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Season 1983-1984

Half-Time scores in brackets where known

Chelsea (1) 5 Derby County (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 27th August 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,338
Referee: Allan Gunn (Burgess Hill)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Chris Hutchings, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Spackman 4, Walker 52, Hutchings 54, Dixon 63, Dixon 68
   Booked Canoville
   Sub Not Used 12 David Speedie
   Debut Players Eddie Niedzwiecki, Joe McLaughlin, Nigel Spackman, Kerry Dixon
   Manager John Neal
Derby County Cherry, Barton, Buckley (Attley 71), Gemmill, Powell, Futcher, Plummer, Davison, Campbell, Hooks, Robertson
   Manager Peter Thomas Taylor

Gillingham (1) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 30th August 1983
Competition: Milk Cup Round 1 (First Leg)
Venue: Priestfield
Attendance: 8,633
Referee: John E Martin (Alton)
Gillingham Hillyard, Sharpe, Sage, Shaw, Sitton, Handford, Tydeman, Bowman (Woodhead), Leslie, Mehmet, Weatherley
   Scorer Shaw 14
   Manager Keith Peacock
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Chris Hutchings, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Nigel Spackman, 8 Clive Walker, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Walker 38, Dixon 57
   Sub Not Used 12 Pat Nevin
   Manager John Neal

Brighton & Hove Albion (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 3rd September 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Goldstone Ground
Attendance: 20,874
Referee: Ken W Baker (Rugby)
Brighton & Hove Albion Digweed, O'Regan, Pearce, Grealish (Lambert), Foster, Gatting, Case, Smith, Young, Connor, Smillie
   Scorer Young 76
   Manager Jimmy Melia
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Chris Hutchings, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Dixon 26 (Pen), Dixon 81
   Sub Not Used 12 Joey Jones
   Manager John Neal

Blackburn Rovers (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Wednesday, 7th September 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 5,873
Referee: Robert F Nixon (West Kirkby)
Blackburn Rovers O'Keefe, Branagan, Rathbone, Randell, Brotherston, Fazackerley, Miller, Lowey, Thompson, Garner, Hamilton
   Manager Bobby Saxton
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Chris Hutchings, 4 John Bumstead, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Colin Pates, 7 Clive Walker (12 David Speedie), 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (1) 2 Cambridge United (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th September 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 14,425
Referee: Martin J Bodenham (Brighton)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Bumstead 20, Walker 76
   Sub Not Used 12 David Speedie
   Manager John Neal
Cambridge United Webster, Fisher, Murray, Turner, Fallon, Finney, Spriggs, Sinton, Cooke, Goldsmith, Christie
   Scorer Goldsmith 2
   Manager John Docherty

Chelsea (2) 4 Gillingham (0) 0

Date: Tuesday, 13th September 1983
Competition: Milk Cup Round 1 (Second Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 9,704
Referee: Trevor D Spencer (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown (12 Pat Nevin)
   Scorers Dixon 40, Dixon 44, Dixon 54, Dixon 84
   Debut Players Pat Nevin
   Manager John Neal
Gillingham Hillyard, Sharpe, Sage, Shaw (Tydeman), Sitton, Handford, Johnson, Cascarino, Leslie, Mehmet, Weatherley
   Manager Keith Peacock

Sheffield Wednesday (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 17th September 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 6
Venue: Hillsborough
Attendance: 20,596
Referee: Don Shaw (Sandbach)
Sheffield Wednesday Hodge, Sterland, Williamson, Smith, Lyons, Madden, Megson, Bannister, Varadi, Pearson, Shelton
   Scorers Lyons 47, Megson 84
   Manager Howard Wilkinson
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Pat Nevin (12 David Speedie)
   Scorer Walker 2
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (0) 0 Middlesbrough (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 24th September 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 6
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,822
Referee: MD Brazier (Northampton)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Clive Walker, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee (12 David Speedie), 11 Pat Nevin
   Final Appearances Clive Walker
   Manager John Neal
Middlesbrough O'Hanlon, Wood, Ward, Otto, Baxter, Nattrass, Bell, Kennedy (Hamilton), Currie, Sugrue, MacDonald
   Manager Malcolm Allison

