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Weird fact about Chelsea that might blow your mind

1..They once played an away match wearing the home side kit. On 9 April 1997, Chelsea played Coventry City away in the premier league match at Highfield Road but the blues didn't wear their traditional blue kit or away kit.

Coventry, the home side, played in their traditional light blue kit and Chelsea travelled for the game with only their Blue home kit. The referee felt that the two home kit clashed and subsequently the Kick off was delayed by 15 minutes to resolve the issue .

Since the Blues didn't have their away kit, they were given two options- wear the home red and black of Coventry City or forfeit the match. Obviously,Ruud Gullit side to the kit but lost 3:1 to Coventry City.

2..In the 1997-1998 seasons Chelsea played one of the strangest match in was against Tromso and was 100 miles into the Artic Circle. At one point the match had to be stopped so that snow have to be cleared.

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