Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In the 1997-98 season, Chelsea played in one of the strangest matches against a team based 100 miles into the Artic Circle. Which team was this?||Chelsea In The 1990s
Tromso. At one point, the match had to be stopped so that the lines could be cleared of snow.
|Chelsea won their first silverware for 27 years when they won which trophy in 1997?||Chelsea In The 1990s
FA Cup. A great 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the final capped a great season.
|The turning point in Chelsea's recent history was the signing of Rudd Gullit by Hoddle, but what was the transfer fee?||Chelsea In The 1990s
Free. Rudd Gullit was signed on a Bosman and the rest is history.
|The 1994 FA Cup Final was won 4-0 by Manchester United. Which Chelsea player hit the crossbar in the first half while the scores were still level?||Chelsea In The 1990s
Gavin Peacock. I wonder how the game would have went had that gone in.
|In 1994 Chelsea reached the final of the FA Cup, which team did they defeat in the semi finals?||Chelsea In The 1990s
Luton Town. Chelsea beat Luton 2-0 in front of a packed Wembley Stadium.
|Who did Chelsea beat in 1906, that set a record for their biggest League win?||Chelsea FC History
Glossop. Chelsea beat Glossop 9-2 in a Division Two match on 1st September 1906.
Fatty. William 'Fatty' Foulkes was so-called, because of his enormous weight, rumoured to be over 20 stones. He played for the club between 1905-06, and died 10 years later, in 1916.
|Chelsea won the 1971 European Cup-Winners Cup, but who did they beat in the final?||Chelsea FC History
Real Madrid. The first game was a 1-1 draw after extra-time with Peter Osgood scoring, but Chelsea scraped through the replay with a 2-1 victory. John Dempsey and Osgood scored the goals.
Barcelona. Zenden began his career at PSV in 1994, before moving to Barcelona in 1998, and then Chelsea three years later.
|Who did Chelsea beat to become FA Cup winners for the first time in 1970?||Chelsea FC History
Leeds United. Chelsea and Leeds drew 2-2 at Wembley Stadium, but Chelsea took the cup by winning the replay 2-0 at Old Trafford (both games went to extra time).
|How many league goals did Jimmy Greaves score for Chelsea in season 1960-61?||Chelsea FC History
41. Greaves set a record for scoring the most Chelsea league goals in a season, and later went on to play for AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United. In his Chelsea career between 1957-60, Greaves scored 124 goals in just 157 games.
|Which season saw the League championship come to Stamford Bridge for the first time?||Chelsea FC History
1954-55. They won the title by four points over second placed Wolverhampton Wanderers, and under the management of Ted Drake. This was the only time in the 20th century that Chelsea became champions of England's top-flight division.
John Tait Robertson. Robertson managed the club from it's inauguration in 1905 through to 1907. Calderhead then took the reigns for 26 years between 1907-33, followed by Knighton between 1933-39, and Birrell was 1939-52, which was interrupted by World War II.
1905. The club also moved into Stamford Bridge in this year, which was built in 1877.
|What was the scoreline in the first leg of the Champions League 2003-04 semi-final between Chelsea and Monaco, and the aggregate scoreline? ||Chelsea 2003-04
Monaco 3 Chelsea 1, Monaco 5-3 Chelsea. Chelsea's dream of a Champion's League title was dashed in the semi-finals against AS Monaco in 2003-04 season, with the first away leg at Monaco going horribly wrong. The first leg ended 1-3, with Chelsea unable to come to terms with the Monaco frontline, despite Monaco playing with 10 men for 38 minutes. Dado Prso, Fernando Morientes & Shabani Nonda scored for Monaco, while Crespo scored for Chelsea in the first leg.
The second leg at Stamford Bridge started as planned for Chelsea as they shot to a 2-0 scoreline but then lost the advantage as Monaco equalized and hung on for a 2-2 draw.
|The 2003-04 Champions League quarter-final saw Chelsea pitted against London & Premier League rivals Arsenal. Who were the scorers for Chelsea, considering both the home and away ties?||Chelsea 2003-04
Gudjohnsen, Lampard and Bridge. Chelsea won 3-2 on aggregate after the first leg at Stamford Bridge ended in a 1-1 draw and Chelsea won the second leg at Highbury 2-1.
