The History of Chelsea FC

The History of Chelsea FC A page celebrating the history of Chelsea Football Club, from their foundation in 1905, to

  - 8 Feb 1978 former   player Ted Ferguson passed away aged 82.He made 2 first-team appearances for   between 1921-22. ...
08/02/2023

- 8 Feb 1978 former player Ted Ferguson passed away aged 82.

He made 2 first-team appearances for between 1921-22. He is buried at Dudley Weetslade Cemetery, Cramlington, Northumberland.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3rvRl9B

Happy birthday to former   player Kenedy who is 27 today.He made 30 first-team appearances for   scoring 3 goals between...
08/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Kenedy who is 27 today.

He made 30 first-team appearances for scoring 3 goals between 2015-22

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/2MImMim

Happy birthday to former   player Dennis Brown who is 79 today.Dennis made 13 first-team appearances for  , scoring twic...
08/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Dennis Brown who is 79 today.

Dennis made 13 first-team appearances for , scoring twice between 1963-64.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3aG0dCV

Happy birthday to former   player Tommy Langley who is 65 today.Tommy made 152 first-team appearances for  , scoring 43 ...
08/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Tommy Langley who is 65 today.

Tommy made 152 first-team appearances for , scoring 43 goals between 1974-80.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3cQARVB

  - 7 Feb 2011 former   player Eric Parsons passed away aged 87.'Rabbit' scored 42 goals in his 177   first-team appeara...
07/02/2023

- 7 Feb 2011 former player Eric Parsons passed away aged 87.

'Rabbit' scored 42 goals in his 177 first-team appearances between 1950-56. He was cremated at Worthing Crematorium.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/39EgqZW

Happy birthday to former   keeper Lenny Pidgeley who is 39 today.Lenny made 2 first-team appearances for  , both coincid...
07/02/2023

Happy birthday to former keeper Lenny Pidgeley who is 39 today.

Lenny made 2 first-team appearances for , both coincidentally on 7th May in 2005 & 2006

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3pGMfaj

Happy birthday to former   player Andy Dow who is 50 today.Andy made 18 first-team appearances for   between 1993-95.See...
07/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Andy Dow who is 50 today.

Andy made 18 first-team appearances for between 1993-95.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3j8vm5E

Happy birthday to former   manager Avram Grant who is 68 today.He managed   from Sep 2007- May 2008 taking them to the  ...
06/02/2023

Happy birthday to former manager Avram Grant who is 68 today.

He managed from Sep 2007- May 2008 taking them to the final in Moscow. His overall record was W36 D13 L5 with a win % 66.67%

See his record here: https://bit.ly/3tdgIPc

Happy birthday to former   player Sam Dalla Bona who is 42 today.Sam scored 6 goals in 73 first-team appearances for   b...
06/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Sam Dalla Bona who is 42 today.

Sam scored 6 goals in 73 first-team appearances for between 1999-2002.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3oI8ScO

Happy birthday to  's Connor Gallagher who is 23 today.Connor has currently made 26 first-team appearances for  , scorin...
06/02/2023

Happy birthday to 's Connor Gallagher who is 23 today.

Connor has currently made 26 first-team appearances for , scoring once since his debut in Aug 2022.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3X7y5P9

  - 5th Feb 2019 former   player Joe Fascione passed away.Joe scored 1 goal in his 34 first-team appearances for   betwe...
05/02/2023

- 5th Feb 2019 former player Joe Fascione passed away.

Joe scored 1 goal in his 34 first-team appearances for between 1964-69. He is buried at Bandon Hill Cemetery, Wallington, London

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3tiARUb

Happy birthday to former   player Billy Dodds who is 54 today.Billy made 5 first-team appearances as a substitute for  ,...
05/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Billy Dodds who is 54 today.

Billy made 5 first-team appearances as a substitute for , between 1987-88

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/39D5D2i

Happy birthday to former   player Micky Hazard who is 63 today.Micky scored 12 goals in 103 first-team appearances for  ...
05/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Micky Hazard who is 63 today.

Micky scored 12 goals in 103 first-team appearances for between 1985-89.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3auFLoe

In making their   debut last night, Enzo Fernández became the 778th and  the 779th player to make competitive first-team...
04/02/2023

In making their debut last night, Enzo Fernández became the 778th and the 779th player to make competitive first-team appearances for .

