• Chelsea have equalled the record for the most wins in a single Premier League season (29, also achieved by the Blues in 04/05 and 05/06).

    Source: @OptaJoe : Data correct as at 2017-05-15

Glossary of Terms and Tweets

A glossary of terms and acronyms used on the site and in tweets by @ChelseaStats

Definitions

see https://github.com/ChelseaStats/FootballStatisticsDefintions for details

Names

  • Thibaut Courtois – TBO
  • Asmir Begovic – Bego
  • Mitchell Beeney – Been
  • Jamal Blackman – Blacks
  • Branislav Ivanovic – Branna, Iva, Ivan
  • Cesar Azpilicueta – Azpi
  • Kurt Zouma – Zoom, Happy
  • Gary  Cahill – Cahill-block
  • John Terry – JT, CLL
  • John Obi Mikel – Mikel, JOM, Obi
  • Nemanja Matic  – Matty, Matic
  • Marco Van Ginkel – MVG
  • Willian – Willy
  • Oscar – Oscar, Oz
  • Mohamed Salah – Mo, Sally
  • Eden Hazard – Eddie, Hazard
  • Cesc Fabregas – Fab, Soler Power
  • Diego Costa – DC, Costa.
  • Michy Batshuayi – Batman, Mitch
  • Loic Remy – Remy
  • Victor Moses – Vic, Vicky
  • Nathaniel Chalobah – Chabs, Nate
  • Lewis Baker – Lew, Lewy
  • Nathan Ake – Ake, oi oi oi.
  • Fran Kirby – Firby
  • Mourinho – TSO, THO, Jose, JM
  • Roman Abramovich – Mr A
  • Official Website – tocfcws

Nicknames are sometimes easier to use on twitter, when limited to 140 characters especially during a game when there is a lot to say and the need to say it quickly. They are also more typo friendly. Any player not listed will be referred to by their Surname.