Date: 29th April 2018 at 10:23am
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Off the pitch, it has not been a good month for Chelsea Football Club.

April has not only seen the passing of the legend that was Ray Wilkins, but we also lost the legend that was Roy Bentley, a player who had the distinction of captaining the very first Chelsea side to win the top-flight title, back in 1955.

At the Liberty Stadium, in Swansea, it was pleasing to see that Roy’s memory was honoured before the kick-off when applause rang around the stadium.

It should be remembered that as well as having had a glittering career with Chelsea, Roy also managed Swansea and during his managerial career helped the Welsh club to a promotion.

Next Sunday, Chelsea entertain Liverpool at Stamford Bridge, it’ll give the Chelsea faithful the chance to remember a Chelsea legend, but here at Vital Chelsea we’d like to thank Swansea for setting the ball rolling yesterday.

Roy Bentley – RIP