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Season 1978-1979

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (0) 0 Everton (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 19th August 1978 Cutting       
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,755
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley (12 Ian Britton 78), 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Manager Ken Shellito
Everton Wood, Darracott, Pejic, Lyons, Higgins, Nulty, King, Dobson, Latchford, Walsh, Thomas
   Scorer King 6
   Sub Not Used Robinson
   Manager Gordon Lee

Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 22nd August 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 12
Venue: Molineux
Attendance: 22,041
Referee: John D Hough (Macclesfield)
Wolverhampton Wanderers Bradshaw, Daniel, Palmer, Parkin, Hazell (Bell), McAlle, Hibbitt, Carr, Eves, Rafferty, Daley
   Manager Sammy Chung
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 42
   Booked Hay, Stanley
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito

Tottenham Hotspur (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 26th August 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 9
Venue: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 40,632
Referee: Tom Bune (Billinghurst)
Tottenham Hotspur Daines, McAllister, Gorman, Hoddle, Lacy, Perryman, Villa, Ardiles, Armstrong, Duncan, McNab
   Scorers Duncan 8, Armstrong 45
   Manager Keith Burkinshaw
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers Swain 9, Swain 46
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito

Bolton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 29th August 1978 Cutting
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 10,449
Referee: Don Shaw (Sandbach)
Bolton Wanderers McDonagh, Graham, Burke, Greaves, Walsh, Allardyce, Morgan, Whatmore, Gowling, Worthington, Train
   Scorers Worthington 19 (Pen), Worthington 76
   Booked Gowling, Greaves, McDonagh, Walsh
   Manager Ian Greaves
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 86
   Booked Hay, Stanley, Wicks, Droy 18
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (0) 0 Leeds United (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 2nd September 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 16
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,099
Referee: Reg Robinson (Woodbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 David Hay, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Sub Not Used 12 Ray Lewington
   Manager Ken Shellito
Leeds United Stewart, Stevenson, F Gray, Flynn, Hart, Madeley, Hampton, Hankin, Hawley, Currie, Graham
   Scorers Graham 1, Hawley 76, Hawley 90
   Sub Not Used E Gray
   Manager Jock Stein

Coventry City (1) 3 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 9th September 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 18
Venue: Highfield Road
Attendance: 24,920
Referee: Joe B Worrall (Warrington)
Coventry City Sealey, Roberts, McDonald, Beck, Holton, Gillespie, Hutchison, Wallace, Ferguson, Powell, Hunt
   Scorers Wallace 24, McDonald 51, Ferguson 61
   Manager Gordon Milne
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Ray Lewington, 5 David Hay, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley (12 Ian Britton 34), 11 Duncan McKenzie
   Scorers Langley 17, McKenzie 31
   Debut Players Duncan McKenzie
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (0) 1 Manchester City (3) 4

Date: Saturday, 16th September 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,980
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Ray Lewington, 5 David Hay, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins (12 Ian Britton 63), 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Duncan McKenzie
   Scorer Stanley 76
   Manager Ken Shellito
Manchester City Corrigan, Donachie, Power, Viljoen, Watson, P Futcher, Channon, Owen, R Futcher, Hartford, Barnes (Henry 83)
   Scorers Channon 11, R Futcher 42, R Futcher 44, R Futcher 56
   Manager Tony Book

Birmingham City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 23rd September 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 18,458
Referee: George Nolan (Stockport)
Birmingham City Montgomery, Broadhurst, Pendrey, Dillon, Gallagher, Towers, Ainscow, Fox, Givens, Emmanuel, Barrowclough
   Scorer Givens 73
   Sub Not Used Calderwood
   Manager Jim Smith
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Duncan McKenzie
   Scorer McKenzie 59
   Booked McKenzie, Stride 16
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Debut Players David Stride
   Manager Ken Shellito

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

Date: Saturday, 30th September 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,186
Referee: Ron Challis (Tonbridge)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Duncan McKenzie (12 Clive Walker 46)
   Scorer Wicks 3
   Manager Ken Shellito
West Bromwich Albion Godden, Batson, Statham, Cunningham, Wile, Robertson, Robson, A Brown, Regis, Cantello, T Brown (Trewick 85)
   Scorers Regis 21, Wile 57, T Brown 58
   Manager Ron Atkinson

