Chelsea Futbol Kulübü, “H.A. (Gus) Mears ve kardeşi J.T. Mears’ın tapuları almasından sonraki yıl olan 1905’ten beri Stamford Bridge’de oynuyor. Orada bir futbol takımı kurmak amacıyla aldıkları (eskiden bostan olan) bu arazi günümüzde 12.5 dönümdür.

Chelsea director HA 'Gus' Mears Date: 01/08/1905
Chelsea direktörü HA ‘Gus’ Mears
01/08/1905
Chelsea team group in the goal at Stamford Bridge. Left to right; James Watson, Bobby McRoberts, George Key, Jimmy Windridge, Mackie, goalkeeper William "Fatty" Foulke (Captain), David Copeland, Jack Robertson, Bob McEwan, Martin Moran and Jack Kirwan. Date: 01/08/1905
Chelsea oyuncu grubu, Stamford Bridge’deki kalede. Soldan sağa; James Watson, Bobby McRoberts, George Key, Jimmy Windridge, Mackie, kaleci William “Fatty” Foulke (Kaptan), David Copeland, Jack Robertson, Bob McEwan, Martin Moran ve Jack Kirwan.
Tarih: 01/08/1905
Soccer - Football League Division Two - Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion General view of Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea, during the match Date: 23/09/1905
Chelsea – West Bromwich Albion
Maç sırasında Chelsea’nin evi olan Stamford Bridge’in genel görünümü
Tarih: 23/09/1905

Futbol kulübü taşınmadan önce, The Bridge 28 Nisan 1877’deki meydana gelişinde bu yana Londra Atletik Kulübü’nün eviydi.

Köprü yıllarca atletizm etkinlikleri düzenlemeye devam etti.

John Rinkel of Britain passes the baton to teammate Roger Leigh-Wood while American Taylor passes the baton to Raymond Barbuti during a meet between the U.S. and British Olympic relay teams at Stamford Bridge, England August 20, 1928. The U.S. team won the relay, setting the one-mile mark of 3 minutes, 13 2/5 seconds.
İngiliz John Rinkel bayrağı takım arkadaşı Roger Leigh-Wood’a verirken, Amerikalı Taylor, ABD ve İngiliz Olimpiyat bayrak takımları arasında 20 Ağustos 1928’de Stamford Bridge’de yapılan bir yarış sırasında sopayı Raymond Barbuti’ye verir. Kazanan ABD takımı olmuştu.

Archibald Leitch’in sahasında tek bir tribün vardı, Doğu tarafında 5000 seyirci alabilecek bir tribündü. Gerisi açıktı. 100.000 kapasiteli Crystal Palace sahasından sonra, Londra’nın en büyük ikinci stadyumuydu.

Soccer - FA Charity Shield Replay - Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers - Stamford Bridge Manchester United on the attack NULL Date: 29/08/1908
Manchester United – Queens Park Rangers maçı – Stamford Bridge
Manchester United atağı. Tarih: 29/08/1908

Stadyum ilk olarak orada oynaması için Fulham FK’ya teklif edildi, ama onlar bu şansı reddettiler ve bunun yerine yeni bir rakip olan Chelsea Futbol Kulübü 1905’te doğdu ve yeni Stamford Bridge stadyumuna taşındı.

Brigde uluslararası bir mekan haline geldi.

