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Season 1976-1977

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Orient (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st August 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 11,456
Referee: Brian James (Selsdon)
Orient Jackson, Payne, Fisher, Allen, Hoadley, Roeder, Cunningham, Heppolette, Queen, Possee, Allder
   Booked Heppolette
   Manager George Petchey
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Finnieston 87
   Booked Hay, Lewington, Stanley
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 1 Notts County (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 25th August 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,426
Referee: Trevor D Spencer (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Brian Bason, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Britton 78
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Notts County McManus, Richards, O'Brien, Probert, Needham, Mann, McVay, Vinter, Bradd (Benjamin 30), Smith, Scanlon
   Scorer Probert 34
   Booked McVay 57, O'Brien 70, Mann 89
   Manager Ron Fenton

Chelsea (1) 2 Carlisle United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 28th August 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,681
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 25, Finnieston 51
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Carlisle United Ross, Carr, Gorman, Bonnyman, MacDonald, Parker, McVitie, McCartney, Owen, Rafferty, Martin
   Scorer McVitie 77
   Manager Dick Young

Chelsea (2) 3 Sheffield United (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 1st September 1976 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,883
Referee: Jeff E Bent (Hemel Hempstead)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 21, Ray Wilkins 30, Ray Wilkins 80
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Sheffield United Brown, Franks, Garner, Flynn, Colquhoun, Kenworthy, Woodward, Edwards (Stainrod 46), Guthrie, Ludlam, Hamilton
   Scorer Franks 29
   Manager Jimmy Sirrel

Millwall (3) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 4th September 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: The Den
Attendance: 21,002
Referee: Mike J Taylor (Walmer)
Millwall Goddard, Evans, Donaldson, Brisley, Kitchener, Hazell, Lee, Seasman, Summerhill, Walker, Salvage
   Scorers Salvage 11, Evans 16, Brisley 32
   Manager Gordon Jago
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston (12 Ron Harris 46), 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Plymouth Argyle (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 11th September 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Home Park
Attendance: 18,356
Referee: Derek Lloyd (Fernhill Heath)
Plymouth Argyle Ramsbottom, Randell, Horswill, Delve, Sutton, Green, Johnson, Hall, Mariner, Harrison (Hamilton 75), Rogers
   Scorers Hall 79, Mariner 82
   Booked Delve 90
   Manager Tony Waiters
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Britton 52 (Pen), Swain 78, Finnieston 83
   Booked Graham Wilkins, Stanley, Swain 88
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Bolton Wanderers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th September 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,835
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton (12 Ron Harris 40), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Hay 44, Stanley 63
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bolton Wanderers Siddall, Ritson, Dunne, Greaves, Jones, Allardyce, Morgan, Whatmore, Taylor, Reid, Thompson
   Scorer Taylor 90
   Booked Jones 63
   Manager Ian Greaves

Chelsea (1) 2 Huddersfield Town (0) 0

Date: Monday, 20th September 1976 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,860
Referee: Alan Turvey (Basingstoke)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Finnieston 37, Finnieston 70
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Huddersfield Town Poole, Hart, Oliver, Smith, Baines, Hague, Firth, Fowler, Newton, Jones, Maitland (Sidebottom)
   Booked Smith
   Manager Tom Johnston

Blackpool (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th September 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 19,041
Referee: Eric Garner (Maghull)
Blackpool Wood, Gardner, Bentley, Ronson, Hart, Suddaby, Hockaday, Suddick, Walsh, Hatton, Moore (Harrison 80)
   Manager Allan Brown
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Finnieston 16
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Cardiff City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd October 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,409
Referee: Brian H Daniels (Brentwood)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 6, Lewington 55
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Cardiff City Irwin, Attley, Charles, Buchanan, Dwyer, Larmour, Sayer, Livermore, Evans, Alston, Anderson
   Scorer Charles 85 (Pen)
   Booked Livermore
   Sub Not Used Campbell
   Manager Jimmy Andrews

Bristol Rovers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 5th October 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Eastville
Attendance: 13,199
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Aitken, Williams, Day, Taylor, Prince, Stephens, Fearnley, Warboys, Bannister, Staniforth
   Scorers Bannister 42, Staniforth 87
   Manager Don Megson
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks (12 Ron Harris 50), 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Finnieston 75
   Booked Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (4) 4 Oldham Athletic (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 16th October 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,825
Referee: Leslie Burden (Corfe Mullen)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 2, Ray Wilkins 17, Wicks 40, Finnieston 44
   Booked Stanley
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Oldham Athletic Platt, Wood, Blair, Bell, Hicks, Hurst, Chapman, Straw, Halom, Young, Robins
   Scorers Robins 24, Young 33, Shaw 65
   Booked Hicks
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell

Blackburn Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 23rd October 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 15,039
Referee: Roy Capey (Madeley Heath)
Blackburn Rovers Bradshaw, Fazackerley, Bailey, Metcalfe, Keeley, Hawkins, Hird, Silvester (Mitchell), Wagstaffe, Parkes, Svarc
   Manager Jim Smith
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Brian Bason, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Finnieston 20, Finnieston 68 (Pen)
   Booked Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Arsenal (0) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 26th October 1976 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: League Cup Round 4
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 52,305
Referee: Ray Toseland (Kettering)
Arsenal Rimmer, Rice, Nelson, Ross, Simpson, Howard, Ball, Brady, MacDonald, Stapleton, Armstrong
   Scorers Ross 52, Stapleton 59
   Booked Ball, Nelson 79
   Manager Terry Neill
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Brian Bason (12 Ron Harris 19), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Hay 58
   Final Appearances Brian Bason
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 3 Southampton (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th October 1976 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,654
Referee: Cliff Maskell (Cambridge)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 76, Finnieston 81, Ray Wilkins 88
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Southampton Montgomery, Rodrigues, Peach, Holmes, Waldron, Blyth, Williams (Stokes 85), Channon, MacDougall, McCalliog, Fisher
   Scorer MacDougall 72
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy

Hereford United (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 6th November 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Edgar Street
Attendance: 12,858
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Swansea)
Hereford United Hughes, Walker (Goodchild), Ritchie, Layton, Jefferson, Lloyd, Paine, Spiring, Davey, McNeil, Briley
   Scorers Ritchie 29, Layton 70
   Manager John Sillett
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Finnieston 28, Finnieston 41 (Pen)
   Booked Locke, Stanley
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Charlton Athletic (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 10th November 1976 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 38,879
Referee: Eric A Read (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks (12 Ron Harris 75), 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 20, Stanley 76
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Charlton Athletic Wood, Hammond, Berry, Hunt, Giles, Curtis, Powell, Hales, Flanagan, Bowman, Peacock
   Scorer Giles 72
   Manager Andy Nelson

Nottingham Forest (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 20th November 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 27,089
Referee: Dennis Turner (Cannock)
Nottingham Forest Middleton, Anderson, Clark, McGovern, Chapman, Bowyer, Haslegrave, O'Neill, Withe, Woodcock, Robertson
   Scorer O'Neill 34
   Booked Haslegrave
   Sub Not Used O'Hare
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Britton 38
   Booked Lewington 36
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (2) 2 Burnley (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 27th November 1976 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,595
Referee: Alf Grey (Gorleston-On-Sea)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Britton 15, Finnieston 44 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Burnley Stevenson, Newton, Brennan, Noble, Thomson, Rodaway, Ingham, Smith, Fletcher (Morley 30), Flynn, Summerbee
   Scorer Noble 77
   Manager Joe Brown

Sheffield United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Friday, 3rd December 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 23,393
Referee: Brian Martin (Keyworth)
Sheffield United Brown, Franks, Garner, Longhorn, Colquhoun, Kenworthy, Woodward, Edwards, Guthrie, Hamson, Hamilton
   Scorer Hamilton 68 (Pen)
   Manager Jimmy Sirrel
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Booked Graham Wilkins
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Southampton (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 7th December 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 19,909
Referee: Alex R Lees (Bridgwater)
Southampton Turner, Rodrigues, Peach, Holmes, Waldron, Blyth, Williams, Channon, MacDougall, McCalliog, Stokes
   Scorer MacDougall 2
   Booked Peach
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Finnieston 65
   Booked Lewington
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 11th December 1976 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,137
Referee: Ron Crabb (Exeter)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Ray Wilkins 19, Britton 80, Finnieston 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Wolverhampton Wanderers Pierce, Palmer, Parkin, Daley, Munro, McAlle, Hibbitt, Richards, Sunderland, Gould, Patching
   Scorers Richards 17, Gould 38, Richards 71
   Sub Not Used Farley
   Manager Sammy Chung

Hull City (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 18th December 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Boothferry Park
Attendance: 11,774
Referee: Gordon C Kew (Middlesbrough)
Hull City Wealands, Daniel, DeVries, Bremner, Croft, Haigh, Nisbet, Lord, Sunley, Hemmerman, Hawley
   Scorer Hemmerman 41
   Manager John Kaye
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Britton 89
   Booked Hay, Locke, Ray Wilkins
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Fulham (0) 0