Derby County (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th October 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 20,251
Referee: Derek Lloyd (Worcester)
Derby County Middleton, Langan, Buckley, Daly, McCaffrey, Moreland (Rioch 63), Carter, Powell, Caskey, George, Clark
   Scorer Harris (O.G) 60
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 David Hay, 3 David Stride, 4 Ray Lewington, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ian Britton, 11 Bill Garner
   Booked Hay, Lewington
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Penalty Missed Swain 55 (Saved)
   Debut Players Bob Iles
   Final Appearances Bill Garner
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (0) 4 Bolton Wanderers (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 14th October 1978 Cutting   More Reports
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,879
Referee: Eric A Read (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 David Hay, 3 David Stride, 4 Ray Lewington, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ken Swain, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ian Britton, 11 Garry Stanley (12 Clive Walker 71)
   Scorers Langley 72, Swain 84, Walker 87, Allardyce (O.G) 89
   Booked Harris 35
   Final Appearances David Hay
   Manager Ken Shellito
Bolton Wanderers McDonagh, Jones, Burke, Greaves, Walsh, Allardyce, Morgan, Reid, Gowling (Whatmore 71), Worthington, Smith
   Scorers Gowling 17, Worthington 36 (Pen), Gowling 40
   Manager Ian Greaves

Liverpool (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st October 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Anfield
Attendance: 45,775
Referee: Arnold Challinor (Rotherham)
Liverpool Clemence, Neal, A Kennedy, Thompson, R Kennedy, Hansen, Dalglish, Case, Heighway, Johnson, Souness
   Scorers Johnson 6, Dalglish 71
   Sub Not Used McDermott
   Manager Bob Paisley
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins (12 Ian Britton 69), 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Clive Walker
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (1) 3 Norwich City (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 28th October 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,941
Referee: Angus McDonald (Wirral)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers Swain 30, Walker 65, Stanley 68 (Pen)
   Booked Ray Wilkins, Wicks
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito
Norwich City Keelan, Bond, Davies, Ryan, Hoadley, Powell, Neighbour, Reeves, Symonds, Mendham, Peters
   Scorers Peters 59, Ryan 74, Peters 76
   Booked Bond, Powell
   Manager John Bond

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

Date: Saturday, 4th November 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Loftus Road
Attendance: 22,876
Referee: Brian H Daniels (Brentwood)
Queens Park Rangers Parkes, Shanks, Gillard, Hollins, Howe, Busby, Eastoe (Allen 80), McGee, Harkouk, Bowles, Cunningham
   Manager Steve Burtenshaw
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Clive Walker
   Sub Not Used 12 John Bumstead
   Manager Ken Shellito

Everton (1) 3 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 11th November 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Goodison Park
Attendance: 38,694
Referee: Alan Jenkins (Scunthorpe)
Everton Wood, Todd, Pejic, Lyons, Wright, Ross, King, Dobson, Latchford, Walsh (Robinson), Thomas
   Scorers King 21, Dobson 71, Dobson 80
   Manager Gordon Lee
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers McKenzie 9, Langley 48
   Sub Not Used 12 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (1) 1 Tottenham Hotspur (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 18th November 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,594
Referee: Leslie Burden (Corfe Mullen)
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ken Swain, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 24
   Sub Not Used 12 John Bumstead
   Final Appearances Ken Swain
   Manager Ken Shellito
Tottenham Hotspur Kendall, Gorman, McAllister, Holmes, Lacy, Perryman, Pratt, Ardiles, Lee, Hoddle, Taylor
   Scorers Lee 50, Hoddle 74, Lee 84
   Sub Not Used Villa
   Manager Keith Burkinshaw

Leeds United (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 22nd November 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 24,088
Referee: David Richardson (Great Harwood)
Leeds United Harvey, Cherry, F Gray, Flynn, Hart, Madeley, E Gray, Hankin, Hawley, Currie, Graham
   Scorers Graham 4, Hankin 5
   Manager Jimmy Adamson
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie (12 Clive Walker 72), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 John Bumstead, 11 Ray Lewington
   Scorer Langley 3
   Debut Players John Bumstead
   Manager Ken Shellito

Chelsea (0) 0 Manchester United (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th November 1978 Cutting
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 27,156
Referee: Alan Robinson (Waterlooville)
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Ray Lewington, 11 Clive Walker
   Booked Stride
   Sub Not Used 12 Trevor Aylott
   Manager Ken Shellito
Manchester United Bailey, B Greenhoff, Houston, McIlroy, McQueen, Buchan, Coppell, J Greenhoff, Jordan, Macari, Thomas
   Scorer J Greenhoff 68
   Sub Not Used Albiston
   Manager Dave Sexton

