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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 6258 matches in the database, of which there are:
4269 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1123 FA Premier League matches
415 FA Cup matches
280 European matches
211 League Cup matches
46 other competitive matches
1037 non-competitive matches

The Roman Era

During the Roman Era there are currently 1164 matches in the database.

There are 1057 competetive games, compiled of:
693 FA Premier League matches
91 FA Cup matches
196 European matches
66 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

LeagueSat, 23rd Oct 2021Chelsea70Norwich City

Next match

Competition Date
League CupTue, 26th Oct 2021 at 19:45Chelsea v Southampton

Happy birthday to the following:

Perry Digweed is 62 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

Wally Bettridge was born 135 years ago today (passed away 1931).
Tommy Mair was born 137 years ago today (passed away 1973).

Died on this day:

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1907LeagueChelsea21Everton50,000 match won
1908London Challenge CupMillwall Athletic21Chelsea1,500 match lost
1912LeagueManchester City20Chelsea40,000 match lost
1918War LeagueQueens Park Rangers22Chelsea8,000 match drawn programme cover for Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1918
1929LeagueChelsea10Reading29,238 match won
1931London Challenge CupChelsea02FulhamUnknown match lost
1935LeagueChelsea21Bolton Wanderers36,080 match won
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Jack Horton, Harold Miller
1946LeagueChelsea21Arsenal56,432 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Arsenal, 26th Oct 1946
1957LeagueChelsea00Arsenal66,007 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Arsenal, 26th Oct 1957
1963LeagueFulham01Chelsea32,945 match won programme cover for Fulham v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1963
1964League CupChelsea40Notts County6,596 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Notts County, 26th Oct 1964
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Allan Harris, Jim McCalliog
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Allan Harris
1966LeagueChelsea30Tottenham Hotspur54,191 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 26th Oct 1966
|----> Debut: Tony Hateley
1968LeagueStoke City20Chelsea16,799 match lost programme cover for Stoke City v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1968
1973LeagueChelsea30Norwich City21,953 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Norwich City, 26th Oct 1973
|----> Debut: Ray Wilkins
1974LeagueChelsea33Stoke City24,718 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Stoke City, 26th Oct 1974
1976League CupArsenal21Chelsea52,305 match lost programme cover for Arsenal v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1976
|----> Last Game: Brian Bason
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): David Hay
1985LeagueChelsea12Manchester United42,485 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Manchester United, 26th Oct 1985
1991LeagueCrystal Palace00Chelsea21,841 match drawn programme cover for Crystal Palace v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1991
1993League CupManchester City10Chelsea16,713 match lost programme cover for Manchester City v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1993
1994League CupWest Ham United10Chelsea18,815 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1994
1996LeagueChelsea31Tottenham Hotspur28,373 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 26th Oct 1996
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Ruud Gullit, David Lee
1997LeagueBolton Wanderers10Chelsea24,080 match lost programme cover for Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1997
1999EuropeA.C. Milan11Chelsea74,855 match drawn programme cover for A.C. Milan v Chelsea, 26th Oct 1999
2002LeagueChelsea20West Bromwich Albion40,893 match won programme cover for Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion, 26th Oct 2002
2005League CupChelsea11Charlton Athletic42,198 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Charlton Athletic, 26th Oct 2005
2008LeagueChelsea01Liverpool41,705 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Liverpool, 26th Oct 2008
2011League CupEverton12Chelsea23,170 match won programme cover for Everton v Chelsea, 26th Oct 2011
2014LeagueManchester United11Chelsea75,327 match drawn programme cover for Manchester United v Chelsea, 26th Oct 2014
2016League CupWest Ham United21Chelsea45,957 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 26th Oct 2016
|----> 200th Appearance: Oscar
2019LeagueBurnley24Chelsea20,975 match won programme cover for Burnley v Chelsea, 26th Oct 2019
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Christian Pulisic