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    Chelsea F.C.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This article is about the men's football club. For the women's football club, seeChelsea L.F.C..For other uses, seeChelsea.Chelsea

    Full name Chelsea Football ClubNickname(s) The Blues, The PensionersFounded ! "arch #!$% ! years a&o (Ground )tamford Brid&eCapacity * ,++ -(Owner oman /bramo0ichChairman Bruce Buck Manager 1uus 2iddink 3interim4League Premier Lea&ue2 !"#!$ Premier Lea&ue, st%e&site Club home pa&e

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_L.F.C.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_(disambiguation)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_(disambiguation)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_F.C.#cite_note-teamhistory-1https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamford_Bridge_(stadium)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_F.C.#cite_note-capacity-2https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Abramovichhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Buckhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guus_Hiddinkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premier_Leaguehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014%E2%80%9315_Premier_Leaguehttp://www.chelseafc.com/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_(disambiguation)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_F.C.#cite_note-teamhistory-1https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamford_Bridge_(stadium)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_F.C.#cite_note-capacity-2https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Abramovichhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Buckhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guus_Hiddinkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premier_Leaguehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014%E2%80%9315_Premier_Leaguehttp://www.chelseafc.com/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelsea_L.F.C.
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    Chelsea F.C. 35 t lsi 5 4 are a professionalfootball club in Fulham, London, who play in thePremier Lea&ue. Founded in #!$, the club's home &round since then has been)tamford Brid&e.-(

    Chelsea had their first ma6or success in#$$, when they won the lea&ue championship. Theywon 0arious cup competitions between#+$ and ##!. The club's &reatest period of success has been the last two decades, winnin& 7 ma6or trophies since ##7. ( Chelsea ha0e won fi0elea&uetitles, se0enF/ Cups , fi0eLea&ue Cups and fourF/ Community )hields, one89F/ ChampionsLea&ue, two89F/ Cup Winners' Cups, one89F/ 9uropa Lea&ue and one 89F/ )uper Cup .

    Chelsea are the only London club to win the 89F/ Champions Lea&ue,*(

    and one offour clubs,and the only British club, to ha0e won all three main89F/ club competitions.$( +(

    Chelsea's re&ularkit colours are royal blue shirts and shorts with white socks. The club's cresthas been chan&ed se0eral times in attempts to re:brand the club and modernise its ima&e. Thecurrent crest, featurin& a ceremonial lion rampant re&ardant holdin& a staff, is a modification the one introduced in the early #$!s.7( The club ha0e the fifth:hi&hest a0era&e all:timeattendance in9n&lish football. ;( Their a0era&e home &ate for the-! *< $ season was * ,$*+,the se0enth hi&hest in the Premier Lea&ue.#( )ince -!! , Chelsea ha0e been owned by ussian billionaireoman /bramo0ich . !( =n -! $, they were ranked by Forbes ma&a>ine as thesi?thmost 0aluable football club in the world, at @;#; million 3A . 7 billion4. (

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    Crest and colours

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    Thefirst Chelsea team in )eptember #!$

    =n #!*,1us "ears ac uired the)tamford Brid&e athletics stadium with the aim of turnin& itinto a football &round. /n offer to lease it to nearbyFulham was turned down, so "ears opted tofound his own club to use the stadium. /s there was already a team named Fulham in the borou&h, the name of the ad6acent borou&h ofChelsea was chosen for the new club% names like Kensington FC , Stamford Bridge FC and London FC were also considered. -( Chelsea werefounded on ! "arch #!$ at The isin& )un pub 3now The Butcher's 2ook4,( ( opposite the present:day main entrance to the &round on Fulham oad, and were elected to the FootballLea&ue shortly afterwards.

    The club won promotion to the First i0ision in their second season, and yo:yoed between theFirst and )econd i0isions in their early years. They reached the# $ F/ Cup Final , where theylost to)heffield 8nited at ld Trafford, and finished third in the First i0ision in #-!, theclub's best lea&ue campai&n to that point.*( Chelsea attracted lar&e crowds$( and had areputation for si&nin& bi&:name players,+( but success continued to elude the club in the inter:war years.

