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The Loan Report: December 15-21 Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach The Loan Report: December 8-14 Under-18s: West Ham United 2-5 Chelsea
 
The Loan Report: December 15-21

The Loan Report: December 15-21

For the first time in a month we aren’t able to bring you a Patrick Bamford goal to enjoy in the Loan Report. Instead, Christmas cheer is provided by Bertrand Traore, who leads the way with four goals this week. Let’s dive in. Headliners Traore had something of a November to forget as he lost [...]

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Under-21s: Chelsea 1-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Chelsea’s inaugural Premier Under-21 League International Cup fixture took place at Staines Town’s Wheatsheaf Park on Friday night as they shared an entertaining 1-1 draw with German outfit Borussia Mönchengladbach. Chelsea enjoyed by far the better of the game’s best moments but struggled to break down their opponents for the majority of the match and [...]

The Loan Report: December 8-14

The Loan Report: December 8-14

Another week, another Patrick Bamford goal. The England Under-21 striker struck struck for the fourth game in succession and the sixth in his last seven as Middlesbrough went top of the Championship with a 2-0 win over his former loan club Derby County. We begin with him before checking in on a rare Chelsea-inspired Vitesse [...]

Under-18s: West Ham United 2-5 Chelsea

Under-18s: West Ham United 2-5 Chelsea

Chelsea finished their fixture list for the 2014 calendar year in much the same fashion as they’d undertaken the majority of it; handsomely beating West Ham United 5-2 to retain top spot in the league for Christmas. Schoolboy Iké Ugbo opened the scoring early as Chelsea were awarded two penalty kicks in short succession. Isaac [...]

The Loan Report: December 1-7

The Loan Report: December 1-7

07 December 2014

Another week, another Patrick Bamford goal. The England Under-21 striker netted for the fifth time in six matches as Middlesbrough roared towards the top end of the Championship and the young Chelsea loanee continued to hit the headlines. We begin with him before checking in on a landmark day in the Bundesliga for Thorgan Hazard. [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 2-1 Leicester City

Under-18s: Chelsea 2-1 Leicester City

06 December 2014

Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Under-18 Premier League’s South table with a 2-1 victory over second-placed Leicester City in the last home league match of 2014 on Saturday. Goals in either half from Isaac Christie-Davies and Charly Musonda ensured three points for Joe Edwards’ boys despite a Leicester effort from Brandon [...]

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FA Youth Cup: Leeds United 0-2 Chelsea

FA Youth Cup: Leeds United 0-2 Chelsea

02 December 2014

Chelsea began the defence of their latest FA Youth Cup in hard-working fashion with a battling 2-0 win away to Leeds United. The Under-18s have played and will play better but a performance full of grit, spirit and fight overcame a red card to goalkeeper Brad Collins to triumph 2-0 at Elland Road courtesy of [...]

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Previewing Chelsea’s 2014-15 FA Youth Cup Campaign

Previewing Chelsea’s 2014-15 FA Youth Cup Campaign

01 December 2014

For the third time in five years Chelsea enter the FA Youth Cup looking to defend their title. In the intermittent years between successes they’ve reached the Semi Final and Final respectively before falling to Manchester United and Norwich in a bid to achieve the first back-to-back successes in the competition since Liverpool achieved the [...]

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The Loan Report: November 24-30

The Loan Report: November 24-30

30 November 2014

Patrick Bamford’s third goal in four matches and definitive proof that Marko Marin not only exists but is actually contributing in a meaningful fashion for Fiorentina are this week’s Loan Report lead stories, with everything elsewhere remaining much the same as you’re used to. Headliners Bamford took a little while to settle at Boro and [...]

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Chelsea’s FA Youth Cup History

Chelsea’s FA Youth Cup History

30 November 2014

As we get set to embark on a 63rd FA Youth Cup campaign, many people may not realise that Chelsea have a rather proud history in the competition. The Blues might well have won three of the last five iterations of the prestigious tournament and will be favourites to reach a fourth final in succession [...]

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The Loan Report: November 21-23

The Loan Report: November 21-23

23 November 2014

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 [...]

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal

Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal

21 November 2014

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 [...]

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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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