Chelsea Begin FA Youth Cup Defence Tonight

FA Youth Cup holders Chelsea begin the defence of their title at the EBB Stadium tonight, with a third round tie against Huddersfield Town.

The Blues, who have won the FA Youth Cup for the past two seasons and reached the Final for the past four, also beat The Terriers last season, recording a 6-1 victory in the fourth round before going on to beat Manchester City 5-2 on aggregate in the two-legged Final.

Kick-off is 7.05pm. Admission is £3 for adults and £1 for concessions, with the match also broadcast live on Chelsea TV.

Read Chelsea’s match preview here, as Under 18s Manager Joe Edwards says: “It would be an incredible achievement if we did make it five finals in a row and three straight wins.”

A full list of Chelsea FC fixtures at Aldershot Town:

Wed 16 Dec, 7.05pm – Chelsea v Huddersfield Town – FA Youth Cup third round

Mon 21 Dec, 7.05pm – Chelsea v Middlesbrough – Barclays Under 21 Premier League

Mon 8 Feb, 7.05pm – Chelsea v Everton – Barclays Under 21 Premier League

Mon 22 Feb, 7.05pm – Chelsea v Norwich City – Barclays Under 21 Premier League

Mon 14 Mar, 7.05pm – Chelsea v Leicester – Barclays Under 21 Premier League