In response to the large number of emails I’ve received enquiring about Chelsea’s pre-season fixtures, here’s a list gleaned from the official club website:
- Saturday 5th August – Major League Soccer All-Stars v Chelsea, Chicago, USA. Kick-off 6:30pm ET (11:30pm BST). Live on Chelsea TV Online. More details available from the official Major League Soccer website. Ticket details.
- Tuesday 8th August – Feyenoord v Chelsea, De Kuip Stadium, Holland. Kick-off 7pm local time (6pm BST). Live on Chelsea TV Online. Ticket details.
- Wednesday 9th August – Chelsea v Celtic, Stamford Bridge. Kick-off 7:45pm BST. Live on Chelsea TV Online. Ticket details.
- Sunday 13th August – Chelsea v Liverpool, Community Shield, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Kick-off 3pm BST. Live on Sky Sports. Ticket details.
The season proper kicks off with a Premiership fixture on Sunday 20th August at 4pm, when Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge.