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Season 1973-1974

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Derby County (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th August 1973 Cutting       
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 30,666
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Bolton)
Derby County Boulton, Webster, Nish, Powell, McFarland, Todd, McGovern, Gemmill, Davies, Hector, Hinton
   Scorer McGovern 20
   Sub Not Used O'Hare
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 John Boyle, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Alan Hudson
   Final Appearances John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 28th August 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 23,818
Referee: Dennis Turner (Cannock)
Burnley Stevenson, Noble, Newton, Dobson, Waldron, Thomson, Nulty, Casper, Fletcher, Collins, James
   Scorer Casper 80
   Booked Casper
   Manager Jimmy Adamson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 Steve Kember, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Garner, Hudson
   Sub Not Used 12 John Boyle
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Sheffield United (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 1st September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,972
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 Steve Kember, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Bill Garner, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Micky Droy), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Hollins 33 (Pen)
   Manager Dave Sexton
Sheffield United McAllister, Badger, Hemsley, Flynn, Colquhoun, Eddy, Woodward, Salmons, Dearden, Currie, Bone
   Scorers Currie 40, Woodward 76
   Booked Salmons 33
   Manager John Harris

Chelsea (1) 3 Birmingham City (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 5th September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,660
Referee: Iorwerth Jones (Treharris)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Chris Garland
   Scorers Hutchinson 25, Hollins 78, Kember 83
   Sub Not Used 12 Bill Garner
   Manager Dave Sexton
Birmingham City D Latchford, Martin, Pendrey, Page, Hynd, Roberts, Campbell, Francis, R Latchford, Burns, Taylor
   Scorer Page 10
   Sub Not Used Calderwood
   Manager Fred Goodwin

Liverpool (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 47,016
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Liverpool Clemence, Lawler, Thompson, Smith, Lloyd, Hughes, Keegan, Cormack, Heighway, Toshack, Callaghan
   Scorer Keegan 36
   Sub Not Used Boersma
   Penalty Missed Keegan 74 (Saved)
   Manager Bill Shankly
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Birmingham City (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 4

Date: Tuesday, 11th September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 30,252
Referee: Anthony E Morrissey (Bramhall)
Birmingham City Cooper, Martin (Campbell 10), Pendrey, Page, Hynd, Burns, Calderwood, Hope, R Latchford, Hatton, Taylor
   Scorers Hatton 44, Taylor 65
   Booked Burns 23
   Manager Fred Goodwin
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember (12 Eddie McCreadie 46), 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Hudson 16, Osgood 35, Webb 70, Baldwin 85
   Booked McCreadie 86
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Coventry City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,593
Referee: Ron Crabb (Exeter)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Osgood 19
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton
Coventry City Glazier, Coop, Holmes, Mortimer, Craven, Dugdale, Smith, Anderson, Stein, Green, Hutchison
   Sub Not Used Barry
   Penalty Missed Coop 30 (Saved)
   Manager Joe Mercer

Manchester City (0) 3 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 22nd September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 32,118
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Manchester City Corrigan, Book, Donachie, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Marsh, Lee, Towers
   Scorers Towers 50, Lee 51, Lee 63 (Pen)
   Booked Summerbee 77
   Sub Not Used Leman
   Manager Johnny Hart
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Baldwin 54, Baldwin 64
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 29th September 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,846
Referee: Edward Jolly (Middleton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Steve Kember, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin (12 Ian Hutchinson), 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Garner 72, Osgood 78
   Booked Osgood
   Manager Dave Sexton
Wolverhampton Wanderers Pierce, Taylor, Parkin, Bailey (Hegan), Munro, McAlle, McCalliog, Hibbitt, Richards, Dougan, Wagstaffe
   Scorers McCalliog 51, McCalliog 60
   Manager Bill McGarry

Queens Park Rangers (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th October 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Loftus Road
Attendance: 31,009
Referee: Vincent James (York)
Queens Park Rangers Parkes, Clement, Hazell, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens
   Scorer Bowles 24
   Sub Not Used Busby
   Manager Gordon Jago
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Mancini (O.G) 16
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Stoke City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 8th October 1973 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 17,281
Referee: John H Yates (Redditch)
Stoke City McDonald, Marsh, Pejic, Mahoney, Smith, Dodd, Haslegrave, Greenhoff, Hurst, Ritchie, Goodwin
   Scorer Smith 48
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Chris Garland
   Sub Not Used 12 Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 2 Ipswich Town (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 13th October 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,111
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke (12 Eddie McCreadie 46), 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Chris Garland, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 12, Hollins 88
   Booked Garland
   Penalty Missed Hollins 88 (Saved)
   Manager Dave Sexton
Ipswich Town Best, Mills, Harper, Morris, Hunter, Beattie, Hamilton, Viljoen, Johnson (Miller 83), Whymark, Lambert
   Scorers Hamilton 9, Johnson 15, Johnson 81
   Manager Bobby Robson

