The Loan Report: December 2-8

December 8, 2013

It’s a Vitesse Arnhem kind of week. Chelsea’s Dutch affiliate club made quite the statement this past Saturday evening when they took on PSV Eindhoven in the marquee fixture of the weekend in the Eredivisie, coming away from the Philips Stadion with an emphatic 6-2 victory. With Blues loanees contributing to every one of the goals, it makes sense to begin with them. Headliners Lucas Piazon, Patrick van Aanholt and…


Under-21 Cup: Cardiff City 0-4 Chelsea

December 6, 2013

Chelsea’s debut in the inaugural Barclays Under-21 Premier League Cup saw an emphatic 4-0 win away to Cardiff City as the Blues booked themselves a home date against London rivals West Ham in the Quarter Finals. Lewis Baker’s first half penalty separated the two sides at the end of a quiet first half but a rampant display thereafter saw Alex Kiwomya and Jeremie Boga come off the bench to add…


The Loan Report: November 25 – December 1

December 1, 2013

Another week of loanee action and, as usual, we have some goalscorers to talk about as the total tally for strikes by those temporarily away from Chelsea ticked past the 60 mark… Headliners Romelu Lukaku has been responsible for a fair number of those, and in a week where he has made headlines for what he hasn’t said as much as what he has – and he’s not afraid of…