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Chelsea have played in the top division of English football since 1989/90, and have always played in the top two divisions of English football. Chelsea have won the Premier League five times. Only Manchester Utd have won it more often.

  • Stadium: Stamford Bridge  
  • Stadium Capacity: 41,631
  • Location: West London
  • Founded: 1905
  • Nickname: The Blues
  • Manager: Maurizio Sarri
  • Kit: Dark blue shirts and shorts with white socks 

Chelsea was formed in 1905 but the Blues most successful era has been the last twenty years. Chelsea are the only London club to have won the Champions League. Some famous Chelsea fans include: Emma Watson, Will Ferrell, Michael Caine and Ed Sheeran. Here are some of the highlights:

  • League Champions: 6 times
  • FA Cup Winners: 8 times
  • League Cup Winners: 5 times
  • Champions League Winners: 2011/12
  • UEFA Europa League: Winners in 2012/13
  • Premier League best finish: Winners in 2004/5, 2005/06, 2009/10, 2011/12 & 2016/17 

Chelsea won the Premier League in 2016/17.

The Manager

Maurizio Sarri took over from Antonio Conte his fellow Italian, in July 2018. The 2018/19 season will be Sarri’s first n the Premier League. Sarri worked as a banker until he was 40 years old before taking up coaching full-time. He has managed 12 different clubs in Italy and had the most success with Napoli. Napoli finished in third in 2016/17 and second in 2017/18 with Sarri in charge. Chelsea will be Sarri’s first job away from Italy but he will have someone to help him at Chelsea. Gianfranco Zola, who played 229 times for Chelsea, will be Sarri’s assistant at Stamford Bridge.

Maurizio Sarri and Jorginho were together at Napoli.

Three to Watch

Here are three Chelsea players to keep an eye on in the Premier League this season:

Eden Hazard

Hazard has been one of the best Premier League players of his generation. Since his arrival at Chelsea in 2012, Hazard has won the Premier League twice and been named Premier League player of the season. If Chelsea keep hold of Hazard, the Blues will have one of the world’s most creative talents in their starting line-up. 

Eden Hazard with the Premier League trophy.

Jorginho

Chelsea paid Napoli over £50 million for Jorginho in July 2018. The midfielder was born in Brazil but plays for the Italian national team. He has arrived in London at the same time as the former-Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri. Jorginho usually plays as a creative midfielder and has a similar style to Cesc Fabregas. 

Thibaut Courtois

Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 and is now recognised as one of the world’s best goalkeepers. He won the Golden Glove for Belgium at the World Cup in Russia and has won the Premier League twice with Chelsea. 

Thibaut Courtois is one of the best goalkeepers in the world

Last season

Chelsea finished fifth in the Premier League last season and failed to qualify for the Champions League. It was a disappointing season for the team that had won the Premier League in 2016/17. This prompted a change in manager with ex-Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri, arriving in the summer. Chelsea’s top scorer was Eden Hazard with 12 Premier League goals.

Chelsea's N'Golo Kante is a World Cup winner with France.

Prediction 2018/19: 3rd

Chelsea will be looking to break back into the top four and to claim Champions League football this season. If Chelsea can hold on to players such as Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois they should have a good season under their new manager. If that doesn’t happen then a top four place may be out of reach.

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ThibautCourtois's picture
ThibautCourtois
19/07/2016
VN
8
points

yeppp


ThibautCourtois's picture
ThibautCourtois
19/07/2016 10:55
Vietnam
Chelsea
8

yeppp

Viet Pham
16/07/2016
VN
49
points

Chelsea - pride of London


Viet Pham
16/07/2016 08:59
Vietnam
Chelsea
49

Chelsea - pride of London

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
11/06/2016
GH
4662
points

It's strange how Chelsea couldn't make top 4


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
11/06/2016 09:01
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

It's strange how Chelsea couldn't make top 4

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
11/06/2016
GH
4662
points

My favourite player in Chelsea in frank lampard


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
11/06/2016 08:58
Ghana
Manchester United
4662