Date: Monday, 27th December 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,003
Referee: Bartley John Homewood (Sunbury-On-Thames)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Droy 75, Swain 2nd
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Fulham Peyton, Howe, Strong, Slough, Lacy, Moore, Greenaway, Best, Mitchell, Evanson, Barrett
   Booked Evanson, Lacy, Strong 86, Best 90
   Manager Bobby Campbell

Luton Town (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 29th December 1976 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Kenilworth Road
Attendance: 17,102
Referee: Clive B White (Harrow)
Luton Town Aleksic, Price, Buckley, Chambers, Faulkner, P Futcher, Husband, West, R Futcher, Fuccillo, Ryan
   Scorers Fuccillo 2, Chambers 13, Husband 57, Buckley 88 (Pen)
   Manager Harry Haslam
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (3) 5 Hereford United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st January 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,720
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley (12 John Sparrow 85), 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 3, Stanley 24, Wilkins 38, Finnieston 46, Galley (O.G) 90
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Hereford United Charlton, Spiring, Ritchie, Jefferson, Galley, Lindsay, Paine, Carter (Sinclair 73), Davey, Goodchild, Briley
   Scorer Paine 57
   Manager John Sillett

Southampton (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 8th January 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 26,041
Referee: William J Gow (Swansea)
Southampton Wells, Andruszewski, Peach, Holmes, Blyth, Steele, Ball, Channon, Osgood, McCalliog, MacDougall
   Scorer Channon 56
   Booked Steele 86
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Locke 35
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 0 Southampton (0) 3

Date: Wednesday, 12th January 1977 Cutting
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 42,868
Referee: Jeff E Bent (Hemel Hempstead)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Southampton Wells, Andruszewski, Peach, Holmes, Blyth, Steele, Ball, Channon, Osgood, McCalliog, MacDougall
   Scorers MacDougall 107, Channon 115, Peach 120 (Pen)
   Booked Osgood, Steele
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
After extra time. Score at 90 minutes 0-0

Chelsea (1) 1 Orient (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 22nd January 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,744
Referee: Peter Reeves (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Stanley 32
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Orient Jackson, Fisher, Allder, Bennett, Hoadley, Roeder, Cunningham (Roffey), Grealish, Allen, Queen, Whittle
   Scorer Whittle 15
   Manager George Petchey

Carlisle United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th February 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Brunton Park
Attendance: 11,356
Referee: Harold Hackney (Barnsley)
Carlisle United Burleigh, Hoolickin, Carr, Tait, MacDonald, Moncur, O'Neill, McVitie, Deans, Rafferty, Martin
   Booked Tait
   Sub Not Used Bonnyman
   Manager Bobby Moncur
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston (12 John Sparrow 17), 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Swain 83
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 1 Millwall (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 12th February 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 34,857
Referee: Derek Nippard (Christchurch)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Stanley 72
   Sub Not Used 12 John Sparrow
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Millwall Goddard, Evans, Moore, Brisley, Kitchener, Hazell, Donaldson, Seasman, Summerhill, Walker, Salvage
   Scorer Brisley 51
   Booked Hazell 85
   Manager Gordon Jago

Notts County (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 15th February 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 11,902
Referee: Alan Porter (Bolton)
Notts County McManus, Richards, O'Brien, Busby, Needham, Stubbs, Carter, Vinter, Bradd, Mann, Smith
   Scorers Stubbs 11, Carter 24 (Pen)
   Manager Ron Fenton
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Ray Wilkins 31
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Plymouth Argyle (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 19th February 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,154
Referee: Jeff Sewell (Birstall)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Teddy Maybank, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 2, Britton 62 (Pen)
   Booked Maybank
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Final Appearances Teddy Maybank
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Plymouth Argyle Ramsbottom, Randell, Horswill, Delve, Green, Peddelty, Hall, Craven, Austin, Bannister, Rogers
   Scorers Austin 52, Bannister 65 (Pen)
   Booked Craven, Delve, Green
   Sub Not Used Collins
   Manager Tony Waiters

Bolton Wanderers (2) 2 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 26th February 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 31,600
Referee: CN Steel (Carlisle)
Bolton Wanderers McDonagh, Nicholson, Dunne, Greaves, P Jones, Allardyce, Morgan, Whatmore, G Jones, Reid, Waldron
   Scorers Whatmore 22, G Jones 30
   Booked Nicholson
   Manager Ian Greaves
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Finnieston 67, Swain 72
   Booked Graham Wilkins
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 2 Blackpool (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 5th March 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,412
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Swain 37, Wicks 47
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Blackpool Wood, Curtis, Harrison, Ronson, Hart, Suddaby, Ainscow, Spence, Walsh, Hatton, Bentley
   Scorers Ronson 35, Spence 52
   Booked Suddaby
   Sub Not Used Summerbee
   Manager Allan Brown

