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Season 1969-1970

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Liverpool (1) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 9th August 1969 Cutting          More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 48,383
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Liverpool Lawrence, Lawler, Strong, Smith, Yeats, Hughes, Callaghan, Hunt, Graham, St John, Thompson
   Scorers Lawler 27, St John 48, Strong 60, St John 83
   Sub Not Used Hall
   Manager Bill Shankly
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Stewart Houston, 4 Peter Osgood, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Hutchinson 47
   Booked Osgood 4, Hollins 25
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Birchenall
   Manager Dave Sexton

West Ham United (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 11th August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 39,003
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
West Ham United Ferguson, Bonds, Charles, Peters, Moore, Boyce, Redknapp, Lindsay, Bennett, Hurst, Sissons
   Scorers Peters 68, Hurst 84
   Sub Not Used Howe
   Manager Ron Greenwood
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Peter Osgood, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Marvin Hinton, 9 Ian Hutchinson (12 Tommy Baldwin 56), 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Ipswich Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 16th August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,613
Referee: Danny J Lyden (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Stewart Houston, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin (12 Peter Osgood 74), 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Bobby Tambling
   Scorer Hutchinson 74
   Manager Dave Sexton
Ipswich Town Best, Carroll, Mills, Morris, Baxter, Jefferson, Woods, Viljoen, Wigg, O'Rourke, Brogan
   Sub Not Used McNeil
   Manager Bobby Robson

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

Date: Wednesday, 20th August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,346
Referee: Keith E Walker (Bearsted)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Stewart Houston, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Bobby Tambling (12 Alan Birchenall 13), 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Ham United Ferguson, Bonds, Lampard, Peters, Moore, Boyce, Cross, Lindsay, Bennett, Hurst, Sissons
   Sub Not Used Brooking
   Manager Ron Greenwood

Southampton (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 23rd August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 25,935
Referee: Gordon C Kew (Leeds)
Southampton Gurr, Jones, Hollywood, Kemp, McGrath, Gabriel, Paine, Channon, Davies, Walker, Sydenham
   Scorers Paine 3, Kemp 31
   Manager Ted Bates
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 David Webb, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Peter Osgood (12 Stewart Houston 83), 8 Alan Birchenall, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Osgood 4, Osgood 76
   Manager Dave Sexton

Tottenham Hotspur (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 27th August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 47,395
Referee: Harry G New (Havant)
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Want, Knowles, Mullery, England, Collins, Pearce, Greaves, Chivers, Gilzean, Morgan
   Scorer Pearce 79
   Booked Chivers
   Sub Not Used Beal
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Alan Birchenall, 9 Alan Hudson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Charlie Cooke (12 Stewart Houston 20)
   Scorer Webb 46
   Booked Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Crystal Palace (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th August 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,908
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Alan Birchenall, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Osgood 68
   Manager Dave Sexton
Crystal Palace Jackson, Sewell, Loughlan (Hoadley), Hoy, McCormick, Hynd, Taylor, Kember, Bartram, Woodruff, Blyth
   Scorer Hoy 36
   Booked Kember
   Manager Bert Head

Coventry City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 2nd September 1969 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 24,790
Referee: VJ Batty (Helsby)
Coventry City Glazier, Coop, Cattlin, Machin, Curtis, Blockley, Hunt, Gibson, Martin, Carr, Clements
   Sub Not Used Gould
   Manager Noel Cantwell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Marvin Hinton, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Alan Birchenall
   Scorer Hutchinson 50
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Hudson
   Manager Dave Sexton

Manchester City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 35,995
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Manchester City Corrigan, Book, Pardoe, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Lee, Bowyer, Bowles
   Sub Not Used Towers
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 Marvin Hinton, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 John Hollins, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Alan Birchenall
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Hudson
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 13th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,599
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Dempsey 59, Osgood 62
   Manager Dave Sexton
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Wilson, Parkin, Bailey, Holsgrove, Munro, McCalliog, McAlle (Lutton), Dougan, Curran, Walker
   Scorers Curran 83, Curran 87
   Manager Bill McGarry

