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Match Results

Season 1960-1961

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Aston Villa (0) 3 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 20th August 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 44,000
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Aston Villa Sims, Lynn, Neal, Crowe, Dugdale, Saward, MacEwan, Thomson, Hitchens, Wylie, McParland
   Scorers McParland 63, Hitchens 68, Thomson 79
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Derek Gibbs, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Gibbs 67, Brabrook 80
   Debut Players Bobby Evans, Terry Bradbury
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 1 Leicester City (1) 3

Date: Wednesday, 24th August 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,691
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Bradbury 35
   Penalty Missed P Sillett 49 (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake
Leicester City Banks, Chalmers, Norman, White, Knapp, Appleton, Meek, Cheesebrough, Hines, Walsh, Wills
   Scorers Wills 10, Venables (O.G) 58, Walsh 76
   Manager Matt Gillies

Chelsea (2) 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 27th August 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,681
Referee: T Hanger (Rushden)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 4, Greaves 16, Greaves 70
   Manager Ted Drake
Wolverhampton Wanderers Sidebottom, Showell, Harris, Clamp, Slater, Flowers, Deeley, Mason, Murray, Broadbent, Horne
   Scorers Horne 35, Murray 74, Murray 84
   Manager Stan Cullis

Leicester City (0) 1 Chelsea (3) 3

Date: Wednesday, 31st August 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 21,087
Referee: Arthur William Sparling (Grimsby)
Leicester City Banks, Chalmers, Norman, White, Knapp, Appleton, Meek, Cheesebrough, Hines, Walsh, Wills
   Scorer Walsh 74
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Brooks 24, Peter Sillett 29, Greaves 32
   Manager Ted Drake

Bolton Wanderers (0) 4 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 21,609
Referee: M Dixon (York)
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Banks, Stanley, Higgins, Edwards, Birch, Hill, Adams, Parry, Holden
   Scorers Holden 49, Edwards 3rd, McAdams 4th, McAdams 85
   Manager Bill Ridding
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Greaves 20
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (3) 5 Blackburn Rovers (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 7th September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,224
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 17, Greaves 25, Livesey 40, Livesey 58, Greaves 82
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackburn Rovers Jones, England, Pickering, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Douglas, Dobing, Dougan, Crowe, MacLeod
   Scorers Dobing 38, Dobing 85
   Manager Jack Marshall

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

Date: Saturday, 10th September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 37,873
Referee: Ken Stokes (Newark)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Blunstone 1st, Greaves 3rd, Livesey 74
   Manager Ted Drake
West Ham United Shearing, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Brown, Moore, Grice, Woosnam, Dunmore, Brett, Musgrove
   Scorers Dunmore 25, Grice 76
   Manager Ted Fenton

Fulham (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 17th September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 37,376
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Fulham Macedo, Cohen, Langley, Mullery, Lampe, Lowe, Key, O'Connell, Cook, Haynes, Leggat
   Scorers Leggat 18, O'Connell 24, Haynes 49
   Manager Bedford Jezzard
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Blunstone 66, Livesey 76
   Manager Ted Drake

Blackburn Rovers (3) 3 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Monday, 19th September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 21,400
Referee: GM Hartley (Southport)
Blackburn Rovers Jones, England, Pickering, Clayton, Woods, Newton, Douglas, Dobing, Dougan, Crowe, Bimpson
   Scorers Dobing 8, Dougan 19, Douglas 36
   Manager Jack Marshall
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Brabrook 14
   Booked Livesey
   Manager Ted Drake

Blackpool (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 24th September 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 26,546
Referee: Peter Rhodes (Dringhouses)
Blackpool Waiters, Armfield, Martin, Kelly, Gratrix, Salt, Matthews, Kaye, Charnley, Mudie, Durie
   Scorer Charnley
   Manager Ron Suart
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 11, Livesey 48, Livesey 75, Greaves 87
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 Everton (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 1st October 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,457
Referee: JE Carr (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 7, Livesey 25, Blunstone 84
   Manager Ted Drake
Everton Dunlop, Parker, Jones, Gabriel, Labone, B Harris, Lill, Collins, J Harris, Vernon, Ring
   Scorers Collins 23, Lill 44, Ring 59
   Penalty Missed Collins 23 (Saved)
   Manager Johnny Carey

