• Development Squad: Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea
  • Development Squad: Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United
  • The Loan Report: September 11-17
  • Previewing Chelsea’s Return To The UEFA Youth League
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Development Squad: Chelsea 2-0 Derby County

Chelsea’s Development Squad recorded their first win of the new season on Friday night as they defeated Derby County 2-0 at Stamford Bridge. Second-half goals from Reece James and Luke McCormick secured all three points for Joe Edwards’ youngsters, who remain unbeaten from their first three outings in 2017-18 after draws away to Manchester City and Plymouth Argyle. Dan Davies’ must-see match gallery is available HERE. This fixture represented their…

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Non-League Trio Pen Chelsea Academy Deals

Chelsea have today handed short-term academy scholarship contracts to a trip of non-league prospects as they look to bolster their Under-18 numbers. Left-back Renedi Masampu and wingers Adebambo Akinjogbin and Tushaun Walters have each penned rolling deals after impressing during the pre-season campaign and will bring much-needed depth to a group that has seen a host of players move on up to Development Squad level and that will be depleted…

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READING, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Lucas Piazon of Fulham celebrates scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Reading, England. (Photo by Harry Hubbard/Getty Images)

The Loan Report: August 7-13

The new loan season got firmly back into the swing of things this week, with a host of leagues getting their new campaigns underway, including the Premier League, where this term Chelsea have a record number of their players plying their trade. There’s plenty to catch up on, so let’s get stuck in. Headliners The first of four goals scored over the past seven days came courtesy of Lucas Piazon,…

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Under-18s: Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea

Chelsea got the defence of their Under-18 Premier League title off to a winning start on Saturday morning as they defeated Aston Villa 2-0 at Bodymoor Heath. Villa were the only team that the Blues failed to beat last season, holding them to a pair of draws, but early second half goals from Charlie Brown and George McEachran secured three opening day points for Jody Morris’ boys. With a quartet…

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Development Squad: Manchester City 0-0 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Development Squad kicked off the new Premier League 2 season with a goalless draw away to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Friday night. A marquee match-up between the two best on-pitch academies in the country opened the campaign some three months after they met in a third consecutive FA Youth Cup Final and, despite many of those involved having featured in those showpiece spectacles, there was plenty…

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The 2017-18 Chelsea Academy Season Preview: Under-18s

We often say at the outset of each new Under-18 season that it’s becoming increasingly harder to continue the feats achieved by the previous generation. The class of 2017-18 are this year tasked with living up to an historic treble trophy haul from 2016-17, that included a fourth successive FA Youth Cup, and that was secured in record-breaking fashion. It was all the more remarkable for the fact that it…

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