    Former/rsenal and 9n&land centre:forwardTed rake became mana&er in #$- and proceededto modernise the club. 2e remo0ed the club'sChelsea pensioner crest, impro0ed the youth set:upand trainin& re&ime, rebuilt the side with shrewd si&nin&s from the lower di0isions and amatlea&ues, and led Chelsea to their first ma6or trophy success < the Lea&ue championship < in

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    /fter a lon&:runnin& le&al battle, Bates reunited the stadium freehold with the club in ##- bydoin& a deal with the banks of the property de0elopers, who had been bankrupted by a marketcrash.--( Chelsea's form in the new Premier Lea&ue was uncon0incin&, althou&h they did reachthe ##* F/ Cup Final with 1lenn 2oddle. =t was not until the appointment ofuud 1ullit as player:mana&er in ##+ that their fortunes chan&ed. 2e added se0eral top international players

    the side, as the clubwon the F/ Cup in ##7 and established themsel0es as one of 9n&land's topsides a&ain. 1ullit was replaced by1ianluca Jialli, who led the team to 0ictory in the Lea&ueCup Final, the89F/ Cup Winners' Cup Final and the89F/ )uper Cup in ##;, the F/ Cup in-!!! and their first appearance in the 89F/ Champions Lea&ue. Jialli was sacked in fa0our ofClaudio anieri, who &uided Chelsea to the -!!- F/ Cup Final and Champions Lea&ueualification in -!!-

    =n Iune -!! , Bates sold Chelsea to ussian billionaireoman /bramo0ich for @ *! million.!( 0er @ !! million was spent on new players, but anieri was unable to deli0er any trophies,- ( and was replaced by IosK "ourinho. -*( 8nder "ourinho, Chelsea became the fifth 9n&lish teamto win back:to:back lea&ue championships since the )econd World War 3-!!*

    in addition to winnin& an F/ Cup 3-!!7 4 and two Lea&ue Cups 3-!!$ and-!!7 4. "ourinhowas replaced by/0ram 1rant , -+( who led the club to their first89F/ Champions Lea&ue final,which they lost on penalties to"anchester 8nited.

    =n -!!#, 1uus 2iddink &uided Chelsea to another F/ Cup success. -7( =n-!!#< ! , his successorCarlo /ncelotti led them to their firstPremier Lea&ue and F/ Cup ouble , and becomin& thefirst 9n&lish top:fli&ht club to score !! lea&ue &oals in a season since #+ . -;( =n -! -,caretaker mana&eroberto i "atteo led Chelsea to their se0enth F/ Cup , -#( and their first89F/ Champions Lea&ue title, beatin&Bayern "unich *< on penalties,!( the first London clubto win the trophy. !( =n -! , interim mana&erafael BenMte> &uided Chelsea to win the89F/9uropa Lea&ue a&ainstBenfica, ( becomin& the first club to hold two ma6or 9uropean titles

    simultaneously and one offour clubs, and the only British club, to ha0e won all three of89F/ 'sma6or club competitions.-( =n the summer of -! , "ourinho returned as mana&er, leadin&Chelsea toLea&ue Cup success in "arch -! $, ( and their fifth lea&ue title two months later.*(

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    Chelsea ha0e only had one home &round, )tamford Brid&e, where they ha0e played since theteam's foundation. =t was officially opened on -; /pril ;77 and for the first -; years of itse?istence it was used almost e?clusi0ely by theLondon /thletic Club as an arena for athleticsmeetin&s and not at all for football. =n #!* the &round was ac uired by businessman1us "ears and his brotherIoseph, who had also purchased nearby land 3formerly a lar&e market &arden4

    with the aim of sta&in& football matches on the now -.$ acre 3$ ,!!! mN4 site.$(

    )tamfordBrid&e was desi&ned for the "ears family by the noted football architect/rchibald Leitch, whohad also desi&ned=bro?, Celtic Park and2ampden Park . +( "ost football clubs were foundedfirst, and then sou&ht &rounds in which to play, but Chelsea were founded for )tamford Brid&

    )tartin& with an open bowl:like desi&n and one co0ered terrace, )tamford Brid&e had an ori&icapacity of around !!,!!!. $( The early # !s saw the construction of a terrace on the southern part of the &round with a roof that co0ered around one fifth of the stand. =t e0entually becameknown as the )hed 9nd , the home of Chelsea's most loyal and 0ocal supporters, particularlydurin& the #+!s, 7!s and ;!s. The e?act ori&ins of the name are unclear, but the fact that theroof looked like a corru&ated iron shed roof played a part. $(

