Mauricio Pochettino

Can Pochettino Bring Success to Chelsea?

Chelsea finished the 2022/23 season in 12th place in the Premier League table in what was quite probably their worst league performance since the early 1990s. The Chelsea owners have turned to Mauricio Pochettino in their quest to get the club back towards the top of the table. But will the former Tottenham and Paris-Saint … Read more

Chelsea FC Women

Where Do Chelsea FC Women Play?

Chelsea FC Women are the most successful club in the history of the Women’s Super League, having won a record five WSL titles since the competition’s inaugural season in 2011/12. The Blues have also lifted four Women’s FA Cups and two Women’s League Cups, making them a force to be reckoned with in women’s football. … Read more

Celery

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

Wembley Stadium

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

Abramovich at Chelsea game

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

Chelsea player with Three logo

Why Do Chelsea Still Have 3 on Their Shirts?

Since the beginning of the 2020/21 season, Chelsea’s shirt sponsor has been the mobile network, Three, with the club’s shirts being emblazoned with the company’s “3” logo. However, in 2022, following Russia’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine, Three actually requested that their logo should be temporarily removed from the Blues’ shirts. This was because the British … Read more

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

Why Did Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Wear a Mask When Playing for Chelsea?

After ex-Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, made the controversial deadline day switch to Chelsea from Barcelona, some keen-eyed fans may have noticed an interesting detail; the Gabonese forward was wearing a protective face mask. In this article, we will look at why this was the case, as well as explaining when and why these protective masks … Read more