 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 23rd August 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 52,122
Referee: Len Howarth (Beverley)
Manchester United Gregg, Foulkes, Greaves, Goodwin, Cope, McGuinness, Dawson, Taylor, Viollet, Charlton, Scanlon
   Scorers Charlton 7, Charlton 27, Charlton 52, Dawson 70, Dawson 85
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves 43, Greaves 77
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 4 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 27th August 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 59,183
Referee: B Mel Griffiths (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tindall 1st, Tindall 2nd, Greaves 52, Nicholas 75
   Manager Ted Drake
Tottenham Hotspur Ditchburn, Hills, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Iley, Medwin, Harmer, Smith, Brooks, Dyson
   Scorers Smith 51, Medwin 70
   Manager Jimmy Anderson

Chelsea (3) 6 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 30th August 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 62,118
Referee: AE Moore (Lowestoft)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves 5, Greaves 38, Block 5th, Greaves 6th, Greaves 7th, Greaves 8th
   Manager Ted Drake
Wolverhampton Wanderers Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Deeley, Broadbent, Henderson, Mason, Horne
   Scorers Mason 2, Slater 4th (Pen)
   Manager Stan Cullis

Tottenham Hotspur (3) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 3rd September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 50,309
Referee: Jack W Hunt (Emsworth)
Tottenham Hotspur Hollowbread, Baker, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Norman, Iley, Medwin, Harmer, Smith, Clayton, Robb
   Scorers Medwin 5, Robb 8, Medwin 29, Medwin 50
   Manager Jimmy Anderson
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Manager Ted Drake

Portsmouth (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 31,815
Referee: GW Pullin (Bristol)
Portsmouth Uprichard, Gunter, Hayward, Phillips, Dickinson, Casey, Harris, Gordon, Saunders, Harris, Newman
   Scorers Harris 27, Harris 55
   Manager Fred Cox
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Tindall 33, Nicholas 56
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 6 Newcastle United (2) 5

Date: Wednesday, 10th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,601
Referee: TH Cooper (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Brabrook 20, Greaves 40, Greaves 47, Nicholas 80, Tindall 82, Tindall 85
   Manager Ted Drake
Newcastle United Mitchell, Keith, McMichael, Franks, Stokoe, Bell, Hughes, Davies, White, Wright, McGuigan
   Scorers Wright 30, White 37, Wright 49, Franks 53, Davies 60
   Manager Charlie Mitten

Chelsea (1) 2 Aston Villa (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,023
Referee: Ken Stokes (Newark)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves 38, Peter Sillett 48
   Penalty Missed Sillett 10 (Wide)
   Manager Ted Drake
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Sharples, Lee, Dugdale, Saward, Smith, Hitchens, Dixon, Hazelden, McParland
   Scorer Hazelden 32
   Manager Eric Houghton

Newcastle United (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 17th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 49,570
Referee: Frank B Coultas (Hull)
Newcastle United Mitchell, Keith, McMichael, Scoular, Stokoe, Bell, Hughes, Franks, White, Davies, Wright
   Scorer White 25
   Manager Charlie Mitten
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Harrison 16, Mortimore 55
   Manager Ted Drake

West Ham United (3) 4 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 20th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 31,500
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
West Ham United Gregory, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Brown, Landsdowne, Grice, Smith, Keeble, Dick, Musgrove
   Scorers Grice 6, Smith 8, Keeble 37, Dick 80
   Manager Ted Fenton
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Greaves 2, Greaves 65
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 4 Nottingham Forest (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th September 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,093
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Norwich)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Nicholas 27, Greaves 39, Greaves 80, Greaves 86
   Manager Ted Drake
Nottingham Forest Thomson, Whare, McDonald, Whitefoot, McKinlay, Burkitt, Dwight, Quigley, Wilson, Gray, Imlach
   Scorer Gray 62
   Penalty Missed Wilson 61 (Saved)
   Manager Billy Walker

Frem Copenhagen (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Tuesday, 30th September 1958
Competition: Fairs Cup Round 1 (First Leg)
Venue: Valby Idraetspark
Attendance: 19,200
Referee: Pierre Schwinte (France)
Frem Copenhagen Koch, Kjeldsen, Nielsen, Gronemann, Lees, Henriksen, Petersen, Machon, Andersen, John Hansen, Jens Hansen
   Scorer Gronemann 25
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Colin Court, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Harrison 23, Greaves 54, Nicholas 90
   Debut Players Cliff Huxford, Colin Court
   Final Appearances Colin Court
   Manager Ted Drake

