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Young Guns: Chelsea are FA Youth Cup Champions

Wow. Double wow.

Chelsea have just captured the FA Youth Cup for the first time in 49 years (1961) thanks to a marvelous comeback against Aston Villa in the second leg at Stamford Bridge. Marko Mitrovic and Conor Clifford, our captain, overturned a halftime deficit after Kofi Poyser had given Villa the lead with a first-half header against the run of play.

Bruma during an historic evening at the Bridge.

It is a well-deserved piece of silverware for the young ones, who by all accounts, dominated this year's competition.

Clifford's tally came seven minutes from extra time and is potentially a goal of the season candidate according to reports. Chelsea thrice hit the woodwork in the opening 45, also having an effort cleared off the line.

Read the official report here.

Chelsea (4-3-3):
Sam Walker; Billy Clifford, Rohan Ince, Jeffrey Bruma, Aziz-Deen Conteh; Aliu 'Kaby' Djalo (George Saville 90+7), Josh McEachran, Conor Clifford (c); Jacopo Sala, Marko Mitrovic, Gokhan Tore (Milan Lalkovic 88).
Aston Villa (4-4-2): Benjamin Siegrist; Durrell Berry, Daniel Devine, Derrick Williams (Darius Darkin 71), Ellis Deeney; Ebby Nelson-Addy, Richard Blythe (Arsenio Halfhuid 87), Samir Carruthers, Tomos Roberts; Ryan Simmonds, Kofi Poyser.

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