Millwall (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 7

Date: Monday, 10th October 1960
Competition: League Cup Round 1
Venue: The Den
Attendance: 15,007
Referee: RM Jordan (Leicester)
Millwall Davies, Jackson, Brady, Bumpstead, Anderson, Howells, Broadfoot, Jones, Ackerman, Burridge, Rickis
   Scorer Burridge 30
   Manager Jimmy Smith
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Brooks 13, Evans 15, Peter Sillett 50, Greaves 67, Brabrook 72, Peter Sillett 74, Greaves 87
   Manager Ted Drake

Birmingham City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th October 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 23,337
Referee: JE Cooke (Waterbeach)
Birmingham City Schofield, Farmer, Allen, Watts, Sissons, Neal, Hellawell, Gordon, Stubbs, Rudd, Astall
   Scorer Hellawell 54
   Manager Gil Merrick
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Burnley (4) 6

Date: Saturday, 22nd October 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,080
Referee: RE Smith (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Greaves 5, Brabrook 26
   Manager Ted Drake
Burnley Blacklaw, Angus, Elder, Joyce, Adamson, Miller, Connelly, McIlroy, Pointer, Robson, Harris
   Scorers Robson 20, Miller 23, McIlroy 35, McIlroy 44, Robson 52, Robson 70
   Penalty Missed McIlroy 18 (Saved)
   Manager Harry Potts

Chelsea (3) 4 Workington (0) 2

Date: Monday, 24th October 1960
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 5,630
Referee: AE Moore (Lowestoft)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 John Mortimore, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Stan Crowther, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny Brooks, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Tony Nicholas, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Tambling 1st, Mortimore 21, Brabrook 31, Nicholas 58
   Debut Players Alan Harris
   Final Appearances Stan Crowther, Tony Nicholas
   Manager Ted Drake
Workington Wright, Wilson, Brown, Hinchcliffe, Tennant, Burkinshaw, Anders, Brownlee, Harburn, Dixon, Kirkup
   Scorers Brownlee 60, Harburn 80
   Manager Joe Harvey

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

Date: Saturday, 29th October 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 14,169
Referee: William T Surtees (Durham)
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, O'Neill, Fullam, Singleton, Wylie, Mayers, T Thompson, P Thompson, Sneddon, Taylor
   Manager Cliff Britton
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny Brooks, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Derek Gibbs, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Tambling 62, Tindall 85
   Final Appearances Derek Gibbs
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 4 Newcastle United (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th November 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,489
Referee: Peter Brandwood (Kidderminster)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Tindall 27, Tindall 44, Brabrook 70, Tindall 89
   Manager Ted Drake
Newcastle United Harvey, Keith, McMichael, Scoular, Thompson, Bell, Hughes, Woods, White, Allchurch, Mitchell
   Scorers White 8, White 51
   Manager Charlie Mitten

Arsenal (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 12th November 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 38,886
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Arsenal Kelsey, Wills, McCullough, Docherty, Snedden, Groves, Strong, Barnwell, Charles, Herd, Henderson
   Scorer Charles 30
   Manager George Swindin
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Greaves 25, Mortimore 43, Tindall 56, Tambling 57
   Manager Ted Drake

Doncaster Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 7

Date: Wednesday, 16th November 1960
Competition: League Cup Round 3
Venue: Belle Vue
Attendance: 9,951
Referee: JS McLoughlin (Manchester)
Doncaster Rovers Nimmo, Mordue, Curtis, Marshall, Lunn, Swallow, Fernie, Haigh, Broadbent, Walker, Meredith
   Manager Norman Curtis
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Johnny Brooks, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Blunstone, Blunstone, Brabrook, Brabrook, Sillett, Tambling, Tambling
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (5) 6 Manchester City (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 19th November 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 37,346
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Greaves 2, Greaves 19, Tambling 20, Greaves 37, Tindall 38, Tindall 56
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester City Trautmann, Betts, Sear, Barnes, Plenderleith, Shawcross, Barlow, Law, Hannah, Baker, Colbridge
   Scorers Law 33, Betts 39 (Pen), Baker 50
   Manager Leslie McDowall