Burnley (1) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th October 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 22,802
Referee: A Murdoch (Sheffield)
Burnley Blacklaw, Angus, Smith, Seith, Cummings, Adamson, Newlands, Robson, Pointer, Cheesebrough, Pilkington
   Scorers Cheesebrough 26, Adamson 47 (Pen), Pilkington 53, Robson 69
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Tony Nicholas, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Bolton Wanderers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th October 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,229
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Cliff Huxford, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Edwards, Hennin, Higgins, Edwards, Bannister, Stevens, Lofthouse, Hill, Holden
   Scorer Lofthouse 46
   Manager Bill Ridding

Luton Town (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th October 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Kenilworth Road
Attendance: 24,864
Referee: Howard V Stott (Boston)
Luton Town Baynham, Dunne, Hawkes, Morton, Owen, Pacey, Bingham, Turner, Brown, Cummins, Adam
   Scorers Brown 8, Cummins 70
   Manager Vacant
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Les Stubbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Tindall 23
   Sent Off John Sillett 88
   Final Appearances Les Stubbs
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (3) 5 Leicester City (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 25th October 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,369
Referee: Frank Collinge (Rochdale)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Saunders 2, Tindall 11, Peter Sillett 38, Tindall 46, Brabrook 79
   Manager Ted Drake
Leicester City Anderson, Knapp, Baillie, Newman, King, Keyworth, McDonald, Walsh, Hines, Kelly, Wills
   Scorers Kelly 50, Walsh 67
   Manager David Halliday

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

Date: Saturday, 1st November 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 21,532
Referee: A Murdoch (Sheffield)
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, Walton, Milne, Dunn, O'Farrell, Mayers, Thompson, Hatsell, Farrell, Lambert
   Scorers Thompson 22, Farrell 58
   Manager Cliff Britton
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Michael Block
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 4 Frem Copenhagen (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 4th November 1958
Competition: Fairs Cup Round 1 (Second Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 13,104
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Ron Tindall, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Lees (O.G) 6, Greaves 44, Greaves 70, Peter Sillett 72
   Manager Ted Drake
Frem Copenhagen Hendriksen, Kjeldsen, Brogger, Gronemann, Lees, Henriksen, Jens Hansen, Schone, Andersen, John Hansen, Mejer
   Scorer Schone 7
   Penalty Missed Jens Hansen 30 (Saved)

Chelsea (1) 2 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th November 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,757
Referee: D Martin (Scunthorpe)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Ron Tindall, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Greaves 15, Greaves 2nd
   Manager Ted Drake
Leeds United Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Meek, Crowe, Shackleton, O'Brien, Overfield
   Manager Willis Edwards

Manchester City (1) 5 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th November 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 19,778
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Manchester City Trautmann, Leivers, Sear, Cheetham, Ewing, Barnes, Fagan, Barlow, Hannah, Hayes, Sambrook
   Scorers Leivers 15 (Pen), Barlow 2nd, Fagan 3rd, Sambrook 4th, Hayes 6th
   Manager Leslie McDowall
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Ron Tindall, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 5th
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Arsenal (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd November 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 57,910
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Derek Saunders, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake
Arsenal Kelsey, Wills, Evans, Docherty, Dodgin, Bowen, Clapton, Barnwell, Henderson, Bloomfield, Haverty
   Scorers Henderson 1, Clapton 12, Barnwell 30
   Manager George Swindin

Everton (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th November 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 30,638
Referee: WE Bradbury (Burton-On-Trent)
Everton Dunlop, Parker, Bramwell, King, Jones, B Harris, J Harris, Thomas, Hickson, Collins, O'Hara
   Scorers Collins 38, Hickson 82, Hickson 84
   Manager Johnny Carey
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Ron Tindall, 8 Peter Brabrook, 9 Derek Gibbs, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Tindall 62
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 1 Birmingham City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th December 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,773
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Derek Gibbs, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Greaves 55
   Manager Ted Drake
Birmingham City Merrick, Hall, Allen, Watts, Smith, Neal, Astall, Gordon, Brown, Larkin, Taylor
   Manager Pat Beasley

West Bromwich Albion (3) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th December 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Jack H Clough (Bolton)
West Bromwich Albion Potter, Howe, Williams, Setters, Barlow, Drury, Forrester, Robson, Allen, Kevan, Hogg
   Scorers Kevan 15, Forrester 2nd, Forrester 21, Allen 60
   Manager Vic Buckingham
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Richard Whittaker, 3 Wally Bellett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Leonard Casey, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Derek Gibbs, 9 Les Allen, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Final Appearances Wally Bellett, Leonard Casey
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester United (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 20th December 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 48,550
Referee: Harry Horner (Coventry)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Brabrook 7, Peter Sillett 51 (Pen)
   Debut Players Stan Crowther
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester United Gregg, Foulkes, Carolan, Goodwin, Cope, McGuinness, Bradley, Quixall, Viollet, Charlton, Scanlon
   Scorers Goodwin 22, Charlton 34, Scott (O.G) 48
   Manager Matt Busby

