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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 779 different players and 39 different managers to have played and/or managed a Competitive match for Chelsea Football Club

There are currently details of 6350 first-team matches in the database, of which there are:
4325 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1179 FA Premier League matches
422 FA Cup matches
295 European matches
217 League Cup matches
48 other competitive matches
1043 non-competitive matches

There are also details of 8808 reserve & youth matches recorded. Please be aware this part of the database is very much a work in progress and as such there is lots of missing information.

The Roman Era

During the period Roman Abromovich owned Chelsea FC, there were 1213 first-team 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

The Boehly/Clearlake Capital Era

During the Boehly/Clearlake Capital era there have been 43 matches, of which there have been:
27 Premier League matches
1 FA Cup matches
8 European matches
1 League Cup matches
0 other competitive matches
6 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 First-Team Result

LeagueSat, 18th Mar 2023Chelsea22Everton

Next First-Team Game

LeagueSat, 1st Apr 2023 at 17:30Chelsea v Aston Villa

On This Day

Happy birthday to the following:

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is 51 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

Doug Smale was born 107 years ago today (passed away 2006).

Died on this day:

Wilson Marsh passed away on this day in 1968.

First-Team Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1915F.A. CupEverton02Chelsea22,000 match won programme cover for Everton v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1915
1920F.A. CupAston Villa31Chelsea37,771 match lost
1926LeagueChelsea33Wolverhampton Wanderers26,889 match drawn
1937LeagueChelsea00Huddersfield Town31,384 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Huddersfield Town, 27th Mar 1937
1948LeagueChelsea20Preston North End55,561 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Preston North End, 27th Mar 1948
1954LeagueChelsea10Tottenham Hotspur49,315 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 27th Mar 1954
1959LeagueBlackpool50Chelsea19,887 match lost programme cover for Blackpool v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1959
|----> 100th Appearance: Reg Matthews
1963LeagueChelsea31Derby County19,553 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Derby County, 27th Mar 1963
|----> Debut: John Dunn
|----> Last Game: Dennis Butler
|----> 100th Appearance: Bobby Tambling
1965F.A. CupLiverpool20Chelsea67,686 match lost programme cover for Liverpool v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1965
1967LeagueBlackpool02Chelsea16,186 match won programme cover for Blackpool v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1967
1971LeagueChelsea31Leeds United58,452 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Leeds United, 27th Mar 1971
1973LeagueManchester City01Chelsea23,973 match won programme cover for Manchester City v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1973
1976LeagueBolton Wanderers21Chelsea20,817 match lost programme cover for Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1976
1978LeagueChelsea00Arsenal40,764 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Arsenal, 27th Mar 1978
1982LeagueNewcastle United10Chelsea26,887 match lost programme cover for Newcastle United v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1982
|----> Last Game: Colin Viljoen
1993FriendlyIFK Gothenburg00Chelsea2,075 match drawn programme cover for IFK Gothenburg v Chelsea, 27th Mar 1993
1995FriendlyChelsea51Tottenham Hotspur4,045 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 27th Mar 1995
2004LeagueChelsea52Wolverhampton Wanderers41,215 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers, 27th Mar 2004
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Mario Melchiot
2010LeagueChelsea71Aston Villa41,825 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Aston Villa, 27th Mar 2010
2012EuropeBenfica01Chelsea65,000 match won
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Salomon Kalou

Non First-Team Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1911Reserve LeagueChelsea11BrentfordUnknown match drawn
1911FriendlyQueens Park Rangers10ChelseaUnknown match lost
1915Reserve LeagueChelsea100Swindon TownUnknown match won
1926Reserve LeagueWest Ham United20ChelseaUnknown match lost
1935Reserve LeagueChelsea42DartfordUnknown match won
1937FriendlyIpswich Town40Chelsea6,927 match lost
1937Reserve LeagueWatford11ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1948Football Combination CupLeyton Orient03ChelseaUnknown match won
1950Reserve LeagueChelsea42Norwich CityUnknown match won
1952Reserve LeagueGorleston10ChelseaUnknown match lost
1954Reserve LeaguePlymouth Argyle05ChelseaUnknown match won
1954Reserve LeagueChelsea10Gravesend & NorthfleetUnknown match won
1957Reserve LeagueChelsea23PortsmouthUnknown match lost
1959Metropolitan League Professional CupChelsea61Hastings UnitedUnknown match won
1965Reserve LeagueChelsea10Nottingham ForestUnknown match won
1965Youth LeagueMillwall11ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1965South East Counties League Division 2 CupChelsea31Charlton AthleticUnknown match won
1971Youth LeagueOrient22ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1971Youth LeagueMillwall10ChelseaUnknown match lost
1971Reserve LeagueBristol Rovers12ChelseaUnknown match won
1972South East Counties League Division 2 CupOrient30ChelseaUnknown match lost
1973Reserve LeagueChelsea02Queens Park RangersUnknown match lost
1976Reserve LeagueChelsea30Cardiff CityUnknown match won
1982Youth LeagueQueens Park Rangers20ChelseaUnknown match lost
1982Youth LeagueChelsea12Oxford UnitedUnknown match lost
1984Reserve LeagueCharlton Athletic10ChelseaUnknown match lost
1990Reserve LeagueChelsea30FulhamUnknown match won
1991Reserve LeagueOxford United22ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1993Reserve LeagueOxford United10ChelseaUnknown match lost
1993Youth LeagueChelsea31Queens Park RangersUnknown match won
1999Youth LeagueChelsea21Peterborough UnitedUnknown match won
2004Youth LeagueChelsea20Norwich CityUnknown match won
2006Reserve LeagueChelsea20Leicester CityUnknown match won
2009FriendlyChelsea42West Ham UnitedUnknown match won
2021Youth LeagueSouthampton13ChelseaUnknown match won