Nottingham Forest (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th November 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 21,971
Referee: M Dixon (York)
Nottingham Forest Grummitt, Patrick, McDonald, Palmer, McKinlay, Burkitt, Gray, Booth, Vowden, Quigley, Le Flem
   Scorers Vowden 23, Quigley 60
   Manager Andy Beattie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Brabrook 18
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (5) 7 West Bromwich Albion (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,568
Referee: George McCabe (Sheffield)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Greaves 12, Tindall 15, Greaves 20, Greaves 40, Greaves 42, Greaves 73, Brabrook 84
   Manager Ted Drake
West Bromwich Albion Wallace, Cram, S Williams, Drury, Kennedy, Robson, Jackson, Howe, Allen, Kevan, G Williams
   Scorer Jackson 68
   Manager Gordon Clark

Cardiff City (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Ninian Park
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: H Callaghan (Stockport)
Cardiff City Vearncombe, Harrington, Stitfall, Gammon, Malloy, Baker, Walsh, Edgley, Tapscott, Watkins, Hogg
   Scorers Walsh 13, Baker 20
   Booked Malloy
   Manager Bill Jones
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Greaves 55
   Manager Ted Drake

Portsmouth (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 14th December 1960
Competition: League Cup Round 4
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 13,054
Referee: RH Mann (Worcester)
Portsmouth Beattie, Rutter, Dickinson, Howells, Gunter, Harris, Priscott, Saunders, White, Chapman, Newman
   Scorer White 79
   Manager Fred Cox
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 2 Aston Villa (2) 4

Date: Saturday, 17th December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,805
Referee: Arthur William Sparling (Grimsby)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Greaves 10, Greaves 78
   Penalty Missed P Sillett 45 (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake
Aston Villa Sims, Neal, Winton, Crowe, Dugdale, Deakin, MacEwan, Thomson, Hitchens, Wylie, McParland
   Scorers MacEwan 9, Wylie 19, Thomson 57, Thomson 58
   Manager Joe Mercer

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester United (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 37,601
Referee: Harry Horner (Coventry)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Brabrook 90
   Manager Ted Drake
Manchester United Gregg, Brennan, Cantwell, Setters, Foulkes, Nicholson, Quixall, Stiles, Dawson, Pearson, Charlton
   Scorers Charlton 50, Dawson 67
   Manager Matt Busby

Manchester United (3) 6 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 26th December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 50,213
Referee: Kevin Howley (Middlesbrough)
Manchester United Gregg, Brennan, Cantwell, Setters, Foulkes, Nicholson, Quixall, Stiles, Dawson, Pearson, Charlton
   Scorers Charlton, Dawson, Dawson, Dawson, Nicholson, Nicholson
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Frank Blunstone, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Penalty Missed Greaves
   Manager Ted Drake

Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 6 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st December 1960
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 28,503
Referee: CF Duxbury (Preston)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Kirkham, Slater, Clamp, Deeley, Murray, Farmer, Broadbent, Durandt
   Scorers Murray 12, Murray 35, Murray 47, Kirkham 53, Farmer 58, Durandt 77
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Sylvan Anderton, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 John Mortimore, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Anderton 87
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (1) 1 Crewe Alexandra (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 7th January 1961
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,574
Referee: RE Smith (Newport)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Blunstone 31
   Manager Ted Drake
Crewe Alexandra Williamson, McGill, Campbell, Keery, Barnes, Shepherd, Stark, Tighe, Foster, Wheatley, Jones
   Scorers Stark 5, Wheatley 26
   Manager Jimmy McGuigan