    =n the early #7!s, the club's owners announced a modernisation of )tamford Brid&e with plansfor a state:of:the:art $!,!!! all:seater stadium. $( Work be&an on the 9ast )tand in #7- but the pro6ect was beset with problems and was ne0er completed% the cost brou&ht the club close to bankruptcy, culminatin& in the freehold bein& sold to property de0elopers. Followin& a lon& le&a battle, it was not until the mid: ##!s that Chelsea's future at the stadium was secured andreno0ation work resumed.$( The north, west and southern parts of the &round were con0ertedinto all:seater stands and mo0ed closer to the pitch, a process completed by -!! .

    When )tamford Brid&e was rede0eloped in theBates era many additional features were added tothe comple? includin& two hotels, apartments, bars, restaurants, the Chelsea "e&astore, and an

    interacti0e 0isitor attraction called Chelsea World of )port. The intention was that these facilitiewould pro0ide e?tra re0enue to support the football side of the business, but they were lesssuccessful than hoped and before the /bramo0ich takeo0er in -!! the debt taken on to financethem was a ma6or burden on the club. )oon after the takeo0er a decision was taken to drop theChelsea Jilla&e brand and refocus on Chelsea as a football club. 2owe0er, the stadium issometimes still referred to as part of"Chelsea Village" or "The Village" .

    Chelseavs. West Bromwich /lbion at )tamford Brid&e on - )eptember #!$% Chelsea won < !.

    The )tamford Brid&efreehold, the pitch, the turnstiles and Chelsea's namin& ri&hts are nowowned byChelsea Pitch wners, a non:profit or&anisation in which fans are the shareholders.The CP was created to ensure the stadium could ne0er a&ain be sold to de0elopers. /s a

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    condition for usin& the Chelsea FC name, the club has to play its first team matches at )tamfordBrid&e, which means that if the club mo0es to a new stadium, they may ha0e to chan&e theirname.7( Chelsea'strainin& &round is located inCobham, )urrey. Chelsea mo0ed to Cobham in-!!*. Their pre0ious trainin& &round in2arlin&ton was taken o0er byOP in -!!$ . ;( The newtrainin& facilities in Cobham were completed in -!!7.#(

    )tamford Brid&e has been used for a 0ariety of other sportin& e0ents since #!$. =t hosted theF/Cup Final from #-! to #--, *!( has held tenF/ Cup semi:finals 3most recently in #7; 4, tenF/Charity )hield matches 3the last in #7! 4, and three9n&land international matches, the last in# -% it was also the 0enue for an unofficialVictory International in #*+.* ( The-! 89F/Women's Champions Lea&ue Final was played at )tamford Brid&e.*-(

    Jiew from theWest )tand of )tamford Brid&e durin& aChampions Lea&ue &ame, -!!;

    =n ctober #!$ it hosted aru&by union match between the/ll Blacks and "iddlese?, * ( and in# * hosted a baseball match between the tourin& Eew Dork 1iants and the Chica&o White )o?.**( =t was the 0enue for a bo?in& match between worldflywei&ht championIimmy Wilde and IoeConn in # ;. *$( The runnin& track was used fordirt track racin& between #-; and # -, *+( &reyhound racin& from # to #+;, and "id&et car racin& in #*;. *7( =n #;!, )tamford

    Brid&e hosted the first international floodlit cricket match in the 8H, between9sse? and theWest =ndies. *;( =t was also the home stadium of theLondon "onarchs /merican Football teamfor the ##7 season. *#(

    The current club ownership ha0e stated that a lar&er stadium is necessary in order for Chelsea tstay competiti0e with ri0al clubs who ha0e si&nificantly lar&er stadia, such as /rsenal and"anchester 8nited. $!( win& to its location ne?t to a main road and two railway lines, fans canonly enter the &round 0ia theFulham oad e?its, which places constraints on e?pansion due tohealth and safety re&ulations. $ ( The club ha0e consistently affirmed their desire to keep Chelseaat their current home,$-( $ ( $*( but ha0e nonetheless been linked with a mo0e to 0arious nearbysites, includin& the9arls Court 9?hibition Centre, Battersea Power )tation and theChelsea

