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Match Results

Season 1979-1980

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (0) 0 Sunderland (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 18th August 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 14
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,636
Referee: Trevor D Spencer (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 Mike Nutton, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Mike Fillery
   Sub Not Used 12 Trevor Aylott
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Sunderland Siddall, Whitworth, Bolton, Clarke, Elliott, Chisholm, Arnott, Rostron, Rowell, Robson, Brown
   Sub Not Used Lee
   Manager Ken Knighton

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

Date: Monday, 20th August 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Upton Park
Attendance: 31,627
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
West Ham United Parkes, Lampard, Brush, Bonds, Martin, Holland, Pike, Pearson (Banton 61), Cross, Brooking, Devonshire
   Manager John Lyall
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 Mike Nutton, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorer Johnson 7
   Booked Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 Trevor Aylott
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (1) 3 Wrexham (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 25th August 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 5
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,732
Referee: David Letts (Basingstoke)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 Graham Wilkins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Trevor Aylott (12 John Bumstead 86), 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorers Harris 19, Britton 88, Bumstead 90
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Wrexham Niedzwiecki, Sutton, Hill, Davis, Jones, Giles, Vinter, Fox, McNeil, Whittle (Roberts 73), Buxton
   Scorer Buxton 12
   Manager Arfon Griffiths

Plymouth Argyle (2) 2 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Tuesday, 28th August 1979
Competition: League Cup Round 2
Venue: Home Park
Attendance: 10,802
Referee: John E Martin (Alton)
Plymouth Argyle Hards, Hodges, Harrison, Phillipson-Masters, Foster, Bason, Megson, Graves, Trusson, Randell, Johnson
   Scorers Trusson 4, Trusson 11
   Sub Not Used James
   Manager Bobby Saxton
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 Graham Wilkins, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Trevor Aylott (12 John Bumstead), 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorers Fillery 2, Fillery 37
   Booked Droy
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Newcastle United (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 1st September 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 6
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 25,320
Referee: Joe B Worrall (Warrington)
Newcastle United Hardwick, Brownlie, Boam, Barton, Davies, Martin, Cassidy (Nicholson), Hibbitt, Cartwright, Withe, Shoulder
   Scorers Withe 63, Withe 72
   Manager Bill McGarry
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Ron Harris, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Trevor Aylott (12 John Sitton), 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorer Fillery 17
   Manager Danny Blanchflower

Chelsea (0) 1 Plymouth Argyle (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 4th September 1979
Competition: League Cup Round 2 (replay)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 14,112
Referee: Allan Gunn (Burgess Hill)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 John Sitton, 7 Ian Britton (12 Ron Harris 70), 8 Eamonn Bannon, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Trevor Aylott, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorer Droy 71
   Final Appearances John Sitton
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Plymouth Argyle Brown, James, Harrison, Phillipson-Masters, Foster, Johnson, Hodges, Megson, Graves, Trusson, Randell
   Scorers Harrison 12, Johnson 68
   Sub Not Used Fear
   Manager Bobby Saxton

Chelsea (0) 1 Birmingham City (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th September 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,182
Referee: Clive Thomas (Porthcawl)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Peter Osgood (12 Gary Chivers 73), 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Trevor Aylott, 11 Mike Fillery
   Scorer Walker 55
   Final Appearances Peter Osgood, Trevor Aylott
   Manager Danny Blanchflower
Birmingham City Wealands, Lees, Dennis, Curbishley, Gallagher, Towers, Ainscow, Evans, Lynex, Gemmill, Dillon
   Scorers Lynex 54, Curbishley 62
   Manager Jim Smith

Shrewsbury Town (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th September 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 18
Venue: Gay Meadow
Attendance: 9,271
Referee: Neil Midgley (Salford)
Shrewsbury Town Mulhearn, King, Leonard, Lindsay, Griffin, Keay, Birch, Atkins, Tong, Biggins, Mann
   Scorers Biggins 12, Mann 73, Keay 78 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used Cross
   Manager Graham Turner
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Eamonn Bannon (12 Clive Walker), 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Mike Fillery
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 2 Watford (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd September 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 13
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,480
Referee: Reg Robinson (Woodbridge)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins (12 Ron Harris), 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Clive Walker
   Scorers Johnson 42, Johnson 81
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Watford Rankin, How, Harrison, Booth, Bolton, Garner, Joslyn (Ward), Blissett, Jenkins, Train, Downes
   Manager Graham Taylor