Huddersfield Town (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 3

Date: Saturday, 1st October 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Leeds Road
Attendance: 13,820
Referee: John Lovatt (Crewe)
Huddersfield Town Cox, Pugh, Burke, Stanton, Sutton, Jones, Lillis, Doyle, Russell, Wilson, Cowling
   Scorers Stanton 74, Lillis 84
   Manager Mike Buxton
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Paul Canoville, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Pat Nevin
   Scorers Dixon 12, Dixon 50, Canoville 56
   Sub Not Used 12 David Speedie
   Manager John Neal

Leicester City (0) 0 Chelsea (2) 2

Date: Wednesday, 5th October 1983
Competition: Milk Cup Round 2 (First Leg)
Venue: Filbert Street
Attendance: 7,825
Referee: John M Key (Rotherham)
Leicester City Wallington, Williams, Smith, MacDonald, Hazell, O'Neill (Smith 67), Lynex, Lineker, Jones, Ramsey, Wilson
   Manager Gordon Milne
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Paul Canoville (12 David Speedie 82), 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Pat Nevin
   Scorers Dixon 23, Canoville 44
   Manager John Neal

Fulham (2) 3 Chelsea (2) 5

Date: Saturday, 8th October 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 24,787
Referee: Tom Bune (Yattendon)
Fulham Stannard, Parker, Carr, O'Driscoll, Brown, Gale, Davies, Wilson (Lewington 74), Tempest, Houghton, Scott
   Scorers Davies 17, Davies 22, Davies 76
   Manager Malcolm MacDonald
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin (12 David Speedie 79), 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Dixon 9, Jones 45, Nevin 49, Lee 59, Dixon 86
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (1) 2 Cardiff City (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 15th October 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,459
Referee: Mark P Scott (Nottingham)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Nevin 17, Lee 63
   Sub Not Used 12 David Speedie
   Manager John Neal
Cardiff City Dibble, Smith, Bodin, Dwyer, Mullen, Tong, Owen, Gibbins, Townsend (Matthews), Rodon, Micallef
   Manager Len Ashurst

Carlisle United (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 22nd October 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Brunton Park
Attendance: 6,774
Referee: David Richardson (Great Harwood)
Carlisle United McKellar, Moore, Parker, Ashurst, O'Riordan, Haigh, Hill, Bell, Poskett, Buckley, Shoulder (Coughlin)
   Manager Bob Stokoe
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee (12 David Speedie), 11 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (0) 0 Leicester City (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 25th October 1983
Competition: Milk Cup Round 2 (Second Leg)
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 15,646
Referee: Lester C Shapter (Torquay)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 David Speedie, 7 Paul Canoville, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 Colin Lee, 11 Pat Nevin
   Sub Not Used 12 Tony McAndrew
   Manager John Neal
Leicester City Wallington, Williams, Wilson, Banks (English), MacDonald, Hazell, Lynex, Smith, Eastoe, Ramsey, Rennie
   Scorers Smith 26, English 83
   Manager Gordon Milne
Tie won on penalties 4-3
Penalty Shoot-Out Dixon-scored 1-0, Lynex-saved 1-0, Hollins-scored 2-0, English-scored 2-1, Speedie-saved 2-1, Hazell-scored 2-2, Spackman-scored 3-2, Eastoe-scored 3-3, Lee-scored 4-3, MacDonald-saved 4-3

Chelsea (2) 3 Charlton Athletic (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 29th October 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,789
Referee: Leslie Burden (Corfe Mullen)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Paul Canoville, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Pat Nevin
   Scorers Speedie 24, Speedie 32, Dixon 78
   Sub Not Used 12 Micky Droy
   Manager John Neal
Charlton Athletic Johns, Curtis, Dickenson, Gritt, Dowman, Berry, Harris, Hales, Moore, Mountford, Robinson
   Scorers Robinson 71, Moore 75
   Manager Lennie Lawrence