    Barracks.$$(

    =n ctober -! , a proposal from the club to buy back the freehold to the land onwhich )tamford Brid&e sits was 0oted down by Chelsea Pitch wners shareholders.$+( =n "ay-! -, the club made a formal bid to purchase Battersea Power )tation, with a 0iew to de0elopin&the site into a new stadium,$7( but lost out to a "alaysian consortium. $;( The club subse uentlyannounced plans to rede0elop )tamford Brid&e into a +!,!!! seater stadium.$#(

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    #$ < #;+ Chelsea crest

    Chelsea ha0e had four maincrests, which all underwent minor 0ariations. The first, adoptedwhen the club was founded, was the ima&e of aChelsea pensioner , the army 0eterans who resideat the nearbyoyal 2ospital Chelsea. This contributed to the club's ori&inal pensionernickname, and remained for the ne?t half:century, thou&h it ne0er appeared on the shirts. When

    Ted rake became Chelsea mana&er in #$-, he be&an to modernise the club. Belie0in& theChelsea pensioner crest to be old:fashioned, he insisted that it be replaced.+!( / stop:&ap bad&ewhich comprised the initials C.F.C. was adopted for a year. =n #$ , the club crest was chan&edto an upri&ht blue lion lookin& backwards and holdin& astaff . =t was based on elements in thecoat of arms of the"etropolitan Borou&h of Chelsea+ ( with the lion rampant re&ardant takenfrom the arms of then club president Jiscount Chelsea and the staff from the/bbots ofWestminster , former Lords of the "anor of Chelsea. =t also featured three red roses, to represent9n&land, and two footballs.+!( This was the first Chelsea crest to appear on the shirts, in the early#+!s.

    =n #;+, withHen Bates now owner of the club, Chelsea's crest was chan&ed a&ain as part of

    another attempt to modernise and because the old rampant lion bad&e could not be trademarke+-( The new bad&e featured a more naturalistic non:heraldic lion, in white and not blue, standino0er the C.F.C. initials. This lasted for the ne?t # years, with some modifications such as the usof different colours, includin& red from #;7 to ##$, and yellow from ##$ until ###, beforethe white returned.+ ( With the new ownership ofoman /bramo0ich , and the club's centenaryapproachin&, combined with demands from fans for the popular #$!s bad&e to be restored, itwas decided that the crest should be chan&ed a&ain in -!!$. The new crest was officially adoptfor the start of the-!!$

    Colours

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    Chelsea's first home colours, used from #!$ until c. # -.

    Chelsea ha0e always worn blue shirts, althou&h they ori&inally used the palereton blue, whichwas taken from the racin& colours of then club president,9arl Cado&an, and was worn withwhite shorts and dark blue or black socks.+*( The li&ht blue shirts were replaced by a royal blue0ersion in around # -.+$( =n the #+!s Chelsea mana&erTommy ocherty chan&ed the kita&ain, switchin& to blue shorts 3which ha0e remained e0er since4 and white socks, belie0in&made the club's colours more modern and distincti0e, since no other ma6or side used thatcombination% this kit was first worn durin& the #+*

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    Chelsea are one of the most widely supported football clubs in the world. 7-( 7 ( They ha0e thefifth hi&hest a0era&e all:time attendance in 9n&lish football;( and re&ularly attract o0er *!,!!!fans to )tamford Brid&e% they were the se0enth best:supportedPremier Lea&ue team in the-! < * season, with an a0era&e &ate of * ,$7-.#( Chelsea's traditional fanbase comes from allo0er the1reater London area includin& workin&:class parts such as2ammersmith andBattersea,

    wealthier areas like Chelsea and Hensin&ton, and from thehome counties. There are alsonumerous official supporters clubs in the 8nited Hin&dom and all o0er the world.7*( Between-!!7 and -! -, Chelsea were ranked fourth worldwide in annual replica kit sales, with ana0era&e of # !,!!!.7$( Chelsea's officialTwitter account has +.-# million followers, the fifthhi&hest amon& football clubs.7+(

    /t matches, Chelsea fans sin&chants such as" Carefree " 3to the tune of Lord of the ance,whose lyrics were probably written by supporter "ick 1reenaway77( 7;(4,"Ten en !ent to

    o " , "!e #ll Follo the Chelsea" 3to the tune of Land of 2ope and 1lory4, "$igga $agga" ,and the celebratory"Celery" , with the latter often resultin& in fans ritually throwin& celery. The0e&etable was banned inside )tamford Brid&e after an incident in0ol0in&/rsenal midfielder

