Development Squad: Everton 2-1 Chelsea

January 29, 2018

Chelsea’s Development Squad suffered an away defeat on Monday night as they went down 2-1 to Everton at Southport’s Merseyrail Stadium. Fresh off the back of beating Oxford United in the last eight of the Checkatrade Trophy, a result that set up a Semi Final trip to Lincoln City next week, the buoyant Blues were brought back to earth with a bump as a robust and battle-hardened Everton team struck…


The Loan Report: January 22-28

January 28, 2018

It’s another Mason Mount-inspired Loan Report this Sunday evening as the prodigiously-talented 19 year-old once again stole the show for Vitesse. Headliners Having now forced his way into the starting eleven on a permanent basis, Mount has been on a roll lately, racking up a strong spell of producing of goals and assists in matches either side of Christmas. Against PEC Zwolle on Saturday night however, he served up arguably…


Development Squad: Chelsea 3-0 Oxford United

January 23, 2018

A year is a long time in football. In November 2016, Chelsea and Oxford met in the Checkatrade Trophy at Stamford Bridge, and shared a 1-1 draw before going on to partake in the longest penalty shootout in English professional football history. A Blues side featuring Kurt Zouma and Marco van Ginkel ultimately prevailed, but the Blues were eliminated from the competition without recording a win in ninety minutes. Fast…


The Loan Report: January 15-21

January 21, 2018

Our latest Loan Report features two goals that take us to 48 for the season overall, and they both came to players with Vitesse connections. We’ll check in on Mason Mount in due course, but we’ll begin with a very happy 24th birthday for Lucas Piazon. Headliners The Brazilian forward has endured a frustrating season that saw him spend more than three months on the sidelines with a broken ankle….


Under-18s: Chelsea 2-0 Norwich City

January 20, 2018

It wasn’t nearly as impressive as their 7-0 midweek drubbing of West Brom in the FA Youth Cup, but Chelsea’s Under-18s got back to winning ways in the league with a 2-0 win over Norwich City on a soggy Saturday afternoon at Cobham. After being held to a 2-2 draw by Aston Villa on their own patch last weekend, and surrendering their 100% gone record for the campaign with it,…