Chelsea football club is an English professional football club founded in 1905
🔵Chelsea was founded on 10 March 1905 but before it was named Chelsea some name were considered like Kensington FC, Stamford bridge FC and London FC.
🔵In 1915 Chelsea reached the FA cup final where they lost to Sheffield Wednesday at old Trafford
🔵In 1952 Ted Drake( former Arsenal and England center forward) became the manager of Chelsea football club.
🔵In 1954-55 season Chelsea won the first League championship in the leadership of Ted Drake
🔵In 1961 Ted Drake was dismissed as a manager and Tommy Docherty was appointed as his replacement
🔵In 1964-65 season Chelsea won the league cul under the leadership of Tommy Docherty
🔵Tommy Docherty was dismissed and Dave Sexton was appointed as his successor
🔵In 1970 Chelsea won the FA cup by beating Leeds United 2 – 1
🔵In 1971 Chelsea won the first European triumph which was the UEFA cup winners cup after beating Real Madrid in Athens
🔵In 1970’s Chelsea was relegated from the first division championship from the first time because of the financial crisis which hindered the club
🔵In 1983-84 season Chelsea won the second division championship under John Neal and was promoted again to the first division
🔵In 1988 Chelsea was relegated again but it bounce back immediately by winning the second division title in 1988-89 season
🔵In 1996-97 season under Ruud Gullit as a player manager Chelsea won the FA cup
🔵Ruus Gullit was replaced by Gialunca Vialli whose reign saw Chelsea won the League cup, UEFA cup winners cup and the UEFA super cup in 1998 and the FA cup in 2000
🔵Chelsea also mounted a strong title challenge in 1998–99, finishing four points behind champions Manchester United, and made their first appearance in the UEFA Champions League
🔵 Vialli was sacked in favour of Claudio Ranieri, who guided Chelsea to the 2002 FA Cup Final and Champions League qualification in 2002–03.
🔵 In July 2003, Bates sold Chelsea to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich for £140 million.
🔵Over £100 million was spent on new players, but Ranieri was unable to deliver any trophies, and was replaced by José Mourinho
🔵Under Mourinho, Chelsea became the fifth English team to win back-to-back league championships since the Second World War (2004–05 and 2005–06), in addition to winning an FA Cup (2007) and two League Cups (2005 and 2007).
🔵In 2007-08 season Chelsea started poorly this led to Jose Mourinho’s dismissal and Avram Grant was appointed as a Chelsea manager
🔵Avram Grant led Chelsea to the first UEFA champions league final which Chelsea lost on penalties to Manchester United
🔵In 2009 Avram Grant was sacked and Guus Hiddink was appointed as a caretaker manager and won the FA cup
🔵In 2009-10 season Chelsea appointed Carlo Ancelloti and won the premier league and the double FA cups in his reign and also becoming the first English top-flight club to score 100 league goals in a season since 1963.
🔵In 2011 Ancelloti was sacked and Andre villas Boas was appointed as his replacement
🔵On 30 July 2011, during the pre-season, Villas-Boas won his first piece of silverware with Chelsea, the 2011 Barclays Asia Trophy
🔵 On 21 February 2012, during a Champions League match against Napoli, Villas-Boas left Frank Lampard, Michael Essien and Ashley Cole on the bench. Chelsea lost 3–1 and the club’s technical director asked for an explanation of the team selection on behalf of Abramovich.
🔵In 2012 Villas-Boas was relieved of his managerial duties by Chelsea, with assistant manager Roberto Di Matteo being appointed as caretaker manager on an interim basis until the end of the season.
🔵 In 2012, Roberto Di Matteo led Chelsea to their seventh FA Cup, and their first UEFA Champions League title, beating Bayern Munich 4–3 on penalties, the first London club to win the trophy
🔵In November 2012 Roberto Di Mateo was sacked and Rafael benitez was appointed and won the first UEFA Europa league for Chelsea
🔵In 2013 Jose Mourinho returned and won the League cup and the premier league in 2015
🔵Mourinho was sacked after four months of the following season after a poor start.
🔵In 2017 Chelsea appointed Antonio Conte and led Chelsea to 6th English Premier league title and the 8th FA cup the following season
🔵In 2018 Conte was sacked after a 5th-place finish and replaced with Maurizio Sarri under whom Chelsea reached the League Cup final, which they lost on penalties to Manchester City and won the Europa League for a second time, beating Arsenal 4–1 in the final. Sarri then left the club to become manager of Juventus and was then replaced by former Chelsea player Frank Lampard.