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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 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 6322 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
290 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


EuropeWed, 5th Oct 2022Chelsea30A.C. Milan

Next Game


LeagueSat, 8th Oct 2022 at 15:00Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers

On This Day

Happy birthday to the following:

Mark Schwarzer is 50 years old today.
Bjarne Goldbæk is 54 years old today.
Mike Brolly is 68 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

Tommy Lawton was born 103 years ago today (passed away 1996).

Died on this day:

Reg Williams passed away on this day in 2011.
Harry Burgess passed away on this day in 1957.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1906LeagueNottingham Forest31Chelsea24,000 match lost
1917War LeagueChelsea43West Ham United12,000 match won
1923LeagueChelsea12Cardiff City47,000 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Cardiff City, 6th Oct 1923
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Sid Castle
1927LeagueNotts County01Chelsea9,127 match won
1928LeagueWest Bromwich Albion30Chelsea28,969 match lost
1934LeagueEverton32Chelsea17,827 match lost programme cover for Everton v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1934
|----> Debut: Dickie Spence
1951LeagueMiddlesbrough00Chelsea30,010 match drawn programme cover for Middlesbrough v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1951
1956LeagueChelsea24Tottenham Hotspur55,788 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 6th Oct 1956
1962LeagueChelsea60Cardiff City25,434 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Cardiff City, 6th Oct 1962
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Frank Upton
1965EuropeRoma00Chelsea40,000 match drawn
1969League CupChelsea20Leeds United38,485 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Leeds United, 6th Oct 1969
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Alan Birchenall
1971League CupNottingham Forest11Chelsea16,811 match drawn programme cover for Nottingham Forest v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1971
1973LeagueQueens Park Rangers11Chelsea31,009 match drawn programme cover for Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1973
1979LeagueBurnley01Chelsea8,341 match won programme cover for Burnley v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1979
1981League CupSouthampton11Chelsea16,901 match drawn programme cover for Southampton v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1981
|----> Debut: Steve Francis
1982League CupChelsea31Tranmere Rovers7,982 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Tranmere Rovers, 6th Oct 1982
1984LeagueNorwich City00Chelsea18,272 match drawn programme cover for Norwich City v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1984
1990LeagueSouthampton33Chelsea16,911 match drawn programme cover for Southampton v Chelsea, 6th Oct 1990
1993League CupChelsea21West Bromwich Albion11,959 match won programme cover for Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion, 6th Oct 1993
2002LeagueLiverpool10Chelsea43,856 match lost programme cover for Liverpool v Chelsea, 6th Oct 2002
|----> 100th Appearance: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
2012LeagueChelsea41Norwich City41,784 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Norwich City, 6th Oct 2012
2013LeagueNorwich City13Chelsea26,840 match won programme cover for Norwich City v Chelsea, 6th Oct 2013
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Willian
2019LeagueSouthampton14Chelsea31,473 match won programme cover for Southampton v Chelsea, 6th Oct 2019