Chelsea pre-season 2023: Tour, fixtures, results, tickets & how to watch
Chelsea will return to the United States as part of their preparations for the 2023-24 season, with Todd Boehly's Blues playing a number of friendly warm-up games in front of an American audience. Having endured a difficult campaign in 2022-23, the Stamford Bridge outfit will be eager to lay solid foundations ahead of the new season.
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Here, GOAL brings you everything you need to know about Chelsea's pre-season tour, including how to buy tickets, where to watch games, squad details and more.
Chelsea pre-season 2023 fixtures & results
|Jul 19||Chelsea vs Wrexham||7:30pm ET / 12:30am BST||Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, NC|
|Jul 22||Chelsea vs Brighton||7pm ET / 12 midnight BST||Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA|
|Jul 26||Chelsea vs Newcastle United||5:30pm ET / 10:30pm BST||Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA|
|Jul 30||Chelsea vs Fulham||12 noon ET / 5pm BST||FedEx Field, Landover, MD|
|Aug 2||Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund||7:30pm ET / 12:30am BST||Soldier Field, Chicago, IL|
Chelsea commence their 2023 pre-season tour of the U.S. with a game against Wrexham - now owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney - at Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina on July 19. The Blues will then play three fellow Premier League teams, beginning with Brighton on July 22 in Philadelphia.
Newcastle United follow in Atlanta on July 26, while Fulham will be opponents on July 30 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. The final game of the U.S. tour sees Chelsea face German giants Borussia Dortmund at Soldier Field on August 2.
The tour will give American Blues fans an opportunity to see USMNT star Christian Pulisic up close, as well as Chelsea's glittering cast of elite European performers.
Chelsea pre-season 2023 tickets
Tickets for Chelsea's 2023 pre-season tour of the United States are available to buy now. You can purchase through the links below, subject to availability.
- Get tickets for Chelsea vs Wrexham
- Get tickets for Chelsea vs Brighton
- Get tickets for Chelsea vs Newcastle
- Get tickets for Chelsea vs Fulham
- Get tickets for Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund
How to watch & stream Chelsea 2023-24 pre-season tour
Broadcasters for Chelsea's pre-season friendly games have not yet been confirmed.
Highlights of the games will be available to watch on Chelsea's official website, as well as the club's official YouTube channel.
Chelsea 2023-24 pre-season tour squad
The Chelsea squad for their pre-season tour in the U.S. will be announced closer to July, when the players report back from their holidays. Fans will be hopeful of catching a glimpse of any new transfer signings, as well as familiar faces from Stamford Bridge.
When does Chelsea's 2023-24 season start?
The 2023-24 Premier League season is scheduled to begin on Saturday, August 12, 2023.
Fixtures are set to be announced on June 15, 2023, meaning the Blues will be able to prepare in earnest for their opening opponents while on tour in July.