Blackburn Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Thursday, 25th December 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 31,900
Referee: LN Peake (Rotherham)
Blackburn Rovers Leyland, Taylor, Eckersley, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Isherwood, Dobing, Johnston, Vernon, MacLeod
   Manager Dally Duncan
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Derek Gibbs, 10 Derek Saunders, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves, Peter Sillett, Peter Sillett
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Blackburn Rovers (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 27th December 1958
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,312
Referee: Arthur William Sparling (Grimsby)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Derek Gibbs, 10 Derek Saunders, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackburn Rovers Leyland, Taylor, Eckersley, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Isherwood, Dobing, Johnston, Vernon, MacLeod
   Scorers Dobing 1st, Vernon 2nd
   Manager Dally Duncan

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 3rd January 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 36,093
Referee: R Wood (Sunderland)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Deeley, Mason, Broadbent, Booth, Horne
   Scorer Deeley 65
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Gibbs 2, Tindall 13
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 2 Portsmouth (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 17th January 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,356
Referee: Dennis H Howell (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 62, Tindall 77
   Manager Ted Drake
Portsmouth Brown, McGhee, Gunter, Carter, Hayward, Dickinson, P Harris, Weddle, Saunders, H Harris, Newman
   Scorers Saunders 36, P Harris 61 (Pen)
   Manager Fred Cox

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (3) 4

Date: Monday, 19th January 1959
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 57,038
Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (Halifax)
Newcastle United Harvey, Keith, McMichael, Scoular, Stokoe, Franks, Taylor, Allchurch, White, McGuigan, Eastham
   Scorer Eastham 63
   Manager Charlie Mitten
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorers Mortimore 4, Greaves 5, Gibbs 32, Brabrook 48
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 1 Aston Villa (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th January 1959
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,994
Referee: Jack H Clough (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Derek Saunders, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 5
   Final Appearances Derek Saunders
   Manager Ted Drake
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Aldis, Dixon, Dugdale, Crowe, Myerscough, Sewell, Hitchens, Wylie, McParland
   Scorers Hitchens 20, Myerscough 24
   Manager Joe Mercer

Aston Villa (2) 3 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st January 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: E Crawford (Doncaster)
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Aldis, Dixon, Dugdale, Crowe, Myerscough, Sewell, Hitchens, Wylie, McParland
   Scorers Myerscough 15, Lynn 17, McParland 88
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Cliff Huxford, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Michael Block
   Scorer Greaves 2
   Final Appearances Cliff Huxford
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 West Ham United (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 7th February 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,968
Referee: CH Sant (Crew)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Barry Bridges, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Tambling 15, Bridges 22, Greaves 84
   Debut Players Barry Bridges, Bobby Tambling
   Manager Ted Drake
West Ham United Gregory, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Brown, Smith, Grice, Woosnam, Keeble, Dick, Musgrove
   Scorers Keeble 14, Keeble 26
   Booked Cantwell 89
   Manager Ted Fenton

Chelsea (0) 1 Burnley (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 21st February 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,564
Referee: JW Topliss (Grimsby)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 David Cliss, 9 Barry Bridges, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Greaves 69
   Manager Ted Drake
Burnley McDonald, Angus, Smith, Seith, Cummings, Adamson, Connelly, McIlroy, Pointer, Robson, Pilkington
   Scorers Robson 3, Robson 57, Robson 66
   Manager Harry Potts

Bolton Wanderers (2) 6 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 4th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 24,258
Referee: William T Surtees (Langley Park)
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Banks, Hennin, Higgins, Edwards, Birch, Hill, Lofthouse, Parry, Holden
   Scorers Hill 8, Hill 25, Lofthouse 52, Lofthouse 75, Hill 80 (Pen), Parry 88
   Manager Bill Ridding
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Les Allen, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Jimmy Greaves, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 Luton Town (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 7th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,175
Referee: KA Collinge (Altrincham)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Brabrook 6, Nicholas 27, Blunstone 46
   Manager Ted Drake
Luton Town Baynham, McNally, Hawkes, Groves, Kelly, Pacey, Bingham, McGuffie, Morton, Turner, Gregory
   Scorers Turner 13, McGuffie 47, Turner 52
   Manager Vacant

