Player Q&A

90 Seconds with Gavin Peacock

Gavin Peacock started and ended his professional career at Loftus Road where he played almost 200 games in the hoops of Queens Park Rangers during his two spells in West London. After a short loan spell, the 20 year old attacking midfielder was transferred to Gillingham to play under his father who managed The Gills. […]

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The Highlight Reel: Gianfranco Zola

When Gianfranco Zola arrived in England he had the hopes of a nation resting on his shoulders. The previous – and only – Italian to play in the Premier League was Nottingham Forest’s unfortunate Andrea Silenzi, a lumbering injury-prone centre forward with a first touch like a harpoon and the acceleration of a slug in […]

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Gallery

Super Cup Winners

Dennis Wise and Gianfranco Zola pose with the UEFA Super Cup back in 1998 after beating Real Madrid 1-0 thanks to a goal from Gus Poyet.

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Flying the flag

My name is Brian Wolff, or to my online friends ‘Baku Brian.’ Chelsea fans probably know me as Vice Chair, Chelsea in America, or the head of Chelsea Chicago Supporters Club. I also serve as the Overseas Representative on the Chelsea Fans Forum. But there’s one job that brings me great joy (or creative pain, […]

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European Cup Kings

Chelsea’s first taste of European success came in 1971 when they beat the mighty Real Madrid in the European Cup Winners Cup final. Peter Osgood scored the vital goal in the replay for Dave Sexton’s Blues to give them a 2-1 victory. Along the way Chelsea had previously dispatched Aris FC, CSKA Sofia, Club Brugge […]

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Tangerine & Graphite is the colour

After the conclusion of the 1993/94 season the contract between Chelsea and sponsors Commodore / Amiga came to an end after seven years. A new sponsorship deal was confirmed with American lager giants ‘Coors’ in the summer of 1994. A time when football shirts lasted for two seasons and the home kit would remain the […]

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FA Cup: Record Breakers

The Football Association Challenge Cup was the first knock out competition of its type when it was founded back in 1871 and it remains the oldest cup competition in World football. Over 150 years have passed but the magic of the cup is still extremely strong with over 700+ teams battling it out to ultimately […]

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Match

Chelsea 4 Tottenham Hotspur 3

Back in 1994, former Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle managed his Chelsea side to victory over his former club in dramatic fashion at Stamford Bridge. Tottenham Hotspur took an early 2-0 lead after just 18 minutes courtesy of goals from Steve Sedgley and Jason Dozzell but the Blues fought back with goals from Mal Donaghy, Mark […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Paul ‘King Canners’ Canoville

After a tough start to life, Paul Canoville became the first black player to join Chelsea back in December 1981 when he was signed from non-league Hillingdon Borough for just £5k. The pacer winger made his debut for the Blues four months later coming on as a substitute for Clive Walker away at Crystal Palace. […]

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Footballing Icons: Jimmy GREAVES

Jimmy GREAVES The England 1966 World Cup winner was goal machine for club and country racking up an incredible 439 goals. He also broke a few records along the way and still holds the title as Spurs all time leading goal scorer. He fully deserves his place in the English Football Hall of Fame.

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