• Under-18s: Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City
  • The Loan Report: August 6-12
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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…

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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…

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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…

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Previewing the 2017-18 FA Youth Cup Final: Chelsea vs Arsenal

For one club, it’s business as usual. For the other, it’s a return to the biggest stage in English academy football for the first time in decade. For Chelsea, it’s about history. It’s about the opportunity to emulate the Busby Babes of Manchester United in the 1950s, and it’s about the chance to win a fifth successive FA Youth Cup. For Arsenal, it’s about re-establishing their credentials as one of…

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UEFA Youth League: Chelsea 0-3 Barcelona

It wasn’t to be in the end. Chelsea’s bid for a third UEFA Youth League title fell short at the last as they were summarily beaten 3-0 by an impressive Barcelona in Monday’s Final in Nyon, Switzerland. In truth the Blues had looked a pale shadow of their usual selves in Friday’s Semi Final against Porto, one they only came through after a dramatic penalty shootout, and the malaise carried…

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