Chelsea (0) 2 Burnley (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 17th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,904
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Peter Osgood, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Birchenall 58, Houseman 90
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Burnley Mellor, Angus, Latcham, O'Neil, Waldron, Todd, Thomas (Probert 72), Coates, Casper, Dobson, Kindon
   Sub Not Used Harry Potts
   Manager Harry Potts

Leeds United (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 33,130
Referee: Ray Tinkler (Boston)
Leeds United Sprake, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton (Lorimer 46), Hunter, Madeley, Clarke, Jones, Giles, O'Grady
   Scorers Giles 37 (Pen), Lorimer 78
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris (12 Stewart Houston 67), 7 John Boyle, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Leeds United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 24th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 3
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 21,933
Referee: WS Castle (Dudley)
Leeds United Sprake, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Madeley, Hunter, Lorimer, Belfitt, Jones, Giles, Hibbitt (Bates 60)
   Scorer Madeley 90
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Marvin Hinton, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Stewart Houston, 7 John Boyle, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Birchenall (12 Charlie Cooke), 11 Peter Osgood
   Scorer Birchenall 71
   Booked Houseman 61
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Arsenal (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th September 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 46,370
Referee: Pat Partridge (Middlesbrough)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Osgood
   Scorers Birchenall 10, Birchenall 52, Baldwin 85
   Sub Not Used 12 Stewart Houston
   Manager Dave Sexton
Arsenal Webster, Storey, McNab, Court, McLintock, Simpson, Robertson, Sammels, Radford, Graham, George
   Sub Not Used Neill
   Manager Bertie Mee

Sunderland (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th October 1969
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 24,216
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Sunderland Montgomery, Irwin, Ashurst, Todd, Heslop, McGiven, Harris, Hughes, Baker, Kerr, Tueart
   Sub Not Used Stuckey
   Manager Alan Brown
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Tommy Baldwin (12 John Boyle 13), 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Monday, 6th October 1969 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,485
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 John Boyle, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Alan Birchenall, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Cooke 63, Birchenall 78
   Sub Not Used 12 Stewart Houston
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leeds United Harvey, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Belfitt, Jones, Madeley, Gray
   Sub Not Used Yorath
   Manager Don Revie

Chelsea (0) 2 Derby County (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th October 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 51,421
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey (12 Peter Osgood 57), 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 John Boyle, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Alan Birchenall, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Houseman 57, Hollins 82
   Manager Dave Sexton
Derby County Green, Daniel, Robson, Durban, McFarland, Mackay, McGovern, Carlin, O'Hare, Hector, Hinton
   Scorers Hector 52, O'Hare 71
   Sub Not Used Wignall
   Manager Brian Clough

Carlisle United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 15th October 1969 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 4
Venue: Brunton Park
Attendance: 18,513
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Carlisle United Ross, Hemstead, Caldwell, Passmoor, Winstanley, O'Neill, McVitie (Murray 78), Ternent, Brown, Barton, Balderstone
   Scorer Hemstead 79
   Manager Bob Stokoe
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

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

Date: Saturday, 18th October 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,810
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Norwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 40, Cooke 45
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Bromwich Albion Cumbes, Fraser, Williams, Cantello, Talbut, Kaye, Brown, Suggett, Astle, Hartford, Hope
   Sub Not Used Hegan
   Manager Alan Ashman

Newcastle United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th October 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 40,088
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Newcastle United McFaul, Craig, Clark, Gibb, Burton, Moncur, Scott, Robson, Davies, Smith, Foggon
   Sub Not Used Arntoft
   Manager Joe Harvey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 John Boyle, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Osgood 58
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Coventry City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st November 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,899
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Worsley)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 John Boyle (12 Ian Hutchinson 46), 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Cooke 47
   Booked Harris 82
   Manager Dave Sexton
Coventry City Glazier, Coop, Cattlin, Machin, Curtis, Blockley, Hunt, Gibson (Barry), Martin, Carr, Clements
   Booked Cattlin 10
   Manager Noel Cantwell

Sheffield Wednesday (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 8th November 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 18,044
Referee: Norman C Burtenshaw (Great Yarmouth)
Sheffield Wednesday Springett, Smith, Burton, Young, Ellis, Craig, Ford, Eustace (Pugh 24), Warboys, Prendergast, Coleman
   Scorer Prendergast 90
   Booked Ellis 61
   Manager Danny Williams
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 40, Hutchinson 58, Osgood 75
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Everton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th November 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 49,895
Referee: David Corbett (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 11
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton
Everton West, Wright, Brown, Kendall, Labone, Harvey, Husband, Ball, Royle, Hurst, Morrissey
   Scorer Husband 6
   Sub Not Used Jackson
   Manager Harry Catterick

