Today in Chelsea 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)
  • 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 Ben
  • 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

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1963-01-26 José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon