The Loan Report: August 13-19

August 19, 2018

A bunch of young Championship teenagers lead the way in this week’s Loan Report; four England youth internationals, four more goals, and a hell of a lot of promise. Headliners The League Cup often provides opportunity for the next generation of academy talent to step up and get their feet wet in professional football. Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount, Kasey Palmer and Trevoh Chalobah have all however jumped in at the…


Under-18s: Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

August 18, 2018

It was a frustrating start to home affairs for Chelsea’s Under-18s on Saturday afternoon, as they were forced into sharing the spoils with Leicester City, following a 1-1 draw at Cobham. The Blues, who had only dropped points at home to Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur over the entirety of the previous two seasons, were made to work hard throughout against a typically dogged and well-drilled Foxes team. They thought…


The Loan Report: August 6-12

August 12, 2018

The new Chelsea Loan Army season is barely two full weeks old, but already we’ve had plenty of action to reflect on, and a healthy goalscoring start to the campaign. Headliners Three more goals came long over the past seven days, beginning with Mario Pašalić’s strike on debut for Atalanta. A substitute in their Europa League qualifier away to Hapoel Haifa, he entered the fray after an hour, and took…