Cambridge United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 29th September 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Abbey Stadium
Attendance: 8,792
Referee: Jeff Sewell (Birstall)
Cambridge United Webster, Stringer, Smith, Turner, Fallon, Cozens, Christie (Gibbins 65), Spriggs, Streete, Briley, Murray
   Manager John Docherty
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton (12 Clive Walker), 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Johnson 83
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Burnley (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 6th October 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Turf Moor
Attendance: 8,341
Referee: Terry Farley (Newton Aycliffe)
Burnley Stevenson, Scott, Jakub, Noble (Ingham), Thomson, Rodaway, Hall, Dobson, Fletcher, Young, James
   Manager Harry Potts
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead (12 Clive Walker), 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Langley 48
   Booked Fillery
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 1 Bristol Rovers (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 13th October 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 7
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,236
Referee: Mike J Taylor (Walmer)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 David Stride, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Chivers 54
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Final Appearances David Stride
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Bristol Rovers Thomas, Aitken, Bater, Mabbutt, Harding, Prince (Dennehy), Barrowclough, Emmanuel, Penny, White, Williams
   Manager Bobby Campbell

Cardiff City (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 20th October 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Ninian Park
Attendance: 16,328
Referee: Morris R Baker (Wolverhampton)
Cardiff City Healey, Jones, Sullivan, Campbell, Pontin, Dwyer, Bishop, Stevens, Moore, Ronson, Buchanan
   Scorer Moore 45
   Manager Richie Morgan
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Frost 54, Fillery 69
   Sent Off Chivers 72
   Sub Not Used 12 Clive Walker
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 0 Fulham (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 27th October 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 9
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,567
Referee: Peter Reeves (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Eamonn Bannon (12 Clive Walker), 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Booked Droy
   Final Appearances Eamonn Bannon
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Fulham Digweed, Peters, Strong, Bullivant, Money, Gale, Marinello, Beck, Guthrie, Lock, Davies
   Scorers Beck 60, Davies 87
   Booked Beck, Bullivant, Peters
   Sub Not Used Kitchen
   Manager Bobby Campbell

Sunderland (1) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd November 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 11
Venue: Roker Park
Attendance: 24,988
Referee: Arnold Challinor (Maltby)
Sunderland Siddall, Whitworth, Bolton, Clarke, Elliott, Hindmarch, Arnott, Gilbert, Brown, Robson (Rowell 46), Dunn
   Scorers Arnott 37, Gilbert 53
   Manager Ken Knighton
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy (12 Clive Walker 70), 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Gary Johnson, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Johnson 28
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Orient (0) 3 Chelsea (3) 7

Date: Saturday, 10th November 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 8
Venue: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 13,005
Referee: Tony R Glasson (Salisbury)
Orient Day, Fisher, Roffey, Went, Gray, Taylor, Chiedozie, Hughton (Moores 46), Mayo, Jennings, Coates
   Scorers Jennings 46, Jennings 78, Fisher 86
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead (12 Kevin Hales), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Britton 11, Frost 27, Fillery 34, Frost 51, Walker 66, Walker 68, Frost 80 (Pen)
   Debut Players Kevin Hales, Colin Pates
   Manager Geoff Hurst

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

Date: Wednesday, 14th November 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,859
Referee: Ron Challis (Tonbridge)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Frost 30, Fillery 75
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Pates
   Manager Geoff Hurst
West Ham United Ferguson, Stewart, Lampard, Bonds, Martin, Holland, Allen (Landsdowne), Devonshire, Cross, Brooking, Neighbour
   Scorer Holland 25
   Manager John Lyall

Chelsea (0) 3 Charlton Athletic (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th November 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 23,035
Referee: David Hutchinson (Bourn)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow (12 Tommy Langley), 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Fillery 50, Britton 54 (Pen), Britton 59 (Pen)
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Charlton Athletic Johns, Hazell, Campbell, Tydeman, Berry, Madden, Powell, Wilson (Shaw), Hales, Walker, Gritt
   Scorer Tydeman 27
   Manager Andy Nelson

