• The Loan Report: October 15-21
  • Under-18s: West Ham United 0-5 Chelsea

The Loan Report: August 20-26

The goals continue to flow for Chelsea’s Loan Army and, indeed, we’re slightly ahead of the early-season total from this point a year ago. A pair of talented Championship playmakers were responsible for adding to the tally late in the week, but it was a duo playing overseas who got things going. Headliners Mario Pašalić had already made his presence felt in Atalanta colours in Europe, and on Monday night…


Under-18s: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Under-18s suffered their first defeat of the 2018-19 season on Saturday morning as they went down 2-0 away to Tottenham Hotspur. A week after being held to a frustrating draw at home to Leicester City, Andy Myers’ new group of scholars discovered more of the lessons dished out by full-time academy football as they fell to goals in either half courtesy of Paris Maghoma and Armando Shashoua. Dan Davies…


Development Squad: Chelsea 0-1 Derby County

It was an evening for learning lessons and finding perspective. When the team news ahead of the Development Squad’s Premier League 2 fixture at home to Derby County came out some 45 minutes before kick-off, social media was abuzz, for not only was Tammy Abraham involved at this level for the first time in more than two years, he was joined in an exciting front three by Callum Hudson-Odoi –…


The Loan Report: August 13-19

A bunch of young Championship teenagers lead the way in this week’s Loan Report; four England youth internationals, four more goals, and a hell of a lot of promise. Headliners The League Cup often provides opportunity for the next generation of academy talent to step up and get their feet wet in professional football. Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount, Kasey Palmer and Trevoh Chalobah have all however jumped in at the…


Under-18s: Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

It was a frustrating start to home affairs for Chelsea’s Under-18s on Saturday afternoon, as they were forced into sharing the spoils with Leicester City, following a 1-1 draw at Cobham. The Blues, who had only dropped points at home to Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur over the entirety of the previous two seasons, were made to work hard throughout against a typically dogged and well-drilled Foxes team. They thought…