Why Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge is the best stadium in the Premier League

Chelsea’s stadium is one of the most iconic in English football history.

It has been home to the London club since 1905 when Gus Mears founded Chelsea and it is one of famous stadiums in European football.

Stamford Bridge has also hosted a whole host of random events since Chelsea played their.  In October 1905 it hosted a rugby union match between the All Blacks and Middlesex, and in 1914 hosted a baseball match between the touring New York Giants and the Chicago White Sox.

Black Friday

It was also used for Rugby League internationals, American Football, one day cricket and grey hound racing and speedway.  But the most random event happened in 1948 when Stamford Bridge hosted a midget car race with nearly 50k people in attendance.

Scroll down to see our banging print…

The glorious venue has hosted thousands of Chelsea games with the record attendance being 82,905 v Arsenal on 12 October 1935.

And friends of the Football Shirt Collective, Turf Football, have created this sensational print to commemorate the historic ground.

Stamford Bridge Chelsea A3 poster

Here’s what this beauty’s designers had to say about it:

The illustration captures the iconic West Stand which is the stadium’s newest stand, and also the stand with the largest capacity, holding 13,500 fans out of the 41,631 seats available.

Pick up your Stamford Bridge print in our marketplace and grab 20% off this weekend.

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