The Loan Report: March 13-19

March 19, 2017

We’re back to normal service on the Loan Army front this week, with five more goals to bring you alongside all of the latest news and goings-on across Europe and South America. Headliners Charlie Colkett got us started in midweek with his first goal for Swindon Town. It came in a losing cause at home to promotion favourites Sheffield United, but it was a stupendous strike in its own right,…


FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 7-1 Tottenham Hotspur (9-2 aggregate)

March 18, 2017

Chelsea came out of the first leg of their FA Youth Cup Semi Final against Tottenham on Tuesday evening feeling short-changed that they only had a 2-1 advantage to show for their dominance at White Hart Lane. They sure made up for that on Saturday evening. A rampant display of attacking saw the Blues run out 7-1 winners on the day, 9-2 on aggregate, and book their place in a…


FA Youth Cup: Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Chelsea

March 14, 2017

Dramatic events in the closing moment of any football match can not only shape the narrative of a contest, but in the case of a two-legged tie, set the scene for the renewal of acquaintances. And, so, as Tottenham’s Kazaiah Sterling threw his team a lifeline with an 87th-minute goal at White Hart Lane, and as Luke McCormick struck the post with a stoppage time penalty for Chelsea, Saturday’s date…


Development Squad: Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea

March 13, 2017

A much-changed Chelsea Development Squad were beaten 2-0 against Liverpool at Prenton Park on Monday evening in Premier League 2 action. With more than half of their squad on FA Youth Cup duty instead this week, the Blues fielded a rather unfamiliar line-up away to the league’s third-placed team and, truthfully, never looked like winning. They performed admirably though, eventually going down to a penalty and a free kick from…