Chelsea FC team facts

By IndepthAfrica
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May 19th, 2012
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Chelsea FC

Formed: 1905

Nickname: The Blues

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
European Champion Clubs’ Cup: (2008)
UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (2): 1971, 1998
UEFA Super Cup (1): 1998

 

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 4 (2010)
FA Cup: 7 (2012)
League Cup: 4 (2007)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2010/11: quarter-finals
2009/10: round of 16
2008/09: semi-finals
2007/08: runners-up
2006/07: semi-finals
2005/06: round of 16
2004/05: semi-finals
2003/04: semi-finals
2002/03: UEFA Cup first round
2001/02: UEFA Cup second round

Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba (R) speak during the Chelsea news conference, ahead of the Champions League final soccer match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea in Munich, May 18, 2012. REUTERS/Stuart Franklin/UEFA/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Records
UEFA club competition
Biggest home win
13-0: Chelsea vs. FC Jeunesse Hautcharage
29/09/71, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup first round second leg

Biggest away win
0-8: FC Jeunesse Hautcharage vs.  Chelsea
15/09/71, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup first round first leg

Heaviest home defeat
0-2: Chelsea vs. Besiktas JK
01/10/03, UEFA Champions League group stage

Heaviest away defeat
5-1: FC Barcelona vs. Chelsea
18/04/00, UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg
UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)

Biggest home win
5-0: Chelsea vs. KRC Genk
19/10/11, group stage

Biggest away win
0-5: Galatasaray AS vs. Chelsea
20/10/99, first group stage

Heaviest home defeat
0-2: Chelsea vs. Besiktas JK (see above for details)

Heaviest away defeat
5-1: FC Barcelona vs. Chelsea (see above for details)

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