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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 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 6321 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
289 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

LeagueSat, 1st Oct 2022Crystal Palace12Chelsea

Next Game

EuropeWed, 5th Oct 2022 at 20:00Chelsea v A.C. Milan

On This Day

Happy birthday to the following:

Tammy Abraham is 25 years old today.
Michy Batshuayi is 29 years old today.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1909LeagueChelsea32Bolton Wanderers35,000 match won
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Evan Jones
1915War LeagueChelsea22Millwall Athletic8,000 match drawn
1920LeagueChelsea11Burnley45,000 match drawn
1926LeagueChelsea21Preston North End32,398 match won
|----> Debut: Sam Millington
1937LeaguePortsmouth24Chelsea25,233 match won
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Billy Mitchell
1948LeagueStoke City43Chelsea31,004 match lost
1954LeagueChelsea33West Bromwich Albion67,440 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion, 2nd Oct 1954
|----> 100th Appearance: John McNichol
|----> 100th Appearance: Eric Parsons
1961FriendlyDover04ChelseaUnknown match won
1963LeagueChelsea11Manchester United45,351 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Manchester United, 2nd Oct 1963
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Dennis Brown
1965LeagueWest Bromwich Albion12Chelsea23,049 match won programme cover for West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 1965
|----> 200th Appearance: Terry Venables
1968League CupDerby County31Chelsea34,346 match lost programme cover for Derby County v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 1968
|----> Debut: Ian Hutchinson
1971LeagueChelsea31Wolverhampton Wanderers42,706 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers, 2nd Oct 1971
1976LeagueChelsea21Cardiff City28,409 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Cardiff City, 2nd Oct 1976
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Ray Lewington
1982LeagueChelsea52Grimsby Town10,019 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Grimsby Town, 2nd Oct 1982
|----> 100th Appearance: Colin Lee
1985Full Members CupChelsea30Portsmouth6,833 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Portsmouth, 2nd Oct 1985
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Micky Hazard
1993LeagueWest Ham United10Chelsea18,971 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 1993
1994LeagueChelsea12West Ham United18,696 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v West Ham United, 2nd Oct 1994
1997EuropeSlovan Bratislava02Chelsea13,850 match won programme cover for Slovan Bratislava v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 1997
|----> Debut: Celestine Babayaro
2005LeagueLiverpool14Chelsea44,235 match won programme cover for Liverpool v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 2005
2011LeagueBolton Wanderers15Chelsea24,657 match won programme cover for Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 2011
2012EuropeF.C. Nordsjaelland04Chelsea25,120 match won programme cover for F.C. Nordsjaelland v Chelsea, 2nd Oct 2012
2019EuropeLille Olympique12Chelsea48,523 match won
|----> 300th Appearance: Willian
2021LeagueChelsea31Southampton40,109 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Southampton, 2nd Oct 2021