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Bertrand Traore Should Now Qualify for Work Permit

Bertrand Traore Should Now Qualify for Work Permit

Bertrand Traore’s upwardly mobile 2014-15 season saw him become one of the most talked about youngsters certainly in Dutch football, and increasingly in European football. The talented 19 year-old, on loan from Chelsea at Vitesse Arnhem, switched from a familiar wide attacking role to that of centre forward in late November and proceeded to plunder [...]

Eddie Newton talks Chelsea Loanees

Eddie Newton talks Chelsea Loanees

Eddie Newton has a job many people would find to be unenviable, yet at the same time there are plenty who would love to do what he does. The former Chelsea academy youngster, first team regular, Cup Final goalscorer and Champions League winning Assistant Manager has served as the club’s loanee liaison manager over the [...]

The Loan Report: Season in Review – Rest of the World

The Loan Report: Season in Review – Rest of the World

03 June 2015

We’ve reached (pretty much) the end of the 2014-15 club season, which means it’s time to look back over the campaign as far as things went on the loan front at Chelsea Football Club. In this review, we look at events as they unfolded in the various remaining parts of the world littered with Blues [...]

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The Loan Report: Season in Review – Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain

The Loan Report: Season in Review – Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain

02 June 2015

We’ve reached (pretty much) the end of the 2014-15 club season, which means it’s time to look back over the campaign as far as things went on the loan front at Chelsea Football Club. In this review, we look at events as they unfolded in Spain, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.         [...]

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The Loan Report: May 26-31

The Loan Report: May 26-31

31 May 2015

There’s plenty of reason to celebrate in the final Loan Report of the 2014-15 season as Vitesse secured Europa League qualification whilst one youngster who has not always had an easy ride during his Chelsea career got his hands on a league title this weekend. Netherlands Having seen off PEC Zwolle last week, Vitesse were [...]

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The Loan Report: Season in Review – England

The Loan Report: Season in Review – England

29 May 2015

We’ve reached (pretty much) the end of the 2014-15 club season, which means it’s time to look back over the campaign as far as things went on the loan front at Chelsea Football Club. In this review, we look at events as they unfolded in England.           Who? What Happened? It [...]

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2014-15 Academy Review of the Season

2014-15 Academy Review of the Season

27 May 2015

It’s tough to know where to begin when looking back on the 2014-15 Chelsea academy season. Do you highlight a fourth FA Youth Cup in six years and becoming only the second team in the last ten years to retain the trophy? How about being the first English side to be crowned UEFA Youth League [...]

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The Loan Report: May 18-25

The Loan Report: May 18-25

25 May 2015

The season is winding down towards its conclusion but there remains a few prevailing interests on the Chelsea loanee front. We kick off this weekend, as we have done quite often this season, with Bertrand Traore. Headliners To say Vitesse’s fortunes have improved somewhat since manager Peter Bosz opted to move the Burkina Faso international [...]

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The Goalscoring Antics of Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham

The Goalscoring Antics of Dominic Solanke and Tammy Abraham

21 May 2015

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 [...]

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The Loan Report: May 11-17

The Loan Report: May 11-17

17 May 2015

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 [...]

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

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

15 May 2015

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 [...]

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Under-21s: Sunderland 1-0 Chelsea

Under-21s: Sunderland 1-0 Chelsea

11 May 2015

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 [...]

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