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Match Results

Season 1971-1972

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Arsenal (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th August 1971 Cutting       
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 49,174
Referee: Maurice A Fussey (Retford)
Arsenal Wilson, Rice, McNab, Storey, McLintock, Simpson, Armstrong, Kelly, Radford, Kennedy, Graham
   Scorers McLintock 17, Kennedy 65, Radford 82
   Sub Not Used Roberts
   Manager Bertie Mee
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Derek Smethurst, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Charlie Cooke
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Manchester United (0) 3

Date: Wednesday, 18th August 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 54,763
Referee: Norman C Burtenshaw (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Derek Smethurst, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman (12 Charlie Cooke)
   Scorers Baldwin 39, Osgood 87
   Final Appearances Derek Smethurst
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester United Stepney, Fitzpatrick, Dunne, Gowling, James, Sadler, Morgan, Kidd, Charlton, Law, Best
   Scorers Kidd 66, Morgan 69 (Pen), Charlton 75
   Booked Morgan 40
   Sent Off Best 40
   Manager Frank O'Farrell

Chelsea (2) 2 Manchester City (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 21st August 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,425
Referee: Edwin D Wallace (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Keith Weller, 8 John Boyle, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Baldwin 7, Weller 25
   Booked McCreadie 55, Webb 62
   Sub Not Used 12 Paddy Mulligan
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester City Corrigan, Book (Donachie 67), Connor, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Young, Heslop, Davies, Lee, Mellor
   Scorers Lee 48 (Pen), Lee 51
   Manager Joe Mercer

Everton (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 24th August 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 38,994
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Everton West, Scott, Newton, Kendall, Labone (Lyons 59), Harvey, Husband, Ball, Johnson, Hunt, Morrissey
   Scorers Harvey 18, Harvey 50
   Manager Harry Catterick
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Eddie McCreadie (12 Peter Houseman 33), 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Keith Weller, 8 John Boyle, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Harris 43
   Final Appearances Keith Weller
   Manager Dave Sexton

Huddersfield Town (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 28th August 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 15,303
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Huddersfield Town Pierce, Clarke, Hutt, McGill, Ellam, Cherry, Hoy, Krzywicki, Worthington, Lawson, Smith
   Scorer Worthington 21
   Sub Not Used Barrie
   Manager Ian Greaves
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 John Boyle
   Scorers Hollins 23 (Pen), Osgood 76
   Booked Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

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

Date: Wednesday, 1st September 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,931
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 John Boyle
   Scorer Hollins 34
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Bromwich Albion Cumbes, Hughes, Wilson, Cantello, Wile, Kaye, Suggett, T Brown, Merrick, Hope, Hartford
   Sub Not Used McVitie
   Manager Don Howe

Chelsea (3) 3 Coventry City (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 4th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,459
Referee: Anthony E Morrissey (Bramhall)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 3, Osgood 16, Hollins 28
   Booked Mulligan 29
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Debut Players Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton
Coventry City Glazier, Smith, Coop, Mortimer, Blockley, Parker, O'Rourke, Carr, Rafferty, Hunt, McGuire
   Scorers Rafferty 4, O'Rourke 40, Mortimore 42
   Sub Not Used Dugdale
   Manager Noel Cantwell

Chelsea (1) 2 Plymouth Argyle (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 8th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,011
Referee: Derek Nippard (Bournemouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 John Boyle, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Chris Garland, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Houseman 16, Hollins 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton
Plymouth Argyle Furnell, Davey, Harris, Hore, Provan, Sullivan, Brown, Allen, Hinch, Latcham, Bickle
   Booked Provan 4
   Sub Not Used Darke
   Manager Ellis Stuttard

West Ham United (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 36,866
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
West Ham United Ferguson, McDowell, Lampard, Bonds, Taylor, Moore, Ayris (Howe 80), Best, Hurst, Brooking, Robson
   Scorers Best 60, Best 82
   Manager Ron Greenwood
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 John Boyle, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Chris Garland, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hollins 74
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Jeunesse Hautcharage (0) 0 Chelsea (6) 8