My favourite player in Chelsea in frank lampard

megan n
10/06/2016
GB
6
points

hi


megan n
10/06/2016 14:39
United Kingdom
Sunderland
6

hi

Abdallah
10/06/2016
KW
1813
points

Welcome home


Abdallah
10/06/2016 19:06
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Welcome home

amayliad
05/05/2016
ID
66
points

go blues


amayliad
05/05/2016 07:16
Indonesia
Chelsea
66

go blues

karma
03/05/2016
CH
5
points

i love blue because they are always in my heart


karma
03/05/2016 01:23
Switzerland
Chelsea
5

i love blue because they are always in my heart

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
06/04/2016
PS
3696
points

Chelsea are in a good form with Hedenk but i think they will finish the season in the first 7 ranking.


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assemjuve
06/04/2016 18:40
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

Chelsea are in a good form with Hedenk but i think they will finish the season in the first 7 ranking.

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alimiloud
27/03/2016
DZ
160
points

wow


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alimiloud
27/03/2016 23:09
Algeria
Chelsea
160

wow

joto
02/03/2016
AT
271
points

chelsea is cool


joto
02/03/2016 15:52
Austria
Stoke City
271

chelsea is cool

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HakanUslu1881
29/02/2016
TR
1761
points

No,I'm not,Eden Hazard,Galatasaray vs. Chelsea


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HakanUslu1881
29/02/2016 00:49
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

No,I'm not,Eden Hazard,Galatasaray vs. Chelsea

Nilufer2002's picture
Nilufer2002
16/02/2016
AZ
42
points

Chelsea have had a nice season!


Nilufer2002's picture
Nilufer2002
16/02/2016 11:56
Azerbaijan
Chelsea
42

Chelsea have had a nice season!

nikosonris
24/03/2016
UA
2453
points

I would rather disagree with that!


nikosonris
24/03/2016 08:38
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

I would rather disagree with that!

Abdallah
02/02/2016
KW
1813
points

Good decision by the board to not renew for Terry , he's a legend , a good defender but not a real captain because he was absulotely negetive in the dressing room when most players betrayed Jose Mourinho. It's obviously what was happening by playing 9 games without lose with Gess .


Abdallah
02/02/2016 15:28
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Good decision by the board to not renew for Terry , he's a legend , a good defender but not a real captain because he was absulotely negetive in the dressing room when most players betrayed Jose Mourinho. It's obviously what was happening by playing 9 games without lose with Gess .

nikosonris
16/02/2016
UA
2453
points

@Abdallah, I thought Chelsea fans liked John Terry.


nikosonris
16/02/2016 08:00
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

@Abdallah, I thought Chelsea fans liked John Terry.

Abdallah
16/02/2016
KW
1813
points

No body hates him


Abdallah
16/02/2016 17:13
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

No body hates him

Adrian's picture
Adrian
01/02/2016
AL
7
points

Chelsea champion


Adrian's picture
Adrian
01/02/2016 19:21
Albania
Chelsea
7

Chelsea champion

nika_chelsea25
31/01/2016
GE
1667
points

i love chelsea so much!


nika_chelsea25
31/01/2016 21:32
Georgia
Chelsea
1667

i love chelsea so much!

Tigrann
31/01/2016
AM
328
points

Chelsea needs to improve its academy and not to spend so much money on transfers


Tigrann
31/01/2016 20:25
Armenia
Southampton
328

Chelsea needs to improve its academy and not to spend so much money on transfers

Abdallah
30/01/2016
KW
1813
points

Alexander Pato !!!! Not interesting deal


Abdallah
30/01/2016 16:17
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Alexander Pato !!!! Not interesting deal

Laki123's picture
Laki123
30/01/2016
MK
20
points

I'm big fan of C♥H♥E♥L♥S♥E♥A I LOVE CHELSEA !!!


Laki123's picture
Laki123
30/01/2016 09:57
Macedonia
Chelsea
20

I'm big fan of C♥H♥E♥L♥S♥E♥A I LOVE CHELSEA !!!