Newcastle United (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th October 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 32,154
Referee: Keith Styles (Barnsley)
Newcastle United McFaul, Craig, Clark, McDermott, Howard, Moncur, Cassidy, Smith, MacDonald, Robson (Gibb 46), Hibbitt
   Scorers MacDonald 64 (Pen), MacDonald 89
   Manager Joe Harvey
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 John Hollins, 3 Eddie McCreadie, 4 Steve Kember, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Tommy Baldwin, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Peter Houseman, 11 Chris Garland
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Final Appearances Eddie McCreadie
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 3 Norwich City (0) 0

Date: Friday, 26th October 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,953
Referee: Anthony P Oliver (Leigh-On-Sea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 John Hollins, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Steve Kember, 5 David Webb (12 Ray Wilkins 75), 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 7, Kember 33, Baldwin 58
   Debut Players Ray Wilkins
   Manager Dave Sexton
Norwich City Keelan, Prophett, Black, Stringer, Forbes, Briggs, Livermore, Suggett, Cross, Paddon, Mellor
   Booked Forbes 44
   Sub Not Used Howard
   Manager Ron Saunders

Manchester United (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 3rd November 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 48,036
Referee: WS Castle (Dudley)
Manchester United Stepney, Buchan, Young, Greenhoff, James, Griffiths, Morgan, Macari, Kidd, Graham, Best
   Scorers Young 88, Greenhoff 90
   Sub Not Used Anderson
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Steve Kember, 7 Chris Garland (12 Ray Wilkins 67), 8 Alan Hudson, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 2, Osgood 49
   Booked Locke
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 3 Everton (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th November 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,398
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Hollins, 4 Steve Kember, 5 Marvin Hinton, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Baldwin 11, Osgood 44, Osgood 83
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Hutchinson
   Manager Dave Sexton
Everton Lawson, Darracott, McLaughlin, Clements, Kenyon, Hurst, Bernard, Buckley, Lyons, Harper, Connolly
   Scorer Kenyon 60
   Sub Not Used Irving
   Manager Billy Bingham

Arsenal (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 17th November 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 38,677
Referee: Gordon W Hill (Kirby Muxloe)
Arsenal Wilson, Rice, McNab, Storey, Simpson, Kelly, Ball, George, Hornsby, Kennedy, Armstrong
   Sub Not Used Powling
   Manager Bertie Mee
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Hollins, 4 Steve Kember, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Ian Britton, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Ray Wilkins
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 4 Southampton (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 24th November 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,596
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Steve Kember, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Chris Garland
   Scorers Britton 5, Garland 63, Kember 75, Kember 78
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Dave Sexton
Southampton Martin, McCarthy, Mills, Fisher, Bennett, Steele, Paine, Channon, Gilchrist, O'Neil, Stokes
   Sub Not Used Byrne
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy

Chelsea (1) 3 Leicester City (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th December 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,676
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Steve Kember, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Chris Garland
   Scorers Hollins 45 (Pen), Osgood 60, Hollins 82 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leicester City Shilton, Whitworth, Rofe, Earle (Stringfellow 47), Munro, Cross, Weller, Sammels, Worthington, Birchenall, Glover
   Scorers Worthington 25, Earle 27
   Booked Cross 81, Birchenall 85, Glover 89
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield

Chelsea (0) 1 Leeds United (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 15th December 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,768
Referee: Donald Biddle (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Steve Kember, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorer Osgood 53
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Dave Sexton
Leeds United Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, Madeley
   Scorers Jordan 44, Jones 68
   Sub Not Used Gray
   Manager Don Revie

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd December 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 20,837
Referee: H Williams (Sheffield)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Parkes, Palmer, Parkin, Bailey, Munro, McAlle, Powell, Sunderland, Richards, Dougan (Kindon 60), Wagstaffe
   Scorers Richards 34, Richards 76
   Booked Munro 90
   Manager Bill McGarry
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Peter Houseman, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Steve Kember
   Booked Osgood 90
   Sub Not Used 12 Micky Droy
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (2) 2 West Ham United (0) 4

Date: Wednesday, 26th December 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,982
Referee: Ray Tinkler (Boston)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 David Webb, 6 Steve Kember, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Britton 10, Hudson 42
   Sub Not Used 12 Micky Droy
   Manager Dave Sexton
West Ham United Day, Coleman, Lampard, McDowell, Taylor, Moore, McGiven, Paddon, Gould, Brooking, Best
   Scorers Lampard 49, Gould 56, Best 57, Best 83
   Manager Ron Greenwood

