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Chelsea F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1905, Chelsea Football Club has been crowned English League Champions 6 times; FA Cup winners 7 times and League Cup winners 5 times.

The club has also won all of the major European club competitions: the UEFA Champions League once; the UEFA Europa League once; the UEFA Cup-Winners Cup twice and the UEFA Super Cup once (Manchester United is the only other British club to achieve this).

They have done the English domestic ‘Double’ of winning the League Championship and FA Cup in the same season on one occasion.

The club is one of only two British clubs to win all three of UEFA's major European trophies 

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners (League Champions): 5 times – 1955, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2015, 2017

Runners-up: 4 times – 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Winners: Twice - 1984, 1989

Runners-up: 5 times - 1907, 1912, 1930, 1963, 1977

FA Cup

Winners: 7 times - 1970, 1997, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012

Runners-up: 4 times - 1915, 1967, 1994, 2002, 2017

Football League Cup

('Milk Cup' from 1982 - 1986; 'Littlewoods Cup' from 1987 - 1990;
'Rumbelows Cup' from 1991 - 1992; 'Coca-Cola Cup' from 1993 - 1998;
'Worthington's Cup' from 1999 - 2003; 'Carling Cup' from 2004 - 2012;
'Capital One Cup' from 2013 - 2016; 'EFL Cup' from 2017)

Winners: 5 times - 1965, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2015

Runners-up: Twice - 1972, 2008

FA Community Shield

(‘FA Charity Shield’ until 2001)

Outright Winners: 4 times - 1955, 2000, 2005, 2009

Full Members' Cup

('Simod Cup' from 1987 - 1989; 'Zenith Data Systems Cup' from 1989
- 1992)

Winners: Twice - 1986, 1990

Europe

UEFA Champions League

('European Cup' until 1992)

Winners: Once - 2012

Runners-up: Once - 2008

UEFA European Cup Winners' Cup

Winners: Twice - 1971, 1998

UEFA Europa League

Winners: Once - 2013

UEFA Super Cup

Winners: Once - 1998

Runners-up: Twice - 2012, 2013

International

FIFA Club World Cup

('FIFA Club World Championship' until 2005)

Runners-Up: Once – 2012

 

Double-winning years

English domestic ‘Double’ of League Championship and FA Cup in the same season: Once - 2010

Also:

Football League Cup/UEFA European Cup Winners Cup ‘Double:’ Once - 1998

League/Football League Cup 'Double': Twice - 2005, 2015

FA Cup/Football League Cup 'Double': Once - 2007

FA Cup/UEFA Champions League 'Double': Once - 2012

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Chelsea Football Club story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of Chelsea FC. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Chelsea Book Selection

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