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Players on the field in a full Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Tottenham-Chelsea is, Almost Quietly, One of the Top Derbies in English Football

November 1, 2023

When you think about the top derbies in English football, Chelsea vs Tottenham might not be the first to come to mind. But if you consider the factors that make up a proper derby – proximity, long history, controversies, and most of all a certain equity in results – this London derby has become one…

Updated for 2023-24 Season: How to Buy Tickets for Chelsea FC

October 21, 2023

How do you buy tickets to see a game at Chelsea FC in London? Groundhopper Guides shares our tips for snagging those hard-to-get Premier League tickets for a home game at Stamford Bridge. How Chelsea Tickets are Allocated Let’s say Chelsea have a home game against Team X on December 31. Sometime in November, season…

Reader Report: Festive Season Groundhopping in London

January 12, 2022

A father made his son's dreams come true with a London groundhopping trip over the Christmas holidays. They saw three Premier League games while enjoying Groundhopper Guides' tickets and hospitality. This is their experience. This Reader Report was written by Terry Phipps. It has been edited for clarity. All photos are courtesy of the Phipps…

Groundhopping at Chelsea FC Women

November 17, 2021

Although Chelsea FC Women are the biggest and best women's soccer team in the English leagues these days, seeing one of their games in person is easy, casual, and old-fashioned in a family-friendly kind of way. As big as Chelsea FC Women are, they in fact inhabit a smaller and newer world than do their…

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Tour of Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC in London

October 28, 2018

When I am in England researching The Groundhopper Guide to Soccer in England, I always try to tour the stadiums. It's cool to go into the locker rooms, stand on the touchline, meet supporters, and hear stories. Here, then, are images from a tour of Stamford Bridge at Chelsea FC in London. Quick note: I took this tour in…

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Sunderland’s Big Day at Stamford Bridge

September 18, 2018

Here is another post from my early days, an April 2014 trip to see Sunderland play at Chelsea. Sunderland were then in the Premier League, but just barely, and Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho hadn't lost in about 70 home games. I am leaving it pretty much as is. This is also in memory of Steve,…

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