Chelsea legend Frank Lampard was back at Stamford Bridge on Sunday – this time as manager – and although his side were unable to hang on for victory there was much to be impressed by.Lampard has been entrusted with finally bringing through some of the club’s fleet of young talent and in the first half…

Wilfred Ndidi scored his first Premier League goal since JanuaryFrank Lampard said managing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time was the “stuff of dreams”, despite Wilfred Ndidi’s second-half header earning Leicester City a deserved point.Chelsea took the lead when 20-year-old midfielder Mason Mount scored a memorable first goal for the Blues after robbing…

Adrian was the hero for Liverpool as he saved Tammy Abraham’s penaltyLiverpool won the Super Cup for the fourth time in their history by beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Istanbul.Goalkeeper Adrian kept out Tammy Abraham’s spot kick to secure victory for the Champions League winners.Chelsea had taken the lead in…

Young Chelsea players were targeted for years by a “prolific and manipulative sexual abuser” who was able to operate “unchallenged”, says a damning report.Evidence from 23 witnesses details how ex-chief scout Eddie Heath, who died in 1983, groomed and abused young boys aged between 10 and 17 in the 1970s.An external review said some adults…

Mason Mount has yet to make a competitive senior appearance for ChelseaMason Mount continued to press his claim for a starting role for Chelsea this season as he scored twice in a 4-3 friendly win at Reading.The Blues trailed early on to Josh Barrett’s delicious lob.Ross Barkley equalised with a 20-yard free-kick before Kenedy put…

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Abraham made up for an earlier miss from four yards by scoring a classy goal that saw him calmly round the keeperGoals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley gave Frank Lampard’s Chelsea an impressive 2-1 win against Barcelona in a pre-season friendly in Japan.Abraham opened the scoring with a neat first-half finish after rounding the…

Chelsea signed Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for £58m in JanuaryNew signing Christian Pulisic made his Chelsea debut in a friendly defeat to Japanese champions Kawasaki Frontale in Yokohama.A late header from Leandro Damiao gave the hosts a 1-0 victory as Chelsea struggled in humid conditions.Pulisic, who replaced Mason Mount in the second half, failed…

Maurizio Sarri had never won a major trophy before lifting the Europa League in May, having spent much of his career in Italy’s lower leaguesThe entrance to the Chelsea manager’s office might as well be a revolving door.Following the departure of Maurizio Sarri to Juventus, the club are looking for their 12th different manager under…

One of the transfers under investigation, which led to the ban, was the signing of Bertrand TraoreChelsea have taken their appeal against a two-window transfer ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Fifa has banned the Blues from signing players until the end of January 2020 and the club failed with their first appeal to…