Skip to main content

CHELSEA FC

CHELSEA FC



HISTORY


Chelsea FC is a football club based in West London and was founded in 1905. In the early days, the club was not much famous until they reached the top tier of English football. The increase in fanbase was seen in 1955 when the club unexpectedly won its first top tier title. In the 1980s, financial problems led the club to many disastrous seasons.



GOLDEN ERA




The Golden Era of the club began in 2003 when a Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich, took over the club. He invested good money to get better players and managers. This led to Chelsea winning the English Premier League for the first time in 2005. They then retained the title the very next year in 2006. In the Golden Era Chelsea has won the English Premier League 4 times, the FA Cup 4 times, the Football League Cup 3 times and the FA Community Shield 2 times. Not only this but Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League in 2012 and the UEFA Europa League in 2013.  In fact they have won 21 major titles since 1997. They also are first on the points table in the English Premier League in 2016/17 and also have qualified for the semi-finals of the FA Cup.



SQUAD


 The first team squad for the 2016/17 season for Chelsea is as follows-

Goalkeepers

Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)
Asmir Begovic (Bosnia and Herzegovinia)

Defenders

John Terry (England) Captain
Gary Cahill (England) Vice-Captain
Marcos Alonso (Spain)
David Luiz (Brazil)
Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain)
Kurt Zouma (France)
Nathan Ake (Netherlands)
Ola Aina (England)

Midfielders

Eden Hazard (Belgium)
Cesc Fabregas (Spain)
Pedro (Spain)
Willian (Brazil)
Nemanja Matic (Serbia)
N'Golo Kante (France)
Victor Moses (Nigeria)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (England)
Kenedy (Brazil)
Nathaniel Chalobah (England)
Charly Musonda (Belgium)

Forwards

Diego Costa (Spain)
Michy Batshuayi (Belgium)
Dominic Solanke (England)

Manager

The club is managed by the Italian manager, Antonio Conte, who is in charge since July 2016.

LEGENDS




Frank Lampard is Chelsea's all time top goalscorer with 211 goals. He joined the club in 2001 and finally left in 2014. He is considered as one of the best midfielders in football history. he is also the highest scoring midfielder in the English Premier League with 177 goals.





Didier Drogba is the only African player to score more than 100 goals in the Premier League. He will always be remembered for scoring the winning penalty for Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League final in 2012. He signed for the club in 2004 and left in 2012. He came back to the club again in 2014 for one more season.








Ron Harris has played 795 games for the club and thus makes him the most capped player for the club. His career spans to almost two decades at the club when he joined in 1961 and left in 1980.











Gianfranco Zola played for Chelsea between 1996 and 2003. The Italian will continue to be one of the most important strikers and goal scorers of the club before its Golden Era scoring a lot of goals. 










John Terry joined Chelsea in 1998 and is currently the Captain of the club. He has played over 500 games for Chelsea and continues to remain the most successful captain in the club's history. He plays as a centre back and will forever be Chelsea's most famous legend. He is regarded as one of the best defenders in football history.




Enjoy your high school with - High School Pedia : www.highschoolpedia.com

Comments

Popular Posts

Anode Ray Experiment

→Anode ray experiment was conducted by E Goldstein. →These rays are also known as canal rays. →This experiment helped in the discovery of the proton. Apparatus Used A discharge tube  was taken in which there were 2 electrodes i.e. Anode(+ve) and the cathode (-ve). The tube was filled with an inert gas. A perforated or porous cathode was used. A layer of zinc sulphide was placed at the back of the cathode. There was a vacuum pump in the tube. High voltage (5000v-10000v) was allowed to flow through the system. It was observed that when the gas was at 1atm(atmospheric pressure ) no change was seen in the tube.  When the   pressure   was decreased inside the tube, a glow could be seen at the back side of the cathode.

Animal and Plant Cells

 Cells Cells are the basic functional, biological and structural unit of life. The word cell is a Latin word meaning ‘small room’. Cells are also known as building blocks of life.  The branch of science that deals with the form, structure, and composition of a cell is known as Cytology. All organisms around us are made up of cells. Bacteria, ameba, paramecium, algae, fungi, plants and animals are made up of cells.  Cells together form tissues. And tissue together makes an organ. History Of Cell The cell was discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665. He assembled a simple microscope and observed a very thin slice of cork under his primitive microscope. The cork was obtained from the outer covering of a tree called bark. Robert Hooke observed many little-partitioned boxes or compartments in the cork slice. These boxes appeared like a honey-comb. He termed these boxes as the cell. He also noticed that one box was separated from another by a wall. What Ho

Isotopes, Isobars and Isotones

Isotopes These are elements which have the same atomic number but different atomic mass . They have the same atomic number because the number of protons that are inside their nuclei remains the same. But, they have different atomic mass because the number of neutrons that are also inside their nuclei is different. As the number of protons inside nuclei remains same, therefore the overall charge of the elements also remains same as in isotopes: no of protons = no of electrons . Hence, as isotopes overall charge remains neutral, therefore their chemical properties will also remain identical.   Therefore, Isotopes are chemically same but physically different.

Cathode Ray Experiment

This experiment was conducted by J.J. Thomson (Sir Joseph John Thomson) in the year 1897. This experiment proved that atom is made up of fundamental particles which are much smaller than the smallest atom 'hydrogen' This experiment helped to discover electron. According to J.J. Thomson, the cathode rays consisted of very light, small and negatively charged particles. He named the particles "corpuscles" which were later known as electrons

Levitation 2

LEVITATION II To be completely honest I was going to start this with a pun. I did think of one but it doesn’t float… I am sorry I just had to. Anyway, this is the second part to the article on super cool ways of making things levitate. Go check the first part out if you haven’t already. Actually, the first part may have become repulsive with all the magnets and stuff, but I promise this will be more attractive. Get it? No? I’ll stop now. I am just going to jump straight into it. 1.    Electrostatic Levitation I know you are probably sick and tired of magnets but they are the best way you know… This method is somewhat similar. You remember that cool science experiment you did with two straws attracting or repulsing each other based on their charge? So basically using the same principle we can make a charged object levitate. But before you try it, let me tell you it won’t be easy. Even impossible according to our Mr. Earnshaw. He even made a law (the law is

Pokemon Go 0.33.0

All Pokemon go fans get ready because again the latest version of Pokemon go is out. The Niantic has released a new version of Pokemon go i.e. 0.33.0.The size of the new version is 61.48MB.

Rutherford Alpha Ray Scattering Experiment

Rutherford Alpha Ray Scattering Experiment Hey, Guys, most of you might have heard about the alpha ray scattering experiment and if you want to know in detail about Rutherford's model and the experiment he conducted, this is the right place for you... But first: Things You Must Know Some basic information that will help you understand rutherford experiment properly: Proton is a sub-atomic particle which is positively charged and has a mass of 1u. Alpha particles are helium atom with a charge of +2 as they have lost 2 electrons. Alpha particles have an atomic mass  of 4u. Gold is highly malleable and can be beaten into very thin sheets. Experiment Rutherford conducted his experiment in the following way: Rutherford took a very thin gold foil and bombarded it with high energy alpha particles. He placed a layer of zinc sulphide on the walls where the experiment was taking place because when alpha particles strike zinc sulphide layer, it results i