FA Youth Cup: Leeds United 0-2 Chelsea

December 2, 2014

Chelsea began the defence of their latest FA Youth Cup in hard-working fashion with a battling 2-0 win away to Leeds United. The Under-18s have played and will play better but a performance full of grit, spirit and fight overcame a red card to goalkeeper Brad Collins to triumph 2-0 at Elland Road courtesy of a first half Izzy Brown penalty and a late clincher from Dominic Solanke. Joe Edwards,…


Previewing Chelsea’s 2014-15 FA Youth Cup Campaign

December 1, 2014

For the third time in five years Chelsea enter the FA Youth Cup looking to defend their title. In the intermittent years between successes they’ve reached the Semi Final and Final respectively before falling to Manchester United and Norwich in a bid to achieve the first back-to-back successes in the competition since Liverpool achieved the feat in 2006 and 2007. This year’s Blues squad is arguably as well-set to finally…