Date: Wednesday, 15th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: European Cup Winners Cup Round 1 (First Leg)
Venue: National Stadium
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: H Biwersi (West Germany)
Jeunesse Hautcharage Fusulier, Poos, E Welscher, Schoder, Felten (R Welscher 68), J Welscher (Battelo), Frantzen, L Welscher, Schrobiltgen, G Thill, Kaiser
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey (12 Marvin Hinton 46), 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 2, Houseman 9, Osgood 27, Houseman 29, Hollins 37, Osgood 42, Baldwin 64, Webb 70
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Derby County (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,872
Referee: Ricky Nicholson (Manchester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Baldwin 66
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton
Derby County Boulton, Webster, Robson, Todd, McFarland, McGovern, Gemmill, Wignall, O'Hare, Hector, Hinton
   Scorer McFarland 32
   Sub Not Used Hennessey
   Manager Brian Clough

Sheffield United (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 40,651
Referee: Gordon W Hill (Leicester)
Sheffield United Hope, Badger, Hemsley, Flynn, Colquhoun (Reece 77), Hockey, Woodward, Salmons, Dearden, Currie, Scullion
   Scorer Scullion 37
   Manager John Harris
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Debut Players Steve Kember
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (6) 13 Jeunesse Hautcharage (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 29th September 1971 Cutting
Competition: European Cup Winners Cup Round 1 (Second Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,621
Referee: Richard Navarra (Malta)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 3, Osgood 6, Hudson 11, Hollins 13 (Pen), Webb 23, Harris 44, Baldwin 61, Osgood 63, Baldwin 68, Houseman 77, Osgood 80, Osgood 88, Baldwin 90
   Subs Not Used Eddie McCreadie, Keith Weller, Tony Potrac
   Manager Dave Sexton
Jeunesse Hautcharage Fusulier, L Welscher, Frantzen, E Welscher, Schoder (Simon), Battelo, R Welscher (J Thill), J Welscher, Schrobiltgen, G Thill, Kaiser

Chelsea (1) 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd October 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,706
Referee: George Hartley (Wakefield)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 14, Houseman 49, Hollins 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Kember
   Manager Dave Sexton
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Shaw, Parkin, Bailey, Munro, McAlle, Hegan, O'Grady (Daley), McCalliog, Dougan, Wagstaffe
   Scorer McCalliog 83
   Manager Bill McGarry

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 6th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 3
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 16,811
Referee: Peter Baldwin (Redcar)
Nottingham Forest Barron, Hindley, Winfield, Chapman, O'Kane, Fraser, Lyons (Rees), MacKenzie, Martin, Jackson, Storey-Moore
   Scorer McKenzie 1
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Alan Hudson, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Boyle, 11 Chris Garland (12 John Dempsey 46)
   Scorer Webb 63
   Manager Dave Sexton

Liverpool (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 48,464
Referee: John H Yates (Redditch)
Liverpool Clemence, Lawler, Lindsay, Ross, Lloyd, Hughes, Thompson, Hall, Heighway, Graham (Toshack 63), Callaghan
   Manager Bill Shankly
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Houseman 27, Kember 58
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Nottingham Forest (1) 1

Date: Monday, 11th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,817
Referee: Peter Baldwin (Redcar)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman (12 Eddie McCreadie 64)
   Scorers Baldwin 64, Osgood 69
   Manager Dave Sexton
Nottingham Forest Hulme, Hindley, Winfield, Chapman, O'Kane, Richardson, Lyons (White 83), McKenzie, Martin, Jackson, Storey-Moore
   Scorer Storey-Moore 24
   Manager Matt Gillies

Chelsea (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 16th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,338
Referee: Keith E Walker (Bearsted)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Alan Hudson, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Osgood 88
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton
Arsenal Wilson, Rice, Nelson, McLintock, Roberts, George, Armstrong, Kelly (Simpson 56), Radford, Kennedy, Graham
   Scorers Kennedy 21, Kennedy 51
   Booked Nelson 48
   Manager Bertie Mee