Ipswich Town (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Tuesday, 18th November 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Portman Road
Attendance: 20,935
Referee: Anthony P Oliver (Leigh-On-Sea)
Ipswich Town Best, Carroll, Mills, Morris, Baxter, McNeil, Woods, Collard (Wigg 78), Hill, Viljoen, Lambert
   Scorer Viljoen 37
   Manager Bobby Robson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 12, Osgood 63, Osgood 84, Hollins 90
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 22nd November 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 23,808
Referee: Anthony E Morrissey (Bramhall)
Nottingham Forest Hill, Hindley, Winfield, O'Kane, Hennessey, Newton, Rees, Lyons, Hilley, Hall (Brindley 81), Storey-Moore
   Scorer Newton 43
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Eddie McCreadie 46), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Cooke 62
   Manager Dave Sexton

Manchester United (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th December 1969 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 49,344
Referee: WS Castle (Dudley)
Manchester United Stepney, Edwards, Dunne, Burns, Ure, Sadler, Best, Kidd (Ryan 65), Charlton, Stiles, Aston
   Manager Wilf McGuinness
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 12, Hutchinson 38
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th December 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 26,775
Referee: Vincent James (York)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Shaw, Parkin, Wilson, Holsgrove, Woodfield, McCalliog, Lutton, Munro, Curran, Wagstaffe
   Scorers Wagstaffe 41, Curran 43, Curran 51
   Manager Bill McGarry
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (3) 3 Manchester City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th December 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,791
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Paddy Mulligan), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Webb 26, Webb 30, Hutchinson 42
   Debut Players Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester City Corrigan, Book, Connor, Booth, Heslop, Oakes, Summerbee, Bowles, Owen, Young, Bowyer
   Scorer Summerbee 88
   Manager Joe Mercer

Chelsea (1) 3 Southampton (0) 1

Date: Friday, 26th December 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,489
Referee: Pat Partridge (Middlesbrough)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 31, Hutchinson 61, Hollins 68
   Manager Dave Sexton
Southampton Martin, Kirkup, Byrne, Fisher, Gabriel, Stokes, Paine, Channon, Davies (Kemp 46), Walker, Jenkins
   Scorer Channon 86
   Manager Ted Bates

Crystal Palace (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 5

Date: Saturday, 27th December 1969 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 49,498
Referee: Bartley John Homewood (Sunbury-On-Thames)
Crystal Palace Jackson, Sewell, Loughlan, Hoadley (Thorup 46), McCormick, Hynd, Dawkins, Blyth, Pinkney, Queen, Vansittart
   Scorer Queen 17
   Manager Bert Head
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 36, Osgood 65, Osgood 78, Osgood 80, Houseman 85
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Birmingham City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd January 1970 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,088
Referee: Gordon W Hill (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 42, Hutchinson 78, Hutchinson 89
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Birmingham City Herriot, Martin, Thomson, Page, Robinson, Beard, Murray, Hockey, Hateley, Vowden, Vincent
   Sub Not Used Wylie
   Manager Stan Cullis

Chelsea (2) 2 Leeds United (1) 5

Date: Saturday, 10th January 1970 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 57,221
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hollins 36, Osgood 41
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leeds United Sprake, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (Bates 36), Jones, Giles, Madeley
   Scorers Clarke 16, Cooper 47, Giles 57 (Pen), Lorimer 60, Jones 64
   Manager Don Revie

Arsenal (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 17th January 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 51,338
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Arsenal Wilson, Storey, McNab, McLintock, Roberts, Simpson, Marinello, Sammels, Radford, Kelly (George 73), Kennedy
   Manager Bertie Mee
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hollins 40, Hutchinson 81, Baldwin 89
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Burnley (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th January 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,282
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hollins 67, Osgood 69
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Burnley Mellor, Angus, Thomson, O'Neil, Dobson, Merrington, Casper, Coates, Wilson, Bellamy, Kindon
   Scorers Dobson 80, Dobson 88
   Sub Not Used Latcham
   Manager Harry Potts

