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 By Mark Worrall

English Football League Trophy could give Chelsea youngsters a boost

Antonio Conte has hinted he could make more transfers at Chelsea.

Wednesday's draw for the English Football League (EFL) trophy saw Chelsea's academy side pooled in Southern Group C with League One's Oxford United and Swindon Town and Exeter City of League Two.

The radically re-formatted Johnstone's Paint Trophy, previously the preserve of lower league sides (Oxford United were runners-up last season), attracted widespread criticism from fans following its announcement, with many voicing concerns that it is a precursor for Premier League and Championship...

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Chelsea discover EFL Trophy draw as other major clubs snub competition

Stamford Bridge will welcome one of Swindon Town, Exeter City or Oxford United.

Chelsea's academy team will take on Swindon Town, Exeter City and Oxford United in the group stage of the EFL Trophy.

The revamp of the EFL Trophy has been beset by problems since the plan to invite 16 Premier League academies into the competition was announced earlier this year.

Supporters of clubs in League One and League Two, whose first teams play in the competition with the final played at Wembley, are angry and believe the Football League are trying to get Premier League "B" teams into...

 By PA Sport

Chelsea agree to include academy in plans for EFL Trophy - report

Chelsea's academy appears set to play for the EFL Trophy.

The English Football League's revamping of the EFL Trophy has been given a timely boost as Press Association Sport reported Chelsea are set to change their mind about their participation and have agreed in principle to enter their academy side.

Sixteen teams with category-one status academies have been invited to join the 48 sides from League One and League Two in an attempt to refresh the competition -- formerly known as the Johnstone's Paint Trophy -- for the 2016-17 season.

A number of leading...

 By PA Sport

EFL Trophy to stand by format despite top clubs' academies pulling out

Barnsley won the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last season.

The Football League is expected to keep its rejuvenation of the EFL Trophy on track by inviting other top academy sides to fill the void left by those likely to turn down the offer.

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea, among others, are all reportedly planning to reject the chance to field academy sides in the EFL Trophy.

Sixteen category one clubs were invited to join the 48 clubs from League One and League Two in an attempt to spruce up the competition -- formerly known as the Johnstone's Paint Trophy...

 By PA Sport

Premier League academy sides set to reject EFL Trophy offer - reports

Barnsley won the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last season.

A number of Premier League clubs have decided to opt out of entering their academy sides into the revamped English Football League Trophy, according to reports.

Sixteen top-category clubs were invited to join the 48 clubs from League One and League Two in an attempt to spruce up the competition -- formerly known as the Johnstone's Paint Trophy -- starting this season.

But of those sides, PA Sport reported that London clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are set to decline the offer. 

Spurs...