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How Well Do You Know Chelsea Football Club?

In the English Premier League, one of the thing that is very present is banter, one club fan speaking ill of the other and vice-visa. Chelsea Football club could be considered as one of the best clubs in the English Premier League but it will surprise you to know that Chelsea has made more records than your fingers can actually count.

Now talking about their records, before we hit the record book of the Blues let us consider other clubs in the English Premier League and how well they stand in the club.

First of all, let’s start with Manchester United, let us see how many managers have hired since 1986:

Sir Alex Ferguson

Ferguson was appointed manager of Manchester United in November 1986. During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles. He was knighted in the 1999 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to the game.

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Foremr Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Fergunson

David Moyes

David Moyes was made United manager on the 11th of August 2013, he won his only trophy with Manchester United in his first official game, a 20 win over Wigan Athletic in the FA Community Shield. It meant he became the first United manager in history to win a trophy outright in his first season in charge.

Louis Van Gaal

Luis Van Gaal was appointed on the 19th of May 2014 he took over from David Moyes, he only won one F.A Cup with the club.

José Mourinho

In May 2016, Mourinho signed a three-year deal as manager of Manchester United. In his first season in charge, the club won the Community Shield, the League Cup and the UEFA Europa League.

Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer

Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer took over from Jose Mourinho and he is yet to win any trophy for Manchester United.

Arsenal managers since 1986:

George Graham

George Graham won numerous domestic and European honours with Arsenal between 1987 and 1995, including two league titles, two Football League Cups and a European Cup-Winners’-Cup.

Bruce Rioch: Bruce Rioch did not win any trophy for Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is the most successful person to manage Arsenal, he won three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shields between 1996 and 2018. Wenger is the club’s longest-serving manager; he surpassed George Allison’s record of 13 years in October 2009.

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Former Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger

Unai Emery

Unai Emery won 11 games in a row, their best run of form since 2007. Arsenal then extended their unbeaten run to 22 games, including an impressive 4-2 win over arch-rivals Spurs in hs first North London derby.

Mikel Arteta:

Mikel Arteta has won two trophies since taking charge of Arsenal but a lack of consistency still leaves questions over whether he is the man to turn around Arsenal.

Now lets talk about Chelsea, how many managers have they employed since 1986:

Chelsea Managers so far:

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Chelsea football club flag
  1. Bobby Campbell
  2. Ian Porterfield
  3. David Webb
  4. Glenn Hoddle
  5. Ruud Gullit
  6. Gianluca Vialla
  7. Ray Wilkins
  8. Claudio Ranieri
  9. Jose Mourinho
  10. Avram Grant
  11. Felipe Scolari
  12. Ray Wilkins
  13. Guus Hiddink
  14. Carlo Ancelotti
  15. Andre Villas-Boas
  16. Roberto Di Matteo
  17. Rafael Benitez
  18. Jose Mourinho
  19. Guus Hiddink
  20. Sarri
  21. Antonio Conte
  22. Lampard
  23. And now Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea just appointed new manager Thomas Tuchel which is their 23rd manager. It should be noted that they have only won five top-flight English League titles, seven FA Cups, five League Cups and four FA Community Shields. In Europe, the club has won one UEFA Champions League, two UEFA Cup Winners’ Cups, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Super Cup.

Judging from the list you can see that Chelsea has hired more coaches than the number of trophies they have won. With this records can we officially say the club is a club of noisemakers?


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