Also see Chelski
. A Russian soccer team (should no longer be considered English in origin) housed by London, England. Are the toy of Russian gangster Roman Abramovich
(who, for the record, cannot speak English). Use Abramovich's dirty money in an attempt to sign whomever they wish but are often turned down (as was the case with Real Madrid
) as they are 99.9% style and 0.01% substance. Have a limited (and much muted) fan base. Bought the Carling Cup
at the expense of Liverpool FC
and, more recently, the Premiership at the expense of Arsenal FC
and Manchester United FC
. Are now attempting to buy the European Cup
at the expense of Liverpool and AC Milan
. May succeed (but underservedly so). Are in possession of the most expensive (and cheating) squad in the world (including ball-handling expert Tiago
). Are 2005's team and will prove to be 2005's team only.
Chelsea FC robbed Liverpool FC of the Carling Cup in the 2004/2005 season.
Chelsea FC will attempt to rob Liverpool FC of the European Cup in the 2004/2005 season.
Chelsea FC are inferior to Arsenal FC.
Chelsea FC's fan base, confined to East London and East Europe (Russia), is inferior to that of West Ham United FC