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Season 1975-1976

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Sunderland (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th August 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 16
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 28,689
Referee: Jack Rice (Leyland)
Sunderland Swinburne, Ashurst, Bolton, Longhorn, Clarke, Moncur, Kerr, Gibb (Holden 46), Halom, Robson, Porterfield
   Scorers Robson 44, Longhorn 65
   Booked Halom
   Manager Bob Stokoe
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Garner 27
   Booked Garner
   Sub Not Used 12 Ken Swain
   Debut Players Garry Stanley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

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

Date: Wednesday, 20th August 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 18,014
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Nisbet, Wilson, Cantello, Wile, Robertson, Trewick, Brown, Hurst, Giles, Johnston
   Sent Off Cantello 16
   Manager Johnny Giles
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Bill Garner (12 Ken Swain 71), 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Graham Wilkins 75
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 3 Carlisle United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd August 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,165
Referee: Alex R Lees (Street)
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Brian Bason, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton (12 Ron Harris), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Maybank 27, Maybank 54, Bason 69
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Carlisle United Burleigh, Carr, Gorman, O'Neill, Green, Parker, Martin, Train, Owen, Laidlaw, Clarke (Barry)
   Scorer Barry 70
   Booked Carr
   Manager Alan Ashman

Chelsea (2) 3 Oxford United (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 27th August 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,841
Referee: Bert Newsome (Broseley)
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Brian Bason, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Ray Wilkins 9, Ray Wilkins 23, Swain 76
   Sub Not Used 12 Ray Lewington
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Oxford United Burton, Aylott, Shuker, Lowe, C Clarke, Jeffrey, Houseman, Tait, D Clarke (McGrogan), Gibbons, Heron
   Scorer McGrogan 3
   Manager Gerry Summers

Luton Town (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 30th August 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 6
Venue: Kenilworth Road
Attendance: 19,024
Referee: Eric A Read
Luton Town Barber, John Ryan, Buckley, Anderson, Faulkner, P Futcher, King, Alston, R Futcher, West (Chambers), Aston
   Scorers Anderson 27, Buckley 46 (Pen), R Futcher 57
   Booked Buckley
   Sent Off Aston 72
   Manager Harry Haslam
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Graham Wilkins (12 Ron Harris 62), 3 John Sparrow, 4 Brian Bason, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Cooke 6, Droy 54, Britton 72
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 Nottingham Forest (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 6th September 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,023
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 David Hay, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Sub Not Used 12 Brian Bason
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Nottingham Forest Middleton, Anderson, Gunn, Clark, Chapman, Richardson, Curran, McGovern, O'Hare, Bowyer, Robertson
   Manager Brian Clough

Crewe Alexandra (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 10th September 1975 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Gresty Road
Attendance: 6,723
Referee: Harold Davey (Mansfield)
Crewe Alexandra Crudgington, Lowry, Evans, Lugg, Bowles, Nicholls, Davies, Bevan, Purdie, Nelson, Humphreys
   Scorer Humphreys 37 (Pen)
   Manager Harry Gregg
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Garry Stanley, 10 Ken Swain (12 Brian Bason), 11 Bill Garner
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Oldham Athletic (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th September 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 10,406
Referee: Colin Seel (Carlisle)
Oldham Athletic Ogden, Branaghan, Whittle, Blair (Robins), Hicks, Holt, Bell, Chapman, Jones, Wood, Groves
   Scorers Wood 14, Jones 50
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Hay, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Wilkins 15
   Sub Not Used 12 Brian Bason
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 1 Bristol City (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th September 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,661
Referee: Gordon C Kew (Amersham)
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Hay, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Brian Bason, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Garner 25
   Booked Droy, Hay, Hutchinson, Garner 44
   Sent Off Garner 72
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Langley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bristol City Cashley, Gillies, Drysdale, Gow, Collier, Merrick, Tainton, Ritchie, Mann, Cheeseley, Brolly
   Scorer Cheeseley 42
   Booked Merrick 84
   Manager Alan Dicks

Portsmouth (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 23rd September 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 16,144
Portsmouth Lloyd, Roberts, Cahill, Piper, Went, Hand, McGuinness (Marinello 57), Reynolds, Graham, Wilson, Mellows
   Scorer Reynolds 24
   Manager Ian St John
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Hay, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Brian Bason, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Garner 37
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Finnieston
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Fulham (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th September 1975
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 22,986
Referee: Michael Lowe (Sheffield)
Fulham Mellor, Cutbush, Strong, Mullery, Howe, Moore, Lloyd, Conway, Busby, Slough, Barrett
   Scorers Howe 48, Conway 71
   Manager Alec Stock
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Hay, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Brian Bason (12 Steve Wicks), 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Tommy Langley
   Booked Bason, Harris, Hay, Stanley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 York City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th October 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,323
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Brian Bason, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Tommy Langley
   Sub Not Used 12 Teddy Maybank
   Penalty Missed Wilkins 36 (Saved)
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
York City Crawford, Stone, Downing, Cave, Swallow, Topping, Pollard, Wann, Seal, Jones, McMordie
   Manager Wilf McGuinness

Southampton (1) 4 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th October 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 21,227
Referee: Ray Toseland (Kettering)
Southampton Middleton, Rodrigues, Peach, Holmes, Bennett, Blyth, Fisher, Channon, Osgood, McCalliog, Stokes
   Scorers Channon 20 (Pen), Stokes 73, Holmes 76, Channon 89
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
Chelsea 1 Steve Sherwood, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Brian Bason (12 Tommy Langley 74), 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Wilkins 90
   Booked Hay 79
   Final Appearances Steve Sherwood
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Blackpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th October 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,924
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank (12 Tommy Langley 78), 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Wilkins 78 (Pen), Langley 90
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Blackpool Wood, Curtis, Harrison, Hart, Alcock, Hatton, Walsh, Suddick, Ainscow, Moore, Bentley
   Manager Harry Potts

Blackburn Rovers (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th October 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 12,128
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Blackburn Rovers Jones, Wilkinson, Wood, Metcalfe, Waddington, Fazackerley, Beamish, Oates, Hindson, Svarc, Parkes
   Scorer Metcalfe 58
   Manager Jim Smith
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke (12 Tommy Langley 67), 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Hutchinson 32
   Booked Droy 10
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Plymouth Argyle (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 1st November 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,096
Referee: Derek W Civil (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Britton 4, Wilkins 58
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Langley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Plymouth Argyle Aleksic, Darke, Burrows, Green, Rioch, Delve, Randall, Johnson, Mariner, Rafferty, McAuley
   Scorers Mariner 70, Mariner 75
   Sub Not Used Foster
   Manager Tony Waiters

Hull City (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th November 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Boothferry Park
Attendance: 9,097
Referee: Roy Capey (Madeley Heath)
Hull City Wealands, Banks, DeVries, Galvin, Croft, Haigh, Grimes, Gibson, Stewart, Wagstaff, Greenwood
   Scorer Grimes 17
   Sub Not Used Wood
   Manager John Kaye
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Britton 44, Hutchinson 57
   Booked Garner
   Sub Not Used 12 David Hay
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Notts County (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th November 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,229
Referee: Peter Walters (Bridgwater)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Bill Garner, 11 Ian Hutchinson
   Scorers Garner 47, Wilkins 59 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 David Hay
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Notts County McManus, Richards, O'Brien, Probert, Needham, Stubbs, Carter, McVay, Bradd, Mann, Scanlon
   Manager Ron Fenton

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 22nd November 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 8,595
Referee: Peter N Willis (Newfield)
Blackpool Wood, Hatton, Harrison, Hart, Suddaby, Moore, Ronson (Alcock 68), Suddick, Walsh, Ainscow, Tong
   Booked Walsh
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner (12 David Hay)
   Scorers Droy 44, Maybank 80
   Booked Britton, Garner, Stanley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Bristol Rovers (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 29th November 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Eastville
Attendance: 16,277
Referee: George E Flint (Derby)
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Williams, Parsons, Day, Taylor, Smith, Stanton, Prince, Warboys (Stephens 26), Bannister, Fearnley
   Scorer Williams 74
   Booked Parsons 89
   Manager Don Megson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Maybank 49, Hutchinson 55
   Booked Stanley 47, Garner 77, Hutchinson 88
   Sent Off Garner 90
   Sub Not Used 12 David Hay
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 Bolton Wanderers (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th December 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 10
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,896
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Booked Droy
   Sub Not Used 12 David Hay
   Penalty Missed Wilkins 88 (Saved)
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bolton Wanderers Siddall, Ritson, Dunne, Greaves, P Jones, Allardyce, Waldron, Whatmore, G Jones, Reid, Thompson
   Scorer Greaves 15
   Manager Ian Greaves

Carlisle United (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th December 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Brunton Park
Attendance: 8,065
Referee: Les Hayes (Doncaster)
Carlisle United Ross, Carr, Gorman, Barry, Green, Parker, McVitie, Train, Clarke, McCartney, Martin
   Scorers McCartney 44, McCartney 73
   Manager Dick Young
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorer Wilkins 16
   Booked Hay
   Sub Not Used 12 Ken Swain
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 1 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th December 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,806
Referee: Lester C Shapter (Paignton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 Tommy Langley 80), 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Britton 64
   Booked Harris 90
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Sunderland Montgomery, Malone, Bolton, Towers, Clarke, Moncur, Kerr, Finney, Halom, Robson, Porterfield (Holden 65)
   Manager Bob Stokoe

Orient (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Friday, 26th December 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 15,509
Referee: Alf Grey (Great Yarmouth)
Orient Jackson, Fisher, Grealish, Bennett, Hoadley, Walley, Cunningham, Roeder, Bullock, Possee, Queen
   Scorers Possee 38, Bennett 82, Cunningham 87
   Manager George Petchey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson (12 John Sparrow), 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Maybank 72
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Charlton Athletic (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 27th December 1975 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,367
Referee: Ron Crabb (Exeter)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Dempsey (12 Tommy Langley), 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Charlie Cooke, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 48, Britton 66
   Final Appearances John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Charlton Athletic Tutt, Curtis, Warman, Bowman, Giles, Young, Powell, Hales, Flanagan, Hunt, Peacock
   Scorers Warman 29, Hales 44, Hales 70
   Manager Andy Nelson

Chelsea (1) 1 Bristol Rovers (1) 1

Date: Thursday, 1st January 1976 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,226
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank (12 Charlie Cooke 82), 10 Bill Garner, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Garner 35
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Jacobs, Parsons, Bater, Day, Smith (Staniforth 10), Stephens, Williams, Warboys, Bannister, Evans
   Scorer Warboys 18
   Manager Don Megson

Bristol Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd January 1976 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Eastville
Attendance: 13,939
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Bater, Parsons, Aitken, Day, Williams, Stephens, Fearnley, Warboys (Staniforth 65), Bannister, Stanton
   Manager Don Megson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley (12 Bill Garner), 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 David Hay, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Swain 77
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 Oldham Athletic (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 10th January 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 15
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,464
Referee: Terry P Bosi (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks (12 Charlie Cooke), 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Booked Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Oldham Athletic Platt, Wood, Whittle, Bell, Edwards, Hicks, Blair, Shaw, Young, Chapman, Groves
   Scorers Young 44, Shaw 51, Young 70
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 17th January 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 14,172
Referee: Robert Matthewson (Bolton)
Nottingham Forest Wells, O'Kane, Gunn, Clark, Cottam, Richardson, Curran, Bowyer, O'Hare, Butlin, Robertson
   Scorer Bowyer 12
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Garner 15, Wilkins 80, Hutchinson 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Graham Wilkins
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

York City (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th January 1976 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 4
Venue: Bootham Crescent
Attendance: 9,591
Referee: Ken W Baker (Rugby)
York City Crawford, Scott, Woodward, Cave, Swallow, Topping, Hosker, Hunter, Seal, Hinch (McMordie), Pollard
   Manager Wilf McGuinness
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Garner 15, Hutchinson 67
   Sub Not Used 12 Graham Wilkins
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 1 West Bromwich Albion (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 31st January 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,896
Referee: PJ Richardson (Lincoln)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ian Hutchinson, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Britton 2
   Sub Not Used 12 Ken Swain
   Final Appearances Ian Hutchinson
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
West Bromwich Albion Osborne, Mulligan, Mayo, Robson, Wile, Robertson, T Brown, Martin, A Brown, Giles, Johnston
   Scorers Martin 27, T Brown 83
   Manager Johnny Giles

Oxford United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th February 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Manor Ground
Attendance: 11,162
Referee: Brian Martin (Keyworth)
Oxford United Burton, Taylor, Shuker, Lowe, C Clarke, Briggs, Houseman, Foley, D Clarke, McCulloch, Tait
   Scorer Tait 72
   Manager Mike Brown
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Garner 57
   Booked Harris 72
   Sub Not Used 12 Garry Stanley
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Crystal Palace (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 14th February 1976 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 54,407
Referee: Pat Partridge (Middlesbrough)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Micky Droy (12 David Hay 56), 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Wilkins 62, Wicks 71
   Booked Droy 42
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Crystal Palace Hammond, Wall, Cannon, Jeffries, Jump, Evans, Chatterton, Hinshelwood, Whittle, Swindlehurst, Taylor
   Scorers Chatterton 37, Taylor 40, Taylor 76
   Sub Not Used Holder
   Manager Malcolm Allison

Chelsea (0) 0 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 18th February 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 10,254
Referee: Ken H Burns (Stourbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Hull City Wealands, Daniels, DeVries, Galvin, Croft, Roberts, Grimes, Lyall, Wood, Fletcher, Staniforth (Sunley)
   Manager John Kaye

Notts County (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 21st February 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 15
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 14,528
Referee: George Courtney (Spenneymoor)
Notts County McManus, Richards, O'Brien, Probert, Needham, Stubbs, Vinter, Sims, Bradd (Carter), Mann, Scanlon
   Scorers Scanlon 25 (Pen), Sims 59, Bradd 73
   Manager Ron Fenton
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley (12 Ray Lewington), 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Stanley 13, Finnieston 39
   Debut Players Ray Lewington
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (2) 2 Portsmouth (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 25th February 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,709
Referee: Alan Porter (Bolton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Cooke 26, Locke 35
   Sub Not Used 12 Ray Lewington
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Portsmouth Lloyd, Lawler, Wilson, Macken, Went, Cahill, McGuinness, Piper, Busby, Graham, Mellows
   Manager Ian St John

