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Season 1967-1968

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

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

Date: Saturday, 19th August 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 33,153
Referee: Frank Cowen (Oldham)
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Fraser, Williams, Howshall, Colquhoun, Talbut (Collard), Foggo, Astle, Kaye, Brown, Clark
   Manager Alan Ashman
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Jim Thomson, 4 Colin Waldron, 5 Ron Harris, 6 John Hollins, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 John Boyle, 9 Charlie Cooke, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Tambling 8
   Debut Players Colin Waldron
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Chelsea (1) 1 Newcastle United (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 23rd August 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,677
Referee: Edwin D Wallace (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Jim Thomson, 4 Colin Waldron, 5 Ron Harris, 6 John Hollins, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 John Boyle, 9 Charlie Cooke (12 Joe Fascione 63), 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Baldwin 32
   Booked Waldron 75
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Newcastle United Marshall, Burton, Clark, Elliott, McGrath, Iley, Scott, Bennett, Davies, Hilley, Robson
   Scorer Bennett 14
   Booked Burton, Elliott
   Sub Not Used Moncur
   Manager Joe Harvey

Chelsea (1) 1 Fulham (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th August 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,404
Referee: Charles Nicholls (Plymouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Jim Thomson, 4 Colin Waldron, 5 Ron Harris, 6 John Hollins, 7 Peter Osgood (12 Peter Houseman 60), 8 John Boyle, 9 Charlie Cooke, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Baldwin 35
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Fulham Seymour, Cohen, Dempsey, Brown, Nichols, Conway, Haynes, Pearson, Barrett, Clarke, Parmenter
   Scorer Brown 82
   Manager Vic Buckingham

Newcastle United (3) 5 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 30th August 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 34,800
Referee: Vincent James (York)
Newcastle United Marshall, Burton, Clark, Elliott, McGrath, Iley, Scott, Bennett, Davies, Hilley, Robson
   Scorers Robson 7, Davies 10, Davies 34, Elliott 65, Bennett 82
   Sub Not Used Craig
   Manager Joe Harvey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Peter Houseman, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Ron Harris, 7 John Boyle, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Barry Lloyd
   Scorer Tambling 13 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 George Luke
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Chelsea (0) 2 Southampton (3) 6

Date: Saturday, 2nd September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,876
Referee: Norman C Burtenshaw (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Paul McMillan, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Osgood 47, Osgood 81
   Booked Cooke, Hinton
   Debut Players Paul McMillan
   Final Appearances Paul McMillan
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Southampton Forsyth, Webb, Hollywood, Fisher, Gabriel, Walker, Paine, Chivers, Davies, Melia, Sydenham
   Scorers Davies 10, Davies 13, Davies 27, Chivers 63, Chivers 65, Davies 86
   Booked Melia
   Manager Ted Bates

Chelsea (2) 4 Sheffield United (2) 2

Date: Wednesday, 6th September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,742
Referee: David Counsell (Blagdon)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Tambling 1, Houseman 6, Mallender (O.G) 81, Tambling 82
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Sheffield United Hodgkinson, Badger, Shaw, Mallender, Matthewson, Wagstaff (Munks 75), Reece, Fenoughty, Jones, Birchenall, Punton
   Scorers Jones 20, Reece 35
   Manager John Harris

Liverpool (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 9th September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 53,839
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Liverpool Lawrence, Lawler, Byrne, Smith, Yeats, Hughes, Callaghan, Hunt, Hateley, St John, Thompson
   Scorers Smith 38 (Pen), Hateley 46, Hateley 47
   Manager Bill Shankly
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Houseman 78
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Middlesbrough (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 13th September 1967
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 30,425
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Middlesbrough McPartland, Hickton, Butler, Masson, Rooks, Jones, Chadwick, McMordie (Horner 55), O'Rourke, Crossan, Smith
   Scorers McMordie 34, Smith 49
   Manager Stan Anderson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron (12 Marvin Hinton 46), 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Cooke 82
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Chelsea (1) 2 Stoke City (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 16th September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,614
Referee: Harold Davey (Verwood)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Tambling 43 (Pen), Osgood 63
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Stoke City Banks, Marsh, Skeels, Palmer, Bloor, Allen, Moore, Eastham, Vernon, Dobing, Burrows
   Scorers Burrows 74 (Pen), Dobing
   Manager Tony Waddington

