Personalised Chelsea Football Book
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Here’s the no.1 gift to stir the heart of any fan of the Blues – The Personalised Chelsea Football Book! Chelsea have enjoyed more than their fair share of success since their formation in 1905. This book begins in the same year and covers the club’s fortunes through to the end of last season.
Look back on the club’s victorious and not-so-victorious accomplishments that have landed them where they are today, through the press coverage they’ve gained over the last 100 years. Is there a better gift to make a true Blues fan feel nostalgic?
The new generations of Chelsea fans will undoubtedly be familiar with The Blues’ Premier League successes since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. Each of the title wins is covered in depth, as are Cup Final victories, including rarely seen coverage to chart Chelsea’s fortunes prior to the hugely successful Noughties.
The 1955 league championship, as well as various cup victories in the 60s and 70s all feature, in addition to the chance to relive the exploits of club legends like Peter Bonetti, Gianfranco Zola and Frank Lampard.
Take a look at the contents to see what the book has to offer...
The book is available with a variety of presentation options, with the recipient’s Name and a Message printed on the certificate on the title page.
All the articles are printed on luxury paper, produced from fully licensed scans from the original newspapers. The books are always updated with the latest season and bound by hand in a hardback book.
The binding process takes four craftsmen/women over an hour to create each book by hand. To make the books even more exceptional, there are special editions with extra personalisation, available below.
Some of the editions are available with colour content and pictures from 2006 onwards. As well as the original black and white content, editions offering colour content and colour pages will include the colour content where available.
This Personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, available in a selection of smart, high-quality covers. All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror.
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Chelsea FC was founded in 1905 by Henry Augustus Mears. Mears had redeveloped an old West London Athletics ground, but couldn’t find a football club to make use of it. He decided to create his own team and aimed to make them a glamorous side that would put on a show every week for the local Londoners. Expensive signings helped Chelsea to live up to Mears’ ideas and the club built steadily towards success. Chelsea won First Division titles in the Blues’ fiftieth and one hundredth year. They also claimed three FA Cups by the year 2000. Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003 and invested heavily into the side. Chelsea subsequently became an even bigger force in the game and gradually developed into one of the top football clubs in Europe. Success in the Abramovich era has included Premiership titles, a steady flow of cup wins and a consistent place in the latter rounds of the Champions League, Football Books on Chelsea - Inspired Gifts
A personalised book about Chelsea can be an inspired present for a fan of the Blues. It is unique, smartly presented and filled with fascinating newspaper reports on the history of the club. Being able to personalise this Football Book on Chelsea makes the gift even more special and shows the thought that has gone into buying it. The present will also prove to be a terrific addition to a Chelsea supporter's memorabilia collection.
This personalised Football Book opens with the Chelsea's election to the Second Division in 1905. It goes on to cover a selection of great games through the decades of the Twentieth Century and includes many highlights from the present era.
Memorable stories in these Football Books include Chelsea reaching the FA Cup Final in 1915, winning promotion to the First Division in 1930 and becoming League Champions in 1955. Read about the 82,905 fans who witnessed the 1935 game against Arsenal, plus Jimmy Greeves’s hat-trick in the 6-3 win against Manchester City in 1960. The Gift Book also features coverage of Chelsea reaching the FA Cup Final in 1967 and winning the competition in 1970. Chelsea would go on to secure the European Cup Winners Cup the following year. This Football Book follows Chelsea's climb back from the Second Division to the Cup wins of 1997, 1998 and 2000. It also covers the signing of Frank Lampard in 2001.
No Football Book on Chelsea could be complete without featuring the purchase of the club by Roman Abramovich and reports on the fortune he subsequently invested. The Gift Books feature a variety of articles from the Abramovich era at Chelsea, including various trophy wins and dramatic European matches.
Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season. This unique insight into the Blues’ history makes these books truly memorable gifts and a great addition for a collector of Chelsea memorabilia.
If you are a collector of memorabilia or looking for gifts for a Chelsea fan, why not consider our Newspaper Calendar or Diary? Each month features a newspaper headline on one of the Chelsea's key games. The presents can be personalised with the recipient’s name to make them even more special and both items make great gifts for Chelsea fans. Other related presents include special Framed Newspaper Reprints, and Mugs, We also offer terrific Tours of Stamford Bridge.