1989–90 Chelsea F.C. season

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Chelsea F.C.
1989–90 season
Chairman Ken Bates
Manager Bobby Campbell
Stadium Stamford Bridge
First Division 5th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Second round
Full Members Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Kerry Dixon (20)

Kerry Dixon (25)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

During the 1989–90 English football season, Chelsea F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

The season was the club's 85th year in existence since their foundation in 1905. It was their 54th season within England's highest tier of football and their first season of their current top-flight spell following promotion at the end of the previous season.[1]

First Division[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date League position
Wimbledon 0–1 Chelsea 19 August 1989 8th
Chelsea 1–1 Queens Park Rangers 22 August 1989 6th
Chelsea 4–0 Sheffield Wednesday 26 August 1989 1st
Charlton Athletic 3–0 Chelsea 29 August 1989 5th
Chelsea 2–2 Nottingham Forest 09 September 1989 6th
Tottenham Hotspur 1–4 Chelsea 16 September 1989 4th
Chelsea 1–0 Coventry City 23 September 1989 2nd
Chelsea 0–0 Arsenal 30 September 1989 2nd
Norwich City 2–0 Chelsea 14 October 1989 5th
Derby County 0–1 Chelsea 21 October 1989 4th
Chelsea 1–1 Manchester City 28 October 1989 3rd
Chelsea 4–0 Millwall 04 November 1989 2nd
Everton 0–1 Chelsea 11 November 1989 1st
Chelsea 2–2 Southampton 18 November 1989 2nd
Manchester United 0–0 Chelsea 25 November 1989 4th



Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Dave Beasant
England GK Kevin Hitchcock
Wales GK Roger Freestone (out on loan from September)
England DF Tony Dorigo
England DF David Lee
England DF Graham Roberts
Wales DF Gareth Hall
Scotland DF Steve Clarke
Norway DF Erland Johnsen
Suriname DF Ken Monkou
England MF Graeme Le Saux
England MF John Bumstead
No. Position Player
England MF Alan Dickens
England MF Micky Hazard
England MF Damian Matthew
England MF Graham Stuart
England MF Clive Wilson
Wales MF Peter Nicholas
Scotland MF Craig Burley
Scotland MF Kevin McAllister
England FW Kerry Dixon
Scotland FW Gordon Durie
Northern Ireland FW Kevin Wilson



Top scorers[edit]