Notts County (1) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 24th November 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Meadow Lane
Attendance: 12,646
Referee: John D Hough (Macclesfield)
Notts County Avramovic, Richards, O'Brien, Hunt, Stubbs, Kilcline, McCulloch, Masson, Hooks, Benjamin, Mair
   Scorers Hooks 19, O'Brien 47
   Booked Masson 46, Richards 46
   Manager Jimmy Sirrel
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Britton 13, Walker 22, Walker 79
   Booked Borota 46
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 2 Preston North End (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 21,192
Referee: Leslie Burden (Corfe Mullen)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Droy 19, Britton 65
   Sub Not Used 12 Tommy Langley
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Preston North End Tunks, Taylor, Wilson, Burns (Coleman), Baxter, O'Riordan, Bell, Haslegrave, Elliott, McGee, Bruce
   Booked McGee
   Manager Nobby Stiles

Oldham Athletic (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 8th December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 10,201
Referee: George Tyson (Sunderland)
Oldham Athletic McDonnell, Wood, Blair, Kowenicki, Clements, Holt, Valentine, Keegan, Steel, Stainrod, Atkinson
   Scorer Stainrod 10
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Graham Wilkins, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 3 Swansea City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,065
Referee: Gilbert Napthine (Sileby)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker (12 Gary Johnson 84), 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Bumstead 15, Langley 66, Johnson 88
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Swansea City Letheren, Giles, Rushbury, Charles, Phillips, Stevenson (Loveridge), Mahoney, Attley, James, Waddle, Callaghan
   Manager John Toshack

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

Date: Tuesday, 18th December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Loftus Road
Attendance: 26,598
Referee: Brian H Daniels (Brentwood)
Queens Park Rangers Woods, Shanks, Gillard, McCreery, Hazell, Wicks, Goddard, Roeder, Allen, Waddock, Burke (Busby)
   Scorers Allen 36, Allen 88
   Manager Tommy Docherty
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Langley 42, Bumstead 49
   Booked Pates 35
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 1 Leicester City (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 26th December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,320
Referee: Alf Grey (Great Yarmouth)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Fillery 65
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Leicester City Wallington, Williams, Rofe, Goodwin, May, O'Neill, Byrne (Wilson), Henderson, Young, Kelly, Smith
   Booked May
   Manager Jock Wallace

Wrexham (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 29th December 1979
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Racecourse Ground
Attendance: 15,641
Referee: George E Flint (Kirkby-In-Ashfield)
Wrexham Davies, Hill, Kenworthy, Davis, Jones, Fox, Vinter, Sutton, Edwards, McNeil, Carrodus
   Scorers McNeil 13, Vinter 68
   Sub Not Used Roberts
   Manager Arfon Griffiths
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris (12 Peter Rhoades-Brown 64)
   Debut Players Peter Rhoades-Brown
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Luton Town (2) 3 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Tuesday, 1st January 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Kenilworth Road
Attendance: 19,717
Referee: David Letts (Basingstoke)
Luton Town Findlay, Stephens, Aizlewood, Price, Saxby, Donaghy, Hill, West, B Stein, Hatton, Moss
   Scorers Donaghy 35, Saxby 44, Moss 75
   Manager David Pleat
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Gary Chivers, 5 Colin Pates, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Fillery 8, Britton 47, Walker 76
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 4 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 12th January 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,281
Referee: Lester C Shapter (Torquay)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Fillery 39, Barton (O.G) 47, Walker 49, Langley 74
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Johnson
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Newcastle United Hardwick, Brownlie, Davies, Cassidy, Barton, Boam, Shoulder, Cartwright, Withe, Rafferty (Connolly), Hibbitt
   Manager Bill McGarry

Chelsea (0) 0 Wigan Athletic (1) 1

Date: Monday, 14th January 1980
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,300
Referee: Derek Lloyd (Fernhill Heath)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Kevin Hales (12 Gary Johnson), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Wigan Athletic Brown, Fretwell, Hinnigan, Gore, Methven, Davids, Corrigan, Wright, Houghton, Brownbill (Quinn), Urquhart
   Scorer Gore 40
   Manager Ian McNeill

