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Join the Trust and get your voice heard by the Club

They say expect the unexpected, but on Sunday night the Chelsea Supporters’ Trust, our members and football supporters across the world have experienced the ultimate betrayal.   Chelsea Football Club, along with eleven of the top European sides have announced their intention to establish a ‘Super League’. This is a decision of greed to line […]

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Chelsea v Man Utd in the late 60s – Sell-Out Crowds,  Massive Interest, Cracking Games

Tim Rolls reflects on past encounters with Manchester United. In the late 1960s, the most glamorous side in English football was undoubtedly Manchester United. League winners and European Champions. They filled grounds wherever they went. Irregular home fans were attracted to watch them, United took plenty of supporters with them wherever they went and there […]

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Chelsea Chadder

Chad is a 5th generation Blues fan, proud father and fortunate husband. His children are 6th generation with his youngest son having Stamford as a middle name. Chad is a season ticket holder in the Matthew Harding Stand and has been attending regularly since his dad took him to his 1st game back in 1990. […]

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A missing piece of Chelsea history is discovered

Phil Carter of Bygone Chelsea 1905-1999 explains how a missing piece of Chelsea’s history was discovered On the afternoon of 23rd August 2021, history was made at Chelsea Football Club. However, you didn’t read about it in the newspapers, and it derived from those unknown, unseen supporters who delve away in long lost archives.  Bygone […]

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Chelsea – The Party Poopers

In April 1973 Chelsea welcomed Manchester United to Stamford Bridge. The match was surrounded by the furore around Bobby Charlton making his final appearance for the Reds before retiring. His decorated career included winning the World Cup with England as well as many domestic honours. The game was more of a spectacle where Charlton would […]

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2021 CST BOARD ELECTION AND MOTIONS VOTE RESULTS

The results of the recent Chelsea Supporters Trust Board election and the voting on each CST Motion, as proposed in the AGM of 9th October 2021 have now been released. Here are the results Motion 1: Board Elections The election to the board of the Chelsea Supporters’ Trust was contested with 11 candidates standing for […]

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We’ve Met Before – Burnley

Reproduced with permission from Paul Waterhouse, Bygone Chelsea 1905-99 The long history between Chelsea and Burnley in league football is also interspersed with a number of epic encounters in the F.A. Cup The first ever game to take place between the two sides occurred during Chelsea’s inaugural season in the football league in the 1905-06 […]

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Peter Houseman’s Sliding Door

This piece is an edited extract from ‘Sexton For God’ by Tim Rolls, available now on Amazon and eBay. 24th January 1970. Apart from the League Cup win in 1965, Chelsea had not won a trophy since the unexpected League title fifteen years earlier. The curse of inconsistency meant manager Dave Sexton’s side were unlikely […]

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72-73 League Cup Semi-Final vs Norwich City

An edited extract from ‘Stamford Bridge Is Falling Down’ by Tim Rolls, available on eBay and Amazon. Almost 50 years ago, in late 1972, Chelsea were a club in slow decline, a series of often mediocre performances on making the glory of Athens just 18 months earlier seem a long way off. One chance to […]

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We’ve met before – Brentford

League encounters between Chelsea and Brentford are few and far between, largely due to both clubs occupying different divisions over the years. The golden era for Brentford occurred in the years just before and after World War 2, the Bees often finishing above their more illustrious neighbours in the table. The first game between the […]

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Jimmy Greaves 1940-2021

by Phil Carter    There has never been, nor likely to be, another like him. His goalscoring exploits from his professional career, are scattered about all over the world. I’ve not seen anybody put the following together… And it really is in need of being seen.  Get ready then, for something quite, quite, remarkable.  James […]