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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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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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Bobby Moore & Eusébio

Former World Cup winner and England captain Bobby Moore and Portuguese legend and former Ballon d’Or winner Eusébio both played for the International X1 team versus Chelsea in the John Dempsey’s testimonial back in 1980. What was the final score?

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Chelsea in the 90’s

1990-91 My first live game watching my beloved Chelsea was on the opening day of the 1990/91 season against Derby County at Stamford Bridge. On that day, I got to see Chelsea’s first million pound players make their debuts in Dennis Wise and Andy Townsend who had arrived from Wimbledon and Norwich City respectively. The […]

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