Chelsea Football Club are a London based football club who currently play in the English Premier League at their home ground of Stamford Bridge. Supporters can expect that Chelsea tickets are always in high demand due to the attractiveness of the football on display.
Formed in 1905, Chelsea are one of the most successful clubs in England.
Since their formation they have won 4 English Premier League titles, 6 FA Cups, 4 Football League Cups, the UEFA Cup Winners Cup, and the UEFA Super Cup.
They are known by their nicknames of both 'The Pensioners', and 'The Blues'.
Based in West London, they have a local rivalry with Fulham FC, their nearest neighbours.
Chelsea also enjoy rivalries with other teams, including London based teams such as Arsenal and Tottenham, and more nationally with Manchester United.
Ron Harris currently holds the record for the most number of first team appearances, making 795 appearances for the first team.
Other notable former players include names such as Ray Wilkins, Ruud Gullit, Gianfranco Zola and Didier Drogba.
Stamford Bridge is a modern and comfortable stadium, set in the London Borough of Fulham.
The stadium has 4 all seated stands, the Matthew Harding Stand, which is the North Stand, The Shed, which is the South Stand, and both a West and East stand.
Chelsea FC have recently announced plans to expand Stamford Bridge to a more suitable capacity, in the region of 55,000, although these plans are proving difficult to put into place, due to the stadiums position in a built up area of London.
The home of Chelsea FC is easily accessible by both public and private transport, with several train, underground and bus routes being in close proximity to Stamford Bridge.