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Summary of Season 1968-69

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Leeds United 42 18 3 0 41 9 9 10 2 25 17 67
Liverpool 42 16 4 1 36 10 9 7 5 27 14 61
Everton 42 14 5 2 43 10 7 10 4 34 26 57
Arsenal 42 12 6 3 31 12 10 6 5 25 15 56
Chelsea 42 11 7 3 40 24 9 3 9 33 29 50
Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 8 3 39 22 4 9 8 22 29 45
Southampton 42 13 5 3 41 21 3 8 10 16 27 45
West Ham United 42 10 8 3 47 22 3 10 8 19 28 44
Newcastle United 42 12 7 2 40 20 3 7 11 21 35 44
West Bromwich Albion 42 11 7 3 43 26 5 4 12 21 41 43
Manchester United 42 13 5 3 38 18 2 7 12 19 35 42
Ipswich Town 42 10 4 7 32 26 5 7 9 27 34 41
Manchester City 42 13 6 2 49 20 2 4 15 15 35 40
Burnley 42 11 6 4 36 25 4 3 14 19 57 39
Sheffield Wednesday 42 7 9 5 27 26 3 7 11 14 28 36
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 7 10 4 26 22 3 5 13 15 36 35
Sunderland 42 10 6 5 28 18 1 6 14 15 49 34
Nottingham Forest 42 6 6 9 17 22 4 7 10 28 35 33
Stoke City 42 9 7 5 24 24 0 8 13 16 39 33
Coventry City 42 8 6 7 32 22 2 5 14 14 42 31
Leicester City 42 8 8 5 27 24 1 4 16 12 44 30
Queens Park Rangers 42 4 7 10 20 33 0 3 18 19 62 18

Matches

Aug 14 Nottingham Forest Home 1-1 Tambling
Aug 17 West Bromwich Albion Home 3-1 Baldwin(2), Tambling
Aug 21 Newcastle United Away 2-3 Tambling, Birchenall
Aug 24 Manchester United Away 4-0 Baldwin(2), Tambling, Birchenall
Aug 28 Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-0 Tambling
Aug 31 Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-2 Osgood(P), Birchenall
Sep 7 Everton Home 1-1 Osgood(P)
Sep 10 Coventry City Away 1-0 Osgood
Sep 14 Queens Park Rangers Away 4-0 Baldwin(2), Osgood(P), Birchenall
Sep 21 West Ham United Home 1-1 Tambling
Sep 28 Burnley Away 1-2 Tambling
Oct 5 Ipswich Town Home 3-1 Hollins, Birchenall, O.G.
Oct 9 Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-1 Baldwin
Oct 12 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1 Tambling
Oct 19 Leicester City Home 3-0 Baldwin(3)
Oct 26 Stoke City Away 0-2
Nov 2 Manchester City Home 2-0 Osgood, Baldwin
Nov 9 Liverpool Away 1-2 Birchenall
Nov 16 Southampton Home 2-3 Baldwin, Birchenall
Nov 23 Arsenal Away 1-0 Houseman
Nov 30 Leeds United Home 1-1 Osgood
Dec 7 Sunderland Away 2-3 Birchenall, Baldwin
Dec 14 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-1 Osgood(P)
Dec 21 Leicester City Away 4-1 Osgood(2), Birchenall, Tambling
Dec 26 Ipswich Town Away 3-1 Webb(3)
Jan 11 Manchester City Away 1-4 Houseman
Jan 18 Liverpool Home 1-2 Tambling
Feb 1 Southampton Away 0-5
Feb 15 Leeds United Away 0-1
Feb 22 Sunderland Home 5-1 Birchenall, Tambling(4)
Mar 5 Stoke City Home 1-0 Webb
Mar 8 West Bromwich Albion Away 3-0 Boyle, Hutchinson, Houseman
Mar 10 Coventry City Home 2-1 Tambling, Hutchinson
Mar 15 Manchester United Home 3-2 Webb, Tambling, Hutchinson
Mar 22 Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-1
Mar 29 Everton Away 2-1 Birchenall, Hutchinson
Apr 4 Newcastle United Home 1-1 Hutchinson
Apr 5 Burnley Home 2-3 Hollins, Tambling
Apr 8 Nottingham Forest Away 2-1 Birchenall, Hutchinson
Apr 12 West Ham United Away 0-0
Apr 14 Arsenal Home 2-1 Webb, Baldwin
Apr 19 Queens Park Rangers Home 2-1 Baldwin(2)