Chelsea (1) 1 Bolton Wanderers (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th January 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,461
Referee: GN Thorpe (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Michael Block, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Livesey 42
   Manager Ted Drake
Bolton Wanderers Hopkinson, Hartle, Farrimond, Stanley, Edwards, Cunliffe, Birch, Stevens, McAdams, Hill, Holden
   Scorer McAdams 26
   Manager Bill Ridding

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

Date: Saturday, 21st January 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 21,289
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
West Ham United Rhodes, Kirkup, Lyall, Malcolm, Brown, Moore, Scott, Woosnam, Obeney, Dick, Musgrove
   Scorers Obeney 11, Woosnam 3rd, Dick 68
   Manager Ted Fenton
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Charlie Livesey, 10 Ron Tindall, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorer Blunstone 4
   Penalty Missed Greaves 82 (Saved)
   Final Appearances Charlie Livesey
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 2 Fulham (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th February 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 39,185
Referee: Peter Brandwood (Kidderminster)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Barry Bridges, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Bridges 5, Greaves 45
   Manager Ted Drake
Fulham Macedo, Cohen, Langley, Mullery, Lowe, Lawler, Key, Hill, Cook, Haynes, Leggat
   Scorer Leggat 19
   Manager Bedford Jezzard

Chelsea (2) 2 Blackpool (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th February 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,993
Referee: Ron Reddaway (Kidderminster)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Barry Bridges, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Greaves, Sillett
   Penalty Missed P Sillett (Saved)
   Manager Ted Drake
Blackpool West, Armfield, Garrett, Hauser, Gratrix, Durie, Campbell, Peterson, Charnley, Crawford, Parry
   Scorers Crawford, Parry
   Manager Ron Suart

Everton (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th February 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 34,449
Referee: CW Kingston (Newport)
Everton Dunlop, Parker, Thomson, Gabriel, Labone, Harris, Young, Collins, Webber, Vernon, Kavanagh
   Scorer Vernon 2nd
   Manager Johnny Carey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Greaves 30
   Manager Ted Drake

Sheffield Wednesday (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th February 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Frank Cowen (Oldham)
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Johnson, Megson, McAnearney, Swan, Kay, Wilkinson, Craig, Ellis, Quinn, Finney
   Scorer Finney 65
   Manager Harry Catterick
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Peter Sillett, 3 John Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Terry Bradbury, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 Birmingham City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 4th March 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,727
Referee: James A Cattlin (Rochdale)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Tindall 11, Tambling 23, Greaves 86
   Manager Ted Drake
Birmingham City Withers, Farmer, Allen, Watts, Smith, Neal, Astall, Gordon, Harris, Bloomfield, Taylor
   Scorers Gordon 3, Astall 21
   Manager Gil Merrick

Burnley (3) 4 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 11th March 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 19,007
Referee: RT Langdale (Darlington)
Burnley Furnell, Smith, Marshall, Walker, Cummings, Scott, Meredith, Lawson, Lochhead, Fenton, Harris
   Scorers Harris 11, Lochhead 3rd, Harris 4th, Lochhead 6th
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Bobby Evans, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Greaves 16, Tambling 5th, Tambling 7th, Greaves 90
   Final Appearances Bobby Evans
   Manager Ted Drake

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

Date: Saturday, 18th March 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,375
Referee: Reg H Windle (Chesterfield)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Tindall 26
   Manager Ted Drake
Preston North End Else, Cunningham, O'Neill, O'Farrell, Singleton, Wylie, Mayers, Fullam, Alston, Sneddon, P Thompson
   Scorer P Thompson 72
   Manager Cliff Britton

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 6

Date: Saturday, 25th March 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 29,000
Referee: Les J Tirebuck (Halifax)
Newcastle United Hollins, Keith, McMichael, Neale, McGrath, Bell, Hodgson, Allchurch, McGuigan, Harrower, Scanlon
   Scorer Neale 86
   Manager Charlie Mitten
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Tindall 55, Greaves 57, Tindall 61, Greaves 4th, Greaves 5th, Greaves 71
   Manager Ted Drake

