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From battling in hard times to the pinnacle of European football: How the Chelsea and Man City rivalry has evolved

A lot of fans may consider the Chelsea-Manchester City rivalry to be a very modern coming together, but as our former winger Pat Nevin recalls, there was plenty of spice in our meetings during the Eighties.

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Pressing home the advantage - Chelsea's excellent record

Chelsea continued our excellent record of successfully converting first-leg leads in cup knockout ties into victories when we ousted Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup semi-finals on Wednesday.

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The tale of Chelsea double-headers against Tottenham

Chelsea versus Spurs over the 112 years since these London rivals first played each other is a rich story and a multi-layered saga, but one recurring and dramatic theme among all the sub-plots has been the two-part cup-ties we have played against each other, a sequence continuing this week.

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Where Are They Now: Last Chelsea team to face non-league opposition

Ahead of today’s FA Cup meeting with Chesterfield from the National League, we look back at the team line-up for our last match against a non-league side and find out what they’re all up to nowadays.

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Tales of football at Christmas: Heritage, record crowds and surprise scorelines

In a special festive feature written by our club historian Rick Glanvill, the history of football being played over the Christmas period is explored, from tales of yore to present-day quirks…

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The only place to be every other... Thursday?

The Blues take on Everton tonight in a rare Thursday fixture in the English top flight. Here’s a look back on our Premier League matches played on that day…

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No happy returns – Chelsea’s ex-managers at the Bridge

Chelsea will be aiming to maintain our good record at Stamford Bridge against our former head coaches when Rafa Benitez brings Everton to west London this week.

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Time is running out: Chelsea's late goal heroes

Jorginho’s winner against Leeds United was the latest we had scored in the Premier League since Florent Malouda against Stoke City in September 2009. Join us as we reminisce about some of our famous late goals over the past two decades, including a few against our opponents on Thursday night, Everton…

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Chelsea’s quickest Champions League goals

With Timo Werner setting a new club record with Chelsea’s quickest-ever Champions League goal in our 3-3 draw with Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday, we take a look at the other occasions when the Blues took less than five minutes to get on the scoresheet in the competition.

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Ballon d’Or history: Chelsea’s golden boys

Although no Chelsea player has ever had their hands on the Ballon d’Or at the time they were playing for the club, we have had three former winners on our books. You can read all about them and their achievements ahead of the ceremony for this year’s award on Monday night.

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Matchday five goalfests

Chelsea continued a recent habit of picking up big wins in the penultimate round of group games in European competitions when we thumped Juventus at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

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Porto Uncovered episode two: The Dream

The second part of Porto Uncovered, a new video series going behind the scenes of our Champions League glory last season, can be watched above. Hear the blow-by-blow thoughts of those engulfed in the action on the pitch during the final, and those watching in agonising despair from the stands and back home...