The Loan Report: March 5-11

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March 11, 2018

Following a rather quiet fortnight on the Loan Front, this weekend gave us plenty to talk about, with Kenedy leading the way by scoring his first goals for Newcastle United, whilst Michy Batshuayi got back into the goalscoring groove too. Headliners Quite the pair of goals they were too. The Brazilian was in top form for the Toon Army in a big relegation clash against Southampton, and found the back…

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Under-18s: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-4 Chelsea

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March 9, 2018

Chelsea are two wins away from their fourth successive Under-18 Premier League South title after a 4-1 win at Brighton on Friday night saw them move twelve points clear of nearest challenger Arsenal. Charlie Brown, Billy Gilmour and George McEachran struck in a devastating four-minute first-half spell to put the result beyond doubt there and then, whilst Clinton Mola thumped home a spectacular fourth to add emphasis in the second…

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Under-18s: Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City

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March 6, 2018

Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Under-18 Premier League to nine points with a 2-0 win over Leicester City at Cobham on a rainy Tuesday lunchtime. With second-placed Arsenal not in action until the weekend after next, the Blues knew that wins against the Foxes and Brighton on Friday would heap the pressure on the chasing Gunners, and second-half goals from Martell Taylor-Crossdale and Charlie Brown ensured…

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The Loan Report: February 26 – March 4

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March 4, 2018

A relatively quiet week on the loan front lacked significant headlines and several English-based players saw their fixtures postponed due to heavy snow and freezing weather. With nothing specific to focus on, let’s dive straight in. England Premier League Inclement weather rarely results in postponements in the Premier League, however, and so a full schedule of matches went ahead. Kurt Zouma was in superb form for Stoke at Southampton, but…

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FA Youth Cup: Fulham 0-6 Chelsea

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February 27, 2018

Chelsea have often made things look much easier than they actually are in their dominant FA Youth Cup stretch over the past five years, but rarely have they done what they did to Fulham on a bitterly cold Tuesday evening on the banks of the River Thames. Frustrated despite their first half dominance at Craven Cottage, Jody Morris’ young Blues put their West London neighbours to the sword in the…

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The Loan Report: February 19-25

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February 25, 2018

A steady pace of loanee goals continued this week, despite Michy Batshuayi being held off the scoresheet for the first time at Dortmund, as Kasey Palmer and Mason Mount chipped in with strong performances instead, whilst Joao Rodriguez also found the net again. Headliners Palmer’s season hasn’t exactly gone the way most had hoped way back in August. Fresh off the back of helping Huddersfield to the Premier League, he…

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Under-18s: Fulham 0-1 Chelsea

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February 23, 2018

A second-half goal from Charlie Brown kept Chelsea’s Under-18s six points clear at the top of the Under-18 Premier League after beating Fulham 1-0 on Friday night to kick off the first of a double-header of fixtures against their West London neighbours. On a terribly cold evening at the Motspur Park training ground, Jody Morris’ youngsters kicked off knowing that closest title rivals Arsenal had reduced their advantage at the…

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UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 5-2 Feyenoord

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February 21, 2018

Chelsea’s UEFA Youth League adventure continues following a handsome 5-2 win over Feyenoord to set up a Quarter Final trip to Real Madrid next month. An action-packed first twenty minutes saw four goals as the Blues flew out of the traps at Aldershot, quickly finding themselves two goals to the good courtesy of Ethan Ampadu and Daishawn Redan, and although Achraf El Bouchataoui quickly halved the deficit, Juan Castillo restored…

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The Loan Report: February 12-18

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February 18, 2018

Michy Batshuayi continues to do the business at Dortmund and scored twice against Atalanta in the Europa League this week to ensure he takes the headlines in this latest edition of the Loan Report. Headliners The Belgian forward had already made an instant impact at the Westfalenstadion after his deadline-day move, scoring three goals in his first two appearances, and his second-half heroics against Atalanta on Thursday ensured the Germans…

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Development Squad: Manchester United 0-4 Chelsea

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February 16, 2018

A Chelsea Development Squad team missing six key players beat Manchester United 4-0 at Leigh Sports Village on Friday night to ease their own relegation concerns whilst piling them on their hosts in an emphatic victory. Juan Castillo, Kylian Hazard, Reece James and Harvey St Clair all scored in a comprehensive success for a depleted squad, and the three points move them up to sixth in the twelve-team league with…

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