Tottenham Hotspur (0) 4 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Friday, 31st March 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 65,032
Referee: GW Pullin (Bristol)
Tottenham Hotspur Brown, Baker, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Marchi, Jones, White, Saul, Allen, Dyson
   Scorers Jones 49, Jones 55, Allen 65, Saul 82
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Brabrook 88, Tindall 89
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (3) 6 Cardiff City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,697
Referee: FP Clarke (Coventry)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Harrison 1st, Greaves 2nd, Tambling 3rd, Tindall 5th, Tindall 6th, Harrington (O.G) 7th
   Manager Ted Drake
Cardiff City Vearncombe, Harrington, Milne, Baker, Malloy, Hole, Walsh, Durban, Edwards, Ward, Pickrell
   Scorer Durban 4th
   Manager Bill Jones

Chelsea (0) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) 3

Date: Monday, 3rd April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 57,103
Referee: Jack Kelly (Chorley)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Peter Brabrook, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Blunstone 56, Greaves 63
   Booked Greaves 38
   Manager Ted Drake
Tottenham Hotspur Brown, Baker, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Mackay, Jones, White, Smith, Allen, Medwin
   Scorers Smith 7, Medwin 66, Norman 75
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Manchester City (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 27,720
Referee: CW Kingston (Newport)
Manchester City Trautmann, Betts, Sear, Cheetham, Ewing, Oakes, Barlow, Law, Baker, Hayes, Wagstaffe
   Scorers Law 4, Bonetti (O.G) 2nd
   Manager Leslie McDowall
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 John Mortimore, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorer Tambling 3rd
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (2) 3 Arsenal (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,233
Referee: PH Carr (Redditch)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Bradbury, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Johnny Brooks, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Scorers Tambling 25, Tindall 30, Neil (O.G) 89
   Manager Ted Drake
Arsenal Kelsey, Bacuzzi, McCullough, Charles, Neill, Groves, Strong, Barnwell, Herd, Eastham, Henderson
   Scorer Strong 52
   Manager George Swindin

West Bromwich Albion (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 18,200
Referee: Ken J Seddon (Southport)
West Bromwich Albion Wallace, Howe, S Williams, Robson, Jones, Drury, Jackson, Hope, Lovatt, Kevan, Clark
   Scorers Kevan 28, Robson 33, Kevan 80
   Manager Gordon Clark
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Bradbury, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Mike Harrison
   Manager Ted Drake

Chelsea (0) 0 Sheffield Wednesday (2) 2

Date: Wednesday, 26th April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,258
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Chelsea 1 Reg Matthews, 2 John Sillett, 3 Peter Sillett, 4 Terry Bradbury, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Frank Blunstone, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Johnny Brooks, 11 Mike Harrison
   Final Appearances Reg Matthews, Johnny Brooks
   Manager Ted Drake
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Johnson, Megson, McAnearney, Swan, Kay, Finney, Craig, Ellis, Fantham, Wilkinson
   Scorers Fantham 11, McAnearney 16 (Pen)
   Booked Kay
   Manager Harry Catterick

Chelsea (2) 4 Nottingham Forest (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 29th April 1961
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,775
Referee: JS Pickles (Stockport)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Sillett, 3 Alan Harris, 4 Terry Venables, 5 Mel Scott, 6 Sylvan Anderton, 7 Peter Brabrook, 8 Jimmy Greaves, 9 Ron Tindall, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Frank Blunstone
   Scorers Greaves 1st, Greaves 2nd, Greaves 90 (Pen), Greaves
   Final Appearances Jimmy Greaves
   Manager Ted Drake
Nottingham Forest Grummitt, Patrick, Palmer, Whitefoot, McKinlay, Iley, Rowland, Booth, Addison, Quigley, Le Flem
   Scorers Booth 46, Addison, Palmer (Pen)
   Manager Andy Beattie