Genrilon's picture
Genrilon
29/01/2016
UZ
137
points

Blue is the colour
Football is the game
We're all together
And winning is our aim
So cheer us on through
The sun and rain
Cause Chelsea Chelsea is our name


Genrilon's picture
Genrilon
29/01/2016 19:21
Uzbekistan
Chelsea
137

Blue is the colour
Football is the game
We're all together
And winning is our aim
So cheer us on through
The sun and rain
Cause Chelsea Chelsea is our name

acred
28/01/2016
UZ
42
points

Being a Chelsea fan started when I watched the match of either FA cup or Community Shield against Manchester United about 10 years ago from now. Chelsea lost that match by penalties, but I was totally excited by the game of Frank Lampard, a fantastic move of Didier Drogba and brilliant defensive skills of John Terry. That's the main reason of supporting this club even if it falls into the downfall of Premier league. I've become a very loyal fan when Chelsea became champions of Europe in 2012, and will still support until retire))


acred
28/01/2016 18:29
Uzbekistan
Chelsea
42

Being a Chelsea fan started when I watched the match of either FA cup or Community Shield against Manchester United about 10 years ago from now. Chelsea lost that match by penalties, but I was totally excited by the game of Frank Lampard, a fantastic move of Didier Drogba and brilliant defensive skills of John Terry. That's the main reason of supporting this club even if it falls into the downfall of Premier league. I've become a very loyal fan when Chelsea became champions of Europe in 2012, and will still support until retire))

Qurban
28/01/2016
AZ
62
points

Chelsea will get top 4


Qurban
28/01/2016 13:01
Azerbaijan
Chelsea
62

Chelsea will get top 4

aragorn1986's picture
aragorn1986
24/01/2016
ME
3557
points

I can't wait to see what they can show on the Emirates. I doubt Arsenal can lose while chasing Leicester.


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aragorn1986
24/01/2016 14:39
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

I can't wait to see what they can show on the Emirates. I doubt Arsenal can lose while chasing Leicester.

Abdallah
24/01/2016
KW
1813
points

When they play against Chelsea they must lose :)


Abdallah
24/01/2016 18:08
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

When they play against Chelsea they must lose :)

Abdallah
03/01/2016
KW
1813
points

Not good performance enough , so it doesn't show any indicates it's a strong team . Even if they finishes at top four with that playing is not any progress . Poor cesc , Costa , Oscar , hazard shortly all the players .


Abdallah
03/01/2016 15:38
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Not good performance enough , so it doesn't show any indicates it's a strong team . Even if they finishes at top four with that playing is not any progress . Poor cesc , Costa , Oscar , hazard shortly all the players .

Rich's picture
Rich
04/01/2016
ES
370
points

I think 3-0 away to Crystal Palce, who have been playing very well, is Chelsea's best result of the season so far. I think Chelsea will have a much better second half of the season. What do you think?


Rich's picture
Rich
04/01/2016 12:38
Spain
Liverpool
370

I think 3-0 away to Crystal Palce, who have been playing very well, is Chelsea's best result of the season so far. I think Chelsea will have a much better second half of the season. What do you think?

Abdallah
29/12/2015
KW
1813
points

I can't imagine Jose goes to man utd ! If he does , that means he will stay there for very long time .


Abdallah
29/12/2015 03:42
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

I can't imagine Jose goes to man utd ! If he does , that means he will stay there for very long time .

Abdallah
28/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Poor tactic , form , squad and substitution. To the worst Roman


Abdallah
28/12/2015 19:36
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Poor tactic , form , squad and substitution. To the worst Roman

Abdallah
27/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Bad tactic auwful substitution is this best of Gus ? I believe yes , to the worst Chelsea without Jose , in my opinion they won't even reach the big four .


Abdallah
27/12/2015 19:47
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Bad tactic auwful substitution is this best of Gus ? I believe yes , to the worst Chelsea without Jose , in my opinion they won't even reach the big four .

Abdallah
24/12/2015
KW
1813
points

I have read on bbc that drogba might come back !!!! What a mess !!! Yes he's a legend but what can he do better in his thirties !??!!!! He only can play as a substitute.


