Ross Balaam has picked his best ever Chelsea XI, he has had the pleasure of seeing some incredible talent pull on the Blue shirt over the last 50 years plus ….
There are some very familiar names such as Petr Cech, John Terry and Frank Lampard but younger fans will need to ask their parents and grandparents who the likes of Ken Shellito and Charlie Cooke are.
With so many names to pick from, Ross chose not only a starting XI, but also seven substitutes and a manager.
Team formation : 4-4-2.
Goalkeeper : Petr Cech.
Right back : Ken Shellito.
Left back : Ashley Cole.
Right centre back : Marcel Desailly.
Left centre back : John Terry.
Right midfield : Charlie Cooke.
Left midfield : Arjen Robben.
Defensive midfield : Micheal Essien.
Attacking midfield : Frank Lampard.
Right side striker : Peter Osgood.
Left side striker : Jimmy Greaves.
Captain : Micheal Desailly.
Vice captain : John Terry.
Goalkeeper : Peter Bonetti.
Full back : David Webb.
Centre back : Ricardo Carvhallo.
Wide midfield : Damien Duff.
Defensive midfield : Claude Makele
Attacking midfield : John Hollins.
Striker : Didier Drogba.
Manager : Tommy Docherty.