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 789,507 60,436 17,639 37,596
Away 687,457 54,870 14,746 32,736
Total 1,476,964 60,436 14,746 35,166

F.A. Cup

Round 6

Matches

Jan 4 Carlisle United Home 2-0 Osgood, Tambling
Jan 25 Preston North End Away 0-0
Feb 3 Preston North End Home 2-1 Webb, Cooke
Feb 12 Stoke City Home 3-2 Osgood(2), Birchenall
Mar 1 West Bromwich Albion Home 1-2 Webb

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 165,320 52,285 36,522 41,330
Away 31,875 31,875 31,875 31,875
Total 197,195 52,285 31,875 39,439

League Cup

Round 3 (replay)

Matches

Sep 3 Birmingham City Away 1-0 O.G.
Sep 25 Derby County Home 0-0
Oct 2 Derby County Away 1-3 Birchenall

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 26,975 26,975 26,975 26,975
Away 65,846 34,346 31,500 32,923
Total 92,821 34,346 26,975 30,940

Fairs Cup

Round 2

Matches

Sep 18 Morton Home 5-0 Hollins, Boyle, Cooke, Osgood, Birchenall
Sep 30 Morton Away 4-3 Baldwin, Tambling, Birchenall, Houseman
Oct 23 DWS Amsterdam Home 0-0
Oct 30 DWS Amsterdam Away 0-0

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 57,164 28,736 28,428 28,582
Away 22,000 14,000 8,000 11,000
Total 79,164 28,736 8,000 19,791

Transfers/Loans

July 1968 Ian Hutchinson from Cambridge United to Chelsea 5,000

July 1968 Ian Hudson signed professional forms

August 1968 George Luke from Chelsea to Durban City

3rd September 1968 Ian Hamilton from Chelsea to Southend 5,000

26th September 1968 Jim Thomson from Chelsea to Burnley 40,000

December 1968 Derek Smethurst from Durban City to Chelsea

January 1969 Alan Young from Chelsea to Torquay 8,000

January 1969 Ken Shellito from Chelsea to Coach

22nd January 1969 Barry Lloyd from Chelsea to Fulham 30,000

22nd January 1969 John Dempsey from Fulham to Chelsea 70,000


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
D Webb 42 6 5 2 3 4 54 8
PP Bonetti 41 5 3 4 53
RE Harris 40 5 3 4 52
A Birchenall 39 12 5 1 3 1 4 2 51 16
RV Tambling 36 2 17 5 1 3 4 1 48 2 19
E McCreadie 38 5 3 4 50
JW Hollins 37 2 5 3 3 1 48 3
P Osgood 35 9 5 3 3 3 1 1 46 1 13
J Boyle 33 1 1 4 1 2 3 1 42 2 2
P Houseman 29 3 3 2 1 2 1 34 3 4
C Cooke 25 1 5 1 2 3 1 35 1 2
T Baldwin 25 16 2 4 1 31 17
J Dempsey 15 1 16
I Hutchinson 14 1 6 1 15 1 6
M Hinton 6 3 1 1 2 9 4
SM Houston 2 3 5
BD Lloyd 3 2 3 2
AA Hudson 1 1
T Hughes 1 1
J Fascione 1 1
Own Goal 1 1 2

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Sq Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
J Boyle 2 1 1 3 1
D Webb 1 1 2
P Osgood 1 1 2
RE Harris 2 2
C Cooke 1 1
Total 7 1 2 1 10 1