Soccer - Home International Championship - England v Scotland - Stamford Bridge A general view of the huge crowd at Stamford Bridge for the England v Scotland Home International match. England won 1-0, with Harry Hampton the scorer. Ref #: PA.2935171  Date: 05/04/1913
Uluslararası Şampiyona – İngiltere – İskoçya – Stamford Bridge
İngiltere – İskoçya İç Saha Uluslararası maçı için Stamford Bridge’deki büyük kalabalığın genel görünümü. İngiltere, Harry Hampton’ın golcüsü ile 1-0 kazandı.
Tarih: 05/04/1913
Many foreign champions competed in the British Games at Stamford Bridge, London, when a great triangular match was staged between the famous Achilles Club of London; the Berliner and Deutscher Sports Club of Germany; and the Stade Francais of France
Stamford Bridge’deki İngiliz Oyunları’nda ünlü Achilles Club of London arasında harika bir üçlü maçlar düzenlendiğinde birçok yabancı şampiyon yarıştı; Almanya Berliner ve Deutscher Spor Kulübü; ve Fransa Stade Francais
British Royal Family - Prince Albert - 1920 Prince Albert attends the Civil Service Annual Athletic Sports at Stamford Bridge. The Prince poses for his photograph on the athletics field at Stamford Bridge. archive-paL1315 Date: 19/06/1920
İngiliz Kraliyet Ailesi – Prens Albert – 1920
Prens Albert, Stamford Bridge’deki Kamu Hizmeti Yıllık Atletizm yarışlarına katılıyor. Prens, Stamford Bridge’deki atletizm sahasında fotoğraf için poz veriyor.
Tarih: 19/06/1920
Soccer - League Division One - Chelsea v Newcastle United - Stamford Bridge A young girl presents singer Gracie Fields with a bouquet of flowers at Stamford Bridge before the start of the match. Ref #: PA.9529710  Date: 24/09/1932
Birinci Lig – Chelsea – Newcastle United – Stamford Bridge
Maç başlamadan önce Stamford Bridge’de küçük bir kız, şarkıcı Gracie Fields’a bir buket çiçek hediye ediyor.
Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Arsenal A section of the huge 82,000 crowd at Stamford Bridge Ref #: PA.638757  Date: 12/10/1935
Chelsea – Arsenal
Stamford Bridge’de 82.000 kişilik büyük kalabalığın bir bölümü
Tarih: 12/10/1935
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The start of the Football season. League football started for the first time in seven years, and it attracted large crowds. Here spectators are gathered outside Chelsea's Stamford Bridge ground where Bolton Wanderers are the visitors in the First Division.  Ref #: PA.1991435
1946’da Futbol sezonunu başlangıcı. Lig futbolu yedi yıl sonra ilk kez başladı ve büyük bir kalabalık çekti.
PA. 2814930 Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Arsenal - Stamford Bridge A young fan is passed over the heads of the crowd to a better viewing position at the front of the terrace Date: 01/11/1947
Futbol 1. ligi: Chelsea – Arsenal – Stamford Bridge
Gençlerden oluşan kalabalığın üzerinden geçilerek terasın önünde daha iyi bir izleme pozisyonu elde edilir.
Tarih: 01/11/1947
Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea Training - Stamford Bridge Chelsea manager Billy Birrell gives a tactical talk to some of his players Date: 03/01/1950
Chelsea teknik direktörü Billy Birrell bazı oyuncularına taktik konuşması yapıyor
Tarih: 03/01/1950
Members of the Chelsea team stretch while holding a 125lbs tree log during training. 100-Archive-g1097-6 Ref #: PA.10651138  Date: 11/08/1953
Chelsea oyuncuları, antrenman sırasında kütüğünü tutarak esniyor.
Tarih: 11/08/1953
Players practice heading the ball Date: 29/07/1955
Tarih: 29/07/1955
Charlton Athletic V Chelsea - Stamford Bridge Part of the 'crowd' watching the match at Stamford Bridge. Ref #: PA.9354118  Date: 22/02/1956
Charlton Athletic – Chelsea – Stamford Köprüsü
Stamford Bridge’deki maçı izleyenler.
Tarih: 22/02/1956
Soccer - International Friendly - England v Spain - England Practice Session - Bridge Tom Finney, left, with Nat Lofthouse at Stamford Bridge during an England training session. Date: 28/11/1955
Uluslararası maça hazırlık – İngiltere – İspanya – İngiltere antrenmanlar –
Tom Finney, İngiltere antrenman seansı sırasında Stamford Bridge’de Nat Lofthouse ile solda.
Tarih: 28/11/1955
Soccer - Home International Championship - England v Scotland - England Practice - Stamford Bridge England, who will be playing before a crowd of 100,000 people, had just three small boys watching them train. Ref #: PA.10815114  Date: 07/04/1959
