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Development Squad: Chelsea 2-3 Brighton & Hove Albion

Chelsea’s Development Squad were punished for not being good enough for long enough against Brighton & Hove Albion at Aldershot on Saturday, succumbing to a 3-2 defeat, despite mounting a late and enthusiastic comeback effort. The Blues were second-best for long portions of the match, and found themselves 3-0 down before an hour had been played, as goals from Victor Gyokeres, Aaron Connolly and Jordan Davies put them to the…


The Loan Report: October 15-21

We’re back with a full Loan Report after the international break, and we’ve got another Tammy Abraham goal, as he begins life under a new manager in positive fashion. Headliners Abraham’s form has been pretty good so far at Aston Villa, registering three goals in six games heading into the weekend, but the club’s overall record under Steve Bruce was woeful and led to a change of manager. Dean Smith…


Under-18s: West Ham United 0-5 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Under-18s made it six consecutive wins on Saturday morning courtesy of a 5-0 victory away to West Ham United at Little Heath. It was scarcely ever a contest as the hosts, with six schoolboys in their starting eleven, were overwhelmed by their bigger, better and older opponents. Simple mistakes cost them four first-half goals as Faustino Anjorin, Henry Lawrence, Marcel Lewis and Thierno Ballo all found the back of…