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FA Youth Cup Final First Leg: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea

FA Youth Cup Final First Leg: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea

Chelsea have one hand firmly on the grasp of their FA Youth Cup title after coming away from the first leg of this season’s Final with a 3-1 win over Manchester City at the City Football Academy Stadium on Monday night. Tammy Abraham opened the scoring in spectacular style and although Isaac Buckley equalised almost [...]

The FA Youth Cup Final: A Preview

The FA Youth Cup Final: A Preview

So here we are again. To accept it as an inevitability would be doing the academy an immense disservice but for the fourth consecutive season and the fifth time in six years, Chelsea are in the FA Youth Cup Final. During that time they’ve won it on three occasions but are yet to successfully retain [...]

The Loan Report: April 13-19

The Loan Report: April 13-19

As the end of the season moves ever closer, particularly in the English football league, the stakes remain high for a number of Chelsea’s loanees. For Patrick Bamford, the prize of Premier League football next season remains high on the agenda and this week he was up to his usual tricks in trying to drive [...]

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Chelsea’s Under-18s returned to winning form in academy league action on Saturday with a 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion at a sun-baked Cobham. First half goals from Miro Muheim and Iké Ugbo secured an advantage the young Blues never looked like ceding, and Mukhtar Ali capped the performance with a fine late free kick, [...]

UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 3-2 Shakhtar Donetsk

UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 3-2 Shakhtar Donetsk

13 April 2015

Chelsea are Under-19 Champions of Europe. The Blues became the first English team to win the UEFA Youth League after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-2 in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday afternoon, with a brace from captain Izzy Brown leading the way and yet another Dominic Solanke effort sandwiched in between, rendering a late first-half own goal [...]

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Previewing the UEFA Youth League Final

Previewing the UEFA Youth League Final

13 April 2015

On Monday afternoon Chelsea’s Under-19s will take to the field in the Stade Colovray, a picturesque venue on the banks of Lake Geneva in Switzerland (close to UEFA’s Nyon Headquarters) bidding to become Champions of Europe. Adi Viveash’s young charges square off against Shakhtar Donetsk looking to be crowned UEFA Youth League winners 2014-15 and [...]

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The Loan Report: April 7-12

The Loan Report: April 7-12

12 April 2015

A familiar duo kick off the latest Loan Report with Patrick Bamford and Bertrand Traore each improving their stock this weekend with more goalscoring antics, and Mario Pašalić weighing in for the first time this term. Headliners Bamford’s 16th league goal of the campaign – his 18th in all competitions – saw him pull level [...]

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UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 4-0 AS Roma

UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 4-0 AS Roma

10 April 2015

Chelsea booked their place in the 2014-15 UEFA Youth League Final on Friday afternoon with an emphatic 4-0 win over Roma at the Stade Colovray in Nyon, Switzerland. A three-goal flurry early in the second half was started by Charlie Colkett and swiftly followed by a Dominic Solanke brace – taking him to 33 goals [...]

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The Loan Report: April 1-6

The Loan Report: April 1-6

06 April 2015

We have three more goals to bring you from Chelsea’s army of loanees in what was a bumper week of action up to and over the Easter Weekend. We begin, as is becoming customary, with Patrick Bamford. Headliners Bamford withdrew from England Under-21 duty with a mild injury requiring a bit of rest and rehabilitation [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Under-21s: Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

06 April 2015

Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur met for the sixth time across three age groups in little more than a month on Monday but despite the previous meetings being filled with goals aplenty, two hard-working and well-drilled outfits were unable to break the deadlock in what amounted to a 0-0 draw at Staines Town’s Wheatsheaf Park. Be [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 1-3 Middlesbrough

Under-18s: Chelsea 1-3 Middlesbrough

04 April 2015

Chelsea’s hopes of winning the Barclays Under-18 Premier League title this season took a hefty blow on Saturday morning as they fell to a 3-1 defeat at home to Middlesbrough. A brace either side of half time from Junior Mondal with an Alex Pattison effort sandwiched in between kept Boro on course to compete for [...]

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Patrick Bamford: Can He Be Good Enough?

Patrick Bamford: Can He Be Good Enough?

29 March 2015

It took less than ninety seconds for Harry Kane to make his England debut more memorable than he could possibly have imagined. Tottenham fans have been quick to tell the world ‘he’s one of their own’, and if the young forward keeps things up, the fans at Wembley will almost certainly end up following suit [...]

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The Loan Report: March 16-22

The Loan Report: March 16-22

22 March 2015

A fine recent run of Chelsea loanee goalscoring was extended into an eleventh consecutive week over the past seven days as Patrick Bamford, Lewis Baker and Gael Kakuta each added to an ever-growing tally for the season overall. Headliners Bamford got things underway in midweek by coming back to haunt former club Derby County for [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 0-2 Everton

Under-18s: Chelsea 0-2 Everton

21 March 2015

Three days removed from another fabled FA Youth Cup comeback, Chelsea’s Under-18s found themselves being brought back to earth somewhat as they went down 2-0 at home to Everton in league action. The Blues racked up a host of first half chances without being able to make the breakthrough, and were punished for their profligacy [...]

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