Abdallah
24/12/2015 07:47
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

I have read on bbc that drogba might come back !!!! What a mess !!! Yes he's a legend but what can he do better in his thirties !??!!!! He only can play as a substitute.

nikosonris
24/12/2015
UA
2453
points

The biggest value I see in Drogba's coming back to the Chelsea bench is the Premier League winning experience and team spirit he can bring in.


nikosonris
24/12/2015 12:46
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

The biggest value I see in Drogba's coming back to the Chelsea bench is the Premier League winning experience and team spirit he can bring in.

Abdallah
24/12/2015
KW
1813
points

I bet he will add nothing l about the inspiration , they already had it by sacking Jose as they want


Abdallah
24/12/2015 16:53
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

I bet he will add nothing l about the inspiration , they already had it by sacking Jose as they want

nikosonris
28/12/2015
UA
2453
points

That's what a coach has to do - inspire his team, even when he goes away. Don't worry, Abdallah, the Special One will return some day!)


nikosonris
28/12/2015 09:33
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

That's what a coach has to do - inspire his team, even when he goes away. Don't worry, Abdallah, the Special One will return some day!)

Abdallah
28/12/2015
KW
1813
points

I'm certainly sure Jose never comes back , the board preferred the players on him .


Abdallah
28/12/2015 19:37
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

I'm certainly sure Jose never comes back , the board preferred the players on him .

Bohdan
21/12/2015
UA
592
points

Chelsea is a great football club. Mourinho is the biggest talent in this club, but I don't like him. Good luck Chelsea!


Bohdan
21/12/2015 19:57
Ukraine
Liverpool
592

Chelsea is a great football club. Mourinho is the biggest talent in this club, but I don't like him. Good luck Chelsea!

Abdallah
24/12/2015
KW
1813
points

You shouldn't take it personally , why don't you like Jose ? If it's because his style of play , I think you are wrong , because when he had got the quality of players he needs , you would see him play a beautiful offensive play . Like in his first term in Chelsea in 2007 -2008 he won man utd at old traffold 3-0 and won Barcelona 4-2 . He had the players he chose , but now it can't be compared between these players and the squid at that time , can t compare cesc with Lampard , hazard with Robbin , Willian with duff , Costa with drogba , Ramires with makalele , matic with essien .


Abdallah
24/12/2015 05:28
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

You shouldn't take it personally , why don't you like Jose ? If it's because his style of play , I think you are wrong , because when he had got the quality of players he needs , you would see him play a beautiful offensive play . Like in his first term in Chelsea in 2007 -2008 he won man utd at old traffold 3-0 and won Barcelona 4-2 . He had the players he chose , but now it can't be compared between these players and the squid at that time , can t compare cesc with Lampard , hazard with Robbin , Willian with duff , Costa with drogba , Ramires with makalele , matic with essien .

nikosonris
21/12/2015
UA
2453
points

Anyway, Guus is not a bad option. And as far as I understood, Drogba is back to help Chelsea again, even in his role of an adviser)


nikosonris
21/12/2015 16:26
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Anyway, Guus is not a bad option. And as far as I understood, Drogba is back to help Chelsea again, even in his role of an adviser)

Abdallah
20/12/2015
KW
1813
points

What a claim John Terry !!!!! To say power player have nothing on the decision of sacking Mourinho !!!! So where had your power player performance all the last 15 matches !!!! Was it as same as last game !!!!


Abdallah
20/12/2015 15:04
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

What a claim John Terry !!!!! To say power player have nothing on the decision of sacking Mourinho !!!! So where had your power player performance all the last 15 matches !!!! Was it as same as last game !!!!

nikosonris
21/12/2015
UA
2453
points

I don't see eye to eye on that point! If you as a manager can't find ways to settle the conflicts inside your team, you should quit. It's as simple as that.


nikosonris
21/12/2015 16:23
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

I don't see eye to eye on that point! If you as a manager can't find ways to settle the conflicts inside your team, you should quit. It's as simple as that.

Abdallah
21/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Really !!! So what you think of that awful performance !!!?? Didn't they punish the manager for something ?


