• The Loan Report: November 4-10
  • Under-18s: Tottenham Hotspur 3-5 Chelsea
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The Loan Report: October 29 – November 3

Every now and then, someone comes along and takes centre stage in the Loan Report without having really made a significant impact earlier in the season. This week, Kenedy does just that, scoring his first goal for Getafe in an otherwise quiet seven days on the Loan Army front. Headliners Kenedy has actually had a fairly good time of it in Spain so far; earning regular Europa League minutes to…

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Development Squad: Chelsea 2-1 Blackburn Rovers

It hasn’t been the easiest week for Chelsea’s Development Squad. A lengthy trip North last weekend to play Everton was all for nothing, as the match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, but they were back on the road again three days later for a 450-mile round trip to Plymouth and back in the EFL Trophy. A last-gasp winner from Jon Russell made the return journey from Devon all…

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Chelsea won the Premier League’s Under-16 International Tournament a few weeks ago, besting Manchester City in a Final that not only cemented the club’s place as the foremost academy in the country, but also ensured they held the same title at every age group down to Under-13, the lowest the league goes to in that competition. The form of some of the chief architects of that win demanded greater tests…

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The Loan Report: October 21-27

Iké Ugbo and Mario Pašalić brought the goals this week in another productive seven days for the Loan Army. Headliners Ugbo wasn’t initially credited with Roda’s opening goal in Friday’s 4-2 win over NAC Breda, as it appeared to belong to Roland Alberg, but closer inspection showed that Ugbo got the slightest of touches to it. As a striker, and as someone challenging for the golden boot, he was certain…

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The Loan Report: October 14-20

We’re back from October’s international break with a pair of Championship goals for you; one from a familiar source, one not quite so much. Headliners What a season it’s been for Conor Gallagher so far. A star in the second tier in his first few months in the adult game, he’s going from strength to strength for an upstart Charlton Athletic team, and might have saved his best moment for…

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Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Norwich City

A casual glance at the league table heading into the academy weekend might have given cause to thinking that unbeaten Chelsea at home to winless Norwich had the makings of a rather one-sided contest. And, in truth, it really was for much of the time, which means the Blues will come away from their 3-2 triumph with plenty to ponder. For, despite George Nunn’s second-minute opener, and two special goals…

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Development Squad: Chelsea 3-1 Arsenal

Two teams came into Friday night’s Premier League 2 match at Aldershot with unbeaten league records so far this season, but it was Chelsea who left with theirs intact after beating Arsenal 3-1 to stay a point clear of Derby County at the top of the table with more than a third of their matches played. A Charlie Brown brace either side of the break, with a Clinton Mola volley…

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