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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 6255 matches in the database, of which there are:
4267 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1121 FA Premier League matches
415 FA Cup matches
279 European matches
211 League Cup matches
46 other competitive matches
1037 non-competitive matches

The Roman Era

During the Roman Era there are currently 1161 matches in the database.

There are 1054 competetive games, compiled of:
691 FA Premier League matches
91 FA Cup matches
195 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, 2nd Oct 2021Chelsea31Southampton

Next match

Competition Date
EuropeWed, 20th Oct 2021 at 20:00Chelsea v Malmo FF

Happy birthday to the following:

Steven Hampshire is 42 years old today.
André Villas-Boas is 44 years old today.
Graeme Le Saux is 53 years old today.
Frank Blunstone is 87 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

Ray Goddard was born 101 years ago today (passed away 1974).

Died on this day:

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1908LeagueChelsea22The Wednesday25,000 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v The Wednesday, 17th Oct 1908
1914LeagueBradford Park Avenue30Chelsea20,000 match lost
1921London Challenge CupChelsea03MillwallUnknown match lost
1923LeagueSunderland20Chelsea20,000 match lost
1925LeagueSouth Shields00Chelsea11,805 match drawn
|----> Last Game: Baishe Bower
1931LeagueSunderland21Chelsea17,294 match lost
1936LeagueChelsea11Sheffield Wednesday34,488 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday, 17th Oct 1936
|----> 200th Appearance: George Barber
1938London Challenge CupQueens Park Rangers22ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1953LeagueChelsea11Middlesbrough23,513 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Middlesbrough, 17th Oct 1953
|----> Debut: Andy Bowman
|----> Last Game: Andy Bowman
1959LeagueLuton Town12Chelsea18,831 match won programme cover for Luton Town v Chelsea, 17th Oct 1959
1964LeagueChelsea40Stoke City28,650 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Stoke City, 17th Oct 1964
1966League CupChelsea13Blackpool20,240 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Blackpool, 17th Oct 1966
1970LeagueDerby County12Chelsea35,166 match won programme cover for Derby County v Chelsea, 17th Oct 1970
1972FriendlyBristol City21Chelsea12,873 match lost
1979FriendlyChelsea20Los Angeles Aztecs10,575 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Los Angeles Aztecs, 17th Oct 1979
1987LeagueChelsea10Coventry City16,699 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Coventry City, 17th Oct 1987
1992LeagueChelsea21Ipswich Town16,707 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Ipswich Town, 17th Oct 1992
|----> 100th Appearance: David Lee
1998LeagueChelsea21Charlton Athletic34,639 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Charlton Athletic, 17th Oct 1998
2009LeagueAston Villa21Chelsea39,047 match lost programme cover for Aston Villa v Chelsea, 17th Oct 2009
2015LeagueChelsea20Aston Villa41,596 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Aston Villa, 17th Oct 2015
2020LeagueChelsea33SouthamptonUnknown match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Southampton, 17th Oct 2020
|----> Debut: Hakim Ziyech