• The Loan Report: February 11-17
  • Development Squad: Chelsea 0-2 Swansea City
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Under-18s: Chelsea 2-2 Southampton

Chelsea kept themselves in with a fighting chance of retaining the Southern section title in the Under-18 Premier League when they mounted a late comeback to earn a 2-2 draw against Southampton at Cobham on Saturday morning. The Blues, under the leadership of Jon Harley while manager Andy Myers recovers from an achilles injury, weren’t at their best in a contest against a capable and well-coached Saints team, and trailed…

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Development Squad: Chelsea 1-3 Peterborough United

Chelsea’s Checkatrade Trophy adventure is over for another season after they were defeated 3-1 by Peterborough at Stamford Bridge to leave the competition at the last sixteen stage. Joe Edwards’ team were impressive in a first half in which they deservedly took the lead through Richard Nartey’s first goal of the season, but they were unable to maintain that level of performance throughout, and Posh scored three goals in nine…

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The Loan Report: January 1-6

The news on the loan front over the past seven days has been dominated by what’s happened off the pitch rather than on it. As the January transfer window kicks into full swing, let’s take stock of what’s going on. Headliners The biggest name joining the Loan Army is Christian Pulisic, who agreed a £58m move from Dortmund to Chelsea on Wednesday, and will remain in Germany until the summer….

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Under-18s: Leicester City 2-3 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Under-18s got 2019 started in dramatic fashion as they returned home with a 3-2 win at Leicester City that, despite a thoroughly dominant first half, they might not entirely have deserved. Having romped to a 3-0 lead inside the opening fifteen minutes courtesy of a Marcel Lewis brace either side of Jack Wakely’s header, the Blues – under the leadership of Jon Harley in Andy Myers’ absence – should…

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The Loan Report: December 24-29

The winter break across Europe has accounted for a big chunk of Chelsea’s loanees enjoying a festive holiday, but there has been plenty to talk about from those who have played, as we hit the fifty-goal mark for the season too. Headliners There was enough incident at Carrow Road, where Norwich met Derby, for an entire article in its own right. Norwich went into the day second in the Championship,…

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