• The Conte Revolution
  • The Loan Report: May 15-21
  • Development Squad: Reflections on the 2016-17 Season
  • Under-18s: Reflections on the 2016-17 Season
bertje

The Loan Report: May 1-7

Bertrand Traore stole the show this week with a pair of goals in a European Semi Final to take us up to 124 overall for the season, just one shy of equalling the club record set in 2013-14, and then late on Sunday evening Mario Pašalić netted a consolation for Milan against Roma to tie things up at 125 apiece. Headliners Ajax’s Europa League last four clash against Lyon promised…

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pridepark

Development Squad: Derby County 2-1 Chelsea

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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vitessebeker

The Loan Report: April 24-30

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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lfcacademy

Under-18s: Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea

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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