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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Fulham

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Fulham

Chelsea’s Under-18s ensured that the first ever lice televised league youth team fixture broadcast on Chelsea TV lived up to the standards previously exhibited by the younger age group by sealing a dramatic 3-2 win over Fulham on Friday night. Under the floodlights of Cobham on a cold and misty November evening Joe Edwards’ young [...]

Loan Frustrations

Loan Frustrations

It’s hardly been a stellar first third of the season as far as Chelsea’s young loan army are concerned. Now sure, it’d be unfair to compare things to the 2013-14 campaign when a record-breaking 126 goals were scored by more than thirty players at in excess of forty clubs; that sort of production simply isn’t [...]

The Loan Report: November 3-9

The Loan Report: November 3-9

We’ve got another goal to lead off this week’s instalment of the Loan Report and it comes from a familiar face. Patrick Bamford has been banging in the goals for an assortment of clubs since joining Chelsea almost three years ago and he’s starting to find his groove at Middlesbrough. Headliners His belated arrival on [...]

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

Chelsea’s Under-21s shared the spoils with Manchester United following a hard-fought and typically high-quality league clash at Stamford Bridge on Remembrance Sunday. The visitors were afforded the chance to take the lead early in the second half when Ola Aina was harshly adjudged to have handled the ball inside his own penalty area but whilst [...]

The Loan Report: October 27 – November 2

The Loan Report: October 27 – November 2

02 November 2014

Last week’s Loan Report was perhaps the least eventful in the history of the weekly catch-up but, seven days on, we come with better news and, most importantly, GOALS! Headliners Patrick Bamford netted his third goal of the season for Middlesbrough on Saturday as he helped Aitor Karanka’s team to a 3-0 victory away to [...]

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Under-21s: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Chelsea

Under-21s: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Chelsea

27 October 2014

Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Barclays Under-21 Premier League campaign came to an unfortunate end on Monday evening as they were defeated 1-0 by Tottenham Hotspur at Stevenage’s Lamex Stadium. The Blues never really got up to speed and at times looked a shadow of their better selves and were ultimately made to pay for [...]

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The Loan Report: October 20-26

The Loan Report: October 20-26

26 October 2014

After a decent week of loan football last time out, things were much quieter over the past seven days to the extent where nobody really did anything to be Headline-worthy. So… England Ryan Bertrand continues to impress for Southampton and completed another full match in their 1-0 victory over Stoke, for whom Victor Moses played [...]

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The Loan Report: October 17-19

The Loan Report: October 17-19

19 October 2014

We return to club football after an extended international break and whilst things haven’t changed dramatically on the loan front, we do have a goal to bring you this weekend. Headliners It comes from the Eredivisie and is courtesy of Burkina Faso international winger Bertrand Traore. He netted the second of four Vitesse goals in [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 2-2 Fulham

Under-21s: Chelsea 2-2 Fulham

18 October 2014

Chelsea’s Under-21s remain unbeaten in 2014-15 but drew their second successive league fixture – both having held leads – on Saturday as they were held to a 2-2 scoreline at home to Fulham at Aldershot. Izzy Brown’s early strike gave way to an impressive display for the most part, but despite Jordan Houghton doubling the [...]

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The Academy’s ‘Ten Year Plan’

The Academy’s ‘Ten Year Plan’

12 October 2014

In early September, Brentford owner Matthew Benham held a question and answer session with the club’s supporters. A city trader turned betting professional and football league team supremo, Benham has ushered in a forward-thinking era at Griffin Park where many of the sport’s accepted conventions have been brushed aside in the search to find the [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 12-2 Aston Villa

Under-18s: Chelsea 12-2 Aston Villa

11 October 2014

Chelsea’s Under-18s produced a remarkable and perhaps record-breaking performance on Saturday morning as they demolished Aston Villa 12-2 at Cobham. The result was all the more staggering for the fact that they found themselves trailing by two goals inside the opening quarter of an hour. They would swiftly be rendered mere footnotes in an unbelievable [...]

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The Loan Report: September 29 – October 5

The Loan Report: September 29 – October 5

05 October 2014

Following a record-breaking week of loanwatch football seven days ago, everything calmed down somewhat this week and whereas we had eight goals to watch last time out, there were none this week. In the search for suitable headliners, we’re forced to focus on two players for unfortunately negative reasons. Headliners Nathaniel Chalobah hasn’t had the [...]

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The Loan Report: September 22-28

The Loan Report: September 22-28

28 September 2014

It’s been as productive a week of loanwatch football as there has been in some time, as numerous Chelsea youngsters hit the headlines for the right reasons. With plenty to talk about, let’s dive right in. Headliners So many made the headlines that this section will dominate much of the report, but it does so [...]

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Under-18s: Tottenham Hotspur 2-4 Chelsea

Under-18s: Tottenham Hotspur 2-4 Chelsea

27 September 2014

Chelsea’s Under-18s were involved in another action-packed goal extravaganza on Saturday morning as they came from behind away to Tottenham to record a 4-2 victory. Luke Amos had given the hosts a first half lead but the Blues responded well later on and although Tammy Abraham missed a penalty he went on to atone for [...]

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