Under-18s: Chelsea 6-1 Fulham

September 30, 2017

Chelsea underlined their superiority in the Under-18 Premier League once again on Saturday as they beat local rivals Fulham 6-1 at Cobham to record their sixth successive victory of the season so far The match pitted first against second, with the two West London academies in free-scoring form, but it was the Blues’ pedigree that shone through on a remarkable morning at their training ground in Surrey. Despite falling behind…


The Loan Report: September 18-24

September 24, 2017

Another productive week on loan land saw goals, new experiences, and big wins across the board. We’ll begin, as usual, with those finding the back of the net. Headliners Tammy Abraham has made a generally impressive start to his season in Swansea, netting against both Crystal Palace and MK Dons in his first month, and putting in a number of hard-working displays often as a lone striker. Some eyebrows were…


Development Squad: Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea

September 22, 2017

Chelsea’s Development Squad finished a generally positive week on a disappointing note as they were beaten 2-0 by Leicester City at Holmes Park on Friday night. Having staged an impressive late comeback to earn a 2-2 draw at home to Manchester United on Friday, there was more excitement for the Under-23 squad 48 hours later in the form of senior debuts under Antonio Conte, but they were unable to pick…


Development Squad: Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United

September 18, 2017

Chelsea’s Development Squad came back from a two-goal deficit against Manchester United to claim a point in a 2-2 draw at a rain-soaked Aldershot on Monday evening. They enjoyed much the better of the contest from start to finish, but a combination of poor finishing and defensive uncertainty saw them fall two goals behind, as Tosin Kehinde and James Wilson struck either side of the break to establish a commanding…


The Loan Report: September 11-17

September 17, 2017

Chelsea’s Loan Army continues to tick along rather nicely now that we’re really getting into the swing of the season, and added a pair of goals this weekend from two midfielders who know where the back of the net is. Headliners The first of those came courtesy of Lewis Baker, who scored for the second time in Middlesbrough colours and the first in the league, in a 3-2 win versus…