1964–65 Chelsea F.C. season

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Chelsea
1964-65 season
Chairman England Joe Mears
Manager Scotland Tommy Docherty
First Division 3rd
FA Cup Semi-finals
Football League Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Barry Bridges (20)

All:
Barry Bridges (27)
Highest home attendance 61,277 vs Liverpool (16 April 1965)
Lowest home attendance 20,952 vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (12 December 1964)

The 1964-65 season was Chelsea Football Club's 51st of competitive football, and their 38th in the English top flight.

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
22 August 1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 3-0 25,181 Tambling (2), Venables
26 August 1964 Aston Villa H 2-1 30,389 Tambling, Bridges
29 August 1964 Sunderland H 3-1 46,710 Shellito, Murray, Graham
31 August 1964 Aston Villa A 2-2 19,740 Murray, Tambling
5 September 1964 Leicester City A 1-1 22,186 Hollins
9 September 1964 Sheffield Wednesday H 1-1 31,973 Venables
12 September 1964 Fulham H 1-0 41,472 Bridges
16 September 1964 Sheffield Wednesday A 3-2 18,176 Murray (2), Graham
19 September 1964 Leeds United H 2-0 38,006 Hollins, Venables
26 September 1964 Arsenal A 3-1 54,936 Murray, Tambling, Venables
30 September 1964 Manchester United H 0-2 60,769
3 October 1964 Blackburn Rovers H 5-1 34,913 Harris, Tambling, Bridges (3)
10 October 1964 Nottingham Forest A 2-2 35,320 Bridges, Venables
17 October 1964 Stoke City H 4-0 28,650 Murray, Graham (2), Tambling
24 October 1964 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-1 52,927 Graham
31 October 1964 Burnley H 0-1 29,040
7 November 1964 Sheffield United A 2-0 23,505 Murray, Bridges
14 November 1964 Everton H 5-1 30,716 Murray, Graham (2), Bridges, Tambling
21 November 1964 Birmingham City A 6-1 19,803 Mortimore, Graham (3), McCalliog
28 November 1964 West Ham United H 0-3 44,204
5 December 1964 West Bromwich Albion A 2-0 15,277 Graham, Bridges
12 December 1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2-1 20,952 Bridges (2)
19 December 1964 Sunderland A 0-3 41,236
26 December 1964 Blackpool H 2-0 30,581 Bridges (2)
2 January 1965 Leicester City H 4-1 28,344 McCreadie, Murray, Graham, Bridges
16 January 1965 Fulham A 2-1 26,400 Graham, Tambling
23 January 1965 Leeds United A 2-2 47,109 Graham, Bridges
6 February 1965 Arsenal H 2-1 46,798 Graham (2)
13 February 1965 Blackburn Rovers A 3-0 16,683 Murray, Bridges, Tambling
22 February 1965 Nottingham Forest H 0-1 29,038
27 February 1965 Stoke City A 2-0 28,005 Murray, Graham
10 March 1965 Tottenham Hotspur H 3-1 51,390 Bridges, Venables, Tambling
13 March 1965 Manchester United A 0-4 56,261
22 March 1965 Sheffield United H 3-0 31,837 Murray (2), Bridges
31 March 1965 Everton A 1-1 40,384 Murray
3 April 1965 Birmingham City H 3-1 28,975 Bridges, Tambling, OG
12 April 1965 West Ham United A 2-3 33,288 Bridges, Venables
16 April 1965 Liverpool H 4-0 62,587 Hinton, Murray (2), Tambling
17 April 1965 West Bromwich Albion H 2-2 30,792 Murray, Tambling
19 April 1965 Liverpool A 0-2 41,847
24 April 1965 Burnley A 2-6 15,215 R. Harris, Houseman
26 April 1965 Blackpool A 2-3 16,008 Mortimore, Tambling
Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts
2 Leeds United 42 26 9 7 83 52 1.596 61
3 Chelsea 42 24 8 10 89 54 1.648 56
4 Southampton 42 17 15 10 69 60 1.150 49

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
9 January 1965 3 Northampton Town H 4-1 44,345 Bridges (2), Tambling, (o.g.)
30 January 1965 4 West Ham United A 1-0 37,000 Tambling
20 February 1965 5 Tottenham Hotspur H 1-0 63,205 Bridges
6 March 1965 QF Peterborough United H 5-1 63,635 Hollins, Murray, Bridges, Tambling (2)
27 March 1965 SF Liverpool N 0-2 67,686

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
23 September 1964 2 Birmingham City A 3-0 15,300 Tambling (2), Graham
26 October 1964 3 Notts County H 4-0 6,596 Harris, Tambling (2), McCalliog
11 November 1964 4 Swansea Town H 3-2 5,979 Brown, Graham (2)
25 November 1964 QF Workington A 2-2 18,000 Bridges (2)
6 December 1964 QF (R) Workington H 2-0 7,936 Osgood (2)
20 January 1965 SF Aston Villa A 3-2 12,022 Boyle, Bridges, Tambling
3 February 1965 SF Aston Villa H 1-1 17,425 Graham
5 March 1965 F Leicester City H 3-2 20,690 McCreadie, Venables, Tambling
5 April 1965 F Leicester City A 0-0 26,957

References[edit]

  • Soccerbase
  • Hockings, Ron. 100 Years of the Blues: A Statistical History of Chelsea Football Club. (2007)