İngiltere – İskoçya – İngiltere Antrenmanı – Stamford Bridge
100.000 kişilik kalabalığın önünde oynayacak olan İngiltere, antrenmanlarını izleyen sadece üç küçük çocuğa sahipti.
Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Nottingham Forest - Stamford Bridge Chelsea's Jimmy Greaves is chaired off the pitch by fans after scoring four goals on his last appearance for the club Ref #: PA.2465154  Date: 29/04/1961
Chelsea – Nottingham Forest – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea’den Jimmy Greaves, jübile maçında dört gol attıktan sonra taraftarlar tarafından sarılıyor.
Tarih: 29/04/1961
Soccer - League Division One - Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Stamford Bridge A section of the Chelsea crowd Tottenham won 3-0 Ref #: PA.11069145  Date: 21/09/1963
Chelsea – Tottenham Hotspur – Stamford Bridge. Chelsea taraftarlarının bir bölümü
Tottenham 3-0 kazandı
Tarih: 21/09/1963
Soccer - Friendly - England v Belgium - England Training - Stamford Bridge England's Terry Venables practises his splits in preparation for the game against Belgium. Date: 19/10/1964
Dostluk maçı öncesi – İngiltere – Belçika – İngiltere Antrenmanı – Stamford Bridge
İngiltere’den Terry Venables, Belçika’ya karşı oynanacak maça hazırlanırken
Jack (left) and Bobby Charlton (right), England, take a break in training at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea.  Soccer - England Players%0D%0AJack (left) and Bobby %0D%0ACharlton (right), %0D%0AEngland Ref #: PA.260973  Date: 08/04/1965
Jack (solda) ve Bobby Charlton (sağda), Stamford Bridge’de antrenmana ara verdiğinde.
Tarih: 08/04/1965
PA. 404786 Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea (L-R) New Chelsea manager Dave Sexton stands on the Stamford Bridge terraces with Chairman Charles Pratt NULL Date: 23/10/1967
(Sol-Sağ) Yeni Chelsea teknik direktörü Dave Sexton, Başkan Charles Pratt ile Stamford Köprüsü tribününde
Tarih: 23/10/1967
Soccer - FA Cup - Sixth Round - Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion - Stamford Bridge Alan Birchenall, Chelsea Ref #: PA.2305042  Date: 01/03/1969
Futbol – FA Kupası – Altıncı Tur – Chelsea – West Bromwich Albion – Stamford Bridge
Alan Birchenall, Chelsea
Tarih: 01/03/1969
(L-R) Roger Bannister, Chelsea chairman Brian Mears, Chelsea manager Dave Sexton and architect John Darbourne examine a model of the proposed new developments at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge home, whilst demolition of the old stands continues in the background Ref #: PA.2935316  Date: 05/06/1972
(Sol-Sağ) Roger Bannister, Chelsea başkanı Brian Mears, Chelsea yöneticisi Dave Sexton ve mimar John Darbourne, Stamford Bridge’de önerilen değişikliklerin bir modelini incelerken, arka planda eski tribünlerin yıkımı devam ediyor
Tarih: 05/06/1972
An architect's model of the proposed development of Stamford Bridge Ref #: PA.2946602  Date: 04/06/1972
Bir mimarın Stamford Bridge için önerilen geliştirme modeli
Tarih: 04/06/1972
Soccer - League Cup - Semi Final - 1st Leg - Chelsea v Norwich City - Stamford Bridge Chelsea manager Dave Sexton gives his players a half-time pep talk on the pitch sidelines, with team captain Eddie McCreadie, extreme right, listening intently. Despite their endeavors, Chelsea lost 2-0 to Norwich City in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final. Date: 13/12/1972
Lig Kupası – Yarı Final – 1. Ayak – Chelsea – Norwich City – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea menajeri Dave Sexton, oyuncularına saha kenarlarında ilk yarı moral konuşması yaparken takım kaptanı Eddie McCreadie’yi dikkatle dinliyor. Chelsea, Lig Kupası yarı finalinin ilk ayağında Norwich City’ye 2-0 yenildi.
Tarih: 13/12/1972
Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Leeds United - Stamford Bridge (L-R) Chelsea's Eddie McCreadie, Peter Bonetti, Peter Osgood, Charlie Cooke and Alan Hudson walk out for the opening match of the season Ref #: PA.2967017  Date: 12/08/1972
Chelsea – Leeds United – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea’den Eddie McCreadie, Peter Bonetti, Peter Osgood, Charlie Cooke ve Alan Hudson sezonun açılış maçına çıkarken.
Tarih: 12/08/1972