Chelsea (1) 2 Shrewsbury Town (3) 4

Date: Saturday, 2nd February 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,120
Referee: John E Martin (Alton)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 John Bumstead (12 Gary Johnson 3), 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Langley 20, Langley 87
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Shrewsbury Town Wardle, King, Leonard, Turner, Griffin, Keay, Tong, Atkins, Biggins, Dungworth, Maguire
   Scorers Dungworth 9, Keay 27 (Pen), Dungworth 29, Atkins 86
   Booked Griffin
   Sub Not Used Coyne
   Manager Graham Turner

Watford (0) 2 Chelsea (2) 3

Date: Saturday, 9th February 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Vicarage Road
Attendance: 24,716
Referee: Allan Gunn (Burgess Hill)
Watford Steele, Henderson, Pritchett, Patching, Sims, Bolton, Blissett, Poskett, Jenkins, Train, Rostron
   Scorers Jenkins 58, Blissett 84
   Sub Not Used Booth
   Penalty Missed Bolton 90 (Wide)
   Manager Graham Taylor
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow, 4 Gary Johnson, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Britton 30, Johnson 44, Walker 83
   Booked Langley 90
   Sub Not Used 12 Graham Wilkins
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 1 Cambridge United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 16th February 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,112
Referee: Derek Lloyd (Fernhill Heath)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 John Sparrow (12 Lee Frost), 4 Gary Johnson, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Fillery 2
   Final Appearances John Sparrow
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Cambridge United Webster, Turner, Buckley, Stringer, Fallon, O'Neill, Streete, Spriggs, Reilly (Finney), Gibbins, Murray
   Scorer Reilly 9
   Manager John Docherty

Bristol Rovers (1) 3 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 23rd February 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Eastville
Attendance: 14,176
Referee: Jeff E Bray (Hinckley)
Bristol Rovers Thomas, Jones, Cooper, Prince (Emmanuel), Taylor, Aitken, Barrowclough, Williams, Penny, Mabbutt, Pulis
   Scorers Penny 25, Penny 56, Pulis 58
   Manager Harold Jarman
Chelsea 1 Bob Iles, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Tommy Langley, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Gary Chivers, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Lee Frost, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Sub Not Used 12 Mike Nutton
   Debut Players Dennis Rofe
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 1 Cardiff City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 1st March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,449
Referee: John Hunting (Leicester)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Kevin Hales (12 Clive Walker 72), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Walker 85
   Debut Players Colin Lee
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Cardiff City Healey, Dwyer, Lewis, Campbell, Pontin, Thomas, Micallef, Stevens, Moore, Ronson, Grapes
   Manager Richie Morgan

Fulham (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 8th March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 22,348
Referee: Ken W Baker (Rugby)
Fulham Peyton, Money, Strong, Lock, Brown, Gale, Gayle, O'Driscoll, Davies, Maybank, Marinello
   Scorer Lock 54 (Pen)
   Manager Bobby Campbell
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Clive Walker, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Colin Lee (12 Kevin Hales 23), 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Walker 45, Walker 53
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Birmingham City (2) 5 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Tuesday, 11th March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: St Andrews
Attendance: 27,297
Referee: Keith S Hackett (Sheffield)
Birmingham City Wealands, Broadhurst, Dennis, Curbishley, Gallagher, Todd, Ainscow, Worthington, Bertschin, Gemmill, Dillon
   Scorers Broadhurst 1, Borota (O.G) 19, Ainscow 53, Ainscow 70, Dillon 90
   Manager Jim Smith
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Kevin Hales (12 Gary Johnson), 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Langley 31
   Booked Fillery, Wilkins 46
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 2 Burnley (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 15th March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,188
Referee: Stephen G Bates (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Graham Wilkins, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Colin Viljoen, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Harris 51, Langley 76
   Sub Not Used 12 Gary Chivers
   Debut Players Colin Viljoen
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Burnley Stevenson, Arins, Brennan, Busby, Overson, Dixon, James, Cavener, Hamilton, Jakub, Smith
   Scorer Busby 25
   Manager Brian Miller

