Chelsea Football Club (Chelsea F.C.) is one of the most popular, successful and valuable English football clubs. Founded in March 1905 by Gus Mears, it is based in Fulham, London. The club has won several championships and numerous trophies in their iconic history.
Their home stadium is Stamford Bridge stadium. Chelsea is currently owned by Russian business tycoon Roman Abramovich.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF CHELSEA LOGO
Shape of the Chelsea Logo
The Chelsea logo is one of the most popular and instantly recognized logos in the history of sports. It has undergone several modifications throughout the years.
The Chelsea logo originates from the official coat of arms of the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea. While the “lion rampant regardant” is borrowed from the arms of former president Viscount Chelsea, the staff is taken from the Abbots of Westminster, former Lords of the Manor of Chelsea. The logo also incorporates three red roses that symbolize England, and two footballs that depict the wonderful sport.
The current version of the Chelsea logo depicts a ceremonial lion rampant regardant bearing a staff. It is a slight modification of the older logo of the club which was introduced in 1953.
Colors of the Chelsea Logo
The Chelsea logo comprises of blue, white, red and yellow colors. All these colors exemplify passion, excellence, elegance and integrity.
Font of the Chelsea Logo
The Chelsea logo features a sans-serif typeface.
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