Chelsea (0) 0 Aston Villa (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 9th December 1978
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,080
Referee: Clive Thomas (Treorchy)
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Garry Stanley, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Duncan McKenzie (12 Clive Walker 61), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 John Bumstead, 11 Ian Britton
   Manager Ken Shellito
Aston Villa Rimmer, Gidman, Smith, Evans, McNaught, Mortimer, Craig, Shaw (Cropley 71), Deehan, Cowans, Gregory
   Scorer Evans 15
   Manager Ron Saunders

Middlesbrough (3) 7 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 16th December 1978
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 15,107
Referee: David Clarke (Accrington)
Middlesbrough Stewart, Craggs, McAndrew, Mahoney, Boam, Ramage, Cochrane, Proctor, Burns, Cummins, Armstrong
   Scorers Proctor 29, Burns 35, Burns 38, Armstrong 52, Burns 65, Cochrane 8th, Burns 85
   Manager John Neal
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Tommy Langley, 9 Peter Osgood (12 Clive Walker 46), 10 Trevor Aylott, 11 Garry Stanley
   Scorers Osgood 25, Bumstead 61
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (0) 0 Bristol City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd December 1978
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 20
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,093
Referee: Reg Robinson (Woodbridge)
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Stride, 4 Mike Nutton, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Duncan McKenzie, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Ian Britton
   Sub Not Used 12 Graham Wilkins
   Debut Players Mike Nutton
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Bristol City Shaw, Sweeney, Gillies, Gow, Rodgers, Hunter, Tainton, Ritchie, Royle, Cormack, Whitehead
   Sub Not Used Mann
   Manager Alan Dicks

Southampton (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 26th December 1978
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: The Dell
Attendance: 20,770
Referee: Stephen G Bates (Bristol)
Southampton Gennoe, Golac, Peach, Williams, Nicholl, Waldron, Ball, Boyer, Hebberd, Holmes, Curran
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Stride, 4 Mike Nutton, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 Ray Lewington, 7 Garry Stanley (12 Trevor Aylott), 8 Duncan McKenzie, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Ian Britton
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Ipswich Town (3) 5 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 30th December 1978
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Portman Road
Attendance: 21,439
Referee: Brian Martin (Keyworth)
Ipswich Town Cooper, Burley, Mills, Talbot (Geddis), Osman, Butcher, Wark, Muhren, Mariner, Gates, Woods
   Scorers Osman 25, Muhren 27, Wark 3rd, Muhren 47, Mariner 6th
   Manager Bobby Robson
Chelsea 1 John Phillips, 2 Ron Harris, 3 David Stride, 4 Mike Nutton, 5 Steve Wicks, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Garry Stanley (12 Clive Walker), 8 Ray Lewington, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Ian Britton
   Scorer Langley 5th
   Final Appearances John Phillips, Ray Lewington
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Manchester United (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Monday, 15th January 1979
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 38,500
Referee: Ken W Baker (Rugby)
Manchester United Bailey, B Greenhoff, Houston, McIlroy, McQueen, Buchan, Coppell, J Greenhoff, Pearson, McNicholl, Grimes
   Scorers Coppell 27, Grimes 61, J Greenhoff 70
   Manager Dave Sexton
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Tommy Langley, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Duncan McKenzie (12 Garry Stanley 80), 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Clive Walker
   Debut Players Gary Johnson
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Manchester City (2) 2 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 20th January 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 31,876
Referee: Mike G Peck (Doncaster)
Manchester City Corrigan, Donachie, Power, Owen, Booth (R Futcher 35), P Futcher, Channon, Deyna, Kidd, Hartford, Barnes
   Scorers Power 8, P Futcher 38
   Manager Tony Book
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Ron Harris, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Steve Wicks, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Duncan McKenzie, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers McKenzie 15, Osgood 75, Walker 79
   Sub Not Used 12 Mike Fillery
   Final Appearances Duncan McKenzie
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (1) 2 Birmingham City (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd February 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,129
Referee: Alf Grey (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy (12 Ron Harris 32), 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers Ray Wilkins 45, Ray Wilkins 78
   Debut Players Eamonn Bannon
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Birmingham City Montgomery, Tarantini, Pendrey, Broadhurst, Gallagher, Page, Bertschin, Francis, Givens, Buckley (Towers 74), Dillon
   Scorer Bertschin 49
   Manager Jim Smith

