The Loan Report: August 1-7

August 7, 2016

The Loan Report returns for a brand-new season and it does so with a bang with no fewer than five goals to bring you from the first notable weekend of Chelsea loanee action in 2016-17. Headliners The opening weekend of the Football League season saw five Blues make their debuts for new clubs – one making his senior professional bow in the process – and, in the space of two…


The Loan Report: Season Preview

August 5, 2016

The island of misfit toys, so the story goes, is inhabited by unloved playthings. Isolated and unwanted, there they stay under the rule of King Moonraiser until someone wants them, and a toy is never truly happy until it is loved by a child. As the 2016-17 loan season begins in earnest we can apply some of this classic tale to affairs at Chelsea. Michael Emenalo is our King Moonraiser,…