Atvidabergs FF (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 20th October 1971 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: European Cup Winners Cup Round 2 (First Leg)
Venue: Kopparvallen
Attendance: 10,212
Referee: H Oberg (Norway)
Atvidabergs FF Blomberg, Olsson, Karlsson, S Andersson, Gustavsson, Ljungberg, L Andersson, Torstensson, Wallinder, Sandberg, Edstrom
   Manager Sven-Agne Larsson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie (12 Paddy Mulligan 46), 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Boyle, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 John Hollins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Subs Not Used John Dempsey, Micky Droy
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Southampton (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd October 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,940
Referee: Dennis Pugh (Chester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Baldwin 13, Kember 63, Hollins 86 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Tony Potrac
   Manager Dave Sexton
Southampton Martin, Kirkup, Fry, Stokes, McGrath, Gabriel, Paine, Channon, O'Brien (Byrne 68), O'Neil, Jenkins
   Manager Ted Bates

Chelsea (0) 1 Bolton Wanderers (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 27th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,679
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Boyle, 5 David Webb, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Tommy Baldwin (12 John Dempsey), 8 John Hollins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Hudson 51
   Booked Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Bolton Wanderers Wright, Ritson, Mowbray, Waldron, Hulme, Rimmer, Nicholson, Seddon, Jones, Greaves, Rowe
   Scorer Rowe 13
   Booked Waldron
   Sub Not Used Hunt
   Manager Jimmy Armfield

Leicester City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th October 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 36,574
Referee: G.W. Jones (Lancaster)
Leicester City Shilton, Whitworth, Nish, Cross, Sjoberg, Brown, Weller, Fern, Birchenall, Sammels, Tomlin (Manley)
   Scorer Birchenall 82
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Boyle, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 John Hollins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Osgood 89
   Booked Osgood 40
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Atvidabergs FF (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 3rd November 1971 Cutting
Competition: European Cup Winners Cup Round 2 (Second Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,071
Referee: Jacques Colling (Luxembourg)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan (12 Marvin Hinton), 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Boyle, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 John Hollins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hudson 46
   Penalty Missed Hollins 60 (Hit post)
   Manager Dave Sexton
Atvidabergs FF Blomberg, Olsson, Karlsson, S Andersson, Gustavsson, Ljungberg, L Andersson, Torstensson, Wallinder (Magnusson), Sandberg, Edstrom
   Scorer Sandberg 65
   Manager Sven-Agne Larsson

Chelsea (2) 2 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,812
Referee: Ken Sweet (Aberdare)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Cooke 12, Osgood 36
   Sub Not Used 12 Marvin Hinton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Nottingham Forest Hulme, O'Kane, Fraser, Chapman, Hindley, Richardson, Lyons (McIntosh), McKenzie, Buckley, Robertson, Storey-Moore
   Manager Matt Gillies

Bolton Wanderers (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 6

Date: Monday, 8th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 4 (replay)
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 29,805
Referee: Harold Davey (Hucknall)
Bolton Wanderers Wright, Ritson, Mowbray, Nicholson (Phillips), Hulme, Rimmer, Redfern, Seddon, Jones, Greaves, Hunt
   Manager Jimmy Armfield
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Cooke 15, Baldwin 19, Hollins 51, Baldwin 54, Hollins 73 (Pen), Baldwin 89
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton

Stoke City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 22,190
Referee: Clifford Howell (North Shields)
Stoke City Banks, Marsh, Pejic, Bernard, Bloor, Jump, Conroy, Greenhoff, Ritchie, Dobing, Mahoney
   Sub Not Used Eastham
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 43
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Kember
   Manager Dave Sexton

Norwich City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 17th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 5
Venue: Carrow Road
Attendance: 35,927
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Norwich City Keelan, Payne, Butler, Stringer, Anderson, Briggs (Cheesley 68), Livermore, Silvester, Howard, Paddon, Foggo
   Manager Ron Saunders
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 67
   Booked Baldwin 44
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton

Crystal Palace (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 20th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 34,637
Referee: Keith Styles (Barnsley)
Crystal Palace Jackson, Payne, Wall, Kellard (Goodwin 8), McCormick, Blyth, Craven, Queen, Wallace, Taylor, Hughes
   Scorers Hughes 43, Queen 80
   Booked Queen 36
   Manager Bert Head
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Boyle, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Tommy Baldwin (12 Steve Kember 24), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 11, Hudson 23, Osgood 62
   Booked Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th November 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 52,581
Referee: Brian H Daniels (Brentwood)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Cooke 61
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Evans, Knowles, Coates, England, Beal, Neighbour, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Gilzean (Pratt 80)
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Newcastle United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th December 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 37,562
Referee: RB Lee (Cheadle)
Newcastle United McFaul, Craig, Clark, Nattrass, Burton, Howard, Reid, Green, Macdonald, Tudor, Barrowclough
   Booked Macdonald 55
   Manager Joe Harvey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 11th December 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,867
Referee: Keith E Walker (Maidstone)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Hudson 13
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leeds United Sprake, Madeley, Cooper, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, Gray
   Booked Giles 14, Clarke 47
   Manager Don Revie

Coventry City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Friday, 17th December 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 22,424
Referee: William J Hall (Preston)
Coventry City McManus, Smith, Holmes, St John, Blockley, Parker, Young, Carr, Rafferty (Mortimer), Chilton, Machin
   Scorer Carr 62
   Booked Smith
   Manager Noel Cantwell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti (12 Chris Garland 30), 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 48
   Booked Dempsey
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 22nd December 1971 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Semi-Final (First Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,330
Referee: Bartley John Homewood (Sunbury-On-Thames)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Charlie Cooke (12 Tommy Baldwin 68), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 38, Garland 75, Hollins 86 (Pen)
   Booked Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Evans, Knowles, Coates, England, Beal, Pratt, Naylor, Chivers, Peters, Pearce
   Scorers Naylor 50, Chivers 52
   Booked Pratt
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Chelsea (0) 2 Ipswich Town (0) 0

Date: Monday, 27th December 1971 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,896
Referee: Anthony P Oliver (Leigh-On-Sea)
Chelsea 1 David Webb, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Peter Houseman, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Paddy Mulligan, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Tommy Baldwin (12 Charlie Cooke 56)
   Scorers Kember 65, Garland 75
   Manager Dave Sexton
Ipswich Town Best, Hammond, Harper, Morris, Hunter, Jefferson, Robertson, Woods, Belfitt, Hill (Clarke 70), Miller
   Manager Bobby Robson

Derby County (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st January 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 33,663
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Bury St Edmunds)
Derby County Boulton, Webster, Robson, Todd, McFarland, McGovern, Durban, Gemmill, O'Hare, Hector, Hinton
   Scorer Webb (O.G) 84
   Booked Gemmill 12
   Sub Not Used Hennessey
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember (12 Charlie Cooke 85), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Hudson, Kember
   Debut Players Steve Sherwood
   Manager Dave Sexton

Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 5th January 1972 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Semi-Final (Second Leg)
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 52,755
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Evans, Knowles, Pratt (Pearce 76), England, Beal, Coates, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Gilzean
   Scorers Chivers 44, Peters 81 (Pen)
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Garland 62, Hudson 89
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Huddersfield Town (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th January 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,801
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Eddie McCreadie, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Paddy Mulligan, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb (12 Peter Feely 46), 7 Tony Potrac, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 John Hollins, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hollins 63, Osgood 70
   Debut Players Tony Potrac
   Final Appearances Tony Potrac
   Manager Dave Sexton
Huddersfield Town D Lawson, Clarke, Hutt, S Smith, Ellam, Cherry, Fairclough (Mahoney), Dolan, Worthington, J Lawson, Chapman
   Scorers Chapman 55, S Smith 83
   Manager Ian Greaves

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th January 1972 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 22,135
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Blackpool Burridge, Hatton, Bentley, Suddaby, James, Simpkin (Ainscow 64), Burns, Suddick, Dyson, Lennard, Hutchison
   Manager Bob Stokoe
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson (12 Steve Kember 86), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Dempsey 32
   Manager Dave Sexton

