CHELSEA 

 ("The Blues")

Year formed1905
Turned professional1905 
Limited company 1905 
Previous namesNone
GroundStamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Club's ground since1905
Pitch measurements113 x 74 yards (103 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity41,631
Record attendance at present ground82,905 v Arsenal, Division One, 12th October 1935 (drew 1-1)
League careerDivision Two: 1905 - 1907

Western League: 1906 - 1907

Division One: 1907 - 1910

Division Two: 1910 - 1912

Division One: 1912 - 1924

Division Two: 1924 - 1930

Division One: 1930 - 1962

Division Two: 1962 - 1963

Division One: 1963 - 1975

Division Two: 1975 - 1977

Division One: 1977 - 1979

Division Two: 1979 - 1984

Division One: 1984 - 1988

Division Two: 1988 - 1989

Division One/Premiership: 1989 -

First Football League game / first game at present ground2nd September 1905 v Stockport County, Division Two, lost 0-1 
  
Honours 
European

European Champions' League winners: 2011-12

European Champions' League runners-up: 2007-08

Europa League winners: 2012-13

European Cup-Winners' Cup winners: 1970-71, 1997-98

European Super Cup winners: 1998-99.

Domestic - League

Division One/Premiership champions: 1954-55, 2004-05, 2005-06,

2009-10, 2014-15, 2016-17

Premiership runners-up: 2003-04, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2010-11

Division Two champions: 1983-84, 1988-89

Division Two runners-up: 1906-07, 1911-12, 1929-30, 1962-63, 1976-77

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1969-70, 1996-97, 1999-2000, 2006-07, 2008-09,

2009-10, 2017-18

FA Cup runners-up: 1914-15, 1966-67, 1993-94, 2001-02

League/Coca-Cola/Carling Cup winners: 1964-65, 1997-98, 2004-05,

2006-07

League/Carling Cup runners-up: 1971-72, 2007-08

Full Members'/Zenith Data Systems Cup winners: 1985-86, 1989-90

Charity/Community Shield winners: 1955-56, 2000-01, 2005-06, 2009-10

Charity/Community Shield runners-up: 1970-71, 1997-98, 2006-07,

2007-08, 2010-11

FA Youth Cup winners: 1959-60, 1960-61, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2013-14,

2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1957-58, 2007-08, 2012-13

Second World War League South Cup winners: 1944-45

Second World War League South Cup runners-up: 1943-44

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position18th, Division Two, 1982-83
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points  
2 for a win57, Division Two, 1906-07
3 for a win99, Division Two, 1988-89
Fewest League points 
2 for a win20, Division One, 1978-79
3 for a win42, Division One, 1987-88
Most League goals scored103, Premiership, 2009-10
Most League goals conceded100, Division One, 1960-61
Fewest League goals scored31, Division One, 1923-24
Fewest League goals conceded15, Premiership, 2004-05
Most wins in a League season30, Premier League, 2016-17
Fewest wins in a League season5, Division One, 1978-79
Most draws in a League season18, Division One, 1922-23
Fewest draws in a League season3, Premiership / Premier League, 1997-98, 2016-17
Most losses in a League season27, Division One, 1978-79
Fewest losses in a League season1, Premiership, 2004-05
Record League win9-2 v Glossop North End, Division Two, 1st September 1906 
Record Cup win

13-0 v Jeunesse Jautcharage, European Cup-Winners' Cup 1st round

1st leg, 29th September 1971

Record defeat1-8 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division One, 26th September 1953
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season41, Jimmy Greaves, Division One, 1960-61
in total164, Bobby Tambling, 1958-70
  
Most League goals scored in one match5, George Hilsdon v Glossop North End, Division Two, 1st September 1906

5, Jimmy Greaves v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division One, 30th August

1958

5, Jimmy Greaves v Preston North End, Division One, 19th December 1959

5, Jimmy Greaves v West Bromwich Albion, Division One, 2rd December

1960

5, Bobby Tambling v Aston Villa, Division One, 17th September 1966

5, Gordon Durie v Walsall, Division Two, 4th February 1989

Most League appearances 655, Ron Harris, 1962-80
Most capped player103, Frank Lampard, England
Youngest League playerIan Hamilton, 16 years 138 days v Tottenham Hotspur, 18th March 1967 
Highest Transfer Fee Received

£30,000,000 (reported) for David Luiz to Paris St. Germain, June 2014

Highest Transfer Fee Paid£60,000,000 for Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, July 2017