Stamford Bridge


* Address: Fulham Road, London
* Country: United Kingdom
* Capacity: 41,000
* Opened: 28 April 1877
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Chelsea (football)

Extra stadium info – Stamford Bridge

The stadium became a venue for several sports, like American football, baseball, cricket, football, greyhound racing, motorcycle speedway and rugby union. It has been the home of Chelsea Football Club since 1905. Chelsea became one of the most valuable sports clubs in the world. Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur became the first sports clubs from London with 10 million followers on their main social media page. The stadium’s record attendance for a domestic league match was set in a game between Chelsea and Arsenal in 1935. 82,000 people attended the match.

In 1955, Chelsea won the English top division for the first time in their history. They drew an average home attendance of 48,000 in 21 games in that top-flight league season. The Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich took over Chelsea FC in 2003. He invested heavily in the club. In 2008, Chelsea reached the UEFA Champions League final for the first time in their history. Manchester United defeated Chelsea after penalties in that game. In 2012, Chelsea won their first European championship title after defeating FC Bayern München from Germany. 62,000 people attended the 2012 UEFA Champions League final against Bayern München.

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