Legends of Europe ticket details confirmed as Zola joins the team
From the official Chelsea FC website:
Tickets to see Chelsea take on Bayern Munich in the Legends of Europe game at Stamford Bridge will go on sale this week, with Gianfranco Zola the latest Blues hero revealed to be returning to the pitch in SW6.
Some of the greatest players ever to represent Chelsea will be pulling the blue shirt back on for the Legends of Europe match on Saturday 9 September against Bayern Munich, the same opponents we defeated when winning the Champions League for the first time just over a decade ago.
Tickets to see those Blues legends back in action at Stamford Bridge will be priced at £35 for adults and £17.50 for juniors and seniors, with details of when they go on sale to season ticket holders, members and general admission supporters below.
Ticket sales information
Ticket sales for this match will be as follows:
Wednesday 3 May 10am: Season ticket holders can purchase one ticket per person.
Friday 5 May 10am: Season ticket holders and members can purchase one ticket per person.
Tuesday 9 May 10am: Season ticket holders and members can purchase an additional nine tickets each (maximum of 10 tickets in total).
Tuesday 9 May 2pm: Tickets will go on general sale (maximum 10 tickets per person).
All ticket sales are subject to availability.
John Terry had already been unveiled as the first member of the Chelsea Legends side, managed by Champions League-winning Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo, which will play in London for the first time in five years. Now it has been confirmed that their former team-mate Gianfranco Zola will line up alongside them once again for this game.
Zola scored 80 goals in 312 appearances for Chelsea between 1996 and 2003, helping us win two FA Cups and the European Cup Winners’ Cup, among other trophies, but that tells just part of the tale. The Italian is still regarded by many as one of most talented players ever to have represented the Blues – if not the most talented – and was a hugely popular figure among supporters, both for his flair on the ball and gentlemanly character.
In addition to being an opportunity to see Zola and many more Chelsea heroes in action, the game has extra poignancy as it will be held in memory of the late Gianluca Vialli, with 50 per cent of the proceeds of the game going directly to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, which supports the work of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust – where the iconic former Chelsea forward and manager was treated. The other proceeds will be donated to the Chelsea Foundation.
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