Under-18s Remain Unbeaten as Colchester Await in Youth Cup

November 10, 2012

Chelsea’s Under-18s twice fought back from behind to extend their unbeaten start to the season with a 3-3 draw away to Crystal Palace on Saturday morning. Adi Viveash’s young side found themselves 2-0 down inside the opening twenty minutes before restoring parity by half time, but were forced into another comeback late in the second half to make it nine consecutive games without defeat; the longest such streak for the…


Blues Youngsters Find Form In Timely Fashion

November 8, 2012

It’s been a highly productive week for Chelsea’s youngsters as a series of excellent performances have led to some strong results both at home and on the road. A weekend trip to Manchester to face City in Under-18 and Under-21 league action was sandwiched by a double helping of NextGen Series action against Norwegian champions Molde. Twelve goals later, the Blues have emerged with three wins and a draw from…


The Loan Report: October 29 – November 4

November 4, 2012

His brother is one of the most famous faces in world football and a veritable world-class talent, but for this week at least, Thorgan Hazard takes centre stage in the Loan Report after scoring his first two goals for Zulte Waregem. ‘Esseevee’ have been enjoying their best ever season in the Belgian Jupiler League and it’s certainly due in part to the second eldest of the four Hazard brothers. Thorgan…