They are the 15th & 16th to make their debuts this season as well as the 7th & 8th in 2023

  - 2 Feb 1997 former   player Wilf Chitty passed away aged 84.Wilf scored 16 in his 45 first-team appearances for   bet...
02/02/2023

- 2 Feb 1997 former player Wilf Chitty passed away aged 84.

Wilf scored 16 in his 45 first-team appearances for between 1932-38. He was cremated at Surrey & Sussex Crematorium, Crawley.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/2NPOYjn

Happy birthday to former   player Marvin Hinton who is 83 today.Marvin made 344 first-team appearances for  , scoring 4 ...
02/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Marvin Hinton who is 83 today.

Marvin made 344 first-team appearances for , scoring 4 times between 1963-75.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3pCVB6X

  - 1 Feb 1974 former   player Ray Goddard passed away aged 53.Ray scored 1 goal in his 15   1st-team appearances betwee...
01/02/2023

- 1 Feb 1974 former player Ray Goddard passed away aged 53.

Ray scored 1 goal in his 15 1st-team appearances between 1946-48. It is not currently known where his final resting place is.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3l0HmLF

  - 1 Feb 2011 former   player Les Stubbs passed away aged 81.Les scored 35 goals in his 123   1st-team appearances betw...
01/02/2023

- 1 Feb 2011 former player Les Stubbs passed away aged 81.

Les scored 35 goals in his 123 1st-team appearances between 1952-58. He is buried at St Nicholas Churchyard in Great Wakering

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3ohTq9Y

Happy birthday to former   player Joe Sheerin who is 44 today.Joe made 1 substitute appearance for   (2 April 1997 away ...
01/02/2023

Happy birthday to former player Joe Sheerin who is 44 today.

Joe made 1 substitute appearance for (2 April 1997 away at Wimbledon).

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/3L2RVXa

  - 1st Feb 2014 former   player Tony Hateley passed away aged 72.Tony scored 9 goals in his 33   first-team appearances...
01/02/2023

- 1st Feb 2014 former player Tony Hateley passed away aged 72.

Tony scored 9 goals in his 33 first-team appearances between 1966-67. He is buried at Penwortham Cemetery in Lancashire.

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/34oYGll

  - 31 Jan 1954 former   player Vivian Woodward passed away aged 74.Vivian scored 34 goals in 116   appearances between ...
31/01/2023

- 31 Jan 1954 former player Vivian Woodward passed away aged 74.

Vivian scored 34 goals in 116 appearances between 1909-15. He was cremated at Mortlake Crematorium

Player profile here: https://bit.ly/3qTyZz7

  - 30 Jan 2020 former   player Dale Jasper passed away aged 56.Dale made 15 first-team appearances for   between 1984-8...
30/01/2023

- 30 Jan 2020 former player Dale Jasper passed away aged 56.

Dale made 15 first-team appearances for between 1984-85. He was cremated at Croydon Crematorium. There is no known memorial.

Player profile here: https://bit.ly/39l48Fy

Happy birthday to former   player Nuno Morais who is 39 today.Nuno made 9   first-team appearances between 2005-07.See h...
29/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Nuno Morais who is 39 today.

Nuno made 9 first-team appearances between 2005-07.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/2YfnDJx

Happy birthday to former    player Keith Dublin who is 57 today.Keith made 68 first-team appearances for    between 1984...
29/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Keith Dublin who is 57 today.

Keith made 68 first-team appearances for between 1984-87.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3t5QWwv

Happy birthday to former    player Mark Stein who is 57 today.Mark scored 25 goals in his 63   first-team appearances be...
29/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Mark Stein who is 57 today.

Mark scored 25 goals in his 63 first-team appearances between 1993-95.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3pkt9pX

Happy birthday to former Chelsea player David Hay who is 75 today.David scored 3 goals in his 120 Chelsea first-team app...
29/01/2023

Happy birthday to former Chelsea player David Hay who is 75 today.

David scored 3 goals in his 120 Chelsea first-team appearances between 1974-78.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3poZ5K0

Happy birthday to former   player Kenny Swain who is 71 today.Kenny scored 29 goals in his 132   first-team appearances ...
28/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Kenny Swain who is 71 today.

Kenny scored 29 goals in his 132 first-team appearances between 1974-78.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3o7wW8U

  - 27 Jan 2019 former   player Mike Harrison passed away aged 78.He scored 9 in his 64 first-team appearances for   bet...
27/01/2023

- 27 Jan 2019 former player Mike Harrison passed away aged 78.

