The Loan Report: October 15-21

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October 21, 2018

We’re back with a full Loan Report after the international break, and we’ve got another Tammy Abraham goal, as he begins life under a new manager in positive fashion. Headliners Abraham’s form has been pretty good so far at Aston Villa, registering three goals in six games heading into the weekend, but the club’s overall record under Steve Bruce was woeful and led to a change of manager. Dean Smith…

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Under-18s: West Ham United 0-5 Chelsea

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October 20, 2018

Chelsea’s Under-18s made it six consecutive wins on Saturday morning courtesy of a 5-0 victory away to West Ham United at Little Heath. It was scarcely ever a contest as the hosts, with six schoolboys in their starting eleven, were overwhelmed by their bigger, better and older opponents. Simple mistakes cost them four first-half goals as Faustino Anjorin, Henry Lawrence, Marcel Lewis and Thierno Ballo all found the back of…

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The Loan Report: October 1-7

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October 7, 2018

The Loan Army is an imperfect venture but, when it works, it works well. Mason Mount’s England call-up this week encapsulated that and headlines this week’s Loan Report. Headliners Mount has been genuinely outstanding for Derby County this season, not just in scoring and creating goals, but in his all-round impact on a much-changed, generally younger Rams team seeking to build a promotion-winning campaign. His performance in last week’s League…

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Under-18s: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Chelsea

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October 6, 2018

They left it late but Chelsea’s Under-18s made it five straight wins in all competitions in defeating Brighton 2-1 away from home on Saturday morning. Against a difficult opponent and in increasingly trying conditions, the Blues – wearing yellow – were forced to dig deep on the South Coast, particular after seeing Tino Anjorin’s outstanding 77th-minute strike cancelled out by Ryan Longman three minutes later, but they found their resolve…

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UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 10-1 Molde

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October 3, 2018

If there were still some people out there who weren’t aware that Chelsea were in this season’s UEFA Youth League, there won’t be any more, after they beat Molde 10-1 on Wednesday afternoon to get the ball rolling on another campaign in which they intend to challenge for honours. The Blues’ first-team’s failure to qualify for the Champions League left their Under-19s unable to enter the path of the junior-age…

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