Development Squad: Reading 2-1 Chelsea

September 19, 2016

Chelsea’s Development Squad produced a good performance away to Reading on Monday night but came away from the Madejski Stadium pointless after going down to an unlikely 2-1 defeat. Iké Ugbo’s first-half strike was the least the Blues had deserved for a thoroughly dominant first half and, although their second half display didn’t quite hit the same notes, the notion of a defeat seemed unlikely until Sam Smith added to…


The Loan Report: September 12-18

September 18, 2016

It’s all happening on the Chelsea loan front these days and, with seven goals to bring you from this weekend – five scored by Englishmen no less – there’s no shortage of headlines to be made. Headliners Let’s start with Tammy Abraham. He’s been front and centre so far with six goals in all competitions heading into Bristol City’s midweek trip to Sheffield Wednesday and, at Hillsborough, he made sure…


Under-18s: Chelsea 4-2 Arsenal

September 17, 2016

Chelsea’s Under-18s continued their strong home record at Cobham with a 4-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday morning. The Blues have struggled on the road so far this season but tend to be imperious on their own patch and, so it proved again here, as Martell Taylor-Crossdale helped himself to a hat-trick whilst Harvey St Clair chipped in with another as the duo continued their own prolific recent spells. Following…