Nottingham Forest (0) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 34,871
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Norwich)
Nottingham Forest Grummitt, Hindley, Winfield, Hennessey, McKinlay, Chapman, Lyons, Taylor, Baker, Wignall, Storey-Moore
   Scorers Storey-Moore 55, Wignall 57, Taylor 86
   Manager Johnny Carey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Geoff Butler, 4 Eddie McCreadie, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Ron Harris, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Bobby Tambling (12 Joe Kirkup)
   Debut Players Geoff Butler
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Chelsea (0) 1 Coventry City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th September 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,800
Referee: Dennis Brady (Gloucester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Geoff Butler, 4 John Hollins, 5 Colin Waldron, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Eddie McCreadie, 11 Bobby Tambling (12 John Boyle)
   Scorer Boyle 75
   Penalty Missed Cooke 87 (Saved)
   Final Appearances Colin Waldron
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Coventry City Glazier, Kearns, Bruck, Morrissey, Knapp, Hill, Rees, Machin, Tudor, Lewis, Clements
   Scorer Clements 64
   Manager Vacant

Leeds United (4) 7 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th October 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 40,460
Referee: Ken Dagnall (Bolton)
Leeds United Sprake, Reaney, Madeley, Charlton, Hunter, Bremner, Gray, Greenhoff, Lorimer, Jones (Hibbitt), Johanneson
   Scorers Johanneson 5, Greenhoff 11, Charlton 16, Lorimer 38, Gray 59, Hinton (O.G) 80, Bremner 82
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Marvin Hinton, 4 Ron Harris, 5 Geoff Butler, 6 John Hollins, 7 John Boyle, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Ron Suart

Chelsea (0) 1 Everton (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th October 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,206
Referee: Dennis A Corbett (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Geoff Butler, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Baldwin 90
   Manager Ron Suart
Everton West, Wright, Wilson, Hunt, Labone, Harvey, Brown, Ball, Young, Hurst, Morrissey
   Scorer Ball 53
   Manager Harry Catterick

Leicester City (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 25th October 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 24,171
Referee: H Williams (Sheffield)
Leicester City Shilton, Rodrigues, Norman, Roberts, Sjoberg, Bell, Sinclair, Nish, Svarc, Gibson, Stringfellow
   Scorers Roberts 64, Roberts 67
   Sub Not Used Woollett
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Geoff Butler, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Bell (O.G) 7, Boyle 54
   Booked Fascione
   Sub Not Used 12 Jim Thomson
   Manager Dave Sexton

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

Date: Saturday, 28th October 1967 Cutting       
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,303
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Geoff Butler, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Osgood 17
   Sub Not Used 12 Jim Thomson
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Ham United Ferguson, Bonds, Charles, Peters, Cushley, Moore, Burkett, Boyce, Brabrook, Hurst, Dear
   Scorers Dear 10, Hurst 50, Peters 70
   Sub Not Used Sissons
   Manager Ron Greenwood

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th November 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 17,651
Referee: Keith Styles (Barnsley)
Burnley Thomson, Waldron, Latcham, O'Neil, Merrington, Harris, Morgan, Casper (Dobson 53), Irvine, Bellamy, Coates
   Scorer Morgan 90
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Osgood 82
   Booked Harris 90
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 3 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 11th November 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,569
Referee: Rex V Spittle (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Hollins 2, Boyle 20, Osgood 49
   Sub Not Used 12 Geoff Butler
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Smith, Megson, Mobley, Ellis, Young, Usher, Quinn, McCalliog, Eustace, Whitham
   Sub Not Used Ritchie
   Manager Alan Brown

Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th November 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 54,004
Referee: JE Carr (Sheffield)
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Kinnear, Knowles, Mullery, England, Mackay, Robertson, Greaves, Gilzean, Venables, Jones
   Scorers Jones 15, Gilzean 53
   Sub Not Used Hoy
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Sub Not Used 12 Geoff Butler
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Manchester United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th November 1967
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 54,712
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Joe Fascione, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Baldwin 21
   Booked Harris 33
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester United Stepney, Brennan, Dunne, Crerand, Foulkes, Sadler, Burns, Kidd, Charlton, Best, Aston
   Scorer Kidd 35
   Sub Not Used Kopel
   Manager Matt Busby

Sunderland (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 2nd December 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 26,574
Referee: R Harper (Sheffield)
Sunderland Montgomery, Irwin, Parke, Todd, Hurley, Harvey, Suggett, Brand, Martin, Baxter, Mulhall
   Scorers Todd 19, Martin 75
   Manager Ian McColl
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Geoff Butler, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Joe Kirkup, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 John Boyle
   Scorers Birchenall 5, Cooke 9, Baldwin 65
   Debut Players Alan Birchenall
   Manager Dave Sexton

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

Date: Saturday, 16th December 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,739
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Geoff Butler, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Joe Kirkup, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Colquhoun, Williams, Brown, Talbut, Fraser, Krzywicki, Kaye, Astle, Hope, Clark
   Scorers Clark 16, Astle 75, Krzywicki 80
   Manager Alan Ashman

Fulham (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 23rd December 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 33,492
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Fulham Macedo, Conway, Dempsey, Brown, Callaghan, Pearson, Haynes (Ryan 86), Moss, Clarke, Gilroy, Barrett
   Scorers Moss 37, Gilroy 50
   Manager Vic Buckingham
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins (12 Geoff Butler), 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 John Boyle
   Scorers Cooke 18, Baldwin 35
   Final Appearances Geoff Butler
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Arsenal (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 26th December 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 51,672
Referee: Arthur Dimond (Harlow)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Birchenall 24, Birchenall 58
   Manager Dave Sexton
Arsenal Furnell, Storey, McNab, McLintock, Neill, Ure, Radford, Johnston, Graham, Simpson, Armstrong
   Scorer Neill 57 (Pen)
   Manager Bertie Mee

Arsenal (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th December 1967 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 47,157
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Arsenal Furnell, Storey, McNab, McLintock, Neill, Ure, Radford, Sammels, Graham, Simpson, Armstrong
   Scorer Radford 34
   Sub Not Used Johnston
   Manager Bertie Mee
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Osgood 39 (Pen)
   Booked Boyle
   Sub Not Used 12 Geoff Butler
   Manager Dave Sexton

Southampton (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 5

Date: Saturday, 6th January 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 27,132
Referee: Ken H Burns (Dudley)
Southampton Forsyth, Jones, Hollywood, Gabriel, Webb, Walker, Paine, Chivers, Davies, Byrne (Judd 46), Channon
   Scorers Channon 7, Davies 65, Davies 85
   Manager Ted Bates
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 Joe Kirkup, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Cooke 27, Baldwin 43, Tambling 56, Boyle 58, Osgood 68
   Sub Not Used 12 Geoff Butler
   Manager Dave Sexton

Stoke City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th January 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 21,751
Referee: Ken Dagnall (Bolton)
Stoke City Banks, Skeels, Elder, Allen, Bloor, Stevenson, Mahoney, Dobing, Palmer, Eastham (Bentley 75), Burrows
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Birchenall 82
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Ipswich Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th January 1968 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,986
Referee: Dennis A Corbett (Essington)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Joe Kirkup, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Birchenall 12, Birchenall 57, Tambling 65
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Ipswich Town Hancock, Carroll, Houghton, Spearritt, Baxter, Jefferson, Viljoen, Crawford, Hunt, Brogan, Mills (Woods 46)
   Manager Bill McGarry

