Although generally not associated with each other, it’s fair to say Chelsea and Tottenham fans do not like each other.

In fact, in a 2012 survey done by The Daisy Cutter, Chelsea fans considered Tottenham to be their main rival, above Arsenal and Manchester United, and Spurs fans considered Chelsea their second rival, below Arsenal.

Their dislike for each other can be traced back to the 1967 FA Cup final, which saw former Chelsea players Jimmy Greaves and Terry Venables lift the trophy with Spurs.

1967 FA Cup Final
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Since then, the rivalry has only grown so let’s have a look at some of their memorable clashes:

Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham, 1st March 2015

Chelsea fans were obviously buoyant after Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea in 2014.

And the Portuguese claimed his first piece of silverware since returning in the sweetest of fashions, by beating Spurs.

Chelsea won the Capital One Cup thanks to goals from John Terry and Didier Drogba, seven years after Spurs beat Chelsea in the final.

2015 Capital One Cup Final Chelsea v Tottenham Mar 1st
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On top of that, Mourinho went on to win the Premier League title in his first season back at Chelsea.

Chelsea 1-3 Tottenham, 1st April 2018

Whilst this came at the end of a season that Chelsea fans would like to forget, it was a memorable day for Tottenham.

A screamer from Christian Eriksen and a Dele Alli double gave Spurs their first win at Chelsea in 28 years.

Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League
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Chelsea eventually missed out on the top four in a season where Antonio Conte’s side struggled.

Tottenham 5-3 Chelsea, 1st January 2015

In Mourinho’s first season back at Chelsea, he had exactly the same affect as during his first spell.

His side were top of the table and although they had endured a rough patch, still were playing well.

However, the Blues were stunned as a Harry Kane double and goals from Danny Rose, Andros Townsend and Nacer Chadli handed Spurs the win. 

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea - Premier League
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And all this came after Diego Costa gave Chelsea the lead at White Hart Lane.

Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham, 2nd May 2016

The actual game probably pales in comparison to it’s over-arching affect, but this was a fascinating match.

Coined “The Battle of the Bridge”, Tottenham came in knowing they needed to win to keep their title hopes alive.

But despite going 2-0 up, Chelsea’s “physical” play got under the Tottenham players skin, and tempers flared.

Spurs players were shown nine yellow cards and Mousa Dembele was banned retrospectively for six games for an eye gouge on Costa.

And at the end of all this, Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions to everyone’s delight.

Well, apart from Spurs fans of course.

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