Manchester United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 22nd January 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 55,927
Referee: Dennis A Corbett (Wolverhampton)
Manchester United Stepney, O'Neil, Burns, Gowling, Edwards, Sadler, Morgan, McIlroy (Aston 80), Charlton, Law, Best
   Manager Frank O'Farrell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Chris Garland
   Scorer Osgood 48
   Booked Hudson
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 4 Everton (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 29th January 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,558
Referee: John H Yates (Redditch)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Chris Garland
   Scorers Osgood 47, Hollins 54 (Pen), Dempsey 56, Osgood 77
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Everton West, Scott, Newton, Kendall (Darracott 82), Kenyon, Harvey, Husband, Hurst, Royle, Lyons, Whittle
   Booked Kendall, Whittle
   Manager Harry Catterick

Chelsea (1) 3 Bolton Wanderers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th February 1972 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,066
Referee: Iorwerth Jones (Treharris)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Hollins 25 (Pen), Houseman 70, Cooke 88
   Manager Dave Sexton
Bolton Wanderers Wright, McAllister, Mowbray, Waldron (Hunt 65), P Jones, Hulme, Nicholson, Byrom, Greaves, Seddon, G Jones
   Booked McAllister 13, Greaves 24
   Manager Jimmy Armfield

Chelsea (1) 2 Leicester City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th February 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,783
Referee: Mike Kerkhof (Bicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Osgood 17, Osgood 78
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leicester City Shilton, Whitworth, Nish, Cross, Manley, Woollett, Weller, Brown (Farrington 46), Birchenall, Sammels, Glover
   Scorer Glover 47
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield

Orient (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 26th February 1972 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 30,329
Referee: Ray Tinkler (Boston)
Orient Goddard, Hoadley, Rofe, Bennett, P Harris, Allen, Fairbrother, Dyson, Bullock, Walley, Bowyer (Brisley 89)
   Scorers Hoadley 45, Bullock 49, Fairbrother 88
   Manager George Petchey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Webb 27, Osgood 35
   Manager Dave Sexton

Stoke City (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Final
Venue: Wembley
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Norman C Burtenshaw (Great Yarmouth)
Stoke City Banks, Marsh, Pejic, Bernard, Smith, Bloor, Conroy, Greenhoff (Mahoney 86), Ritchie, Dobing, Eastham
   Scorers Conroy 5, Eastham 73
   Booked Bloor, Pejic
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan (12 Tommy Baldwin 46), 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 45
   Booked Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Liverpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 11th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,691
Referee: Harold Davey (Hucknall)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Peter Houseman, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Tommy Baldwin
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Kember
   Manager Dave Sexton
Liverpool Clemence, Lawler, Lindsay, Smith, Lloyd, Hughes, Keegan, Hall, Heighway, Toshack, Callaghan
   Sub Not Used McLaughlin
   Manager Bill Shankly

Nottingham Forest (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 14th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 13,346
Referee: Vincent James (York)
Nottingham Forest Barron, Hindley, Gemmill, Chapman, Cottam, Fraser, Lyons, O'Neill, Buckley, Richardson, McKenzie
   Scorers Gemmill 58 (Pen), Gemmill 62
   Sub Not Used McIntosh
   Manager Matt Gillies
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Charlie Cooke, 9 Tommy Baldwin (12 Marvin Hinton 75), 10 Steve Kember, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hollins 54 (Pen)
   Manager Dave Sexton

Manchester City (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 53,322
Referee: Harry G New (Westbury-On-Trym)
Manchester City Corrigan, Book, Donachie, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Davies, Lee, Marsh (Towers 83)
   Scorer Booth 25
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman (12 Steve Kember 46)
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 3 West Ham United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 45,137
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Manchester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Steve Kember, 8 David Webb, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Osgood 38, Mulligan 63, Hollins 83
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Baldwin
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Ham United Ferguson, McDowell, Lampard, Bonds, Taylor, Moore, Holland, Best, Hurst, Brooking, Robson
   Scorer Best 90
   Sub Not Used Charles
   Manager Ron Greenwood

