Young Blues win in Bergerac

July 30, 2017

Sébastien Chapuis is an English football television pundit on Canal+ and SFR Sport in France since 2013. He is currently studying to obtain his UEFA A Licence. Seb is the U19s Coach of Poitiers FC. You can follow him on Twitter @SebC__. Here’s a little report from my trip to Bergerac which has been a pleasant week end, in a pretty little village I never went to before, after an…


The Chelsea Academy Class of 2017

July 5, 2017

A great many things herald the start of a new season but, for those in the academy world, the first day of work for a group of fresh first-year scholars is truly the sign that things are underway again. So it is that 2017-18 kicks off for defending Premier Academy League and FA Youth Cup champions Chelsea as they welcome ten new 16 year-old prospects charged with picking up the…


The Loan Report: A Pre-Season Primer

July 2, 2017

As Chelsea academy players return for pre-season, a hive of activity has already begun to determine just how well-stocked the 2017-18 Loan Army is set to become. With Danilo Pantic (Partizan Belgrade), Nathan Baxter (Woking) and Fankaty Dabo (Vitesse) already having secured moves, the Blues have wasted little time in getting down to business, and plenty more are expected to follow. To celebrate the beginning of another campaign, here’s something…