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Chelsea parts of speech
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Chelsea became the first British side to field an entirely foreign starting line-up in a Premier League match - against Southampton in December 1999. What part of speech is 'foreign'
Chelsea, along with Arsenal, were the first clubs to play with numbered shirts. The Blues wore them during their game against Swansea City in August 1928. What part of speech is 'wore'
The record number of points accumulated by a team is 95. Chelsea achieved this when they won the Premier League in 2004/05. What part of speech is 'points'
Chelsea hold the record for the longest streak of unbeaten matches at home in the English top-flight. Their run of unbeaten games stretched to 86 matches between March 2004 and October 2008. What part of speech is 'their'
Chelsea's former owner Ken Bates purchased the club for £1 in 1982 before selling it for £140 million in 2003 to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. What part of speech is 'Roman'
Chelsea are the only club to have been eliminated from the Champions League at the group stage the year after winning the competition. What part of speech is 'at'
Chelsea became the first ever club to hold both the Champions League and Europa League, albeit for ten days, following their successes in 2012 and 2013. What part of speech is 'ten'
Chelsea are the only club in history to appoint three player-managers in a row (Glenn Hoddle, Ruud Gullit and Gianluca Vialli). What part of speech is 'appoint'
In 1904, Gus Mears acquired Stamford Bridge athletics stadium with the aim of turning it into a football ground. That came in March 1905 when Chelsea Football Club was founded. What part of speech is 'that'
Chelsea are the only British club to have won all three of UEFA's major trophies - the Champions League, Europa League and Cup Winners' Cup. What part of speech is 'three'
Chelsea's crest has had a total of five major redesigns in its history. The original lion appeared in the club crest in 1953. It was based on the civic coat of arms for what was the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea in London. What part of speech is 'was'
The Blues first wore shirts with numbers during our match against Swansea City in August 1928. At the time, it was a news-worthy innovation for the game. It allowed spectators to give credit to individual players' performances more easily, especially the young and relatively unknown players on the squad. What part of speech is 'wore'
The freehold of the ground and the naming rights of Stamford Bridge stadium are owned by Chelsea Pitch Owners PLC (CPO), a unique organization with more than 21,000 shares owned by the fans. Established in 1992 by then club chairman Ken Bates, its primary mission is to ensure that Chelsea supporters can continue to watch football at Stamford Bridge. What part of speech is 'unique'
Scottish footballer David Calderhead managed Chelsea for 26 years from 1907 to 1933, where he oversaw 966 matches. For comparison, the top modern-day Premier League managers that competed with a similar tenure are Sir Alex Ferguson, who managed Manchester United for 27 years (1986- 2013) and Arsene Wenger, who managed Arsenal for 22 years (1996-2018). What part of speech is 'he'
While Chelsea's manager list spans more than 30 interim and permanent managers, four served as player-managers, splitting their time playing on the pitch and managing on the sideline. John Tait Robertson was the first-ever player-manager at the club's inception. The other three, Glenn Hoddle, Ruud Gullit and Gianluca Vialli, were appointed consecutively. What part of speech is 'consecutively'
Current Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is the only midfielder to have scored 150 or more goals in the Premier League with 177 goals in 609 appearances. He also is fourth in all-time assists with 102. What part of speech is 'the'
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