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The Loan Report: April 25 – May 1 Under-18s: Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool FA Youth Cup Final Second Leg: Chelsea 3-1 Manchester City (4-2 on aggregate)
 
The Loan Report: April 25 – May 1

The Loan Report: April 25 – May 1

The closing weeks of the 2015-16 season are upon us and several Chelsea loanees have plenty yet to play for. Chief amongst them and grabbing the headlines again this week is Marco van Ginkel. Headliners PSV’s battle to retain their Eredivisie title will go down to the last day of the season as they beat [...]

Under-18s: Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool

Under-18s: Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool

League duty called for Chelsea’s Under-18s on Friday night as, less than two days after they won a third consecutive FA Youth Cup title, they hosted Liverpool at Aldershot. A brace from Iké Ugbo either side of Liverpool goals from Adam Phillips and Brooks Lennon ensured a 2-2 final score and a deserved reward each [...]

FA Youth Cup Final Second Leg: Chelsea 3-1 Manchester City (4-2 on aggregate)

FA Youth Cup Final Second Leg: Chelsea 3-1 Manchester City (4-2 on aggregate)

First there was thunder, then lightning. There was a brief snow storm at a cup final in late April. But, when it was all said and done, Chelsea won their third consecutive FA Youth Cup title, their fifth in seven years, and their second over Manchester City in succession. Their remarkable run extended into completing [...]

The Loan Report: April 18-24

The Loan Report: April 18-24

24 April 2016

The headlines in this week’s Loan Report are unfortunately of a negative nature as Todd Kane suffered a serious knee injury that both ends his season and significantly dents his chances of making a dream return to Chelsea. Headliners It’s been a great season for full-back Kane, who had been an ever-present for Eredivisie upstarts [...]

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

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

22 April 2016

The 2015-16 FA Youth Cup Final is finely poised at the halfway stage following a tight 1-1 draw between Manchester City and Chelsea at the City Academy Stadium on Friday night. Each side enjoyed spells in the ascendancy as the country’s two strongest academies squared off in the showpiece Under-18 occasion for the second year [...]

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Previewing the 2015-16 FA Youth Cup Final

Previewing the 2015-16 FA Youth Cup Final

21 April 2016

Barely had they stepped off the coach having returned from Switzerland with their winners’ medals around their neck did preparations for Friday’s FA Youth Cup Final get underway for Chelsea’s academy. Monday’s UEFA Youth League triump against Paris Saint-Germain will live long in the memory as the Blues became the first club in the modern [...]

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UEFA Youth League Final: Paris Saint-Germain 1-2 Chelsea

UEFA Youth League Final: Paris Saint-Germain 1-2 Chelsea

18 April 2016

Chelsea are Under-19 Champions of Europe for the second season running after overcoming Paris Saint-Germain in a dramatic Final at Nyon’s Stade du Colovray on Monday afternoon. Goals from Fikayo Tomori and Kasey Palmer either side of a Yakou Meite equaliser were enough to keep the Lennart Johansson trophy at Cobham for another year but [...]

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The Loan Report: April 11-17

The Loan Report: April 11-17

17 April 2016

The Dutch stranglehold over the Loan Report goalscoring action of late was broken this weekend as Michael Hector and Juan Cuadrado tipped us over the 70 mark on the season, fast approaching last season’s final tally of 83. Headliners Hector got things started on Saturday with his second goal of the season and his first [...]

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UEFA Youth League Final: A Preview

UEFA Youth League Final: A Preview

17 April 2016

On Monday afternoon Chelsea will take to the field at Nyon’s Stade du Colovray bidding to be the first team of any age level to retain the most prestigious UEFA competition at their respective age group. No senior club side has retained the Champions League since the revamp from the European Cup in 1993 and, [...]

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UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 3-0 Anderlecht

UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 3-0 Anderlecht

15 April 2016

Chelsea’s defence of their UEFA Youth League title will go all the way to the Final as they reached the showpiece occasion for a second successive year, dismissing Anderlecht 3-0 in Friday’s Semi Final to set up a Monday finale against either Paris Saint-Germain or Real Madrid. Returning to Nyon’s Stade du Colovray on the [...]

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The Loan Report: April 4-10

The Loan Report: April 4-10

10 April 2016

Seven of the last eight goals scored by Chelsea loanees have come from those stationed in the Eredivisie, with two more of those arriving this weekend. Marco van Ginkel added to a prolific tally at PSV on Saturday whilst Todd Kane grabbed his first goal for NEC Nijmegen on Sunday. Headliners Kane has had a [...]

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Under-18s: Fulham 0-2 Chelsea

Under-18s: Fulham 0-2 Chelsea

09 April 2016

Little more than twelve hours after booking their place in a fifth consecutive FA Youth Cup Final, Chelsea’s Under-18s ensured they remained in the hunt for a national league title too as they won 2-0 away to West London rivals Fulham. Joe Edwards took charge of an almost entirely different Blues side for the trip [...]

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FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 3-1 Blackburn Rovers (4-1 on aggregate)

FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 3-1 Blackburn Rovers (4-1 on aggregate)

08 April 2016

Chelsea’s Under-18s booked their place in a record-equalling fifth consecutive FA Youth Cup Final on Friday night after seeing off Blackburn Rovers’ best efforts at Stamford Bridge. Holding a single-goal lead from the first leg at Ewood Park a fortnight ago, the young Blues were in no mood to play around during a scintillating first [...]

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