Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, and 13 Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in New York Metro outside New York City itself and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation.
Stamford was known as Rippowam by the Native American inhabitants to the region, and the very first European settlers to the area also referred to it as such. The name was later changed to Stamford after the town Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. The deed to Stamford was signed on July 1, 1640 between Captain Turner of the New Haven Colony and Chief Ponus. By the 18th century, one of the primary industries of the town was merchandising by water, which was possible due to Stamford's proximity to New York.
Ajax was 4-1 up at StamfordBridge after 55 minutes, but Chelsea pulled a goal back in the 63rd before DaleyBlind and Joel Veltman were both sent off in a sequence that completely changed the game ... ———. More AP soccer ... .
On a chaotic night they scored two own-goals and two penalties while Ajax had two players, DaleyBlind and Joel Veltman, sent off at once ... Then, in a crazy 60 seconds, Blind was shown a second yellow card for fouling Abraham and Veltman followed him down the tunnel after handling Callum Hudson-Odoi’s subsequent shot.
James was introduced in the second half of Chelsea's eight-goal Champions League thriller against Ajax on Tuesday evening, a match in which the hosts had found themselves 4-2 down at StamfordBridge before second yellow cards for DaleyBlind and Joel Veltman reduced the visitors to nine men ... “It was a crazy game,” the full-back said after the match.
Ajax, who reached the semi-finals last season, had looked faster and slicker from the start at StamfordBridge but the match turned after their two centre backs were sent off inside a minute midway through the second half ... But Azpilicueta got a goal back for the hosts with a close range flick in the 63rd and soon after Stamford Bridge erupted.
Ajax looked faster and slicker from the outset at StamfordBridge... Azpilicueta got a goal back for the hosts with a close range flick in the 63rd and soon after Stamford Bridge erupted. DaleyBlind was sent off for a second foul and Joel Veltman also saw red for a second infraction after handling in the area and arguing with referee Gianluca Rocchi ... .