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Chelsea FC New Signings for 2023 – All the Transfers In and Out After the Summer Window

Since Todd Boehly took over from Roman Abramovich as Chelsea owner last year, the West London giants have dominated world football in one category: spending money! In just three transfer windows, the club have spent over £1 billion on new players, despite finishing 12th in the 2022/23 Premier League. This summer alone, the Blues have … Read more


Why Do Chelsea Fans Sing About Celery & Throw It on the Pitch?

Celery, the most boring yet surprisingly versatile vegetable of all time, the James Milner of veg, has had a rather unusual association with Chelsea Football Club over the years. The green vegetable, favoured in salads and as a base to stocks, sauces and stews (OK, cooking lesson over!) was regularly hurled onto Stamford Bridge’s hallowed … Read more

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Why Did Chelsea Play in Yellow in the 2022 FA Cup Final?

In the 2022 FA Cup final, where Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool took on fellow German Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea, observers may have noticed one unusual detail: Chelsea were playing in yellow kits, rather than their trademark blue. Football purists will be unhappy with this change, as teams normally always play in their home kit for games played … Read more

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When Did Abramovich Buy Chelsea & How Much For?

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022, billionaire oligarch Roman Abramovich, then owner of Chelsea Football Club, saw his assets frozen by the British government. Due to his ties to Vladimir Putin’s regime, Abramovich was effectively forced to sell the west London club, ending a 19-year stint as owner that was characterised by almost … Read more

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Who Are Chelsea’s Biggest Rivals?

Unlike fellow London sides, Arsenal and Tottenham, the Blues do not have a long-established, undisputed great local rival, and therefore any number of clubs could be classed as their “biggest rivals”, depending on which Chelsea fan you ask. Geographically speaking, Chelsea’s local rivals are Fulham, yet this rivalry has lacked intensity due to the gulf … Read more

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How Many Times Have Chelsea Won the Double?

In the 2009/10 season, Chelsea managed to pull off the rare feat of winning both the Premier League and FA Cup, an achievement commonly known as the domestic “double”. This remains the only time that the Blues have managed to win the two most prized domestic competitions in the same season. Whilst it has become … Read more

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Have Chelsea Won the Champions League?

Chelsea have won the prestigious UEFA Champions League on two occasions, with the Blues first crowned champions of Europe in the 2011/12 season, before repeating the feat in 2020/21. These two victories in the competition make Chelsea the third-most successful English team in the Champions League (and its predecessor the European Cup), behind Manchester United … Read more