Oldham Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 5th November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Boundary Park
Attendance: 5,807
Referee: Alan Saunders (Newcastle)
Oldham Athletic Grew, Buchan (Anderson), Henry, Bowden, Clements, Hoolickin, Ward, Cross, McDonough, Parker, Palmer
   Scorer Palmer 64
   Manager Joe Royle
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Paul Canoville (12 Colin Lee), 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Pat Nevin
   Scorer Bumstead 75
   Manager John Neal

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

Date: Wednesday, 9th November 1983
Competition: Milk Cup Round 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 22,932
Referee: Alan Robinson (Portsmouth)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Paul Canoville (12 Colin Lee), 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Pat Nevin
   Manager John Neal
West Bromwich Albion Barron, Whitehead, Cowdrill, Zondervan, McNaught, Robertson, Lewis, Thompson, Perry, Owen, Luke
   Scorer Thompson 70
   Manager Ron Wylie

Chelsea (2) 4 Newcastle United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 12th November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 4
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 30,628
Referee: Howard W King (Merthyr Tydfil)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown (12 Colin Lee 80)
   Scorers Spackman 8, Rhoades-Brown 36, Speedie 46, Speedie 67
   Manager John Neal
Newcastle United Thomas, Anderson, Ryan, McCreery (Mills 9), Saunders, Carney, Keegan, Beardsley, Waddle, McDermott, Wharton
   Manager Arthur Cox

Charlton Athletic (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 15th November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: The Valley
Attendance: 14,393
Referee: Keith S Hackett (Sheffield)
Charlton Athletic Johns, Curtis, Dickenson, Smith, Dowman, Berry, Harris, Hales, Moore, Gritt, Robinson
   Scorer Harris 52
   Manager Lennie Lawrence
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Chris Hutchings, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown
   Scorer Nevin 62
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Final Appearances Chris Hutchings
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (1) 2 Crystal Palace (2) 2

Date: Saturday, 19th November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 19,060
Referee: Roger G Milford (Bristol)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead (12 Colin Lee), 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown
   Scorers Hollins 37, Speedie 63
   Manager John Neal
Crystal Palace Wood, Locke, Hughton, Stebbing, Cannon, Gilbert, Murphy, Evans, McCulloch, Lacy, Hilaire
   Scorers Locke 10, Evans 24
   Manager Alan Mullery

Swansea City (1) 1 Chelsea (3) 3

Date: Tuesday, 22nd November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Vetch Field
Attendance: 7,848
Referee: Maurice Robinson (Sutton Coldfield)
Swansea City Sander, Chivers, Richards, Charles, Stevenson, Stanley (Lake), Curtis, Marustik, Latchford, Gale, Pascoe
   Scorer Pascoe 33
   Manager Doug Livermore
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown
   Scorers Bumstead 7, Nevin 21, Dixon 42
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Manager John Neal

Leeds United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 26th November 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Elland Road
Attendance: 20,680
Referee: Neil Midgley (Salford)
Leeds United Harvey, McGoldrick, Gray, Watson, Burns, Dickinson, Thomas, McCluskey, Ritchie, Donnelly, Barnes
   Scorer McCluskey 46
   Manager Eddie Gray
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown (12 Colin Lee)
   Scorer Dixon 58
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (0) 0 Manchester City (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 3rd December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 3
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,142
Referee: Jim Borrett (Eye)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Peter Rhoades-Brown (12 Colin Lee 61)
   Final Appearances Peter Rhoades-Brown
   Manager John Neal
Manchester City Williams, Lomax, May, Bond, Power, Walsh (Kinsey 20), McNab, Dalziel, Parlane, Hartford, Tolmie
   Scorer Tolmie 44
   Manager Billy McNeill

Chelsea (3) 6 Swansea City (0) 1

Date: Tuesday, 6th December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,389
Referee: Jeff E Bray (Hinckley)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Canoville 8, Nevin 24, Canoville 40, Dixon 50, Bumstead 81, Canoville 84
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Manager John Neal
Swansea City Sander, Lewis, Marustik, Maddy (Loveridge), Stevenson, Stanley, Walsh, Lake, Latchford, Gale, Pascoe
   Scorer Walsh 57
   Manager Doug Livermore

