• The Academy Decade: Coaching Them Up
  • The Loan Report: November 4-10
  • Under-18s: Tottenham Hotspur 3-5 Chelsea

The Loan Report: October 1-6

The Loan Report has been headlined for most of this season by Iké Ugbo and Conor Gallagher, and this week is no different, as they each found the back of the net again to keep their stars burning bright. Headliners It’s been a strange week for Ugbo in the wake of stories claiming that Roda have been using the money sent to them by Chelsea as a salary contribution to…


Under-18s: Leicester City 1-4 Chelsea

Six wins and a draw from seven league matches would ordinarily be enough to take the outright lead in the league standings, but as Chelsea remained unbeaten this season with a 4-1 win at Leicester on Saturday, they have to make do with a share of first place as both Brighton and Fulham have matched them point for point so far. The Blues will only focus on what they can…


The Loan Report: September 23-30

We’re back for another week of Loan Report nourishment, and have a couple of goals to lead the way; one from a familiar face, one not quite so much. Headliners Lucas Piazon’s two-year loan to Portuguese side Rio Ave effectively sounded the death knell on his Chelsea career, and gives him enough time to settle into his new surroundings with a view to a more permanent arrangement moving forward. He…


The Loan Report: September 16-22

A quiet seven days on the loan front brought us little by way of goals or headliners, but plenty of development nonetheless, so let’s get stuck in. Headliners Conor Gallagher has been the star of the show so far this term, starting his career in the professional game with a small handful of goals and assists at Charlton, form that this week earned him the EFL Championship Player of the…


Under-18s and Development Squad win to remain unbeaten

It was a successful Saturday for the academy as both the Under-18s and Development Squad maintained their unbeaten records this season, each recording a win to stay top of their respective league tables. Ed Brand’s youngsters saw off Reading at Cobham, courtesy of goals from Dion Rankine and George Nunn, before Andy Myers’ Under-23s returned to the Premier League 2 summit after the returning Callum Hudson-Odoi opened the scoring, before…