• The Chelsea Academy Class of 2017
  • Summer Self-Scouting: Mario Pašalić
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The Loan Report: May 8-14

For a while this week it appeared that a diminished Chelsea Loan Army might finally see their streak of scoring in every full week of the 2016-17 club season come to an end. Then Lewis Baker netted with his final touch in a Vitesse shirt to score the 126th goal of a mammoth campaign by the loan group, setting a new club record in the process. Headliners Vitesse finished the…

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Chelsea’s Record-Breaking Under-18s

What a year it’s been for Chelsea’s Under-18s. Jody Morris’ side swept all before them in the 38 year-old’s first season in full charge of the youth team after stepping up from Assistant Manager last summer, and they did so in record-setting style. Previous markers were sent crashing and modern-era bests were established as the Premier League Southern section and National titles were added to yet another FA Youth Cup…

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-0 Reading

It was truly an historic Friday. League titles were secured by Chelsea at all levels, with Antonio Conte’s first team following in the remarkable footsteps of Jody Morris’ Under-18s, who completed the third and final leg of an unprecedented treble as they beat Reading 3-0 at Cobham to add the Under-18 Premier League crown to their Southern section and FA Youth Cup triumphs. For Michy Batshuayi, see Conor Gallagher, Harvey…

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-1 Arsenal

Friday promises to be quite a day for Chelsea Football Club. The first team can clinch the Premier League title with a win at West Brom and, if they do, it could cap a stunning double haul, as Jody Morris’ Under-18s will host Reading at Cobham two hours earlier looking for the win that will see them win their own league. A battling 3-1 win over Arsenal on Tuesday morning…

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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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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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