Chelsea (1) 3 Blackburn Rovers (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 28th February 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 14,855
Referee: Harold Davey (Mansfield)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins (12 Tommy Langley 80), 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Charlie Cooke
   Scorers Wilkins 34, Finnieston 49, Wilkins 62
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Blackburn Rovers Jones, Wilkinson, Bailey, Metcalfe, Fazackerley, Hawkins, Hird, Hoy (Kenyon), Oates, Parkes, Beamish
   Scorer Oates 13
   Manager Jim Smith

Plymouth Argyle (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 6th March 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Home Park
Attendance: 20,638
Referee: Alex J Hamil (Wolverhampton)
Plymouth Argyle Furnell, Darke, Burrows, Sutton, Green, Horswill, Foster, Johnson, Pearson (Hardcastle 75), Rafferty, McAuley
   Manager Tony Waiters
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorers Stanley 24, Britton 46, Swain 56
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 1 Southampton (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 13th March 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,011
Referee: Malcolm V Sinclair (Guildford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke (12 Bill Garner 6), 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorer Finnieston 62
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Southampton Turner, Rodrigues, Peach, Gilchrist, Blyth, Steele, Fisher, Channon, Osgood, McCalliog, Stokes
   Scorer Channon 61
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy

Chelsea (0) 0 Bristol Rovers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 20th March 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,132
Referee: HR Robinson (Norwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain (12 Bill Garner 73), 11 Ray Lewington
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Jacobs, Parsons, Day, Taylor, Smith (Evans), Stephens, Staniforth, Warboys, Bannister, Williams
   Manager Don Megson

Bolton Wanderers (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th March 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 20,817
Referee: Ray Tinkler (Boston)
Bolton Wanderers Siddall, Nicholson, Dunne, Greaves, P Jones, Allardyce, Morgan, Whatmore, Byrom, Reid, Thompson
   Scorers Hay (O.G) 63, G Wilkins (O.G) 85
   Manager Ian Greaves
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Bill Garner, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorer Britton 50
   Booked Graham Wilkins, Wicks
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 Fulham (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 6th April 1976
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,605
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Bill Garner, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Sub Not Used 12 Steve Finnieston
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Fulham Mellor, James, Strong, Mullery, Lacy, Howe, Mitchell, Busby, Conway, Lloyd, Slough
   Manager Alec Stock

Bristol City (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 10th April 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 24,710
Referee: John Hunting (Leicester)
Bristol City Cashley, Sweeney, Drysdale, Gow, Collier, Merrick, Tainton, Ritchie, Gillies, Cheeseley, Whitehead (Mann 70)
   Scorers Ritchie 6, Ritchie 74
   Manager Alan Dicks
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorers Swain 43, Stanley 75
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Luton Town (1) 2

Date: Friday, 16th April 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,878
Referee: Lester C Shapter (Torquay)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti (12 Bill Garner 40), 2 Ron Harris, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorers Finnieston 32, Hay 53
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Luton Town Barber, Ryan, Buckley, Chambers, Price, P Futcher, Husband, Fuccillo, R Futcher, West, Aston
   Scorers Husband 12, Chambers 4th
   Manager Harry Haslam

Chelsea (0) 0 Orient (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 17th April 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,679
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Ray Lewington (12 Bill Garner)
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Orient Jackson, Fisher, Payne, Allder (Bennett), Hoadley, Walley, Cunningham, Grealish, Queen, Heppolette, Possee
   Scorers Possee 38, Cunningham 66
   Manager George Petchey

Charlton Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Monday, 19th April 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 23,263
Charlton Athletic Wood, D Young, Berry, T Young, Giles, Curtis, Powell, Hales, Flanagan, Hunt, Peacock
   Scorer Curtis 47
   Booked T Young
   Manager Andy Nelson
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorer Berry (O.G) 79
   Booked Wicks
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

York City (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th April 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 12
Venue: Bootham Crescent
Attendance: 4,914
Referee: Anthony E Morrissey (Bramhall)
York City Crawford, Scott, Downing, James, Topping, Woodward, Pollard, Holmes, Hinch, Cave, Seal
   Scorers Seal 27, Cave 68
   Booked Woodward
   Sub Not Used McMordie
   Manager Wilf McGuinness
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 Graham Wilkins (12 Brian Bason), 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Bill Garner
   Scorers Britton 64 (Pen), Finnieston 86
   Booked Britton, Ray Wilkins
   Manager Eddie McCreadie