Abdallah
21/12/2015 19:40
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Really !!! So what you think of that awful performance !!!?? Didn't they punish the manager for something ?

nikosonris
22/12/2015
UA
2453
points

My opinion is that both players and coaches/managers should act in the best interests of the club. If one of the components of this equation is underperforming, you should fix or replace it. Obviously, something went wrong between Jose and some of the Blues' key players. And it is extremely challenging to 'fix or replace' a number of players at once, that's why the club owner went for the other option and parted company with the Special One.


nikosonris
22/12/2015 13:55
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

My opinion is that both players and coaches/managers should act in the best interests of the club. If one of the components of this equation is underperforming, you should fix or replace it. Obviously, something went wrong between Jose and some of the Blues' key players. And it is extremely challenging to 'fix or replace' a number of players at once, that's why the club owner went for the other option and parted company with the Special One.

Abdallah
24/12/2015
KW
1813
points

And the owner is wrong , because Jose intended to stay for a along time at Chelsea , and can build team for decades and be the strongest team in the world but now whoever be the manager won't stay as long as Jose wanted .

He should have replacedthe key players to keep Jose whatever it takes even if the bad results lead to relegation , we don't care about Cesc , Oscar ,Terry , Costa and hazard , they aren't the best in the world we can find better than them but we can't find better than Jose .


Abdallah
24/12/2015 05:20
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

And the owner is wrong , because Jose intended to stay for a along time at Chelsea , and can build team for decades and be the strongest team in the world but now whoever be the manager won't stay as long as Jose wanted .

He should have replacedthe key players to keep Jose whatever it takes even if the bad results lead to relegation , we don't care about Cesc , Oscar ,Terry , Costa and hazard , they aren't the best in the world we can find better than them but we can't find better than Jose .

nikosonris
24/12/2015
UA
2453
points

I do agree with you about the Blues' owner - he is fond of hot fixes and likes quick wins with poor strategic thinking, but I really doubt that fans would accept Chelsea's relegation.Just remember all the excuses for those defeats Jose was talking about: Chelsea physio Eva, lack of luck,conspiracy, referees, mass media etc. but he has never admitted his fault, and he always wanted it to be his way without deferring to the opinions of the players that ultimately led to the 'palpable discord' in the dressing room. It's interesting how quickly the fans mood changes: last season you praised for those players (Hazard, Cesc, Costa and Terry) & now you are blaming them.


nikosonris
24/12/2015 12:44
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

I do agree with you about the Blues' owner - he is fond of hot fixes and likes quick wins with poor strategic thinking, but I really doubt that fans would accept Chelsea's relegation.Just remember all the excuses for those defeats Jose was talking about: Chelsea physio Eva, lack of luck,conspiracy, referees, mass media etc. but he has never admitted his fault, and he always wanted it to be his way without deferring to the opinions of the players that ultimately led to the 'palpable discord' in the dressing room. It's interesting how quickly the fans mood changes: last season you praised for those players (Hazard, Cesc, Costa and Terry) & now you are blaming them.

Abdallah
19/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Nice action by the fans to boing on some players , to show them what Mourinho means for us . Those players have lost the supporters confidence , what brings it back is winning the uefa .


Abdallah
19/12/2015 18:48
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Nice action by the fans to boing on some players , to show them what Mourinho means for us . Those players have lost the supporters confidence , what brings it back is winning the uefa .

Abdallah
19/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Shame on those players !!! It's been clear now they haven't played for the shirt .

Jose was and still faithful for the club but some of these players when they don't perform good and lead the team to the relegation zone it's absolutely disloyalty .


Abdallah
19/12/2015 15:51
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Shame on those players !!! It's been clear now they haven't played for the shirt .

Jose was and still faithful for the club but some of these players when they don't perform good and lead the team to the relegation zone it's absolutely disloyalty .

nikosonris
18/12/2015
UA
2453
points

I think Pepe has already negotiated his move to Man City this summer. So Chelsea club owners should beat that offer to sign him.


nikosonris
18/12/2015 20:49
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

I think Pepe has already negotiated his move to Man City this summer. So Chelsea club owners should beat that offer to sign him.

Abdallah
19/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Even though I don't believe he will go to city because they don't have history , not big team in Europe and can't win the champions league , so I see the best choice for him Chelsea .


Abdallah
19/12/2015 03:40
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Even though I don't believe he will go to city because they don't have history , not big team in Europe and can't win the champions league , so I see the best choice for him Chelsea .

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