    Cesc F bre&as at the-!!7 Lea&ue Cup Final.7#(

    "ural at a Chelsea pub in Tashkent

    urin& the #7!s and #;!s in particular, Chelsea supporters were associated withfootballhooli&anism. The club's football firm, ori&inally known as the Chelsea )hed Boys, andsubse uently as theChelsea 2eadhunters, were nationally notorious for football 0iolence,alon&side hooli&an firms from other clubs such as West 2am 8nited's =nter City Firm and"illwall 's Bushwackers, before, durin& and after matches.;!( The increase of hooli&an incidentsin the #;!s led chairman Hen Bates to propose erectin& an electric fence to deter them fromin0adin& the pitch, a proposal that the1reater London Council re6ected.; (

    )ince the ##!s, there has been a marked decline in crowd trouble at matches, as a result ofstricter policin&,CCTJ in &rounds and the ad0ent of all:seater stadia. ;-( =n -!!7, the clublaunched the'Back to the )hed' campai&n to impro0e the atmosphere at home matches, withnotable success. /ccordin& to 2ome ffice statistics, -+ Chelsea fans were arrested forfootball:related offences durin& the-!!#< ! season, the third hi&hest in the di0ision, and -7 bannin& orders were issued, the fifth:hi&hest in the di0ision. ; (

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    Chelsea hold the 9n&lish record for the hi&hest e0er points total for a lea&ue season 3#$4, thefewest &oals conceded durin& a lea&ue season 3 $4, the hi&hest number of Premier Lea&ue0ictories in a season 3-#4, the hi&hest number of clean sheets o0erall in a Premier Lea&ue seas3-$4 3all set durin& the-!!*

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    wins, set between $ /pril -!!; and + ecember -!!;, is also a record for the 9n&lish top fli&ht.!7( Their @$! million purchase ofFernando Torres from Li0erpool in Ianuary -! was the

    record transfer fee paid by a British club!;( untilQn&el di "arMa si&ned for"anchester 8nited in /u&ust -! * for @$#.7 million.!#(

    Chelsea, alon& with /rsenal, were the first club to play with shirt numbers, on -$ /u&ust #-; intheir match a&ainst)wansea Town. !( They were the first 9n&lish side to tra0el by aeroplane to adomestic away match, when they 0isited Eewcastle 8nited on # /pril #$7, ( and the firstFirst i0ision side to play a match on a )unday, when they faced)toke City on -7 Ianuary #7*.n -+ ecember ###, Chelsea became the first British side to field an entirely forei&nstartin&line:up 3no British or =rish players4 in a Premier Lea&ue match a&ainst )outhampton. -(

    =n "ay -!!7, Chelsea were the first team to win the F/ Cup at the newWembley )tadium,ha0in& also been the last to win it at the old Wembley. ( They were the first 9n&lish club to beranked R under89F/'s fi0e:year coefficient system in the - st century. *( They were the firstteam in Premier Lea&ue history to score at least !! &oals in a sin&le season, reachin& the

    milestone on the final day of the -!!#< ! season.-;(

    Chelsea are the only London club to win the89F/ Champions Lea&ue, after beatin& Bayern "unich in the-! - final . *( $( 8pon winnin& the-! -< 89F/ 9uropa Lea&ue , Chelsea became the first 9n&lish club towin all four 9uropeantrophies and the only club to hold the Champions Lea&ue and the 9uropa Lea&ue at the sametime. +(

    Ownership and -inances

    Chelsea owneroman /bramo0ich

    Chelsea Football Club were founded by1us "ears in #!$. /fter his death in # -, hisdescendents continued to own the club until #;-, when Hen Bates bou&ht the club from "ears'&reat:nephewBrian "ears for @ . Bates bou&ht a controllin& stake in the club and floatedChelsea on the/=" stock e?chan&e in "arch ##+.7( =n Iuly -!! , oman /bramo0ich