Chelsea (2) 2 Sheffield United (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 29th March 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,444
Referee: Tommy Dawes (Bury St Edmunds)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 David Webb, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Webb 6, Webb 13
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Baldwin
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sheffield United Hope, Badger, Hemsley, Mackenzie, Colquhoun, Barlow (Ford 68), Woodward, Scullion, Dearden, Salmons, Cammack
   Manager John Harris
Referee Dawes replaced by Tom Hall 38 minutes

Ipswich Town (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 1st April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: Portman Road
Attendance: 24,325
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Ipswich Town Best, Mills, Harper, Morris, Hunter, Jefferson, Robertson, Viljoen, Belfitt, Whymark (Hamilton 72), Lambert
   Scorer Viljoen 45 (Pen)
   Manager Bobby Robson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Steve Kember, 8 David Webb, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Webb 3, Webb 9
   Sub Not Used 12 Chris Garland
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Crystal Palace (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,105
Referee: Edwin D Wallace (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 David Webb, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Hollins 45, Garland 74
   Booked Osgood
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Baldwin
   Manager Dave Sexton
Crystal Palace Jackson, Payne, Wall, Kellard, McCormick, Blyth, Craven, Goodwin, Wallace, Taylor, Tambling
   Scorer Blyth 80
   Sub Not Used Queen
   Manager Bert Head

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Wednesday, 12th April 1972
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 24,566
Referee: Arthur W Jones (Ormskirk)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Shaw, Parkin (Daley 17), Hegan, Munro, McAlle, McCalliog, Hibbitt, Richards, Eastoe, Wagstaffe
   Manager Bill McGarry
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 David Webb, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Garland 1, Osgood 54
   Booked Hudson 57
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Kember
   Manager Dave Sexton

Tottenham Hotspur (3) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 8
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 45,799
Referee: RB Lee (Cheadle)
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Kinnear, Knowles (Pearce), Mullery, England, Collins, Gilzean, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Coates
   Scorers Chivers 2, Coates 17, Chivers 22
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 John Boyle, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 David Webb, 9 Peter Osgood (12 Steve Kember 25), 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Manager Dave Sexton

Southampton (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Tuesday, 18th April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 24,933
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Southampton Martin, McCarthy, Hollywood, Steele, McGrath, O'Neil, Stokes, Channon, Davies, O'Brien, Paine
   Scorers Davies 72, Davies 82
   Sub Not Used Walker
   Manager Ted Bates
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Baldwin 77, Baldwin 87
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 3 Newcastle United (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 22nd April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Ray Toseland (Kettering)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Baldwin 11, Kember 45, Baldwin 70
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
Newcastle United McFaul, Craig, Clark, Gibb, Howard, Moncur, Barrowclough, Green, Macdonald, Tudor, Reid
   Scorers Tudor 7, Tudor 8, Macdonald 63
   Sub Not Used Nattrass
   Manager Joe Harvey

Chelsea (1) 2 Stoke City (0) 0

Date: Monday, 24th April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,443
Referee: Norman Paget (Coventry)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Hudson 10, Garland 78
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton
Stoke City Farmer, Marsh, Pejic, Bernard, Bloor, Skeels, Haslegrave, Dobing, Greenhoff, Walker, Eastham
   Sub Not Used Lees
   Manager Tony Waddington

West Bromwich Albion (1) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Thursday, 27th April 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 6
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 18,489
Referee: Charles Nicholls (Plymouth)
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Nisbet, Merrick, Suggett, Wile, Robertson, Hope, Gould, T Brown, A Brown, Cantello
   Scorers T Brown 26, Gould 49, A Brown 72, Cantello 81
   Sub Not Used Hartford
   Manager Don Howe
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Paddy Mulligan, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Leeds United (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 1st May 1972 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 7
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 46,565
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Manchester)
Leeds United Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (Jordan), Jones, Giles, Bates
   Scorers Bremner 20, Jones 76
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Hollins, 5 John Dempsey, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton