Development Squad: Chelsea 1-0 Leicester City

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February 2, 2018

Chelsea’s Development Squad bounced back from defeat at Everton on Monday night to upset title-chasing Leicester with a 1-0 win at Aldershot on Friday evening. A single second-half goal from Daishawn Redan, who was celebrating his seventeenth birthday, proved enough to separate the two teams in a real battle of an affair, with Chelsea having to play with their backs to the wall for long spells. They dug in, defended…

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Development Squad: Everton 2-1 Chelsea

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January 29, 2018

Chelsea’s Development Squad suffered an away defeat on Monday night as they went down 2-1 to Everton at Southport’s Merseyrail Stadium. Fresh off the back of beating Oxford United in the last eight of the Checkatrade Trophy, a result that set up a Semi Final trip to Lincoln City next week, the buoyant Blues were brought back to earth with a bump as a robust and battle-hardened Everton team struck…

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The Loan Report: January 22-28

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January 28, 2018

It’s another Mason Mount-inspired Loan Report this Sunday evening as the prodigiously-talented 19 year-old once again stole the show for Vitesse. Headliners Having now forced his way into the starting eleven on a permanent basis, Mount has been on a roll lately, racking up a strong spell of producing of goals and assists in matches either side of Christmas. Against PEC Zwolle on Saturday night however, he served up arguably…

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Development Squad: Chelsea 3-0 Oxford United

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January 23, 2018

A year is a long time in football. In November 2016, Chelsea and Oxford met in the Checkatrade Trophy at Stamford Bridge, and shared a 1-1 draw before going on to partake in the longest penalty shootout in English professional football history. A Blues side featuring Kurt Zouma and Marco van Ginkel ultimately prevailed, but the Blues were eliminated from the competition without recording a win in ninety minutes. Fast…

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The Loan Report: January 15-21

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January 21, 2018

Our latest Loan Report features two goals that take us to 48 for the season overall, and they both came to players with Vitesse connections. We’ll check in on Mason Mount in due course, but we’ll begin with a very happy 24th birthday for Lucas Piazon. Headliners The Brazilian forward has endured a frustrating season that saw him spend more than three months on the sidelines with a broken ankle….

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