Chelsea in History

Events in Sport

  • 1957-08-24 English soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea
  • 1971-05-21 Chelsea win 11th European Cup Winner's Cup against Real Madrid 2-1 in Athens (replay)
  • 1994-05-14 FA Cup Final: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0 at Wembley Stadium, London
  • 1998-05-13 Chelsea of England win 38th European Cup Winner's Cup against Stuttgart of Germany 1-0 in Stockholm
  • 2008-05-21 16th UEFA Champions League Final: Manchester United beats Chelsea (1-1, 6-5 on penalties) at Moscow
  • 2012-05-19 20th UEFA Champions League Final: Chelsea beats Bayern Munich (1-1, 4-3 on penalties) at Munich
  • 2012-11-21 Chelsea Manager Roberto Di Matteo is sacked and replaced by Rafael Benítez
  • 2012-12-16 Corinthians defeat Chelsea 1-0 to win the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup
  • 2015-05-03 Chelsea wins the 2014–15 English football Premier League
  • 2015-12-17 José Mourinho is sacked as manager of British Premier football club Chelsea
  • 2017-05-27 FA Cup Final: Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, London

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1963-01-26 José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon
  • 1978-03-11 Didier Drogba, Ivorian football player (Chelsea, Phoenix Rising FC, Ivorian national team), born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • 1987-04-22 David Luiz Moreira Marinho, Brazilian football player (Chelsea, Brazil national team), born in Diadema, Brazil
  • 1987-05-04 Francesc Fàbregas Soler, Spanish footballer (Chelsea, Spanish national team), born in Arenys de Mar, Spain
  • 1991-01-07 Eden Hazard, Belgian football player (Chelsea, Belgian national team), born in La Louvière, Belgium