Barnsley (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 10th December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Oakwell
Attendance: 10,300
Referee: Norman L Wilson (Morecambe)
Barnsley Rhodes, Joyce, Chambers, Glavin, May, McCarthy, Campbell, Ronson, Geddis, Airey, Gray (Law)
   Manager Norman Hunter
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (1) 2 Grimsby Town (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 17th December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 13,151
Referee: David Axcell (Southend)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie (12 Colin Lee), 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Dixon 26 (Pen), Bumstead 60
   Manager John Neal
Grimsby Town Batch, Cumming, Crombie, Waters, Nicholl, Moore, Ford, Wilkinson, Whymark, Bonnyman, Emson
   Scorers Waters 65, Emson 75, Ford 77
   Manager David Booth

Shrewsbury Town (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 4

Date: Monday, 26th December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Gay Meadow
Attendance: 7,582
Referee: Ian Hendrick (Preston)
Shrewsbury Town Ogrizovic, Williams, Cross, MacLaren, Pearson (Robinson), Griffin, McNally, Petts, Stevens, Brown, Hackett
   Scorers Brown 44, MacLaren 75
   Manager Graham Turner
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Tony McAndrew, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Dixon 64 (Pen), Speedie 71, Bumstead 81, Bumstead 84
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (2) 2 Portsmouth (2) 2

Date: Tuesday, 27th December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 25,409
Referee: Mike J Taylor (Walmer)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead (12 Colin Lee), 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Tony McAndrew, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorers Canoville 6, Dixon 39
   Penalties Missed Dixon 29 (Saved), Dixon (Hit bar)
   Manager John Neal
Portsmouth Knight, McLaughlin (Morgan), Ellis, Doyle, Tait, Aizlewood, Webb, Dillon, Hateley, Biley, Thomas
   Scorers Hateley 4, Dillon 11 (Pen)
   Manager Bobby Campbell

Chelsea (0) 1 Brighton & Hove Albion (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 31st December 1983
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,542
Referee: Alan Seville (Birmingham)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Scorer Speedie 77
   Sub Not Used 12 Colin Lee
   Penalty Missed Dixon (Saved)
   Manager John Neal
Brighton & Hove Albion Corrigan, Grealish, Hutchings, Smillie, Young, Gatting, Wilson, Case, Ryan, Connor, Penney
   Booked Case
   Sent Off Case
   Manager Chris Cattlin

Middlesbrough (1) 2 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Monday, 2nd January 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Ayresome Park
Attendance: 11,579
Referee: Trevor A Jones (Macclesfield)
Middlesbrough O'Hanlon, Wood, Mowbray, Otto, Baxter, Nattrass, Ward, Hamilton, Donald, Sugrue, Currie
   Scorers Hamilton 39, Currie 87
   Manager Malcolm Allison
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville (12 Colin Lee)
   Scorer McAndrew 55
   Manager John Neal

Blackburn Rovers (1) 1 Chelsea (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th January 1984
Competition: F.A. Cup Round 3
Venue: Ewood Park
Attendance: 10,944
Referee: George Courtney (Spenneymoor)
Blackburn Rovers Gennoe, Glenn, Branagan, Barker, Mail, Fazackerley, Brotherston, Lowey, Thompson, Garner, Patterson
   Scorer Brotherston 3
   Manager Bobby Saxton
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Paul Canoville
   Sub Not Used 12 Dale Jasper
   Manager John Neal

Derby County (0) 1 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Saturday, 14th January 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Baseball Ground
Attendance: 16,727
Referee: Norman H Glover (Chorley)
Derby County Cherry, Barton, Buckley, Gemmill, Watson, Powell, McAlle, Davison, Wilson, Plummer, Hooks
   Scorer Plummer 87
   Sub Not Used Harbey
   Manager Peter Thomas Taylor
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Cherry (O.G) 5, McAndrew 76 (Pen)
   Booked Speedie, Jones 35
   Sub Not Used 12 Dale Jasper
   Debut Players Micky Thomas
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (2) 3 Sheffield Wednesday (0) 2

