Metropolitan Challenge Cup

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The Metropolitan League had two subsidiary competitions, one being the Metropolitan League Challenge Cup and the other being the Metropolitan League Professional Cup.

With regard to the Metropolitan League Challenge Cup Chelsea were not quite so successful as in the Professional Cup. However, they were winners in 1954/55, as well as being losing semi-finalists in two other seasons.

Here are the results of the matches followed by the overall players’ statistics for the seven seasons combined.



D M Year Season Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
24Oct1953MLCCTottenham HotspurAway Lost 0-2 1st. Round
29Jan1955MLCCHastings UnitedHome Won 2-1 2nd. Round
26Feb1955MLCCDartfordHomeWon 1-0 3rd. Round
26Mar1955MLCCDunstable TownAway Won 4-3 Semi-Final Round
16Apr1955MLCCWindsor & EtonAway Drew 2-2 Final Round – 1st. Leg
27Apr1955MLCCWindsor & EtonHome Won 3-2 Final Round – 2nd. Leg
Chelsea won 5-4 on agg.
21Jan1956MLCCBedford TownAway Lost 2-5 2nd. Round
15Sep1956MLCC West Ham UnitedHomeWon 3-1 1st. Round
17Nov1956MLCCDartfordHomeWon 4-1 2nd. Round
2Feb1957MLCCTonbridgeHomeWon 4-1 3rd. Round
2Mar1957MLCCBedfordAway Lost 1-4 Semi-Final Round
22Mar1958MLCC DartfordAwayLost 1-5 1st. Round
15Nov1958MLCC Haywards HeathAwayWon 4-0 1st. Round
31Jan1959MLCC Eastbourne UnitedAwayWon 8-0 2nd. Round
7Mar1959MLCC Brighton & Hove AlbionAwayLost 1-3 3rd. Round
7Nov1959MLCCHeadington UnitedAwayLost1-4 1st. Round

Squad statistics



Squad statistics

Name 1953/4 1954/5 1955/6 1956/7 1957/8 1958/9 1959/60 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brian Abrey0000000010211041
Ian Agate0000000000100010
Les Allen0010000000000010
Gerry Baker0000110000000011
David Bannister0020000000000020
James Baverstock3000000000000030
Wally Bellett0010000000000010
Paul Berry40500010000010110
Arthur Blackley0000001000201040
Micky Block0000003000110041
Andy Bowman2030000000000050
Terry Bradbury0000000000001111
William Brewster1030000000000040
Barry Bridges0000000000130013
H. Brind2000000000000020
Len Casey1000000000000010
Michael Charlton5000000000000050
Malcolm Cluroe1000000000000010
Mike Collins3000004000000070
John Compton0010002110210062
Peter Corthine0000000010000010
Colin Court0000003110000041
Roy Cunningham0000102000200050
Brian Dellar0000000000301040
Alan Dicks3000000000000030
Brian Donaldson30400030000000100
Robert Edwards0043000000000043
Jack Ellis0020000000000020
Roy Fergey0000103000300070
Derek Gibbs0000111300000024
W. Godfrey0010000000000010
Alex Greenwood4000000000000040
Mike Harrison0000000000110011
Alan Hetherington0010000000000010
Roger Hillary0000000000101020
Cliff Huxford0000102010000040
Roy Johnson1020000000000030
Len Kell1200000000000012
Ray Kitchener0032000000000032
Bobby Laverick0000101000000020
Jimmy Lee2000000000000020
Brian Legg0000000000001010
Bill Livingstone0000002000000020
Dennis Long0000000000200020
Owen Medlock0000100010100030
Roy Merrifield1142100000000063
J. Moir1000000000000010
Tony Nicholas0000000011000011
Brian Nicholas0000001000000010
Boyd Nisbet0010002100000031
Robert Payne3200000000000032
Brian Pickett1000000000000010
Brian Rooney0000001000000010
Alan Rule3000100000000040
Ken Shellito0000000010200030
John Sillett0031104010000091
Barry Sluman0000003210000042
Barry Smart0000000000101020
Jimmy Smith0051000000000051
Keith Smith0000000010331053
Phil Smith0000003300210054
Miles Spector1022000000000032
Terence Stacey0020001000000030
Bobby Tambling0000000000001010
G. Taylor0000000000100010
Ron Tindall2111000000000032
William Wall0000001100221043
Dick Whittaker50401000000000100
Richard Wright2000000000000020
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