Chelsea (1) 1 Coventry City (3) 3

Date: Wednesday, 21st February 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,282
Referee: Mike J Taylor (Walmer)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Ron Harris (12 John Sitton), 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 30
   Booked Graham Wilkins
   Debut Players John Sitton
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Coventry City Blyth, Coop, McDonald, Blair, Holton, Hagan, Yorath, Wallace, Ferguson, Powell, Hutchison
   Scorers Wallace 35, Ferguson 39, Ferguson 40
   Booked Yorath
   Manager Gordon Milne

Bolton Wanderers (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 24th February 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Burnden Park
Attendance: 19,457
Referee: Ken A Redfern (Whitley Bay)
Bolton Wanderers McDonagh, Nicholson, Dunne, Greaves, Jones, Walsh, Morgan, Burke, Gowling, Worthington, McNab
   Scorers Burke 37, McNab 67
   Sub Not Used Whatmore
   Manager Ian Greaves
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Bannon 36
   Booked Graham Wilkins
   Sub Not Used 12 Ron Harris
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (0) 0 Liverpool (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,594
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Garry Stanley (12 James Docherty 80), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Ron Harris, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Booked Harris
   Debut Players Petar Borota, James Docherty
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Liverpool Clemence, Neal, Hughes, A Kennedy, R Kennedy, Thompson, Dalglish, Johnson, Heighway, McDermott, Souness
   Booked Souness
   Sub Not Used Fairclough
   Manager Bob Paisley

Norwich City (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 10th March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Carrow Road
Attendance: 19,071
Referee: Roger B Kirkpatrick (Leicester)
Norwich City Hansbury, Bond, Symonds, McGuire, Hoadley, Powell, Neighbour, Reeves, Fashanu, Paddon (Robson), Peters
   Scorers Fashanu 10, Peters 71
   Manager John Bond
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota (12 John Bumstead 26), 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Trevor Aylott, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Ron Harris, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

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

Date: Wednesday, 14th March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 20,425
Referee: Alan Porter (Bolton)
West Bromwich Albion Godden, Batson, Statham, T Brown, Wile, Robertson, Trewick, A Brown, Regis (Johnston 83), Mills, Cunningham
   Scorer A Brown 49
   Manager Ron Atkinson
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride (12 John Bumstead), 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 James Docherty, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Ron Harris, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

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

Date: Saturday, 17th March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,871
Referee: Cliff Maskell (Cambridge)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 James Docherty (12 Tommy Langley 63), 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Ron Harris, 10 Garry Stanley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Shanks (O.G) 35
   Final Appearances James Docherty
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Queens Park Rangers Richardson, Clement, Gillard, Hollins, Howe, Roeder, Shanks, Francis, Eastoe, Bowles, Goddard (Busby 60)
   Scorers Goddard 21, Roeder 3rd, Busby 4th
   Booked Gillard
   Manager Steve Burtenshaw

Chelsea (0) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 24th March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 21
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 20,502
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride (12 Garry Stanley 75), 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 50
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Wolverhampton Wanderers Bradshaw, Palmer, Parkin, Daniel, McAlle, Berry, Hibbitt, Daley, Rafferty, Richards, Carr
   Scorers Richards 52, Rafferty 61
   Sub Not Used Patching
   Manager John Barnwell

Nottingham Forest (1) 6 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 28th March 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: City Ground
Attendance: 24,514
Referee: Bert Newsome (Broseley)
Nottingham Forest Shilton, Anderson, Bowyer, McGovern, Lloyd, Needham, O'Neill, Francis, Birtles, Woodcock, Robertson
   Scorers O'Neill 45, Woodcock 46, Birtles 54, Woodcock 63, O'Neill 65, O'Neill 71
   Manager Brian Clough
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins (12 Garry Stanley 46), 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Ian Britton
   Booked Harris
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (0) 1 Derby County (0) 1

Date: Wednesday, 4th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 10,682
Referee: David Hutchinson (Bourn)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Ian Britton (12 Mike Fillery 72)
   Scorer Langley 74
   Debut Players Mike Fillery
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Derby County Middleton, Langan, Buckley, Daly, McFarland, Wicks, Carter (Caskey 83), Powell, Greenwood, Moreland, Crawford
   Scorer McFarland 89
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Chelsea (0) 1 Nottingham Forest (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 7th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,213
Referee: Edward Hughes (Weston-Super-Mare)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Lee Frost (12 Garry Stanley 45)
   Scorer Ray Wilkins 61
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Nottingham Forest Shilton, Anderson, Gunn, McGovern, Lloyd, Needham, O'Neill, Gemmill (O'Hare 59), Francis, Bowyer, Robertson
   Scorers Francis 9, O'Neill 43, Bowyer 47
   Manager Brian Clough

