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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 6258 matches in the database, of which there are:
4269 league matches
--->2360 Football League Division 1 matches
--->786 Football League Division 2 matches
--->1123 FA Premier League matches
415 FA Cup matches
280 European matches
211 League Cup matches
46 other competitive matches
1037 non-competitive matches

The Roman Era

During the Roman Era there are currently 1164 matches in the database.

There are 1057 competetive games, compiled of:
693 FA Premier League matches
91 FA Cup matches
196 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, 23rd Oct 2021Chelsea70Norwich City

Next match

Competition Date
League CupTue, 26th Oct 2021 at 19:45Chelsea v Southampton

Happy birthday to the following:

Dujon Sterling is 22 years old today.
Graham Stuart is 51 years old today.
Frode Grodås is 57 years old today.
Derek Smethurst is 74 years old today.

Born on this day, but no longer with us:

George Anderson was born 117 years ago today (passed away 1974).

Died on this day:

Ralph Oelofse passed away on this day in 2001.
John McInnes passed away on this day in 1973.

Matches played on this date in:

YearCompHome  AwayAtt
1908LeagueBlackburn Rovers20Chelsea15,000 match lost
|----> 100th Appearance: Bob McRoberts
1914LeagueChelsea22Oldham Athletic20,000 match drawn programme cover for Chelsea v Oldham Athletic, 24th Oct 1914
1925LeagueChelsea50Preston North End40,539 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Preston North End, 24th Oct 1925
1931LeagueChelsea12Blackburn Rovers35,688 match lost
|----> Debut: James Hope
|----> Last Game: James Hope
|----> First Chelsea Goal(s): Robert Carter
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Robert Carter
1934London Challenge CupChelsea20Charlton AthleticUnknown match won
1936LeagueManchester United00Chelsea29,854 match drawn programme cover for Manchester United v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1936
1938London Challenge CupChelsea33Queens Park RangersUnknown match drawn
1953LeagueWest Bromwich Albion52Chelsea32,254 match lost programme cover for West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1953
1959LeagueChelsea10Everton37,114 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Everton, 24th Oct 1959
1960League CupChelsea42Workington5,630 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Workington, 24th Oct 1960
|----> Debut: Allan Harris
|----> Last Game: Stan Crowther, Tony Nicholas
|----> Last Chelsea Goal(s): Tony Nicholas
1964LeagueTottenham Hotspur11Chelsea52,927 match drawn programme cover for Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1964
1970LeagueBlackpool34Chelsea24,940 match won programme cover for Blackpool v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1970
|----> Debut: John Phillips
1981LeagueChelsea12Barnsley15,268 match lost programme cover for Chelsea v Barnsley, 24th Oct 1981
1987LeagueSouthampton30Chelsea11,890 match lost programme cover for Southampton v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1987
1992LeagueCoventry City12Chelsea15,626 match won programme cover for Coventry City v Chelsea, 24th Oct 1992
2001LeagueWest Ham United21Chelsea26,520 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 24th Oct 2001
2007EuropeChelsea20Shalke 0440,910 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Shalke 04, 24th Oct 2007
2009LeagueChelsea50Blackburn Rovers40,836 match won programme cover for Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers, 24th Oct 2009
|----> Debut: Jeffrey Bruma
2015LeagueWest Ham United21Chelsea34,977 match lost programme cover for West Ham United v Chelsea, 24th Oct 2015
2020LeagueManchester United00ChelseaUnknown match drawn programme cover for Manchester United v Chelsea, 24th Oct 2020