Chelsea fans celebrate into the night after Champions League win

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<p>Chelsea supporters celebrate in streets surrounding Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium</p> (AFP via Getty Images)

Chelsea supporters celebrate in streets surrounding Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium

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Chelsea fans in west London and Porto celebrated into the night after their team won the Champions League title.

The Stamford Bridge side secured victory with a 1-0 win against fellow English club Manchester City in Portugal last night, courtesy of a Kai Havertz goal.

The celebrations continued for hours after the full-time whistle, with Chelsea supporters partying late into the evening.

Fans gathered outside Stamford Bridge stadium (AP)
Fans gathered outside Stamford Bridge stadium (AP)
One fan was overcome with excitement at the Chelsea Pensioner pub (PA)
One fan was overcome with excitement at the Chelsea Pensioner pub (PA)
Fans let off flares near the club’s home ground (AFP via Getty Images)
Fans let off flares near the club’s home ground (AFP via Getty Images)

Thousands of fans who could not get a ticket for the big match still travelled to Porto to soak up the atmosphere and the sunshine in the city’s pubs and bars.

Meanwhile, back in London, thousands of Blues fans piled into pubs across the city to watch their side lift the trophy.

Once the win was confirmed, fans flooded into the streets around the club’s Stamford Bridge stadium, with supporters pictured hugging and embracing each other in the street.

A woman waves a flag outside Stamford Bridge (AFP via Getty Images)
A woman waves a flag outside Stamford Bridge (AFP via Getty Images)
Supporters embraced in the streets of west London (AP)
Supporters embraced in the streets of west London (AP)
Two men celebrate at Boxpark in Shoreditch (PA)
Two men celebrate at Boxpark in Shoreditch (PA)

It is only the second time Chelsea have won the Champions League title and, in doing so, denied Manchester City a maiden win in the competition.

The north-west club will have to try again next year.

Thousands gathered outside Stamford Bridge (AFP via Getty Images)
Thousands gathered outside Stamford Bridge (AFP via Getty Images)
Chelsea fans take to the streets in Porto, Portugal, after the match (AP)
Chelsea fans take to the streets in Porto, Portugal, after the match (AP)
The party went on late into the night in west London (AFP via Getty Images)
The party went on late into the night in west London (AFP via Getty Images)

It was a double whammy for west London football fans on Saturday as Brentford secured promotion to the top flight for the first time in 74 years.

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The club’s fans were also out in force celebrating in Brentford, with Kew Bridge lit in the haze of red flares, having returned victorious from Wembley Stadium where they beat Swansea City 2-0.

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