Date: Saturday, 21st January 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 35,147
Referee: Brian T Stevens (Stonehouse)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Thomas 16, Thomas 40, Nevin 80
   Sub Not Used 12 Dale Jasper
   Manager John Neal
Sheffield Wednesday Hodge, Sterland, Smith, Shirtliff, Lyons, Madden, Megson, Shelton, Bannister, Pearson, Varadi (Cunningham 61)
   Scorers Smith 82, Bannister 85
   Manager Howard Wilkinson

Chelsea (2) 3 Huddersfield Town (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 4th February 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,922
Referee: John C Deakin (South Glamorgan)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Dixon 20, Dixon 44, Speedie 62
   Sub Not Used 12 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal
Huddersfield Town Cox, Stoutt, Burke, Pugh, Sutton (Greenwood 30), Hanvey, Russell, Doyle, Stonehouse, Wilson, Jones
   Scorer Doyle 55
   Manager Mike Buxton

Cambridge United (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 11th February 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Abbey Stadium
Attendance: 10,602
Referee: Jim Ashworth (Leicester)
Cambridge United Greygoose, Cartwright (Donaldson), Beattie, Moyes, Fallon, Davies, Christie, Spriggs, Cooke, Sinton, Massey
   Manager John Ryan
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorer McAndrew 6
   Booked Jones, Thomas
   Sub Not Used 12 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (0) 0 Carlisle United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 25th February 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 16,543
Referee: Dennis A Hedges (Oxford)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 John Hollins, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew (12 Derek Johnstone 77), 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Debut Players Derek Johnstone
   Manager John Neal
Carlisle United McKellar, Rushbury, Parker, Ashurst, O'Riordan, McCartney, Buckley, Craig, Poskett, Hill, Shoulder
   Manager Bob Stokoe

Chelsea (1) 3 Oldham Athletic (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 3rd March 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 12,736
Referee: Clive Thomas (Porthcawl)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 John Hollins, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Speedie 19, Dixon 71, McAndrew 75 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Derek Johnstone
   Manager John Neal
Oldham Athletic Parkin, Hoolickin, Hudson (McBride), Bowden, Clements, McDonough, Ward, Henry, Quinn, Cross, Palmer
   Manager Joe Royle

Newcastle United (0) 1 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 10th March 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: St James' Park
Attendance: 36,506
Referee: John D Hough (Macclesfield)
Newcastle United Carr, Anderson, Wharton, McCreery, Clarke, Roeder, Keegan, Beardsley, Waddle, McDermott, Trewick
   Scorer McDermott 70
   Booked Wharton
   Manager Arthur Cox
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorer Speedie 52
   Sub Not Used 12 Derek Johnstone
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (2) 2 Blackburn Rovers (0) 1

Date: Friday, 16th March 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 18,905
Referee: Howard Taylor (Oadby)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Tony McAndrew, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas (12 Derek Johnstone)
   Scorers Nevin 39, Speedie 45
   Manager John Neal
Blackburn Rovers Gennoe, Glenn, Branagan, Hamilton, Keeley, Fazackerley, Barker, Lowey, Thompson, Garner, Patterson
   Scorer Garner 70
   Manager Bobby Saxton

Cardiff City (3) 3 Chelsea (0) 3

Date: Saturday, 31st March 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Ninian Park
Attendance: 11,060
Referee: Robert F Nixon (West Kirkby)
Cardiff City Dibble, Elsey, Grant, Dwyer, Smith, Tong, Owen, Gibbins, Vaughan, Hammerman (Goldsmith), Lee
   Scorers Gibbins 18, Owen 22 (Pen), Vaughan 25
   Manager Jimmy Goodfellow
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Dale Jasper, 6 Tony McAndrew (12 John Bumstead 78), 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Dixon 84, Lee 85, Spackman 90 (Pen)
   Debut Players Dale Jasper
   Final Appearances Tony McAndrew
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (3) 4 Fulham (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 7th April 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 31,947
Referee: John E Martin (Alton)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Dixon 1, Speedie 18, Dixon 38, Nevin 67
   Booked Jones
   Sub Not Used 12 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal
Fulham Peyton, Parker, Carr, Tempest, Hopkins, Gale, Davies, Coney, Rosenior, Houghton, Lewington
   Manager Malcolm MacDonald

