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

There are currently details of 6341 matches in the database, of which there are:
4318 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1172 FA Premier League matches
422 FA Cup matches
293 European matches
217 League Cup matches
48 other competitive matches
1043 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

The Boehly/Clearlake Capital Era

During the Boehly/Clearlake Capital era there have been 34 matches, of which there have been:
20 Premier League matches
1 FA Cup matches
6 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 result

LeagueSat, 21st Jan 2023Liverpool00Chelsea

Next Game

LeagueFri, 3rd Feb 2023 at 20:00Chelsea v Fulham

On This Day

Died on this day:

Mike Harrison passed away on this day in 2019.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1906LeagueWest Bromwich Albion11Chelsea25,000 match drawn
1912LeagueChelsea21Leicester Fosse27,000 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Leicester Fosse, 27th Jan 1912
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Alec Ormiston
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Alec Ormiston
1917War LeagueChelsea10Clapton Orient1,000 match won
1923LeagueNewcastle United00Chelsea20,000 match drawn
1934F.A. CupChelsea11Nottingham Forest53,269 match drawn
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Tommy Priestley
1951F.A. CupExeter City11Chelsea20,000 match drawn
1962FriendlyQueens Park Rangers11ChelseaUnknown match drawn
1968F.A. CupChelsea30Ipswich Town42,986 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Ipswich Town, 27th Jan 1968
|----> 300th Appearance: Bobby Tambling
1970F.A. CupBurnley13Chelsea32,000 match won programme cover for Burnley v Chelsea, 27th Jan 1970
1973LeagueWest Ham United31Chelsea33,336 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 27th Jan 1973
1974LeagueStoke City10Chelsea31,985 match lost programme cover for Stoke City v Chelsea, 27th Jan 1974
1989FriendlySwansea City21Chelsea3,150 match lost
1990F.A. CupBristol City31Chelsea24,535 match lost programme cover for Bristol City v Chelsea, 27th Jan 1990
1993LeagueQueens Park Rangers11Chelsea15,806 match drawn programme cover for Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea, 27th Jan 1993
|----> Debut: Dmitri Kharine
2010LeagueChelsea30Birmingham City41,293 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Birmingham City, 27th Jan 2010
2013F.A. CupBrentford22Chelsea12,146 match drawn programme cover for Brentford v Chelsea, 27th Jan 2013
2015League CupChelsea10Liverpool40,659 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Liverpool, 27th Jan 2015
2019F.A. CupChelsea30Sheffield Wednesday37,433 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday, 27th Jan 2019
|----> Debut: Gonzalo Higuain
2021LeagueChelsea00Wolverhampton WanderersUnknown match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers, 27th Jan 2021