Attendance statistics


STAMFORD BRIDGE CAPACITY 2017/18

41,631 (West 13,422, East 10,889, Matthew Harding 10,770, Shed 6,550)

 

ATTENDANCE RECORDS AT STAMFORD BRIDGE

Highest: 82,905 v Arsenal, Division 1, Oct 12, 1935 (pictured above).

Chelsea v Moscow Dynamo, a 1945 friendly, had an estimated 100,000 in the ground, but because some gates were broken down an exact figure could not be ascertained.

Highest Division 2: 67,000 v Manchester Utd, Apr 13, 1906

Highest FA Cup: 77,952 v Swindon Town, 4th round, Mar 13, 1911

Highest League Cup: 43,330 v Tottenham, semi-final, 1st leg, Dec 22, 1971

Highest Europe: 59,541 v AC Milan, Fairs Cup 3rd round, 2nd leg, Feb 16, 1966

Highest all-seater: 42,328 v Newcastle, Premiership, Dec 4, 2004

Highest season aggregate: 1,014,352 in 1954/55

 

Smallest top flight: (pre-war) 6,801 v Liverpool, Division 1, Dec 24, 1938

(post-war) 7,148 v Southampton, Division 1, Feb 12, 1992

Smallest Division 2 (pre-war) 3,000 v Lincoln City, Feb 17, 1906

(post-war) 6,009 v Orient, May 5, 1982

Smallest FA Cup: 5,000 v 1st Grenadiers, 1st preliminary round, Oct 7, 1905

Smallest League Cup: 5,630 v Workington, 2nd round, Oct 24, 1960

Smallest Europe: 13,104 v Frem, Fairs Cup 1st round, 2nd leg, Nov 4, 1958

Smallest post war: 3,849 v Luton Town, Full Members Cup 3rd round, Feb 18, 1991

 

HIGHEST AVERAGE LEAGUE ATTENDANCE AT STAMFORD BRIDGE

1954/55 48,302

 

HIGHEST AVERAGE LEAGUE ALL-SEATER ATTENDANCE AT STAMFORD BRIDGE

2005/06 41,901

 

HIGHEST ATTENDANCE FOR ANY CHELSEA MATCH

105,826 watched Chelsea v Real Madrid in the Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. It was a pre-season game on 30 July 2016.

100,000 at Wembley three times in Cup Finals. Tottenham (FA Cup), May 20, 1967, Leeds (FA Cup), Apr 11, 1970 and Stoke (League Cup), Mar 4, 1972.

 

HIGHEST AWAY ATTENDANCE

98,436 at the Nou Camp, Barcelona, Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg, Mar 7, 2006

 

HIGHEST AWAY LEAGUE ATTENDANCE

75,948 at Old Trafford, Manchester, Premier League, Nov 26, 2006