Chelsea (0) 0 Liverpool (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th December 1973 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,901
Referee: Ken W Baker (Rugby)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Baldwin, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Alan Hudson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Booked Hollins, Osgood
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Kember
   Final Appearances Alan Hudson
   Manager Dave Sexton
Liverpool Clemence, Smith, Lindsay, Thompson, Lloyd, Hughes, Keegan, Cormack, Heighway, Toshack, Callaghan
   Scorer Cormack 22
   Sub Not Used Waddle
   Manager Bill Shankly

Sheffield United (1) 1 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Tuesday, 1st January 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 32,575
Referee: Edwin D Wallace (Crewe)
Sheffield United Connaughton, Badger, Hemsley, Flynn, Colquhoun, Salmons, Woodward, Eddy, Staniforth (Franks), Currie, Bone
   Scorer Woodward 22
   Manager Ken Furphy
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Ian Britton, 9 Bill Garner (12 Tommy Baldwin 66), 10 Steve Kember, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Kember 27, Hollins 44
   Booked Locke, Webb
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Queens Park Rangers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th January 1974 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,540
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland, 8 Ian Britton, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Steve Kember, 11 Peter Houseman (12 Ray Wilkins)
   Booked Droy, Garland, Harris, Webb
   Manager Dave Sexton
Queens Park Rangers Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens
   Booked Clement
   Sub Not Used Abbott
   Penalty Missed Francis 55 (Saved)
   Manager Gordon Jago

Coventry City (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 12th January 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 20,813
Referee: Arthur W Jones (Ormskirk)
Coventry City Glazier, Coop, Holmes, Carr, Craven, Dugdale, Cartwright, McGuire (Green), Stein, Cross, Hutchison
   Scorers Coop 49 (Pen), Coop 83 (Pen)
   Manager Joe Mercer
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Steve Kember, 9 Tommy Baldwin, 10 Chris Garland, 11 Michael Brolly
   Scorers Harris 32, Garland 82
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Dave Sexton

Queens Park Rangers (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 15th January 1974 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Loftus Road
Attendance: 28,573
Referee: David W Smith (Stonehouse)
Queens Park Rangers Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles (Hazell), Givens
   Scorer Bowles 63
   Manager Gordon Jago
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Steve Kember, 9 David Webb, 10 Tommy Baldwin, 11 Michael Brolly
   Booked Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Final Appearances Michael Brolly
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Derby County (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th January 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,185
Referee: Walter Johnson (Kendal)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Garner 43
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Dave Sexton
Derby County Boulton, Webster, Nish, Newton, McFarland, Todd, Powell, Gemmill, Bourne, Hector, Hinton
   Scorer Bourne 44
   Sub Not Used Davies
   Manager Dave Mackay

Stoke City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Sunday, 27th January 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Victoria Ground
Attendance: 31,985
Referee: Ivan T Smith (Accrington)
Stoke City Farmer, Marsh, Pejic, Dodd, Smith, Bloor, Robertson, Greenhoff, Hurst, Hudson, Mahoney
   Scorer Hurst 81 (Pen)
   Manager Tony Waddington
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Dave Sexton

Leeds United (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd February 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 41,510
Referee: Peter Reeves (Leicester)
Leeds United Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Cooper (Yorath 80), Madeley
   Scorer Cherry 67
   Manager Don Revie
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Garner 40
   Booked Kember
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (1) 1 Manchester City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th February 1974 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,206
Referee: Harry G New (Westbury-On-Trym)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Webb 8
   Booked Kember
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Finnieston
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester City MacRae, Barrett, Donachie, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Daniels (Towers 46), Pardoe, Carrodus
   Booked Barrett
   Manager Ron Saunders

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

Date: Saturday, 23rd February 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,264
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Cooke 24, Garner 55, Garner 75
   Booked Droy
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton
Queens Park Rangers Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas (Abbott), Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens
   Scorers Bowles 28, Givens 40, Bowles 81
   Booked Venables
   Manager Gordon Jago

Ipswich Town (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 26th February 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Portman Road
Attendance: 22,415
Referee: John Hunting (Leicester)
Ipswich Town Sivell, Burley, Mills, Morris, Hunter, Beattie, Hamilton (Osborne), Talbot, Johnson, Whymark, Lambert
   Scorer Mills 47
   Manager Bobby Robson
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Garland 29
   Sub Not Used 12 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

West Ham United (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 2nd March 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 34,043
Referee: Harry G New (Westbury-On-Trym)
West Ham United Day, Coleman, Lampard, Bonds, Taylor, McGiven, Holland, Paddon, McDowell, Brooking, Best
   Scorers Bonds 23, Bonds 37, Bonds 59
   Manager Ron Greenwood
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Finnieston
   Manager Dave Sexton