İnşaat başlıyor.

Chelsea's new East Stand begins to take shape Ref #: PA.2935261  Date: 14/08/1973
Chelsea’nin yeni Doğu tribünü şekillenmeye başlıyor
Tarih: 14/08/1973
Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Carlisle United - Stamford Bridge General view of the East Stand at Stamford Bridge Ref #: PA.2469611  Date: 17/08/1974
Chelsea – Carlisle United – Stamford Bridge
Stamford Bridge’de Doğu tribünün genel görünümü.
Tarih: 17/08/1974
Manager of Crystal Palace Football Club Malcolm Allison wearing a hat, indicates his team's three goals to the fans at Stamford Bridge, London on Feb 15, 1976. Palace beat Chelsea 3-2 in the FA Cup match. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp) Ref #: PA.9639056  Date: 15/02/1976
Crystal Palace Futbol Kulübü menajeri Malcolm Allison ve şapkası, 15 Şubat 1976’da Londra, Stamford Bridge’de takımının üç golünü taraftarlara gösteriyor. Palace, FA Cup maçında Chelsea’yi 3-2 yendi. (AP Fotoğrafı / Peter Kemp)
Tarih: 15/02/1976
Chelsea's £3m East Stand sits somewhat incongruously next to The Shed Ref #: PA.2469638  Date: 01/08/1976
Chelsea’nin 3 milyon sterlinlik Doğu tribünü
Tarih: 01/08/1976
Fighting spectators befor the start of Chelsea's League Division Two promotion battle against Millwall at Stamford Bridge. Ref #: PA.2012128  Date: 12/02/1977
Chelsea’nin 2. Lig yükselme mücadelesi başlamadan önce Stamford Bridge’de, Millwall’a taraftarlarla
Tarih: 12/02/1977
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eneral view of Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea German Soccer - %0D%0AKevin Keegan with %0D%0Awife Jean and baby %0D%0ALaura-Jane, in their %0D%0Afamily car Ref #: PA.144608  Date: 01/02/1978
Chelsea’ye ev sahipliği yapan Stamford Bridge’in genel görünümü
Tarih: 01/02/1978
Rioting Tottenham Hotspur fans tear down a section of iron railings in a bid to reach the Chelsea supporters before a Division One game at London's Stamford Bridge ground. archive-pa186658-1   Date: 18/11/1978
Ayaklanan Tottenham Hotspur taraftarları, Stamford Bridge stadındaki Chelsea taraftarlarına ulaşmak için demir parmaklıkların bir bölümünü yıkıyor.
Tarih: 18/11/1978
Cricket - Essex v West Indies - Day-Night Floodlit Match - Stamford Bridge Desmond Haynes (l) and Gordon Greenidge (r) of the West Indies walk out to the crease. The floodlit cricket match at Chelsea Football Club's ground, Stamford Bridge, was the first in England, as pioneered by the Packer Circus in Australia. The batsmen wear dark pads and gloves and the bowlers use a white ball. Archive-PA193552-1c Ref #: PA.4836613

Cricket – Essex v West Indies – Day-Night Floodlit Match – Stamford Bridge
Desmond Haynes (l) and Gordon Greenidge (r) of the West Indies walk out to the crease. The floodlit cricket match at Chelsea Football Club’s ground, Stamford Bridge, was the first in England, as pioneered by the Packer Circus in Australia. The batsmen wear dark pads and gloves and the bowlers use a white ball.
Ref #: PA.4836613

Soccer - Barclay's League Division One - Promotion/Relegation Play Offs - Final Second Leg - Chelsea v Middlesbrough - Stamford Bridge Chelsea fans hurl abuse at police officers after seeing their side relegated to Division Two Ref #: PA.2939705  Date: 28/05/1988

Soccer – Barclay’s League Division One – Promotion/Relegation Play Offs – Final Second Leg – Chelsea v Middlesbrough – Stamford Bridge Chelsea fans hurl abuse at police officers after seeing their side relegated to Division Two. Date: 28/05/1988

Chelsea chairman, Ken Bates, indicating the controversial anti-hooligan 12-volt electric wire on top of the 12ft high fence screening spectators from the pitch at Stamford Bridge football ground when it went on public show for the first time. NULL Ref #: PA.1896191  Date: 24/04/1985

Chelsea chairman, Ken Bates, indicating the controversial anti-hooligan 12-volt electric wire on top of the 12ft high fence screening spectators from the pitch at Stamford Bridge football ground when it went on public show for the first time.
Date: 24/04/1985

In 1997, the once fearsome Shed looked like any other number of stands. It was now all seater.

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Para bir “Köy” inşa etmek için harcandı.

The Chelsea Village Hotel, part of the Chelsea Village Complex at Stamford Bridge UEFA Champions League - Group B - Juventus v Galatasaray%0D%0AZinedine Zidane, %0D%0AJuventus Ref #: PA.288881  Date: 17/09/1998
Chelsea Village Hotel, Stamford Bridge’deki Chelsea Köyü Kompleksi’nin bir parçası.
Tarih: 17/09/1998
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Valentine's Day came early for a Chelsea-mad football fan whose girlfriend marked his first ever visit to Stamford Bridge by proposing to him in front of 30,000 fans. Amanda Kirk, 22, popped the question on the club's giant scoreboard. * 30-year-old Michael Evans said Yes as soon as he had got over the shock. For design engineer Mr Evans it was a triply special day. It was his first ever match at the home of the Blues, despite being a lifelong fan.Then came Amanda's half time proposal. And to top it all, his beloved team ran out 3-1 winners over London rivals Wimbledon. Mr Evans and Miss Kirk travelled to London with his daughter Leanne from their parents' homes in South Wales.
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