Chelsea’s FA Youth Cup squad pen pics

Sam McClelland – 1 app

Sam McClelland joined our Academy from Coleraine in his native Northern Ireland. A tall, strong central defender who reads the game well and enjoys playing out with his feet, he has represented Northern Ireland up to the Under-19 age group and been called up to their Under-21s. McClelland signed his first professional contract at Chelsea in July 2019 and made 34 outing across the Academy teams during the season.

Bashir Humphreys – 0+1 app

Bashir Humphreys signed for us at the start of his Under-15 season from grassroots football, following a previous spell in the academy programme at Reading. A versatile defender who enjoys playing with the ball at his feet, Bashir began the 2020/21 season captaining Ed Brand’s Under-18 side and signed his first professional contract with Chelsea in October until the summer of 2022.

Charlie Wiggett – 0+1 app

Charlie Wiggett joined from Swindon Town in his Under-15 year. A defender who leads from the back with his tough tackling and vocal personality, he signed his first professional contract in the summer of 2019 and will remain a Blue until 2022 at least.

Midfielders 

Tino Anjorin – 4 apps, 1 goal

Captain of our Youth Cup side this season, Tino Anjorin played a couple of games for Chelsea’s senior team last season, a sign of his rapid progress through our Academy.

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