1919–20 Chelsea F.C. season

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Chelsea
1919–20 season
Chairman Claude Kirby
Manager David Calderhead
First Division 3rd
FA Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Jack Cock (21)

All:
Jack Cock (24)
Highest home attendance 70,000 vs Aston Villa (7 April 1920)
Lowest home attendance 12,000 vs Newcastle United (13 September 1919)

The 1919–20 season was Chelsea Football Club's 11th of competitive football. It was also the first full English football season since the end of World War I. It proved to be Chelsea's most successful season to that point, as they finished 3rd in the First Division and reached the FA Cup semi-finals.

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
30 August 1919 Everton A 3–2 35,000 Halse, Whittingham (pen), Wilding
1 September 1919 Sunderland H 2–0 50,000 Wilding, Croal
6 September 1919 Everton H 0–1 60,000
10 September 1919 Sunderland A 2–3 35,000 Brittan, Croal
13 September 1919 Newcastle United H 0–0 12,000
20 September 1919 Newcastle United A 0–3 40,000
27 September 1919 Burnley H 0–1 38,000
4 October 1919 Burnley A 3–2 25,000 Croal, Abrams (2)
11 October 1919 Liverpool H 1–0 35,000 Brittan
18 October 1919 Liverpool A 1–0 25,000 Brittan
25 October 1919 Bradford Park Avenue A 0–1 18,000
1 November 1919 Bradford Park Avenue H 4–0 36,000 Ford, Cock (2), Croal
8 November 1919 Preston North End A 1–3 20,000 Cock
15 November 1919 Preston North End H 4–0 34,000 Cock (3), McNeil
22 November 1919 Middlesbrough A 0–0 20,000
29 November 1919 Middlesbrough H 3–1 50,000 Cock (2), Croal
6 December 1919 Arsenal A 1–1 50,000 Cock
13 December 1919 Arsenal H 3–1 60,000 Ford, Cock, McNeil
20 December 1919 Sheffield United A 1–3 25,000 Halse
25 December 1919 Aston Villa A 2–5 30,000 Dale, McNeil
26 December 1919 Oldham Athletic H 1–0 40,000 Harrow
27 December 1919 Sheffield United H 1–0 40,000 Cock
1 January 1920 Oldham Athletic A 0–1 12,000
3 January 1920 Manchester United A 2–0 25,000 Cock (2)
17 January 1920 Manchester United H 1–0 40,000 Cock
24 January 1920 Bradford City A 1–3 18,000 Browning
4 February 1920 Bradford City H 1–0 25,000 Logan
7 February 1920 Bolton Wanderers A 2–1 20,000 Cock, Croal
14 February 1920 Bolton Wanderers H 2–3 45,000 Cock (2)
28 February 1920 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1 52,000 Sharp (2)
11 March 1920 Blackburn Rovers A 1–3 12,000 Logan
13 March 1920 Notts County A 1–0 15,000 Sharp
17 March 1920 Notts County H 2–0 25,000 Wilding, Cock
20 March 1920 The Wednesday H 1–1 47,000 Lee
2 April 1920 Aston Villa H 2–1 70,000 Cock, Hardy (o.g.)
3 April 1920 Manchester City H 1–0 40,000 Cock
6 April 1920 The Wednesday A 2–0 15,000 Halse, Cock
10 April 1920 Manchester City A 0–1 25,000
17 April 1920 Derby County H 0–0 40,000
24 April 1920 Derby County A 0–5 20,000
26 April 1920 West Bromwich Albion H 2–0 39,902 Harrow (pen), Ford
1 May 1920 West Bromwich Albion A 0–4 35,668

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
10 January 1920 1 Bolton Wanderers A 1–0 35,298 Cock
31 January 1920 2 Swindon Town H 4–0 67,054 Ford, Cock, McNeil (2)
21 February 1920 3 Leicester City H 3–0 40,000 Ford, Cock, Browning
6 March 1920 4 Bradford Park Avenue H 4–1 61,223 Logan, Wilding, Sharp (2)
21 March 1920 SF Aston Villa N 1–3 37,771 Croal

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