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Chelsea

Web: http://www.chelseafc.co.uk/
Sport: Football
Squad: Click for the club's squad
Ground: Stamford Bridge

History

If Fulham had not rejected the offer to rent Stamford Bridge from it's owner H.A Mears in 1905, Chelsea may never have exited. Mr Mears was determined to transform Stamford Bridge into a football stadium rather than selling it to the Great Western railway. Frederick Parker persuaded Mears of the financial advantages of developing a major sporting venue. Chelsea Football club were formed in 1905 and gained admission to the Second Division of the Football League after being denied admission to the Southern League. Chelsea have won the league once back in 1955. They have had FA Cup success on three occasions 1970, 1997 and 2000. In Europe they have won the European Cup Winners Cup twice in 1971 and 1998.

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 OfficialPlayerSites.com: 29 articles
Nolberto Solano: MAGPIES HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR - SOLANO - 18/11/2005
Nol's verdict on Newcastle's trip to Stamford Bridge More
Lewis Hunt: Going well - 01/10/2005
Lewis reflects on the Shrimpers recent good run and hopes that competition for places will push the club forwards. More
Gavin Peacock: Scott Parker - a new legend? - 15/06/2005
Gavin gives his opinion on Scott Parker's transfer to Newcastle and has high hopes that it's a great move for both club and player. More
Gavin Peacock: Jose’s – how much credit does he deserve? - 28/04/2005
Gavin's opinions on Chelsea's successful season - money or management? More
Nolberto Solano: Solano's soothing Angel's goal fear - 22/12/2004
Bill Howell's report covering Nol's views on Juan Pablo Angel's goals drought More
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Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2: Blues could face FA punishment after Jose Mourinho’s post-match dig at referee - 19/04/2014
]]> Liverpool can today take a huge step to winning a first championship in 24 years after Jose Mourinho lost his long unbeaten home record as well as his temper in another remarkable twist to this title race. www.independent.co.uk


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