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

The beautiful village of Weybridge

Where Do Chelsea Players Live?

Although Chelsea players may live in a variety of different locations, the vast majority are split between suburbs around the club’s training ground, in Cobham, Surrey, and the area surrounding Stamford Bridge, in Fulham. Cobham is situated in Surrey’s “golden triangle” and is therefore a hugely desirable location in which to live, although it doesn’t have … Read more

Chelsea football club owners

Who Owns Chelsea & Are There Shareholders?

On the 30th of May, 2022, Roman Abramovich’s 19-year reign as Chelsea owner officially came to an end. The Russian billionaire had purchased Chelsea back in 2003, thus kicking off a golden period for the club. During Abramovich’s tenure, the Blues won an astounding 21 trophies, including five Premier Leagues and two Champions Leagues. This … Read more

Chelsea vs Spurs

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