Development Squad: Derby County 2-1 Chelsea

pridepark
May 5, 2017

A defeat to sign off a generally productive and positive league season wasn’t in the script for Chelsea’s Development Squad, but a step back to take a look at the bigger picture will reveal that losing 2-1 away to Derby County will be a mere footnote for a group with remarkable promise that has come along leaps and bounds since kicking things off back in August. The Rams had more…

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The Loan Report: April 24-30

vitessebeker
April 30, 2017

We bring you silverware in the latest Loan Report as four of Chelsea’s army of loanees tasted success this weekend. There’s also another couple of goals as we hunt down a record tally, and all of the usual news and updates, but we begin in Rotterdam… Headliners Vitesse will celebrate their 125th birthday in a fortnight’s time, and they will be able to do so in style after lifting their…

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Under-18s: Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea

lfcacademy
April 29, 2017

After another FA Youth Cup was added to the trophy cabinet in midweek, attentions turned to the league title for Chelsea’s Under-18s on Saturday, where a 1-0 win at Liverpool kept Jody Morris’ boys on course for the double. Tariq Uwakwe’s deflected first-half strike proved enough to separate the teams in a scrappy affair where both teams were some way short of their free-flowing best, but the Blues dug in…

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FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 5-1 Manchester City (6-2 on aggregate)

fayc
April 26, 2017

They’re at it again. For the fourth year in a row, for the fifth time in six years, and for the third successive time against Manchester City, Chelsea are FA Youth Cup champions. This was one for the ages. The bar has seemingly been raised higher and higher with each passing success, but a 7-1 home win over Tottenham Hotspur followed by a 5-1 win over City here – 6-2…

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