Burnley (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Tuesday, 27th January 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4 (replay)
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Burnley Mellor, Angus, Thomson, O'Neil, Dobson, Merrington, Casper, Coates, Wilson (Latcham 105), Bellamy, Kindon
   Scorer Coates 35
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Houseman 72, Baldwin 92, Houseman 116
   Booked Harris, McCreadie
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
After extra time. Score after 90 minutes 1-1

Chelsea (2) 3 Sunderland (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 31st January 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,775
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris (12 Tommy Baldwin 46), 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 19, Osgood 22, Osgood 78
   Booked McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sunderland Montgomery, Irwin, Ashurst, Todd, Heslop, McGiven, Park, Tueart, Baker, G Harris, Hughes
   Scorer Baker 71
   Booked Irwin, Todd
   Sub Not Used Kerr
   Manager Alan Brown

Crystal Palace (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 4

Date: Saturday, 7th February 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 48,479
Referee: Ray Tinkler (Boston)
Crystal Palace J Jackson, Sewell, Loughlan, Payne, McCormick, Blyth, Taylor, Hoadley, Hynd, Queen, Hoy
   Scorer Hoy 52
   Booked Hynd, Loughlan
   Sub Not Used C Jackson
   Manager Bert Head
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 37, Dempsey 64, Houseman 73, Hutchinson 86
   Booked Hutchinson
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Derby County (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 11th February 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 35,109
Referee: G.W. Jones (Lancaster)
Derby County Green, Webster, Robson, Hennessey, McFarland, Mackay, Durban, Carlin, O'Hare, Hector, Hinton
   Scorers Durban 79, Hector 83
   Sub Not Used Wignall
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 Paddy Mulligan, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 43, Hudson 78
   Booked Osgood
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Queens Park Rangers (1) 2 Chelsea (3) 4

Date: Saturday, 21st February 1970 Cutting 2   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 6
Venue: Loftus Road
Attendance: 33,572
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Queens Park Rangers Kelly, Clement, Gillard, Watson, Mobley, Hazell, Bridges, Venables, Leach, Marsh, Ferguson
   Scorers Venables 27 (Pen), Bridges 62
   Sub Not Used Morgan
   Manager Les Allen
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Webb 7, Osgood 8, Osgood 43, Osgood 58
   Booked Osgood
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 25th February 1970
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,341
Referee: Norman C Burtenshaw (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Birchenall (12 Paddy Mulligan 48), 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Newcastle United McFaul, Craig, Clark, Gibb, McNamee, Moncur, Robson, Smith, Davies, Guthrie, Ford
   Booked Smith 87
   Manager Joe Harvey

Coventry City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 28th February 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 37,448
Referee: Dennis Pugh (Chester)
Coventry City Glazier, Coop, Cattlin, Hunt, Barry, Blockley, Hannigan (Joicey 46), Carr, Martin, O'Rourke, Mortimer
   Manager Noel Cantwell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Paddy Mulligan, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 25, Webb 53, Hudson 82
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Nottingham Forest (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th March 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,280
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Paddy Mulligan, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Baldwin 8
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
Nottingham Forest Hollins, Hindley, Winfield, Chapman, O'Kane, Newton, Hall (McCaffrey 65), Richardson, Ingram, Lyons, Hilley
   Scorer McCaffrey 84
   Manager Matt Gillies

Watford (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 5

Date: Saturday, 14th March 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Semi-Final
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 55,209
Referee: Gordon W Hill (Leicester)
Watford Walker, Welbourne, Williams, Lugg, Lees, Walley, Scullion, Garbett, Endean, Packer, Owen (Garvey 65)
   Scorer Garbett 12
   Manager Ken Furphy
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Webb 3, Osgood 58, Houseman 73, Hutchinson 75, Houseman 79
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Stoke City (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 17th March 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,996
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Ian Hutchinson, 10 Bobby Tambling, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Cooke 89
   Manager Dave Sexton
Stoke City Banks, Marsh, Pejic, Stevenson, Smith, Bloor, Greenhoff, Dobing, Ritchie (Conroy), Skeels, Burrows
   Manager Tony Waddington

