Chelsea Football Club was established in the year 1905. The club has been transformed into one of the most popular football institutions in the entire world. It should also be said that Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea Football Club some years ago. The Russian billionaire has played a crucial role in the transformation of the club over the past fifteen years. However, some football fans do not know where the name "Chelsea" comes from. Let us take a very close look at the origin of this name.
1. Chelsea Pitch Owners
A lot of football fans around the world are oblivious of the fact that Chelsea Football Club do not really own Stamford Bridge. The stadium is owned and regulated by a non-profit organization known as Chelsea Pitch Owners. This organization also acquired the naming rights of Chelsea Football Club. This also means that the organization owns Stamford Bridge as well as the name 'Chelsea'.
In January of 2020, Roman Abramovich made a decision that has affected Chelsea Football Club for more than six months now. He decided to replace Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel. The German tactician has gone on to win the UEFA Champions League as well as the UEFA Super Cup title this year. He is also regarded as one of the favourites to win the English Premier League title this season.
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