×
logo
logo

Would you like to receive notifications for Breaking news and updates?

Chelsea

Chelsea Football Club are an English professional football club based in Fulham, London. Founded in 1905, they compete in the Premier League, the top division of English football. Chelsea are among England's most successful clubs having won over thirty competitive honours, including six league titles and six European trophies. Their home ground is Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea won their first major honour, the League Championship, in 1955. They won the FA Cup for the first time in 1970 and their first European honour, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, in 1971. After a period of decline in the late 1970s and 1980s, the club enjoyed a revival in the 1990s and had more success in cup competitions. The past two decades have been the most successful in Chelsea's history: they won five of their six league titles and the UEFA Champions League during this period. Chelsea are one of five clubs to have won all three of UEFA's main club competitions, and the only London club to have won the Champions League.

Chelsea's home kit colours are royal blue shirts and shorts with white socks. The club's crest features a ceremonial lion rampant regardant holding a staff. The club have rivalries with neighbouring teams Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, and a historic rivalry with Leeds United. Based on attendance figures, the club have the sixth-largest fanbase in England. In terms of club value, Chelsea are the sixth most valuable football club in the world, worth £2.13 billion ($2.576 billion), and are the eighth highest-earning football club in the world, with earnings of over €428 million in the 2017–18 season. Since 2003, Chelsea have been owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. 

Chelsea's highest appearance-maker is ex-captain Ron Harris, who played in 795 competitive games for the club between 1961 and 1980. Four other players made more than 500 appearances for the club: Peter Bonetti (729; 1959–79), John Terry (717; 1998–2017), Frank Lampard (648; 2001–2014) and John Hollins (592; 1963–1975 and 1983–1984). With 103 caps (101 while at the club) for England, Lampard is Chelsea's most capped international player. Every starting player in Chelsea's 57 games of the 2013–14 season was a full international – a new club record.

Lampard is Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer, having scored 211 goals in 648 games (2001–2014); he passed Bobby Tambling's longstanding record of 202 in May 2013. Eight other players have also scored over 100 goals for Chelsea: George Hilsdon (1906–1912), George Mills (1929–1939), Roy Bentley (1948–1956), Jimmy Greaves (1957–1961), Peter Osgood (1964–1974 and 1978–1979), Kerry Dixon (1983–1992), Didier Drogba (2004–2012 and 2014–2015), and Eden Hazard (2012–2019). Greaves holds the club record for the most goals scored in one season (43 in 1960–61). While a Chelsea player, Greaves also became the youngest ever player to score 100 goals in the English top-flight, at 20 years and 290 days.

Chelsea's biggest winning scoreline in a competitive match is 13–0, achieved against Jeunesse Hautcharage in the Cup Winners' Cup in 1971. The club's biggest top-flight win was an 8–0 victory against Wigan Athletic in 2010, which was matched in 2012 against Aston Villa. Chelsea's biggest loss was an 8–1 reverse against Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1953. The club's 21–0 aggregate victory over Jeunesse Hautcharage in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1971 is also a record in European competition. Officially, Chelsea's highest home attendance is 82,905 for a First Division match against Arsenal on 12 October 1935. However, an estimated crowd of over 100,000 attended a friendly match against Soviet team Dynamo Moscow on 13 November 1945

 

 

UEFA Champions League

Saturday, August 08, 2020

UEFA Champions League

English Premier League

No Team P W D L GD Pts FORM
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 1 0 0 2 3
2 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 1 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 0 0 3 3
4 Crystal Palace 1 1 0 0 1 3
5 Leicester City 1 1 0 0 3 3
6 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 3
7 Newcastle United 1 1 0 0 2 3
8 Chelsea 1 1 0 0 2 3
9 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 0 1 -1 0
10 West Ham United 1 0 0 1 -2 0
11 Fulham 1 0 0 1 -3 0
12 Leeds United 1 0 0 1 -1 0
13 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
    14 Manchester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
      15 West Bromwich Albion 1 0 0 1 -3 0
      16 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 0 0 1 -2 0
      17 Manchester United 0 0 0 0 0 0
        18 Sheffield United 1 0 0 1 -2 0
        19 Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
        20 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0

          FA Cup

          No Team P W D L GD Pts FORM
          1 Manchester United 0 0 0 0 0 0
          2 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
          3 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
          4 Manchester City 0 0 0 0 0 0

          PLAYERS

          S/N Players Country Position Number Age Status
          1 Timo Werner Centre Forward 11 24 Forward
          2 Michy Batshuayi Centre Forward 23 26 Forward
          3 Christian Pulisic Attacking Midfield/Left Winger 22 22 Forward
          4 Callum Hudson-Odoi Left Wing 20 19 Forward
          5 Olivier Giroud Centre Forward 18 33 Forward
          6 Tammy Abraham Centre Forward 9 22 Forward
          7 Kai Havertz Attacking Midfield/Centre Forward 99 21 Midfield
          8 Hakim Ziyech Attacking Midfield 99 27 Midfield
          9 Billy Gilmour Central Midfield 47 19 Midfield
          10 Mason Mount Attacking Midfield/Left Midfield 19 21 Midfield
          11 Mateo Kovacic Central Midfield 17 26 Midfield
          12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek Central Midfield/Attacking Midfield 12 24 Midfield

          TRAINERS

          No Name Country Position Status
          1 Frank Lampard Coach Active