Chelsea are not the only team in action on Tuesday night. The reserves continue their pre-season with a game against Brentford at Griffin Park, which is Chelsea Reserves new home for matches. Last week the reserves lost at Hampton and Richmond 1-0 in the third game of their build-up and astonishingly enough the reserves managed a total of 29 shots on goal!!
The Academy were in action on Saturday at the training ground, Cobham where they took on the Academy of Swindon Town FC and won the game 3-0. Goals from Morten Nielsen, Adam Phillips and Fabio Borino sealed the win.
A week before the Academy beat Malmo's (Sweden) U18s 3-2. All the goals were scored in the second-half.
Now the Academy travel half-way round the World to take part in the Champions Youth Cup in Malaysia.
Chelsea Ladies FC continue their spree of signing players to strengthened their squad by capturing England international goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain from Bristol Academy and Jess Smith from Charlton Athletic.
These latest signings join Eniola Aluko and Casey Stoney.
The Ladies continue their pre-season with a home game at the training ground, Cobham against Crystal Palace. The match kicks off at 7pm (UK time).
Back to the first team. Chelsea play their last pre-season friendly before the Community Shield game against Man Utd on Sunday, against Brondby in Copenhagen on Tuesday night. The match kicks off at 7.10pm (UK time) and I hope and I mean HOPE that I can LIVE blog this game for all you lovely people.