Chelsea (0) 1 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd February 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,483
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall (12 Joe Kirkup 53), 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Osgood 53
   Manager Dave Sexton
Nottingham Forest Grummitt, Newton, Winfield, Hennessey, McKinlay, Baxter, Hilley, Lyons, Baker, Wignall, Storey-Moore
   Sub Not Used Taylor
   Manager Johnny Carey

Coventry City (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th February 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 36,542
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Coventry City Glazier, Hill, Bruck, Machin, Setters, Tudor, Hannigan, Gibson, Martin, Baker (Clements 88), Carr
   Scorers Baker 47, Hannigan 69
   Manager Noel Cantwell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Peter Houseman (12 Joe Kirkup 90)
   Scorer Tambling 23
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Liverpool (0) 1

Date: Monday, 12th February 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,670
Referee: Keith E Walker (Bearsted)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Stewart Houston, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Tambling 21, Baldwin 48, Tambling 62
   Debut Players Stewart Houston
   Manager Dave Sexton
Liverpool Lawrence, Lawler, Hughes, Smith, Yeats, Strong, Callaghan, Hunt, Hateley, St John, Thompson
   Scorer Thompson 82
   Manager Bill Shankly

Chelsea (1) 1 Norwich City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th February 1968 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 57,987
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins (12 Joe Kirkup 73), 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Cooke 20
   Final Appearances Joe Kirkup
   Manager Dave Sexton
Norwich City Keelan, Stringer, Black, Lucas, Brown, Sharpe, Foggo, Bryceland, Manning, Curran, Crickmore
   Booked Curran 23
   Sub Not Used Anderson
   Manager Lol Morgan

Manchester United (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 2nd March 1968 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 62,471
Referee: Maurice A Fussey (Retford)
Manchester United Stepney, Dunne, Burns, Crerand, Sadler, Stiles, Best, Kidd, Charlton, Ryan, Aston
   Scorer Kidd 52
   Sub Not Used Kopel
   Penalty Missed Best 64 (Over bar)
   Manager Matt Busby
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Jim Thomson, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Houseman, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Tambling 16, Baldwin 59, Osgood 79
   Booked Harris 62
   Sub Not Used 12 Stewart Houston
   Debut Players David Webb
   Manager Dave Sexton

Sheffield Wednesday (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 9th March 1968 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 49,186
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Smith, Megson, Young, Mobley, Eustace, Whitham, McCalliog, Ritchie, Fantham, Usher
   Scorers Ritchie 11, Megson 32
   Sub Not Used Branfoot
   Manager Alan Brown
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Jim Thomson, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Baldwin 22, Tambling 55
   Booked Cooke
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 12th March 1968
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,013
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Jim Thomson, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 20, Tambling 60
   Sub Not Used 12 Joe Fascione
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Smith, Megson, Young, Mobley, Eustace, Whitham, McCalliog, Ritchie, Fantham, Usher
   Booked Mobley 78
   Sub Not Used Branfoot
   Manager Alan Brown

Chelsea (2) 4 Leicester City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th March 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,990
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Norwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Baldwin 7, Tambling 13, Osgood 52 (Pen), Tambling 57
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leicester City Mackleworth, Woollett, Bell, Roberts, Sjoberg, Cross, Glover, Large, Fern, Nish, Gibson
   Scorer Sjoberg 62
   Sub Not Used Tewley
   Manager Matt Gillies

Chelsea (0) 0 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 20th March 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 47,470
Referee: Harry G New (Havant)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Jim Thomson, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 John Hollins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Booked Cooke 22
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leeds United Sprake, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Greenhoff, Lorimer, Jones, Giles, Madeley
   Booked Giles 12
   Sub Not Used Belfitt
   Manager Don Revie

West Ham United (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd March 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 36,296
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
West Ham United Ferguson, Bonds, Lampard, Peters, Stephenson, Moore, Dear, Boyce, Brooking, Hurst, Sissons
   Manager Ron Greenwood
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 John Hollins, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Bobby Tambling, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 5
   Manager Dave Sexton

