Chelsea football club are without a doubt one of the most established teams not only in London, but also all around the UK. This Chelsea FC online quiz quizzes players on the historical achievements of the club, all the way through to their modern-day exploits on and off the pitch.
Chelsea are a club who hold unique records and achievements not only in English football, but also across the world. How many Chelsea statistics, achievements, and facts do you know? Find out in our quiz below.
Where do Chelsea currently play their home games?
Chelsea play their home games at Stamford Bridge, and have done so since 1905. The stadium itself opened far earlier, with the official opening taking place on the 28th of April 1877. ‘The Bridge’ was initially used by London Athletic Club, and has had other tenants too, with NFL Europe side the London Monarchs playing at the stadium in 1997.
Who is Chelsea’s all-time top goal scorer?
The answer is Frank Lampard. It is rare to have a non-striker as the leading goal-scorer of any football team, especially one playing at the heights Chelsea have over the years. Frank Lampard played a total of 429 games for the Blues, and scored 147 goals in all competitions during this time.
From which team did Chelsea sign Fernando Torres in 2011?
Fernando Torres signed for Chelsea from Liverpool in 2011, having scored over 100 goals in all competitions during his time at Anfield. Torres struggled to recreate this form at Chelsea, and scored only 20 goals whilst at Stamford Bridge between 2011 and 2015. However, he was at Chelsea during a time which saw the blues win both major European competitions.
Which of these titles did Maurizio Sarri win whilst in charge at Chelsea?
The answer is of course the Europa League. Sarri won the trophy during his short stay at Stamford Bridge. Sarri did lead Chelsea to the final of the league cup, however his only silverware came in Baku, as Chelsea comfortably beat Arsenal 4-1. Sarri went on to leave Chelsea after his year in charge, returning to his native Italy to manage Juventus.
Chelsea are the only English club to hold which two titles at the same time?
Chelsea’s Europa League triumph saw them have the bragging rights of Europa and Champions League holders, thanks to their Champions League title the previous year and the fact the Champions League was not contested until days after the Europa League. The Europa League win also saw them become the first English club to win all four European trophies.
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech was born in which country?
Petr Cech is from, as his name suggests, the Czech Republic. Petr Cech played 124 games in total for his country, as well as 333 games for Chelsea, before moving on to play for another London club; Arsenal. Cech holds multiple premier league records, including the least amount of games to reach 100 clean sheets (180) and the overall Premier League clean sheets record.
Which team did Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola represent internationally?
The answer is of course Italy. This question may bring back some bad memories for England fans who followed their country in the 1990’s as Zola scored a winner against the Three Lions during their 1998 World Cup qualifying campaign. In terms of his Chelsea career however, Zola has earned a place in the heart of every Chelsea fan, having played over 200 games for the club, scoring 59 goals.
Which player won the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Season after the 2016/17 season?
Kante won both of the awards, in a year which saw him win a second Premier League winners’ medal in two years (the first of course coming during his time at Leicester City). In doing so, he became the first player to achieve this feat since Eric Cantona.
Chelsea football club was founded in which year?
Chelsea were founded on the 10th of March, 1905. Far from the boardrooms filled with management teams and executives which you may expect in modern day football, Chelsea were actually founded at a pub named The Rising Sun. Numerous names were considered for the team, and in an alternate reality the Stamford Bridge side were named Kensington FC, Stamford Bridge FC, or even London FC.
Which of these competitions did Chelsea win during the 1985/86 and 1989/90 seasons?
The Full Members’ cup was established in 1985, following the ban on European teams playing in European competitions after the Heysel disaster. The competition lasted until the early 1990’s, and Chelsea share the honour of most titles won with Nottingham Forest, having won the trophy twice.
Which manager was in charge when Chelsea signed Frank Lampard?
Frank James Lampard was signed by Claudio Ranieri. Ranieri has definitely earned more praise for his more recent exploits with Leicester City, but he did make one of Chelsea’s most important signing’s when he signed Lampard from West Ham United during the summer of 2001. Lampard was signed for around £11 million, a fee he more than repaid over the years.
Which of these trophies did Chelsea win in 2007?
The 2006/07 season saw Chelsea lift two domestic trophies; the FA Cup and the League Cup. Chelsea won the FA cup with a win over Manchester United, whilst they lifted the League Cup after Beating Arsenal. Didier Drogba scored all the goals across these two finals, netting once against Manchester United and twice against Arsenal.
How many times has Stamford Bridge hosted the FA Cup final?
Back in the early twenties, not long after the end of the First World War, Stamford Bridge hosted three FA cup finals. These were hosted consecutively between 1920 and 1922, unfortunately Chelsea did not get the chance to lift the trophy at their home stadium. The games saw Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur, and Huddersfield Town lift the cup.
How much did Chelsea pay for Ruud Gullit?
Gullit had enjoyed success both internationally with Netherlands and clubs including Feyenoord, PSV Eindhoven, and A.C. Milan, which many would think would leave him with a large price tag. However, the player was actually signed on a free transfer, where he played a total of 49 games for the blues, scoring 9 goals.
During the 2005/06 season, how many times did Chelsea play Liverpool competitively?
During the 2005/06 season, Chelsea played Liverpool five times in total. As well as the two obvious games in the Premier League, the two teams met in the two-legged FA Cup final. Thanks to being drawn together in the group stages of the Champions League, two further fixtures were played out, leading two a total of five games.
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