Chelsea FC Football Crest Socks
About this deal
At first these were without a sponsor before Bai Lin Tea, a slimming aid created by Peter Foster briefly appeared in early 1987. billion owed to him and put the club up for sale, stating that any profits would be donated to support victims of the war in Ukraine. The product proved to be bogus and the logo was soon removed: Foster, a career criminal and con artist was arrested and jailed.
Club historians have suggested several dates for the switch to royal blue but the earliest reference, a match programme found by Nik Yeomans (April 2019) records that Chelsea wore "blue and white" against Lincoln City on 13 October 1906. By the mid Eighties the board decided to update their image and a new crest was designed that featured a lion leaping over the letters CFC.The socks also include mesh inserts and Dri-Fit performance features to ensure that your feet stay cool and dry throughout the entire match.
They finished as runners-up to Manchester United after going into the last round of Premier league matches level on points. Even so he steered Chelsea to third place in the Premier League and a dramatic late win over Benfica to secure the Europa League trophy.
Initially, Chelsea played in the racing colours associated with the Earl of Cadogan, who was the club's president and also held the title Viscount Chelsea. The shirts were briefly sponsored by Grange Farm, the property of chairman Ken Bates who was fond of telling assembled hacks, "I'm off to my 300 acre farm.