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The Goalscoring Antics of Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham

The Goalscoring Antics of Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham

Two young forwards born eighteen days and fifty miles apart have cut a swathe through academy defences this season. Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham have combined for 82 goals against England and Europe’s finest, split perfectly equally at 41 apiece. That no Chelsea player had managed such a feat in more than two decades shows [...]

The Loan Report: May 11-17

The Loan Report: May 11-17

A brace from Bertrand Traore took the total goals scored by Chelsea’s assembled loanees this season to a round 80 (which then increased further later in the day) but his efforts weren’t enough to ensure direct passage into the Europa League for Vitesse this weekend. Headliners The geel en zwaart went into the final round [...]

Under-21s: Chelsea 0-1 West Ham United

Under-21s: Chelsea 0-1 West Ham United

A goal from Josh Cullen in stoppage time handed West Ham United a 1-0 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Friday night and was enough to crown Manchester United as Barclays Under-21 Premier League Champions; the Blues yielding a title they had held since winning at Old Trafford twelve months ago. The Blues never [...]

Under-21s: Sunderland 1-0 Chelsea

Under-21s: Sunderland 1-0 Chelsea

Chelsea’s chances of winning the Barclays Under-21 Premier League took a sizeable dent on Monday night as they suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Duncan Watmore’s early second half goal proved the difference between the two sides in a tight contest and the defeat leaves the Blues needing help [...]

The Loan Report: May 4-10

The Loan Report: May 4-10

10 May 2015

Marco van Ginkel became the 20th different Chelsea loanee to score a goal this season as he netted against Roma on Saturday night. We begin this late-season Loan Report with him before switching attention to another Serie A goalscorer. Headliners Van Ginkel has emerged as a regular name on Filippo Inzaghi’s team sheet over the [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-3 Manchester City

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-3 Manchester City

09 May 2015

Chelsea’s hopes of adding the Barclays Under-18 Premier League title to their already impressive trophy haul were dealt a considerable and most likely fatal blow on Saturday morning as they allowed Manchester City to come from three goals behind to claim a 3-3 draw at Aldershot’s Electrical Services Stadium. A fantastic first half display capped [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 4-3 Liverpool

Under-21s: Chelsea 4-3 Liverpool

07 May 2015

Chelsea’s Under-21s are firmly on the title hunt following a 4-3 win over fellow championship rivals Liverpool at Aldershot’s Electrical Services Stadium on Monday night which keeps their destiny in their own hands. A hat-trick from Dominic Solanke, taking him past the 40-goal mark for the season, and a strike by Alex Kiwomya did the [...]

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Under-21s: Fulham 1-3 Chelsea

Under-21s: Fulham 1-3 Chelsea

04 May 2015

Chelsea maintained their hopes of retaining the Barclays Under-21 Premier League title by beating Fulham 3-1 at Motspur Park on Monday afternoon. A devastating start by the visitors saw Dominic Solanke score twice inside the opening fifteen minutes to take his personal tally to 38 for the season, and although Adam Taggart halved the deficit [...]

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The Loan Report: April 27 – May 3

The Loan Report: April 27 – May 3

03 May 2015

As we march ever closer to the finish line of the 2014-15 season, a number of Chelsea’s young loanees made their final appearances for their loan clubs this weekend, with at least one having cause for celebration. We start, however, with a goalscoring midfielder. Headliners Mario Pašalić has slowly, and slightly under the radar, become [...]

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Under-18s: Manchester United 1-2 Chelsea

Under-18s: Manchester United 1-2 Chelsea

02 May 2015

Chelsea’s Under-18s kept their hopes of adding the national league title to their recent slew of successes with a sensational 2-1 victory away to Manchester United on Saturday morning. In a match played at Altrincham’s Moss Lane stadium rather than in the usual confines of a training ground environment, Chelsea went behind early to a [...]

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Under-21s: Southampton 0-2 Chelsea

Under-21s: Southampton 0-2 Chelsea

30 April 2015

Chelsea’s Under-21s kept up their hopes of retaining the Barclays Under-21 Premier League trophy after they came away from a potentially tricky trip to Southampton with a richly-deserved 2-0 victory. The young Blues controlled the contest throughout and were rarely threatened by their highly-rated hosts, and after Kasey Palmer had given them the lead with [...]

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FA Youth Cup Final: Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City (5-2 on aggregate)

FA Youth Cup Final: Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City (5-2 on aggregate)

27 April 2015

Chelsea are FA Youth Cup winners yet again. For the fourth time in six years, the sixth time in club history, and for the second consecutive seasons the Blues are the cream of the country’s crop in Under-18 knockout football and secured their crown in beating Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Monday night, [...]

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The Loan Report: April 20-26

The Loan Report: April 20-26

26 April 2015

For the first time in 2015 we have a Loan Report in which no goals were scored, but there have been some interesting events in the loanwatch world over the past seven days, not least atop the Championship. Headliners This week saw the promotion race come to something of a hilt as four sides scrapped [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 3-0 Everton

Under-21s: Chelsea 3-0 Everton

23 April 2015

Chelsea returned to Under-21 league action on Thursday evening and they did so with a win, defeating Everton 3-0 courtesy of Jordan Houghton’s opener, a late own goal by former Milton Keynes Dons defender Brendan Galloway which may yet be claimed by Tammy Abraham, who then added a third deep into stoppage time having come [...]

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