The Loan Report: August 16-21

August 21, 2016

The early-season goalscoring form on the Chelsea loan front continued in earnest this week with Alex Kiwomya weighing in with a brace and Lewis Baker notching his first of the campaign in another productive seven days. Headliners Kiwomya deserves to steal the headlines though as he continues to make good on his third spell away from Cobham. Nondescript stays at Barnsley and Fleetwood brought about several question marks concerning the…


Under-18s: Southampton 3-2 Chelsea

August 20, 2016

Chelsea’s first Under-18 away game of the new season also saw them suffer their first defeat as they went down 3-2 to Southampton in a topsy-turvy encounter at Staplewood. Despite falling behind to Siph Mdlalose’s opener during a far from stellar start, Jody Morris’ youngsters rebounded well, and eventually established a lead courtesy of goals from midfielders Tariq Uwakwe and George McEachran. Unfortunately, a late Tyreke Johnson double ensured they…


Lukaku: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

August 17, 2016

There seems to be a growing trend for players returning to their old clubs recently. This could be down to mistakes, or even lack of worry about the financial losses it takes to enable them, but either way Chelsea are re-joining the trend they started with Matic. Romelu Lukaku who was once lauded as the next Didier Drogba, and could be coming back to the bridge, but is such a…


The Loan Report: August 8-15

August 15, 2016

It’s Tammy Abraham’s world, we’re all just living in it. The teenage forward continued to grab the headlines this week with three more goals to announce his arrival in the professional game loud and clear. Elsewhere, the Loan Army has expanded into the 20s over the past seven days, so let’s dive right in. Headliners We begin with Tammy though. After coming off the bench to match-winning effect for Bristol…