Crystal Palace (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 1

Date: Saturday, 14th April 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 20,540
Referee: Brian Hill (Kettering)
Crystal Palace Wood, Locke, Hughton, Stebbing, Cannon, Gilbert, Lacy, Barber, McCulloch, Nicholas, Hilaire
   Manager Alan Mullery
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas (12 Paul Canoville 62)
   Scorer Nevin 83
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (2) 3 Shrewsbury Town (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 21st April 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 17,295
Referee: Trevor D Spencer (Salisbury)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Dixon 6, Nevin 32, Dixon 87
   Sub Not Used 12 Paul Canoville
   Penalty Missed Spackman (Saved)
   Manager John Neal
Shrewsbury Town Ogrizovic, Williams, Johnson, MacLaren, Turner, Griffin (Robinson), McNally, Bates, Stevens, Nardiello, Cross
   Manager Graham Turner

Portsmouth (0) 2 Chelsea (1) 2

Date: Tuesday, 24th April 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Fratton Park
Attendance: 19,267
Referee: Martin J Bodenham (Brighton)
Portsmouth Knight, McLaughlin, Sullivan, Doyle, Waldron, Money, Webb, Dillon, Hateley, Biley, Tait
   Scorers Biley 62, Dillon 71
   Manager Bobby Campbell
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Thomas 5, Nevin 56 (Pen)
   Sub Not Used 12 Paul Canoville
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (3) 5 Leeds United (0) 0

Date: Saturday, 28th April 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 33,447
Referee: Gilbert Napthine (Sileby)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead (12 Paul Canoville 75), 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Thomas 6, Dixon 18, Dixon 23, Dixon 52, Canoville 89
   Manager John Neal
Leeds United Harvey, Irwin, Hamson, Watson, Aspin, Dickinson, Wright, Sellars (McCluskey 46), Ritchie, Lorimer, Gavin
   Manager Eddie Gray

Manchester City (0) 0 Chelsea (0) 2

Date: Friday, 4th May 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 2
Venue: Maine Road
Attendance: 21,713
Referee: Alan Saunders (Newcastle)
Manchester City Williams, Ranson, Wilson, Bond, Power, McCarthy, May (Johnson), Baker, Parlane, Smith, Tolmie
   Manager Billy McNeill
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 Colin Lee, 3 Joey Jones (12 Paul Canoville 45), 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Nevin 65, Dixon 70
   Manager John Neal

Chelsea (1) 3 Barnsley (0) 1

Date: Monday, 7th May 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,541
Referee: Vic G Callow (Solihull)
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Keith Dublin, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 Dale Jasper, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorers Speedie 37, Nevin 77, Nevin 89
   Debut Players Keith Dublin
   Manager John Neal
Barnsley Rhodes, Joyce, Chambers, Airey, May, Futcher, Ronson, McGuire, Thomas, Geddis, Campbell
   Scorer Geddis 60
   Booked McGuire
   Sent Off McGuire
   Manager Bobby Collins

Grimsby Town (0) 0 Chelsea (1) 1

Date: Saturday, 12th May 1984
Competition: Football League Division 2     Position 1
Venue: Blundell Park
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: John Hunting (Leicester)
Grimsby Town Batch, Moore, Crombie, Speight, Nicholl, Moore, Ford, Wilkinson, Drinkell, Bonnyman, Henshaw (Lund)
   Manager David Booth
Chelsea 1 Eddie Niedzwiecki, 2 John Hollins, 3 Dale Jasper, 4 Colin Pates, 5 Joe McLaughlin, 6 John Bumstead, 7 Pat Nevin, 8 Nigel Spackman, 9 Kerry Dixon, 10 David Speedie, 11 Micky Thomas
   Scorer Dixon 41
   Penalty Missed Nevin (Saved)
   Final Appearances John Hollins
   Manager John Neal