Chelsea FC: Finances

No, Torres doesn't generate $21m in shirt sales

You may have seen the rumour going around on Twitter today claiming Spanish newspaper MARCA has reported that Chelsea earn $21m per annum from sales on the No. 9 shirt, which belongs to Fernando Torres for the moment. Let's see why that's nonsense.

Sneaking a peek at the Blues' books

From Alex to Yossi and everyone in between, we've compiled an interactive database containing every relevant Chelsea player's wages, contract status, and impact on Financial Fair Play compliance.

Chelsea sixth in PL kit sponsorship table

The Blues aren't doing so hot on the sponsorship front -- and that needs to change.

Chelsea's UEFA earnings for last season released

The club made almost €20 million less than they did in their Champions League winning campaign, explaining some of the additional matches they've played this summer

Chelsea exec worried about FFP enforcement

Ron Gourlay is wondering whether or not FFP will be enforced -- as well he might.

Chelsea named in Forbes top 50

Chelsea have been named by Forbes as one of the top 50 most valuable teams in sports.

Villa sale proves that wages matter

The media conveniently ignores the most important part of many transfers, as wages are almost always an afterthought

Within about 15 minutes, the deal was done

Required Reading: The one and only account of the Abramovich takeover that you need, from Rick Glanvill's official Chelsea FC biography.

Welcome to Roman Appreciation Week!

It's been 10 years this week since the reclusive Russian billionaire stepped from the shadows to forever change the fortunes of one London's less-loved clubs for the better. It's time to celebrate!

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