Cardiff City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 12th March 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Ninian Park
Attendance: 20,194
Referee: Derek W Civil (Birmingham)
Cardiff City Healey, Dwyer, Charles, Giles, Went, Larmour, Grapes, Livermore, Evans, Friday, Sayer
   Scorer Dwyer 83
   Manager Jimmy Andrews
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Britton 60, Swain 79, Stanley 90
   Booked Wicks 40
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Bristol Rovers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th March 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 26,196
Referee: Mike J Taylor (Walmer)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 David Hay, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Aitken (O.G) 63, Wicks 81
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Bristol Rovers Eadie, Williams, Parsons, Prince, Taylor, Aitken, Stephens, Fearnley, Staniforth, Hamilton, Evans
   Manager Don Megson

Chelsea (2) 3 Blackburn Rovers (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 2nd April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,769
Referee: Ray Toseland (Kettering)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Wicks 15, Finnieston 30, Finnieston 60
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Blackburn Rovers Bradshaw, Fazackerley, Wood, Hird, Waddington, Hawkins, Metcalfe, Round (Bailey), Svarc, Parkes, Wagstaffe
   Scorer Waddington 52
   Manager Jim Smith

Fulham (2) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Friday, 8th April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 29,690
Referee: Tom Bune (Billinghurst)
Fulham Peyton, Evans, Strong, Storey, Lacy, Moore, Best, Maybank, Warboys, Mitchell, Slough
   Scorers Warboys 11, Best 20, Mitchell 47
   Booked Storey 2
   Manager Bobby Campbell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorer Wilkins 75
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (2) 2 Luton Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 9th April 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,911
Referee: Jack K Taylor (Wolverhampton)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Scorers Finnieston 14, Sparrow 38
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Luton Town Aleksic, Price (Jones 30), Buckley, Chambers, Faulkner, P Futcher, Husband, West, Geddis, Fuccillo, Aston
   Manager Harry Haslam

Charlton Athletic (2) 4 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 11th April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 25,757
Referee: Ron Crabb (Exeter)
Charlton Athletic Wood, Curtis, Warman, Tydeman, Giles, Berry, Powell, Hunt, Flanagan, Peacock, McAuley
   Scorers Flanagan 32, Flanagan 43, McAuley 55, Flanagan 67
   Manager Andy Nelson
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Ken Swain
   Sub Not Used 12 John Dempsey
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (0) 2 Nottingham Forest (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 36,499
Referee: Ron Challis (Tonbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley
   Scorers Britton 63, Finnieston 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Nottingham Forest Middleton, Anderson, Clark, Chapman, Lloyd, Bowyer, McGovern, O'Neill, Withe, Woodcock, Robertson
   Scorer O'Neill 42
   Manager Brian Clough

Oldham Athletic (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 19th April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 10,074
Referee: Keith S Hackett (Sheffield)
Oldham Athletic Ogden, Wood, Whittle, Bell, Holt, Hurst, Blair, Shaw, Robins, Chapman, Groves
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley (12 Clive Walker)
   Booked Locke, Britton 88
   Debut Players Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Burnley (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd April 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 14,927
Referee: Terry Farley (Durham)
Burnley Stevenson, Newton, Brennan, Noble, Robinson, Rodaway, Ingham, Smith, Fletcher, Flynn, Morley
   Scorer Ingham 85
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (2) 4 Sheffield United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 30th April 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,158
Referee: Tom H Reynolds (Bratton Westbury)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley
   Scorers Langley 15, Lewington 20, Wilkins 50, Finnieston 70
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Sheffield United Brown, Cutbush, Garner, Longhorn, Franks, Kenworthy, Calvert, Stainrod, Edwards, Hamson, Hamilton
   Sub Not Used Flynn
   Manager Jimmy Sirrel

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 7th May 1977 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 33,465
Referee: Donald Biddle (Bristol)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Pierce, Palmer, Parkin, Daley, Munro, Berry, Hibbitt, Richards, Sunderland (Gould 68), Patching, Carr
   Scorer Richards 79
   Manager Sammy Chung
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley
   Scorer Langley 15
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie

Chelsea (1) 4 Hull City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 14th May 1977 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 43,718
Referee: Reg Robinson (Norwich)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Charlie Cooke, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Steve Finnieston, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Tommy Langley
   Scorers Finnieston 16, Finnieston 59, Britton 82, Finnieston 88 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Eddie McCreadie
Hull City Wealands, Daniel, DeVries, Haigh, Croft, Roberts, Nisbet, Lord, Sunley, McDonald, Galvin
   Sub Not Used Gibson
   Manager John Kaye