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Club information: Chelsea – Sports Mole

Club information: Chelsea – Sports Mole

Club information page for Chelsea Football Club.

Full name: Chelsea Football Club

Nicknames: The Blues, The Pensioners

Founded: March 10, 1905

Owners: Roman Abramovich

Stadium (capacity): Stamford Bridge (41,631)

Most appearances: Ron Harris (795)

Most league appearances: Ron Harris (655)

Most goals: Frank Lampard (211)

Most league goals: Bobby Tambling (164)

Oldest player: Mark Schwarzer (41 years 218 days vs. Cardiff City, May 11th 2014)

Youngest player: Ian Hamilton (16 years 138 days vs. Tottenham Hotspur, March 18th 1967)

Oldest goalscorer: Dick Spence (38 years 282 days vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers, April 26th 1947)

Youngest goalscorer: Ian Hamilton (16 years 138 days vs. Tottenham Hotspur, March 18th 1967)

Biggest win: 13-0 vs. Jeunesse Hautcharage (Cup Winners’ Cup, September 29th 1971)

Biggest league win: 8-0 vs. Wigan Athletic (Premier League, May 9th 2010); 8-0 vs. Aston Villa (Premier League, December 23rd 2012)

Biggest defeat: 1-8 vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers (First Division, September 26th 1953)

Highest transfer fee paid: £71.6m – Kepa Arrizabalaga (August 8, 2018)

Highest transfer fee received: £60m – Oscar (December 23, 2016)


Honours

First Division/Premier League (6): 1954–55, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10, 2014–15, 2016–17

Second Division (2): 1983–84, 1988–89

FA Cup (8): 1969–70, 1996–97, 1999–2000, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2017–18

League Cup (5): 1964–65, 1997–98, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2014–15

Charity Shield/Community Shield (4): 1955, 2000, 2005, 2009

European Cup/Champions League (1): 2011–12

UEFA Cup (1): 2012–13

UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (2): 1970–71, 1997–98

UEFA Super Cup (1): 1998

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