Chelsea is one of the most successful football clubs in the history of the Premier League. It is an English professional football club that is mainly based in London. As of today, this team has already won over thirty competitive honors.
They have 6 top-flight titles, 5 League Cups, 2 UEFA Europa Leagues, 8 FA Cups, 2 and UEFA Super Cups. These numbers easily make them one of the most successful football clubs to date. Chelsea is now the sixth most valuable football club worldwide.
Chelsea FC was formed in the year 1905 and they were quickly known as the club that played in blue. While they gained many followers and made noise in the industry, it took long before they got their First Division League title. Roy Bentley was the leader of the team during this time and he was able to get 21 goals in.
Surely, this was one for the books, and speaking of what’s on the books, here are 10 more Chelsea moments that are worth remembering.
- Premier League, September 14, 2019
Last September 14 at the Premier League was the Wolverhampton Wanderers Vs Chelsea FC match that ended with Chelsea at 5-2. It was Tammy Abraham who scored a hat-trick as they beat the Wolves. This match is the second Premier League win of the season for Chelsea’s manager, Frank Lampard.
- Champions League Quarter Final on April 6, 2004
A Chelsea and Arsenal fight is always something that many football fans really talk about. During this game, Frank Lampard was still part of the team. Wayne Bridge’s slick one-two with Eidur Gudjohnsen fired low past Jens Lehman. That was simply one of the most memorable moments from the team.
- Premier League, April 30, 2005
Chelsea wins this Premier League and this was the first after 50 years of waiting. This made them qualified for the Champions League group stage. That year was their 99th year as a club, and it was still Jose Mourinho was managing the team back then.
- Champions League, August 3, 2005
After the Premier League win, Chelsea faced the Catalonian for the Championship League. This particular match was noted as one of the most incredible performances of the team. They had three goals within the first 20 minutes of the game.
However, they lost, and this sent them to go against Liverpool where they also lost. This is definitely something that Chelsea learned a lot from.
- League Final Cup, February 24, 2007
This is another match between Chelsea and one of their main rivals, Arsenal. The match ended with 2-1 in favor of Chelsea. The team’s manager at that time, Wenger, surprised many with a number of youngsters as part of the reserve team. It was interesting for the fans to see this as the team still had a good run that season.
- FA Cup Semi-finals, April 18, 2009
Chelsea went against Arsenal once again during this match. In favor of Chelsea, the match ended with 2-1. The first goal came from Theo Walcott and this happened just 18 minutes after the game began. It was really Florent Malouda and Lukasz Fabianski who made sure that Chelsea wins that day.
- Premier League Game, November 29, 2009
Another match with Arsenal ended with a score of 0-3 in favor of Chelsea. Chelsea was five points cleared for the Premier League and on the way to the club’s first-ever double after this match. They made Arsenal lose 11 points. Because of this, Arsenal did not qualify for the Champions League that year.
- Premier League, March 22, 2014
As if the 3-0 win of Chelsea against the Arsenal wasn’t enough, in the Premier League match of 2014, Chelsea broke this record with a 6-0 win. Outstandingly, the first three goals from this game were made just within 17 minutes after the game began.
- Champions League, Semi-finals, April 24, 2012
No team has ever won a game during the Champions League with a lower possession percentage that what Chelsea had during this game. Chelsea was first ahead with two goals, which made many believe that they owned the game. Barcelona’s Ramires and Fernando Torres made sure that the match ended with a score of 2-2.
- Champions League Final, May 19, 2012
This was an intense match between Chelsea and Bayern that ended with a score of 1-1. It was Chelsea that started off as underdogs, but they eventually got their game on. It was Didier Drogba who brought the ball home during this game.