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Stamford Bridge.com 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 ionformation on who we are and what we are doing.

There are currently player profiles for 758 players to have played a Competitive match for Chelsea

There are currently mangerial profile / summary pages for 38 people that have managed Chelsea Football Club over the years.

There are currently details of 6264 matches in the database, of which there are:
4272 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1126 FA Premier League matches
415 FA Cup matches
282 European matches
212 League Cup matches
46 other competitive matches
1037 non-competitive matches

The Roman Era

During the Roman Era there are currently 1170 matches in the database.

There are 1063 competetive games, compiled of:
696 FA Premier League matches
91 FA Cup matches
198 European matches
67 League Cup matches
11 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, substition, bookings, sendings off etc. etc. There are still 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

EuropeTue, 23rd Nov 2021Chelsea40Juventus

Next match

Competition Date
LeagueWed, 1st Dec 2021 at 19:30Watford v Chelsea

Happy birthday to the following:

Marco van Ginkel is 29 years old today.
Papy Djilobodji is 33 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

Charles Harris was born 138 years ago today (passed away 1964).

Died on this day:

Michael Byrne passed away on this day in 1931.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1906LeagueChesterfield Town00Chelsea6,000 match drawn
|----> Debut: Billy Bridgeman
|----> Last Game: Robert Bush
1917War LeagueWest Ham United11Chelsea6,000 match drawn
1923LeaguePreston North End11Chelsea16,000 match drawn
|----> Debut: Andy Wilson
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Andy Wilson
1928LeagueHull City22Chelsea16,925 match drawn
1934LeaguePortsmouth11Chelsea18,076 match drawn programme cover for Portsmouth v Chelsea, 1st Dec 1934
1951LeagueBurnley11Chelsea21,773 match drawn programme cover for Burnley v Chelsea, 1st Dec 1951
1953FriendlyBristol City25Chelsea18,040 match won
1956LeagueChelsea22Blackpool45,327 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Blackpool, 1st Dec 1956
1962LeagueChelsea11Plymouth Argyle29,829 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Plymouth Argyle, 1st Dec 1962
|----> 100th Appearance: Peter Bonetti
1965EuropeChelsea20Wiener Sportklub28,254 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Wiener Sportklub, 1st Dec 1965
|----> Last Game: Ken Shellito
1979LeagueChelsea20Preston North End21,192 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Preston North End, 1st Dec 1979
1984LeagueChelsea31Liverpool40,972 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Liverpool, 1st Dec 1984
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Joe McLaughlin
1990LeagueChelsea32Tottenham Hotspur33,478 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 1st Dec 1990
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): John Bumstead
1996LeagueLeeds United20Chelsea32,671 match lost programme cover for Leeds United v Chelsea, 1st Dec 1996
1998League CupWimbledon21Chelsea17,268 match lost programme cover for Wimbledon v Chelsea, 1st Dec 1998
2001LeagueManchester United03Chelsea67,544 match won programme cover for Manchester United v Chelsea, 1st Dec 2001
2007LeagueChelsea10West Ham United41,830 match won programme cover for Chelsea v West Ham United, 1st Dec 2007
|----> 200th Appearance: Carlo Cudicini
2012LeagueWest Ham United31Chelsea35,005 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 1st Dec 2012
2013LeagueChelsea31Southampton41,568 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Southampton, 1st Dec 2013