Bristol City (0) 3 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 10th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Ashton Gate
Attendance: 18,645
Referee: Alan Seville (Birmingham)
Bristol City Shaw, Sweeney, Cooper, Gow, Rodgers, Hunter, Mann, Ritchie, Royle, Mabbutt, Meyer
   Scorers Rodgers 48, Mabbutt 3rd, Meyer 4th
   Manager Alan Dicks
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorer Langley 60 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Lee Frost
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (0) 1 Southampton (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 14th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,243
Referee: Tom Bune (Billinghurst)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Peter Osgood (12 Garry Stanley), 7 Ron Harris, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorer Stanley 3rd
   Booked Harris 24
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Southampton Wells, Golac, Peach, Williams, Nicholl, Waldron, Ball, Boyer, Hayes, Holmes, Baker
   Scorers Peach 25 (Pen), Holmes 40
   Sub Not Used Hebberd
   Manager Lawrie McMenemy

Arsenal (2) 5 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Monday, 16th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Highbury
Attendance: 37,232
Referee: Brian H Daniels (Brentwood)
Arsenal Jennings, Rice, Nelson, Talbot, O'Leary, Walford, Brady, Sunderland, Stapleton, Price, Rix
   Scorers O'Leary 38, Stapleton 42, Sunderland 80, Price 82, Stapleton 85
   Manager Terry Neill
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Sitton, 7 Mike Fillery, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Trevor Aylott (12 Clive Walker 46), 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Garry Stanley
   Scorers Walker 68, Langley 87
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (1) 2 Middlesbrough (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 21st April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,007
Referee: Eric A Read (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 David Stride (12 Ron Harris 10), 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Mike Fillery, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers Stanley 29, Graham Wilkins 74
   Penalty Missed Langley (Saved)
   Debut Players Gary Chivers
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Middlesbrough Platt, Craggs, Johnson, Mahoney, Boam, Ramage, Cochrane, Proctor, Ashcroft, Burns (Cummins), Armstrong
   Scorer Armstrong 52
   Manager John Neal

Aston Villa (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 28th April 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 29,219
Referee: Derek Lloyd (Fernhill Heath)
Aston Villa Rimmer, Gidman, Gibson, Gregory, Evans, Mortimer, Cowans, Shelton, Deehan, Cropley, Swain
   Scorers G Wilkins (O.G) 70, Swain 81
   Manager Ron Saunders
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Mike Fillery (12 Trevor Aylott), 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Langley 6
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (2) 2 Ipswich Town (3) 3

Date: Saturday, 5th May 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,462
Referee: Peter Reeves (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Ray Wilkins, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Mike Fillery (12 Lee Frost)
   Scorers Langley 25, Langley 42
   Final Appearances Ray Wilkins
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Ipswich Town Cooper, Burley, Mills, Thijssen, Osman, Butcher, Wark, Muhren, Brazil, Gates (Lambert), Woods
   Scorers Brazil 9, Brazil 23, Woods 40
   Manager Bobby Robson

Chelsea (1) 1 Arsenal (0) 1

Date: Monday, 14th May 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,386
Referee: Malcolm V Sinclair (Guildford)
Chelsea 1 Peter Bonetti, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Sitton, 7 Garry Stanley, 8 Trevor Aylott, 9 Peter Osgood, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Stanley 8
   Sub Not Used 12 John Bumstead
   Final Appearances Peter Bonetti, Garry Stanley
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Arsenal Jennings, Rice, Nelson, Talbot, O'Leary, Young, Brady, Vaessen, MacDonald, Devine, Rix
   Scorer MacDonald 82
   Manager Terry Neill

Manchester United (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Wednesday, 16th May 1979
Competition: Football League Division 1     Position 22
Venue: Old Trafford
Attendance: 38,116
Referee: Kevin McNally (Nannerch)
Manchester United Bailey, Albiston, Houston, McIlroy, McQueen, Nicholl, Coppell, Greenhoff, Jordan, McCreery (Grimes 46), Thomas
   Scorer Coppell 7
   Manager Dave Sexton
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Ron Harris, 4 Eamonn Bannon, 5 John Sitton, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 John Bumstead, 8 Trevor Aylott, 9 Gary Johnson, 10 Tommy Langley, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Johnson 21
   Sub Not Used 12 Lee Frost
   Manager Danny Blanchflower