The Chelsea Football (soccer) Club is one of the most beloved teams in the entire world. Chelsea competes in the English Premier League, the top professional football (soccer) league in the United Kingdom. The club was founded in 1905 and is based out of Fulham, London. Although Chelsea has been successful since the clubs founding, the Blues have achieved their most successful period in team history over the last 2 decades. In 2004, Chelsea had its best finish ever in the Premier League, ending the season runner-up. But the Blues would not feel any hangover the next season, coming back to win their first ever Premier League title in 2005, a feat that they would repeat in 2006. Overall, Chelsea would finish in the top 2 of the Premier League 7 times between 2003 and 2011. In 2012, Chelsea joined an elite group of teams, becoming only the 5th English football (soccer) team to win the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea consistently has one of the top attendance rates of any team in the Premier League and is often ranked among the top teams in the world. Notable players to play for Chelsea includes Peter Bonetti, Marcel Desailly, Pat Nelvin, George Hilsdon, and Frank Lampard.
Chelsea football (soccer) at Stamford Bridge Address: Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS United Kingdom
The Chelsea football (soccer) club plays their home games at Stamford Bridge in Fulham, London. Stamford Bridge has been the home of Chelsea football (soccer) since 1905, and can seat over 41,000 fans. Often known simply as “the Bridge,” the stadium is currently one of the top 10 largest in the Premier League. Stamford Bridge has been the scene of many tremendous football (soccer) matches, including FA Cup finals, FA Cup semi-finals, and Charity Shield games.
Chelsea vs. Arsenal
One of the biggest rivalries for Chelsea is with Arsenal. Chelsea and Arsenal first met on the football (soccer) field in 1907 and have played over 185 times in their history. Both clubs have remained two of the top teams in London for over a century and represent tow of the largest fanbases in the world. But it has only been recently that the rivalry has really taken off, due to the creation of the Premier League, and the success that both squads have had since its inception. In 2003-4 and 2004-5 Chelsea and Arsenal finished ranked 1-2 in the Premier League.
Chelsea FC Event Guide
Does my child need a ticket to attend a Chelsea game at Stamford Bridge?
All adults and children will be required to purchase a ticket to be admitted to a Chelsea match.
What time do gates open at Stamford Bridge?
Usually gates open around 2 hours before kickoff at Chelsea games.
How can I buy cheap Chelsea FC tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Chelsea FC tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Chelsea FC ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for specific teams. Bigger matchups and more top ranked Premier League teams typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Chelsea FC matchups are less intriguing. Marquee teams like Arsenal, Manchester United, and Liverpool can drive up Chelsea FC ticket prices.
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