Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club are an English football club based in West London. Founded in 1905, they play in the Premier League and have spent most of their history in the top tier of English football. Chelsea have been English champions four times, FA Cup winners six times and League Cup winners four times. They have also been successful in Europe, winning the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup twice.[3]

The club had their first major success in 1955, when they won the league championship. Chelsea won several cup competitions during the 1960s and 1970s, but after that did not win another major title until 1997. The past decade has been the most successful period in Chelsea’s history, capped by winning Premier League titles in 2005, 2006 and 2010, the latter as part of their first league and FA Cup "Double".

Despite their name, the club are not based in Chelsea, but in neighbouring Fulham. The club's home is the 41,841 capacity Stamford Bridge football stadium in Fulham,[2] where they have played since their establishment. Since 2003 they have been owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.[4]

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Reviewed on 20 Jun 2012

Despite their name, the club are not based in Chelsea, but in neighbouring Fulham. The club's home is the 41,841 capacity Stamford Bridge football stadium in Fulham,[2] where they have played since their establishment

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Stamford Bridge Ground, Fulham Road, London, SW6

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+44 (0)20 7385 5545; +44 (0)870 300 2322

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www.chelseafc.com

Nearest Tube station: Fulham Broadway