Chelsea (0) 1 Orient (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,706
Referee: Brian Hill (Kettering)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Colin Viljoen, 5 Micky Droy, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley (12 Lee Frost 12), 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Britton 58
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Orient Day, Fisher, Roffey, Taylor, Gray, Hughton, Chiedozie, Jennings, Mayo, Margerrison, Coates
   Sub Not Used Moores
   Manager Jimmy Bloomfield

Charlton Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 29th March 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 16,425
Referee: Mark P Scott (Nottingham)
Charlton Athletic Johns, Hazell, Walker, Tydeman, Berry, Madden, Shaw, Hales, Robinson, Gritt, Powell
   Scorer Tydeman 46
   Manager Mike Bailey
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Kevin Hales, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Peter Rhoades-Brown (12 Gary Chivers), 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Britton 21, Langley 82
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 0 Queens Park Rangers (0) 2

Date: Wednesday, 2nd April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,035
Referee: Brian T Stevens (Stonehouse)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Locke, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Kevin Hales (12 Peter Rhoades-Brown), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Queens Park Rangers Woods, Shanks, Gillard, Busby, Wicks, Roeder, Goddard, Waddock, McCreery, Currie, Burke
   Scorers Busby 67, Burke 86
   Booked Busby 53
   Manager Tommy Docherty

Leicester City (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 5th April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 25,826
Referee: Neil Midgley (Salford)
Leicester City Wallington, Williams, Smith, Peake (Goodwin), May, O'Neill, Edmunds, Lineker, Young, Kelly, Wilson
   Scorer May 64
   Manager Jock Wallace
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 Kevin Hales (12 Peter Rhoades-Brown), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Colin Viljoen
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (0) 1 Luton Town (1) 1

Date: Monday, 7th April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,078
Referee: Tom Bune (Cranleigh)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe (12 Mike Fillery 79), 4 Colin Viljoen, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Colin Lee, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Lee 90
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Luton Town Findlay, Stephens, Donaghy, Grealish, Saxby, Price, Hill, West, B Stein, Hatton, Moss (Aizlewood 53)
   Scorer Grealish 24
   Manager David Pleat

Preston North End (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 12th April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Deepdale
Attendance: 13,069
Referee: Terry Morris (Leeds)
Preston North End Tunks, Cameron, McAteer, O'Riordan, Baxter, Blackley, Potts, Coleman, Elliott, Elwiss, McGee
   Scorer Baxter 5
   Sub Not Used Bruce
   Manager Nobby Stiles
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Colin Lee (12 Clive Walker), 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Fillery 53
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (1) 1 Notts County (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 19th April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 24,002
Referee: William H Bombroff (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker (12 Colin Lee 74), 11 Ron Harris
   Scorer Chivers 19
   Booked Bumstead
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Notts County Avramovic, Richards, O'Brien, Shelton, Stubbs, Kilcline, McCulloch, Hunt, Christie, Benjamin, Mair
   Booked O'Brien
   Manager Jimmy Sirrel

Swansea City (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th April 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Vetch Field
Attendance: 18,016
Referee: Alex J Hamil (Wolverhampton)
Swansea City Stewart, Robinson, Rushbury, Charles, Phillips, Stevenson, Giles, Marustik, Waddle, Mahoney, Callaghan
   Scorer Charles 16
   Sub Not Used Toshack
   Manager John Toshack
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris (12 Micky Droy)
   Scorer Langley 4
   Manager Geoff Hurst

Chelsea (2) 3 Oldham Athletic (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd May 1980
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 28,253
Referee: Dennis A Hedges (Oxford)
Chelsea 1 Petar Borota, 2 Gary Chivers, 3 Dennis Rofe, 4 John Bumstead (12 Micky Droy 64), 5 Colin Pates, 6 Mike Nutton, 7 Ian Britton, 8 Mike Fillery, 9 Tommy Langley, 10 Clive Walker, 11 Ron Harris
   Scorers Fillery 6, Walker 38, Walker 78
   Final Appearances Tommy Langley, Ron Harris
   Manager Geoff Hurst
Oldham Athletic McDonnell, Hoolickin, Holt, Kowenicki, Clements, Blair, Heaton, Keegan, Steel, Stainrod, Atkinson
   Manager Jimmy Frizzell