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The Loan Report: November 21-23 Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal
 
The Loan Report: November 21-23

The Loan Report: November 21-23

The first Loan Report of the post-international window will read much like those that preceded it. Patrick Bamford scored again for Middlesbrough whilst everybody else ranged from involved without being spectacular to being completely anonymous as per usual. Headliners At least we can hang our hat on Bamford, for the time being at least. He [...]

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal

Chelsea remain very much at the business end of the Under-18 Premier League South Division after an emphatic 3-0 victory over Arsenal at Cobham on Friday. A goal in each half from Dominic Solanke and an 18th of the season by Tammy Abraham in between secured a supremely impressive three points for the Blues and [...]

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Fulham

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Fulham

14 November 2014

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 [...]

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Loan Frustrations

Loan Frustrations

10 November 2014

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 [...]

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The Loan Report: November 3-9

The Loan Report: November 3-9

09 November 2014

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 [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

09 November 2014

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 [...]

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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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