Gudjohnsen scored in the first leg, while Lampard and Wayne Bridge scored in the second. Gudjohnsen also played a key role in setting up Bridge for the crucial winning goal in the second leg.
|Who was the highest scorer for Chelsea in the Champions League - season 2003-04?||Chelsea 2003-04
Frank Lampard. Frank Lampard joined Chelsea from West Ham United, and emerged as a key player in the Chelsea side as well as the national team, in his role as a goal scoring midfielder. In 2003-04 Champions League he scored 4 times, and also finished the Premier League season in 03-04 with 10 goals.
|In the 2003-04 campaign, three goalkeepers for Chelsea kept clean sheets. Which were the three 'keepers involved?||Chelsea 2003-04
Cudicini, Ambrosio and Sullivan. Cudicini kept 14 clean sheets, Ambrosio kept 4 and Sullivan 3. Cech joined Chelsea in 2004-05 season. Bosnich and De goey did not feature in any of the Premiership matches for Chelsea in 2003-04.
|How many clean sheets did Chelsea manage in the Premiership season of 2003-04?||Chelsea 2003-04
21. That was the highest number of clean sheets in the season. Arsenal and Fulham were second best with 15 clean sheets each.
|Considering both home and away fixtures, against which team did Chelsea score the most number of goals in Premiership 2003-04 and how many?||Chelsea 2003-04
Wolverhampton, 10 goals. After winning the away fixture 5-0, Chelsea again scored 5 goals in the return leg at Stamford Bridge against Wolverhampton. This time around however, Wolves pulled back 2 goals, and the final scoreline reading 5-2.
|Who was the highest scorer for Chelsea in the Premier League season of 2003-04?||Chelsea 2003-04
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink. Hasselbaink scored 12 goals for Chelsea in 2003-04, with Lampard and Crespo scoring 10 each. Mutu scored 6. 3 of the 4 players listed left the club after the season ended. Hasselbaink was given a free transfer and he went north to join Middlesborough, Crespo was loaned out to AC Milan, and Mutu was involved in a drug scandal after which Chelsea terminated his contract.
|Which club did Chelsea beat to get their best home result in the Premiership of 2003-04?||Chelsea 2003-04
Newcastle United. Chelsea beat Newcastle 5-0 at home in Stamford Bridge. Frank Lampard, Damien Duff, Glen Johnson, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Hernan Crespo found the net for Chelsea. Newcastle played with 10 men for most of the match with Andy O'Brien being sent off early.
|What was the best away result in a match for Chelsea in the 2003-04 Premiership season?||Chelsea 2003-04
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Chelsea 5. The match against Wolverhampton was the 5th match of the 2003-04 season for Chelsea. Frank Lampard, Damien Duff, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, and Hernan Crespo (twice) found the net for Chelsea.
|How many points did Chelsea score in the 2003-04 season of the Premiership?||Chelsea 2003-04
79. 2003-04 was the first season after the arrival of Roman Abramovich as the new owner of Chelsea, and they managed a second place in the Premier League behind Arsenal.
Arkadievich. Roman Arkadievich Abramovich is the richest Russian in the world, second richest person living in Britain.
Nicholas Anelka. It was away against Manchester City when Anelka scored from the penalty spot in a 1-0 win.
3-0. Middlesborough recorded a shock 3-0 victory against Chelsea in season 05-06 to give Jose Mourinho his heaviest defeat since leaving Porto.
Charlton. Although Charlton was the first team to come away with a victory after they beat Chelsea on penalties in the third round of the Carling Cup, the record books still show a draw as penalty knockouts do not count as a loss with the FA.
|Chelsea played out four extraordinary matches against Barcelona in Mourinho's first two seasons in charge, but how many own goals were scored in the matches? ||Chelsea: The Mourinho Years
Three. The first own goal came in the first match at the Nou Camp where Juliano Beletti turned a Damien Duff cross into his own net. The other two came in the 2-1 victory of Barcelona at Stamford Bridge where both John Terry and Carlos Puyol scored at the wrong end. The first tie ended in a 5-4 victory for Chelsea, with the second being won 3-2 by Barcelona.
|Where did Chelsea officially become league champions in 04/05 when it became mathematically impossible for the 2nd place team to recover the points difference?||Chelsea: The Mourinho Years
The Reebok. The Reebok is of course the ground of Bolton Wanderers where Chelsea won 2-0, with both goals coming from Frank Lampard to seal their first league title for 50 years.
Eidur Gudjohnsen. His hat-trick came in Chelsea's 4-0 thrashing of Blackburn Rovers. Gudjohnsen then left in the summer to arch-rivals Barcelona.