He scored 9 in his 64 first-team appearances for between 1957-62. It is currently not known where his final resting place is.

Player profile here: https://bit.ly/3ciUYeZ

  - 26th Jan 2021 former   player John Mortimore passed away aged 86.John scored 10 in his 279   first-team appearances ...
26/01/2023

- 26th Jan 2021 former player John Mortimore passed away aged 86.

John scored 10 in his 279 first-team appearances between 1956-65. He is buried at Botley Road Cemetery in Romsey

See his player profile here: https://bit.ly/3j6Uf6g

  - 26th Jan 1967 former   player Martin Moran passed away aged 87.Martin scored 7 in his 66   first-team appearances be...
26/01/2023

- 26th Jan 1967 former player Martin Moran passed away aged 87.

Martin scored 7 in his 66 first-team appearances between 1905-08. He is buried at the Cimitiere Mont-Royal in Montreal

See his player profile here: https://bit.ly/3jaewYD

Happy birthday to former 2-time   manager José Mourinho who is 60 today.Twice manager (2004-07 & 2013-15) and multiple t...
26/01/2023

Happy birthday to former 2-time manager José Mourinho who is 60 today.

Twice manager (2004-07 & 2013-15) and multiple trophy winner including 3 Premier League titles.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3pechBx

  - 25th Jan 1917 former   player James Craigie passed away aged 37.James made two   first-team appearances in 1905. He ...
25/01/2023

- 25th Jan 1917 former player James Craigie passed away aged 37.

James made two first-team appearances in 1905. He is buried in West Cemetery, Hamilton, Lanarkshire

See his player profile here: https://bit.ly/3Df3YhM

  - 25th Jan 1994 former   player Bob MacAulay passed away aged 89.Bob scored 1 in his 74   first-team appearances betwe...
25/01/2023

- 25th Jan 1994 former player Bob MacAulay passed away aged 89.

Bob scored 1 in his 74 first-team appearances between 1932-36. He was cremated at Warriston Crematorium in Edinburgh

See his player profile here: https://bit.ly/2Y74d9C

  - 24 Jan 1935 former   player & 1st manager John Tait Robertson passed away aged 57'Jacky' made 39 first-team appearan...
24/01/2023

- 24 Jan 1935 former player & 1st manager John Tait Robertson passed away aged 57

'Jacky' made 39 first-team appearances for scoring 7 between 1905-06. He is buried at Rutherglen in Scotland

See his profile here: https://bit.ly/2XUteoo

  - 23 Jan 1930 former   player George Henderson passed away aged 50.He made 64   1st-team appearances scoring 1 between...
23/01/2023

- 23 Jan 1930 former player George Henderson passed away aged 50.

He made 64 1st-team appearances scoring 1 between 1906-09. It is currently not known where his final resting place is

See his player profile here: https://bit.ly/3D6R2dU

Happy birthday to former   player Arjen Robben who is 39 today.Arjen scored 19 goals in his 106   first-team appearances...
23/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Arjen Robben who is 39 today.

Arjen scored 19 goals in his 106 first-team appearances between 2004-07.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3qPFlQf

Happy birthday to 's Malang Sarr who is 24 today.Malang has currently made 21   first-team appearances since his debut i...
23/01/2023

Happy birthday to 's Malang Sarr who is 24 today.

Malang has currently made 21 first-team appearances since his debut in Sep 2021. He's currently on loan at Monaco

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/3GWDdOL

Happy birthday to   's  Ruben Loftus-Cheek who is 27 today.Ruben has currently scored 13 goals in his 142   first-team a...
23/01/2023

Happy birthday to 's Ruben Loftus-Cheek who is 27 today.

Ruben has currently scored 13 goals in his 142 first-team appearances since his debut in Dec 2014.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/2LQvOt1

Happy birthday to former   player Frank Leboeuf who is 55 today.Frank scored 24 goals in his 204   first-team appearance...
22/01/2023

Happy birthday to former player Frank Leboeuf who is 55 today.

Frank scored 24 goals in his 204 first-team appearances between 1996- 2001.

See his full profile here: https://bit.ly/39IFcab

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My local team, Corinthian-Casuals Football Club has today tweeted this photo of a programme from 1924. When Corinthians & Casuals were two separate teams. Corinthians won 2-0 (stamford-bridge.com)
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