• The Chelsea Academy Class of 2018
  • The Loan Report: Season Review

Development Squad: Liverpool 5-1 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Development Squad campaign came to a disappointing end on Tuesday night as they were resoundingly beaten 5-1 by Liverpool at Anfield. Two goals apiece from defender George Johnston and forward Yan Dhanda plus a fine individual goal by Bobby Adekanye put Joe Edwards’ side to the sword in a match where their defending was suspect, and finishing not up to standard, with Martell Taylor-Crossdale coming off the bench to…


The Loan Report: May 1-6

Several leagues reached their conclusions this weekend, and several players said their goodbyes after loan spells, but there’s still plenty of football to be played. We’ll start at Vitesse, who have a lot still to play for. Headliners Their final league fixture of the season away to Willem II saw them fighting for position in the Eredivisie’s Europa League playoff race. They’d already qualified by virtue of their thrashing of…


Under-18s: Manchester United 0-3 Chelsea

When you run out of trophies to win, you win them all over again. You win newly-established cups too, and you win them all with style, substance and conviction. What happens when you run out of superlatives though? This remarkable, dominant, supreme Chelsea Under-18 team retained their Premier Academy League title on Saturday, overpowering the best the Northern section could offer in Manchester United with a 3-0 win at Leigh…


FA Youth Cup Final Second Leg: Arsenal 0-4 Chelsea (1-7 agg)

It is truly remarkable. Chelsea’s fifth successive FA Youth Cup title was secured with a stylishly emphatic 4-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night, blowing Arsenal away with a 7-1 aggregate victory, and they made a little bit of history in the process. Dan Davies was pitchside with the best pictures on the evening; check them out HERE. Only Manchester United’s ‘Busby Babes’ had ever recorded such an…


The Loan Report: April 23-29

We’re edging closer to the 100 goal mark from the Loan Army once again after a productive weekend at home at abroad. We start with a player who is making all the right moves ahead of this summer’s World Cup. Headliners Ruben Loftus-Cheek has experienced something of an up-and-down season, having to wait patiently for an opportunity to impress at Crystal Palace, before doing so and earning an England debut…