The Loan Report: January 23-29

January 29, 2017

One way or another, all roads eventually seem to lead to Vitesse as far as Chelsea’s loan army goes, and our four headliners this week each have connections with Chelsea’s Dutch affiliate. We begin, appropriately, in Arnhem. Headliners It’s been one of the most positive weeks for the club in a long, long time. On Wednesday night they saw off Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord 2-0 in the Dutch Cup Quarter Finals…


Under-18s: Chelsea 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur

January 28, 2017

Chelsea’s Under-18s warmed up for their midweek FA Youth Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday with a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Cobham on Saturday. In a typically entertaining London derby between two top-class academies, it was Chelsea who were able to establish a strong lead, as goals from George McEachran and Martell Taylor-Crossdale twice put them three to three good shortly after half time. They were however made to…


CPO – Grounds for Progress

January 27, 2017

The Chelsea Pitch Owners 2017 Annual General Meeting took place in the Drake Suite at Stamford Bridge stadium today, with a significant turnout of shareholders attending in person. This is perhaps unsurprising given the agenda included a crucial item of business at Resolution 9 which, if voted through, would enable the Directors to approach the owner and propose an extension of the current lease. Chairman Charles Rose declared the meeting…


The Loan Report: January 16-22

January 22, 2017

We’re back up to full speed on the loan front this week with the last of those having had winter breaks now returning to action, but it’s Izzy Brown who continued the streak of us having at least one loanee score in every full week of the club season so far. Headliners Brown, you might remember, began the campaign in the red and white of Rotherham, but moved across Yorkshire…


FA Youth Cup: Birmingham City 0-5 Chelsea

January 18, 2017

Chelsea cruised into the Fifth Round of the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday evening after a handsome 5-0 victory away to Birmingham City at Solihull Moors’ Autotech Stadium, their second consecutive five-goal winning margin in the competition this term. Captain Mason Mount was the star of the show, grabbing a hat-trick, whilst Cole Dasilva and Reece James also got in on the act in what, with all due respect to…