Norwich City (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 9th March 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 19
Venue: Carrow Road
Attendance: 19,866
Referee: Michael Lowe (Sheffield)
Norwich City Keelan, Machin, Benson, Stringer, Forbes, Howard, Prophett, MacDougall, Suggett, Boyer, Sissons
   Scorers Stringer 60, MacDougall 76
   Manager John Bond
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Houseman 1, Kember 50
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 3 Burnley (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 13th March 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 8,171
Referee: Derek Nippard (Bournemouth)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Bill Garner (12 Ian Hutchinson 43), 11 Peter Houseman
   Scorers Kember 69, Houseman 76, Hutchinson 86
   Debut Players John Sparrow
   Manager Dave Sexton
Burnley Finn, Ingham, Newton, Dobson, Waldron, Thomson, Nulty, Casper, Hankin, Flynn (Collins 73), James
   Manager Jimmy Adamson

Chelsea (1) 1 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 16th March 1974 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,207
Referee: Trevor D Spencer (Swindon)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Chris Garland (12 Ken Swain 80), 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Hutchinson 12
   Debut Players Ken Swain
   Manager Dave Sexton
Newcastle United McFaul, Clark, Kennedy, McDermott, Howard, Moncur, Barrowclough, Smith, MacDonald, Tudor, Hibbitt
   Sub Not Used Hodgson
   Manager Joe Harvey

Everton (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd March 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 29,542
Referee: Harold Davey (Mansfield)
Everton Lawson, Darracott, Seargeant, Hurst, Kenyon, Clements, Bernard, Buckley, Lyons, Jones, Connolly
   Scorer Bernard 46
   Sub Not Used Harvey
   Manager Billy Bingham
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Garner 54
   Sub Not Used 12 Ken Swain
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester United (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 30th March 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,602
Referee: Pat Partridge (Bishop Auckland)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Peter Houseman, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Ken Swain), 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Garner 81
   Manager Dave Sexton
Manchester United Stepney, Forsyth, Houston, Daly, James (Bielby 33), Buchan, Morgan, McIlroy, Greenhoff, McCalliog, Martin
   Scorers Morgan 7, Daly 60, McIlroy 67
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Tottenham Hotspur (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 3rd April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 23,646
Referee: Bartley John Homewood (Sunbury-On-Thames)
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Evans, Naylor (McNab 80), Pratt, Dillon, Beal, McGrath, Kinnear, Chivers, Gilzean, Coates
   Scorer Evans 22
   Manager Bill Nicholson
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Houseman, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Droy 50, Harris 69
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Hutchinson
   Manager Dave Sexton

Southampton (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 27,268
Referee: Terry P Bosi (Wolverhampton)
Southampton Martin, McCarthy, Mills, Fisher, Bennett, Steele, Paine, Channon, Osgood, O'Neil, Stokes
   Sub Not Used Gilchrist
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Houseman, 10 Bill Garner (12 Ian Hutchinson), 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Harris 5
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 1 Arsenal (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 13th April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,152
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Marvin Hinton, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Houseman, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke (12 Ian Hutchinson 73)
   Scorer Swain 52
   Manager Dave Sexton
Arsenal Wilson, Rice, Nelson, Storey, Blockley, Kelly (Simpson), Armstrong, Ball, Radford, Kennedy, George
   Scorers Kennedy 9, Radford 55, Kennedy 56
   Manager Bertie Mee

Chelsea (0) 0 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 0

Date: Monday, 15th April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,258
Referee: Ray Toseland (Kettering)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Ken Swain
   Manager Dave Sexton
Tottenham Hotspur Jennings, Evans, Naylor, Pratt, England, Beal, Neighbour, Perryman, Chivers, Holder, Dillon
   Manager Bill Nicholson

Leicester City (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 15
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 22,828
Referee: Ron Challis (Tonbridge)
Leicester City Shilton, Whitworth, Rofe, Earle, Munro, Cross, Weller, Birchenall, Worthington, Walters, Glover
   Scorers Worthington 14, Worthington 53, Glover 75
   Sub Not Used Stringfellow
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Charlie Cooke, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Steve Kember, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Ken Swain 43), 11 Peter Houseman
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Stoke City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th April 1974 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 17
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,150
Referee: Ron Crabb (Exeter)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Hollins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Webb, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Chris Garland, 9 Ray Wilkins, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Peter Houseman
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Final Appearances David Webb
   Manager Dave Sexton
Stoke City Farmer, Dodd, Pejic, Bloor, Smith, Skeels, Robertson, Greenhoff, Ritchie, Hudson, Haslegrave
   Scorer Hudson 52
   Sub Not Used Hurst
   Manager Tony Waddington