It is based in Fulham London.

It was founded in the early 1905, with the club home ground being Stamford Bridge.

Its first debut was in the year 1955, when it won the league championship. They also won the same league in the year 1965 and 1971.

Some of the club greatest success include; having won 21 trophies since 1907 i.e 6 National League trophies, 7 FA cups, 5 League Cups4 FA Community Shield, 1 UEFA Champions League Cup, 2 UEFA Cup winners, 1 UEFA Europa league and 1 Europa Super Cup

It is the only London club to win the UEFA Champions League.

Their playing regular kit, is Royal blue shirts and shorts and white socks.

The current crescent is a ceremonial lion rampant retardant holding a staff.

The club is owned by a Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich.

The club is ranked the 7th most valuable football club in the world.

History  

Chelsea football club was founded on 10th March 1905 at the rising sun, entrance to the ground on Fulham ground road. They were elected to the football league shortly afterwards.

The club won promotion to their 1st and 2nd division in their early years.

In 1970, under Coach Dave Sexton, they won FA Cup by beating Leeds United 2-1 in a final replay. The following year, they took 1st European honors, UEFA Cup winners with a replay against Real Madrid in Athens. In 1997, they won FA Cup establishing themselves as European top sides, under Coach Roud Gullit.

In June 2003, Bates sold the club to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich for $140 million with $100 million spent on new players.

Under Coach Jose Mourinho, they became the 5th to win back to back League Championship. They also won FA Cup in 2007 and 2 League Cups (2005 and 2007).

Among the titles won with their respective coaches include, includes,

2009; Guss Hiddik-FA Cup,

2009-10; Carlo Ancelotti, first Premier League and double FA Cup

2012; Robert Di Matteo 7th FA Cup and 1st UEFA Champions League

2013; Rafael Benitez UEFA Europa League

2015; Antonia Conte 6th English title

Stadium

Since the club was established, their home ground has been Stamford Bridge.

The stadium has undergone several renovations and at the moment it has a capacity of 46,600.

Among the various events in Stamford Bridge include; 1920-22 FA Cup finals and FA Cup semi-finals, ten charity shield matches in the year 1970, three England international matches and the 2013 UEFA women Championship League Finals.

The crest

So far the club has had four crests;

The first one was adopted when the club was founded. It had an image of Chelsea pensioner.

The second crest, under Coach Drake, had an upright blue lion looking backwards, holding a staff. It also had three red roses representing England and two footballs.

The third one, had a new badge with Naturalistic Lion in white, standing over the CFC initials.

The fourth crest which is the current one, features a blue heraldic lion, holding staff accompanied by the word 100 years.

Colors

Currently the club has three distinct jerseys;

Blue jersey with white socks; home colors

Black yellow trim jersey; away colors

White blue trim jersey; third color

Rivals     

Based on the polls conducted by the Chelsea football fans, the longtime rivals include; Arsenal, Tottenhum hotspurs and Manchester united.

Records

Based on players, former player Frank Lampard was all the time scorer, with 211 goals in 648 games.

The biggest top flight for the club was a win of 8-0 victory against Wigan athletic in 2010.

The biggest loss was 8-1 reverse against Wolverhamptom Wanderers.

The club has the highest record of 95 points ever made in English Premier League.

It is also the first team in premier league history to score 100 goals in a single season.

Owners 

The club is owned by a Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich since the year 2003.

In the year 2012 November, it made a profit of net worth $1.4 million a first record under the ownership of Abramovich.

In 2016, according to Forbes magazine, the club was ranked as the seventh most valuable football club in the world at $1.15billion and $ 1.66billion.

It was ranked as the 8th in the Deloitte football Money League, annual revenue of $322.59million.

Sponsors  

1994-97; Auto glass

1997-01; Emirates

2001-05; Samsung mobile  

2005-08; Samsung

2008- to date; Yokohama Rubber Company

Club squad

Currently the club has a current squad of 22 Players; with Gary Cahill as the Captain and Cesar Azibillicueta as the Vice-captain.

The club has also other 28 Players who are under contract and 7 Players who are out on loan.

Player of the year

As from 2010, record of players of the year are as follows;

2010; Didier Drogba

2011; Peter Czech

2012; Juan Mata

2013; Juan Mata

2014; Eden Hazard

2015; Eden Hazard

2016; Willian

2017; Eden Hazard

Notable managers

Jose Mourinho – 2004-07;   3 Premier League Cups, FA Cups,

Community Shield, 3 League Cups

Guss Hiddik  2005-06 and 2009;    FA Cup

Carlo Anzelotti  – 2009-11;    Premier League,

FA Cup,Community Shield.

Roberto Di Matteo – 2012;     FA Cup, UEFA Champions League

Rafael Benitez         – 2012-13;    UEFA Europa League

Antonio Conte         – 2016-date; Premier League

Top management team

First manager; Antonio Conte

Assistant manager; Agelo Alesso

Gianluca Conte

Goalkeeper coach; Gianlucca Spinell

Henrique Hilario