Home CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB 1919     1921

Summary of Season 1920-21

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Burnley 42 17 3 1 56 16 6 10 5 23 20 59
Manchester City 42 19 2 0 50 13 5 4 12 20 37 54
Bolton Wanderers 42 15 6 0 53 17 4 8 9 24 36 52
Liverpool 42 11 7 3 41 17 7 8 6 22 18 51
Newcastle United 42 14 3 4 43 18 6 7 8 23 27 50
Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 2 4 46 16 4 7 10 24 32 47
Everton 42 9 8 4 40 26 8 5 8 26 29 47
Middlesbrough 42 10 6 5 29 21 7 6 8 24 32 46
Arsenal 42 9 8 4 31 25 6 6 9 28 38 44
Aston Villa 42 11 4 6 39 21 7 3 11 24 49 43
Blackburn Rovers 42 7 9 5 36 27 6 6 9 21 32 41
Sunderland 42 11 4 6 34 19 3 9 9 23 41 41
Manchester United 42 9 4 8 34 26 6 6 9 30 42 40
West Bromwich Albion 42 8 7 6 31 23 5 7 9 23 35 40
Bradford City 42 7 9 5 38 28 5 6 10 23 35 39
Preston North End 42 10 4 7 38 25 5 5 11 23 40 39
Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 26 16 4 5 12 16 33 39
Chelsea 42 9 7 5 35 24 4 6 11 13 34 39
Oldham Athletic 42 6 9 6 23 26 3 6 12 26 60 33
Sheffield United 42 5 11 5 22 19 1 7 13 20 49 30
Derby County 42 3 12 6 21 23 2 4 15 11 35 26
Bradford 42 6 5 10 29 35 2 3 16 14 41 24

Matches

Aug 28 Derby County Away 0-0
Sep 1 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-0 McNeil
Sep 4 Derby County Home 1-1 Cock
Sep 6 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-3 Ferris
Sep 11 Manchester United Away 1-3 Bell
Sep 18 Manchester United Home 1-2 Bell
Sep 25 Burnley Away 0-4
Oct 2 Burnley Home 1-1 Cock
Oct 9 Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-5
Oct 16 Tottenham Hotspur Home 0-4
Oct 23 Oldham Athletic Home 1-1 McNeil
Oct 30 Oldham Athletic Away 2-1 Cock, McNeil
Nov 6 Preston North End Home 1-1 Croal
Nov 13 Preston North End Away 1-0 Ferris
Nov 20 Sheffield United Home 2-1 Wilding, Ford
Nov 27 Sheffield United Away 1-0 Ferris
Dec 4 Arsenal Home 1-2 Cock
Dec 11 Arsenal Away 1-1 Ferris
Dec 18 Bradford Home 4-1 Ferris(2), Cock, McNeil
Dec 25 Liverpool Home 1-1 Cock
Dec 27 Liverpool Away 1-2 Croal
Jan 1 Bradford Away 2-0 Ferris, Croal
Jan 15 Manchester City Home 2-1 Cock, McNeil
Jan 22 Manchester City Away 0-1
Feb 5 Newcastle United Home 2-0 Wilding, Ferris
Feb 9 Newcastle United Away 0-1
Feb 12 West Bromwich Albion Home 3-0 Cameron, Thomson, Croal
Feb 26 Everton Home 0-1
Mar 12 Sunderland Home 3-1 Wilding, Cock, Croal
Mar 14 West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1 Ford
Mar 19 Sunderland Away 0-1
Mar 26 Bradford City Away 1-1 Ford
Mar 28 Aston Villa Away 0-3
Mar 29 Aston Villa Home 5-1 Harrow(P), Ford, Cock(2), Croal
Apr 2 Bradford City Home 3-1 Harrow(P), Cameron, Thomson
Apr 6 Everton Away 1-5 Cock
Apr 9 Huddersfield Town Away 0-2
Apr 16 Huddersfield Town Home 1-1 McNeil
Apr 23 Middlesbrough Away 0-0
Apr 30 Middlesbrough Home 1-1 Cock
May 2 Blackburn Rovers Away 0-0
May 7 Blackburn Rovers Home 1-2 Croal

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 845,000 76,000 20,000 40,238
Away 586,781 50,000 8,000 27,942
Total 1,431,781 76,000 8,000 34,090

F.A. Cup

Round 4

Matches

Jan 8 Reading Away 0-0
Jan 12 Reading Home 2-2 Cock, Croal
Jan 17 Reading Home 3-1 Wilding, Ferris, Sharp
Jan 29 Swindon Town Away 2-0 Cock(2)
Feb 19 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-0
Feb 24 Plymouth Argyle Home 0-0
Feb 28 Plymouth Argyle Neutral 2-1 Croal, McNeil
Mar 5 Cardiff City Away 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 123,903 59,871 29,450 41,301
Away 119,846 45,000 15,836 29,962
Neutral 26,007 26,007 26,007 26,007
Total 269,756 59,871 15,836 33,720

Transfers/Loans

1920 Edward Ferguson from Ashington to Chelsea

1920 Charles Freeman retired

May 1920 Tommy Baxter from Chelsea to Gillingham Free

May 1920 Harold Brittan from Chelsea to Bethlehem Steel

May 1920 Joe Ward from St Johnstone to Chelsea

14th May 1920 Lawrence Abrams from Chelsea to Cardiff City Free

18th May 1920 John Priestley from St Johnstone to Chelsea

29th May 1920 Andy Walker from Chelsea to Newport Free

June 1920 William Finlayson from Thornliebank to Chelsea

8th June 1920 Fred Barrett from Belfast Celtic to Chelsea

8th June 1920 John Browning from Chelsea to Vale of Leven Free

16th June 1920 David Cameron from Queens Park to Chelsea

24th July 1920 Fred Linfoot from Lincoln City to Chelsea

21st August 1920 Dr John Bell from Queens Park to Chelsea

21st August 1920 Kenneth McKenzie from Queens Park to Chelsea

September 1920 James Ferris from Belfast Celtic to Chelsea

November 1920 Owen Marshall from Chelsea to ???

18th December 1920 Tommy Meehan from Manchester United to Chelsea 3,300

Spring 1921 Stephen Smith from ??? to Chelsea


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
HT Wilding 40 3 8 1 48 4
JH Harrow 40 2 8 48 2
R McNeil 39 6 8 1 47 7
J Molyneux 36 8 44
JG Cock 33 12 6 3 39 15
JA Croal 32 7 6 2 38 9
W Bettridge 28 6 34
J Ferris 27 8 6 1 33 9
H Ford 23 4 4 27 4
T Meehan 19 4 23
DF Cameron 13 2 5 18 2
F Linfoot 13 4 17
N Middelboe 14 3 17
RJ Thomson 13 2 2 15 2
T Logan 15 15
J Ward 12 2 14
FK Barrett 10 2 12
B Sharp 8 3 1 11 1
WC Dickie 7 3 10
GH Dale 8 8
H Halse 8 8
JB Bell 6 2 6 2
C Hampton 6 6
JW Ashford 4 4
KW McKenzie 3 3
J Lee 2 2
J Langton 1 1
E Ferguson 1 1
J Priestley 1 1
Own Goal