The official Chelsea website takes a look back at the 2013/14 season through images taken over the course of the campaign, capturing the action as it unfolded, including goals scored, team celebrations, supporters’ reactions and behind-the-scenes shots.
November began and ended in disappointment but there was time to reflect in the middle…
A wet and windy afternoon on Tyneside brought our six-game winning run to a halt. Despite dominating the first half, in which John Terry hit the bar, we conceded twice after the break without reply.
Ashley Cole dishes out some ear-flicking treatment to Cesar Azpilicueta in training before our Champions League clash with Schalke. It’s hard to tell if the Spaniard is smiling or grimacing!
Another 3-0 win against the German side followed. Here, Samuel Eto’o celebrates after his opening goal, cheekily netted by catching out Timo Hildebrand in the Schalke goal.
Two very special guests visit the Chelsea dressing room after the game – former player Paulo Ferreira and tennis star Rafael Nadal.
Before our next game, at home to West Bromwich Albion, Jose Mourinho catches up with Chelsea legend and former assistant Steve Clarke.
Four Chelsea Pensioners lead the teams onto the field of play to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. An exciting 2-2 draw ensued, our first dropped points at Stamford Bridge of the season.
Frank Lampard receives a special golden cap before England’s game with Chile, recognising his 100th appearance for the national team which came in a goalless draw with Ukraine in September. Lampard would go on to become the first Chelsea player to play 100 times for their country while representing the Blues.
Back on club duty Lampard netted twice in a comfortable 3-0 win against West Ham at Upton Park. His team-mates embrace the midfield in front of the jubilant travelling fans after his second of the evening.
Eden Hazard and Demba Ba take a stroll in the streets of Basel prior to our Champions League game in Switzerland. Despite losing 1-0, with Mohamed Salah scoring against us yet again, we confirmed our qualification from the group stage with a game to spare.