FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 5-0 Cardiff City

December 13, 2016

Chelsea’s quest for a fourth successive FA Youth Cup triumph began in style on Tuesday evening with a 5-0 hammering of Cardiff City in the Third Round at Aldershot’s EBB Stadium. In control of things from minute one, the Blues once again outlined their credentials as favourites for the country’s most prestigious youth competition by clinically firing their way into a Fourth Round date away to either Oldham Athletic or…


Defending The FA Youth Cup: The 2016-17 Edition

December 12, 2016

The standard has been set. When Jody Morris took the reins from Joe Edwards this summer and took charge of Chelsea’s Under-18s, ensuring the club’s recent and proud record in the FA Youth Cup was right up there with any short-term aspirations. It’s not just that the Blues have won the last three editions, becoming the first team in more than sixty years to achieve such a feat, it extends…


The Loan Report: December 5-11

December 11, 2016

The Loan Report has a warm and familiar feel to it this week, as not only did the scoring streak continue to cover every full seven-day spell of the season so far, but the Loan Army’s leading goalscorer found the back of the net for the first time since Halloween. Headliners Tammy Abraham knew he would encounter more than a few struggles in his first season of professional football, and…


Under-18s: Chelsea 3-1 Norwich City

December 10, 2016

Chelsea’s Under-18s signed off their league campaign for 2016 by ensuring they remain top of the Southern section for Christmas after defeating Norwich City 3-1 at Cobham on Saturday lunchtime. Unbeaten since losing 5-4 away to the Canaries in August, Jody Morris’ side have been going from strength to strength in recent week, and although this was a side missing several of those likely to feature in Tuesday’s FA Youth…


Development Squad: Chelsea 3-1 Manchester United

December 9, 2016

Chelsea’s Development Squad made it seven matches unbeaten as they defeated Manchester United in style by a 3-1 scoreline at The EBB Stadium on Friday evening. Despite trailing early to an Axel Tuanzebe header, Adi Viveash’s boys enjoyed the better of proceedings almost from start to finish and were quickly back on terms through Dujon Sterling’s fourth goal of an increasingly productive season. Jay Dasilva’s missed penalty threatened to throw…