Club Statements

Club statement

Everybody at Chelsea Football Club is deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the death of five people at Leicester City’s King Power stadium on Saturday evening, including the club’s chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Also on board were Nursara Suknamai, Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and Izabela Roza Lechowicz.

Khun Vichai was a passionate owner and supporter of Leicester, overseeing their incredible, unforgettable 2015/16 Premier League success with N’Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater both a part of that team managed by Claudio Ranieri. He was a regular attendee of matches and a popular figure with fans and colleagues alike.

Our thoughts at this sad time are with the family and friends of all those who lost their lives, as well as the players, staff and supporters at Leicester City.

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