Birmingham City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 30th March 1968 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 52,500
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Birmingham City Herriott, Murray, Green, Wylie (Martin 88), Foster, Beard, Vowden, Hockey, Pickering, Page, Bridges
   Scorer Pickering 64
   Manager Stan Cullis
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Houseman (12 Jim Thomson 52), 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Manager Dave Sexton

Sheffield Wednesday (0) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th April 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 26,773
Referee: Harold Richards (Oldham)
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Smith, Megson, Young, Mobley, Eustace, Wall, McCalliog, Ritchie, Ford, Fantham
   Scorers Ritchie 70, Fantham 89
   Booked Smith 87
   Manager Alan Brown
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorers Hollins 12, Baldwin 27
   Manager Dave Sexton

Manchester City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Friday, 12th April 1968
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 47,132
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Manchester City Mulhearn, Book, Pardoe, Kennedy, Heslop, Oakes, Lee, Doyle, Summerbee, Young, Coleman
   Scorer Doyle 52
   Sub Not Used Connor
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Jim Thomson, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Bobby Tambling (12 Joe Fascione 78), 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th April 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 53,049
Referee: David Corbett (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Houseman 40, Baldwin 63
   Sub Not Used 12 Jim Thomson
   Manager Dave Sexton
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Beale, Knowles, Mullery, England, Mackay, Gilzean, Greaves, Chivers, Venables, Jones
   Sub Not Used Kinnear
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Chelsea (1) 1 Manchester City (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 16th April 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,466
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Birchenall 25
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester City Mulhearn, Book, Pardoe, Kennedy, Heslop, Oakes, Lee, Doyle, Summerbee, Young, Connor
   Sub Not Used Bowles
   Manager Joe Mercer

Everton (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th April 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 47,370
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Everton West, Turner (Kenyon 69), Wilson, Kendall, Labone, Harvey, Husband, Hurst, Royle, Humphreys, Morrissey
   Scorers Kendall 7, Hurst 68
   Manager Harry Catterick
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 61 (Pen)
   Booked Webb
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 2 Burnley (0) 1

Date: Monday, 22nd April 1968
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,494
Referee: Danny J Lyden (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 John Boyle, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood (12 Marvin Hinton 80), 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 2, Baldwin 15
   Penalty Missed Birchenall 87 (Saved)
   Manager Dave Sexton
Burnley Thomson, Angus, Latcham, Dobson, Kinsella, Todd, Morgan, Lochhead, Casper, Bellamy, Coates
   Scorer Lochhead 90
   Sub Not Used Merrington
   Manager Harry Potts

Chelsea (1) 1 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th April 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,086
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 John Boyle, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 38
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sunderland Montgomery, Harvey, Ashurst, Hurley, Kinnell, Todd, Porterfield, Herd, Hughes, Suggett (Stuckey), Mulhall
   Manager Alan Brown

Chelsea (0) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0

Date: Monday, 29th April 1968
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,447
Referee: Peter Bye (Bedford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 John Boyle, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall (12 Jim Thomson 67), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 90
   Manager Dave Sexton
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Parkin, Thomson, Bailey, Woodfield, Holsgrove, Kenning, McAlle (Evans), Dougan, Knowles, Wagstaffe
   Manager Ronnie Allen

Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th May 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 35,600
Referee: Frank Cowen (Oldham)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Parkin, Thomson, Bailey, Woodfield, Holsgrove, Kenning (McAlle), Wignall, Dougan, Knowles, Wagstaffe
   Scorers Wignall 13, Wignall 27, Wignall 48
   Manager Ronnie Allen
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 John Boyle, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin (12 Jim Thomson), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Osgood, Webb
   Final Appearances Jim Thomson
   Manager Dave Sexton

Sheffield United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th May 1968 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 28,680
Referee: R Darlington (Runcorn)
Sheffield United Hodgkinson, Badger, Shaw, Munks, Mallender, Barlow, Woodward (Wagstaff), Carlin, Hill, Currie, Reece
   Scorer Hill 44
   Manager John Harris
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 John Boyle, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 52, Baldwin 78
   Manager Dave Sexton