Player Profile: Tammy Abraham

Twelve months ago, following the conclusion of the 2018/19 season, Chelsea had just dispatched Arsenal in the Europa League final and had rejoined Europe's elite in the Champions League, after finishing third in the Premier League. If you would have told a Chelsea supporter that a year on club icon Frank Lampard would be overseeing … Continue reading Player Profile: Tammy Abraham

The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 here. The story so far: Prolific midfielder Lewis Baker has starred for Chelsea’s academy, been promoted by MD Dons and won the KNVB Beker with Vitesse Arnhem. He returns to London after a stunning loan spell in Holland. “As you start playing more and more games the momentum starts … Continue reading The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 3

The Star That Never Quite Shined – Why Jérémie Boga Never Did (And Should) Have Got a Proper Chance

Although Chelsea nowadays are regarded as a premiere choice for youth players to learn their trade, due to the world class coaching and training facilities, and the relentless push for success at every age group, it wasn't always like this. The change in approach in the late 2000s towards supporting the academy infrastructure is finally … Continue reading The Star That Never Quite Shined – Why Jérémie Boga Never Did (And Should) Have Got a Proper Chance

Tammy Abraham and the Contract Dilemma

With the title of this article nearing dangerously close to something out of Harry Potter, Tammy Abraham has rejected the club's latest contract offer. With the season being cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, many players’ good seasons haven’t had the chance to be fully realised. At just 22, Abraham has led the front … Continue reading Tammy Abraham and the Contract Dilemma