Nickname: The Blues
Manager: Thomas Tuchel
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Current league position: 5th
Last season’s finish: 4th
Current top scorer: Tammy Abraham (12 goals in all competitions)
FFV’s one for the future: Tino Anjorin
Founded in 1905, the club competes in the Premier League, the top division of English football.
Chelsea are among England’s most successful clubs, having won over thirty competitive honours, including six league titles and six European trophies. Their home ground is Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea won their first major honour, the League championship, in 1955. The club won the FA Cup for the first time in 1970 and their first European honour, the Cup Winners’ Cup, in 1971.
After a period of decline in the late 1970s and 1980s, the club enjoyed a revival in the 1990s and had more success in cup competitions.
The past two decades have been the most successful in Chelsea’s history: they won five Premier League titles and both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League during this period.
Chelsea are one of five clubs to have won all three of UEFA’s main club competitions, the first English club to achieve the UEFA treble, and the only London club to have won the Champions League.