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Stamford is very proud to have been invited to be part of the Chelsea Supporters Trust hosted Chelsea Heritage Partnership. We are a collection of like-minded and dedicated people, piecing together and publishing information concerning Chelsea FC's long and storied history since their inception in 1905.

Please follow the link to The Heritage Partnership for more information on who we are and what we are doing.

The Database

There are currently profiles for 769 different players and 39 different managers to have played and/or managed a Competitive match for Chelsea Football Club

There are currently details of 6321 matches in the database, of which there are:
4305 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1159 FA Premier League matches
421 FA Cup matches
289 European matches
216 League Cup matches
48 other competitive matches
1042 non-competitive matches

The Roman Era

During the Roman Era there were 1213 matches, of which there were:
722 Premier League matches
97 FA Cup matches
203 European matches
71 League Cup matches
13 other competitive matches
107 non-competitive matches

As far as I am aware, details for every competitive match are logged in the database, including line-ups, scorers, attendance, venue, substitution, bookings, sendings off etc. There are quite a number of non-competitive matches still to enter details for.

Please note, that for the purposes of the whole site, 'competitive' fixtures are: League, FA Cup, League cup (in all it's forms), European trophies (including Super Cup), Full Members cup (in all it's forms), Charity / Community Shield & FIFA World Club Cup games.

Latest result

LeagueSat, 1st Oct 2022Crystal Palace12Chelsea

Next Game

EuropeWed, 5th Oct 2022 at 20:00Chelsea v A.C. Milan

On This Day

Died on this day:

Alf Hanson passed away on this day in 1993.
Robert Buchanan passed away on this day in 1961.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1913LeagueChelsea20Preston North End30,000 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Preston North End, 4th Oct 1913
1919LeagueBurnley23Chelsea25,000 match won
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Lawrence Abram
1924LeagueSouthampton00Chelsea15,000 match drawn
1926London Challenge CupChelsea10FulhamUnknown match won
1930LeagueChelsea40Middlesbrough48,395 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Middlesbrough, 4th Oct 1930
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Alec Jackson
1933FriendlyLinfield23ChelseaUnknown match won
1937London Challenge CupCharlton Athletic22ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1947LeagueChelsea42Aston Villa67,789 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Aston Villa, 4th Oct 1947
|----> Debut: Bobby Campbell
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Bobby Campbell
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Tommy Lawton
1952LeagueCharlton Athletic22Chelsea36,653 match drawn programme cover for Charlton Athletic v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1952
|----> Debut: Jim Lewis
|----> Last Game: Jack Allister, Sidney Bathgate
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Jim Lewis
1958LeagueBurnley40Chelsea22,902 match lost programme cover for Burnley v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1958
1969LeagueSunderland00Chelsea24,216 match drawn programme cover for Sunderland v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1969
1972League CupDerby County00Chelsea28,065 match drawn programme cover for Derby County v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1972
1975LeagueChelsea00York City15,323 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v York City, 4th Oct 1975
1980LeagueBolton Wanderers23Chelsea11,888 match won programme cover for Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1980
|----> Debut: Jimmy Clare
|----> Last Game: Jimmy Clare
1986LeagueChelsea01Charlton Athletic15,243 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Charlton Athletic, 4th Oct 1986
1988LeagueChelsea20Walsall6,747 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Walsall, 4th Oct 1988
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Tony Dorigo
1989League CupScarborough32Chelsea5,086 match lost programme cover for Scarborough v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1989
1994League CupBournemouth01Chelsea9,784 match won programme cover for Bournemouth v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1994
|----> 100th Appearance: Erland Johnsen
1995League CupChelsea01Stoke City16,272 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Stoke City, 4th Oct 1995
|----> Last Game: Anthony Barness
1998LeagueLiverpool11Chelsea44,404 match drawn programme cover for Liverpool v Chelsea, 4th Oct 1998
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Pierluigi Casiraghi
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Pierluigi Casiraghi
2009LeagueChelsea20Liverpool41,732 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Liverpool, 4th Oct 2009
2018EuropeChelsea10MOL Vidi39,925 match won programme cover for Chelsea v MOL Vidi, 4th Oct 2018