Chelsea F.C.

Chelsea Fitbaa Club (pronounced /ˈtʃɛlsiː/ (deprecatit template)) is a Inglis profeesional fitbaw club based in wast Lunnon. Foondit in 1905, they play in the Premier League an hae spent maist o their history in the top tier o Inglis fitbaw. Chelsea hae been Inglis champions fower times, FA Cup winners sax times an League Cup winners fower times. They hae an aa been successful in Europe, winnin the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup twice.

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Full nameChelsea Football Club
Nickname(s)The Blues, The Pensioners
Foondit10 Mairch 1905; 117 years ago (1905-03-10)[1]
GroundStamford Bridge,
Fulham, Lunnon
Ground Capacity41,837[2]
AwnerTodd Bohely
Mark Walter
Hansjörg Wyss
ChairmanBruce Buck
ManagerThomas Tuchel
LeaguePremier League
2018–19Premier League, 3rd o 20
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

The club haed their first major success in 1955, whan they wan the league championship. Chelsea wan several cup competitions during the 1960s an 1970s but, efter that, didnae win anither major title till 1997. The past decade haes been the maist successful period in Chelsea’s history, cappit bi winnin Premier League titles in 2005, 2006 an 2010, an reakin their first UEFA Champions League final in 2008.

In maugre o their name, the club arnae based in Chelsea, but in neibourin Fulham. The club's hame is the 41,841 capacity Stamford Bridge fitbaw stadium in Fulham, whaur they hae played syne their establishment. In 2003, they wur bovht bi Roushie ile magnate Roman Abramovich. I 2022 Abramovich sold the club tae American businessmans Todd Boehly, Mark Walter an Swiss buisnessman Hansjörg Wyss.

Chelsea's regular kit colours is ryal blae sarks an shorts wi white socks, the combination uised syne the 1960s. The club crest haes been chynged several times in a mynt tae modernise or rebrand; the crest thay hae thir dyas, featurin a ceremonial lion haudin a staff, is a modified version o ane first adoptit in the 1950s. The club haes sustained the fift heichmaist average aw-time attendance in Inglis fitbaw. Their average hame gate for the 2009-10 season wis 41,423, the fift heichmaist in the Premier League.




Winners (4): 1954–55, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10
Winners (2): 1983–84, 1988–89


Winners (7): 1969–70, 1996–97, 1999–2000, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
Winners (4): 1964–65, 1997–98, 2004–05, 2006–07
Winners (4): 1955, 2000, 2005, 2009
Winners (2): 1985–86, 1989–90


Winners (1): 2011–12
Winners (1): 2012–13
Winners (2): 1970–71, 1997–98
Winners (1): 1998



First team squadEedit

As o 17 Julie 2018[3]

Note: Banners indicate naitional team as defined unner FIFA eligibility rules. Players mey haud mair nor ane non-FIFA naitionality.

No. Poseetion Player
1   GK Willy Caballero
2   DF Antonio Rüdiger
3   DF Marcos Alonso
4   MF Cesc Fàbregas
5   MF Jorginho
6   MF Danny Drinkwater
7   MF N'Golo Kanté
8   MF Ross Barkley
9   FW Álvaro Morata
10   MF Eden Hazard
11   MF Pedro
13   GK Thibaut Courtois
14   MF Tiémoué Bakayoko
15   DF Victor Moses
17   MF Charly Musonda Jr.
No. Poseetion Player
18   FW Olivier Giroud
21   DF Davide Zappacosta
22   MF Willian
23   FW Michy Batshuayi
24   DF Gary Cahill (caiptain)
27   DF Andreas Christensen
28   DF César Azpilicueta
30   DF David Luiz
31   DF Fikayo Tomori
33   DF Emerson
34   DF Ola Aina
38   MF Jérémie Boga
40   FW Izzy Brown
44   MF Ethan Ampadu


  1. a b Upon its formation in 1992, the Premier League became the tap tier o English football; the First and Second Divisions then became the seicont an third tiers, respectively. The First Division is nou kent as the Football League Championship an the Second Division is nou kent as Football League One.
  2. The trophy wis kent as the Charity Shield till 2002, an as the Community Shield syne.


  1. "Team History – Introduction". Chelsea F.C. official website. Retrieved 11 Mey 2011.
  2. "Club Information". Chelsea F.C. official website. Retrieved 23 Februar 2012.
  3. "First team". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 14 Julie 2018.