Top 10 Football Clubs in the World 2015

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6. Chelsea

Chelsea FC is a professional football club based in Fulham, London.

It is one of the successful teams through the years in the English Premier League. It also has a huge fan following on the social media. The club’s home ground is the Stamford Bridge Stadium which has a capacity of nearly 42000 members.

It was found in 1905 by Gus Mears. After his demise in 1912, his descendants continued the club till 1982. It is now being owned by Roman Abramovich. It was into losses during the first nine years of his ownership. It made its first profit of 1.4 million Euros in November 2012 after he took over the club.

1955 marks as a crucial year in Chelsea’s success story. It has won the league championship for the first time that year. It was successful between 1965 and 1990, during which it has won several cup competitions. But the club’s greatest period of success has been the only during the past two decades. It won 17 major trophies since 1997.

In the continental competitions it has won one UEFA Champions League, two UEFA Cup Winner’s Cups, One UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Super Cup. In the domestic championships too, it has been a great success story with seven FA cups, five league titles and four community shields. It stands as the only British club to have wonall the three UEFA club competitions.

Ron Harrris has played the most number of matches for the club (795 games). Frank Lampard stands as the all-time top goalscorer for the club with 211 goals in 648 games. The present squad for the team has players like Oscar, Diego Costa, , John Terry, Cesc Fabregas and others.

Market Value: $1370 million

Revenue: $526 million

Social Media following (Facebook and Twitter): 50 million

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