Chelsea (2) 2 Manchester United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st March 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 61,479
Referee: Maurice A Fussey (Retford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 14, Hutchinson 19
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester United Stepney, Edwards, Burns, Crerand, Ure, Stiles, Morgan, Sartori, Charlton, Law, Best
   Scorer Morgan 75
   Manager Wilf McGuinness

Chelsea (2) 3 Sheffield Wednesday (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 25th March 1970 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,590
Referee: Jim Finney (Hereford)
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris (12 Bobby Tambling 60), 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 8, Osgood 21 (Pen), Hudson 57
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sheffield Wednesday Grummitt, Wilcockson, Smith, Ellis, Prophett, Craig, Sinclair, Young, Warboys, Whitham, Lawson
   Scorer Sinclair 4
   Manager Danny Williams

Everton (3) 5 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th March 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 57,828
Referee: Gordon W Hill (Leicester)
Everton West, Wright, Brown, Kendall, Kenyon, Harvey, Whittle, Ball, Royle, Hurst, Morrissey
   Scorers Kendall 1, Ball 4, Royle 39, Royle 47, Whittle 59
   Sub Not Used D'Arcy
   Manager Harry Catterick
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 David Webb, 3 Paddy Mulligan, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Dempsey 64, Osgood 88
   Sub Not Used 12 Bobby Tambling
   Manager Dave Sexton

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

Date: Monday, 30th March 1970 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 31,207
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Worsley)
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Hughes, Wilson, T Brown, Robertson, Merrick, Cantello, Suggett, Astle, Hartford, Hope
   Scorers T Brown 30, Astle 47, T Brown 68
   Manager Alan Ashman
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson (12 Bobby Tambling 37), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hutchinson 57
   Final Appearances Bobby Tambling
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th April 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 44,925
Referee: Kevin Howley (Billingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Birchenall, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Baldwin 4
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Kinnear, Knowles, Mullery, England, Beal, Gilzean, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Morgan
   Sub Not Used Pratt
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Leeds United (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th April 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Final
Venue: Wembley
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Leeds United Sprake, Madeley, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, Gray
   Scorers Charlton 21, Jones 83
   Sub Not Used Bates
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris (12 Marvin Hinton 90), 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Houseman 41, Hutchinson 86
   Manager Dave Sexton
After extra time. Score at 90 minutes 2-2

Stoke City (0) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Monday, 13th April 1970 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 22,707
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Merthyr Tydfil)
Stoke City Banks, Marsh, Pejic, Stevenson, Smith, Bloor, Conroy, Dobing, Ritchie, Skeels, Burrows
   Scorer Stevenson 53
   Sub Not Used Bernard
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 David Webb, 3 Paddy Mulligan, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hutchinson 13, Skeels (O.G) 39
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Birchenall
   Manager Dave Sexton

Burnley (2) 3 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 15th April 1970 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 4
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 12,030
Referee: Pat Partridge (Middlesbrough)
Burnley Mellor, Angus, Ternent, Waldron, Dobson, Kinsella, Thomas, Collins, Casper, Probert, Kindon
   Scorers Dobson 10, Kindon 15, Kindon 57
   Manager Jimmy Adamson
Chelsea 1 Tommy Hughes, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 John Boyle, 9 Alan Birchenall, 10 Charlie Cooke, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hollins 16
   Booked Birchenall 67
   Final Appearances Tommy Hughes, Alan Birchenall
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Liverpool (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th April 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,521
Referee: Mike Kerkhof (Bicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 David Webb, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 21, Osgood 68 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Birchenall
   Manager Dave Sexton
Liverpool Clemence, Lawler, Yeats, Smith, Lloyd, McLaughlin, Callaghan, Livermore, Evans, Graham, Thompson
   Scorer Graham 26
   Sub Not Used Hall
   Manager Bill Shankly

Leeds United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 29th April 1970 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Final (replay)
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 62,078
Referee: Eric T Jennings (Stourbridge)
Leeds United Harvey, Madeley, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, Gray
   Scorer Jones 36
   Sub Not Used Bates
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood (12 Marvin Hinton 112), 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 78, Webb 104
   Manager Dave Sexton
After extra time. Score at 90 minutes 1-1