Leicester City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 14th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 20,110
Referee: JS Swain (Cleethorpes)
Leicester City Anderson, Cunningham, Baillie, Newman, King, Keyworth, McDonald, McNeill, Lornie, Walsh, Leek
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 1st, Brabrook 2nd, Sillett 3rd
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 Preston North End (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,270
Referee: CW Kingston (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Greaves, Greaves, Tindall
   Manager Ted Drake
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, Walton, Milne, Dunn, Smith, Mayers, Baxter, Alston, Lambert, Taylor
   Scorer Baxter (Pen)
   Manager Cliff Britton

Blackpool (3) 5 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Friday, 27th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 19,887
Referee: M McCoy (Doncaster)
Blackpool Farm, Armfield, Garrett, Hauser, Gratrix, Kelly, Matthews, Mudie, Charnley, Peterson, Perry
   Scorers Perry 22, Charnley 24, Mudie 3rd, Perry 4th, Mudie 5th
   Manager Ron Suart
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake

Leeds United (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 16,600
Referee: J Mitchell (Prescot)
Leeds United Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Shackleton, O'Brien, Overfield
   Scorers Shackleton 25, Crowe 42, O'Brien 71, O'Brien 82
   Manager Bill Lambton
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Pat Holton, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Mike Harrison
   Debut Players Pat Holton, Sylvan Anderton
   Final Appearances Pat Holton
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 3 Blackpool (1) 1

Date: Monday, 30th March 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,537
Referee: Len Howarth (Beverley)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Sillett 22 (Pen), Brabrook 47, Harrison 75
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackpool Farm, Martin, Garrett, Hauser, Gratrix, Kelly, Peterson, Mudie, Charnley, Durie, Perry
   Scorer Durie 16
   Manager Ron Suart

Chelsea (2) 2 Manchester City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,554
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Blunstone 8, Greaves 33
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester City Trautmann, Leivers, Sear, Barnes, Ewing, Phoenix, Barlow, Hannah, McAdams, Hayes, Fagan
   Manager Leslie McDowall

Arsenal (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 40,900
Referee: Reg J Leafe (Nottingham)
Arsenal Standen, Evans, McCullough, Ward, Dodgin, Bowen, Henderson, Groves, Julians, Barnwell, Haverty
   Scorer Ward 5
   Manager George Swindin
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Greaves 45
   Manager Ted Drake

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 15th April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 18,189
Referee: Ken Dagnall (Bolton)
Nottingham Forest Thomson, Whare, McDonald, Whitefoot, McKinlay, Burkitt, Dwight, Quigley, Wilson, Gray, Imlach
   Scorer Gray 42 (Pen)
   Manager Billy Walker
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Ken Shellito, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Greaves 15, Brabrook 51, Allen 86
   Debut Players Ken Shellito
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 3 Everton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,366
Referee: Jack W Hunt (Emsworth)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Ken Shellito, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Allen 60, Greaves 70 (Pen), Allen 82
   Booked Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake
Everton Dunlop, Parker, Bramwell, B Harris, Jones, Meagan, J Harris, Thomas, Hickson, Collins, Laverick
   Scorer Laverick 4
   Booked Collins
   Sent Off Bramwell 48
   Manager Johnny Carey

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

Date: Wednesday, 22nd April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,948
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake
West Bromwich Albion Potter, Howe, Williams, Setters, Barlow, Robson, Hogg, Burnside, Allen, Kevan, Campbell
   Scorers Burnside 60, Hogg 70
   Manager Vic Buckingham

Birmingham City (3) 4 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th April 1959
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 19,571
Referee: Norman C Taylor (Westbury)
Birmingham City Schofield, Farmer, Allen, Watts, Smith, Neal, Astall, Gordon, Stubbs, Hooper, Taylor
   Scorers Gordon 2, Gordon 13, Taylor 32, Hooper 60
   Manager Pat Beasley
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Tindall 30
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 1 Red Star Belgrade (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 29th April 1959
Competition: Fairs Cup Round 2 (First Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,771
Referee: Gunther Ternieden (Germany)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Brabrook 30
   Manager Ted Drake
Red Star Belgrade Vidinic, Belin, Sijakovic, Miladinovic, Zubec, Pajevic, Cebinac, Petakovic, Kaloperovic, Galic, Mihajlovic

Red Star Belgrade (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 13th May 1959
Competition: Fairs Cup Round 2 (Second Leg)
Venue: Belgrade
Attendance: 10,000
Red Star Belgrade Vidinic, Petakovic, Mihajlovic, Kostic, , , , , , ,
   Scorers Petakovic 3, Mihajlovic 42, Kostic 65, Mihajlovic 86
Chelsea 1 Bill Robertson, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Richard Whittaker, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Tony Nicholas, 9 Les Allen, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Brabrook 51
   Manager Ted Drake