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    purchased 6ust o0er $!S of Chelsea Jilla&e plc's share capital, includin& Bates' -#.$S stake, for@ ! million and o0er the followin& weeks bou&ht out most of the remainin& -,!!! shareholderat $ pence per share, completin& a @ *! million takeo0er. ther shareholders at the time of thetakeo0er included the"atthew 2ardin& estate 3- S4, B)kyB 3#.#S4 and 0arious anonymousoffshore trusts.;( /fter passin& the #!S share threshold, /bramo0ich took the club back into

    pri0ate hands, delistin& it from the /=" on -- /u&ust -!! . 2e also took on responsibility forthe club's debt of @;! million, uickly payin& most of it.#(

    Thereafter, /bramo0ich chan&ed the ownership name to Chelsea FC plc, whose ultimate parentcompany is Fordstam Limited, which is controlled by him.-!( Chelsea are additionally funded by/bramo0ich 0ia interest free soft loans channelled throu&h his holdin& company FordstamLimited. The loans stood at @7!# million in ecember -!!#, when they were all con0erted toe uity by /bramo0ich, lea0in& the club themsel0es debt free, - ( --( althou&h the debt remainswith Fordstam.- ( )ince -!!; the club ha0e had no e?ternal debt.-*(

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    =n Eo0ember -! -, Chelsea announced a profit of @ .* millionfor the year endin& ! Iune -! -, the first time the club had made a profit under /bramo0ich'sownership.-$( -+( This was followed by a loss in -! and then their hi&hest e0er profit of @ ;.*million for the year to Iune -! *.-7(

    Chelsea ha0e been described as a &lobal brand% a -! - report byBrand Finance ranked Chelseafifth amon& football brands and 0alued the club's brand 0alue at 8) A #; million < an increase o-7S from the pre0ious year, also 0aluin& them at 8) A ! million more than the si?th best brand,London ri0als /rsenal < and &a0e the brand a stren&th ratin& of // 30ery stron&4.-;( -#( =n -! $,

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    =n # !, Chelsea featured in one of the earliest football films,The 'reat 'ame . *!( ne:timeChelsea centre forward,Iack Cock , who by then was playin& for"illwall , was the star of thefilm and se0eral scenes were shot at )tamford Brid&e, includin& the pitch, the boardroom, andthedressin& rooms. =t included &uest appearances by then:Chelsea players /ndrew Wilson, 1eor&e "ills, and)am "illin&ton. * ( win& to the notoriety of theChelsea 2eadhunters, a

    football firm associated with the club, Chelsea ha0e also featured in films about footballhooli&anism, includin& -!!*'s The Football Factory . *-( Chelsea also appear in the2indi film (hoom Barabar (hoom . * ( =n /pril -! , "ontene&rin comedy series )i*esmo mi od *u+e madean episode in which Chelsea play a&ainstFH )ut6eska EikVi for ualification of the89F/Champions Lea&ue. **(

    8p until the #$!s, the club had a lon&:runnin& association with themusic halls% theirunderachie0ement often pro0ided material for comedians such as1eor&e obey. *$( =tculminated in comedian Eorman Lon&'s release of acomic son& in # , ironically titled n theay That Chelsea Went and Won the Cup , the lyrics of which describe a series of bi>arre andimprobable occurrences on the hypothetical day when Chelsea finally won a trophy.+( =n/lfred

    2itchcock 's # $ film The ,- Ste s , "r "emory claims that Chelsea last won the Cup in + BC,in the presence of the 9mperor Eero. *+( )cenes in a #;! episode of inder were filmeddurin& a real match at )tamford Brid&e between Chelsea andPreston Eorth 9nd with Terry"cCann 3played byennis Waterman4 standin& on the terraces.*7(

    The son& Blue is the Colour was released as a sin&le in the build:up to the#7- Lea&ue CupFinal, with all members of Chelsea's first team s uad sin&in&% it reached number fi0e in the8H)in&les Chart. *;( The son& has since been adopted as an anthem by a number of other sportsteams around the world, includin& theJancou0er Whitecaps 3as White is the Colour 4*#( andthe)askatchewan ou&hriders 3as 1reen is the Colour 4.$!( =n the build:up to the##7 F/ CupFinal, the son& Blue ay , performed by)u&&s and members of the Chelsea s uad, reached

    number -- in the 8H charts.$ (

    Bryan /dams, a fan of Chelsea,$-(

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    Hatie Chapman, current captain of Chelsea LadiesFor more details on this topic, seeChelsea L.F.C..

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