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FA Youth Cup: Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea (1-3 on Aggregate)

FA Youth Cup: Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea (1-3 on Aggregate)

Chelsea defeated Arsenal 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night courtesy of a Charlie Colkett goal that ensured a 3-1 aggregate victory and a place in a third consecutive FA Youth Cup Final. The Blues become the first club in some sixty years to achieve such a feat and will now face West London [...]

World Cup Prospects for Chelsea’s Loanees

World Cup Prospects for Chelsea’s Loanees

The final few weeks of the season aren’t just a crucial time for clubs to meet their destiny, but in many years they also represent the opportunity for a player to secure or fight for his place in his national team’s squad for an upcoming international tournament. Chelsea will have a slew of players heading [...]

Under-21s: Aston Villa 2-4 Chelsea

Under-21s: Aston Villa 2-4 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Under-21s picked up an impressive 4-2 victory away to Aston Villa on Monday evening to continue their charge towards the post-season playoff structure in the Barclays Under-21 Premier League. John Swift opened the scoring inside five minutes but the hosts responded well and were deservedly on terms midway through the first half through Daniel [...]

The Loan Report: April 7-13

The Loan Report: April 7-13

It’s an Eredivisie-heavy Loan Report this week as despite some disappointing results for both Vitesse Arnhem and NAC Breda, Chelsea loanees at both clubs found the scoresheet to help extend the unbroken streak of scoring this season to a 34th week. We begin in Arnhem. Headliners Vitesse haven’t enjoyed the best of form in recent [...]

FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal (Semi Final First Leg)

FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal (Semi Final First Leg)

10 April 2014

Chelsea eked out a slender advantage in their FA Youth Cup Semi Final tie against Arsenal by winning an entertaining first leg 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Thursday evening. Chuba Akpom had put the visitors ahead with a solo strike of the highest order but the Blues, who enjoyed the better of the game overall, [...]

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TV. Or Not TV. That Is The Question.

TV. Or Not TV. That Is The Question.

10 April 2014

Much has been made by the media (particularly the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph) of an alleged decision by the Premier League that they intend to “help” Chelsea by switching one of our forthcoming Premier League fixtures featuring Sunderland and Liverpool games to a Saturday. That’s great, until you look at the detail.  One [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool

Under-21s: Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool

07 April 2014

Chelsea’s Under-21s tasted defeat for only the third time in the league this season and the first time since September as they lost 1-0 to Liverpool in an ultimately disappointing match at the Electrical Services Stadium on Monday night. A weakened Blues selection never really got into their stride and looked disjointed for long spells [...]

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The Loan Report: March 31 – April 6

The Loan Report: March 31 – April 6

06 April 2014

Thirty-three weeks of the 2013-14 club football season have passed and every single one of them has featured at least one goal by a Chelsea loanee. Last week’s six-goal extravaganza would have been hard to match, but the assortment of young Blues plying their trade around the world certainly tried their best and weighed in [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 4-1 Bolton Wanderers

Under-18s: Chelsea 4-1 Bolton Wanderers

05 April 2014

Chelsea made it five matches unbeaten at Under-18 level on Saturday with a hugely impressive 4-1 victory over a handy Bolton Wanderers team at Cobham. Kasey Palmer’s first half goal was all that separated the teams for the first hour of what was a close match but Chelsea ran away with things from there on [...]

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The Loan Report: March 24-30

The Loan Report: March 24-30

30 March 2014

It was quite the week for Chelsea’s loanees, with half a dozen goals scored, the odd assist, and a couple of important seasonal landmarks reached in what has been a rather sensational campaign on the loan front. We begin with the man with more goals than anybody else, Patrick Bamford. Headliners Bamford has been front [...]

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Under-18s: Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea

Under-18s: Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea

29 March 2014

Chelsea’s Under-18s completed an unbeaten three-match week on Saturday with a 1-1 draw away to Manchester United. The Blues dominated the contest and should really have returned south with all three points but failed to take a number of chances following Jordan Houghton’s third minute opener, but they were unable to add to their tally [...]

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Under-21s: Chelsea 1-0 Blackburn Rovers

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-0 Blackburn Rovers

28 March 2014

Chelsea’s Under-21s made it eleven unbeaten league matches in a run stretching back to late September by beating Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at Cobham on Friday night. Islam Feruz’s strike midway through the first half proved enough to secure another three points in the young Blues’ title challenge and whilst they might have done enough to [...]

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Bamford Brings Up Century Of Chelsea Loanee Goals

Bamford Brings Up Century Of Chelsea Loanee Goals

25 March 2014

It’s been relatively inevitable for a while now, but Chelsea’s assortment of players out on loan – currently 31 – have hit a particularly big milestone this evening. Patrick Bamford’s goal inside of one minute for Derby County against Ipswich Town was the 100th goal scored by a young Blue playing for another club during [...]

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Under-18s: Fulham 0-0 Chelsea

Under-18s: Fulham 0-0 Chelsea

25 March 2014

Chelsea’s Under-18s turned in an impressive performance that lacked only in goals as their West London derby away to Fulham on Tuesday evening ended 0-0. Despite giving up plenty in both age and experience against a Fulham team featuring six of their FA Youth Cup team, the young Blues enjoyed much the better of the [...]

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