Memorable FA Youth Cup quarter-final ties of the last 10 years
Our Under-18s welcome Millwall to Stamford Bridge in the quarter-final of this year’s FA Youth Cup on Thursday 27 February. The tie is live on the 5th Stand App, kick-off 7pm.
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 made his Chelsea debut in a London derby against Arsenal in September 2018. The only goal of his maiden season in English football came a fortnight later as he netted what ultimately proved to be the winner away at Swansea. McClelland signed his first professional contract at Chelsea in July 2019.
After a maiden call-up to the Under-21 national team during the last international break , Sam captained Northern Ireland Under-19s in the qualification stages of the Under-19 Euro 2020 competition hosted in his home country.